General: Selected as a co-captain for the 2004 season by his teammates during spring practice, becoming just the fourth two-year captain in Lafayette history.
2003: Elected a co-captain as a junior?ranked second on team and fourth in Patriot League with 104 total tackles?forced five fumbles, tied for second-most nationally?named Defensive Player of the Year by coaching staff?tied for team lead with four sacks and tied for second amongst teammates with eight tackles for loss?started all 11 games at linebacker to earn third varsity letter?recorded at least 12 tackles in a game four times in 2003, including a career-high 14 stops against Fordham?was in on 13 stops against both Georgetown and Lehigh?also tallied two sacks against Georgetown?collected 12 tackles and forced two fumbles at Towson.
2002: Filled one of the starting linebacker spots and registered second varsity letter...finished fourth on the team with 63 tackles, including seven stops for a loss of 20 yards...his 63 tackles ranked 16th in the Patriot League...recorded two sacks and four pass breakups...recovered a fumble against Penn and forced a fumble vs. Georgetown...made a season-high 11 tackles in Fordham game.
2001: Earned his first varsity letter as a freshman...recorded one tackle for the Leopards, performing primarily for special teams.
AT ADMIRAL FARRAGUT: A three-sport letterwinner for the football, track and field and baseball teams...played fullback and outside linebacker, he rushed for 1,020 yards and a school record 21 touchdowns as a senior...named to the All-State football team and played in the Palm/Pinellos All-Star Game...also an accomplished baseball player, he batted .410 during his senior season and stole 23 bases in 23 attempts...he participated in the 2001 Senior All-Star Classic for Pinellas County.
PERSONAL: Business and Economics major...son of Ms. Katherine Penna...born 4/17/83.
DEFENSIVE Year G/GS UT AT Total TFL Sacks Int. Break-ups Fumbles Rcv/Fcd. 2001 2/0 0 1 1 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 0 0/0 2002 10/8 26 37 63 7 (-20) 2 (-12) 0 4 1/1 2003 11/11 55 49 104 8(-39) 4(-25) 0 2 2/5 Totals 23/19 81 86 168 15(-59) 6(-37) 0 6 3/6
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