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Two Univ. of Delaware Football Players Earn Spots on BSN All-American Team

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 LEESBURG, Va. --  University of Delaware football standouts Nick Boyle and Eric Enderson have earned spots on the Beyond Sports Network (BSN) All-American team announced Monday

Boyle, a 6-6, 270 lb. senior tight end from Wantage, N.J. (High Point Regional High School) was named to the third team while Enderson, a 6-2, 200 lb. sophomore from Hampton, Va. (Phoebus HS), was named to the fourth team.

Boyle, a top NFL Draft prospect who will play in the Senior Bowl in January, earned his first All-American notice of the postseason while Enderson was picked to his third All-American team after previously earning second team College Sports Madness and third team Associated Press honors earlier this month.  

An economics major, Boyle capped an outstanding career as a three-year starter in 2014 as he became the most prolific pass-catching tight end in Delaware history. As a senior this fall, he caught 37 passes for 304 yards and a team-high four touchdowns and earned first team All-Colonial Athletic Association honors. 

He earned second team All-Colonial Athletic Association honors as a junior in 2013 when he caught 42 passes for 474 yards and seven touchdowns. His 101 career receptions is a Delaware record for tight ends while his 984 pass receiving yards and 12 touchdowns both rank No. 2 all-time among UD tight ends. 

A criminal justice major, Enderson is a two-year All-American and a two-time All-CAA?selection after earning first team honors back in November. He enjoyed yet another outstanding season as one of the nation's top punters in 2014. He punted 54 times for 2,424 yards and a 44.9 yard average this fall and had a long punt of 69 yards. He had 12 punts go for 50 or more yards, 11 of his kicks were fair caught, and 16 of his punts landed inside the opponent 20-yard line. As a team, Delaware ranks No. 8 in the NCAA and No. 1 in the CAA?in net punting.

His 44.9-yard average per punt, which was just short of his school record mark of 45.0 set last year, leads all CAA punters and currently ranks fourth in the NCAA. Enderson, who also held on placements, scored a touchdown this season when he ran in from two yards out off a fake field goal against Albany.  

The BSN Division FCS All America team was chosen by selections from college sports information directors, coaches, media members, and BSN staff. 

A total of 19 players from the CAA were selected to the four teams led by first team selections in Villanova quarterback John Robertson, New Hampshire tight end Harold Spears, New Hampshire wide receiver R.J. Harris, Villanova offensive lineman Vince Kowalski, Villanova linebacker Don Cherry, and Towson cornerback Tye Smith. 

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