#1 Defensive Back
Wt: 185 lbs.
Hometown: Toms River, New Jersey
Born: February 19, 1997
Scouting Report: Twitchy athlete with solid height and length…good ball skills…sure tackler…proven team leader and winner…possesses intangibles of strong work ethic, high character and competitive toughness.
2019 (Redshirt Senior): Served as Team Co-Captain…Started all 14 games in 2019…Invited to, and played in, the Hula Bowl…Named AFCA Second Team All-American after registering 43 tackles and five pass breakups on the season…Named First-Team All-Big South at Defensive Back…Had four different games with six tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown against Kennesaw State…Finishes his career third all-time in Monmouth with 36 passes defended while recording 188 tackles in four seasons for the Blue & White.
2018 (Redshirt Junior): Served as Team Co-Captain…Started all 11 games in 2018…Named First-Team All-Big South at Defensive Back…Finished first on the team with 60 total tackles on the season…Tied for the team lead with two interceptions…Finished fifth in the conference in passes defended and second on the team with 10…Recovered a fumble against Charleston Southern (11/3)…Had a career-high 12 total tackles against Campbell (10/20)…Had a three pass breakups in the win against Bucknell (10/13).
2017 (Redshirt Sophomore): Started in 11 games as a redshirt sophomore at cornerback…Second Team All-Big South selection…Finished first in the Big South with 16 passes defended, including 14 breakups…Ranked fifth in the NCAA in passes defended at the end of the regular season…Had 43 total tackles, including 33 solo stops…Finished with two interceptions on the season…Recorded a career-high eight tackles and a blocked kick against Albany (9/16)…Had four tackles in six total contests…Registered four pass breakups in a win over Holy Cross (10/7).
2016 (Sophomore): Did not compete as a sophomore.
2015 (Freshman): Appeared in nine games as a true freshman, starting in two…Made first collegiate appearance against Central Michigan (9/12)…First collegiate start came against Wagner (9/19)…Finished with 31 total tackles, including 22 unassisted stops…Registered a career-high six tackles in wins over Wagner (9/19) and Gardner-Webb (11/21)…Had first career interception against Presbyterian (11/14)…Finished with three pass breakups on the year.
High School: Three-year starter as a dual-threat quarterback and defensive back under head coach Ron Signorino at Toms River South High School…Selected to play in the Phil Simms North-South All-Star Game…Rushed for over 1,200 yards and scored 18 rushing touchdowns in 2014…Also threw for seven touchdowns…First Team All-Shore selection as a senior on defense…Recorded 51 tackles, six TFLs and had five pass breakups in 2014…First Team All-Shore Conference selection as a junior…Passed for over 1,000 yards a junior…Thousand point scorer in basketball, where he owns the Indians’ three-point record.