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Schedule

FOOTBALL
Aug 31 - FINAL
Delaware State (Delaware Day)
3
Delaware
Delaware
22
FOOTBALL
Sep 9 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
0
Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
27
FOOTBALL
Sep 16 - FINAL
Cornell (High School Band Day)
14
Delaware
Delaware
41
FOOTBALL
Sep 30 - FINAL
James Madison (Hall of Fame Weekend)
20
Delaware
Delaware
10
FOOTBALL
Oct 7 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
24
Stony Brook
Stony Brook
20
FOOTBALL
Oct 14 - FINAL
Wm. & Mary (Parents & Family Weekend/Youth Cheer/Twirler Day)
0
Delaware
Delaware
17
FOOTBALL
Oct 21 - FINAL
Richmond (Homecoming)
35
Delaware
Delaware
42
FOOTBALL
Oct 28 - 4:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Towson
Towson
FOOTBALL
Nov 4 - 2:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Maine
Maine
FOOTBALL
Nov 11 - 3:30 PM
UAlbany
UAlbany
Delaware
Delaware
FOOTBALL
Nov 18 - 1:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Villanova
Villanova
UD Football BIO
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Nasir Adderley
Player Profile:
Nasir Adderley 2236167
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Great Valley
Major: Health Behavior Science
Experience: 2 Letters

AT DELAWARE
Third-year member of the squad as a junior • one of the top defensive backs in the Colonial Athletic Association • will move over from cornerback spot to free safety (rover) spot in 2017 • will also be counted on to return punts and kickoffs • dynamic player with great skill set • has started all 22 games he has appeared in at Delaware • has recorded 100 tackles (75 solo) and contributed 14 pass breakups and two interceptions for career • had an interception and two tackles in Blue-White Spring Game in May.

2016 SEASON
Had a breakout season for the Blue Hens as a sophomore cornerback • among the league's top defenders • earned third team All-CAA honors • ranked third on the team in tackles with 49 and ranked first among defensive backs • had two tackles for loss, tied for team lead with two interceptions, and ranked No. 2 on the team with four pass breakups • had season-high 10 tackles vs. William & Mary (all solo) and made six stops in sucessive games vs. James Madison and Maine • intercepted passes vs. Towson and Albany • returned interception vs. Albany 22 yards for a touchdown to spark Hens to the road victory • broke up two passes vs. Maine • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Special Teams Player of the Week three times (Lafayette; Albany; Villanova) and Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week twice (James Madison, William & Mary) • caught a pass for nine yards in Blue-White Spring Game in May.

2015 SEASON
Moved into the starting lineup at cornerback immediately and enjoyed an outstanding season • started all 11 games and was one of just two true freshmen (SS Ray Jones was the other) to start every game • led all defensive backs and ranked third on the team with 51 tackles (37 solo) and led squad with eight pass breakups • recorded career-high 11 tackles at Towson and added six each vs. Lafayette and New Hampshire • broke up four passes vs. New Hampshire and was named the Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts • part of a unit that ranked No. 5 in the CAA and 24th in the NCAA in total defense (329.2) and was No. 3 in scoring defense (20.5/22nd in NCAA).

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year starter at free safety and strong safety during a standout career at Great Valley High School • also started at wide receiver and was a kick returner for head coaches Mike Choi and Dan Ellis • led team to a 12-2 record and the district title as a senior in 2014 • team went 8-3 in 2013 • earned honorable mention All-State honors as a senior when he was also named second team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania, first team All-Area, and first team all-conference • was all-conference at both receiver and defensive back • for his career, caught 68 passes for 1,025 yards and five touchdowns, rushed for 383 yards and five touchdowns, intercepted nine passes and returned three for touchdowns, forced three fumbles, and had seven touchdowns on kick returns • honor roll student.

PERSONAL
Nasir Allan Adderley (“na-seer” “adder-lee”) • born May 31, 1997 • son of Ria Adderley • mother is a store manager • has one younger sister • health behavior science major at Delaware • enjoys reading and playing video games in his spare time • worked at UD Conference Services during the summer • cousin, Herb Adderley, was an All-Pro defensive back with the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys, won three Super Bowls, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980 • grandfather, Nelson Adderley, played college football at Ohio State and later in the Canadian Football League.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year G/S Tackles (Solo)
Sacks/TFL
FR/FF
Int./PD
2016  11/11 49 (38)   0-0/2-4 0/1  2/6
2015 11/11 51 (37) 0-0/2-6 0/0 0/8
TOTALS 22/22 100 (75)
0-0/4-10
0/1
2/14

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 11 vs. Towson, 2015; 10 vs. William & Mary, 2016
Pass Breakups: 4 vs. New Hampshire, 2015

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