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2006 Football Roster


Gene Delle Donne

Class: r-Fr.
Position: QB
Height: 6-5
Weight: 240 pounds
Previous School: Salesianum
Hometown: Wilmington, DE

2006: Transferred from the Duke University during the summer after taking a redshirt year in 2005 ... Will be eligible in 2007 due to NCAA transfer rules.

High School: Four-year letterman at Salesianum High School for Coach Bill Dinardo ... Listed as the top pro-style quarterback in Delaware and the 22nd-best in the nation by Rivals.com ... Scout.com rated Delle Donne the top signal-caller in Delaware and the 31st-best quarterback in the country ... Was a Prep Star magazine All-America selection ... Led Salesianum to a 9-2 record and a state semifinal berth his senior year ... Tabbed Delaware's Gatorade Player of the Year in 2004 ... Was a first team all-state pick and the conference player of the year as a senior after throwing for 1,590 yards and 13 touchdowns ... Threw for 1,697 yards and 16 touchdowns in nine games as a junior and earned second team all-state honors ... Was a two-year team captain ... Passed for 5,011 yards and 38 touchdowns during his prep career ... Was an all-state and all-conference choice in basketball ... Led Salesianum in scoring and rebounding during his sophomore and junior seasons, helping them to a state runner-up finish in 2004 ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Gene Delle Donne ... Parents: Ernest and Joan Delle Donne (father played basketball at Columbia University) ... Born: 1/14/87 ... Major: Undecided.