Moved to wide receiver in 2010 after playing defenisve back first two years. 2010 (Junior): Played in all 11 games ... one of only two Bison (Tyler Smith) to catch at least one pass in all 11 contests ... registered at least two catches in 10 of 11 games ... led team in receptions (38) ... caught a 79-yard touchdown pass against Lafayette ... 79-yard touchdown was longest Bucknell pass play since 2007 ... registered 105 receiving yards vs. Lafayette ... first career 100-yard game and one of only three posted by Bison in 2010 ... caught a season-high six passes against Cornell and Fordham ... also completed a pass for 26 yards at Georgetown that help set up a touchdown ... posted four special-teams tackles ... earned team's George L. McGaughey Memorial Award, given to the outstanding player in the Lafayette game ... also named Diversified Information Technologies, Inc. Player of the Game vs. Lafayette.
2009 (Sophomore): Saw action in five games, predominantly on special teams.
2008 (Freshman): Appeared in three games, mainly on special teams ... named Bucknell's Scout Team Player of the Week following Fordham win.
Immaculata High School: Competed in baseball and football ... captained the football team as a senior ... named First Team All-Skyland Conference, first team all-county, second team all-area and second team all-state (non-public) ... two-year starter at quarterback with a career record of 23-1 ... led 2006 team to a conference title and a Parochial Group III state championship ... helped 2007 team to another league title and the Parochial Group III championship game ... named team's offensive MVP as a senior, when he completed 61% of his passes for 1,201 yards and 12 touchdowns ... also rushed for 287 yards and six TDs ... named to New Jersey Football Coaches Association 2007 Super 100 All-State Team played in New Jersey North-South All-Star Game at Rutgers Stadium ... played for head coach Pierce Frauenheim ... also an all-conference and all-area pick in baseball.
Personal: Francis V. DeNick ... born Nov. 21, 1989 in Somerville, N.J. ... son of Frank and Jill DeNick ... has two younger brothers, Salvatore and Angelo ... majoring in psychology.