Steven Barroso
Steven Barroso

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toms River, N.J.

High School:
Toms River North

Last College:
Monmouth

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 240

Position:
LB

Experience:
TR

07/02/2013

Eleven Redbirds Earn MVFC Academic Excellence Award

Illinois State won nine games in 2012.

Monmouth: Set record for most tackles in a game as a sophomore with 14 ... named the conference defesive player of the week vs. Central Connecticut State ... ranked third on the team in tackles that season ... played in eight games as a freshman at inside linebacker.

Toms River North HS: Three-year starter for head coach Chip LaBarra ... named the all division defensive player of the year as a senior ... named an all-conference and all-state selection ... averaged 11 tackles per game ... set a season high with 17 tackles vs. Piscataway ... ended his career as the school record holder for tackles ... led team to the playoffs and a No. 9 ranking in the state that year ... as a junior, averaged 10.8 tackles per game and was an all-division and all-conference pick ... had a season best 19 tackles against Jackson Memorial ... averaged over nine tackles per game at the varsity level as a sophomore ... helped team to a state championship that season.

Personal: Born February 18, 1992, in Lakewood, N.J. ... son of Tommy Barroso and Barbara Febles ... one of our children, including a pair of twin brothers ... majoring in university studies.