COLLEGE:Rookie linebacker who finished his career at Albany with 247 tackles (124 solo), 3.5 sacks, three interceptions (19 yards), two forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.
2012:Led Albany with 72 tackles, three interceptions and two blocked kicks en route to the team’s NEC Championship season. Ended his career ranked eighth all-time at Albany with 268 career tackles.
2011:Finished the season with a career-high 106 total tackles (53 solo), 2.5 sacks (16 yards), three pass defenses, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
2010:Moved from outside to inside linebacker. Was one of four Albany defenders with 50-plus tackles on the season, finishing with 54 total (20 solo).
2009:Played in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman, finishing the season with 33 tackles (19 solo).
Starting the playoffs at home is the prize that goes with winning a division title, and the Lions have that within their reach as they start the last quarter in Philadelphia
The Lions brought in six kickers for workouts this past week, but K David Akers says he will simply keep kicking until he's told not to
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Offensive coordinator Scott Linehan on the offense executing effectively, the offensive line playing extremely well and being able to run the ball to finish out games.