2003: Played in every game...started most...praised for performance and earned team's weekly award several times...received game balls following the Youngstown State and Northern Arizona game...he along with his fellow linemen were instrumental in the team's rise to no. 4 national ranking and a no. 2 national rank for passing efficiency also saw time on special teams...did not allow a sack during his junior campaign.
2002: Moved into the starting line-up...played in every game...also continued to see action on special teams.
2001: Played in all but one game, primarily on special teams...recorded one tackle against St. Mary's (CA)...flirted with moving back to TE during spring drills, but is better suited on the line.
High School: Played for Terry Gough at Pope John Paul II High School...joins fellow teammate Eric Harper...caught 13 passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns...defensively, had 55 tackles, 40 solo, eight for a loss...two-sport athlete (football and basketball).
Personal: History major...son of James and Paula Fischer...born December 17, 1982 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL...family is a long-time resident of Boca Raton...has 12 uncles and aunts and is one of 30 cousins.