Thursday, March 22, 2012

Villanova Names 2012 Football Captains


Villanova head football coach Andy Talley announced yesterday that wide receiver Norman White and center Dan Shirey have been named team captains for the 2012 football season. It's the second year that White will be a captain, making him only the third Villanova player, and the first offensive player to be a captain for two seasons.

Here's an excerpt from the release
Shirey earned All-Conference accolades for the second straight season in 2011 when he garnered first team All-CAA acclaim. As a sophomore in 2010 he was a second team All-League honoree. Shirey started all 11 games for the Wildcats last year and was the anchor for an inexperienced offensive line. He helped Villanova average 295.2 yards of total offense per game, including 138.4 rushing yards per contest. 
 
White missed all of last season due to a lisfranc injury of the left foot. White had a breakout year as a junior in 2010 with 69 catches for 886 yards and 11 touchdowns. For his efforts in 2010, White was a first team All-CAA selection.
 In case you're interested, Villanova's spring practice schedule is here.

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