Junior linebacker named second team
Bronx, NY – Fordham University junior linebacker Ryan greenhagen has been named CoSIDA Academic All-AmericanÂ®, it was announced today. He was placed on the second team and is one of only two Patriot League student-athletes named to the CoSIDA Academic All-AmericanÂ® football team.
Greenhagen becomes the first Fordham student football athlete to win CoSIDA Academic All-AmericanÂ® honors since Dan Light and Brett Biestek in 2014.
This is the third major prize of the spring for Greenhagen, who was also named STATS FCS Sports All-American and the 2020-21 Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year.
Ryan greenhagen (Jr., LB, Sparta, NJ / Pope John XXIII)
â¢ Statistics 2020-21 Perform FCS All-America (second team)
â¢ 2020-21 CoSIDA Academic All District
â¢ Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year 2020-21
â¢ League of Patriots of the first team 2020-21
â¢ Academic League of Patriots 2020-21
â¢ Recorded 22 total tackles, including eleven solo, despite a missed game
â¢ Made 2.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack
â¢ Also had a pass break
â¢ Led the Patriot League in total tackles / game (11.0)
â¢ Recorded a league-high 16 tackles in the Rams’ 40-8 win over Colgate
â¢ Second among active FCS players with 1.37 tackles for loss per game in 26 career games
â¢ 2019 First Team All-Patriot League
â¢ A career 35.5 TFL, fifth best in school history