Returns as the team's starting center for the second-consecutive season ... Missed the second half of spring drills after injuring his knee, but will be fully healthy for the start of preseason practice ... 2006 Rimington Trophy "Watch List," awarded to the top center in the nation ... One of four returning starters on the offensive line ... Played in 23 games over his career, including 12 starts ... Had a strong 2005 campaign, his first year as a
full-time starter ... Did not allow a sack last year ... Part of an offensive line that only allowed nine sacks on the year ... Selected as Offensive Player of the Week by the coaching staff for the Tulsa (10/08) game... Named Hawg of the Week for outstanding play on the offensive line against Tulsa and Memphis (11/19) ... Conference USA
Commissioner's Honor Roll ... 2005 (r-Jr.): Started all 12 games during the regular season ... Finished the season with 41 knockdowns and one pancake ... Didn't allow a sack on the season ... Part of an offensive line that allowed only nine sacks on the season ... The offensive line didn't allow a sack in five games against UCF (10/15), UAB (10/21), Marshall (11/8), Memphis and Tulane (11/26) ... Was part of an offense that finished the regular season with 3,843 total yards (2,699 passing, 1,144 rushing) ... Helped the offense average 357.3 yards of total offense a game
(111.3 rushing, 246.0 passing) ... Part of an offense that averaged 29.6 points per game ... 2004 (r-So.): Saw action in eight games ... Saw action in more than 100 snaps, including a season-high 28 snaps against Tulane (9/25) ... Had two knockdowns and didn't allow a sack ... Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ...
Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... 2003 (r-Fr.):
Played in three games ... Season-high 11 plays against Louisiana-Lafayette (11/1) ... Also saw action in five plays against USF (10/25) ... 2002 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Prep: Played for Coach Donny Bentz at Harrison Central High School ... Did not allow a sack throughout high school career ... A first-team all-state 5A as a senior by the Mississippi Coaches Association ... A second-team all-state honoree by The Clarion-Ledger ... Named all-district as a senior ... Second team all-state as a junior ... Named All-Coast and All-South Mississippi ... Picked as the most outstanding offensive lineman by the team ... Awarded the Scholastic Athlete award ... Named the best all-
around player on the team ... Ranked No. 13 in Mississippi by SuperPrep Magazine ... A five-star rating by Max Emfinger's Blue Chip Recruiting ... Three-star rating and No. 6 center prospect in the nation by rivals.com ... The Sun Herald's No. 2 prospect on the coast in its Top 15 list ... Top 25 in The Clarion-Ledger's state's top 40 ... A 3.5 rating by The Forrest Davis Football Recruiting Annual ... Helped his team to the playoffs both his junior and senior years ... Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic ... Also lettered in golf ... Who's Who Among American High School Students ... Hall of Fame ... American Football
Foundation Scholar-Athlete ... Graduated with honors ... Personal: Son of Joey and Terry D'Angelo ... Brother of former Golden Eagle quarterback Micky D'Angelo ... Father played football at Southern Miss ... Mother played basketball at Tulane ... Majoring in business administration ... Born June 20, 1984.