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2011 Golden Eagle Seniors / Offense

Alden Olverson WR • 185 • 5-10 Cincinnati, Ohio

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Charlie Stevens RB/TE • 230 • 6-1 Brentwood, Tenn.

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Tim Benford WR • 195 • 6-1 Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Ryan Weeks OL • 295 • 6-1 Scottsboro, Ala.

Ryan St. John OL • 315 • 6-4 Benton, Tenn.

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Dontey Gay RB • 205 • 5-9 Lexington, Ky.

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Malcolm Jones OL • 300 • 6-5 Cincinnati, Ohio

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Ben Davis OL • 260 • 6-0 Blountville, Tenn.

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Matt Mercy OL • 295 • 6-3 Nashville, Tenn.

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Scott Schweitzer OL • 300 • 6-5 Alpharetta, Ga.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Golden Eagle Football Staff Head Coach: Watson Brown (Vanderbilt, 1973) Record at TTU: 13-21 (Fourth season) Career Record: 107-172-1 (25 seasons as head coach) Coaching Staff / Assignments: Billy Taylor (Associate Head Coach) Defensive Coordinator / Inside Linebackers (East Tennessee State, 1988) Will Holthouser (Assistant Head Coach) Special Teams Coordinator / Outside Linebackers (Wake Forest, 1974) Steven Brown (Assistant Coach) Passing Game Coordinator / Quarterbacks & Runningbacks (Tennessee Tech, 2007) Thomas Cox (Assistant Coach) Running Game Coordinator / Offensive Line (UAB, 2002) Sidney Powell (Assistant Coach) Defensive Passing Game Coordinator / Secondary (Morehouse College, 1997) Ron Sigler (Assistant Coach) Wide Receivers (UAB, 1997) Sam Williamson (Assistant Coach) Defensive Running Game Coordinator / Defensive Line (UAB, 2005) Graduate Assistant Coaches: Brandon Barnes: Defensive Line Chris Grimes: Nickels and Bandits Lee Sweeney: Quarterbacks Additional Football Support Staff: Tyler Wolf: Administrative Assistant Debbie Parker: Executive Aide

Golden Eagle Quick Facts Affiliation......................................................................NCAA Division I Subdivision.............. Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Stadium / Field...............................Tucker Stadium / Overall Field Capacity..........................................................................................16,500 Playing Surface....................................................................... 24/7 Turf 2010 Record..........................................................................................5-6 2010 OVC Record................................................................................4-4 Lettermen Returning......................................................................... 49 Lettermen Lost...................................................................................... 14 Starters Returning.............................................................................. 21 Starters Lost.............................................................................................3 Primary Offense........................................................................Multiple Primary Defense............................................................... Multiple 3-4

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University Quick Facts School........................................................Tennessee Tech University Location........................................................ Cookeville, Tenn., 38505 Founded.............................................................................................. 1915 Enrollment......................................................................................11,385 Team Nickname.............................................................Golden Eagles Colors............................................................................ Purple and Gold Conference............................................................................ Ohio Valley Affiliation..................NCAA Football Championship Subdivision President...........................................................................Dr. Robert Bell Director of Athletics.........................................................Mark Wilson Faculty Representative.............................................Dr. Jeff Roberts Senior Woman Administrator...........................Tammie McMillan Athletics Department Telephone............................931-372-3940 Ticket Office Telephone................................................931-372-3941 Website............................................................................TTUsports.com Facebook.......................................... facebook.com/goldeneagles1 Twitter................................................. twitter.com/techgoldeneagle Head Athletic Trainer........................................................Joe Erdeljac Sports Information Director...................................... Rob Schabert

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Building a Better Athlete is the goal of Tech’s new Athletic Performance Center In the Spring, Tennessee Tech held Grand Opening for its brand new, state-of-the-art Athletic Performance Center for Golden Eagle student-athletes. The 25,000 square-foot facility will benefit every Golden Eagle student-athlete. Considered as the finest such facility in the Ohio Valley Conference, the APC features 10,000 square-feet for the new strength & conditioning room and 10,000 squarefeet for indoor practice facility. At an estimated cost of $2 million, the facility is located west of the softball complex close to Pine Ave. To help Tech’s student-athletes by providing support for the purchase of equipment, please contact Kevin Bostian, Associate Athletic Director for Development, either by phone (931-372-3929) or email him at: KBostian@tntech.du.

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Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting March 24, 2011

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First-class football facilities

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g o l d e n e ag l e n o t e b o o k For the Media: A collection of tidbits to get you started in your coverage of the Golden Eagles

Inside This Guide * Items that are new features in the 2011 guide * Academic Honor Roll 138-139 Academic Support 170-171 Academic All-Americans 171 All-American Golden Eagles 142-143 All-OVC Golden Eagles 117 All-OVC Team 2010 103 * All-Time Coaching Staffs 31-32 All-Time Roster 144-149 All-Time Results 150-159 Annual Leaders 128-129 Assistant Coaches / Staff 20-30 At A Glance 86 Athletic Administration 166-168 Athletic Mission Statement 178 * Athletic Performance Center 2-3 Attendance Highlights 163 * Birthdays / In-Season 85 Career Leaders 130 Cookeville/Upper Cumberland 164-165 Depth Chart 79 Director of Athletics Mark Wilson 167 * FCS Playoffs/Conferences 118 * First-Class Football Facilities 4-5 Following the Golden Eagles 180-183 Game-by-Game Review 2010 90-100 * Group Photo Gallery 12-13 Hall of Fame 176 Head Coach Watson Brown 14-19 Honors and Awards/Football 135-137 Hometowns 84 Honors and Awards/Athletics 177 Individual Record Book 123-125 Longest Plays 131 * Majors 85 Media Relations 179 Newcomer Profiles 80-83 * Notebook 6-7 Ohio Valley Conference 102 Opponent Information 108-117 Opponent SIDs / 2011 122 OVC Statistics / 2010 104-106 * Players in the Pros 140-141 Players of the Week / All-Time OVC 161 President Dr. Bob Bell 166 Retired Numbers 141 Returnees Profiles 33-75 Returnees Statistics 76-78 Robert Hill Johnson Award 137 Rosters (Numerical and Alphabetical) 8-11 Series Results vs. 2011 Opponents 120 Series Results vs. All Opponents 119 Special Events Results 121-122 Sports Medicine 172-173 Starters 2010 101 Statistics and Results 2010 87-89 Strength and Conditioning 174-175 Superlative Games 132-134 Support Staff / Athletics 31 Team Record Book 126-127 This is Tennessee Tech 165 Travel Plans 180 Tucker Stadium/Overall Field 162-163 Year-by-Year Results 160

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Unbeaten Home Openers — Watson Brown’s Golden Eagle teams have never lost a home opener, going 4-0 in his four seasons with wins over Cumberland, Gardner-Webb, Pikeville and Lane College. Rain Shortened -- Last year’s home opener against Lane College was called after 25 minutes of play due to rain and lightning. The game officially counted as a win for the Golden Eagles, and the University was allowed to include all of the statistics in the school’s official records. However, because the game wasn’t a full 60 minutes, the NCAA (and the OVC) do not include an statistics from the contest. Thus, Tech’s individual and team season numbers do not match the NCAA and league statistics for the year. Preseason Honors -- Several Golden Eagle players have received preseason looks from various outlets. Linebacker Marcus Edwards and wide receiver Tim Benford each received preseason All-America recognition, while both Benford and offensive guard Scott Schweitzer were named to the preseason all-OVC team. Benford was listed among the Top 10 FCS receivers in the nation, while three players -- Benford, Edwards and punter Nick Campbell -- were included on the College Football Performance Awards preseason Watch Lists. Live Web Streaming — All of Tech’s OVC games, plus the non-conference home games, may be viewed live on the internet via OVCsports.TV. Check the OVC website (OVCsports.com) for details on how to view a single game or subscribe for the entire season package.

Fun is Good — Several special events are planned for Tech's home games, aimed to entertain fans and enhance the family atmosphere in Tucker Stadium. The fun at all five games will get underway early with the popular Magic 98.5 Tailgate Park, offering live music and special activities for kids. The Tailgate Park opens three hours before kickoff. The schedule of events includes Communiversity Night, First Tennessee Bank Poster Night, Military Appreciation and Public Safety Night, Family Weekend, Recognition of Academic Excellence, Hall of Fame Day, Homecoming and the annual Football Alumni Reunion. Details for each event will be announced as the dates approach. Been There Before — Among this year’s oppponents, Tech has faced Murray State more often (76 times) than any other 2011 foe. Next is Eastern Kentucky (67 times) and Austin Peay (45). The list continues with UT Martin (30), Tennessee State (24), Southeast Missouri (19), Eastern Illinois (17), Jacksonville State (13), and Maryville (3). The game with Iowa will be the first meeting between the two squads on the gridiron. Hitting the Highways — The Golden Eagles play five road games in 2011, facing opponents in five different states (including one at home in Tennessee). Tennessee Tech pays visits to Iowa (Iowa/ Sept. 3), Illinois (EIU/Sept. 17), Tennessee (UTM/ Oct. 1), Alabama (JSU/Oct. 29) and Kentucky (EKU/Nov. 12). Weekly Honors — Tech players earned OVC Weekly honors eight times in 2010, including five awards to players who are back on the field in 2011. Marcus Edwards and Caleb Mitchell shared the league’s Defensive Player of the Week award Oct. 17, and Richmond Tooley captured the same honor Nov. 21. Special Teams Player of the Week

Tech vs. FBS Opponents Stepping Up…Facing Iowa in the season opener will mark the 15th consecutive year and the 23rd year overall that the Golden Eagles will step up a classification to face an FBS (I-A) opponent since the divisional split in 1978. Last year, Tech faced two FBS foes for the third year in a row. Tech results vs. FBS (I-A) teams / Note: divisions split in 1978: 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

@ TCU @ Arkansas @ Georgia @ Kansas State @ Western Michigan @ Louisville @ Auburn @ Middle Tennessee @ Northern Illinois @ South Florida @ Memphis @ Northern Illinois @ Bowling Green @ Iowa State

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g o l d e n e ag l e n o t e b o o k awards went to Matthew Barker on Oct. 10 and Nick Campbell on Oct. 24. All five of those players are back this season. Departed quarterback Cass Barnes was named the Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 21, while senior runningback Jocques Crawford earned Newcomer of the Week awards on Oct. 17 and Nov. 21. The Senior Class — The 2011 senior class include 20 players who will bid farewell when Tech celentrates Senior Day on Saturday, Nov. 19. Tech’s Senior Class includes Travis Adkins, Dominick Baker, Tim Benford, Nick Campbell, Ben Davis, Dwight Evans, Dontey Gay, Jamere Hogue, Malcolm Jones, Jake McIntosh, Matt Mercy, Alden Olverson, J.R. Richmond, Scott Schweitzer Charlie Stevens, Ryan St. John, Richmond Tooley, Justin Vann, Corey Watson and Ryan Weeks. Who's who? — The Golden Eagle roster includes 11 sets of players who share the same last names, including two sets of brothers. The leader in the group is Adams, with three on the roster (Blake, Jordan and Slade). The brother combinations belong to the names Bush and Stevens -belonging to Nathan and Zach Bush, and Charlie and William Stevens. Other pairs with the same surname on the 2011 roster are Dominick and Michael Baker, DaJuan and Matt Brown, Nick and Tommy Campbell, Ben Davis and Stepfon DavisBoyd, Jordan and Will Johnson, Malcolm and Marty Jones, Cory and Seth McDonald, and Josh and Steve Wilson. Grade A — Senior Ben Davis will be on several lists for Academic recognition in 2011. He heads into his final season with a flawless 4.0 GPA in bio-chemistry. Honor Roll Regulars -- An amazing number of Golden Eagle returnees -- nearly 50 percent of the team’s roster -- were listed on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for at least one semester last year. This year’s roster includes 43 players who were on the fall, spring or both honor lists with

3.0 GPAs or higher. They are Cy Ables, Matthew Barker, Ronquez Beech, Hunter Beedle, Tim Benford, DaJuan Brown, Matthew Brown, Nathan Bush, Nick Campbell, Kevin Casler, Ben Davis, Heath Dyer, Dwight Evans, Dontey Gay, Taylor Hennigan, Jacob Hoot, James Huguely, Adam Hunter, Jordan Johnson, Marty Jones, Jerry King, Tre Lamb, Cody Matthews, Cory McDonald, Seth McDonald, Caleb Mitchell, Lamar Moore, Matt Moran, James Normand, Doug Page, Randall Reeves, Zach Salada, Wes Sherrill,Matthew Smith, Charlie Stevens, William Stevens, Darian Stone, Ryan Tilghman, Kedrick Towles, Justin Vann, Corey Watson, Nick White and Josh Wilson. APR Climbing -- The Golden Eagle football team recorded one of the most notable success stories within the Tech Athletics Dept. in the recent APR report. The football team was at 914 for it’s four-year average through 200405. Showing steady improvement under Watson Brown’s watchful eye, the team hit 951 in 2007-08 and reached it’s highest mark at 962 in 2008-09. The football team’s latest APR through 2009-10 is a solid 953. Quite An Honor —Former Golden Eagle linebacker Kelechi Ordu, who graduated in May, was was named Tennessee Tech’s Man of the Year for 2010-11. Sharing the team’s Defensive MVP award, Ordu was recognized as a Scholar-Athlete by the Nashville chapter of the National Football Coaches Association. Movin’ On Up — Tech will venture into the Big Ten Conference for the first time in 2011 when the Golden Eagles visit the University of Iowa in the season opener.

Mr. Smith Goes To Atlanta — Atlanta Falcoms head coach Mike Smith is a former assistant coach at Tennessee Tech. Smith’s last collegiate coaching stop before joining the NFL in 1998 was at Tech where he spent 12 seasons (1987-1998). He served in a variety of roles GOLDEN EAGLES IN OVERTIME during his tenure includThe Golden Eagles have not played an overtime games since ing Defensive Coordinator, 2006. Tech stands 8-5 in the 13 games that have reached extra Defensive Line Coach and periods. Special Teams Coach. W - Tech 16, Murray State 13 (1 OT)—October 1, 1988 W - Tech 20, Austin Peay 14 (1 OT)—November 10, 1990 Tailgate Park Buzzing W - Tech 21, UT Martin 14 (2 OT)—October 5, 1996 — The Magic 98.5 Tailgate W - Tech 16, Murray State 13 (1 OT)—November 1, 1997 Park continues to buzz with W - Tech 31, UT Martin 24 (1 OT)—October 17, 1998 activity as fans came out early to play games, cook W - Tech 31, Eastern Kentucky 29 (3OT)—October 24, 1998 brats, hear some great mu L - Eastern Kentucky 23, Tech 20 (2OT)—November 13, 1999 sic and get into the spirit to L - UT Martin 30, Tech 23 (1 OT)—October 4, 2003 cheer the Golden Eagles. W - Tech 40, Eastern Illinois 37 (2 OT)—November 6, 2004 (HC) The Tailgate Park opens L - Southeast Missouri 31, Tech 28 (1 OT)—November 13, 2004 three hours before kickoff. L - Chattanooga 30, Tech 23 (1 OT)—September 3, 2005 W - Tech 20, Murray State 14 (1 OT)—September 30, 2006 L - Jacksonville State 17, Tech 10 (1 OT)—October 28, 2006

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The OVC in 2011 OVC Predicted Order of Finish (Number in parenthesis indicates first-place votes)

1. Jacksonville State (13)..................... 123 2. Murray State (4)................................ 106 3. Eastern Kentucky ............................... 93 4. Southeast Missouri (1) ......................81 5. Tennessee Tech ...........................73 6. UT Martin ...............................................64 7. Eastern Illinois ..................................... 57 8. Tennessee State .................................. 33 9. Austin Peay............................................ 18

Preseason All-OVC Team OFFENSE QB - Matt Scheible, Southeast Missouri QB - Casey Brockman, Murray State RB - Mike Harris, Murray State RB - Ryan White, Austin Peay RB - Dante’ Thomas, Tennessee State WR - Tim Benford, Tennessee Tech WR - Orlandus Harris, Eastern Kentucky TE - Kenny Jones, UT Martin C - Tim Schmid, Austin Peay OG - Eric Zink, Eastern Illinois OG - Kadeem Edwards, Tennessee State OG - Scott Schweitzer, Tennessee Tech OT - Evan Conrad, Southeast Missouri OT - Odie Rush, Jacksonville State DEFENSE DL - Monte Lewis, Jacksonville State DL - Emory Attig, Eastern Kentucky DL - Jamison Wadley, Jacksonville State DL - Artavious Dowdell, Eastern Illinois DL - Anthony Brown, Eastern Kentucky LB - Rico Council, Tennessee State LB - Tyson Patrick, Eastern Kentucky LB - Rodney Garrott, Jacksonville State DB - Jeremy Caldwell, Eastern Kentucky DB - Keginald Harris, Jacksonville State DB - Tylor Brock, Southeast Missouri DB - Patrick McClellan, Eastern Kentucky DB - Dontrell Johnson, Murray State DB - Kendal Harper, UT Martin SPECIALISTS K - Kienan Cullen, Murray State P - Jordan Berry, Eastern Kentucky RS - Dontrell Johnson, Murray State Preseason Offensive Player of the Year: Casey Brockman (QB), Murray State Preseason Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Monte Lewis (DL), Jacksonville State Rico Council (LB), Tennessee State

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Numerical Roster 1........ Darian Stone 2........ Alden Olverson 3........ Tim Benford 4........ Will Johnson 5........ Jamere Hogue 6........ Adam Urbano 7........ Demetrous Garrett 8........ Ryan Tilghman 9........ Tre Lamb 10...... Taylor Hennigan 10b... Ron Durbin 11...... Marty Jones 12...... Corey Watson 13...... Marcus Edwards 14...... Austin Tallant 14b... Matt Hamby 15 ..... Caleb Mitchell 16...... Zack Ziegler 17...... Carter Crutchfield 17b... Connor Maitland 18...... Steve Wilson 19...... Cory McDonald 20...... Doug Page 21...... Richmond Tooley 22...... Josh Pleasant 23...... Cody Forbes 24...... James Huguely 25...... Dontey Gay 26...... Dominick Baker 26b... Stephen Bush 27...... Jamel Cook 29...... Ronquez Beech 30...... Tra’Darius Goff 31...... Jake McIntosh 32...... Chris Dickerson 33...... Howard Griffin 35...... Justin Vann 36...... Cy Ables 37...... Patrick Prewitt 38...... Zach Salada 39...... Heath Dyer 40...... Seth McDonald 41...... Cory Webber 42...... Kedrick Towles

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Alphabetical Roster

Roster is current as of August 22, 2011 / Ages listed are as of August 1, 2011 No. 36 44 61 73 83 26 66 91 29 72 3 87 45 77 26b 89 93 70 86 27 17 67 97 32 10b 39 13 49 23 81 7 25 30 33 14b 68 10 5 76 24 84 64 99 4 55 11 51 9 17b 85 48 46 19 40 31 63

Name Cy Ables Blake Adams Jordan Adams Slade Adams Travis Adkins Dominick Baker Michael Baker Matthew Barker Ronquez Beech Hunter Beedle Tim Benford DaJuan Brown Matt Brown Nathan Bush Stephen Bush Zach Bush Nick Campbell Tommy Campbell Kevin Casler Jamel Cook Carter Crutchfield Ben Davis Stepfon Davis-Boyd Chris Dickerson Ron Durbin Heath Dyer Marcus Edwards Dwight Evans Cody Forbes Neil Gannaway Demetrous Garrett Dontey Gay Tra’Darius Goff Howard Griffin Matt Hamby Ross Heatherly Taylor Hennigan Jamere Hogue Jacob Hoot James Huguely Adam Hunter Justin Ivory Jordan Johnson Will Johnson Malcolm Jones Marty Jones Jerry King Tre Lamb Connor Maitland Cody Matthews Tommie McBride Brannon McCoin Cory McDonald Seth McDonald Jake McIntosh Matt Mercy

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Hometown/High School/Previous School Athens, Tenn./McMinn County HS Stone Mountain, Ga./Dunwoody HS Union Grove, Ga./Union Grove HS Mt. Juliet, Tenn./Mt. Juliet HS Mt. Juliet, Tenn./Wilson Central HS Woodland Hills, Calif./Pierce College Westmoreland, Tenn./Westmoreland HS Spokane, Wash./Gonzaga Prep/Oregon State Goodlettsville, Tenn./Beech HS Kingsport, Tenn./Sullivan South HS Chattanooga, Tenn./Red Bank HS Smyrna, Tenn./Blackman HS Jamestown, Tenn./York Institute Morristown, Tenn./Hamblen-West HS Cookeville, Tenn./Cookeville HS Morristown, Tenn./West HS/Carson-Newman Lawrenceburg, Tenn./Lawrence Co. HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Wyoming HS Seymour, Tenn./Seymour HS Birmingham, Ala./Spain Park HS Dalton, Ga./Dalton HS Blountville, Tenn./Dobyns-Bennett HS Memphis, Tenn./ Mitchell HS Nashville, Tenn./Hunters Lane HS/MTSU Gatlinburg, Tenn./Gatlinburg-Pittman HS Clarksville, Tenn./Clarksville Academy Alabaster, Ala./Thompson HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore HS Elizabethton, Tenn./Elizabethton HS Birmingham, Ala./Vestavia Hills HS Nashville, Tenn./Hillsboro HS/Navy Lexington, Ky./Henry Clay HS Columbia, Tenn./Columbia Central HS Nashville, Tenn./Pearl Cohn HS Murfreesboro, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Sevierville, Tenn./Sevier County Cookeville, Tenn./Cookeville HS Morristown, Tenn./Morristown West HS Corpus Christi, Tex. Atlanta, Ga./Cedar Grove HS Livingston, Tenn./Livingston Academy Birmingham, Ala./Vestavia Hills HS Miami, Fla./Carol City HS Nashville, Tenn./Pearl-Cohn HS/Kentucky Cincinnati, Ohio/Princeton HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore HS Stone Mountain, Ga./Dunwoody HS Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun HS Nashville, Tenn./Franklin Road Academy Gallatin, Tenn./Gallatin HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Taft HS Livingston, Tenn./Livingston Academy Redwood City, Calif./Redwood City HS Sparta, Tenn./White County HS Dalton, Ga./ Dalton HS Nashville, Tenn./Franklin Road Academy

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Caleb Mitchell DB Lamar Moore DL Matt Moran ILB James Normand OL Midoho Okpokowuruk LB Alden Olverson WR Doug Page RB/TE Josh Pleasant DB Wade Plemons WR Patrick Prewitt DB Randall Reeves OL J.R. Richmond DL Avery Rollins DL Zach Salada RB Scott Schweitzer OL Zach Sharp PK Wesley Sherrill OL Matthew Smith DL Ryan St. John OL Charlie Stevens RB/TE William Stevens TE Darian Stone QB Austin Tallant DB Ryan Tilghman QB Richmond Tooley DB Kedrick Towles LB Adam Urbano RB Justin Vann LB LaDarrius Verge DL Corey Watson DB Cory Webber DB Ryan Weeks OL Nick White DL Anthony Williams WR Josh Wilson WR Steve Wilson WR Luke Woodason DB Zack Ziegler RB/REC

6-1 6-0 6-1 6-2 6-2 5-10 6-2 5-11 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-3 6-0 6-5 6-2 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-1 6-2 6-0 5-11 6-2 5-11 6-2 5-8 5-11 6-3 5-10 6-1 6-4 6-2 6-1 6-4 6-3 6-0 6-0

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Russellville, Ala./Russellville HS Nashville, Tenn./East Literature Magnet HS Fayetteville, Tenn./Lincoln County HS Oak Ridge, Tenn./Oak Ridge HS Charlotte, N.C./The McCallie School Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore HS Franklin, Tenn./Franklin Road Academy Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Loudon, Tenn./Loudon HS Vestavia, Ala./Vestavia Hills HS McAlla, Ala./McAdory HS Knoxville, Tenn./West HS Gadsden, Ala./Gadsden City HS Cookeville, Tenn./Cookeville HS Alpharetta, Ga./Centennial HS Maryville, Tenn./Maryville HS Antioch, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Jonesboro, Ga./North Clayton HS Benton, Tenn./Polk County HS Brentwood, Tenn./David Lipscomb HS Brentwood, Tenn./David Lipscomb HS Clinton, Tenn./Clinton HS Alcoa, Tenn./Alcoa HS Columbia, Tenn./Columbia Central HS Memphis, Tenn./Christian Brothers HS Antioch, Tenn./ Antioch HS Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun HS/Georgia Southern Madison, Ala./Bob Jones HS Murfreesboro, Tenn./Riverdale HS Sevierville, Tenn./Sevier County HS Forest Park, Ohio/Winton Woods HS Scottsboro, Ala./Scottsboro HS Cookeville, Tenn. Cookeville HS Jamestown, Tenn./York Institute Clinton, Tenn./Anderson County HS Smyrna, Tenn./Smyrna HS Dalton, Ga./Northwest Whitfield HS Greenbrier, Tenn./ Greenbrier HS

Head Coach: Watson Brown (Vanderbilt, 1973) Associate Head Coach: Billy Taylor (Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers) Assistant Head Coach: Will Holthouser (Special Teams Coordinator) Assistant Coaches: Steven Brown (Runningbacks/Quarterbacks/Passing Game Coordinator) Thomas Cox (Offensive Line/Tight Ends/Running Game Coordinator) Sidney Powell (Secondary/Defensive Passing Game Coordinator) Ron Sigler (Receivers) Sam Williamson (Defensive Line/Defensive Running Game Coordinator) Graduate Assistants: Chris Grimes (Nickels/Bandits) Lee Sweeney (Quarterbacks) Brandon Barnes (Defensive Line) Administrative Assistant: Tyler Wolf Executive Aide: Debbie Parker Sports Information Contacts: Robert Schabert (primary); Nick Burns, Tommy Dillard and Brandon Goodwin (secondary)

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43...... Charlie Stevens 44...... Blake Adams 45...... Matt Brown 46...... Brannon McCoin 47 ..... Luke Woodason 48...... Tommie McBride 49...... Dwight Evans 50...... Ryan Weeks 51...... Jerry King 52...... Avery Rollins 54...... Matt Moran 55...... Malcolm Jones 58...... Nick White 60...... James Normand 61...... Jordan Adams 62...... Randall Reeves 63...... Matt Mercy 64...... Justin Ivory 65...... Ryan St. John 66...... Michael Baker 67...... Ben Davis 68...... Ross Heatherly 70...... Tommy Campbell 72...... Hunter Beedle 73...... Slade Adams 74...... Wesley Sherrill 75...... Matthew Smith 76...... Jacob Hoot 77...... Nathan Bush 78...... Scott Schweitzer 80...... Wade Plemons 81...... Neil Gannaway 82...... William Stevens 83 ..... Travis Adkins 84...... Adam Hunter 85...... Cody Matthews 86...... Kevin Casler 87...... DaJuan Brown 88...... Josh Wilson 89...... Zach Bush 89b... Anthony Williams 91...... Matthew Barker 92...... J.R. Richmond 93...... Nick Campbell 94...... Midoho Okpokowuruk 95...... Lamar Moore 96...... Zach Sharp 97...... Stepfon Davis-Boyd 98...... LeDarrius Verge 99...... Jordan Johnson

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Numerical Roster

Alphabetical Roster 36.......Cy Ables 44.......Blake Adams 61.......Jordan Adams 73.......Slade Adams 83 ......Travis Adkins 26.......Dominick Baker 66.......Michael Baker 91.......Matthew Barker 29.......Ronquez Beech 72.......Hunter Beedle 3.........Tim Benford 87.......DaJuan Brown 45.......Matt Brown 77.......Nathan Bush 26b....Stephen Bush 89.......Zach Bush 93.......Nick Campbell 70 ......Tommy Campbell 86.......Kevin Casler 36.......Jamel Cook 17.......Carter Crutchfield 67.......Ben Davis 97.......Stepfon Davis-Boyd 32.......Chris Dickerson 10b....Ron Durbin 39.......Heath Dyer 13.......Marcus Edwards 49.......Dwight Evans 23.......Cody Forbes 81.......Neil Gannaway 7.........Demetrous Garrett 25.......Dontey Gay 30.......Tra’Darius Goff 33.......Howard Griffin 14b.... Matt Hamby 68.......Ross Heatherly 10.......Taylor Hennigan 5.........Jamere Hogue 76.......Jacob Hoot 24.......James Huguely 84.......Adam Hunter 64.......Justin Ivory 99.......Jordan Johnson 4.........Will Johnson 55.......Malcolm Jones 11.......Marty Jones

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Roster is current as of August 20 2011 / Ages listed are as of August 1, 2011 No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10b 11 12 13 14 14b 15 16 17 17b 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 26b 27 29 30 31 32 33 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 54 55 58

Name Darian Stone Alden Olverson Tim Benford Will Johnson Jamere Hogue Adam Urbano Demetrous Garrett Ryan Tilghman Tre Lamb Taylor Hennigan Ron Durbin Marty Jones Corey Watson Marcus Edwards Austin Tallant Matt Hamby Caleb Mitchell Zack Ziegler Carter Crutchfield Connor Maitland Steve Wilson Cory McDonald Doug Page Richmond Tooley Josh Pleasant Cody Forbes James Huguely Dontey Gay Dominick Baker Stephen Bush Jamel Cook Ronquez Beech Tra’Darius Goff Jake McIntosh Chris Dickerson Howard Griffin Justin Vann Cy Ables Patrick Prewitt Zach Salada Heath Dyer Seth McDonald Cory Webber Kedrick Towles Charlie Stevens Blake Adams Matt Brown Brannon McCoin Luke Woodason Tommie McBride Dwight Evans Ryan Weeks Jerry King Avery Rollins Matt Moran Malcolm Jones Nick White

Pos. QB WR WR DB DL RB WR QB QB DB RB DB DB LB DB QB DB RB/REC WR WR/DB WR DB RB/TE DB DB RB DB RB DB RB DB RB/REC LB/QB ILB DB ILB LB WR/TE DB RB DB DB DB LB RB/TE ILB RB DB DB LB LB OL ILB DL ILB OL DL

Ht. 6-0 5-10 6-1 6-2 6-4 5-8 5-9 6-2 5-9 5-11 6-2 6-1 5-10 6-1 5-11 6-4 6-1 6-0 6-2 6-0 6-3 6-0 6-2 5-11 5-11 5-11 6-0 5-9 5-10 5-9 6-0 5-7 5-11 6-2 5-10 6-1 5-11 6-4 6-2 6-0 6-0 5-11 6-1 6-2 6-1 5-11 6-3 5-10 6-0 6-1 6-1 6-4 6-0 6-3 6-1 6-5 6-2

Wt. 185 185 195 215 270 195 175 190 185 180 190 190 180 240 185 210 190 200 180 175 195 190 225 185 180 205 175 205 175 185 170 190 225 230 185 220 215 210 190 200 190 225 195 220 230 225 206 165 170 235 230 295 235 230 210 300 250

Age 18 20 20 19 20 21 20 20 20 21 18 19 21 19 18 18 20 19 19 18 18 19 18 20 18 18 18 20 21 18 18 19 18 20 21 20 20 18 18 19 18 19 18 20 21 18 19 19 18 19 20 21 19 18 20 20 19

Yr. Exp. Fr. RS Sr. 3L Sr. 3L So. 1L Sr. 3L Jr. TR Jr. 2L So. SQ Jr. 2L Jr. 2L Fr. HS Jr. 2L Sr. 3L Jr. 2L Fr. HS Fr. HS Jr. 2L Jr. 2L So. SQ Fr. HS Fr. HS So. SQ So. 1L Sr. 3L Fr. HS So. 1L Fr. RS Sr. 3L Sr. 1L Fr. HS Fr. HS Jr. SQ Fr. HS Sr. 3L Jr. 2L Jr. 2L Sr. 3L Fr. RS Fr. HS So. SQ Fr. SQ So. SQ Fr. HS Jr. 3L Sr. 3L So. 1L Fr. RS Fr. RS Fr. HS Jr. 2L Sr. 3L Sr. SQ Jr. 2L Fr. HS Jr. 2L Sr. 3L Fr. RS

Hometown/High School Clinton, Tenn./Clinton HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore HS Chattanooga, Tenn./Red Bank HS Nashville, Tenn./Pearl-Cohn HS/Kentucky Morristown, Tenn./Morristown West HS Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun HS/Georgia Southern Nashville, Tenn./Hillsboro HS/Navy Columbia, Tenn./Columbia Central HS Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun HS Cookeville, Tenn./Cookeville HS Gatloingburg, Tenn./Gatlinburg-Pittman HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore HS Sevierville, Tenn./Sevier County HS Alabaster, Ala./Thompson HS Alcoa, Tenn./Alcoa HS Murfreesboro, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Russellville, Ala./Russellville HS Greenbrier, Tenn./ Greenbrier HS Dalton, Ga./Dalton HS Nashville, Tenn./Franklin Road Academy Nashville, Tenn./Smyrna HS Redwood City, Calif./Redwood City HS Franklin, Tenn./Franklin Road Academy Memphis, Tenn./Christian Brothers HS Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Elizabethton, Tenn./Elizabethton HS Atlanta, Ga./Cedar Grove HS Lexington, Ky./Henry Clay HS Woodland Hills, Calif./Pierce College Cookeville, Tenn./Cookeville HS Birmingham, Ala./Spain Park HS Goodlettsville, Tenn./Beech HS Columbia, Tenn./Columbia Central HS Dalton, Ga./ Dalton HS Nashville, Tenn./Hunters Lane HS/MTSU Nashville, Tenn./Pearl Cohn HS Madison, Ala./Bob Jones HS Athens, Tenn./McMinn County HS Vestavia, Ala./Vestavia Hills HS Cookeville, Tenn./Cookeville HS Clarksville, Tenn./Clarksville Academy Sparta, Tenn./White County HS Forest Park, Ohio/Winton Woods HS Antioch, Tenn./ Antioch HS Brentwood, Tenn./David Lipscomb HS Stone Mountain, Ga./Dunwoody HS Jamestown, Tenn./York Institute Livingston, Tenn./Livingston Academy Dalton, Ga./Northwest Whitfield HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Taft HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore HS Scottsboro, Ala./Scottsboro HS Stone Mountain, Ga./Dunwoody HS Gadsden, Ala./Gadsden City HS Fayetteville, Tenn./Lincoln County HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Princeton HS Cookeville, Tenn./Cookeville HS

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James Normand OL Jordan Adams LS Randall Reeves OL Matt Mercy OL Justin Ivory OL Ryan St. John OL Michael Baker OL Ben Davis OL Ross Heatherly OL Tommy Campbell DL Hunter Beedle OL Slade Adams OL Wesley Sherrill OL Matthew Smith DL Jacob Hoot OL Nathan Bush DL Scott Schweitzer OL Wade Plemons WR Neil Gannaway WR William Stevens TE Travis Adkins DL Adam Hunter TE Cody Matthews WR Kevin Casler TE DaJuan Brown DL Josh Wilson WR Zach Bush TE Anthony Williams WR Matthew Barker PK J.R. Richmond DL Nick Campbell K/P Midoho Okpokowuruk LB Lamar Moore DL Zach Sharp PK Stepfon Davis-Boyd DL LaDarrius Verge DL Jordan Johnson DL

6-2 6-3 6-2 6-3 6-5 6-4 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-6 6-4 6-4 6-5 6-5 6-5 6-3 6-4 6-2 6-5 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-1 6-1 6-4 6-2 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-3 5-11

285 200 290 295 350 315 270 260 270 265 285 315 290 285 306 260 300 185 190 235 275 250 190 220 260 205 240 190 185 260 225 230 290 195 250 275 285

18 19 18 21 18 20 19 20 19 19 19 19 18 18 19 18 22 18 18 18 20 21 18 18 18 19 18 18 21 21 20 18 19 19 18 19 18

So. Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr. So. Fr. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. Jr. So.

1L 2L 1L SQ HS SQ 2L 2L HS HS 2L 2L 1L RS SQ RS 3L HS HS RS 3L SQ RS SQ 1L RS HS HS 1L 2L 3L RS SQ HS HS 2L 1L

Oak Ridge, Tenn./Oak Ridge HS Union Grove, Ga./Union Grove HS McAlla, Ala./McAdory HS Nashville, Tenn./Franklin Road Academy Columbus, Ohio/Vestavia Hills HS Benton, Tenn./Polk County HS Westmoreland, Tenn./Westmoreland HS Blountville, Tenn./Dobyns-Bennett HS Sevierville, Tenn./Sevier County HS Cincinnati, Ohio/Wyoming HS Kingsport, Tenn./Sullivan South HS Mt. Juliet, Tenn./Mt. Juliet HS Antioch, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Jonesboro, Ga./North Clayton HS Corpus Christi, Tex. Morristown, Tenn./Hamblen-West HS Alpharetta, Ga./Centennial HS Loudon, Tenn./Loudon HS Birmingham, Ala./Vestavia Hills HS Brentwood, Tenn./David Lipscomb HS Mt. Juliet, Tenn./Wilson Central HS Livingston, Tenn./Livingston Academy Gallatin, Tenn./Gallatin HS Seymour, Tenn./Seymour HS Smyrna, Tenn./Blackman HS Clinton, Tenn./Anderson County HS Morristown, Tenn./West HS/Carson-Newman Jamestown, Tenn./York Institute Spokane, Wash./Gonzaga Prep/Oregon State Knoxville, Tenn./West HS Lawrenceburg, Tenn./Lawrence Co. HS Charlotte, N.C./The McCallie School Nashville, Tenn./East Literature Magnet HS Maryville, Tenn./Maryville HS Memphis, Tenn./ Mitchell HS Murfreesboro, Tenn./Riverdale HS Miami, Fla./Carol City HS

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE Name Pronunciation Adam Urbano Demetrous Garrett Ryan Tilghman Tre Lamb James Huguely Ronquez Beech Tra’Darius Goff Zach Salada Midoho Okpokowuruk

mi-DOE-ho

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er-BAN-oh duh-MEAT-truss TILL-man TRAY HEW-glee ron-KEZ truh-DARE-ee-us SAL-uh-day ok-pok-uh-WAR-ick

51.......Jerry King 9.........Tre Lamb 17b....Connor Maitland 85.......Cody Matthews 48.......Tommie McBride 46.......Brannon McCoin 19.......Cory McDonald 40.......Seth McDonald 31.......Jake McIntosh 63.......Matt Mercy 15 ......Caleb Mitchell 95.......Lamar Moore 54.......Matt Moran 60.......James Normand 94.......Midoho Okpokowuruk 2.........Alden Olverson 20.......Doug Page 22.......Josh Pleasant 80.......Wade Plemons 37.......Patrick Prewitt 62.......Randall Reeves 92.......J.R. Richmond 52.......Avery Rollins 38.......Zach Salada 78.......Scott Schweitzer 96.......Zach Sharp 74.......Wesley Sherrill 75.......Matthew Smith 65.......Ryan St. John 43.......Charlie Stevens 82.......William Stevens 1.........Darian Stone 14.......Austin Tallant 8.........Ryan Tilghman 21.......Richmond Tooley 42.......Kedrick Towles 6.........Adam Urbano 35.......Justin Vann 98.......LaDarrius Verge 12.......Corey Watson 41.......Cory Webber 50.......Ryan Weeks 58.......Nick White 89b....Anthony Williams 88.......Josh Wilson 18.......Steve Wilson 47.......Luke Woodason 16.......Zack Ziegler

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Watson BROWN v 27th season as head coach v 39th season in collegiate coaching v Fifth season as head coach at Tennessee Tech

(named December 9, 2006)

v 2010 Recipient of the Roy Kramer “Contribution To Football” Award from the National Football Foundation

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ne might think that after nearly 40 seasons of collegiate coaching, Watson Brown has pretty much seen it all. However, what the veteran coach saw during his team’s amazing, fourth-quarter comeback victory over Jacksonville State in the 2010 season finale impressed him so much that he has made a change in his approach to the 2011 season. Bottom line - better not blink or you might miss a play or two. The Golden Eagles hope to exhibit “The Fastest 60 Minutes in Football” when they take the field in 2011. Ever the offensive innovator, Brown will combine all the knowledge he has gained through 39 seasons on the sidelines with a fast-paced system aimed at giving the Golden Eagles an edge as they bid for an Ohio Valley Conference championship.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Of course, he wouldn’t be in a position to make the change unless the Golden Eagle roster included enough talent to carry it out. But Brown’s staff has done a remarkable job in recruiting the past several years, and has raised the talent level walking the sidelines in Tucker Stadium. In short, don’t be suprised by anything that Brown’s team accomplishes. Born and raised in Cookeville, he came back home in in 2007 and his first four seasons at Tennessee Tech have been a whirlwind of excitement marked by a resurgence in support for Golden Eagle football. The veteran coach has used an even-tempered approach to teach his young staff and players, and the first four years have only increased Tech’s desire to reclaim supremacy in the Ohio Valley Conference. The Golden Eagles are primed and ready to go back on the attack. The 2011 season will be Brown’s 39th year of coaching collegiate football overall and his 27th year as a collegiate head coach. Brown, 61, was named in December 2006 as the new head football coach of the Tennessee Tech University Golden Eagles. He returned to his hometown as the 10th head football coach in Tech history. “We’re excited to be coming back to Cookeville,” Brown said at the packed press conference. “This is a great opportunity to make a move and really improve the Golden Eagle football program to the point where we can win conference championships and make a run at a national championship.” Brown left his position as head coach at UAB after 12 seasons. Mark Wilson, TTU Director of Athletics, echoed the excitement voiced by Brown about the future of TTU football. “We are excited to attract a coach with the head coaching experience that Watson Brown has,” Wilson continued on next page

Personal

Date of Birth: April 19, 1950 Age: 61 Place of Birth: Cookeville, Tenn. Wife: The former Brenda Arnold of Lebanon, Tenn. Date Married: February 17, 1973 Where he met Brenda: At a softball tournament in 1972; He was coaching and she was playing for the opponent Children (2): Ginny and Steven

College Coaching Experience

1973 1974-75 1976-77 1978 1979-80 1981-82 1983 1984-85 1986-90 1990-92 1993-94 1995-06 2007-

Vanderbilt University East Carolina University Jacksonville State University Texas Tech University Austin Peay Vanderbilt University University of Cincinnati Rice University Vanderbilt University Mississippi State University University of Oklahoma UAB Tennessee Tech University

Graduate assistant Quarterbacks, receivers Offensive coordinator Quarterbacks Head coach Offensive coordinator Head coach Head coach and A.D. Head coach Offensive coordinator Offensive coordinator Head coach and A.D Head coach

College Playing Experience

1969-72 Quarterback and shortstop at Vanderbilt

College Education

1973 Vanderbilt University * B.A. - Geology

High School Education

1966-69 Cookeville (Tenn.) High School Football, Baseball and Basketball

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL said. “We look forward to him leading our team to Ohio Valley Conference championships and regional and national prominence.” Brown has previously coached at two schools that are members of the Ohio Valley Conference, serving as head coach at Austin Peay for two years and assistant coach at Jacksonville State, then a Division II program, for two years. “Cookeville is home. It’s where my wife and I are from, and it’s neat to have that as part of this decision, too,” Brown said. Brown returned to the town where he was a talented baseball, football and basketball player at Cookeville High School. He signed with Vanderbilt out of high school and was a standout quarterback for the Commodores from 1969-72. He is best remembered by many Commodore fans for leading Vandy to a 14-10 victory over Alabama in 1969. Brown was named the Sports Illustrated National Back of the Week for his efforts. “Watson Brown is a man of high character, a focused recruiter, and an exceptional football coach,” Wilson said. “He is focused on both the academic and athletic success of our student-athletes, which is the perfect fit for Tennessee Tech.” Support for Brown was evident from day one, and it carried over through the 2007 season with record season ticket sales. Tech’s first home game drew the largest opening day crowd in the 43-year history of Tucker Stadium. He has worked hard in his effort toward rebuilding the Golden Eagles into Ohio Valley Conference champions and has had the support of the community and the Upper Cumberland Region. A popular speaker, Brown has addressed numerous clubs and organizations throughout the region during his time at Tech He has also found success on the recruiting trail, signing four of the most promising groups of newcomers in the program’s history. Raising the talent level at Tech is a key step in taking the Golden Eagles to a conference championship. It’s a step that Brown is familiar with -- after all, building programs has been a calling card for Watson Brown. The remarkable growth of the UAB program under Brown’s guidance was a major factor in UAB’s entry into Conference USA play in 1999. That year for their C-USA debut, the Blazers recorded a 5-6 overall record against a brutal all I-A schedule, finishing in a four-way tie for second place with a 4-2 league record. Under Brown, UAB was bowl-eligible three times in seven seasons and in 2004 attained their previously elusive first bowl invitation with a trip to Honolulu to play in the Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl.

“Watson Brown is a man of high character, a focused recruiter, and an exceptional football coach...He is focused on both the academic and athletic success of our student-athletes, which is the perfect fit for Tennessee Tech.” -- Mark Wilson

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL A proven veteran in the coaching profession, Brown is known as one of the best offensive minds in football. He made his head coaching debut in 1979 in the Ohio Valley Conference directing the Austin Peay Governors, and at age 29, he was one of the youngest head coaches in the nation. He posted 7-4 records in both 1979 and 1980, twice being runner-up for Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year honors. Brown began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Vanderbilt in 1973 and was a full-time assistant coach for the first time in 1974 as Pat Dye’s quarterback and receiver coach at East Carolina. The Pirates were 7-4 in 1974 and 8-3 in 1975, posting victories over several Atlantic Coast Conference opponents.

Brown was the offensive coordinator at Jacksonville State University in 1976 and 1977 (at the time JSU was a Division II program, and currently is a member of the OVC). During those two

seasons, the Gamecocks finished 7-4 and 11-3, and played for the Division II national championship in 1977. Brown was the quarterbacks and receivers coach at Texas Tech in 1978, where the Red Raiders posted a 7-4 record in what was supposed to be a rebuilding year. While serving as offensive coordinator at Vanderbilt for two seasons (1981-82), Brown’s offense set 57 school records and the Commodores posted an 8-3 record and made a Hall of Fame Bowl appearance (1982). In 1983, Brown was head coach at Cincinnati, where he led the Bearcats to a season-opening 14-3 victory at defending national champion Penn State. Before coaching at Vanderbilt, Brown was athletic director and head football coach at Rice (1984-85). He led

Watson Brown’s Career Head Coaching Won-Loss Record 1979 Austin Peay 1980 Austin Peay 1983 Cincinnati 1984 Rice 1985 Rice 1986 Vanderbilt 1987 Vanderbilt 1988 Vanderbilt 1989 Vanderbilt 1990 Vanderbilt 1995 UAB 1996 UAB 1997 UAB 1998 UAB 1999 UAB 2000 UAB 2001 UAB 2002 UAB 2003 UAB 2004 UAB 2005 UAB 2006 UAB 2007 Tennessee Tech 2008 Tennessee Tech 2009 Tennessee Tech 2010 Tennessee Tech 26 seasons

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7-4 7-4 4-6-1 1-10 3-8 1-10 4-7 3-8 1-10 1-10 5-6 5-6 5-6 4-7 5-6 7-4 6-5 5-7 5-7 7-5 5-6 3-9 4-7 3-9 6-5 5-6

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL the Owls to two of their best offensive seasons. From 1986-90, Brown was the head coach at Vanderbilt, his alma mater. In 1991 and 1992, Brown was the offensive coordinator at Mississippi State under head coach Jackie Sherrill. During those two seasons, the Bulldogs posted a 14-10 record, made two bowl appearances and upset three nationally-ranked opponents. Prior to going to UAB, Brown was the offensive coordinator at the University of Oklahoma (1993-94). Coaching is a big part of Brown’s family. His brother Mack Brown is the head coach at Texas and won a national championship with the Longhorns. His grandfather, Eddie “Jelly” Watson, was a legendary prep football coach, compiling a 106-51-13 record at Cookeville High School. Brown’s brother Mel resides in Cooke­ville. Watson Brown is married to the former Brenda Arnold, and they have two children; daughter Ginny, who was a four-year letterwinner at Georgia State University (1996-00), and a son Steven, who was a wide receiver/ quarterback for the Golden Eagles in 2007 and has joined his father’s coaching staff. After filling a role as a graduate assistant coach in 2008, Steven is now an assistant coach working with the quarterback and runningbacks. Watson Brown is Tech’s 10th head football coach since 1922, joining the ranks of Loyall Duck, Putty Overall, Hooper Eblen, Star Wood, Wilburn Tucker, Don Wade, Gary Darnell, Jim Ragland and Mike Hennigan. Brown’s many achievements as a student-athlete and later as a coach in the state of Tennessee have not gone unnoticed. Four years ago he was inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. In 2010, the National Football Foundation recognized Watson by seleecting him as the recipient of the Roy Kramer Contribution to Football Award.

Watson Brown career record vs. Opponent..................W.........L Air Force............................0............1 Akron.................................1............0 Alabama............................0............5 Alabama State................0............1 Arizona..............................0............1 Arkansas...........................0............3 Arkansas State................2............1 Army...................................5............2 Auburn..............................0............5 Austin Peay......................2............2 Baylor.................................2............2 Central Florida................0............3 Central Methodist.........1............0 Chas. Southern...............2............0 Chattanooga...................1............0 Cincinnati.........................3............5 Concordia.........................1............0 Cornell...............................1............0 Cumberland....................1............0 Duke...................................1............2 East Carolina....................3............2 Eastern Illinois.................1............3 Eastern Kentucky...........0............6 Florida................................1............2 Florida State....................0............3 Gardner-Webb................1............0 Georgia..............................0............7 Hawaii................................0............1 Houston............................4............3 Jacksonville State..........5............4 James Madison...............2............0 Kansas................................0............3 Kansas State....................0............1 Kentucky (one tie).........1............4

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Knoxville College...........1............0 Lamar.................................2............0 Lane College....................1............0 Livingston State.............1............0 Louisiana-Lafayette......1............1 Louisiana-Monroe.........1............0 Louisiana Tech................0............4 Louisville...........................0............5 LSU......................................2............0 Marshall............................0............1 Mars Hill............................1............0 Maryland..........................1............1 Memphis...........................7............6 Miami (Fla.)......................0............3 Miami (Ohio)...................0............1 Middle Tennessee..........4............1 Miles College...................1............0 Mississippi........................0............5 Mississippi State.............2............1 Minnesota........................0............1 Missouri.............................0............1 Montana State................1............0 Morehead State..............1............1 Murray State....................3............3 Nebraska...........................0............1 Nichols State...................1............0 Northeast Louisiana.....0............1 North Texas......................1............0 Ohio....................................1............0 Oklahoma State.............0............1 Penn State........................1............0 Pikeville.............................1............0 Pittsburgh........................0............2 Rice.....................................1............1 Rutgers..............................3............0

Samford............................0............1 SMU....................................0............4 South Carolina................0............1 Southeast Missouri.......2............1 South Florida...................1............1 Southern Miss.................0............6 SW Louisiana...................3............1 Syracuse............................0............1 TCU.....................................3............3 Temple...............................1............0 Tennessee.........................0............7 Tennessee-Martin..........4............3 Tennessee State.............2............2 Tennessee Tech..............4............0 Texas...................................0............2 Texas A&M........................0............2 Texas Tech........................1............0 Troy State..........................2............2 Tulane................................2............6 UTEP...................................1............0 Vanderbilt.........................0............1 Virginia Tech....................0............5 Wake Forest.....................0............2 Western Kentucky.........2............3 Western Michigan.........0............1 Wofford.............................1............0 TOTALS.................... 112.... 178 (and one tie)

Career records above reflect Brown’s wins and losses while head coach at UAB, Rice, Vanderbilt, Cincinnati , Austin Peay and Tennessee Tech.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL PERSONAL Born: Wife: Children:

EDUCATION

College: High School:

Warren, Ohio / April 17, 1964 (47) former Kristine Renz daughters Mikaelah Jean, 13; McKenzie, `0 East Tennessee State (B.S. 1988) Morristown West High School (1983)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE 1983-87:

East Tennessee State (Outside linebacker)

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Billy

TAYLOR

v Assistant Head Coach v Defensive Coordinator v Inside Linebackers Billy Taylor is in his fourth season on the Golden Eagle coaching staff, and the 3-4 system he installed for the defense upon his arrival appears primed to have a huge impact on the team’s championship fortunes in 2011. Serving as associate head coach for Watson Brown, he is also the defensive coordinator and coaches the inside linebackers. He joined the staff on Jan. 29, 2008. Taylor, 47, came to Tech from UT Chattanooga, where he was the Mocs’ defensive coordinator for three seasons. Two years ago, the Golden Eagles were first in the Ohio Valley Conference in turnover margin. Last year, the Tech defense ranked second in the OVC in intercetions and turnover margin. Taylor joined the UTC staff following the 2004 season, filling the role of defensive coordinator while also coaching the inside linebackers. Prior to his arrival at UTC, Taylor served as Elon’s defensive coordinator and also coached inside linebackers for one year in 2004. Nearly all of Taylor’s collegiate coaching career prior to Tech was within the Southern Conference as he has also worked at East Tennessee State and Wofford. Taylor joined head coach Paul Hamilton’s staff at Elon in 2004 after serving on Hamilton’s staff at East Tennessee State. Taylor worked at ETSU from 1997 to 2003, coaching linebackers. He served five years as the recruiting coordinator and the final two as the defensive coordinator. Taylor-coached defenses at ETSU and Elon caused an incredible 92 takeaways in three years from 2002 to 2004. His Buccaneer defensive unit led the SoCon in 2002 and 2003, and the Phoenix ranked second in the league in takeaways in 2004 with 25. His 2003 ETSU defense ranked among the top 30 in the nation in eight different defensive categories. The Morristown, Tenn., native was an assistant coach at Wofford from 1991-96, working as the linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator for head coach Mike Ayers. He began his coaching career as a graduate assistant coach at Southern Mississippi in 1989 and 1990. Taylor earned a degree in Mass Communications from ETSU in 1988. He was a three-year starter as an outside linebacker for the Bucs and was voted team captain his senior year in 1987. He is married to the former Kristine Renz of Easley, S.C., and the couple has two children, Mikaelah Jean, 13, and McKenzie, 10. His brother, Bobby Taylor, is a Tech football letterman.

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1989-90: Southern Mississippi (graduate assistant) Defensive Backs/Wide Receivers 1991-96: Wofford University Linebackers/Recruiting Coordinator 1997-03: East Tennessee State Linebackers/Recruiting Coordinator 2002-03: East Tennessee State Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers 2004: Elon University Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers 2005-07: UT Chattanooga Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers 2008: Tennessee Tech University Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers 2009- Tennessee Tech University Associate Head Coach Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

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Shelby, N.C. / October 26, 1949 (61) daughter Hannah; son Will

EDUCATION College: Wake Forest (B.S. 1974) Gardner-Webb (Certification, 1975) High School: Elkin High School (N.C.) (1968) PLAYING EXPERIENCE 1970-75: Wake Forest (Defensive line)

Will

HOLTHOUSER v Assistant Head Coach v Special Teams Coordinator

Will Holthouser has had a major impact on the Tennessee Tech football team in his first four seasons on the staff, most noticeably with the record-breaking performances of Tech’s special teams which are directly under his charge. In 2010, he added the title of assistant head coach in addition to being special teams coordinator. He also coaches the safeties and outside linebackers Holthouser, 61, was hired in January 2007, to coach Tech’s defensive secondary and serve as the coordinator of the special teams. Now a 34-year collegiate coaching veteran, Holthouser spent the previous two seasons as defensive coordinator and secondary coach at Gardner-Webb University before his arrival in Cookeville. His years of experience have not only aided Tech’s efforts on the defensive side of the line of scrimmage, they have helped in special teams preparations, as well. Tech either led the league or was near the top in kickoff returns in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and last year ranked first in kickoff coverage. The Golden Eagles led the OVC in punt returns in 2007 and ranked second last year, and have blocked 14 kicks in three years under Holthouser’s guidance. A native of Elkin, N.C., and a graduate of Wake Forest University, Holthouser was a member of the Deacons’ 1970 ACC championship team, their only league title until 2006. A defensive lineman during his playing career, he earned his degree in business in 1974. Holthouser coached at Gardner-Webb three different times. In 1997, he was the assistant head coach as well as defensive coordinator. During that year, he helped Gardner-Webb post an 8-3 record and the nation’s best turnaround on the Division II level. Prior to becoming a collegiate assistant coach, Holthouser spent seven years in Charlotte, N.C., as a high school coach. He began his college coaching career at The Citadel in 1983, and has served as defensive coordinator with VMI, Western Carolina, Gardner-Webb, Elon and UT Chattanooga. He has had two different stints at VMI and Elon, as well as his time at Gardner-Webb.

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COACHING EXPERIENCE 1975: Gardner-Webb Defensive Line 1976: South Mecklenburg HS (N.C.) Football, Wrestling 1976-79: North Mecklenburg HS (N.C.) Football, Wrestling 1980-82: Harding HS (N.C.) Head Football Coach 1983-85: The Citadel Defensive Ends, Linebackers 1986-89: Virginia Military Institute Defensive Line, Linebackers, Coordinator 1990-96: Western Carolina Defensive Coordinator 1997-98: Gardner-Webb Defensive Coordinator 1998-00: Elon College Defensive Coordinator 2000-02: UT Chattanooga Defensive Coordinator 2002-04: Elon College Defensive Coordinator 2004-05: Virginia Military Institute Linebackers 2005-06: Gardner-Webb Defensive Coordinator 2007-09: Tennessee Tech University Secondary, Special Teams Coordinator 2010- Tennessee Tech University Assistant Head Coach Special Teams Coordinator, Safeties. Outside Linebackers

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EDUCATION

College: High School:

Houston, Texas / January 3, 1985 (26) Tennessee Tech (B.S. 2007) UAB (2004-2006) Auburn (2003-2004) Vestavia Hills (Ala.) High School (2003)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE 2004-2006: 2007:

UAB (Wide Receiver) Tennessee Tech (Receiver/Quarterback)

COACHING EXPERIENCE

2008: Tennessee Tech (Graduate Assistant) Quarterbacks 2009- Tennessee Tech Quarterbacks/Runningbacks

Stephen

BROWN

v Passing Game Coordinator v Quarterbacks and Runningbacks Steven Brown, 26, made the move from the playing field to the coaching staff in 2007, spending one season as a graduate assistant on Watson Brown’s staff. In 2008 he moved into an assistant coaching role and enters his fourth season working primarily with Golden Eagle quarterbacks and runningbacks. In 2009, he helped quarterback Lee Sweeney accomplish his most successful season, and also helped mold several young signal-callers including freshman Tre Lamb and junior Cass Barnes. Last year that work paid dividends as Lamb and Barnes called on that experience as Tech’s signal-callers in 2010. This season he will work to belnd the returnees, including Lamb and Dontey Gay, with new faces such as Adam Urbano and Darian Stone. An experienced player who had two seasons at UAB and one at Tech, Steven had one season of eligibility remaining in 2008, but passed on the chance to play his final season for the opportunity to begin his coaching career. The son of head coach Watson Brown, Steven played two seasons at UAB then transfered to Tech in 2007 where he played both wide receiver and quarterback for the Golden Eagles. A highly recruited prep quarterback out of high school, he originally enrolled at Auburn in 2004, then moved to UAB and made the transition to receiver in 2005. In 2006 he played in 11 of 12 games for the Blazers, ranking fifth on the team with 14 catches for 200 yards and two touchdowns. In his one season for the Golden Eagles, he had 12 catches for 164 yards as an inside receiver. In the middle of the season, with injuries to the top three quarterbacks, Steven stepped under center and played quarterback. He finished the year going 22-for-34 for 252 yards and one touchdown, posting a 119.02 quarterback rating. In high school, he was named honorable mention on the Class 6A All-State team in 2003 as a senior quarterback, helping lead Vestavia Hills to a 12-2 record and an appearance in the state semifinals.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL PERSONAL Born: Wife: Children:

Bessemer, Ala. / April 28, 1980 (31) former Jackie Tharp daughter, Johnna, 2

EDUCATION College: UAB (B.S. 2002) North Carolina State (M.A. 2007) High School: Jess Lanier High School (Ala.) (1997) PLAYING EXPERIENCE 1998-02: UAB (quarterback)

Thomas

COX

v Running Game Coordinator v Offensive Line

COACHING EXPERIENCE 2003: Campbell High School (Ga.) Quarterbacks, Head freshman coach 2004: Campbell High School (Ga.) Running Backs 2005-06: North Carolina State Offensive graduate assistant 2007-08: Tennessee Tech University Wide receivers 2009- Tennessee Tech University Offensive line

BOWL EXPERIENCE Thomas Cox is in his fifth season on the Golden Eagle coaching staff and his third As a Coach season coaching the offensive line, which is expected to shine in 2011 as one of the 2005: Meineke Car Care Bowl strengths of the program. He worked his first two seasons directing the Golden Eagle wide receivers, helping develop talents such as Larry Shipp and Tim Benford. For the past two years, the 31-year-old has worked at developing the skills of several standouts such as Slade Adams, Scott Schweitzer, Michael Baker, Hunter Beedle and Malcolm Jones. Cox has molded a unit that can provide protection to Tech’s talented quarterbacks but also smash open holes for the deep stable of runningbacks. During his first year on the staff, Cox helped Shipp shatter numerous school records on his way to earning first-team all-OVC laurels as well as All-America recognition. Cox was also influential in helping his receivers adapt to the constant changes Tech underwent at quarterback due to injuries in 2007. In 2008 under his direction, Tim Benford set a school record for receptions and was named the OVC Freshman of the Year. During the 2009 season, his first with the offensive line, Cox helped guide Slade Adams to all-OVC laurels as a freshman. Last year he was successful in bringing numerous talented newcomers into the program and working with them to help make them huge contributors -- players such as Wesley Sherrill, Randall Reeves and James Normand. A former starting quarterback at UAB under Watson Brown, Cox came to Tennessee Tech in 2007 from a graduate assistant coaching position at North Carolina State. He spent two seasons working with receivers on Chuck Amato’s Wolfpack staff. His coaching experience began with a couple of seasons on the high school level, followed by two years at N.C. State. A native of Bessemer, Ala., Cox played his collegiate career under Brown at UAB, including 11 games as a starter for the Blazers. A member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll, the UAB Dean’s List and the UAB Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Cox was 7-4 as a starter. He was named as a National Strength and Conditioning Association All-American. In December 2002, Cox received his bachelor’s degree in history from UAB and began his coaching career at Campbell High School in Smyrna, Ga. He worked with the quarterbacks and also served as head coach of the freshman team during his first year at Campbell, and was the running backs coach for the varsity squad in his second campaign. In June 2005, he moved to North Carolina State to pursue a master’s degree in Liberal Studies and take a graduate assistant position with the Wolfpack. During his time at N.C. State, he was part of the Wolfpack coaching staff that led the team to the 2005 Meineke Car Care Bowl. He received his master’s degree in June 2007. Cox is married to the former Jackie Tharp. The couple welcomed their first child, Johnna, on Nov. 23, 2008 They are expecting their second child on Nov. 1.

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EDUCATION

College: High School:

Newnan, Ga. / October 8, 1974 (36) former Charmer Chadan son, Brandon (8) Morehouse College (B.S., 1997) Newnan (Ga.) High School (1993)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE 1994-97:

Morehouse College (safety)

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Sidney

POWELL

v Defensive Passing Game Coordinator v Secondary

1998-99: UMass (graduate assistant) Secondary 2000-01: Sacred Heart (assistant coach) Secondary 2002-03: Northeastern (assistant coach) Secondary 2004-05: UMass (assistant coach) Secondary 2006-08: Ball State (assistant coach) Secondary 2009: Tennessee Tech Cornerbacks 2010- Tennessee Tech Defensive Passing Game Coordinator Cornerbacks

Sidney Powell, 36, joined the Tennessee Tech football coaching staff in 2009 and BOWL EXPERIENCE heads into his third season. This year, his assignment has expanded from working As a Coach with the team’s talented cornerbacks to coaching the entire Golden Eagle second2008: GMAC Bowl ary. He will coach some of the top athletes on the team, including projected starters Richmond Tooley, Caleb Mitchell and Marty Jones, who combined to make 14 interceptions in the past three years. He will also work with Will Johnson as he makes the move to rover from inside linebacker. In 2010, Powell also adopted the role of coordinator of Tech’s passing game defense. A 15-year collegiate coaching veteran, Powell came to Tech after three years in a similar position at Ball State University. He has also coached at Massachusetts, Sacred Heart and Northeastern, helping win championships at every stop including the 1998 I-AA national championship while at UMass. Powell is from Newnan, Ga., and graduated from Newnan High School in 1993. He was a four-time letterwinner and three-year starter as a safety at Morehouse College, receiving his bachelor’s degree in 1997 in Health and Physical Education. His first coaching position was at UMass, working as a graduate assistant with the Minutemen in 1998 and 1999. He helped take the team from a 2-9 record before his arrival to the national championship and a 12-3 record in 1998. His first full-time post was at Sacred Heart in 2000 and 2001. While there, Sacred Heart won 21 games in his two seasons after winning just four games in the previous two years. In the summer of 2001, Powell participated in the National Football League’s Summer Internship Program as a defensive backfield assistant with the Seattle Seahawks. In 2002, he accepted a post at Northeastern University, helping to win the first league championship in school history. He returned to Massachusetts in 2004 and 2005 and helped lead the team to a winning record both seasons. With Powell directing the secondary, UMass ranked first in the nation in scoring defense in 2005 and led the Atlantic 10 Conference in total defense, pass defense and pass defense efficiency. Powell tutored Shannon James, a first-team all-conference selection and the 2004 Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year. That success earned him a position as assistant coach at Ball State for the past three years. During that span, his secondary intercepted 32 passes and led the Mid-America conference. Among his standout players were all-conference defensive backs B.J.Hill and Trey Lewis, both ranked among national interception leaders, and All-MAC safety and team MVP Erik Keys, a 2007 free agent signee with the Tennessee Titans. In 2008, Powell helped Ball State to a 12-0 regular season record and the GMAC Bowl, finishing the year ranked 23rd nationally. He coached safety Sean Baker who led the MAC in interceptions and was named Freshman All-America as well as the MAC Freshman of the Year. Married to the former Charmer Chadan, the couple has one son, Brandon (8).

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Mobiole, Ala. / October 23, 1973 (367 former Mary Morning Daughter, Yari, 8; Son, Riley, 5

EDUCATION College: UAB (B.S. 1997) High School: McGill-Toolen High School (1991) PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Ron

COACHING EXPERIENCE 1997: UAB (student assistant) Offense 1999-09: Midfield High School Offensive Coordinator 2010- Tennessee Tech University Receivers

SIGLER v Receivers

Working with Tennessee Tech’s talented group of outside receivers will be assistant coach Ron Sigler, who joined the Golden Eagle coaching staff in 2010 and is now in his second season in Cookeville. A native of Mobile, Ala., and a graduate of UAB, Sigler played his collegiate career under Watson Brown at UAB and began his coaching career under the Golden Eagle mentor as a student assistant with the Blazers. He spent 11 years as an assistant coach at Midfield High School in Birmingham, Ala., prior to rejoining Brown as a member of the Golden Eagle staff. Sigler played a role in Tim Benford’s repeat performance as an allOVC selection last season, and this year will mentor the all-America candidate as he bids to make a clean sweep of the Tech record book. In addition to the threat that Benford provides, Sigler is also working to develop an assortment of other Golden Eagle receivers who will play a major role in Tech’s fast-paced attack in 2011. Among the returnees expected to have an impact at the X and Z positions are Carter Crutchfield, Demetrous Garrett, Josh WIlson and Cody Matthews. Sigler, 36, was a standout athlete at McGill-Toolen High School in Mobile, competing in football, basketball and track & field. His college career was spent playing on Brown’s team at UAB from 1993 to 1996. Originally a runningback, he moved to the slot receiver and eventually played the H-back/ tight end role in Brown’s system because of his athletic versatility He earned his degree in psychology from UAB in 1997 and in 1999 he embarked upon his career in coaching as an assistant at Midfield High School. He spent the next 11 years as the offensive coordinator at Midfield, helping the team to eight area titles and the AHSAA playoffs in nine of the 11 years. The team won an average of nearly 10 games per year and his potent offense averaged 37 points per game. Ron and his wife, Mary, have been married 12 years. They have one daughter, Yari, 8, and one son, Riley, 5.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL PERSONAL Born: Children:

Luverne, Ala. / January 13, 1983 (28) son, Braylon, 3

EDUCATION College: UAB (B.A. 2005) High School: Greenville (Ala.) High School (2001) PLAYING EXPERIENCE 2001-05: UAB (defensive tackle)

Sam

WILLIAMSON v Defensive Run Game Coordinator v Defensive Line

COACHING EXPERIENCE 2006: UAB Volunteer Assistant (DL) 2007-09: Tennessee Tech University Defensive Line 2010- Tennessee Tech University Defensive Running Game Coordinator Defensive Line BOWL EXPERIENCE As a Player 2004: Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl

A former player and volunteer assistant coach for Watson Brown at UAB, Sam Williamson is now in his fifth season as the defensive line coach on the Tennessee Tech football coaching staff. Williamson also coordinates the running game defense, a role he added to his coaching duties last season. In his first season on the Tech staff, he helped shape the final season for seniors Geoffrey Woods and John Jackson, both named all-OVC under his direction. Last year’s defensive line featured senior captains Charlie Seivers and Dedrick Miley, along with senor Justin Hilliard, named second-team all-OVC. This year, Williamson’s challenge is to replace those graduated seniors, but he has a group of eager young players who have gained some experience and are anxious to step forward into key roles. The list of returnees under Williamson’s direction at the inside positions includes senior Travis Adkins, junior LaDarius Verge, sophomores Jordan Johnson, Lamar Moor, Nick White and DuJuan Brown, and redshirt freshmen Nathan Bush and Matthew Smith. At the end positions, Williamson is working with some of the top players on the defensive side of scrimmage, including returing starters Jamere Hogue, Marcus Edwards and Dwight Evans. Williamson, 28, is a 2005 graduate of UAB where he was a four-year letterman as a defensive tackle for the Blazers. He is a native of Greenville, Ala. Following graduation, he spent one season as a volunteer assistant coach for the Blazers, helping to mold the defensive line. He worked in developing the talents of NFL players Jermaine McElveen and Kyle Bissinger. Williamson had the opportunity to learn Brown’s system as both a player and coach at UAB, and has been able to put that knowledge and experience to use in working toward building a winner at TTU. Elected as the captain of both the football and basketball teams at Greenville (Ala.) High School, Williamson continued in a leadership role with the Blazers during his collegiate career. He was twice named the team captain, twice chosen the Conference USA Player of the Week, and was named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll. A member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Williamson was also active in the Big Brother, Big Sister program in Birmingham during his playing career. A defensive tackle, he was a full-time starter his final two years and saw some additional starting duty as a sophomore in 2003. He finished his career with 106 total tackles, including 12 tackles-for-loss and four quarterback sacks. In 2004, he was on the field for the Blazers when they played in the Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl. Williamson received his bachelor’s degree in Justice Science in 2005, and was a volunteer assistant coach during the 2006 season, working with the defensive line. He also worked one year in the Sports Medicine and Fitness program at UAB, mentoring high school seniors and supervising studentathletes from high schools and middle schools. Williamson is the proud father of one son, Braylon Williamson, born May 6, 2008.

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EDUCATION

Chattanooga, Tenn. / August 1, 1985 (26)

College: Tennessee Tech (B.S. 2007) East Tennessee State, 2003 High School: East Ridge High School (2003)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE COACHING EXPERIENCE

2010 - Tennessee Tech (Administrative Assistant)

Brandon

BARNES

v Graduate Assistant / Defensive LIne A former player for the Golden Eagles, Brandon Barnes spent his first sason back on campus as an administrative assistant for Watson BRown’s coaching staff. In 2011, the former starter in the offensive line moves onto the field in the role of graduate assistant coach where he will work alongside assistant coach Sam Williamson with the defensive line. A native of East Ridge, Tenn., Barnes, 26, was a starter in the offensive line during his four-year career with the Golden Eagles from 2004 to 2007. He graduated in December 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology, specializing in criminal justice. He is currently enrolled and working toward a second bachelor’s degree, this time in business management. Barnes was a team co-captain and three-year starter for coach Tim James at East Ridge High School. A standout on both sides of scrimmage, he helped his prep team to consecutive playoff appearances including the region title as a junior. He was also a three-year letterman on the track & field team, finishing as state runnerup in the shot put as a junior. After his prep career, Brandon originally signed to attend East Tennessee State, but when the school’s football program was eliminated he made a smooth transition to Tennessee Tech. He played all but one game as a redshirt freshman in 2004. He was a regular in the offensive line for the next three years, including starting 22 consecutive games over the final two years. With Barnes up front, Tech had seven different OVC Offensive Player of the Week winners during his career. In 2007, Barnes became just the fourth offensive lineman to win Tech’s Sonny Allen Leadership Award.

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EDUCATION

College: High School:

Jackson, Tenn. / July 2, 1985 (26) Tennessee Tech (B.S. 2008) LaVergne High School (2003)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE 2004-2007:

Tennessee Tech (Defensive Back)

COACHING EXPERIENCE

2008-10: LaVergne High School Defensive Backs, Special Teams 2010- Tennessee Tech (graduate assistant) Defense

Chris

GRIMES

v Graduate Assistant / Defense Chris Grimes learned an awful lot about playing defense during his four-year career on the field for the Golden Eagles. Last year he returned to his alma mater to teach the lessons he learned to the current Golden Eagle players, and in 2011 he is in his second season as a graduate assistant member of the Watson Brown’s TTU coaching staff. A former cornerback known for his hustle and hard-hitting style of play, Grimes works with all phases of the Tech defense. After a redshirt season in 2003, Chris became a fixture on the field for the Golden Eagles during the next four years, playing in 39 contests and starting 16 contests. He chalked up 158 total tackles including 101 unassisted tackles from his cornerback spot. He earned a reputation of being an extremely hard-hitting defender with a knack for getting to the ball and making punishing tackles. In addition to his stops, he also recovered seven fumbles during his career, caused two fumbles and broke up 16 passes. He had three career interceptions and finished with eight tackles-for-loss. During his prep days, he was a two-way player for coach Don Thomas at LaVergne High School, starting at tailback and free safety. He rushed for 3,650 yards and finished his prep career with 231 tackles for the Wolverines. He joined the Golden Eagle coaching staff as a graduate assistant coach in 2010 to pursue a master’s degree. Prior to retturning to Tech, he recently served as an assistant coach at LaVergne High School under head coach Will Hester. In that position, he coached the defensive backs and special teams. Chris, 26, first graduated from Tech in 2008 with a degree in multidisciplinary studies.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL PERSONAL Born:

EDUCATION

College: High School:

Mt. Juliet, Tenn. / May 12, 1987 (24) Tennessee Tech (B.S. 2009) Friendship Christian High School (2005)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE 2000-04: 2005: 2006-09:

Friendship Christian High School (QB) University of Louisville (RS-QB) Tennessee Tech (QB)

COACHING EXPERIENCE

2011-

Tennessee Tech (Graduate Assistant)

Lee

SWEENEY

v Graduate Assistant / Offense A record-setting passes during his career as a Golden Eagle, Lee Sweeney has embarked upon his collegiate coaching career, joining Watson Brown’s staff as a graduate assistant who will work with the Golden Eagle quarterbacks in the 2011 season. It’s an appropriate assignment for the former OVC Freshman of the Year who set many of Tech’s passing records while calling Golden Eagle signals from 2006 to 2009. Sweeney was a two-year starter at Friendship Christian High School in Mt. Juliet where he passed for 5,173 yards in two seasons. As a senior, he led the state in passing, throwing for 2,819 yards and 30 touchdowns with just three interceptions on his way to being named a finalist for Tennessee’s Mr. Football. A versatile athlete with a strong arm, he also lettered three seasons as a starting pitcher on the baseball team. Following his prep career, he was recruited to the University of Louisville where he spent the 2005 season on the sidelines as a Cardinal redshirt. He transfered to Tennessee Tech following the fall semester, and went through spring drills with the Golden Eagles, helping him to prepare for his collegiate debut in the 2006 season. That year he passed for 2,292 yards and ranked first in the OVC in total offense, earning second-team all-OVC honors and the conference’s Freshman of the Year award. He wrapped up his Tech career ranked first in career passing yards (7,157) as well as first in career total offense (6,805). He tied for the school record with 13 games passing for 200 yards or more, including the school-best 437 yards in a thrilling come-from-behind victory at Southeast Missouri to close out the 2006 season under interim head coach Doug Malone. He received his bachelor’s degree from Tech in December 2009 in Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness.

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EDUCATION

College: High School:

Nashville, Tenn. / Sept. 14, 1987 (24) University of Tennessee (M.S. 2011) University of Tennessee (B.S. 2010) Cookeville High School (2006)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE 2007-2010:

University of Tennessee (Safety)

COACHING EXPERIENCE 2011-

Tennessee Tech (administrative assistant)

Tyler

WOLF

v Administrative Assistant Tyler Wolf made a name for himself throughout the region as a standout two-way player at Cookeville High School, and followed that with a fiveyear career as a member of the University of Tennessee Volunteers. WIth a bachelor’s and master’s degree to his credit, the Cookeville native returns to his hometown to open a new chapter in the role of administrative assistant for Watson Brown and the Golden Eagles. Wolf will provide support to the Golden Eagles in his first season on the staff. In his role as administrative assistant, Wolf will work in a variety of assignments to support the Tech coaching staff. As a Cavalier under coach Jerry Joslin, Wolf was a four-year starter for Cookeville High School. He helped the team post an 11-2 record and reach the third round of the TSSAA playoffs in both 2004 as a junior and 2005 as a senior, winning the Region 3-5A title both years. Playing cornerback and runningback, Wolf was named the Region MVP and earned all-Mid-State and All-State honors as a senior. A regular visitor in opponent’s end zones, he scored 30 touchdowns, rushing for more than 1,500 yards and returning punts for more than 500 yards. He also had 14 interceptions. Following his 2006 graduation, he was an invited walk-on with the Vols under then-head coach Phil Fulmer, spending his first season as a redshirt for the Big Orange. He was on the squad for five seasons, including three under Fulmer, one year under Lane Kiffin, and one season for Derek Dooley, who moved Wolf from walk-on to scholarship status for the 2010 season. He started on all four of the Vols special teams (kickoff, kick return, punt, punt return) in 2009 and 2010, and was on the roster for bowl games in four of his five seasons - the 2006 and 2007 Outback Bowl, the 2009 Chick Fil-A Bowl, and the 2010 Music City Bowl. Wolf was named to the Academic All-SEC team all four seasons he was active. He received his bachelor’s degree from UT in 2010 and his master’s in sports management in 2011.

