Following the best regular season in program history and trip to the NCAA tournament, the Husson University football team has claimed a school record 12 ECFC awards.Two years after returning to the program Gabby Price has been named the Coach of the Year leading the Eagles to an 8-1 regular season record. Freshman John Smith was named Rookie of the Year, Stephan Dance the Defensive Player of the Year, and Alex Young Offensive Player of the Year.

Smith rushed for 1,144 yards and 13 touchdowns in just 7 games, averaging 127 yards per game. With 15 yards on Saturday Smith will break the school record for yards by a freshman in a season.

Dance, a senior safety racked up 62 tackles on the season along with 2 interceptions. He will finish his career as the programs all-time tackles leader.

Young is a senior from Oceanside High School has been the leader of an offensive line that has helped the Eagles gain over 3,000 yards and score 294 points.

The Eagles also placed a school record 12 players on the all-conference teams which are listed below.

QB George Busharis, Castleton Jr. QB Joe Seccareccia, Husson Jr.
RB Al Georgio, Norwich Sr. RB Chris Bettano, Anna Maria Jr.
RB John Smith, Husson Fr RB Melquan Pinkney, Mount Ida Jr.
FB Kyle Gardner, Maritime (N.Y.) Sr. FB BJ Flores, Gallaudet Jr.
WR Kevin Alberque, Castleton Sr. WR Dejahn Dawkins, Becker So.
WR Matt Greenman, Mount Ida So. WR Ryan McCarthy, Anna Maria So.
WR Deon Wiggins, Husson So. WR Will Ricard, Anna Maria Jr.
TE Jordan Goodrich, Castleton Jr. TE Caleb King, Husson Sr.
OL Matt Archer, Husson Sr. OL Eric Decker, Castleton Fr.
OL Casey Boos, Maritime (N.Y.) Sr. OL Timothy Farina, Becker Jr.
OL Todd Collins, Gallaudet Jr. OL Kevin Grey, Anna Maria Jr.
OL Andrew Miller, Mount Ida Sr. OL James Short, Norwich Sr.
OL Alex Young, Husson Sr. OL Jordan Tolar, Castleton Jr.
K Diogo Dietrich, Maritime (N.Y.) Jr. K Wesley Medeiros, Norwich So.
RS Shabashe McIntosh, Husson Sr. RS Chris Klass, Maritime (N.Y.) Sr.
RS Kevin Alberque, Castleton Jr.
DL Kyle Funesti, Norwich Sr. DL Michael Calafiore, Becker Jr.
DL Hugh O'Brien, Maritime (N.Y.) Sr. DL Brett Denning, Castleton Jr.
DL Anthony Sanders, Mount Ida Sr. DL Matt Pellerin, Husson Jr.
DL Dom Spaulding, Mount Ida Jr. DL Devante Walters, Gallaudet So.
LB Jaris Alleyne, Gallaudet Sr. DL Luke Washburn, Husson Fr.
LB Sean Chinova, Mount Ida So. LB Mike Sinto, Anna Maria So.
LB Addison Nye, Norwich Sr. LB Jimmy Labell, Norwich Sr.
LB Ellis Throckmorton, Husson So. LB Kayln Smithson, Mount Ida Sr.
DB Stephan Dance, Husson Sr. LB Nick Coffiey, Maritime (N.Y.) Sr.
DB Chris Klass, Maritime (N.Y.) Sr. DB Davin Collins, Becker So.
DB Dane Pallotto, Norwich Sr. DB AJ McCrea, Gallaudet Sr.
DB Jovan Wilkins, Mount Ida Sr. DB Eric Mimnaugh, Castleton Jr.
P Stefano Marziale, Anna Maria So. DB Carneilus Smith, Gallaudet So.
DB Kenny Sweet, Husson So.
P Devin Broadley, Mount Ida Fr.

The Eagles will host and play in their first ever NCAA playoff game on Saturday against MIT at 12 noon. you can hear the game live on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket,, and on our free mobile app from Radio Pup.