15 ATLANTIC 10 PLAYERS ON 2005 PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAM
Meyer, Austin, Dawson Highlight First-Team Picks
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – The Atlantic 10 Conference leads all leagues with 15 players on The Sports Network’s 2005 Division I-AA Preseason All-America Team, including five selected to the first-team. Hofstra led all Atlantic 10 teams with three players on the team, while defending national champion James Madison, New Hampshire, Villanova and Massachusetts each placed two players on the squad. Wide receiver David Ball (New Hampshire) was named to the first-team offense while defensive tackles Darrell Adams (Villanova) and Tom Parks (Delaware), linebacker Gian Villante (Hofstra) and safety Shannon James (Massachusetts) earned spots on the first-team defense.