Dover, Del. (June 15, 2018) --- Delaware State punter Fidel Romo-Martinez (jr.; Banning, Cal.) has earned preseason All-America recognition.  Romo-Martinez has been named to the HERO Sports Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Preseason All-America Third Team for the 2018 season.

An All-MEAC Second Team and Phil Steele All-MEAC First Team selection, Romo-Martinez was tops in the league and fourth among all FCS punters with a 44.8 yard average in 2017.

He had 24 punts of 50-or-more yards, including a long of 62, and placed 17 kicks inside the opponents’ 20-yard line last season.

Delaware State, under new head coach Rod Milstead, will kick off the 2018 season on Sep. 1 at Buffalo. The Hornets’ 2018 home opener is Oct. 6 against defending MEAC champ North Carolina A&T.

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