Position: Tight End
Height /Weight: 6-4 / 250
Hometown: Reading, Pa.
High School: Reading Central Catholic HS
Major: Engineering Technology
High School: Played tight end and linebacker at Reading Central Catholic High School for head coach Thomas Hudy...three-year starter and 2006 captain...first team All-State class A at tight end...two-time All-Berks County selection...named Section 2 Receiver of the Year as a senior...two-time honorable mention All-State punter...nominated for Wendy’s High School Heisman...caught 22 passes for 519 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior and caught 25 passes for 401 yards and four touchdowns as a junior...had 70 tackles, 6.5 sacks, and one interception on defense as a senior...junior class president, senior class vice-president, active in chorus, class show, and various community service projects...National Honor Society student and an Eagle Scout...four-year varsity basketball player and team captain as a senior...led team to state A title with a 29-4 record...first team All-State...averaged 13.9 points per game and finished career with 1,017 points...two-time all-district in basketball...also played volleyball and baseball.
At Delaware: Fifth-year senior for Delaware who returns as one of the team's most dangerous offensive weapons...among the top tight ends in the Colonial Athletic Association and the nation…named a pre-season All-American by Consensus Draft Services…a third-year starter who has appeared in 23 career games with 14 starts…has hauled in 20 passes for 251 yards (12.1 avg.) and one touchdown for his career…has good blocking ability and adds reliable pass catching abilities to the offense…expected to play an important role in the run game and add to a talented receiver corps…hard worker who is technically sound in blocking and pass-catching duties…looks to return to full strength after missing spring drills with a knee injury.
2010 Season: Enjoyed an outstanding season in his first year as the No. 1 tight end...appeared in all 15 contests, starting 10 games...earned third team All-Colonial Athletic Association honors…caught 14 passes for 178 yards and a touchdown to rank No. 7 on the squad...helped team rank No. 2 in the CAA in total offense with 401.8 yards per game, rushing offense at 184.4 yards per game and scoring offense with 27.9 points per game...part of a group that was pivotal in CAA Rookie of the Year Andrew Pierce and CAA Offensive Player of the Year Pat Devlin's All-American success…enjoyed best outing of his career in win over Massachusetts when he caught three passes for 44 yards and scored his first career touchdown on a 31-yard catch and run in the second half...also caught two passes for 15 yards in Homecoming win over Towson…had catch for 24 yards against South Dakota State and one for 20 yards vs. Richmond…had two post-season receptions, including a 28-yarder in the title game vs. Eastern Washington…also saw action on punt protection...recorded one tackle vs. James Madison and one vs. Eastern Washington...named Blue Hen Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Week against Richmond...named to the CAA Academic All-Conference team...team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2009 Season: Entered the season as the No. 2 tight end behind Josh Baker…role increased after Baker’s season-ending knee injury in the season opener…saw action in first six games of season and started four games before missing the remainder of the season with a knee injury…made first career start vs. Richmond in the second game of the year…caught first career pass for eight yards vs. West Chester…led the tight ends with six catches for 73 yards (12.2 avg.)…member of CAA Academic Honor Roll squad…team went 6-5 under Keeler.
2008 Season: Saw first career action for the Blue Hens as a backup tight end...appeared in two games, seeing backup action in wins over West Chester and Towson...team went 4-8 under Keeler.
2007 Season: Made traveling squad as No. 3 tight end but did not see action and retained freshman eligibility...one of two tight ends in Delaware’s 2007 recruiting class…team went 11-4 and advanced to the FCS national title game for Keeler.
Personal: Colin Anthony Naugle (“nawgle”)...born Sept. 26, 1988...son of Jeffrey Naugle and Diane Naugle...honor student as engineering technology major at Delaware...earned degree this past May…has one older brother...father is a banker and mother is a nurse.
Career Offensive Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Receiving Yards: 44 yards vs. Massachusetts, 2010Back To Football Home Football Story Archive