Made the move from defensive line to tight end midway through his freshman year after a rash of injuries depleted receiving corps ... saw action as a hybrid blocking back/tight end last season ... moved to linebacker following the first game.
as a sophomore (2010)
Played in nine games with a start at tight end ... also participated on special teams ... made his first career offensive start when the Dukes opened in a two tight end set at Delaware ... did not have a rushing attempt or catch a pass.
as a freshman (2009)
Started the first two games at defensive tackle before making a mid-season move to tight end ... had five tackles in the first four games (six for the season) ... was credited with three stops in the opener versus Bucknell ... caught four passes for 20 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... his first career reception was a four-yard TD against CCSU ... added three catches for 16 yards, including a three-yard touchdown at Sacred Heart.
Had 89 tackles - including 21 tackles for loss - and a school single-season record 9.5 sacks at outside linebacker for Monsignor Martin Athletic Association champion St. Francis (8-3) in 2008 ... was part of the first St. Francis team to not give up a point to a league opponent during the regular season ... four-time Western New York player of the week ... named All-Catholic and All-Western New York ... was also an All-Catholic discus thrower for the track team ... major: political science ... date of birth: 11/30/89.