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Andy Romans

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Allendale, N.J.

High School:
St. Joseph Regional

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 215

Position:
LB

Major:
History

Andy Romans

09/30/2006

Football vs. Yale - Sept. 30, 2006

Lafayette Football

Named team co-captain for the 2008 season

2007: Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year who started all 11 games as an outside linebacker and was an important part of the top-ranked defense in the country...selected to the ECAC Football Championship Subdivision All-Star Team...recipient of the Hugh H. "Stoney" Jones '27 Award as the team MVP...led the team for the second straight year in tackles (113) while also finishing first in tackles for loss (12.5 for 54 yards), fumble recoveries and forced fumbles (three apiece)...second in the Patriot League and 25th in the nation in tackles...tallied double-digit tackles in seven games...earned Patriot League and ECAC Defensive Player of the Week honors (10/8) for his 13 tackles, including two sacks for a loss of 15 yards, and a forced fumble in the 29-0 shutout vs. Columbia...followed up the next week with a 17-tackle performance at Harvard...racked up 16 tackles and forced a fumble against Colgate and was named the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week for a second time in the season...made 10 tackles in Lafayette's fourth straight victory over Lehigh.

2006: All-Patriot League Second-Team selection...named Lafayette's Linebacker MVP as a sophomore...ranked 24th in the country with 9.9 tackles per game...missed more than three quarters at Bucknell and entire game vs. Penn due to injury...10.7 tackles per game over 10 full contests would have ranked 11th...recorded 10 or more tackles in seven games...named PL Defensive Player of the Week and ECAC Defensive co-Player of the Week with 18 tackles (2.0 TFL) vs. Holy Cross...had 13 stops and first career interception against Yale...made 11 tackles, 2.5 for a loss, and a half sack at Princeton...had 10 tackles, 2.0 TFL, a sack and a forced fumble at Fordham...established initial career-high with 11 tackles at Sacred Heart...had a dozen stops vs. Georgetown...made seven tackles vs. Lehigh and six tackles at Massachusetts.

2005: Played in nine games, primarily on special teams, to earn first varsity letter...also appeared at linebacker...missed three games in the middle of the year due to a concussion suffered at Georgetown...made eight tackles...had a pair of assisted stops against Marist and Fordham.

AT ST. JOSEPH REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter...co-captain...All-New Jersey Second Team and All-North Jersey First Team selection...also collected all-league and all-county first team honors...school's all-time leader in tackles...also rushed for 520 yards and 14 touchdowns as a fullback...member of the Second Honors list.

PERSONAL: Majoring in History...son of Thomas and Sharon Romans...born 9/22/86.

DEFENSIVE
Year	G/GS	UT-AT	Total	TFL	Sacks	Int.	Break-ups    Fumbles Rcv./Fcd.
2005	9/0	2-6	8	0.0-0	0.0-0	0	0	     0/0
2006	11/11	57-52	109	9.0-24	1.5-10	1	3	     0/1
2007	11/11	52-61	113	12.5-54	3.0-30	0	1	     3/3
Totals	31/22	111-119	230	21.5-78	4.5-40	1	4	     3/4
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