Ryan Brady Earns Preseason All-America Honors

Holy Cross Athletics   06-12-2018

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross senior linebacker Ryan Brady has been selected as a preseason third team All-American by HERO Sports. He was one of just five players from the Patriot League to be honored.

Last year, Brady was named to Phil Steele’s All-Patriot League second team, in addition to earning Academic All-Patriot League honors. He started all 11 of Holy Cross’ games at linebacker in 2017 and ranked second on the team with 110 total tackles, including 86 solo stops. Brady also recorded four quarterback sacks, 10 tackles for loss and two pass breakups. He finished the season ranked third in the Patriot League in tackles, sixth in tackles for loss and ninth in sacks. Over the course of his collegiate career, Brady has now totaled 137 tackles, six sacks and 14 tackles for loss.

A complete list of the 2018 HERO Sports preseason All-America team follows.

HERO Sports 2018 FCS Preseason All-America Teams

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
QB   Devlin Hodges               Samford              Sr.
RB   Bruce Anderson              North Dakota St      Sr.
RB   Dom Bragalone               Lehigh               Sr.
RB   Tevin McCaster              Youngstown State     Sr.
WR   Keelan Doss                 UC Davis             Sr.
WR   Neil O’Connor               New Hampshire        Sr.
WR   Nathan Stewart              Sam Houston State    Jr.
OL   Larry Allen                 Harvard              Sr.
OL   B.J. Autry                  Jacksonville State   Sr.
OL   C.J. Collins                Kennesaw State       Sr.
OL   Daniel Cooney               San Diego            Sr.
OL   Mitchell Watanabe           Sam Houston State    Sr.
ATH  Chandler Burks              Kennesaw State       Sr.

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE
DL   Ahmad Gooden                Samford              Sr.
DL   Darin Greenfield            South Dakota         Jr.
DL   Greg Menard                 North Dakota State   Sr.
DL   Chris Stewart               Sam Houston State    Sr.
LB   Bryson Armstrong            Kennesaw State       So.
LB   Josh Buss                   Montana              Sr.
LB   De'Arius Christmas          Grambling State      Sr.
LB   Christian Rozeboom          South Dakota St      Jr.
DB   Marlon Bridges              Jacksonville State   Jr.
DB   Deion Harris                North Dakota         Sr.
DB   Rashad Robinson             James Madison        Sr.
DB   Marvin Tillman              Western Carolina     Sr.

FIRST TEAM SPECIAL TEAMS
P    Alex Pechin                 Bucknell             Sr.
PK   Chase Vinatieri             South Dakota St      Jr.
RS   Juwan Petit-Frere           SE Louisiana         Jr.
RS   Justice Shelton-Mosley      Harvard              Sr.
LS   Patrick Eby                 Columbia             Sr.
ST   Brady May                   Weber State          Sr.

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE
QB   Easton Stick                North Dakota State   Sr.
RB   Marquell Cartwright         N.C. A&T             Sr.
RB   Zane Dudek                  Yale                 So.
RB   James Robinson              Illinois State       Jr.
TE   Wes Preece                  UC Davis             Jr.
WR   Davion Davis                Sam Houston State    Sr.
WR   Jesper Horsted              Princeton            Sr.
WR   Kelvin McKnight             Samford              Sr.
OL   Tyler Davis                 The Citadel          Sr.
OL   Vitas Hrynkiewicz           Youngstown State     Sr.
OL   Zach Larsen                 Southern Utah        Jr.
OL   Iosua Opeta                 Weber State          Sr.
OL   Tanner Volson               North Dakota St      Sr.
ATH  Chris Murray                Montana State        Jr.

SECOND TEAM DEFENSE
DL   Chris Terrell               Central Arkansas     Jr.
DL   Miles Brown                 Wofford              Sr.
DL   Randy Robinson              Jacksonville State   Sr.
DL   Jaison Williams             Austin Peay          Jr.
LB   Jabril Cox                  North Dakota State   So.
LB   Armand Dellovade            Youngstown State     Sr.
LB   Troy Reeder                 Delaware             Sr.
LB   LeGrand Toia                Weber State          Sr.
DB   Robbie Grimsley             North Dakota St      Sr.
DB   Nasir Adderley              Delaware             Sr.
DB   Mac McCain                  N.C. A&T             So.
DB   Rob Rolle                   Villanova            Sr.

SECOND TEAM SPECIAL TEAMS
P    Ian Berryman                Western Carolina     Sr.
PK   Lorran Fonseca              Nicholls             Sr.
RS   Rashid Shaheed              Weber State          So.
RS   John Santiago               North Dakota         Sr.
LS   Josh Brady                  Jacksonville State   Jr.
ST   Mozai Nelson                Maine                Sr.

THIRD TEAM OFFENSE
QB   Gage Gubrud                 Eastern Washington   Sr.
FB   Joe Protheroe               Cal Poly             Sr.
RB   AJ Hines                    Duquesne             Jr.
RB   Marcus Marshall             James Madison        Sr.
WR   Elijah Bell                 N.C. A&T             Jr.
WR   Emmanuel Butler             Northern Arizona     Sr.
WR   Kamron Lewis                Saint Francis        Sr.
OL   Alex Conley                 Duquesne             Sr.
OL   Drew Himmelman              Illinois State       So.
OL   Connor Mignone              Central Connecticut  So.
OL   Mac Patrick                 James Madison        Jr.
OL   Ryan Wetzel                 Monmouth             Sr.
ATH  Caylin Newton               Howard               So.

THIRD TEAM DEFENSE
DL   Andrew Clyde                Richmond             Sr.
DL   George Obinna               Sacramento State     Sr.
DL   Aaron Patrick               Eastern Kentucky     Jr.
DL   Nick Wheeler                Colgate              Jr.
LB   Ryan Brady                  Holy Cross           Sr.
LB   Warren Messer               Elon                 Sr.
LB   Nick Miller                 Penn                 Sr.
LB   Gunnar Scholato             Austin Peay          Sr.
DB   Jordan Brown                South Dakota St      Sr.
DB   Aron Spann                  The Citadel          Sr.
DB   Abu Daramy-Swaray           Colgate              Jr.
DB   Xavior Williams             Northern Iowa        So.
ATH  Jimmy Moreland              James Madison        Sr.

THIRD TEAM SPECIAL TEAMS
P    Fidel Romo-Martinez         Delaware State       Jr.
PK   Trey Tuttle                 Weber State          So.
RS   D'Angelo Amos               James Madison        So.
RS   Cade Johnson                South Dakota State   So.
LS   Erik Schlecker              N.C. Central         Sr.
ST   Isaiah White                Stony Brook          Sr.


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