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55   Andrew Resende-Gomes
Andrew Resende-Gomes

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Brockton, Mass.

High School:
Brockton

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
04/16/1986


On Resende-Gomes: Heads into fall as the starting outside linebacker, but will battle Anthony Rouzier for that position in camp ... Excellent special teams contributor and linebacker ... Works hard in all aspects of the game ... Good teammate.

As a redshirt senior in 2008: Played in 12 games, starting in 10 and made 43 total tackles ... Had two tackles against Hofstra (11/22) ... Made two assisted tackles at New Hampshire (11/15) ... Had five tackles against Maine (11/8) ... Made four tackles, three solo, at Rhode Island (11/1) ... Had four tackles and one sack against Bryant (10/25) ... Had five tackles against Richmond (10/18) ... Made five tackles, four solo, at Northeastern (10/11) ... Had seven assisted tackles against Delaware (10/4) ... Made one tackle at Texas Tech (9/20) ... Had two tackles at James Madison (9/13) ... Had one solo tackle at Holy Cross (9/6) ... Made five assisted tackles against Albany (8/30).

As a redshirt junior in 2007: Played in all 13 games on special teams and as a back-up linebacker ... Racked up eight tackles (three solo) ... Also had five kickoff returns for 37 yards on short squib kicks ... Had a half-sack against Hofstra (11/17) ... Two tackles against Towson (9/15) ... Also had single stops against Holy Cross (9/1), Colgate (9/8), Boston College (9/29), New Hampshire (11/10), Hofstra (11/17) and Fordham (11/24) ... Returned four kickoffs for 31 yards at William & Mary (10/27).

As a redshirt sophomore in 2006: Played in all 15 games on special teams and as a back-up linebacker ... Made three tackles, one each in three games in a row: vs. William & Mary (10/7), Stony Brook (9/23) and at Villanova (9/16) ... Also returned two kickoffs on short or squib kickoffs for 24 yards ... Returned a kickoff 14 yards against Lafayette (11/25) in the NCAA First Round win ... Against Hofstra (11/18) brought back a kickoff 10 yards.

As a redshirt freshman In 2005: Played in first 10 games of the season and made six tackles ... Suffered season-ending injury at Army (11/12) ... Tallied three tackles at Delaware (11/5) ... Made two tackles vs. Albany (9/17).

As a freshman in 2004: Redshirted.

Before UMass: Played at Brockton High School ... In three years of football made 315 tackles along with 25 sacks and three interceptions on defense ... As a receiver, had 60 catches for 700 yards and five scores ... As a senior, had 85 tackles and three sacks, also made 35 catches for 450 yards ... Named Boston Globe All-Star as a senior ... Two-time member of the All-Sentinel and Enterprise on defense ... Named All-Conference in the Big Three as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Also played basketball helping Brockton to the South Shore Championship.

Personal: Andrew Depina Resende-Gomes ... Born April 16, 1986 in Stoughton, Mass. ... Son of Maria Resende and Jose Gomes ... Brother of David ... Majoring in Economics.

Career Statistics (Defense)
Year	GP	UT	AT	TT	Sacks	TFL	Int	PBU
2005	10/0	3	3	6	0-0	0-0	0-0	0
2006	15/0	1	2	3	0-0	0-0	0-0	0
2007	13/0	3	5	8	0.5-4	0.5-4	0-0	0
2008	12/10	11	32	43	1-8	2-10	0-0	1
Totals	49/9	18	42	60	1.5-12	2.5-14	0-0	1

CAREER STATISTICS (Kickoff Returns) Year GP No. Yds. Avg. TD Lg. 2006 15/0 2 24 12.0 0 14 2007 13/0 5 37 7.4 0 13 Totals 38/0 7 61 8.7 0 14

Career Highs Tackles: 7 vs. Delaware (10/4/08) TFLs: 1.5 vs. Bryant (10/25/08) Sacks: 1 vs. Bryant (10/25/08) Kickoff Returns: 4 at William & Mary (10/27/07) Kickoff Return Yards: 31 at William & Mary (10/27/07)

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