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Muskingum University Football

Muskingum head football coach Al Logan has announced the selection of captains for the 2015 season. Senior offensive lineman Sam Lucas, senior defensive lineman Jordan Lee, junior punter Samuel Green and junior linebacker Chaney Fulton will lead the Muskies during their fall campaign.

Lucas, a two-time All-Ohio Athletic Conference honoree, anchored the Muskie offensive line last season. He helped the Muskies average 201.9 yards rushing per outing and average 397.3 yards of total offense per game.

Last year, Lee notched 16 tackles while helping to anchor the defensive line.

Green, a First Team All-OAC selection and Third Team All-North Region honoree, led the league with a 39.9 yards per punt average. He also placed a league-best 18 punts inside the 20 and booted a career-long punt of 76 yards in Muskingum’s season-opening game at Waynesburg. Green is a two-time all-league selection.

Fulton, an Honorable Mention All-American, the OAC Gene Slaughter Co-Most Outstanding Linebacker, First Team All-OAC and D3Football.com First Team All-North Region honoree, led the OAC with 97 tackles, which included 58 solo stops. He ranked third in the conference in tackles for loss with 13 for 68 yards, ranked fifth in sacks with six and ranked 10th in fumbles recovered with two. Fulton also notched a career-best 16 tackles in Muskingum’s game at Ohio Northern.

Muskingum University Football   will open the 2015 season against Waynesburg on Saturday, September 5. Game time is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. in McConagha Stadium.

The   Muskingum University Football Ohio Athletic Conference has announced that senior linebacker Chaney Fulton, senior defensive back Dorian Maynard and senior punter Samuel Green have been named First Team All-OAC. Sophomore tight end Granger Long, senior offensive lineman Christopher Hoffman and junior defensive lineman Chris Weck were honored with Second Team All-OAC honors, while senior running back Jordan Scanlon and senior safety Melvin Smith were recognized with All-OAC Honorable Mention accolades.

Fulton led the team and ranked fifth in the league with 77 tackles and recorded two interceptions, including one for a 30-yard touchdown. He ended his career ranked third all-time in career tackles with 355 and ranked ninth all-time in career sacks with 12.5. Fulton is a three-time All-OAC honoree (2014, 2015, 2016).

Maynard ended the season with 37 stops and ranked fourth in the OAC with three interceptions and second in the conference with a nine pass breakups. He also forced one fumble and logged two tackles for loss.

Green led the league averaging 41 yards per punt. He placed 15 punts inside the 20 and had 10 boots signaled for a fair catch. He ended his tenure ranked first all-time at Muskingum in career punting average with a 40.4 yards per punt average. Green beat the mark held by Rick Harbold of 39.2 (1964-67). This marks the third time that Green has received All-OAC honors (2013, 2014, 2016).

Long hauled in a team-high 39 receptions for 453 yards and two scores. He averaged 45.3 receiving yards per game and 11.6 yards per catch.

Hoffman anchored the offensive line and helped the Muskies churn out 260.6 yard of offense per game.

Weck logged 49 tackles and five stops for loss. He notched 2.5 sacks for 15 yards and recovered one fumble and blocked one kick.

Scanlon led the Muskies in rushing with 495 yards and four touchdowns. He also hauled in 27 receptions for 195 yards and three scores. Furthermore, Scanlon led the team with 42 points.

Smith had 59 tackles, including 42 solo stops. He recorded six pass break ups, and had one fumble recovery, over forced fumble and one interception.