Dave Mordis
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Dave Mordis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palos Park, Ill.

High School:
Stagg

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 265

Position:
TE

Experience:
3L

2006: A second team All-Gateway selection ... started all 13 games at fullback ... hauled in a career-best five catches at Northern Iowa ... blocked for a rushing offense that averaged 170 rushing yards per game ... helped running back Pierre Rembert rush for over 100 yards in 12 games and over 1,700 yards ... protected for the No. 1 passing offense in the Gateway Football Conference (228 yds/gm) ... Redbirds' total offense ranked No. 8 nationally with 397.5 yards per game ... caught 20 passes for 185 yards on the season ... had four catches in the season opener at Kansas State ... hauled in a 15-yard touchdown pass in a win over Western Illinois.

2005: Started 10 of 11 games played at fullback ... had four catches at Eastern Illinois and against Northern Iowa ... ranked No. 4 on the squad with 19 grabs.

2004: Played in all 11 games and started in nine ... ranked No. 7 on the squad with eight catches for 111 yards ... scored his first collegiate touchdown against Eastern Illinois ... had a multiple catch game (2) against Youngstown State ... his 13.9 yards per catch ranked fifth on the team.

2003: Redshirted.

Stagg HS: Four-year honor roll member ... all-area honorable mention by Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times ... team captain junior and senior year ... named team MVP senior season ... all-conference pick (punter) ... totaled 850 yards rushing, 12 touchdowns and 100 yards receiving as a senior ... also registered 90 tackles as a senior ... team posted a 10-3 record senior year, best in school history ... participated in 7A State Semifinals ... all-conference selection as a junior and all-area honorable mention by the Palos Star ... racked up 400 yards and had seven touchdowns junior year ... lettered in football three years ... coached by Tim McAlpin.

Data: Born 11-29-84 in LaGrange, Ill. ... son of Kenneth and Nancy Mordis ... major: business education.