50 Lee Driftmier
50 Lee Driftmier
Height: 6-3
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bellevue, WA
High School: Bellevue
Position: LB
Years at Yale: ***
2006: Recovered from injury and did not play. 2005: Honorable Mention All-Ivy...Earned second varsity letter... Led team with 54 solos and 89 total... Tied for team-high with five interceptions, which also ties him for most picks by a Yale LB... Recovered team-high three fumbles while starting all 10 games... Recipient of Ducky Pond Award for Defensive Player of the Year by the New Haven Gridiron Club... Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week and I-AA.org Player of the Week against Columbia and Princeton (2 int., 1 FR in both)... ECAC Honorable Mention Player of the Week against Columbia... Walter Camp Yale Player of the Game against Columbia... Team Defensive Line Award against San Diego and Holy Cross... Team Defensive Back Award against Lehigh and Columbia... Team Hammer Award for Dartmouth and Harvard games... Sixth in league in total tackles... third in league in interceptions... Led league in fumble recoveries... Hammer Award for the season. 2004: Played in all 10 varsity games and had three tackles... Key special teams player... TFL vs. Columbia... Earned first letter. 2003: Played in four varsity games mostly on special teams. At Bellevue High: Earned six letters playing football and basketball...Football team won state championship in 2002... All-state linebacker and offensive guard in 2002... National Football Foundation scholar-athlete award and scholarship. Personal: Lee Richards Driftmier is the son of Rick Driftmier and Karen Richards... Member of Morse College... Biology major.