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Three L-R Football Players Named All-Region

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team placed three players on the Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-Super Region Two Football Team as announced by the association. Andre Jefferson, Kelin Parsons and Jon Ross Maye all earned Second Team All-Region honors.

Jefferson broke the single-game sack record with 5.5 sacks against Tusculum on his way to a 13-sack season for the redshirt sophomore. He finished the year with 53 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and was SAC Defensive Player of the Week against Tusculum. Maye was the leader on the LR defense with 75 total tackles and added eigth tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks to go with two interceptions and a fumble recovery. For the second time in his career, Maye registered 15 tackles in a game with the latter coming against Wingate. Parsons was the top WR on the Bears this season, finishing the year with 41 catches for 668 yards and three touchdowns. On the ground, Parsons added five carries for 72 yards and two touchdowns. The highlight of his season came at Erskine when he accounted for three total touchdowns, two receiving and one rushing. Parsons had back-to-back 100 yard receiving games against Barton and Newberry late in the season.