Blazers return to Legion Field face Thundering Herd at 3:30 p.m. CT
A reserve tight end for the Blazers the past three seasons, Accursio's primary role has been as a blocker ... could see increased action in 2012 season ... has been a regular on UAB punt team.
2011: Saw action in all 12 games for the Blazers ... recorded one reception for six yards (at Marshall) during season.
2010: Appeared in all 12 games for the Blazers ... was a "blocking back" on punt team ... did not catch any passes during season ... made one tackle on special teams.
2009: Provided backup assistance at tight end and also was a blocking back on punt team.
2008: Did not see any action for the Blazers and was redshirted.
High School: Attended South Dade High School in Homestead, Fla. ... was selected as his team's MVP as well as the offensive MVP and offensive line MVP ... earned all-county in 2007 and all-district honors in 2006 and 2007 ... helped team to undefeated seasons and district championships ... also was chosen for Coaches Award in 2006 and 2007 ... coached by Don Drinkhahn and Ivan Chicola.
Personal: Born Dec. 12, 1989 at Homestead, Fla. ... son of Kelli (deceased) and Sam Accursio ... major is individually designed.