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4   Torrey Esalomi
Torrey Esalomi

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Gaither H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Position:
DB/LB

Birthdate:
06/29/1988


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On Esalomi: Moved from wide receiver to secondary in 2009 ... Has great speed ... Comes off a solid spring season, which he really improved ... Will really push for playing time this season according to Coach Morris ... Came out of high school with amazing speed ... Excellent athlete who played basketball and was a track star in addition to football ... Can vertically stretch the field and is a jumping machine with a 40-inch vertical.

As a redshirt senior in 2010 (As of Nov. 16):Game-By-Game Statistics
• Top kickoff return man in fifth season in the program.
• Led UMass with 13 kickoff returns for 251 yards, averaging 19.3 yards per return.
• Suffered season-ending broken foot vs. Maine (11/6).
• Ranks ninth in CAA in average return (19.3).
•Career-best 82 return yards on four run backs in Colonial Clash vs. #10 New Hampshire (10/23).
• Returned kickoff for 19 yards at Stony Brook (9/25).
• Returned three kickoffs for 70 yards at #20 Michigan (9/18).
• Two kickoff returns for 33 yards vs. Holy Cross (9/11).

As a redshirt junior in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
Saw action in all 11 games ... Made three total tackles on special teams coverage ... Returned four kickoffs late in the season ... Had a 16-yard run back vs. Northeastern (11/7) ... 31 yards on two kickoff returns at Maine (10/31) ... First kickoff return for 10 yards at Richmond (10/24).

As a redshirt sophomore in 2008: Played in two games in first college action ... Played on special teams in opener vs. Albany (8/30) and against Bryant (10/25).

As a redshirt freshman in 2007: Did not see any game action ... Continued to work on the scout team.

As a freshman in 2006: Redshirt season as he gained experience playing on the scout team.

Before UMass: Graduated at Gaither High School in Tampa, Florida ... Third Team All-Florida as a senior as he posted team-high 44 receptions for 667 yards and five touchdowns ... Returned two kickoffs for touchdowns as a senior ... Piled up 74 career receptions for 1152 yards and 12 TDs ... Also lettered in track and basketball ... Ran a 10.7 in the 100 meters ... Member of the 4X100 team which captured the regional and district championships, placing fourth in the state ... Also part of the 4X100 team that holds the school record in the event.

Personal: Torrey O. Esalomi ... Born June 29, 1988 in Tampa, Fla. ... Son of Tangelia Esalomi ... Brother of Corey, Orie and Tanisia ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

CAREER STATISTICS (Kick Off Returns)

Year	GP	No.	Yds.	Avg.	TD	Lg.
2009	11/0	4	57	14.2	0	18
2010	9/8	13	251	19.3	0	28
Totals	22/8	17	308	18.1	0	28

Career Highs

Kickoff Returns: 4 vs. New Hampshire (10/23/10)
Kick Return Yards: 82 vs. New Hampshire (10/23/10)

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