Very talented defensive back who is competing for starting position at safety ... versatile defensive back who could play either safety position ... could also contribute on special teams ... valuable reserve in 2012 ... was a red-shirt freshman in 2011.
2012 SEASON: Reserve defensive back who played in nine games ... made first career start in Tigers’ 64-35 victory over New Hampshire in seasonal finale ... made nine tackles ... had first career interception in win at New Hampshire ... also recovered a fumble ... made a career high five tackles in the win at UNH ... also intercepted a pass in the fourth quarter and returned it 10 yards ... made two tackles in win over Rhode Island ... recovered a fumble in Tigers’ win at Villanova ... made one tackle at Kent State ... also had a tackle in victory over Maine.
AT WEST WINDSOR PLAINSBORO H.S.: All-State defensive back at West Windsor Plainsboro H.S. ... led the Knights to back-to-back playoff appearances ... earned first team All-Colonial Valley League honors and first team All-County notice for Coach Christopher Casamento ... helped the Knights post a 7-3 record as a senior ... one of the Knights’ defensive leaders with 56 tackles ... led league with six sacks and 15 tackles for lost yardage ... also played lacrosse for the Knights.
PERSONAL: Has one brother and one sister ... lists sister as the person he admires most ... avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles ... lists All-Pro safety Troy Polamalu of Pittsburgh as his favorite NFL player ... lists LeBron James as his favorite athlete ... favorite movie is “Scarface” ... lists Will Smith and Angelina Jolie as his favorite actors ... enjoys eating burgers and fries with a milkshake ... has had summer job working in family-owned restaurant ... mother is a graduate of Temple University who works as a security manager ... son of Edith Dunston ... born on September 23, 1992 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... major is business administration.