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9   Christian Birt
Christian Birt

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Laconia, N.H.

High School:
Laconia H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 197

Position:
DB


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.

11/14/2012

Minutemen Entertain Buffalo For Band Day At Gillette

UMass looks to keep building momentum following win at Akron

11/06/2012

Football Heads To Akron In Final Road Trip Of 2012 Season

Minutemen and Zips each looking for first MAC win.

10/31/2012

UMass Heads To MAC West Leader Northern Illinois

Minutemen and Huskies kick-off at 3:30 PM EST (2:30 PM CST)

10/24/2012

Football Closes Non-Conference Slate At Vanderbilt

Saturday's game to be televised on Fox Sports Net and NESN

10/20/2012

FB vs. BOWLING GREEN

FB vs. BOWLING GREEN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/20/2012

FB vs. MICHIGAN

FB vs. MICHIGAN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a redshirt junior in 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in six games, starting five ... Recorded 36 tackles (14-22), 0.5 TFLs, and an interception ... Made a season-high 11 stops (2-9) at Western Michigan (10/6) including an assisted TFL ... Returned an interception for a TD against Michigan (9/15) to go with seven takedowns (4-3).

As a redshirt sophomore in 2011:Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 10 of 11 games, drawing starts at Holy Cross and at Old Dominion ... Registered 31 tackles (24 solo) ... One TFL on the year came at Richmond (10/29) and had four stops against the Spiders ... Registered five solo tackles at Old Dominion (10/1), seven total and had an interception ... Made a season-high 11 tackles at Boston College (9/24), including nine solo stops

As a freshmen in 2010:Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 11 games, making sevens tackles (five solo).
Made a solo and assisted on a tackle against Rhode Island (11/20) ... Made his first career tackles with two against Maine (11/6).

As a freshman in 2009: Redshirt season, worked with scout team.

Before UMass:Played running back and safety for three seasons at Laconia High School ... Received Elks Scholar Athlete, O'Connor Most Outstanding Back, team MVP, and McDonald's Most Valuable Player honors after his final season ... Notched 2,642 rushing yards, 52 touchdowns, and 312 total points on offense, while adding 120 tackles and 13 interceptions during his career ...Finished his senior year with 1,171 rushing yards, 24 touchdowns: 19 rushing, five receiving ... Was a member of the 11-0 Division IV Championship team as a junior ... Notched 1,308 rushing yards on 150 carries, resulting in 18 touchdowns while also catching seven passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns his junior year ... Had six interceptions on defense, taking two back for touchdowns and also tallied 282 yards on 10 kick returns, scoring three times.

Personal: Christian A. Birt ... Born Nov. 23, 1990 ... Son of Carl and Amy Birt ... Has one sibling, Bryce ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

SCORINGgtdrushrcvretpat2patfgtotalavg/g
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2011 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2012 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 1.0
TOTAL 27 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.2


INTERCEPTIONSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2011 10 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.6
2012 6 1 32 1 32 32.0 5.3
TOTAL 27 2 38 1 32 19.0 1.4


ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2010 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2011 10 0 0 0 0 6 6 0.6
2012 6 0 0 0 0 32 32 5.3
TOTAL 27 0 0 0 0 38 38 1.4


TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2010 11 5 2 7 0.0 0 0 0 0
2011 10 24 7 31 1.0 5 0 0 0
2012 6 14 22 36 0.5 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 27 43 31 74 1.5 6 0 0 0


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points scored: 6, at Michigan, Sep 15, 2012
Touchdowns: 1, at Michigan, Sep 15, 2012
All-purpose yards: 32, at Michigan, Sep 15, 2012
Interceptions: 1, at Old Dominion, Oct 01, 2011 ; at Michigan, Sep 15, 2012
Long interception return: 32, at Michigan, Sep 15, 2012
Tackles: 11, at Western Michigan, 10/6/2012 (2-9); at Boston College, Sep 24, 2011 (9-2)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, at Richmond, Oct 29, 2011 (1-0)
Pass breakups: 1, 4 times

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