76 Thomas Linden
76 - Thomas Linden
Height: 6-5
Weight: 290
Year: So
Hometown: Durham, Conn.
High School: Xavier
Position: OL
Major: Business

2012: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall semester. Played ten games, starting nine, on the offensive line. Key member of an offensive line that ranked second in the NE-10 and 30th nationally for fewest tackles for loss allowed. Stonehill ranked fourth in the Conference for passing offense (248.9 yards/gm) and fewest sacks allowed (1.7/gm). Team averaged 350.2 yards per game, including 5.2 yards per play, with 101.6 rushing yards per game and 24.2 points per game.

2011: Played three games, starting two. Part of offensive line that ranked third in the NE-10 for fewest sacks allowed, fifth in total offense (370.6 yards/gm) and sixth in scoring (25.4 ppg). Also averaged 219.9 passing yards and 135.3 rushing yards per game. Made his collegiate debut in win over Pace (10/15). Made first career start in win over Saint Anselm (11/5).

High School: 2011 graduate of Xavier High School in Middletown, Conn. Four year letterwinner for coach Sean Marinan. Earned All-State and All-Conference honors. Named team's Offensive MVP as a senior, leading the No. 1-ranked team in Connecticut to a State Championship and an undefeated record.

Personal: Born March 25, 1993, in Danbury, Conn. Son of Robert Linden and Mary Canty of Durham, Conn. Has a sister, Anne (18). Majoring in business. Enjoys playing the guitar. Supports the New England Patriots. Lists Jake Long as a favorite athlete.