LANCASTER, Pa. – Jon Naji was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Team, announced Thursday. The CoSIDA Academic All-America Program requires that nominees are at least a sophomore with a 3.3 or higher cumulative grade point average and are starters or significant reserves on their team.
The all-district selection places Naji on the ballot for the Capitol One Academic All-America Team ballot, giving him the opportunity earn Academic All-America honors later in the month.
Naji, a junior government major, is sixth on the team with 29 tackles, including six against McDaniel on Oct. 17. He is third on the team with 2.5 sacks, and has logged a forced fumble as well.
The Diplomats head into week 9 carrying a 6-2 overall record and a 5-2 conference mark. On Saturday, F&M travels to Baltimore for a 12:00 p.m. showdown with No. 8 Johns Hopkins.