#36 David Posluszny
CAREER: Has played in 16 career games … has two years of eligibility re- maining … solid special-teams performer for Irish in 2009 and 2010 … will look to challenge for playing time at inside linebacker this year … did not play as freshman and appeared in 10 contests during sophomore season … played primarily on special teams but earned some snaps as reserve linebacker.
2010 (JUNIOR): Played in six games for the Irish during the season against Michigan, Western Michigan, Navy, Tulsa, Utah and Miami (Fla.) … recorded one tackle in 2010 … an assisted tackle against Navy.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Linebacker appeared in 10 games for Irish, mostly seeing special-teams action … totaled three tackles including two solo stops … recorded first career tackle against Purdue … had first career multi-tackle game, notching one solo and one assist against Washington State … logged 6:16 of playing time as reserve linebacker and made 89 special-teams appearances.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any game action as a rookie.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named second-team Pennsylvania all-state by the Associated Press for Class AAA in 2007 … ranked by Rivals.com as the 22nd-best player in Pennsylvania and the 34th-best outside linebacker in the nation … rated by Scout.com as the 30th-best weakside linebacker in the country and the 36th-best prospect from Penn- sylvania … named to the Pennsylvania preseason all-state football team in 2007 by SPORTSfever Magazine … received honorable mention accolades on the 2007 all-WesternPAFootball.net big school team (Class AAA-Class AAAA) … received United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award … totaled 38 tackles and one sack as a senior … missed the final eight games of his junior season with a shoulder injury and missed three games during his senior campaign because of a concussion … older brother Paul was an all-American at Penn State and now plays for the Buffalo Bills …older brother Stan played baseball at West Virginia … played for coach Dave Vestal at Hopewell … became first Hopewell player to letter all four years in football … besides his brother, Paul, another Hopewell product to reach the NFL is Tony Dorsett … born Sept. 21, 1989 … son of Paul and Jacqueline Posluszny … one of five children … enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as a management-entreprenurship major.
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