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East Meadow's Rob Bright: A Tackling Machine

East Meadow natives Rob Bright and Rob Healy honored for sensational 2013 seasons at their respective schools.

Rob Bright. Photo Credit: Lee S. Weissman/LIU Post Athletics.
Rob Bright. Photo Credit: Lee S. Weissman/LIU Post Athletics.
East Meadow's Rob Bright totaled 128 tackles in 2013 for LIU Post, and that earned him a spot on the Don Hansen Football Gazette All-Super Region One third-team, which was announced Wednesday. 

He also added six pass breakups, 3.5 sacks, two quarterback hurries and a forced fumble on the season. He also recorded his first career receiving touchdown in a 58-0 win against Pace on Oct. 19.

Bright, who averaged the 10th-most tackles in the nation (11.7), finished with 239 tackles for his four-year career, 25 of which were for a loss. He had seven sacks, five forced fumbles and two interceptions all-time as well.

East Meadow's Rob Healy, who goes to East Stroudsburg University, was also named to the third-team, as he tallied 1,129 yards in 2013. He averaged 6.4 yards per carry and 102.6 per game. 

For more on Bright and Healy's accomplishment, click here.

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