MINNEAPOLIS, MN -

Hardin-Simmons junior kick returner and wide receiver Jessie Ramos has been named a preseason first-team All-American by D3football.com, the leading national media authority on Division III football.

Ramos had three touchdowns a year ago on kickoff returns and has five in his two-year career, which is already an HSU school record. He has averaged 27.6 yards per return on 53 career kickoff returns.

He is also a dangerous receiver with 83 catches for 1,079 yards and 15 touchdowns over two seasons. He also had a rushing touchdown in his career and has 21 career touchdowns in two seasons.

Ramos is a junior from Stamford and has also been named the ASC Preseason Special Teams Player of the Year.

* Information provided by Hardin-Simmons University Athletics *