Crusaders named among nation's leaders
Wednesday, October 19, 2005
Crusaders named among nation's leaders

TIGERVILLE, SC- North Greenville University football players were listed among the national leaders in several individual categories in the latest rankings released by the NCAA. Offense, defense, and special teams were all represented. Isaac Tate, who has led the Crusader defense all season, is ranked 5th in total tackles with 73 tackles for an average of 12.2 per game. Tate also finds himself among the nation's leaders in solo tackles. He is ranked 12th with 35 solo tackles for a 5.8 per game average. Also ranked for the defense is Chad Castor. Castor is ranked 2nd in forced fumbles with three.

Travis Talbert represents the Crusader offense. Talbert is ranked 44th in receiving yards per game, averaging 79.5. Crusader special teams made the rankings with Adrian Escalona coming in at 25th in field goals per game. Escalona is 6 of 9 on the season for an average of one per game.

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