2009 Season Photos
2008 Season Photos
SENIOR YEAR (2011)
Started all 11 games at middle linebacker ... Finished the
season ranked second on the team with 84 tackles ... Also totaled 4.5 tackles for
a loss and 1.5 sacks ... Recorded double-digit tackle totals three times ...
Tallied a season-high 12 tackles at Delaware ... Posted 10 tackles in the season
opener at Virginia and against Towson ... Registered eight stops with 2.5 TFLs
and 1.5 sacks in the win against New Haven ... Preseason third-team All-America
selection by the College Sporting News ...
JUNIOR YEAR (2010)
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2009)
Missed the season for family reasons ...
Earned All-CAA Second Team honors ... Also selected to the VaSID All-State Second Team ... Started all 14 games at middle linebacker ... Led the team with 90 total tackles ... Also finished the season with 2.5 sacks, 10.0 tackles for a loss, three interceptions, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and three pass breakups ... Recorded a season-high 11 tackles with a sack, two TFLs, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the win at Virginia ... Honored as the QB Club Defensive Player of the Week following his effort against UVA ... Posted 10 tackles with 1.5 TFLs the following week in the triumph versus Central Connecticut State ...Tallied 10 stops in the victory at Northeastern ... Honored as the CAA Defensive Player of the Week after totaling eight tackles, a sack and an interception in the victory against Towson ... Registered nine tackles, a sack, and 1.5 TFLs at Richmond ... Made six tackles and returned an interception 60 yards for a touchdown in the NCAA opening round win against Weber State
... Totaled a pair of TFLs in the NCAA quarterfinal victory at Southern Illinois ... Recorded seven tackles (six solo) with a TFL versus Villanova in the NCAA semifinals ... Posted an interception in the win at Norfolk State ...
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR (2008)
Started all 11 games, seven at outside linebacker and the other four at inside linebacker ... Ranked second on the team with 76 tackles ... Also finished the year with 6.5 tackles for a loss, 0.5 sacks, an interception, four pass breakups and two forced fumbles ... Led the conference in tackles among freshmen with 6.9 per game ... Figure ranked 10th in the league among all linebackers ... Recorded a season-high 13 tackles (nine solo), a tackle for a loss, a forced fumble and an interception in the victory against Rhode Island ... Honored as the CAA Rookie of the Week following the effort versus the Rams ... Equaled a season-high with 13 tackles (12 solo) in the win against Northeastern ... Posted nine tackles (seven solo) with 1.5 tackles for a loss versus Villanova ... Also registered nine tackles at James Madison ... Tallied six tackles (five solo) and forced a fumble in the triumph against Norfolk State ... Had 1.5 tackles for a loss and a half sack in the victory versus VMI ... Recorded tackles for a loss at N.C. State and against Richmond ...
FRESHMAN YEAR (2007)
Scout team linebacker ...
Led head coach Mike Whittles' squad to an undefeated 11-0 season and No. 4 state ranking as a senior ... Named First-Team All-Met linebacker by the Washington Post and First-Team All-Met tailback by the Baltimore Sun ... Earned county defensive player of the year honors by the Washington Post and offensive player of the year honors by the Baltimore Sun ... Named best player in the county by Anne Arundel coaches with the Rhodes Memorial Trophy and a consensus all-state pick at linebacker ... Recorded 117 total tackles with three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, including one returned 68 yards for a touchdown ... Rushed for 1,096 yards and 11 touchdowns ... Earned MIAA B First-Team All-Conference honors and Baltimore Sun and Washington Post all-county honors as both a junior and senior ... Named best player in the county, offensive player of the year and first-team all-county honors by the Capital-Gazette ...
Son of Robert and Lisa Trantin ... Father played football and was a member of the track team at Coe College ... Nephew of former NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer and current Green Bay assistant coach Kurt Schottenheimer ... Cousin, Kurt Kittner, played quarterback at Illinois ... Enjoys working out and hanging out with friends ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Born on December 12, 1988 in Fort Campbell, Ky.