A redshirt senior who enters the year as the top reserve at center.
Career: Has played in 13 career games with eight starts at center.
2007: Played in four games, seeing action against Temple (Sept. 15), Pittsburgh (Sept. 22), Akron (Sept. 29) and Syracuse (Nov. 17).
2006: Not with the team while serving a University suspension ... Returned to the squad for spring drills.
2005: Played in nine games at center, starting each of the first eight contests.
2004: Redshirted... Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Temple game (Oct. 23).
High School: A consensus All-State pick in Maryland as a senior ... Named first-team All-Metro by the Washington Post while also earning All-Conference recognition and a spot on George Michael's Golden 11 All Star team ... A three-time All-Conference honoree ... As a senior, played on every Westlake snap except for kickoffs ... As a defensive lineman, recorded 75 tackles as a senior including 28 for a loss with seven sacks while recording a total of 183 career tackles with 71 for a loss and 18 sacks, deflecting 14 passes and intercepting one ... Saw action at Westlake as a center, guard and tackle on offense while also playing defensive tackle and long snapping ... Served as a team captain as both a junior and senior ... Team went 10-2 in 2003 and ranked 20th in the Washington Post's Top 20 ... A three-time Scholar Athlete Award recipient.
Personal Profile: Frederick William Tonsing III ... Born on March 23, 1985 ... Father, Bill, graduated from West Point and earned the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army ... An economics major.