20 Wildcats Earn A Spot On The League's All-Academic Team
Villanova opened the 2014 season against FBS and ACC member Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on August 29, 2014.
Meet the key players for the Wildcats on defense and in the kicking game heading into the 2014 season.
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 took on Fordham at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx on September 7, 2013.
Villanova: Expected to be one of the team’s top defensive players; Has the potential to be an All-CAA performer; Has a good combination of speed and strength
2014: Played in only six games due to injury and had 12 tackles, five tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks and two forced fumbles; Tallied one solo tackle and a sack versus Fordham; Registered four tackles, two forced fumbles, two tackles for loss and a sack at Delaware; Credited with two tackles, one tackle for loss and a sack versus Liberty in the NCAA playoffs; Made a career-high five total tackles against Sam Houston State in the NCAA quarterfinals.
2013: Earned a spot on the CAA All-Academic Team ... Played in all 11 games and had 15 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack ... Tallied one assisted tackle against Boston College ... Made two assisted stops and had half a sack at Fordham ... Posted one solo tackle versus Stony Brook ... Credited with one solo tackle against Penn ... Registered one solo tackle and one assisted stop at New Hampshire ... Had one solo tackle versus Maine ... Totaled three tackles at James Madison ... Made one assisted tackle at Rhode Island ... Recorded three tackles against Delaware.
Wissahickon High School: First team All-League ... Defensive MVP ... Earned first team All-League honors in basketball ... Earned three varsity letters in football, basketball and track.
Personal: Born 6/14/94 in Kalamazoo, Mich. ... Son of Patrice Kpassagnon Tagro and Winifred Wafuoyo... Enrolled as a Finance major with minors in Accounting and Entrepreneurship in the Villanova School of Business.