Alumni Athletes in the News
Derek Dennis '07
A standout at Trinity-Pawling School, Derek Dennis '07 took his efforts to Temple University. The Peekskill, NY native excelled in both football and basketball for the Pride. The 6'5'', 330 pound lineman has been a consistant contributor on The Owls football squad. This past season, Dennis helped Temple to a 9-4 record, including a bowl win over Wyoming. He started in all 13 games for The Owls. Dennis and his fellow Offensive Lineman allowed no sacks in four games. Derek enrolled in Trinity-Pawling after spending one year at Peekskill High School. In a recent article in The Journal News, Dennis pays tribute to T-P, as well as Coach Dave Coratti for helping him become the significant presence he is today. There is also large talk about Derek's projective NFL draft ratings in this years draft. To read the full story, Cick Here.
Derek was recently selected to play in the 87th East-West Shrine Game on January 21 in St. Petersburg, FL. The game will be televised on the NFL Network, kick off at 4 p.m. ET at Tropicana Field.
Dennis graduated from Temple University in August of 2011 with his bachelors in Journalism.
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