As a Junior (2015): Appeared in all 12 games, making five starts ... earned Academic All-Big Ten honors ... helped Maryland average 182.5 rushing yards/g - the most since 2003 ... caught one pass for four yards against Indiana (11/21) ... caught one pass for five yards in win at Rutgers (11/28).
As a Sophomore (2014): Earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors for a second straight season ... earned Big Ten All-Academic honors ... member of the Maryland Leadership Council ... appeared in 13 games with two starts at tight end ... made his first career catch at Syracuse (9/20) ... caught his first career touchdown pass at Penn State (11/1).
As a Redshirt Freshman (2013): Received The George Boutselis Award for the student-athlete who lettered in football with the highest GPA while adhering to the goals of the student-athlete ideal, at the team banquet ... played in all 13 games primarily on special teams.
As a Freshman (2012): Served a redshirt season … named the special teams scout team player of the week for his efforts in preparation for the Temple (9/8), Boston College (10/27), and Florida State (10/17) games, and the offensive scout team player of the week for the Wake Forest (10/6) game.
At Council Rock High School South: A solid two-way player who is listed among the top tight-end prospects in the nation … a first-team all-state selection as a senior… rated No. 23 nationally among tight ends by Scout.com … the 44th-ranked player in the state, according to Rivals.com … ranked No. 30 nationally among tight ends and No. 21 among Pennsylvania players by 247Sports.com … ranked No. 28 nationally among tight ends and No. 23 among players in the state by ESPN.com … recorded 144 tackles, seven pass breakups, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three blocked kicks in 2011 … also caught 14 passes for 185 yards… named to the 2011 Mini Maxwell Award team by the Maxwell Touchdown Club … a 2011 Suburban One first-team selection at tight end … served as a team captain his senior year … hauled in 12 passes for 246 yards and posted 90 tackles, including five sacks, as a junior … also recruited by Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia … coached by Vince Bedesem.
Personal: Born in Philadelphia, Pa. … parents are Pat and Patty Gallo … interned at Potomac Financial Group prior to the 2014 season ... member of the National English Honors Society … majoring in finance … full name is Pasquale James Gallo.