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S u p p o rt s t a f f Peggie PARROT

vExecutive Aide Debbie Parker was hired in July, 2011, to fill the position of executive aide for the football program, taking over for Peggie Parrott who retired from her post after more than 25 rewarding years on the job. Parker made the move across campus to join the Golden Eagles after spending the past year as a secretary/receptionist in the College of Engineering. A 2001 graduate of Tennessee Tech with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture and environmental agriscience, Debbie’s career took a different turn when she signed on as a legal assistant at a law firm in Cookeville in 2002. She also worked for five years as an environmental health specialist for the Tennessee Dept. of Health, and one year as an administrative assistant for the U.S. Census Bureau. In her new role, she will handle a wide variety of office responsibilities for the coaching staff. She will also help to coordinate the annual Jim Ragland Golden Eagle Bass Classic, and the annual Golden Eagle Football Alumni Classic, an event to help build the Robert Hill Johnson Endowment for funding football scholarships. Born in Battle Creek, Mich., Debbie’s family moved to Monterey where she has lived since she was four years old. She has beeen married to her husband, Michael Parker, for 11 years. She has three children - daughter Emily (16), son Rylan (19), and one grown stepson, Anthony. In her spare time, she works with the young women at her church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Cookeville.

John Bryce ALBERTSON ARNOLD v Manager v Manager

Mike EGLY v Manager

Luke GARRETT v Manager

Alex HUTTO v Manager

Golden Eagle All-Time Coaching Staffs

Please contact the TTU Sports Information Office (sportsinfo@tntech.edu) if have information to add to this list, which was compiled by searching through past media guides and game programs. 1922 Loyal Duyck (head coach) 1923-1939 Putty Overall (head coach) 1940 Putty Overall (head coach), Calvin Frey, John Binns 1941 Putty Overall (head coach), Calvin Frey, Hooper Eblen 1942 Putty Overall (head coach), Calvin Frey, Hooper Eblen 1943 Putty Overall (head coach), Calvin Frey, Hooper Eblen, Raymond Brown 1944 Putty Overall (head coach), Calvin Frey, Hooper Eblen

1945 Putty Overall (head coach), Calvin Frey, Hooper Eblen

1952 Putty Overall (head coach), Wilburn Tucker, Calvin Frey

1959 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Bill Dupes, Ray Drost, Chuck Newman

1946 Putty Overall (head coach), Calvin Frey, Hooper Eblen

1953 Putty Overall (head coach), Wilburn Tucker, Calvin Frey

1960 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Bill Dupes, Ray Drost, Chuck Newman

1947 Hooper Eblen (head coach), Wilburn Tucker, Raymond Brown, Star Wood

1954 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Malcolm “Mutt” Quillen, John North

1961 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Bill Dupes, Ray Drost, Chuck Newman

1948 Hooper Eblen (head coach), Wilburn Tucker, Raymond Brown, Star Wood

1955 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Malcolm “Mutt” Quillen, John North, Bill Dupes

1962 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Ray Drost, Raymond Brown, Chuck Newman

1949 Hooper Eblen (head coach), Wilburn Tucker, Raymond Brown, Star Wood

1956 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Bill Dupes, Chuck Newman

1950 Star Wood (head coach), Wilburn Tucker, Al Thomas

1957 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Malcolm “Mutt” Quillen, Bill Dupes, Chuck Newman

1963 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Ray Drost, Raymond Brown, Chuck Newman, Marshall Taylor

1951 Star Wood (head coach), Wilburn Tucker, Calvin Frey

1958 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Bill Dupes, Ray Drost, Chuck Newman

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL 1965 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Ray Drost, Raymond Brown, Chuck Newman, Marshall Taylor 1966 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Chuck Newman, Mel Sinquefield 1967 Wilburn Tucker (head coach), Chuck Newman, Carlton Flatt, Tony Stone, Tom Weathers 1968 Don Wade (head coach), Chuck Newman, Tony Stone, Tom Weathers, Billy Seigler 1969 Don Wade (head coach), Chuck Newman, Tony Stone, Jack Henderson, Bob Joye 1970 Don Wade (head coach), Chuck Newman, Tony Stone, Jack Henderson, Bob Joye, Tony Yelovich 1971 Don Wade (head coach), Tony Stone, Jack Henderson, Bob Joye, John Tomlinson, Tony Yelovich 1972 Don Wade (head coach), Jack Henderson, Bob Joye, Tony Stone, John Tomlinson, Tony Yelovich 1973 Don Wade (head coach), Jack Henderson, Bob Joye, Tony Stone, John Tomlinson, Tony Yelovich 1974 Don Wade (head coach), Fred Francis, Jack Henderson, Bob Joye, Lauren Kardatzke, David McKnight, Richard May 1975 Don Wade (head coach), Jack Henderson, Fred Francis, Bob Joye, Lauren Kardatzke, David McKnight, Richard May 1976 Don Wade (head coach), Fred Francis, Jack Henderson, Bob Joye, Richard May, Lauren Kardatzke, David McKnight 1977 Don Wade (head coach), Jack Henderson, Bob Joye, Chuck Koczwara, Richard May, Lauren Kardatzke 1978 Don Wade (head coach), Jack Henderson, Bob Joye, Chuck Koczwara, Lauren Kardatzke, Richard May, Jim Hughes 1979 Don Wade (head coach), Jack Henderson, Bob Joye, Chuck Koczwara, Lauren Kardatzke, Richard May, Jim Hughes 1980 Don Wade (head coach), Jack Henderson, Richard May, Chuck Koczwara, Lauren Kardatzke, Jim Hughes, Bob Joye 1981 Don Wade (head coach), Dennis Caryl, Jack Henderson, Jim Hughes, Lauren Kardatzke, Richard May, Murphy Ownbey

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1982 Don Wade (head coach), Dennis Caryl, Jack Henderson, Lauren Kardatzke, Richard May, Murphy Ownbey 1983 Gary Darnell (head coach), Dennis Franchione, Bruce Snelling, Wade Cargile, J.A. Somsky, Dick Bumpas, Gary Patterson, Michael Shultz, Mike Sinkowitz 1984 Gary Darnell (head coach), Dennis Franchione, Mark Jones, Jim Ragland, Michael Schultz, Dick Bumpas, Gary Patterson, Mike Sinkovitz 1985 Gary Darnell (head coach), Jim Ragland, Mark Jones, Michael Schultz, Greg Johnson, Dave Butterfield, Billie Drake, Bob Lindsey, Gary Patterson 1986 Jim Ragland (head coach), Mike Hennigan, Dave Butterfield, Billie Drake, Matt Fligg, Robert Harris, Danny Hayes, Harold Wells 1987 Jim Ragland (head coach), Mike Hennigan, Billie Drake, Robert Harris, Danny Hayes, Randy Pippin, Mike Smith, Harold Wells 1988 Jim Ragland (head coach), Mike Hennigan, Billie Drake, Bob Harris, Danny Hayes, Mike Smith, Harold Wells 1989 Jim Ragland (head coach), Gerald Brown, Billie Drake, L.T. Helton, Mike Hennigan, Mike Ledford, Mike Smith 1990 Jim Ragland (head coach), L.T. Helton, Mike Hennigan, Gerald Brown, Billie Drake, Mike Ledford, Mike Smith 1991 Jim Ragland (head coach), L.T. Helton, Mike Hennigan, Gerald Brown, Billie Drake, Mike Ledford, Mike Smith

1992 Jim Ragland (head coach), L.T. Helton, Mike Hennigan, Gerald Brown, Billie Drake, Mike Ledford, Mike Smith 1993 Jim Ragland (head coach), Gerald Brown, Billie Drake, Buck Fowler, Mike Hennigan, Mike Ledford, Mike Smith 1994 Jim Ragland (head coach), Gerald Brown, Billie Drake, Buck Fowler, Mike Hennigan, Mike Ledford, Mike Smith 1995 Jim Ragland (head coach), Gerald Brown, Billie Drake, Buck Fowler, Mike Hennigan, Mike Ledford 1996 Mike Hennigan (head coach), David Bibee, Gerald Brown, Jeff Fela, Randy Pippin, Mike Smith, Chris Jones, Ted Lockerby 1997 Mike Hennigan (head coach), Gerald Brown, Jeff Fela, Randy Pippin, Eric Roark, Mike Smith, Ted Lockerby, Kurt Woerner, Dewayne Alexander 1998 Mike Hennigan (head coach), Mike Smith, Jeff Fela, Gerald Brown, Ted Lockerby, Eric Roark, Dewayne Alexander 1999 Mike Hennigan (head coach), Ted Lockerby, Doug Malone, Gerald Brown, Chris Jones, Eric Roark 2000 Mike Hennigan (head coach), Ted Lockerby, Doug Malone, Chris Burkey, Chris Jones, Steve McAdoo 2001 Mike Hennigan (head coach), Ted Lockerby, Doug Malone, Damon Bradford, Chris Jones, Steve McAdoo 2002 Mike Hennigan (head coach), Ted Lockerby, Doug Malone, Dewayne Alexander, Damon Bradford, Steve McAdoo, Fred Farrier

2003 Mike Hennigan (head coach), Ted Lockerby, Doug Malone, Billy Blizzard, Damon Bradford, Russ Ehrenfeld, Fred Farrier 2004 Mike Hennigan (head coach), Ted Lockerby, Doug Malone, Billy Blizzard, John Chandler, Russ Ehrenfeld, Marty Steward 2005 Mike Hennigan (head coach), Ted Lockerby, Doug Malone, Billy Blizzard, John Chandler, Russ Ehrenfeld, Marty Steward 2006 Doug Malone (interim head coach), Ted Lockerby, Billy Blizzard, John Chandler, Russ Ehrenfeld, Marty Steward 2007 Watson Brown (head coach), John Palermo, Jeff Fela, Will Holthouser, Thomas Cox, Matthew Schmitz, Justin Shannon, Sam Williamson, David McMahan, Jim Moravchik 2008 Watson Brown (head coach), Billy Taylor, Will Holthouser, Thomas Cox, Blaine McCorkle, Matthew Schmitz, Justin Shannon, Sam Williamson 2009 Watson Brown (head coach), Billy Taylor, Will Holthouser, Steven Brown, Thomas Cox, Sidney Powell, Matthew Schmitz, Justin Shannon, Sam Williamson 2010 Watson Brown (head coach), Will Holthouser, Billy Taylor, Ron Sigler, Larry Crowe, Sam Williamson, Thomas Cox, Sidney Powell, Steven Brown 2011 Watson Brown (head coach), Billy Taylor, Steven Brown, Thomas Cox, Will Holthouser, Sidney Powell, Ron Sigler, Sam Williamson

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Cy ABLES

Cy joined the Golden Eagle roster a year ago and spent his first season as a redshirt...originally a quarterback coming out of high school, he made the transition to wide receiver in time to work at his new position for spring drills...was a wide receiver one season during his high school career...excellent size and deceptive speed... earned a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for spring semester. AT TECH (In 2010): Cy was a redshirt member of the squad in his first season at Tech. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner in both football and basketball, Cy was a standout for McMinn County High School... an Honor Roll student, he earned a handful of awards for his performance at quarterback for coach Bo Cagle...named ScholarAthlete of the Week and also Scholar-Athlete of the Year...two-time Offensive Player of the Year and twice All-Region pick...served as team captain and helped his squad capture the 2009 district championship...named the District 5-AAA Quarterback of the Year after passing for 1,765 yards and rushing for another 559 yards... accounted for 2,324 all-purpose yards and 18 touchdowns...completed 62 percent of his passes on the way to a 9-3 season...was a wide receiver in his sophomore season, making 12 catches for 209 yards and one touchdown...career as a quarterback added up to 3,482 passing yards and 23 touchdowns, along with 839 rushing yards and seven TDs. PERSONAL: The son of Heidi Ables...full name is Cy Edward Ables... birthdate is June 21, 1992...enrolled in general curriculum.

Blake ADAMS

An extremely talented linebacker, Blake is in contention for the starting assignment at the “Bull” middle linebacker spot in his second season of action...he came off a redshirt campaign in 2009 and had an impact in his debut season in 2010...a physical player with great quickness and excellent footwork...extremely hard worker... was sidelined during 2010 spring work with an injury...enters his third season on the Golden Eagle roster with great expectations and a chance to work his way to the top of the depth chart. AT TECH (In 2010): Blake appeared in 10 of Tech’s 11 games in his first season on the field and saw increased playing time as the season advanced...did not play in the game at Southeast Missouri... finished the year with 18 total tackles, including a career-best six stops in the season-ending victory over Jacksonville State, including assisting on a tackle-for-loss...opened his career with two tackles at FBS Arkansas...had two stops each against UT Martin, Austin Peay and Eastern Illinois in OVC play. (In 2009): Blake was on the roster in a redshirt role in his first season with the Golden Eagles. HIGH SCHOOL: Blake was named first-team All-Dekalb County in 2007 and 2008 while starring for Dunwoody High School, and was voted the team MVP as a senior...won the Outstanding Linebacker Award as a junior and senior, and was a team captain in the Dekalb County All-Star Game...an Atlanta Journal-Constitution Player of the Week, he was voted CSS second-team all-state as a senior when he made 118 tackles, 40 assists, five tackles-for-loss, one quarterback sack and one fumble recovery which he returned for a touchdown...one of two signees from Dunwoody School, joining linebacker teammate Jerry King...in addition to three letters on the gridiron, he also lettered three times in shot put with the track & field team. PERSONAL: The son of Stefon and Febe Adams...birthdate is October 9, 1991...full name is Blake Alexander Stefon Adams...majoring in pre-dentistry.

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u Offensive Guard u 6-6 / 315 u Junior u Mt. Juliet, Tenn. u Mt. Juliet High School

Jordan ADAMS

Jordan is a veteran long snapper, handling that all-important role for every game during the past two seasons...heads into his junior season expected to remain in that position for 2011...stepped in and took over as the long snapper as a true freshman in 2009... solid, accurate and steady...has increased his size and strength through his work in the weight room...has good speed for downfield coverage...came to Tech as a walk-on addition to the squad. AT TECH (In 2010): Jordan made every snap during the 2010 season for Tech’s PATs, field goals and punts...provided accurate delivery in all aspects of the special teams...credited with two tackles. (In 2009): Jordan was Tech’s long snapper in all 11 games as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Jordan finished up a four-year career as the long snapper for coach Steven Collins at Georgia’s Union Grove High School...named first-team All-Region 2-5A as a long snapper for the Wolverines...also played wide receiver, with two touchdowns among his 15 catches as a junior...concentrated on long snapper in his senior season...also lettered one year in basketball and three years as a pitcher on the UGHS baseball team. PERSONAL: The son of Jimmy and Cathy Adams...full name is James Jordan Adams...birthdate is September 30, 1991...majoring in political science.

Slade ADAMS

After proving himself as an outstanding lineman for the past two seasons, Slade heads into his junior year with the potential to receive additional post-season recognition...an all-OVC selection as a freshman, he will anchor a veteran offensive line in 2011...one of the strongest players on the roster...returns to the starting spot at right guard...spent his first year at Tech as a redshirt member of the squad and showed tremendous progress, then filled the starting role like a veteran in 2009...excellent size...comes off the ball extremely well...excellent pass protector...worked at left tackle in his first year and moved to right guard in time to work at his new position during 2009 spring drills...worked extremely hard at learning his new position...has continued to develop his technique and strength. AT TECH (In 2010) Slade was the starter at right guard for all 11 games in 2010, including the contest at Austin Peay just days after the death of his mother...received the team’s inaugural Most Valuable Offensive Lineman award. (In 2009): Slade started at right guard and was a familiar face in the offensive line in 2009, starting all 11 games and bulldozing plenty of opponents...second-team all-OVC selection. (In 2008): Slade was on the roster as a redshirt in 2008 and worked with the Scout team at left tackle. HIGH SCHOOL: Slade attended Mt. Juliet High School where he was named first-team Class 4A All-State, in addition to earning allregion honors and being named the Most Valuable Offensive Lineman in the region...second-team All-Midstate...a 2007 Mr. Football finalist and played in the Tennessee East/West All-Star game... among his numbers as a senior were 47 pancakes. PERSONAL: The son of Steve and the late Sharon Adams...birthdate is August 7, 1990...full name is Slade Hunter Adams...majoring in accounting.

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Travis ADKINS u Defensive Line u 6-5 / 275 u Senior u Mt. Juliet, Tenn. u Wilson Central High School A key member of the 2011 senior class, Travis will be a leader on-and-off the field for the Golden Eagles...has played in every game for the past three years and has helped provide a deep and talented group of players on the defensive line...could see his role increase in 2011 as the returning starter at the “Rock” position up front...sure-handed tackler and an aggressive pass rushing threat... big, quick and intelligent football player who has the potential to surface when post-season recognition is handed out...among the strongest players on the defensive side of scrimmage and getting stronger with his continued work in the weight room...has enjoyed two solid seasons as starter at defensive end...figures to be an important part of Tech’s plans along the defensive front in his final campaign...enters the year with 66 career tackles and 8.5 tacklesfor-loss. AT TECH (In 2010): Travis played in all 11 games and was the starter in nine contests...ranked third among defensive linemen with 24 total tackles, including four tackles-for-loss...broke up one pass and had two quarterback hurries...recovered a fumble and returned it 17 yards for a touchdown against Lane College...matched his career-high with five tackles twice, making five stops against both UT Martin and Eastern Illinois...had 1.5 tackles-for-loss against the EIU Panthers. (In 2009): Started all 11 games at defensive end (rock)...made 29 total tackles to rank third among defensive linemen...had five stops against both Eastern Illinois and Tennessee State...earned two turnovers in road games...recovered a fumble at Eastern Kentucky and intercepted a pass at UT Martin, returning it nine yards. (In 2008): Played in all 12 games as a true freshman and proved to be an active defender...finished his first season with 14 total tackles and also blocked a kick...broke up two passes...had 2.5 tackles-for-loss and 1.5 quarterback sacks...made career-high three assisted tackles against Jacksonville State...had two quarterback hurries at Austin Peay...blocked a PAT attempt at Louisville. HIGH SCHOOL: Travis came to the Golden Eagles out of Wilson Central High School...earned first-team all-region and first-team All-Midstate honors playing a dual role as a receiver and defensive end...on offense, he had 12 catches and one touchdown...on defense, he compiled 38 total tackles, five tackles-for-loss, one sack, four QB hurries, one interception and recovered two fumbles.

PERSONAL: The son of Jimmy and Kristi Adkins...birthdate is February 19, 1990...full name is Travis Andrew Adkins...enrolled in interdisciplinary studies.

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Dominick BAKER u Defensive Back u 5-10 / 180 u Senior u Woodland Hills, Calif. u Pierce College One season on the sidelines as a redshirt will benefit Dominick as he returns to the field in 2011 for his final collegiate season...listed second on the depth chart at the boundary cornerback position... saw limited playing time in 2009...showed excellent instincts during his junior college career and has worked to bring those onto the field for the Golden Eagles...has increased his size and his strength during the off-season with weight room efforts...good speed...will play on kick coverage units. AT TECH (In 2010): Dominick sat out the entire 2010 season as a redshirt. (In 2009): Dominick played on coverage teams in his first season in a Golden Eagle uniform...had one tackle. JUNIOR COLLEGE: After initially enrolling at Minnesota StateMoorhead in the fall of 2007, Dominick played one season (2008) at cornerback for Pierce College in Los Angeles under coach Elfran Martinez...recorded 57 total tackles and one interception for the Brahma Bulls. HIGH SCHOOL: Dominick was a two-sport letterwinner at Birmingham High School in Los Angeles...four-year starter on the football team for coach Ed Croson...helped the team win the 2004 and 2006 city championships...first-team all-city pick as a junior and secondteam as a senior...intercepted four passes as a junior and two more as a senior...also standout on the track and field team, competing in sprints and relays...part of the 4x100m city championship relay team. PERSONAL: The son of Angela Rodriguez and Vincent Herring... birthday is September 22, 1988...full name is Dominick Jonathan Baker...majoring in basic business.

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u Placekicker u 6-1/ 185 u Junior u Spokane, Wash. u Gonzago Prep

Michael BAKER

Michael has proven to be among the most determined, dedicated players on the roster and his development and strength have lifted him to the starting assignment at center where he returns for his junior season...his emergence helped to make Tech better up front, and he could be a potential honor candidate if his performance in 2010 and during 2011 spring work are an indication...has also continued to work hard during off season to increase his size and strength, and could be the strongest player on the squad...shined brightly during spring drills. AT TECH (In 2010): Hard work in the weight room paid off, both individually for Michael as well as for the team...he emerged as the starter at center and handled that role for all 11 contests...was among the most effective offensive lineman in an experienced front five. (In 2009): Michael saw action in the first three games as a true freshman...did not get onto the field for several games, then returned in the season finale against Murray State. HIGH SCHOOL: Michael played football for coach Jackie Kelly at Westmoreland High School...lettered three seasons in football, two as a starter...played right guard on the offensive line and tackle on defense...helped his team win a regional championship as a sophomore... was a Class AA Mr. Football finalist as a senior. PERSONAL: The son of Randy Barlow, Sr. and Patricia Barlow...birthdate is December 3, 1990...full name is Michael Vincent Baker...majoring in EXPW.

Matthew BARKER

Matt joined the squad and earned the assignment as the Golden Eagle placekicker in 2010...returns for his second season at Tech... has a strong leg...transfer from Oregon State University where he played one season and sat out a second...has two seasons of eligibility remaining...potential to be a real offensive weapon...can be extremely effective on kickoffs...was listed on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters in 2010-11. AT TECH (In 2010): Matthew ranked second on the team in scoring in his debut season, accounting for 58 points...made nine of his 16 field goal attempts and went 31-for-34 in PATs...hit 3-for-3 inside the 30-yard line...connected on 2-for-5 between 30 and 40 yards.... was 4-for-8 outside of the 40...longest field goal was 46-yard kick against Austin Peay...also booted a 30-yard FG against the Govs on his way to earning OVC Special Teams Player of the Week award.... had a 27-yard field goal at Arkansas to account for Tech’s points against the Razorbacks...made a 40-yard field goal against UT Martin...hit from 43 and 25 against Eastern Illinois...had three field goals against Eastern Kentucky, hitting from 33, 45 and 21 yards... longest attempt was from 51 against Murray State...credited with one tackle at TCU, saving a touchdown...kicked off 51 times and had seven touchbacks...averaged 62.7 yards per kick. At Oregon State (In 2009): Matt was generally considered the second kicker on the team…did not see any action and took a redshirt season. (In 2008): As a true freshman Matt played in four games, converting a pair of extra point tries against Washington State…also was used on kickoffs...made a game-saving tackle on a kickoff late in the contest that preserved a 27-21 upset over No. 1 ranked USC. HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Gonzaga Prep High School in Spokane … All-Greater Spokane League in 2006 and 2007 … all-state selection in 2006 and 2007 … played in the 2008 Washington East vs. West All-Star Game … kicked a game-winning 52-yard field goal in the state playoffs … earned three letters as a goalkeeper for the soccer team … earned a Presidential Award for Academic Excellence. PERSONAL: Born January 28, 1990 in Spokane … son of Michael and Trudy Barker … full name is Matthew Arin Barker...majoring in multidisciplinary studies.

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u Offensive Line u 6-3 / 285 u Junior u Kingsport, Tenn. u Sullivan South High School

Ronquez BEECH

Hunter BEEDLE

Ronquez made his Golden Eagle playing debut in 2010 and saw action on the field in four games...enjoyed some success as a ball carrier during the spring workouts each of the past two years and has pushed himself into a position where he can contribute from several backfield slots...listed third on the depth chart at the “A” back heading into fall camp...a swingback, he runs excellent pass routes out of the backfield and has good hands...helps give Tech a large contingent of talent at his positions...was a redshirt member of the squad in 2008, joining the roster after the start of fall classes...walk-on who worked at developing his strength...member of the Scout Team in 2008...has participated in spring drills the past three years.

Hunter moved into the starting spot at left tackle in his second season on the roster, and returns in that role in 2011 as an experienced veteran...gained valuable experience as a true freshman, then developed into a seasoned starter and a key player up front as a sophomore...has excellent quickness and a real love for the game...great student of the game who understands the system and his role in it...hard worker...good strength...worked his way onto the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for 2010 fall semester, his second time on the list.

AT TECH (In 2010): Got onto the field in four contests in 2010, including games against FBS opponents Arkansas and TCU...also played in the season finale against Jacksonville State...had two carries at Arkansas...spent the rest of the season in a blocking role.

(In 2009): Hunter played in all 11 games in 2009 in a backup role at left tackle as a true freshman.

(In 2009): Ronquez was on the roster but did not see any action in the 2009 season. (In 2008): A late addition to the roster, joining the team after the start of fall semester as a walk-on...worked in the weight room and began the steps toward making himself a contributor...was a redshirt in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL: Ronquez is a 2008 graduate of Beech High School in Goodlettsville where he lettered in both football and basketball...four-year starter at runningback, cornerback and safety for coach Anthony Crabtree...four-time Sumner County all-county selection...named all-region in 2005 as a sophomore...helped Beech win the Region 6-4A title and reach the TSSAA playoff in both 2005 and 2007.

AT TECH (In 2010): Hunter started at left tackle in all 11 games for the Golden Eagles as a sophomore.

HIGH SCHOOL: Hunter played both offensive and defensive tackle at Sullivan South High School...named Class 4-A All-State by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association, and earned Northeast Tennessee first-team offense and second-team defense honors...selected the Mountain Lakes Conference Lineman of the Year, he was also picked for the Times-News Northeast Tennessee/Southwest Virginia Elite Team...a Tennessee Football Magazine East Tennessee Player of the Year finalist, and chosen for the National Guard Border Bowl All-Star Game...three-year starter, he was team captain as a senior and chosen the Tri-Cities Charter Business Player of the Week...rated two-star by Scout.com/Scout.com Atlanta AllCombine Team, Hunter was a National Technical Honor Society/ Tennessee-Virginia Scholar. PERSONAL: The son of Don and Lisa Beedle...full name is Hunter Robert Beedle...birthdate is June 14, 1991...majoring in pre-dentistry.

PERSONAL: The son of Ronnie Williams and Teresa Beech...birthdate is August 22, 1990...full name is Ronquez Beech...majoring in exercise science.

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Tim BENFORD u Wide Receiver u 6-1 / 195 u Senior u Chattanooga, Tenn. u Red Bank High School Named first-team all-OVC each of the past two years, Tim Benford is expected to be not only among the headliners in the Golden Eagle offense, but one of the top receivers in the nation in the Football Championship Subdivision...ranked among the Top 10 receivers in FCS by The Sports Network, and listed among the FCS top receivers by College Football Performance Awards.... an impact player from the start of his career, Tim was named the OVC Newcomer of the Year while setting school records in his rookie season...followed that with outstanding years in 2009 and 2010...comes into his final campaign as a preseason all-OVC selection and poised to shatter the TTU record book...owns 151 career receptions to rank 2nd all-time, needing 45 for the record... had chalked up 2,174 receiving yards to rank 3rd, needing 777 for the record...has 22 career TD catches, needing six to break the school mark...dangerous wide receiver who can cause opponents to adjust defenses to compensate for his skills...extremely hard worker... will rank as one of the program’s all-time top players once his career numbers are added up...has five 100-yard receiving games and multiple catches in 29 of his 32 games...one of only five players in school history with multiple-TD games receiving..landed on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for spring semester. AT TECH (In 2010): Tim led Tech and ranked among OVC leaders in both receptions and receiving yards per game...caught 50 passes for 812 yards and 10 touchdowns...ranked third in the conference and 29th in NCAA in receiving yards per game...ranked sixth in the OVC and 42nd nationally in receptions per game...was fourth in the league in scoring touchdowns...held without a catch at Arkansas by a double-teaming Razorback defense, the only game in his career with a reception...made eight catches against Southeast Missouri, Murray State and Jacksonville State...posted three 100-yard games...eight catches for 177 yards and two touchdowns at Southeast Missouri...six catches for 122 yards and two scores against UT Martin...wrapped up the season with eight catches for 114 yards in upset over JSU...narrowly missed two more 100-yard efforts, getting 99 on six catches against Eastern Kentucky, and 98 yards and eight catches at Murray State...two of his three catches at Tennessee State went for touchdowns...had at least one TD catch in seven of Tech’s 11 games...earned his second Robert Hill Johnson Award...named first-team all-OVC for second consecutive season...fourth-team all-America by The Sports Network.

multiple catches in eight contests...season-high six catches for 159 yards at UT Martin for his second career 100-yard game...topped the century mark for the second time in the season and third time in his career with 122 yards on five catches against Tennessee State...also posted five catches each against Eastern Kentucky and Georgia..ranked eighth in the OVC in receptions per game and fourth in receiving yards per game (58.0). (In 2008): Tim ranked first in the OVC in receptions, setting a school record with 68 catches...ranked among league leaders in receiving touchdowns (second), receptions per game (second), receiving yards (fifth) and receiving yards per game (seventh)...had 68 catches for 782 yards and nine touchdowns...his 10 TD catches tied the school single-season record...his 68 receptions broke the previous mark (55 by Walter Hill) by 13 catches...season-high 10 catches against Austin Peay was one shy of a school record... also led Tech in scoring with 60 points on his 10 touchdowns... flirted with 100-yard mark receiving twice, getting 99 yards in five catches in first collegiate game against Gardner-Webb, and matching it with 99 yards on four receptions vs. Central Methodist...finally snapped the 100-yard mark with 10 catches for 123 yards and two touchdowns at Austin Peay...finished with 782 yards through the air, ranking as the seventh-best season in school history...also caught two TD passes in game against Eastern Kentucky, finishing with eight receptions for 57 yards. HIGH SCHOOL: A much-honored athlete at Red Bank High School, Tim posted some impressive numbers as a four-year letterman and three-year starter...as a senior, he set three school records with 62 catches for 1,143 yards and 17 touchdowns, finishing his career with 156 receptions for 2,396 yards and 34 touchdowns...also had 14 carries for 128 yards and two touchdowns in 2007...playing defensive back, he made 38 tackles as a senior with seven interceptions and five touchdowns...honors include second-team all-state as a junior and first-team all-state as a senior...team captain...threetime all-region pick...named the Region Offensive Player of the Year in 2007...twice named to the “Best of Preps” team...selected as that team’s Offensive Player of the Year and earned a spot on The Tennessean “Dream Team” as a senior. PERSONAL: The son of Tim Lloyd and Karen Davis...full name is Timothy LeBron Benford...birthdate is September 7, 1989...majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

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u Defensive Line u 6-4 / 265 u Sophomore u Smyrna, Tenn. uBlackman High School

u Runningback u 6-3 / 215 u RS-Freshman u Jamestown, Tenn. uYork Institute

DaJuan BROWN

After playing his first season at tight end, DaJuan moved across the line of scrimmage for spring ball and will play in the defensive line in 2011 at the “Rock” position...played both of those positions during his stellar high school career, so the move to defense came easy...a strong player with excellent sense for the game...has increased both his size and his strength during his time on campus, and continued to develop in the off-season...helps bolster a defensive line with several new faces expected to see playing time in 2011...was listed on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll during the fall semester. AT TECH (In 2010): DaJuan saw action in 10 games as a tight end... had one catch, hauling in a pass at Murray State and rambling 25 yards for a first down against the Racers...was called on for his strength as a blocker. HIGH SCHOOL: DaJuan Brown earned three letters while playing on both sides of scrimmage for coach Phillip Shadowens at Blackman High School, in addition to a couple of letters on the basketball court...a three-year starter in the defensive line as well as tight end, Brown was named all-region and all-county, and was voted the team’s Most Valuable Lineman...as a senior, he finished the year with 58 total tackles including six quarterback sacks and five tackles-for-loss as the Blaze posted a 9-1 regular season record and captured the District 7AAA championship...Blackman finished the year with a 10-2 mark, reaching the second round of the TSSAA playoffs, and was ranked No. 3 in the state. PERSONAL: The son of Renee Flowers...birthdate is Ju;y 14, 1991...full name is Erik Dujuan Brown...enrolled in general curriculum.

Matt BROWN

Matt moves from a redshirt year onto the field to begin his playing career for the Golden Eagles in 2011...a standout player durimg his prep career...a powerful ball carrier...has improved his strength and his speed through his work in the weight room...versatile athlete who can fill a role in goal line situations...listed on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters in his true freshman year at Tech. AT TECH (In 2010): Matt joined the Golden Eagle roster as a walk-on and spent a redshirt season...expected to join the team when classes began, he was invited to join the 90-player roster when an injury opened a spot early in fall camp...used that early opportunity to begin learning Tech’s system...practiced with the scout teams. HIGH SCHOOL: Playing for his father, coach Dickie Brown, Matt spent time at three different Upper Cumberland area high schools...played his freshman season at White County High School in Sparta...was at Clay County High School in Celina as a sophomore and junior...found his most success as a senior at York Institute in Jamestown as a senior, heloing the team reach the Class 3A TSSAA semifinals and achieve the best season in school history...a runningback and linebacker...rushed for more than 1,300 yards his final two seasons and topped 100 tackles each of those years...three-time selection on the all-Upper Cumberland team...named Upper Cumberland Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior...three-time all-region and earned all-state honors as a senior...also named Best Linebacker in the region in his final campaign...played basketball as a freshman, and lettered in basketball his final three years. PERSONAL: The son of Dickie and Elizabeth Brown...full name is Matthew Justin Brown...birthdate is June 29, 1991...majoring in business.

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Nathan BUSH

Nathan has taken advantage of his season on the sidelines, working throughout the 2010 campaign as a redshirt...stronger and bigger, he is primed for action in 2011 and figures to see playing time at right tackle...enters fall camp listed third on the depth chart but showed signs during spring ball that he could break through to earn more time on the field...earned a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the spring semester. AT TECH (In 2010): Nathan worked on the Golden Eagle scout team while spending a redshirt season. HIGH SCHOOL: A strong two-way player for Hamblen-West High School and coaches Don Woods and Lamar Brown, Nathan anchored both the offensive and defensive lines for the Trojans...four-year letterwinner, he also earned letters in basketball and swimming... piled up 62 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss and four sacks as a senior and was named to the Toyota East-West Tennessee All-Star game and the Kentucky-Tennessee National Guard Border Bowl...twice a first-team all-conference pick, he was a second-team All-State selection as a junior...for his career, Bush had 151 total tackles, 12 quarterback sacks and 30 tackles-for-loss. PERSONAL: The son of Brent and Lydia Bush...birthdate is June 20, 1991...full name is Nathaniel Brent Bush...enrolled in general curriculum.

Nick CAMPBELL

Nick closed out the 2010 season strong, and should be considered a special teams weapon for the Golden Eagles in his senior season...has a strong leg and three solid years of experience in his role as Golden Eagle punter...took over in the second game of his freshman season and was a solid performer, ranking third in the OVC in punting average...returns for his fourth season as the team’s punter...has 18 career kicks of 50 yards or better...has 122 career punts for 4,752 yards and a 38.9 average...has been listed on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll four consecutive semesters, and five of his six. AT TECH (IN 2010): During the 2010 season, Nick ranked seventh in the OVC in average at 39.7 yards per kick in 39 attempts... averaged nearly 44 yards per punt over the final four games, including 45.5 at Tennessee State, 40.0 at Murray State, 46.0 against Eastern Kentucky and 43.0 against Jacksonville State...had a long of 64 yards, that coming in the season opener at Arkansas...kicked seven times and averaged 39.1 yards at TCU, his busiest game of the year...downed 13 of his kicks inside the 20-yard line...had eight kicks of 50 yards or more. (In 2009): Nick was Tech’s punter for eight of 11 games...had a solid effort at Kansas State, averaging 44.4 yards on five punts with a season-best long of 54 yards...when his average slipped at midseason, he lost his job for a couple of outings...returned at Georgia and averaged a solid 40.8 yards in four kicks including a 50-yard effort...for the year he kicked 30 times and averaged 36.5 yards per punt...had three kicks of 50 yards or better, and downed five kicks inside the 20-yard line. (In 2008): After watching from the sidelines in the first game, Nick was called upon as the team’s punter with an injury to Jason Lennartz...took advantage of his opportunity and was a solid contributor to the Golden Eagle special teams...ranked third in the OVC in punting, averaging 39.8 yards per kick...had seven kicks of 50 yards or more...led the conference with 15 punts downed inside the 20yard line...long punt of 66 yards, one yard short of the longest in the OVC...second in the OVC in number of punts, kicking 57 times for 2,270 yards...only two punts into the end zone. HIGH SCHOOL: Nick is a 2008 graduate of Lawrence County High School...earned a total of 10 letters in three sports...four letters in basketball under coach Shane Clark...three letters for coach David Marston on the football field, and three more for coach Mike James

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Kevin CASLER u Tight End u 6-2 / 220 u Sophomore u Seymour, Tenn. u Seymour High School Kevin joined the Golden Eagles in 2009 as a walk-on and earned a spot on the roster...spent a redshirt year his first season...was a member of the team in 2010 but did not see any action...has been a valuable contributor on the scout teams...worked throughout the past two years to increase his strength and quickness...good football knowledge...made the move from inside linebacker to tight end...excellent student, he was his high school valedictorian...has been included on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll three of his four semesters at Tech, including both semesters last year. AT TECH (In 2010): Kevin was a linebacker for the Golden Eagles but did not see any game action...continued to provide contributions to the effort with his performances on the scout team. (In 2009): Kevin worked on the scout team as a redshirt his true freshman season. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman for coach Gary Householder at Seymour High School...played middle linebacker on the defensive side of scrimmage and left tackle for the offense...named first-team all-region as a linebacker...a co-captain, he won the team’s Linebacker Award...led the team as a senior with 96 tackles and helped win the region championship.

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Carter CRUTCHFIELD u Wide Receiver u 6-2 / 175 u Sophomore u Dalton, Ga. u Dalton High School After sitting out the 2009 season as a redshirt, Carter worked his way onto the field as a member of the special teams as a freshman...a wide reciever, he began to make an impact during spring drills and comes into the season listed second on the depth chart behind Tim Benford at one of the wide receiver positions in Tech’s spread offense...has the skills to emerge as a contributor during his career. AT TECH (In 2010): Carter’s hard work earned him a role on the special teams in kick coverage...saw action in five games and had one tackle, making an unassisted stop against UT Martin. (In 2009): A member of the team, Carter worked on the scout teams as a redshirt in his first season. HIGH SCHOOL: Carter was a three-year starter at defensive back and played both ways his junior and senior years for Dalton High School... selected to the All State Team by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association...named all region and all area his junior and senior years... Daily Citizen News Player of the week four times and was also selected to the All-North Georgia team by the Chattanooga Times News Free Press...chosen Team Captain and received the Golden Helmet award from the coaching staff...during his junior year, he was credited for 95 tackles, four interceptions, caught 21 passes for 372 yards...as a senior, he accounted for 89 tackles and two interceptions...also had 19 receptions for 358 yards and two touchdowns...forced three fumbles and recovered two...also a four-year starter for the baseball team at third base and was named to the all-area baseball team three consecutive years...scholar-athlete all four years at Dalton High. PERSONAL: The son of Danny and Tammy Crutchfield...birthdate is July 10, 1990...full name is Carter Brooks Crutchfield...majoring in EXPW.

PERSONAL: The son of Michael and Marie Casler...born May 7, 1991 in Knoxville, Tenn...full name is Kevin Michael Casler...majoring in civil engineering.

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Ben DAVIS

While Ben has switched schools and positions, one thing has been constant during his three years at Tech — he has been a regular on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll all six semesters...on schedule to graduate in December...originally attended Harding University in Arkansas during his first collegiate year and was a redshirt member of the football team...transferred to Tech for the 2008-09 academic year...sat out the 2008 season due to transfer rules, and was on the field during 2009 spring drills...lined up at the “Anchor” position in the defensive line his first year, then made the move across the line of scrimmage last year to work at offensive guard... saw action in one game, and made another move during the most recent spring drills to center...heads into fall camp listed second on the depth chart among returnees...has shown increases in both his strength and his size...has shown ability to learn each of his new positions, and should see playing time this season. AT TECH (In 2010): Moved to an offensive guard position, where he worked hard to learn his new role...saw action in one game. (In 2009): Ben was on the Golden Eagle roster, but did not see any playing time. (In 2008): Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules. AT HARDING (In 2007): Ben was on the roster at Harding and sat out his first collegiate season as a redshirt. HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School, Ben was a four-year letterman under coach Graham Clark...helped capture the Region 1-5A title all four seasons and advance to the TSSAA playoffs...a defensive end, Ben earned all-conference and all-region honors as a junior and senior...also a member of the wrestling team for three seasons, earning all-conference and all-region awards while participating in the 189- and 215-pound classes...two-year member of the baseball team as a pitcher/first baseman.

Chris DICKERSON

Injuries have plagued Chris each of his two seasons on the Golden Eagle roster and limited his playing time...heads into the 2011 season healthy and looking forward to having an impact...listed third on the depth chart among returnees at the rover position... transfer from Middle Tennessee State in January 2009 and has been in the Tech camp for three rounds of spring drills...was a 2008 season redshirt at MTSU...has shown promise during his spring work...made the move from free safety to rover in 2009...hoping to return to action and add depth to the secondary in 2011. AT TECH (In 2010): Chris was on the field in a reserve role and on special teams during the first three games of the season, but an injury sidelined him for the remainder of the year...made one tackle in the game against Lane College in the rain. (In 2009): Chris lined up at free safety in his first season in purple and gold and saw action in two games...made two tackles in his TTU debut against Pikeville...also played against Austin Peay...injury put him out of action for balance of season and all of 2010 spring work. AT MTSU (In 2008): Was on the Blue Raider roster as a true freshman and sat out the season as a redshirt. HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Hunters Lane High School...played a dual role for coach Dennis Moreno at Hunters Lane, lining up at outside linebacker and fullback...named all-state and all-region...won the team’s Hard Hitter Award...as a senior, he recorded 155 total tackles, with five quarterback sacks and two interceptions...ranked in the state Top 10 for tackles...his tackle totals climbed every year, from 35 as a freshman to 56 as a sophomore and 96 in his junior season. PERSONAL: The son of Tim and Angie Dickerson...birthdate is May 28, 1989...full name is Christopher Letrell Dickerson...majoring in interdisciplinary studies with minor in criminal justice...father played at archrival Middle Tennessee State when the Blue Raiders were a member of the OVC.

PERSONAL: The son of Joe and Lo Davis...birthdate is April 7, 1989...full name is Benjamin Joseph Davis...enrolled in bio-chemistry curriculum and a pre-med major.

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u Outside Linebacker u 6-1 / 245 u Junior u Alabaster, Ala. u Thompson High School

Heath DYER

A versatile athlete, Heath joined the Golden Eagles in 2010 and spent his first season as a redshirt...a defensive back with good size and quickness...lining up at the rover position and listed second on the depth chart among returning players as camp opens...worked his way onto the fall semester Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. AT TECH (In 2010): Heath was a member of the scout team defensive secondary and worked on special teams during his redshirt season on the roster. HIGH SCHOOL: Heath was a five-year starter for coach Gary Sheppard at Clarksville Academy, and was a two-way starter for the Cougars...set the school passing record as a quarterback...also played cornerback... named all-state as a junior and all-region as a senior...versatile athlete, he also lettered in both baseball and basketball...two-time all-area pick as a shooting guard on thebasketball team...named all-conference while filling the shortsop position on the diamond. PERSONAL: Heath is the son of Ray and Donna Dyer...birthdate is August 28, 1991...full name is Heath Spencer Dyer...majoring in prepharmacy.

Marcus EDWARDS

Marcus emerged as one of the outstanding defensive players on the team and within the Ohio Valley Conference in 2010, and should be a leader in his junior season...the OVC leader in quarterback sacks as a sophomore...opened the year as a “Bandit” but moved to the “Bear” position and should see loads of playing time at the key position...has excellent quickness and exhibits an explosive pass rushing ability... runs to the ball well...brings good strength to the field through hard work in the weight room...made a career of being around the football during his high school career and has shown that same reputation in the first two seasons of his college career...physical and aggressive player who will stand out on special teams in kick coverage...received public commendation (along with teammate DeShawn Harris) from Cookeville and TTU Police Departments for helping to apprehend theft suspect during the spring...potential to be a post-season candidate for honors. AT TECH (In 2010): Marcus saw extensive action in all 11 games as a sophomore, including one start at Austin Peay...made 15 solo tackles and assisted on 14 to finish with 29 total tackles...had 9.0 tackles-forloss for 49 yards to rank second on the team and 15th in the OVC...led Tech and topped the OVC with 7.5 quarterback sacks for 46 yards... made career-high seven tackles against eastern Illinois inluding 4.5 quarterbak sacks for 31 yards...named OVC Defensive Player of the Week following his efforts against the Panthers, and also received National Player of the Week nod...had five stops against UT Martin including three tackles-for-loss and two sacks. (In 2009): Played in nine games as a true freshman...finished the year with 17 total tackles...career-best game included four tackles at Jacksonville State...had a quarterback sack and three tackles against Southeast Missouri. HIGH SCHOOL: Marcus finished his career at Thompson High School with 530 total tackles and 20 quarterback sacks...also forced 10 fumbles during his prep days...as a senior he was an All-Region selection and named the All-County Iron Man Award winner...chosen the Pat Patricks Player of the Week on his way to 211 total tackles and 10 quarterback sacks...also forced six fumbles, made three interceptions, blocked five field goals and one punt...lettered in four sports, including football, baseball, basketball and track & field. PERSONAL: The son of Morris Edwards and Lisa Kirkland...birthdate is March 4,1991...full name is Marcus Jameal Edwards...enrolled in general curriculum.

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Dwight EVANS u Linebacker u 6-1 / 230 u Senior u Cincinnati, Ohio u Sycamore High School A three-year veteran defender who is the team’s active career leader in tackles-for-loss, Dwight returns as the starter at the Ram position...strong player with excellent technique...great pass rusher...played some as a true freshman in 2008 and has been a familiar presence on the field the last two seasons...has been outstanding in the spring three years in a row...has played in all 33 games during his three seasons and started 13 times...enters the season with 102 career tackles and 17 tackles-for-loss...claimed a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters in 2010-11. AT TECH (In 2010): Dwight was a huge presence in the Golden Eagle defense as a junior, starting in 10 games and seeing action in all 11...starter at the Ram position, he led the team and ranked eighth in the Ohio Valley Conference in tackles-for-loss, making

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u Wide Receiver u 5-9 / 175 u Junior u Nashville, Tenn. u Hillsboro High School

Cody FORBES

A multi-talented athlete, Cody found a home in Tech’s backfield as a true freshman and saw his playig time and contributions increase throughout the season...comes into the 2011 season listed at the “B” runningback position...a strong, north-south ball carrier...runs good routes out of the backfield and provides a dangerous threat as a receiver. AT TECH (In 2010): Cody played in nine of Tech’s 11 games as a true freshman, and saw his playing time increase deeper into the season...finished the year with 24 carries for 115 rushing yards and one touchdown...had four carries for 12 yards at Arkansas...most activity came at Murray State when he had nine carries for 38 yards...rushed four times for 33 yards, including a season-best run of 17 yards, in the game against Eastern Kentucky...scored a two-yard touchdown — his first career touchdown as a Golden Eagles — in Tech’s thrilling fourthqurter comeback win over Jacksonville State. HIGH SCHOOL: Named TSWA all-state as a kick returner and conference Offensive Player of the Year as a senior...a four-year letterwinner under coach Shawn Witten at Elizabethton (Tenn.) High School... helped his team win the conference title and reach the TSSAA state semi-finals in 2009, finishing with an 11-3 mark...played runningback and receiver, returned kicks and punts, and also played safety and outside linebacker...chosen captain of the Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star game...averaged nearly six yards per carry during his career on the way to 1,585 rushing yards and 21 touchdowns...also piled up 674 punt and kick return yards and four touchdowns, and finished with 29 career TDs...as a senior he had 859 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns, 208 receiving yards and three scores...the TSSAA state champion in the triple jump on the track & field team. PERSONAL: The son of Kenneth Harville and Marsha Forbes...birthdate is July 8, 1991...full name is Oomanique Cody Forbes...majoring in business.

Demetrous GARRETT

Demetrous became a key component in the Golden Eagle offense in 2010 and should see his role increase even more in 2011... comes into the season listed at the top of the depth chart at the “Z” receiver position...has proven to be a dual threat as both receiver and ball carrier... elusive runner with breakaway speed...has the ability to break tackles...joined the Golden Eagles in January 2009 and has been through spring drills for three years...came to Cookeville out of the U.S. Naval Academy where he attended Prep School and started all nine games... fantastic hands and really quick feet...one of the team’s best blockers on the outside...ranked fourth last year among this year’s returnees in all-purpose yards. AT TECH (In 2010): A starter in nine games, Demetrous saw action in all 11 contests and ranked fourth on the team in receiving...had 11 catches for 115 yards including three catches for season-high 40 yards at Southeast Missouri...had four games with multiple catches...also rushed nine times for 57 yards...two carries for 30 yards at TCU for a season-best mark...finished with 172 all-purpose yards...sure handed, he recovered back-to-back onsides kick atempts against Eastern Illinois. (In 2009): Ranked among team leaders in receiving, Demetrous also piled up yardage as a ball carrier and punt returner...finished his first season ranked fifth in receiving with 14 catches for 131 yards...rushed six times for 27 yards and returned four punts for 55 yards, an average of 13.8 yards per return...rushed five times for 23 yards against Jacksonville State for a career-high on the ground...also posted career numbers against the Gamecocks as a receiver, catching three passes for 54 yards and finished the game with 77 all-purpose yards...had multiple catches in five games...returned three punts for 51 yards in season finale against Murray State. HIGH SCHOOL: Named Class 4-A first-team all-state as a junior at Hillsboro High School, and earned first-team all-Mid-State, first-team all-region and first-team all-Metro as a junior and senior...voted team captain as a senior...Tennessee High School Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete Scholarship recipient...as a junior he won the Coaches Award while making 44 catches for 819 yards and nine touchdowns... as a senior he grabbed 32 passes for 532 yards and seven touchdowns...on the defensive side, he had four interceptions in each of his final two high school seasons. PERSONAL: The son of Fetina Garrett and Paul Garrett...born December 11, 1989...full name is Demetrous Keonta Garrett...majoring in Health and Physical Education.

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Dontey GAY u Runningback u 5-9 / 205 u Senior u Lexington, Ky. u Henry Clay High School The top returning ball carrier for the Golden Eagles, Dontey should see plenty of opportunities to add to his career numbers in 2011...he pushed past the 1,000-yard mark for career rushing as a junior and comes into his senior season with 1,108 career yards...he led Golden Eagles in rushing in 2009 and was on pace to repeat last season before injuries sidelined him for the final two contests and he finished second on the squad...hard runner and a solid all-purpose player... good hands...his blocking has improved...dangerous lined up deep to return kicks...a game-breaking ingredient...dependable...has piled up 1,932 all-purpose yards to rank second among all active players... has piled up 690 kick return yards. AT TECH (In 2010): Dontey was the starter in the backfield through the first nine games, but missed the final two contests with an injury...had the highest yards-per-carry among Tech’s regular ball carriers. picking up 6.8 per try...finished second on the team with 429 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 63 attempts...caught two passes for five yards and added 49 yards on kickoff returns to give him 483 all-purpose yards, fourth on the squad...season-high 89 yards on six carries with two scores in the rain-shortened win over Lane College...rushed for 68 yards on eight carries in win over Eastern Illinois...had 61 on eight attempts against UT Martin...finished the UTM game with 91 all-purpose yards for his season-high. (In 2009): Led Tech in rushing and all-purpose yards as a sophomore...rushed for 556 yards on 100 carries, an average of 5.6 yards per try...also led Tech with six rushing touchdowns...caught 13 passes for 10 yards...averaged 18.6 yards on nine kick returns...second on the team in scoring with 36 points...finished with 833 all-purpose yards, an average of 75.7 per game...had two 100-yard games on the ground...after opening the season with 88 yards and two touchdowns against Pikeville to establish a new career-high, Dontey lifted that mark higher when he went for 125 yards and two scores on 20 carries in a win over Southeast Missouri...his second century performance netted 102 yards on 10 carries in the season finale against Murray State...Tech is 3-0 in games when Dontey rushed for 80 yards or better...had three games with exactly the same all-purpose yards, gaining 125 against Pikeville, SEMO and Murray State. (In 2008): In his first season on the squad, Dontey played in 11 contests and ranked third on the team in rushing and fourth in all-purpose yards...rushed 37 times for 189 yards, an average of more than five yards per carry...also caught four passes for 25 yards...returned 23 kicks, tops on the team, and averaged 24.4 yards per return...top

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Howard GRIFFIN u Inside Linebacker u 6-1 / 220 u Junior u Nashville, Tenn. u Pearl Cohn High School Just now getting past a 2009 ankle injury, Howard is anxious to return to action after missing the 2010 season...was finally back on the field for 2011 spring drills...was among the top defensive players on the Golden Eagle roster in 2009...figured on becoming a headliner in 2010 but had not returned from surgery and he missed the entire year...comes into the 2011 season healthy and hopes to be a major factor in Tech’s defensive plans...listed at the “Bull” linebacker spot, he has the potential to work his way back toward the top of the depth chart...two years of experience....playmaker with great athletic ability...can really run and loves to hit... solid player with middle linebacker skills and mentality...agile and mobile player with good strength and technique.

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Taylor HENNIGAN u Defensive Back u 6-0 / 180 u Junior u Cookeville, Tenn. u Cookeville High School One of the most versatile athletes on the roster, Taylor made the move from wide receiver to free safety last year and has spent a full season in the position...comes into the 2011 season listed second on the depth chart at that spot and should see his playing time increase with his added experience...an extremely hard worker on the field and in the weight room...made great progress during the last two spring sessions in making the transitition to his new position...has excellent techniques and understanding of the fundamentals...an intelligent player... backup at long snapper...doing an outstanding job in the classroom, earning spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll all four semesters. AT TECH (In 2010): Taylor played his first season at rover and showed growth and development as a defensive player throughout the season

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Jamere HOGUE u Defensive Line u 6-4 / 265 u Senior u Morristown, Tenn. u Morristown West High School Jamere worked his way into the starting spot at Bear defensive end, taking over midway in the 2010 season and starting the final six games...comes into his senior season listed as the projected starter at that spot and should be an impact player in the defensive front...made the move back to defense in the spring of 2010, lining up at his third position in three years after playing on defense as a freshman and tight end as a sophomore...a versatile athlete with outstanding size and strength...a physical player who has worked hard on his technique to make him more effective..... has also worked diligently to develop his strength...aggressive player who can be a game-changer...runs well and gets to the ball...a smart player...proving to be an effective pass rusher and has the strength to stop the run. AT TECH (In 2010): After playing in a backup role for the first five games and showing tremendous promise and improvement, Jamere moved into the starting spot at Bear defensive end with an injury to Charlie Seivers...proved more than capable and started the final six contests...after making seven total tacckles through the first five games, he had a career-best eight tackles in Tech’s win over Eastern Illinois...had two tackles-for-loss and recovered a fumble in the win over the Panthers...blocked a kick at Murray State...finished the year with 29 total tackles and ranked third on the team with 6.5 tackles-for-loss. (In 2009): Made the move to tight end and was an effective addition to the offense...caught seven passes for 57 yards and scored two touchdowns...two receptions for 26 yards including a 19-yard touchdown at Kansas State...grabbed a three-yard scoring toss at UT Martin...had two catches for 16 yards in victory over Southeast Missouri. (In 2008): Lined up at outside linebacker in his true freshman season...played in seven games as a rookie...made 10 total tackles... came up with an interception at Western Michigan, returning it 10 yards...career-best game was eight tackles against Central Methodist.

playing free safety, he had 83 total tackles with four QB sacks and four interceptions...also lettered three seasons on the track & field team, competing in the 400m and 4x400m relay. PERSONAL: The son of Eric and Celeste Hogue...born June 22, 1990...full name is Jamere Breon Hogue...enrolled in basic business with emphasis on accounting.

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Jacob HOOT u Offensive Line u 6-5 / 306 u Sophomore u Corpus Christi, Tex. u Home-schooled Jacob arrived on the Tech campus in 2009 and asked for a chance to play football for the Golden Eagles...a walk-on addition to the team, he worked at left tackle as a redshirt in his first season... he became a reserve and saw his first career action in 2010... on the depth chart at left tackle for 2011...great size...he’s working diligently to develop his strength...did not participate in any organized football prior to TTU...home-schooled throughout elementary and secondary grades...family served as missionaries in Dominican Republic...lived in that country from 1998 to 2008... played one year in the Dominican baseball league...self-taught in football...learned the game playing backyard games with his older brother, Joshua, and younger brothers Caleb and Benjamin...has been on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll the past two semesters. AT TECH (In 2010): Jacob played in four games in a backup role in the offensive line in his first season on the field...continued his development and worked to increase his strength while improving his technique. (In 2009): A walk-on member of the team...redshirt season while beginning the task of learning to play in the offensive line. PERSONAL: The son of Aaron and Stacy Hoot...born July 5, 1988 in Corpus Christi, Texas...full name is Jacob Matthew Hoot...studying elementary education...accomplished singer, he sang the national anthem to open the 2010 OVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Tucker Stadium.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-sport athlete at Morristown West High School...honored as an Academic All-State pick in football... three-time all-conference winner in both football and basketball... first-team All-Northeast Region selection on the gridiron after two seasons of second-team honors on the same list...as a senior

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James HUGUELY

A speedy cornerback, James spent his first year on the Golden Eagle roster as a redshirt and began learning the system...expected to see playing time at a corner in his first season of action...excellent quickness and instincts for getting to the ball. AT TECH (In 2010): James was a redshirt for the Golden Eagles in his first year on the roster. HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter for coach Raymond Bonner at Cedar Grove High School...played cornerback and paced the defense, and lined up as a wide receiver for the offense...twice named allcounty for his defensive skills...a versatile athlete, he was a three-time state champion in track & field...part of the state’s fastest 4x400 meter relay team as a sophomore and junior at the GHSAA championships... individually, he won the 400-meter dash as a senior. PERSONAL: The son of Peronnica Huguely...birthdate is August 21, 1992...full name is James Alan Huguely...majoring in psychology. .

Adam HUNTER

Adam returned to Tech last year following a three-and-a-half year stint in the U.S. Army, and will make his debut for the Golden Eagles in the 2011 season where he is expected to see plenty of action at tight end...a 2005 graduate of Livingston Academy, he originally attended Tech for a year-and-a-half (and worked in the Sports Information office) before enlisting in the Army...back at Tech for the 2010 Fall semester, he sat out his first season on the roster...worked during the fall season with the scout team and was in action for spring drills...has two seasons of eligibility remaining. AT TECH (In 2010): On the roster in 2010 but not eligible to play... worked with the scout team. BEFORE TECH: Spent three-and-a-half years in the U.S. Army, including 18 months active duty downrange in Iraq...achieved the rank of Corporal with the 844th Engineer Battalion, and saw action in combat security and personal security assigned to the 55th Engineer Company. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman at Livingston Academy under coach Matt Eldridge, lining up at defensive end, tight end and offensive tackle...twice named all-region and earned all-state as a senior... three-year starter, he had 220 career tackles for the Wildcats, helping compile a 35-14 record with appearances in the TSSAA playoffs all three seasons. PERSONAL: The son of Roger Hunter...birthdate is July 20, 1987...full name is Adam Curtis Hunter...majoring in sports administration.

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u Defensive Line u 5-11 / 270 u Sophomore u Miami, Fla. u Carol City High School

u Defensive Back u 6-2 / 205 u Junior u Nashville, Tenn. u Pearl-Cohn High School

Jordan JOHNSON

Will JOHNSON

His play in a reserve role as a true freshman during the 2010 season paid off for Jordan, who enters his second season listed as the starter on the depth chart in the middle of the defensive line...worked extremely hard to increase his strength and quickness...also a real student of his position, improving his technique...could play an important role for the Golden Eagle defensive front in 2011...earned a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the spring semester.

Will joined the Golden Eagle roster in the summer of 2010 after a transfer from the University of Kentucky...became an immediate impact player on the defense in his first season on the roster as a linebacker...has tremendous quickness and mobility...moved to rover for spring drills and projected as the starter for 2011...will have the chance to emerge as a headliner in the secondary...excellent sense for the game.

AT TECH (In 2010): Jordan got a taste of college football as a true freshman, working his way onto the field in a backup role and seeing action in nine games...finished with six total tackles, including two against both UT Martin and Jacksonville State.

AT TECH (In 2010): Will had a huge impact on the Golden Eagle defense in his first season...played in nine games and started eight...came off the bench to play at Arkansas and had a strong debut, working into the starting lineup the following week...missed two games (Murray State and Eastern Kentucky) late in the year... returned to start against Jacksonville State...had seven solo tackles and eight total stops including one tackle-for-loss at Arkansas... also broke up a pass against the Razorbacks...career-high nine tackles came in win over Eastern Illinois...also caused a fumble and broke up a pass against the Panthers...seven solo tackles in the victory at Tennessee State...six tackles in win over Jacksonville State... ranked seventh overall on the team with 49 total tackles...had 4.5 tackles-for-loss, three passes defended and two fumbles caused.

HIGH SCHOOL: A second-team Florida All-State selection and a two-sport standout at Carol City High School, Jordan Johnson was an effective defensive lineman for the Chiefs and coach Harold Barnwell...posted 56 total tackles as a senior, including 16 tackles-for-loss and eight quarterback sacks, on his way to earning selections to two all-star games, including The USA vs. The World All-Star game in Ft. Lauderdale, where he helped claim a 17-0 victory and registered 1.5 tackles-for-loss...named the Defensive Lineman of the Year for his team...four-year letterwinner in both football and track & field. PERSONAL: The guardian of Diane Johnson...birthdate is July 30, 1992...full name is Jordan Ross Johnson...majoring in criminal justice.

BEFORE TECH: Spent his first two collegiate seasons at the University of Kentucky...after a redshirt season in 2008 in which he was named the Most Valuable Defensive Scout Team Player by Kentucky’s coaches, Johnson got onto the field in 2009... contributed as a regular on the special teams and in a backup role at weak side linebacker...saw action in all 13 games...increased his size and strength during his time at Kentucky while making the move to linebacker. HIGH SCHOOL: A standout during his high school career at Nashville’s Pearl-Cohn High School...a versatile athlete for coach Tony Brunetti, Johnson played several spots for the Firebirds...in addition to free safety and linebacker on defense, he played wide receiver and tailback on offense, and also excelled at returning punts and kickoffs...speed enabled him to be an effective blitzer, as he had 12 quarterback sacks as a senior, along with 80 tackles and a pair of interceptions...on offense he had 37 catches for 689 yards and 12 touchdowns and rushed 21 times for 350 yards and four TDs...also averaged a phenomenal 35 yards per punt return while helping Pearl-Cohn advance to the Class AAA state semifi-

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Malcolm JONES u Offensive Tackle u 6-5 / 300 u Senior u Cincinnati, Ohio u Princeton High School Following two seasons at center, Malcolm made the move to left tackle during 2010 spring drills and was emerging as a standout in the front line when a torn tricep sidelined him in the sixth game... missed spring drills but expected to return at left tackle in the fall...fully recovered from the tricep injury and will provide strong leadership, both in his play and vocally...accelerated into the lineup at center in mid-season of 2008 because of injuries to the starter and took full advantage of his opportunity...proved to be a solid contributor, starting six games...held that starting role at center throughout the 2009 season...contiued to develop both his strength and footwork. AT TECH (In 2010): Malcolm was off to a sensational start in his junior season when he was sidelined with a torn tricep...played in six games as the starter at left tackle. (In 2009): Malcolm started at center in all 11 games for the Golden Eagles in 2009. (In 2008): Started at center in six games as a true freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter at Princeton High School in Cincinnati under coach Bill Leach...proved to be extremely versatile, playing every position in the offensive line...for the final two years, he did not allow a single quarterback sack and as a senior he was credited with 37 pancake blocks...invited to participate in the Prep-Star All-American Combine in Los Angeles...team captain... also lettered two years on the track & field team, competing in shot put. PERSONAL: The son of Wendell and Jerri Jones...full name is Malcolm Janiah Jones...birthdate is July 29, 1990...studying sports management curriculum.

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Marty JONES u Free Safety u 6-1 / 195 u Junior u Cincinnati, Ohio u Sycamore High School A seasoned veteran who ranks among team leaders in several defensive categories, Marty returns for his second season as the starter at free safety and could be a post-season award contender... has 130 career tackles and six interceptions in his first two seasons... enjoyed a solid freshman season in a backup role and became the starter as a sophomore...a smart player with exceptional instincts... an extremely competitive player...working hard in the weight room to increase his strength levels...playmaker who will make a difference in every game...has four career double-figure tackle efforts... shines when the lights are the brighest, averaging nine tackles per game on the road against FBS opponents...listed on Athletic Director’s Honor Roll four consecutive semesters. AT TECH (In 2010): One of just eight players to start all 11 games in 2010...Marty was the starter at free safety and ranked second on the team in tackles with 87...had team-leading 37 solo tackles...also led the team with four interceptions, returning them for combined 29 yards...caused one fumble and recovered two fumbles...made 3.5 tackles-for-loss...ranked second in the OVC in tackles per game with 8.7...tied for fifth in the OVC in fumbles recovered...opened the year with career-high 10 tackles at Arkansas, and also caused a Razorback fumble...after getting eight tackles at TCU, he raised his career-high to 14 with a standout game at Southeast Missouri... finished with four double-figure tackle games, getting 12 at Murray State and 13 against Eastern Kentucky...had nine stops against both UT Martin and Jacksonville...picked off a pass against Lane College and returned it 32 yards for his first career touchdown. (In 2009): Marty saw action in all 11 games as a true freshman and ranked ninth on the team in tackles, making 43 stops...also picked off two passes...first theft came against Southeast Missouri and second interception was in the end zone at Georgia...had five tackles against Kansas State and Eastern Illinois in first half of season...lifted his career-high to nine tackles, coming at Georgia, including six solo stops...that was a breakout game for him with nine tackles and an interception...had six tackles at Jacksonville State and five in the season finale against Murray State...averaged nearly seven tackles per game over the final three contests. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way starter at Sycamore High School, Marty was also a two-time conference All-Academic Award recipient... named first-team All-Greater Miami Conference, he was selected to play in the Southwest Ohio FCA All-Star game, and was voted honorable mention All-Southwest Ohio...a nominee for the Old

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served as team captain of both squads...in the shot put he finished third in the state as a junior while setting the school record of 54-feet, and took first place in the region as both a junior and senior...as a sophomore he won the team’s Linebacker Award, and as a freshman won the Coaches’ Award...during 2007 he had 111 total tackles, including 11 tackles-for-loss...also had three quarterback sacks, forced two fumbles and had two interceptions.

PERSONAL: The son of Matt and Laura Jones...full name is Martin Matthew Jones...birthdate is September 4, 1990...majoring in business.

PERSONAL: The son of Jerry and Catherine King...birthday October 17, 1990...full name is Jerry Wayne King, Jr.,...majoring in biology.

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u Linebacker u 6-0 / 235 u Junior u Stone Mountain, Ga. u Dunwoody High School

u Quarterback u 5-9 / 185 u Junior u Calhoun, Ga. u Calhoun High School

Jerry KING

After two seasons on the roster, Jerry appears ready to fulfill a larger role in his junior campaign...enters fall camp listed second on the depth chart among returnees at the Renegade linebacker position... injuries have bothered him throughout his first two years, limiting him to 12 games...a mid-season injury halted what was turning into a promising freshman season, and surgery kept Jerry sidelined throughout 2010 spring drills...has great instincts on the field...talented young player with an extremely bright future in purple and gold...has stepped up his performances in the classroom, earning mention on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll each of the past two semesters. AT TECH (In 2010): Jerry saw action in seven games in a backup role at the Renegade linebacker position in his sophomore season...finished the year with seven total tackles...had two tackles at Rose Bowl champion TCU and two against Jacksonville State in Tech’s end-ofseason upset victory. (In 2009): Jerry was off to a solid first season for the Golden Eagles when he was sidelined by an injury...finished with 21 total tackles in just five games...had five stops against Kansas State and a career-high 10 tackles at UT Martin...also recorded 1.5 tackles-for-loss in the win over the Skyhawks...forced a fumble at Eastern Illinois. HIGH SCHOOL: One of two signees who were teammates at Dunwoody High School (along with LB Blake Adams), Jerry was a firstteam all-Dekalb County selection as a junior after gaining honorable mention as a sophomore...injury limited him to just four games as a senior, yet he still had 64 total tackles, four tackles-for-loss, three sacks and caused one fumble...junior season also netted him Defensive MVP honors at his high school, as well as the Offensive Lineman Award while being named the first-team all-area and All-Northside...named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution “Juniors to Watch” list in 2007, he was a four-year letterman in both football and track & field, and

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Tre is the projected starter at quarterback for the Golden Eagles heading into the 2011 season after starting the first eight games as a sophomore...spent one season as a redshirt and one year as the understudy to record-setter Lee Sweeney (now a graduate assistant coach)...an extremely intelligent player who knows the game well and has a keen understanding of the Tech offense...an exciting runner but also owns a strong arm and can make all the throws...adds a new dimension to the offense with his quickness and running skills...brings a great temperament into the huddle... calm under fire...shows mobility and versatility...can move the offense in variety of ways...has found the end zone as both a runner and a passer...his name appeared on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll three of the past four semesters. AT TECH (In 2010): Moving into the starter’s role as a sophomore, Tre was proving to be a team leader when an injury forced him to completely miss the final three games...started the first eight contests and passed for 974 yards and 11 touchdowns while throwing only four interceptions...completed 52.9 percent of his passes, going 73-for-136...had a passing rating of 133.91...after throwing for 99 yards at Arkansas and 50 at TCU, he was limited to 47 yards through the air in the rain-shortened game vs. Lane when Tech kept it on the ground most of the night...had a break-out game at eventual OVC champion Southeast Missouri, throwing for 246 yards and two touchdowns and nearly rallying the Golden Eagles to a comeback win...had his second 200-yard effort he next week against UT Martin, passing for 207 yards and three touchdowns... threw for 162 yards on 11-for-17 effort in win at Austin Peay...was 10-for-18 for 99 yards and three touchdowns in win at Tennessee State when he was injured...an effective runner, he gained 100

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Cody MATTHEWS u Wide Receiver u 6-2 / 190 u Sophomore u Gallatin, Tenn. u Gallatin High School After working at free safety in his first season on the Golden Eagle roster, Cody made a move from the defensive secondary to a wide receiver position and showed promise in his new role during spring drills...will add depth at the outside receiver spot...will make his Tech debut in 2011 following a redshirt year. AT TECH (In 2010): Cody was injured during fall camp and redshirted in his first season on the Golden Eagle roster.

yards on 82 attempts including one touchdown...top game was 59 yards at Austin Peay, giving him 221 yards of total offense... top game was 266 in total offense at SEMO, including 20 rushing... notched his first career rushing touchdown against Eastern Illinois...his first career passing touchdown was against eventual Rose Bowl champion TCU. (In 2009): Tre made his Golden Eagle debut and saw action in seven games in a backup role to veteran Lee Sweeney...as a passer he completed 44.4 percent (8-for-18) of his tosses for 113 yards and had a 97.18 efficiency rating...rushed 21 times for a net of eight yards...gained 37 but was dropped for 29 in losses, most of that (19) coming against the Georgia Bulldogs...top rushing game was 13 yards, posted against both Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville State...was 3-for-6 for 37 yards against Georgia for his top aerial effort.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-sport standout at Gallatin High School...letterd three years each on the football and basketball teams...three-year starter on the gridiron for coach Robert Lassiter’s Green Wave...helped the team reach the quarterfinals of the TSSAA playoffs in his senior season...played on both sides of scrimmage as a quarterback and free safety, focusing more on offense in his final two seasons...named allregion as a sophomore defensive back when he produced 72 tackles and one interception....earned all-region honors at quarterback as a junior...recognized on both sides of scrimmage as a senior, earning all Mid-State on defense and all-region on offense...rushed for more than 1,000 yards and passed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his final two seasons. PERSONAL: The son of Chuck Matthews and Chandra Matthews...full name is Cody James Matthews...birthdate is April 22 1992...majoring in finance.

(In 2008): Tre was a redshirt for the Golden Eagles in his true freshman season. HIGH SCHOOL: Tre posted a 21-4 record as the starter at quarterback for Calhoun High School, coached by his father, Hal Lamb.... named first-team All-State by both the Georgia Sportswriters and the Atlanta Journal Constitution...two-time pick on the Rome News All-Area team and the Chattanooga Times-Free Press AllArea team...as a senior he was 159-for-229 for 2,232 yards with 27 touchdowns and only six interceptions...also had 40 carries for 219 yards and four scores...in addition to three letters in football, he also lettered three times each in basketball and baseball, and twice on the golf team. PERSONAL: The son of Hal and Kim Lamb...birthdate is September 16, 1989...full name is Tre Andrew Lamb...majoring in education.

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Tommie McBRIDE

Tommie moved from inside linebacker to the Ram outside linebacker spot prior to spring drills in 2010 and showed a great grasp of his new role...played in all 11 games in 2010, including a starting assignment at Austin Peay...continued to show promise and development in the 2011 spring sessions, and comes into his junior season listed second on the depth chart among returnees...exhibits unlimited potential for the next two seasons...hard-nosed and physical...the more he learns about the system, the better he gets...type of player who will be hard to keep off the field...gained solid experience as a true freshman and added to that knowledge base as a sophomore. AT TECH (In 2010): Called on to fill a backup role most of his second season, seeing action in all 11 games...was in the starting lineup for Tech’s road victory at Austin Peay...finished the year with 24 total tackles...got to the ball carrier for tackles in 10 of the 11 games...seasonhigh was four tackles, coming against both Southeast Missouri and UT Martin...had four tackles-for-loss and two quarterback sacks. (In 2009): Tommie was on the field in 10 games as a true freshman... played in a backup role at inside linebacker...also saw action on special teams...made nine total tackles...had three tackles against Austin Peay. HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter and a four-year Honor Roll student, Tommie received All-League honors as a junior and senior at Taft High School...as a junior, he made 65 tackles with seven quarterback sacks, one interception, one fumble forced and one fumble recovery... named first-team all-Southwest Ohio and the CMAC Defensive Player of the Year...also received all-city and honorable mention all-state honors...as a senior, he raised his totals with 136 total tackles, which ranked second in the state...had six quarterback sacks, caused four fumbles and recovered one...his career totals include 235 tackles and 17 quarterback sacks..also lettered one season on the basketball team.

Cory McDONALD

Originally a receiver, Cory made the move to the defensive side of the ball during spring drills...impressive in his work ethic and hustle as a member of the special teams as a redshirt freshman...heads into 2011 projected to play at nickel back...does all the little things needed to be successful. AT TECH (In 2010): Cory was a member of Tech’s special teams during his first season in action, and played on kickoff cover squad...played in six contests. (In 2009): Cory was a redshirt member of the Tech roster in his first season. HIGH SCHOOL: Cory was a two-year varsity starter for Woodside High School in Woodside, California...as a junior he was chosen the team’s Most Valuable Defensive Back when he had 64 solo tackles, 48 assists, three fumble recoveries, three interceptions and 12 passes defended...named to the all-county defensive team...also spent some time as the backup QB and running back... as senior, he was named team captain, was the starting quarterback on a CCS semi-finalist team....threw for more than 1,000 yards with 12 touchdowns and rushed for nine touchdowns,...was the team’s second-leading rusher with 823 yards...named San Mateo County athlete of the week, Most Valuable offensive player for the team as well as all-league and all-Daily News...also a three-year starting point guard on the varsity basketball team where he was a team captain and named to all-league teams both his junior and senior years. PERSONAL: The son of Joe and Sue McDonald, both athletic directors and coaches...full name is Cory James McDonald...birthdate is August 9, 1990... majoring in excercise science, physical education and wellness.

PERSONAL: The son of Tommie and Teresa McBride...full name is Tommie Lee McBride III...birthdate is May 12, 1991...studying political science with a goal to become a lawyer.

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Seth McDONALD

After a redshirt season, Seth got on the field plenty in his first full season in 2010...played an integral role for the Golden Eagles as a fullback in goal line situations and also saw action on all the special teams...has made the move to a linebacker spot, but will also continue to line up in the backfield in goal line situations...a strong player who has continued his physcial development with hard work in the weight room... good knowledge of the game and excellent instinct for the ball. AT TECH (In 2010): Seth’s strength and outstanding hustle earned him playing time on all of the Golden Eagle special teams, as well as a spot at fullback in goal line situations. (IN 2009): Seth spent his first season on the roster as a redshirt freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Played football at White County High School for coach Josh Kerr...earned letters all four years in football and baseball for the Warriors...made All Region in football his junior and senior years... made All Upper Cumberland in football his sophomore, junior, and senior years...led his team with eight TDs and 112 tackles his senior season...started in the KY/TN Border Bowl game...was named team captain his senior year and received “Mr. Warrior” award. PERSONAL: The son of Robert and Sherry McDonald...full name is Seth Alan McDonald...birthdate is June 27, 1990...majoring in prephyscial therapy.

Jake McINTOSH

The returning starter at the Renegade linebacker position, Jake has 179 career tackles in his first three years and should be among the team leaders again in 2011...also has 11 career tackles-for-loss... has made 27 starts and has played in 31 games in his first three years on the roster...steady and smart player who has made many big plays in his career...excellent understanding of the system...a leader on the defense...sees the play and reacts well...always gives a great effort...good foot speed and improved agility...has been among the top eight players on the team each year in tackles. AT TECH (In 2010): Jake started 10 games and played in all 11 contests in 2010...continued to rank among the team’s defensive leaders, finishing the year fourth on the squad with 72 total tackles... also made 4.5 tackles-for-loss, caused two fumbles and recovered two fumbles...listed 15th in the OVC in tackles-per-game and fifth in fumble recoveries...had nine tackles against both Southeast Missouri and Murray State, then established a new career high with 15 tackles in the season-ending victory over Jacksonville State. (In 2009): Jake was third on the team in total tackles and tops among linebackers...made 62 total tackles including 24 solo stops...consistent in his play had between five and nine tackles in eight of 11 games...season-high of nine tackles came at FBS foe Kansas State...had seven stops and caused a fumble against Tech’s other FBS foe, Georgia...eight tackles against Tennessee State and seven at Eastern Illinois...played in all 11 games and was the starter in nine games. (In 2008): After sitting out the first three games, Jake earned himself a chance to play in the fourth game and made three tackles at Western Michigan...the next week, he was in the starting lineup and held that role for the final eight contests...finished the year ranked eighth on the team in total tackles with 45, one of three true freshmen among Tech’s Top 10 in tackles...had two tacklesfor-loss...made four stops in his first start, Tech’s home victory over Central Methodist...credited with career-high nine tackles at Eastern Kentucky...also made nine tackles against UT Martin... had six stops at Austin Peay...ranked 33rd in the OVC in tackles per game with 5.0...listed fourth in the conference among all freshmen in tackles per game...helped Tech become the only league school with two freshmen ranked among the Top 50 in the OVC in tackles. HIGH SCHOOL: After starting his high school career being named the team’s Freshman of the Year and rushing for more than 500

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL yards in 2004, Jake moved to the defensive side of scrimmage and became a standout at linebacker...three-year starter at his new position, he was a three-time all-area, all-region and all-Tri-State selection...led Dalton to its first regional championship in more than a decade, and was named a team captain and Defensive MVP... Despite playing in only eight games as a senior, he made 120 total tackles with 16 tackles-for-loss, four fumbles caused and one interception...coached by Jim Bennett and Kit Carpenter...piled up 380 total tackles in his final three seasons...earned four letters in the shot put, discus and 100m dash for the track & field team. PERSONAL: The son of John and Amy McIntosh...birthdate is April 10, 1990...full name is John Kirk McIntosh, Jr...has one sister, Mallory...majoring in business marketing.

