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Joseph & Smith Highlight 2009 Student-Athlete Awards


Joseph & Smith Highlight 2009 Student-Athlete Awards

Congrats to Frantz and Rusty!

"Most Outstanding Athlete" Award

Frantz Joseph, Football

Photo courtesy www.fau.edu

"Given to the student-athlete who provided leadership, excelled, and whose athletic ability propelled their respective team toward its goals. FAU football linebacker Frantz Joseph. Joseph helped lead the Owls to their second-straight bowl victory while tallying enough tackles to become FAU's all-time leading tackler for a season and career. His 154 tackles were second in the nation.

Bio: Frantz Joseph has placed himself as one of the best players to put on a FAU football uniform. Joseph set FAU school records in 2008 for tackles in a season (154) and a career (346). Joseph's mark of 154 total tackles in 2008 was No. 2 in the nation. The senior from Fort Lauderdale has received much attention from NFL teams. He was selected to attend the Oakland Raiders mini-camp in May."

"Owl" Standing Sprit Award

Rusty Smith, Football

Photo courtesy theredzonereport.com

"Rusty has truly served as the face of the FAU athletic department, being a loyal and vocal fan at many athletic events. He is a regular among the fans in the stands at many venues and is always supportive of his fellow student-athletes in their respective sports."

Full release HERE

Source:  FAU Media Relations

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