Villanova: Three-year starter at offensive tackle; Veteran performer who will provide leadership along the offensive line; Plays with great intensity.
2007: Started all 11 games at offensive tackle.
2006: Started all 11 games at tackle.
2005: Saw significant playing time after transferring from Duke University.
Brooklyn Poly Prep: Earned all-state honors in 2003; Named to the "Golden 50" All-Star Team; Earned the Ed Rossi Award given to the player who possesses character, dedication and work-ethic; 2003 MSG All-Tri-State Team; National Football Foundation All-Metro Team; Listed as the 11th overall best prospect and fourth top offensive lineman in New York by SuperPrep.
Personal: Marketing major; One of six children of Mel and Mejra Bauta; Brother, Luman, played football at Bucknell University and brother, Lav, played football at Villanova in 2006, while brother, Imer, played football at Villanova in 2006-07; Born 9/29/86 in Brooklyn, N.Y.