Bucknell Places 247 Student-Athletes on University's 2012 Fall Semester Dean's List and 127 on Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
26 Student-Athletes Earned Perfect 4.0 GPAs
Bison Rank Third in PL
All-Patriot League Selection Evan Byers Named Team MVP
Kickoff Slated for 1 p.m. at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium
Bison Travel to New England for Second Consecutive Week
Bucknell Football vs. Lafayette
2011 (Sophomore): Suffered second consecutive season-ending knee injury in summer of 2011 ... did not appear in a game.
2010 (Freshman): Did not see action in a game due to a season-ending leg injury in the preseason.
Red Bank Catholic High School: Earned three letters as a member of football team and track and field team ... football team captain as a senior ... Second Team All-Monmouth County in football ... also Second Team Non-Public All-State ... Third Team All-Shore Conference ... Academic All-Shore Conference selection ... named team's Offensive Player of the Year.
Personal: Jacob Francis Flaherty ... born Nov. 18, 1991 in Red Bank, N.J. ... son of Harry and Janine Flaherty ... has three brothers, Harry Jr., Zach and Jesse, and one sister, Abigail ... has four relatives that have played professional football ... two other relatives were college football players ... cousin, Calvin Garrett, is a member of Bucknell's Class of 2016 and is a freshman QB ... father, Harry Flaherty, played linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Bandits (USFL) and Dallas Cowboys ... brother, Harry Jr., played tight end for Princeton (2007-10) ... cousin, Andrew Rodriguez, was a linebacker at Army (2008-11) who won the AAU's James E. Sullivan Award, which is given to the top amateur athlete in the nation ... uncle, Jason Garrett, played quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants and is currently the Cowboys' head coach ... uncle, John Garrett, played wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals and the San Antonio Riders (WFL) ... uncle, Judd Garrett, was a RB for the Dallas Cowboys and London Monarchs (WFL) ... John (tight ends/passing game coach) and Judd (director of pro personnel) are currently members of the Cowboys coaching staff ... majoring in history and religion.