Third-year member of the squad as an offensive tackle • enjoyed an outstanding spring and was selected as the Blue Hen Touchdown Club Most Improved Player on offense • big frame with good footwork and an outstanding athlete • among team's biggest players at 6-5 and 310 lbs. • expected to take over starting right tackle spot as a sophomore • another in a long line of DeMatha standouts to play at Delaware, including recent four-year UD starter Rob McDowell.
Earned first letter as a redshirt freshman • one of the team's top backup linemen • played both tackle and guard and on special teams • saw action in all 12 games • saw extensive action in win over Albany when starters Erle Ladson and Bobby Kennedy were injured • helped Delaware rank No. 2 in the Colonial Athletic Association in scoring (32.8) and No. 4 in rushing (177.0) • unit allowed just 18 sacks (No. 3 in CAA) all season.
Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • served on scout team and gained praise from coaching staff for his outstanding potential • appeared on team's two-deep lineup for most of the season but did not see game action.
Outstanding offensive tackle and guard at DeMatha Catholic High School for head coach Elijah Brooks • earned second team Big Schools All-State honors in 2011 and was a first team All-Prince George’s County and second team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference pick as a senior • rated as the No. 45 top high school player in state of Maryland • started in the Crab Bowl and Chesapeake Bowl All-Star games • only lineman picked as a Top 10 performer in the Crab Bowl • team went 7-4 and lost in the semifinals of the conference playoffs in 2011 • served as team captain as a senior • also competed in lacrosse (long pole defense) and wrestling (heavyweight) at DeMatha • honor roll student.
John Connor Bozick ("bo-zick") • born Aug. 17, 1994 in San Diego, Calif. • son of Ken and Vickie Bozick • has an older sister • hotel, restaurant, and institutional management major at Delaware • grandfather, John Bozick, played football at Penn State; uncle, Bruce Bozick, played college football at Kentucky; and father played college football at U.S. Merchant Marine Academy • attended UD Football Camp as high school player.