Aiken Earns honor for fourth time; four others earn third honor
Hoyas look for fourth consecutive victory against the Leopards
Hoyas and Mountain Hawks open league play on Saturday
Hoyas serve as Bears home-opener on Saturday
Continued improvement heading into Marist game
*Named team captain for the 2013 season. 2012: Started all 11 games at outside linebacker...Seventh on the team with 52 tackles, third on the team and 10th in the PL with 9.0 TFL of 28 yards...Finished with 3.0 sacks for a loss of 17 yards...Had five tackles and 2.0 TFL in win over Wagner (9/6)...Set a career-high with nine tackles and 0.5 TFL against Yale (9/15)...Had 2.0 TFL, 1.0 sack and one forced fumble at Fordham (10/6)...Tied career-high with nine tackles and forced a fumble against Lehigh (10/13)...Had a sack in each of the Hoyas last two games. 2011: Appeared in all 11 games, making nine starts at outside linebacker during his sophomore season...Finished the season with 29 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss of 11 yards, 1.5 sacks, one pass break up and one quarterback hurry...Posted a career-high seven tackles in the Hoyas win over Marist...Had two tackles and a tackle for a loss of five yards in a win over Lafayette...Had three tackles, with 1.5 TFL of two yards and one sack at Wagner...Had five tackles against Bucknell and Fordham.
2010: Appeared in three games at linebacker and special teams during his freshman season ... Finished the season with four tackles ... Had a season-high three tackles at Sacred Heart on Oct. 23.
High School: Earned three letters and was a member of the varsity team for four years at Middletown South ... Played linebacker, tight end and quarterback ... Captained team as a senior ... Recorded 112 tackles, including 16 for loss, and had 8.5 quarterback sacks ... Named the New Jersey Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... Earned first team all-state honors and First Team All-Shore accolades ... Helped lead team to an 11-1 record in 2009 and a 10-2 record in 2008, appearing in the state title game both years ... Also participated in the high jump and long jump on the track & field team ... Coached by Steve Antonucci in football.