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Christian Pluchino
Christian  Pluchino

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Berkeley Heights, N.J.

High School:
IMG Academy (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
ILB


HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played linebacker at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., for head coach Chris Weinke and later, head coach Kevin Wright … first four-year player and starter in school history … earned the scholar-athlete award and the Ascender Award … member of the National Honor Society … son of Gary and Diane Pluchino … has an older sister, Alyssa … born in Atlanta … in involved with service to the Boys and Girls Club and cancer relays … enjoys watching movies, reading books and archery.

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