All-Patriot League Selection Evan Byers Named Team MVP
Kickoff Slated for 1 p.m. at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium
Feature Story on Bucknell Football Senior Samuel Oyekoya
2012 (Junior): Played defensive end for a second straight year ... appeared in all 11 games ... made first career start against Lehigh in place of Tracey Smith ... posted at least one tackled in nine of 11 games ... season-high three tackles came at Delaware ... blocked an extra point against Colgate ... two weeks later against Georgetown blocked a field goal ... led Bison with two blocked kicks on the season ... Bucknell had four total blocked kicks ... posted one sack in 2013 spring game.
2011 (Sophomore): Moved to defensive end for first time ... saw action in nine games ... made five tackles, including season-high two at Cornell.
2010 (Freshman): Did not appear in a varsity game ... recorded two tackles in JV game vs. Lycoming.
Shamokin Area High School: Lettered four times in football, basketball and baseball ... team captain in all three sports ... News-Item and Daily Item basketball player of the year ... second-team offense, second-team defense and second-team punter in football in the Heartland Athletic Conference ... first-team all-area in basketball ... scored over 1,000 points in basketball.
Personal: Brent Michael Forbes ... born June 18, 1991 in Danville, Pa. ... son of James and Jody Forbes ... has one sister, Kelsey ... uncle, Tom, played basketball at Penn State-Schuylkill ... majoring in biology.