all 11 games on the defensive line.
fourth on the squad with 49 tackles, along with two sacks, an interception, six
pass breakups, and one fumble recovery.
a season-best seven tackles at No. 5 Youngstown State (9/15).
a pass and returned it 17 yards in win over Monmouth (9/29).
six tackles, including one for a loss, and recovered a fumble in win over
Central Connecticut State (11/17).
2011: Made 22 tackles... Had a career-high six tackles at Central Connecticut (10/22)... Had three tackles with a sack at Columbia (9/24)... Also had a sack against Robert Morris (10/15)... Blocked a kick in FCS Playoff game at Stony Brook (11/26). 2010: Had 15 tackles in 10 appearances ... career-high four tackles, including three unassisted, at Bryant ... three stops vs. Maine and Robert Morris ... played on special teams ... moved from inside linebacker to end during 2010 spring drills ... 2009: Appeared in all 11 games ... played on kickoff return unit .... made three tackles ... 2008: Redshirted after attending Milford Academy the previous year ... totaled 46 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions at the New York prep school ... High School: At St. Peter's Boys, he was selected All-Catholic High School Football League (CHSFL) and a Staten Island Advance All-Star on two occasions ... 2005 Class A third-team all-state linebacker by New York State Sportswriters Association ... led Golden Eagles to CHSFL AA championship game and a 7-4 record ... made 143 tackles with three sacks and four blocked kicks ... Personal: Major is sociology with a minor in communication ... born 10-3-88 ... parents are Dean Mercuris and Alison Lawler ... has two brothers, James and Ryan.