Antoine Lewis and Dan Shirey Chosen as Team Leaders
First Practice Set for Sunday Afternoon
Dan Shirey, Antoine Lewis garner spots on Preseason All-CAA Team
Head coach Andy Talley gave an update on the team's offense during spring practices
Villanova played Maine on Homecoming weekend at Villanova Stadium on October 26, 2013.
Villanova defeated local rival Penn, 35-6, on September 28, 2013 at Villanova Stadium.
Villanova won its second straight game with a 35-6 triumph over Penn at Villanova Stadium on September 28, 2013.
Villanova defeated William & Mary, 20-16, at Villanova Stadium on October 5, 2013.
Villanova defeated Stony Brook, 35-6, in its season home opener on September 21, 2013.
VILLANOVA: Named third team preseason All-American by the Sports Network ... Will serve as a co-captain for the second straight season ... Versatile lineman who can play both center and guard ... Intelligent player with outstanding football instincts.
2012: Medical redshirt due to an Achilles injury suffered in spring practice.
2011: Named first team All-CAA ... Earned a spot on the CAA All-Academic Team ... Started all 11 games at center.
2010: Named third team All-CAA ... Started all 14 games at center.
2009: Played in 12 games with nine starts ... Started three of the four NCAA playoff games.
Neshaminy High School: Three-year letterwinner ... Earned Class 4A All-State honors and was a first team defensive lineman ... Selected to Big 33 team ... Played in the New Jersey vs. Northeast All-Star Classic ... A first team selection by the Pennsylvania Football News and by EasternPA.com ... First team All-Southeast Pennsylvania ... First team all-league on both offense and defense ... Two-time first team selection by the Trentonian and the Bucks County Courier ... Team co-captain ... Chosen as team's Most Valuable Defensive Player and was voted Mr. Redskin 2008 ... Team won Suburban One League national championship in 2008 ... Honors student.
Personal: Communications major ... Born 6/29/90 in Philadelphia ... Younger of two sons of Ron Shirey and Ronnie Strong ... Has an older brother, Nick (24).