|Hometown:||River Vale, N.J.|
|High School:||Pascak Valley|
2009: Played in 10 games. …Had 33 tackles. …Registered five tackles for loss and three sacks. …All three sacks came against Ursinus. ...Season high five tackles against Muhlenberg. …Broke up 2 passes.
2008: Backer turned defensive lineman by necessity. ...Appeared in every game. ...Four tackles, including one for loss in back-to-back weeks - his first on the line - against Dickinson and Juniata. ...Knocked down a pass against Juniata.
High School: Played three years of varsity
football at Pascack Valley. …Was captain his senior year
earning 1st Team All-Bergen County Defensive Back Honors.
…Also received the team’s MVP award his senior year.
…Bergen County All Star game selection. …Represented
Pascack Valley at the NBIL scholar-athlete luncheon. …As a
junior, he was named to the 2nd Team All Bergen County defense.
…Started for three years on varsity baseball while receiving
All-NBIL recognition each year. …Honor Roll regular and
member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Twin sister plays soccer at Ramapo College of New Jersey.