Saint Francis and Duquesne Have FCS Preseason All-America Representation

The NEC’s Keystone State contingent is home to the league’s two STATS FCS Preseason All-Americans.

STATS Inc, a leader in Division I FCS coverage, unveiled its three 2017 Preseason All-America Teams on July 31. Saint Francis’ junior wide receiver Kamron Lewis and Duquesne’s senior offensive guard Ben Huss occupied spots on the Second team Offense.

Both athletes earned All-America Third Team status at the conclusion of the 2016 campaign.

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Twenty-Seven Players Tabbed Preseason All-NEC; Duquesne Pegged as ‘Team to Beat’

The two teams that shared the 2016 Northeast Conference football crown were the top-two vote getters in the league’s preseason predicted order-of-finish.

Duquesne earned the No. 1 Preseason Ranking for the second straight summer, while Saint Francis U, which earned the NEC’s automatic FCS Playoffs bid last fall, was the runner-up in the poll of the conference’s head coaches.

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