Blue Named First Team All-SAC

NEWBERRY, SC (08/29/2018)– Joseph Blue was named first team all-SAC for the second consecutive year after leading the team and finishing fifth in the league with 83 tackles. Known for seemingly always being around the ball, the senior from Dillon, SC and Order of the Gray Stripe member totaled 10.5 tackles for loss, five quarterback hurries, two pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, and a forced fumble in 2017. He had 10 or more tackles on three occasions, including a career-high 14 against Tusculum last year.
About Newberry College: Newberry College is a private, residential, co-educational college with a diverse student population. Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church, Newberry College appears in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings for regional colleges in the South: Best Colleges (#16); Best Value (#3); and Best Value for Veterans (#8). Newberry College offers baccalaureate degrees in 32 majors, 29 minors, 31 areas of concentration and 10 pre-professional programs. The College offers 20 NCAA Division II sports, cheerleading and dance. Newberry College is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information, go to

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