At Navy: Enters the fall listed even for second on the depth chart with Barry Dabney at nose guard ... will also see time on special teams ... moved from offensive guard to nose guard in the spring of 2012 and adapted to his new position quickly ... has good size and strength ... has battled injuries throughout his career ... has earned two varsity letters.
2012: A contributor in all 13 games after making the move from offense to defense ... chipped in a pair of tackles against Arizona State in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl ... member of the Mids' defensive unit that held Texas State scoreless for the first 42 minutes of the game ... contributed a tacke in the loss at Troy ... after surrendering the game's first 10 points, part of a Navy defense that held Florida Atlantic scoreless for the better part of 30 minutes between the second and fourth quarters (8:57 2nd - 9:07 4th) ... contributed an assisted tackle against the Owls ... produced a career-high tying three tackles against Central Michigan ... part of a defense that held the Chippewas to a season-low 221 yards (70 rush, 151 pass) and 12 first downs ... the 70 yards rushing by the Chippewas were the fewest yards rushing by a Navy opponent since Missouri rushed for 65 yards on 26 carries in the 2009 Texas Bowl ... turned in a career-high three tackles in Navy's win over Air Force ... part of a defense that did not allow a touchdown in nine consecutive quarters (Penn State fourth quarter - San Jose State) ... the streak was the best by a Navy defense since 2008 when the Mids did not allow a touchdown for 10 straight quarters (fourth quarter against Notre Dame, shut out Northern Illinois, shut out Army and did not allow a first quarter point to Wake Forest) ... registered a then career-best two tackles against San Jose State ... part of a defensive unit that held VMI scoreless for the final 53-plus minutes of action ... held the Keydets to just a field goal in the opening quarter, marking the first time Navy's defense did not surrender a touchdown to its opponent since 2009 when defeating Army, 17-3 ... recorded his first collegiate tackle in Navy's 41-3 win over VMI ... made his debut on defense in the Mids' opener against Notre Dame ... also appeared against Penn State.
2011: Saw action in 11 games, including making his collegiate debut in the Mids' season-opening victory over Delaware ... missed the East Carolina contest after spraining his ankle the week of the game.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2010 graduate of Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory School, Bridges lettered three times as an offensive lineman in football and once in wrestling ... earned one (soph.) of his three football letters at South Broward High School ... led Chaminade-Madonna Prep to the district and region titles in 2009 with a 12-1 record ... earned Second-Team All-State (Fla.) honors and First-Team All-Broward County kudos ... served as President of Tri-M Music Honor Society ... enjoys playing the saxophone ... his first cousin is NFL running back Timothy Hightower ... his biological mother passed away at a young age and he was raised by his father and stepmother, Beverley Bridges ... majoring in general science.