As A Sophomore In 2013:Game-By-Game Statistics Played in nine games and made one start, while recording nine solo tackles and 18 assisted tackles ... Tied for a team-best two interceptions ... Had two kick returns, averaging 52 yards per return, while bring one back for a touchdown ... Racked up five tackles (1-4) at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) when he earned the start at safety ... Added a pair of stops (1-1) against Maine (9/7) ... Saw snaps at Kansas State (9/14) ... Produced three tackles (2-1) against Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Added an appearance at Bowling Green (10/5) ... Secured 10 tackles (4-6) and a pair of interceptions to help the Minutemen defeat Miami (Ohio), 17-10 on Oct. 12 ... His pair of interceptions against the RedHawks made him the first Minuteman with more than one in a single game since Darren Thellen's two-pick performance against Delaware on Oct. 15, 2011 ... Returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for his first collegiate touchdown against Western Michigan (10/26) ... His TD against WMU was the first kickoff returned for a score by UMass since Jesse Julmiste accomplished the feat against Central Connecticut on Oct. 8, 2011 ... Also made five tackles (1-4) against the Broncos ... Made two tackles (0-2) against No. 17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2).
As A Freshman In 2012:Game-By-Game Statistics Played in all 12 games, starting four ... Recorded 45 tackles (23-22), two interceptions, one breakup, 1.0 TFLs and a forced fumble ... Led the team with two fumble recoveries, returned for 53 yards ... Earned his first collegiate playing time at Connecticut (8/30), making three solo tackles ... Added three more stops against Indiana (9/8) and at Michigan (9/15) ... Assisted on four takedowns at Western Michigan (10/6) ... Picked off the first pass of his NCAA career vs. Bowling Green (10/20) ... Forced a fumble and recovered two others at Vanderbilt (10/27), to go with three tackles (1-2) and his first collegiate pass breakup ... Set a then-single-game career-high of seven stops (6-1) at Northern Illinois on Nov. 3 ... Made six stops (5-1), including one for a loss, and grabbed an interception at Akron (11/10) ... Had a season-high nine tackles (2-7) vs. Central Michigan (11/23).
Before UMass: Standout at Weymouth High School ... Played in the Shriners Game ... Earned all-scholastic honors from the Boston Globe, Boston Herald and Patriot Ledger ... Served as captain on the football and track teams at Weymouth High School ... Record 936 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior ... Posted 2,000 total receiving yards and 27 touchdowns combined during his junior and senior seasons ... A Bay State All-Star selection on the track team for the high jump with a high mark of 6-feet, 10 inches ... Played for head coach Kevin Mackin.
Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics Tackles: 10 (4-6), vs. Miami (Ohio) (10/12/13) TFLs: 1.0 (1-0), at Akron (11/10/12) Interceptions: 2, vs. Miami (Ohio) (10/12/13) Interception Return Yards: 25, vs. Miami (Ohio) (10/12/13) (two interceptions) Fumbles Forced: 1, at Vanderbilt (10/27/12) Fumbles Recovered: 2, at Vanderbilt (10/27/12) Fumble Return Yards: 53, at Vanderbilt (10/27/12) (two fumble recoveries) Pass Breakups: 1, at Vanderbilt (10/27/12) Kickoff Returns: 2, vs. Western Michigan (10/26/13) Kickoff Return Yards: 104, vs. Western Michigan (10/26/13) (two returns) Longest Kick Return: 90, vs. Western Michigan (10/26/13) 10+ Tackle Games: 1, vs. Miami (Ohio) (10/12/13) 100+ All-Purpose Yard Games: 1, vs. Western Michigan (10/26/13) Kickoffs Returned For A Touchdown: 1, vs. Western Michigan (10/26/13)