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2   Antoine Tharpe
Antoine Tharpe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lauderhill, FL

High School:
Coral Springs Charter School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
07/16/1992


10/15/2013

Blanchflower, Bailey-Smith Earn CFPA Honors

Duo named to weekly Division I teams after performances vs. Miami (Ohio)

10/12/2013

Postgame Quotes vs. Miami (Ohio)

09/14/2013

Big Second Quarter Gives Kansas State 37-7 Win Over UMass Football

Minutemen return to action next Saturday against Vanderbilt at home.

04/20/2013

Alums, Marathon Tribute Part Of Football Spring Game

Fans treated to several special events surrounding annual Spring Game.

11/21/2012

Senior Day As Football Hosts Central Michigan On Black Friday

Minutemen to honor first-ever FBS Senior Class prior to kick-off at Gillette Stadium.

11/16/2013

FB vs. AKRON

FB vs. AKRON Photos by Thom Kendall '93

10/26/2013

FB vs. WMU

FB vs. WMU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/01/2012

FB vs. UCONN

FB vs. UCONN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a senior in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Was a reserve cornerback when UMass faced #23 Wisconsin (8/31) ... Earned five tackles, including two solo stops, and broke up one pass against Maine (9/7) ... Intercepted a pass by Kansas State's Jake Waters and assisted on a tackle (9/14) ... Provided four tackles, including two solo takedowns, against Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Started and made six takedowns (2-4) at Bowling Green (10/5) and broke up one pass ... Earned a solo stop against Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 12 ... Had three tackles (2-1) and a QB hurry at Buffalo (10/19) ... Set a single-game career-high with eight tackles (4-4), including a TFL, against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Added four tackles (2-2) when UMass faced #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2) ... Totaled seven solo tackles and broke up one pass against Akron (11/16).

Antoine Tharpe Photo Gallery

As a junior in 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played and started in five games ... Recorded 17 tackles (12-5), 2.0 TFLs, one interception, one pass breakup and a blocked kick ... Made his first collegiate interception at Connecticut (8/30) and had five tackles (4-1), including one for a loss ... Talllied five stops (2-3) and a pass break up at Miami (Ohio) on Sept 22 ... Tied a career-high with six tackles, all solo, to go with a TFL and a blocked kick vs. Ohio (9/29).

As a sophomore in 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
In 2011, started nine games at corner back, missing the Rhode Island and Boston College games with an injury ... Finished with 31 tackles and 25 solo, Added seven pass break ups ... Career-high six tackles against Central Connecticut (10/8) ... Five solo stops against CCSU and Villanova (11/5) were also career-highs.

As a freshman in 2010: Game-By-Game Statistics
Freshman cornerback who had a great preseason camp and is seeing time in packages. Playing special teams ... Played in all 11 games as a true freshman with eight starts, making 30 total tackles ... Started last eight games in a row at cornerback ... 20 total tackles in last five games (4.0 per game) ... Equaled a career-high of five tackles against Rhode Island (11/20) ... Three tackles vs. #2 Delaware (11/13) ... Career-high five tackles in win over Maine (11/6) ... Biggest hit of the season to jar #15 James Madison (10/30) and set up UMass' game-tying TD drive in the fourth quarter. Notched four tackles for the fourth game in a row ... Set career-high second game in a row with four tackles vs. #10 New Hampshire (10/23) in Colonial Clash ... Career-best three tackles vs. #20 Richmond (10/16) ... Second start at Towson (10/2), made two stops ... Drew first-career start at #20 Michigan (9/18), making two tackles ... First tackle and vs. Holy Cross (9/11) ... Broke up a pass in his debut vs. William & Mary (9/4) ... Lettered at the City of Coral Springs Charter School ... First-Team All-Broward County; Broward County Athletic Association All-StarStar ... Independent Private School All-Star.

Before UMass: Lettered at the City of Coral Springs Charter School in Florida, playing for coach Mike Higgins ... First-Team All-Broward County ... Named a Broward County Athletic Association All-StarStar ... Honored as an Independent Private School All-Star ... Made 22 tackles and had 12 pass break-ups as a senior ... Also forced two fumbles ... On offense, gained 690 yards of total offense and scored nine touchdowns.

Personal: Antoine J. Tharpe ... Born July 16, 1992 ... Son of Jonathan and Janet Tharpe ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

INTERCEPTIONSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2011 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2012 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 25 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0


ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2011 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2012 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0


TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2010 11 16 14 30 0.0 1 0 0 0
2011 9 25 6 31 2.0 7 0 0 0
2012 5 12 5 17 2.0 2 0 0 1
TOTAL 25 53 25 78 4.0 10 0 0 1


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Rush attempts: 1, at Western Michigan, 10/6/12
Rush yards: 5, at Western Michigan, 10/6/12 (1 carry)
Long rush: 5, at Western Michigan, 10/6/12
Total offense attempts: 1, at Western Michigan, 10/6/12 (1 rush, 0 pass)
Total ofense yards: 5, at Western Michigan, 10/6/12 (5 rush, 0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 5, at Western Michigan, 10/6/12
Interceptions: 1, at Connecticut, 8/30/12
Tackles: 6, Central Connecticut, 10/8/11 (5-1); Ohio, 9/29/12 (6-0)
Tackles for loss: 2.0, Villanova, 11/5/11 (2-0)
Pass breakups: 3, at Holy Cross, 11/1/11
Blocked kicks: 1, Ohio, 9/29/12

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