ASU: Massive, powerful defensive lineman who played in 24 games on the defensive line over his first two years at ASU...will compete for minutes at defensive tackle after fighting injuries during the 2009 season...has 14 tackles (eight solo) and 3.5 tackles for loss as a Sun Devil...was one of three members of the 2007 signing class to play as a true freshman, joining cornerback Omar Bolden and wide receiver Kerry Taylor...nicknamed "Tank" and can bench press 455 pounds and squat 600.
2009: Did not appear in a game.
2008: Played in 11 games, making one start...finished with 12 tackles (seven solo), 3.5 tackles for loss (minus 5 yards) and one pass break-up on the season...had three tackles in season-opening win over NAU on Aug. 30...collected two tackles against UNLV on Sept. 13...made his first career start at No. 8 USC on Oct. 11, recording a tackle and a pass break-up...had a tackle for loss in win at Washington on Nov. 8...posted three tackles (two solo), including two tackles for loss, in shutout win over Washington State on Nov. 15...earned Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of John Curtis Christian School in New Orleans, La....played for one of the most prolific prep teams in the nation at John Curtis Christian High School in River Ridge, La....has shown the ability to gain overpowering penetration through interior offensive linemen...uses his hands well to gain separation from blockers...listed as the No. 38 defensive tackle in the nation by Scouts, Inc....regarded as the No. 65 defensive tackle in the nation, the No. 7 defensive tackle in the state of Louisiana and the state's No. 31 overall player by Rivals.com...ranked as the No. 28 player and the No. 10 defensive lineman in SuperPrep's postseason Louisiana-40...listed as the No. 30 player and No. 4 defensive tackle in Louisiana during the preseason by SuperPrep...second-team All-America honors by MaxPreps.com in 2006...earned as a senior, he earned All-District, All-State and All-Metro New Orleans honors...was also named the All-Metro Most Valuable Player...ranked 11th in the nation in total sacks as a senior (20.0), according to MaxPreps...played for back-to-back state championship teams as a junior and as a senior...totaled 232 tackles and 32 sacks between his junior and senior seasons...as a senior, he totaled 120 tackles, 20 sacks, 23 quarterback hurries, 11 additional tackles-for-loss, five forced fumbles, two pass deflections and two fumble recoveries...had six games with 10 or more tackles at defensive tackle in 2006...recorded 12 total tackles and three sacks against West Jefferson (Sept. 21, 2006) and posted 14 total tackles and three sacks against St. James (Oct. 27, 2006)...as a junior he recorded 112 tackles, 12 sacks, two interceptions and four pass deflections...totaled 100 tackles and nine sacks as a sophomore and 65 tackles and five sacks as a freshman...also lettered in basketball and track...captained his basketball and football teams as a junior and as a senior...chose ASU over Louisiana-Monroe, Memphis, Oklahoma State, Tennessee, Tulane and Wisconsin...was coached by J.T. Curtis in high school.
PERSONAL: Plans to major in business at ASU...parents are Johnes and Althea English of Kenner, La....has one brother, Johnes...enjoys watching sports and the television show Law and Order...born Sept. 25, 1988...full name is Jonathan David English.
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