Ryan Brady Earns All-ECAC Honors

Holy Cross Athletics   12-17-2018

DANBURY, Conn. – Holy Cross senior linebacker Ryan Brady has been selected to the 2018 All-Eastern College Athletic Conference second team for the football championship subdivision. He was one of nine players from around the Patriot League to be named to the All-ECAC squad.

A first team All-New England, All-Patriot League and Academic All-Patriot League selection this year, Brady earns All-ECAC honors for the first time in his career. He started all 11 of the Crusaders’ games at linebacker this season and led the team with 121 total tackles, including 90 solo stops, two quarterback sacks and 15 tackles for loss. Brady also recorded three fumble recoveries, two pass breakups, a forced fumble and a safety. He finished the season ranked first in the Patriot League in both tackles and fumble recoveries, while standing seventh in tackles for loss. Over the course of his career with the Crusaders, Brady totaled 258 tackles, eight sacks and 29 tackles for loss.

Holy Cross concluded the 2018 season with an overall record of 5-6, and tied for second in the Patriot League with a 4-2 mark in conference games.

ECAC Football Championship Subdivision Honors

All-ECAC First Team Offense
Tom Flacco - Towson, Jr., QB
A.J. Hines - Duquesne, Jr., RB
Ryan Fulse - Wagner, Sr., RB
Nehari Crawford - Duquesne, Sr., WR
Juston Christian - Marist, Sr., WR
Reggie White - Monmouth, Sr., WR
Isiah Searight - Fordham, Sr., TE
Alex Conley - Duquesne, Sr., OL
Matt Fitzpatrick - Duquesne, Sr., OL
Scott Hirshman - Colgate, Sr., OL
Larry Allen - Harvard, Sr., OL
Matt Kauffman - Towson, Sr., OL

All-ECAC First Team Defense
Maurice Jackson - Richmond, Jr., DL
Nick Wheeler - Colgate, Jr., DL
Tomas Wright - Bryant, Jr., DL
RonDell Carter - James Madison, Jr., DL
T.J. Holl - Colgate, Sr., LB
Cam Gill - Wagner, Jr., LB
Sterling Sheffield - Maine, Sr., LB
Jonathant Istache - Duquesne, Sr., DB
Tyler Castillo - Colgate, Sr., DB
D.J. Exilhomme - Central Connecticut, So., DB
Wesley Ogsbury - Harvard, Sr., DB
Jimmy Moreland - James Madison, Sr., DB

All-ECAC First Team Special Teams
Chris Puzzi - Colgate, Jr., K
Aiden O'Neill - Towson, Jr., K
Alex Pechin - Bucknell, Sr. P
Jean Constant - Bryant, Jr. RS

All-ECAC Second Team Offense
James Holland - Colgate, Sr., RB
Juwon Farri - Monmouth, Fr., RB
Jequez Ezzard - Howard, Jr., WR
Reed Klubnik - Yale, Jr., WR
James Holmon - Howard, Sr., OL
Russ Clayton - Monmouth, Sr., OL
Ryan Wetzel - Monmouth, Sr., OL
Andrew Starr - Sacred Heart, Sr., OL
J'Von Brown - Central Connecticut, Jr., OL
Connor Mignone - Central Connecticut, So., OL

All-ECAC Second Team Defense
Andrew Clyde - Richmond, Sr., DL
Enmanuel Soriano - Marist, Sr., DL
Stone Hart - Harvard, Sr., DL
Kayon Whitaker - Maine, Jr., DL
Thomas Costigan - Bryant, Sr., LB
Ryan Brady - Holy Cross, Sr., LB
Shayne Lawless - Stony Brook, Sr., LB
Tajik Bagley - Central Connecticut, Jr., DB
Donte Small - Morgan State, Jr., DB
Manny Patterson - Maine, Jr., DB
Adam Smith - James Madison, Jr., DB

Offensive Player of the Year: Tom Flacco, Towson, Jr., QB
Defensive Player of the Year: Cam Gill, Wagner, Jr., LB
Offensive Rookie of the Year: Juwon Farri, Monmouth, Fr., RB
Coach of the Year: Dan Hunt, Colgate




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