Third Time’s the Charm

w_1CXedlM0SVaPhWzjTiCdP5CAp3jIa9rHLhTTEQm02o4In his third time as a national finalist for the Harlon Hill Award, senior Franklyn Quiteh earned the distinction as the nation’s top NCAA Division II football player at the 28th annual trophy presentation on Dec. 20, 2013, in Florence, Ala.
The second Harlon Hill Award winner in school history and first since Irv Sigler in 1997, Quiteh was selected in a vote by the sports information directors at the 169 schools competing in Division II football.
Quiteh finished 2013 as the leading rusher in the country with a career high 2,195 yards on 263 carries while scoring 31 total touchdowns. He also led the nation in rush yards per game (182.9), rushing touchdowns (29) and scoring (15.7 points per game). The 2013 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) East and Daktronics Offensive Player of the Year, he was also named to three All-America teams. He finishes his career second all-time in Division II rushing at 7,523 yards and owns a combined 20 school, PSAC and NCAA records. •

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