A look at the squad ahead of the season-opener versus Boston College on Saturday
As A Freshman In 2014: Redshirted the season and did not compete.
Before UMass: Coached by former UMass quarterback Dave Palazzi at Leominster High School ... Primarily played safety during his scholastic career, where he was lauded as a hard-hitter from the secondary ... Earned all-state honors as a senior ... Posted a 42-inch vertical leap at the Nike SPARQ Combine ... Ninth-ranked college recruit in Massachusetts ... Won two state championships at Leominster ... Led Leominster to a 2013 MIAA Championship appearance ... Posted 93 tackles and an interception to go with 413 yards receiving and a team-high seven touchdowns as a senior in 2013 ... Caught five TDs and averaged 16.4 yards per catch as a flex tight end in 2012.
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