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Giorgio Newberry
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Giorgio Newberry 1877294
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 295
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Fort Pierce, Fla.
High School: Fort Pierce Central

2015: One of the most improved player on the team, the fifth-year senior played in all 13 games at defensive end and defensive tackle…finished the season with 21 tackles, two sacks, three TFLs, and six pass break-ups…also had three additional quarterback hurries…his six PBUs were the most by any ACC defensive lineman…had two pass break-ups against FSU’s biggest rivals, Florida and Miami…against Miami, both PBUs came on the game’s final drive, including the final pass, to seal the 29-24 win…first sack of his career came against USF…set a career-high with four tackles at Wake Forest…helped anchor a top-10 scoring defense for the Seminoles…finished his career with 36 tackles, two sacks, three TFLs, and eight PBUs over 99 career games…registered a sack and fumble recovery for the American Team in the Tropic Bowl All-Star game in January (2016).

2014: Appeared in all 14 games in 2014 as a reserve defensive lineman and on special teams as the up-back on the punt team...had timely fumble recovery at NC State with FSU clinging to a 49-38 lead in the fourth quarter...had two tackles on the season, making one stop against both Wake Forest and Syracuse...consummate team player who began his career at defensive end before moving to tight end and then to defensive tackle.

2013: Moved to defensive tackle in the spring, but was a backup tight end in 2013..saw significant action as up-back on the punt team and in two-tight end sets...played in all 14 games, including one start against Boston College...did not make a catch...played defensive end in 2012, making 13 tackles.

2012: Freshman defensive end who saw action in 12 games on the season...totaled 13 tackles for the Seminoles...recorded at least one tackle in his first six games of the season...had four solo tackles for the season...recovered a fumble in the third quarter as well as forced a fumble in the fourth quarter of the season opening game against Murray State.

2011: Redshirt season.

PERSONAL: A four-star defensive end out of Fort Pierce Central, who enjoyed a stellar senior season recording 83 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and eight sacks...ranked the No. 10 strongside defensive end by Rivals.com and No. 18 defensive end by Scout.com...rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports...named First Team All-Area defensive end by TCPalm...finished his junior season with 40 tackles and three sacks while also garnering First Team All-Area honors...No. 17 on Bill Buchalter’s Florida Top 100 for the Orlando Sentinel...member of the Florida Times-Union’s Super 75 where he was rated as the No. 3 defensive end...No. 54 on the Sporting News Top 100...No. 27 on the ESPNU 150 and No. 3 overall athlete...selected to the Under Armour All-American team...played right tackle, left tackle and even some center in high school and did the same in the Under Armour All-America Game despite being projected to play defense in college...No. 67 on Tom Lemming’s MaxPreps.com Top 100...rated No. 25 in the Gainesville Sun’s top 50 seniors list for the state of Florida...No. 19 on the SuperPrep Florida 110...chosen by ESPN760 as the No. 3 player in the 10 players to watch in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast...coached by Chris Hutchings...born November 26, 1991...majoring in social science.

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