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Matt MERCY u Offensive Line u 6-3 / 290 u Senior u Nashville, Tenn. u Franklin Road Academy Looking forward to playing a full season without injury and making an impact on the offensive line, Matt has made a move from left guard to left tackle and enters his senior season listed second on the depth chart among returnees...walk-on addition to the Tech roster, he spent his first season as a redshirt and the past three year seeing limited action, mostly because of injuries...had solid credentials during his high school career and has the potential and desire to become an impact player for the Golden Eagles. AT TECH (In 2010): Matt was settling into his role at left guard, playing in the first three games, when a knee injury put an early end to the season. (In 2009): An injury kept Matt on the sidelines for the middle part of the season...he played in the first two games of the year and returned to action for the final two games...filled a backup role at guard. (In 2008): Saw limited action in the offensive line. (In 2007): Matt was a redshirt for the Golden Eagles as a walk-on in his first season. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman and starter while playing on both the offensive and defensive lines at Franklin Road Academy... coached by David Tucker in his senior season...also earned five letters on the wrestling team (heavyweight)...added his talents to the track & field team, earning two letters while competing in shot put and discus...a three-time all-region pick as an offensive lineman and once as a defensive lineman...was the 2007 heavyweight Region champion...served as team captain of both football and wrestling teams as a senior...on the mats, he posted a combined 81-21 record with 69 pins in the past two seasons. PERSONAL: The son of Mark and Dorothy Mercy...full name is Matthew Scott Mercy...born November 1, 1988...enrolled in engineering.

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Caleb MITCHELL u Defensive Back u 6-1 / 190 u Junior u Russellville, Ala. u Russellville High School A cornerback with a knack for finding the ball, Caleb Mitchell has the potential to be among the top defensive players in the Ohio Valley Conference if he can stay healthy...injuries forced him to redshirt as a true freshman, and cost him four games last year...comes into the 2011 season as the returning starter at the field corner... made the move from free safety in 2010 spring drills and showed a thorough understanding of his new position last season...the biggest of Tech’s cornerbacks, he’s an extremely physical player and a very good tackler...has good speed and good hands...excellent toughness...might have developed into an MVP caliber player in his true freshman season in 2008, but an injury in the second game changed his course...granted medical redshirt status after a knee injury...can also return punts...has good ball skills...will figure prominently in Tech’s “nickel” package...good pass defender and also strong providing support in run coverage...has made 102 tackles in his two-plus seasons...listed on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll three of his six semesters. AT TECH (In 2010): Started six games and played in seven, but missed four games due to injuries as a junior...when he was on the field, he was one of the defensive leaders...despite missing four contests he still finished 10th on the team with 31 total tackles... had a sensational game in Tech’s win over Eastern Illinois, making a season-high seven tackles, two interceptions (returning one for a touchdown) and forced a fumble...had six stops against UT Martin and Austin Peay. (In 2009): Started all 11 games at free safety as a redshirt freshman and ranked second on the team in total tackles with 63...finished with 4.5 tackles-for-loss and two quarterback sacks...broke up five passes and had two interceptions...led the team with three fumbles forced and two fumbles recovered....established careerhigh with 12 tackles in Tech’s win at UT Martin...raised that three weeks later with 13 stops in a win over Tennessee State...also had two sacks, caused and recovered a fumble, and intercepted a pass in the victory over the Tigers that clinched the Sgt. York trophy... his other interception came at Eastern Illinois. (In 2008): Caleb was off to a great start to his career before an injury in the second game of the season sidelined him for the balance of the schedule...came off the bench in the season opener and had five tackles and one kickoff return in the victory over Gardner-Webb...made three solo tackles and broke up a Cardinal

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Lamar MOORE u Defensive Line u 6-0 / 290 u Sophomore u Nashville, Tenn. u East Literature High School Lamar heads into his third season on the Golden Eagle roster and enters the year listed second on the depth chart among returnees at the Anchor spot in the middle of the defensive line...came to the Golden Eagles in 2009 and spent his first season as a redshirt freshman...worked hard to improve his skills...played some in a reserve role as a freshman...has placed on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll all four semesters at TTU. AT TECH (In 2010): Lamar’s hard work in the off-season helped him to work his way onto the field...saw action in three games including Tech’s contest against eventual Rose Bowl champion TCU...made a tackle against Lane College and one tackle in the season-ending win over Jacksonville State. (IN 2009): Lamar spent his first season as a redshirt...worked hard in the weight room and increased his strength and size. HIGH SCHOOL: Played three years at Stratford High School, and defensive line one season for coach Bubba Spears at East Literature Magnet High School...lettered all four years in football, as well as two years in wrestling and one in basketball...earned All Region his junior and senior years... made Men’s State in wrestling as a junior and senior...ranked in the Top 10 in the heavyweight division and reached the state 32-man bracket for two years as a wrestler...won the Hume Award as a senior for athlete and academic honors...had 79 tackles his junior year in high school...had 120 tackles and six interceptions as a linebacker his senior season...exceptional student in high school as he made Principal’s List. PERSONAL: The son of Sharon McCutcheon...born October 24, 1990...full name is Lamar Donte Moore...majoring in business.

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Matt MORAN u Linebacker u 6-1 / 210 u Junior u Fayetteville, Tenn. u Lincoln County High School After two seasons gaining experience in a backup role and playing in all 22 games, Matt moved up the depth chart to the top of the list at the Bull linebacker position where he’s projected as the starter in 2011...a mid-year addition to the team in January 2009, Matt quickly emerged as a talented player ready to see action among the Golden Eagle linebackers...gained valuable experience as a true freshman in 2009 despite injuries...saw playing time in all 11 games as a newcomer...missed all of 2010 spring drills with injury, but returned to the field to play in all 11 games in 2010...tough, hard-nosed player who goes hard on every snap...smart player with good football sense...high expectations for his final two seasons...an aggressive and physical player, he will also contribute on all of Tech’s special teams...gives among the most consistent efforts on the practice field...was on the Athletic Director’s Honor Rol for fall semester. AT TECH (In 2010): Matt played a big part in the Golden Eagle defense as a sophomore, seeing action in all 11 games in a reserve role...piled up 27 total tackles...had four tackles against UT Martin, then made five stops against both Eastern Illinois and Jacksonville State. (In 2009): Matt earned the start at UT Martin in mid-season, and saw action in all 11 contests in his first season...posted 26 total tackles...also had 4.0 tackles-for-loss...season-best was six tackles at Eastern Illinois...had four tackles against UT Martin and Pikeville. HIGH SCHOOL: A first-team All-State selection at Lincoln County High School...named all-region and voted the region’s Offensive and Defensive MVP...had 123 total tackles as a senior and wrapped up his career playing in the East/West All-Star game... team captain, he was the team’s overall MVP and Defensive MVP... named first-team All-Midstate...his junior season included secondteam All-Midstate honors, all-region and regional Defensive MVP... named Lakeway Publishers Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and Player of the Year as a senior...also earned one letter on the wrestling team and one on the track & field squad.

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James NORMAND u Offensive Line u 6-2 / 285 u Sophomore u Oak Ridge, Tenn. u Oak Ridge High School A standout offensive lineman during his high school career, James opened his college career showing potential to be equally successful for the Golden Eagles...played most of the season in a backup role but finished up as the starter at left tackle, earning the starts against Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville State...comes into his second season expected to start at left tackle as a sophomore...strong player with outstanding knowledge of his position...good techniques...proved to be especially capable in Tech’s speeded-up offense against Jacksonville State and could emerge as a headliner during the 2011 “Fastest 60 Minutes in Football” game tempo...great work ethic, both on the field and in the classroom...named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters in his freshman season and landed on the OVC Commissioner’s Adademic Honor Roll. AT TECH (In 2010): James showed early in the season that he could contribute...played a backup role through early part of the year...played in nine games...linedup as backup center and backup guard, then moved to left tackle where he earned the starting assignment in the season’s final two games against EKU and JSU...helped the Golden Eagles post thrilling come-from-behind victory over Jacksonville State.. HIGH SCHOOL: Named All-State as a lineman, James Normand also earned a spot on the National Guard Academic All-State team during his outstanding four-year career at Oak Ridge (Tenn.) High School...the first lineman to letter all four years at his high school, Normand was an effective offensive lineman, not allowing a single quarterback sack his final two seasons while splitting his playing time between center and tackle... District 3A Lineman of the Year and was picked for both the TennesseeKentucky Border Bowl and the Tennessee East-West All-Star Game... twice picked as team captain...two-time all-KIL pick...he also played two seasons of basketball and four on the baseball team, setting the school’s home run record as a junior...two-time all-district selection in baseball as a first baseman...member of the National Honor Society. PERSONAL: The son of James and Mary Normand...birthdate is February 23, 1992...full name is James McKenzie Normand... majoring in accounting.

PERSONAL: The son of Dale and Susanne Moran...birthdate is November 3, 1989...full name is Matthew Dale Moran...majoring in wildlife and fisheries science.

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u Wide Receiver u 5-10 / 185 u Senior u Cincinnati, Ohio u Sycamore High School

Midoho OKPOKUWORUK

An outstanding prospect coming out of high school, Midoho raised his stock during his first season as a redshirt with outstanding efforts on the scout teams...stronger and quicker as he begins his playing career for the Golden Eagles...will work at the Ram position on the defensive line...great mobility and quickness...a dangerous rusher for every opposing quarterback...has a knack for getting to the ball carrier. or passer...will be difficult to subdue. AT TECH (In 2010): Midoho spent his first year on the roster wearing redshirt status...worked diligently in the weight room and film room... was a standout on the scout teams. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner as a defensive end under coach Rick Whitt at The McCallie School in Chattanooga, Midoho Okpokowuruk was the league leader in tackles-for-loss and ranked second in the conference in quarterback sacks...a versatile athlete, he also lettered four years in track & field, combining his speed with his strength while competing in the sprints, shot put and discus...also a three-year letterman on the basketball squad for the Blue Tornado. PERSONAL: The son of Paul and Helen Okpokowuruk...full name is Midoho Paul Okpokowuruk...birthdate is August 20, 1992....majoring in mechanical engineering.

Alden OLVERSON

After one season on defense, Alden moved to receiver as a sophomore and has spent the past two seasons catching passes.... comes into his senior season poised to make a larger impact in the fast-paced Golden Eagle offense...Alden opened his Golden Eagle career as a cornerback in 2008, then made the move to wide receiver in 2009 spring drills...suffered a broken leg in 2009 spring drills but worked hard all summer in rehab and was able to return to the field in the fall...has proven to be an effective inside receiver in his first two season at the position...lines up at the “Z� receiver position..has played in 33 games during his three-year career. AT TECH (In 2010): Settled comfortably into his role as a receiver and caught 11 passes for 104 yards...played in 10 games...caught passes in eight games, including three receptions for 12 yards against Murray State...his best game was two catches for 37 yards against UT Martin including a season-long catch of 21 yards...also played on special teams...blocked a kick at Tennessee State in the Golden Eagle road win. (In 2009): Alden was on the field in all 11 contests as a sophomore despite a spring injury...caught 11 passes for 151 yards and three touchdowns...grabbed a 53-yard touchdown pass in the season opener, his first game at his new position...had two catches for 36 yards including a touchdown at Eastern Illinois...grabbed three passes for 14 yards and scored another TD in the season finale against Murray State. (In 2008): As a cornerback, Alden saw action in all 12 games and made 23 total tackles...had 14 solo tackles, including seven in the game at Western Michigan...had four tackles against Eastern Illinois in his final game on defense. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way standout at Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Alden was named team captain and voted first-team All-Greater Miami Conference...on defense, he had 68 total tackles with nine passes defended and four interceptions...on offense, he had 75 carries for 458 yards and four touchdowns...during his junior season, he had 52 tackles and one interception, and was named second-team all-conference...also a two-year letterman on the lacrosse team. PERSONAL: The son of Alvert and Karla Olverson...full name is Alden Kartell Olverson...birthdate is November 23, 1989...majoring in general management.

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u Runningback/Tight End u 6-2 / 225 u Sophomore u Franklin, Tenn. u Franklin Road Academy

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Doug PAGE

Doug spent a lot of time on the field in his freshman season, and proved to be a capable performer for the Golden Eagles...lines up at the “W” receiver position, which is a combination tight end/fullback... strong player who can block, run with the football and catch passes... listed at the top of the depth chart at his position, and could emerge as an important figure in Tech’s fast-pasced attack in his sophomore season...made a smooth transition to the college game and exects to be highly visible in 2011...claimed a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll during spring semester. AT TECH (In 2010): As a true freshman, Doug didn’t shy away from competition...played in 10 of Tech’s 11 contests, missing the SEMO road trip...used primarily to block, he cleared path for the ball carriers out of the backfield...caught four passes for 32 yards...three catches in the game at Murray State...also had two carries. . HIGH SCHOOL: A versatile athlete out of Franklin Road Academy, Doug piled up more than 4,500 yards of offense and 41 touchdowns as a ball carrier, passer and receiver during his prep career...played his sophomore season at St. Thomas High School in Houston, Texas, before finishing up his final two years at FRA...helped Franklin Road to the second round of the TSSAA playoffs as a senior, the team’s sixth appearance in the state playoffs in 11 years..as a senior, he rushed for 1,508 yards and 16 touchdowns and passed for 447 yards and four TDs...hisjunior season netted 667 rushing, 755 passing and 151 receiving yards...at St. Thomas, he had over 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns in just five games...was a first-team All-State pick and the Region Player of the Year on his way to playing in the Toyota East-West Tennessee All-Star Game.

Randall REEVES

Randall gained tremendous experience during his freshman season in 2011, seeing action in six contests...comes into his second season expected to see increased playing opportunities in Tech’s offensive line...listed second on the depth chart at left guard behind all-star candidate Scott Schweitzer...benefitted from playing behind the veteran, and showed promise...continued to make a solid showing in the classroom in his first year, grabbing a spot on the spring semester Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. AT TECH (In 2010): The transition from high school standout to college football was smooth for Randall, who stepped into a reserve role as a true freshman and saw action in six contests in Tech’s veteran offensive line. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time Birmingham All-Metro selection and an honorable mention Alabama All-State player, Randall was a threeyear starter at center for coach David Powell’s McAdory High School squad...voted permanent team captain, Reeves graded out at 90 percent better in every game and had 62 pancake blocks as a senior...also earned three letters on the McAdory baseball team... an outstanding student, he was Birmingham News Scholar-Athlete of the Week and a member of the Math Honor Society. PERSONAL: The son of Randy and Susan Reeves...birthdate is April 14, 1992...full name is John Randall Reeves, Jr....enrolled in general curriculum.

PERSONAL: The son of Kurt and Candy Page...birthdate is February 23, 1991...full name is Kurt Douglas Page, Jr...majoring in engineering.

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u Defensive Line u 6-4 / 250 u Senior u Knoxville, Tenn. u Knoxville West High School

u Fullback u 6-0 / 200 u Sophomore u Cookeville, Tenn. u Cookeville High School

J.R. RICHMOND

Now a fifth-year senior, J.R. is hoping for the opportunity to increase his contributions to the Golden Eagles...a solid special teams player, he will also work in the defensive line at the Bear position...has showed continued improvement throughout his four years, and continued to develop in the spring...ready to step forward in 2011...spent his first season as a redshirt in 2007, then was slowed with an illness the following spring...played some in 2008 and 2009...has done a good job learning the system and could be tough to keep off the field for his final season...loaded with ability...has great size and a constant motor...excellent attitude and extremely coachable...shows excellent toughness...student of the game who can be a leader from the film room to the field...worked some as a tight end during his first season on the roster before moving to the defensive line. AT TECH (IN 2010): As a junior, J.R. saw the most playing time of his career...was on the field in eight games in 2010...played in the defensive line and also worked on the special teams in kickoff coverage and kick return situations...did not compile any statistics. (In 2009): J.R. saw action in four games as a sophomore...did not compile any statistics. (In 2008): J.R. worked his way onto the field in seven games as a redshirt freshman, finishing with five total tackles...had two tackles against Central Methodist. (In 2007): Redshirt during his initial season on the roster. HIGH SCHOOL: A good-sized defensive lineman from Knoxville who was a standout for West High School and served as the team captain... was a first-team all-Region 3-4A selection and also received first-team all-state honors. PERSONAL: The son of Jim and Julie Richmond...born September 11, 1988...full name is Shannon James Richmond IV...enrolled in general curriculum.

Zach SALADA

A hard-nosed, talented and versatile player, Zach spent his first season on the Tech roster as a redshirt and was ready to make a major impact in 2010 before injuries altered his plans...now coming back from knee surgery, he can still step into a big role if he’s healthy...can add a wide variety of skills to the Golden Eagle offense as a strong runner and elusive receiver...strong and aggressive player who loves contact, making him an asset to special teams...a good blocker and tackler...effective ball carrier. AT TECH (In 2010): Zach expected to play an important role in the backfield in his first season on the field...was off to a solid start when an injury slowed his progress during the middle of the season... returned to action late in the year, but suffered a season-ending knee injury that required surgery...did not have any statistics...valuable both to the offense and the special teams. (In 2009): Zach was a redshirt in his first season on the squad. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way standout at runningback and linebacker for the Cavaliers under coach Jerry Joslin...will work into the Golden Eagle roster as a ball carrier...has good hands and can catch the ball, making him a dual threat on offense...can have a bruising presence, lowering his shoulder to get the tough yard...considered to be a good blocker, as well...on offense, he ran 172 times for 941 yards and 10 touchdowns during his senior year...named to the Herald-Citizen AllUpper Cumberland first team...at linebacker, he tallied 42 tackles and 5.5 tackles-for-loss...provided CHS with a decisive 15-yard interception return for a touchdown in the Cavaliers’ 28-27 win over Siegel in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs...as a junior, he rushed for a teamhigh 643 yards with six touchdowns. PERSONAL: The son of Samuel and Tammy Salada...birthday is October 28, 1990...full name is Zachary Jennes Salada...majoring in engineering.

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Scott SCHWEITZER

Scott played in his third different position as a junior and continued to rank as one of the team’s most outstanding offensive linemen...after playing right guard as a redshirt freshman, he was at left tackle as a sophomore and moved to left guard last season...comes into his senior season as the starter at left tackle... has started 31 of Tech’s 34 games during the past three years... has a chance to be an all-conference caliber performer...a medical redshirt during the 2007 season, he stepped forward as a true freshman to become a full-time starter...has the potential to make a major impact...excellent attitude...good size and mobility for the position...has improved his footwork and increased his strength... shoulder injury slowed him during the first two years, but surgery appears to have him fully healthy. At Tech (In 2010): Scott was Tech’s full-time starter at left guard... started nine of 11 games...missed the Murray State and Eastern Kentucky contests late in the year with an injury. (In 2009): Scott was Tech’s full-time starter at left tackle...started 10 games...missed the Kansas State contest with an injury. (In 2008): Scott became a full-time starter for the Golden Eagles in his first year of action, stepping into the slot at right tackle... started all 12 games. (In 2007): Spent his first season on the Golden Eagle roster as a medical redshirt. HIGH SCHOOL: Scott was a four-year letterman and three-year starter at Centennial High School in Alpharetta, Ga., earning several team awards while anchoring the offensive line....the 6-foot-5, 285-pound team captain was an all-county pick.

Wesley SHERRILL

Wes came to Tech with loads of promise and high expectations after a sensational high school career at Brentwood Academy...lived up to expectations when he became a starter midway through the season... gained valuable experience in his rookie season and is prepared to help give the Golden Eagles plenty of depth up front in 2011...listed second among returnees on the depth chart heading into the season at right tackle...should be on the field for plenty of snaps...good quickness and adjust well on the field..fits nicely into Tech’s fast-paced attack...solid in the classroom, earning a spot on the spring semester Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. AT TECH (In 2010): Wesley played in a backup role in four of the first five games of the season at right tackle...took over the starting assignment when Malcolm Jones was lost for the year...started the next five games...missed the final game against Jacksonville State. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner and a three-year starter in both sides of the line of scrimmage for coach Ralph Potter at Brentwood Academy...starting more than 30 career games for the Eagles, he helped post an 8-4 record in his senior season on his way to earning first-team all-Mid State honors from The Tennessean and All-State selection from TSWA...with Sherrill anchoring the lines, Brentwood Academy was the state Division II runnerup in both his sophomore and junior seasons and reached the semi-finals as a senior....he graded out at 90 percent for the season and had 36 pancake blocks. PERSONAL: The son of John and Cindy Sherrill...birthdate is October 12, 1991...full name is Wesley John Sherrill...majoring in civil engineering.

PERSONAL: The son of Chris and Kim Schweitzer...born July 26, 1988 in Birmingham, Alabama...full name is Scott Andrew Schweitzer...majoring in EXPW.

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u Defensive Line u 6-4 / 285 u RS-Freshman u Jonesboro, Ga. u North Clayton High School

u Offensive Line u 6-4 / 315 u Senior u Benton, Tenn. u Polk County High School

Matthew SMITH

One year on the sidelines as a redshirt has helped Matt prepare for his Golden Eagle debut in 2011...listed to play at the Anchor spot in the defensive line...missed final half of his senior season with an injury, so he is anxious to get back onto the field after a year-and-a-half hiatus...good sense of the game...has worked to increase his size and strength...sure-handed tackler who has a nose for the football...made a quick impression upon his arrival, placing on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in his first semester at Tech. AT TECH (In 2010): Matt was on the roster and worked on the scout team during his first year while taking a redshirt season. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner on the football field at North Clayton (Ga.) High School for coach Rodney Hackney...was putting up big numbers for the Eagles through the first five games of his senior season before a knee injury cut his prep career short...helped the team go 4-1 through the early part of the schedule before finishing 10-3 and going three rounds into the state 4-AAAA playoffs...he accounted for 46 total tackles and five tackles-for-loss in his five contests. PERSONAL: The son of Paul and Amelia Smith...birthdate is November 24, 1991...full name is Matthew Ellis Smith...enrolled in general curriculum.

Ryan ST. JOHN

A fifth-year senior who has quietly gained experience in a backup role, Ryan finally got the opportunity to start late in the season in 2010 and showed himself capable of earning increased playing time...heads into his senior season listed second on the depth chart among the returnees at the right guard position behind all-OVC guard Slade Adams... has shown continual improvement and has increased his size and strength throughout his four seasons on the roster...spent his first year on the roster as a redshirt for his introduction to the college game... has worked his way into better shape...could prove to be a swing guard, lining up on either side of the center...helps to provide depth in the trenches for the Golden Eagles. AT TECH (In 2010): Ryan really began to make an impact in Tech’s offensive line, seeing action in 10 of 11 games including two starts late in the year against Murray State and Eastern Kentucky. (In 2009): A swing guard available to fill the role at either spot, Ryan saw action in nine games as a sophomore. (In 2008): Ryan continued his development in his second year on the roster...saw limited action in a backup role, and was called on as an added blocker in goal line situations. (In 2007): Ryan was a member of the squad and a redshirt in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL: Ryan was a three-year starter for coach Derek Davis on the football team at Polk County High School...played in the trenches on both sides of scrimmage, lining up as an offensive and defensive tackle...twice named both all-area and all-region, he capped his career with 2006 all-state laurels. PERSONAL: The son of Larri and Ermeleen St. John...full name is Ryan Mitchell St. John...born August 22, 1989...enrolled in general curriculum.

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Charlie STEVENS

Charlie returns for his senior season and lends plenty of experience to the backfield...will line up at the “W” position, a hybrid fullback/ tight end spot in Tech’s multiple offensive system...strong runner and outstanding blocker...the most experienced of the players in the mix at that position...had another outstanding spring...can really deliver some punishing blocks...used primarily as a blocker but has proven he can be a threat as a receiver or ball carrier...good hands and a valuable “up” man on kick return team...has worked extremely hard in the weight room and has seen good development in his size and his strength...originally a walk-on, he brings a great attitude to the field...will also see playing time on special teams...will be on the field in short yardage situations...a role player with good physical skills and lots of hustle...a prototype blocking back...good team player and very unselfish...has been on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll two of the past four semesters.

Darian STONE

Wearing jersey No. 1 for his college debut, Darian will have an opportunity to emerge as a team leader in his freshman season...was impressive during spring drills and is listed second on the depth chart at quarterback behind returning starter Tre Lamb...exceptional quickness and a strong, accurate throwing arm...has done an excellent job learning the Golden Eagle system...was a sensational player during his high school career and has the potential to continue to shine...highly committed to success both on the field and in the classroom...earned a spot on the spring semester Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. AT TECH (In 2010): Darian patiently sat out his first season on the roster as a redshirt, working with the scout team and learning the system.

(In 2009): Played in 10 games at fullback...didn’t have any carries... caught one pass for a 16-yard gain at Kansas State.

HIGH SCHOOL: A game-breaking quarterback and a two-time AllState selection under coach Andy Shattuck at Clinton (Tenn.) High School...amassed more than 7,500 yards of total offense in his three seasons at the controls of the Dragons....took Clinton to a 10-0 regular season record as a senior, passing for 2,093 yards and 23 touchdowns with only two interceptions...also rushed for 725 yards and 10 scores on his way to first-team All-State laurels...Mr. Football finalist...finished his career with 5,734 yards and 59 touchdowns passing, along with 1,864 yards and 22 touchdowns on the ground.

(In 2008): Charlie played in a limited role at fullback in his first season on the field...caught one pass for six yards.

PERSONAL: The son of Roy Stone...birthdate is October 29, 1991...full name is Darian Deron Stone...majoring in criminal justice.

AT TECH (In 2010): Charlie was the go-to guy in short yardage situations as a blocking back...did not have any carries or catches, but lined up as an up-man on kickoffs and returned two kicks for eight yards.

(In 2007): Was a redshirt on the 2007 squad in his first season with the Golden Eagles. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman in both football and wrestling at David Lipscomb High School...played a variety of positions on the gridiron for coach Glenn MacAdams, including strong safety and defensive end, runningback and tight end...wrestled at five different weights, ranging from 145 to heavyweight...named all-region as a junior and senior in football...helped the team post a combined 52-7 four-year record, finishing as region champs all four years and state runnerup three times. PERSONAL: The son of Eric and Marlese Stevens...full name is Charles Henry Stevens...birthdate is August 1, 1987...studying biochemistry.

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Ryan TILGHMAN

A versatile athlete, Ryan has made a couple of position changes in his first two years on the roster...he is back at quarterback for the 2011 season, the position where he excelled in high school...came to Tech as a quarterback but was moved to wide receiver a year ago..eager to learn and anxious to play, he showed solid progess during the 2010 spring drills as a receiver...his skills fit better as a signal caller for Tech’s fast-paced attack, so he was moved back to quarterback for 2011 spring sessions...has good fundamentals and accurate arm...elusive runner...joined the Golden Eagles as a walk-on and was a redshirt in his first season...played a role in helping the team by directing the scout team offense during his redshirt season...made it onto the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters in 2010-11. AT TECH (In 2010): Ryan got onto the field for the first three games of the season, playing on special teams...listed as a wide receiver but did not post any statistics. (IN 2009): Joined the Golden Eagles as a walk-on and spent his first season as a redshirt. HIGH SCHOOL: Played football at Columbia Central High School for coach Vance Belew...earned three letters as a quarterback...ran 1500 yards rushing and threw 28 TDs totaling 2,560 yards during his high school career...earned two letters in basketball and one in soccer... helped his soccer team win a region and district championship...made All Region in football two years. PERSONAL: The son of Glen and Melissa Tilghman...full name is Ryan Patrick Tilghman...birthdate is December 6, 1990...majoring in history.

Richmond TOOLEY

Returning to the starting lineup at field cornerback for the third consecutive season, Richmond will be viewed as one of the league’s most effective and dangerous defensive players in his senior year...has played in all 34 games during the past three years with 23 consecutive starts...has broken up 23 passes and made six interceptions, both tops among all active Golden Eagles...has 146 career tackles and five games where his tackles total hit double figures...an outstanding player who gives Tech another dependable, experienced leader in the secondary...good tackler and very tough, aggressive player...has exhibited continued improvement in his coverage skills plays with plenty of confidence...good instincts and a fierce competitor...meticulous in his fundamentals and techniques...will also play on kick and punt coverage teams. AT TECH (In 2010): As expected, Richmond emerged as one of the top defensive players in the Ohio Valley Conference...led the team and ranked fifth in the OVC with three interceptions...was second in the league for passes defended with 11...first interception of the season came at Arkansas in the season opener...had two picks in the game at Murray State...had 10 tackles in Tech’s win over Eastern Illinois...made six tackles, caused a fumble and broke up a pass in win at Tennessee State...really shined in Tech’s win over Jacksonville State with season-high 11 tackles and four passes defended. ranked 32nd in OVC and fifth on the team with 54 total tackles... started all 11 games. (In 2009): Richmond started all 11 games at field corner as a sophomore...proved to be among the most dependable defensive backs in the league...made 44 total tackles including 18 solo tackles...tied for the team lead with three interceptions and led the team with nine passes defended...was a standout in Tech’s Sgt. York games...season-high of 12 tackles and three passes defended in Tech’s win over Austin Peay...had six tackles against Tennesse State...intercepted a pass and broke up three attempts at Eastern Kentucky...also picked off passes against Southeast Missouri and Tennessee State. (In 2008): Richmond played in all 12 games as a true freshman and his steady improvement put him into the starting lineup for seven of the final nine games...was top on the team in tackles among the many freshmen who played in 2008, and he ranked fifth overall for the Golden Eagles with 48 total stops...broke up three passes

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Kedrick TOWLES u Outside Linebacker u 6-2 / 220 u Junior u Antioch, Tenn. u Antioch High School Back to full strength, Kedrick looked solid in spring drills and should see added playing time in 2011...returns at the Bandit position...brings a good combination of size and speed to the position...played extensively as a true freshman but missed all of the 2009 campaign due to an injury...returned to the field for 2010 spring drills and was outstanding...made exceptional progress in returning to form and will compete for playing time in his third season in action...shows loads of potential...type of player who will make big contributions in kick coverage on special teams...made it to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the spring semester. AT TECH (In 2010): Played in nine of Tech’s 11 games as a sophomore, returning from redshirt season to play an important role off the bench at Bandit...missed early OVC games against Southeast Missouri and UT Martin...finished the year with 10 total tackles... also spent time on special teams on kick coverage squad. and had 1.5 tackles-for-loss...ranked fourth in the OVC among all freshmen for total tackles and fifth-highest freshman for tackles per game with 4.7...tied for second among OVC freshmen for solo tackles with 30...reached double figures in tackles twice and nearly had twin digits in two more outings...had 10 tackles, including nine solo, at FBS Western Michigan, and also posted one TFL against the Broncos...had 13 tackles against Eastern Kentucky, along with one pass defended...had nine tackles against Jacksonville State and eight the following week against Eastern Illinois in season finale. HIGH SCHOOL: A team captain at Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, Richmond was named first-team All-Metro and earned a spot on the 2007 first-team All-Super Prep Conference squad... two-way player, he earned all-state honors as a defensive back as a junior, and all-state honors as a wide receiver as a senior...had 38 total tackles with two tackles-for-loss, four interceptions, three passes defended and one fumble recovery from his defensive back spot...on offense, he had 22 catches for 295 yards and five touchdowns, and was chosen to play in the Memphis East/West All-Star game...The Memphis Commercial-Appeal named Tooley its Athlete of the Week on Oct. 24...also earned two letters in track & field... finished career with 90 total tackles and eight interceptions. PERSONAL: The son of Reginald and Cynthia Tooley...birthdate is June 19, 1990...full name is Richmond Jamall Israel Tooley...studying pre-physical therapy.

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(In 2009): An injury forced Kedrick to redshirt the 2009 campaign. (In 2008): Kedrick played in all 12 games as a true freshman, including starts against Austin Peay and Eastern Illinois late in the season...was one of three freshmen to rank among the team’s Top 10 in total tackles, finishing his rookie season with 37 total stops... had career-best seven tackles at Murray State and followed the next week with six tackles against UT Martin, earning him his first career start at Austin Peay...had four tackles against the Govs, then made seven at Tennessee State...finished with six tackles and a blocked kick against Eastern Illinois as a starter. HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior at Antioch High School under coach Mike Woodward, Kedrick had 93 total tackles, including six tacklesfor-loss, on his way to earning first-team all-region and All-Metro honors...also had two quarterback sacks, caused one fumble, recovered one fumble and had one interception, which he returned for a touchdown...as a receiver, he made 14 catches for 231 yards and three touchdowns...a two-year starter, Towles had 70 tackles and five sacks as a junior. PERSONAL: The son of Michael Towles and Gloria Armstrong... birthdate is January 24, 1990...full name is Kedrick Bryant Towles... enrolled in general curriculum.

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u Runningback u 5-8 / 195 u TR-Junior u Calhoun, Ga. u Calhoun High School

u Inside Linebacker u 5-11 / 215 u Senior u Madison, Ala. u Bob Jones High School

A powerful runningback, Adam spent two seasons at Georgia Southern, transfered to Tech last fall and sat out the 2010 season... heads into the 2011 campaign expected to have a major impact on the Golden Eagle offense...excellent quickness and strength... an elusive runner who can also power through tacklers...spent his first season at Tech on the scout team as he sat out due to NCAA transfer rules...emerged in the spring as a top-notch ball carrier and expected to see lots of touches...has two seasons of eligibility remaining...comes into the year with 926 career rushing yards and 13 touchdowns on 193 carries. AT TECH (In 2010): Was enrolled in for 2010 Fall semester, but had to sit out the season due to NCAA transfer rules...worked on the scout team...made his move to the top of the depth chart during spring drills. BEFORE TECH: Played two seasons at Georgia Southern...had one of the finest seasons ever recorded by a GSU freshman in 2008 despite missing final two games...SoCon All-Freshman team…had 52 carries for 304 yards and seven TDs...season-high of 83 rushing yards on 11 carries helped the Eagles stage an NCAA record fourth quarter comeback at Western Carolina…on the first play in overtime scored from 25 yards out, which proved to be the gamewinning touchdown…as a sophomore he had 141 carries for 622 yards and six TDs and caught 45 passes for 315 yards..rushed 17 times for 93 yards at North Carolina...career best 153 yards and two TDs on 32 carries at Chattanooga. HIGH SCHOOL: Adam was a four-year starter in the backfield under coach Hal Lamb at Calhoun High School...named all-state as a sophomore and senior, but missed the chance as a junior when he missed some games due to injury...showed signs of what was to come when he rushed for 500 yards and nine touchdowns as a freshman...sophomore season netted 2,100 yards and 36 touchdowns...injury sidelined him part of junior season but he still rushed for 900 yards and eight scores...added 1,500 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior, helping lead his squad to Georgia Class 2A state runnerup spot. PERSONAL: The son of Michael and Deanna Urbano...birthdate is October 12, 1989...full name is Adam Taylor Urbano...majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

Justin is back as the starter at the Bandit inside linebacker position for his senior season...broke into the lineup as a true freshman and was full-time starter as a sophomore...projected as the starter in 2010, he started three games and played in all 11 contests, seeing action in a backup role for eight contests...with changes in the secondary, he returns to the starting spot on the preseason depth chart...the most experienced of the Golden Eagle linebackers...a veteran with three solid seasons of experience to draw from.. has made numerous big plays in the past three seasons...a smart football player with tremendous versatility...as a bandit, he faces a wide variety of assignments, lining up against foes ranging from the tight end to the wide receiver...a disciplined player...has the potential to be a defensive leader...brings great range to his position...became a full-time player as a true freshman...excellent understanding of the game...has a nose for the football... right-place-at-the-right-time type of player...played three different positions as a true freshman...has made 86 career tackles and 10.5 career tackles-for-loss in 30 games...was listed in spring semester on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. AT TECH (In 2010): Justin played in all 11 games and started three at his inside linebacker post...finished the year with 15 total tackles, including 12 solo stops...had three tackles-for-loss and two quarterback sacks...had an interception in Tech’s victory on the road at Tennessee State...started games against Arkansas, Murray State and Eastern Kentucky. (In 2009): Started all 11 games at bandit and ranked seventh on the team with 46 total tackles...stepped up his game at Kansas State to tie his career-high with eight tackles and also had a quarterback sack...had four or more stops in each of the first nine games... posted 1.5 tackles-for-loss on the road at Eastern Kentucky and also forced a fumble against the Colonels...blocked a kick against Tennessee State...claimed his third career interception in the season finale against Murray State. (In 2008): Justin was on the sidelines for the first three games of his freshman season, but once he got into the action he became a central figure in Tech’s linebacking scheme...played the final nine games and was a starter at the Bandit spot in six contests...led the team with two interceptions...finished the year with 25 total tackles...had 3.5 tackles-for-loss and a quarterback sack...made

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LaDarrius VERGE u Defensive Line u 6-3/ 225 u Junior u Murfreesboro, Tenn. u Riverdale High School Now a seasoned veteran heading into his third season on the field, LaDarrius is in the mix for playing time at the Rock position in the defensive line...will see extensive playing time...was a pleasant addition to the team when he arrived in January 2009 and had a solid spring prior to his debut as a freshman...expanded his role as a sophomore, including one start...has proven to be a versatile and mobile defender...has very good hands and extremely sound fundamentals...improving his strength with diligent work in the weight room. AT TECH (In 2010): As a sophomore, LaDarrius played in all 11 games including a starting nod at Arkansas in the season opener...filled big shoes in the defensive line...finished with 11 total tackles...matched his career-high with four tackles at Southeast Missouri. (In 2009): LaDarrius played in all 11 games as a true freshman and made 24 total tackles...season-high four tackles against both Austin Peay and Eastern Illinois...claimed his first career quarterback sack at UT Martin for a 10-yard setback. (In 2008): Was idle during the 2008 Fall semester and enrolled at Tech in January 2009 in time to participate in spring drills. HIGH SCHOOL: Had a stellar career as a defensive lineman at Riverdale High School...as a senior, he was the Class 5A Mr. Football Lineman Award winner and also earned first-team 5A All-State and All-Midstate honors...two-time first-team all-region and all-city selection, he was named to the Tennessean’s Dream Team in 2007, and represented Riverdale High School in the Tennessee Athletic Coaches’ Association East/West All-Star Game...had the special honor of having his jersey retired at his high school...as a senior, he was credited with 98 total tackles, including 21 tackles-for-loss and 14 quarterback sacks...also forced two and recovered two fumbles, had two interceptions and scored three defensive touchdowns. PERSONAL: LaDarrius is the son of Tammy Verge and Joe Verge... birthdate is October 7, 1989...full name is LaDarrius Deshawn Verge... majoring in exercise science and physical education (EXPW).

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Ryan WEEKS u Center u 6-4 / 295 u Senior u Scottsboro, Ala. u Scottsboro High School Ryan has been part of the Golden Eagle program for four years, and is eyeing an opportunity to make an impact in his final season...a fifthyear senior who has seen limited action on the field due to injuries... continues to battle to earn a spot in the rotation in the offensive line where he’s listed as a center...didn’t see any playing time in his first two years due to a couple of injuries...saw limited action in a backup role in 2009, then missed all of 2010 season...earned a medical redshirt season in 2007 following foot surgery...also sidelined during 2008 due to an ankle injury...has trimmed down and is working at increasing his strength...should benefit from off-season conditioning...tremendous physical potential...can play either center or guard. AT TECH (In 2010): Did not see any playing time...continued to work in the weight room while adding to his knowledge of the position. (In 2009): Ryan finally got onto the field in 2009 after two seasons of waiting due to injuries...played in a backup role in two games. (In 2008): Was ready to join the active roster, but an ankle injury kept him sidelined for a second full season. (In 2007): Foot surgery in the preseason sidelined Ryan for the 2007 season and he received medical redshirt status. HIGH SCHOOL: Ryan was a four-year starter in the offensive line at Scottsboro High School...earned all-region honors as a senior after gaining honorable mention all-region selection as a junior...chosen as the team captain in 2006. PERSONAL: The son of Randy and Susan Weeks... born August 8, 1988... full name is Ryan Heath Weeks... majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

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Nick WHITE

A former state wrestling champion, Nick has gone through a learning process during his first season on the Golden Eagle roster and is ready to embark upon his playing career in 2011...working at the Anchor position in the middle of the defensive line...has great strength which he continues to improve...shows a positive, can-do attitude...knows how to battle...gets the most of his abilities...a walk-on for the Golden Eagles...joined the team in time for 2010 spring drills...excellent job in the classroom, making himself a fixture on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll all three semesters he’s been enrolled. AT TECH (In 2010): Nick was a redshirt during his first season on the Golden Eagle roster...worked with the scout teams and learned the system...also one of the team’s most dynamic players in the weight room. HIGH SCHOOL: A three-sport standout at Cookeville High School... played three seasons on the football team under coach Jerry Joslin... starter in the defensive line for the Cavaliers...also played the scout position...named all-region...member of the CHS wrestling team, he placed fifth as a junior and first in the state as a senior...also competed on the track & field team in the shot put, reaching the Great 8 in the state meet. PERSONAL: Nick’s guardians are his aunt and uncle, Elizabeth and Edward Stevenson...born April 1, 1990 in Hoopa, Calif...full name is Nick Woodrow Hugh White...majoring in EXPW and Physical Education.

Josh WILSON

Josh joined the Golden Eagle roster in 2010 and spent his first year as a redshirt...used that time to increase his strength and work on developing his quickness and speed...an eager learner...adds great size to the wide receiver position...projected to play at the outside “X” receiver position...part of a very deep group at that spot...working hard in the classroom, earning a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the spring semester. AT TECH (In 2010): Josh was a member of the Golden Eagle roster and worked on the scout teams in his first season as a redshirt. HIGH SCHOOL: Josh was a four-year letterman and a three-year starter at wide receiver for Anderson County High School where he played for coaches Larry Kerr and Davey Gillum...helped the Mavs reach the TSSAA playoffs three consecutive years...after back-to-back 8-4 seasons, the team went 9-4 and reached the quarterfinals of the playoffs his senior year when Josh was named all-state...earned all-region honors as a junior and senior...after making 10 catches for 250 yards as a sophomore, he had 26 catches for 790 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior...really stepped forward as a senior with 76 receptions for 1,500 yards and 15 touchdowns...invited to play in the East-West All-Star Game and also the Kentucky Border Battle...lettered three years in basketball, as well. PERSONAL: Josh is the son of Shawn and Lori Bedsole...birthdate is January 19, 1992...full name is Joshua Aaron Wilson...major is pre-optometry.

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yards...scored 32 touchdowns...on defense he had 132 total tackles and seven interceptions...during his senior season, he had 202 carries for 1,277 yards and caught 19 passes for 284 yards...crossed the goal line 16 times, and also made 38 tackles while on defense...also lettered three times on the track & field team. PERSONAL: The son of Kelly and Regina Ziegler...birthdate is April 29, 1991...full name is Zachary Emanual Ziegler...majoring in business... spent a week on the Tech campus in June, 2008, as an American Legion Boys’ State participant.

u Runningback/Wide Receiver u 6-0 / 200 u Junior u Greenbrier, Tenn. u Greenbrier High School With a variety of skills, Zach will be an important player in the Golden Eagle offense as a junior...returning starter at the inside receiver position, he can deliver big plays as a receiver or a ball carrier...a bigger, more powerful back at his position...can run over defenders...great speed and strength...has used his time well in the weight room and increased his strength as a Golden Eagle...excellent receiver...solid player who knows the game well. AT TECH (In 2010): An important piece in Tech’s offensive system, Zach played in all 11 games and started eight contests...lined up at the inside receiver position and proved to be effective as both a ball carrier and pass receiver...had 26 carries for 74 yards and one touchdown...caught 16 passes for 174 yards and two more touchdowns... piled up 284 all-purpose yards...caught five passes for 77 yards and a touchdown in the final game of the season, Tech’s come-from-behind victory over Jacksonville State...for the second straight year, his top game was against the Gamecocks with 87 all-purpose yards...had a huge 19-yard touchdown catch in the road win at Tennessee State, powering his way into the end zone...rushing touchdown came on a 17-yard run at Austin Peay...Tech won all three games in which Zach scored touchdowns. (In 2009): Zack played in eight games and was a contributor to the Golden Eagle offense in a variety of ways...fifth on the team in rushing, carrying the ball 17 times for 71 yards and one touchdown.. also handled nine passes for 128 yards...best performance came at Jacksonville State with 100 all-purpose yards...rushed for 51 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and caught three passes for 32 yards...also returned a kick for 17 yards. HIGH SCHOOL: A Class 3A first-team All-State selection as a senior by the Tennnessee Sportswriters Association, Zack was named all-region in both 2007 as a junior and 2008 as a senior...also voted All-Robertson County both years...as a senior, he won the team’s Most Versatile Player and Offensive Player of the Year awards, and also won the Robertson County Player of the Year...named to the U.S. Army preseason All-Academic team, he was a Murphy Fair Mid-State Player of the Week... named Robertson County Player of the Week 13 times throughout his career, piling up 2,100 rushing yards and 452 receiving

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Ross HEATHERLY

After spending the 2010 season as a redshirt member of the Golden Eagle roster, Ross is ready to make the move to the field...lends additional depth to an already deep, veteran offensive line...good size and mobility...has increased his strength during his year on the sidelines... expected to fill a supporting role at right guard...was a high school teammate of senior Corey Watson. AT TECH (In 2010): Was on the Tech roster and spent his first season as a redshirt while working hard in the weight room. HIGH SCHOOL: A three-sport standout at Sevier County High School, Ross was a four-year starter in the offensive line for football coach Steve Brewer...also wrestled for two years, competing in the heavyweight division, and reached the TSSAA meet as a freshman and sophomore...was on the track & field team his last two prep seasons, competing in the discus where he was second in the region and reached the state meet...helped the football team to a 10-0 regular season record and conference title as a senior...led the team in pancakes...was named first-team all-city and all-conference...selected to Class 6A all-state team...named first-team Prep Xtra...selected to paly in the East-West All-Star game. PERSONAL: The son of Mark and Amy Heatherly...full name is Ross Paul Heatherly...birthdate is July 8, 1992...majoring in communications.

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Brannon McCOIN

Brannon made the short journey from Livingston to Cookeville to join the Golden Eagle roster a year ago and spent his first season at Tennessee Tech as a redshirt...used his time well with diligent work in the weight room...increased his strength and speed while also learning the system...after a year’s tutoring on the sidelines, Brannon will be available to begin seeing playing time as a redshirt freshman where he is lining up as a cornerback...could also help on special teams...intelligent player with a keen insight for the game, having prepped under his father, assistant coach Danny McCoin, at Livingston Academy. AT TECH (In 2010): Brannon was on the roster and spent his initial Golden Eagle season as a redshirt...gained experience while working with the scout teams. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way standout at Livingston Academy, playing quarterback and cornerback for the Wildcats...four-year starter...senior season coach was former Golden Eagle Bruce Lamb...a three-time all-district and all-region selection as a quarterback...helped lead the Wildcats to the second round of the TSSAA playoffs as a senior...also played one season on the basketball squad. PERSONAL: The son of Danny and Rhonda McCoin...father Danny was recruited to play quarterback at Cincinnati by Watson Brown... birthdate is December 9, 1990...full name is Brannon Tyler McCoin... majoring in nursing.

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William STEVENS

Anthony WILLIAMS

William joined his brother, Charlie, on the Golden Eagle roster in 2010 but did not see any action as he spent his first season as a redshirt...has worked his way to the top of the depth chart at tight end and will see action in 2011...it will be the first time that William and Charlie have had the opportunity to play together on the same team...brings good size and strength to his position.

Anthony comes off a redshirt season as he heads into the 2011 campaign, and hopes he can contribute as a wide receiver in Tech’s fast-paced attack...a rangy player with good speed and soft hands...spent his first season on the roster working hard in the weight room to develop his strength and quickness... named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in spring semester.

AT TECH (In 2010): A redshirt in his first season on the Golden Eagle roster... worked on the scout teams.

HIGH SCHOOL: Anthony played two seasons under coach Dickie Brown at York Institute in Jamestown...a versatile payer, he spent time as a wide receiver and cornerback, and also returned kicks and punts...helped the team to a 10-4 record as a senior and the state 3A semifinals...was a prep teammate of Matt Brown...voted Return Specialist of the Year in the region...named first-team All-Upper Cumberand Team...as a senior he grabbed 40 passes for 700 yards and seven touchdowns...on defense he made seven interceptions and 56 total tackles...averaged 31 yards per kick return and 21 yards every time he brought back a punt...also letterd four years on the basketball team and four on the baseball team.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman and two-year starter for coach Glenn McAdams at Lipscomb High School...was on the freshman team when his brother, Charlie, was a senior on the varsity so they never got the chance to play in a game together...played defensive end, linebacker and tight end, earning recognition on both sides of scrimmage...named all-region on defense as a junior, then earned all-state as a senior tight end...helped team reach the TSSAA Class 4A playoffs as a sophomore, and state semifinals as a junior...team achieved the second round of the playoffs as a senior...also lettered three years in wrestling, reaching the state meet as a junior...competed in the shot put four years on the track & field team. PERSONAL: The son of Eric and Marlese Stevens...younger brother of Golden Eagle senior Charlie Stevens...full name is William Hayden Stevens...birthdate is March 11, 1992...studying mechanical engineering.

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PERSONAL: The son of Donnie and Beth Williams...full name is Anthony Stanley Williams...birthdate is October 21, 1991...majoring in sociology/criminology.

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re t u r n e e s s t a t i s t i c s TRAVIS ADKINS’ CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks......TFL........FC... FRec. PD...BLK 2008.......... 11......... 3........ 10........13.......... 1.5.............6.............. 0.......... 0....... 2........1 2009.......... 11......... 6........ 23........29.......... 0.5.............3.............. 0.......... 1....... 1........0 2010.......... 11......... 3........ 21........24.......... 0.5.............4.............. 0.......... 1....... 1........0 TOTALS... 33...... 12......54......66........2.5.........13..........0....... 2......4......1

TIM BENFORD’S CAREER STATISTICS (Offense) RECEIVING PUNT RETURNS

MARCUS EDWARDS’ CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks......TFL........FC... FRec. PD...INT 2009............9.......... 7........ 10........17..........1/6.........1.5/3.......... 0.......... 0....... 0........0 2010.......... 11........ 15....... 14........29.......7.5/46.....9.0/49......... 0.......... 0....... 0........0 TOTALS... 20...... 22......24......46..... 8.5/52. 10.5/58......0....... 0......0......0

DWIGHT EVANS’ CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks......TFL........FC... FRec. PD...INT 2008.......... 10......... 8......... 6.........14..........0/0.........2.0/3.......... 1.......... 0....... 0........0 2009.......... 11........ 12....... 18........30..........1/8........4.5/15......... 0.......... 0....... 0........0 2010.......... 11........ 21....... 32........53........0.5/1.... 10.5/22........ 0.......... 0....... 1........0 TOTALS... 32...... 41......56......97...... 1.5/9.... 17/40.......1....... 0......1......0

Year...............G REC....... YDS.......TD....... LG RET.....YDS....... LG 2008.................11 68......... 782.........10.........48 6............10......... 12 2009.................10 33......... 580........... 2.........51 0.............. 0............0 2010.................11 50......... 812.........10.........60 0.............. 0............0 TOTALS........32 151.....2174....... 22....... 60 6.........10....... 12

DEMETROUS GARRETT’S CAREER STATISTICS (Offense)

RUSHING. RECEIVING Punt Returns Year................ G...... NO....YDS.....TD...... LG NO..... YDS......TD.....LG NO... YDS........LG 2009............. 11.......6........ 27....... 0..... 14 14.....131........0.....26 4...... 55....... 18 2010............. 11.......9........ 57....... 0..... 10 11.....115........0.....24 0.........0..........0 TOTALS..... 22.... 15..... 84...... 0.... 14 25....246...... 0....26 4.... 55..... 18

TIM BENFORD: Game-by-Game

Receiving. Punt Returns All-Purpose 2008...............No......Yds...... TD...........LG No...... Yds Plays.... Yards GWU.....................5........... 99............. 1............. 45 0............0 5..............99 @UofL..................7........... 62............. 0............. 20 0............0 7..............62 @SEMO................5........... 48............. 0............. 20 0............0 5..............48 @WMU.................7........... 70............. 1............. 24 0............0 7..............70 CMU.....................4........... 99............. 1............. 48 1...........-5 6.............103 EKU.......................8........... 57............. 2............. 15 1............1 9..............58 @MUR..................5........... 65............. 1............. 23 1............6 6..............71 UTM......................2............ 4.............. 0................2 2............8 4..............12 @APSU................10........123............ 2............. 39 0............0 10...........123 @TSU....................2........... 31............. 1............. 21 1............0 3..............31 JSU........................6........... 67............. 1............. 15 0............0 6..............67 EIU.........................7........... 57............. 0............. 18 0............0 7..............57

Receiving. Punt Returns All-Purpose 2009...............No......Yds...... TD...........LG No...... Yds Plays.... Yards Pikeville...............2........... 24............. 0............. 15 0............0 2..............24 @EKU....................5........... 92............. 0............. 42 0............0 5..............92 @KSU....................3........... 19............. 0................9 0............0 3..............19 APSU....................3........... 61............. 1............. 46 0............0 3..............61 @UTM..................6..........159............ 0............. 51 0............0 6.............159 @EIU..................DNP SEMO...................1........... 21............. 0............. 21 0............0 1..............21 TSU.......................5..........122............ 1............. 48 0............0 5.............122 @UGA...................5........... 41............. 0............. 19 0............0 5..............41 @JSU....................1........... 15............. 0............. 15 0............0 1..............15 MUR......................2........... 26............. 0...........152 0............0 2..............26 Receiving. Punt Returns All-Purpose 2010...............No......Yds...... TD...........LG No...... Yds Plays.... Yards @Arkansas..........0............ 0.............. 0................0 0............0 0............... 0 @TCU....................1........... 17............. 0............. 17 0............0 1..............17 Lane......................3........... 33............. 1............. 22 0............0 3..............33 @SEMO................8..........177............ 2............. 60 0............0 8.............177 UT Martin...........6..........122............ 2............. 34 0............0 6.............122 @APSU.................3........... 85............. 1............. 42 0............0 3..............85 E.Illinois...............4........... 29............. 0............. 11 0............0 4..............29 @TSU....................3........... 38............. 2............. 22 0............0 3..............38 @Murray.............8........... 98............. 1............. 19 0............0 8..............98 EKU.......................6........... 99............. 1............. 50 0............0 6..............99 JSU........................8..........114............ 0............. 35 0............0 8.............114

DEMETROUS GARRETT

NICK CAMPBELL’S CAREER STATISTICS (Punting) Year............... G........ NO..............YDS........ AVG..............LG 2008.................11.............53..............2119...........40.0.................. 66 2009.................11.............30..............1095...........36.5.................. 54 2010..................11.............39..............1548...........39.7.................. 64 TOTALS ....... 33........ 122........... 4762........ 39.0.............. 66

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re t u r n e e s s t a t i s t i c s DONTEY GAY’S CAREER STATISTICS (Offense)

RUSHING. RECEIVING K ICKOFFS Year.............. G.............NO......YDS... TD.....LG NO.... YDS... TD.....LG NO....YDS....LG 2008........... 10............ 27......123......0.....23 3......19..... 0....13 20.... 474... 63 2009........... 11..........100......556......6.....46 13... 110..... 0....15 9.... 167... 37 2010.............9............. 63......249......3.....39 2........ 5..... 0...... 6 2.......49... 30 TOTALS......30........ 190....1108.....9... 46 18....134.....0... 15 31.... 690... 63

DONTEY GAY: Game-by-Game

Rushing Kick Returns. All-Purpose 2008...............No......Yds...... TD...........LG No...... Yds Plays.... Yards @UofL..................2............ 7.............. 0................5 1..........39 4..............47 @SEMO................0............ 0.............. 0................0 4....... 110 4.............110 @WMU.................2............ 2.............. 0................2 2..........42 5..............40 CMU.....................6........... 23............. 0................9 1..........19 7..............42 EKU.......................0............ 0.............. 0................0 4....... 122 4.............122 @MUR..................0............ 0.............. 0................0 3..........67 4..............80 UTM......................1............ 5.............. 0................5 2..........40 3..............45 @APSU.................0............ 0.............. 0................0 1..........14 1..............14 @TSU...................11......... 49............. 0............. 11 1..........16 12............65 JSU........................5........... 37............. 0............. 23 1..........14 6..............51 EIU........................10......... 66............. 1............. 42 3..........88 14...........160 Rushing. Kick Returns All-Purpose 2009...............No......Yds...... TD...........LG No...... Yds Plays.... Yards PC..........................9........... 88............. 2............. 24 1..........37 10...........125 @EKU....................7........... 17............. 0............. 11 2..........37 9..............54 @KSU....................7............ 4.............. 0................3 3..........29 10............33 APSU....................8........... 39............. 0............. 11 1..........31 11............85 @UTM.................15......... 58............. 1............. 10 1..........17 17............84 @EIU.....................5........... 64............. 0............. 46 0............0 9..............98 SEMO...................2..........125............ 2............. 37 0............0 20...........125 TSU......................10......... 43............. 1............. 18 0............0 13............68 @UGA...................3............ 0.............. 0................3 0............0 3............... 0 @JSU....................6........... 16............. 0............. 10 1..........16 8..............36 MUR.....................10........102............ 0............. 40 0............0 12...........125 Rushing. Kick Returns All-Purpose 2010...............No......Yds...... TD...........LG No...... Yds Plays.... Yards @Arkansas..........7........... 15............. 0................7 0............0 7..............15 @TCU....................7........... 38............. 0............. 31 0............0 8..............37 Lane......................6........... 89............. 2............. 39 9............9 6..............89 @SEMO................5........... 29............. 1............. 11 9............9 5..............29 UT Martin...........8........... 61............. 0............. 16 1..........30 9..............91 @APSU.................7........... 42............. 0............. 19 9............9 7..............42 E.Illinois...............8........... 68............. 0............. 23 1..........19 9..............87 @TSU....................7........... 38............. 0............. 23 0............0 8..............44 @Murray.............8........... 49............. 0............. 17 0............0 8..............49 EKU....................DNP JSU.....................DNP

HOWARD GRIFFIN’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks......TFL........FC... FRec. PD...INT 2008............7.......... 7........ 10........17........1.0/4.......2.0/5.......... 0.......... 0....... 1........0 2009.......... 10........ 17....... 40........57..........0/0........4.0/13......... 1.......... 0....... 0........0 2010.....Redshirt TOTALS... 17...... 24......50......74...... 1.0/4....6.0/18.......1....... 0......1......0

JAMERE HOGUE’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks......TFL........FC... FRec. PD...INT 2008............7.......... 0........ 10........10..........0/0...........0/0............ 0.......... 0....... 1.... 1/10 2009.......... 11...............Offense.....-.............. -............... -...............-...........-.........-......... 2010.......... 11......... 6........ 23........29.......2.5/13.....6.5/25......... 0.......... 1....... 0........0 TOTALS... 28....... 6.......33......39..... 2.5/13...6.5/25.......0....... 1......1... 1/10

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MARTY JONES’ CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks......TFL........FC... FRec. PD... Int 2009.......... 11........ 17....... 26........43..........0/0.........0.5/1.......... 0.......... 0....... 3......1/0 2010.......... 11........ 37....... 50........87..........0/0.........3.5/5.......... 1.......... 2....... 6.... 4/29 TOTALS... 22...... 54......76.....130.......0/0.......4.0/6........1....... 2......9... 5/29

JERRY KING’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks......TFL........FC... FRec. PD... Int 2009............5.......... 9........ 12........21..........0/0.........1.5/5.......... 1.......... 0....... 0........0 2010............6.......... 3......... 4.......... 7...........0/0.........2.0/6.......... 0.......... 0....... 0........0 TOTALS... 11...... 12......16......28........0/0......3.5/11.......1....... 0......0......0

TRE LAMB’S CAREER STATISTICS (Offense)

.............................. PASSING RUSHING Year............G........ Com-Att-Int...... Yds......TD...... LG No......Yds......TD 2009...............7................ 8-18-0............. 113.......... 0........27 21............ 8...... 0 2010...............8..............72-136-4........... 974........11........60 82....... 100...... 1 TOTALS....... 15..............80-154-4.........1087........11........60 103....... 108...... 1

TRE LAMB: Game-by-Game

Rushin.g Passing. Total Offense 2010...............No....Yds.. TD... LG C-A-I........ Yds......TD.........LG Pl..... Yds Pikeville...............3..........1..........0....... 6 0-0-0............... 0.......... 0............. 0 3.............1 @EKU....................4........ 13.........0....... 5 1-4-0.............27.......... 0...........27 8.......... 40 @KSU....................2..........1..........0....... 1 1-1-0............... 5.......... 0............. 5 3.............6 APSU.................DNP @UTM..................1.........-1.........0....... 0 1-1-0.............18.......... 0...........18 2.......... 17 @EIU..................DNP SEMO................DNP TSU....................DNP @UGA...................3........-19........0....... 0 3-6-0.............37.......... 0...........19 9.......... 18 @JSU....................7........ 13.........0....... 9 2-6-0.............26.......... 0...........15 13......... 39 Murray.................1..........0..........0....... 0 0-0-0............... 0.......... 0............. 0 1.............0 Rushin.g Passing. Total Offense 2010...............No....Yds.. TD... LG A-C-I........ Yds......TD.........LG Pl..... Yds @Arkansas..........6.........-6.........0....... 4 6-13-0............99.......... 0...........39 19......... 93 @TCU...................15.......-5.........0....... 6 7-12-1............50.......... 1...........17 27......... 45 Lane......................3..........0..........0.....10 4-6-0.............47.......... 1...........22 9.......... 47 @SEMO................8........ 20.........0....... 9 13-21-0....... 246.......... 2...........60 29.......266 UT Martin..........14......-16........0.....15 13-29-2....... 207.......... 3...........34 43.......191 @APSU................17...... 59.........0.....17 11-17-0....... 162.......... 1...........42 34.......221 E. Illinois.............11...... 17.........1.....10 8-20-0............64.......... 0...........13 31......... 81 @TSU....................8........ 31.........0....... 8 10-18-1..........99.......... 3...........22 26.......130 @Murray..........DNP EKU....................DNP JSU.....................DNP

TOMMIE McBRIDE’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks......TFL........FC FRec. PD Int 2009.......... 10......... 5......... 4.......... 9.............0...............0.............. 0 0....... 0 0 2010.......... 11........ 12....... 12........24.........2/12....... 4/19........... 0 0....... 0 0 TOTALS... 21...... 17......16......33.......2/12...... 4/19........0 0......0 0

JAKE McINTOSH’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks TFL........FC... FRec PD...INT 2008............8......... 13....... 30........43........ 0.5/3 2.0/5.......... 0.......... 0 0........0 2009.......... 11........ 24....... 38........62........ 1.0/3 4.5/9.......... 1.......... 0 1........0 2010.......... 11........ 20....... 52........72..........0/0 4.5/8.......... 2.......... 2 0........0 TOTALS... 30...... 57.....120....177..... 1.5/6 11/22.......3....... 2 1......0

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re t u r n e e s s t a t i s t i c s CALEB MITCHELL’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G UT.....AT Total....Sacks......TFL........FC FRec. PD...INT 2008............2 4......... 4 8...........0/0.........0.5/0.......... 0 0....... 1........0 2009.......... 11 28....... 35 63.........2/15......4.5/33......... 3 2....... 7.... 2/19 2010............7 24........ 7 31..........1/7......... 3/10........... 1 0....... 3.... 2/36 TOTALS... 20 56......46 102......3/22...... 8/43........4 2.....11.. 4/55

MATT MORAN’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT Total....Sacks......TFL FC... FRec. PD INT 2009.......... 11........ 11....... 15 26........0.5/1.........4/9 0.......... 0....... 0 0 2010.......... 11........ 10....... 17 27..........0/0.........0.5/1 0.......... 0....... 0 0 TOTALS... 22...... 21......32 53...... 0.5/1....4.5/10 0....... 0......0 0

KEDRICK TOWLES’ CAREER STATISTICS (D)efense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT Total....Sacks TFL........FC FRec. PD BK 2008.......... 11.......14.......17 31.........0/0 0.0/0......... 0 0....... 0 0 2009... Redshirt 2010.......... 9.........4.........6 19.........0/0 1/1........... 0 0....... 0 0 TOTALS.. 20..... 18.....23 50....... 0/0 1/1........ 0 0...... 0 0

JUSTIN VANN’S CAREER STATISTICS Year.......... G......UT.....AT....Total....Sacks......TFL........FC... FRec. PD INT 2008............ 8........ 11....... 14........25..........1/5........3.5/14......... 0.......... 0....... 2 2/31 2009........... 11....... 21....... 25........46..........1/4......... 4/11........... 1.......... 0....... 2 1/5 2010........... 11....... 12........ 3.........15..........2/9......... 3/11........... 0.......... 0....... 2 1/4 TOTALS... 30..... 44......42......86..... 3.5/18. 10.5/36......1....... 0......6 4/40

LADARRIUS VERGE’S CAREER STATISTICS Year.......... G......UT.....AT Total....Sacks TFL........FC FRec PD..INT 2009........... 11........ 5........ 19 24.........1/10 1.5/10......... 0 0 0........0 2010........... 11........ 0........ 11 11........ 0.5/3 0.5/3.......... 0 0 0........0 TOTALS... 22...... 5.......30 35..... 1.5/13 2/13........0 0 0......0

COREY WATSON’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) MATT MORAN

Year..........G.......UT.....AT....Total Sacks......TFL FC... FRec PD...INT 2008.......... 10............On offense 2009............8.............On offense 2010.......... 10......... 4......... 6.........10 0/0...........0/0 0......... 0 1......1/0 TOTALS... 28....... 4........6.......10 0/0........ 0/0 0....... 0 1.... 1/0

ZACK ZIEGLER’S CAREER STATISTICS

RUSHING. RECEIVING KICKOFFS Year............ G........ NO.....YDS... TD......LG NO..... YDS....TD.....LG NO.....YDS..... LG 2009......... 8.............17.......71......1......12 9..... 128......8....34 1....... 17......17 2010......... 11...........26.......74......1......17 16..... 174......2....23 0..........0........ 0 TOTALS.. 19........ 43...145.....2....17 25... 302.... 2... 34 1......17....17

ALDEN OLVERSON’S CAREER STATISTICS (Offense) Year............... G........... REC YDS......... TD...... LONG 2008...................... .On Defense 2009..................11..................11 151...............3................54 2010..................10..................11 104...............0................21 TOTALS.........21............. 22 255............3............ 54

J.R RICHMOND’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT AT....Total Sacks......TFL........FC... FRec. PD INT 2008............6.......... 1 4.......... 5 0/0...........0/0............ 0.......... 0....... 0 0 2009............4.......... 0 0.......... 0 0/0...........0/0............ 0.......... 0....... 0 0 2010............8.......... 0 0.......... 0 0/0...........0/0............ 0.......... 0....... 0 0 TOTALS... 18....... 1 4........5 0/0........ 0/0.........0....... 0......0 0

RICHMOND TOOLEY’S CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year..........G.......UT.....AT Total....Sacks......TFL FC... FRec PD INT 2008.......... 11........ 25....... 23 48..........0/0.........1.5/4 0.......... 0 3 0 2009.......... 11........ 18....... 26 44..........0/0.........2.0/4 0.......... 0 12 3/0 2010.......... 11........ 34....... 20 54..........0/0.........3.5/5 1.......... 0 11 0 TOTALS... 33...... 77......49 146.......0/0....... 7/13 1....... 0 26 3/0

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ZACK ZIEGLER: Game-by-Game

Rushing Receiving 2009.......................... No......Yds.....TD......... LG No..... Yds....... TD.........LG Pikeville............................. 0........... 0............0.............. 0 2..........34............0............20 @EKU............................... DNP @KSU.................................. 1........... 3............0.............. 3 0............ 0............0.............. 0 APSU.................................. 1........... 2............0.............. 2 0............ 0............0.............. 0 @UTM................................ 0........... 0............0.............. 0 0............ 0............0.............. 0 @EIU................................... 0........... 0............0.............. 0 1..........11............0............11 SEMO.............................. DNP TSU.................................. DNP @UGA................................. 1........... 6............0.............. 6 0............ 0............0.............. 0 @JSU................................. 12.........51...........1............12 3..........32............0............14 Murray............................... 2........... 9............0.............. 5 2..........41............9............34 Rushing Receiving 2010.......................... No......Yds.....TD......... LG No..... Yds....... TD.........LG @Arkansas........................ 2........... 4............0.............. 8 2..........19............9............16 @TCU.................................. 1........... 3............0.............. 3 2............ 7............0.............. 6 Lane.................................... 1...........-9............0.............. 0 0............ 0............0.............. 0 @SEMO.............................. 1...........-1............0.............. 0 0............ 0............0.............. 0 UT Martin......................... 2........... 7............0.............. 9 1............ 8............0.............. 8 @APSU............................... 1..........17...........1............17 1............ 7............0.............. 7 E.Illinois............................. 3..........17...........0.............. 7 0............ 0............0.............. 0 @TSU.................................. 3..........10...........0.............. 6 3..........19............1............17 @Murray........................... 3........... 8............0.............. 4 0............ 0............0.............. 0 EKU..................................... 5........... 8............0.............. 6 2..........37............0............19 JSU...................................... 4..........10...........0.............. 7 5..........77............1............23

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL PRESEASON DEPTH CHART (Includes only players who participated in 2011 Spring drills)

2011 OFFENSE

2011 DEFENSE

Left Tackle - Left Guard - Center - Right Guard - Right Tackle - Tight End - B-Back - A-Back - W-Back - X-Receiver - Z-Receiver - Quarterback -

Bear (DE) - 5 Jamere Hogue (6-4, 270, Sr.) *** 13 Marcus Edwards (6-1, 240, Jr.) ** 92 J.R. Richmond (6-4, 260, Sr.) *** Anchor (DT) - 99 Jordan Johnson (5-11, 285, So.) * 95 Lamar Moore (6-0, 290, So.) 58 Nick White (6-2, 250, So.) 75 Matthew Smith (6-4, 285, RS-Fr.) Rock (DE) - 83 Travis Adkins (6-5, 275, Sr.) *** 98 LaDarrius Verge (6-3, 275, Jr.) ** 87 DaJuan Brown (6-4, 260, So.) * 77 Nathan Bush (6-5, 260, RS-Fr.) Ram (LB) - 49 Dwight Evans (6-1, 230, Sr.) *** 48 Tommie McBride (6-1, 235, Jr.) ** 94 Midoho Okpokowuruk (6-2, 230, RS-Fr.) Bandit (LB) - 35 Justin Vann (5-11, 215, Sr.) *** 42 Kedrick Towles (6-2, 220, Jr.) ** 32 Chris Dickerson (5-10, 185, Jr.) * Bull (LB) - 54 Matt Moran (6-1, 210, Jr.) ** 44 Blake Adams (5-11, 225, So.) * 33 Howard Griffin (6-1, 220, Jr.) ** Renegade (LB) - 31 Jake McIntosh (6-2, 230, Sr.) *** 51 Jerry King (6-0, 235, Jr.) ** 40 Seth McDonald (5-11, 225, So.) Field Corner - 15 Caleb Mitchell (6-1, 190, Jr.) ** 24 James Huguely (6-0, 175, RS-Fr.) Boundary Corner - 21 Richmond Tooley (5-11, 185, Sr.) *** 26 Dominick Baker (5-10, 175, Sr.) Rover - 4 Will Johnson (6-2, 215, So.) * 39 Heath Dyer (6-0, 190, Fr.) Free Safety - 11 Marty Jones (6-1, 190, Jr.) ** 10 Taylor Hennigan (5-11, 180, Jr.) ** Nickel - 12 Corey Watson (5-10, 180, Sr.) *** 19 Cory McDonald (6-0, 190, So.)

60 55 76 78 62 66 67 50 73 65 72 74 63 84 82 86 6 25 23 16 2 29 43 20 36 3 17 7 88 85 9 1 8

James Normand (6-2, 285, So.) * Malcolm Jones (6-5, 300, Sr.) *** Jacob Hoot (6-5, 306, So.) * Scott Schweitzer (6-5, 300, Sr.) *** Randall Reeves (6-2, 290, So.) * Michael Baker (6-2, 270, Jr.) ** Ben Davis (6-0, 260, Sr.) Ryan Weeks (6-4, 295, Sr.) Slade Adams (6-6, 315, Jr.) ** Ryan St. John (6-4, 315, Sr.) Hunter Beedle (6-3, 285, Jr.) ** Wesley Sherrill (6-4, 290, So.) * Matt Mercy (6-3, 295, Sr.) Adam Hunter (6-3, 250, Jr.) William Stevens (6-2, 235, Fr.) Kevin Casler (6-2, 220, So.) Adam Urbano (5-8, 195, So.) Dontey Gay 5-9, 205, Sr.) *** Cody Forbes (5-11, 205, So.) * Zach Ziegler (6-0, 200, Jr.) * Alden Olverson (5-10, 185, Sr.) *** Ronquez Beech (5-7, 190, Jr.) Charlie Stevens (6-1, 230, Sr.) *** Doug Page (6-2, 225, So.) * Cy Ables (6-4, 210, RS-Fr.) Tim Benford (6-1, 195, Sr.) *** Carter Crutchfield (6-2, 180, So.) Demetrous Garrett (5-9, 175, Jr.) ** Josh Wilson (6-4, 205, RS-Fr.) Cody Matthews (6-2, 190, RS-Fr.) Tre Lamb (5-9, 185, Jr.) ** Darian Stone (6-0, 185, RS-Fr.) Ryan Tilghman (6-2, 190, So.)

2011 SPECIAL TEAMS Placekicker - Punter - Long Snapper - Holder -

91 93 61 93

Matthew Barker (6-1, 185, Jr.) * Nick Campbell (6-2, 225, Sr.) *** Jordan Adams (6-3, 200, Jr.) ** Nick Campbell (6-2, 225, Sr.) ***

Returns -

17 16 25

Demetrous Garrett (5-9, 175, Jr.) ** Zach Ziegler (6-0, 200, Jr.) ** Dontey Gay 5-9, 205, Sr.) ***

* indicates letters won at Tennessee Tech

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Biographical information on the 20 freshmen who are newcomers to the Golden Eagle football program in 2011

26b / Steven Bush

2011 Freshman

u Runningback / 5-11 / 185 u Cookeville High School u Cookeville, Tenn.

INCOMING FRESHMEN No Name

Pos

Ht

Wt

Hometown/High School

26b Steven Bush

RB

5-9

185

Cookeville, Tenn. /Cookeville HS

89 Zach Bush

TE

6-3

240

Morristown, Tenn./Morristown West HS

70 Tommy Campbell

DT

6-2

265

Cincinnati, Ohio /Wyoming HS

36 Jamel Cook

DB

6-0

170

Birmingham, Ala./Spain Park HS

97 Stepfon Davis-Boyd

DE

6-2

250

Memphis, Tenn./Mitchell HS

RB/WR

6-2

190

Gatlinburg, Tenn./Gatlinburg-Pittman HS

81 Neil Gannaway

WR

6-4

190

Vestavia, Ala./Vestavia Hills HS

30 Tra’Darius Goff

RB/LB

5-11 225

Columbia, Tenn. /Columbia Central HS

10b Ron Durbin

14b Matt Hamby

QB

6-4

210

Murfreesboro, Tenn./Brentwood Academy

64 Justin Ivory

OL

6-5

315

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80 Wade Plemons

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BEFORE TECH: Steven was a three-year standout at Cookeville High School, serving as team captain as a senior on his way to being named District 6 Class 6A Most Valuable Player. An Honor student, he was named to the Herald-Citizen All-Upper Cumberland first-team, and was voted by his team as the Most Valuable Offensive Player. He also received the prestigious Cav Award. As a senior, he rushed for 1,292 yards and 13 touchdowns, averaging 6.5 yards per try. He also has 202 receiving yards and two touchdowns, 16 punt returns for 205 yards and 15 kick returns for 238 yards. On defense, he had 36 total tackles and three interceptions. PERSONAL: The son of Barry and Sharla Bush...birthdate is March 3, 1993...full name is James Steven Walker Bush...will enroll in general curriculum.

89 / Zach Bush

u Tight End / 6-3 / 240 u Morristown West High School u Morristown, Tenn.

BEFORE TECH: Zach joins the Golden Eagle roster in 2011 after a transfer from CarsonNewman College...the younger brother of returnee Nathan Bush...one of three Morristown West products on the roster, including his brother and senior Jamere Hogue... has worked to increase his strength...tight end who brings good mobility to the position...spent his freshman season at CarsonNewman but was a redshirt who did not compete....Zach played his final three prep seasons at Morristown West High School as a tight end for coach Ron Woods, after spending his freshman year at Canon County Hgh School...played defensive end and fullback his first year...as a junior he had 10 receptions and helped the team to a 13-1 record for the second straight year...missed his senior season with a shulder injury...also lettered four years in basketball and three years on the track & field team competing in 400m and 800m events. PERSONAL: The son of Brent and Amy Bush... born July 26, 1989 in Ft. Sill, Okla....full name is Zachariah Dale Bush...majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL 70 / Tommy Campbell u Defensive Line / 6-2 / 250 u Wyoming High School u Cincinnati, Ohio

The 2011 NCAA Football Championship Subdivision title game will be played at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas

BEFORE TECH: Tommy received numerous honors following his senior season at Wyoming High School, including first-team Ohio all-state. The Cincinnati Hills League Defensive Player of the Year and first-team all-conference pick, he earned first-team all-city from the Cincinnati Enquirer and was all-region, first-team All-Southwest and firstteam by Tristatefootball.com. Named the Anthony Munoz Division 3 Defensive Lineman of the Year, he finished the season with 116 total tackles and 15 quarterback sacks. He also had one interception and forced four fumbles. PERSONAL: The son of Tom Campbell and Chris Banks...birthdate is July 13, 1992...full name is Thomas Christopher Campbell... majoring in criminal justice.

