2002: Solidified himself as an every-day starter...one of only two DBs to play in every game...ended the season fifth in total tackles, four were for a loss of yards, including two sacks...was second on the squad with two interceptions...recorded a tackle in every game played...had a season high 10 versus Eastern Illinois (11-16-02)...had three games with four solo tackles and recorded six assists against EIU...his sacks were against Youngstown State (10-12-02) a loss of four yards and Morris Brown (11-9-02)...interceptions were bookends to the season...first was against USF (8-29-02)...second was against FIU (11-23-02)
2001: Played in seven games, missing time due to concussions...first collegiate TD was the second by FAUís defense and the first score in a dramatic victory over no. 22 Bethune-Cookman...tallied 21 solo tackles and 15 assists for a 36 season total...had two tackles for a loss of 13 yards...had a team leading three fumble recoveries, one included his 99-yard recovery and score against Bethune...totaled 107 yards on recoveries...suffered a season ending neck injury against Gardner-Webb, near the end of the first half of the game.
High School: Played for John Harris at Miami Jackson Senior High School...named first-team All-Dade and second team All-State...was the defensive MVP in the Dade/Broward County All-Star Game.
Personal: Biology major...son of John and Rosa Osbourne...born July 31, 1983 in Hollywood, FL...father John, was a 1973 All-American at Bethune-Cookman college. John and Rosa Osborne, who also attended Bethune, enjoyed watching their son score the first touchdown against Bethune, ranked no. 22 at the time, in a driving rain storm. FAU won 31-28...father is a legendary South Florida high school coach, who was the coach of Mark Richt (head coach of Georgia and former offensive coordinator of FSU) at Boca Raton High School.
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