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Salvatore Mauro
Player Profile:
Salvatore Mauro 2828047
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 265
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
High School: Bergen Catholic
Major: Health Behavior Science
Experience: Redshirt

AT DELAWARE
Second-year member of the squad as a redshirt freshman defensive lineman • will battle with returning starter Cam Kitchen for starting left end spot in the new 3-4 alignment • outstanding player from an elite high school program • has an incredible motor and is equally outstanding against the run and pass • wearing specially-designed helmet developed by Riddell this season • Riddell's Precision-Fit helmet utilizes state-of-the-art 3D scanning techniques to build a completely custom-fitting helmet liner system for individual players • will be one of the few players at the NCAA FCS level using the helmet this season •
had two tackles in Blue-White Spring Game in May and was named the team's Most Improved Player on Defense for spring drills.

2016 SEASON
Did not see game action in first year at Delaware and retained freshman eligibility • was one of the Hens' top practice players throughout the fall • selected Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Practice Player of the Week a team-high five times (vs. Delaware State, James Madison, William & Mary, Towson, and Richmond) • named to Colonial Athletic Association Academic All-Conference team.

HIGH SCHOOL
Standout at New Jersey power Bergen Catholic High School for head coach Nunzio Campanile • his assistant coach was former UD outstanding defensive end Dominic Santoli (2001-04) • team was ranked as high as No. 2 in the state during the 2015 season when it advanced to the NJSIAA Non-Public, Group 4 Playoffs semifinals for the second straight year • served as team captain as a senior • three-year starter on defensive line • two-time second team All-State selection (2014, 2015) who also was a two-time second team All-Bergen County pick and a two-time All-Metro selection as a defensive lineman • for his career collected 181 tackles and 25 sacks, including 50 tackles (seven sacks) in 2015, 56 tackles (10 sacks) in 2014, and 75 tackles (eight sacks) in 2013 • honor roll student • member of Hearing Our Heroes Club and Green Club.

PERSONAL 
Salvatore “Sal” Mauro (“mar-oh”) III • born Apr. 27, 1998 • honor student •  health behavior science major at Delaware • son of Sal and Cathy Mauro • father owns a trucking business • has two younger brothers • enjoys playing sports with his brothers and riding all-terrain vehicles in his spare time • fan of the New York Giants (NFL), Rangers (NHL) and Yankees (MLB).

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