July 2, 2014
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.--Junior quarterback John Robertson (Paramus, N.J.) was named a third team preseason All-American by the Sports Network.
Robertson enters his third year as the Villanova starting signal caller in 2014. As a sophomore last season, Robertson completed 169-of-247 for 1,957 yards to go with 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He also ran for a team-best 1,405 yards on 217 carries (6.5 avg.) and 20 touchdowns a season ago.
He enters the 2014 season ranked fourth on Villanova's all-time rushing list with 2,426 yards and seventh on the school's all-time passing list with 3,922 yards through the air. Robertson is also tied for second on the program's career touchdown list with 34 scores.
Robertson and the Wildcats open the 2014 campaign against Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Friday, August 29.