- Defensive Tackle
- 6' 3
- 282 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Gwynn Park
- Mitchellville, Md.
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2011: Played in four games ... Played 33 snaps on offense, 10 on defense and six on special teams for a total of 49 ... Saw action on 30 plays at guard and graded out with 90 percent blocking efficiency with a knockdown against Appalachian State ... Worked three offensive snaps at Marshall … Moved to the defensive side of the ball the week of the Miami game due to injuries along the defensive line ... Picked up seven plays at defensive tackle while also working on special teams ... Became the first Hokie since Macho Harris in 2008 to see action on offense, defense and special teams in the same season ... Worked three plays on defense at Virginia.
2010: Worked at right guard on the scout team … Showed improvement on all four major lifts during off-season workouts … Turned in a 410-pound bench press and a 420-pound front squat … Moved to the left guard spot for spring practice.
2009: Was unable to join contact work until late September while continuing to recover from knee surgery the previous spring … Practice at tackle, but did not see game action … Bench pressed 390 pounds during off-season workouts … Was asked to move to offense after seven spring practices … Worked at the right offensive guard spot the rest of the way.
2008: Worked at defensive tackle … Ended up redshirting … Bench pressed 373 pounds and turned in a 500-pound back squat during off-season workouts … His 4.70 clocking in the 40 was the best among defensive tackles … Turned in a tackle for a 7-yard loss in one of the early spring scrimmages … Suffered a torn ACL during the final Saturday scrimmage prior to the spring game.
2007: Entered school for the second semester in January 2008 … Went through off-season workouts … Worked at defensive tackle during spring practice … Had two tackles and a fumble recovery during one of Tech’s spring scrimmages … Also had a tackle in the Maroon-White game.
High School: Named second-team All-Met by The Washington Post as a defensive lineman his final year … Saw action at defensive end and tackle, as well as offensive tackle for Coach Danny Hayes … Contributed 108 tackles, nine sacks, seven pass deflections and three forced fumbles as a senior … Earned first-team all-league, all-county and all-state honors … Listed as the No. 15 overall player on the Mid-Atlantic 36 by SuperPrep … Rated the No. 19 player in the Maryland/DC/Delaware area by Scout … Helped the team to 14-0 record and the Maryland 3A state championship in 2005 … Posted 87 tackles and 11 sacks that season … Earned honorable mention all-state and All-Met honors along the defensive line.
Personal: Courtney Pierre Prince … Born 6/13/89 in Washington, DC … Son of Christopher and Sharon Prince … Graduated with a degree in human development following the second session of 2011 summer school … Will declare a second undergraduate major at that time.