10  Andre Jean-Pierre
Andre Jean-Pierre

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Irvington, N.J.

High School:
Irvington

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 245

Position:
OLB

Major:
Psychology / Sociology


2008: Saw action in nine games at linebacker ... finished ninth on the team with 30 tackles ... five stops and a fumble recovery vs. Charleston Southern (10/18) ... heated up over the last three games of the season when he made 19 stops ... season-high eight tackles and a forced fumble at Iona (11/8) ... seven tackles, including his only sack of the season, in the win over VMI (11/15).

2007: Played in all 11 games with eight starts at linebacker ... second on the team with 63 tackles ... broke up a pair of passes and forced one fumble ... picked up a blocked punt and returned it 24 yards for a score at Bucknell (9/8) ... career-high 10 tackles at Youngstown St. (9/15) with a forced fumble and pass break up ... made at least seven tackles in a five-game stretch (9/15-10/20) ... had nine each at Albany (10/6) and vs. Maine (10/20) ... broke up another pass at Richmond (10/13).

2006: Saw action in all 11 games ... seventh on the team with 49 tackles ... at least one tackle in every game ... at least four in every game but two ... season-high eight stops at New Hampshire (9/16) ... broke up a pass and blocked a kick at St. Francis (Pa.) (10/14) ... six tackles vs. Robert Morris (10/28) and at Central Connecticut St. (11/11).

2005: Played in seven games in his first season of action ... made 38 tackles ... 2.5 sacks was second on the squad ... nine stops in his collegiate debut vs. Bucknell (9/10), setting his season-high ... eight tackles at Robert Morris (10/29) ... two sacks among his six stops vs. Wagner (11/5) ... matched his season-high with nine tackles at Marist (11/19).

2004: Redshirted.

High School: A 2004 graduate of Irvington High School ... lettered all four seasons in football for the Blue Knights ... 112 tackles as a senior and a pair of interceptions ... all-state selection ... first team all-conference, all-county and all-area ... area defensive player of the year ... defensive MVP of the conference ... MVP of the squad ... all-conference and all-area as a junior when he made 107 tackles and had three interceptions ... also lettered in basketball.

Personal: Born Andre Jean-Pierre on March 10, 1986 in Brooklyn, New York ... son of Andre and Marie Jean-Pierre ... two brothers ... majoring in psychology/sociology.