2009: Two-year starter and anchor of the defensive line who will serve as team tri-captain along with Ryan Hart-Predmore and Mark Leggiero...often lined up over the center in the Leopards' defensive schemes.
2008: Started nine games for the Leopards to earn his second varsity letter...made four tackles against Georgetown...blocked a field goal vs. Penn...added four stops, including 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack at Bucknell...recorded five tackles against Lehigh.
2007: Reinforced the top-ranked defense in the nation at nosetackle, starting five games and seeing time in all 11 contests...named the Most Improved Defensive Player on the team...eighth in the Patriot League in sacks, finishing the season with 3.5 for a loss of 27 yards...made four tackles, including two sacks for a loss of 19 yards in the season opener against Marist...made five tackles and a fumble recovery in his second career start vs. Columbia...made a career-high seven stops in his fourth start against Fordham.
2006: Played in nine games at defensive tackle as a freshman...made two tackles, including an assisted tackle for a loss, against Georgetown.
AT MIDDLETOWN SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year letterman...played for three-time New Jersey Group III state champions...First Team All-Shore and All-Conference selection...Third Team All-Group III...recorded 54 tackles, 13 TFL and four sacks as a senior...accomplished wrestler and team captain who won the gold medal at the Walter Woods Tournament...placed second in the district tournament and competed in regionals...has participated in international ultimate frisbee tournaments...Homecoming King...Eagle Scholar student.
PERSONAL: Son of John and Christina Poulson...born 12/19/87.
DEFENSIVE Year G/GS UT-AT Total TFL Sacks Int. Break-ups Fumbles Rcv./Fcd. 2006 9/0 2-1 3 0.5-1 0.0-0 0 0 0/0 2007 11/5 10-25 35 6.5-30 3.5-27 0 0 1/0 2008 9/9 10-17 27 5.0-14 1.5-6 0 0 0/1 Totals 29/14 22-43 65 12.0-45 5.0-33 0 0 1/1
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