Appeared in all 13 games on the offensive line... made a career-high five starts... made his first start in the season-opening win over Ohio... helped the Cardinals amass a season-high 615 yards of total offense... started the following week against Eastern Kentucky... also recorded starts versus Rutgers and Central Florida... made his final start in the Russell Bowl win over Miami.
Appeared in five games in a reserve role on the offensive line... played offensive tackle.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Back-up at offensive tackle... appeared in one game in a reserve role... made his collegiate debut in a 27-10 win over Syracuse.
Big, physical offensive lineman who has the ability to play all five positions... played for Marc Berman at Hialeah High School... ranked as a two-star prospect by Scout.com and the 117th offensive guard nationally... finished the season with a record of 7-3... physical blocker with good footwork that can overwhelm defenders at the point of attack... totaled almost 100 pancake blocks during his junior year... registered 15 tackles and two sacks on defense during his junior campaign... also a member of the track and field team, as well as wrestling... has recorded distances of over 50' in the shot put and 125' in the discus... participant in the Nike Miami-Dade/Broward Football All-Star Game.
Son of Ernesto Acosta... born 12/22/1991... graduated last year with a communications major.