Height /Weight: 6-4 / 230
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Poly Prep Country Day HS
At Delaware: Fifth-year senior who has battled injuries over the past few seasons…three-year letterwinner…has excellent size and is a long defender…one of the team’s most experienced linebackers with 33 career games played and 30 tackles under his belt…enters fall camp as No. 2 outside linebacker behind third-year starter and co-captain Andrew Harrison…can also play in the middle…with good size and speed should contribute on special teams as well…enjoyed a solid outing in the 2011 spring game when he recorded six tackles.
2010 Season: Played in 12 games in a backup role for the Blue Hens to earn third letter...did not see game action vs. William & Mary and in playoffs vs. New Hampshire and Georgia Southern…recorded eight tackles on the season, including a season-high three stops against James Madison...collected two tackles vs. Duquesne...posted a solo stop in both the West Chester and Rhode Island games...played an important role on punt protection and coverage as the Hens did not have a punt blocked all season long to continue a streak that dates back to 2005...also was a key contributor on field goal protection...member of a Delaware defense that led the nation in scoring defense at 12.1 points per game and ranked No. 5 in total defense (280.7 yards per game)…team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national championship game under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2009 Season: Played in 10 games on the year en route to earning second letter…spent most of the season in a backup role behind Benard Makumbi at middle linebacker…only start came in late season victory over Hofstra…recorded a season-high four tackles in season opener vs. West Chester…recorded two tackles in four other games…picked up a fumble and returned it 31 yards in victory over West Chester…contributed strongly on special teams…team went 6-5 for Keeler.
2008 Season: Earned letter as a redshirt freshman...played in 11 games, missing only the season opener vs. Maryland...played a backup role at middle linebacker and on special teams...recorded eight tackles, including four solo stops...saw increased time late in the season with starting middle linebacker Erik Johnson limited with injuries...posted two tackles each vs. Albany and Maine and had single tackles in collegiate debut vs. West Chester, William & Mary, Hofstra, and James Madison...team went 4-8 under Keeler.
2007 Season: Suffered a shoulder injury early in camp and did not practice or see game action and retained freshman eligibility...team went 11-4 and advanced to the FCS national title game for Keeler...one of two linebackers in 2007 recruiting class.
High School: Played linebacker and offensive guard at Poly Prep Country Day School for head coach Dino Mangiero...teammate of former UD cornerback Tyrone Grant, who served as co-captain in 2010 and earned All-Colonial Athletic Association honors..led team to record of 11-6 over the last two seasons...earned All-New York City honors as a senior...earned Princeton Cup as team’s Athlete of the Year as a sophomore...holds school record for interceptions in a game and season (7)...as a senior, posted 76 tackles, two sacks, seven interceptions, three forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries...as a junior, had 64 tackles, seven sacks, three fumbles forced, and three fumble recoveries...three-year letterwinner in wrestling...state champion who also won two league titles and a city title...placed sixth at Eastern States championships...earned team’s Most Improved Wrestler award.
Personal: Eddie Ange Lugo (“lou-go”)...born Jan. 12, 1989...son of Lucy Lugo...has three younger siblings…economics major at Delaware...has worked as a painter during the summer and assisted at UD football and lacrosse camps.
Career Defensive Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Tackles: 4 vs. West Chester, 2009
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