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Hodges, Easton Named to 2014 The Sports Network FCS Preseason All-America Team

Hodges selected to first team, while Easton earns second team honors.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard football rising seniors Zach Hodges and Nick Easton earned 2014 The Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Preseason All-America honors, the organization announced.

Hodges was selected to the All-America first team, while Easton picked up second team accolades.

Hodges adds to his preseason accolades, also earning BSN Preseason FCS All-America second team honors and named to the College Football Performance Awards (CPFA) FCS Defensive Lineman Award Watch List. A native of Atlanta, Ga., Hodges was the recipient of the 2013 Asa S. Bushnell Cup as the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year. He tied for the conference lead with 6.5 sacks and was second in the conference with 11.5 tackles for a loss en route to a unanimous selection to the All-Ivy first team.

Easton, a Lenoir, N.C., product, earned All-Ivy first team honors a season ago after playing both guard and center for the Crimson offense. Easton helped Harvard score 371 points and establish a new program record with a 67.0 percent passing completion rate.