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#44 Patrick Callaway
Position: Linebacker
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lithonia, Ga.
High School: Martin Luther King
Major: Sport Management
Experience: 3 Years
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At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad at linebacker • will start at middle linebacker (Mike) for the second straight season in 2013 • undersized at 5-10 and 215 lb. but makes up for it with determination and a head for the game • could become one of the better linebackers in the Colonial Athletic Association as a junior • has played in 22 career games with 19 starts and recorded 105 tackles (63 solo stops), nine tackles for loss (27 yards), one sack, and two fumble recoveries • honor student • serves as one of 16 members of the UD football team's Leadership Council • had four tackles in Blue-White Spring Game.

2012 Season: Enjoyed an outstanding sophomore season for the Blue Hens at linebacker • played in all 11 games and started 10 of them at middle linebacker • ranked second on the team in tackles behind All-American linebacker Paul Worrilow with 68 tackles, including 48 solo stops • also ranked second with 7.5 tackles for loss (27 yards) and also recorded a sack for 11 yards, a pass breakup, fumble recovery, and forced fumble • ranked No. 26 in the Colonial Athletic Association with 6.2 per game • came on strong at the end of the season, recording a career-high 10 tackles each vs. Richmond and Villanova • also had nine stops vs. Rhode Island (along with a forced fumble and fumble recovery), eight vs. New Hampshire, and seven against Towson • had 2.5 tackles for loss vs. Richmond and two against Rhode Island • recorded a sack against Richmond • member of Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll • team went 5-6 for head coach K.C. Keeler • recorded one tackles in spring game.

2011 Season: Earned first letter as a true freshman • one of only five true freshmen to see action for the Blue Hens and the only one to start more than five games • played in all 11 games and started each of the final nine contests after taking over starting middle linebacker spot at the Delaware State game due to an injury to Jessel Curry • led all UD freshmen in tackles and ranked eighth on the squad with 37 tackles, including 15 solo stops • also had 1.5 tackles for loss and recovered a fumble • posted five or more tackles four times led by a career-high 10-tackle effort vs. Old Dominion • also made seven stops the next week vs. Maine and had five tackles each against Towson and Richmond late in the season • recovered a fumble vs. Villanova in the season finale • earned spot on Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Played linebacker for head coach Mike Carson at Martin Luther King High School • earned first team All-State honors by the Associated Press as a senior • was a two-time first team All-Region 2 all-star and earned first team All-Dekalb County laurels both seasons • team captain who earned team’s community service award • led team and the state in tackles as a senior in 2010 with a school record 177 • set a school record with 19 tackles in one game • also had two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery • team went 8-4 in 2010, won the regional title, and advanced to the second round of the state tournament • served as Senior Class President • National Honor Society student • also competed in track and field as a shot putter and sprinter…also recruited by William & Mary, Pennsylvania, and Western Carolina.

Personal: Patrick Demarcus Callaway • son of Patrick and Katrina Callaway • born Sept. 9, 1993 • honor student as a sport management major • served internship with the UD Athletics Marketing Office during 2012 Winter Session • one of team's most active community service volunteers •  has two older sisters • father played college basketball at Francis Marion College. 

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