36 / Jamel Cook

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BEFORE TECH: Jamel was a decorated player during his career at Birmingham’s Spain Park High School, including Birmingham News All-State selection. He was named to the Pat Patrick Best in Football Team, and was chosen Best Overall Defensive Back at the Arian Pro Football Camp. Voted the team’s Most Valuable Defensive Back, he had 82 total tackles as a senior, blocked two punts and blocked two field goals. He also broke up 18 pass attempts. PERSONAL: The son of Tiwana Cook...birthdate is November 19, 1992...full name is Jamel Gerrard Cook...majoring in business.

BEFORE TECH: Stephon ranked among the top defensive players in West Tennessee as a senior at Mitchell High School in Memphis. He was a first-team All-Metro selection and second-team 16-AAA all-district winner after making 54 tackles, including 14 tackles-forloss and six quarterback sacks. He broke up three passes, had 15 quarterback hurries and returned a fumble 85 yards for a touchdown.. PERSONAL: The son of Ricky Boyd and Stephanie Davis...birthdate is June 2, 1993... full name is Stephon Boyd-Davis...majoring in computer science.

u Defensive Back / 5-11 / 175 u Spain Park High School u Birmingham, Ala.

u Defensive Line / 6-3 / 250 u Mitchell High School u Memphis, Tenn.

10b / Ron Durbin

u Runningback / 6-0 / 190 u Gatlinburg-Pittman High School u Gatlinburg, Tenn.

BEFORE TECH: Ron piled up 2,156 all-purpose yards and 22 touchdowns during his career at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School, culminating in all-state honors among his many post-season awards. He had 53 catches for a school-record 853 yards, including 12 for touchdowns for another school mark. He also

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81 / Neil Gannaway

u Wide Receiver / 6-4 / 190 u Vestavia Hills High School u Vestavia, Ala.

BEFORE TECH: Neil was a three-sport athlete, an Honor student and a two-year starter on the football team at Vestavia Hills High School. As a senior, he was named to the Birmingham News All-South/Hoover Football Team when he tied for the team lead with 12 touchdown catches for 1,088 receiving yards, averaging 21 yards per catch. He was a 2010 Regions Athlete of the Year nominee and was a Thompson Reynolds Scholar-Athlete. PERSONAL: The son of Sam and Sandy Gannaway...birthdate is February 9, 1993...full name is Neil Chandler Gannaway...majoring in engineering.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL 30 / Tra’Darius Goff

u Linebacker / Runningback / 5-11 / 225 u Columbia Central High School u Columbia, Tenn.

BEFORE TECH: Tra’Darius was an Honor student at Columbia Central High School, and a standout on both sides of scrimmage for the Lions. In the Class 5-A state championship game in Tucker Stadium, he was named both the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Game. The middle Tennessee Player of the Year, Goff is a two-time all-state selection, setting the school’s all-time records for both scoring and tackles. As a junior he had 28 rushing touchdowns and more than 170 tackles, and as a senior he had more than 200 tackles and rushed for 26 touchdowns.. PERSONAL: The son of Greg and Avis Goff... birthdate is March 16, 1993...full name is Tra’Darius Devon Goff...majoring in business management.

14b / Matt Hamby

u Quarterback / 6-4 / 210 u Brentwood Academy u Murfreesboro, Tenn.

BEFORE TECH: Matt was a dangerous weapon while playing quarterback for the Brentwood Academy Eagles, and brings his playmaking skills to the Golden Eagle roster... dual threat as a passer and runner...adds support to the quarterback position in his rookie season...rejoins former prep teammates Josh Pleasant and Wesley Sherrill on the Golden Eagle roster. Matt was a four-year starter at quarterback for coach Ralph Potter at Brentwood Academy...an Honor student, he also lettered four years in basketball...led the Eagles to the TSSAA playoffs and reached the Division 2-3A semifinals with a 10-3 record as a senior...passed for 1,600 yards and 13 touchdowns, and rushed for 600 yards and 13 touchdowns. PERSONAL: The son of Butch and Melanie Hamby...full name is Matthew Edward Hamby...birthday is March 16, 1992...majoring in civil engineering...his father played qyarterback at Middle Tennessee State and faced Tech twice in 1982 and 1983.

64 / Justin Ivory

u Offensive Line / 6-6 / 340 u Vestavia Hills High School u Vestavia, Ala.

BEFORE TECH: Justin received accolades for his play in the offensive line at Vestavia Hills High School, including back-to-back selections on the All-Over the Mountain Team. He was twice named to the Pat Patrick Best of High School Football Best of the Rest, and as a senior earned a spot on the Birmingham News All-Metro Team and the All-South/ Hoover Team. The Scott Mitchell Waggoner Memorial Award winner, he was his team’s Most Improved Player in 2009.. PERSONAL: The son of Reginald and Justina Ivory...birthdate is January 27, 1993...full name is Justin Reginald Ivory...majoring in business.

17b / Connor Maitland

u Wide Receiver / 6-0 / 175 u Franklin Road Academy u Nashville, Tenn.

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BEFORE TECH: Connor was a three-year starter for Franklin Road Academy, and earned TSWA Division 2 All-State honors following an 8-4 senior season. As a senior, he accounted for 1,530 yards of offense, rushing for 890 yards, passing for 421, and adding another 210 as a receiver. He scored 16 touchdowns.

On defense, he made 35 total tackles and intercepted three passes. The 2010 East-Middle Region Division 2 MVP, he was a two-time all-region selection and was selected to play in the 2010 Toyota East vs. West Tennessee All-Star Classic. PERSONAL: The son of Marty and Cindy Maitland...birthdate is April 20, 1993...full name is Robin Connor Maitland...majoring in business administration.

22 / Joshua Pleasant

u Defensive Back / 5-10 / 175 u Brentwood Academy u Brentwood, Tenn.

BEFORE TECH: Joshua was a four-year starter and two-way standout at Brentwood Academy, earning the opportunity to play in the 2010 Toyota East vs. West All-Star Classic. In that showcase, he piled up more the 200 allpurpose yards and was voted the Offensive MVP for the West team. A versatile player, he found four different ways to score, reaching the end zone as a receiver, tailback, and returning both punts and kickoffs. A speedster, he grabbed 50 passes for more than 1,000 yards and rushed 52 times for more than 500 yards. He also had more than 1,000 yards in kick and punt returns. He led the team to the TSSAA state semifinals as a sophomore and the title game the past two seasons. PERSONAL: The son of Reggie and Jessica Pleasant...birthdate is March 4, 1993...full name is Joshua Reginald Pleasant...majoring in exercise science.

80 / Wade Plemons

u Wide Receiver / 6-3 / 185 u Loudon High School u Loudon, Tenn.

BEFORE TECH: An elusive and crafty running quarterback, Wade opted to become a Golden Eagle following a successful career at Loudon High School...joined the team as a walk-on and will work out as a wide receiver in his rookie season...excellent speed....Wade was a four-year, two-way starter for coach Jeff Harig at Loudon High SChool, helping the Redskins to a 9-3 record as a senior and the second round of the TSSAA playoffs... started at quarterback and safety...three-time all-district and all-region selection...voted to the TSWA All-State team as a senior...in his final campaign he rushed for 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns, and finished his career with more than 4,500 rushing yards and 40 touchdowns...career on defense netted five pass interceptions...also ran track in his senior year, setting school records in the 100m and 200m.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL PERSONAL: The son of Arnold Plemons and Kimberly Borneby...full name is Taylor Wade Plemons...birthdate is October 22, 1992... majoring in communications.

37 / Patrick Prewitt

u Defensive Back / 6-1 / 180 u Vestavia Hills High School u Vestavia, Ala.

BEFORE TECH: Patrick was a two-way starter at Vestavia Hills High School, posting impressive credentials as both a defensive back and receiver. Named to the 2008 All-Metro South team, he earned a spot on the 2009 All-Over the Mountain Team and was chosen the Pat Patrick Best in High School Football Defensive Player of the Year. As a sophomore he had six touchdown receptions and intercepted four passes. As a junior, he had five TD catches for the offense, and on defense made 46 tackles, three interceptions and defended five passes. In his career, he had 12 scoring catches and rushed for two touchdowns, and also picked off two passes. PERSONAL: The son of Malcolm and Amy Prewitt...birthdate is May 11, 1992...full name is Patrick Stephen Prewitt...majoring in engineering.

52 / Avery Rollins

u Defensive Line /6-3 / 230 u Gadsden City High School u Gadsden, Ala.

BEFORE TECH: Avery was a two-way starter at Gadsden City High School, as well as handling the long snapper duties for the Titans. He was a four-year letterman and a threeyear starter for coach Joseph Billingsley. On defense, he made 90 total tackles including 12 tackles-for-loss and five quarterback sacks. He caused two fumbles, broke up five pass attempts and had one interception. He helped his team roll to a 10-4 overall record and third round of the Alabama Class 6A playoffs after going 6-1 in conference play. The Titans won three consecutive Region 7-6A titles with Rollins on the field. PERSONAL: The son of Willie Rollins and Kim Rollins...birthdate is November 28, 1992....full name is Avery Samuel Rollins....majoring in mechanical engineering.

96 / Zachary Sharp

u Placekicker / 6-2 / 190 u Maryville High School u Maryville, Tenn.

BEFORE TECH: Zachary proved a valuable member of the team at Maryville High School as the team’s placekicker. A first-team all-state selection, he was named Tennessee Mr. Football on Special Teams. In his solid senior year, he was 10-for-13 on field goal tries with a long of 50 yards. He was 66-for-67 in PAT kicks. Sharp was the starting kicker for Maryville for four seasons, beginning his career with a Class 4A state championship victory in 2007. He capped it in December in Tucker Stadium with his team’s 6A title win over Smyrna. He set a state record by making 111 consecutive PAT kicks, and many of his kickoffs sailed for touchbacks. PERSONAL: The son of John and Whitney Sharp...birthdate is August 14, 1992...full name is Zachary Clifton Sharp....will enroll in general curriculum.

14 / Austin Tallant

u Defensive Back / 5-10 / 190 u Alcoa High School u Alcoa, Tenn.

BEFORE TECH: Austin was a three-year starter for seven-time state champion Alcoa High School, capping his final season with all-state honors. A two-time all-Blount County pick, he was all-district in 2010, helping post a 15-0 record and capture the Class 3A state crown in Tucker Stadium. In the 2010 East vs. West High School All-Star game, he was chosen the Defensive MVP after making 19 total tackles, including 10 solo stops, breaking up two passes and intercepting a pass. During the regular season, playing on defense in seven games he had 22 total tackles, four passes defended and one interception, in addition to returning a punt for a touchdown. During the TSSAA playoffs, he added 10 tackles, an interception and three passes defended. . PERSONAL: The son of Jim and Wendy Tallant...birthdate is February 4, 1993...full name is Jacob Austin Tallant...majoring in education.

41 / Cory Webber

u Defensive Back / 6-1 / 185 u Winton Woods High School u Cincinnati, Ohio

career interceptions. A team captain, he was chosen first-team all-conference, first-team All-City, first-team All-Southwest and firstteam Ohio All-State. PERSONAL:The son of Curtis Webber and Stephanie Brandt...birthdate is January 8, 1993...full name is Courtney Lowe Webber... majoring in general curriculum.

18 / Steve Wilson

u Quarterback / 6-3 / 195 u Smyrna High School u Smyrna, Tenn.

BEFORE TECH: Steve was a multi-dimensional threat at Smyrna High School, helping the Bulldogs reach the TSSAA Class 5-A quarterfinals in 2008 and place as the 2010 Class 6-A runnerup. The team posted a 13-2 record last season. Twice named all-District 7-AAA, he was also an all-region pick. He completed 60 percent of his career pass attempts for 3,470 yards and 36 touchdowns with just 10 interceptions. He also rushed for 850 yards and four touchdowns. In his senior campaign, he was 128-for-212 for 1,650 yards and 13 touchdowns with six picks. He rushed for 600 yards in his senior season. PERSONAL: The son of Steve Wilson and Januas Blythe... birthdate is Feb. 15, 1992....full name is Steve Lamont Wilson Jr....majoring in international business.

47 / Luke Woodason

u Defensive Back / 5-11 / 180 u Northwest Whitfield High School u Atlanta, Ga.

BEFORE TECH: Luke posted some outstanding credentials as a two-year starter on the football team at Northwest Whitfield High School in Atlanta, in addition to earning all-state honors in the pole vault. As a junior, he made 75 tackles in 10 games, forced a fumble and added an interception on his way to earning second-team Northwest Georgia All-Area honors. Last season, playing in seven games, he made 61 tackles, forced a fumble and picked off a pass. He was a NW Georgia All-Area first-team pick, and was named Chattanooga All-Area second-team. PERSONAL: The son of Keith and Caroline Woodason...birthdate is June 6, 1993...full name is Lucas Wade Woodason...majoring in civil engineering.

BEFORE TECH: Cory was the Defensive Player of the Year at Winton Woods High School in Cincinnati, setting the school record with 14

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g e o g r a p h i c ro s t e r Golden Eagle Hometowns

A listing of Golden Eagle players and coaching staff by hometowns. Staff denoted with an asterisk* Alabama Alabaster – Marcus Edwards Bessemer – Thomas Cox* Birmingham – Jamel Cook Gadsden – Avery Rollins Greenville – Sam Williamson* Madison – Justin Vann McCalla – Randall Reeves Mobile – Ron Sigler* Russellville – Caleb Mitchell Scottsboro – Ryan Weeks Vestavia – Neil Gannaway, Justin Ivory, Patrick Prewitt, Steven Brown* California Redwood City – Cory McDonald Woodland Hills – Dominick Baker Florida Miami – Jordan Johnson Georgia Alpharetta – Scott Schweitzer Atlanta – James Huguely, Luke Woodason Calhoun – Tre Lamb, Adam Urbano Dalton – Carter Crutchfield, Jake McIntosh Jonesboro – Matthew Smith Newnan – Sidney Powell* Stone Mountain – Blake Adams, Jerry King Union Grove – Jordan Adams Kentucky Lexington – Dontey Gay

North Carolina Charlotte – Midoho Okpokowuruk Elkin – Will Holthouser*

Kingsport – Hunter Beedle Knoxville – J.R. Richmond LaVergne – Chris Grimes* Lawrenceburg – Nick Campbell Livingston – Adam Hunter, Brannon McCoin Loudon - Wade Plemons Maryville – Zachary Sharp Memphis – Stepfon Davis-Boyd, Richmond Tooley Morristown – Nathan Bush, Zach Bush, Jamere Hogue, Billy Taylor* Mt. Juliet – Slade Adams, Travis Adkins, Lee Sweeney* Murfreesboro – LaDarrius Verge, Matt Hamby Nashville – Chris Dickerson, Demetrous Garrett, Howard Griffin, Will Johnson, Connor Maitland, Matt Mercy, Lamar Moore Oak Ridge – James Normand Sevierville – Ross Heatherly, Corey Watson Seymour – Kevin Casler Smyrna – DaJuan Brown, Steve Wilson Sparta – Seth McDonald Westmoreland – Michael Baker

Ohio Cincinnati – Tommy Campbell, Dwight Evans, Malcolm Jones, Marty Jones, Tommie McBride, Alden Olverson, Cory Webber Tennessee Alcoa – Austin Tallant Antioch – Wesley Sherrill, Kendrick Towles Athens – Cy Ables Benton – Ryan St. John Blountville – Ben Davis Brentwood – Joshua Pleasant, Charlie Stevens, William Stevens Chattanooga – Tim Benford Clarksville – Heath Dyer Clinton – Darian Stone, Josh Wilson Columbia – Tra’Darius Goff, Ryan Tilghman Cookeville – Stephen Bush, Taylor Hennigan, Zach Salada, Nick White, Watson Brown*, Tyler Wolf East Ridge – Brandon Barnes* Elizabethton – Cody Forbes Fayetteville – Matt Moran Franklin – Doug Page Gallatin – Cody Matthews Gatlinburg – Ron Durbin Goodlettsville – Ronquez Beech Greenbrier – Zack Ziegler Jamestown – Matt Brown, Anthony Williams

Texas Corpus Christi – Jacob Hoot Washington Spokane – Matt Barker

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B i rt h d a y s / m a j o r s In-Season Birthdays A listing of Golden Eagle player and coaching staff birthdays between August 1 and January 7 (FCS title game). August 1 – Charlie Stevens Brandon Barnes 7 – Slade Adams 8 – Ryan Weeks 9 – Cory McDonald 14 – Zachary Sharp 20 – Midoho Okpokowuruk 21 – Jame Huguely 22 – Ronquez Beech Ryan St. John 28 – Heath Dyer

September 4 – Marty Jones 7 – Tim Benford 11 – J.R. Richmond 14 – Tyler Wolf 16 – Tre Lamb 22 – Dominick Baker 30 – Jordan Adams

October 7 – LaDarrius Verge 8 – Sidney Powell 9 – Blake Adams 12 – Wesley Sherrill Adam Urbano 17 – Jerry King 23 – Ron Sigler 24 – Lamar Moore 26 – Will Holthouser 28 – Zach Salada 29 – Darian Stone

November 1 – Matt Mercy 3 – Matt Moran 12 – Jamel Cook 16 – Ron Durbin 23 – Alden Olverson 24 – Matthew Smith 28 – Avery Rollins

December 3 – Michael Baker 6 – Ryan Tilghman 9 – Brannon McCoin 11 – Demetrous Garrett 13 – Dontey Gay 17 – Will Johnson 21 – Caleb Mitchell January 3 – Steven Brown

Who’s Studying What? A listing of Golden Eagle players by majors Bio-Chemistry (1) Ben Davis Business (16) Jordan Adams Stephen Bush Carter Crutchfield Ron Durbin Tra’Darius Goff Ross Heatherly Justin Ivory Connor Maitland Tommie McBride James Normand Alden Olverson Doug Page Josh Pleasant Austin Tallant Josh Wilson Steve Wilson Chemical Engineering (1) Kevin Casler

Civil Engineering (4) Neil Gannaway Matt Hamby Cory Webber Luke Woodason Criminal Justice (3) Cy Ables Tommy Campbell Charlie Stevens Computer Science (1) Stepfon Davis-Boyd EXPW-Coaching (3) Adam Hunter Cory McDonald Caleb Mitchell

EXPW-Fitness and Wellness (8) Michael Baker DaJuan Brown Marcus Edwards Cody Forbes Demetrous Garrett Seth McDonald Scott Schweitzer Nick White EXPWLicensure (4) Nick Campbell Taylor Hennigan Tre Lamb Randall Reeves General Curriculum (7) Matt Brown Nathan Bush Heath Dyer James Huguely

J.R. Richmond Wesley Sherrill Matthew Smith Zach Sharp Health Sciences (1) Blake Adams Finance (3) Hunter Beedle Matt Mercy Lamar Moore Interdisciplinary Studies (18) Slade Adams Travis Adkins Dominick Baker Matthew Barker Tim Benford Zach Bush Chris Dickerson Dwight Evans

Howard Griffin Jamere Hogue Jacob Hoot Will Johnson Malcolm Jones Matt Moran Ryan St. John Kedrick Towles Adam Urbano LaDarrius Verge Ryan Weeks

Mathematics (1) Justin Vann

Journalism (1) Wade Plemons

Nursing (1) Brannon McCoin

Management Information Systems (1) Zach Ziegler

Political Science (2) Jordan Johnson Darian Stone

Mechanical Engineering (5) Jamel Cook Midoho Okpokowuruk Avery Rollins Zach Salada William Stevens

Pre-Physical Therapy (5) Ronquez Beech Dontey Gay Jerry King Patrick Prewitt Richmond Tooley Pre-Occupational Therapy (1) Corey Watson Secondary Education (2) Cody Matthews Ryan Tilghman Sociology (1) Anthony Williams

Marketing (2) Marty Jones Jake McIntosh

The football team’s Spring 2011 graduates at the afternoon commencement, from left: Gerel Harlan, Dedrick Miley, Kelechi Ordu, Taron Ryce and Corbin Miles.

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LETTERMEN RETURNING (47) Offense (22): Slade Adams, OL; Michael Baker, OL; Hunter Beedle, OL; Tim Benford, WR; DaJuan Brown, TE; Carter Crutchfield, WR; Cody

Forbes, RB; Demetrous Garrett, WR; Dontey Gay, RB; Malcolm Jones, OL; Tre Lamb, QB; Seth McDonald, WR; Matt Mercy, OL; James Normand, OL; Alden Olverson, WR; Doug Page, RB; Randall Reeves, OL; Scott Schweitzer, OL; Wesley Sherrill, OL; Ryan St. John, OL; Charlie Stevens, RB; Zack Ziegler, WR/RB.

Defense (22): Blake Adams, LB; Travis Adkins, DL; Chris Dickerson, DB; Marcus Edwards, OLB; Dwight Evans, ILB; Howard Griffin, LB; Taylor

Hennigan, DB; Jamere Hogue, DL; Jordan Johnson, DL; Will Johnson, DB; Marty Jones, FS; Jerry King, LB; Tommie McBride, ILB; Jake McIntosh, ILB; Caleb Mitchell, DB; Matt Moran, LB; J.R. Richmond, DL; Richmond Tooley, DB; Kedrick Towles, OLB; Justin Vann, ILB; LaDarrius Verge, DL; Corey Watson, CB.

Specialty (3): Jordan Adams, LS; Matthew Barker, PK; Nick Campbell, P.

STARTERS RETURNING (21) [+3 specialists]

Offense (12): Slade Adams, OL; Michael Baker, OL;

Hunter Beedle, OL; Tim Benford, WR; Demetrous Garrett, WR; Dontey Gay, RB; Malcolm Jones, OL; Tre Lamb, QB; Scott Schweitzer, OL; Wesley Sherrill, OL; Charlie Stevens, RB; Zack Ziegler, WR/RB.

Defense (9): Travis Adkins, DL; Dwight Evans, ILB;

Howard Griffin, LB; Jamere Hogue, DL; Will Johnson, DB; Marty Jones, FS; Jake McIntosh, ILB; Caleb Mitchell, DB; Richmond Tooley, DB.

Specialty (3): Jordan Adams, LS; Matthew Barker, PK; Nick Campbell, P.

LETTERMEN LOST (14) Offense (7): Collin Allen, WR; Cass Barnes, QB; Jocques Crawford, RB; Tremaine Hudson, RB; Joshua Perez, RB; Cory Powers, TE; Henry Sailes, WR.

Defense (6): Dustin Dillehay, DB; Corbin Miles, CB;

Dedrick Miley, DL; Kelechi Ordu, LB; Charlie Seivers, DL; Mauricio Wallace, CB.

Specialty (1): Jason Lennartz, P.

STARTERS LOST (3) Offense (1): Henry Sailes, WR. Defense (2): Dustin Dillehay, DB; Kelechi Ordu, LB. Specialty (0):

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL 2010 RESULTS/STATISTICS 2010 Results

Overall Record: 5-6 (.454)

OVC Record: 4-4 (.500)

DATE.......... W-L......OPPONENT................................... SITE.........................TTU.......OPP.....Record.. OVC.... ATTEND Sept. 4.............L..........@ No. 17 Arkansas................................Fayetteville, Ark...............3............ 44.......... 0-1........................ 69,596 Sept. 11..........L..........@ No. 4 TCU.............................................Ft. Worth, Texas................7............ 62.......... 0-2........................ 37,117 Sept. 16.........W.........Lane...........................................................COOKEVILLE................... 43...............0.......... 1-2..........................8,522 Sept. 25..........L..........@ Southeast Missouri *.......................Cape Girardeau, Mo..... 21............ 23.......... 1-3.........0-1...........8,732 Sept. 30..........L..........UT Martin *..............................................COOKEVILLE................... 24............ 27.......... 1-4.........0-2...........7,869 Oct. 9..............W.........@ Austin Peay *......................................Clarksville, Tenn............ 34............ 21.......... 2-4.........1-2...........7,218 Oct. 16...........W.........Eastern Illinois *.....................................COOKEVILLE................... 34............ 20.......... 3-4.........2-2...........4,420 Oct. 23...........W.........@ Tennessee State *.............................Nashville, Tenn.............. 21............ 10.......... 4-4.........3-2...........6,739 Nov. 06............L..........@ Murray State *...................................Murray, Ky....................... 13............ 44.......... 4-5.........3-3...........4,114 Nov. 13............L..........Eastern Kentucky *...............................COOKEVILLE................... 29............ 42.......... 4-6.........3-4......... 10,216 Nov. 20...........W.........No. 2 Jacksonville State *...................COOKEVILLE................... 35............ 24.......... 5-6.........4-4...........4,576 * indicates conference game

2010 Team Statistics Tech Opp TOTAL FIRST DOWNS...............196..........224 By rushing.............................................98.............118 By passing.............................................75............... 93 By penalty.............................................23............... 13 NET YARDS RUSHING............1,731...... 2,133 Attempts............................................. 433.............442 Average per carry..............................4.0.............. 4.3 Yards lost............................................ 361.............255 Average per game........................157.4..........193.9 NET YARDS PASSING.............1,732...... 2,034 Attempted.......................................... 236.............272 Completed......................................... 135.............172 Percent completed........................ 57.2........... 63.2 Had intercepted....................................5............... 13 Yards per game.............................157.5..........184.9 TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS........3,463...... 4,167 Plays..................................................... 669.............714 Average per play................................5.2.............. 5.8 Average per game........................314.8..........378.8 PUNTS.........................................44............32 Yards..................................................1,714..........1,286 Punting average.............................. 39.0............40.2 PUNT RETURNS..........................11............11 Yards..................................................... 171............... 90 Average per return......................... 15.5.............. 8.2

Tech Opp KICK RETURNS............................44............41 Yards..................................................... 683.............882 Average per return......................... 15.5............21.5 TURNOVER MARGIN..................+8.............-8 Turnovers...............................................24............... 32 Fumbles.................................................16............... 17 Fumbles lost...........................................5..................6 Had intercepted....................................8............... 15 PENALTIES..................................78............78 Yards penalized................................ 531.............673 TOTAL POINTS..........................264..........317 Touchdowns.........................................34............... 41 by rushing.............................................17............... 20 by passing.............................................14............... 18 by special teams/defense..................3..................3 PAT Kick-Made/Att.......................31/34.........36/40 PAT Other-Made/Att............................0..................0 Field Goals-Made/Att................... 9/16.........11/17 Safeties.....................................................1..................1 THIRD DOWN PCT...................42.0.........45.0 Made/Att..................................... 60/143...... 62/137

Special Teams PUNTING N. Campbell J. Lennartz TOTALS Opponents

NO YDS 39 1,548 5 166 44 1,714 32 1,286

AVG LONG 39.7 64 33.2 40 39.0 64 40.2 59

PUNT RETURNS NO YDS AVG H. Sailes 9 174 19.3 A. Olverson 1 1 1.0 C. Mitchell 1 -4 -4.0 TOTALS 11 171 15.5 Opponents 12 92 7.4

LG 54 1 0 54 46

KICK RETURNS NO YDS AVG H. Sailes 22 398 18.1 M. Wallace 7 115 16.4 T. Hudson 4 96 24.0 B. Adams 2 7 3.5 C. Stevens 2 8 4.0 D. Garrett 2 0 0.0 D. Gay 2 49 24.5 C. Forbes 1 7 7.0 T. McBride 1 1 1.0 D. Evans 1 2 2.0 TOTALS 44 683 15.5 Opponents 41 882 21.5

LG 38 30 35 7 8 0 30 7 1 2 38 39

FOURTH DOWN PCT...............59.0.........53.0 Made/Att........................................10/17.........10/19 POSSESSION TIME AVG........27:54...... 28:55

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL 2010 Offensive Statistics RUSHING

G ATT YDS TD LG YPC YPG J. Crawford..........11........... 118...........668................ 9...........59............. 5.3.............. 56.8 D. Gay......................9..............63...........443................ 3...........39............. 6.8.............. 47.7 C. Barnes................8..............68...........306................ 1...........23............. 3.7.............. 31.2 C. Forbes................9..............24...........116................ 1...........17............. 4.8.............. 12.8 T. Lamb...................8..............82...........259................ 1...........17............. 1.2.............. 12.5 H. Sailes................11................ 9............. 86................ 1...........37............. 8.3.................6.8 Z. Ziegler..............11..............26............. 94................ 1...........17............. 2.8.................6.7 D. Garrett.............11................ 9............. 66................ 0...........10............. 6.3.................5.2 T. Hudson...............7..............17............. 40................ 0............. 6............. 2.2.................5.3 J. Perez....................8................ 3............. 11................ 0............. 6............. 3.7.................1.4 R. Beech..................4................ 2.............. -2................ 0............. 1............-1.0............... -0.5 D. Page..................10................ 2.............. -3................ 0............. 2............-1.5............... -0.3 Team......................11..............10............-37................ 0............. 0............-3.7............... -3.4 TOTALS............11........ 433......2092...........17........ 59.......... 4.0.........157.4 OPPONENTS....11........ 442......2388...........20........ 94.......... 4.8.........193.9

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G ATT COMP INT PCT TD YDS........... YPG T. Lamb...................8........ 136........... 72......... 4......52.9 11............974............121.8 C. Barnes................8...........99........... 63......... 1......63.6 3............758.............. 94.8 Z. Ziegler..............11............. 1..............0......... 0.........0.0 0.................0.................... 0 TOTALS............11......236.......135....... 5.....57.2 14.......1732.........157.5 OPPONENTS....11......272.......172..... 13.....63.2 18.......2034.........184.9

RECEIVING

G NO YDS LG TD YPC YPG T. Benford............11..............50...........812..............60...........10...........16.2.............. 73.8 H. Sailes................11..............18...........186..............39............. 0...........10.3.............. 16.9 Z. Ziegler..............11..............16...........174..............23............. 2...........10.9.............. 15.8 C. Allen.................10..............13...........230..............34............. 0...........17.7.............. 23.0 D. Garrett.............11..............11...........115..............24............. 0...........10.5.............. 10.5 A. Olverson..........10..............11...........104..............21............. 0............. 9.5.............. 10.4 T. Hudson...............7................ 5............. 23..............11............. 2............. 4.6.................3.3 D. Page..................10................ 4............. 32..............19............. 0............. 8.0.................3.2 J. Crawford..........11................ 3............. 24..............19............. 0............. 8.0.................2.2 D. Gay......................9................ 2................5................ 6............. 0............. 2.5.................0.6 D. Brown..............10................ 1............. 25..............25............. 0...........25.0.................2.5 C. Barnes................8................ 1................2................ 2............. 0............. 2.0.................0.2 TOTALS............11........ 135......1732...........60........ 14........ 12.8.........157.5 OPPONENTS....11........ 172......2034...........85........ 18........ 11.7.........184.9

TOTAL OFFENSE

. G ATT RUSH PASS YDS YPG........ YPP T. Lamb...................8.........218..............100........... 974........1074......... 134.2..............4.9 C. Barnes................8.........167..............250........... 758........1008......... 126.0..............6.0 J. Crawford..........11.........118..............625................ 0.......... 625............56.8..............5.2 D. Gay......................9........... 63..............429................ 0.......... 429............47.7..............6.8 C. Forbes................9........... 24..............115................ 0.......... 115............12.8..............4.7 H. Sailes................11..............9................ 75................ 0.............75.............. 6.8..............8.3 Z. Ziegler..............11........... 27................ 74................ 0.............74.............. 6.7..............2.7 D. Garrett.............11..............9................ 57................ 0.............57.............. 5.2..............6.3 T. Hudson...............7........... 17................ 37................ 0.............37.............. 5.3..............2.1 J. Perez....................8..............3................ 11................ 0.............11.............. 1.4..............3.6 R. Beech..................4..............2................. -2................ 0..............-2.............-0.5............ -1.0 D. Page..................10..............2................. -3................ 0..............-3.............-0.3............ -1.5 TOTALS............11........ 669......1731...... 1732.... 3463......314.8.............5.1 OPPONENTS....11........ 714......2133...... 2034.... 4167......378.8.............5.8

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G. TDRu TDRe .TDsp. PAT FG PTS PPG T. Benford.........11.......... 0...........10............ 0.................0.................0............. 60............ 5.4 M. Barker...........11.......... 0............ 0............. 0............ 31-34........ 9-16.......... 58............ 5.2 J. Crawford.......11.......... 9............ 0............. 0.................0.................0............. 54............ 4.9 D.Gay.................... 9.......... 3............ 0............. 0.................0.................0............. 18............ 2.0 Z. Ziegler...........11.......... 1............ 2............. 0.................0.................0............. 18............ 1.6 T. Hudson............ 7.......... 0............ 2............. 0.................0.................0............. 12............ 1.7 H. Sailes.............11.......... 1............ 0............. 0.................0.................0................6............ 0.5 T. Lamb................ 8.......... 1............ 0............. 0.................0.................0................6............ 0.7 C. Forbes............. 9.......... 1.............0.............0..................0.................0............... 6........... 0.6 C. Barnes............. 8.......... 1.............0.............0..................0.................0............... 6........... 0.7 C. Mitchell.......... 7.......... 0.............0.............1..................0.................0............... 6........... 0.8 M. Jones............11.......... 0.............0.............1..................0.................0............... 6........... 0.5 T. Adkins............11.......... 0.............0.............1..................0.................0............... 6........... 0.5 TOTALS......... 11...... 17....... 14.........3..........31-34.......9-16.......264..... 24.0 OPPONENTS 11 20 18 2 36-40 11-17 317 28.8

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G RUSH REC PR KOR IR TOT Avg H. Sailes.............11................ 75............ 186..........174......... 398......... 0....... 833........ 75.7 T. Benford.........11................. 0............. 812............ 0..............0............ 0....... 812........ 73.8 J. Crawford.......11...............625............ 24.............. 0..............0............ 0....... 649........ 59.0 D. Gay................... 9...............429..............5............... 0............ 49........... 0....... 483........ 53.7 C. Barnes............. 8...............250..............2............... 0..............0............ 0....... 252........ 31.5 Z. Ziegler...........11................ 74............ 174............ 0..............0............ 0....... 248........ 22.5 C. Allen..............10................. 0............. 230............ 0..............0............ 0....... 230........ 23.0 D. Garrett..........11................ 57............ 115............ 0..............0............ 0....... 172........ 15.6 T. Hudson............ 7................ 37............. 23.............. 0............ 96........... 0....... 156........ 22.3 C. Forbes............. 9...............115..............0............... 0..............7............ 0....... 122........ 13.6 M. Wallace.......... 8................. 0................0............... 0........... 115......... 0....... 115........ 14.4 A. Olverson.......10................. 0............. 104............ 1..............0............ 0....... 105........ 10.5 T. Lamb................ 8...............100..............0............... 0..............0............ 0....... 100........ 12.5 D. Dillehay........11................. 0................0............... 0..............0...........52....... 52............4.7 C. Mitchell.......... 7................. 0................0.............. -4..............0...........36....... 32............4.6 M. Jones............11................. 0................0............... 0..............0...........29....... 29............2.6 D. Page...............10.................-3............. 32.............. 0..............0............ 0........ 29............2.6 D. Brown............. 0................. 0.............. 25.............. 0..............0............ 0........ 25............2.5 J. Perez................. 8................ 11...............0............... 0..............0............ 0........ 11............1.4 C. Stevens.........11................. 0................0............... 0..............8............ 0..........8.............0.7 B. Adams...........10................. 0.............. 10.............. 0..............7............ 0..........7.............0.7 J. Vann................11................. 0................0............... 0..............0............ 4..........4.............0.4 D. Evans.............11................. 0................0............... 0..............2............ 0..........2.............0.2 T. McBride.........11................. 0................0............... 0..............1............ 0..........1.............0.1 R. Beech............... 4.................-2...............0............... 0..............0............ 0.........-2.......... -0.5 TOTALS................ 11............ 1731......... 1732.........171......... 683....... 121.....4438......403.5 OPPONENTS......... 11............ 2133......... 2034..........92.......... 882....... 107.....5248......477.1

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL 2010 Individual Defensive Statistics TACKLES/ASST............GP............. UT.............. AT.............TOT K. Ordu................................. 11.................31.................. 59................... 90 M. Jones.............................. 11.................37.................. 50................... 87 D. Dillehay.......................... 11.................27.................. 46................... 73 J. McIntosh......................... 11.................20.................. 52................... 72 R. Tooley.............................. 11.................34.................. 20................... 54 D. Evans............................... 11.................21.................. 32................... 53 W. Johnson............................9.................24.................. 25................... 49 J. Hilliard............................. 11.................10.................. 37................... 47 C. Miles................................ 11.................20.................. 13................... 33 C. Mitchell.......................... 11.................24.....................7................... 31 J. Hogue.............................. 11................... 6.................. 23................... 29 M. Edwards........................ 11.................15.................. 14................... 29 M. Morgan.......................... 11.................10.................. 17................... 27 T. Adkins.............................. 11................... 3.................. 21................... 24 T. McBride........................... 11.................12.................. 12................... 24 B. Adams............................. 10................... 2.................. 16................... 18 J. Vann.................................. 11.................12.....................3................... 15 D. Harris............................... 10................... 5.....................9................... 14 D. Miley................................ 11................... 4.....................8................... 12 L. Verge................................ 11.................... -.................. 11................... 11 C. Seivers................................6................... 4.....................7................... 11 C. Watson............................ 10................... 4.....................6................... 10 K. Towles................................9................... 4.....................6................... 10 J. King......................................6................... 3.....................4......................7 J. Johnson..............................9.................... -.....................6......................6 M. Wallace.............................8................... 1.....................2......................3 S. McDonald.........................9................... 1.....................2......................3 J. Adams.................................8................... 1.....................1......................2 L. Moore.................................3.................... -.....................2......................2 C. Dickerson..........................3.................... -.....................1......................1 T. Hennigan........................ 10.................... -.....................1......................1 C. Powers............................ 10.................... -.....................1......................1 T. Hudson...............................7................... 1......................-......................1 D. Page................................. 10.................... -.....................1......................1 C. Crutchfield.......................5................... 1......................-......................1 M. Barker............................. 11................... 1......................-......................1 C. Matthews..........................1................... 1......................-......................1 (includes all players with more than one total tackle)

TACKLES FOR LOSSES (77 for 233)................NO.............YD D. Evans........................... 10.5............... 22 M. Edwards.......................9.0............... 49 J. Hogue.............................6.5............... 25 J. Hilliard............................6.5............... 15 J. McIntosh........................4.5..................8 W. Johnson........................4.5............... 17 K. Ordu................................4.5............... 13 T. McBride..........................4.0............... 19 T. Adkins.............................4.0............... 12 R. Tooley.............................3.5..................5 M. Jones.............................3.5..................5 C. Mitchell.........................3.0............... 10 J. Vann.................................3.0............... 11 D. Dillehay.........................2.5..................8 D. Harris..............................1.0..................1 K. Towles............................1.0..................1 C. Seivers............................1.0..................3 D. Miley...............................1.0..................2 C. Matthews......................1.0..................1 L. Verge...............................0.5..................3 J. King..................................0.5..................1 J. Johnson..........................0.5..................0 M. Morgan.........................0.5..................1 B. Adams............................0.5..................1 QB SACKS (20 for 109)................NO.......... YDS M. Edwards.......................7.5............... 46 J. Hogue.............................2.5............... 13 T. McBride..........................2.0............... 12 J. Vann.................................2.0..................9 D. Harris..............................1.0..................1 W. Johnson........................1.0..................8 C. Mitchell.........................1.0..................7 K. Ordu................................1.0..................5 L. Verge...............................0.5..................3 D. Evans..............................0.5..................1 T. Adkins.............................0.5..................4 J. Hilliard............................0.5..................0

INTERCEPTIONS (13 for 121).................. NO......YDS M. Jones....................................4.......... 29 R. Tooley....................................3.............0 D. Dillehay................................2.......... 52 C. Mitchell................................2.......... 36 J. Vann........................................1.............4 C. Watson..................................1.............0 PASSES DEFENDED (24) R. Tooley...................................................8 D. Dillehay...............................................4 W. Johnson..............................................3 M. Jones...................................................2 J. Hilliard..................................................2 K. Ordu......................................................1 D. Evans....................................................1 C. Mitchell...............................................1 T. Adkins...................................................1 J. Vann.......................................................1 FUMBLES FORCED (10) J. McIntosh..............................................2 C. Miles.....................................................2 W. Johnson..............................................2 R. Tooley...................................................1 C. Mitchell...............................................1 M. Jones...................................................1 D. Dillehay...............................................1 FUMBLES RECOVERED (9/17) M. Jones...............................................2-0 C. Miles.................................................2-0 J. McIntosh..........................................2-0 T. Adkins............................................ 1-17 D. Dillehay...........................................1-0 J. Hogue...............................................1-0

2010 Single-Game Superlatives INDIVIDUAL SUPERLATIVES Rushes.....................................19........ Jocque Crawford vs. EIU Rushing Yards.........................128........ Jocque Crawford vs. EKU Longest Rush...........................59........ Jocque Crawford vs. EKU Rushing Touchdowns.................3........ Jocque Crawford vs. JSU Pass Attempts..........................35........ Cass Barnes vs. MUR Completions.............................21........ Cass Barnes vs. MUR TD Passes...................................3........ Tre Lamb vs. UTM, TSU Passing Yards..........................273........ Cass Barnes vs. EKU Longest Pass............................50........ Tre Lamb vs. SEMO Receptions.................................8........ Tim Benford vs. SEMO, MUR, JSU Receiving Yards......................177........ Tim Benford vs. SEMO Plays/Total Offense..................50........ Cass Barnes vs. MUR Yards/Total Offense................341........ Cass Barnes vs. EKU Receiving TD’s............................2........ Tim Benford vs. SEMO, UTM, TSU Field Goals..................................3........ Matthew Barker vs. EKU Longest FG...............................46........ Mathew Barker vs. APSU Longest FG attempt..................51........ Matthew Barker vs. MUR Most Punts.................................7........ Nick Campbell vs. TCU Longest Punt............................64........ Nick Campbell vs. Arkansas Most Punting Yards................274........ Nick Campbell vs. TCU Long Punt return......................54........ Henry Sailes vs. APSU

Long Kick return.......................38........ Henry Sailes vs. TSU Points Scored...........................18........ Jocque Crawford vs. JSU All-Purpose Yards...................220........ Henry Sailes vs. EKU Tackles.....................................15........ Jake McIntosh vs. JSU Tackles for Loss........................4.5........ Marcus Edwards vs. EIU QB Sacks..................................4.5........ Marcus Edwards vs. EIU Passes Defended........................4........ Richmond Tooley vs. JSU Interceptions..............................2........ Caleb Mitchell vs. EIU ..................................................2........ Richmond Tooley vs. MUR Fumbles forced...........................1........ 10 times Fumbles recovered.....................2........ several players Blocked kick...............................1........ Alden Olverson vs. TSU ..................................................1........ Justin Hilliard vs. JSU ..................................................1........ Jamere Hogue vs. MUR

TEAM SUPERLATIVES First Downs................................30..........vs. Jacksonville State Rushes.......................................53..........vs. Austin Peay Rushing Yards...........................281..........vs. Eastern Kentucky TD Rushes....................................4..........vs. Jacksonville State Yards per rush...........................7.6..........vs. Lane

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Pass Attempts............................35..........vs. Murray State Completions...............................21..........vs. Murray State Passing Yards............................273..........vs. Eastern Kentucky TD Passes.....................................3..........vs. UT Martin ....................................................3..........vs. Tennessee State Yards per Attempt...................11.7..........vs. Southeast Missouri Yards per Comp.......................18.9..........vs. Southeast Missouri Plays..........................................82..........vs. Jacksonville State ..................................................82..........vs. Murray State Total Offense............................554..........vs. Eastern Kentucky Yards per play............................8.0..........vs. Eastern Kentucky Touchdowns.................................6..........vs. Lane Points Scored.............................43..........vs. Lane Tackles for Loss........................15.5..........vs. Eastern Illinois QB Sacks.......................................8..........vs. Eastern Illinois Interceptions................................4..........vs. Eastern Illinois Fumbles caused...........................3..........vs. Arkansas Fumbles recovered.......................2..........vs. Southeast Missouri ....................................................2..........vs. Austin Peay ....................................................2..........vs. Eastern Illinois Blocked kicks................................1..........vs. Tennessee State ....................................................1..........vs. Jacksonville State ....................................................1..........vs. Murray State

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #1

Early lead, solid effort highlight Tech showing at No. 17 Arkansas September 4, 2010

DWR Razorback / Fayetteville, Ark. / Attendance: 69,596 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Tennessee Tech’s upstart Golden Eagles got under the skin of 69,596 Arkansas Razorbacks fans Saturday evening. Hoping to manhandle the FCS visitors, the Fayetteville faithful didn’t have much to cheer about throughout the entire first period. The opportunistic Golden Eagles ended the first quarter with a 3-0 lead before the No. 17 FBS team broke loose with 23 unanswered points in the second stanza, sending the home team on its way to a 44-3 victory in the cooling twilight of Northwest Arkansas. Facing the highest-ranked opponent in school history, the Golden Eagles got a 27-yard field goal from Matthew Barker and an interception from senior captain Dustin Dillehay as they controlled the first 15 minutes. Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett, one of the top Heisman hopefuls, lived up to his billing. He was 21-for-24 passing for 301 yards and three touchdowns. Tech’s first quarter lead could have been more, as Tech faced a first-and-goal at the one-yard-line after quarterback Tre Lamb avoided pressure and found Henry Sailes behind the defense with a 39-yard completion to the one. The Razorback defense made a goal-line stand to force the field goal. On the next drive, Mallett had his squad on the move down to the Tech 32. His pass over the middle was tipped by transfer linebacker Will Johnson and Dillehay made a leaping interception, the fourth of his career, at the 12 and returned it 17 yards. Tech’s defense also forced two fumbles in the first half but Arkansas recovered both Mallet led the Razorbacks on an 80-yard scoring drive with Dennis Johnson reaching the end zone on a seven-yard run for a 7-3 Arkansas lead early in the second quarter.

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TTU BARKER, Matthew 27 yd field goal 10 plays, 51 yards, TOP 5:10 3 -0 AR Dennis Johnson 7 yd run (Zach Hocker kick) 5 plays, 80 yards, TOP 1:43 3 -7 AR TEAM safety 3-9 AR B roderick Green 1 yd run (Zach Hocker kick) 9 plays, 49 yards, TOP 4:32 3 - 16 AR Joe Adams 85 yd pass from Ryan Mallett (Zach Hocker kick) 3 plays, 94 yards, TOP 1:20 3 - 23 AR R. Wingo Jr. 10 yd run (Zach Hocker kick) 3 plays, 30 yards, TOP 1:19 3 - 30 AR Cobi Hamilton 3 yd pass from Ryan Mallett (Zach Hocker kick) 9 plays, 62 yards, TOP 3:47 3 - 37 AR Joe Adams 15 yd pass from Ryan Mallett (Zach Hocker kick) 3 plays, 52 yards, TOP 1:37 3 - 44

After a penalty on the ensuing kickoff put Tech at its own two-yard line, and another penalty backed the Golden Eagles to their one, the Razorbacks swarmed into the end zone and caught Jocques Crawford for a safety to make it 9-3. Arkansas started at the Tech 49 following the punt and moved to another score with a nine-play, 49-yard drive. Broderick Green capped it with a oneyard TD and the lead was 16-3. Jason Lennartz dropped a punt deep into Arkansas territory, and the Golden Eagles downed it at the Razorback six, but even that poor field positions didn’t deter Mallett. He hooked up with Joe Adams on a pass in the flat and the speedster took it 85 yards down the left sideline for a 23-3 lead. At the break, time of possession was eerily dead-even with exactly 15 minutes for each team. Arkansas, behind 15-for-17 passing and 251 yards through the air by Mallett, had 302 yards of total offense. Tech ground out 131 yards of offense in the first half. The Razorbacks scored three touchdowns in the third quarter to build their lead to 44-3, taking advantage of excellent field position throughout the period. All three of the scoring drives were less than 65 yards, including the first which went just 30 yards in three plays. Sophomore Marty Jones led the Golden Eagle defense with 10 total tackles while Johnson had eight tackles, caused a fumble and broke up a pass. Seven of his eight tackles were solo stops. Richmond Tooley came up with Tech’s third turnover, an interception in the fourth quarter. The Golden Eagles did not lose a turnover.

Team Statistics.................. TTU................... AR First Downs................................. 12...........................21 Yards Rushing............................ 79..........................196 Com-Att-Int............................. 14-7-0..................30-23-2 Yards Passing.............................108.........................323 Total Offense.............................187.........................519 Punts/Avg................................ 8/33.0.................... 0/0.0 Possession Time..................... 33:31.....................26:29 Leading Rushers Tech: Barnes (36 yards on 8 carries) Arkansas: Davis (67 yards on 6 carries) Leading Passers Tech: Lamb (6-of-13 for 99 yards) Arkansas: Mallett (21-of-24 for 301 yards)

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #2

Golden Eagle turnovers help No. 4 TCU roll to 62-7 victory September 11, 2010

Amon Carter Stadium / Fort Worth, Texas / Attendance: 37,117 FORT WORTH, Texas -- Tennessee Tech lost five turnovers in its own end of the field and No. 4 TCU took full advantage, turning all five mistake into touchdowns on the way to a 62-7 victory on a hot and steamy night in Amon G. Carter Stadium. The Horned Frogs recovered four Tech fumbles also had a 29-yard interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter, giving the home team 35 of its 62 points of Tech mistakes. The Golden Eagles scored their initial TD of the season when sophomore quarterback Tre Lamb tossed an 11-yard scoring pass to Tremaine Hudson in the second quarter to trimm the difference to 217. The win came in front of 37,117 purple-clad fans, the eighth-largest crowd in Tech history. TCU compiled 452 yards of offense, including 270 on the ground on 41 carries. TCU quarterback Andy Dalton passed for 182 yards, going 15-for-21 with one touchdown. The Heisman candidate also rushed for one score. Tech managed 150 yards of total offense on 55 plays, also rushing 41 times and gaining 92 yards. Tre Lamb and Cass Barnes combined to go 9-for-14 for 58 passing yards. In all, Tech fumbled six times in the contest and lost four along with the interception for a total of five turnovers. TCU lost one fumble. Ed Wesley topped TCU’s ground game, rushing 11 times for 85 yards and one touchdown. Matthew Tucker had two touchdowns, gaining 53 yards on nine carries. Tech’s leading rusher was Dontey Gay with 38 yards in seven carries. For the second straight week, Marty Jones led Tech’s defensive charts with eight total tackles and a fumble recovery. Corbin Miles and Dustin Dillehay had seven tackles each.

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TC BOYCE, Josh 24 yd pass from DALTON, Andy (EVANS, Ross kick) 3 plays, 44 yards, TOP 1:21 0 -7 TC TUCKER, Matthew 3 yd run (EVANS, Ross kick) 11 plays, 80 yards, TOP 4:17 0 - 14 TC TEAGUE, Jason 29 yd interception return (EVANS, Ross kick) 0 - 21 TTU HUDSON, Tremain 11 yd pass from LAMB, Tre (BARKER, Matthew kick) 8 plays, 72 yards, TOP 3:22 7 - 21 TC KERLEY, Jeremy 5 yd run (EVANS, Ross kick) 5 plays, 39 yards, TOP 2:14 7 - 28 TC TUCKER, Matthew 1 yd run (EVANS, Ross kick) 4 plays, 20 yards, TOP 0:45 7 - 35 TC DALTON, Andy 19 yd run (EVANS, Ross kick failed) 4 plays, 36 yards, TOP 2:04 7 - 41 TC WESLEY, Ed 7 yd run (EVANS, Ross kick) 10 plays, 80 yards, TOP 4:19 7 - 48 TC JAMES, Waymon 15 yd run (EVANS, Ross kick) 4 plays, 30 yards, TOP 1:42 7 - 55 TC HIGHTOWER, Ryan 16 yd run (EVANS, Ross kick) 9 plays, 71 yards, TOP 4:53 7 - 62

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Team Statistics.................TTU..............TCU First Downs................................11......................24 Yards Rushing...........................92.....................270 Com-Att-Int............................9-14-1.............15-21-0 Yards Passing.............................58.....................182 Total Offense........................... 150...................452 Punts/Avg...............................7/39.1..............3/42.3 Possession Time....................31:27................28:33 Leading Rushers Tech: Gay (46 yards on 7 carries) TCU: Wesley (88 yards on 11 carries) Leading Passers Tech: Lamb (7-of-12 for 50 yards) TCU: Dalton (15-of-21 for 182 yards)

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #3

Weather halts game early, Golden Eagles earn 43-0 victory over Lane September 26, 2010

Tucker Stadium / Cookeville, Tenn. / Attendance: 8,522 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Lighting struck early for the Golden Eagles as they built a quick lead, then bad weather followed, forcing officials to halt the game with 5:01 remaining in the second quarter as Tennessee Tech earned a 43-0 victory over Lane College. The win was Tech’s first of the season and the team’s sixth consecutive victory on its home field. Lane was the first Golden Eagle opponent from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Dontey Gay rushed for two touchdowns to pace the offense, finishing with 89 yards on just seven carries. Jocques Crawford had six carries for 57 yards including a four-yard TD run to open the scoring. Meanwhile, the defense added a pair of scores in a game that last just 24:59. Marty Jones returned an interception 32 yards for Tech’s third TD to make it 20-0, and Travis Adkins plucked a fumble out of mid-air and raced 17 yards to paydirt for the final touchdown and a 41-0 lead with 11:13 to play in the second quyarter. The final points came on a safety when the Lane punter ran out the back of the end zone followed a low, bouncing snap. The Tech defense limited Lane to a minus 23 yards of total offense, setting a school record for fewest yards allowed. The Dragons had minus 23 rushing yards on 15 carries, picking up 15 yards but losing 38. Lane was 0-for-2 passing for zero yards. Tech set another school record by holding the Dragons without a first down.

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Tre Lamb was 4-for-6 passing for the Golden Eagles for 47 yards, throwing a seven-yard TD pass to Tim Benford early in the second quarter that made it a 34-0 margin. The highlight of the night was Henry Sailes’ punt returns. He returned three punts for 71 yards, an average of nearly 24 yards per return. Defensively, Will Johnson led Tech with five tackles, a quarterback sack and a fumble forced. There was a 30-minute delay for lightning with 12:10 to play in the second quarter with Tech leadin 27-0. The teams left the field and many of the 8,522 fans left the stadium. When play resumed, the Golden Eagles scored two plays later for a 34-0 lead. Six minutes later, more lightning flashed in the Cookeville sky and once again the field was cleared. Officials discussed the situation with the head coaches and declared that the first half was finished. There would be a 30-minute delay and the game would resume in the third quarter. However, heavy rains came and more lightning. Following another lengthy delay, the officials met with the coaches and checked the NCAA rules book, and the decision was made to officially end the game at that point.

Team Statistics................ Lane..............TTU First Downs.................................0........................ 8 Yards Rushing..........................-23....................145 Com-Att-Int.............................0-2-1................ 4-6-0 Yards Passing..............................0.......................47 Total Offense............................-23....................192 Punts/Avg...............................3/42.0..............1/58.0 Possession Time......................11:03............. 13:56 Leading Rushers Lane: Thompson (5 yards on 5 carries) Tech: Gay (89 yards on 6 carries) Leading Passers KSU: Smith (0-of-2 for 0 yards) Tech: Lamb (4-of-6 for 47 yards)

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #4

Late rally not enough as Golden Eagles drop OVC opener, 23-21 September 25, 2010

Houck Stadium / Cape Girardeau, Mo. / Attendance: 8,732 CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Tennessee Tech took an unexpected detour Saturday night in its Ohio Valley Conference opener, spinning into the loss column as Southeast Missouri took advantage of some fourth quarter breaks to claim a 23-21 victory in its home opener in Houck Stadium. Sophomore quarterback Tre Lamb threw two touchdown passes to junior Tim Benford, including a score in the final minute that brought Tech to within two points but the Golden Eagles weren’t able to come up with an onsides kick and SEMO claimed its second OVC victory of the young season. The SEMO offense ran off 87 plays in the game and marched around its home turf in piling up 467 yards of offense and 31 first downs. Henry Harris rushed 32 times for 196 yards and one touchdown and quarterback Matt Scheible added 82 yards on 20 carries for the Redhawks. Scheible also passed for 114 yards with a 13-for-18 effort and was not sacked.

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Tech had 375 yards of offense, rushing for 127 and adding 246 through the air. The Golden Eagles had 47 plays. Jocques Crawford led Tech’s ground game with 79 yards on 10 carries. Benford had eight catches for a careerhigh 177 yards and two touchdowns. Lamb was 13-for-21 for 246 yards, also a career-high. He was sacked once. SEMO held the ball more than 37 minutes in the contest and converted 10-for-16 on third down. Defensively, Marty Jones and Dustin Dillehay led the way with 14 tackles each and Kelechi Ordu added 11 tackles. Tech had just 20 yards in penalties, but two in the fourth quarter were costly. One was a pass interference call after Corbin Miles appeared to have made a great play to break up a pass on a third down. Later, when Tremaine Hudson churned out a kickoff return to the SEMO 40, the play was called back to the Tech 21 on a holding call.

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TTU GAY, Dontey 11 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 11 plays, 77 yards, TOP 6:09 7 -0 SEMO EDWARDS, Miles 9 yd run (GELDBACH, Drew kick) 8 plays, 65 yards, TOP 3:15 7 -7 SEMO GELDBACH, Drew 24 yd field goal 12 plays, 66 yards, TOP 2:01 7 - 10 SEMO GRASS, Nathan 4 yd pass from SCHEIBLE, Matt (GELDBACH, Drew kick) 17 plays, 80 yards, TOP 7:52 7 - 17 TTU BENFORD, Tim 60 yd pass from LAMB, Tre (BARKER, Matthew kick) 1 play, 60 yards, TOP 0:09 1 4 - 17 SEMO HARRIS, Henry 1 yd run (GELDBACH, Drew kick failed) 7 plays, 58 yards, TOP 3:00 1 4 - 23 TTU BENFORD, Tim 19 yd pass from LAMB, Tre (BARKER, Matthew kick) 3 plays, 43 yards, TOP 0:19 2 1 - 23

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Team Statistics.................TTU............ SEMO First Downs................................17......................31 Yards Rushing......................... 129...................353 Com-Att-Int.......................... 13-21-0...........13-18-0 Yards Passing........................... 246...................114 Total Offense........................... 375...................467 Punts/Avg...............................4/30.8..............2/50.0 Possession Time....................22:25................37:35 Leading Rushers Tech: Crawford (79 yards on 10 carries) SEMO: Harris (196 yards on 32 carries) Leading Passers Tech: Lamb (13-of-21 for 246 yards) SEMO: Scheible (13-of-18 for 114 yards)

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #5

Golden Eagles edged by Skyhawks in Tucker Stadium, 27-24 September 30, 2010

Tucker Stadium / Cookeville, Tenn. / Attendance: 7,869 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – UT Martin pieced together second half scoring drives of 99 and 97 yards, and also turned a midfield interception into a touchdown march on the way to a 27-24 comeback victory at Tennessee Tech. Tevis Barksdale rushed for 134 yards on 23 carries to pace a Skyhawk offense that piled up 270 yards on the ground and 450 in total offense. Quarterback Derek Carr passed for 151 yards and a touchdown and also added 44 rushing yards for UT Martin that improved to 2-1 in OVC play. Golden Eagle sophomore quarterback Tre Lamb passed for 207 yards and three touchdowns to pace the Tech offense, hitting all-OVC receiver Tim Benford for six catches and 122 yards, including two scores. After a 28-yard field goal by Cody Sandlin gave UTM a 3-0 lead late in the first quarter, Tech answered early in the second period with a 54-yard scoring drive capped by an eight-yard TD pass from Lamb to Benford. Midway in the second quarter Matthew Barker’s 40-yard field goal made it a 10-3 Tech lead. The Skyhawks added a 23-yard field goal by Sandlin to trim Tech’s lead to 10-6 with 1:30 to play, before Lamb directed Tech on a 67-yard, nine-play TD drive in 1:06. Lamb hit Tremaine Hudson from the eight with 18 seconds remaining in the half to send Tech to the break with a 17-6 lead. After Nick Campbell’s punt was downed inside the one-yard line, Carr moved his squad 99 yards in five plays to make it 17-13. Barksdale ran for 23 on the first two downs, Carr scrambled for 12, and Maurice Taylor broke off a 14-yard run to move the ball to the Skyhawk 45. From there, Carr found Stephen Shriver alone behind the defense

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and they hooked up for a 55-yard TD. On Tech’s first play from the 39, Lamb’s pass over the middle was intercepted by Jonathan Utley at the 50, and eight plays later Carr rushed the final yard for a goahead touchdown, lifting UTM to a 20-17 lead. Tech reached the UTM 25 on a 34-yard pass from Lamb to Benford, but on the second play of the fourth quarter, Lamb’s pass was deflected and Kendal Harper picked it off at the UTM three to halt the Tech scoring chance. Once again, the Skyhawks ground out a scoring drive the length of the field on the strength of their running game, this time moving 97 yards in nine plays. Barksdale has runs of 24 and 27 on the drive, and pushed into the end zone from the one for the score. The drive featured 82 yards on

the ground. Down 27-17, Tech battled back with a 68-yard scoring drive in 10 plays, with Lamb hitting Benford for a 20-yard TD to close the margin to 27-24 with 8:59 remaining in the game. Tech’s defense came up with a big stop on the next possession, forcing a punt, but the Golden Eagle offense was stymied and had to punt. Again the Golden Eagle defense halted UTM and forced a punt, but this time Tech was called for roughing the kicker and the Skyhawks were able to chew up valuable time. Tech’s defense stopped UTM on fourth-and-two at the Tech 29 with 1:25 to play, but the Golden Eagle offense couldn’t connect and ran out of downs. Defensively, Josh Bey led UTM with 12 tackles, one sack, 1.5 tackles-for-loss, a fumble forced and a pass defended. Tech’s defense was topped by Kelechi Ordu with 13 tackles. Tech fumbled five times and lost one, and was also intercepted twice, giving up three turnovers while the Skyhawks didn’t have any turnovers. Team Statistics................ UTM..............TTU First Downs................................22......................20 Yards Rushing......................... 279....................83 Com-Att-Int.......................... 13-18-0...........13-29-2 Yards Passing........................... 171...................207 Total Offense........................... 450...................290 Punts/Avg...............................3/39.3..............2/47.0 Possession Time....................35:01................24:59 Leading Rushers UTM: Barksdale (134 yards on 123 carries) Tech: Gay (61 yards on 8 carries) Leading Passers UTM: Carr (12-of-17 for 151 yards) Tech: Lamb (13-of-29 for 207 yards)

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #6

Tech tops Austin Peay on the road for their first OVC win of the season October 9, 2010

Governors Stadium / Clarksville, Tenn.. / Attendance: 7,218 CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Intensity was contagious on the Tennessee Tech sidelines, and the team seemed quite aware of exactly how much this game against the Govs in Clarksville meant for their season. They were fighting for the chance to keep the Sgt. York Trophy in Cookeville, and they were fighting on Peay’s home turf, at Peay’s homecoming event, in front of a stadium full of Gov fans and only a handful of purple and gold. They had known all week that the game was a mustwin, after shouldering two losses to Southeast Missouri and UT Martin by a combined five points to kick off conference play. They knew that they would be battling the 0-2 conference record, along with a snapped six-game streak of being unbeaten at home, and a depth chart plagued by injuries. Sophomore right guard on the Tech o-line, no. 73 Slade Adams, didn’t set off for APSU from Tucker Stadium, but was picked up on the way to Clarksville by the rest of the team. Instead of attending the pre-game meal that morning, Adams was attending his mother’s burial services. With Adams on the O-line, the Golden Eagles gave up only one sack as the team put together 375 yards of total offense on 70 plays over the course of the game to roll over Austin Peay, 34-21 for their

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TTU BENFORD, Tim 42 yd pass from LAMB, Tre (BARKER, Matthew kick) 12 plays, 80 yards, TOP 4:54 7 -0 TTU CRAWFORD, Jocqu 2 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 3 plays, 10 yards, TOP 1:04 1 4-0 TTU ZIEGLER, Zack 17 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 12 plays, 80 yards, TOP 5:33 2 1-0 APSU STARK, Devin 5 yd pass from RYAN, Jake (STANSELL, Steph kick) 10 plays, 80 yards, TOP 4:03 2 1-7 APSU MINES, Adrian 8 yd pass from RYAN, Jake (STANSELL, Steph kick) 5 plays, 25 yards, TOP 2:11 2 1 - 14 TTU BARKER, Matthew 46 yd field goal 4 plays, 40 yards, TOP 2:03 2 4 - 14 TTU BARKER, Matthew 30 yd field goal 6 plays, 13 yards, TOP 3:32 2 7 - 14 APSU HOLT, Terrence 28 yd run (STANSELL, Steph kick) 2 plays, 32 yards, TOP 0:40 2 7 - 21 TTU CRAWFORD, Jocqu 7 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 8 plays, 61 yards, TOP 3:54 3 4 - 21

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first conference win of the 2010 season. Jocques Crawford rushed 16 times for 70 yards and two touchdowns for the Golden Eagles, one in each half of Saturday’s game. His first came after Henry Sailes 54-yard punt return, and lifted Tech to an early 13-0 lead with 2:21 left in the first quarter. By the end of the first quarter, the Golden Eagles had recorded 146 yards on 23 plays, holding APSU to just 10 plays and 16 yards. Crawford also recorded 19 receiving yards on the day for Tech. Sophomore quarterback Tre Lamb rushed for a 59 net yards and went 11-17 in passing for 162 yards, including one touchdown toss to wide receiver Tim Benford and a touchdown run himself. Benford had three catches for 85 yards on the day, his longest being a 42-yard touchdown pass from Lamb to start the scoring. Zack Ziegler gave Tech their third touchdown of the game on a 19-yard rushing play to bring the score to 20-0 in the second quarter. Ziegler logged 24 net receiving and rushing yards on the day. His touchdown marked the end of the second 12-play, 80-yard scoring drive of the half for the Golden Eagles. APSU answered with their own 10-play, 80-yard drive to end the half with a score of 21-7 in favor of Tech. Gov quarterback Jake Ryan found Devin Stark for a short, five-yard touchdown pass to put Peay on the board with a score of 21-6. Ryan went 17 for 25 on the day, passing for 138 yards and two touchdowns, while Stark led the Govs with five receptions for 52 yards. Tech’s transfer kicker Matthew Barker recorded a career-long, 46-yard field goal in the third quarter after the Govs’ Adrian Miles narrowed the score to 21-14 after his touchdown and Stansell’s extra point. Henry Sailes returned the kick for 15 yards, but Tech couldn’t convert on the third down and brought out the special teams to go for three. Sailes had two punt returns for 56 yards and two kickoff returns for 15 total yards. Barker notched two field goals on the day, the 46-yarder and a 30-yarder less than four minutes later. He also controlled seven kickoffs for the Golden Eagles for 440 yards, an average of 62.9 yards per kick. With a revamped depth chart that included two true freshmen, one in place of the injured Malcolm Jones, the unconventional Tech offensive line also played a vital role in the win over the Govs. Team Statistics.................TTU............ APSU First Downs................................21......................16 Yards Rushing......................... 213...................130 Com-Att-Int.......................... 11-17-0...........17-25-1 Yards Passing........................... 162...................138 Total Offense........................... 375...................268 Punts/Avg...............................2/32.0..............3/47.0 Possession Time....................35:28................24:32 Leading Rushers Tech: Crawford (70 yards on 16 carries) APSU: White (86 yards on 18 carries) Leading Passers Tech: Lamb (11-of-17 for 162 yards) APSU: Ryan (17-of-25 for 138 yards)

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #7

Defense dominates as Tech tops Panthers, 34-20 October 16, 2010

Tucker Stadium / Cookeville, Tenn. / Attendance: 4,420 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Sophomore Marcus Edwards tied a school record with five of the team’s eight quarterback sacks while Caleb Mitchell had two of the team’s four interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, as the Tennesse Tech defense led the Golden Eagles to a 34-20 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Eastern Illinois. The Golden Eagles limited EIU to 39 net rushing yards, equaling a school mark with eight quarterback sacks and forcing six turnovers. Senior Jocques Crawford rushed for a career-high 127 yards and two touchdowns and Dontey Gay added 68 yards on the ground as the Golden Eagles piled up a season-high 233 rushing yards. Panther quarterback Brandon Large came off the bench to rally his squad back from a 17-7 deficit to tie the game at 17-17 in the third quarter. He passed for 183 yards and one touchdown but was sacked seven times and was intercepted twice. Rashad Haynes gave the visitors an early 7-0 lead with a 46-yard punt return midway in the first quarter. Early in the second quarter, Mitchell picked off a pass by EIU starter Jimmy Garappolo and returned it 36 yards for the tying score. Six minutes later, Matthew Barker kicked a 43-yard field goal to put Tech on top, 10-7. Barker finished the way with 10 total points, including a 25-yard field goal and four PATs. Later in the half, WIll Johnson forced a fumble and Marty Jones recovered at the EIU 17, and six plays later Crawford bullied his way into the end zone from the one to make it a 17-7 Golden Eagle lead with less than a minute to play before at halftime. Eastern Illinois, the defending OVC champion, marched 29 yards

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into field goal range and Cameron Berra split the uprights from 42 yards to make it 17-10 at the break. The Panthers opened the second half with a 13-play, 72-yard scoring drive to tie the game on a four-yard TD pass from Large to Cody Bruns. Tech answered with a nearly identical drive, moving 71 yards in eight plays to regain the lead. Tre Lamb pushed into the end zone from the two for his first career rushing touchdown, after Gay had picked up 42 yards in the drive on two long carries. Up 24-17 heading into the fourth quarter, the Golden Eagles added a two-yard TD from Crawford on the first play of the final stanza to make it a 3117 lead. It capped a 10-play, 87-yard scoring drive. After Barker’s second field goal made it 34-17, the Panthers added a 43-yard field goal by Berra with 8:18 to play to make it 34-20. EIU made things interesting, marching deep into Tech territory before Mitchell grabbed his second interception of the contest, picking off a pass in the end zone to halt the threat. Dustin Dillehay grabbed the fourth interception of the game for Tech in the final two minutes, picking off a pass at the Tech 30 and returning it 35 yards into EIU territory, where Tech ran out the clock. Kelechi Ordu topped the Tech defense in tackles with 11, while Richmond Tooley added 10 stops and Johnson had nine tackles and caused a fumble. Mitchell finished with seven total tackles, a quarterback sack, a tackle-for-loss, two interceptions and also caused one fumble. Justin Vann had a quarterback sack and an interception. Gordy Kickells led EIU with 11 tackles and Nick Nasti added 10 stops. Team Statistics................. EIU...............TTU First Downs................................23......................18 Yards Rushing...........................39.....................233 Com-Att-Int.......................... 22-39-4............8-20-0 Yards Passing........................... 229....................64 Total Offense........................... 268...................297 Punts/Avg...............................5/44.6..............6/37.7 Possession Time....................30:11................29:49 Leading Rushers EIU: Potempa (47 yards on 11 carries) Tech: Crawford (131 yards on 19 carries) Leading Passers EIU: Large (17-of-30 for 183 yards) Tech: Lamb (8-of-20 for 64 yards)

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #8

Golden Eagles get “special” win at Tennessee State October 23, 2010

LP Field / Nashville, Tenn. / Attendance: 6,739 NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- It turned out to be a special kind of victory at LP Field as the Tennessee Tech special teams provided the big plays in a 21-10 Ohio Valley Conference victory for the Golden Eagles. With the win, Tech has now won three consecutive games and brought its overall record back to .500. It also lifted Tech to a 3-2 record in conference play and gave Tech a 2-1 record in its defense of the Sgt. York Trophy. Tennessee State lost its fourth straight conference game for the first time in school history. Junior all-OVC receiver Tim Benford caught two touchdown passes from Tre Lamb and sophomore Zack Ziegler added another scoring reception to account for Tech’s 21 points. The defense also made some huge contributions to the victory by stopping the Tigers in the red zone. But it was the special teams that proved the difference. Tech’s first touchdown came after Alden Olverson (photo above right) blocked a Tiger punt deep in TSU territory. It was Tech’s first blocked kick of this season and the 14th in coach Watson Brown’s four seasons at the helm. That led to a 22-yard TD strike from Lamb to Benford to give Tech a 7-3 lead in the second quarter. After TSU had regained the lead with an 84-yard touchdown connection between Jeremy Perry and Calvin McNairl, a 38-yard kickoff return

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by Henry Sailes put the Golden Eagle offense in motion at midfield for the final minute of the half. Lamb marched Tech to the six, where he found Ziegler on the sidelines and the hard-nosed sophomore fought his way into the end zone for a 14-10 halftime lead. The kick return by Sailes allowed him to break the school record for most career kick return yards. Tech added a second Lamb-to-Benford touchdown with 3:01 remaining in the third quarter to make it 21-10. The other ingredient in the success of the special teams was junior punter Nick Campbell, who averaged 45 yards on six kicks, including four downed inside the Tiger 20-yard line. He had a long kick of 60 yards, and twice in the fourth quarter pinned TSU deep inside its own territory. Tech had just 200 yards in total offense, with 107 on the ground and 93 through the air, but the Golden Eagles scored when they had their chances. Tennessee State, meanwhile, had 361 yards of offense, getting 158 on the ground and 203 through the air. Dante’ Thomas rushed for 75 yards on 18 carries to top the ground game, while McNairl finished with nine receptions for 131 yards. Senior linebacker Kelechi Ordu topped the tackle chart for Tech with eight and Will Johnson added seven. Richmond Tooley had six tackles, broke up a pass and caused a fumble while Dustin Dillehay had five tackles and broke up two passes.

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Team Statistics.................TTU..............TSU First Downs................................15......................19 Yards Rushing......................... 107...................158 Com-Att-Int.......................... 12-21-1...........20-32-1 Yards Passing.............................93.....................203 Total Offense........................... 200...................361 Punts/Avg...............................6/45.5..............3/27.0 Possession Time....................30:01................29:59 Leading Rushers Tech: Gay (38 yards on 7 carries) TSU: Thomas (75 yards on 18 carries) Leading Passers Tech: Lamb (10-of-18 for 99 yards) TSU: Perry (20-of-32 for 203 yards)

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #9

Opportunistic Murray State upends injury-riddled Tech November 6, 2010

Stewart Stadium / Murray, Ky. / Attendance: 4,114 MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State, already an explosive offensive unit, got plenty of help from a mistake-prone, patched-up Tennessee Tech lineup and the Racers rode their opportunities to a 44-13 Ohio Valley Conference victory in chilly Stewart Stadium. Tech, which had won three straight coming into the contest, suffered four turnovers in the game.

Murray State, which leads the OVC in passing and total offense, had 504 yards in the contest. After taking a 16-0 lead, Murray State saw the Golden Eagles close the gap to 16-7 on a 19-yard TD pass from Cass Barnes to Tim Benford. MSU added two field goals, and turned away a Tech scoring chance from the one-yard line to take a 22-7 lead into halftime. Tech made it 22-13 to start the second half as Jocques Crawford raced 13 yards for a touchdown, but mistakes caught up with Tech after that. The final score came on a 77-yard interception return for a touchdown on the game’s last play. Barnes, making his first start since 2007, was 21-for-35 for a careerbest 203 yards and one touchdown. He threw one interception and was sacked twice. Benford caught eight passes for 98 yards. Dontey Gay, who left the game in the third quarter with an injury, led Tech’s ground game with 49 yards on eight carries. Marty Jones headlined the defense with 12 tackles and an interception while Richmond Tooley had two interceptions. Mike Harris, the league’s leading rusher, had 242 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries. Casey Brockman passed for 202 yards and two scores, going 17-for-27 with three interceptions. He was sacked once. Marcus Harris had eight catches for 126 yards.

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Team Statistics.................TTU............. MUR First Downs................................23......................21 Yards Rushing......................... 185...................300 Com-Att-Int.......................... 21-35-1...........18-28-3 Yards Passing........................... 203...................204 Total Offense........................... 388...................504 Punts/Avg............................... 4/40.0.............2/34.0 Possession Time.................... 34:01...............25:59 Leading Rushers Tech: Gay (49 yards on 8 carries) MUR: Harris (242 yards on 23 carries) Leading Passers Tech: Barnes (21-of-35 for 203 yards) MUR: Brockman (17-of-27 for 202 yards)

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #10

Golden Eagles downed by EKU Colonels in Homecoming clash November 13, 2010

Tucker Stadium / Cookeville, Tenn. / Attendance: 10,216 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Tech rolled up 554 yards of total offense, including 281 on the ground with big games from several players, but the Golden Eagles couldn’t convert that into a victory. Tech dropped its 2010 Homecoming contest to Eastern Kentucky, 42-19, in front of 10,216 fans in Tucker Stadium. Senior quarterback Cass Barnes passed for a career-best 273 yards and rushed 16 times for 68 yards to account for 341 yards of total offense. Senior Henry Sailes had 220 all-purpose yards, while senior Jocques Crawford rushed for 128 yards. But those efforts couldn’t offset an EKU attack that was 7-for-13 on third down conversions and managed 493 yards of offense including 214 on the ground and 279 through the air. Colonel quarterback T.J. Pryor passed for 279 yards and rushed for 100 more to account for 379 in total offense. H.B. Banjoman rushed for 103 yards and receiver Orlandus Harris grabbed nine passes for 200 yards and two touchdowns. Tech made it through the game without a turnover while EKU suffered just one, an interception at the Tech two just seconds before halftime that proved to be a non-factor.

