DSU Football BIO
40 Garfield Heslop

2016: Competed in eight games in his first season with the Hornets … recorded 16 tackles (nine solo), including 2.5 in the opponents’ backfield (-6) … also credited with one forced fumble, a fumble recovery, one pass break up and a pass deflection … had career-high five tackles (three solo), including two backfield stops and a pass break up, vs. Monmouth (Sep. 10) … also recorded a pass break up in Monmouth contest … collected two unassisted tackles and an assist vs. Missouri (Sep. 24) … also recorded a forced fumble in Missouri contest … posted a solo tackle and assist in Florida A&M contest (Oct. 15) … lone tackle was unassisted vs. So. Carolina State (Oct. 22), North Carolina Central (Nov. 5) and NCA&T (Nov. 12)  … also recovered a fumble in NC Central contest. Junior College: Played two seasons for the Monroe (NY) College Mustangs. High School: Played three varsity football seasons at Archbishop Stepinac … helped lead team to 31-4 overall record during his three seasons … team was 12-0 during his junior year, 10-1 during sophomore season and 9-3 in his season campaign … member of conference and state championship team as a junior.

Club/AAU: Competed for North Yonkers Nights, Eastchester Blue Devils and Yonkers Gladiators club teams.

Personal: Son of Lannzie Hogue-Heslop and Garfield Heslop … has two brothers, Gavin and Garrison …Gavin Heslop is a member of Stony Brook University football team … cousin of former NFL (Detroit Lions, Carolina Panthers) and Syracuse University player Doug Hogue … born 3/12/94 in Yonkers, N.Y. … earned associates degree in Criminal Justice from Monroe (NY) College…. volunteers as youth football coach … also considered Syracuse, Maine, Stony Brook, Rhode Island and Central Connecticut.


Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rochelle, N.Y.
Other College: Monroe College
Experience: Transfer
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