Towson freshman defensive back Coby Tippett was today named CAA Football Rookie of the Week for his performance against William & Mary Saturday.
Tippett, of Sharon, Mass., and Cheshire Academy, made his first career start for the Tigers and had 14 tackles in the 26-14 road win. He also returned a punt 62 yards for a touchdown.
Of Tippett’s 14 tackles, 10 were solo. He averaged 24.7 yards on three punt returns and his TD was the first on a punt return by a Towson player since 2015.
Tippett’s parents are Andre and Rhonda Tippett. Andre Tippett played for the New England Patriots from 1982-1993 and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008. Since his...