9 Deontae Bridgeman
9 Deontae Bridgeman
Height: 5-9
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Warren, Mich.
High School: St. Clair Shores Lake Shore
Position: LB

2011 (So.): Started the first five games of the season before going down with a season-ending injury at Trine on Oct. 1...despite playing in just five contests recorded 38 tackles (seventh on the team), 6.5 tackles for a loss, and a sack...at Defiance on Sept. 10 had a career-high 13 tackles with 10 of them being solo and also two tackles for a loss of seven yards...recorded 11 tackles (10 solo) and two tackles for a loss of six yards at Augustana on Sept. 17…registered six tackles including five solo stops with a sack for a loss of nine yards at Trine.

2010 (Fr.): Played in all 10 games during his first season and earned first varsity letter...returned one punt for four yards at Albion on Oct. 30...finished the season with six total tackles including five solo stops...had one tackle in six different contests...recorded a sack for loss of eight yards at Olivet on Oct. 9...tallied a tackle for loss of four yards against Hope on Nov. 6...also had a tackle against UW-Whitewater on Sept. 4, Trine on Oct. 2, Kalamazoo on Oct. 23 and Alma on Nov. 13.

Personal: Majoring in criminal justice...son of Terron and Kenyetta Mathes...born in Gibraltar, Michigan on January 15, 1992...earned two varsity letters in football at St. Clair Shores Lake Shore High School...set the school record with 137 tackles during the 2009 season...team advanced to the playoffs with 7-3 record in 2009...named to the Macomb All-County team twice...played in the 2009 Michigan High School All-Star Game...named to the Macomb County All-Academic team in 2009...favorite sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers...favorite athletes are Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and Terrell Owens...favorite TV show is The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air...favorite movies are Superbad and Transformers...favorite musicians are Eminem and Kanye West.

Current Season Statistics

#9 Deontae Bridgeman
 
      Rushing  Receiving  Passing  Kick Ret  Punt Ret  all 
Date  Opponent  no.  yds  td  lg  no.  yds  td  lg  c-a-i  yds  td  lg  no.  yds  td  lg  no.  yds  td  lg  purp 
Sep 2, 2011   at Husson University  0-0-0 
Sep 10, 2011  at Defiance  0-0-0 
Sep 17, 2011  at Augustana  0-0-0 
Sep 24, 2011  CONCORDIA CHICAGO  0-0-0 
Oct 1, 2011   at Trine University  0-0-0 
Totals     0-0-0 

Games played: 5

      Tackles  Sacks  Fumble  Int     pass  blkd  PAT  PAT       
Date  Opponent  solo  ast  total  tfl  yds  no.  yds  ff  fr  yds  no.  yds  qbh  brup  kick  kicks  rush  rcv  saf  pts 
Sep 2, 2011   at Husson University  0.0  0.0  0-0 
Sep 10, 2011  at Defiance  10  13  2.0  0.0  0-0 
Sep 17, 2011  at Augustana  10  11  2.0  0.0  0-0 
Sep 24, 2011  CONCORDIA CHICAGO  0.5  0.0  0-0 
Oct 1, 2011   at Trine University  2.0  14  1.0  0-0 
Totals     27  11  38  6.5  29  1.0  0-0