Eastern Kentucky 7 Tennessee Tech 10 1st 10:36 06:34 00:12 2nd 09:29 07:02 04:18 01:32 3rd 05:42 02:00 4th 07:39 02:38 01:26

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TTU SAILES, Henry 37 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 10 plays, 80 yards, TOP 4:24 0 -7 EKU HARRIS, O. 13 yd pass from PRYOR, T.J. (O’CONNOR, Logan kick) 9 plays, 63 yards, TOP 4:01 7 -7 TTU BARKER, Matthew 33 yd field goal 7 plays, 49 yards, TOP 2:50 7 - 10 EKU BANJOMAN, H.B. 34 yd run (O’CONNOR, Logan kick) 2 plays, 47 yards, TOP 0:33 1 4 - 10 TTU BARKER, Matthew 45 yd field goal 7 plays, 51 yards, TOP 2:21 1 4 - 13 EKU GOARD, Tyrone 39 yd pass from PRYOR, T.J. (O’CONNOR, Logan kick) 7 plays, 82 yards, TOP 2:37 2 1 - 13 TTU BARNES, Cass 4 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 8 plays, 63 yards, TOP 2:40 2 1 - 20 EKU PRYOR, T.J. 37 yd run (O’CONNOR, Logan kick) 5 plays, 79 yards, TOP 2:21 2 8 - 20 TTU BARKER, Matthew 21 yd field goal 7 plays, 56 yards, TOP 3:32 2 8 - 23 EKU GOARD, Tyrone 5 yd pass from PRYOR, T.J. (O’CONNOR, Logan kick) 13 plays, 79 yards, TOP 5:55 3 5 - 23 EKU HARRIS, O. 55 yd pass from PRYOR, T.J. (O’CONNOR, Logan kick) 6 plays, 70 yards, TOP 2:52 4 2 - 23 TTU BENFORD, Tim 19 yd pass from BARNES, Cass (BARKER, Matthew kick blockd) 4 plays, 54 yards, TOP 1:04 4 2 - 29

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Team Statistics.................EKU..............TTU First Downs................................25......................21 Yards Rushing......................... 214...................281 Com-Att-Int.......................... 14-24-1...........18-30-0 Yards Passing........................... 279...................273 Total Offense........................... 493...................554 Punts/Avg...............................4/37.2..............2/46.0 Possession Time...................30:23................ 29:37 Leading Rushers EKU: Banjoman (103 yards on 13 carries) Tech: Crawford (128 yards on 11 carries) Leading Passers EKU: Pryor (14-of-24 for 279 yards) Tech: Barnes (18-of-30 for 273 yards)

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Game #11

Golden Eagles stun No. 4 Gamecocks with big fourth quarter comeback November 20, 2010

Tucker Stadium / Cookeville, Tenn. / Attendance: 4,576 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tim Benford looked into Cass Barnes’ eyes on the sidelines and told him to believe. Down 24-7 in the fourth quarter, Barnes heard the advice and went to work. The senior quarterback, who has spent most of his career in the shadows, emerged into the spotlight by leading Tennessee Tech to the final 28 points in the contest as the Golden Eagles closed the 2010 season with a thrilling, 35-24 upset victory over No. 4 Jacksonville State in Tucker Stadium. Barnes accounted for 359 yards of total offense in the contest, 213 of it in the final period. He was 19-for-28 passing for 271 yards and rushed 18 times for 88 net yards. Tech’s defense, too, stood tall in the final quarter. After the Gamecocks had held the ball for 10:34 in marching through a 21-play, 95-yard scoring drive, the Golden Eagle defense took control. After yielding 346 yards through three quarters and three plays in the fourth, the Tech defense allowed just 37 more yards over the final 14 minutes. Five different Golden Eagles achieved double figures in tackles as Tech swarmed to the ball on every play. Jake McIntosh topped the charts with a career-high 15 stops, while Richmond Tooley had 11 tackles and broke up four passes, including three key stops in the fourth quarter. Kelechi Ordu (11), Justin Hilliard (10) and Dustin Dillehay (10), three of the 11 seniors who were playing their final game at Tech, all hit double digits. Hilliard also blocked a field goal try and registered two tackles-for-loss. Ivory directed his team through a magnificent drive, converting three third-down plays and a fourth-down while moving 95 yards in 10:34. The third quarter came to an end, and the Gamecocks continued the drive in the fourth, culminating in a 13-yard TD pass from Ivory to Justin Howard. The PAT made it 24-7 with 13:40 left in the contest. And from that point on, it was all Tech. Barnes hit Sailes for 19 and Benford for 10, then raced 17 yards to the JSU 34. Another 13-yard run by Barnes to the seven set up Crawford’s second TD of the night, a seven-yard blast that cut the JSU lead to 24-14 with 11:33 to play. The 80-yard scoring drive took seven plays and lasted 2:14.

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JSU MIDDLETON,Calvi 2 yd run (ESCO, James kick) 9 plays, 80 yards, TOP 3:27 7 -0 JSU FREEMAN,Cory 6 yd pass from IVORY,Marques (ESCO, James kick) 1 play, 6 yards, TOP 0:05 14 - 0 TTU CRAWFORD, Jocqu 5 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 7 plays, 80 yards, TOP 2:43 1 4-7 JSU ESCO, James 37 yd field goal 11 plays, 49 yards, TOP 1:55 1 7-7 JSU HOWARD, Justin 13 yd pass from IVORY,Marques (ESCO, James kick) 21 plays, 95 yards, TOP 10:34 2 4-7 TTU CRAWFORD, Jocqu 7 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 7 plays, 80 yards, TOP 2:07 2 4 - 14 TTU ZIEGLER, Zack 16 yd pass from BARNES, Cass (BARKER, Matthew kick) 8 plays, 84 yards, TOP 2:31 2 4 - 21 TTU FORBES, Cody 2 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 7 plays, 88 yards, TOP 1:48 2 4 - 28 TTU CRAWFORD, Jocqu 4 yd run (BARKER, Matthew kick) 3 plays, 11 yards, TOP 0:52 2 4 - 35

After getting one first down, the Gamecocks were halted at their own 47 as Tooley knocked down a third-down pass, and Tech took over at its own 16 following a punt. This time, the Golden Eagles marched 84 yards in only eight plays, taking 2:37 to reach the end zone. Barnes hit Benford for 16 yards, Doug Page for 19 and Benford for 15 more to the JSU 16. From there, Barnes connected over the middle with Zack Ziegler and the sophomore bulled his way into the end zone to make it 24-21 with 6:27 remaining. Ordu, Dillehay and Tooley came up with defensive plays to force JSU to punt in three plays and Coty Blanchard’s kick hugged the sidelines before going out of bounds at the TTU 12, where Barnes & Co. began with just 4:52 to play. Ziegler took a pass for 23 yards and Benford grabbed a toss for 35 more yards, followed by an 11-yard run from Crawford. A sevenyard run by Barnes and a 10-yard blast from Crawford put Tech at the JSU two. Freshman Cody Forbes charged into the end zone for his first career touchdown, lifting Tech into the lead. Barker’s PAT made it a four-point lead, 28-24, with 3:04 remaining. Again, the Golden Eagle defense rose to the occasion, forcing three straight incomplete passes by Ivory. On fourth-and-10, Tooley broke up the final pass attempt and Tech took over at the Gamecock 11. Three plays later, Crawford scored his third TD of the game from the four and the PAT made it 35-24. Tooley broke up two more passes and the Golden Eagle offense got the ball back, where Barnes took a knee and the Golden Eagles finished off the comeback win. Tech finished with 455 yards of offense, getting 184 on the ground and 271 through the air. JSU had 408 yards of offense, with 217 rushing and 191 passing. Crawford had 54 yards on 14 carries and three touchdowns. Henry Sailes finished with 107 all-purpose yards, including 30 on the ground, 25 receiving and 52 on kickoff returns. Benford registered his sixth career 100-yard game receiving, catching eight passes for 114 yards. Ziegler grabbed five balls for 77 yards.

Team Statistics................. JSU...............TTU First Downs................................22......................30 Yards Rushing......................... 217...................184 Com-Att-Int.......................... 17-35-0...........19-29-0 Yards Passing........................... 191...................271 Total Offense........................... 408...................455 Punts/Avg...............................4/38.2..............2/43.0 Possession Time....................33:58................26:02 Leading Rushers JSU: Middleton (120 yards on 26 carries) Tech: Barnes (88 yards on 18 carries) Leading Passers JSU: Ivory (17-of-35 for 191 yards) Tech: Barnes (19-of-28 for 271 yards)

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL OFFENSIVE STARTERS, 2010

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Receiver Benford Benford Benford Benford Benford Benford Benford Benford Benford Benford Benford

L. Tackle Mal. Jones Mal. Jones Mal.Jones Mal. Jones Mal. Jones Sherrill Sherrill Sherrill Sherrill Normand Normand

L. Guard Center Schweitzer Baker Schweitzer Baker Schweitzer Baker Schweitzer Baker Schweitzer Baker Schweitzer Baker Schweitzer Baker Schweitzer Baker St. John Baker St. John Baker Schweitzer Baker

R. Guard S. Adams S. Adams S. Adams S. Adams S. Adams S. Adams S. Adams S. Adams S. Adams S. Adams S. Adams

R.Tackle Beedle Beedle Beedle Beedle Beedle Beedle Beedle Beedle Beedle Beedle Beedle

Quarterback Tailback Runningback Fullback Tight End Receiver Lamb Gay Zeigler Stevens Powers Garrett Lamb Gay Zeigler Stevens Powers Garrett Lamb Gay Zeigler Stevens Powers Garrett Lamb Gay Zeigler Stevens Powers Garrett Lamb Gay Zeigler Stevens Powers Garrett Lamb Gay Ziegler Stevens Brown Garrett Lamb Gay Ziegler Stevens Powers Garrett Lamb Gay Ziegler Stevens Powers Garrett Barnes Gay Zeigler Stevens D. Brown Garrett Barnes Crawford Ziegler Stevens D. Brown Garrett Barnes Crawford Ziegler Stevens D. Brown Garrett

DEFENSIVE STARTERS, 2010

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Bear (DE) Seivers Seivers Seivers Seivers Seivers Edwards Hogue Hogue Hogue Hogie Hogue

Anchor (NG) Hilliard Hilliard Hilliard Hilliard Hilliard Hilliard Hilliard Hilliard Hilliard Hilliard Hilliard

Rock (DE) Ram (OLB) Renegade (ILB) Bull (ILB) Bandit (OLB) Verge Vann Evans Ordu McIntosh Adkins Johnson Evans Ordu McIntosh Adkins Johnson Evans Ordu McIntosh Adkins Johnson Evans Ordu McIntosh Adkins Johnson Evans Ordu McIntosh Hogue Johnson McBride Ordu McDonald Adkins Johnson Evans Ordu McIntosh Adkins Johnson McBride Ordu McIntosh Adkins Vann Evans Ordu McIntosh Adkins Vann Evans Ordu McIntosh Adkins Johnson Evans Ordu McIntosh

Field CB Tooley Tooley Tooley Tooley Tooley Tooley Tooley Tooley Tooley Tooley Tooley

Free Safety Mar. Jones Mar. Jones Mar. Jones Mar. Jones Mar. Jones Mar. Jones Mar. Jones Mar. Jones Mar. Jones Mar. Jones Mar. Jones

Rover Dillehay Dillehay Dillehay Dillehay Dilehay Dillehay Dillehay Dillehay Dillehay Dillehay Dillehay

Receiver Sailes Sailes Sailes Sailes Sailes Sailes Sailes Sailes Sailes Sailes Sailes

Bound. CB Mitchell Mitchell Miles Miles Mitchell Mitchell Mitchell Mitchell Wallace Miles Miles

Kicker Barker Barker Barker Barker Barker Barker Barker Barker Barker Baker Barker Punter Campbell Campbell Campbell Campbell Campbell Campbell Campbell Campbell Campbell Campbell Campbell

Notable Performances under Coach Watson Brown Individual Performances

100-Yard Rushers u 2009 Dontey Gay vs. SEMO (10/24) -- 125 yards / 20 attempts Dontey Gay vs. Murray State (11/21) -- 102 yards / 10 attempts u 2008 Henry Sailes vs. SEMO (9/11) -- 113 yards / 8 attempts u 2007 Derek White vs. Cumberland (9/6) -- 213 yards / 22 attempts Derek White vs. Concordia (9/13) -- 194 yards / 23 attempts Derek White vs. Murray State (9/20) -- 173 yards / 28 attempts Derek White vs. UT Martin (9/27) -- 115 yards / 23 attempts Derek White vs. Samford (10/27) -- 105 yards / 22 attempts 300-Yard Passers u 2009 Lee Sweeney vs.UT Martin (10/10) -- 318 yards /25 attempts u 2008 Lee Sweeney vs. Austin Peay (10/25) -- 324 yards / 42 attempts u 2007 Lee Sweeney vs. E. Illinois (8/30) -- 302 yards / 41 attempts Lee Sweeney vs. Samford (10/27) -- 367 yards / 35 attempts 100-Yard Receivers u 2009 Tim Benford vs. UT Martin (10/10) -- 159 yards /6 catches Tim Benford vs. Tennessee State (10/31) -- 122 yards /5 catches u 2008 Tim Benford vs. Austin Peay (10/25) -- 123 yards /10 catches Henry Sailes vs. Austin Peay (10/25) -- 101 yards /4 catches

u 2007 Larry Shipp vs. Samford (10/27) -- 191 yards /7 catches Larry Shipp vs. E. Kentucky (11/17) -- 164 yards /7 catches 200-Yard All-Purpose Runners u 2007 Larry Shipp vs. Cumberland (9/6) -- 215 yards / 7 attempts Henry Sailes vs. Tenn. State (10/7) - 212 yards / 6 attempts Larry Shipp vs. Samford (10/27) -- 301 yards / 9 attempts Larry Shipp vs. E. Kentucky (11/17) -- 294 yards /13 attempts 20-Tackle Defenders u 2007 Broderick Jamison vs. E. Kentucky (11/17) -- 20 tackles

Team Performances 400-Yard Team Offense u 2009 Sept. 10 -- 443 yards vs. Pikeville Oct. 21 -- 441 yards vs.Murray State u 2008 Sept. 11 -- 411 yards vs. Southeast Missouri Sept. 25 -- 413 yards vs. Central Methodist Oct. 25--444 yards vs. Austin Peay u 2007 Sept. 6 -- 430 yards vs. Cumberland Sept. 20 -- 461 yards vs. Murray State Oct. 27 -- 488 yards vs. Samford

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Tech “D” Holds Opponents to Less Than 300 Yards u 2009 Sept. 10 -- 180 yards vs. Pikeville Oct. 31 -- 280 yards vs. Tennessee State Nov. 21 -- 221 yards vs. Murray State u 2008 Aug. 28 -- 280 yards vs. Gardner-Webb Sept. 25 -- 177 yards vs. Central Methodist u 2007 Sept. 13 -- 203 yards vs. Concordia College Sept. 27 -- 269 yards vs. UT Martin Tech “D” Holds Opponents To Less Than 100 Rushing Yards u 2009 Nov. 21 -- 99 yards vs. Murray State u 2008 Aug. 28 -- 45 yards vs. Gardner-Webb Sept.25 -- 71 yards vs. Central Methodist u 2007 Sept. 13 -- 51 yards vs. Concordia College Sept. 20 -- 66 yards vs. Murray State

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O h i o v a l l e y c o n f e re n c e

From left: Beth DeBauche, Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner; Brad Walker, Associate Commissioner/Chief Operating Officer; Jennifer Gibbs, Assistant Commissioner for Championships; Kyle Schwartz, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations; Brian Pulley, Assistant Commissioner for External Affairs; Matthew Banker, Assistant Commissioner for Institutional Services; Heather Brown, Director of Media Relations.

Entering its 64th year, the Ohio Valley Conference continues to build on the success that has made it the nation’s eighth-oldest NCAA Division I conference. In May 2011 the Conference expanded for the second time in four years, adding Belmont University which will begin competition in the 2012-13 academic year. The addition of Belmont will give the OVC 12 members, the most the league has had at one time in its illustrious history. The move added a second team in the city of Nashville and was the first addition to the league since Southern Illinois University Edwardsville joined in 2008. SIUE will begin regular season competition this season (2011-12) and be eligible for postseason the same year Belmont joins the league. The 2009-10 school year saw a change in leadership as Beth DeBauche was named the seventh full-time Commissioner in league history on July 28. She is currently one of just five females to be the head of a Division I conference, and one of just eight to lead a Division I conference all-time. The last three commissioners of the OVC have moved onto jobs as the commissioner of the Big Ten, Big 12 and the Mid-American Conferences. The OVC’s proud past dates back to 1948, but seeds for the new league were actually planted in 1941. Discussions were put on hold by World War II but reemerged Feb. 27-28, 1948 at the Kentucky Hotel in Louisville as Morehead State, Louisville and Evansville merged to form the OVC. Tennessee Tech joined the OVC the following year. In the 1950s, the OVC became a pioneer on a much more significant scale socially, breaking racial barriers to providde educational and athletic opportunities to African-Americans. Through the past 63 years, 15 teams have won or shared the league’s football title. The list is led by Eastern Kentucky, winner of 20 outright or shared football crowns, including both the 2007 and 2008 championships. Former member Middle Tennessee is next with 11 titles, followed by Tennessee Tech with nine. The first Division I-AA/FCS football playoff was held in 1978 with only four teams, which is the only year through present day that the OVC did not field a playoff representative. In the late 1970s, women’s athletics began somewhat of a rebirth on the national scene as the NCAA began sponsoring and marketing women’s sports. Recognizing the need to provide increased opportunities for female athletes, the OVC established women’s championships in the sports of basketball, tennis and track in 1977, with cross country and volley-

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ball added over the next four years. Those sports were initially governed by the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW), but the overall strength of women’s programs in the league was demonstrated by the automatic bids the OVC instantly received when the NCAA became the governing body in 1982. The playing field is not the only place where OVC athletes are working hard. The league also recognizes excellence in the classroom. Six Scholar-Athlete Awards are presented yearly to male and female athletes, while others are commended for their academic success by being Medal of Honor recipients or earning a spot on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Additionally, the league annually presents one institutional Academic Achievement Award, as well as separate team awards in each Conference-sponsored sport. Since the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) Academic All-America program began, the Ohio Valley Conference has had 202 student-athletes honored with the award, including 35 over the last three years. Through the early years of the league, administrators wrestled with fan behavior due to the close proximity of the Conference members and the intense rivalries which developed. Just as it did decades ago, the OVC took the leadership

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role on what has become a national issue. In 1995, the OVC implemented a first-of-its-kind “Sportsmanship Statement,” a policy which promotes principles of fair play, ethical conduct and respect for one’s opponent. The statement has become a model for others to follow across the nation, and has answered the challenge of the NCAA Presidents Commission to improve sportsmanship in collegiate athletics. Additionally, the OVC annually presents the Steve Hamilton Sportsmanship Award, in honor of the former Morehead State student-athlete, coach and athletics director, to a junior or senior student-athlete with significant athletic contributions who best exemplifies the characteristics of sportsmanship and citizenship. Most recently, the Conference has also implemented the OVC Institutional and Team Sportsmanship Awards, which are presented to one institution and 18 sportspecific teams voted by their peers to have best exhibited the standards of sportsmanship and ethical conduct as outlined by the OVC and NCAA. The vision of leadership demonstrated by the Founding Fathers in 1948 remains alive today as the Ohio Valley Conference prepares for the future. One example is in regard to the current trend in collegiate athletics administration for increased involvement of university presidents in setting policies and making rules. The presidents of OVC institutions, however, have always governed the Conference, long before presidential governance became a national theme. The Ohio Valley Conference sponsors the following sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis and track for men, and basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and volleyball for women. In addition, the OVC also sponsors the combined men’s and women’s sport of rifle. Now in its seventh decade of competition, the Ohio Valley Conference has grown significantly from its humble beginnings while increasing the number of athletics opportunities it provides for students. Current league representatives include charter members Eastern Kentucky University, Morehead State University and Murray State University, along with Austin Peay State University, Eastern Illinois University, Jacksonville State University, Southeast Missouri State University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University and the University of Tennessee at Martin. Belmont University will become the league’s 12th member on July 1, 2012.

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o h i o v a l l e y c o n f e re n c e 2010 All-OVC Teams

FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE

Player, School.......................................... Pos.........Ht. ..........Wt....... Cl.......... Hometown Matt Scheible, Southeast Missouri.......... QB..........6-1..........200...... Jr.......... Washington, Mo. Henry Harris, Southeast Missouri............ RB..........5-8..........185...... Sr.......... Memphis, Tenn. Mike Harris, Murray State........................ RB..........5-11........200...... Jr.......... Tulsa, Okla. Marcus Harris, Murray State.................... WR.........6-1..........185...... Sr.......... St. Louis, Mo. Tim Benford, Tennessee Tech...........WR...... 6-1........ 195.....Jr........ Chattanooga, Tenn. Cory Freeman, Jacksonville State............ TE...........6-3..........245...... Sr.......... Brewton, Ala. Sean Middleton, Southeast Missouri....... C.............6-3..........305...... Sr.......... Los Angeles, Calif. Bryan Curry, Southeast Missouri............. OG..........6-3..........320...... Sr.......... Nashville, Tenn. Frank Knights, Southeast Missouri.......... OG..........6-1..........300...... Sr.......... Aptos, Calif. Curt Porter, Jacksonville State................. OT...........6-7..........290...... Sr.......... Fayette, Ala. Evan Conrad, Southeast Missouri............ OT...........6-3..........305...... So......... Columbia, Mo.

FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE

Player, School............................Pos......Ht........ Wt......Cl....... Hometown Andrew Soucy, Eastern Kentucky............ DL...........6-2..........298...... Sr.......... Canton, Ga. Spyros Bazigos, Eastern Illinois................ DL...........5-11........279...... Sr.......... Glen Ellyn, Ill. Monte Lewis, Jacksonville State.............. DL...........6-3..........251...... Jr.......... Abbeville, Ala. J.J. Sanchez, Southeast Missouri............. DL...........6-1..........277...... Sr.......... Glendale, Ariz. Nick Nasti, Eastern Illinois....................... LB...........6-1..........232...... Sr.......... Plano, Ill. Jordan Dalrymple, Eastern Kentucky....... LB...........6-0..........227...... Sr.......... Chuluota, Fla. Josh Bey, UT Martin................................. LB...........6-0..........222...... Sr.......... Springfield, Tenn. Jeremy Caldwell, Eastern Kentucky......... DB..........5-10........183...... Jr.......... Chattanooga, Tenn. Keginald Harris, Jacksonville State.......... DB..........6-3..........190...... So......... Town Creek, Ala. Tylor Brock, Southeast Missouri............... DB..........6-3..........195...... So......... St. Louis, Mo. Eugene Clifford, Tennessee State............. DB..........6-2..........205...... Sr.......... Cincinnati, Ohio

FIRST-TEAM SPECIALISTS

Player, School............................Pos......Ht........ Wt......Cl....... Hometown Kienan Cullen, Murray State.................... K.............6-3..........224...... Jr.......... Louisville, Ky. Kevin Cook, Eastern Illinois...................... P.............6-2..........219...... Sr.......... Libertyville, Ill. Terrence Holt, Austin Peay....................... RS...........5-7..........186...... Sr.......... Nashville, Tenn. OVC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Henry Harris, Southeast Missouri OVC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Andrew Soucy, Eastern Kentucky OVC FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Coty Blanchard, Jacksonville State OVC COACH OF THE YEAR: Tony Samuel, Southeast Missouri

ALL-TIME OVC CHAMPIONS 1948 Murray State 1949 Evansville 1950 Murray State 1951 Murray State 1952 TENNESSEE TECH Western Kentucky 1953 TENNESSEE TECH 1954 Eastern Kentucky 1955 TENNESSEE TECH 1956 Middle Tennessee 1957 Middle Tennessee 1958 TENNESSEE TECH Middle Tennessee 1959 TENNESSEE TECH Middle Tennessee 1960 TENNESSEE TECH 1961 TENNESSEE TECH 1962 East Tennessee Eastern Kentucky Middle Tennessee Morehead State 1963 Western Kentucky 1964 Middle Tennessee 1965 Middle Tennessee

1966 Morehead State 1967 Eastern Kentucky 1968 Eastern Kentucky 1969 East Tennessee 1970 Western Kentucky 1971 Western Kentucky 1972 TENNESSEE TECH 1973 Western Kentucky 1974 Eastern Kentucky 1975 TENNESSEE TECH 1976 Eastern Kentucky 1977 Austin Peay 1978 Western Kentucky 1979 Murray State 1980 Western Kentucky 1981 Eastern Kentucky 1982 Eastern Kentucky 1983 Eastern Kentucky 1984 Eastern Kentucky 1985 Middle Tennessee 1986 Murray State Eastern Kentucky 1987 Youngstown Eastern Kentucky 1988 Eastern Kentucky

1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Middle Tennessee Eastern Kentucky Middle Tennessee Eastern Kentucky Middle Tennessee Eastern Kentucky Eastern Kentucky Murray State Murray State Eastern Kentucky Tennessee State Tennessee State Western Kentucky Eastern Illinois Eastern Illinois Murray State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Eastern Illinois Eastern Illinois UT Martin Eastern Kentucky Eastern Kentucky Eastern Illinois Southeast Missouri

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2010 FINAL OVC STANDINGS

Conference Overall Team W L Pct W L Pct *#Southeast Missouri 7 1 .875 9 3 .750 #Jacksonville State 6 2 .750 9 3 .750 Eastern Kentucky 5 2 .714 6 5 .545 Murray State 5 3 .625 6 5 .545 UT Martin 5 3 .625 6 5 .545 Tennessee Tech 4 4 .500 5 6 .455 Eastern Illinois 2 6 .250 2 9 .182 Austin Peay 1 7 .125 2 9 .182 Tennessee State 0 7 .000 3 8 .273 * — 2010 OVC Champions

# — 2010 NCAA Division I Playoff Participant

SECOND-TEAM OFFENSE

Player, School.................................Pos...... Ht........ Wt.......Cl. ...... Hometown Casey Brockman, Murray State................ QB..........6-2..........205...... So......... Murray, Ky. Terrence Holt, Austin Peay....................... RB..........5-7..........186...... Sr.......... Nashville, Tenn. Preston Brown, Tennessee State.............. RB..........5-10........190...... Sr.......... Nashville, Tenn. Orlandus Harris, Eastern Kentucky........... WR.........6-0..........185...... So......... Chattanooga, Tenn. Jeffrey Cameron, Jacksonville State......... WR.........6-2..........185...... Sr.......... Tupelo, Miss. Cody Bruns, Eastern Illinois..................... TE...........6-4..........214...... Sr.......... Phoenix, Ariz. Tyler Ogletree, Jacksonville State............ C.............6-1..........295...... Sr.......... Griffin, Ga. Justin Kay, Jacksonville State.................. OG..........6-3..........290...... Sr.......... Vestavia Hills, Ala. Alex Davis, Tennessee State..................... OG..........6-2..........318...... Sr.......... Sarasota, Fla. Gershom Jordan, Tennessee State........... OT...........6-6..........325...... Sr.......... Nashville, Tenn. Jeremy Buchanan, UT Martin.................. OT...........6-3..........299...... Sr.......... Antioch, Tenn.

SECOND-TEAM DEFENSE

Player, School.................................Pos...... Ht......... Wt.......Cl........ Hometown Emory Attig, Eastern Kentucky................ DL...........6-2..........294...... Jr.......... Alpharetta, Ga. Jamison Wadley, Jacksonville State......... DL...........6-3..........260...... Jr.......... Gadsden, Ala. Justin Hilliard, Tennessee Tech.........DL........ 6-3........ 285.....Sr........ Pikeville, Tenn. Tim Cox, UT Martin.................................. DL...........5-11........226...... Sr.......... Jackson, Miss. Antonio Bonner, Jacksonville State......... LB...........6-2..........245...... Sr.......... Marietta, Ga. Josh Jackson, Southeast Missouri............ LB...........6-1..........220...... Sr.......... Baytown, Texas Justin Woodlief, Southeast Missouri........ LB...........6-3..........240...... Sr.......... Santa Cruz, Calif. Rico Council, Tennessee State.................. LB...........6-1..........255...... Jr.......... Chattanooga, Tenn. CJ James, Eastern Illinois......................... DB..........5-8..........182...... Sr.......... Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Patrick McClellan, Eastern Kentucky........ DB..........6-3..........216...... Jr.......... Maineville, Ohio Dontrell Johnson, Murray State............... DB..........5-11........180...... Jr.......... Moultrie, Ga. Kendal Harper, UT Martin........................ DB..........5-10........183...... Jr.......... Trenton, Tenn.

SECOND-TEAM SPECIALISTS

Player, School............................Pos......Ht........ Wt......Cl....... Hometown James Esco, Jacksonville State................. K.............6-2..........175...... So......... Leesburg, Ga. Jordan Berry, Eastern Kentucky............... P.............6-5..........195...... R-Fr....... Essendon, Australia Dontrell Johnson, Murray State............... RS...........5-11........180...... Jr.......... Moultrie, Ga.

ALL-NEWCOMER TEAM

Player, School.................................Pos...... Ht......... Wt.......Cl........ Hometown Jimmy Garoppolo, Eastern Illinois........... QB..........6-3..........208...... Fr.......... Rolling Meadows, Ill. Jordan Berry, Eastern Kentucky............... P.............6-5..........195...... R-Fr....... Essendon, Australia Anthony Brown, Eastern Kentucky.......... DL...........6-0..........228...... R-Fr....... Cincinnati, Ohio Darius Barksdale, Jacksonville State........ RB..........6-1..........205...... Fr.......... Batesville, Miss. Coty Blanchard, Jacksonville State.......... P/QB.......6-0..........180...... Fr.......... Leesburg, Ala. Marquis George, Jacksonville State......... DL...........6-4..........242...... Jr.......... Elsner, Del. Arthur Brackett, Murray State................. WR.........6-0..........180...... R-Fr....... Madison, Ala. Mike Harris, Murray State........................ RB..........5-11........200...... Jr.......... Tulsa, Okla. Dontrell Johnson, Murray State............... DB/RS.....5-11........180...... Jr.......... Moultrie, Ga. Wilson Robinson, Tennessee State........... LB...........6-3..........218...... Fr.......... Birmingham, Ala. Jocques Crawford, Tennessee Tech...RB....... 6-1........ 238.....Sr........ Memphis, Tenn. Note: The All-Newcomer Team is comprised of first-year players in the OVC who can be either true freshmen, redshirt freshmen or first-year transfers. The team consists of 11 players and is not voted on by position. There were 12 players on the All-OVC second-team (4 LB’s) due to a tie in voting.

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2010 ovc statistics Team Statistics SCORING OFFENSE 1. Murray State 2. Jacksonville State 3. Eastern Kentucky 4. Southeast Missouri 5. Tennessee Tech 6. UT Martin 7. Tennessee State 8. Austin Peay 9. Eastern Illinois

G TD XP 2XP DXP 11 51 44 1 0 12 49 41 2 0 11 41 38 1 0 12 42 33 1 0 10 28 26 0 0 11 29 28 0 0 11 28 23 0 0 11 25 22 0 0 11 25 21 1 0

FG Saf 15 0 15 1 5 1 12 0 9 0 11 1 9 1 12 0 8 0

Pts Avg 397 36.1 386 32.2 303 27.5 323 26.9 221 22.1 237 21.5 220 20.0 208 18.9 197 17.9

SCORING DEFENSE 1. Southeast Missouri 2. Eastern Kentucky 3. UT Martin 4. Tennessee State 5. Jacksonville State 6. Eastern Illinois 7. Murray State 8. Tennessee Tech 9. Austin Peay

G TD XP 2XP DXP 12 32 30 0 0 11 31 27 1 0 11 33 30 0 0 11 35 27 0 0 12 39 34 1 0 11 41 41 0 0 11 44 41 0 0 10 41 36 0 0 11 56 52 1 0

FG Saf 12 0 11 1 8 1 7 0 10 0 11 1 9 1 11 1 10 0

Pts Avg 258 21.5 250 22.7 254 23.1 258 23.5 300 25.0 322 29.3 334 30.4 317 31.7 420 38.2

PASS OFFENSE 1. Murray State 2. UT Martin 3. Jacksonville State 4. Eastern Illinois 5. Eastern Kentucky 6. Tennessee Tech 7. Tennessee State 8. Austin Peay 9. Southeast Missouri

G 11 11 12 11 11 10 11 11 12

Att 515 343 354 340 258 230 310 252 182

Cmp 347 199 211 193 135 131 159 127 109

Int 9 12 11 18 14 5 9 14 3

Pct. 67.4 58.0 59.6 56.8 52.3 57.0 51.3 50.4 59.9

Yds 3449 2637 2606 2279 1861 1685 1820 1283 1246

Avg 6.7 7.7 7.4 6.7 7.2 7.3 5.9 5.1 6.8

TD 22 14 27 18 14 13 10 9 8

Yds/G 313.5 239.7 217.2 207.2 169.2 168.5 165.5 116.6 103.8

PASS DEFENSE 1. UT Martin 2. Southeast Missouri 3. Eastern Illinois 4. Tennessee State 5. Jacksonville State 6. Tennessee Tech 7. Murray State 8. Austin Peay 9. Eastern Kentucky

G 11 12 11 11 12 10 11 11 11

Att 305 348 317 308 339 270 318 304 329

Cmp 154 203 204 165 198 172 187 191 198

Int 8 20 5 10 10 12 8 8 9

Pct. 50.5 58.3 64.4 53.6 58.4 63.7 58.8 62.8 60.2

Yds 1694 1977 1895 2081 2373 2034 2288 2532 2684

Avg 5.6 5.7 6.0 6.8 7.0 7.5 7.2 8.3 8.2

TD 12 11 5 19 12 18 19 19 15

Yds/G 154.0 164.8 172.3 189.2 197.8 203.4 208.0 230.2 244.0

RUSHING OFFENSE 1. Southeast Missouri 2. Tennessee State 3. Austin Peay 4. Jacksonville State 5. Tennessee Tech 6. UT Martin 7. Eastern Kentucky 8. Murray State 9. Eastern Illinois

G Att Yds Avg TD Yds/G 12 632 3181 5.0 31 265.1 11 428 2090 4.9 17 190.0 11 407 1838 4.5 13 167.1 12 482 2004 4.2 20 167.0 10 414 1586 3.8 14 158.6 11 401 1689 4.2 12 153.5 11 424 1670 3.9 20 151.8 11 385 1498 3.9 25 136.2 11 350 962 2.7 6 87.5

RUSHING DEFENSE 1. Eastern Kentucky 2. UT Martin 3. Southeast Missouri 4. Tennessee State 5. Jacksonville State 6. Murray State 7. Eastern Illinois 8. Tennessee Tech 9. Austin Peay

G 11 11 12 11 12 11 11 10 11

104

Rushes 432 415 438 400 465 433 472 427 515

Yards 1381 1598 1828 1683 1938 2097 2340 2156 2437

Avg. 3.2 3.9 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.8 5.0 5.0 4.7

TD 16 16 17 15 23 21 33 20 34

Yds/G 125.5 145.3 152.3 153.0 161.5 190.6 212.7 215.6 221.5

TOTAL OFFENSE 1. Murray State 2. UT Martin 3. Jacksonville State 4. Southeast Missouri 5. Tennessee State 6. Tennessee Tech 7. Eastern Kentucky 8. Eastern Illinois 9. Austin Peay

G 11 11 12 12 11 10 11 11 11

Rush 1498 1689 2004 3181 2090 1586 1670 962 1838

TOTAL DEFENSE 1. UT Martin 2. Southeast Missouri 3. Tennessee State 4. Jacksonville State 5. Eastern Kentucky 6. Eastern Illinois 7. Murray State 8. Tennessee Tech 9. Austin Peay

G 11 12 11 12 11 11 11 10 11

Rush Pass Plys Yards Avg TD Yds/G 1598 1694 720 3292 4.6 28 299.3 1828 1977 786 3805 4.8 28 317.1 1683 2081 708 3764 5.3 34 342.2 1938 2373 804 4311 5.4 35 359.2 1381 2684 761 4065 5.3 31 369.5 2340 1895 789 4235 5.4 38 385.0 2097 2288 751 4385 5.8 40 398.6 2156 2034 697 4190 6.0 38 419.0 2437 2532 819 4969 6.1 53 451.7

PASS EFFICIENCY 1. Jacksonville State 2. Murray State 3. Tennessee Tech 4. UT Martin 5. Southeast Missouri 6. Eastern Kentucky 7. Eastern Illinois 8. Tennessee State 9. Austin Peay

G Att Cmp Pct Int Yds TD Effic 12 354 211 59.6 11 2606 27 140.4 11 515 347 67.4 9 3449 22 134.2 10 230 131 57.0 5 1685 13 132.8 11 343 199 58.0 12 2637 14 129.1 12 182 109 59.9 3 1246 8 128.6 11 258 135 52.3 14 1861 14 120.0 11 340 193 56.8 18 2279 18 120.0 11 310 159 51.3 9 1820 10 105.4 11 252 127 50.4 14 1283 9 93.8

PASS DEFENSE EFFICIENCY 1. UT Martin 2. Southeast Missouri 3. Eastern Illinois 4. Jacksonville State 5. Tennessee State 6. Murray State 7. Eastern Kentucky 8. Tennessee Tech 9. Austin Peay KICKOFF RETURNS 1. Eastern Kentucky 2. Jacksonville State 3. Southeast Missouri 4. Eastern Illinois 5. Murray State 6. Austin Peay 7. Tennessee State 8. UT Martin 9. Tennessee Tech PUNT RETURN AVG 1. Murray State 2. Tennessee Tech 3. Eastern Kentucky 4. Jacksonville State 5. UT Martin 6. Austin Peay 7. Tennessee State 8. Eastern Illinois 9. Southeast Missouri

G 11 12 11 12 11 11 11 10 11 G 11 12 12 11 11 11 11 11 10 G 11 10 11 12 11 11 11 11 12

Att 305 348 317 339 308 318 329 270 304 Ret 41 51 44 47 51 62 47 45 43 Ret 18 8 22 32 27 9 30 12 11

Pass 3449 2637 2606 1246 1820 1685 1861 2279 1283

Cmp 154 203 204 198 165 187 198 172 191 Yds 967 1171 985 1037 1101 1274 933 882 667 Yds 354 100 269 353 291 93 250 82 62

Plys 900 744 836 814 738 644 682 690 659

Int 8 20 5 10 10 8 9 12 8

Yards 4947 4326 4610 4427 3910 3271 3531 3241 3121

Pct. 50.5 58.3 64.4 58.4 53.6 58.8 60.2 63.7 62.8

TD 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 TD 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0

Avg 5.5 5.8 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.1 5.2 4.7 4.7

Yds 1694 1977 1895 2373 2081 2288 2684 2034 2532

TD 47 26 47 39 27 27 34 24 22

TD 12 11 5 12 19 19 15 18 19

Yds/G 449.7 393.3 384.2 368.9 355.5 327.1 321.0 294.6 283.7

Effic 104.9 105.0 116.6 123.0 124.2 133.9 138.3 140.1 148.2

Avg 23.6 23.0 22.4 22.1 21.6 20.5 19.9 19.6 15.5 Avg 19.7 12.5 12.2 11.0 10.8 10.3 8.3 6.8 5.6

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

2010 ovc statistics PUNTING 1. Eastern Kentucky 2. Jacksonville State 3. Eastern Illinois 4. UT Martin 5. Tennessee Tech 6. Tennessee State 7. Murray State 8. Southeast Missouri 9. Austin Peay

G No. Yards Avg/P PR Avg TBg Net/P 11 55 2318 42.1 118 2.1 5 38.2 12 46 1798 39.1 124 2.7 2 35.5 11 57 2360 41.4 182 3.2 9 35.1 11 59 2331 39.5 189 3.2 5 34.6 10 43 1656 38.5 92 2.1 5 34.0 11 61 2443 40.0 321 5.3 4 33.5 11 51 1956 38.4 240 4.7 2 32.9 12 48 1709 35.6 139 2.9 3 31.5 11 53 2173 41.0 515 9.7 3 30.2

RECEIVE YDS/GAME 1. HARRIS, Marcus 2. HARRIS, Orlandus 3. BENFORD, Tim 4. CAMERON, Jeffrey 5. SHIVER, Stephen 6. BRACKETT, Arthur 7. WRIGHT, Chris 8. DANIELS, Rashad 9. LORA, Erik

Team Cl G MUR SR 9 EKU SO 11 TTU JR 10 JSU SR 12 UTM JR 11 MUR FR 11 EIU SO 10 MUR SR 11 EIU SO 10

FIELD GOALS 1. UT Martin 2. Southeast Missouri 3. Jacksonville State 4. Austin Peay Eastern Illinois 6. Murray State 7. Tennessee Tech 8. Tennessee State 9. Eastern Kentucky

G Made Att Pct 11 11 14 .786 12 12 17 .706 12 15 22 .682 11 12 18 .667 11 8 12 .667 11 15 23 .652 10 9 16 .562 11 9 18 .500 11 5 12 .417

ALL PURPOSE 1. HARRIS, Henry 2. HOLT, Terrence 3. HARRIS, Marcus 4. HARRIS, Mike 5. HARRIS, Orlandus 6. RICKS, Lorence 7. BONNER, Alan 8. WILLIAMS, AJ 9. YOUNG, Jamal 10. WHITE, Ryan

Team Cl G Rush Rcv PR KR Yds Avg/G SEMO SR 12 1735 183 0 691 2609 217.4 APSU SR 11 793 90 66 1100 2049 186.3 MUR SR 9 21 1057 8 231 1317 146.3 MUR JR 9 904 166 0 0 1070 118.9 EKU SO 11 11 940 4 331 1286 116.9 EIU JR 11 21 285 0 795 1101 100.1 JSU SO 12 0 245 302 648 1195 99.6 UTM JR 11 223 28 0 688 939 85.4 JSU SR 10 468 174 0 162 804 80.4 APSU JR 11 769 103 0 0 872 79.3

Individual Offensive Statistics RUSHING Team Cl G Att Yds Avg TD Long Yds/G 1. HARRIS, Henry SEMO SR 12 305 1735 5.7 18 67 144.6 2. HARRIS, Mike MUR JR 9 139 904 6.5 10 94 100.4 3. SCHEIBLE, Matt SEMO JR 12 168 884 5.3 7 60 73.7 4. HOLT, Terrence APSU SR 11 146 793 5.4 8 50 72.1 THOMAS, Dante’ TSU JR 11 155 793 5.1 6 51 72.1 6. WHITE, Ryan APSU JR 11 156 769 4.9 4 63 69.9 7. MIDDLETON, Calvin JSU JR 9 118 514 4.4 7 32 57.1 8. CRAWFORD, Jocques TTU JR 10 112 568 5.1 8 59 56.8 9. MCNAIR, Jason UTM SO 11 125 547 4.4 2 68 49.7 10. BARKSDALE, Tevin UTM SO 10 82 479 5.8 3 49 47.9 PASSING AVG/GAME 1. BROCKMAN, Casey 2. CARR, Derek 3. IVORY, Marques 4. PERRY, Jeremy 5. PRYOR, T.J. 6. SCHEIBLE, Matt 7. RYAN, Jake 8. EHRHARDT, Jeff 9. BLANCHARD, Coty 10. WILLIAMS, Justin

Team Cl G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds TD Avg/G MUR SO 9 320 213 6 66.6 2442 15 271.3 UTM SO 11 328 191 12 58.2 2543 13 231.2 JSU JR 12 309 181 9 58.6 2248 18 187.3 TSU JR 9 244 131 6 53.7 1469 9 163.2 EKU SO 11 222 118 12 53.2 1613 12 146.6 SEMO JR 12 182 109 3 59.9 1246 8 103.8 APSU SO 11 212 107 11 50.5 1120 7 101.8 MUR SR 11 193 132 3 68.4 995 6 90.5 JSU FR 12 41 27 2 65.9 296 8 24.7 EKU FR 10 1 1 0 100.0 76 1 7.6

TOTAL OFFENSE 1. BROCKMAN, Casey 2. CARR, Derek 3. IVORY, Marques 4. PRYOR, T.J. 5. SCHEIBLE, Matt 6. PERRY, Jeremy 7. HARRIS, Henry 8. HARRIS, Mike 9. RYAN, Jake 10. EHRHARDT, Jeff

Team MUR UTM JSU EKU SEMO TSU SEMO MUR APSU MUR

Cl SO SO JR SO JR JR SR JR SO SR

G 9 11 12 11 12 9 12 9 11 11

Rush 292 1 111 505 884 19 1735 904 -41 -53

Pass 2442 2543 2248 1613 1246 1469 0 0 1120 995

Plays 399 383 369 368 350 280 305 139 232 213

Total 2734 2544 2359 2118 2130 1488 1735 904 1079 942

Yds/G 303.8 231.3 196.6 192.5 177.5 165.3 144.6 100.4 98.1 85.6

RECEPTIONS/GAME 1. HARRIS, Marcus 2. BRACKETT, Arthur 3. HARRIS, Orlandus 4. LORA, Erik 5. DANIELS, Rashad 6. BENFORD, Tim 7. WHITTAKER, Kenny 8. HILLS, Joseph 9. BARNETT, Dexter 10. SHIVER, Stephen

Team Cl G Rec Yds TD Long Avg/C Rec/G MUR SR 9 84 1057 9 71 12.6 9.33 MUR FR 11 62 617 3 42 10.0 5.64 EKU SO 11 56 940 7 76 16.8 5.09 EIU SO 10 50 478 2 35 9.6 5.00 MUR SR 11 52 545 1 43 10.5 4.73 TTU JR 10 47 779 9 60 16.6 4.70 EIU SO 10 42 382 1 28 9.1 4.20 TSU SR 11 40 462 4 43 11.6 3.64 MUR JR 11 38 332 4 65 8.7 3.45 UTM JR 11 36 634 5 55 17.6 3.27

2 0 1 1 F T H E FA S T E S T 6 0 M I N U T E S I N F O O T B A L L

INTERCEPTIONS 1. BROCK, Tylor 2. HARRIS, Keginald 3. WOODLIEF, Justin CLIFFORD, Eugene 5. TOOLEY, Richmond JONES, Marty 7. CALDWELL, Jeremy BRINKLEY, Nathan HARPER, Kendal 10. CAMPBELL, Sean

Team SEMO JSU SEMO TSU TTU TTU EKU MUR UTM EIU

Cl SO SO SR SR JR SO JR JR JR SR

PASS EFFICIENCY 1. BLANCHARD, Coty 2. BROCKMAN, Casey 3. IVORY, Marques 4. CARR, Derek 5. SCHEIBLE, Matt 6. PRYOR, T.J. 7. EHRHARDT, Jeff 8. PERRY, Jeremy 9. RYAN, Jake

Team JSU MUR JSU UTM SEMO EKU MUR TSU APSU

Cl FR SO JR SO JR SO SR JR SO

PUNT RETURN AVG 1. JOHNSON, Dontrell 2. ESTELLE, CJ 3. BONNER, Alan 4. MALLORY, Julian

Team MUR UTM JSU TSU

Cl JR JR SO JR

KICK RETURN AVG 1. CALDWELL, Jeremy 2. BONNER, Alan 3. WILLIAMS, AJ 4. RICKS, Lorence 5. WEATHERSPOON, Ray 6. HARRIS, Henry 7. HOLT, Terrence 8. BEAUFORD, Hannibal 9. MALLORY, Julian

Team EKU JSU UTM EIU TSU SEMO APSU MUR TSU

Cl JR SO JR JR SO SR SR SO JR

PUNTING 1. BERRY, Jordan 2. COOK, Kevin 3. KEY, Ryan 4. CISNEROS, Taylor 5. CULLEN, Kienan 6. HOOK, Joe 7. BLANCHARD, Coty 8. CAMPBELL, Nick 9. VUCIC, Joe

Team Cl EKU FR EIU SR APSU SR TSU SR MUR JR UTM JR JSU FR TTU JR SEMO FR

Rec Yds TD Long Avg/C Yds/G 84 1057 9 71 12.6 117.4 56 940 7 76 16.8 85.5 47 779 9 60 16.6 77.9 39 728 5 65 18.7 60.7 36 634 5 55 17.6 57.6 62 617 3 42 10.0 56.1 21 557 6 81 26.5 55.7 52 545 1 43 10.5 49.5 50 478 2 35 9.6 47.8

G 12 12 11 11 10 10 11 11 11 9 G 12 9 12 11 12 11 11 9 11

Att 41 320 309 328 182 222 193 244 212 G 11 10 12 9

Int Yds TD Long 6 174 2 67 5 97 0 45 4 60 0 41 4 47 0 31 3 0 0 0 3 -3 0 0 3 104 1 80 3 45 0 40 3 6 0 6 2 14 0 10 Cmp Int 27 2 213 6 181 9 191 12 109 3 118 12 132 3 131 6 107 11 Ret 15 17 28 13 Yds 472 648 688 795 347 691 1100 349 314

Pct. 65.9 66.6 58.6 58.2 59.9 53.2 68.4 53.7 50.5 Yds 342 195 302 106

G 11 12 11 11 9 12 11 11 9

Ret 14 25 27 32 14 28 47 15 15

TD 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0

Long 98 92 91 69 89 71 95 41 46

G 11 11 11 11 11 11 12 10 12

Punt Yds Long Avg 54 2318 75 42.9 55 2360 86 42.9 52 2144 70 41.2 59 2409 55 40.8 48 1956 57 40.8 52 2105 53 40.5 42 1661 57 39.5 38 1490 64 39.2 46 1709 59 37.2

Int/G 0.50 0.42 0.36 0.36 0.30 0.30 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.22

Yds 296 2442 2248 2543 1246 1613 995 1469 1120

TD 8 15 18 13 8 12 6 9 7

Eff. 181.1 142.4 133.1 129.1 128.6 121.2 118.8 111.5 95.4

TD 2 0 0 0

Long 91 50 37 39

Avg 22.8 11.5 10.8 8.2

Avg 33.7 25.9 25.5 24.8 24.8 24.7 23.4 23.3 20.9

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2010 ovc statistics SCORING 1. HOLT, Terrence 1. HARRIS, Henry 2. CULLEN, Kienan 3. HARRIS, Mike 4. HARRIS, Marcus 5. ESCO, James 6. GELDBACH, Drew 7. SANDLIN, Cody 8. BENFORD, Tim 9. BROCKMAN, Casey 10. BARKER, Matthew

Team APSU SEMO MUR MUR MUR JSU SEMO UTM TTU MUR TTU

Cl JR SR JR JR SR SO SO SO JR SO SO

SCORING (TDs) 1. HARRIS, Henry 2. HARRIS, Mike 3. HARRIS, Marcus 4. BENFORD, Tim 5. BROCKMAN, Casey 6. PRYOR, T.J. 7. HOLT, Terrence 8. MIDDLETON, Calvin 9. CRAWFORD, Jocques YOUNG, Jamal

Team SEMO MUR MUR TTU MUR EKU APSU JSU TTU JSU

SCORING (KICK) 1. CULLEN, Kienan 2. ESCO, James 3. GELDBACH, Drew 4. SANDLIN, Cody 5. BARKER, Matthew 6. STANSELL, Stephen

Team MUR JSU SEMO UTM TTU APSU

Cl JR SO SO SO SO SO

G 11 12 12 11 10 11

PATs 44-48 41-43 33-38 28-29 26-28 21-22

FIELD GOALS 1. CULLEN, Kienan 2. STANSELL, Stephen 3. ESCO, James 4. SANDLIN, Cody GELDBACH, Drew 6. BARKER, Matthew 7. BERRA, Cameron

Team MUR APSU JSU UTM SEMO TTU EIU

Cl JR SO SO SO SO SO FR

G 11 11 12 11 12 10 9

FG FGA 15 23 12 18 13 20 11 14 12 17 9 15 8 11

Cl SR JR SR JR SO SO SR JR JR SR

G TD 11 15 12 19 11 0 9 11 9 10 12 0 12 0 11 0 10 9 9 8 10 0

G 12 9 9 10 9 11 11 9 10 10

XPT 0 0 44 0 0 41 33 28 0 0 26

FG 0 0 15 0 0 13 12 11 0 0 9

2XP Pts Pts/G 0 90 8.2 0 114 9.5 0 89 8.1 0 66 7.3 2 62 6.9 0 80 6.7 0 69 5.8 0 61 5.5 0 54 5.4 0 48 5.3 0 53 5.3

TD Rush Pass Ret PAT 19 18 1 0 0 11 10 1 0 0 10 1 9 0 1 9 0 9 0 0 8 7 1 0 0 9 9 0 0 1 9 8 0 1 0 7 7 0 0 1 8 8 0 0 0 8 4 4 0 0 FGs 15-23 13-20 12-17 11-14 9-15 12-18

Pts 89 80 69 61 53 57 Pct. 65.2 66.7 65.0 78.6 70.6 60.0 72.7

Pts Pts/G 114 9.5 66 7.3 62 6.9 54 5.4 48 5.3 56 5.1 54 4.9 44 4.9 48 4.8 48 4.8 Pts/G 8.1 6.7 5.8 5.5 5.3 5.2 FG/G 1.36 1.09 1.08 1.00 1.00 0.90 0.89

Individual Defensive Statistics TACKLES 1. NASTI, Nick 2. JONES, Marty 3. LEMAN, Cory 4. ORDU, Kelechi 5. BEY, Josh 6. DILLARD, Darrick MAJORS, Antwaun 8. CLIFFORD, Eugene 9. SMITH, Amius 10. KICKELS, Gordy 11. COUNCIL, Rico 12. DILLEHAY, Dustin 13. JACKSON, Joshua 14. WOODLIEF, Justin 15. MCINTOSH, Jake 16. BONNER, Antonio 17. MARTINEZ, Nick 18. WICKS, Brandon 19. McCLELLAN, Patrick 26. GRIMES, Aaron JOHNSON, Will 28. FENNELL, Erik 29. BOWEN, Aris HORTON, Jason 31. BROWN, Anthony

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Team EIU TTU EIU TTU UTM APSU APSU TSU APSU EIU TSU TTU SEMO SEMO TTU JSU EIU MUR EKU SEMO TTU MUR SEMO JSU EKU

Cl SR SO JR SR SR SO SO SR JR JR JR SR SR SR JR SR JR FR JR SR FR JR SR JR FR

G Pos 11 LB 10 DB 11 LB 10 LB 11 LB 11 LB 11 DB 11 11 DB 10 LB 11 LB 10 DB 12 LB 11 LB 10 LB 12 LB 11 DB 11 DB 11 DB 12 CB 8 LB 11 DB 12 ROV 12 DB 11 DL

Solo 47 37 41 29 55 47 58 44 47 31 39 27 51 47 20 51 38 34 41 42 23 33 36 34 33

Ast Total Avg/G Sack 67 114 10.4 0.0 50 87 8.7 0.0 54 95 8.6 0.0 57 86 8.6 0.0 36 91 8.3 3.5 37 84 7.6 0.0 26 84 7.6 0.0 39 83 7.5 0.5 35 82 7.5 2.5 42 73 7.3 0.5 40 79 7.2 4.0 44 71 7.1 0.0 34 85 7.1 1.0 30 77 7.0 0.0 49 69 6.9 0.0 30 81 6.8 0.0 36 74 6.7 0.0 39 73 6.6 0.0 27 68 6.2 0.0 24 66 5.5 0.0 21 44 5.5 0.0 27 60 5.5 0.0 29 65 5.4 0.0 31 65 5.4 0.0 26 59 5.4 6.5

32. 33. 34. 37. 38. 39. 40. 44. 45.

TOOLEY, Richmond EVANS, Dwight JAMES, CJ HAYNES, Rashad HOWARD, Jett GARROTT, Rodney PEIFFER, Blake BROCK, Tylor GOODEN, Jaren CLARK, Tyreon DOWDELL, Artavious ROSS, Jeremy HILLIARD, Justin BYRD, Brannon

TTU TTU EIU EIU UTM JSU SEMO SEMO EKU APSU EIU APSU TTU JSU

JR JR SR SR JR JR SO SO SR FR SO SO SR JR

10 10 11 11 11 12 12 12 11 11 11 11 10 12

DB LB DB DB LB ROV LB DB DB DB DE DB DL LB

1. 2. 3.

SACKS EDWARDS, Marcus BROWN, Anthony COX, Tim NALLS, Darrin

34 21 33 36 28 33 33 35 34 41 24 23 10 27

19 31 23 20 28 28 26 21 17 10 27 28 35 26

Team TTU EKU UTM UTM

Cl SO FR SR SO

G 10 11 11 11

Pos LB DL DE DT

Solo Ast 7 1 6 1 3 4 4 2

TACKLES FOR LOSS 1. BAZIGOS, Spyros 2. GARROTT, Rodney 3. DOWDELL, Artavious BEY, Josh BROWN, Anthony 8. EVANS, Dwight

Team EIU JSU EIU UTM EKU TTU

Cl SR JR SO SR FR JR

G 11 12 11 11 11 10

Pos DL ROV DE LB DL LB

Solo 9 11 9 11 8 7

FUMBLES FORCED 1. GARROTT, Rodney 2. DOWDELL, Artavious BEY, Josh WOODLIEF, Justin MARTINEZ, Nick 6. ARKORFUL, Kweku 7. GAMSKY, Joe DRAKEFORD, TJ MILES, Corbin MCINTOSH, Jake

Team JSU EIU UTM SEMO EIU SEMO MUR UTM TTU TTU

Cl JR SO SR SR JR JR JR JR SR JR

G 12 11 11 11 11 9 10 10 10 10

Num Avg/G 6 0.50 3 0.27 3 0.27 3 0.27 3 0.27 2 0.22 2 0.20 2 0.20 2 0.20 2 0.20

FUMBLES RCVD 1. DOWDELL, Artavious ROSS, Jeremy GOODEN, Jaren 4. BORUM, Darrick 5. MCINTOSH, Jake KICKELS, Gordy CODY, Josh JONES, Marty MILES, Corbin 10. SHUPPERD, Shawn

Team EIU APSU EKU SEMO TTU EIU UTM TTU TTU EKU

Cl SO SO SR SO JR JR SR SO SR FR

G 11 11 11 12 10 10 10 10 10 11

Num Avg/G 3 0.27 3 0.27 3 0.27 3 0.25 2 0.20 2 0.20 2 0.20 2 0.20 2 0.20 2 0.18

PASSES DEFENDED 1. CLIFFORD, Eugene 2. TOOLEY, Richmond 3. BATHER, Justin JOHNSON, Dontrell HALL, Marquez 6. HARRIS, Keginald 7. HARPER, Kendal WELCH, Derek 9. BROCK, Tylor 10. RAGIN, Steven

Team TSU TTU TSU MUR TSU JSU UTM UTM SEMO APSU

Cl SR JR SO JR SR SO JR SR SO FR

G 11 10 11 11 11 12 11 11 12 11

Brup 10 8 9 8 9 5 6 8 3 6

53 52 56 56 56 61 59 56 51 51 51 51 45 53

0.0 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.5 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 1.5 0.5 0.0

Yds Total Avg/G 46 7.5 0.75 44 6.5 0.59 35 5.0 0.45 20 5.0 0.45

Ast Yds Total 9 34 13.5 4 55 13.0 7 50 12.5 3 41 12.5 9 56 12.5 7 22 10.5

Int 4 3 1 2 1 5 3 1 6 2

5.3 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.4

Avg/G 1.23 1.08 1.14 1.14 1.14 1.05

Total Avg/G 14 1.27 11 1.10 10 0.91 10 0.91 10 0.91 10 0.83 9 0.82 9 0.82 9 0.75 8 0.73

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

Marcus Edwards

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL

1

GAME

at Iowa Hawkeyes

Sept. 3, 2011 / Kinnick Stadium / 11 a.m. CDT

Kirk Ferentz

Marvin McNutt, Jr.

James Vandenberg

General Information Location.................................... Iowa City, Iowa Enrollment................................................30,825 Nickname...........................................Hawkeyes Colors......................................... Gold and Black Conference..............................................Big Ten Affiliation..................... NCAA Division I (BCS) Stadium...................................Kinnick Stadium Capacity.....................................................70,585 President......................................... Sally Mason Athletic Director.............................. Gary Barta Dept. Phone............................. (319) 335-9411 Ticket Office............................1-800 424-2957

Marvin McNutt, Jr.

Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................8-5 2010 Conference Record............................4-4 First year of football.................................. 1889 Overall all-time record................ 581-512-39 Starters R/L...............................................11 / 13 Lettermen R/L..........................................38 / 28 Coaching Staff Head Coach....................................Kirk Ferentz Alma Mater (Year)..............Connecticut (1978) Record at UI (Yrs).............................89-60 (12) Career Record (Yrs).......................101-81 (15) Office Phone............................ (319) 335-8943 Media Information Website............... www.hawkeyesports.com SID Phone................................. (319) 335-9411 SID Fax....................................... (319) 335-9417 Press Box Phone..................... (319) 335-9467 Football Contacts............................ Steve Roe ..............................................................Phil Haddy E-Mail......................... steven-roe@uiowa.edu ................................phillip-haddy@uiowa.edu Radio Play-by-Play.................... Gary Dolphin Beat Writers............................Randy Peterson ...........................................Des Moines Register E-Mails.......................rpeterson@dmreg.com

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Series History Series Record.......................First Meeting

2011 Schedule Sept. 3 Tennessee Tech Sept. 10 at Iowa State Sept. 17 Pittsburgh Sept. 24 La.-Monroe Oct. 8 at Penn State Oct. 15 Northwestern Oct. 22 Indiana Oct. 29 at Minnesota Nov. 5 Michigan Nov. 12 Michigan State Nov. 19 at Purdue Nov. 25 at Nebraska

2010 Results (8-5, 4-4 Big Ten) Eastern Illinois......................W, 37-7 Iowa State..............................W, 35-7 at Arizona.............................L, 34-27 Ball State................................W, 45-0 Penn State.............................W, 24-3 at Michigan........................ W, 38-28 Wisconsin.............................L, 31-30 Michigan State....................W, 37-6 at Indiana........................... W, 18-13 at Northwestern.................L, 21-17 Ohio State............................L, 20-17 at Minnesota.......................L, 27-24 Missouri............................... W, 27-24

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL

2

GAME

vs. Maryville College Scots Sept. 8, 2011 / Tucker Stadium / 7 p.m. CDT

Tony Ierulli

Blake Barnes

Andrew Noboa

General Information Location................................... Maryville, Tenn. Enrollment.................................................. 1,103 Nickname.................................................... Scots Colors.................................Orange and Garnet Conference.......................................USA South Affiliation...............................NCAA Division III Stadium.............. Lloyd L. Thornton Stadium Capacity....................................................... 3,000 President................................... Dr. Tom Bogart Athletic Director..................... Kandis Schram Dept. Phone............................. (865) 981-8280 Ticket Office............................. (865) 981-8280

Series History Series Record...........................................3-0 Last Meeting........................................ 1948 Last Result............................Tech 21, MC 0 First Meeting........................................ 1940 Current TTU Streak...........................Won 3

Wesley Idlette

Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................4-6 2010 Conference Record............................3-4 First year of football.................................. 1892 Overall all-time record................ 420-460-33 Starters R/L..................................................... n/a Lettermen R/L................................................ n/a Coaching Staff Head Coach..................................... Tony Ierulli Alma Mater (Year)................... Maryville (1980) Record at MC (Yrs)............................. 35-45 (8) Career Record (Yrs).................................. same Office Phone............................ (865) 981-8282 Media Information Website............www.maryvillecollege.edu/ athletics SID Phone................................. (865) 981-8283 SID Fax....................................... (865) 981-8285 Press Box Phone..................... (865) 850-8130 Football Contact.........................Eric Etchison E-Mail...eric.etchison@maryvillecollege.edu Play-by-Play............................... Roger Hoover Email...................rogerwhoover@gmail.com Beat Writers...............................Stefan Cooper .........................................................Blount Today E-Mails.................... news@blounttoday.com

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2011 Schedule Sept. 3 Huntingdon Sept. 8 at Tennessee Tech Sept. 17 at LaGrange Oct. 1 Ferrum Oct. 8 Methodist Oct. 15 at Shenandoah Oct. 22 Averett Oct. 29 at N.C. Wesleyan Nov. 5 Greensboro Nov. 12 at Christopher Newport

2010 Results (4-6, 3-4 USA South) at Huntingdon............... L, 54-3 Centre............................... L, 35-0 LaGrange..................... W, 20-17 at Methodist.................L, 17-14 Shenandoah......................L, 7-6 at Averett..................... W, 21-14 N.C. Wesleyan...............L, 34-16 at Greensboro...............W, 40-6 Christopher Newport.L, 42-10 at Ferrum..................... W, 23-21

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3

GAME

at Eastern Illinois Panthers

September 17, 2011 / O’Brien Field / 6:30 p.m. CDT

Bob Spoo

Lorence Ricks

Eric Zink

General Information Location......................................Charleston, Ill. Enrollment................................................11,630 Nickname............................................. Panthers Colors.............................Blue, Grey, and White Conference......................................Ohio Valley Affiliation......................NCAA Division I (FCS) Stadium..........................................O’Brien Field Capacity.....................................................10,000 President................................ Dr. William Perry Athletic Director.......................Barbara Burke Dept. Phone............................. (217) 581-2319 Ticket Office............................. (217) 581-2106 Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................2-9 2010 Conference Record............................2-6 First year of football.................................. 1899 Overall all-time record................ 470-484-43 Starters R/L...............................................17 / 10 Lettermen R/L..........................................36 / 18

Cory Leman

Coaching Staff Head Coach........................................Bob Spoo Alma Mater (Year).......................Purdue (1960) Record at EIU (Yrs).................. 142-122-1 (23) Career Record (Yrs)..................................Same Office Phone............................ (217) 581-5031 Media Information Website......................www.eiupanthers.com SID Phone................................. (217) 581-7480 SID Fax....................................... (217) 581-6434 Press Box Phone..................... (217) 581-7770 Football Contact............................Rich Moser E-Mail..................................... rlmoser@eiu.edu Radio Play-by-Play........................ Mike Bradd Email..................................... mbradd@eiu.edu Beat Writer...................................Brian Nielsen .................................Mattoon Journal Gazette ........................and Charleston Times-Courier E-Mail................................bnielsen@jg-tc.com

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Series History Series Record.................................... 5-12-0 Last Meeting........................ Oct. 16, 2010 Last Result......................... Tech 34, EIU 20 First Meeting........................................ 1975 Current TTU Streak...........................Won 1

2011 Schedule 2010 Results (2-9, 2-6 OVC) Sept. 1 Illinois State at Iowa.....................................L, 37-7 Sept. 10 at Northwestern Central Arkansas..................L, 37-7 Sept. 17 Tennessee Tech* Sept. 24 at Jacksonville State* at UT Martin........................ L, 20-10 Oct. 1 at Southeast Missouri* Jacksonville State............. L, 28-23 Southeast Missouri.......... L, 28-13 Oct. 8 Eastern Kentucky* at Eastern Kentucky............L, 35-7 Oct. 15 at Murray State* at Tennessee Tech....... L, 34-20 Oct. 22 UT Martin* Murray State....................... L, 38-28 Oct. 29 at Austin Peay* Austin Peay........................W, 28-10 Nov. 5 Tennessee State* at Tennessee State...........W, 31-28 Nov. 12 at Southern Illinois at Illinois State................... L, 27-23 * denotes OVC Games STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL

4

GAME

Southeast Missouri Redhawks Sept. 24, 2010 / Tucker Stadium / 7 p.m. CDT

Tony Samuel

J.J. Sanchez

Matt Scheible

General Information Location..........................Cape Girardeau, Mo. Enrollment................................................10,859 Nickname...........................................Redhawks Colors........................................... Red and Black Conference......................................Ohio Valley Affiliation......................NCAA Division I (FCS) Stadium.................................... Houck Stadium Capacity.....................................................10,000 President..................Dr. Kenneth W. Dobbins Athletic Director............................John Shafer Dept. Phone............................. (573) 651-2229 Ticket Office............................. (573) 651-2113

Series History Series Record........................................ 11-8 Last Meeting...................... Sept. 25, 2010 Last Result.................... SEMO 23, Tech 21 First Meeting........................................ 1991 Current TTU Streak........................... Lost 1

Blake Peiffer

Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................9-3 2010 Conference Record............................7-1 First year of football.................................. 1904 Overall all-time record................ 427-475-36 Starters R/L.................................................8 / 14 Lettermen R/L..........................................40 / 20 Coaching Staff Head Coach..................................Tony Samuel Alma Mater (Year)...................Nebraska (1981) Record at SEMO (Yrs)....................... 22-35 (5) Career Record (Yrs).........................56-92 (13) Office Phone............................ (573) 651-2110 Media Information Website.....................www.gosoutheast.com SID Phone................................. (573) 651-2933 SID Fax....................................... (573) 651-2810 Press Box Phone..................... (573) 651-2191 Football Contact............................. Jeff Honza E-Mail.................................. jhonza@semo.edu Radio Play-by-Play.............................Erik Sean Email................................ eriks@riverradio.net Beat Writer................................ Marty Mishow ..........................................Southeast Missourian E-Mail..............mmishow@semissourian.com

2011 Schedule Sept. 3 Southern Illinois Sept. 17 at Purdue Sept. 24 at Tennessee Tech* Oct. 1 Eastern Illinois* Oct. 8 at Tennessee State* Oct. 15 at Eastern Kentucky* Oct. 22 Austin Peay* Oct. 29 at UT Martin* Nov. 5 Central Methodist Nov. 12 Jacksonville State* Nov. 19 Murray State * * denotes OVC Games

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2010 Results (9-3, 7-1 OVC) at Ball State..................... L, 27-10 at Murray State.............W, 30-17 at Southern Illinois......W, 24-21 Tennessee Tech.......W, 23-21 at Eastern Illinois..........W, 28-13 Tennessee State...........W, 19-17 at Austin Peay...............W, 41-24 Eastern Kentucky.........W, 40-21 UT Martin........................W, 24-17 Southwest Baptist.......W, 40-14 at Jacksonville State.... L, 29-27 at Eastern Washington.L, 37-17

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5

GAME

at UT Martin Skyhawks October 1, 2011 / Hardy Graham Stadium / TBA

Jason Simpson

Jason McNair

Darrin Nalls

General Information Location........................................ Martin, Tenn. Enrollment.................................................. 8,469 Nickname........................................... Skyhawks Colors............Navy Blue, Orange, and White Conference......................................Ohio Valley Affiliation......................NCAA Division I (FCS) Stadium.................... Hardy Graham Stadium Capacity....................................................... 7,500 President.............................. Dr. Thomas Rakes Athletic Director................................Phil Dane Dept. Phone............................. (731) 881-7660 Ticket Office............................. (731) 881-7207 Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................6-5 2010 Conference Record............................5-3 First year of football.................................. 1925 Overall all-time record................ 319-443-18 Starters R/L.................................................18 / 7 Lettermen R/L..........................................41 / 15 Coaching Staff Head Coach............................. Jason Simpson Alma Mater (Year).....................So. Miss. (1995) Record at UTM (Yrs).......................... 32-25 (5) Career Record (Yrs)..................................Same Office Phone............................ (731) 881-7670 Media Information Website.........................www.utmsports.com SID Phone................................. (731) 881-7632 SID Fax....................................... (731) 881-7624 Press Box Phone.....(731) 881-7694 or 7632 Football Contact............................. Joe Lofaro E-Mail......................................jlofaro@utm.edu Radio Play-by-Play.............................Tom Britt Email.................................. tbritt@wbbjtv.com Beat Writer........................................ Matt Vines ............................................................Jackson Sun E-Mail.....mvines1@JacksonTN.gannett.com

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Series History Series Record..................................18-10-2 Last Meeting...................... Sept. 30, 2010 Last Result.......................UTM 27, Tech 24 First Meeting........................................ 1927 Current TTU Streak........................... Lost 1

Jason McNair 2011 Schedule Sept. 1 at Jacksonville State* Sept. 15 Union (Ky.) Sept. 22 Murray State* Oct. 1 Tennessee Tech* Oct. 8 Austin Peay* Oct. 15 at South Alabama Oct. 22 at Eastern Illinois* Oct. 29 Southeast Missouri* Nov. 5 at Mississippi State Nov. 12 at Tennessee State* Nov. 19 at Eastern Kentucky* * denotes OVC Games

2010 Results (6-5, 5-3 OVC) at Tennessee..................... L, 50-0 at SE Louisiana...............L, 24-10 Eastern Illinois.............. W, 20-10 at Murray State............. L, 52-16 at Tennessee Tech...W, 27-24 Jacksonville State.........L, 30-20 Eastern Kentucky...........W, 10-7 Lambuth........................ W, 52-21 at Southeast Missouri .L, 24-17 at Austin Peay.............. W, 28-12 Tennessee State.............W, 37-0

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL

6

GAME

vs. Tennessee State Tigers October 15, 2011 / Tucker Stadium / 7 p.m. CDT

Rod Reed

Rico Council

Dante’ Thomas

Series History Series Record..................................10-14-0 Last Meeting........................ Oct. 23, 2010 Last Result........................ Tech 21, TSU 10 First Meeting........................................ 1984 Current TTU Streak...........................Won 2

General Information Location................................... Nashville, Tenn. Enrollment.................................................. 8,824 Nickname................................................... Tigers Colors.............................Royal Blue and White Conference......................................Ohio Valley Affiliation......................NCAA Division I (FCS) Stadium....................................................LP Field Capacity.....................................................67,800 Interim President.................Portia H. Shields Athletic Director.......................Teresa Phillips Dept. Phone............................. (615) 963-5034 Ticket Office............................. (615) 963-5841

Rico Council

Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................3-8 2010 Conference Record............................0-7 First year of football.................................. 1912 Overall all-time record................ 514-255-33 Starters R/L...............................................20 / 10 Lettermen R/L..........................................38 / 27 Coaching Staff Head Coach........................................Rod Reed Alma Mater (Year).......Tennessee State (1988) Record at TSU (Yrs)................................. 3-8 (1) Career Record (Yrs)................................ 3-8 (1) Office Phone............................ (615) 963-7572 Media Information Website............................ www.tsutigers.com SID Phone................................. (615) 963-5674 SID Fax....................................... (615) 963-0086 Press Box Phone..................... (615) 565-4450 Football Contact................... Wallace Dooley E-Mail......................tyger.prman@gmail.com Radio Play-by-Play..................Barry Gresham Email......................... bgresham@tnstate.edu Beat Writers....................................Mike Organ .........................................Nashville Tennessean E-Mail...................morgan@tennessean.com

2011 Schedule Sept. 3 Southern Sept. 10 vs. Jackson State Sept. 17 at Murray State* Sept. 24 at Air Force Oct. 1 at Austin Peay* Oct. 8 Southeast Missouri* Oct. 15 at Tennessee Tech* Oct. 22 at Eastern Kentucky* Nov. 5 at Eastern Illinois* Nov. 12 UT Martin* Nov. 19 Jacksonville State* * denotes OVC Games

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2010 Results (3-8, 0-7 OVC) Alabama A&M...............W, 27-14 vs. Jackson State........... L, 33-26 Austin Peay..................... L, 26-23 vs. Florida A&M.............W, 29-18 vs. North Carolina A&T...W, 37-7 at Southeast Missouri..L, 19-17 at Jacksonville State.......L, 24-0 Tennessee Tech ........L, 21-10 Eastern Illinois................L, 31-28 at UT Martin......................L, 37-0 at Murray State...............L, 28-23

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7

GAME

at Jacksonville State Gamecocks October 29, 2011 / Paul Snow Stadium / 3 p.m. CST

Jack Crowe

Marques Ivory

Jamison Wadley

General Information Location.................................Jacksonville, Ala. Enrollment.................................................. 9,504 Nickname........................................ Gamecocks Colors..........................................Red and White Conference......................................Ohio Valley Affiliation......................NCAA Division I (FCS) Stadium............................Burgess-Snow Field Capacity.....................................................24,000 President..................... Dr. William A. Meehan Athletic Director......................Warren Koegel Dept. Phone............................. (256) 782-5368 Ticket Office............................. (256) 782-8499

Marques Ivory

Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................9-3 2010 Conference Record............................6-2 First year of football.................................. 1903 Overall all-time record................ 481-331-40 Starters R/L.............................................. 16 / 10 Lettermen R/L..........................................51 / 19 Coaching Staff Head Coach.....................................Jack Crowe Alma Mater (Year)............................UAB (1970) Record at JSU (Yrs)..........................74-48 (10) Career Record (Yrs).........................88-78 (12) Office Phone............................ (256) 782-5365 Media Information Website.......www.jsugamecocksports.com SID Phone................................. (256) 782-5279 SID Fax....................................... (256) 782-5958 Press Box Phone.....(256) 782-5585 or 5586 Football Contact..............................Greg Seitz E-Mail......................................... gseitz@jsu.edu Radio Play-by-Play......................... Mike Parris Email.......................................mparris@jsu.edu Beat Writer...................................Al Muskewitz .........................................................Anniston Star E-Mail.........amuskewitz@annistonstar.com

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Series History Series Record.......................................5-9-0 Last Meeting........................Nov. 20, 2010 Last Result.........................Tech 35, JSU 24 First Meeting........................................ 1938 Current TTU Streak...........................Won 1

2011 Schedule Sept. 1 UT Martin* Sept. 10 at Chattanooga Sept. 17 Georgia State Sept. 24 Eastern Illinois * Oct. 1 at Murray State * Oct. 15 at Austin Peay* Oct. 22 at Kentucky Oct. 29 Tennessee Tech* Nov. 5 Eastern Kentucky* Nov. 12 at SE Missouri* Nov. 19 at Tennessee State* * denotes OVC Games

2010 Results (9-3, 6-2 OVC) at Ole Miss................. W, 49-48 (2OT) Chattanooga........................ W, 21-17 at Georgia State.................. W, 34-27 at Eastern Illinois................. W, 28-23 Murray State......................... W, 40-34 at UT Martin.......................... W, 30-20 Tennessee State...................... L, 24-0 Austin Peay...........................W, 56-3 at Eastern Kentucky..........L, 49-37 Southeast Missouri......... W, 29-27 at Tennessee Tech........L, 35-24 Wofford.................................L, 17-14

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL

8

GAME

Murray State Racers

November 5, 2011 / Tucker Stadium / 1:30 p.m. CST - HOMECOMING

Chris Hatcher

Casey Brockman

Dontrell Johnson

General Information Location............................................ Murray, Ky. Enrollment................................................10,500 Nickname.................................................. Racers Colors..........................................Navy and Gold Conference......................................Ohio Valley Affiliation......................NCAA Division I (FCS) Stadium......................... Roy Stewart Stadium Capacity.....................................................16,800 President..............................Dr. Randy J. Dunn Athletic Director............................. Allen Ward Dept. Phone............................. (270) 809-6800 Ticket Office............................. (270) 809-3000

Series History Series Record..................................41-34-1 Last Meeting..........................Nov. 6, 2010 Last Result.......................MSU 44, Tech 13 First Meeting........................................ 1930 Current TTU Streak...........................Won 1

