(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Thomas More College rising senior Trevor Meyer (West Harrison, Ind./East Central), rising junior C.T. Tarrant (Hamilton, Ohio/Hamilton) and rising senior Rodderick Darden (Denver, Ga./Heritage) were honored on Friday (June 24, 2016) by the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Meyer, Tarrant and Darden were named to the Community Trust Bank 2016 Kentucky's Collegiate All-Commonwealth Team. The Kentucky Collegiate All Commonwealth Team is a pre-season recognition award for football players attending a Kentucky College or University. The Kentucky Collegiate All Commonwealth Team represents the best college football players that the state of Kentucky has to offer, while their dedication to the game has contributed significantly to their teams. The player shall have the distinctive responsibility to lead his teammates in the classroom and on the field. Players that exhibit this unique leadership skill were nominated by their University/College to be recognized as a member of the Kentucky All Commonwealth Team.
Last season Meyer helped anchor a Saints' offensive line that blocked the way for the Saints to rush for 2,608 yards (217.3 per game). The offensive line also only gave up 18 sacks in 12 games last season.
Tarrant led the Saints rushing attack last season as he had 1,197 yards and 13 touchdowns on 198 carries. He also had 12 catches for 84 yards and a touchdown.
Darden was seventh on the team in tackles last season with 47, including 12.5 tackles for a loss and seven and a half sacks. He also had four quarterback hurries.
Thomas More will open the 2016 season on Saturday, September 3 when it travels to Franklin, Indiana to play Franklin College at 6 p.m.