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 2011...
Shows 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.
2011 Season: Played 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.
2009 Season: Played in four games without a start...Saw significant action against Coastal Carolina on Sept. 26 and Florida A&M on Nov. 7.
High School: Recorded 82 tackles and 12 sacks as a senior...Played in the Georgia/Florida Bowl...Comes from an outstanding high school program.