Dontrell Johnson

Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................6-5 2010 Conference Record............................5-3 First year of football.................................. 1924 Overall all-time record................ 447-385-36 Starters R/L.................................................19 / 3 Lettermen R/L..........................................39 / 11 Coaching Staff Head Coach................................ Chris Hatcher Alma Mater (Year).......... Valdosta State (1995) Record at MSU (Yrs)............................... 6-5 (1) Career Record (Yrs).......................100-32 (11) Office Phone............................ (270) 809-6181 Media Information Website............................ www.goracers.com SID Phone................................. (270) 809-7044 SID Fax....................................... (270) 809-6814 Press Box Phone..................... (270) 809-6811 Football Contact............................John Brush E-Mail.............john.brush@murraystate.edu Radio Play-by-Play......................Neal Bradley Email........................nealbradley@gmail.com Beat Writer.................................... Ricky Martin ..................................... Murray Ledger & Times E-Mail.................. sports@murrayledger.com

2011 Schedule Sept. 1 at Louisville Sept. 10 at Miss. Valley State Sept. 17 Tennessee State* Sept. 22 at UT Martin* Oct. 1 Jacksonville State* Oct. 8 at Georgia State Oct. 15 Eastern Illinois* Oct. 29 Eastern Kentucky* Nov. 5 at Tennessee Tech* Nov. 12 Austin Peay* Nov. 19 at Southeast Missouri* * denotes OVC Games

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2010 Results (6-5, 5-3 OVC) at Kent State...................... L, 41-10 Southeast Missouri......... L, 30-17 at Central Arkansas......... L, 21-20 UT Martin...........................W, 52-16 at Jacksonville State....... L, 41-34 Missouri State..................W, 72-59 at Eastern Illinois.............W, 38-28 at Eastern Kentucky........ L, 28-21 Tennessee Tech......... W, 44-13 at Austin Peay..................W, 61-35 Tennessee State..............W, 28-23

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL

9

GAME

at Eastern Kentucky Colonels Nov. 12, 2011 / Roy Kidd Stadium / 12 p.m. CST

Dean Hood

Jeremy Caldwell

T.J. Pryor

General Information Location......................................Richmond, Ky. Enrollment................................................16,515 Nickname..............................................Colonels Colors..................................Maroon and White Conference......................................Ohio Valley Affiliation......................NCAA Division I (FCS) Stadium............................... Roy Kidd Stadium Capacity.....................................................20,000 President.............................Dr. Doug Whitlock Athletic Director............................Mark Sandy Dept. Phone............................. (859) 622-2120 Ticket Office............................. (859) 622-2122 Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................6-5 2010 Conference Record............................5-2 First year of football.................................. 1909 Overall all-time record................ 552-344-38 Starters R/L.................................................16 / 6 Lettermen R/L..........................................39 / 15 Coaching Staff Head Coach.................................... Dean Hood Alma Mater (Year).........Ohio Wesleyan (1986) Record at EKU (Yrs)........................... 19-15 (3) Career Record (Yrs)..................................Same Office Phone............................ (859) 622-2146 Media Information Website..........................www.ekusports.com SID Phone................................. (859) 622-6170 SID Fax....................................... (859) 622-5108 Press Box Phone..................... (859) 622-2226 Football Contact....................... Michael Clark E-Mail......................... michael.clark@eku.edu Radio Play-by-Play.............. Greg Stotelmyer Email........................ gstotelmyer@wtvq.com Beat Writer...................... Nathan Hutchinson ..............................................Richmond Register E-Mail...........sports@richmondregister.com

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Series History Series Record......................................17-50 Last Meeting........................Nov. 13, 2010 Last Result........................ EKU 42, Tech 29 First Meeting........................................ 1937 Current TTU Streak........................... Lost 4

Jeremy Caldwell 2011 Schedule Sept. 3 at Kansas State Sept. 10 Missouri State Sept. 17 Chattanooga Sept. 24 at Austin Peay* Oct. 8 at Eastern Illinois * Oct. 15 Southeast Missouri* Oct. 22 Tennessee State* Oct. 29 at Murray State* Nov. 5 at Jacksonville State * Nov. 12 Tennessee Tech * Nov. 19 UT Martin* * denotes OVC Games

2010 Results (6-5, 5-2 OVC) at Missouri State..................L, 31-9 at Louisville......................... L, 23-13 at Chattanooga.................L, 42-24 Kentucky State................... W, 58-7 Eastern Illinois..................... W, 35-7 at UT Martin...........................L, 10-7 at Southeast Missouri..... L, 40-21 Murray State......................W, 28-21 Jacksonville State............W, 49-37 at Tennessee Tech...... W, 42-29 Austin Peay.......................... W, 17-3

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL

10 GAME

Austin Peay Governors November 19, 2011 / Tucker Stadium / 1:30 p.m. CST (SENIOR DAY)

Rick Christophel

Antwaun Majors

Devin Stark

General Information Location................................. Clarksville, Tenn. Enrollment................................................10,723 Nickname.......................................... Governors Colors..........................................Red and White Conference......................................Ohio Valley Affiliation......................NCAA Division I (FCS) Stadium............................ Governors Stadium Capacity.....................................................10,000 President........................................Timothy Hall Athletic Director.............................. Dave Loos Dept. Phone............................. (931) 221-7904 Ticket Office............................. (931) 221-7761

Series History Series Record..................................27-17-1 Last Meeting...........................Oct. 9, 2010 Last Result.....................Tech 34, APSU 21 First Meeting........................................ 1938 Current TTU Streak...........................Won 2

Amius Smith

Team Information 2010 Overall Record.....................................2-9 2010 Conference Record............................1-7 First year of football.................................. 1930 Overall all-time record................ 269-458-16 Starters R/L.................................................18 / 7 Lettermen R/L..........................................47 / 18 Coaching Staff Head Coach...........................Rick Christophel Alma Mater (Year)...............Austin Peay (1975) Record at APSU (Yrs)........................ 15-29 (4) Career Record (Yrs)..................................Same Office Phone............................ (931) 221-7905 Media Information Website........................www.letsgopeay.com SID Phone................................. (931) 221-7561 SID Fax....................................... (931) 221-7562 Press Box Phone..................... (931) 221-7191 Football Contact...........................Brad Kirtley E-Mail..................................kirtleyb@apsu.edu Radio Play-by-Play.......................... Dave Loos Email.......................................dploos@aol.com Beat Writer................................... James Horne ................................. Clarksville Leaf Chronicle E-Mail.....jameshorne@theleafchronicle.com

2011 Schedule Sept. 3 at Cincinnati Sept. 17 at Memphis Sept. 24 Eastern Kentucky* Oct. 1 Tennessee State* Oct. 8 at UT Martin* Oct. 15 Jacksonville State* Oct. 22 at Southeast Missouri* Oct. 29 Eastern Illinois* Nov. 5 Central (Ohio) State Nov. 12 at Murray State * Nov. 19 at Tennessee Tech* * denotes OVC Games

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2010 Results (2-9, 1-7 OVC) Cumberland....................W, 38-6 at Middle Tennessee.... L, 56-33 at Tennessee State.......W, 26-23 at Wisconsin......................L, 70-3 Tennessee Tech........ L, 34-21 Southeast Missouri......L, 41-24 at Jacksonville State...... L, 56-3 at Eastern Illinois.......... L, 28-10 UT Martin........................ L, 28-12 Murray State...................L, 61-35 at Eastern Kentucky........L, 17-3

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Football Championship Subdivision Conference Allignments for 2011 BIG SKY (9) Eastern Washington Idaho State Montana Montana State Northern Arizona Northern Colorado Portland State Sacramento State Weber State BIG SOUTH (8) Campbell Charleston Southern Coastal Carolina Gardner-Webb Liberty Presbyterian College Stony Brook VMI COLONIAL (11) Delaware James Madison Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire Old Dominion Rhode Island Richmond Towson Villanova William & Mary GREAT WEST (5) Cal Poly North Dakota South Dakota Southern Utah UC Davis

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IVY (8) Brown Columbia Cornell Dartmouth Harvard Pennsylvania Princeton Yale MID-EASTERN (9) Bethune-Cookman Delaware State Florida A&M Hampton Howard Morgan State Norfolk State North Carolina A&T South Carolina State MISSOURI VALLEY (9) Illinois State Indiana State Missouri State North Dakota State UNI South Dakota State Southern Illinois Western Illinois Youngstown State NORTHEAST (9) Albany Bryant Central Connecticut State Duquesne Monmouth Robert Morris Sacred Heart St. Francis (Pa.) Wagner

Football Championship

First Round

Second Round

Quarterfinals

Saturday, November 26

Saturday, December 3

Friday, December 9 or Saturday, December 10

#1 Seed

Semifinals Friday, December 16 or Saturday, December 17

Final

Fri., January 6 or Sat., January 7 Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, Texas

#5 Seed

#4 Seed Pizza Hut Park Frisco, Texas January 6 or 7, 2012

#3 Seed

NATIONAL CHAMPION

#2 Seed

PATRIOT (7) OHIO VALLEY (9) Bucknell Austin Peay Colgate NCAA/11/21/10/DJL:kg Eastern Illinois Fordham Eastern Kentucky Georgetown Jacksonville State Holy Cross Murray State Lafayette Southeast Missouri Leigh Tennessee State Tennessee Tech PIONEER (9) UT Martin Butler Davidson Dayton Drake Jacksonville Marist Morehead State

San Diego Valparaiso SOUTHERN (9) Appalachian State Chattanooga Citadel Elon Furman Georgia Southern Samford Western Carolina Wofford

SOUTHLAND (7) Central Arkansas McNeese State Nicholls State Northwestern State Sam Houston State Southeastern Louisiana Stephen F. Austin SOUTHWESTERN (10) East Alabama A&M Alabama State Alcorn State Jackson State Mississippi Valley State West

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Grambling State Prairie View A&M Southern Texas Southern INDEPENDENTS (6) Georgia State Lamar North Carolina Central Savannah State South Alabama Texas State

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

re c o rd s v s . a l l o p p o n e n t s Opponent Air Force Academy (FBS) Akron Alabama-Birmingham (FBS) Alabama Normal Alabama Teachers Appalachian State Arkansas (FBS) Arkansas A&M Arkansas-Pine Bluff Arkansas State Auburn University (FBS) Austin Peay Bethel College Bowling Green State (FBS) Bradley Tech Bryson College Cameron Campbellsville Carson-Newman Central Methodist Cincinnati (FBS) The Citadel Concordia College Cumberland University East Carolina (FBS) East Tennessee East Texas State Eastern Illinois Eastern Kentucky Evansville Fayetteville State Florida State (FBS) Furman Gardner-Webb Georgetown Georgia (FBS) Georgia Southern Harding Hiwassee Illinois State Iowa (FBS) Iowa State (FBS) Jacksonville State Kansas State (FBS) Kentucky (FBS) Kentucky Wesleyan King College Lambuth Liberty University Lincoln Memorial Lock Haven Louisiana Tech Louisville (FBS) Marshall

First Last Game Game 2001 2001 1981 1986 1997 1998 1928 1928 1936 1936 1974 1996 2010 2010 1933 1933 1987 1987 1934 1969 2007 2007 1938 2010 1922 1931 1999 2002 1946 1946 1922 1923 1978 1979 1995 1995 1930 1951 2008 2008 1987 1987 1960 1960 2007 2007 1922 2007 1988 1988 1930 1984 1952 1952 1975 2010 1937 2010 1950 1951 2001 2001 1947 1953 1975 1976 2004 2008 1946 1949 1943 2009 1985 1986 2000 2000 1924 1934 1993 1996 2011 2011 2002 2002 1938 2010 1984 2009 1951 1951 1998 1998 1923 1923 1932 2005 1987 1999 1930 1931 1989 1994 1935 1972 1960 2008 1949 1995

W 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 9 0 27 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 1 6 0 15 0 5 17 2 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 6 0 -- 0 5 0 0 1 0 3 2 2 5 2 1 1

L 1 6 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 8 1 17 3 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 6 1 17 1 12 50 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 -- 1 9 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 6 2 6

T PCT 0 . .000 0 . .000 0 . .000 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 . .333 0 .000 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 . .529 0 .000 0 .611 1 .562 0 . .000 0 . .000 1 . .250 0 . .500 0 1.000 0 . .667 0 1.000 0 . .000 0 . .000 0 1.000 1 . .500 0 . .000 0 . .468 0 . .000 0 .270 0 .252 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 . .500 0 . .500 0 . .667 0 . .750 0 .000 0 .000 0 1.000 1 . .928 0 . .000 -- ---0 . .000 0 .357 0 .000 0 . .000 0 1.000 0 . .000 0 1.000 0 . .667 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 . .250 0 . .333 0 . .143

Opponent Maryville College Memphis (FBS) $ Miami (Ohio) (FBS) Middle Tennessee Milligan Morehead State Morningside Morris Harvey Murray State Nebraska-Omaha Nevada-Las Vegas (FBS) Nicholls State North Alabama * Northern Illinois (FBS) Northeast Louisiana Northeast Missouri Northwestern State Ohio (FBS) Ogden College Pikeville College Samford University of the South # South Dakota South Florida Southeast Missouri Sue Bennett TCU (FBS) Tennessee (FBS) Tennessee Juniors Tennessee State Tennessee Wesleyan Troy State Tulsa (FBS) Union College UT- Chattanooga UTC Frosh UT Martin Valparaiso Vanderbilt (FBS) Virginia Military Institute Western Carolina Western Kentucky Western Michigan West Virginia Tech Wofford Xavier Youngstown State

First Last Game Game 1940 1948 1931 2003 1953 1953 1924 2006 1922 1945 1936 1995 1972 1972 1941 1942 1930 2010 1976 1977 1985 1985 1978 1979 1953 1959 2003 2005 1953 1953 1980 1981 1968 1969 1990 2000 1922 1926 2009 2009 1934 2007 1923 1943 1973 1974 2004 2004 1991 2010 1928 1929 2010 2010 1947 1951 1927 1931 1984 2010 1926 1927 1978 1981 1986 1986 1932 1950 1938 2006 1924 1924 1932 2010 2002 2002 1931 1946 2004 2004 1971 2000 1922 2000 2008 2008 2001 2001 1948 1949 1939 1939 1939 1987

W 3 7 0 31 2 31 1 1 41 2 0 0 4 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 10 6 1 0 11 2 0 0 2 10 0 1 0 6 10 0 18 1 0 1 7 23 0 1 0 0 5

Totals Modern Era Only

1922 1948

374 446 31 . 460 294 348 9 .461

2010 2010

L 0 10 1 36 5 19 0 0 34 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 12 8 1 1 8 0 1 5 0 14 2 2 1 4 28 1 10 0 11 0 6 28 1 0 2 1 11

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Maryville College Tech leads series 3-0-0

1940: Tech...........35-0* 1947: Tech............ 13-7 1948: Tech............ 21-0

Eastern Illinois

EIU leads series 12-5 1975: Tech.......... 37-0* 1976: Tech..........41-14 1996: EIU.............35-27 1997: EIU............... 10-7 1998: EIU............... 13-6 1999: Tech............ 14-7 2000: EIU.............27-16 2001: EIU.............44-33 2002: EIU.............35-28 2003: EIU.......... 37-10# 2004: Tech... 40-37 OT 2005: EIU.............31-20 2006: EIU.............38-14 2007: EIU.............45-24 2008: EIU.............34-20 2009: EIU.............23-15 2010: Tech..........34-20

Southeast Missouri Tech leads 11-8

1991: SEMO........34-31 1992: Tech........49-14* 1993: Tech............ 24-3 1994: SEMO........19-14 1995: SEMO..... 33-12# 1996: Tech..........30-20 1997: Tech..........17-14 1998: SEMO........29-24 1999: Tech............ 21-7 2000: Tech............ 31-6 2001: Tech..........41-21 2002: SEMO........36-30 2003: SEMO........24-20 2004: SEMO...ot 31-28 2005: Tech..........31-24 2006: Tech..........32-29 2008: Tech..........29-27 2009: Tech .........28-16 2010: SEMO........23-21

UT Martin

Tech leads 18-10-2 1927: Tie...................0-0 1928: Tech..........14-13 1931: Tech............ 26-7 1932: Tie...................0-0 1970: Tech............ 17-6 1971: Tech............ 10-7 1972: Tech..........13-10 1973: Tech............ 16-9 1980: Tech..........30-28 1981: UTM..........24-21 1982: UTM....... 35-21# 1991: UTM..........24-16

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1992: Tech..........17-13 1993: Tech............ 20-3 1994 UTM..........20-10 1995: UTM..........36-31 1996: Tech..........21-14 1997: Tech............ 33-2 1998: Tech..........31-24 1999: Tech............ 45-9 2000: Tech............ 46-6 2001: Tech............ 41-7 2002: Tech ......... 68-7* 2003: UTM..........30-23 2004: Tech..........49-20 2005: UTM..........46-16 2006: UTM..........35-16 2007: Tech..........13-10 2008: UTM............ 35-7 2009: Tech..........35-28 2010: UTM..........27-24

Tennessee State TSU leads 14-10

1984: TSU............33-3# 1985: TSU............26-13 1988: TSU............27-23 1989: TSU............21-19 1990: TSU............36-14 1991: TSU............14-10 1992: Tech..........26-15 1993: Tech..........24-21 1994: Tech..........28-20 1995: Tech..........28-24 1996: Tech..........21-19 1997: TSU............28-21 1998: TSU............42-21 1999: TSU............25-19 2000: Tech..........56-23 2001: Tech........63-13* 2002: Tech..........20-14 2003: TSU............27-23 2005: TSU............31-20 2006: TSU............30-20 2007: TSU............45-28 2008: TSU............41-14 2009: Tech..........20-13 2010: Tech..........21-10

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Jacksonville State JSU leads 9-4

1938: Tech.......... 21-0* 1977: Tech..........27-20 1979: JSU.............. 23-7 1980: JSU.................7-3 2001: Tech..........35-27 2002: JSU............35-29 2003: JSU............37-20 2004: Tech..........16-13 2005: JSU............43-17 2006: JSU............17-10 2007: JSU......... 38-10# 2008: JSU............41-17 2009: JSU............55-28 2010: Tech .........35-24

Murray State

Tech leads 41-34-1 1930: Tech............ 26-6 1931: Tech............ 19-7 1932: Tie...................0-0 1933: Murray..........9-6 1934: Murray....... 40-7 1935: Murray....... 13-0 1936: Murray.....47-0# 1937: Murray....... 14-6 1941: Tech............ 14-6 1942: Tech............ 19-6 1945: Murray....... 13-7 1946: Murray.....20-13 1947: Murray..........7-2 1948: Murray....... 34-6 1949: Murray....... 26-7 1950: Murray..........6-0 1951: Murray....... 20-7 1952: Tech............ 14-3 1953: Tech...............9-0 1954: Murray.....19-12 1955: Tech............ 20-7 1956: Murray....... 34-7 1957: Tech..........26-14 1958: Tech..........15-14 1959: Tech..........29-16 1960: Tech..........14-12

1961: Tech............ 27-8 1962: Tech..........16-12 1963: Murray.....28-27 1964: Murray.....28-21 1965: Tech..........23-14 1966: Tech........51-13* 1967: Tech..........22-21 1968: Murray....... 19-0 1969: Tech..........28-21 1970: Tech............ 21-7 1971: Tech............ 27-3 1972: Tech............ 10-0 1973: Murray.....18-17 1974: Tech............ 26-0 1975: Tech............ 14-7 1976: Tech............ 24-7 1977: Tech..........21-19 1978: Tech..........24-14 1979: Murray....... 24-3 1980: Murray....... 10-3 1981: Murray.....15-10 1982: Tech............ 10-3 1983: Murray....... 20-6 1984: Murray....... 37-0 1985: Murray.....29-21 1986: Murray.....23-16 1987: Murray.....24-21 1988: Tech..........16-13 1989: Tech..........21-20 1990: Tech............ 16-3 1991: Tech.......... 45-7* 1992: Tech..........35-10 1993: Tech..........31-16 1994: Tech..........38-21 1995: Murray.....45-14 1996: Murray....... 41-3 1997: Tech..........16-13 1998: Murray....... 23-3 1999: Murray.....22-11 2000: Tech..........36-21 2001: Tech..........15-12 2002: Murray.....31-14 2003: Tech..........49-24 2004: Murray.....34-15 2005: Tech..........42-21 2006: Tech..........20-14 2007: Tech..........48-24 2008: Murray.....51-21 2009: Tech..........45-14 2010: Murray.....44-13

Eastern Kentucky EKU leads 50-17

1937: EKU................6-0 1942: EKU............. 13-0 1945: EKU...........14-12 EKU............. 32-0 1946: Tech............ 20-7 EKU............. 13-0 1950: EKU............. 47-7 1951: EKU...........15-14 1952: Tech..........28-14 1953: Tech...............7-0 1954: EKU............. 14-7 1955: Tech............ 13-7 1956: EKU...........25-13 1957: Tech........34-14* 1958: Tech..........20-19 1959: Tech..........14-10 1960: Tech.......... 20-0* 1961: Tech............ 14-8 1962: EKU............. 21-0

Tim Benford

1963: Tech..........21-19 1964: Tech.......... 27-7* 1965: EKU...........28-14 1966: Tech...............7-3 1967: EKU............. 24-0 1968: EKU...........38-14 1969: EKU............. 17-7 1970: EKU...........20-13 1971: EKU............. 14-7 1972: Tech............ 14-0 1973: EKU...........30-14 1974: EKU...........29-14 1975: Tech............ 14-3 1976: EKU...........28-14 1977: EKU...........28-21 1978: EKU...........20-16 1979: EKU............. 35-0 1980: EKU............. 48-7 1981: EKU........ 63-10# 1982: EKU...........34-17 1983: EKU............. 24-7 1984: EKU...........21-14 1985: EKU...........35-17 1986: EKU...........42-14 1987: EKU............. 44-8 1988: EKU............. 14-7 1989: EKU...........21-20 1990: EKU...........29-20 1991: EKU...........19-13 1992: EKU............. 35-0 1993: EKU............. 10-7 1994: EKU............. 23-3 1995: EKU............. 21-3 1996: EKU............. 28-7 1997: EKU............. 26-7 1998: Tech..........31-29 1999: EKU...........23-20 2000: Tech...............9-3 2001: EKU...........34-10 2002: EKU............. 19-0 2003: EKU...........27-14 2004: EKU...........19-18 2005: EKU............. 52-3 2006: Tech..........27-14 2007: EKU...........38-24 2008: EKU...........33-12 2009: EKU............. 17-7 2010: EKU...........42-39

Austin Peay

Tech leads series 27-17-1 1938: Tech............ 28-0 1939: Tech............ 25-0 1954: Tech..........27-13 1955: Tech............ 37-7 1956: Tech............ 17-7 1963: Tech..........28-13 1964: APSU........29-0# 1965: APSU........23-12 1966: APSU........20-15 1968: Tech..........38-13 1969: Tech .......56-20* 1970: APSU........... 10-6 1971: Tech..........37-12 1972: Tech............ 19-7 1973: Tech..........31-12 1974: Tech............ 28-7 1975: Tech............ 20-0 1976: Tech..........31-13 1977: APSU.........24-21 1978: Tech..........28-14 1979: APSU.........21-14 1980: APSU.........13-10 1981: Tech..........29-24 1982: APSU.........31-27 1983: APSU........... 21-7 1984: APSU........... 27-7 1985: APSU.........24-20 1986: APSU.........23-13 1987: Tech............ 14-9 1988: APSU........... 10-6 1989: Tech..........17-15 1990: Tech..........20-14 1991: Tech............ 32-7 1992: Tech............ 10-0 1993: Tech..........35-17 1994: APSU.........34-27 1995: APSU.........20-17 1996: Tech..........23-17 1997: Tech............ 36-3 2007: APSU.........30-27 2008: APSU.........31-28 2009: Tech..........31-23 2010: Tech..........34-21 * Tech’s largest victory # opponent’s largest victory

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openers / family day Opening Day (40-44-5) Year W/L Opponent Score 1922.......T.........Cumberland College...........................6-6 1923.......W.......Livingston Academy.........................24-0 1924.......W.......Livingston Academy.........................32-0 1925.......W.......Castle Heights......................................54-0 1926.......W.......Sewanee College..................................9-7 1927.......W.......Hiwassee...............................................12-0 1928.......T.........Hiwassee ................................................0-0 1929.......L.........Sewanee College................................0-46 1930.......L.........Sewanee College................................0-14 1931.......W.......Murray State.........................................19-7 1932.......W.......Lambuth College................................13-9 1933.......L.........Western Kentucky................................6-7 1934.......W.......Arkansas State.......................................6-0 1935.......W.......Milligan College..................................26-7 1936.......W.......Alabama Teachers .............................33-0 1937.......L.........Eastern Kentucky..................................0-6 1938.......L.........Chattanooga........................................6-27 1939.......T.........Vanderbilt ......................................... 13-13 1940.......L.........Chattanooga........................................0-28 1941.......L.........Chattanooga..................................... 19-26 1942.......L.........Eastern Kentucky................................0-13 1943.......L.........Georgia..................................................0-62 1944.......W.......Oak Ridge..............................................52-6 1945.......L.........Eastern Kentucky............................. 12-14 1946.......L.........Eastern Kentucky................................0-13 1947.......L.........@Carson-Newman.............................7-18 1948.......L.........@Morehead State...............................7-19 1949.......L.........Murray State.........................................7-26 1950.......W.......@Carson-Newman.............................21-6 1951.......L.........@Kentucky......................................... 13-72 1952.......W.......Fort Campbell......................................27-0 1953.......W.......Florence State......................................14-7 1954.......L.........Florence State......................................7-20 1955.......W.......Florence State......................................26-7 1956.......W.......@Florence State..................................20-6 1957.......L.........Florence State......................................0-20 1958.......L.........@Florida State......................................7-22 1959.......T.........Florence State................................... 14-14 1960.......W.......Louisville................................................21-7 1961.......L.........@Louisville......................................... 13-29 1962.......L.........@Memphis State.................................6-12 1963.......W.......@Arkansas State.................................42-0 1964.......L.........@Arkansas State.................................0-27 1965.......L.........Arkansas State....................................7-12 1966.......L.........@Arkansas State.............................. 13-49 1967.......L.........Youngstown State........................... 28-31 1968.......L.........@NW Louisiana................................ 15-33 1969.......L.........NW Louisiana.................................... 24-35 1970.......W.......@Youngstown State....................... 32-19 1971.......W.......Western Carolina............................. 27-17 1972.......W.......Morningside.........................................37-7 1973.......T ........@Western Carolina.......................... 10-10 1974.......W.......@South Dakota................................ 17-13 1975.......W.......@Furman...............................................17-5 1976.......L.........Furman...................................................7-17 1977.......W.......@Western Carolina.......................... 41-21 1978.......L.........@Nicholls State................................ 10-20 1979.......L.........@Western Carolina.............................7-24 1980.......W.......Western Carolina............................. 26-10 1981.......L.........@East Tennessee.............................. 22-31 1982.......W.......East Tennessee....................................14-0 1983.......L.........@East Tennessee.................................7-14

1984.......L.........East Tennessee....................................3-10 1985.......L.........@Nevada-Las Vegas...........................7-35 1986.......L.........@Tulsa.....................................................0-51 1987.......W.......Liberty................................................. 43-23 1988.......L.........@East Carolina.................................. 13-52 1989.......W.......Lock Haven........................................ 38-17 1990.......W.......Lock Haven........................................ 45-14 1991.......L.........UT-Chattanooga.............................. 14-35 1992.......W.......Lock Haven........................................ 31-21 1993.......L.........Illinois State....................................... 18-23 1994.......W.......Lock Haven...........................................27-0 1995.......W.......Campbellsville.....................................49-0 1996.......L.........Appalachian State..............................3-16 1997.......L.........Chattanooga..................................... 10-13 1998.......W.......Kentucky Wesleyan............................52-0 1999.......L.........@Bowling Green.............................. 15-40 2000.......W.......Harding University.......................... 29-27 2001.......W.......Fayetteville State............................. 31-10 2002.......W.......UT- Chattanooga................................13-3 2003.......L.........@Memphis......................................... 10-40 2004.......W.......Gardner-Webb.................................. 32-26 2005......W........Lambuth University........................52-10 2006.......L.........Chattanooga........................................31-7 2007.......L.........@Eastern Illinois............................... 42-24 2008.......W.......Gardner-Webb.................................. 28-12 2009.......W.......Pikeville College............................... 51-10 2010.......L.........@Arkansas.............................................44-3

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Homecoming (43-36-1) Year W/L Opponent Score 1930..........W ........ Lincoln Memorial...........................57-0 1931..........W......... Middle Tennessee..........................13-7 1932..........W......... Memphis State................................24-7 1933..........W......... Lambuth College...........................39-0 1934..........L........... Howard College..............................0-27 1935..........L........... Middle Tennessee............................ 6-7 1936..........L........... Murray State....................................0-47 1937..........L .......... Middle Tennessee..........................0-29 1938..........W......... Austin Peay.......................................28-0 1939..........W......... Middle Tennessee .........................20-3 1940..........W......... Maryville College...........................35-0 1941..........W......... Middle Tennessee............................ 6-0 1942..........L........... Union College.............................. 12-14 1943..........W......... Sewanee College...........................12-0 1944..........-............ No Game...............................................— 1945..........L........... Eastern Kentucky...........................0-32 1946..........W......... Middle Tennessee..........................21-7 1947..........W......... Georgetown (KY)...........................33-6 1948..........W......... Middle Tennessee..........................32-7 1949..........W......... Union College.................................34-0 1950..........L........... Middle Tennessee..........................7-27 1951..........L........... Eastern Kentucky...........................7-47 1952..........L........... Middle Tennessee..........................7-19 1953..........W......... Eastern Kentucky............................. 7-0 1954..........L........... Western Kentucky....................... 12-32 1955..........W......... Eastern Kentucky...........................13-7 1956..........W ........ Western Kentucky....................... 39-26 1957..........W......... Murray State................................. 26-14 1958..........W......... Western Kentucky............................ 7-3 1959..........W......... Murray State................................. 29-16 1960..........W......... Western Kentucky..........................10-7 1961..........W......... Murray State....................................27-8 1962..........L........... Western Kentucky..........................7-24 1963..........L........... Murray State................................. 27-28 1964..........L........... Western Kentucky....................... 14-19 1965..........L........... Eastern Kentucky........................ 18-24 1966..........W.........Western Kentucky....................... 21-14 1967..........L........... Morehead State........................... 16-21 1968..........L........... Western Kentucky..........................0-13

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Austin Peay............................... Brad Kirtley Office phone: (931) 221-7561 FAX: (931) 221-7562 E-mail: kirtleyb@apsu.edu www.apsugovernors.com Eastern Illinois............................Rich Moser Office phone: (217) 581-7480 FAX: (217) 581-6434 E-mail: rlmoser@eiu.edu www.eiupanthers.com Eastern Kentucky........................ Mike Clark Office phone: (859) 622-6170 FAX: (859) 622-5108 E-mail: michael.clark@eku.edu www.ekusports.com Iowa ..............................................Steve Roe Office phone: (319) 335-9411 FAX: (319) 335-9417 E-mail: steven-roe@uiowa.edu www.hawkeyesports.com Jacksonville State........................ Greg Seitz Office phone: (256) 782-5279 FAX: (256) 782-5958 E-mail: gseitz@jsu.edu www.jsugamecocksports.com Maryville College.....................Eric Etchison Office phone: (865) 981-8283 FAX: (865) 981-8285 E-mail: eric.etchison@maryvillecollege.edu www.maryvillecollege.edu/athletics Murray State.............................. John Brush Office phone: (270) 809-7044 FAX: (270) 809-6814 E-mail: john.brush@murraystate.edu www.GoRacers.com Southeast Missouri..................... Jeff Honza Office phone: (573) 651-2933 FAX: (573) 651-2810 E-mail: jhonza@semo.edu www.gosoutheast.com Tennessee-Martin....................... Joe Lofaro Office phone: (731) 881-7632 FAX: (731) 881-7624 E-mail: jlofaro@utm.edu www.utmsports.com Tennessee State.................. Wallace Dooley Office phone: (615) 963-5674 FAX: (615) 866-0086 E-mail: wdooley@tnstate.edu www.tsutigers.com Ohio Valley Conference.........Kyle Schwartz Office phone: (615) 371-1698 FAX: (615) 371-1788 E-mail: kschwartz@ovc.org www.ovcsports.com

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g o l d e n e a g l e R e c o rd b o o k Individual Records: Offense Rushing Records Most Carries Game: 40, Larry Schreiber vs. MTSU, 1968 38, Larry Schreiber vs. UTC, 1969 38, Larry Schreiber vs. Austin Peay, 1969 Season: 286, Larry Schreiber, 1968 271, Larry Schreiber, 1969 249, Michael Penix, 1995 Career: 877, Larry Schreiber, 1966-69 Most Yards Gained Game: 261, Michael Penix vs. SEMO, 1993 255, Larry Schreiber vs. NW La., 1969 235, Travis Rogers vs. W. Carolina, 2000 Season: 1,522, Larry Schreiber, 1969 1,251, Larry Schreiber, 1968 1,228, Willie Queen, 1992 Career: 4,421, Larry Schreiber, 1966-69 Most Consecutive Carries Without Loss Season: 97, Eddie Hayward, 1987 94, Larry Schreiber, 1969 Career: 147, Eddie Hayward, 1983-87 Most Touchdowns Game: 5, Derek White vs. Concordia, 2007 4, L. Schreiber vs. APSU, 1969 4, Michael Penix vs. Campbellsville, 1995 4, Michael Penix vs. Morehead St., 1995 Season: 14, Michael Penix, 1995 13, Larry Schreiber, 1969 11, Three players (most recent - Jason Ballard, 2003) Career: 32, Larry Schreiber, 1966-69

Larry Schreiber

piled up 312 all-purpose yards in one game, including 255 rushing yards against Northwestern Louisiana in 1969.

Passing Records Most Attempts Game: 57, Lee Sweeney vs. SEMO, 2006 50, Lee Sweeney vs. Tenn. State, 2006 50 Bert Browne vs. MTSU, 1989 Season: 367, Robert Craft, 2004 356, Lee Sweeney, 2006 310, Robert Craft, 2002 Career: 1.084, Lee Sweeney, 2006-2009

Grant Swallows set 15 school records in 2001

Most Completions Game: 32, Lee Sweeney vs. SEMO, 2006 28, Lee Sweeney vs. Tenn. State, 2006 26, Robert Craft vs. E. Illinois, 2004 26, Bert Browne vs. Ohio, 1990 Season: 201, Robert Craft, 2004 189, Lee Sweeney, 2006 161, Grant Swallows, 2001 161, Andre Caballero, 1997 Career: 625, Lee Sweeney, 2006-2009 Most Yards Game: 437, Lee Sweeney vs. SEMO, 2006 412, Grant Swallows vs. Jacksonville St., 2001 410, Robert Craft vs. Jacksonville St., 2002 Season: 2,448, Robert Craft, 2002 2,385, Robert Craft, 2004 2,361, Grant Swallows, 2001 Career: 7,157, Lee Sweeney, 2006-2009 Most Touchdown Passes Game: 5, Grant Swallows vs. E. Illinois, 2001 4, Robert Craft vs. E. Illinois, 2002 3, Total of 20 times Season: 19, Grant Swallows, 2001 18, Mike Jones, 1993 17, Lee Sweeney, 2006 Career: 49, Lee Sweeney, 2006- 2009 Most Times Intercepted Game: 6, Joey Bailey vs. SEMO, 2003 5, Jim Ragland vs. East Tenn., 1963, 5, Milt Jenkins vs. Nicholls State, 1978, 5, Mark Powers vs. UT Martin, 1982 5, Mark Powers vs. EKU, 1983 Season: 17, Robert Craft, 2004 17, Lee Sweeney, 2006 15, Mark Powers, 1982 Career: 45, Lee Sweeney, 2006-2009 Highest Completion Percentage Game: 86.9 Grant Swallows vs. UT Martin, 2001 (20-for-23) Season: 63.6, Grant Swallows, 2001 63.6, Cass Barnes, 2010 Consecutive Passes Without Interception 199, Thomas DeBow, 1988-89

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Receiving Records Most Receptions Game: 11, Ken Gilstrap vs. Morehead, 1987 10, Tim Benford vs. Austin Peay, 2008 10, Henry Sailes vs. Gardner-Webb, 2008 10, Craig Rolle vs. Middle Tenn., 1978 9, eight times (Derek Lee -3, Walter Hill, Sam Brooks, Drew Hixon, Derek White, Antonio Robinson) Season: 68, Tim Benford, 2008 55, Walter Hill, 1997 54, Gerald Bentley, 1995 Career: 195, Larry Shipp, 2004-07 Most Yards Receiving Game: 262, Ken Gilstrap vs. Morehead, 1987 206, Craig Rolle vs. UN-Omaha, 1976 191, Larry Shipp vs. Samford, 2007 183, Derek Lee vs. Valparaiso, 2002 Season: 909, Craig Rolle, 1976 900, Larry Shipp, 2007 878, Craig Rolle, 1978 812, Tim Benford, 2010 808, Walter Hill, 1997 Career: 2,950, Larry Shipp, 2004-07 Most Touchdown Catches Game: 3, Total of three times (Derek Lee -2) 2, Total of 24 times (Larry Shipp-4, Derek Lee-3, Tim Benford-2, Demond Stone-2, Brent McNeal-1, Steve Harris-1, Antonio Carter -1 , Tedarrell Scott-1, Marshall Hale-1, Jim Bishop-1, Craig, Rolle-1, Jack Kelley-1, Brad Millice-1, Kendall Taylor-1, Terry Goodloe -1, Kenneth Gilstrap-1, Antonio Robinson-1) Season: Tim Benford, 2010 10, Tim Benford, 2008 10, Larry Shipp, 2007 10, Derek Lee, 2002 8, Brent McNeal, 2004 Career: 27, Larry Shipp, 2004-07

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g o l d e n e a g l e R e c o rd b o o k Total Offense Records Most Plays Game: 64, Lee Sweeney vs. SEMO, 2006 61, Bert Browne vs. MTSU, 1989 Season: 410, Andre Caballero, 1997 362, Robert Craft, 2002 359, Patrick Pope, 1987 Career: 1,228, Lee Sweeney, 2006-2009

Patrick Pope was the cool catalyst for the Golden Eagle offense in 1987

Most Yards Gained Game: 437, Lee Sweeney vs. SEMO, 2006 419, Grant Swallows vs. J'ville, 2001 410, Robert Craft vs. Jacksonville, 2002 354, Randy Beaman vs. UT Martin, 1991 Season: 2,424, Grant Swallows, 2001 2,362, Robert Craft, 2002 2,267, Lee Sweeney, 2006 Career: 6,805, Lee Sweeney, 2006-2009 Most TDs Responsible For (Pass/Rush) Game: 5, Grant Swallows vs. SEMO, 2001 4, Total of six times (Randy Beaman-1, Patrick Pope-2, Larry Schreiber-1, Tommy Van Tone-1, Robert Craft-1) Season: 21, Grant Swallows, 2001 19, Mike Jones, 1993 17, Lee Sweeney, 2006 17, Patrick Pope, 1987 Career: 54, Lee Sweeney, 2006-2009

All-Purpose Records Most Yards Gained Game: 312, Larry Schreiber vs. NW La., 1969 301, Larry Shipp vs Samford, 2007 299, Larry Schreiber vs. WKU, 1969 282, Michael Penix vs. SEMO, 1993 Season: 1,901, Larry Schreiber, 1969 1,887, Larry Shipp, 2007 1,767, Lorenza Rivers, 1987 1,722, Larry Schreiber, 1968 Career: 5,819, Larry Schreiber, 1966-69 Most Touchdowns Game: 5, Derek Shite vs. Concordia, 2007 4, Michael Penix vs. Campbellsville, 1995 4, Michael Penix vs. Morehead, 1995 4, Willie Queen vs. Tenn. St., 1994 4, Michael Penix vs. Morehead, 1994 4, Willie Queen vs. Lock Haven, 1992 4, Larry Schreiber vs. Austin Peay, 1969 4, Derek White vs. Murray State, 2003 Season: 15, Larry Shipp, 2007 14, Michael Penix, 1995 13, Larry Schreiber, 1969 Career: 32, Larry Schreiber, 1966-69

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Mike Jones

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Most Points Game: 30, Derek White, Concordia, 2007 24, Derek White vs. Murray, 2003 24, Michael Penix vs. Campbellsville, 1995 24, Michael Penix vs. Morehead,1995 24, Willie Queen vs. Tenn. St., 1994 24, Michael Penix vs. Morehead, 1994 24, Willie Queen vs. Lock Haven, 1992 24, Larry Schreiber vs. Austin Peay, 1969 Season: 90, Larry Shipp, 2007 84, Michael Penix, 1995 78, Larry Schreiber, 1969 75, Justin Kraemer, 2007 72, Josh Foster, 2004 72, Jason Ballard, 2003 Career: 253, David Collett, 1998-2001

Most PATs Game: 9, Wayne Anderson vs. ETSU, 1977 8, Derek Scott vs. Morehead State, 1994 8, Murray Cunningham vs. UN-Omaha, 1976 8, David Collett vs. Tennessee State, 2000 Season: 42, Wayne Anderson, 1977 39, Justin Kraemer, 2007 35, David Collett, 2001 35, Murray Cunningham, 1976 34, David Collett, 2000 Career: 106, David Collett, 1998-2001 Most Consecutive PATs 46, Bobby Holloway, 1951-53 Most Field Goals Game: 7 Ryan Weeks vs. UTC, 1989 4, Casey Roberts vs. UT Martin, 1997 4, Wayne Anderson vs. W. Carolina, 1980 Season: 16, Ryan Weeks, 1989 14, Josh Foster, 2004 14, David Collett, 1998 14, Murray Cunningham, 1975 Career: 49, David Collett, 1998-2001 Most Consecutive Field Goals 11, Wayne Anderson, 1980 Most Points Kicking Game: 22, Ryan Weeks vs. UTC, 1989 15, Casey Roberts vs. UT- Martin, 1997 15, David Collett vs. Tenn. State, 2001 Season: 75, Justin Kraemer, 2007 72, Josh Foster, 2004 67, David Collett, 2000 67, Murray Cunningham, 1975 65, Ryan Weeks, 1989

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g o l d e n e a g l e R e c o rd b o o k Individual Records: Defense Tackles Most Tackles and Assists Game: 23, Jim Youngblood vs. UT- Martin, 1972 21, Barry Wilmore vs. Austin Peay, 1985 20, Corey Reed vs. UT Martin, 2008 20, Broderick Jamison, Eastern Ky., 2007 20, Joshua Symonette vs. Samford, 1998 Season: 156, Jim Youngblood, 1972 151, Jeff Daughtry, 1982 143, Barry Wilmore, 1985 Career: 476, Jim Youngblood, 1968-72 Most Quarterbacks Sacks Game: 5, Branon Vaughn vs. EKU, 1998 5, Elois Grooms vs. Murray, 1974 Season: 10, D.J. Bleisath, 2001 10, Branon Vaughn, 1998 10, Shane Queen, 1991 9, Dean Ratledge, 1976 8, Three players (most recent John Ruff, 2002) Career: 24, Shane Queen, 1990-93 Most Tackles for Loss Game: 8, Chad Evitts vs. WCU, 1998 7, Branon Vaughn vs. EKU, 1998 6, Shane Queen vs. APSU, 1991 6, Eric Allen vs. E. Illinois, 2000 Season: 24, D.J. Bleisath, 2001 24, Chad Evitts, 2000 23, Chad Evitts, 1999 23, D. J. Bleisath, 2000 20, Branon Vaughn, 1997 Career: 68, Chad Evitts, 1996-2000 Most Yards, Tackles for Loss Game: 43, Branon Vaughn vs. EKU, 1998 33, Shane Queen vs. EKU, 1993 31, Marcus Edwards vs. Eastern Illinois, 2010 Season: 124, D.J. Bleisath, 2001 123, Branon Vaughn, 1997 99, Dean Ratledge, 1977 98, D.J. Bleisath, 2000 Career: 271, Shane Queen, 1990-93

Fumbles Most Fumbles Caused Game: 4, Ricky Sanders vs. APSU, 1991 2, Total of five players: (Zach Reed, Branon Vaughn, Shane Queen, Marlon Placide, Gerald Dossett) Season: 9, David Hooper, 1977 Career: 11, David Hooper, 1976-78

Most Fumbles Recovered Game: 3, Donald Snyder vs. MTSU, 1984 Season: 4, seven players Career: 8, Norman Drake, 1988-91

Interceptions Most Interceptions Game: 3, Robert Taylor vs. Samford, 1996 3, John Fitzpatrick vs. WKU, 1972 Season: 12, John Fitzpatrick, 1972 10, Johnny Tucker, 1976 7, Tony Panebianco, 1981 Career: 22, Robert Taylor, 1993-96 Most Yards Returned Game: 98, Joshua Symonette vs. APSU, 1997 Season: 197, Robert Taylor, 1995 191, John Fitzpatrick, 1972 144, Skeet Owen, 1981 Career: 302, John Fitzpatrick, 1969-72

Passes Defended Most Passes Defended Game: 4, Taron Ryce vs. SE Missouri, 2008 u 4, Robert Taylor vs. Samford, 1996 Season: 20, Robert Taylor, 1996 Career: 48, Robert Tayor 1993-96

Individual Records: Special Teams Punt Returns Most Returns Game: 7, Sam Brooks vs. Tennessee State, 1989 Season: 31, Brad Perry, 1994 31, Walter Hill, 1997 28, Tony Chatman, 1978 Career: 78, Brad Perry, 1992-95

Most Yards Game: 200, Gerald Bentley vs. Marshall, 1995 172, Dickie Fulton vs. ETSU, 1973 159, Mike Stewart vs. WKU, 1989 Season: 813, James Coney, 1986 700, Gerald Bentley, 1995 686, Lorenza Rivers, 1987 Career: 1,686, Henry Sailes, 2007-2010 1,418, Gerald Bentley, 1992-95

Punting Records Most Punts Game: 12, Mark Pemberton vs. WKU, 1981 12, Butch Gentry vs. La. Tech, 1972 11, Mark Pemberton vs. MTSU, 1981 11, Mark Pemberton vs. Jacksonville, 1980 11, Scott Meadows vs. Akron, 1985 Season: 81, Tom Pemberton, 1973 79, Steve Davis, 1979 76, Mark Pemberton, 1981 Career: 251, Scott Meadows, 1983-86 Most Yards Game: 446, Scott Meadows vs. Akron, 1985 442, Tracy Graham vs. Tenn. State, 1988 438, Andy Dorsey vs. E. Kentucky, 2000 Season: 3,359, Steve Davis, 1979 3,111, Scott Meadows, 1983 3,018, Tom Pemberton, 1973 Career: 10,251, Scott Meadows, 1983-86 Highest Average Game: 52.5, Scott Meadows vs. EKU, 1985 50.5, Andy Dorsey vs. W. Carolina, 1998 50.0 Justin Kraemer, Eastern Ky., 2007 50.0, Jon Mahan vs. Eastern Ky., 2006 Season: 44.5, Jon Mahan, 2005, 43.2, Scott Meadows, 1986 43.0, Butch Gentry, 1971 Career: 40.8, Scott Meadows, 1983-86

Most Yards Game: 105, Kendall Taylor vs. Morehead, 1981 Season: 328, Mike Stewart, 1992 236, James Robinson, 2001 225, Walter Hill, 1997 223, Kendall Taylor, 1981 Career: 617, James Robinson, 2000-2003

Kickoff Returns Most Returns Game: 9, Mike Stewart vs. WKU, 1989 8, Gerald Bentley vs. Marshall, 1995 7, Lorenza Rivers vs. Cincinnati, 1987 Season: 34, Lorenza Rivers, 1987 33, James Coney, 1986 31, Gerald Bentley, 1995 Career: 72, Henry Sailes, 2007-2010 65, Gerald Bentley, 1992-95

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Jim Youngblood (front) and Elois Grooms (back), defensive standouts in the early 70s, each had his number retired by Tech.

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g o l d e n e a g l e R e c o rd b o o k Team Records: Offense Rushing Most Attempts Game: 83 vs. Morningside, 1972 79 vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1976 74 vs. Austin Peay, 1977 Season: 773 in 1972 585 in 1977 578 in 1975 Most Net Yards Gained Game: 412 vs. East Tennessee, 1956 409 vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1976 404 vs. Morningside, 1972 Season: 2,694 in 1955 2,593 in 1972 2,551 in 1977 Most Touchdowns Game: 10 vs. UT- Martin, 2002 8 vs. Tennessee State, 2000 7 vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1976 Season: 28 in 2000 28 in 1977

Passing Most Attempts Game: 50 vs. Middle Tenn., 1989 48 vs. Murray State, 2008 46 vs. Austin Peay, 1995 46 Eastern Ill., 2009 Season: 394 in 2008 375 in 2004 Most Completions Game: 33 vs. Murray State, 2008 31 vs. Ohio, 1990 29 vs. UT- Martin, 2001 28 vs. Eastern Ill., 2007 Season: 241 in 2008 206 in 2004 197 in 2002 Most Yards Gained Game: 420 vs. Jacksonville State, 2002 413 vs. Samford, 2007 412 vs. Jacksonville State, 2001 391 vs. Valparaiso, 2002 Season: 2,923 in 2002 2,579 in 2004 2,551 in 2001 2,400 in 2008 Most Touchdown Passes Game: 5 vs. Three opponents 4 vs. Murray St., 1991 Season: 20 in 2001 18 in 1993 Most Times Intercepted Game: 7 vs. SEMO, 2003

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6 vs. Eastern Ky., 1983 6 vs. Nicholls State, 1978 6 vs. Troy State, 1978 Season: 21 in 1981 21 in 1980 21 in 1978

Total Offense Most Plays Game: 96 vs. Austin Peay, 1977 95 vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1976 94 vs. Morningside, 1972 Season: 817 in 1972 815 in 1977 800 in 2004 Most Yards Game: 644 vs. Valpo, 2002 631 vs. Morehead, 1987 623 vs. Austin Peay, 1955 Season: 4,822 in 2002 4,183 in 1977 4,161 in 2001

Scoring Most Points (since joining OVC) Game: 68 vs. UT- Martin, 2002 63 vs. Tennessee State, 2001 63 vs. East Tennessee, 1977 61 vs. Howard, 1950 59 vs. Morehead State, 1985 Season: 343 in 1977 329 in 2007 328 in 2002 317 in 2000 Most Points (both teams) Game: 111 vs. Samford, 2007 Samford 59, Tech 52 Most TDs (since joining OVC) Game: 10 vs. UT- Martin, 2002 9 vs. Howard, 1950 9 vs. East Tennessee, 1977 Season: 55 in 2002 47 in 1977 42 in 2007 42 in 2001 Most PATs Game: 9 vs. East Tennessee, 1977 8 vs. Tennessee State, 2000 8 vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1976 8 vs. Morehead State, 1994 8 vs. UT- Martin, 2002 Season: 42 in 1977 40 in 2007 36 in 2001

Most Field Goals Game: 7 vs. UT-Chattanooga 1989 4 vs. Western Kentucky., 1980 3 vs. 14 opponents Most Points Kicking Game: 22 vs. UT-Chattanooga, 1989 15 vs. Tennessee State, 2001 14 vs. Western Kentucky, 1980 Season: 75 in 2007 72 in 2004 67 in 1975 65 in 1998

24 in 1975 24 in 1977

First Downs Most First Downs Game: 32 vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1976 31 vs. Tennessee State, 1995 30 vs. Tennessee State, 2001 30 vs. Jacksonville State, 2010 Season: 221 in 2004 214 in 2000 214 in 1977 210 in 2001

Johnny Tucker (20) and Dean Ratledge (81)

Most First Downs Rushing Game: 25 vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1976 17 vs. UNLV, 1985 17 vs. Morehead State, 1985 Season: 144 in 1972 132 in 1977 118 in 1969 118 in 1971 Most First Downs Passing Game: 17 vs. Tennessee State, 1995 15 vs. Illinois State, 193 14 vs. Middle Tennessee, 1993 Season: 113 in 2008 107 in 1995 105 in 1990 105 in 2004

Eddie Hayward

Fumbles

Most Fumbles Game: 12 vs. Murray State, 1972 9 vs. Austin Peay, 1988 Season: 56 in 1972 52 in 1975 52 in 1985 Most Fumbles Lost Game: 7 vs. Western Kentucky, 1967 6 vs. Akron, 1983 6 vs. Tulsa, 1986 Season: 30 in 1972

Robert Craft

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g o l d e n e a g l e R e c o rd b o o k Team Records: Defense First Downs Fewest Total First Downs Half: 0 vs. Middle Tenn., 1983 Game: 4 vs. Western Ky., 1974 Season: 97 in 1960 116 in 1963 117 in 1972 Fewest First Downs Rushing Game: 1 vs. five opponents Season: 54 in 1971 56 in 1972 62 in 2004 Fewest First Downs Passing Game: 0 vs. four opponents Season: 41 in 1968 42 in 1975 50 in 1972 50 in 1974

Total Defense Fewest Yards Allowed Total Offense Game: 1 vs. Morehead, 1975 Season: 1,947 in 1975 2,139 in 1972 2,145 in 1961 Fewest Yards Rushing Game: -41 vs. Morehead, 1975 -6 vs. Morehead., 1993 0 vs. Austin Peay, 1997 Season: 810 in 1975 926 in 1972 1,023 in 1971 Fewest Yards Allowed Passing Game: 7 vs. Eastern Ky, 1994 15 vs. East Tenn., 1974 19 vs. UT- Martin, 2000 Season: 538 in 1956 611 in 1959 678 in 1962

Interceptions Most Interceptions Made Game: 7 vs. Middle Tenn., 1980 6. vs. SEMO, 2003 5. vs. Lock Haven, 1993 5 vs. Akron, 1982 5 vs. Ark-Pine Bluff, 1987 Season: 30 in 1972 25 in 1969

21 in 1971, 1977, 1981

Fumbles

Most Fumbles Caused Game: 11 vs. Austin Peay, 1991 Season: 41 in 1981 39 in 1976 37 in 1978 Most Fumbles Recovered Game: 5 vs. Austin Peay, 1993 5 vs. Austin Peay, 1991 5 vs. Lock Haven, 1990 5 vs. UT -Martin, 1975 5 vs. Eastern Ky., 1973 4 vs. UTC, 1989 4 vs. Middle Tenn., 1984 Season: 20 in 1962 20 in 1973 20 in 1975 20 in 1977

QB Sacks / TFL Most Quarterback Sacks Made Game: 8 vs. SEMO, 1999 8 vs. EKU, 1998 8 vs. EIU, 2010 7 vs. Troy State, 1981 6 vs. UTC, 1989 Season: 47 in 1976 32 in 1998 32 in 1997 30 in 2002 Most Tackles for Loss Made Game: 18 vs. SEMO, 1999 18 vs. EKU, 1998 17 vs. Chattanooga, 1997 16 vs. Austin Peay, 1988 Season: 114 in 2001 109 in 2002 108 in 1998 Most TFL Yards Lost Game: 91 vs. Harding, 2000 83 vs. Austin Peay, 1991 79 vs. UTC, 1989 64 vs. EKU, 1998 Season: 474 in 2001 444 in 1997 438 in 1998

Most Yards Punting by Tech Game: 446 vs. Akron, 1985 442 vs. Tenn. State, 1988 438 vs. E. Kentucky, 2000 Season: 3,359 in 1979 3,018 in 1973 2,933 in 1974 Highest Punting Average Game: 52.5 vs. Eastern Ky., 1985 50.8 vs. Morehead, 1976 50.5 vs. WCU, 1998 Season: 42.5 in 1979 41.9 in 1998 41.8 in 1986 Most Punts Forced Game: 13 vs. Western Ky., 1974 11 vs. Morehead St., 1993 10 vs. E. Kentucky, 2000 10 vs. Liberty, 1987 Season: 91 in 1975 90 in 1974

Punt Returns Most Punts Returned Game: 7 vs. Tenn. State, 1989 6 vs. Ark-Pine Bluff, 1987 6 vs. Middle Tenn., 1971 Season: 40 in 1972 39 in 1975 35 in 1971 35 in 1994 Most Yards Returned Game: 105 vs. Morehead, 1981 90 vs. Ark-Pine Bluff, 1987 90 vs. UT Martin, 2000 77 vs. Tennessee State, 2000 Season: 323 in 1992 321 in 2007 278 in 1997

Team Records: - Miscellaneous Turnovers Most Turnovers Game: 9 vs. Nicholls State, 1978 8 vs. Tulsa/Murray, 1986 8 vs. Eastern Ill., 2003 7 vs. Eastern Ky., 1983 7 vs. Western Ky., 1967 Season: 41 in 1978 39 in 1982 39 in 1983 Most Turnovers Caused Game: 10 vs. Western Ky., 1972 7 vs. Middle Tenn., 1980 Season: 49 in 1974 41 in 1977 40 in 1981 Best Turnover Margin Season: +16 in 1981 +12 in 2000 +9 in 1971 +9 in 1972 +8 in 2009

Worst Turnover Margin Season: -20 in 2008 -18 in 1978, 2003, 2007 -16 in 1983, 1986, 1988

Penalties Most Penalties Game: 14 vs. E. Kentucky, 2000 14 vs. Austin Peay, 1982 13 vs. Morehead St., 1993 13 vs. Middle Tenn., 1983 13 vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2010 Season: 88 in 1975 82 in 2002 78 in 2010 77 in 1982 Most Yards Penalized Game: 141 vs. East Tenn., 1975 140 vs. E. Kentucky, 2000 127 vs. Morehead St., 1993 Season: 815 in 1975 793 in 197

Punting Most Punts by Tech Game: 12 vs. Louisiana Tech, 1972 12 vs. Western Ky., 1981 11 vs. four opponents Season: 81 in 1973 79 in 1979 77 in 1974 77 in 1982

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annual leaders Total Offense 1960 - Gordon Mason, 866 1961 - Jim Ragland, 803 1962 - Jim Ragland, 539 1963 - Jim Ragland, 1,396 1964 - Paul Whaley, 714 1965 - Tom Van Tone, 1,030 1966 - Dale Swain, 859 1967 - Larry Schreiber, 1,069 1968 - Larry Schreiber, 1,251 1969 - Larry Schreiber, 1,522 1970 - Roger Hill, 677 1971 - Jeff Axel, 875 1972 - Mike Ledford, 857 1973 - Gary Perdue, 923 1974 - Gary Perdue, 804 1975 - Gary Perdue, 1,136 1976 - Gary Perdue, 1,317 1977 - Jimmy Maynord, 1,040 1978 - Kevin Tillman, 791 1979 - Jimmy Maynord, 889 1980 - James Aaron, 1,121 1981 - Tony Costantine, 1,186 1982 - Mark Powers, 1,069 1983 - Tony Costantine, 835 1984 - Brent Fisher, 811 1985 - Eddie Hayward, 1,021 1986 - Brent Fisher, 1,384 1987 - Patrick Pope, 1,938 1988 - Thomas DeBow, 1,239 1989 - Thomas DeBow, 926 1990 - Bert Browne, 2,031 1991 - Randy Beaman, 970 1992 - Willie Queen, 1,228 1993 - Mike Jones, 1,921 1994 - Mike Jones, 1,762 1995 - Jamie Sander, 1,658 1996 - Andre Caballero, 1,329 1997 - Andre Caballero, 2,225 1998 - Michael Peeples, 1,318 1999 - Grant Swallows, 1,293 2000 - Grant Swallows, 1,019 2001 - Grant Swallows, 2,424 2002 - Robert Craft, 2362 2003 - Jason Ballard, 955 2004 - Robert Craft, 2,290 2005 - Stephen Britton, 1,533 2006 - Lee Sweeney, 2,267 2007 - Lee Sweeney, 1,371 2008 - Lee Sweeney, 1,548 2009 - Lee Sweeney, 1,619 2010 - Tre Lamb, 1,074

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Grant Swallows (2001)........2,424 Robert Craft (2002)...............2,362 Robert Craft (2004)...............2,290 Lee Sweeney (2007).............2,267 Andre Caballero (1997).......2,225 Bert Browne (1990)...............2,031 Patrick Pope (1987)..............1,938 Mike Jones (1993).................1,921 Mike Jones (1994).................1,762 Jamie Sander (1995)............1,658

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Rushing 1960 - Ralph Broyles, 495 1961 - Ken Fults, 663 1962 - Jack Corbin, 377 1963 - Ron Reeves, 555 1964 - Ron Reeves, 398 1965 - Ron Reeves, 723 1966 - Larry Schreiber, 579 1967 - Larry Schreiber, 1,069 1968 - Larry Schreiber, 1,251 1969 - Larry Schreiber, 1,522 1970 - Roger Hill, 677 1971 - Jeff Axel, 875 1972 - Jeff Axel, 677 1973 - Mike DeRossett, 552 1974 - Terry Johnson, 462 1975 - Jesse Dorsey, 542 1976 - Cecil Fore, 516 1977 - Cecil Fore, 741 1978 - Kevin Tillman, 791 1979 - Ronald Bond, 474 1980 - Marvin McClennon, 623 1981 - Marvin McClennon, 558 1982 - Reggie Bazel, 889 1983 - Allen Lawrence, 456 1984 - Brent Fisher, 354 1985 - Eddie Hayward, 1,021 1986 - Travis Dunlap, 340 1987 - Lorenza Rivers, 975 1988 - James Hird, 466 1989 - Billy Shackelford, 403 1990 - Fred Lowery, 448 1991 - Willie Queen, 568 1992 - Willie Queen, 1,228 1993 - Michael Penix, 1,037 1994 - Michael Penix, 932 1995 - Michael Penix, 1,208 1996 - Brant Billen, 466 1997 - Jerome Tillman, 668 1998 - Nick Solomon, 610 1999 - Jerome Tillman, 598 2000 - Travis Rogers, 809 2001 - Travis Rogers, 514 2002 - Jason Ballard, 1000 2003 - Jason Ballard, 955 2004 - Trey Bonner, 795 2005 - Anthony Ash, 627 2006 - Anthony Ash, 689 2007 - Derek White, 1,270 2008 - Henry Sailes, 433 2009 - Dontey Gay, 556 2010 - Jacque Crawford, 668

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Top Seasons

Larry Schreiber (1969)......... 1,522 Derek White (2007).............. 1,270 Larry Schreiber (1968)......... 1,251 Willie Queen (1992)............. 1,228 Michael Penix (1995)........... 1,208 Larry Schreiber (1967)......... 1,069 Michael Penix (1993)........... 1,037 Eddie Hayward (1985)......... 1,021 Jason Ballard (2002)............. 1,000 Lorenza Rivers (1987)..............975

Passing

Receiving

1960 - Gordon Mason, 868 1961 - Jim Ragland, 449 1962 - Jim Ragland, 456 1963 - Jim Ragland, 1,135 1964 - Paul Whaley, 569 1965 - Tom Van Tone, 805 1966 - Dale Swain, 654 1967 - Dale Swain, 867 1968 - Rock Horne, 299 1969 - Steve Ailey, 533 1970 - David Fair, 361 1971 - Jim Waddell, 324 1972 - Mike Ledford, 492 1973 - Gary Perdue, 674 1974 - Gary Perdue, 559 1975 - Gary Perdue, 868 1976 - Gary Perdue, 952 1977 - Jimmy Maynord 812 1978 - Milt Jenkins, 602 1979 - Jimmy Maynord, 730 1980 - James Aaron, 1,338 1981 - Tony Costantine, 1,321 1982 - Mark Powers, 1,101 1983 - Tony Costantine, 906 1984 - Tony Costantine, 566 1985 - Brent Fisher, 323 1986 - Brent Fisher, 1,165 1987 - Patrick Pope, 1,541 1988 - Thomas DeBow, 1,213 1989 - Thomas DeBow, 933 1990 - Bert Browne, 2,050 1991 - Randy Beaman, 610 1992 - Randy Beaman, 778 1993 - Mike Jones, 2,000 1994 - Mike Jones, 1,912 1995 - Jamie Sander, 1,738 1996 - Andre Caballero, 971 1997 - Andre Caballero, 1,893 1998 - Michael Peeples, 1,527 1999 - Grant Swallows, 1,140 2000 - Grant Swallows, 1,037 2001 - Grant Swallows, 2,361 2002 - Robert Craft, 2,448 2003 - Robert Craft, 1,009 2004 - Robert Craft 2,385 2005 - Stephen Britton, 1,514 2006 - Lee Sweeney, 2,292 2007 - Lee Sweeney, 1,453 2008 - Lee Sweeney, 1,644 2009 - Lee Sweeney, 1,768 2010 - Tre Lamb, 974

Top Seasons

1. Robert Craft (2002)................2,448 2. Robert Craft (2004)................2,385 3. Grant Swallows (2001)..........2,361 4. Lee Sweeney (2007) .............2,292 5. Bert Browne (1990)................2,050 6. Mike Jones (1993)..................2,000 7. Mike Jones (1994)..................1,912 8. Andre Caballero (1997)........1,893 9. Lee Sweeney (2009)...............1,768 10. Jamie Sander (1995)..............1,738

1960 - Tommy Hackler, 37/508 1961 - Rudy Schmittou, 15/277 1962 - Jim Schaffer, 11/184 1963 - Bob Haile, 32/436 1964 - Sammy Scott, 14/147 1965 - Sammy Scott, 19/320 1966 - Terry Parks, 23/267 1967 - David Hudson, 42/492 1968 - Harry Abofs, 20/364 1969 - Jim Bishop, 31/536 1970 - Jim Bishop, 30/355 1971 - Jim Bishop, 15/271 1972 - Tommy Pemberton, 15/323 1973 - David Quay, 28/411 1974 - David Quay, 17/233 1975 - David Quay, 28/387 1976 - Craig Rolle, 38/909 1977 - Craig Rolle, 42/734 1978 - Craig Rolle, 53/878 1979 - Glenn Roberts, 25/344 1980 - Jack Kelley, 35/748 1981 - Reggie Bazel, 31/280 1982 - Jack Kelley, 32/490 1983 - Jack Kelley, 27/419 1984 - Larry Hamrick, 25/369 1985 - Lorenza Rivers, 9/68 1986 - Nate Hooks, 34/443 1987 - Kenneth Gilstrap, 42/729 1988 - Sam Brooks, 23/252 1989 - Sam Brooks, 31/419 1990 - Marshall Hale, 30/690 1991 - Marshall Hale, 27/465 1992 - Glen Puryear, 18/156 1993 - Steve Harris, 25/389 1994 - Brad Perry, 29/262 1995 - Gerald Bentley, 54/616 1996 - Demond Stone, 21/291 1997 - Walter Hill, 55/808 1998 - Walter Hill, 43/555 1999 - Walter Hill, 34/426 2000 - Stevland Sills, 24/373 Tedarrell Scott, 24/219 2001 - Derek Lee, 39/624 2002 - Derek Lee, 36/760 2003 - Derek Lee, 38/383 2004 - Brent McNeal, 42/565 2005 - Larry Shipp, 50/803 2006 - Larry Shipp, 51/799 2007 - Larry Shipp, 53/900 2008 - Tim Benford, 68/782 2009 - Tim Benford, 33/580 2010 - Time Benford, 50/812

Top Seasons/Receptions

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Tim Benford (2008)...................... 68 Walter Hill (1997).......................... 55 Gerald Bentley (1995)................. 54 Larry Shipp (2007)....................... 53 Craig Rolle (1978)......................... 53 Larry Shipp (2007)....................... 51

Top Seasons/Yardage

Craig Rolle (1976).......................909 Larry Shipp (2007).....................900 Craig Rolle (1978).......................878 Tim Benford (2010)....................812 Walter Hill (1997)........................808 Larry Shipp (2005).....................803 Larry Shipp (2007).....................799 Tim Benford (2008)....................782

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annual leaders All-Purpose 1960 - Ralph Broyles, 558 1961 - Ken Fults, 663 1962 - Jim Shaeffer, 919 1963 - Jim Whaley, 702 1964 - Roy Sinkovich, 558 1965 - Terry Parks, 947 1966 - Terry Parks, 924 1967 - Larry Schreiber, 1,617 1968 - Larry Schreiber, 1,722 1969 - Larry Schreiber, 1,901 1970 - Roger Hill, 998 1971 - Jeff Axel, 875 1972 - Jeff Axel, 677 1973 - Mike DeRossett, 573 1974 - Lamar Mike, 606 1975 - Craig Rolle, 670 1976 - Craig Rolle, 1,353 1977 - Cecil Fore, 943 1978 - Kevin Tillman, 1,266 1979 - Sam Smith, 518 1980 - Marvin McClennon, 838 1981 - Reggie Bazel, 800 1982 - Reggie Bazel, 1,038 1983 - Jack Kelley, 553 1984 - Mike Beal, 558 1985 - Eddie Hayward, 1,021 1986 - James Coney, 982 1987 - Lorenza Rivers, 1,767 1988 - Kenneth Gilstrap, 818 1989 - Mike Stewart, 916 1990 - Marshall Hale, 1,281 1991 - Marshall Hale, 866 1992 - Willie Queen, 1,299 1993 - Michael Penix, 1,238 1994 - Michael Penix, 1,193 1995 - Michael Penix, 1,335 1996 - Brant Billen, 582 1997 - Jerome Tillman, 1,092 1998 - Nick Solomon, 1,199 1999 - Jerome Tillman, 791 2000 - Nick Solomon, 1,152 2001 - Nick Solomon, 943 2002 - Jason Ballard, 1,096 2003 - Jason Ballard, 1,061 2004 - Trey Bonner, 998 2005 - Larry Shipp, 883 2006 - Larry Shipp, 1,180 2007 - Larry Shipp, 1,887 2008 - Henry Sailes, 1,230 2009 - Dontey Gay, 833 2010 - Henry Sailes, 833

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Larry Schreiber (1969).......... 1,901 Larry Shipp (2007)................. 1,887 Lorenza Rivers (1987)........... 1,767 Larry Schreiber (1968).......... 1,722 Larry Schreiber (1967).......... 1,617 Derek White (2007)................ 1,475 Craig Rolle (1976)................... 1,353 Michael Penix (1995)............. 1,335 Willie Queen (1992)............... 1,299 Marshall Hale (1990............... 1,281

Scoring 1960 - Ralph Broyles, 30 1961 - Jim Ragland, 34 1962 - Jim Shaeffer, 24 1963 - Ron Reeves, 36 1964 - Paul Whaley, Ron Reeves, 18 1965 - Jim Stamps, 30 1966 - Frank Sorrells, 30 1967 - Larry Schreiber, 54 1968 - Larry Schreiber, 36 1969 - Larry Schreiber, 78 1970 - Butch Gentry, 34 1971 - Jeff Axel, 42 1972 - Butch Gentry, 60 1973 - Murray Cunningham, 35 1974 - Murray Cunningham, 46 1975 - Murray Cunningham, 67 1976 - Murray Cunningham, 50 1977 - Wayne Anderson, 57 1978 - Wayne Anderson, 51 1979 - Wayne Anderson, 23 1980 - Wayne Anderson, 49 1981 - Reggie Bazel, 60 1982 - Reggie Bazel, 44 1983 - Ray Mullican, 29 1984 - Bruce Winningham, 30 1985 - Eddie Hayward, 42 1986 - Ryan Weeks, 34 1987 - Lorenza Rivers, 56 1988 - Ryan Weeks, 36 1989 - Ryan Weeks, 65 1990 - Daniel Gipson, 46 1991 - Daniel Gipson, 61 1992 - Willie Queen, 60 1993 - Daniel Gipson, 49 1994 - Derek Scott, 62 1995 - Michael Penix, 78 1996 - Ryan Kelly, 50 1997 - Casey Roberts, 46 1998 - David Collett, 64 1999 - David Collett, 63 2000 - David Collett, 67 2001 - David Collett, 59 2002 - Jason Ballard, 68 2003 - Jason Ballard, 72 2004 - Josh Foster, 72 2005 - Josh Foster, 65 2006 - Larry Shipp, 48 2007 - Larry Shipp, 90 2008 - Tim Benford, 60 2009 - Tim Donegan, 42 2010 - Tim Benford, 60

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Larry Shipp (2007)....................... 90 Michael Penix (1995)................... 78 Larry Schreiber (1969)................ 78 Justin Kraemer (2007)................. 75 Josh Foster (2004)........................ 72 Jason Ballard (2003).................... 72 Jason Ballard (2002).................... 68 Murray Cunningham (1975)..... 67 David Collett (2000).................... 67 Ryan Weeks (1989)....................... 65 Josh Foster (2005)........................65

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Interceptions

Tackles 1972 - Jim Youngblood, 99-57=156 1973 - Dana Winningham, 70-63=133 1974 - Howard Stidham, 71-61=132 1975 - Howard Stidham, 69-39=108 1976 - Joe Jachimowicz, 61-47=108 1977 - Mark Shrum, 54-47=101 1978 - David Hooper, 45-41=86 1979 - Barry Courtney, 47-29=76 1980 - Tony Chatman, 42-42=84 1981 - Tony Chatman, 59-30=89 1982 - Jeff Daughtry, 93-58=151 1983 - Jeff Daughtry, 49-93=142 1984 - Jeff Daughtry, 53-48=101 1985 - Barry Wilmore, 68-75=143 1986 - Bruce Hatfield, 53-36=89 1987 - Thomas Squires, 74-62=136 1988 - Gerald Dossett, 56-47=103 1989 - Gerald Dossett, 65-50=115 1990 - Tim Ford, 56-40=96 1991 - Maurice Draine, 53-31=84 1992 - Maurice Draine, 58-32=90 1993 - Maurice Draine, 48-25=73 1994 - Jeff Moran, 62-23=85 1995 - Jeff Moran, 65-41=106 1996 - Sammy Sanders, 65-61=126 1997 - Sammy Sanders, 36-68=104 1998 - Josh Symonette, 47-61=108 1999 - Chad Evitts, 30-65=95 2000 - Chad Evitts, 48-70=118 2001 - Jameel Brown, 43-55=98 2002 - Daniel Wentzel, 79-53=132 2003 - Daniel Wentzel, 36-69=105 2004 - Tommy Harrison, 26-75=101 2005 - Brandon Fields, 38-45=83 2006 - Aaron Williams, 27-58=85 2007 - Broderick Jamison, 30-77=107 2008 - Corey Reed, 37-93=130 2009 - Dustin Dillehay, 39-39=78 2010 - Kelechi Ordu, 31-59=90

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Top Seasons

Jim Youngblood (1972)............156 Jeff Daughtry (1982).................151 Barry Wilmore (1985)................143 Jeff Daughtry (1983).................142 Jim Youngblood (1971)............142 Thomas Squires (1987).............136 Dana Winningham (1973).......133 Howard Stidham (1974)...........132 Daniel Wentzel (2002)..............132 Corey Reed (2008).....................130

1959 - W. J. Shumaker, 5

1960 - Gordon Mason, 4 1961 - John Jenkins, 2 1962 - Jack Corbin, 2 1963 - Jim Whaley, 3 1964 - Jim Whaley, 6 1965 - Jim Whaley, Jerry Cantrell, Andy Odom, 3 1966 - Billy Bastle, 3 1967 - David Francis, Joe Mulvihill, 2 1968 - Joe Mulvihill, Stacy Webb, 2 1969 - Joe Mulvihill, Bill Perkins, 6 1970 - Butch Strickland, 4 1971 - John Fitzpatrick, 6 1972 - John Fitzpatrick, 12 1973 - Dana Winningham, Ronnie Summey, Frank Lynn, 4 1974 - Johnny Tucker, 5 1975 - Brad Gordon, 4 1976 - Johnny Tucker, 10 1977 - Greg Bauer, 6 1978 - Greg Bauer, Danny White, 3 1979 - Greg Bauer, Greg Hamilton, 4 1980 - Tony Chatman, Rod Demps, 2 1981 - Tony Panebianco, 7 1982 - Billy Blaylock, Danny Crooks, 6 1983 - Danny Crooks, Greg Maysonet, 3 1984 - Billy Stover, Willie Thompson, 4 1985 - Tim Maybin, 5 1986 - Jimmy Isom, Tim Maybin, 3 1987 - Jimmy Isom, 5 1988 - Frankie Bankhead, Norman Drake, 1 1989 - Felix Parham, 5 1990 - Alfonzo Alexander, Felix Parham, Kevin Smith, 2 1991 - Marrio Thomas, 5 1992 - Kevin Jackson, Ted Lockerby, Andrew Mathis, Mike Stewart, George Thompson, 2 1993 - Brad Simmons, 3 1994 - Robert Taylor, 5 1995 - Robert Taylor, 6 1996 - Robert Taylor, 9 1997 - Corey Chamblin, Chad Evitts, Trent McNaull, 2 1998 - Chad Evitts, 3 1999 - Troy Grant, 4 2000 - Jahi Henley, 4 2001 - James Robinson, 3 2002 - Jesse Rivers, 2 2003 - Brandon Shelby, 3 2004 - Brandon Shelby, 5 2005 - Brandon Fields, Anthony James, 3 2006 - Maurice Smith, 4 2007 - Taron Ryce, Broderick Jamison, Maurice Smith, 2 2008 - Justin Vann, 2 2009 - Richmond Tooley, Dustin Dillehay, 3 2010 - Marty Jones, 4

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Top Seasons

John Fitzpatrick (1972)............. 12 Johnny Tucker (1976)................ 10 Robert Taylor (1996).....................9 Tony Panebianco (1981)..............7 Nine players.....................................6 (Last time: Robert Taylor, 1995)

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c a re e r l e a d e r s Offensive

Defensive

Total Offense 1. Lee Sweeney (2006-09) 2. Robert Craft (2001-04) 3. Grant Swallows (1998-01) 4. Larry Schreiber (1966-69) 5. Gary Perdue (1973-76) 6. Mike Jones (1991-94) 7. Michael Penix (1992-95) 8. Andre Caballero (1996-97) 9. Tony Costantine (1980-84) 10. Brent Fisher (1982-86)

6,805 5,757 4,800 4,421 4,180 4,001 3,463 3,196 3,168 2,995

Receptions 1. Larry Shipp (2004-07) 2. Tim Benford (2008-present) 3. Walter Hill (1996-99) 4. Craig Rolle (1975-78) 5. Derek Lee (2000-03) 6. Brent McNeal (2003-06) Gerald Bentley (1992-95) 8. Jack Kelley (1979-83) 9. Anton Thomison (2000-03) 10. Tedarrell Scott (1998-01)

195 151 148 146 129 111 111 103 102 92

All-Purpose Yards 1. Larry Schreiber (1966-69) 2. Larry Shipp (2004-07) 3. Michael Penix (1992-95) 4. Nick Solomon (1998-01) 5. Derek White (2003-07) 6. Henry Sailes (2007-2010) 7. Willie Queen (1991-94) 8. Craig Rolle (1975-78) 9. Gerald Bentley (1992-95) 10. Lorenza Rivers (1985-87)

5,925 4,938 4,055 3,802 3,749 3,589 3,215 2,878 2,800 2,685

Yards Receiving 1. Larry Shipp (2004-07) 2. Craig Rolle (1975-78) 3. Tim Benford (2008-present) 4. Walter Hill (1996 -99) 5. Derek Lee (2000-03) 6. Jack Kelley (1979-83) 7. Ken Gilstrap (1985-88) Marshall Hale (1988-91) 9. Anton Thomison (2000-03) 10. Brent McNeal (2003-06)

2,950 2,813 2,174 2,125 1,962 1,759 1,683 1,683 1,668 1,588

Rushing 1. Larry Schreiber (1966-69) 2. Michael Penix (1992-95) 3. Willie Queen (1991-94) 4. Derek White (2003-07) 5. Jason Ballard (2000-03) 6. Reggie Bazel (1979-82) 7. Nick Solomon (1998-01) 8. Cecil Fore (1975-78) 9. Jerome Tillman (1997-99) 10. Lamar Mike (1974-77)

4,421 3,463 2,972 2,948 2,315 1,986 1,932 1,850 1,781 1,721

Passing 1. Lee Sweeney (2006-present) 2. Robert Craft (2001-2004) 3. Grant Swallows (1998-01) 4. Mike Jones (1991-94) 5. Tony Costantine (1980-84) 6. Andre Caballero (1996-97) 7. Gary Perdue (1973-76) 8. Michael Peeples (1997-00 ) 9. Bert Browne (1988-90) 10. Milt Jenkins (1976-79)

7,157 6,032 4,634 4,321 3,599 3,222 3,053 2,893 2,647 2,490

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Scoring David Collett (1998-2001) Josh Foster (2001-2005) Michael Penix (1992-95) Murray Cunningham (1973-76) Daniel Gipson (1990-93) Larry Shipp (2004-07) Larry Schreiber (1966-69) Ryan Weeks (1986-89) Derek White (2003-07) Wayne Anderson (1977-80)

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253 200 198 198 196 192 192 190 180 180

Tackles/Assists 1. Jim Youngblood (1969-72) 2. Jeff Daughtry (1981-84) 3. Tony Plavich (1972-75) 4. Joshua Symonette (1996-99) 5. Bruce Hatfield (1984-87) 6. Maurice Smith (2005-08) 7. Norman Drake (1988-91) 8. Sammy Sanders (1994-97) 9. Howard Stidham (1973-75) 10. Chad Evitts (1996-2000)

476 473 364 349 348 336 335 326 323 308

Interceptions Robert Taylor (1993-96) John Fitzpatrick (1969-72) Johnny Tucker (1973-76) Greg Bauer (1976-79) Greg Hamilton (1976-79) Danny Crooks (1982-85) Jim Whaley (1963-65) Brandon Shelby (2001-04) J.R. Mulvihill (1967-69)

22 21 18 17 14 12 12 11 11

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Some of the players ranked among Tech's career leaders include, top row from left: Maurice Smith (tackles), Derek White (rushing, all-purpose yards and scoring) and Jason Ballard (rushing). Bottom row, from left, Chad Evitts (tackles), Robert Craft (passing and total offense) and Robert Taylor (interceptions).

