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Troy Donahue
Player Profile:
Troy Donahue 758671
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greenwood Village, Colo.
High School: Mullen
Major: Sociology

Troy DonahueFIFTH-YEAR (2015)
All-Ivy League Second Team at defensive back despite missing the final four games with an injury ... earned the team’s John M. Manley ’40 Award ... began the season with five tackles, a pass break up and a 35-yard interception return that set up Dartmouth’s second touchdown in the 31-10 triumph at Georgetown ... recorded six solo stops and returned a kickoff 16 yards at Central Connecticut State, a 34-7 Big Green win ... tied for the team lead with eight tackles against Columbia, plus brought back two kickoffs for a total of 38 yards during the 13-9 win ... one of his stops came on third down to force a punt, leading to Dartmouth’s final touchdown ... final tackle came early in the third quarter when he suffered his season-ending injury . Preseason honor: College Sports Madness All-Ivy League First Team.

SENIOR (2014)
All-Ivy League First Team at defensive back ... started every game at strong safety and tied for the league lead with four interceptions ... sixth on the team with 46 tackles and third with six passes defended ... also returned six kickoffs for 80 yards during the season ... began the season with a team-leading and career-best 14 tackles in the 35-25 win over Central Connecticut ... picked off a Penn pass that set up the go-ahead score at the conclusion of the first quarter in a 31-13 Big Green victory ... returned an interception 45 yards the next week at Yale to thwart a late first-half drive in the 38-31 win ... had another pick at the goal line called back against the Bulldogs due to a penalty against a teammate ... set up a Dartmouth touchdown in a 24-21 win with his interception versus Holy Cross the following week ... made eight tackles and registered his final pick against Harvard ... broke up a third-down pass at Cornell to force a Big Red punt ... returned opening kickoff against Brown a season-long 22 yards and had five solo stops in the 44-21 triumph.

JUNIOR (2013)
Split time at strong safety and started two contests while playing in every game ... his 44 tackles ranked seventh among the Big Green defenders ... collected at least four stops in eight of the 10 games ... had a key pass breakup during the final set of downs for Butler in the 30-23 road victory ... made a season-high six tackles in consecutive games against Holy Cross and Penn ... intercepted a Quaker pass during the first possession of the game, giving the ball to Dartmouth just outside the red zone to set up a touchdown ... got a piece of Penn’s 52-yard field goal try with less than 90 seconds left in regulation to preserve a 21-21 tie ... blocked a punt with less than a minute to play against Bucknell, setting up a quick touchdown ... stymied a Brown rusher, holding him to a one-yard gain on 3rd-and-2, leading to a Bear punt ... dropped five ball carriers against each of Harvard, Cornell and Brown ... broke up a fourth-down pass and recovered a fumble near midfield against 19th-ranked Princeton.

SOPHOMORE (2012)
Sidelined for the season with an injury.

FRESHMAN (2011)
Contributed immediately, appearing in all 10 varsity games as a rookie, mostly on special teams ... second on the team in both kickoff returns and return yardage ... made two tackles and returned the game’s final kickoff at Sacred Heart ... brought back a pair of kicks versus Penn — one for a season-best 32 yards — and both led to field goals ... stopped a Lion cold at the line on fourth down at the Big Green three in the final minutes, helping to preserve the shutout against Columbia ... returned two kicks at Harvard and versus Princeton.

HIGH SCHOOL
Helped powerhouse Mullen to 14-0 records as a junior and senior and a 12-2 record as a sophomore, winning the 5A state title each year with a combined record over the span of 40-2 ... team finished ninth in the nation in MaxPreps rankings ... member of the Academic All-State first team for Colorado as a junior and a senior ... qualified No. 1 on the Mullen golf team in junior and senior falls while also playing football ... competed on the track for two years helping team win state 4A title as a 400 runner in his sophomore year.

PERSONAL
Majoring in sociology ... son of Mark and Kim Elizabeth ... born on April 1, 1993 ... father played golf at the University of Colorado ... has a taste for acting on stage.


Complete Career Statistics

TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2011 10 3 2 5 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
2013 10 23 21 44 0.0-0 5 0 1-0 2
2014 10 27 19 46 0.0-0 6 0 0-0 0
2015 6 20 6 26 0.0-0 2 0 0-0 0
TOTAL 36 73 48 121 0.0-0 13 0 1-0 2
 
INTERCEPTIONSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2011 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2013 10 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3
2014 10 4 45 0 45 11.2 4.5
2015 6 1 35 0 35 35.0 5.8
TOTAL 36 6 83 0 45 13.8 2.3
 
PUNT RETURNSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2011 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2013 10 1 7 0 0 7.0 0.7
2014 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2015 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 36 1 7 0 0 7.0 0.2
 
KICK RETURNSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2011 10 7 103 0 32 14.7 10.3
2013 10 0 00 0 0 0.0 0.0
2014 10 6 80 0 22 13.3 8.0
2015 6 3 54 0 21 18.0 9.0
TOTAL 36 16 237 0 32 14.9 6.6
 
ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2011 10 0 0 0 103 0 103 10.3
2013 10 0 0 7 0 3 10 1.0
2014 10 0 0 0 80 45 125 12.5
2015 6 0 0 0 54 35 89 14.8
TOTAL 36 0 0 7 237 83 327 9.1
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