34 - John Powers
John Powers
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hamden, CT
High School: Hopkins
Position: DB
Major: History
Residential College: Timothy Dwight

2012: Started six of seven game played... Made 21 solos and 35 overall stops... Missed three games with injury... Came back to play last two games with broken arm... Winnier of team's Woody Knapp Award for leadership... Earned spring practice "Every Play, Every Day Award."

2011: Played in all 10 games... Started at FS at Lafayette... Significant special teams contributor... Made 15 solos and 22 overall stops... Named Yale's Specialist of the Year.

2010: Special teams player of the year for Bulldogs... Played in every game as backup DB... 12 solos and 14 overall tackles... Three solos against Fordham were season-high.

2009: Key special teams player and backup DB... Made four overall tackles... Had two solos at Georgetown... Ran the ball for 15 yards on fake punt against Harvard... Charles Loftus Award as Yale's rookie of the year.

At Hopkins School: Four-time letterman in both football and baseball up the street from Yale Bowl... Passed for 2,050 yards and ran for 1,250 with 50 TDs... Played QB, S, P, PR, KOR... All-league his last three years... 2007 New Haven Register All-Area... NEPSAC All-New England Prep team 2007, 2008... National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete... Played on 2006 and 2007 New England Class C champs... 2007 Fairchester League Champs... Three-time baseball all-league pick... Lovell Award for leadership and distinction in classroom.

Personal: John Beichert Powers is the son of Bill and Angela Powers... Hobbies include cooking, science and visual arts...Timothy Dwight College resident.

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