UNC Football Bio
97 Jalen Dalton
Dalton Dalton 2038141

2016 - Sophomore Season
Played in all 13 games and made two starts • Finished with 27 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, a blocked kick, a pass breakup, a fumble recovery and a quarterback hurry • Had one stop in the Sun Bowl • Made one tackle vs. NC State • Recorded a career-high seven tackles in a 41-7 win vs. The Citadel • Made one tackle at Duke • Had two tackles in a 48-20 win over Georgia Tech • Made one tackle in the win at Virginia • Blocked a field goal and had three tackles in a 20-13 win over No. 16 Miami • Made three tackles, including a tackle for loss, and recovered a fumble against Virginia Tech • Had one tackle in the win at No. 12 Florida State • Made two tackles in the comeback win over Pitt • Assisted on one tackle in the win over JMU • Assisted on a tackle for loss in the win at Illinois • Was limited in the season opener due to injury vs. Georgia, but still finished with three tackles • Was forced into action last year as a true freshman and finished with 15 tackles and two pass breakups.

2015 - True Freshman Season
Appeared in nine games and tallied 15 tackles, two quarterback hurries, a tackle for loss and two pass breakups • Played 30 snaps and had four tackles in the Russell Athletic Bowl vs. Baylor • Broke up a pass in the win at NC State • Had a pair of stops in the win over Duke • Tallied a quarterback hurry in the win at Pitt • Finished with two tackles in the win over Virginia • Made his collegiate debut against Wake Forest and finished with four tackles (three solo) and a quarterback hurry • Enrolled at UNC in January and participated in 2015 spring practice. 

West Forsyth High School
Ranked the No. 1 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com • Earned first-team all-state honors by the Associated Press • Rated a four-star player by Rivals.com and Scout.com • Listed as the No. 1 defensive end in North Carolina, No. 5 in the South and No. 10 nationally by Scout.com • Checks in at No. 62 on the Rivals100 list • Ranked the No. 4 defensive end in the country by Rivals • Considered the No. 2 player in North Carolina by 247sports.com • Considered the No. 2 player in North Carolina by ESPN.com • Member of the ESPN 300 team and is the No. 64 prospect overall • Member of the Scout300 and is listed as the No. 18 defensive end in the nation by Scout.com • Selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and the Under Armour All-America Game • Had four tackles, including two for loss and one sack, in the Under Armour Game • High school head coach was Adrian Snow.  

Personal
Son of Cynthia Stubblefield and Antoine Dalton • Birthday is August 4 • Enrolled in the General College.

Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 280
Year: Junior
Hometown: Clemmons, N.C.
High School: West Forsyth
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