Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Great Danes collect NEC honors

The University at Albany football team kicked off the 2012 season on the right note, on Saturday, knocking off Colgate, 40-23.

Ocieka Bakou and Drew Smith were big reasons for the season-opening victory.

Bakou blocked two kicks and Smith ran for a career-high 174 yards.

On Monday, Smith was named Northeast Conference Offensive Player of the Week, while Bakou picked up special teams player of the week honors.

Here is a link to the conference's release.

Here is a link to the game story, from the 40-23 victory on opening night. The crowd was one of the biggest in school history, with an announced 6,194 at the game.

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