17 Jeff Deliz
At Navy: Enters the fall in a battle with sophomore Emmett Merchant for a starting job at safety ... did not participate in spring drills as he was still recovering from a broken foot he suffered last fall ... the injury was so severe that he withdrew from school last fall to rehabilitate his foot and then came back to school in the spring ... one of the better tacklers on the team ... has earned two varsity letters.
2007: Started the first two games of the season before breaking his right foot ... totaled 13 tackles, one of which went for a loss of two yards, on the year ... posted a career-best nine tackles in a starting role against Temple ... racked up four tackles, one for a loss of two yards, before coming out in the first quarter with an injured right ankle at Rutgers.
2006: Played in 12 games ... had 25 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss, a sack and an interception on the year ... recorded three tackles against Stanford ... made a career-high five stops, including one for a loss, against Tulsa ... registered three tackles, including one for a loss, and broke up a pass against Connecticut ... recorded two tackles against Duke ... picked up three tackles against Eastern Michigan ... was in on one tackle against Temple ... had an outstanding game against Army, registering two tackles, including his first-career sack, and intercepted his first-career pass in the fourth quarter ... had a great game against Boston College, recording a then-career-high tying five tackles, including a tackle for a loss of five yards.
2005: Appeared in all 12 games, making two tackles on the season ... registered tackles against Maryland and Rice ... also broke up a pass against Rice.
2004: Did not see any varsity action.
High School/Personal: Earned three letters at Chippewa Valley High School ... led team to 2001 state championship and 2003 regional championship ... earned all-county, All-East, All-Metro East and all-conference honors three times and all-state once ... was named defensive MVP in 2001 and 2002, and team MVP in 2003 ... excelled in baseball, where he earned four letters as a catcher and outfielder and led team to 2002 district championship ... earned all-county, all-state and team MVP accolades in baseball ... a member of the National Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude ... his brother, Jimmy, plays baseball at Michigan State ... Jeffrey James Deliz ... Born-7/13/86.