Peterson named Preseason All-american
Albright College senior sDfHWy DrHw 3HWHrson, of Bristol, has been named to WKH 2013 BHyonG 6porWs 1HWworN (B61) 3rHsHDson All-American football squad as a third team selection.
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3HWHrson wDs onH of MusW four Middle Atlantic Conference players named to the 2013 3rHsHDson AOO-AmHrLca list. Lycoming linebacker Kabongo Bukasa, Widener wide receiver Anthony Davis and Widener safety CoOLn 0DsWHrson wHrH DOO firsW team selections.
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Albright’s Drew Peterson (right), of Bristol Township, has been named a BSN Preseason All-American third team selection.