51 Dave Novotney
Novotney's Career Honors:
2004, `05 First-Team All-CSFL
2005 CSFL Defensive Player of the Week (Week 2)
2004 CSFL Defensive Player of the Week (Week 3)
2003 Second-Team All-CSFL
2003 John S. Degnan `52 Award (Most Outstanding Freshman)
2003 CSFL Defensive Player of the Week (Week 7)
Named a First-Team All-CSFL defensive lineman for his second-consecutive season ... finished third on the team with 39 tackles, 23 of which were solo ... led the squad with 13.0 tackles for a loss and five sacks ... also forced and recovered a fumble, broke up two passes and blocked a field goal ... selected CSFL Defensive Player of the Week following his nine-tackle performance at Cornell, 5.5 for a loss of 28 yards with two sacks (9/23) ... one week later against Army in the Pride Bowl, he made seven tackles with a sack, forced a fumble, broke up a pass and blocked a field goal (10/2) ... in the Star Game at Army, he posted nine tackles, 3.5 for a loss of 18 yards, one sack and one fumble recovery.
Received First-Team All-CSFL accolades ... posted 35 tackles, 7.5 for a loss, four sacks, and a forced two fumbles ... named CSFL Defensive Player of the Week after defeating Army in the Pride Bowl (10/3) ... tallied eight tackles, four behind the line of scrimmage, forced a fumble, intercepted a pass, and blocked a kick in the win ... made a season-high nine tackles with a sack versus Army in the Star Game (11/5).
Recipient of the 2003 Degnan Award as the Mids' Most Outstanding Freshman ... earned Second-Team All-CSFL honors ... named CSFL Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Mids shutout Pennsylvania, 31-0 (10/31) ... recorded a team-high seven tackles and two sacks against Penn ... ranked second on the team with 44 tackles on the year ... posted 26 solo tackles ... recorded 4 sacks for a loss of 25 yards ... returned one interception for six yards ... totaled 8.5 tackles for a loss of 36 yards.
Earned three letters in football, four in wrestling and one in track & field ... served as captain in all three sports during his senior year.
Son of Mike and Sue Novotney ... born Oct. 8, 1984, in Hammond, Ind. ... majoring in ocean engineering.