UND Roster

2019-20 Football Roster

#56 Howard Cross III

DL


Height 6-0 7/8
Weight 269
Class Freshman
Hometown Paramus, NJ
High School Saint Joseph Regional
Bio

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA

  • No. 336 overall player nationally, No. 25 strongside defensive end nationally and No. 8 player from New Jersey by 247Sports.com
  • No. 54 defensive end nationally and No. 11 player from New Jersey by ESPN.com
  • No. 27 strongside defensive end nationally and No. 8 player from New Jersey by Rivals.com
  • Recorded 76 tackles, 22.0 TFLs, 9.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, two passes defended and one forced fumble as a senior in 2018
  • Career stats: 218 tackles, 45.0 TFLs, 22.0 sacks, four fumble recoveries, two passes defended and two forced fumbles
  • Helped Saint Joseph to its 19th New Jersey State Championship in 2018
  • Named 2018 NJ.com State Player of the Year
  • Played for coach Augie Hoffmann at Saint Joseph Regional
  • Father, Howard Jr., played 13 years in the NFL for the New York Giants (1989-2001)
  • Howard Jr. helped the Giants to a Super Bowl XXV victory over the Buffalo Bills