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Bill Stocker


Easton, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205


2 Letters

Anthropology & Sociology

Bill  Stocker

2002: Led team with 10 tackles and a fumble recovery vs. Monmouth in first start at defensive back ...made first career interception at Princeton...tallied nine tackles against Georgetown...finished with a season-high 11 tackles, including one sack at Columbia.

2001: Sidelined for the season due to an injury to his lower back...rejoined the program for the 2002 spring season and is expected to start at free safety.

2000: Started the first five contests of the season at tailback and was the Leopards' leading rusher until a serious lower back injury sidelined him for the season...rushed for 307 yards and two touchdowns on 70 carries...also caught 11 passes for 49 yards...opened the season with a 105- yard, one touchdown performance vs. Towson.

1999: Burst onto the scene with 100-yard rushing effort in his first collegiate start, gaining 146 yards and scoring two touchdowns on 35 carries vs. Duquesne...earned Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors for his efforts in the Duquesne game...was also impressive in the Lehigh game, gaining 85 yards on 21 carries.

AT WILSON AREA HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year member of the football and basketball teams, he played both running back and linebacker on the gridiron... The Express Times Player of the Year, he achieved All-Area and second-team All-State honors...rushed for 1,718 yards as a senior tailback and graduated as the school's all-time leading scorer and rusher...a 1,000-point scorer for the basketball team, he left the school as the record holder for most three-pointers in a career.

PERSONAL: Economics and Business major...son of Mr. and Mrs. William Leroy Stocker ...born 9/24/80.