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Brian Hentosz
Brian  Hentosz


Piitsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Pittsburgh Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 260



VILLANOVA: Voted the Most Improved Defensive Player during spring drills; Slated as the starter at nose guard; Tough competitor with a high football IQ.

2006: Missed the entire season due to an injury suffered in pre-season camp.

2005: Started all 11 games and had 24 tackles, one fumble recovery, one pass break-up and two tackles for loss; Made three tackles at Rutgers; Tallied two tackles and a pass break-up versus Northeastern; Registered one solo tackle versus Penn; Had one tackle at New Hampshire; Credited with one assisted stop against Richmond; Made four tackles and a tackle for loss at Bucknell; Registered three assisted stops versus Rhode Island; Tallied two assisted tackles against William & Mary; Recorded two tackles and a tackle for loss versus Towson; Had two tackles and a fumble recovery at James Madison; Amassed three assisted tackles versus Delaware.

2004: Tallied a solo tackle versus Bucknell; Moved from defense to offense in week three and started nine games at guard.

Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School: Earned three varsity letters in football and two in wrestling; First team All-State selection by the Associated Press and PFN; Two-time selection to the first team All-Conference squad; Selected to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette Fab 22 and the Pittsburgh Tribune Review Terrific 25 teams; Also named one of the top 10 defensive linesman by the Tribune Review; Team captain; As a senior had a team-high 120 tackles, including nine sacks and five forced fumbles; Also made one interception; Recorded 220 career tackles and 17 sacks; Member of school's Honor Roll all four years.

Personal: History major; Only child of Michael and Mary Hentosz; Born 8/18/85 in Pittsburgh, Pa.