|Hometown (Last School):
||Coral Springs, Fla./Taravella HS
Started all 13 games as a junior at fullback…had
two carries for three yards…caught four passes for 33
yards, with a long of 14 coming against Drake…caught a
pass in four out of five games at one point in the season.
2007: Played in nine games as a sophomore at fullback,
starting once (Davidson, 9/29)…had only four carries on
the season for 13 yards…a talented receiver, he caught
three passes for 43 yards, including a 24-yard reception
in the season finale against Wagner (11/17)…also saw
action on special teams, recording two tackles at Drake
2006: Appeared in six games on special teams as a
redshirt-freshman...tallied a tackle at Southeastern
Louisiana (9/16) and at Morehead State (10/21)...named
to the Dean’s List for the fall semester.
2005: Sat out his first season as a redshirt.
High School: Three-year starter at J.P. Taravella High
School for coach Perry Schneider as a linebacker…as a
senior, he was named team Defensive Player of the Year
after leading the Trojans with 65 tackles...also named
team captain and was invited to compete in the Broward
County All-Star Game...earned the Jeff Smith Memorial,
the Brian Piccolo and ELK’s Foundation Scholarship...also
named a BCAA Scholar Athlete as a senior...a member of
the Foreign Language Honor Society.
Personal: Born April 29, 1987, in Wantah, N.Y...son of
Stewart and Lori…has a brother, Lee…graduated in 2008
with a degree in both sports administration and exercise
science…currently pursuing his master’s in business