Ben Guidugli Earns Preseason Honor From Sporting News

June 22, 2010

CINCINNATI - University of Cincinnati senior tight end Ben Guidugli was a Second-Team Preseason all-America selection by Sporting News, the magazine announced Tuesday.

Guidugli, a second-team all-BIG EAST Conference selection a year ago, was the fourth-leading receiver on the team, grabbing 27 balls for 264 yards and three touchdowns.

UC went 12-1 in 2009, winning its second-straight BIG EAST Championship and playing in the 2010 Allstate Sugar Bowl.

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