Sophomore nose guard from Richmond, Va.
Junior fullback from Spring Hill, Tenn.
Senior defensive end from Port Matilda, Pa.
Junior center from Scottsdale, Ariz.
Senior defensive end from Jacksonville, Fla.
• At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at left defensive end behind Will Anthony ... has good strength ... very good athlete ... moved from outside linebacker to defensive end last spring ... plays with good leverage, using his wrestling background to his advantage ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2014: Played in five games as a member of special teams, including making his collegiate debut in the Mids’ opener against No. 5 Ohio State ... chipped in a tackle against Georgia Southern ... part of a defensive unit that surrendered one touchdown to VMI which was scored with 14 seconds left in the game ... his lone tackle against the Keydets went down as a tackle for a loss of four yards.
• 2013: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2013 graduate of Brentwood Academy, Mason was a three-sport standout who earned letters in football (4), track & field (4 - throws) and wrestling ... garnered All-State (Tenn.) football honors as a junior and senior, while also serving as team captain those same years ... a three-time All-State (Tenn.) selection in wrestling (2011-13), he was a two-year team captain ... a three-time state wrestling champion (2010, `11, `13) who won 133 consecutive matches ... was the 2013 Tennessee state champion in the discus ... attended the same high school as 2011 Navy football captain Jabaree Tuani, Mason Graham (`12), Barry Dabney (‘14) and junior corner back Kwazel Bertrand ... had an offer from Army ... son of Fred Mason and April Moore ... majoring in economics.