Eight student-athletes were named to the president's list after earning a perfect 4.0 GPA for fall 2012.
Sessa is an engineering major
153 achieved a 3.0 or higher in 2011-12
Ten student-athletes were named to the President's List, 19 student-athletes received Dean's List recognition
Eight make President's List, 24 make Dean's List
Earned a spot on the Phil Steele's 2011 Preseason All-SBC Team (4th C)
2010: Suffered a torn ACL in the first week of preseason drills...returned to the team in the spring.
2009: Saw action in the second quarter and late in the game spelling the starting center in four games....used the spring to begin calling the defenses.
Motor City Bowl: Traveled with the squad.
2008: Used the year as his redshirt season.
High School: Played for Allen Held at South Broward High School, where he recorded 50 tackles and five sacks playing on the defensive side of the ball...earned second-team All-Broward honors as both a junior and senior...participated in the North and South and Broward vs. Dade All-Star Games...two-sport athlete (football and wrestling, a sport in which he captured regional honors)...winner of the Brian Piccolo Scholar Athlete Award...posted a 1250 on his SAT and was a Dean's List member...Bright Futures Academic Scholar...also met the requirements for Eagle Scout...chose FAU after considering offers from the Sun Belt and the Big 10 Conference.
Personal: Civil engineering major...son of Dan and April Sessa...born in Dania, FL.