Will serve as a team captain in 2008... solidified the defensive backfield from his free safety position last fall... led the team in tackles... named National Defensive Player of the Week following the Albany game in 2007... brings experience and leadership to the defensive backfield in 2008... moved into the starting rotation at strong safety in 2006... appeared in ten games, making four starts... made a triumphant move to the collegiate level, appearing in eight games as a freshman in the defensive backfield and on special teams... finished the year as the back-up to Greg Whelan at strong safety... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll the past three years.
2007: Started eleven games at free safety as a junior (missed one game due to injury)... led squad with 84 total tackles, 48 solo, including one for loss... also intercepted three passes, broke up three passes and recovered a fumble... had a career game against Albany, recording 26 total tackles, 14 solo... the 26 tackles was an unofficial school record and was just two shy of the Patriot League record set in 1990 by Lehigh's Lee Picariello against William & Mary... the 26 stops was also the highest one game total in the NCAA FCS... named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week following the Albany game as well as National Defensive Player of the Week by The Sporting News and ECAC Defensive Player of the Week... finished with 14 tackles, eight solo, and broke up a pass in the NCAA FCS playoff game at Massachusetts... made eight tackles, five solo, and returned an interception 18 yards at Lafayette... recorded seven stops, three solo, in the shutout of Marist... had five tackles, four solo, broke up two passes and recovered a fumble in the win over Holy Cross... made six stops, including two solo and one for loss, in the season-opening win at Rhode Island... finished with four tackles, three solo, and returned an interception 28 yards to set up a Fordham touchdown in the win at Colgate... also made four stops in the Dayton and Bucknell games.
2006: Appeared in ten games as a sophomore, starting four at strong safety... recorded 31 total tackles, 16 solo, including one for loss... also had two interceptions and one pass breakup... made a career-high seven tackles, three solo, and intercepted a pass which was returned for 12 yards and set up a Fordham touchdown in the season-ending win over Georgetown... registered six stops, three solo, and picked off a pass and returned it 28 yards in the Holy Cross game... had five tackles, three solo, in the Marist win and made three stops, two solo, and broke up a pass against Lafayette.
2005: Appeared in eight games for the Rams as a freshman, both on special teams and in the defensive backfield... finished the year with five total tackles, four solo... made a pair of tackles, one solo, in the win over Holy Cross... recorded one tackle in the Duquesne, Georgetown and Lehigh games.
Before Fordham: A graduate of South Fork High School in Stuart, Florida... led area in average yards per punt return (20.3) as a senior... First Team All-Area in 2004... Honorable Mention All-Area in Treasure Coast newspapers as a junior and in the Palm Beach Post as a junior and senior... led team in tackles with 49 and interceptions with four in seven games as a senior... averaged 6.6 yards/carry on offense... served as a team captain and named Defensive MVP... attended Barron Collier High School in Naples, Florida for his first two years of high school.
Personal: Born February 3, 1987... son of Laura Loucks... has an older brother (Russell), a younger brother (Jason) and a younger sister (Erica)... an Accounting major with a minor in Business Economics.