|Hometown:||St. Petersburg, Fla.|
|High School:||Northeast HS|
SANCHEZ’S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles 14, 2X, last at SMU (11/19/16)
Sacks 3.0, vs. UConn (10/15/16)
TFL 3.0, vs. UConn (10/15/16)
FR 1, 3X, last vs. Florida State (9/24/16)
TD 1, vs. Maryland (9/6/14)
INT 1, 2X, last vs. UCF (11/26/16)
PBU 1, 4X, last vs. East Carolina (10/8/16)
HIS 303 CAREER TACKLES ARE SECOND NATIONALLY AMONG ALL COLLEGE FOOTBALL RETURNERS FOR THE 2017 SEASON
TWO-TIME SECOND TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE SELECTION (2015 & 2016)
2016 BUTKUS AWARD CANDIDATE
120 TACKLES IN 2015 ARE SECOND-MOST EVER AT USF, 1 OFF RECORD
7TH ON USF CAREER TACKLES CHART (303)
2016: Second-team all-conference selection… started all 13 games at “MIKE” linebacker, the quarterback of USF’s 4-2-5 defensive scheme… posted 100 tackles in consecutive seasons…his 120 tackles rank second on USF's all-time season list and one off the record... led the team with 6.0 sacks, a career high… ranked second on the team with 8.5 tackles for loss to go along with an interception, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and three pass breakups… ranks seventh on USF’s all-time tackles list with 303 career stops… led the team in tackles in six games: Towson (7), NIU (13), Syracuse (13), UConn (11), SMU (14) and the Birmingham Bowl (9)…tied a career high with 14 tackles at SMU (11/19)… set a career high with 3.0 sacks and 3.0 tackles for loss against UConn (10/15)… posted his second-career interception against UCF (11/26)... tied for the team lead with nine tackles in the Birmingham Bowl (12/29).
2015: A second-team all-conference selection… named the team’s Defensive MVP at the annual awards banquet…started all 13 games at middle linebacker…led the team in tackles in eight games...totaled a team-best 117 tackles, tied for second-most in a season in USF history...added 8.5 tackles for loss (tied for third-most), 0.5 sacks, one pass break-up and one fumble recovery…ranked fourth in the AAC in tackles (9.0 tpg)…ranked second in the AAC in conference play in tackles (81)...registered double-digit tackles in five contests…posted a team-best 10 tackles in season-opening witn over FAMU (9/4)...led the team with 12 tackles at Memphis (10/2)...assisted on his first career sack and notched nine tackles in a 45-24 Homecoming win over Syracuse (10/10)…posted nine tackles and recovered a fumble in a 38-14 victory over SMU (10/24)…set a new career-high with 14 tackles at Navy (10/31)...logged 11 tackles, including a career-best 3.0 tackles for a loss in a 22-17 road win at East Carolina (11/7)...led the team in tackles in the final three games, including posting nine vs. Cincinnati (11/20), eight at UCF (11/26) and 11 (10 solo) in the Miami Beach Bowl (12/21).
2014: In his first season on the field, Sanchez started all 12 games at middle linebacker…earned Frank Morsani Leadership Award…finished fourth on the team with 65 tackles (36 solo) and added 2.0 tackles for loss, one interception, two pass break-ups and a recovered fumble…returned a fumble 21 yards for a touchdown and also had an interception to go with three tackles vs. Maryland (9/6)…posted three or more tackles in every game…logged a season-high 11 tackles to lead USF in a win at Tulsa (10/18)…had eight tackles at Cincinnati (10/24)…posted seven tackles vs. Houston (11/1) and vs. UCF (11/28)…had six tackles at Memphis (11/22)…averaged seven tackles per game over the final six games…lettered.
2013: A redshirt season.
NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Mike Jalazo at Northeast ... a three-year starter who was a two-time all-state and three-time all-county selection ... tallied 298 tackles and 39 sacks during his three prep seasons ... an honorable mention 7A all-state selection by The Associated Press as a senior ... an all-Pinellas selection and an honorable mention all-Suncoast pick ... voted team captain ... posted 160 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 16 TFL, eight pressures, two INTs and a forced fumble ... ranked 34th in the Tampa Bay Times' Top 100 entering his senior year ... a third-team 7A all-state selection by The AP as a junior ... a second-team all-Suncoast pick ... tallied 78 tackles, 18.5 sacks, 27 TFL, 13 pressures, an INT and two forced fumbles ... earned all-Pinellas and all-Tampa Bay honors as a sophomore ... recorded 60 tackles and 17 sacks ... also lettered in basketball.
PERSONAL: Born in St. Petersburg, Fla. ... lived in Miami from ages 5-7 ... son of Suzanne Sanchez ... brother, Armando, played football at USF from 2008-11 ... was a member of the National Honor Society.
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