Made five total tackles against South Florida (11/23) and Rutgers (11/17) ... recorded six solo tackles in win over Temple (11/10) ... added five solo tackles to the victory over Syracuse (11/03) ... had four solo tackles and two assists for a loss of five yards including an interception against Louisville (10/26)...made five solo tackles against Toledo (10/20)...had two solo stops vs. Fordham (10/12) ... made four solo tackles against Miami (OH) (10/06) ... named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week with 16 total stops against Virginia Tech (09/29), including nine solo tackles ... recorded one pass breakup ... had six total stops against Delaware State (09/14), including one assist for a loss ... vs. Pittsburgh (09/06), had two solo tackles and assisted in five total stops ... one assist resulted in the loss of a yard.
Appeared in all 13 games as a linebacker ... recorded 61 total tackles over the season ... recovered one fumble in opener against Austin Peay ... earned three assisted tackles ... earned four solo stops at Tennessee ... credited with an assisted tackle for a loss of two yards ... had first career touchdown off of a 54 yard fumble recovery against Akron ... also totaled three tackles and one broken pass ... made three solo tackles at Miami (OH)... accumulated eight total tackles against Louisville ... followed performance with seven total tackles at USF, including four solos.
Made four unassisted tackles against West Virginia ... assisted in a tackle for a one yard loss ... also broke up one pass ... matched season-high tackles with eight at Rutgers ... broke up one pass ... made season-best five solo tackles at Syracuse ... included two tackles for a loss of four total yards ... also earned a quarterback sack for a loss of three yards ... made four assisted stops for a net loss of one yard at against Connecticut ... finished the season with six stops against Vanderbilt.
Made his first career start at linebacker at Fresno State ... responded with a career-best five tackles, including his first career tackle for a loss.
Appeared in nine games, mostly on special teams, recording seven tackles ... his first career tackle came on the first kickoff he was on the field for at Miami (OH) ... had two tackles in a pair of games (at Miami (OH), Louisville) ... added single stops at Syracuse and Pittsburgh, and against Connecticut.
Named a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... one of three UC signees from Winton Woods ... team had an 11-2 record in 2008, finishing No. 8 in the final Associated Press Division II poll ... was a two-year team captain ... as a senior, earned Most Valuable Player honors on special teams and defense ... was a first-team all-league selection and second-team all-state honoree ... coached by Troy Everhart.
Maalik Easu Bomar: Born Aug. 1, 1990 ... son of Jerry and Tina Bomar ... one of seven siblings ... brother Tahj played football at Washington and father Jerry played at Marshall. Academic Major: Exploratory Studies.