34 - Colby Way
Colby Way
Height: 6-4
Weight: 293
Year: Sr.
Hometown: State College, PA
High School: State College
Position: DL

Hoof Prints: Non-stop motor and great football intelligence has helped Way developed into one of the best defensive lineman in the MAC...a two-time Academic All-MAC selection...has rebuilt the engine of an ’89 RX7 convertible. 

Junior (2012):  Built off a breakout 2011 season to have an even better junior year, starting in all 12 games and finishing fifth in tackles (58) and second in sacks (six)... made the All-MAC Academic team... earned MAC East Defensive Player of the Week and MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week after opening the season with six tackles and two sacks against Georgia (9/1)... took down the quarterback and made five tackles (two for loss) in a win over Morgan State (9/8)... recorded seven tackles and another sack against Kent State (9/19)... made a sack for a season-long loss of nine yards, and fell on a fumble in a 29-24 win over Western Michigan (11/10)... set a season high with nine tackles, made 1.5 sacks, and knocked down a pass in a win over Massachusetts (11/17)... made seven tackles and stepped in front of a screen pass for his first interception of the season in the season finale at Bowling Green (11/23). 

Sophomore (2011):  Played his way into the starting lineup, playing in all 12 games and starting five... Academic All-MAC team and Academic All-District team member... led all defensive lineman with 49 total tackles (27 solo, 7.5 for loss)... finished second on the team with three sacks... started strong straight out of the gate, racking up seven tackles, two sacks and three tackles for loss in the team’s first two games of the season... made four solo tackles (one for loss) against UConn (9/24)... had four tackles (one for loss) and blocked a field goal against Northern Illinois (10/22)... ran down the Akron quarterback for a loss of 19 yards and added two tackles for loss among his six total tackles (11/19).

Freshman (2010): Saw action as a true freshman, recording nine tackles while seeing action in 11 games at defensive end and special teams...recorded an assisted tackle for loss and also blocked a field goal.

High School: Outstanding prospect with great skill set that saw him play linebacker, defensive end, tight end, fullback and quarterback while leading State College to its first state championship appearance…also started at center on basketball team…named All-Conference on both offense and defense and played in the prestigious Big 33 Game (Pennsylvania vs. Ohio)...led the Lions in both sacks and pressures.