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Talbot to be recognized as Scholar Athlete by National Football Foundation

CANTON, May 9 — For the first time, a Canton football played will be honored by the Northern Connecticut chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

Luke Talbot, who has an A average, will be honored as a scholar-athlete. He rushed for 322 yards and four touchdowns on 72 carries last fall for the Warriors (2-8). He also caught nine passes for 108 yards and a touchdown.

The chapter dinner began in 1962.

Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 30 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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