Jallen Bashford Voted Second Team All-NACC

The Rockford University football program had seven players recognized by the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference on Friday morning when the NACC released its 2019 all-conference teams. Wide receiver Kalan Miller and linebacker Jallen Bashford highlighted the group with their Second Team All-NACC selections, while LaVar Johnson Jr., Adam Ambrogio, Gerardo Zamudio, Jermaine Johnson and Joey Owens all received NACC Honorable Mention status. This marks the second time in the past three seasons that Rockford has had seven players earn postseason recognition from the NACC.

Junior linebacker Jallen Bashford also received Second Team All-NACC recognition for the first time in his career. Bashford demolished both the school and NACC single-season total tackles records (149) and also tied the RU single-game tackles record (19) on three separate occasions. Additionally, he is currently the NCAA Division III leader averaging 14.9 tackles per game this season. Through three years, Bashford is now third in school history with 303 total tackles and is just 51 behind the all-time leader. Bashford also ranked in the top ten in the NACC in two additional categories. He finished the regular season fourth in the conference in fumble recoveries (2) and ninth in interceptions (2).

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