50 Tony Haberer
>> At Navy: Enters the fall as a starter with Ross Pospisil at inside linebacker ... had a good spring game ... coming off a solid junior campaign ... plays with great intensity ... a phenomenal athlete ... his clean of 330 pounds is one of the top marks on the squad ... has earned two varsity letters.
>> 2008: Completed the season with 41 tackles in 13 contests (five starts), including one tackle for a loss of 10 yards ... turned in a sack for a 10-yard loss ... produced five tackles against Wake Forest in the EagleBank Bowl game, including four solo stops ... contributed three tackles in leading the Midshipmen to a 34-0 win over the Black Knights, as well as their sixth-consecutive Commander-In-Chief's Trophy win ... it's the first time Navy has pitched back-to-back shutouts since 1986 ... it's also the first shutout against Army since 1978 (28-0) ... produced three solo tackles in Navy's 16-0 win over Northern Illinois ... it's the first shutout Navy's defense has pitched since Sept. 18, 2004, when the Mids beat Tulsa on the road, 29-0 ... it was the first time the Huskies have been shut out since 1999 against Iowa (24-0) ... finished the Notre Dame game with four tackles ... turned in a pair of tackles in the Mids' overtime win over Temple on Senior Day ... made a solo stop in Navy's 34-7 win over SMU ... the defense held the Mustangs to -13 yards rushing, the first team to post negative rushing yards against the Mids since Pitt in 1978 ... made four stops against No. 23 Pitt ... it also held the Mustangs to eight first downs, marking the first time a Navy opponent was held to 10 or fewer first downs since 1999 when Rutgers mustered 10 ... produced four tackles against 23rd-ranked Pitt, including three solo stops ... made his third consecutive start in a four-tackle effort at Air Force ... pitched in three tackles at Wake Forest and sacked Riley Skinner for a loss of 10 yards ... got the starting nod at inside linebacker against Rutgers ... was in on four tackles ... made five tackles, including three solo stops at Duke ... chipped in a tackle at Ball State ... recorded a pair of solo tackles in the Mids' win over Towson in the season-opener.
>> 2007: Played in all 13 games ... started in seven contests ... totaled 44 tackles, two for a loss with one sack, on the year ... also recovered a fumble and returned it 23 yards ... made one tackle in kickoff coverage during a win at Temple ... produced two tackles at Rutgers ... chipped in with a career-best seven stops in extensive action against Ball State ... registered three tackles in a win versus Duke ... recovered a fumble and returned it 23 yards against the Blue Devils ... had an impressive game in his first-career start against Air Force ... delivered nine tackles, two for a loss of nine yards, against the Falcons ... also made first-career sack on a blitz up the middle in the fourth quarter ... made six tackles in a win at Pittsburgh ... came up with five stops against Wake Forest ... produced seven tackles at Notre Dame ... provided a solo stop at North Texas ... chipped in with two tackles against Army ... delivered one tackle against Utah in the Poinsettia Bowl.
>> 2006: Did not see any varsity action.
>> High School / Personal: A 2005 graduate of Liberty Hill High School, Haberer attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2005-06 academic year ... a three-sport standout, he earned four letters in football and basketball and three in track ... football team was 35-6 in his final three years ... named Honorable Mention All-State (Texas), All-Central Texas and the district's Most Valuable Player as a senior .... a four-time first-team all-district selection ... full name is Tony Lee Haberer ... born Sept. 27, 1986, in Round Rock, Texas ... son of Gary and Susan Haberer ... majoring in International Relations.