Rollins named All-ECAC

Joe Rollins (c) 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Joe Rollins (c) 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Joe Rollins (Temple Hills, Md./Surrattsville), a senior on the McDaniel football team, has been named to the All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South All-Star first team, released on Wednesday.

Rollins, a running back, was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Offensive Player of the Year and was a unanimous selection to the first team, earning that honor for the third straight season.

Rollins finished the season with 1,374 rushing yards to lead the CC. His 1.37.4-yard-per-game average ranks 20th in Division III at the end of the regular season. He found the end zone 13 times on the ground and had seven 100-yard rushing games and three 200-yard games. Rollins also caught 26 passes out of the backfield for 188 yards and returned 13 kickoffs for 264 yards. He also had 43 punt-return yards to finish the season with a CC-best 1,869 all-purpose yards. Rollins becomes the 13th player in program history to earn the Player of the Year honors. He finished his career second all-time with 4,641 career rushing yards and 34 touchdowns. His 6,123 all-purpose yards is third all-time.

The Green Terror finished the season with a record of 2-8 (2-7 CC).