UAlbany Football BIO
Neven Sussman
Player Profile:
Neven Sussman 2267058
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 228
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sandy Spring, Md.
High School: Sherwood

2018: Appeared in all 11 games at linebacker and on special teams. ... Made three starts at linebacker. ... Finished with 35 tackles (12 solo) and intercepted a pass in first career appearance on defense at Pittsburgh (9/1). ... Posted a career-best nine tackles (two solo) at Maine (10/27). ... Punted 22 times for an average of 35.8 yards, with a long of 48.

2017: UAlbany's punter and secondary quarterback. ... Averaged 37.3 yards per punt, including six of 50-plus yards. ... Placed 13 punts inside the 20-yard line. ... Had a season-long punt of 59 yards against Rhode Island (Oct. 28). ... At quarterback, completed 12 of 26 passes for 163 yards. Also rushed 43 times for 108 yards. ... Had a season-high 48 rushing yards at Morgan State (Sept. 9).

2016: CAA Academic All-Conference Team... UAlbany's primary quarterback, starting nine games... Finished with 1,017 passing yards with seven passing touchdowns, 121 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown... Led UAlbany to victory over BCS-opponent Buffalo (9/2), passing 14-for-21 for 113 yards and two touchdowns... Went 8-for-12 in the air with 183 yards and two touchdowns in home win vs. Holy Cross... 211 passing yards, two total touchdowns vs. Richmond (10/8)... 187 yards passing and 75 yards rushing at Maine (10/15).

2015: CAA All-Academic Team … Played in 10 games with four starts … Totaled 442 passing yards and two touchdowns, completing 42-of-105 pass attempts … Rushed 48 times, totaling 105 yards on the ground and two touchdowns … Threw for a season-high 170 yards and two touchdowns at Richmond (Oct. 31), completing 14-of-35 passes, while also rushing for a touchdown … Broke 100 passing yards again vs. New Hampshire (Nov. 14), going 9-for-23 for 136 yards, including a season-long 30-yard pass … Also rushed for a touchdown vs. the Wildcats, carrying the ball 13 times for 75 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain for the Warriors' football team … Totaled 1,565 passing yards and 15 touchdowns, completing 109-of-197 passes as a senior … Also rushed for 500 yards and five touchdowns on 99 carries … Earned first-team all-county and All-Gazette honorable mention honors … A consensus all-state honorable mention … Team MVP … National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL: Son of Dr. Michael and Karen Sussman … Has one brother, Noah, and a sister, Katish … Intends to major in business.

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