Dumervil Tabbed SI Midseason All-American

Senior leads the nation in sacks, tackles for loss and forced fumbles

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Senior defensive end Elvis Dumervil was named to Sports Illustrated's Midseason All-America Team.

Dumervil, who has been named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week three times, leads the nation in sacks with 15 after just five games. He recorded his fourth three sack game of the season last week in a 69-14 victory over North Carolina. He also added two more forced fumbles and an interception. He needs one more caused fumble to tie the NCAA record for fumbles caused in a season with eight. He leads the nation in forced fumbles and tackles for loss.

The product of Miami, Fla., has recorded a team-high 35 tackles and ranks fourth all-time in school history with 27 sacks.

The Cardinals play at West Virginia on Saturday, October 15. Kickoff is slated for 3:37 p.m. on ABC Television.


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