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#44 Charlie Newman
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Harrisonburg, Va.
High School: Turner Ashby

At JMU: Fourth-year Duke who is a versatile performer and who should play a key role in a variety of areas, said tight end coach Josh Haymore... should play a role in both the running and passing games and can work as an H-back... serves as the team’s long snapper and plays on most of the squad’s special teams.

 

2009: Finished the season with two catches for 35 yards and one touchdown. Career long reception of 28 yards in season opener at Maryland... vs VMI one kickoff return for 10 yards...vs Delaware had a seven yard touchdown reception.  


2008:
Starter for most of the year and saw extensive playing time in a variety of capacities... team’s long snapper... had a five-yard touchdown reception vs.
Delaware... at Richmond returned a kickoff 16 yards to the Richmond 43 to set up a JMU drive for a field goal.


2007:
Played in each game in a fullback or tight end role and on special teams... started seven times... caught four passes for 25 yards... had a career-best two catches, including an eight-yard touchdown grab, at Northeastern... gave JMU its final 21-14 edge with his early-second-half touchdown grab at Northeastern... had an 11-yard catch to the Villanova one to set up a JMU touchdown and a reception at Appalachian State.


2006:
As a true freshman played in each game and started four... worked at fullback and tight end... had a four-yard touchdown catch at Villanova and a 10-yard grab vs. William & Mary.

High School: District, region and state defender of the year as a senior linebacker on Turner Ashby's state title team... first-team all-district, all-region and all-state tight end and linebacker... team most valuable player and state all-star game invitee... in wrestling was state champion as a senior and runner-up as a junior, regional winner as a junior and a two-time district winner... had a 78-4 record as a junior and senior.


Personal:
Accounting major... CAA all-academic honoree... son of former JMU linebacker Charlie Newman (1979-82), a four-year JMU letterman and among JMU's first scholarship football signees... his mother, the former Robyn Dunn, was a field hockey and lacrosse captain and led the lacrosse team in scoring with a then-JMU-record total as a senior... his sister, Nikki, is a JMU freshman basketball signee.

 

 

G

Runs

Yds

TD

LP

Rec

Yds

TD

LP

2006

12

 0

  0

0

-

 2

14

 1

10

2007

12

 0

  0

0

-

 4

25

 1

11

2008

14

 0

  0

0

-

 1

 5

 1

 5

Totals

38

 0

  0

0

-

 7

44

 3

11