BROOKFIELD, Ill. — Kutztown University redshirt senior running back Craig Reynolds, who accounted for 19 touchdowns and more than 1,600 all-purpose yards, was named Don Hansen Football Gazette All-America Honorable Mention on Jan.29.
Reynolds led the Golden Bears’ ground attack with 823 yards and 15 TDs on 172 carries, while moving atop the program’s all-time list with 35 career rushing touchdowns. His 15 rushing TDs tied Curtis Wortham’s 2012 total for the second most in a season at KU.
The native of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania showed off his versatility with 40 catches –second most on the team — for 472 yards and three TDs. He also contributed 380 return yards, threw for a score on his only pass attempt of the season in a win at Shippensburg on Oct. 20, and totaled 1,675 all-purpose yards.
Reynolds, a three-time Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Eastern Division First Team and Don Hansen All-Region pick, is the 19th Kutztown player to earn Don Hansen All-America recognition all-time.
Reynolds ranked fourth in the conference and 16th in NCAA Division II with 152.27 all-purpose yards per game. He ranks second in career all-purpose yards at KU (5,277) and third in rushing yards (2,650).
The Don Hansen team carries out the legacy of long-time small college football advocate Don Hansen, who passed away at age 75 on Aug. 29, 2010. Hansen, from Brookfield, Ill., started and published Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette for three decades, selecting NCAA Division II All-America teams for the first time in 1988. Don Hansen’s Football Gazette began selecting Division II All-Region squads in 2003.