Position: Defensive Line
Height /Weight: 6-0 / 295
Hometown: Riviera Beach, Fla.
High School: Dwyer HS
Major: Criminal Justice
At Delaware: Fourth-year team member who adds veteran leadership to the unit • junior who is among the team's most experienced defenders with 22 career games played and nine starts • three-year letterwinner • will be a second-year starter at left tackle • powerful player who plays behind blocks and shows surprising quickness for size • effective run-stopper • has recorded 22 career tackles with six solo stops • had one tackle in 2012 Blue-White Spring Game in April.
2011 Season: Earned third letter as a key member of Blue Hen defensive line unit • sophomore who appeared in 10 games with eight starts • missed Old Dominion game • started every game except season opener vs. Navy and William & Mary • registered 15 tackles, including four solo stops • had season- high five tackles vs. Maine and added three against UMass and two vs. Rhode Island • recorded single stops against Navy, Delaware State, Towson, Richmond, and Villanova • was in on two tackles for losses against Massachusetts • recovered a fumble in win over West Chester • team went 7-4 under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2010 Season: Appeared in just two games for the Blue Hens after leg injury suffered in the spring took longer than expected to heal • missed the first three games while finishing recovery from the injury and returned to action in a reserve role in wins at Richmond and James Madison • did not record any statistics • aggravated the injury and decided to sit out the rest of the season to continue the healing process • retained sophomore eligibility • 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 title game under Keeler.
2009 Season: One of seven true freshmen to see playing time on defense and the only one to register a start • played in 10 games and registered seven tackles, including two solo stops • first career start came against Navy in November • had a season-high two tackles in collegiate debut vs. West Chester • registered one tackle five other times • credited with an unassisted tackle in both the Richmond and James Madison games • team went 6-5 under Keeler.
High School: Standout defensive tackle and offensive guard at William T. Dwyer High School for head coach Jack Daniels • led team to a 12-2 record in 2008 when the squad was a semifinalist in the state AAAA playoffs • posted 61 solo tackles along with eight sacks and four forced fumbles • earned first team All-State AAAA honors and was a first team all-county selection • earned team’s defensive Most Valuable Player Award • team posted a three-year record of 35-7 during his career • also a standout in track and field as a shot putter • advanced to the state regionals in the shot put as a senior.
Personal: Irvin Bernard “Irv” Titre ("tee-tree") • born February 14, 1991 • son of Dollie Daniels • youngest of three children • criminal justice major at Delaware • brother, Kenneth Grimes, and sister, Nikita Grimes, were both college athletes at Florida Atlantic University • cousin, Brittany Daniels, played basketball at East Tennessee State and Valdosta State • has worked at a nursing home during the summers.
Career Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Tackles: 5 vs. Maine, 2011Back To Football Home Football Story Archive