Third-year member of the squad as a walk-on • returned to defensive back spot from running back in spring drills • has outstanding speed • projected as No. 2 cornerback behind returning starter Justin Watson entering fall.
2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Did not see game action as a backup running back • rushed for seven yards in the Blue-White Spring Game.
Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • member of scout team at defensive back before moving to running back in the spring.
Standout at St. Peter's Prep School for head coach Rich Hansen • two-year starter as a cornerback and running back • led St. Peter's to 17-4 record and two conference titles over final two seasons • ranked among the Top 50 prospects in New Jersey and earned Fastest Man Award at Semper Field Camp • registered 50 tackles and six pass breakups as a senior and 36 tackles, two interceptions, and five pass breakups as a junior • also returned kicks and ran the season's opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown as a senior.
Trejon ("tray-john") Amir Dinkins • born April 21, 1995 • son of Donnell Dinkins and of Keisha Puryear and Reed Puryear • has one younger sister • father is a graduate of William Paterson University and mother is a graduate of The College of New Jersey • father played football at WPU and went on to play at the semi-pro level • health behavior science major at Delaware.
|Hometown:||North Plainfield, N.J.|
|High School:||St. Peter's Prep|
|Major:||Health Behavior Science|