The Hoyas ranked third in the Patriot League in rushing defense last season
David Akere and Tim Barnes will wear the No. 35 Joe Eacobacci Memorial Jersey in 2017
The Hoyas had the second-highest total on the Patriot League
2015: Started and played in all 11 games at defensive end during his junior season...Selected to PL All-Academic First Team...Finished with 44 tackles, 6.5 TFL, 4.0 sacks and one fumble recovered....Had five tackles and 1.0 TFL in a win at Columbia (9/26)...Had five tackles, 2.5 TFL and 1.5 sacks in a win vs. Lafayette (10/10)...Had 1.0 sacks in consecutive weeks at Bucknell (10/24) and at Lehigh (10/31)...Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2014: Played in 10 games at defensive end and on special teams during his sophomore season ... Finished with 15 tackles. 1.5 TFL, 1.5 sack and one interception return for a 48-yard touchdown ... Had three tackles. 1.5 sacks and a 48-yard interception return for a touchdown to earn CFPA FCS Weekly honorable mention at Marist (9/13) ... Had four tackles and an 18-yard reception on a fake punt vs. Bucknell (10/25) ... Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Wore No. 8 during his sophomore season.
2013: Played in six games at linebacker and on special teams during his freshman season...Finished with four tackles...Made collegiate debut vs. Marist (9/14)...Had first career tackle at Brown (9/21)...Had two tackles vs. Princeton (9/28)...Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll...Wore No. 41 during freshman season.
High School: A five-time letterwinner, earning three in football and two in basketball...Selected captain of both football and basketball team for his senior season...Selected first team all-district as a wide receiver and linebacker and second team all-region at wide receiver and linebacker in 2012...Scored 12 total touchdowns during his senior season to help Langley to its best record in 12 years...Earned the Scholar Athlete Award...Coached in football by John Howerton.