Position: Defensive Line
Height /Weight: 6-0 / 270
Hometown: Seffner, Fla.
High School: Armwood HS
At Delaware: Second-year member of the squad • redshirt freshman who looks to add depth to defensive line unit • may be limited in pre-season drills due to a bicep injury that kept him out of spring drills • projected as No. 3 right end behind veterans Ethan Clark and Quincy Barr entering pre-season • physical player who can be an effective pass rusher.
2011 Season: Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • team went 7-4 under head coach K.C. Keeler • did not take part in spring drills due to injury.
High School: Played defensive end and defensive tackle for head coach Sean Callahan at Armwood High School • did not start playing organized football until high school • high school teammate of current Delaware senior wide receiver Rob Jones • earned first team All-Western Conference and first team All-Hillsborough County honors as a senior • first team all-region • named a three-star athlete by yahoo.com • named pre-season FlaVarsity No. 2 defensive end • registered 97 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, and seven sacks as a senior and 85 tackles and six sacks as a junior • blocked three punts in his career • team was nationally-ranked in both in 2007 and 2010 • team won four straight district titles and three regional title during his career and was state runner-up in 2010 • team had four-year record of 52-6, including a 14-1 mark in 2010 • threw the shot put and discus for track and field team • honor roll student • also recruited by Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Western Kentucky, Rutgers, and Ohio University
Personal: David Dennard Tinsley • born March 1, 1993 • son of Brenda Robinson • oldest of three children • business major at Delaware • would like to work in marketing for a Fortune 500 company after graduation • mother is a nurse and a realtor • enjoys fishing and playing the saxophone in his spare time.Back To Football Home Football Story Archive