Stewart played in 11 games as a redshirt freshman, tallying eight total tackles... Among his stops are three tackles resulting in losses...Also recorded quarterback sacks in wins against Presbyterian and Massachusetts.
Stewart did not earn playing time as true freshman, but impressed coaches and teammates with abilities during practices... Has added weight and bulk to frame through conditioning effort since arriving on campus.
Senior captain for region champion squad... Two-year starter, three-year letter winner... As senior DE, contributed 40 tackles, 13 QB sacks and a forced fumble, helping Gators to 11-2 season and 2B state semifinal appearance... As senior, formed superb DE tandem with Aaron Lynch... Also caught two TD passes in WR/TE role... As junior, posted 45 tackles, eight sacks and a fumble recovery... Played RB and LB as sophomore... Three- year letter winner as sprinter: PR in 200 of 22.3.
James Dale Stewart... Son of Melanie Stewart... Born June 17, 1992... Has two brothers, Caleb and Charlie... Mom works in medical industry... During summers, has mentored kids involved in local Pop Warner youth football organization... Likes to fish, hang out with friends and bowl.