56 - Dale English
Dale English
Height: 6-1
Weight: 250
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Middleburg Heights, Ohio
High School: Holy Name
Position: DT
Major: Nursing

Career: Four-time first-team All-University Athletic Association…2011 UAA Defensive Player of the Year…two-time D3Football.com All-North Region…three-time OhioCollegeFootball.com Division III All-Ohio...four-time UAA Defensive Player of the Week…finished career with 215 tackles, 59 tackles for loss, two interceptions and a school-record 33 sacks…played in all 42 games of career with 32 starts...named to UAA 25th Anniversary Team.

2011: Named first-team All-UAA at defensive tackle for a fourth-straight season and was tabbed as the league’s Defensive Player of the Year…also named to the D3Football.com All-North Region team and OhioCollegeFootball.com first-team Division III All-Ohio squad…started all 10 games as a team captain and ranked sixth on the team with 53 tackles…led the Spartans with UAA-bests of 17.0 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks…named UAA Defensive Player of the Week on October 31 after tying a career high with 10 tackles in win versus Chicago on October 29…also named UAA Defensive Player of the Week on November 15 after recording two tackles for loss, two sacks and a 43-yard interception return at Carnegie Mellon on November 12…named team’s Cleveland Touchdown Club MVP and was selected to play in Ohio Army National Guard Senior Bowl III.

2010: Named first-team All-UAA at defensive tackle for a third-straight season…also named to the D3football.com All-North Region team and OhioCollegeFootball.com Division III All-Ohio squad…started all 10 games and ranked third on the team with 64 tackles…led the Spartans with nine sacks and 13.0 tackles for loss…finished season just a half-sack shy of the conference lead…posted a stretch of seven-straight games with at least a half-sack...named UAA Defensive Player of the Week on October 18 after recording five tackles, a sack and first career interception at Hiram on October 16…recorded a season-high 10 tackles versus Wooster on October 23…totaled a career-high 2.5 sacks in Homecoming victory versus Allegheny on October 2.

2009: Named first-team All-UAA…played in all 11 games and made 10 starts…recorded 52 tackles and team-highs with 15 tackles for loss (first in UAA) and six sacks (tied for first in UAA)…named UAA Defensive Player of the Week on September 21 after posting nine tackles, including a career-high six for loss, and a sack in a 41-6 win against Oberlin on September 19.

2008: Selected as a first-team All-UAA defensive lineman as a freshman…played in all 11 games and made two starts...totaled 46 tackles with 14 for loss…also recorded 9.5 sacks and one fumble recovery.

Personal: Three-year football letterwinner at nearby Holy Name High School…also earned one varsity letter in wrestling…selected as football All-North Coast League, All-Northeast Lakes District and All-Ohio…earned All-North Coast League honors in wrestling and won sectional championship…received the President’s Award for Academic Excellence at Holy Name…son of Dale and Cathy English.