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Mountain Hawk Preseason Honors Piling Up for Cohen

Can it be that Patriot League media day is just around the corner, with Lehigh's season opener just a little over a month and a half away?

Just to whet your appetite about the upcoming Lehigh football season comes the announcement that senior LB Matt Cohen was listed as a Phil Steele preseason first team All-American and was the only Patriot Leaguer on the first team (something that will most likely be noticed by Holy Cross senior QB Dominic Randolph, who could have made a great case for inclusion). This goes with his earlier inclusion in the Consensus Draft Services' All-American list as an honorable mention. (Junior DB Jarard Cribbs also was a CDS preseason all-American, as well as Randolph, Bucknell senior S Akhiel White, Holy Cross senior CB Michael Wright, and senior LB Mark Leggerio from 'that school in Easton'.)

Also releasing their preseason all-American team was The Sports Network, where junior OL Will Rackley got third-team honors. (Randolph got second-team offensive honors along with Colgate senior WR Pat Simonds, while Bucknell senior WR Shawn Pasternak nabbed third-team offensive honors. Also, junior PK Davis Rodruguez also got second team special-team honors from "that school in Easton").

It's great to see all the preseason accolades, but it's a good time to remind the fan base that this was a 5-6 team last year that lost to 4-6 Cornell and 4-6 Princeton last year.

PROGRAMMING NOTE: I'll be posting more regularly soon - I'm wrapping up my work for the CSN Magazine and a special project I will be unleashing on the world very, very soon.

Comments

ngineer said…
Matt should be the League's preseason defensive POTY. Tough, quick and real playmaker. Getting excited for the upcoming season!

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