Looks to win a starting spot at outside linebacker ? Talented athlete with a unique combination of size and speed ? Physical player with good athleticism ? Has played in nine career games, starting three times.
2001: Saw action in nine games, starting the final three contests of the season ? Became a key factor at outside linebacker late in the year, while also being a solid contributor on special teams throughout the season ? Made 23 tackles on the season, including 12 solo stops, with one sack and a pair of quarterback hurries ? Had four tackles against Richmond in the season finale ? Made a career-high 10 tackles at Maine, including a sack for three yards ? Recorded three solo tackles in the victory over Northeastern ? Had two tackles in wins over both Rhode Island and James Madison.
2000: Did not see any game aciton.
Before UMass: Played for coach Alan Deaett at Glen Rock High School ? Totaled 126 tackles during his senior season, with nine sacks, five interceptions and eight pass breakups ? Also played running back, rushing 127 times for 762 yards and 16 touchdowns, with 28 receptions for 448 yards ? Had career totals of 212 tackles, 18 sacks, eight interceptions and 21 pass breakups ? Finished his career with offensive totals of 260 carries for 1,300 yards and 49 receptions for 833 yards, with 28 touchdowns ? Rushed for 233 yards and two touchdowns in the Group I Section I championship game ? Twice named All-Bergen County, All-League, All-Group and All-State at linebacker ? Team won the New Jersey state title, with 23 consecutive victories during his junior and senior seasons.
Personal: Full name is Leron Maurice Ancle ? Son of Vanice and Howard Ancle ? Born May 1, 1982, in Kingston, Jamaica ? Majoring in Legal Studies.
Ancle's Defensive Statistics