Bucknell Football BIO
87 Andrew Podbielski
2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 ... Two-time Academic All-Patriot League (2017, 2016)
Career Statistics: 36 games played, 30 games started, 53 receptions for 537 yards and two touchdowns.
2017 (Senior): Academic All-Patriot League honoree ... team's starting tight end ... started nine games, missing two due to injury ... finished second on the team in receiving yards with 240 on 22 catches ... posted a season-high 60 receiving yards in 2017 opener against Marist on Sept. 2 ... also caught a two-point conversion pass from Jack Horan in that contest ... scored a touchdown at William & Mary on Sept. 16 ... hauled in a season-long reception of 31 yards against Marist and at Cornell on Oct. 14 ... missed first game since week 11 of 2014 in week four ... also had starting streak snapped at 23 games ... captured Bucknell's Moxie Award for special contributions to the program.
2016 (Junior): CoSIDA Academic All-District selection ... Academic All-Patriot League honoree ... team’s starting tight end ... started all 11 games at tight end ... tied for third on team with 20 receptions for 161 yards ... scored touchdown during Lafayette game ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2015 (Sophomore): Starting tight end ... saw action in all 11 games, starting 10 ... had 11 catches for 136 yards ... season-high two catches on three occasions ... caught at least one pass in each of season’s final six games ... posted one tackle at VMI ... also a member of special teams unit ... named team’s Most Improved Offensive Player at the conclusion of 2016 spring practice ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2014 (Freshman): Reserve tight end behind a number of veterans ... appeared in five games, all after Oct. 1 ... played in four road games and just once (vs. Fordham) at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium ... key member of special teams unit.
Blackhawk High School: Three-year football letterwinner … two-time First Team All-Parkway Conference as a defensive end … two-time Second Team All-Parkway Conference as a tight end … Blackhawk Football Student-Athlete of the Year … member of MSA Sports All-Star Team as a tight end.
Personal: Andrew Brooks Podbielski … born Oct. 23, 1995 in Beaver, Pennsylvania … son of Tony Podbielski and Kathy Enderle … has one sister, Kaitlyn Enderle ... majoring in environmental studies.
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