Four Red Foxes Named Preseason All-PFL
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York – Four Marist football players were named Preseason All-Pioneer Football League on Monday. Fifth-year senior linebacker Willie Barrett, fifth-year free safety Wesley Beans, senior wide receiver Juston Christian, and red-shirt junior nose tackle Eddie Zinn-Turner were recognized by the league. Marist's total of four honorees is tied for the second most in the league. Willie Barrett
In 2017, was named First Team All-PFL, PFL Defensive Player of the Week twice and Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) twice.
Last season, led the Red Foxes in fumble recoveries (three) and tackles for loss (nine-and-a-half). Was tied for the team lead in sacks (three) and forced fumbles (two). His three fumble recoveries were the most by a Red Fox in the last 15 years.
Was named Second Team All-PFL in 2016.
Was named Honorable Mention All-PFL in 2017 and Second Team All-PFL in 2016.
Has led the team in tackles each of the last two years (77 in 2016, 72 in 2017).
Intercepted six passes in 2016.
Named First Team All-PFL each of the last two seasons, and Second Team All-PFL in 2015.
Caught 60 passes for 1,096 yards and five touchdowns in 2017. The yardage total was the second highest in a season in program history.
Career totals: 143 receptions (third most in program history), 2,914 receiving yards (most in program history), 19 touchdowns (tied for most in program history).
Named PFL Honorable Mention in 2017.
Started all 11 games last season. Totaled 49 tackles (fourth on team), five-and-a-half tackles for loss (fourth), one-and-a-half sacks (tied for fifth), two forced fumbles (tied for first), and three pass break-ups (third).
Career totals: 83 tackles, nine-and-a-half tackles for loss, three-and-a-half sacks.
On Tuesday, the PFL Preseason Coaches' Poll will be released. The Marist football team will open the 2018 season on Saturday, Sept. 1 against Georgetown. For information on season tickets, please click here. This season will mark Marist's 10th as a member of the PFL. Two former Marist football players – Terrence Fede (Buffalo Bills) and Jason Myers (Seattle Seahawks) – are currently on NFL rosters.
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