Villanova senior student-athletes were honored at the Connelly Center on Thursday night
Cherry, Paris and Robertson To Serve As Tri-Captains
20 Wildcats Earn A Spot On The League's All-Academic Team
Robertson Tallied a Season-High 393 Yards Of Total Offense In Last Week's Win
Wildcats Picked Second In Preseason Poll
Villanova defeated Morgan State, 48-28, in its annual Homecoming Weekend game on October 25, 2014.
Villanova faced William & Mary at Zable Stadium in a road CAA contest on October 18, 2014.
Villanova hosted James Madison during Parents' Weekend on campus on September 20, 2014.
Villanova opened the 2014 season against FBS and ACC member Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on August 29, 2014.
Meet the key players for the Wildcats on the offensive side of the ball heading into the 2014 season.
Villanova: Named to the preseason watch list for the STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year Award ... Won the award last season ... Dynamic player who can beat opponents both through the air and on the ground ... Accurate passer with outstanding football instincts ... Gifted runner who has a good combination of speed and vision ... Already owns the school record for career total offense with 10,273 yards ... Owns 15 career 100-yard rushing games which is second most in school history ... Has three career 1,000 yard rushing seasons to his credit ... Enters the 2015 season ranked second in school history in career rushing yards (3,505), career touchdowns (45), career rushing touchdowns (45) and career points (272).
2014: Winner of the Walter Payton Award, given to the top player in FCS football ... Named the FCS ADA National Offensive Player of the Year ... Earned first team All-America honors from the Sports Network, Walter Camp Foundation and the AFCA ... Garnered CAA Offensive Player of the Year accolades ... Named the ECAC Offensive Player of the Year ... Earned CAA player of the week honors seven times, bringing his conference record total of career weekly honors to 15 ... Started 13 games and completed 197-of-301 passes (65.4%) for 2,846 yards with 35 touchdowns and three interceptions to go with 227 carries for 1,078 yards (4.7 avg.) and 11 scores ... Missed the NCAA quarterfinal playoff game against Sam Houston State due to injury ... Carried a career-high 34 times for 115 yards and completed 16-of-27 for 199 yards and a touchdown at Syracuse ... Tallied 14 rushes for 61 yards and a touchdown and was 17-of-24 for 216 yards and three scores through the air versus Fordham ... Completed 22-of-27 for 337 yards and four touchdowns and had 11 carries for 19 yards versus James Madison ... Went 15-of-21 with four touchdowns and rushed nine times for 45 yards at Penn ... Credited with 17 rushes for 58 yards and was 16-of-25 for 285 yards with four touchdowns and one interception at Maine ... Registered eight carries for 61 yards and was 13-of-16 for 189 yards and four touchdowns versus Rhode Island ... Completed 20-of-32 passes for 267 yards and two touchdowns and had 18 carries for 63 yards and two scores at William & Mary ... Ran for 99 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries and completed 13-of-18 passes for 143 yards and three scores against Morgan State ... Completed 12-of-25 passes for 139 yards with one touchdown and one interception and had 22 carries for 65 yards at Richmond ... Went 16-of-21 for 182 yards and three touchdowns through the air and rushed 20 times for 107 yards and a score versus Towson ... Recorded 22 carries for 168 yards and three touchdowns and completed 15-of-21 passes for 225 yards and two scores versus Albany ... Posted 23 carries for 117 yards and completed 14-of-25 passes for 217 yards with three touchdowns and one interception at Delaware ... Tallied a fourth consecutive 100-yard rushing game with 18 carries for 100 yards and two touchdowns to go with 8-of-19 passing for 217 yards and one touchdown versus Liberty in the NCAA playoffs ... Set a school record for the longest pass play in school history with an 87-yard completion to Kevin Gulyas in the Liberty game.
2013: Named second team All-CAA ... Set a school record for highest completion percentage in a season at 68.4 percent (169-of-247) ... Started all 11 games and threw for 1,957 yards with 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions ... Also rushed 217 times for 1,405 yards and 20 scores ... Completed 16-of-25 passes for 158 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions, and had 13 carries for 94 yards at Boston College ... Was 12-of-21 for 164 yards and had 10 rushes for 28 yards and two scores at Fordham ... Went 9-of-12 for 140 yards and a touchdown and ran 20 times for 119 yards and a touchdown versus Stony Brook ... Completed 19-of-28 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns, and carried 15 times for 132 yards and a score against Penn ... Threw for 154 yards by completing 21-of-28 passes and had 18 carries for 70 yards and a touchdown against William & Mary ... Set a school record for highest completion percentage in a game at 94.4 percent (17-of-18 for 182 yards with two touchdowns) to go with a career-high 32 carries for 150 yards and three touchdowns at Towson ... Ran for a career-high 256 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries and completed 15-of-17 passes for 122 yards at New Hampshire ... Tallied a second straight 200-yard rushing performance with 22 carries for 214 yards and a career-high four touchdowns, to go with a 13-of-22 passing effort for 121 yards with one touchdown and one interception versus Maine ... Completed 20-of-37 passes for 219 yards with two touchdowns and one interception while carrying 17 times for 44 yards at James Madison ... Had 12 carries for 133 yards and a career-high tying four touchdowns, and completed 8-of-11 passes for 179 yards and an interception at Rhode Island ... Completed 19-of-28 passes for 252 yards with three touchdowns and one interception to go with 31 rushes for 165 yards and a touchdown versus Delaware.
2012: Won the Jerry Rice Award given to the top freshman in FCS football ... Earned both the CAA and ECAC Offensive Rookie of the Year Award ... Named third team All-CAA ... Played in 12 games, starting in 11 and completed 152-of-253 for 1,965 yards to go with 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions and had 189 carries for 1,021 yards and 14 touchdowns ... Came off the bench in the season opener at Temple and completed 9-of-17 for 135 yards to go with 15 carries for 78 yards and one touchdown ... Made first career start against Fordham and completed 8-of-17 for 78 yards and one touchdown and had 14 carries for 46 yards and one score ... Tallied 11 rushes for 63 yards and one score and completed 14-of-27 for 171 yards versus Rhode Island ... Threw for 213 yards and one touchdown by completing 13-of-20 and had eight carries for 55 yards and one score at Penn ... Completed 11-of-16 for 128 yards with two touchdowns and one interception to go with 14 rushes for 79 yards and one score at Maine ... Completed 24-of-38 for a career-high 308 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions and tallied his first career 100-yard rushing game with 117 yards on 18 carries versus Richmond ... Ran for a career-best 189 yards and three touchdowns on a career-high 24 rushes and completed 10-of-18 for 151 yards and one score at Old Dominion ... Completed 8-of-11 for 96 yards with two touchdowns and one interception to go with 11 carries for 87 yards and one score at Georgia State ... Threw for 216 yards and a career-high four touchdowns by completing 17-of-23 and had 21 carries for 27 yards and one score versus Towson ... Went 8-of-14 for 141 yards and one touchdown to go with 21 rushes for 61 yards and two scores versus JMU ... Completed 15-of-21 for 193 yards and one touchdown and carried 17 times for 134 yards and one score at Delaware ... Completed 15-of-31 for 135 yards with two interceptions and had 15 carries for 85 yards and one touchdown at Stony Brook in the first round of the NCAA playoffs.
2011: Redshirted ... Prior to redshirting the season appeared in the season opener at Temple and had one rush for one yard.
Paramus High School: First Team All-County ... Three-time first team All-League selection ... Second team All-State ... Second team All-Metro.
Personal: Born 3/30/93 in Paramus, N.J. ... Younger of two children of John and Diana Robertson ... Majoring in Economics.