DURHAM, N.H.-- University of New Hampshire head football coach Sean McDonnell announced today that Hassan Noble, a quarterback at The College of San Mateo in California, will join the Wildcat football program in 2003. He will have two years of eligibility with UNH.
Noble, a 6-1, 195-pounder out of Woodside High School in East Palo Alto, Calif., completed 76x135 passes for 14 TDs and 1,254 passing yards. He also was the team's second-leading ball carrier and rushed 85 times for 428 yards in 2002.
As a result of his outstanding efforts, Noble was named the Golden Gate Conference MVP and was an all-state quarterback. He was also named the Most Inspirational Player on offense for the Bulldogs, while also serving as a team captain.
"Hassan is an outstanding athlete who can pass and run with the football," said McDonnell. "He possesses good strength and outstanding vision from the quarterback position. He is a threat to run the option and also has the ability to throw the football deep."
Noble led his Bulldog football team to an 8-2 record and a bowl game appearance. The offense at CSM averaged 38 points per game with Noble as the starting field general.