At Navy: Entering his third year as the starting long snapper ... has been consistent his first two seasons ... entered his sophomore season as a virtual unknown and ended up winning the long snapper job and has started every game since ... Academic All-America candidate ... has earned two varsity letters.
2010: Saw action in all 13 contests as the Mids' long snapper ... recorded his lone tackle of the season in Navy's win over Arkansas State.
2009: Saw action in every game as the team's long snapper, including making his collegiate debut in the `09 opener against sixth-ranked Ohio State ... credited with a tackle in the Mids' win over Notre Dame ... nearly came up with a fumble recovery in the Air Force game.
2008: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2008 graduate of Clearwater Central Catholic High School, Ackerman was a three-year letterwinner in football playing both linebacker and long snapper ... member of the team that claimed the regional title in 2005 ... led the football team to back-to-back district crowns in 2006 and `07 ... served as team captain his senior year ... named the team's most valuable defensive player following his senior season ... member of the National, Spanish and Math Honor Societies ... son of Tim and Marilee Ackerman ... majoring in economics ... carries a 3.51 GPA.