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    David Posluszny

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Aliquippa, PA

    High School:
    Hopewell

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 235

    Position:
    Inside Linebacker

    Birthdate:
    09/21/1989


    09/19/2011

    Irish Close Out First Month Of Season Saturday At Pittsburgh

    Notre Dame to face Panthers for the 67th time in the series, having won 13 of the past 17 meetings (12:07 p.m. ET, ABC).

    09/12/2011

    Irish Return Home Saturday To Face #15 Michigan State

    Notre Dame averaging better than 510 yards of total offense through the first two weeks of the season (3:40 p.m. ET kickoff on NBC).

    09/05/2011

    Irish Visit Michigan Saturday Under The Lights

    Sporting retro uniforms, the two winningest programs in NCAA FBS history will square off in the first-ever night game at Michigan Stadium (8 p.m. ET, ABC).

    08/29/2011

    #16/18 Irish Kick Off 2011 Season Saturday Against USF

    Notre Dame is 102-15-5 (.857) all-time in season openers, having won 20 of its last 24 lidlifters (3:40 p.m. ET, live on NBC).

    02/06/2008

    Notre Dame Adds 23 To 2008 Football Roster

    The 23 student-athletes come from 17 states.

    CAREER: Has played in 16 career games ... has two years of eligibility re- maining ... solid special-teams performer for Irish in 2009 and 2010 ... will look to challenge for playing time at inside linebacker this year ... did not play as freshman and appeared in 10 contests during sophomore season ... played primarily on special teams but earned some snaps as reserve linebacker.

    2010 (JUNIOR): Played in six games for the Irish during the season against Michigan, Western Michigan, Navy, Tulsa, Utah and Miami (Fla.) ... recorded one tackle in 2010 ... an assisted tackle against Navy.

    2009 (SOPHOMORE): Linebacker appeared in 10 games for Irish, mostly seeing special-teams action ... totaled three tackles including two solo stops ... recorded first career tackle against Purdue ... had first career multi-tackle game, notching one solo and one assist against Washington State ... logged 6:16 of playing time as reserve linebacker and made 89 special-teams appearances.

    2008 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any game action as a rookie.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named second-team Pennsylvania all-state by the Associated Press for Class AAA in 2007 ... ranked by Rivals.com as the 22nd-best player in Pennsylvania and the 34th-best outside linebacker in the nation ... rated by Scout.com as the 30th-best weakside linebacker in the country and the 36th-best prospect from Penn- sylvania ... named to the Pennsylvania preseason all-state football team in 2007 by SPORTSfever Magazine ... received honorable mention accolades on the 2007 all-WesternPAFootball.net big school team (Class AAA-Class AAAA) ... received United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award ... totaled 38 tackles and one sack as a senior ... missed the final eight games of his junior season with a shoulder injury and missed three games during his senior campaign because of a concussion ... older brother Paul was an all-American at Penn State and now plays for the Buffalo Bills ...older brother Stan played baseball at West Virginia ... played for coach Dave Vestal at Hopewell ... became first Hopewell player to letter all four years in football ... besides his brother, Paul, another Hopewell product to reach the NFL is Tony Dorsett ... born Sept. 21, 1989 ... son of Paul and Jacqueline Posluszny ... one of five children ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as a management-entreprenurship major.

    Posluszny's Career Statistics

    Tackles Fumbles
    Year
    G-S
    TT
    UT
    AT
    TFL
    Scks
    FF
    FR
    PBU
    INT
    2008
    Did Not Play
    2009
    10-0
    3
    2
    1
    0.0-0
    0.0-0
    0
    0-0
    0
    0-0
    2010
    6-0
    1
    0
    1
    0.0-0
    0.0-0
    0
    0-0
    0
    0-0
    Total
    16-0
    4
    2
    2
    0.0-0
    0.0-0
    0
    0-0
    0
    0-0
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