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Angelo Blackson
Angelo Blackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bear, Dela.

High School:
Red Lion Christian

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 306

Position:
DL

Major:
Sociology

2013 | Veteran at defensive tackle ... three tackles and a sack vs. Arkansas State ... two tackles, two QB hurries vs. Ole Miss ... pair of tackles and a TFL at Texas A&M ... two tackles, TFL against Florida Atlantic ... two tackles at Tennessee ... forced a Florida State fumble in the BCS title game

2012 | First season as a starter at defensive tackle ... 10 career starts ... pair of tackles and a TFL in first career start vs. Clemson ... blocked a Mississippi State field goal attempt (first blocked FG by Auburn since 2009) ... four tackles vs. MSU ... blocked ULM's overtime field goal attempt ... recovered an LSU fumble ... pair of tackles and forced an Arkansas fumble ... TFL at Ole Miss ... forced a Vanderbilt fumble ... two tackles and a TFL vs. Texas A&M ... sack, five tackles, two TFL vs. New Mexico State ... two tackles vs. Alabama A&M ... three tackles and a TFL at Alabama

2011 | Recorded six tackles, including 1.5 for loss (-3) while playing in all 13 games as a true freshman along the defensive line ... posted three tackles in the opener with Utah State ... also tallied half a tackle for loss ... saw playing time, but did not record a tackle against Mississippi State ... posted a TFL (-3 yards) against Clemson ... one tackle at LSU and also against Samford

High School | Listed as the nation's No. 14 defensive tackle by ESPN.com/Scouts Inc. ... rated as the No. 24 defensive tackle in the nation, the No. 2 recruit in Delaware and the No. 239 player overall nationally by 247Sports ... ranked No. 29 nationally among defensive tackles by Scout.com ... named the nation's No. 31 defensive tackle and the No. 2 player from the state of Delaware by Rivals.com ... PrepStar All-East Region team ... selected to play in the National Underclassmen Combine All-World Gridiron Classic following his senior season ... during his senior season, had 40 tackles including three sacks, three forced fumbles, two pass deflections and a fumble recovery in just seven games ... as a junior, collected 56 tackles, including 11 tackles for loss and seven sacks ... punted 40 times for a 36.1-yard average with a long of 52 yards ... also played on the Red Lion basketball team

Personal | Birthday is November 14 ... his sister Dalila Newman is his guardian ... Major: Sociology