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Rick Leonard
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Rick Leonard 1884334
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 306
Year: Junior
Hometown: Middletown, Md.
High School: Middletown

2015: Appeared in all 13 games on special teams and at defensive end...finished with five tackles and 2.5 TFL…registered a career-high four tackles and 1.5 TFL vs. Chattanooga…finished with 1.0 TFL in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against Houston…one of top practice players who earned consistent praise from the coaches for his work ethic…moved to the offensive line and will compete for playing time at tackle in 2016.

2014: Reserve defensive end who played in four games and made one tackle against The Citadel...also logged action against Wake Forest, at Louisville and versus Oregon in the Rose Bowl..shared Most Outstanding Defensive Player honors following 2015 spring practice.

PERSONAL: Rated a four-star recruit by Rivals and Scout and a three-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN in the 2014 recruiting class...rated the nation’s 15th-best strongside defensive end and the No. 6 player in Maryland by Rivals...ranked the No. 21 strongside defensive end and No. 15 player in Maryland by 247Sports...tabbed No. 37 defensive end and No. 8 player in Maryland by ESPN...Scout’s No. 31 defensive end...committed to the Seminoles at the Jimbo Fisher Camp in 2013...led Middletown to a third straight Class 2A state championship as a senior, capturing the state’s Defensive Player of the Year award by the Maryland sportswriters and consensus All-State First Team honors...totaled 30 solo tackles, 14 sacks and 24 tackles-for-loss in 2013...had 67 tackles, 12 sacks and 18.5 tackles for loss as a junior in 2012 - his first season of varsity football...also played lacrosse in high school...played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Orlando, Fla., following his senior season....father and grandmother attended Florida State...chose Florida State over Clemson and Maryland...born November 22, 1996...majoring in criminology.

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