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82   Brad Listorti
Brad Listorti

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Milford. Conn.

High School:
Notre Dame H.S.

Last College:
Rutgers

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 255

Position:
TE


12/15/2006

NCAA Division I Championship

NCAA Division I Championship: UMass vs. Appalachian State

11/04/2006

No. 3 UMass Holds Off No. 9 New Hampshire Second-Half Rally

No. 3 UMass Holds Off No. 9 New Hampshire Second-Half Rally

On Listorti: One of the top tight ends in the nation according to Coach Brown ... All-Conference candidate ... Emerged as major pass-catching threat last season ... Good feet and speed at his position ... Gives UMass a new dimension with his size and top-level ability ... Transferred from Rutgers prior to 2006 season ... Enters 2007 with a catch in 14 consecutive games.

2007 UPDATE:
• 2007 STREET & SMITH'S PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN
• 2007 CAA PRESEASON ALL-CONFERENCE
• RANKED NO. 2 TIGHT END IN I-AA BY SPORTS NETWRK
• 2006 ATLANTIC 10 THIRD-TEAM TIGHT END

• Earned starting tight end in first season with UMass in 2006. Great pass catcher.
• Missed first 12 games of 2007 with a back injury.
• Returned to action in NCAA Quarterfinal at #4 Southern Illinois (12/1). Caught only pass of the season for a 4-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Scored the final touchdown of the season for UMass in 2006 and 2007.
• In 2006, was third on the team with 38 catches for 604 yards, which was second-best on the team in yards. Averaged 15.9 per catch -- that ranked second on the team.
COMPLETE BIO ON MEDIA GUIDE PAGE 64.

As a redshirt junior in 2006: Third-Team Atlantic 10 Tight End ... Starting tight end in first season with UMass ... Third on the team with 38 catches for 604 yards, which was second-best on the team in yards. Averaged 15.9 per catch -- that ranked second on the team ... Had at least one catch in last 14 games of 2006 ... In four NCAA Tournament games, had 12 catches for 209 yards, 17.4 yards per game ... Led team with career-bests of five catches for 78 yards including a 17-yard TD catch against Appalachian State (12/15) in the NCAA Final ... Pair of catches for 12 yards in NCAA Semifinal at #2 Montana (12/8) ... Two catches for 57 yards vs. #9 UNH (12/2) in NCAA Quarterfinal ... Team-best three catches for 62 yards vs. Lafayette (11/25) in NCAA First Round ... Snagged second career TD on a 16-yard pass vs. Hofstra (11/18), finished with four catches for 37 yards ... One grab for seven yards vs. #19 Maine (11/11) ... Three catches for career-best 70 yards at #9 UNH (11/4) ... Equaled career-high with four catches for 29 yards in rain at Northeastern (10/28) ... Career-long 44-yard catch and great blocking in win over Rhode Island (10/21) ... Hauled in three catches at Towson (10/14) for 54 yards ... Two catches for 40 yards vs. William & Mary (10/7) ... Made a career-long 35-yard catch vs. Stony Brook (9/23) ... Hauled in first-career touchdown at Villanova (9/16) as he had four catches for 49 yards, including 1-yard TD ... Made first three catches of his career at Navy (9/9) ... Started vs. Colgate (9/2) in Minuteman debut.

As a redshirt sophomore in 2005 (at Rutgers): Lettered for the second year in a row ... Appeared in eight of Rutgers' 12 games, including the 2005 Insight Bowl... Saw action mostly on special teams.

As a redshirt freshman in 2004 (at Rutgers): Played in seven games, contributing on special teams ... Earned varsity letter.

As a freshman in 2003 (at Rutgers): Redshirt season.

Before College: Played at Notre Dame High School in West Haven, Conn. ... Caught 36 passes for more than 500 yards and 10 touchdowns his senior year ... As a kicker, he connected on six field goals with a long of 43 yards, and averaged over 47 yards per punt ... Helped lead his team to combined records of 19-4 (8-3 in 2002, 11-1 in 2001) over the final two seasons ... Earned All-State honors (Hartford Courant, New Haven Register) ... Notre Dame won the L (Large School) State Championship his junior season and finished the season ranked No. 2 in the state ... Also a standout on the basketball team ... Served as captain of the football and basketball teams

Personal: Bradley R. Listorti ... Born Oct. 11, 1984 in Milford, Conn. ... Son of Robert Listorti ... Majoring in History.

Career Statistics (Receiving)
Year	GP	No.	Yds.	Avg.	TD	Lg.
2004 RU	7/0	0	0	0	0	0
2005 RU	8/0	0	0	0	0	0
2006	15/15	38	604	15.9	3	44
2007	1/0	1	4	4.0	1	4
Totals	31/16	39	608	15.6	4	44

CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 5 vs. Appalachian State (12/15/06) Receiving Yards: 78 vs. Appalachian State (12/15/06) Long Reception: 44 vs. Rhode Island (10/21/06) Touchdowns: 1 three, last vs. Appalachian State (12/15/06)

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