Justin Embler
Justin Embler
Title: Assistant Coach - Defensive Line
Phone: (203) 257-1246
Email: emblerj@sacredheart.edu
Year: Fifth Year

The 2016 season marks the fifth season for Justin Embler as a member of the SHU football coaching staff. He will once again work with the Pioneer defensive line.

  • Connor Caveney's selection to the All-New England Team and First-Team All-NEC and Ryan Cottrell's All-NEC Second Team selection highlighted the Pioneer defensive lines 2015 campaign
  • The D-Line played an integral part in the SHU defense finishing third in the nation in rushing defense in 2014
  • The unit finished 2014 with 34.5 TFL as the Pioneers ranked eighth in the nation in total defense
  • Troy Moore was named to the Buck Buchanan Watch List prior to the campaign, after earning Sports Network All-America and All-New England accolades as a junior
  • The 2013 defense finished second in the nation with 128 TFL, including a team-best 16.5 by Moore 
  • The D-Line contributed 25.5 sacks during the 2013 NEC Championship campaign as the Pioneers finished 18th in the nation in total defense
  • Embler finished his Pioneer career (2008-11) with 192 tackles and 10.5 sacks
  • He earned All-NEC Second Team as a senior, finishing with 60 tackles and second in the league at 16.5 TFL
  • Embler's final home game was memorable as he recovred a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown against Duquesne.