Duquesne football defeats Bucknell 30-19 in their home opener on Rooney Field.
AS A JUNIOR (2017) - Appeared in 10 games with nine starts at free safety for the Dukes - Registered 30 tackles including 20 solo stops and a tackle for loss - Tied for second on the team with a pair of interceptions on the season to go with two pass breakups - Recorded interceptions in wins over Valparaiso (9.9.17) and Saint Francis (10.21.17) - Had a forced fumble against Central Connecticut State (11.11.17) - Tallied season-high six tackles (three solo) in victory over Valparaiso (9.9.17)
AS A SOPHOMORE (2016) - Started 10 games for the Dukes - Finished with 29 tackles (15 solo) - Ranked second on team with seven pass breakups, buoyed by a season-high three passes defended at Wagner - Also forced a fumble at Wagner - Recovered a fumble on a kick return vs. Bryant following a Dukes touchdown - Tallied season-high six tackles (three solo) at Wagner - Added five stops vs. Bucknell
AS A FRESHMAN AT BUFFALO (2015) - Played in nine games for the Bulls, making three starts - Made collegiate debut in a starting role versus Albany - Had 20 tackles on the season (12 solo) - Added a pass breakup, a pass defended and a fumble recovery
PERSONAL - Safety with speed and solid tackling skills who played for head coach Jeff Weachter at perennial power Bishop McDevitt - Had 103 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, an interception and a forced fumble his senior season - Had 22 tackles for loss over his career - PA Football News All-State First Team - Penn Football Writers All-State - EasternPAFootball.com Big School First Team - Also ran track for the Crusaders where he was a member of the state champion 4x100 relay team and won the district title and earned the bronze medal at the National Outdoor Championships in the triple jump (45'8") - Date of birth: 2/6/97