WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2001
Football's Jared Moses Named To The AFCA Division I-AA Good Works Team
Sept. 19, 2001
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jared Moses (Middleburg, Fla.) has been named to the American Football Coaches Association 2001 Division I-AA Good Works Team for his dedication and commitment to community service, the AFCA announced today. The senior wide receiver is one of 11 players chosen from among all Division I-AA, II, III and NAIA schools. The AFCA, which took over the selection process in 1997 when the College Football Association disbanded, also named its Division I team on Wednesday.
Moses, who is one of the original 13 players from when JU started football in the fall of 1997, has worked or is currently working as a Special Olympics volunteer, a math, Spanish and English tutor to fifth graders at Resurrection Catholic School, as well as a drug prevention representative with DARE at local elementary schools. Moses is also involved in Jacksonville Habitat for Humanity and serves soup to people for the Hungry Bowls Luncheon in Jacksonville during the Thanksgiving holidays.
"Jared is everything that is good about college athletics," said head coach Steve Gilbert. "He is unselfish and team oriented, and has done everything we have asked of him both on the field and in the classroom. Jared is very deserving of this honor."
On the field, Moses has four career catches for 46 yards since moving to wide receiver from quarterback following the 1998 season. He has been one of the Dolphins' best blocking receivers and has been a big part of JU's success this season. The Dolphins currently rank second in the Pioneer Football League and 17th nationally with 218.0 rushing yards per game.
The Good Works Team was created in 1992 by the College Football Association as a way to honor college football players who have been actively involved and committed to working with a charitable organization, service group or other community service activities. Candidates have to display sincere concern and reliability, while also having made a favorable impression on the organizations with which they are involved.
Third-ranked JU is off to its best start ever with a 3-0 record overall, including a 2-0 mark in the PFL South Division. The Dolphins, which are off this week following a 39-27 win over Morehead State, can clinch the South Division championship with a win at Austin Peay on Sept. 29.