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longest plays Longest Run From Scrimmage

Yards.... Player 92*......... Michael Penix vs. Murray State, 1994 89*......... Lorenza Rivers vs. UT-Chattanooga, 1987 88*......... Larry Schreiber vs. Middle Tennessee, 1967 87*......... Derek White vs. UT- Martin 2003 87*......... Jerome Tillman vs. Middle Tennessee, 1997 85*......... Patrick Pope vs. Austin Peay, 1985 80*......... Patrick Pope vs. Liberty, 1987 76*......... Jack Kelley vs. Morehead State, 1980 75*......... Willie Queen vs. Murray State, 1993 75*......... Eddie Hayward vs. Tennessee State, 1985 74........... Willie Queen vs. Murray State, 1991 72*......... Michael Penix vs. Southeast Missouri, 1992 72*......... Lorenza Rivers vs. Morehead State, 1987 72*......... Cameron Kirnes vs. Eastern Illinois, 2005 72........... Lorenza Rivers vs. Youngstown State, 1987 71........... Henry Sailes vs. Tennessee State, 2007 71*......... Brant Billen vs. Middle Tennessee, 1997 71........... Jesse Dorsey vs. Eastern Illinois, 1975 69*......... Lorenza Rivers vs. Abilene Christian, 1987 68*......... Lorenza Rivers vs. Morehead State, 1987 68........... Randy Beaman vs. Southeast Missouri, 1991

Longest Pass Completion

Yards.... Player 87*......... Grant Swallows to Tony Fragale vs. W. Kentucky, 1999 86*......... Brent McNeal to Antonio Minor vs. E. Illinois, 2004 85*......... Rock Horne to Harry Abofs vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1968 85*......... Gordon Mason to Rudy Schmittou vs. MTSU, 1960 82%....... Robert Craft to Ronnie Sidler vs. Murray, 2002 82*......... Randy Beaman to Marshall Hale vs. APSU, 1991 80*......... Andre Caballero to Walter Hill vs. Eastern Illinois, 1996 80*......... Tony Costantine to Larry Hamrick vs. ETSU, 1981 80........... Grant Swallows to Steveland Sills vs. Murray State, 2000 78*......... Lee Sweeney to Henry Sailes vs. Austin Peay, 2008 78*......... Robert Craft to Derek White vs. UT-Martin, 2004 78*......... Grant Swallows to Anton Thomison vs. No. Illinois, 2003 78*......... Bert Browne to Marshall Hale vs. Western Ky., 1990 78*......... James Aaron to Jack Kelley vs. Morehead State, 1980 73*......... Robert Craft to Derek Lee vs. Valparaiso, 2002 73........... Robert Craft to Anton Thomison vs. No. Illinois, 2003 72*......... Patrick Pope to Ken Gilstrap vs. Morehead State, 1987 72........... Mike Jones to Brad Perry vs. Tennessee State, 1993 71*......... Mike Jones to Willie Queen vs. Tennessee State, 1994 71*......... Thomas DeBow to Ken Gilstrap vs. E. Carolina, 1988 70........... Michael Peeples to Nick Solomon vs. SEMO, 1998 69*......... Ryan Nichols to Brent McNeal vs. Murray State, 2004 69*......... Bert Browne to Sam Brooks vs. Morehead State, 1990 68........... Robert Craft to Ryan Nichols vs. VMI, 2004 68*......... Andre Caballero to Tedarrell Scott vs. UAB, 1997

Longest Punt Return

Yards.... Player 87*......... Joe Lancaster vs. Howard, 1950 79*......... Marshall Hale vs. Ohio, 1991 74*......... Kendall Taylor vs. Morehead State, 1981 74*......... Jim Whaley vs. Morehead State, 1963 72*......... Mike Stewart vs. Southeast Missouri, 1992 * Indicates touchdown on the play % indicates longest non-scoring play in history

Michael Penix raced 92 yards for a TD against Murray State in 1994 for Tech’s longest run

Wide receiver Brent McNeal threw the secondlongest pass in school history

Longest Kickoff Return

Longest Field Goal Attempted

Yards.... Player 100*...... Dickie Fulton vs. East Tennessee, 1973 99*......... Lorenza Rivers vs. Youngstown State, 1987 97* ........ Larry Shipp vs. Concordia, 2007 96*......... Lamar Mike vs. East Tennessee, 1976 95*......... Jim Schaeffer vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1961 90*......... Larry Schreiber vs. Middle Tennessee, 1967 90*......... Mike Vise vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1977 87*......... Henry Sailes vs. UT Martin, 2008 87* ........ Larry Shipp vs. Cumberland, 2007 83*......... Billy Blaylock vs. Northeast Missouri, 1981

Longest Interception Return

Yards.... Player 98*......... Joshua Symonette vs. Austin Peay, 1997 96*......... Robert Taylor vs. Southeast Missouri, 1995 92*......... Robert Taylor vs. Samford, 1995 92*......... Chip Holmes vs. Austin Peay, 1989 91*......... John Deathridge vs. East Tennessee, 1975 90*......... Mike Stewart vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1990 78........... David McMahan vs. Tennessee State, 2003 78*......... John Fitzpatrick vs. East Tennessee, 1972 72........... Brandon Shelby vs Tennessee State, 2003 68*......... Brad Simmons vs. Lock Haven, 1993 68........... Skeet Owen vs. Middle Tennessee, 1981 68........... Mike Hennigan vs. Murray State, 1971 68*......... Butch Strickland vs. Middle Tennessee, 1970

Longest Punt

Yards.... Player 86........... Justin Kraemer vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2007 86........... Andy Dorsey vs. Eastern Illinois, 1998 85........... Carl Heinzig vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1975 84........... Jon Mahan vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2007 75........... Scott Meadows vs. Morehead State, 1983 73........... Jon Mahan vs. Jacksonville State, 2005 73........... Steve Davis vs. Middle Tennessee, 1977 71........... Mark Pemberton vs. Morehead State, 1980 71........... Steve Davis vs. Middle Tennessee, 1979 69........Jason Lennartz vs. Eastern Illinois, 2009 68........... Tracy Graham vs. Austin Peay, 1988 68........... Scott Meadows vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1985 67........... Chad Brummitt vs. UT- Martin, 1992 67........... Tom Pemberton vs. Youngstown State, 1974

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Yards.... Player 61........... Ray Mullican vs. Middle Tennessee, 1983 60........... David Collett vs. Fayetteville State, 2001 60........... Murray Cunningham vs. Murray State, 1973 57........... Derek Scott vs. Tennessee State, 1994

Longest Field Goal Made

Yards.... Player 53........... Ryan Weeks vs. Morehead State, 1989 53........... Murray Cunningham vs. Western Kentucky, 1974 51........... Justin Kraemer vs. Southeast Missouri, 2008 51........... Justin Kraemer vs. Murray State, 2007 51........... Josh Foster vs. Lambuth, 2005 51........... Ryan Weeks vs. Tennessee State, 1989 51........... Bruce Winningham vs. Akron, 1984 51........... Murray Cunningham vs. Eastern Illinois, 1975 51........... John Swords vs. Austin Peay, 1966 50........... Ryan Weeks vs. Austin Peay, 1989 49 .......... David Collett vs. UT- Martin, 2000 49........... Derek Scott vs. Samford, 1994 48........... David Collett vs. Bowling Green, 1999 48........... Ryan Kelly vs. Samford, 1995 48........... Ryan Weeks vs. Tennessee State, 1989 48........... Wayne Anderson vs. Murray State, 1980 48........... Murray Cunningham vs. Appalachian State, 1975

Longest Scoring Play

Yards.... Player 100........ Dickie Fulton kick return vs. East Tennessee, 1973 99........... Lorenza Rivers kick return vs. Youngstown, 1987 98........... Joshua Symonette int. return vs. APSU, 1997 97........... Larry Shipp kick return vs. Concordia, 2007 96........... Robert Taylor interception return vs. SEMO., 1995 96........... Lamar Mike kick return vs. East Tennessee, 1976 95 .......... Jim Schaeffer kick return vs. E. Kentucky, 1961 92........... Robert Taylor int. return vs. Samford, 1995 92........... Michael Penix run vs. Murray State, 1994 92........... Chip Homes int. return vs. Austin Peay, 1989 91........... John Deathridge int. return vs. ETSU, 1975 90........... Mike Stewart int. return vs. E. Kentucky, 1990 90........... Mike Vise kick return vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1977 90........... Larry Schreiber kick return vs. MTSU, 1967

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s u p e rl a t i v e g a m e s BOLD TYPE indicates active player

100-Yard Rushing Games Compiled since 1965

261 255 235 219 215 213 213 208 203 194 192 190 187 185 184 180 179 178 176 173 171 170 164 162 160 156 154 153 152 150 149 148 147 146 145 144

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Michael Penix vs. Southeast Missouri, 1993 Larry Schreiber vs. NW Louisiana, 1969 Travis Rogers vs. Western Carolina, 2000 Larry Schreiber vs. Austin Peay, 1969 Larry Schreiber vs. Murray State, 1969 Derek White vs. Cumberland, 2007 Trey Bonner vs. Chattanooga, 2004 Michael Penix vs. Morehead State, 1995 Larry Schreiber vs. UT-Chattanooga, 1969 Derek White vs. Concordia, 2007 Larry Schreiber vs. Murray State, 1967 Michael Penix vs. Morehead State, 1994 Randy Beaman vs. UT- Martin, 1991 Reggie Bazel vs. Austin Peay, 1982 Jeff Axel vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1971 Jason Ballard vs. UT- Martin, 2002 Larry Schreiber vs. Austin Peay, 1968 Willie Queen vs. Murray State, 1991 Lorenza Rivers vs. Morehead State, 1987 Michael Penix vs. Samford, 1995 Travis Rogers vs. Murray State, 2000 Derek White vs. Murray State, 2007 Lorenza Rivers vs. Murray State, 1987 Michael Penix vs. Murray State, 1994 Lorenza Rivers vs. UT-Chattanooga, 1987 Willie Queen vs. Austin Peay, 1992 Larry Schreiber vs. Middle Tennessee, 1967 Larry Schreiber vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1969 Reggie Bazel vs. Morehead State, 1979 Ronald Bond vs. Middle Tennessee, 1979 Derek White vs UT- Martin, 2003 Michael Penix vs. Tennessee State, 1995 Michael Penix vs. UT- Martin, 1995 Larry Schreiber vs. NW Louisiana, 1968 Jerome Tillman vs. Samford, 1999 Anthony Ash vs. Lambuth, 2005 Brant Billen vs. Middle Tennessee, 1997 Michael Penix vs. Southeast Missouri, 1995 Nick Solomon vs. Western Carolina, 1998 Willie Queen vs. Tennessee State, 1992 Larry Schreiber vs. Western Kentucky, 1969 Willie Queen vs. Lock Haven, 1992 Jason Ballard vs. Murray State, 2003 Derek White vs Murray State, 2003 Michael Penix vs. Samford, 1994 Eddie Hayward vs. Nevada-Las Vegas, 1985 Larry Schreiber vs. Middle Tennessee, 1968 Cecil Fore vs. Murray State, 1978 Trey Bonner vs. Valparaiso, 2002 Derek White vs. Gardner-Webb, 2004 Eddie Hayward vs. Tennessee State, 1985 Larry Schreiber vs. Arkansas State, 1968 Willie Queen vs. Murray State, 1992

All-time rushing leader Larry Schreiber (left) had 21 games with 100 yards or more during his career. Willie Queen had 13 100-yard performances with a career-best 180 against Murray State in 1991. 141 139 138 137 136 135 134

Willie Queen vs. Tennessee State, 1994 Marvin McClennon vs. Austin Peay, 1980 Trey Bonner vs. UT- Martin, 2004 Jerome Tillman vs. Middle Tennessee, 1997 Willie Queen vs. Illinois State, 1993 Michael Penix vs. Morehead State, 1993 Jeff Axel vs. Morehead State, 1971 Lamar Mike vs. Austin Peay, 1977 Michael Penix vs. Middle Tennessee, 1993 Randy Beaman vs. Southeast Missouri, 1991 Ronald Bond vs. Cameron, 1979 Cameron Kirnes vs. Eastern Illinois, 2005 Marshall Williams vs. Middle Tennessee,1977

Derek White topped the 100-yard rushing mark 11 times in his career, including a career-high 213 against Cumberland in the 2007 season.

133 132 130 129 128 127 126 125 123 122 121 120 119 118 117 116 115 114 113 112

Willie Queen vs. Murray State, 1993 Roger Hill vs. Middle Tennessee, 1969 Oscar Bonds vs. Fayetteville, 2001 Jeff Axel vs. Murray State, 1971 Patrick Pope vs. Murray State, 1985 Larry Schreiber vs. Western Kentucky, 1968 Jocque Crawford vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2010 Marvin McClennon vs. Murray State, 1981 Jerome Tillman vs. Southeast Missouri, 1999 Jocque Crawford vs.Eastern Illinois 2010 Allen Lawrence vs. Morehead State, 1983 Dontey Gay vs. Southeast Missouri, 2009 Larry Schreiber vs. Morehead State, 1967 Jason Ballard vs. UT- Chattanogoa, 2002 Willie Queen vs. Lock Haven, 1993 Nick Solomon vs. Tennessee State, 2001 Sylvester Gregory vs. Morehead State, 1984 Jason Ballard vs. Eastern Illinois, 2002 Terry Johnson vs. Appalachian State, 1974 Lorenza Rivers vs. Youngstown State, 1987 Ron Reeves vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1965 Jason Ballard vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2003 Trey Bonner vs. UT- Chattanooga, 2005 Jason Ballard vs. Tennessee State, 2002 Derek White vs. Samford, 2006 Nick Solomon vs. Eastern Illinois, 2000 Eddie Hayward vs. Morehead State, 1985 Jeff Axel vs. Murray State, 1972 Terry Parks vs. Western Kentucky, 1966 Jason Ballard vs. UT-Chattanooga, 2003 Derek White vs. UT Martin, 2007 Terry Johnson vs. Middle Tennessee, 1971 Henry Sailes vs. Southeast Missouri, 2008 Brant Billen vs. UT- Martin, 1996 Michael Penix vs. Southeast Missouri, 1994 Willie Queen vs. Morehead State, 1991

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s u p e rl a t i v e g a m e s 111 110 109 108 107 106 105 104 103 102 101 100

Patrick Pope vs. Liberty, 1987 Reggie Bazel vs. Murray State, 1982 Cecil Fore vs. Austin Peay, 1977 Eddie Hayward vs. Murray State, 1985 Jason Ballard vs. Southeast Missouri, 2002 Willie Queen vs. Murray State, 1994 Lamar Mike vs. East Tennessee, 1977 Terry Parks vs. Western Kentucky, 1965 Anthony Ash vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2006 Darryl Robinson vs. Morehead State, 1973 Jeff Axel vs. Western Kentucky, 1973 Larry Schreiber vs. Morehead State, 1969 Jason Ballard vs. Southeast Missouri, 2003 Larry Schreiber vs. Murray State, 1968 Cameron Kirnes vs. Southeast Missouri, 2005 Willie Queen vs. Morehead State, 1992 Fred Lowery vs. Murray State, 1989 Anthony Ash vs. Eastern Illinois, 2006 Larry Schreiber vs. Arkansas State, 1969 Larry Schreiber vs. UT-Chattanooga, 1967 Mike Stewart vs. Samford, 1989 Eddie Hayward vs. Youngstown State, 1985 Larry Schreiber vs. UT-Chattanooga, 1968 Larry Schreiber vs. East Tennessee, 1968 Derek White vs. Samford, 2007 Anthony Ash vs. Samford, 2005 Jerome Tillman vs. Kentucky Wesleyan, 1998 Jerome Tillman vs. UT- Martin, 1998 Jason Ballard vs. UT- Martin, 2003 Derek White vs. UT- Martin, 2004 Nick Solomon vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2000 Willie Queen vs. Southeast Missouri, 1992 Cecil Fore vs. Murray State, 1977 Dontey Gay vs. Murray State, 2009 Anthony Ash vs. Samford, 2006 Cameron Kirnes vs. Samford, 2005 Roger Hill vs. UT- Martin, 1970 Larry Schreiber vs. East Tennessee, 1969 Nick Solomon vs. Murray, 1999 Michael Penix vs. Lock Haven, 1994 Billy Shackelford vs. Samford, 1989 Ron Reeves vs. Morehead State, 1965 Lorenza Rivers vs. Youngstown State, 1985 John Webb vs. Murray State, 1989

200-Yard Passing Games Compiled since 1967 437 412 410 367 346 336 333 329 324 322 321 318 305 302 299 284 283 282 281 278 277 276 273

Lee Sweeney vs. Southeast Missouri, 2006 Grant Swallows vs. Jacksonville State, 2001 Robert Craft vs. Jacksonville State, 2002 Lee Sweeney vs. Samford, 2007 Jamie Sander vs. Tennessee State, 1995 James Aaron vs. UT- Martin, 1980 Robert Craft vs. Eastern Illinois, 2002 Grant Swallows vs. Eastern Illinois, 2001 Lee Sweeney vs. Austin Peay, 2008 John Conrad McCrary vs. Tennessee State, 2005 Robert Craft vs. Northern Illinois, 2003 Patrick Pope vs. Morehead State, 1987 Bert Browne vs. Morehead State, 1990 Lee Sweeney vs. UT Martin, 2009 Lee Sweeney vs. Tennessee State, 2006 Lee Sweeney vs. Eastern Illinois, 2007 Jamie Sander vs. Austin Peay, 1995 Robert Craft vs. Jacksonville State, 2004 Robert Craft vs. Gardner-Webb, 2004 Grant Swallows vs. Southeast Missouri, 2001 Robert Craft vs. UT- Martin, 2004 Tony Costantine vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1980 Mike Jones vs. Illinois State, 1993 Robert Craft vs. UT- Chattanooga, 2003 Mark Powers vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1983 Cass Barnes vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2010

All players with 100-yard games Larry Schreiber, RB......... 21 Willie Queen, TB.............. 13 Michael Penix, TB............ 13 Derek White, TB............... 11 Jason Ballard, TB.............. 11 Eddie Hayward, FB............6 Jeff Axel, FB..........................5 Jerome Tillman, TB............5 Nick Solomon, TB...............5 Lorenza Rivers, TB..............5 Anthony Ash, RB................5 Trey Bonner, TB...................3 Terry Parks, RB.....................3 Reggie Bazel, FB.................3 Ron Reeves, FB....................3 Cameron Kirnes, RB .........3 Cecil Fore, RB.......................3 Dontey Gay, RB............ 2 Jocque Crawford, RB........2

Ronald Bond, FB.................2 Marvin McClennon, TB....2 Roger Hill, RB.......................2 Terry Johnson, RB..............2 Travis Rogers, RB................2 Marshall Williams, DB.......2 Randy Beaman, QB...........2 Brant Billen, TB....................2 Henry Sailes, TB..................1 Oscar Bonds, TB..................1 John Webb, FB....................1 Sylvester Gregory, RB.......1 Darryl Robinson, RB..........1 Kevin Tillman, TB................1 Fred Lowery, TB..................1 Billy Shackelford, FB..........1 Mike Stewart, TB................1 Allen Lawrence, FB............1

271 269 267 266 265 264 262 256 251 249 246 245 242 241 239 238 237 234 232 231 229 228 227 225 224 223 222 220 219 18 215 214 214 213 212 211 207 206 204 203 202

Cass Barnes vs. Jacksonville State, 2010 Robert Craft vs. Southeast Missouri, 2004 Mike Jones vs. Austin Peay, 1994 Robert Craft vs. Valparaiso, 2002 James Aaron vs. NE Missouri, 1980 Robert Craft vs. VMI, 2004 Bert Browne vs. Western Kentucky, 1990 Lee Sweeney vs. Gardner-Webb, 2006 Robert Craft vs. Bowling Green, 2002 Lee Sweeney vs. Murray State, 2006 Grant Swallows vs. Tennessee State, 2001 Tony Costantine vs. Western Kentucky, 1981 Tre Lamb vs. Southeast Missouri, 2010 Andre Caballero vs. Eastern Illinois, 1997 Mike Jones vs. Lock Haven, 1994 Mike Jones vs. Middle Tennessee, 1993 Mike Jones vs. Tennessee State, 1993 Grant Swallows vs. Western Kentucky, 1999 Robert Craft vs. Samford, 2004 Bert Browne vs. Ohio, 1990 Bert Browne vs. Middle Tennessee, 1989 Mark Powers vs. UT-Martin, 1982 Lee Sweeney vs. Austin Peay, 2009 Lee Sweeney vs. Samford, 2006 Bert Browne vs. Tennessee State, 1990 Patrick Pope vs. Abilene Christian, 1987 Thomas DeBow vs. Liberty, 1988 Lee Sweeney vs. Southeast Missouri, 2008 Jamie Sander vs. Murray State, 1995 Tony Costantine vs. Youngstown State, 1983 Stephen Britton vs. UT- Chattanooga, 2005 Grant Swallows vs. Murray State, 2000 Grant Swallows vs. Western Kentucky, 1999 Thomas DeBow vs. Samford, 1988 Mike Jones vs. Lock Haven, 1993 Grant Swallows vs. Murray State, 2001 Mike Jones vs. Southeast Missouri, 1994 Lee Sweeney vs. Eastern Illinois, 2008 Andre Caballero vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1997 Andre Caballero vs. UT Martin, 1997 Lee Sweeney vs. Cumberland, 2007 Michael Peeples vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1998 Grant Swallows vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2001 Grant Swallows vs. Harding, 2000 Stephen Britton vs. Murray State, 2005 Milt Jenkins vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1977 Tre Lamb vs. UT Martin, 2010 Joey Bailey vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2003 Robert Craft vs. Eastern Illinois, 2004 Cass Barnes vs. Murray State, 2010 Grant Swallows vs. UT- Martin, 2001

All players with 200-yard games

Lee Sweeney wrapped up his career with 13 games passing for 200 yards or more, tying for most in school history. He set the single-game record in 2006 at Southeast Missouri with 437 yard in a 32-29 Tech come-from-behind win.

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Robert Craft.................13 Lee Sweeney...............13 Grant Swallows...........10 Mike Jones..................... 7 Andre Caballero........... 5 Bert Browne................... 5 Jamie Sander................. 3 Tony Costantine........... 3

Cass Barnes.................... 3 Tre Lamb......................... 2 Patrick Pope................... 2 James Aaron ................. 2 Mike Peeples................. 2 Thomas DeBow............ 2 Five players ................... 1

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s u p e rl a t i v e g a m e s 107 106 105 104 102 101 100

100-Yard Receiving Games Compiled since 1961 262 206 191 183 178 177 170 164 159 156 153 146 144 141 139 136 135 132 130 128 127 126 125 123 122 121 119 117 116 114 113 112 110 109 108

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Kenneth Gilstrap vs. Morehead State, 1987 Craig Rolle vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 1977 Larry Shipp vs. Samford, 2007 Derek Lee vs. Valparaiso, 2002 Anton Thomison vs. Jacksonville, 2002 Tim Benford vs. Southeast Missouri, 2010 Ryan Nichols vs. VMI, 2004 Larry Shipp vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2007 Tim Benford vs. UT Martin, 2009 Anton Thomison vs Northern Illinois, 2003 Larry Shipp vs. UT- Chattanooga, 2005 Larry Shipp vs. Southeast Missouri, 2006 Kenneth Gilstrap vs. Abilene Christian, 1987 Walter Hill vs. UT- Martin, 1999 Rudy Schmittou vs. Ft. Campbell, 1961 Craig Rolle vs. Eastern Illinois, 1976 Jim Bishop vs. Middle Tennessee, 1969 Jack Kelley vs. UT- Martin, 1980 Jack Kelley vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1983 Kenneth Gilstrap vs. Akron, 1986 Derek Lee vs. Bowling Green, 2002 Antonio Robinson vs. Austin Peay, 2009 Craig Rolle vs. Middle Tennessee, 1976 Tony Fragale vs. Western Kentucky, 1999 Craig Rolle vs. Morehead State, 1978 Walter Hill vs. Eastern Illinois, 1997 Derek Lee vs. UT- Martin, 2001 Sam Brooks vs. Ohio, 1990 Tim Benford vs. Austin Peay, 2008 Marshall Hale vs. Tennessee State, 1990 Craig Rolle vs. Furman, 1976 Jack Kelley vs. Western Kentucky, 1980 Derek Lee vs. Eastern Illinois, 2002 Tim Benford vs. Tennessee State, 2009 Tim Benford vs. UT Martin, 2010 Larry Shipp vs. Southeast Missouri, 2005 Larry Shipp vs. Samford, 2006 Walter Hill vs. Eastern Illinois, 1996 Jack Kelley vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1980 Larry Shipp vs. Tennessee State, 2005 Derek Lee vs. Eastern Illinois, 2001 Derek Lee vs. Jacksonville State, 2001 Craig Rolle vs. Murray State, 1976 Tim Benford vs. Jacksonville State, 2010 Craig Rolle vs. Nicholls State, 1978 Derek White vs. UT- Martin, 2004 Marshall Hale vs. Morehead State, 1990 Craig Rolle vs. Western Kentucky, 1976 Kendall Taylor vs. Western Kentucky, 1981 Walter Hill vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1997 Sam Brooks vs. Morehead State, 1990 Bubba Griffin vs. Austin Peay, 1981 Craig Rolle vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1978 Marshall Hale vs. Morehead State, 1989 Anton Thomison vs. Chattanooga, 2002

Jack Kelley vs. Middle Tennessee, 1980 Larry Hamrick vs. Austin Peay, 1984 Anton Thomison vs. Southeast Missouri, 2001 Stevland Sills vs. Murray State, 2000 Nate Hooks vs. Austin Peay, 1986 David Hudson vs. Morehead State, 1967 Walter Hill vs. Tennessee State, 1997 Jack Kelley vs. NE Missouri, 1980 Trey Bonner vs. Jacksonville State, 2004 Derek Lee vs. Memphis, 2003 Gerald Bentley vs. Austin Peay, 1995 Gerald Bentley vs. Murray State, 1995 Harry Abofs vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1968 Kenneth Gilstrap vs. Tulsa, 1986 Larry Shipp vs. Murray State, 2005 Steve Harris vs. Illinois State, 1993 Marshall Hale vs. Western Kentucky, 1990 Sammy Scott vs. UT-Chattanooga, 1965

All players with 100-yard games

Derek Leerecorded seven 100-yard receiving games in his career between 2000 and 2003.

Larry Shipp....................9 Craig Rolle.....................9 Derek Lee.......................7 Tim Benford............ 6

Jack Kelley.....................6 Marshall Hale...............4 Ken Gilstrap..................4 11 players......................1

200-Yard All-Purpose Games Compiled since 1967

312 301 299 294 282 278 264 262 260 255 249 237 232 230 229 225 224 220 219 218 217

Larry Schreiber vs. NW Louisiana, 1969 Larry Shipp vs. Samford, 2007 Larry Schreiber vs. Western Kentucky, 1969 Larry Shipp vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2007 Michael Penix vs. Southeast Missouri, 1993 Larry Schreiber vs. Middle Tennessee, 1967 Travis Rogers vs. Western Carolina, 2000 Kenneth Gilstrap vs. Morehead State, 1987 Lorenza Rivers vs. Abilene Christian, 1987 Michael Penix vs. Morehead State, 1994 Nick Solomon vs. Eastern Illinois, 2000 Lorenza Rivers vs. Youngstown State, 1987 Trey Bonner vs. Chattanooga, 2004 Willie Queen vs. Tennessee State, 1994 Gerald Bentley vs. Marshall, 1995 Lorenza Rivers vs. Murray State, 1987 Michael Penix vs. Morehead State, 1995 Henry Sailes vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2010 Larry Schreiber vs. Austin Peay, 1969 Larry Schreiber vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1969 Larry Schreiber vs. Murray State, 1967

216 216 215 207 206 204 203 201 200

Derek White vs. UT- Martin, 2004 Gerald Bentley vs. Austin Peay, 1995 Craig Rolle vs. Western Kentucky, 1976 Larry Shipp vs. Cumberland, 2007 Derek White vs. Murray State, 2003 Larry Schreiber vs. Middle Tennessee, 1968 Lorenza Rivers vs. Youngstown State, 1985 Lorenza Rivers vs. Morehead State, 1987 Larry Schreiber vs. UT-Chattanooga, 1969 Marshall Hale vs. Tennessee State, 1990 Larry Schreiber vs. Austin Peay, 1968 Reggie Bazel vs. Austin Peay, 1982

All players with 200-yard games Larry Schreiber, RB...........9 Lorenza Rivers, RB............5 Larry Shipp, WR.................3 Michael Penix, TB..............3 Gerald Bentley, WR...........2 Derek White, TB.................2 Henry Sailes, RB.................1

Willie Queen, TB................1 Craig Rolle, WR...................1 Trey Bonner, TB..................1 Marshall Hale, WR.............1 Reggie Bazel, RB................1 Travis Rogers, RB...............1 Nick Solomon, RB.............1

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g o l d e n e ag l e h o n o r s All-Conference Awards First-team All-OVC 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1971 1972 1973

Flavious Smith, E Flavious Smith, E Tom Fann, T Eddie Scott, E James Passions, T Marshall Taylor, E James Passions, T Ted Schwanger, B Bill Stogner, T Don Simonic, T Doug Caldwell, B Darrell Ferguson, T Ken Wright, B Rudy Schmittou, B Tommy Hackler, E Gordon Mason, QB W.J. Shumaker, B Ralph Broyles, HB Tommy Hackler, E Gordon Mason, QB Ray Thomas, T Lowell Smith, C Ken Fults, FB Ralph McMillan, G Rudy Schmittou, E Dave Baxter, T Jim Schaeffer, E Bryan Draper, C Ron Reeves, FB Bob Borkowski, G Bryan Draper, C Jim Whaley, DB Steve Dillard, G Bill Holloway, C Bill Hull, DT Larry Schreiber, RB Bill McPherson, E Larry Schreiber, RB J.R. Mulvihill, DB Larry Schreiber, RB Bill Swaggerty, OT Jeff Axel, FB John Chuy, G Mike Defino, OT John Matlock, DE Jim Youngblood, LB Jeff Axel, FB Allen Byrd, OT Howard Cochran, G Jim Dorsey, C John Fitzpatrick, DB Butch Gentry, K Elois Grooms, DE Mike Hennigan, LB Jim Youngblood, LB Mike Defino, OT

1974 Elois Grooms, DE Dana Winningham, LB 1975 Ed Burns, OT Murray Cunningham, PK Gary Perdue, QB Tony Plavich, DT Howard Stidham, LB 1976 Ed Burns, OT Joe Jachimowicz, DT Craig Rolle, WR Johnny Tucker, DB 1977 Wayne Anderson, K Greg Bauer, CB Cecil Fore, RB Lance House, OT Dean Ratledge, DE Craig Rolle, WR Joe Ware, TE 1978 Wayne Anderson, K Steve Davis, P Ken Dew, OT Cecil Fore, RB Craig Rolle, WR 1979 Steve Davis, P Ken Dew, OT Fred Rockymore, OG 1980 Wayne Anderson, K 1981 Brad Millice, TE 1982 Billy Blaylock, DB 1983 Scott Meadows, P 1985 Willie Thompson, DB 1987 Jimmy Isom, FS Ken Gilstrap, WR Thomas Squires, LB Lorenza Rivers, RB 1989 Felix Parham, DB Ryan Weeks, PK 1990 Jerry Jared, C 1992 Maurice Draine, LB Mike Stewart, CB 1993 Mike Jones, QB Shane Queen, DE Chris Reid, OG Craig Long, DT Maurice Draine, LB 1994 . Chris Reid, OG Tracy Russell, C Brian Pankey, DT 1995. Gerald Bentley, WR Scott Trent, TE 1997 Sammy Sanders, LB Branon Vaughn, DE 1998 Branon Vaughn, DE Josh Harris, DL Joshua Symonette, DB Andy Dorsey, P 1999 Branon Vaughn, DE Chad Evitts, LB Joshua Symonette, DB Wes Gallagher, OT David Collett, PK

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2000 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010

Joey Bishop, OC D.J. Bleisath, DL Chad Evitts, LB Troy Grant, CB Andrew McGraw, OL Joey Bishop, OC D.J. Bleisath, DE Jameel Brown, DB D.J. Bleisath, DL Burt Shurette, OG Daniel Wentzel, LB Larry Shipp, WR Larry Shipp, WR Geoffrey Woods, DT Larry Shipp, WR/RS Maurice Smith, DB Tim Benford, WR Tim Benford, WR

Second-team All-OVC 1965 1971 1989 1991 1992 1993 1994 . 1995. 1996 1997 1998 1999

Jerry Cantrell, LB Jim Waddell, QB Jim Bishop, TE John Webb, FB Marlon Placide, LB Gerald Dossett, LB Tracy Graham, P Daniel Gipson, PK .Ricky Sanders, DL Shane Queen, DL Maurice Draine, LB Shane Queen, DL Tracy Russell, OC Michael Penix, RB Tracy Russell, OC Michael Penix, RB Brian Pankey, DL Scott Trent, TE Michael Penix, RB Kevin Jackson, DL Chris Reid, OC Michael Penix, RB Robert Taylor, DB Mike Lytle, OL Gary McVicar, DL Wes Gallagher, OL Walter Hill, WR Josh Symonette,, DB Wes Gallagher, OL Mark Williams, OL David Collett, PK Eddie Arnell, DL Jerry Turner, DL Chad Evitts, LB Mark Williams, OL Jerry Turner, DL Troy Grant, DB

Top OVC Honors Player of the Year

1969....Larry Schreiber (Off.) 1971....Jim Youngblood (Def.) 1972....Jim Youngblood (Def.) 1998....Branon Vaughn (Def.) 2000....Chad Evitts (Def.)

Freshman of the Year

2006........Lee Sweeney, QB 2008........Tim Benford, WR

Coach of the Year 1971........Don Wade 1972........Don Wade 1975........Don Wade 1992........Jim Ragland 1993........Jim Ragland

2000 David Collett, PK Andy Dorsey, P 2001 Grant Swallows, QB Derek Lee, WR David Collett, PK 2002 Daniel Wentzel, LB John Ruff, DL 2003 Jason Ballard, RB Frank Omiyale, LT 2004 Brett Vavra, LB 2005 Brandon Fields, DB Josh Foster, K John Jackson, DL Shaun Sherrill, OG 2006 Lee Sweeney, QB 2007 John Jackson, DL Geoffrey Woods, DL 2008 Scott Eller, OG Maurice Smith, DB 2009 Slade Adams, OL 2010 Justin Hilliard, DL

All-Newcomer The OVC All-Newcomer Team was originated in 2005. 2005 Cameron Kirnes, RB Greg Rolfes, LB Maurice Smith, DB 2006 Lee Sweeney, QB 2007 Henry Sailes, RB/RS 2008 Tim Benford, WR 2009 Slade Adams, OG Caleb Mitchell, DB 2010 Jocques Crawford, RB

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The first four of these awards were established in 1986 under head coach Jim Ragland. The awards at the bottom of the page were established recently under head coach Watson Brown. Each award recognizes a Golden Eagle player for his unique contributions to the Golden Eagles during the season.

Golden Eagle / Tech Pride Award

Sonny Allen Leadership Award

Headliner Award

Presented to the player who best exemplifies the “Pride” in Tech Pride:

Presented to the most inspirational member of the team:

1986..............James Coney, WR 1987..............Jimmy Isom, FS 1988..............Sam Brooks, WR 1989..............John Webb, FB 1990..............Sam Brooks, WR 1991..............Shane Queen, DE 1992..............Mike Stewart, CB 1993..............Maurice Draine, LB 1994..............Willie Queen, TB 1995..............Chris Madewell, FB 1996..............Robert Taylor, CB 1997..............Andre Caballero, QB 1998..............Brad Taylor, TE T.J. Christian, FB 1999..............Jeff Hunnicutt, LB 2000..............D.J. Bleisath, DE 2001..............D.J. Bleisath, DE 2002..............Burt Shurette, OC 2003..............Danny Wentzel, LB Anton Thomison, WR 2004..............Brett Vavra, LB 2005..............John Jackson, DL 2006..............Anthony Ash, TB 2007..............Larry Shipp, WR/RS 2008..............Derrian Waters, RB 2009..............Derrian Waters, RB/LB 2010..............Kelechi Ordu, LB

1986..............Kevin Sharpe, DE 1987..............Bruce Hatfield, LB 1988..............Jon Barksdale, DE 1989..............Gerald Dossett, LB 1990..............Jerry Jared, C Travis Wilson, DT 1991..............Ricky Sanders, DT 1992..............Marrio Thomas, LB 1993..............Maurice Draine, LB 1994..............Tracy Russell, C 1995..............Michael Penix, TB 1996..............Adam Wright, DT 1997..............Josh Symonette, ROV Branon Vaughn, DE 1998..............Josh Harris, DT 1999..............Branon Vaughn, DE 2000..............Nick Solomon, TB 2001..............Grant Swallows, QB 2002..............Ben Mebane, LB 2003..............Burt Shurette, OG 2004..............Tommy Harrison, LB 2005..............Shaun Sherrill, OL 2006..............Anthony Ash, TB 2007..............Brandon Barnes, OT 2008..............Scott Eller, OL 2009..............Taron Ryce, DB 2010..............Tre Lamb, QB

Presented to the player most exciting to cover and accessible by the media:

Academic Award

Offensive Player of the Year

Presented to the player with the highest cumulative GPA:

2007..............John Jackson, DT 2008..............Bradley Thompson, DE 2009..............Taylor Askew, DE 2010..............Corey Watson, DB .......................Ben Davis, OL

2009..............Tim Benford, WR 2010..............Jocques Crawford, RB

Offensive Line Most Valuable 2010..............Slade Adams, OG

1986..............Nate Hooks, WR 1987..............Lorenza Rivers, RB 1988..............Sam Brooks, WR 1989..............Thomas DeBow, QB 1990..............Bert Browne, QB 1991..............Marshall Hale, WR 1992..............Shane Queen, DE 1993..............Mike Jones, QB 1994..............Michael Penix, TB 1995..............Michael Penix, TB 1996..............Robert Taylor, CB 1997..............Jeff Norman, LB 1998..............Branon Vaughn, DE 1999..............Branon Vaughn, DE 2000..............Chad Evitts, LB 2001..............Grant Swallows, QB D.J. Bleisath, DL 2002..............Derek Lee, WR 2003..............Jason Ballard, RB 2004..............Perry Kyles, CB 2005..............Larry Shipp, WR 2006..............Larry Shipp, WR 2007..............Larry Shipp, WE 2008..............Lee Sweeney, QB Henry Sailes, RB 2009..............Lee Sweney, QB 2010..............Tim Benford, WE

Defensive Player of the Year 2009..............Dustin Dillehay, DB 2010..............Dustin Dillehay, DB Kelechi Ordu, LB

Team Player/ Unsung Hero Award Presented to the non-starter, redshirt or player who doesn’t receive many headlines, yet has made a major contribution to the team through daily effort:

1986..............Eddie Hayward, RB 1987..............Mike Thornton, DB Terry Goodloe, WR 1988..............James Hird, FB 1989..............John Webb, FB 1990..............Mark Wattenbarger, TE 1991..............Jerry Boyd, DB Norman Drake, DE 1992..............Gerald Bentley, WR 1993..............Troy Petersen, LB 1994..............Willie Queen, TB 1995..............Gerald Bentley, WR 1996..............David Clem, C 1997..............Al Bohannon, DE T.J. Christian, FB 1998..............Sant. McKeever, FS 1999..............Zach Reed, DL 2000..............Tommy McDaniel, FS 2001..............Tony Gomez, DT 2002..............Marcus Stone, DL 2003..............Tommy Harrison, LB 2004..............Drew Hixon, WR Curt Williams, S 2005..............Curt Williams, S 2006..............Curt Williams, S 2007..............Curt Williams, FB 2008..............Derrian Waters 2009..............Brendon Fisher, DL 2010..............Cass Barnes, QB

Special Teams Player of the Year 2009..............Josh Paz, DB 2010..............Henry Sailes, WR/RS

Defensive Line Most Valuable 2010..............Justin HIlliard, DT

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g o l d e n e ag l e h o n o r s OVC Statistics Champions

Robert Hill Johnson Award Winners

Junior wide receiver Tim Benford was named the recipient of the 2010 Robert Hill Johnson Award, the second time he has received the award. Robert Hill Johnson, a native of Sparta, Tenn., was a student and assistant football coach at Tennessee Polytechnic Institute when he was killed in an auto accident on January 14, 1952, at the age of 22. The son of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Johnson, he attended White County High School and was a standout in football for one year. He then transferred to The Baylor School in Chattanooga where he earned three football letters. He enrolled at the University of Alabama, but a shoulder injury ended his playing career. In the fall of 1951 Johnson became a student at TPI, where he also coached offensive and defensive ends. After just one season at TPI, Johnson was killed instantly when his car crashed into a concrete bridge railing at Cripple Creek, about seven miles east of Murfreesboro, on U.S. Highway 70. The Jan. 25, 1952, edition of the Tennessee Tech Oracle said Johnson “exemplified all that is fine and good in the great game of football,” and urged that the university do something to honor his memory. Since then, Tech’s highest football honor has been called the Robert Hill Johnson Award. It is presented annually to the player who makes the largest contribution to Tech during the season and is selected by members of the football team. The first winner, based on his play during the 1951 season under Coach Johnson, was end Flavious Smith, now in the Golden Eagle Sports Hall of Fame. Among the other winners of the award have been all-Americans Tommy Hackler, Jim Youngblood, 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971

Flavious Smith, E Tom Fann, T Ken Broyles, HB James Passions, T Johnny Clark, RB William Robinson, QB Kenneth Wright, FB Richard Mann, QB W.J. Shumaker, HB Tommy Hackler, E Lowell Smith, C Jackie Corbin, HB Jim Ragland, QB Bob Borkowski, OG Ron Reeves, FB Sherold Walker, T Larry Schreiber, RB Larry Schreiber, RB Larry Schreiber, RB John Tanner, LB Jim Waddell, QB

1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991

The following players led the league in the following categories:

Total Offense 1956 1959 2006

Bill Robinson (800) Gordon Mason (1,098) Lee Sweeney (2,276)

All-Purpose Yardage 2007 Larry Shipp (1,887)

2010 Winner: Tim Benford Larry Schreiber, Robert Taylor and Chad Evitts. In 2007, Larry Shipp captured a share of the award for the third time, joining Schreiber as the only players to win the award three times. Schreiber captured the honor in 1967, 1968 and 1969. Shipp and Anthony Ash shared the award in 2006. The award has been shared only three times. The first time was in 1977, by Lamar Mike and Mark Shrum.

Jim Youngblood, LB Dana Winningham, LB Elois Grooms, DE Ronnie Fain, DE Joe Jachimowicz, DT Lamar Mike, RB and Mark Shrum, LB Craig Rolle, WR Steve Davis, P Wayne Anderson, K Brad Millice, TE Billy Blaylock, DB Danny Templin, OT Jeff Daughtry, LB Barry Wilmore, LB Nate Hooks, WR Lorenza Rivers, RB Mike Thornton, ROV Fred Edgington, LB John Webb, FB Ricky Sanders, DT

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Marrio Thomas, LB Maurice Draine, LB Brian Pankey, DT Michael Penix, TB Robert Taylor, CB Sammy Sanders, LB Josh Harris, DL Branon Vaughn, DL Chad Evitts, LB Grant Swallows, QB Daniel Wentzel, LB Jason Ballard, RB Tommy Harrison, LB Larry Shipp, WR Anthony Ash, RB and Larry Shipp, WR Larry Shipp, WR and Derek White, RB Tim Benford, WR Lee Sweeney, QB Tim Benford, WR

Passing 1959 1960 1993 2006

Gordon Mason (903) Gordon Mason (878) Mike Jones (2,000) Lee Sweeney (2,292)

Rushing 1957 1959 1963 1968 1969 2000

Kenneth Wright (684) W.J. Shumaker (874) Ron Reeves (555) Larry Schreiber (1,251) Larry Schreiber (1,522) Travis Rogers (809)

Receiving 1959 1960 1963 1976 1978 2006

Tommy Hackler (30/522) Tommy Hackler (37/508) Bobby Haile (32/436) Craig Rolle (38/990) Craig Rolle (53/878) Larry Shipp (51/799)

Scoring 1959 1969 1972 1975 1977 2007

W.J. Shumaker (60) Larry Schreiber (78) Butch Gentry (60) Murray Cunningham (67) Wayne Anderson (57) Larry Shipp (90)

Interceptions 1972 1976 1987 1989 1994 1996 Punting 1954 1978 1979 1987 1989 1998 Punt Returns 2007

Travis Rogers

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John Fitzpatrick (12) Johnny Tucker (10) Jimmy Isom (5) Felix Parham (5) Robert Taylor (5) Robert Taylor (9) Jack Van Hooser (31.6) Steve Davis (40.5) Steve Davis (42.5) Tracy Graham (40.2) Tracy Graham (40.2) Andy Dorsey (41.9) Bryon Ottrix (11.5)

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a c a d e m i c h o n o r ro l l Listed below are members of the Golden Eagle football team who have been named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll at least one semester. To achieve the Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn at least a 3.0 GPA for the semester. The numbers in parenthesis indicate the total number of semesters that each player has been named. Cy Ables Blake Adams (2) James Adams Slade Adams Chris Abrams James Akers (3) Alfonso Alexander (3) Andrew Alford Aveory Allen (2) Colin Allen (5) James Allen Sammie Allen (2) Chris Anderson William Andrews Christopher Ariks Anthony Ash (7) Taylor Askew (8) Tim Atcher (2) Colton Baker (3) Matthew Barker Joey Bailey Dontrell Baines Justin Banks Keith Baldwin (4) Jason Ballard Matthew Barker Mike Barnard (2) Brandon Barnes (2) Billy Bates (8) Randy Beaman (4) Aaron Beckwith (2) Ronquez Beech (4) Hunter Beedle (2) Tim Benford Gerald Bentley (2) Kyle Berglund (9) Joe Biache Brant Billen Joey Bishop (4) Scott Blankenship D.J. Bleisath (5) Bobby Blevins (2) Al Bohannon (2) Oscar Bonds Gevar Bonham Trey Bonner Jon Borum (4) Justin Borum (6) Michael Bowen Jerry Boyd Jason Brewington Robert Bright Lee Brock Sam Brooks Chris Brown (3) DeJuan Brown Greg Brown

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Matthew Brown (2) Steven Brown (2) Brandon Bruce (2) Chad Brummitt (2) Jeff Bryant (3) Matt Buckner (2) Michael Burton (6) Nathan Bush Scott Butler William Byrge Andre Caballero (4) Marc Campbell Nick Campbell (5) Anthony Carano (2) Peter Carlson (5) Ryan Casey Kevin Casler (4) Charles Cassidy (5) Corey Chamblin Rusty Chapman (5) Matt Childs Matt Christian (3) T.J. Christian (8) David Clem David Clepper

Charles Cline (2) Raymond Coleman (2) Robert Craft (4) Chris Cummings (2) Alvin Davie Ben Davis (6) Brian Davis (3) C.J. Davis David Daughtery Dustin Dillehay (6) Tim Donegan (2) Andy Dorsey (8) Norman Drake Bryan Duncan Leslie Dunford Travis Dungee Curtis Dunn (8) Heath Dyer Kevin Eakes Collin Earnhardt Fred Edgington (3) Scott Eller Carl Ellis Jason Eskridge Aaron Evans

Taylor Askew

Dwight Evans (2) Jacob Evans (2) Marc Evans (10) Robert Evans (2) Ty Fields (2) Brendon Fisher (5) Jamie Fitzpatrick (3) Scott Ford (3) Tim Ford (2) Johnathan Forrest Aaron Foster Jason Foster (4) Josh Foster (5) Kewon Foster (2) Tony Fragale Beau Fullerton (2) Robert Gaines Wes Gallagher (10) Greg Gallatin Brandon Garner Michael Gatson (2) Dontey Gay (2) Loftin Gerberding (3) Tony Gomez Nick Goodwin Tracy Graham (4) James Grantham (2) Kevin Graves Derrick Gray Jason Green (2) Arkee Grooms John Guice James Hampton Brian Hamrick Troy Hangen Jason Hardy (2) Gerel Harlan (2) Brandon Harris Josh Harris Maurice Harris Tommy Harrison Alec Haston (3) Robert Hazelwood Bruce Heady John Hendrix Jahi Henly (2) Michael Henningan (2) Taylor Hennigan (4) Jason Hiett (2) John Hiett (3) Andrew Higgins (3) Justin Hilliard (5) Alan Hire (2) Spencer Hissam (4) Nick Hodges (4) Jordan Holbrook (4) Jacob Hoot (2)

Jared Houston Kip Hubbert (2) John Ross Hudson (3) Kevin Huggins (2) William Hughes James Huguely Greg Hunnicut (2) Jeff Hunnicut (4) Adam Hunter (2) Jimmy Hull (2) Daniel Jackson John Jackson (7) Carlos James (4) Andy Johnson (8) Brian Johnson James Johnson Jordan Johnson Nate Johnson (2) Zach Johnson Ben Jones John Jones (2) Malcolm Jones Martin Jones (4) Seth Jones Charles Karlovsky (2) Danny Kava (3) Bryan Kaylor (2) Travis Keeton (2) Nick Kelly (4) Ryan Kelly (6) Jerry King (2) Virgil Kirkland (2) Jake Kiser (4) Reggie Knighten (2) Justin Kraemer (2) Bob Kyslinger Trey Lamb (3) Tory Lane Antonio Lansdon (2) Jim Ledford (5) Derek Lee Jason Lennartz (5) Leon Lindsey Ted Lockerby (6) Matt Lollar (7) D’Juan Love (2) Allen Lovelace (2) Daniel Lovette Fred Lowery (2) Mike Lytle (4) Chris Madewell Jon Mahan (8) Matt Martin (2) Brent Masingale Andrew Mathis Cody Matthews (2) Tommie McBride

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a c a d e m i c h o n o r ro l l Conner McChurch Tommy McDaniel (6) Cory McDonald (3) Jeremy McDonald Seth McDonald (4) Andrew McGraw (5) Jake McIntosh Dewayne McIntyre (2) Santravius McKeever Chris McKinley (3) David McMahan (4) Daniel McMillin Cody McMurtry (2) Brent McNeal (4) Gary McVicar Jon Mebane Craig Melton (9) Matthew Mercy (2) David Mikel (2) Corbin Miles (2) Dedrick Miley Daniel Miller Michael Miller Samuel Miller (2) Caleb Mitchell (3) Nicholas Mittel Dan Money (2) John Montgomery Tony Montiel Bryan Moore Lamar Moore (4) Jeff Moran (4) Matthew Moran Josh Morgan (7) Ryan Muench (4) Chris Mullins Chip Nanney Jonathan Nash (3) Jim Nelson Sherman Nolen (2) Jeff Norman (3) James Normand (2) Adam November (8) Adam Nunley (2) Ryan Ogletree Kelechi Ordu (6) Justin O’Toole Bryon Ottrix (2) Tamario Padgett Christian Padrnos (2) Doug Page Brian Pankey Marcus Patton Jonathan Paz (3) Josh Paz (5) Burlin Peace Michael Peeples (6) Anthony Pelham (2) Josh Perez (2) Brad Perry (5) Trey Perry (8) Rasohn Perry (2) Troy Peterson (3) Jamie Pettit (3)

John Jackson Shaun Potter Colby Prichard Wayne Pruett Xavier Purdy Glen Puryear Justin Qualls (2) Shane Queen (4) Ted Quinn Marcie Ramsey John Raulston (2) Jamison Real Corey Reed (2) Zach Reed (4) Jason Reel Randal Reeves Chris Reid (5) Kyle Rivers (4) Richard Roark Casey Roberts Jon Roberts Antonio Robinson Mike Rogers (2) Travis Rogers Zane Rogers Mark Romero Tracy Russell (4) Zach Salada (4) Darren Sanders (2) David Satterfield Brent Sayles (2) Andrew Saylors Tedarrell Scott Charlie Seivers (6) Billy Shackelford

Keith Shackleford Yusuf Sharif (7) Shaun Sherrill Wes Sherrill Larry Shipp Burt Shurette (5) Shawn Sickler Ron Sidler (2) Robbie Sills Stevland Sills (4)

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Reggie Simmons (4) Craig Simonton (5) Tim Singleton Matt Sitton Mark Skiles (3) Jacob Sluder (4) Calvin Smith Kevin Smith (2) Matt Smith William Smith Matt Solima (3) Nick Solomon (8) John Sons (2) Josh Sons (5) Steve Souder (2) Cody Spivey (3) Charlie Stevens (3) William Stevens (2) Craig Stewart Darian Stone Demond Stone (3) Marcus Stone Chris Stubbs Jerime Studer (6) Grant Swallows (11) Lee Sweeney (2) Keith Swift Joshua Symonette (2) Brad Taylor (5) Deon Taylor (2) Derrick Taylor James Taylor Peter Taylor (4) Robert Taylor (3) Gabe Teeple (7) Kevin Thomas Marrio Thomas (2) Anton Thomison Bradley Thompson (8) Ryan Tilghman (2)

Michael Tomlinson Andrew Tompkins (2) Richmond Tooley Kedrick Towles (2) Scott Trent (5) Greg Triplett (7) Jerry Turner (2) Tyler Vaden Justin Vann Brett Vavra (8) Gabe Villarreal (3) Nick Vinson Paul Wade Rob Walters Brandon Waters (7) Derrian Waters (4) Corey Watson (6) Mark Wattenbarger (5) George Weaver John Webb (2) Ryan Weeks (2) Daniel Wentzel (3) Kayson Wharton Luke White Nick White (3) Cedric Wilkerson Logan Wilks (4) Curt Williams (3) Jacques Williams (2) Mark Williams (5) Josh Wilson James Witt Jason Wolf Adam Wood (2) Geoffrey Woods (2) Adam Wright (6) Bryant Wyatt Nate Xanders (7) Stephen York (3) Tyler York (2)

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p l a y e r s i n t h e p ro s

Harry Abofs..............1972-75 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) Toronto Argonauts (CFL) Wayne Anderson......1984-86 Buffalo Bills (NFL) Kelly Averitt................... 1988 New York Jets (NFL) Reggie Bazel.............1983-84 Seattle Seahawks (NFL) Pittsburgh Maulers (USFL) Jim Bishop..................... 1975 Birmingham Americans (WFL) Billy Blaylock............1983-84 San Diego Chargers (NFL) Arizona Wranglers (USFL) D.J. Bleisath..............2004-09 Chicago Rush (AFL) Corey Chamblin.......1999-02 Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL) John Chuy...................... 1972 Hamilton Tigercats (CFL) Howard Cochran......1973-77 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) Jacksonville Sharks (WFL) David Collett................. 2002 Indianapolis Colts (NFL) Murray Cunningham.... 1977 Seattle Seahawks (NFL) Steve Davis...............1980-81 Seattle Seahawks (NFL) Buffalo Bills (NFL)

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Chad Evitts.................... 2001 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) Brandon Fields.........2007-11 Chicago Rush (AFL) Georgia Force (AFL) Beau Fullerton.............. 2004 New York Giants (NFL) Butch Gentry................. 1974 Hawaii Rainbows (WFL) Troy Grant..................... 2001 San Diego Chargers (NFL) Derrick Gray.................. 1993 Cincinnati Bengals (NFL) Elois Grooms............1975-86 New Orleans Saints (NFL) St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) Bruce Hatfield............... 1988 New York Jets (NFL)

Jahi Henley.................... 2001 New Orleans Saints (NFL) Mike Hennigan.........1973-79 Detroit Lions (NFL) New York Jets (NFL) John Jackson............2007-11 Peoria Pirates (AF2) Iowa Barnstormers (AFL) Perry Kyles................2007-11 Louisville Fire (AF2) Milwaukee Iron (AF2) Calgary Stampeders (CFL) Chicago Rush (AFL) Derek Lee.................2004-11 New York Jets (NFL) Chicago Rush (AFL) Georgia Force (AFL) Columbus Destroyers (AFL) Dallas Vigilantes (AFL) Frank Omiyale..........2005-11 Atlanta Falcons (NFL) Carolina Panthers (NFL) Chicago Bears (NFL) Tom Pemberton............ 1974 Washington Redskins (NFL) Patrick Pope.................. 1988 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) Lorenza Rivers..........1988-89 British Columbia Lions (CFL)

Frank Omiyale / Chicago Bears

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p ro s / re t i re d n u m b e r s Craig Rolle..................... 1979 New Orleans Saints (NFL) Larry Schreiber........1970-78 San Francisco 49ers (NFL) Chicago Bears (NFL) Larry Shipp...............2005-11 Detroit Lions (NFL) Alabama Vipers (AFL) Georgia Force (AFL) Flavious Smith.........1952-53 Los Angeles Rams (NFL) Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) Donald Snyder.........1986-88 Detroit Lions (NFL) Thomas Squires............ 1988 New Orleans Saints (NFL) Howard Stidham........... 1978 Green Bay Packers (NFL) Joshua Symonette...2000-02 Washington Redskins (NFL) Green Bay Packers (NFL) Miami Dolphins (NFL) John Tanner..............1971-75 San Diego Chargers (NFL) Toronto Argonauts (CFL)

John Trainor.............1971-74 Toronto Argonauts (CFL) Jerry Turner .............2003-11 Birmingham Steeldogs (AFL) Las Vegas Gladiators (AFL) Odessa Rough Necks (NIFL) Bakersfield Blitz (AF2) Kansas City Brigade (AFL) Arkansas Twisters (AFL) Spokane Shock (AFL) Georgia Force (AFL) Lonnie Warwick........1964-75 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) Atlanta Falcons (NFL) San Antonio Wings (WFL) Terry Wellesly...........1970-75 Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL) Hamilton Tigercats (CFL) Branon Vaughn............. 2000 San Francisco 49ers (NFL) Jim Youngblood.......1973-85 Los Angeles Rams (NFL) Seattle Seahawks (NFL) Washington Redskins (NFL)

Retired Numbers

Three numbers have been retired by Tennessee Tech in recognition of the outstanding playing careers of the men who wore them:

Larry Schreiber

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Runningback Larry Schreiber was an Associated Press all-America selection in 1969, three-times named all-OVC, and was selected the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year as a senior. He won Tech's prestigious Robert Hill Johnson Award three times and is still the all-time leader in total offense and rushing in Golden Eagle history. He had three 1,000-yard rushing seasons, then went on to a professional career in the National Football League with the San Francisco 49ers and the Chicago Bears. He's a member of the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame.

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Linebacker Jim Youngblood was a two-time all-America, two-time all-OVC selection, and was twice named the league's Player of the Year on defense. He holds the Tech record for career tackles and was the Robert Hill Johnson Award winner in 1972. Jim played 12 years in the NFL with the L.A. Rams, Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins. He is a member of the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame.

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Defensive end Elois Grooms was named firstteam all-America in 1974 and was twice named to the all-OVC squad. He was also the recipient of the 1974 Robert Hill Johnson Award, before embarking on a successful professional career that spanned more than a decade with the NFL's New Orleans Saints and St. Louis Cardinals. Elois is a member of the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame.

Former All-American Jim Youngblood in College Football Hall of Fame Jim Youngblood, who earned numerous honors while playing linebacker at Tennessee Tech, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996. Youngblood, along with nine other players and four coaches, was part of the inaugural Divisional Hall of Fame Class, which included players and coaches from NCAA IAA, II, and III divisions and the NAIA. Twice named the Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year, Youngblood was named to eight different allAmerica teams during his career at Tennessee Tech, including six following his senior season. He earned the Robert Hill Johnson Award in 1972 and is one of only three Tech players to have his number retired. He still ranks as Tech's all-time leader in tackles.

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Holmes Neal - Neal was one of two Golden Eagle players to earn All-America honors in 1939, becoming the program’s first to earn the distinction. Neal played tackle on both sides of the line of scrimmage.

Creed McClure - McClure joined Holmes Neal as the first Golden Eagle players to earn All-America honors, receiving the recognition as a guard during the 1939 season. They helped coach Putty Overall’s team to a 6-3-1 record.

Tom Fann - Fann was a two-way tackle for coach Putty Overall, and earned All-America honors in Tech’s OVC Championship season in 1952, helping the Golden Eagles post a 9-2 overall record and advance to the Tangerine bowl.

Tommy Hackler - Hackler was Tech’s first two-time AllAmerican, winning honors in 1959 and 1960 as he led coach Wilburn Tucker’s team to back-to-back OVC titles. He was a sure-handed, fleetfooted wide receiver.

Dave Baxter - Baxter anchored the offensive and defensive lines as a two-way tackle for the 1961 OVC Championship team under coach Wilburn Tucker.

Larry Schreiber - Schreiber received Associated Press AllAmerica honors in 1969, the first to win the honor under coach Don Wade. Schreiber set school records with 1,522 rushing yards and 78 points scored.

Jim Youngblood - A future College Football Hall of Fame inductee and NFL Pro Bowler, Youngblood was twice voted All-America by both the Associated Press and the American Football Coaches Association, the first to be selected by two organizations.

Elois Grooms - Grooms was a 1974 All-America pick by the American Football Coaches Association. He set the school record with five quarterback sacks in Tech’s win over Murray State that season. He also went on to a successful career in the NFL.

Ed Burns - Burns was such a standout as an offensive tackle that both the Associated Press and the American Football Coaches Association named him All-America in 1976. He is also in the Tech Sports Hall of Fame.

Steve Davis - The league’s top punter, Davis was tabbed All-American in 1976 by The Football News. He set a school record for most yards punting which still stands today, and was the first of a long line of great TTU punters.

Wayne Anderson - A future TTU Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Anderson earned All-America honors in 1980 from the American Football Coaches Association. He set the school record with 11 consecutive field goals.

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Tech has had 26 players named All-America a total of 47 times by the Associated Press (AP), American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), Walter Camp (WC),The Football News (FN), Kodak (K), The Sports Network (TSN), Don Hansen's Football Gazette (DHFG) and Teamlink.com (TLC):

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Thomas Squires - Strong and mobile, Squires was chosen by The Football News after his 136-tackle effort at linebacker for the Golden Eagles in 1987. He was the leader on a team that went from 0-10 in 1986 to a 5-6 mark under coach Jim Ragland.

Ryan Weeks - Weeks earned All-American nods from all three organizations in 1989 (Associated Press, Kodak and The Sporting News). His 65 points was the secondmost by a Tech kicker in a season, and he went on to be inducted into the TTU Hall of Fame.

Robert Taylor - Taylor was the first All-American under coach Mike Hennigan, earning the award from AP, Walter Cap and The Sporting News in 1996. He led Tech and the OVC with nine interceptions.

Branon Vaughn - Vaughn earned All-America honors in both 1998 and 1999. He was a three-time first-team allOVC defensive end, and was signed by the San Fransisco 49ers after earning the OVC Defensive Player of the Year award in 1998.

David Collett - The 1999 season produced four AllAmericans for the Golden Eagles, including placekicker David Collett, who led Tech in scoring all four years and was signed by the Indianapolis Colts. He was a first-team allOVC selection.

Wes Gallagher - One of four All-Americans for the Golden Eagles in 1999, Gallagher was the leader in an offensive line. He was the first football player in school history to earn All-America as well as Academic All-America, an award he received three times.

Josh Symonette - A threetime all-OVC selection, including back-to-back first-team honors, Symonette was an All-America pick in 1999 prior to an NFL career with Washington, Green Bay and Miami.

Joey Bishop - Bishop was part of a record season for the Golden Eagles, who placed five different players on the All-America lists in 2000. An offensive center, Bishop was a first-team all-OVC pick on a team that went 8-3, and repeated as All-American in 2001.

D.J. Bleisath - A two-time AllAmerica selection, Bleisath received the honor in both 2000 and 2001. A three-time first-team all-OVC pick, he was a national finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award. His 2001 All-America selections came from four different organizations.

Chad Evitts - One of five All-America picks in Tech’s 8-3 season of 2000, Evitts was also named the OVC Defensive Player of the Year. A first-team all-OVC pick, he topped Tech twice in tackles, including 118 stops in 2000. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Troy Grant - The team leader in interceptions in 1999, it took another year for Grant to receive national honors with his 2000 All-America pick. He signed with the San Diego Chargers after two allOVC selections.

Andrew McGraw - A firstteam all-OVC selecton in the offensive line, McGraw was one of five Golden Eagles to capture All-America honors in 2000 when the Golden Eagles posted an 8-3 mark.

Frank Omiyale- Before being drafted by the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, Omiyale distinguished himself as an outstanding offensive tackle with his 2004 All-America selection by The Football Gazette.

Brandon Shelby- Shelby led Tech in interceptions in both 2003 and 2004, including five as a senior, and was rewarded with All-America distinction by The Football Gazette.

Larry Shipp - A first-team all-OVC selection in three consecutive seasons, Shipp capped his record career in 2007 with All-America honors from AP and The Sports Network.

