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Line Backer
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 243
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Eastern Guilford


Had an excellent first season on the field for the Aggies after redshirting his first season … Became a starter for the Aggies at middle linebacker as the 2018 season progressed helping the Aggies win the MEAC title, the HBCU national title and the Celebration Bowl game …  Aggies staff were excited that Howard decided to stay close to home because he has great leadership qualities and desire to get to the ball carrier … Howard is a gifted defensive player who plays with an edge … Fits in with the style of linebacker that has been vital in the Aggies excellent run of top-10 nationally-ranked defenses.

2018 Season: Played in 12 games with two starts … Made 29 tackles (17 unassisted), 4.0 tackles for loss (for a loss of eight yards) and one sack (for a loss of five yards) … On Sept. 27, Howard made his first career start, a nationally-televised game on ESPNU against S.C. State at BB&T Stadium … In the game, Howard made seven tackles (six unassisted) and a tackle for loss in the Aggies 38-16 win … Made six tackles (two unassisted) in the Aggies 45-0 win over N.C. Central on Nov. 17.

2017 Season: Took a redshirt season.

High School: Led Eastern Guilford to the Class 3-AA state championship game … Named Burlington Times-News All-Region team and was named defensive player of the year by the Burlington Times-News … Named All-Mid State 3-A conference and All-Area by the Greensboro News & Record.

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