8 - Jamie Gasparella
Jamie Gasparella
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: New Hudson, MI
High School: South Lyon
Position: DB
Pre-season first team All-Ivy selection by several college football magazines...Junior: Second Team All-Ivy selection...Recognized as one of the top defensive backs in the Ivy League...Made a season high 11 tackles against Harvard...Intercepted two passes against Penn, returning one 30 yards...Ranked fourth on the Brown defense in tackles with 58 total hits...Made eight tackles against both Dartmouth and Columbia...Registered seven total hits against Cornell and Yale...Finished the season with 3.5 tackles for a loss...Sophomore: Recorded six tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown in a win over Yale...Had a career high 11 tackles and recovered a fumble against Penn...Collected nine tackles and broke up three passes versus Dartmouth...Brown's second leading returning tackler with 64 total hits, including 42 solo tackles...Registered eight tackles, two interceptions, and forced a fumble in the Spring Game...Secondary School Background: A graduate of South Lyon High School where he lettered in track for two years, and baseball, basketball and football for four years...Two-time All-Kensington Valley Conference...Two-time team MVP...Voted to Michigan All-Star Game...Track state qualifier in the 4x4 relay...Earned All-State Academics honors....National Honor Society member for two years...Served on the student council for three years...Personal: James Frank Gasparella is the son of Doreen and John Gasparella...Has a brother, Andy, and a sister, Lynn...He enjoys reading and watching movies...Concentrating in Public and Private Sector Organizations.