- University at Albany football team claims three major awards and 14 All-Conference nods from the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA)
- Head Coach Greg Gattuso named the 2023 CAA Coach of the Year
- Senior linebacker Dylan Kelly named the Defensive Player of the Year
UAlbany football dominates the CAA awards, securing three major honors and 14 All-Conference selections. Head coach Greg Gattuso claims the Coach of the Year title, while linebacker Dylan Kelly takes home Defensive Player of the Year, and rookie running back Griffin Woodell is named Offensive Rookie of the Year. The team’s sterling defense leads the nation in run-stopping, with Kelly and his teammate Anton Juncaj as finalists for the prestigious Buck Buchanan Award. UAlbany’s offense also shines, with quarterback Reese Poffenbarger leading in passing touchdowns and wideouts Brevin Easton and Julian Hicks making significant contributions.