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
As a redshirt junior in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
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
Kickoff Returns: 4 vs. New Hampshire (10/23/10) Kick Return Yards: 82 vs. New Hampshire (10/23/10)