O’Neill Named Semifinalist for Prestigious Campbell Trophy


FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart fifth-year wide receiver Andrew O'Neill has been named one of 179 semifinalists for the prestigious William V. Campbell Trophy, the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame announced on Wednesday. The award recognizes one individual as the top football scholar-athlete in the nation.

A native of Sewell, N.J., O'Neill was a 2017 All-Northeast Conference Second Team selection. He enters this weekend's tilt at Cornell seventh on the school's all-time list for career receiving yards (1,643) and third all-time in school history with 55 punt returns. He has at least one reception in 26 straight games and in 32 of the last 33 games overall. In the season opener against Lafayette on Sept. 1, he recorded his third career 100+ yard receiving game with 103 yards receiving and one touchdown. O'Neill is leading the team in 2018 with 5.3 receptions per game and 67.0 receiving yards per game. In 2017, he finished fourth in receptions per game (5.4) and fifth in receiving yards/game (67.2) in the