2010: Will serve as a team captain along with fellow senior Mitch Bennett...sat out 2010 spring season after undergoing shoulder surgery in December...collected Preseason All-Patriot League Team First-Team honors from Phil Steele's College Football Preview...earned Consensus Draft Services Preseason All-America Honorable Mention status.
2009: Earned All-Patriot League Second-Team honors after starting in nine of 10 games he played...team's leading tackler, racking up 100 tackles with seven tackles for loss...finished 23rd in the nation in tackles and finished with 10 or more tackles in seven games...managed two sacks, two pass breakups and one quarterback hurry for the season...forced a fumble at Georgetown...registered a career-high 16 tackles in a win over Penn, earning him Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week laurels...picked off a pass at Harvard, the first interception of his career.
2008: Moved to linebacker for the 2008 season...appeared in all 11 games to earn his second varsity letter...made six tackles at Fordham...recorded career-high seven tackles and one sack at Colgate...named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2007: Named defensive scout team co-MVP...appeared in five varsity games as a backup defensive back to earn his first varsity letter...made six stops on the season, including two against Lehigh.
AT CHESTER ACADEMY: Four-year letterwinner at tailback and linebacker...team captain as a junior and senior...first team All-State in 2006 after being named second team in 2005...ran for 4,503 yards and 51 touchdowns in his career and made 219 tackles...1,933 yards rushing and 23 touchdowns as a senior...also had 68 tackles and six sacks...All-New York State Section 9 as a junior and senior...all-league selection in each of his last three seasons...named league "Back of the Year" and received Times Herald Record All-Star status in 2005 and 2006...also earned four letters in baseball...recorded .470 career batting average and was named All-State as a junior and senior...member of the high school band...treasurer of the Varsity Club...member of the Key Club...four-year member of the honor roll...represented Chester Academy at the 2006 West Point Character and Leadership Conference...Wendy's High School Heisman nominee.
PERSONAL: Son of John and Cindy Schmidlein...born 6/13/89.
DEFENSIVE Year G/GS UT-AT Total TFL Sacks Int. Break-ups Fumbles Rcv./Fcd. 2007 5/0 3-3 6 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0/0 2008 11/0 12-15 27 1.0-7 1.0-7 0 1 0/0 2009 10/9 39-61 100 7.0-16 2.0-8 1 2 0/1 Totals 26/9 54-79 133 8.0-23 3.0-15 1 3 0/1
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