Bucknell Football BIO
39 Drew Newcomb
Career Statistics Entering 2018: 19 games played, five starts, 19 tackles (12 solo), two tackles for a loss, one sack, three defended passes, two interceptions, one interception-return touchdown.
2017 (Junior): Played in 10 games, starting five at safety ... made first appearance at safety against Monmouth on Sept. 30 and started first game at that position at Cornell on Oct. 14 ... tied two other players for the team lead with two interceptions ... also registered 18 tackles (12 solo), two tackles for a loss, one sack and three defended passes ... returned first career interception 31 yards for a touchdown at Lafayette on Oct. 21 ... made a season-high four tackles in that game and against Lehigh on Nov. 4 ... against the Mountain Hawks, also posted first career sack, which went for a loss of eight yards ... second interception came against Georgetown on Nov. 11.
2016 (Sophomore): Key member of special teams unit ... saw action in nine games ... recorded one tackle against Cornell ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2015 (Freshman): Did not appear in a game as a backup safety ... named team’s Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
Lewisburg Area High School: Three-year football, basketball and baseball letterwinner ... also a member of the track team as a senior … football team captain … two-time first-team all-state defensive back … named a First Team District 4 defensive back twice … Second Team District 4 running back in 2014 … two-time member of Eastern PA All-Star Team … First Team District 4 designated hitter … helped basketball team to 2014 District 4 title and 25-4 record … 13 career interceptions and 22 career touchdowns in football.
Personal: Andrew Robert Newcomb … born May 31, 1997 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania … son of Todd and Karen Newcomb … has an older sister, Courtney, and a younger brother, Brett … father (Todd ’88), uncle (David ’93) and grandfather (Malcolm ’63) all graduated from Bucknell … father played football at Bucknell and is currently a Senior Associate Athletic Director in the school’s athletic department … cousin, Christopher Newcomb, played baseball at Saint Leo University … uncle, Chris Newcomb, played soccer at Drew University ... major is economics.
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