#27 Frank Beltre
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Randolph, N.J.
High School: Randolph
Major: Sports Management

Third-year starter at defensive end ... strong candidate for All-American honors ... earned a berth on the Pre-Season All-Colonial Athletic Association team for the second year ... named as a third team Pre-Season All-American by The Sports Network ... named as one of the top defensive linemen in FCS football by College Sports Performance Awards ... plays hard and loves the game of football ... passionate defensive player who has tremendous focus ... aggressive lineman and a team leader ... two-time All-CAA selection who earned first team honors as a junior and third team notice as a sophomore ...  “red shirt” freshman in 2008 ... very good student who was named to the CAA’s Academic All-Conference team ... enters senior season with 196 career tackles ... has also made 30.5 tackles for lost yardage with six sacks ... has appeared in all 34 games the last three years with 29 starts.

2011 SEASON: Played in all 12 games and started 11 times ... did not start game at Maine after missing most of the week’s practices due to an injury ... one of three Tigers who was named first team All-CAA ... key performer for Tigers’ Colonial Athletic Association championship team ... named as honorable mention All-American by College Sports Journal ...  tied for fourth on team with 68 tackles ... led Tigers with 12 tackles for lost yardage ... also led team with four sacks ... finished 38th in the CAA in tackles ... ranked third among CAA defensive linemen in tackles ... tied for seventh in the CAA with 12 tackles for lost yardage ... led Tigers to season-opening win over Morgan State by making six tackles, including a sack ... made five tackles in win over No. 20 Villanova ... helped Tigers to Homecoming win over Colgate with nine tackles ... one of the Tigers’ defensive leaders in their loss at Maryland ... made five tackles against the Terrapins, including two tackles for lost yardage ... also recovered a fumble at Maryland ...   stopped a Maryland scoring drive by recovering a fumble at the Towson six-yard line in the third quarter ... contributed eight tackles, including two for lost yardage, in Tigers’ 31-28 win over Richmond ... made six tackles and recorded a key sack in the final minute of the Tigers’ 39-25 come-from-behind win over No. 18 Old Dominion ... made four tackles in win at William and Mary ... made two tackles, including a sack, in loss to Delaware before leaving game with an injury ... had six tackles, including a sack in win at No. 7 Maine ... made seasonal high 12 tackles and forced a fumble, helping Tigers to vital win over No. 8 New Hampshire ... made five tackles and had one tackle for lost yardage in FCS playoff game against Lehigh.

2010 SEASON: Started all 11 games at defensive end ... named third team All-Colonial Athletic Association ... made 85 tackles, second on the team ... ranked second in CAA for tackles among defensive linemen ... made 12.5 tackles for lost yardage, sixth in the CAA ... made career high 13 tackles against James Madison ... also made 13 tackles against Maine, including three for lost yardage ... had six tackles against Massachusetts with 2.5 for lost yards ... had eight  tackles against Rhode Island ... also made eight tackles at Delaware ... made eight tackles at New Hampshire ... helped Tigers to five-overtime win over Coastal Carolina with six tackles.

2009 SEASON: Appeared in 11 games at defensive end ... made seven starts ... named as Tigers’ Special Teams Player of the Year ... received Special Teams game ball after win at Rhode Island ... made 43 tackles, tenth on the team ... had six tackles for lost yardage and two sacks ... had a 12-yard sack against Richmond ... also recorded an 8-yard sack at William & Mary ... made 1.5 tackles for lost yardage against New Hampshire ... made seven tackles at William & Mary ... recorded six tackles in win at Rhode Island ... made five tackles at Northwestern in first college game ... recorded five tackles in loss to eventual national champion Villanova ... had six tackles in season finale at James Madison.

AT RANDOLPH H.S.:  Two-way standout at defensive end and running back for Coach Joe Lusardi … served as team captain for the Rams … helped Rams post a 6-4 record as a senior … rushed for 213 yards against West Morris … led Rams with 105 tackles as a senior ... made 74 tackles in junior year ... ranked as one of the top 25 prospects in New Jersey by New Jersey Prep Star … named all-conference as a senior ... also served as captain of the Rams’ track and field team … member of the school record-setting 4 x 100-relay team and the 4 x 200-relay team.

PERSONAL: Has two older sisters ... lists his mother as the person he admires most ... also lists high school coach, Joe Lusardi, as a person he admires ... favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... has done community service work with the MS Walk and helping the homeless ... hobbies include reading ... had summer job painting ... lists Will Smith as his favorite actor ... favorite food is barbecued ribs ... avid fan of the Atlanta Falcons ... favorite NFL player is linebacker Brian Orakpo of Washington ... most memorable experience was returning to the Dominican Republic where he was born ... father works as a painter ... mother is a secretary ... son of Frank Felix Beltre and Sonia Ahdreher ... born on January 28, 1990 in Azua, Dominican Republic ... major is sports management.

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