Jan. 10, 2014
From Lafayette Athletic Communications
EASTON, Pa. - Lafayette quarterback Drew Reed has been named the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) FCS National Freshman Performer of the Year.
Reed played in eight games in 2013, completing a single-season school record 73%(132-182) of his passes for 1,887 yards, 17 touchdowns and just five interceptions. He made his first career start at Holy Cross, throwing for 283 yards and five touchdowns while completing his final 20 passes, tying a Patriot League record.
The goal of College Football Performance Awards is to provide the most scientifically rigorous conferments in college football. Recipients are selected exclusively based upon objective scientific rankings of the extent to which individual players increase the overall effectiveness of their teams. Twenty-one CFPA winners have been first-round NFL Draft selections.
Reed finished the season a two-time Patriot League Football Offensive Player of the Week, and three-time Rookie of the Week, guiding Lafayette to the 2013 Patriot League title and the NCAA FCS Playoffs for the fourth time in program history.
To see all of the CFPA award winners from both the FBS and FCS, go here