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Quiteh, Rodgers, Vaughan Harlon Hill finalists

December 9th, 2013 1:58 pm by staff and wire reports

Quiteh, Rodgers, Vaughan Harlon Hill finalists

FLORENCE, Ala. — Bloomsburg University running back Franklyn Quiteh, Henderson State quarterback Kevin Rodgers and West Texas A&M quarterback Dustin Vaughan have been invited to the Harlon Hill Trophy ceremony.

Quiteh, from Tobyhanna, Pa., is a three-time finalist and finished third in 2012. He leads Division II with 2,195 rushing yards and 29 rushing touchdowns. He's the first Division II player with three 2,000-yard seasons.

Rodgers, from Rockwall, Texas, passed for 4,807 yards and 40 touchdowns and is the national leader in passing yards per game.

Vaughan, from Corpus Christi, Texas, finished fourth last year. He threw for 5,401 yards and 53 touchdowns in 14 games.

The trio was culled from nine national finalists, a list that included Tusculum College quarterback Bo Cordell.

The award chosen by NCAA Division II sports information directors will be presented Dec. 20 to the D-II football player of the year.

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