Excellent receiver with great hands...injured during spring season...a valuable receiver...in line for one of the starting spots this season...runs good routes needs to have more involvement this season...
Hauled in a career high 10 passes and 124 yards for a 12.4 per catch average...started the first seven games of the year before an injury cut year short...also returned eight punts for 63 yards...season best game came against Lafayette with five catches for 30 yards and one punt return...started season with two receptions for 31 yards against St. Francis...had three punt returns for 25 yards and one reception at Colgate...returned three punts for 36 yards vs. VMI...caught a career long 41-yard pass at Monmouth...
Made five catches in eight games for 67 yards and a 13.4 average...caught career first pass at Holy Cross...caught one pass against Monmouth and Davidson...snagged two receptions for 48 yards vs. Towson...
Saw the field in seven contests...only touch of season came against Marist on a rushing attempt...
An Honorable Mention All-Met football player as a senior at Eastern...named All-League as a punter, wide out and kick returner in final three seasons...football team captain...racked up over 1,000 yards in senior campaign...also played basketball and ran track...an Honor Society student.
Saunders' Career Receiving Statistics