In 2001: Enrolled at NC State in January after transferring from West Virginia ... Had to sit out the regular season, he was eligible to play in the bowl game after satisfying his residency requirements, he sat out for two complete semesters ... Saw action at tight end for 14 plays from scrimmage against Pittsburgh in the Tangerine Bowl ... Earned the Wolfpack's Offensive Scout Team MVP trophy for the 2001 season ... Had an outstanding spring camp in 2002, he won the awards for "Top Newcomer" and "Most Dominant" on offense and was named the "Most Improved" and "Most Dependable" tight end ... Has one more year of eligibility remaining.
In 2000 (at WVU): Started every game of the 2000 season for the Mountaineers, he had 15 receptions for 126 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... Also competed for West Virginia in the 2000 Motor City Bowl ... The third-leading receiver on the Mountaineer squad ... Graded out an average of 88% for the season with five crush blocks ... Scored the game-winning touchdown versus Notre Dame
In 1999: Recorded his first college catch, a seven-yard reception, late in the Maryland game ... Recorded one catch for five yards vs. Miami.
In 1998: Named West Virginia's 1998 offensive rookie of the year for his work on the scout teams ... Redshirted the 1998 campaign ... Named WVU's rookie of the week four times, versus Ohio State, Miami, Syracuse, Rutgers.
Prep: Earned Pittsburgh Post Gazette Fabulous 22 and Tribune Review Terrific 25 honors at Hempfield for Coach Casey Cavanaugh ... Three-time all-conference selection in football and a two-year all-conference performer in basketball ... USA Today honorable mention All-American ... Rated the eighth-best LB in the East by Prep Star ... Selected all-state and all-Quad A South ... Voted team captain in both football and basketball as a senior ... Snared nearly 50 passes as a junior and senior for 17 touchdowns ... Born 10/31/79.
Berton Career Stats at West Virginia