Montae Reagor Named to Good Works Team
Defensive end honored by American Football Coaches Association
September 22, 1998
WACO, Texas - The American Football Coaches Association announced today the members of the 1998 AFCA Good Works Team, which honors those who show exceptional dedication to community service and to the betterment of the communities in which they live. Three members of this year's team, Wisconsin's Cecil Martin, Georgia's Matt Stinchcomb, and Lawrence's Eric Benedict, are repeat selections from the 1997 team.
In addition, Bulldog offensive lineman Stinchcomb joins runningback Ricky Williams of Texas as members of the 1997 Burger King Coaches All-America team named to the Good Works Team this season.
The two 11-man teams, Division I-A and a combined team from Divisions I-AA, II, III, and the NAIA, honor players for their dedication and commitment to community service. From 1992-1996, the Good Works Team was selected by the College Football Association. When the CFA disbanded in 1997, the AFCA took over the award. "The Good Works Team attempts to recognize those student-athletes who go above and beyond in service to others," AFCA Executive Director Grant Teaff says. "The AFCA is proud to honor those who have a positive impact in their communities."
Criteria: Nominations were submitted to the AFCA by college sports information departments. Nominees had to be actively involved and committed to working with a charitable organization, service group or other community service activities. Candidates had to display sincere concern and reliability, while also having made a favorable impression on the organizations with which they were involved. Athletic ability was not a criteria.
1998 AFCA Good Works Teams
Player Class Pos. School Coach Hometown (High School)
Steve Bratten Sr. LB Kansas Terry Allen Arvada, Colo. Pomona)
Nate Brooks Sr. DB Miami (Fla.)Butch Davis Miami, Fla. (North Miami)
Jimmy Carter Sr. P Kentucky Hal Mumme Dunwoody, Ga. (Dunwoody)
Jeff Hall Sr. K Tennessee Phil Fulmer Winchester, Tenn. (Franklin)
Cecil Martin Sr. FB Wisconsin Barry Alvarez Evanston, Ill. (Evanston)
Dat Nguyen Sr. LB Texas A&M R.C. Slocum Rockport, Tex. (Rockport-Fulton)
Montae Reagor Sr. DL Texas Tech Spike Dykes Waxahachie, Tex. (Waxahachie) (Waxahachie)
Matt Stinchcomb Sr. OL Georgia Jim Donnan Lilburn, Ga. (Parkview)
Kevin Ward Sr. LB Cincinnati Rick Minter Chantilly, Va. (Fork Union Military)
Charles Wiley Sr. RB Georgia Tech George O'Leary Miami, Fla. (Norland)
Ricky Williams Sr. RB Texas Mack Brown San Diego, Calif. (Patrick Henry)
Montae Reagor, DE, Senior, Texas Tech Universiy: Has presented goodwill speeches at schools all over Texas ... Spoke at local-area schools about a variety of subjects, such as staying in school, staying away from drugs and alcohol, motivation and bad influences ... Speaks regularly at hometown high school about the transition from high school to college and how to make the proper adjustments ... Spoke to kids at Boys and Girls clubs ... Active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Young Life.
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