THREE UNH GRIDDERS NAMED ECAC ALL-STARS
    CAPE COD, Mass.—  Three members of the University of New Hampshire football team were named FCS All-Stars by the ECAC this week, including senior quarterback Ricky Santos (Bellingham, Mass.), senior offensive center Nick Couturier (Dover, N.H.) and senior free safety Jeff Pammer (Northampton, Pa.).
    Santos, who was picked on every FCS All-America squad for his efforts in 2007, including the Associated Press All-America squad, placed third among the top quarterbacks ever in the NCAA FCS in career TD passes with 123 and in career passing yardage with a four-year total of 13,212 yards.
        In 11 games played this season, Santos completed 256 of 350 passes for 2,972 yards and 24 passing TDs, while he also ran for nine more TDs. His completion percentage of 73.1 was among the top marks in the nation and he averaged 270.2 yards per contest. He finished fifth in the Walter Payton Award voting.
        Santos, named the Co-CAA Offensive Player of the Year, was selected as the CAA Offensive Player of the Week three times in 2007 and earned National Offensive Player of the Week three times by various media outlets.
    Couturier has been a key starter on the offensive line the past three seasons and has been a key reason for the success of the Wildcats over the past four seasons, leading UNH to four straight appearances in the NCAA championships. With Couturier at center, the UNH offense has topped the 400 yard per game average three straight times with him as a starter.
    Pammer has proven to be one of the top tacklers ever at UNH as he finished in a tie for first in tackles on the Wildcat squad this season (53-77-130). He was also tied for the team lead in interceptions with two on the season and he posted four tackles for a loss. He finished among the top 10 in all-time career tackles at UNH.
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