Freshman (2009) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... redshirted ... did not see game action.
Prep ... attended the Hun School (Dec. 2008) coached by Dave Dudeck ... National Honor Society member ... two-year starter at both offensive tackle and defensive end ... also played linebacker and tight end ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.64 seconds and registered a 34-inch vertical leap ... did not start playing football until his junior year ... Key Statistics... posted 92 tackles and 21.5 sacks during his two-year career ... registered 52 tackles and 11.5 sacks during senior year ... recorded 40 tackles, 10 sacks, two forced fumbles and one pass breakup as a junior ... Honors and Rankings... five-star prospect and the No. 4 offensive tackle in the country by scout.com ... selected as the nation's 116th-best prospect according to Scout.com ... four-star prospect and the nation's No. 11 strongside defensive end according to Rivals.com ... rated as the second-best player in the state of New Jersey and the 215th overall player nationally by Rivals.com ... SuperPrep All-American and the No. 21 overall defensive line prospect according to the publication ... rated as the top player in the state of New Jersey by SuperPrep ... Prep Star All-American and named to the publication's Top 250 ... starter for the East Team in the U.S. Army All-American Game ... Other Sports... three-year varsity letterman in basketball ... averaged 10 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two blocks per game as a junior.
Personal ... Anthony Rocco LaLota was born December 1, 1989 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.