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Sporting News, Lindy's rank Hobart in preseason top 20

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On the heels of the most successful season in school history, the Hobart College football team will begin the 2013 campaign ranked in the top 20 in the nation, according to a pair of highly respected preseason publications. The Sporting News put the Statesmen at No. 12 while Lindy's Sports Annuals ranked Hobart No. 13.
 
Three Statesmen garnered preseason All-America recognition from the two magazines as well as the website Beyond Sports Network (BSN). Junior defensive end Tyre Coleman was listed on the first team by all three sources. Senior linebacker Devin Worthington earned a first team nod from BSN and second team recognition from Lindy's. And, junior offensive tackle Ali Marpet garnered first team accolades from Lindy's.
 
Hobart was ranked seventh in the nation in the final regular season polls by the American Football Coaches Association and D3football.com. The Statesmen completed their first undefeated regular season since 1957 and, overall, produced a school record 12 wins against just a single loss, advancing to the NCAA quarterfinals for the first time in program history. Hobart won its eighth Liberty League Championship with an unblemished 7-0 record.
 
Coleman was third in the nation in tackles for loss and fourth in sacks a year ago, producing Hobart season records with 30.5 TFL and 17.5 sacks. He is the team's top returning tackler after registering 67 stops, including 46 solo, in 2012. Coleman set the Hobart game records with five tackles for loss against Union and 4.5 sacks at Utica. His monster season was recognized with first team All-America honors from D3football.com as well as Liberty League and D3football.com East Region defensive player of the year honors.
 
After only two seasons, Coleman has 30.5 sacks and 49.5 TFL. He is second in career sacks, just 2.5 behind Dave Russell's 16-year-old Hobart record. Coleman is third in career TFL, trailing Worthington by 2.5 and record holder Rob Gould '00 by 9.5.
 
In 2012, Worthington was second on the team and third in the conference in tackles for loss (21.5) and second on the team and fourth in the league in sacks (10.0). He broke the Hobart game record with 4.5 TFL against Geneva (Pa.) College, producing a season-high 2.0 sacks against the Golden Tornadoes. At St. Lawrence, Worthington registered a season-high eight tackles, including a pair of sacks. He notched a pair of interceptions against current San Diego Chargers' quarterback Mike Hermann in road win over Rensselaer. Worthington's performances earned his D3football.com All-America second team honors as well as first team nods in the ECAC North and Liberty League.
 
Marpet is the Statesmen's top returning lineman. Hobart's line allowed the fewest sacks (8) in the Liberty League and ranked 10th in the nation. The Statesmen rushed for 237.2 yards per game and passed for 177.2 yards per game, leading the conference in total offense with 414.3 yards per game. Marpet was a first team All-Liberty League pick and a D3football.com second team All-East selection.
 
Hobart opens the 2013 season at Dickinson on Saturday, Sept. 7. The Statesmen will play their home opener under the lights at Boswell Field on Saturday, Sept. 21, hosting Utica at 7 p.m. When student-athletes return to campus on Aug. 14, Hobart will welcome back 35 lettermen, including 13 starters (6 off./7 def.).


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Bridgewater State 24, at Mass-Dartmouth 22
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Salve Regina 45, at Nichols 10
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Mount Ida 14, at Dean 7
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Hamilton 28, at Bowdoin 7
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Union 27, at Rochester 0
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Amherst 40, at Colby 7
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at RPI 27, Ithaca 14
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Hobart 49, at Hartwick 27
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at Ferrum 34, LaGrange 20
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at Carnegie Mellon 42, Geneva 27
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Ohio Wesleyan 16, at Wabash 13
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DePauw 26, at Denison 17
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at Trine 42, Kalamazoo 7
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at Husson 49, Castleton 0
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Gallaudet 35, at Alfred State 19
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at Wittenberg 49, Allegheny 15
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Brevard 41, at Methodist 17
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Buffalo State 24, at St. Lawrence 21
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Frostburg State 59, at William Paterson 7
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Washington and Jefferson 49, at Bethany 14
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Trinity (Conn.) 23, at Tufts 16
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Ohio Northern 27, at John Carroll 20
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Baldwin Wallace 23, at Muskingum 20
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Rose-Hulman 44, at Manchester 13
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Defiance 45, at Anderson 0
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Hiram 62, at Kenyon 56
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Springfield 35, at Merchant Marine 13
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Williams 27, at Middlebury 26
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at Westfield State 33, Fitchburg State 21
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Marietta 43, at Wilmington 33
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Curry 40, at Becker 0
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TCNJ 20, at Rowan 14
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at SUNY-Maritime 51, Anna Maria 15
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Salisbury 28, at Montclair State 10
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at Austin 33, Millsaps 19
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Alma 27, at Aurora 19
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at Rockford 29, Concordia-Chicago 14
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Wisconsin Lutheran 22, at Concordia (Wis.) 19
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Concordia-Moorhead 45, at Hamline 0
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St. Olaf 22, at Augsburg 20
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Bethel 24, at Gustavus Adolphus 3
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St. John's 35, at Carleton 0
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Centre 27, at Trinity (Texas) 21
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Dubuque 42, at Nebraska Wesleyan 27
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Central 30, at Coe 19
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Lake Forest 56, at Cornell 28
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at Carthage 31, Elmhurst 8
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at Illinois Wesleyan 30, Carroll 0
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Millikin 28, at Augustana 27
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Ripon 52, at Beloit 28
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MacMurray 49, at Minnesota-Morris 13
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Macalester 21, at Lawrence 18
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at UW-Stevens Point 26, UW-Eau Claire 3
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Case Western Reserve 63, at Thiel 28
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at Wooster 38, Oberlin 28
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Texas Lutheran 41, at East Texas Baptist 34
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UW-Oshkosh 28, at UW-Platteville 14
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Sewanee 34, at Birmingham-Southern 13
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Linfield 49, at Lewis and Clark 14
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Whitworth 17, at Pacific Lutheran 14
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at Pacific 35, Puget Sound 27
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Pomona-Pitzer 45, at Whittier 23
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at Western Connecticut 28, Massachusetts Maritime 21
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at St. Scholastica 56, Martin Luther 21
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at St. John Fisher 39, Utica 36
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at Heidelberg 48, Otterbein 45
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at Shenandoah 38, Bridgewater 20
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Southwestern 60, at Belhaven 31
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Hardin-Simmons 35, at Sul Ross State 10
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 42, North Central (Ill.) 20
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at Delaware Valley 49, King's 14
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at Cortland 20, Alfred 17
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at Wesley 29, Kean 9
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Frostburg State 59, at William Paterson 7
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at Wittenberg 49, Allegheny 15
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at Brockport 48, Morrisville State 7
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Washington and Jefferson 49, at Bethany 14
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Ohio Wesleyan 16, at Wabash 13
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at Mount Union 72, Capital 14
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at Wartburg 42, Loras 11
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at Berry 34, Hendrix 10
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Springfield 35, at Merchant Marine 13
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 65, Howard Payne 0
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St. John's 35, at Carleton 0
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at Illinois Wesleyan 30, Carroll 0
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Concordia-Moorhead 45, at Hamline 0
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Case Western Reserve 63, at Thiel 28
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UW-Oshkosh 28, at UW-Platteville 14
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Linfield 49, at Lewis and Clark 14
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at George Fox 58, Willamette 12
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Hardin-Simmons 35, at Sul Ross State 10
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 42, North Central (Ill.) 20
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