Breakdown: After a standout
2011 season, expectations are high for Mashburn...Was nominated for preseason
all-conference honors...Showed an ability to roam in the opponent's backfield in
a passion for rushing the passer and his agility and quickness makes it hard
for offensive linemen to block him...He also has tremendous quickness...Runs the
40-yard dash in 4.78 seconds...Can bench press 225 pounds 20 times, and his bench
press max is 395 pounds...Power cleans 335 pounds and squats 520 pounds....Has 73
tackles, seven sacks and 20.5 tackles for loss in his career.
in 11 games with starts...Finished the season with 36 tackles, 12.5 tackles for
loss and 5.5 sacks...Led the team in tackles for loss and sacks...Ranked 12th
and 11th in the same two statistical categories...On the national
level, he ranked 82nd in sacks and 73rd in tackles for
loss...Led all Aggie defensive linemen in tackles and was fourth among all MEAC
defensive linemen in tackles for loss...Had a career game against Bethune-Cookman
on Oct. 8 as he led an Aggies defense that held the Wildcats to just five yards
rushing...Mashburn made seven tackles - three for loss - forced a fumble and
recovered two as A&T earned a 22-3 victory...The forced fumble and the two
recoveries occurred in the fourth quarter...Recorded four tackles and 1.5 sacks
in A&T's 31-21 win over N.C. Central on Nov. 19.
2010 Season: Played in 11 games with 10
starts...Made 37 tackles with eight of those tackles coming behind the line of
scrimmage...Ranked third on the team in tackles for loss and he is the leading
returning leader in tackles for loss...Also made 1.5 sacks during the season...Made
a career-high eight tackles at N.C. Central on Sept. 25...In the game, he made
two tackles behind the line of scrimmage and five of his tackles were on stops
of three yards or less...Posted five tackles, including a sack that resulted in a
15-yard loss against Morgan State on Oct. 9.
Played in four games without a start...Saw significant action against Coastal
Carolina on Sept. 26 and Florida A&M on Nov. 7.
School: Recorded 82 tackles and 12 sacks as a senior...Played in the
Georgia/Florida Bowl...Comes from an outstanding high school program.