High School: Three (3) year letterman under Coach Dick O’Brien and Others. Played Wide Receiver his sophomore year, and played defensive back his junior and senior year. Ran Track on the 4 x 100 Relay his sophomore year and played point guard for two (2) seasons on the basketball team.
Honors: Captain of the Football Team his senior year, All-State, All-County, Crowned Mr. Hillsborough senior year.
College: Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York awarded a 4 year scholarship with Head Coach Paul Pasqualoni. Redshirted his freshman year.
Honors: A Two-Time All-American at Defensive Back. Played in the East/West Shiners Game in California; Played in Three (3) Bowl Games Fiesta Bowl, Liberty Bowl, and Gator Bowl. Play Boy All-American Team in Phoenix, Arizona. As a senior earned 1st team All-American honors for the second consecutive year and was one of two unanimous All-Big East selections for the Orangeman. Garnered FWAA All-American honors and was a first-team All-Big East Conference selection. All-Century Team 1999. Holds the single season record at Syracuse for pass breakups with 24 breakups.
Professional: Entered the 1997 NFL Draft in Round 2 as the 52 Pick by the Detroit Lions where he played four (4) years and retired due to injury.