Appeared in 12 games and started six...finished the year with 36 tackles (27 solo), three tackles for a loss, a sack and two interceptions...had three tackles against USC in the Emerald Bowl...recorded two tackles against North Carolina and returned four kickoffs for 93 yards...had three tackles and a TFL against Central Michigan...racked up three tackles against NC State...tallied five tackles against Florida State...recorded six tackles, a sack and an interception at Clemson...had two solo tackles and his first career interception against Kent State...registered four tackles (three solo) against Northeastern.
Saw significant time off the bench in the secondary...totaled nine tackles on the season...had a tackle against Vanderbilt in the Music City Bowl... recorded a solo tackle against Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship Game, vs. Maryland, and against Notre Dame...notched an assisted tackle against Virginia Tech...played in his first collegiate game against Rhode Island and registered three tackles.
Earned All-State honors as a senior quarterback at Curtis High School; also played defensive back for the Warriors ... captured New York Daily News Player of the Year honors in 2007; also collected the Al Fabbri Award and the Fred Fugazzi Memorial Award - both as Staten Island's premier player ... was the PSAL Heisman Wingate Award winner as the best player in New York City ... was a three-time All-Borough selection and a three-time Staten Island Advance all-star ... twice gained All-City accolades ... threw for 1207 yards and 17 touchdowns in his senior season; ran for 1106 yards and 24 touchdowns ... also returned a punt for a touchdown ... led the Warriors to a 13-0 record and the PSAL city title in 2007; was a four-year starter at quarterback, finishing with a 34-13 career record ... played for head coach Fred Olivieri ... selected to play in the 2008 New York/New Jersey All-Star Classic, which pits the top high school players from the two states against each other.
Dominick LeGrande, born December 15, 1989 ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Dominick is the middle of Charmaine and Timothy LeGrande's three children; his brother Shemiah was a four-year starting defensive tackle at Hofstra, graduating in 2008.
- 2012 ALL-CONFERENCE USA SECOND TEAM (COACHES): DB-Dominick LeGrande, Gr., Marshall, has been selected Second Team All-Conference USA (Coaches selection) for the 2012 college football season. LeGrande, who earned his degree from Boston College before transferring to Marshall in the offseason, averaged 11.0 tackles per game (132 total), the eighth-highest mark nationally (second in C-USA) and the most nationally among defensive backs. The Herd's strong safety had eight double-digit tackle performances this season, including 16 against league-leading Tulsa. He started every game at strong safety this season and also had a forced fumble, two interceptions and five pass breakups. - Marshall football
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