Made the move from middle linebacker to the defensive line during spring practice Excellent special teams contributor Has played in 33 career games, making one start.
1999: Backup to Kole Ayi at middle linebacker Also played on special teams Played in every game of the season Co-recipient of the teams Most Outstanding Academician award Made 25 tackles on the year Recorded a team-high 11 tackles at Georgia Southern in the NCAA quarterfinals Tied for the team lead with five tackles against Connecticut Had a pair of unassisted tackles at William & Mary Blocked a punt for a safety in the victory at Richmond Made a pair of solo tackles at Maine Had a tackle and a quarterback hurry against Northeastern Made two solo tackles at Villanova.
1998: Backup to Khari Samuel at middle linebacker Also saw action on special teams Played in 14 games, starting once (at Hofstra) Had 12 tackles on the year, five of them solo Recorded two tackles in NCAA quarterfinal win over Lehigh Made six tackles in the Hofstra game, including two sacks for five yards Named to the Athletic Directors Honor Roll in the spring of 1999.
1997: Played in six games as a true freshman (against Maine, James Madison, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Villanova and Buffalo) Saw action both as a reserve linebacker and on special teams Made two tackles on the year, both coming at Maine Suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee at Buffalo, forcing him to miss the final four games of the season.
Before UMass: Played for Jim DiBennidetto at Brooklyn (N.Y.) Tech High School Recorded 68 tackles and one interception during his senior season Posted 152 tackles over the course of his high school career Served as team co-captain in the Brooklyn Big 44 All-Star Game, recognizing the top high school seniors in the Brooklyn area Received the highest GPA award on his high school team as a senior Also earned the teams Most Courageous Award.
Personal: Full name is Compton M. Webster Son of Murice and Compton Webster, Sr. Born May 17, 1979 in Guyana, South America Majoring in Sociology
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