Will compete for playing time at outside linebacker Also contributes on special teams Has played in 11 career games.
2001: Played in all 11 games as a backup outside linebacker Also a key contributor on special teams Made 12 total tackles on the season Also returned six kickoffs for 61 yards Had a fumble recovery against Richmond Broke up a pass at Maine Recorded four tackles and a quarterback hurry in the victory over Northeastern Made two tackles in the victory over James Madison Had the first interception of his collegiate career and one tackle against New Hampshire, in addition to returning two kickoffs for 24 yards Recorded two solo tackles at Marshall, with one tackle for loss.
Before UMass: Played for coach Ed Nizwantowski at Veterans Memorial High School Served as team captain during his senior season Selected to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic team as a senior A 1998 and 1999 Greater Boston League All-Star and Lynn Item All-Star Named team MVP in 1999, and defensive MVP in 1998 Played in the 1999 Shriners All-Star Game and Agganis All-Star Game Also a member of the track team at Veterans Memorial Received the 1998 Timonty Michalek Award for Leadership.
Personal: Full name is Steven C. Petrone Son of Leonard and Sandra Petrone Born February 11, 1982, in Lynn, Mass. Majoring in Sociology.
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