A physically gifted athlete who is a punishing tackler ... spent 2007 as a reserve defensive back and missed most of last season with a knee injury ... sitting out the spring while rehabbing the knee injury ... moved to outside linebacker last season and is now back in the secondary.
As a Sophomore (2008): Played in just one game as a reserve linebacker and special-teams performer ... injured his knee vs. Eastern Michigan (9/20) and missed the rest of the season ... had moved from defensive back to outside linebacker in the spring.
As a Freshman (2007): Played in all 13 games as a reserve defensive back and special-teams performer ... one of four true freshmen to see action and one of only two to play in every game ... appeared mostly on special teams... finished with eight tackles... had season-best two tackles in back-to-back games vs. Georgia Tech and vs. Virginia.
At The Pennington School: One of the top safeties in the nation as a senior ... ranked No. 6 nationally among safeties by Scouts, Inc. ... also ranked No. 56 among safeties by Rivals.com ... selected as a Fab50 defensive back ... the 16th-ranked prospect in the state of New Jersey by Rivals.com ... an all-state selection .... a three-time all-prep choice and a two-time all-area selection ... had 50 tackles and four interceptions as a junior ... had eight interceptions as a sophomore ... also threw for 1,217 yards with 17 TDs and rushed for 12 scores in 2004 ... a third-team all-prep selection in 2006 by The Star Ledger in basketball ... also recruited by Iowa, Michigan State, Rutgers and Virginia... coached by Jerry Eure.
Personal: Mother is Michelle Herald ... uncle, Beanie Herald, played basketball at Connecticut ... enrolled in letters and sciences.
HERALD's Career Statistics
Defense G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sacks FC FR PBU Int. 2007 13-0 2 6 8 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0-0 Career 13-0 2 6 8 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0-0