48 Mark Upton
48 - Mark Upton
Height: 6-1
Weight: 220
Year: 2017
Hometown: Winthrop, Mass.
High School: St. Mark's School
Position: LB
gp 8
tk 87.0
sac 7
int 1
ffum 1

Video: For football's Mark Upton, commitment to Bates comes first

Career Statistics

2016: Team captain.... 2016 recipient of the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston's Nils "Swede" Nelson Award for Divisions II/III.... NESCAC First Team All-Conference.... D3football.com 2016 All-East Region Team.... Semifinalist for the National Football Foundation's Campbell Trophy for scholar-athletes.... Named to the National Football Foundation's Hampshire Honor Society....  2016 NESCAC Fall All-Academic selection.... One of 38 Bates graduates to receive the Senior Scholar Award from the Bates Department of Athletics.... First on the team and third in the NESCAC in tackles with 87 on the season.... 52 solo tackles good for a tie for first in the NESCAC.... First on the team and second in the NESCAC in sacks with seven on the season.... First on the team and second in the NESCAC in tackles for loss with 14 on the season.... Recorded 12 tackles (10 solo), a sack, 1.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble at Trinity (Sept. 24).... Tallied a career-high 17 tackles (11 solo), one sack and four tackles for loss at Tufts (Oct. 1).... Finished with 10 tackles and a tackle for loss in Bates' 29-17 win over Williams (Oct. 8).... Recorded 12 tackles and a sack against Wesleyan (Oct. 15).... Recorded 13 tackles, a sack, two tackles for loss, an interception, a pass break up and a safety at Middlebury (Oct. 22).... Recorded seven tackles and half a sack in Bates' 21-19 win over Colby (Oct. 29).... Recorded seven tackles, 1.5 sacks, two tackles for loss and a pass break up in Bates' 24-7 win over Bowdoin (Nov. 5).... Recorded nine tackles (six solo), a sack and two tackles for loss against Hamilton (Nov. 12).

2015New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England team.... NESCAC First Team All-Conference.... Shared the "Garnet Gridder" (Team Defensive MVP Award) with Trevor Lyons '17.... Team captain.... Stephen B. Ritter Academic Award (top-10 cumulative grade point average on team).... 2015 NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team.... Started all eight games at middle linebacker.... Second in the NESCAC in total tackles (71) and tackles per game (8.9).... Led the conference in forced fumbles (3) for the second year in a row.... Led the Bobcats in sacks (4) and tackles for loss (8).... Recorded a season-high 14 tackles against Wesleyan (Oct. 17).... Tallied nine tackles and two sacks in Bates' 10-9 win over Colby (Oct. 31).... Accumulated five tackles, a forced fumble, and a sack in Bates' 31-0 win over Bowdoin (Oct. 7).... Finished the year with 13 tackles (8 solo), a sack and an interception at Hamilton (Nov. 14). 

2014: Bates' first sophomore to be named NESCAC First Team All-Conference since 2001.... Started all eight games... Ranked second in the NESCAC in tackles with 84 (51 solo)... Recorded at least eight tackles in every game with a high of 12 vs. Williams (Oct. 4)... Ranked first in the NESCAC in forced fumbles (4)... Ranked third in the NESCAC in tackles for a loss (13)... Tied for eighth in the NESCAC in sacks with 3.5... Broke up four passes on the season... Recovered a fumble and returned it for a touchdown vs. Hamilton (Nov. 8).

2013: Played in all eight games.... Started the last four games of the season.... Recorded 30 tackles (23 solo, 2.5 for loss) on the year.... Tallied eight tackles (five solo, 1.0 for loss) and a forced fumble at Hamilton (Nov. 9).... Posted seven solo stops, a pass breakup, and a quarterback hurry vs. Middlebury (Oct. 19).

High School: Three-time All-ISL selection.... School record for tackles in a game (22), tackles in a season (108), tackles in a career, and touchdowns in a game (6).... Defensive MVP of Shriners All-Star Game.

Recent Games
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 52 52
Assists 35 35
Tackles 87.0 87.0
Tackles per game 10.9 10.9
Sacks 7 7
Sack yards 47 47
Interceptions 1 1
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 24 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Tufts L, 12-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 24 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Tufts L, 12-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 24 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Tufts L, 12-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 24 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 at Tufts L, 12-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19 - - - - - 0
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 24 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Tufts L, 12-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19 - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 24 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Tufts L, 12-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 24 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 1 at Tufts L, 12-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17 1 - - - - 0
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9 1 - - - - 0
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19 1 - - - - 0
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7 1 - - - - 0
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 24 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 at Tufts L, 12-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9 0 - - - - 0 - - - 1 0 -
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 24 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-7 10 2 12.0 1 8 1.5 10 1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Tufts L, 12-7 11 6 17.0 1 6 4 15 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Williams W, 29-17 5 5 10.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 28-7 4 8 12.0 1 8 1 8 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at Middlebury L, 28-9 9 4 13.0 1 7 2 8 - - - 1 8 0 1 - 1
Oct 29 Colby W, 21-19 4 3 7.0 0.5 3 0.5 3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Bowdoin W, 24-7 3 4 7.0 1.5 11 2 12 - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 12 Hamilton L, 24-7 6 3 9.0 1 4 2 9 - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2013-14 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 32 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2013-14 8 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - -
Total 32 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2013-14 8 - - - - - - -
2014-15 8 - - - - - - -
2015-16 8 - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - -
Total 32 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2013-14 8 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - 0
Total 32 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2013-14 8 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - -
Total 32 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2013-14 8 - - - - 0 .0
2014-15 8 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 8 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 8 - - - - 0 .0
Total 32 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2013-14 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 6 0.8 - - - - - 1 - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Total 6 0.2 - - - - 0 1 - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2013-14 8 23 7 30.0 3.8 - - 2.5 3 - - - - - 1 -
2014-15 8 51 33 84.0 10.5 3.5 27 13 55 4 1 34 - - 4 -
2015-16 8 38 33 71.0 8.9 4 44 8 55 3 - - 1 6 - -
2016-17 8 52 35 87.0 10.9 7 47 14 66 1 - - 1 8 2 -
Total 32 164 108 272.0 8.5 14.5 118 37.5 179 8 1 34 2 14 7 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 8 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
September 1 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 8 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - -
-
September 1 - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 8 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 1 - - - - - - - 0
October 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 8 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
September 1 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 8 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 8 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 - - - - 0 .0
Away 4 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 3 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 5 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 1 - - - - 0 .0
October 5 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 8 52 35 87.0 10.9 7 47 14 66 1 - - 1 8 2 -
Conference 8 52 35 87.0 10.9 7 47 14 66 1 - - 1 8 2 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 19 19 38.0 9.5 2.5 15 4.5 21 - - - - - - -
Away 4 33 16 49.0 12.3 4.5 32 9.5 45 1 - - 1 8 2 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 12 12 24.0 8.0 2 14 3.5 16 - - - - - 1 -
Losses 5 40 23 63.0 12.6 5 33 10.5 50 1 - - 1 8 1 -
-
September 1 10 2 12.0 12.0 1 8 1.5 10 1 - - - - - -
October 5 33 26 59.0 11.8 3.5 24 8.5 35 - - - 1 8 1 -
November 2 9 7 16.0 8.0 2.5 15 4 21 - - - - - 1 -