85  Paul Toviessi
Paul Toviessi
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alexandria, Va.

High School:
West Potomac

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 265

Position:
Defensive End

1999 Depth Chart: enters the fall in a battle with Carlos Smith for a starting defensive end spot ... recorded six tackles and two sacks against Akron in the first game of 1998 ... suffered a knee injury in the second week of the season causing him to miss the remainder of the year ... extremely talented ... very quick for his size ... recorded 42 tackles as a freshman in 1997 ... had three tackles for loss and four sacks ... recorded his first career sack against West Virginia ... had five tackles against Army ... had five tackles including two tackles for loss against Kent ... also recovered a fumble and returned it 57 yards against the Flashes ... redshirted in 1996 ... Prior to Marshall ... a graduate of West Potomac High ... lettered in football (3), basketball (3) and track (2) ... had 12 sacks in his senior season ... all-region for Northern Virginia ... all-state in his final year ... coached by Dale Eaton ... Personal ... son of Mr. and Mrs. Prosper Toviessi ... born February 26, 1978 ... majoring in sports management and marketing.

TOVIESSI'S STATISTICS

Year  Solo  Asst.  Tot.  TFL  Sack
1997   17    25     42    3    4
1998    4     2     6     0    2
Total  21    27     48    3    6