Former Falcon and now Tennessee State University kicker Antonio Zita was one of seven OVC football players to be named to the 2018 Phil Steel Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Freshman All-American Team.
Zita was a third team pick.
He ranked 10th nationally and first among all FCS freshmen with a field goal percentage of 85.7 percent and 17th nationally. He ranked third among all FCS freshmen in field goals made, averaging 1.33 per game. The true freshman connected on 12 of 14 field goals, missing a 46-yarder against FBS foe Vanderbilt and having a 51-yarder blocked against nationally-ranked Southeast Missouri.
Zita was a perfect 12 of 12 on field goal attempts inside 40 yards, made 28 of 29 PATs and scored 64 total points.