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30 Mike Basile

Preseason Second Team All-American
Preseason All-Big South Selection

2016 (Junior):

  • Consensus Second Team All-American
  • Named Second Team All-American by the Associated Press, AFCA and Stats Inc
  • Monmouth's first consensus All-American
  • First Team All-Big South and All-ECAC honors
  • Finalist for the STATS Buck Buchanan Award
  • Started all 11 games at safety
  • Finished with 110 total tackles, which was second in the Big South and 17th in the FCS
  • His 5.9 solo tackles per game was second in the Big South and ninth in the FCS
  • Had three fumble recoveries (third nationally)
  • His three blocked kicks was second most in the FCS
  • Recorded double digit tackles in five contests
  • Had 16 tackles against FBS foe Kent State (9/17)
  • Also recorded nine tackles for a loss including two sacks
  • Recorded one interception against Charleston Southern (9/24)

2015 (Sophomore):

  • Started all 11 games
  • Set the Monmouth single season record with 119 tackles
  • First Team All-Big South
  • Recorded double digit tackles in nine of 11 games
  • Had a career-high 17 tackles in win over Wagner (9/12)
  • 70 of his tackles were solo stops, which was fourth in the NCAA
  • Led the Big South in overall tackles and solo tackles
  • Had seven tackles for a loss
  • Registered two interceptions and four pass breakups on the year
  • Also blocked a kick against Fordham (9/26)
  • Posted nine unassisted tackles on three occasions

2014 (Freshman):

  • Started all 11 games
  • 2014-2015 Big South Rookie of the Year
  • First Team All-Big South
  • 3 time Big South Rookie of the Week
  • Finished the season tied for first on the team in interceptions with 4
  • Finished second on the team in tackles with 78
  • Finished second in passes defended with 9
  • Season high 10 tackles against Gardner-Webb (11/22)

High School:

  • Played safety and running back under Coach Walt Currie at Brick Memorial High School...
  • Helped the Mustangs to the NJSIAA State playoffs all three years he was a varsity member, including 2013 when the Mustangs went 6-4
  • First Team All-Shore Conference, All-A South and All-Ocean County selection
  • Made 18 tackles in Brick Memorial’s Central Jersey Group V playoff game against Manalapan
  • Made 88 tackles, 10 pass breakups with a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries as a senior
  • Also ran for 540 yards and had 184 receiving yards with six total touchdowns on offense
  • Named A-South Defensive Player of the Year by the Asbury Park Press
  • Had 82 tackles, 4.5 sacks, four forced fumbles as a junior
  • Also had 612 yards rushing on 54 carries and 510 reception yards with a total of 15 touchdowns
  • Also was a three-year letter winner for Brick Memorial in basketball.


Personal:

  • Son of Lisa Basile and Charles Craig
  • Plans to major in business administration.
YEAR GP UAT AT TT TFL-YDS SK-YDS FF/FR PD INT-YDS
2014 11 59 19 78 4.0-12 1.0-1 0/0 5 4-67
2015 11 70 49 119 7.0-31 1.0-18 1/0 6 2-0
2016 11 65 45 110 9.0 - 25 2.0 -2 1/3 2 1-43
Totals 33 199 108 307 20.0-68 4.0-21 2/3 13 7-110
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brick, N.J.
High School: Brick Memorial
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