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Blake Costanzo


Franklin Lakes, N.J.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235


3 Letters

Anthropology and Sociology

Blake  Costanzo


Costanzo '06 Returns to 49ers

Former Leopard linebacker inks one-year deal and will play in $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium


House on the Hill: Being Blake

By Featured Columnist Mandy Housenick

2004: Second team All-Patriot League selection...started every game at outside linebacker and earned the team's most outstanding linebacker recognition...second on the team and seventh in the league with 93 tackles...had 9.5 tackles for a loss and 5.5 sacks...set career-high with 14 stops and made 1.5 sacks at Bucknell...made 12 tackles, forced a fumble and went the distance with a blocked extra point for a momentum-shifting two-point conversion against Holy Cross...had 11 tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery vs. Columbia...made 10 stops with a sack vs. Fordham...blocked a fourth-quarter field goal at Colgate ...credited with seven tackles and a sack vs. Delaware.

2003: Started all 11 games at outside linebacker... earned second varsity letter...finished third amongst his teammates, and tied for seventh in Patriot League, with 94 total tackles...blocked a team-high three kicks...recorded career-high 13 stops and blocked a point-after attempt against Colgate ...collected 12 tackles and blocked two punts at Towson...also made 12 tackles against Georgetown and Columbia...snagged first career interception at Holy Cross.

2002: Played in each of the Leopards' 12 games to earn his first varsity letter ...made 34 tackles, including 22 solo stops to finish fourth among the Leopard freshmen...recorded two sacks and five pass break-ups...led the team with two forced fumbles... recovered a fumble against Penn.

AT RAMAPO HIGH SCHOOL: A three-time letter winner and punishing defensive player...led his two time state championship team as a captain in 2001 while competing at linebacker and tight end...earned the title of Defensive Player of the Year...with 210 career tackles, 24 career sacks, and 11 blocked punts he was named three times to the All-League first team...also named to the All-Bergen County first team and All-State first team...finished strong in the 2001 season, earning defensive player of the year honors with 111 tackles, 15 sacks, and five blocked punts.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Anthropology and Sociology...son of Charles and Susan Costanzo...born 4/14/84.


Year	G/GS	UT - AT	Total	TFL	Sacks	Int.	Break-ups	Fumbles Rcv/Fcd.
2002	12/0	22 - 12	34	4.0(-13)	2.0(-11)	0	5	1/2
2003	11/11	56 - 38	94	8 .0(-24)	4 .0(-17)	1	2	0/0
2004	12/12	48 - 45	93	9.5(-58)	5.5(-38)	0	0	1/1
Totals	35/23	126 - 95	221	21.5(-95) 11.5(-66)1	7	2/3