Returns for a fifth year to give the offensive line veteran leadership and experience... a Second Team All-Patriot League selection last fall... slated to start at right guard... returned to action as a starter at right guard in 2006 after sitting out the 2005 season... one of two Rams to start every game on the offensive line last fall... moved to the offensive line in 2005 after playing on the defensive line in 2004.... member of the junior varsity program in 2004... led the Rams with five total tackles in a junior varsity game with Nassau Community College in 2004.
2007: Started eleven games at right guard... key component of an offensive line that helped quarterback John Skelton throw for over 2,600 yards and 22 touchdowns... also helped Rams rush for over 2,000 yards.
2006: Started all eleven games at right guard for the Rams... helped Fordham rush for over 1,300 yards and pass for 1,482 more.
2005: Did not see varsity action.
2004: Appeared in one game as a freshman (Colgate).
Before Fordham: A graduate of Pittston Area High School in Pittston, Pennsylvania... a letter winner with the football and track and field teams... named All-State, All-Region and All-Conference as a senior... named Wyoming Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2003... team Defensive MVP... served as a team captain...earned All-Conference honors as a junior.
Personal: Born on November 27, 1985... son of Mary and Mike Nardone... has a younger sister (Marissa)... majoring in Sociology.