Hosch Named to Watch List for CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year

Hosch Named to Watch List for CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year

Scott Hosch is 11-0 as the Harvard starting quarterback (Gil Talbot).

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Quarterback Scott Hosch of the Harvard football team is among 32 players from around the country to be named to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) 2015 Midseason FCS National Performer of the Year Watch List.

The 2015 CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy is a 22-inch K-9 optic crystal tower with eight-inch crystal football on top. All FCS players are eligible for the award. The award winner will be announced Jan. 13, 2016.

Hosch joins Dartmouth quarterback Dalyn Williams as the only Ivy League players on the watch list.

A native of Sugar Hill, Georgia, Hosch has become Harvard's first quarterback to start his career 11-0, having one 6-0 last season and 5-0 thus far in 2015. This fall, Hosch ranks eighth in the nation in passing yards per completion (15.3) and 15th in passing efficiency (157.2).

Hosch, who stands sixth in Harvard history with a .606 career completion percentage (189-of-312), has helped the Crimson score 221 points through five games, the most for the team since opening the 1892 season with 231 points in the first five contests.

Hosch and the Crimson rank fourth in the nation with 44.2 points per game and have scored 40 or more points in each game this fall. The senior signal caller is 80-of-136 (.588) for 1,224 yards and 10 touchdowns, and he has only thrown one interception.

Harvard, which stands 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the Ivy League, carries its FCS-leading 19-game win streak into this weekend's home contest against Princeton (4-1, 1-1). The game, which starts at noon, will be carried live on the American Sports Network and the Ivy League Digital Network.