Paglia, Stevenson Named FCS Senior Scout Bowl Preseason All-AmericansAugust 3, 2010
By CSU Sports Information
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Seniors John Paglia and Gerald Stevenson have been named 2010 FCS Senior Scout Bowl Preseason All-Americans, it was announced Tuesday by the organization.
Paglia earned a spot on the South Offense, first team as the kicker, while Stevenson was named to the South Offense, second team as a wide receiver. The honor was released in conjunction with information about the inaugural FCS Senior Scout Bowl, which will be held December 11, 2010, and will highlight 86 players from the FCS ranks in a North vs. South format. The game will be held in New York, and additional information can be found at www.FCSseniorbowl.com.
The school record holder in field goal percentage (72.2 percent) and longest field goal (51 yards) at CSU, Paglia enters his senior season second in field goals made for his career with 26, and third in school history with 124 points scored. He earned second-team All-Big South honors last year after setting a new school record with 16 field goals made in a season. He was named the Big South Special Teams Player of the Week the final two weeks of the season after hitting a combined six field goals, including a game-winner against Stony Brook.
Stevenson already holds the school record with 1,836 career kick return yards, and is second in receiving touchdowns with 12. An all-conference selection in 2009, he finished third in the offensive player of the year voting, and was picked as a 2010 preseason all-conference wide receiver. He led the team in receiving and was second on the squad in rushing, averaging 7.0 yards per carry with three rushing touchdowns.
The full list of FCS Senior Scout Bowl Preseason All-Americans can be found at www.FCSseniorbowl.com