UTSA Football Player Earns National Recognition as 2022 All-State AFCA Good Works Team Nominee


SAN ANTONIO –The University of Texas San Antonio football team continues to gain national recognition as a senior safety was named as part of a national “good works” team.

Converse’s Rashad Wisdom was recently named a Good Works 2022 All-State American Football Coaches Association nominee, which is released annually.

Wisdom was selected from 114 student-athletes across the country because of his outstanding community service, academic dedication, and impact on and off the field.

The UTSA football website says Wisdom has been heavily involved in giving back to the San Antonio-area community throughout his college career, as the cybersecurity major volunteered with Rowdy Readers, Dr. Seuss Day for Youth Literacy, UTSA’s Diploma Dash, UTSA Student Government Field Day, the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march, and as a speaker at local elementary schools.

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Wisdom is also a two-time All-Conference USA first-team safety who has led the Roadrunners in total tackles in each of the past two years, helping the team to a total of 19 wins, as well as a championship. of conference and a pair of bowl. Games.

Last year, he had 88 tackles, four tackles for loss, six pass breakups and one forced fumble. A former member of the Jim Thorpe Award watch list, he had at least 10 tackles on three occasions, including a season-high 13 in the 52-46 road win over Western Kentucky.

The final 22-member team and honorary coach are selected by a voting committee comprised of former All-State AFCA Good Works team members and journalists, and will be announced in September.

UTSA is set to open its 12th season of play and its third under 2021 C-USA Coach of the Year Jeff Traylor on September 3 against the Houston Cougars.

Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. at the Alamodome and will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network. Tickets are on sale now.

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