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  Fernando Diaz
Fernando Diaz

Player Profile
Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Bronx, N.Y.

High School:
Cardinal Hayes

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 280

Position:
OL

2010 Scouting Report: A young but powerful offensive line prospect who enters his first active season following a redshirt campaign...slated to compete for time behind upperclassman Chris Jacobson at left guard.

2009: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Considered one of the top 10 prospects in the state of New York following an accomplished career at Cardinal Hayes, the same high school that produced Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Willie Colon...won the heavyweight title at the 2008 AthElite National High School Strongman Championship, where among other tasks he pushed an SUV 50 yards in 18 seconds...three-year starter at offensive tackle...All-Catholic High School Football League (CHSFL)...first team All-New York City...FiveBoroSports.com first team All-Bronx/Manhattan...rated the No. 8 prospect in the state of New York by Rivals and No. 10 by SuperPrep...SuperPrep All-Northeast Team...PrepStar All-East Region...played under Coach C.J. O'Neil...selected to play in the CHSFL Senior Bowl game...also a four-year track and field letterman who ranked among the top shot-putters in the state.

Personal: Fernando Michael Diaz, born 5/19/90, is the son of Teofilo and Susana Diaz...has one sister...enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences.