MU Football BIO
14 Christian Runza

2016 (Junior):

  • Appeared in 10 games on special teams as a junior
  • Finished the season with two tackles


2015 (Sophomore):

  • Appeared in all 11 games on special teams
  • Serves as Monmouth's primary short snapper

2014 (Freshman):

  • Did not see time as a true freshman

High School:

  • Played quarterback and defensive under for three varsity seasons under head coach Brian Dunn at Old Tappan High School.
  • Helped lead the Golden Knights to a a pair of Big North Championships as a junior and senior.
  • Named First Team All-Big North as a senior and honorable mention as a junior.
  • Threw for 2,400 yards and ran for another 1,200.
  • Threw for 28 touchdowns.
  • Averaged 7.4 yards per carry.
  • Also captained the Golden Knights baseball team to county championships and state sectional finals.


  • Son of Chris and Michele Runza.
  • Plans to major in business finance.
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Noorwood, N.J.
High School: Old Tappan
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