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Felix Abel — ’39, ‘40, ’41 Cy Ables — ’10 Bob Abney — ‘66 Harry Abofs —’68, ‘69 Chris Abrams —‘00, ‘01, ‘02, ‘03 Blake Adams — ‘10 Dink Adams — ‘59 Jordan Adams — ‘09, ‘10 Slade Adams — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 LaRue Adcox — ’59, ‘60 Kunle Adewole — ’01, ‘02, ‘03 Travis Adkins — ’08, ‘09, ‘10 Raymond Agee —‘42 Steve Ailey — ’69, ’70, ‘71 James Akers — ’97, ‘98 Danny Albert— ’73, ’74, ‘75 Tommy Alderson — ’66, ‘67 Alfonzo Alexander — ’87, ’89, ‘90 Dewayne Alexander — ’85, ’86, ‘87 James Alexander — ‘45 Andrew Alford — ’00, ‘01 Gene Alford — ’39, ’40, ’41, ‘42 Aveory Allen — ’91, ’92, ‘93 Colin Allen — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Doug Allen — ‘72 Eric Allen — ’98, 99, ’00, ‘01 Keenan Allen — ’87, ‘88 Kenneth Allen — ‘81 Kraig Allen — ’81, ’82, ’83, ‘84 “Sonny” Allen — ’51, ’52, ’53, ‘54 Miguel Almendarez — ’89, ‘90, ’91, ‘92 Dewey Alverson — ’54, ’55, ‘56 Cedric Anderson — ‘84, ‘85, ‘86 Chris Anderson — ’87, ’88, ’89, ‘90 James Anderson — ‘75, ‘76 Paul Anderson — ’51, ’52, ’53, ‘54 Sam Anderson — ’71, ‘72 Silias Anderson — ‘49 Tim Anderson — ’90, ‘91

Wayne Anderson — ’77, ’78, ’79, ‘80 Scott Anderton — ’94, ‘95 John Apple— ‘57 Jerry Archibald — ‘71 Chris Ariks — ‘05 Eddie Arnell — ’94, ’95, ’97, ‘98 Jerry Archibald — ’70, ‘71 Chris Ariks — ’05 Oscar Armstrong — ‘45 Arney — ’39, ‘40 Anthony Ash — ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Mac Ashburn — ‘50 Tony Ashburn — ’70, ’71, ’72 David Ashley — ‘72 Taylor Askew — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09 Ralph Askins — ‘51 Tim Atcher — ‘06, ‘07 Bruce Atwood — ’72, ‘73 Larry Austin — ’71, ’72, ’73, ‘74 Kelly Averitt — ’84, ’85, ’86, ‘87 Jeff Axel — ’71, ‘72

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Ally Baggett — ’57, ’58, ‘59 James Baggett — ’40, ‘45 Joey Bailey — ‘03, ‘04 Dontrell Baines — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ’08 Colton Baker — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04 Dominick Baker — ‘09, ‘10 James Allan Baker — ’79 Michael Baker — ’10 Keith Baldwin — ’91, ’92, ’93, ‘94 Johnny Ballard — ’47, ’48, ’49, ‘50 Jason Ballard — ’00, ’01, ‘02, ‘03 Jim Ballinger — ‘64 Frankie Bankhead — ’87, ‘88 Trey Barber — ’92, ‘93 Terry Barbour — ‘73 Raymond Barger — ’52, ‘53 Ron Barfield — ’92, ’93, ‘94 Matthew Barker — ’10 Jon Barksdale — ’85, ’86, ’87, ‘88 Mike Barnard — ’96, ’97, ‘98 Brandon Barnes — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Cass Barnes —‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Tershaard Barr — ‘01 Jimmy Barrick — ‘45 Richard E. Barron — ‘66 Craig Basile — ‘68, ’69, ’70, ‘71 Billy Bates — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Shane Bates — ‘07 ‘08 Steve Bates — ‘72 Jim Battcher — ‘89 Greg Bauer — ’76, ’77, ’78, ‘79 Billy Baxter — ’55, ‘56 David Baxter — ’58, ’59, ’60, ‘61 Reggie Bazel —’79, ’80, ’81, ‘82

Mike Beal —‘84 Randy Beaman — ’91, ’92, ‘93 Ronquez Beech — ’10 Hunter Beedle — ‘09, ’10 Carl Beidler — ’61, ‘62 Bob Bell — ’69, ‘70 Clarence Belvins — ‘58, ‘59, ‘60, ‘61 Tim Benford — ’08, ‘09, ‘10 Rias Bennett — ‘87 Larry Benson — ‘71 Gerald Bentley — ’92, ’93, ’94, ‘95 Jerry Benton — ‘57 Matt Berger — ‘91 Kyle Berglund — ‘05, ‘07 David Bernard — ‘65 Benjamin Berry — ‘47 Mark Berry — ’82, ‘83 David Berryhill — ’67, ’68, ’69, ‘70 Robert Bierbaum — ‘72 Benton S. Bilbrey — ’40, ’41, ‘42 Grant Billen — ’96, ’97, ‘99 Chas Billings — ’39, ’40, ’41, ’42 Charles Billings — ’46, ‘47 Byron Billingsley —‘96 Hugh Billingsley — ’46, ’47, ’48, ‘49 Colton Billups — ’09 Jim Bishop — ‘68, ’69, ’70, ‘71 Joey Bishop — ’98, 99, ’00, ‘01 Charles Black — ’58, ’59, ’60, ‘61 Jimmie Blair — ’09 Billy Blaylock — ’79, ’80, ’81, ‘82 D.J. Bleisath — ’99, ’00, ’01, ‘02 Clarence Blevins — ’58, ’59, ’60, ‘61 John Bobo — ’66, ‘67 Jim Bodron — ’81, ’82, ’83, ‘84 Don Boley — ’49, ’50, ‘51 Hollis Bolin — ‘67, ’68, ‘69 Trenard Bonapart — ‘01 Ronald Bond — ’78, ’79, ’80, ‘81 Willis Bond — ’95, ‘96 Jay Bonds — ’71, ‘72 Oscar Bonds — ’00, ‘01 Gevar Bonham — ‘04, ‘05 Trey Bonner — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Bob Borkowski — ’61, ’62, ’63, ‘64 Jon Borum — ’01, ‘02 Justin Borum — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04 Travis Boulware — ’80, ‘81 John Bowen — ‘55 Michael Bowen — ‘97 Steven Bowen — ’91, ’92, ’93, ‘95 Wendell Bowler — ’83, ‘84 Jerry Boyd — ’89, ‘90, ‘91 Bill Boyette — ‘51 Nathan Brackett — ‘01 Jason Bradford — ’99, ’00, ‘01 Bill Branch — ‘50 Brandon — ‘39 Carl Brandt — ‘45 Robert Brannen — ’55, ‘56 Michael Branner — ‘04 David Braun — ‘79, ‘80, ‘81 Billie Bray — ’71, ‘72 Tony Breland — ‘72 Harold Brewer — ’42, ’47, ‘48 Clint Brewster — ‘09, ‘10 Dennie Brewster — ‘65 Rex Bridgeforth — ’79, ’80, ’81, ‘82 Bridges — ’39, ‘40 Bob Britton —’76, ’77, ’78 Dave Britton — ‘77 Stephen Britton — ‘04, ‘05 Steve Britton — ’77, ‘78 Jimmy Brock — ’76, ’77, ‘78 Doug Brooks — ‘71 Matt Brooks — ’74, ‘75 Sam Brooks — ’87, ’88, ’89, ‘90 Walter Brooks — ‘45 Ray Brophy — ’71, ’72, ’73, ‘74 DaJaun Brown — ’10 Dallas Brown — ’39, ’40, ‘41 Daniel Brown — ’06, ‘07

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Doug Brown — ’67, ‘68, ’69, ‘70 Grady Brown — ’66, ’67, ’68, ‘69 Greg Brown — ‘67 Greg Brown — ’96, ‘97 Jameel Brown — ’99, ’00, ‘01 John Howard Brown — ‘45 Lance Brown — ‘88 Mal Brown — ‘69 Matt Brown — ‘10 Melvin Brown — ‘42 Mike Brown — ‘73 Mike Brown — ’80, ’81, ’82, ‘83 Mike Brown — ’85, ‘87 Rick Brown — ‘86 Steve Brown — ‘81 Steven Brown — ‘07 Bert Browne — ’88, ’89, ‘90 Ed Browning — ’56, ‘57 Jim Broyles — ’62, ’63, ’64, ‘65 Kenneth Broyles — ’51, ’52, ‘53 Ralph Broyles — ’59, ‘60 Chad Brummitt — ’91, ‘92 Greg Brummitt — ‘81 Mark Bruno — ‘73 Jeff Bryant — ’94, ‘95 Kent Buckley — ’69, ‘70 Mike Buekle — ‘73 Steven Buffington — ’08 Tony Buhl — ‘88 Joey Burke — ‘81 Ed Burns — ’73, ’74, ’75, ‘76 Jeff Burns — ‘89 James Burse — ’75, ’77, ‘78 Michael Burton — ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Craig Busby — ‘68 Adrian Bush — ‘53 Nathan Bush — ‘10 Hugh Bussell — ’46, ‘48 Joey Butcher — ‘67 Bethel Butler — ’41, ‘42 Ralph Cortez Butler — ‘45, ‘46, ‘47, ‘48 Scott Butler — ’93, ‘94 Clarence Buttrey — ’42, ’45, ’46, ‘47 Allen Byrd — ’70, ’71, ‘72

Ruben Canny — ‘56 Ed Cantrell — ‘84 Fred Cantrell — ‘51 Jerry Cantrell — ’64, ’65, ‘66 Frank Caputo — ’73, ’74, ‘75 Anthony Carano — ’91, ’92, ’93, ‘94 Manny Carballo — ‘78 L.D. Carden — ’47, ’48, ‘49 Peter Carlson — ’99, ’00, ‘01 Paul Carney — ‘45 Dennis Carr — ’47, ‘48 Jim Carr — ’81, ’82, ’83, ‘84 Hugh Carroll — ’39, ‘41 Jared Carson — ‘82, ‘83 Antonio Carter — ’00, ’01, ‘02, ‘03 Raymond Case — ‘46 Kevin Casler — ’10 Tommy Cassell — ’63, ’64, ’65, ‘66 Steve Cassidy — ’86  Cole Cassidy — ’08, ‘09 William Casteel — ’46, ‘47 Bill Castle — ’65, ’66, ’67, ‘68 Matthew Catalina — ‘71 Alfred Cate — ’54, ’55, ’56, ’57, ‘58 Dennis Cebe — ’57, ’58, ’59, ‘60 Corey Chamblin — ’95, ’96, ’97, ‘98 Stanley Champion — ‘45 Dennis Chandler — ’65, ‘66 Joel Chandler — ’84, ‘86 Melvin Chapman — ’51, ‘52 Rusty Chapman — ’09 Leroy Chatman — ’78 Tony Chatman — ’78, ’79, ’80, ‘81

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Andre Caballero — ’96, ‘97 Norman Cage — ‘72 Bill Cagle — ‘58 Jackie Cagle — ‘56 Doug Caldwell — ’55, ’56, ‘57 Larry Caliste — ’89, ‘90, ‘91 Rick Camp — ‘71 Wayne Camp — ‘54 Marc Campbell — ’86, ’87, ’88, ‘89 Nick Campblell — ’08, ‘09, ‘10

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Robert Dalton — ‘72, ‘73, ‘74 Jerry Daniels — ‘49, ’52, ’53, ‘54 B.D. Darwin — ‘50 Jeff Daughtry — ’81, ’82, ’83, ‘84 Jerry Daunt — ‘64 John Davenport — ‘68 Jim Daves — ‘65, ‘66, ‘67 Alvin Davie — ‘04, ‘05, ‘06 Ben Davis — ‘09, ‘10 Bob Davis — ‘66 Brian Davis — ‘03, ‘04, ‘05, ‘06 Eugene Davis — ’52, ‘53 John Davis — ‘60 Lamar Davis — ‘74 Mark Davis — ‘74, ‘75 Pete Davis — ’39, ’40, ‘41 Steve Davis — ‘76, ’77, ’78, ‘79 Tommy Davis — ‘93 J.W. Day — ’42, ’46, ‘47

Dwight Evans — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Jake Evans — ‘04, ‘05, ‘06 Marc Evans — ‘90, ’91, ’92, ‘93 Steve Evans — ‘71, ‘72, ‘73 Terry Evans — ’61, ’62, ‘63 Chad Evitts — ’97, ’98, ’99, ‘00 Tom Ewing — ‘39

F

Dontey Gay (25) and Demetrous Garrett (7)

Phillip Dean — ‘95 Thomas DeBow — ‘87, ’88, ‘89 Hugh DeBroeque — ‘52 Mike Defino — ‘69, ’70, ’71, ‘72 Rod Demps — ‘77, ‘78 Jerry Dennis — ‘69 Steve Dennison — ‘66, ‘67, ‘68, ‘69 Hugh Denny — ‘50, ‘51, ‘52, ‘53 Dennis Denton — ‘82 Mike Depew — ‘81 Mike DeRossett — ‘71, ‘72, ‘73, ‘74, ‘75 John Derryberry — ‘45 Freddie Desroche — ‘90, ‘91 John Dethridge — ’75, ’76, ’77, ‘78 Ken Dew — ’76, ’77, ’78, ‘79 Josh Dial — ‘02 Chris Dickerson — ‘09, ‘10 Derrick Dickerson — ’08 Dick Dickerson — ‘30, ‘31, ‘32, ‘33, ‘34 Corey Didier — ‘07 Dan Diesel — ’79, ’80, ‘81 Steve Dillard — ‘65, ‘66, ‘67, ‘68 Duston Dillehay — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Herman Dixon — ‘52 Bob Dominick — ‘64, ‘65, ‘66, ‘67 Tim Donegan — ‘09, ‘10 Jesse Dorsey — ’75, ’76, ‘77 Andy Dorsey — ’97, ’98, ’99, ‘00 Jim Dorsey — ‘71, ‘72, ‘73 Gerald Dossett — ’86, ’87 ’88, ‘89 Dotson — ‘50 Richard Doutel — ‘47 Dan Dowds — ‘72 Frank Dowling — ’61, ’62, ’63, ‘64 Doug Dozier — ’81, ‘83 Maurice Draine — ’90, ’91, ’92, ‘93 David Drake — ‘95 Norman Drake — ‘88, ‘89, ‘90, ‘91 Bryan Draper — ‘63, ‘64, ‘65 Huland Draper — ‘39 Bill Driskill — ‘49 Ben Driver — ‘47, ‘49 Billy Drumwright — ‘47, ‘48, ‘49, ‘50 David Dulin — ‘67 W.C. Dunaway — ‘77, ‘78, ‘79 Bryan Duncan — ‘96 Travis Dungee — ‘08, ‘09 Travis Dunlap — ’84, ’85, ’86, ‘87 Curtis Dunn — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘05, ‘06 Mike Dunn — ’89, ‘90 Bill Dupes — ‘49, ‘51, ‘52 Heath Dyer — ‘10 Larry Dyer — ‘70 Pat Dyer — ’73, ‘74 Ronnie Dyer — ’77, ‘78, 79, 80

David Eble — ‘71 Ed Echols — ‘41, ‘42, ‘46, ‘47 Tony Eckler — ‘90, ’91, ‘92 Kenneth Eddleman — ‘51, ‘52, ‘53 David Edgington — ’77, ’78, ‘79 Fred Edgington — ’86, ’87, ’88, ’89 John Edgington — ’82, ‘83 Bob Edwards — ‘68 Don Edwards — ’77, ‘78 Marcus Edwards — ’09, ‘10 Clifford Eldridge — ‘41 Matt Eldridge — ’82, ’83, ’84, ‘85 Kevin Elkins — ’77, ‘78 Scott Eller — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Robert Elliott — ‘54, ‘55 Allan Ellis — ‘69 Carl Ellis — ‘07 John Ellis — ‘39 Tony Elmore — ‘70 Wesley Elrod — ‘62 Raymond Emanuel — ‘64 Chris Englane — ‘04 Charles Engle — ‘69, ‘70 James Kelly Ensor — ‘46, ‘47 Don Ervin — ‘49, ‘50, ‘52 Jason Eskridge — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 Norman Eskridge — ‘70 Foster Lee Eslick — ‘46, ‘47, ‘48, ‘49 Durrand Estill — ’74, ’75, ’76, ‘77

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Douglas Fagan — ‘45 Ronnie Fain — ’72, ’73, ’74, ‘75 David Fair — ’67, ’68, ’69, ‘71 Tom Fann — ’50, ’51, ‘52 Donnie Farley — ’61, ’62, ‘63 James Farley — ‘67 James Farmer —’90, ‘91 Justin Farrar — ’97, ‘98 Rick Fawver — ’83, ’84 Darrell Ferguson — ‘57 Roy Ferguson — ’47, ’48, 49 Zollie Ferrell — ‘45 Oscar Few — ’47, ‘48 Brandon Fields — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Ty Fields — ‘09, ‘10 Mike Findlay — ’83, ’84, ’85 David Finley — ‘65 Floyd Fishel — ‘64 Brendon Fisher — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09 Brent Fisher — ’83, ’84, ���85, ‘86 Bob Fitzpatrick — ’70, ’71, ‘72 Eric Fitzpatrick — ‘00 John Fitzpatrick — ’69, ’70, ’71 ‘72 Al Flanner — ’84, ‘85 Jerry Flatt — ’57, “58, “59 Wesley Flatt — ’42, ’45, ‘46 Tommy Florence — ’73 Dan Fluker — ‘65 Kenneth Fluts — ’59, ’60, ‘61 Cody Forbes — ’10 Scott Ford — ’89, ’90, ‘91 Tim Ford — ’89, ‘90, ’91, ‘92 Cecil Fore — ’75, ’76, ’77, ’78 Terry Foriska — ‘73 Johnathan Forrest — ’01, ‘02, ‘03, ‘04 Ed Forth — ’81, ’82, ’83, ‘84 Aaron Foster — ‘04 Edward Foster —‘51 Jason Foster — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07 Josh Foster — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Kewon Foster — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04 Johnny Fowlkes — ’73, ’74, ’75, ‘76

Jamere Hogue (5) and Jordan Johnson (71)

L.A. Fox — ‘47 Wally Fox — ‘71 Tony Fragale — ’96, ’97, ’98, 99 Bill Francis — ‘51 David Francis — ’67, ’68, ‘69, ‘70 Don Francisco — ’50, ’51, ‘52 Lynn Francisco — ’49, ’48, ’50 ‘51 Jim Franklin — ’65, ‘66 Charles Freeman — ‘52 Algin Frey — ’57, ’58, ‘59 Don Frider — ‘59 Donald Frost — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 James Fughs — ’63, ‘64 Jim Fuchs — ‘63 Beau Fullerton — ’00, ’01, ‘02, ‘03 Tom Fullerton — ‘67 Dickie Fulton — ‘72 Kenneth Fults — ’59, ’60, ‘61 Tony Funfaro — ‘64

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Stephen Gallagher — ‘02 Tom Gallagher — ‘73 Wes Gallagher — ’96, ’97, ’98, ‘99 P.F. Galloway — ‘45 John Gambone — ‘68 David Garner — ‘73 J.B. Garner — ‘45 Demetrous Garrett — ‘09, ‘10 Michael Gaston — ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Dontey Gay — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 James Gaylor — ’55, ’56, ‘57 John Geiger — ’45, ’46, ‘47 Tom Gent — ‘65 Butch Gentry — ’69, ’70, ’71, ‘72 Edwin Gentry — ’42, ‘46 Ken George — ‘61 Loftin Gerberding — ’97, ’98, ’99, ‘00 Dick Gerbert — ‘73 Lillard Gibb — ’48, ’49, ‘50 Ken Gilstrap — ’85, ’86, ’87, ‘88 Daniel Gipson — ‘90, ’91, ’92, ‘93 Jeff Glass — ’89, ‘90 Glen Glover — ‘53 David Goff — ’86, ’87 Julian Goins — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Tony Gomez — ’00, ‘01 David Gooding — ’76, ’78, ‘79 Terry Goodloe — ’85, ‘87 Nick Goodwin — ‘07 Brad Gordon — ’73, ’74, ’75, ’76 Lloyd Gorence — ‘51 Bobby Graham — ’71, ’72, ‘73 Tracy Graham — ’87, ’88, ’89, ‘90 Troy Grant — ’97, ’98, ’99, ‘00 Sam Graves — ‘72 David Gray — ’77, ‘78 Derrick Gray — ’90, ’91, ‘92 Sylvester Gregory — ‘83, ‘84 Eugene Green — ‘62 Jason Green — ’86, ’87, ’88, ‘89 Paul Green — ’73, ’74, ’75, ‘76 Howard Greenhowe — ’71, ‘72 Steve Greer — ’66, ‘67 Donald Grider — ’59, ’60, ‘61 Doug Griffin — ’78, ’79, ’80, ‘81 Frank Griffin — ’48, ‘49 Howard Griffin — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Vince Griffin — ’94, ’95, ’96, ‘97 Hattin Grilliette — ’92, ‘93 Chris Grimes — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Joseph Grimes — ‘08, ‘09 Kyman Grindstaff — ‘51 Pete Grocery — ’39, ’40, ‘41 Elois Grooms — ’71, ’72, ‘73 Garlan Grudger — ‘62 Ed Guers — ‘73 Johnny Guffey — ‘63 Charles Guthrie — ‘45

Keith Earie — ‘70, ‘71

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Tommy Hackler — ’58, ’59, ’60 Bob Haile — ’62, ’63, ‘64 Fred Haile — ‘61 Willie Haile — ‘07 Marshall Hale — ’88, ’89, ‘90, ‘91 Claude “Stud” Hall — ’40, ‘41 John M. Hall — ’46, ‘47 Roger Hall — ’68, ‘69 Steve Hall — ’72, ‘73 Alonzo Hamilton — ‘90, ‘91 “Bone” Hamilton — ‘39 Greg Hamilton — ’76, ’77, ’78, ‘79 Larry Hammons — ‘74 James Hamner — ‘63 Joe Hamner — ’63, ’64, ‘65 Cedric Hampton — ’82, ’83, ’84, ‘85 Brian Hamrick — ‘95 Larry Hamrick — ’81, ’82, ’83, ‘84 Robert Hargis — ’58, ’59, ‘60 Wendell Harkleroad — ‘60 Geral Harlan — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Garry Harley — ’70, ‘71, ‘72 Claude Harlow — ‘47 Antonio Harris — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 Brandon Harris — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 DeShawn Harris — ’09, ‘10 Josh Harris — ’95, ’96, ’97, ‘98 Maurice Harris — ’01, ‘02, ‘03, ‘04 Steve Harris — ’92, ‘93 Will Harris — ‘71 William Harris — ‘04 Emory Harrison — ’64, ’65 James H. Harrison —‘47 Jim Harrison — ‘48 Marcus Harrison — ’97, ‘99 Tommy Harrison — ’01, ‘02, ‘03, ‘04 Greg Hartsook — ‘66 Wardie Harvey — ’42, ’46, ‘47 Steve Hasch — ’83, ‘84 Bill Hassell — ‘70 Alex Haston — ‘06, ‘07 Bruce Hatfield — ’84, ’85, ’86, ‘87 Don Hayes — ’54, ‘55, ‘56 Howard Hayes — ‘45 Jermaine Hayes — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Eddie Hayward — ’83, ’84, ’85, ‘87

Bernie Head — ‘71 Carey Heard — ’80, ’81, ’82, ‘83 Lynn Hearn — ’48, ‘49 Travis Hearn — ‘64 Matt Heinlen — ‘97 Darryl Heintzelman — ’84, ‘86 Tony Heitzman — ’57, ’58, ’60 Don J. Henderson — ’46, ‘47, ‘48 Jay Henderson — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 Mondreka Hendrix — ’93, ’94, ‘95 Jahi Henley — ’98, ’99, ‘00 Mike Hennigan — ’71, ‘72 Taylor Hennigan — ’09, ‘10 Norman Herod — ‘56 Jerry Herron — ‘89 Gary Herting — ’69, ‘70 J.B. Hestand — ’50, ‘51 Hickerson — ’39, ‘40 Hickey — ‘39 Jud Hickey — ‘69 Ronald Hickman — ’54, ‘55 Hickner — ‘56 Jason Hiett — ‘90, ’91, ‘92 R.L. Highers — ’46, ‘47, 48 Andrew Higgans — ’09 Darren Hill — ’92, ‘93 Ernest Hill — ’40, ‘41 Roger Hill — ’69, ‘70 Vernon Hill — ‘63 Walter Hill — ’96, ’97, ’98, ‘99 Justin Hilliard — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Martini Hilliard — ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Bob Hines — ‘57 Rick Hinz — ’82, ’83, ’84, ‘85 James Hird — ’85, ’87, ’88 Allen Hire — ‘07, 08 Curtis Hissam — ’86, ’87, ’88, ‘89 Spencer Hissam — ’89, ‘90 Manning Hitt — ‘62 Drew Hixon — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04 Jerry Hnat — ‘55, ‘56 Nick Hodges — ‘02 Gerald Hogan — ‘45 Jamere Hogue — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Chris Hohl — ‘07, ‘08 Cornice Hoke — ’73, ’74, ’75, ‘76 Jordan Holbrook — ’98, ‘99 Mitch Holcomb — ’78, ’79, ’80, ‘82

Chris Hollis — ‘02 Melvin Holland — ‘39 Alan Holloman — ‘68 Bill Holloway — ’65, ‘66 Gene Holloway — ’63, ’64, ’65, ‘66 Robert Holloway— ’51, ’52, ’53, ‘54 Samuel Holloway— ‘45 Roger Holman — ‘65 Chip Holmes — ’88, ‘89 Sidney Holston — ’87, ‘88 Bob Holt — ‘64 Charles Holt — ‘55 Nate Hooks — ’83, ’84, ’85, ‘86 Jacob Hoot — ’10 David Hooper — ’77, ‘78 Charles Hopper — ’42, ‘46 Rock Horne Donnel Horton — ‘01, ‘02 Lance House — ’74, ’75, ’76, ‘77 Mark Houser — ‘77 Jarrod Houston — ‘05, ‘06 Kip Hubbert — ’97, ’98, ’99, ‘00 David Hudson — ’64, ’65, ’66, ’67 John Ross Hudson — ’05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Seth Hudson — ‘07 Tremaine Hudson — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Albert Huffman — ’42, ‘46 Kevin Huggins — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Larraine Huggins — ’69, ‘70 Jerry Hughes — ‘66 James Huguely — ‘10 Richard Hulette — ‘ 60 Bill Hull — ’54, ’55, ’56, ’57 Billy Hull — ’64, ‘65 Jimmy Hull — ’86, ’87, ’88, ‘89 Ron Humphrey — ‘72 Greg Hunnicutt — ’00, ’01, ‘02, ‘03 Jeff Hunnicutt — ’96, ’97, ’98, ‘99 Jerry Hunt — ’55, ‘56 Hunter — ‘39, ‘40 George Hunter — ’42, ‘46 Paul Hunter — ’71, ‘72 Robert Hunter — ’39, ’40, ‘41 James Husky — ’68, ’70, ‘71 Powell Hutcherson — ‘39 Hutcheson — ‘40 Gerrod Hutchins — ‘96 Hutchinson — ‘39 C. Hutson — ’39, ‘41 Chuck Hynes — ’64, ’65, ‘66 Dan Hytry — ’00, ‘01

I

Edarwin Imler— ‘73 Eddie Ingram — ’65, ’66, ‘67 Desmond Irvin — ’97, ’99, ‘00 Jim Irvin — ‘55 Jimmy Isom — ’86, ’87, ‘88

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Joe Jachimowicz — ’72, ’73, ’75, ‘76 Brian Jackson—’96, ’97, ’98, ‘00 Daniel Jackson — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Dimetre Jackson — ‘04 Guy Jackson—’41, ’42, ‘46 John Jackson — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Kevin Jackson — ’91, ’92, ’93, ‘94 Jeff Jacoby — ’73, ’74, ’75, ‘76 Dick Jacquet — ’58, ’59, ‘60 Anthony James — ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Billy James — ’58, ’59, ‘60 Carlos James — ’88, ’89, ’90, ‘91 Broderick Jamison — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Brian Janeway — ‘91 Joe Mac Jaquess — ’58, ’59, ’60, ‘61 Jerry Jared — ’88, ’89, ‘90 Walter Jared — ’47, ‘48, ‘49 James Gordon Jarrell — ’46, ’47, ‘48 Steve Jellicorse — ’75, ‘76 Mike Jenne — ‘86 Johnny Jenkins — ‘61 Marty Jenkins — ‘71 Milt Jenkins — ’76, ’77, ’78, ‘79

Jordan Adams (51) and Will Johnson (24))

H.C. Jennings — ’39, ’40, ‘41 Steve Jewell — ’85, ’86, ’87 Bob Jicks — ’85, ’86, ’87, ‘88 Larry Jinright — ’64 Andy Johnson — ’96, ’97, ’98, ‘99 Brian Johnson — ’91, ‘92 Demario Johnson — ‘01 Edgar Johnson — ’46, ’47, ’48, ‘49 French Johnson — ’45, 46, ’47, ‘49 Lewis Johnson — ‘58 John Paul Johnson — ‘55 Jordan Johnson — ‘09, ‘10 Nate Johnson — ‘06 Newt Johnson — ’50, ’51, ’52, ’53 Ron Johnson — ‘06 Terry Johnson — ’71, ’72, ’73, ‘74 Will Johnson — ‘10 Wrather Johnson — ‘36, ‘37, ‘38 Ben Jones — ‘04 Bobby Jones — ’51, ‘52 Bobby Jones — ‘68 John Jones — ’88, ’89, ‘90 Harmon Jones — ’54, ‘55 Hugh Jones — ’50, 51, ’52, ‘53 Lyman Jones — ’60, ‘61 Malcolm Jones — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Marty Jones — ’09, ‘10 Mike Jones — ’91, ’92, ’93, ‘94 Roy Jones — ‘70 Thomas Jones — ‘45 Tommy Jones — ’51,’52, ‘54 Tony Jones — ‘04, ‘05 Willie Jones — ’80, ‘81 Mike Jonson — ‘70 Jack Josey — ‘78 Ron Jurek — ’85, ’86, ‘87

K

Al Kale — '02, '03 Tommy Kang — ‘80 Mike Karaffa — ‘73 Danny Kava — ‘05 Claude Keisling — ’40, ‘41 Leonard Keith — ‘68 Jack Kelley — ’80, ’81,’ 82, ‘83 Nick Kelly — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Ryan Kelly — ’95, ‘96 Chad Kennedy — ‘04 Ricky Kenny — ‘74 Mike Keough — ‘78 Temple Kessinger — ‘66 James Kidd — ’51, ’52, ’53, ‘54 James Kidwell — ‘45 Brian Kiepper — ’81, ’82, ’84, ‘85

Paul Kilger —‘70 Kyle Kilgore — ‘58 Jerry King — ’09, ‘10 Robert Lee King — ’39, ’40, ‘41 Bob Kirby — ’51, ’52, ‘53 Orlandus Kirby— ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07 Dean Kirk — ’54, ‘55 Tyran Kirkland — ‘98 Virgil Kirkland — ’95, ’96, ’97, ‘98 Cameron Kirnes — ‘05 Jake Kiser — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Brandon Kleuner —‘08 Reggie Knighten — ’96, ’97, ’98, ‘99 Eddie Knowles — ‘68 Chuck Koczwara — ’70, ‘71 Kevin Kolff — ‘86 Justin Kraemer — ‘07, ‘08 John Krzywiec — ‘86 Ken Kudrey — ’69–70 Lewis Kuffour — ‘02 George Kuklen — ‘45 Louis Kuykendall — ‘83 Perry Kyles — ‘02, '03, ‘04

L

Ira Lacy — ’93, ‘94 Bill LaFever — ’51, ‘52, ‘53 Bruce Lamb — ’89, ‘90 Trey Lamb — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Jim Lancaster— ‘47, ’48, ’49, ‘50 Joe Lancaster — ’47, ’48, ’49, ‘50 Ronnie Lane — ‘59 Tory Lane — ’98, ‘99 Dorrell Lankford — ‘06 Wayne Larkin — ’57, ‘59 Dickie Lassiter — ’67, ‘68 Charles Lawler — ’58, ‘59 Allen Lawrence — ’80, ’81, ’82, ‘83 Johnny Lawson — ‘49 Johnny Layne — ‘49 Willam Leach — ’55, ’56, ‘57 W.C. Leath — ‘49 Jim Ledford — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Mike Ledford — ’71, ’72, ’73, ‘74 Wade Ledford — ‘81 Derek Lee — ’00, ’01, ‘02, '03 Earl Leech — ’53–56 William Leech — ’49, ’54, ’55, ‘56 Dietrich Leftwich — ’99, ’00, ‘01 Happy Lempesis — ’66, ‘68 Jason Lennartz — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Barry Lenon — ‘09 Hubert Lester — ‘75 Doug Lewey — ’67, ‘68

STRONGER THAN EVER F 2011

a l l - t i m e g o l d e n e ag l e s Marshall Lewey — ’66, ’67, ‘68 Chuck Lewis — ’61, ‘62 Don Lewis — ‘54 Ladd Lewis — ‘69 Marc Lewis — ’86, ’87, ‘88 Robert Lewis — ‘45 Jake Libbey — ’60, ‘62 Dale Linkous — ’75, ‘76 Joe Mac Lipscomb — ’63, ‘64 Howard Locke — ’54, ‘55 Murford Locke — ‘41 Toby Locke— ‘84 Ted Lockerby — ’89, ‘90, ’91, ‘92 Mahlon Logan — ’00, ‘01 Matt Lollar — ’99, ’00, ’01, ‘02 Craig Long — ’92, ‘93 Dale Long — ’61–64 Jerry Long — ’63, ’64, ‘65 Mike Long — ‘95 Steve Louderback — ‘68 D’Juan Love — ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07 Allan Lovelace — ‘90, ‘91 Dan Lovette — ’93, ‘94 Fred Lowery — ’88, ’89, ‘90, ‘91 Josh Lowery — ‘07, ‘08 Fletcher Luck — ‘45 Rick Lutz — ’72, ‘73 Robert Lynn — ’52 ,’53 Thomas Lynn — ‘73 Mike Lytle — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96

M

Paul Macolly — ‘69, ‘70 Chris Madewell — ‘93, ‘94, ‘95 Jon Mahan — ‘04, ‘05 Pat Malcom — ‘68, ‘69, ‘70, ‘71 Rob Malcolm — ‘66 Ted Malone — ‘88 Mike Mancohi — ‘70 Richard Mann — ‘56, ‘57, ‘58 Robert (Rob) Mansolino — ‘76, ‘77 Don Marion — ‘47 Mike Marsh — ‘84 Mike Martel — ‘69 Eric Martin — ‘88, ‘89, ‘90 Keith Martin — ‘85, ‘87, ‘88 Kevin Martin — ‘86, ‘87 Matt Martin — ‘91, ‘92, ‘93 Mike Martin — ‘68 Brent Masingale — ’98, ‘99 Gene Masengale — ‘52 Gordon Mason — ’57, ’58, ‘60 Clifford Massa, Jr. — ’46, ‘47 Jimmy Massa — ’41, ‘42, 46 Winston Massengale — ’87, ‘88 Andrew Mathis — ’91, ’92, ’93, ‘94 John Matlock — ’59, ’60, ‘61 John Matlock — ’68, ‘71 Albert Matthews — ’47, ‘49 Billy Matthews — ‘51 Cody Matthews — ‘10 Jack Matthews — ’51, ‘52 Ray Matthews — ’48, ‘49

Caleb Mitchell

Termaine Maxwell — ‘04 Donald Mayberry — ‘45 Tim Maybin — ’85, ‘86 Kelvin Maye — ‘88 Gary Mayes — ‘81, ‘82, ‘83, ‘84 Tommy Mayes — ‘89 Jack Mayfield — ‘49 Jimmy Maynord — ’75, ’77, ’78, ‘79 Greg Maysonet — ’83, ’84, ‘85 Jamie McBryar — ’94, ’95, ’96, ‘97 Tommie McBride — ’09, ‘10 Anthony McCaskill — ’98, ‘99 Connor McChurch — ‘08 Marvin McClennon — ’80, ’81, ’82, ‘83 Creed McClure — ‘39 Reed McCollim — ‘71 Robert McCormick — ‘67 John Conrad McCrary — ‘04, ‘05 Bill McCreless — ’56, ‘57 Dillard McCullough — ’62, ‘63 Joe McCullough — ‘53 Ronnie McCurry — ’58, ’59, ‘60 Don McDaniel — ’72, ’73, ’75, ‘76 Nick McDaniel — ‘55 Tommy McDaniel — ’99, ‘00 Alvin McDermott — ‘01 Larry McDermott — ‘72 Cordell McDonald — ’45, 47, ’48, ‘49 Cory McDonald — ’10 Jeremy McDonald — ’01, ‘02, '03, ‘04 Seth McDonald — ‘09, ’10 Keith McFadden — ’80, ‘81 Lannie McGehee — ‘67 Andrew McGraw — ’97, ’98, ’99, ‘00 Stanley McGraw — ‘97 Ralph McGuffey — ‘73 Wayne McHarge — ‘72 Jake McIntosh — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Dewayne McIntyre — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 Jack McKee — ’51, ’52, ‘53 Santravius McKeever — ’95, ’96, ’97, ‘98 Chris McKinley — ’95, ’96, ‘97 Chris McKinney — ‘00 Rudolph McKinney — ’71, ‘72 David McMahan — ‘02, '03, ‘04, ‘05 Ralph McMillan — ’58, ’60, ‘61 Ron McNabb — ‘71 Trent McNaull — ’94, ’95, ’96, ‘97 Brent McNeal — ‘02, '03, ‘04, ‘05 Gerald McNee — ‘63 Bill McPherson — ’65, ’66, ’67, ‘68 Gary McVicar — ’94, ’95, ’96, ‘97 Bob Meador — ’48, ‘49 Scott Meadows — ’83, ’84, ’85, ‘86 Ben Mebane — ’99, ’00, ’01, 02 Craig Melton — ’99, ’00, ‘01, ’02, '03 Matt Mercy — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Bernard Meredith — ’45, ’46, ‘47 Gary Meredith — ‘54 Manny Michel — ’80, ’81, ’82, ‘83 Lamar Mike — ’74, ’75, ’76, ‘77 Corbin Miles — ‘06, ‘07, 08, ‘09, ‘10 Dedrick Miley — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Erik Miller — ’86, ‘87 Gordon Miller — ‘52 Mike Miller — ‘69 Sam Miller — ‘10 Brad Millice — ’78, ’79, ’80, ‘81 Jack Mills — ‘62 Millsaps — ‘50 Dustin Millsaps — ‘04 Arnee Milton — ’84, ‘85 John Minchey — ‘39 Antonio Minor — ‘04, ‘05 Ron Miranda — ‘73 Dudley Mitchell — ’82, ’83, ’84 Caleb Mitchell — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Erwin Mitchell — ’51, ’52, ‘53 David Mixon — ’83, ’84, ’85, ‘86 Gary Moeller — ’72, ‘73 Maurice Moffitt — ‘45 Tommy Moffitt — ’84, ‘85 Darius Mohn — ‘02, '03 Larry Monteen — ’71, ’72, ‘73

James Normand

Tony Montiel — ’92, ‘93 Brian Moore — ’93, ‘94 Horace Moore — ’48, ‘49 Jim Moore — ’62, ’63, ‘64 Lamar Moore — ’10 Sonny Moore — ’70,’71 William Milton Moore — ‘46 Tate Moorer — ’62, ‘63 Jeff Moran — ’92, ’93, ’94, ’95 Matt Moran — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 John Morehead — ’55, ’56, ’57, ‘58 James Morgan — ‘39 Mike Morie — ‘75, ‘76 Howell Morris — ’47, ’48, ‘49 Stewart Morris — ‘45 William Morris — ‘45 Moses — ‘50 James Monroe Mosier — ’46, ‘47 Ryan Muench — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Ray Mullican — ’81, ’82, ‘83 Thomas Mullican — ‘45 J.R. ‘Joe’ Mulvihill — ’67, ’68, ‘69 Vern Muncy — ’46, ’47 ‘48 Randall Munn — ‘86 Lawrence G. Murphy — ’46, ‘47 Montuka Murray — ’97, ’98, ‘99 Jon Myers — ‘97

N

Shannon Nabors — ‘93, ‘94 Chip Nanney — ’95, ‘96 B. Holmes Neal — ‘39 Bill Neale — ‘70 Alan Neely — ’85, ‘86 Dennis Nelsom — ’81, ‘82 Jim Nelson — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 William Nelson — ‘77 Mike Nestlebush — ‘73 Jimmie Newson — ’57–60 Bill Nichols — ‘60 Ryan Nichols — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Sherman Nolen — ’00, ‘01 Edward Norman — ’47, ’48, ‘49 Jeff Norman — ’96, ‘97 Jamie Normand — ’10 Rob Norred — ’81, ’82, ‘83 Frank North — ’49, ‘50 James North — ‘53 Barry Norton — ’49, ‘50, ‘52 Adam November — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Eddie Nunley — ’72, ’73, ’74, ‘75 T.J. Nutter — ‘94

2 0 1 1 F T H E FA S T E S T 6 0 M I N U T E S I N F O O T B A L L

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Albert Oak — ‘64 Barry Oakley — ’86, ‘87 Mike O’Brien — ‘73 Andy Odom — ’64, ’65, ’66, ‘67 Joe Oggs — ’93, ’94, ‘95 Shane Oggs — ‘93 Mark Ogletree — ’76, ’77, ’78, ‘79 Midoho Okpokowuruk — ’10 Dave Oliphant — ‘42 Daniel Oliver —‘60 Eugene Oliver — ’58, ’59, ‘60 Jack Oliver— ‘56 Steve Olivera — ‘85 Dennis Olson — ‘52 Alden Olverson — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Bill Omar — ’51–52 Frank Omiyale — ‘02, '03, ‘04 Trey Ondrus — ‘94 Kelechi Ordu — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Tim Ormond — ‘82 Johnny Orr — ‘88 John Osborne — ‘67 Morgan Otgilvie — ‘42 Bryon Ottrix — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Derrick Outlaw — ‘07, ‘08 Larry Overby — ‘55 Skeet Owen — ’80, ’81, ’82, ‘83

Charles Owens — ‘39 Thomas Owens — ’42, ‘46

P

Doug Page — ‘10 Pete Page — ‘72 Thomas Page — ‘47 Tom Pajer — ’70–71 Keith Palmer — ’82, ’83, ‘84 Bill Palumbo — ‘62 Tony Panebianco — ’78, ’79, ’80, ‘81 Brian Pankey — ’91, ’92, ’93, ‘94 Felix Parham — ’88, ’89, ‘90 Matt Park — ‘04, ‘05 Earl Parks — ’54, ’55, ‘56 Terry Parks — ’65, ‘66 Jerry Parns — ‘58, ‘59, ‘60 Charles Parris — ’52, ‘53, ‘56 Jerry Parris — ’58, ’59, ‘60 Tyler Parsons — ‘02 Johnny Pasker — ‘46 David Passons — ‘54 James Passons — ’53, ‘54 Don Patricca — ‘69 David Patterson — ‘57 Hank Patterson — ‘70, ’71 Marshall Patterson — ’53, ’54, ’55, ‘56 Marcus Patton— ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 Jonathan Paz — ‘08 Josh Paz —‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09 Pedro Paz — ’56, ’57, ’58, ‘59 Berlin Peace — ’98, ’99, ‘00 Bruce Pearson — ’72, ‘73 Charles Pearson — ’50, ’52, ‘53 Larry Pearson — ’77, ‘78 Ralph Pearson— ’47, ‘48 Ted Pearson — ’50, ‘51, ‘53 Mike Peeples — ’98, ’99, ‘00 C.W. Pemberton — ’49, ‘50 Mark Pemberton — ’80, ’81, ‘82 Tom Pemberton— ’71, ’72, ’73, ‘74 Larry Pendergrass — ‘63 Michael Penix — ’92, ’93, ’94, ‘95 Terry Penix — ‘73 Gary Perdue — ’73, ’74, ’75, ‘76 Joshua Perez —‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Bill Perkins — ’66, ’67, ’68, ‘69 Jerome Perkins — ’91, ’92, ‘93 Mike Perotti — ‘07 Abner Perry — ‘39 Brad Perry — ’92, ’93, ‘94 Bill Perry — ’70, ‘71 Rasohn Perry — ‘04, ‘05 Trey Perry — ’99, ’00, ’01, ‘02 Troy Petersen — ‘90, ’91, ’92, ‘93 Walt Peterson — ‘70 Dom Petrozello — ’74, ’75, ’76, ‘77 Jamie Pettit — ’92, ’93, ’94, ‘95

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a l l - t i m e g o l d e n e ag l e s Marty Jones

Michael Petty — ’93, ‘94 Kent Pettyjohn — ’79, ‘80, ‘81 Ira Phelps — ‘49 Don Phillips — ’60, ’61, ‘62 Frankie Phillips — ’84, ’85, ’86, ‘87 Gene Phillips — ‘50 Ottis Phillips — ’69, ’70, ’71, ‘72 Ricky Phillips — ’83, ’84 Mike Phy — ‘73 Tom Pirinoli — ’00, ‘01 John Pickard — ’83 Sam Lee Pickering — ’46, 47, ’48, ’49 Edward Pingston — ‘52 Randy Pippin — ’83, ‘84 Ernest Pitt — ‘42 Marlon Placide — ’86, ’87, ’88, ‘89 Tony Plavich — ’72, ’73, ’74, ‘75 Rick Plumbtree — ‘73 Lawrence Ponder — ‘59 Patrick Pope — ’85, ‘87 Tommy Poston — ‘76 James Potter — ‘50 Bobby Potts — ’51–52 Calvin Powell — ’46, ’47, ’48, ‘49 Ken Powell — ‘01 Cory Powers — ’09, ‘10 Mark Powers — ’81, ’82, ‘83 Clyde Preston — ‘45 Ken Price — ‘73 Russell Priest — ‘40 Billie Proffit— ‘42 Mark Proffitt — ’83, ‘84 Pryor — ‘50 Lynn Pugh — ‘52 Xavier Purdy — ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07 Glen Puryear — ’89, ‘90, ’91, ‘92 Joe Puryear — ‘48 Tommy Pyle — ‘57

Q

Kelvin Quarles — ’09 David Quay — ’73, ’74, ‘75 Russ Quay — ‘69 Shane Queen — ‘90, ’91, ’92, ‘93 Willie Queen — ’91, ’92, ’93, ‘94 Malcolm Quillen — ‘30, ‘31, ‘32, ‘32, ‘33 Ted Quinn — ’86, ‘88

R

Tony Racioppi — ‘98 Charles Rader — ’47, ‘48 Butch Rader — ‘64 Brian Rager — ’89, ‘90, ‘91 James Ragland — ’41, ‘42 Jim Ragland — ’61, ’62, ‘63 Ray Ragone — ’85, ‘86 James Rainey — ‘42

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Virgil Rains — ’49, ’52–53 Joe Raleigh — ’65, ’66, ’67, ‘68 Mark Ralston — ’82, ’83, ’84, ‘85 James Ramsey — ‘72 Darrell Randolph — ‘82 David Ransom — ’51, ’52, ’53, ‘54 Don Rasch — ‘73 Dean Ratledge — ’74, ’75, ’76, ‘77 Jim Raudebaugh — ’63, ’64, ‘65 Bethel Ray — ‘47 Kenneth Redmond — ’46, ‘47 Ronnie Reece — ‘69 Reed — ‘50 Buster Reed — ‘47 Corey Reed — ‘07, ‘08 Gerald Reed — ‘07 Joe Mack Reed— ’53, ‘54, ’55, ‘56 Robert Reed — ‘46 Samuel Reed — ’45, ‘46 Zach Reed — ’97, ’98, ’99, ‘00 Randall Reeves — ’10 Ron Reeves — ’62, ’63, ’64, ‘65 Richard Regen — ’47, ’48, ‘49 Chris Reid — ’92, ’93, ’94, ‘95 Gilbert Reynolds — ‘89 Matt Reynolds — ‘08 Phil Rice — ’68, ‘69 Troy Rice — ‘85 Steven Rich — ‘08 Richards — ‘39 Tate Richardson — ‘07 Clark Richey — ’86, ‘87 J.R. Richmond — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Jimmy Ritten — ’81, ’82, ’83, ‘84 Andy Rittenhouse — ’85, ’86, ’87 Jesse Rivers — ‘02 Kyle Rivers — ‘02, '03, ‘04 Lorenza River — ’85, ‘87 Bill Roberson — ’63, ‘64 Bob Roberson — ’63, ’64, ‘65 Casey Roberts — ‘97 Glenn Roberts — ’76, ’77, ’78, ‘79 Jon Roberts — ‘98 Kevin Roberts — ‘09 Anton Robertson — ‘50 Antonio Robinson — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09 Bill Robinson — ’54–57 Darryl Robinson — ‘73 DeCarlos Robinson — ‘04 James Robinson — ’00, ’01, ‘02, '03 Victor Robinson — ‘78 Clay Rochelle — ‘08 Fred Rockymore — ’76, ’77, ’78, ’79 Roddna Rockymore — ’76, ’77, ’78, ‘79 Jimmy Rogers — ‘57 Mike Rogers —’97, ‘98 Ralph Rogers — ‘73 Travis Rogers — ’00, ‘01 William Rogers— ‘45

Zane Rogers — ‘08 Lee Roley — ‘73 Greg Rolfes — ‘04, ‘05 Craig Rolle — ’75, ’76, ’77, ‘78 Matt Rongey — ‘01 Phil Rose — ‘71 Steve Rose — ‘68 Scott Ross — ‘88 Eric Rowe — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 Bill Rucker — ‘52 John Ruff — ’01, ‘02 Michael Rukavina — ’40, ‘41 Ben Rusche — ‘51 Alvin Rushing — ‘ 40, ‘41 Rusty Rushing — ’71, ’72, ‘73 Billy Russell— ‘60 Tracy Russell — ’91, ’92, ’93, ‘94 Marcus Rush — ‘96 David Rust — ’72, ‘73 Greg Ruth — ’74, ‘75 Hollis Rutledge — ’85, ’86, ‘88 Sean Rutledge — '91 Taron Ryce — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09

S

Jim Sabo — ‘63 David Sadler — ‘66 Jason Sadler — ‘98 Jerry Sadler — ‘77 Henry Sailes — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Zach Salada — ‘10 Salmon — ‘39 Jack Sandefur — ‘41 Jamie Sander — ‘95 Darren Sanders — '03, ‘04, ‘05 Phil Sanders — ‘42 Ricky Sanders — ’88, ’89, ‘90, ‘91 Sammy Sanders — ’94, ’95, ’96, ‘97 Bob Sarn — ’63, ’66–‘67 Satterfield — ‘40 Paul Satterfield — ’52–53 Brent Sayles — ‘04, ‘05 Don Scale — ‘65 Jim Schaeffer — ’60, ’61, ’62, ‘63 Scott Schirmer — ’85, ‘87 Rudy Schmittou — ’58, ’60, ‘61 Tom Schmittou — ‘82 Larry Schreiber — ’66, ’67, ’68, ‘69 Steve Schroeder — ’68 Mike Schryburt — ‘69 Ted Schwanger — ’55, ‘56 Barry Schwartz — ‘69 Scott Schweitzer — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 John Scoble — ’74, ’75, ’76, ’77 Terry Scoggins — ‘78 Coy Scott — ‘52 Derek Scott — ‘94 Eddie Scott — ’51–53 H.T. Scott — ’55, ‘56 Sammy Scott — ’64, ‘65 Tedarrell Scott — ’97, ’99, ’00, ‘01 O.J. Sealie — ‘03 Clyde Sears — ‘45 Ron Seay — ‘96 Tommy Seigler — ‘69 Charles Seivers — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Cody Seivers — ‘08 Paul Selesky — ’79, ’80, ’81, ‘82 Ramsey Sellers — ’09 Buford Self — ‘69 Angelo Sembiante — ‘70 Carmen Sensky — ‘75, ‘76, ‘77 Kim Sevitts — ‘73 Glen Sexton — ’62, ‘63, ‘65 Billy Shackelford — ’89, ‘90, ’91, ‘92 Jim Shaeffer — ‘60, ‘61, ‘62, ‘63 Yusaf Sharif — ‘02, '03, ‘04, ‘05 Adonis Sharpe — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Kevin Sharpe — ‘86 Max Sharpe — ‘54 Harry Wayne Shaub — ‘45 Lane Shaver — ‘92

Tay Shealey — ‘02, '03, ‘04, ‘05 Gil Shearon — ’65, ’67 Brandon Shelby — ’01, ‘02, '03, ‘04 Derrick Shepherd — ’91, ’92 Shaun Sherrill — ‘02, '03, ‘04, ‘05 Wesley Sherrill — ‘10 Tim Shipe — ’81, ’82, ‘83 Larry Shipp — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Terry Shirley — ‘68 Myles J. Shower — ’58, ‘59 Mark Shrum — ’74, ’75, ’76, ‘77s W.J. Shumaker — ’57, ’58, ‘59 Burt Shurette — ’01, ‘02, '03 Josh Sublett — ‘00 Shawn Sickler — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 Ronnie Sidler — ’99, ’00, ’01, ‘02 Robby Sills — '99. '00, ’01, ‘02 Stevland Sills — ’99, ’00, ’01, ‘02 Brad Simmons — ’93, ’94, ‘95 Reggie Simmons — ‘05, ‘07 Don Simonic — ’55, ‘56 Mike Simonic —’77, ‘78, ‘79 Craig Simonton — '03, ‘04, ‘05 Brandon Simpson — ’97, ‘98 Jimmy Sims — ‘60 James Singleton — ‘68 Antonio Sinkfield — ’85, ’86, ’87 Gerald Sinkfield — ’86, ’87, ‘88 Roy Sinkovich — ’62, ’63, ’64, ‘65 Matt Sitton — ‘04 Mike Skiera — ‘73 Mark Skiles — ‘97 Calvin Smith — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09 Danny Smith — ‘69 Flavious Smith — ’48, ’49, ‘50, ‘51 Gavin Smith — ‘07 James Lowell Smith — ‘91 Jeffrey Smith — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07 Jimmy Smith — ’56, ‘57 Kenny Smith — ‘68 Kevin Smith — ’88, ’89, ‘90 Lowell Smith — ’58, ’59, ’60, ‘61 Lynn Smith — ’65, ’66, ’67, ’68 Maurice Smith — ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Matthew Smith — ‘10 Reggie Smith — ’99, ‘00 Rubert Smith, Jr. — ‘45 Sam Smith — ’79, ’80, ‘81, ‘82 Donald Snyder — ’84, ‘85 Matt Solima — ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Nick Solomon — ’98, ’99, ’00, ‘01

Rick Somerall — ’65, ‘66 Josh Sons — ‘04, ‘05 Frank Sorrells — ’65, ‘66 Steve Souder — ‘93 Paul Sowders — ’71 ‘72 Daniel Spann — ’92, ’93, ’94, ‘95 Taylor Sparks — ‘08, ‘09 Charles Spears — ’54, ’55, ‘56, ‘59 James Spears — ‘91 Lafayette Spears — ‘70 Spicer — ‘39 Thomas Squires — ’85, ‘87 John Stafford — ‘82 Jim Stamps — ’64, ‘65 Bill Starnes — ’52, ‘53 Jason Staples — ‘98 Alan Stephens — ’68–69 Charlie Stevens — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Marty Steward — ’86, ‘87 Herman Stewart — ‘50 Mike Stewart — ’89, ‘90, ’91, ‘92 Steve Stewart — ‘73 Eddie Stice — '02, '03 Howard Stidham — ’72, ’73, ’74, ‘75 Ryan St. John — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Bill Stogner — ’52–55 Darian Stone — ’10 Demond Stone — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 Gus Stone — ’63, ’64, ‘65 Joe Stone — ’54–56 Marcus Stone — ‘02, '03 Tony Stone — ’56, ’57, ‘58 Bill Stonecipher — ‘42 Billy Stover — ’81, ’82, ’83, ‘84 Ray Stribling — ’58–59 Butch Strickland — ‘71 Steve Strickland — ’70, ’70, ‘71 Robert Strunk — ’49, ’50, ‘51 L.C. Stubblefield — ’40, ‘41 Chris Stubbs — ‘91 Jerime Studer — ‘07 Edward Stumph — ‘57 Tim Sturm — ’82, ‘83 Lonnie Styles — ‘57 Curtis Suffridge — ‘70 Sulentic — ‘40 Ronnie Summey — ’72, ’73, ’74, ‘75 Mark Sutherland — ‘72 Jim Swafford — ‘89 JoJo Swafford — ’86, ’87, ’88, ‘89 Bill Swaggerty — ’68, ‘69, ‘70

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a l l - t i m e g o l d e n e ag l e s Dale Swain — ’63, ’64, ’65, ‘67 Frank Swain — ‘42 Grant Swallows — ’98, ’99, ’00, ‘01 Matt Swallows — ‘94 Lee Sweeney — ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09 Bill Swift — ‘55 Keith Swift — '03, ‘04, ‘05 John Swords — ’83, ‘85 Johnny Swords — ‘66 Josh Symonette — ’96, ’97, ’98, ‘99

Brian Wolfe — ’97, ‘98 Mike Wood — ’68, ’69, ’70, ‘71 Byron Woods — ‘93 Geoffrey Woods — ‘04, ‘05, 06, ‘07 Jeremy Woods — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09 Jim Woodall — ‘63 Dale Woodard — ’68, ’69, ‘70 Danny Woodard — ’66, ‘67 Jim Wordall — ’63, ‘64 Larry Wray — ’55, ’56, ‘57 Adam Wright — ’93, ’94, ‘96 Carroll Wright — ’58, ‘59 Dustin Wright — ‘07 Kenneth Wright — ’55, ’56, ‘57 Ron Wright — ’86, ’87, ‘88 Ryan Wright — ‘05 Terry Wright — ’86, ‘87 Bryant Wyatt — ’87, ‘88 Gary Wyatt — ‘63

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Jim Tallman — ‘68 John Tanner — ’69, ‘70 Tim Tarte — ’68, ’69, ’70, ‘71 Billy Tarver — ’72, ‘73 Ben Tatum — ’81, ’82 Bobby Taylor — ’81, ‘82 Brad Taylor — ’95, ’96, ’97, ‘98 Damyen Taylor — ‘90, ‘91 Danny Taylor — ‘67 Deon Taylor — ’01, ‘02, '03 Derrick Taylor — ‘92 Greg Taylor — ‘02 Kendall Taylor — ’81, ‘82 Marshall Taylor — ’53, ’54, ‘55 Peter Taylor — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Robert Taylor — ’93, ’94, ’95, ‘96 Thurman Taylor — ’77, ‘78 Wilson Taylor — ‘66 Ralph Teague — ‘62 Kel Tears — ‘97 Lillard Teasley — ’82, ‘83 Gabe Teeple — ’96, ’97, ‘98 Danny Templin — ’80, ’81, ’82, ‘83 Bill Tesno — ’73, ‘74 Byron Thatcher — ‘71 Theodore Thaxton — ’46, ‘47, ‘49 Gerald Thomas — ‘66 Jim Thomas — ’69, ’70, ’71, ‘72 Marrio Thomas — ’89, ‘90, ’91, ‘92 Ray Thomas — ’57, ’58, ’59, ‘60 Anton Thomison — ’01, ‘02, '03 Ben Thompson — ’67, ‘68 Bradley Thompson — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 George Thompson — ’89, ‘90, ’91, ‘92 Lewis Thompson — ‘49 Randy Thompson — ‘73 Willie Thompson — ’82, ’83, ’84, ‘85 Mike Thornton — ’85, ’86, ’87, ‘88 Leon Tidwell — ’60, ’61, ’62 Ryan Tilghman — ’10 John Edward Tigue — ’42, ‘46 Gabe Tillman — ‘96 Jerome Tillman — ’97, ’98, ‘99 Kevin Tillman — ’77, ’78 Tim Tinsley — ‘78 Wade Tippins — ‘82 Ikey Tobett — ’69, ’70, ‘71 Richmond Tooley — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Gerald Tonmas — ’66, ‘67 Kendrik Towles —’08, ‘09, ‘10 John Trainor — ’69, ‘70 David Treece — ‘91 Mark Trent — ’93, ’94, ‘95 Scott Trent — ’92, ’93, ’94, ‘95 Patrick Trentham — ‘95, ‘96 Greg Triplett — ’95, ’96, ‘97 Brian Tucker — ‘96 Johnny Tucker — ’73, ’74, ’75, ‘76 Tommy Tucker — ’72, ’73 Riggs Tucker — ’45, ‘46 Wilburn Tucker — ’40, ’41, ‘42 Brad Turner — ‘94 Harley Turner — ‘71 Mike Turner — ‘73 Jerry Turner — ’96, ’97, ’98, ‘99 Ronald Turner — ‘85 Tad Turner — ‘80, ‘81 Tommy Turner — ‘65 Wayne Turner — ‘65 Tim Turpin — ‘67

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Nate Xanders — ‘05, ‘06

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DeShawn Harris (28), Kedrick Towles (42) and Corey Watson (12) Bob Tuscano — ‘73

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Jason Upton — ‘91 Chuck Usher — ’84, ‘85 Adam Urbano — ‘10

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Tyler Vaden — ’08 Jack Van Hooser — ’51–54 Tommy Van Tone — ’64, ’65 John Vanhorn — ‘45 Justin Vann — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 John Varnell — ’70–71 Antoine Varner — '03 Branon Vaughn — ’95, ’97, ’98, ‘99 Brett Vavra — ’01, ‘02, '03, ‘04 LaDarrius Verge — ’09, ‘10 Gabe Villarreal — ’98, ‘99 Mike Vise — ’75, ’76, ‘77 Robert Vise — ’45, ’46, ‘47 John Vukelick — ‘45

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Jim Waddell — ’68, ’69, ’70, ‘71 Mike Waddell — ‘76 Russ Waddell — ’72, ’73, ’74, ‘75 Clint Wade — ’77, ‘78, ’79, ‘80 Bobby Waggoner — ‘66, ‘68 Donald Waggoner — ‘52 Jerry Waites — ‘69 Jackie Walker — ‘53 Jerry Walker — ‘62 Shenold Walker — ’63, ’64, ’65, ‘66 Bryan Wall — ’85, ’86, ‘87 Mauricio Wallace — ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Rob Walters — ‘02, '03, ‘04 Walthall — ‘40 Pete Warda — ‘88 Joe Ware — ’74, ’75, ’76, ‘77 Gregg Warnack — ‘94 Buddy Warwick — ’68, ’69, ’70, ‘71 Jack Warwick — ’55, ’56, ‘57 Lonnie Warwick — ’62, ‘63 Toby Washinger — ’81, ’82, ’83, ‘84 Brandon Waters — '03, ‘04, ‘05, ‘06 Del Waters — ‘63 Derrian Waters — ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09 Corey Watson — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Max Watson — ‘57

Mark Wattenbarger — ’88, ’89, ‘90 Marlen Weaver — ‘84 Ronald Weaver — ’79, ’80, ’81, ‘82 Jerry Webb — ’61, ‘62, ’63, ‘64 John Webb — ’87, ’88, ’89, ‘90 Phillip Webb — ’48–50 Stacy Webb — ’67–68 Woody Webb — ‘69 Terry Weber — ’68, ’69, ’70, ‘71 Herbert Webster — ’45, ’46, ’47, ‘48 Ryan Weeks — ’86, ’87, ’88, ‘89 Ryan Weeks — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Don Welch — ’60, ’61, ‘62 Daniel Wentzel — ’01, ‘02, '03 Jim Werden — ’69–70 John Westmoreland — ‘69 Jim Whaley — ’62, ’63, ’64, ‘65 Paul Whaley — ’62–64 Kayson Wharton — ‘07, ‘08 Tommy Whitaker — ’48, ’49, ‘51 Bob White — ’60, ’61, ’62, ‘63 Danny White — ’77, ‘78, ’79, ‘80 Derek White — "03, ‘04, ‘07 Gill White — ’84, ’85, ’86, ‘87 Kevin White — ’82, ’83, ‘84 Nick White — ’10 Robert White — ’60–63 Willie White — ’86, ’87, ‘88 Ray Whited — ’60–62 E.W. Whitfield — ’45, ’47, ’48 Clarence Whitmore — ‘52 Joe Whitson — ’54–55, ’57, ‘58 John Wichelman — ’65, ‘66 Rusty Wiggins — ‘69 Luther Wikle — ‘45 George Wilhelm — ’73, ’74, ’75, ‘76 Paul Wilhite — ‘90 Cedrick Wilkerson — ’10 Harry Wilkerson — ’59, ‘60 Antonio Wilkins — ’80, ’81 Logan Wilks — ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘05 Williams — ‘50 Aaron Williams — ‘05, ‘06 Curt Williams — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Dustin Williams — ‘07 Jacques Williams — ‘04, ‘05, ‘07 Jimmy Williams — ‘81 Mark Williams — ’96, ’97, ’98, ‘99 Marshall Williams — ’74, ‘75 Ralph Williams — ‘39 Barry Wilmore — ’82, ’83, ’84,85 Silas Owens Wilshire — ‘46 Dennis Wilson — ’69–70 Don Wilson — ’47, ’48, ‘49

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John Wilson — ‘54 Josh Wilson — ‘10 Rob WIlson — ‘83, ‘84 Travis Wilson — ’87, ’88, ’89, ‘90 S.O. Wiltshire — ’47, ’48, ‘49 Ronnie Windham — ‘67 Bruce Winningham — ’81, ’82, ’84, ‘85 Chester Winningham — ’61, ‘62 Dana Winningham — ’70, ’71, ’72, ‘73 Jim Winslett — ’71, ’72, ‘73 Bubba Winter — ‘89, ’91, ’92, ‘93 Bill Wise — ’55, ‘56

Charles Yarn — '68 John Yokosuk — ’73, ’74, ’75, ’76 Tyler York — ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Jamie Yost — ‘67 Glen Young— ‘52 Mark Young — ’81 Jim Youngblood — ’69, ’70, ’71, ’72

Z

Ed Zegarske — ’42, ’46, ‘47 Mike Zeh — ’81 John Zeigler — ’70, ’71, ’72 Zack Ziegler — ’09, ‘10

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL DUYCK – 1922 1922 Coach: Loyall Duyck Record: 2-1-4 Cumberland........................... T...................... 6-6 Bryson College...................... T...................... 7-7 Western Kentucky....................... L.............0-42 Bethel........................................ W................ 25-13 Milligan.................................... T...................... 0-0 Bethel........................................ T...................... 6-6 Ogden College...................... W...................26-0

OVERALL – 1923-53 1923 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 2-3-1 Livingston Academy............ W...................24-0 King College.................................. L.............0-75 Bryson College............................. L.............0-14 Bethel............................................... L.............7-12 Ogden College...................... T...................... 0-0 Sewanee Reserves................ W...................14-0 1924 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 5-3-1 Livingston Academy............ W...................32-0 Livingston Academy............ W...................35-0 Castle Heights............................... L.............0-20 Cumberland.................................. L.............0-14 Middle Tennessee................. W..................... 6-0 Bethel........................................ W...................22-7 Hiwassee.................................. W...................26-0 Chattanooga Frosh..................... L.............0-14 Ogden College...................... T...................... 6-6

1925 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 3-2-1 Castle Heights ...................... W...................54-0 Cumberland.................................. L.............0-51 Middle Tennessee................. T...................... 0-0 Hiwassee.................................. W...................39-2 Ogden College...................... W...................12-6 Gallatin............................................ L.............0-14 1926 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 1-4-1 Sewanee.................................. W..................... 9-7 Hall-Moody.................................... L.............0-12 Cumberland.................................. L.............0-19 Tennessee Wesleyan................... L.............0-35 Ogden College...................... T...................... 0-0 Castle Heights............................... L.............6-12 1927 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 2-5-1 Hiwassee.................................. W...................12-0 Cumberland.................................. L.............0-24 Castle Heights............................... L............... 0-9 Georgia Normal..................... W...................43-0 Tennessee Wesleyan................... L.............0-19 Middle Tennessee........................ L.............0-13 Cumberland.................................. L.............0-13 Tennessee Juniors................ T...................... 0-0 1928 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 6-0-1 Hiwassee.................................. T...................... 0-0 Sue Bennett............................ W...................68-0 Cumberland........................... W...................24-7 Alabama Normal................... W...................77-0 Bethel........................................ W...................25-7 Middle Tennessee................. W................ 25-12 Tennessee Juniors................ W................ 14-13

1929 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 3-3-1 Sewanee......................................... L.............0-46 Hiwassee.................................. W...................20-0 Cumberland........................... W...................26-6 Sue Bennett............................ W...................66-0 Milligan........................................... L.............0-13 Bethel............................................... L.............0-13 Middle Tennessee................. T................. 13-13 1930 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 6-2-1 Sewanee......................................... L.............0-14 Carson-Newman................... W...................20-0 Hiwassee.................................. W...................65-0 Bethel............................................... L............... 0-6 Lincoln Memorial.................. W...................57-0 Murray State........................... W...................26-6 Milligan.................................... W................ 25-20 East Tennessee....................... W...................19-0 Middle Tennessee................. T...................... 0-0 1931 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 6-3 Murray State........................... W...................19-7 Bethel........................................ W...................39-0 West Tennessee..................... W...................13-0 Tennessee Juniors................ W...................26-7 Middle Tennessee................. W...................13-7 Sewanee......................................... L.............7-24 Carson-Newman.......................... L.............7-20 Lincoln Memorial.................. W...................27-0 Vanderbilt ...................................... L............... 0-6 1932 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 4-0-3 Lambuth.................................. W...................13-9 UT- Martin............................... T...................... 0-0 West Tennessee..................... W...................24-7

Sewanee.................................. T...................... 0-0 Union........................................ W...................27-0 Murray State........................... T...................... 0-0 Middle Tennessee................. W...................32-6 1933 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 4-4 Western Kentucky....................... L............... 6-7 Lambuth.................................. W...................39-0 Arkansas A&M....................... W...................12-0 Union........................................ W...................14-7 Sewanee......................................... L.............0-13 Murray State.................................. L............... 6-9 West Tennessee............................ L.............0-13 Middle Tennessee................. W..................... 6-0 1934 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 3-5-1 Arkansas State....................... W..................... 6-0 Union............................................... L.............0-19 Western Kentucky ...................... L.............0-27 Murray State.................................. L.............7-40 Hiwassee ................................ W...................21-6 Sewanee......................................... L............... 6-7 Howard............................................ L.............0-27 West Tennessee..................... T...................... 0-0 Middle Tennessee................. W...................12-0 1935 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 1-5-1 Milligan.................................... W...................26-7 Louisiana Tech.............................. L.............0-44 Western Kentucky....................... L.............6-31 Murray State.................................. L.............0-13 Sewanee......................................... L............... 0-6 Memphis State...................... T...................... 0-0 Middle Tennessee........................ L............... 6-7

1952 OVC Champions - Front row: captain Tom Fann, alternate captain Ken Broyles. Second row: Bill Starnes, Hugh Denny, Donald Waggoner, Jerry Daniels, Jimmy Savage, Bobby Jones, Hugh Jones, Virgil Raines, Don Ervin, Jack McKee. Third row: Charles Parris, Bobby Holloway, Joe Collins, Bill Stogner, Bill Omar, Gene Massengale, Hugh DeBrogue, Coy Scott, Tommy Jones. Fourth row: Erwin Mitchell, Ken Eddleman, Bill Rucker, Lynn Pugh, Hugh Dixon, Ted Pearson, Ken Sircy, Newt Johnson, Ed Scott, James Kidd, Gene Davis. Fifth row: Charles Pearson, Malvin Chapman, Paul Anderson, Dennis Olson, Don Francisco, Gordon Miller, Paul Satterfield, Glen Young, Ronald Waggoner. Sixth row: Conrad Totty, Bob Kirby, Charles Freeman, Eddie Pingston, Bobby Potts, Jack Van Hooser, Robert Lynn, David Ransom, Jack Matthews, Leonard Allen. Coach: Putty Overall/Record: 9-2-0

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1955 OVC Champions - Front row: Don Simonic, Bill Baxter, Jack Warwick, Robert Eliot, co-captain Dean Kirk, co-captain Joe Mac Reeves, Earl Parks, Billy Hull, Alfred Cate, Joe

Whitson. Second row: Charles Holt, Howard Locke, James Gaylor, Charles Spears, Bill Stogner, Johnny Clark, Garmon Jones, Joe Stone, Doug Caldwell, Don Crutcher. Third row: Bill Wise, Bill Robinson, Earl Leach, Ted Schwanger, Kenneth Wright, William Leach, Marshall Patterson, Norman Herrod, Robert Brannen. Fourth row: Dewey Alverson, Ronald Hickman, Larry Wray, Marshall Taylor, Bill Swift, John Morehead, Jerrry Hunt.

1936 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 2-5-1 Alabama Teachers................ W...................33-0 West Tennessee..................... W...................25-0 Western Kentucky....................... L.............0-27 Sewanee.................................. T...................... 0-0 Union............................................... L.............0-25 Morehead State ........................... L.............0-14 Murray State.................................. L.............0-47 Middle Tennessee........................ L............... 6-7 1937 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 3-5-1 Eastern Kentucky ........................ L............... 0-6 Murray State.................................. L.............0-23 Cumberland........................... W...................15-0 Western Kentucky ...................... L.............0-20 Middle Tennessee................. T................. 13-13 Sewanee.................................. W..................... 9-6 Morehead State............................ L............... 6-9 West Tennessee..................... W................ 14-13 Middle Tennessee........................ L.............0-29 1938 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 6-3 Chattanooga................................. L.............6-27 Jacksonville State................. W...................21-0 Middle Tennessee................. W..................... 7-0 Western Kentucky................ W..................... 7-6 West Tennessee............................ L.......... 13-26 Sewanee.................................. W..................... 7-6 Cumberland.................................. L............... 0-6 Austin Peay............................. W...................28-0 Middle Tennessee................. W...................12-0 1939 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 6-3-1 Vanderbilt................................ T................. 13-13 Chattanooga................................. L.............0-20 Xavier (Ohio).................................. L.............0-19 Western Kentucky................ W...................10-0 Sewanee......................................... L............... 7-9 West Tennessee..................... W...................15-0

Austin Peay............................. W...................25-0 Youngstown State................ W..................... 7-6 Union........................................ W................ 33-12 Middle Tennessee................. W...................20-3 1940 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 2-6 Chattanooga................................. L.............0-28 West Tennessee..................... W................ 16-13 Sewanee......................................... L.............6-25 Western Kentucky ..................... L............... 0-6 Youngstown State....................... L.......... 13-28 Maryville College.................. W...................35-0 Vanderbilt ...................................... L.............0-21 Middle Tennessee........................ L............... 0-6 1941 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 5-4 Chattanooga................................. L.......... 19-26 Vanderbilt....................................... L.............0-42 Morris-Harvey........................ W...................25-6 Sewanee.................................. W...................14-0 Murray State........................... W...................14-6 Youngstown State....................... L.............0-14 Western Kentucky................ W...................26-6 Union............................................... L.............7-14 Middle Tennessee................. W..................... 6-0 1942 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 3-4-2 Eastern Kentucky......................... L.............0-13 Vanderbilt ...................................... L.............0-52 Camp Forrest.......................... W...................54-0 Morris-Harvey........................ T...................... 0-0 Chattanooga................................. L.............0-20 Murray State........................... W...................19-6 Western Kentucky................ T...................... 6-6 Middle Tennessee................. W...................25-6 Union............................................... L.......... 12-14 1943 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 1-5 Georgia............................................ L.............0-63

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Vanderbilt....................................... L.............0-30 Milligan........................................... L.............0-27 Milligan........................................... L.............7-18 Sewanee.................................. W...................12-0 Vanderbilt....................................... L.............7-47 1944 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 1-2 Oak Ridge................................ W...................52-6 Vanderbilt....................................... L.............7-19 Vanderbilt....................................... L.............9-20 1945 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 1-8 Eastern Kentucky......................... L.......... 12-14 Vanderbilt....................................... L.............0-12 Chattanooga................................. L.............7-20 Murray State.................................. L.............7-13 Camp Forrest.......................... W...................62-0 Oak Ridge....................................... L.............6-12 Milligan........................................... L.............7-12 Eastern Kentucky......................... L.............0-32 Milligan........................................... L............... 6-7 1946 Coach: Putty Overall Record: 5-5 Eastern Kentucky......................... L.............0-13 @Vanderbilt................................... L.............3-35 @Chattanooga.............................. L.............6-37 Cumberland........................... W..................... 7-0 @Eastern Kentucky.............. W...................20-7 @Bradley Tech............................... L.......... 13-34 Western Kentucky................ W...................20-7 @Georgetown (Ky.).............. W...................32-6 @Murray State.............................. L.......... 13-20 Middle Tennessee................. W...................21-7

EBLEN – 1947-49 1947 Coach: Hooper Eblen Record: 4-7 @Carson-Newman...................... L.............7-18 Maryville College.................. W...................13-7 @Chattanooga.............................. L.............0-12 @Western Kentucky.................... L.............7-13 Cumberland........................... W...................42-0 @Tennessee................................... L.............0-49 Murray State.................................. L............... 2-7 @Vanderbilt................................... L.............0-68 Florida State........................... W...................27-6 Georgetown (Ky.).................. W...................33-6 @Middle Tennessee.................... L.............0-21 1948 Coach: Hooper Eblen Record: 5-6 @Morehead State........................ L.............7-19 Carson-Newman................... W...................26-7 @Chattanooga.............................. L.............7-18 @Georgetown (Ky.)..................... L.......... 19-27 Morehead State..................... W...................19-6 @Tennessee................................... L.............0-41 @Murray State.............................. L.............6-34 @Maryville College.............. W...................21-0 Wofford........................................... L............... 6-8 @Union..................................... W...................35-0 Middle Tennessee................. W...................32-7 1949 Coach: Hooper Eblen Record: 3-6/0-3 OVC Murray State.................................. L.............7-26 @Howard................................. W................ 33-18 Georgetown (Ky.).................. W...................39-6 @Morehead State........................ L.............7-12 @Tennessee................................... L.............6-36 Union........................................ W...................34-0 Marshall.......................................... L.............7-20 @Wofford........................................ L.............7-26 @Middle Tennesee...................... L.............0-14

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL WOOD – 1950-51 1950 Coach: Star Wood Record: 4-7/1-5 OVC @Carson-Newman............... W...................21-6 @Murray State.............................. L............... 0-6 Howard..................................... W...................61-6 Morehead State............................ L.......... 16-20 @Eastern Kentucky..................... L.............7-47 Union........................................ W................ 41-12 Western Kentucky....................... L.............0-21 @Marshall....................................... L.............0-13 @Tennessee................................... L.......... 14-48 @Evansville............................. W...................13-0 Middle Tennessee........................ L.............7-27 1951 Coach: Star Wood Record: 5-5-1/3-3 OVC @Kentucky..................................... L.......... 13-72 Carson-Newman................... W...................42-6 Murray State.................................. L.............7-20 @Morehead State................. W................ 17-14 Eastern Kentucky......................... L.......... 14-15 @Western Kentucky............. W...................14-7 @Tennessee................................... L.............0-68 Marshall.......................................... L.......... 13-20 @East Tennessee................... W...................33-0 Evansville................................. W................ 38-13 @Middle Tennessee............... T................. 14-14

OVERALL – 1952-53 1952 (OVC Co-Champions) Coach: Putty Overall Record: 9-2/4-1 OVC Fort Campbell.......................... W..................27-0 Murray State............................. W............... 14-13 Morehead State....................... W..................30-6 Eastern Kentucky.................... W............... 28-14 Arkansas State......................... W............... 21-13 Western Kentucky.................. W............... 21-13 Marshall..................................... W..................28-7 Western Kentucky.................. W............... 21-13 Marshall..................................... W..................28-7 East Tennessee......................... W............... 21-13 Memphis State........................ W..................35-0 Middle Tennessee........................ L..............7-19 Tangerine Bowl at Orlando, Fla. East Texas State............................ L..............0-33 1953 (OVC Champions) Coach: Putty Overall Record: 7-4/5-0 OVC Florence State.......................... W..................14-7 Murray State............................. W....................9-0 Morehead State....................... W..................27-0 Eastern Kentucky.................... W....................7-0 Memphis State............................. L..............7-14 Western Kentucky.................. W............... 34-21 East Tennessee.............................. L........... 13-21 Miami (Ohio)................................. L................6-4 Arkansas State.............................. L..............7-14 Northeast Louisiana.............. W............... 42-20 Middle Tennessee................... W............... 46-13

TUCKER – 1954-67 1954 Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 4-4-2/1-3-1 OVC Florence State............................... L..............7-20 Murray State.................................. L........... 12-19 Morehead State....................... W..................32-2 Eastern Kentucky......................... L..............7-14 Memphis State........................ T................. 25-25 Western Kentucky....................... L........... 12-32 East Tennessee......................... W..................21-7 Austin Peay............................... W............... 27-13 Arkansas State......................... W..................47-0 Middle Tennessee................... T......................7-7 1955 (OVC Champions) Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 7-3/5-0 OVC Florence State.......................... W..................26-7 Murray State............................. W..................20-7 @Morehead State................... W..................55-0 Eastern Kentucky.................... W..................13-7 @Memphis State..................... L................. 12-20 @Western Kentucky............... W..................19-7 @East Tennessee.......................... L..............6-14 Austin Peay............................... W..................37-7 Arkansas State.............................. L........... 20-27 @Middle Tennessee............... W............... 55-14 1956 Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 5-4-1/2-3 OVC @Florence State...................... W..................20-6 Memphis State........................ T................. 14-14 @Morehead State................... W............... 26-19 @Austin Peay............................ W..................17-7 Western Kentucky.................. W............... 39-26 @Murray State.............................. L..............7-34 East Tennessee.............................. L........... 13-20 @Eastern Kentucky..................... L........... 13-25 @Arkansas State...................... W..................26-6 Middle Tennessee........................ L..............6-26

1957 Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 6-4/4-1 OVC Florence State............................... L..............0-20 @Youngstown State.............. W .................12-7 Morehead State....................... W..................14-6 @Memphis State.......................... L..............7-40 @Western Kentucky............... W............... 34-14 Murray State............................. W............... 26-14 @Chattanooga.............................. L..............0-26 Eastern Kentucky.................... W............... 34-14 Arkansas State......................... W....................7-6 @Middle Tennessee.................... L .............0-22 1958 (OVC Co-Champions) Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 7-3/5-1 OVC @Florida State............................... L..............7-22 Memphis State............................. L..............0-13 @Morehead State................... W..................22-7 East Tennessee.............................. L........... 14-25 Western Kentucky.................. W....................7-3 @Murray State......................... W............... 15-14 Chattanooga............................ W............... 13-12 @Eastern Kentucky................ W............... 20-19 @Florence State...................... W............... 20-14 Middle Tennessee................... W..................14-0 1959 (OVC Co-Champions) Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 6-2-2/5-0-1 OVC Florence State.......................... T................. 14-14 @Memphis State.......................... L..............3-14 Morehead State....................... W..................48-0 @East Tennessee..................... W..................19-7 @Western Kentucky............... W............... 29-19 Murray State............................. W............... 29-16 @Chattanooga.............................. L................3-6 Eastern Kentucky.................... W............... 14-10 Arkansas State......................... W..................16-6 @Middle Tennessee............... T................. 21-21 1960 (OVC Champions) Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 8-3/6-0 OVC Louisville.................................... W..................21-7 Memphis State............................. L..............6-37

1953 OVC Champions - Front row: co-captains Virgil Raines and Bill Starnes. Second row: Jack McKee, Eddie Scott, Erwin Mitchell, Hugh Jones, Don Francisco, Hugh Denny, Johnson, Ken Eddleman, Charles Pearson. Third row: James Kidd, Bob Kirby, Ted Pearson, Jerry Daniels, Raymond Barger, Paul Satterfield, Jack Van Hooser, Kenneth Broyles, David Ransom. Fourth row: Charles Parris, Bill Stogner, Jim Passons, Sonny Allen, Paul Anderson, Bobby Holloway, Corky Highsmith, Tommy Jones, Bill Davis. Fifth row: Jack Bowman, Marshall Taylor, Bobby North, Joe Mac Reeves, Johnny Clark, Bobby Lynn, Larry Bradford. Coach: Putty Overall/Record: 7-4-0

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1958 OVC Champions - Front row: Don Grider, John Morehead, Ronnie McCurry, Max Davis, Tony Stone, Dick Mann, Lowell Smith, Eugene Oliver. Second row: Billy James, Dennis

Cebe, W.J. Shumaker, Tony Heitzman, Robert Hargis, Kyle Kilgore, Lonnie Styles. Third row: Alcy Baggott, Louis Johnson, Jan Jeffers, Carl Thrasher, John Clayton, Jerry Flatt, Carroll Wright, Joe Mac Jacquess. Fourth row: Ed Browning, Jimmy Newsom, Alvin Frey, Ray Stribling, Charles Lawler, Tommy Hackler, Bob Hines, Buddy Parrish. Fifth row: Gordon Mason, Joe Whitson, Ray Thomas, Charles Black, Ralph McMillan, Jimmy Smith, Alfred Cate, Pedro Paz, Rudy Schmittou. Coach: Wilburn Tucker/Record: 7-3-0

@Morehead State................... W..................27-7 East Tennessee......................... W..................21-7 Western Kentucky.................. W..................10-7 @Murray State......................... W............... 14-12 Chattanooga................................. L..............6-20 @Eastern Kentucky................ W..................20-0 @Arkansas State...................... W..................17-6 Middle Tennessee................... W..................35-8 Tangerine Bowl at Orlando, Fla. The Citadel..................................... L..............0-27 1961 (OVC Champions) Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 7-3/6-0 OVC @Louisville..................................... L........... 13-29 @Chattanooga.............................. L..............7-19 Morehead State....................... W............... 20-16 @East Tennessee..................... W..................12-7 @Western Kentucky............... W............... 13-12 Murray State............................. W..................27-8 Louisiana Tech.............................. L........... 10-12 Eastern Kentucky.................... W..................14-8 @Fort Campbell...................... W..................33-0 @Middle Tennessee............... W....................7-6 1962 Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 2-8/1-5 OVC @Memphis State.......................... L..............6-12 Chattanooga................................. L..............7-20 @Morehead State........................ L..............6-14 East Tennessee.............................. L..............6-26 Western Kentucky....................... L..............7-24 @Murray State......................... W............... 16-12 @Louisiana Tech........................... L........... 20-33 @Eastern Kentucky..................... L..............0-21 Arkansas State......................... W............... 20-12 Middle Tennessee........................ L..............0-20 1963 Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 6-4/3-4 OVC @Arkansas State...................... W..................42-0 @Chattanooga......................... W....................7-5

Morehead State....................... W............... 21-17 @East Tennessee.......................... L..............0-16 @Western Kentucky.................... L........... 12-14 Murray State.................................. L........... 27-28 Louisiana Tech......................... W............... 21-19 Eastern Kentucky.................... W............... 21-19 Austin Peay............................... W............... 28-13 @Middle Tennessee.................... L........... 14-21 1964 Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 1-9/1-6 OVC @Arkansas State........................... L..............0-27 Chattanooga................................. L..............0-18 @Morehead State........................ L..............0-35 East Tennessee.............................. L................6-7 Western Kentucky....................... L........... 14-19 @Murray State.............................. L........... 21-28 @Louisiana Tech........................... L..............6-25 @Eastern Kentucky................ W..................27-7 @Austin Peay................................. L..............0-29 Middle Tennessee........................ L..............0-24 1965 Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 3-7/3-4 OVC Arkansas State.............................. L..............7-12 @Chattanooga.............................. L..............0-21 Morehead State............................ L........... 14-15 @East Tennessee..................... W............... 34-14 @Western Kentucky............... W..................46-6 Murray State............................. W............... 23-14 @Louisiana Tech........................... L..............6-20 Eastern Kentucky......................... L........... 14-28 Austin Peay.................................... L........... 12-23 @Middle Tennessee.................... L........... 21-28 1966 Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 5-5/4-3 OVC @Arkansas State........................... L........... 13-49 Chattanooga................................. L..............7-17 @Morehead State........................ L..............7-14 East Tennessee......................... W..................14-3

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Western Kentucky.................. W............... 21-14 @Murray State......................... W............... 51-13 Louisiana Tech......................... W..................21-9 @Eastern Kentucky................ W....................7-3 @Austin Peay................................. L........... 15-20 Middle Tennessee........................ L........... 14-21 1967 Coach: Wilburn Tucker Record: 3-7/2-5 OVC Youngstown State....................... L........... 28-31 @Murray State......................... W............... 22-21 Arkansas State.............................. L..............7-15 East Tennessee......................... W............... 43-22 @Western Kentucky.................... L..............0-56 Morehead State............................ L........... 16-21 @Chattanooga.............................. L........... 13-28 @Eastern Kentucky..................... L..............0-24 Austin Peay............................... W............... 38-13 @Middle Tennessee.................... L........... 20-33

WADE – 1968-82 1968 Coach: Don Wade Record: 2-8/2-5 OVC @Northwestern Louisiana........ L........... 15-33 Murray State.................................. L..............0-19 @Arkansas State........................... L........... 12-15 @East Tennessee.......................... L..............6-14 Western Kentucky....................... L..............0-13 @Morehead State........................ L........... 12-14 Chattanooga................................. L..............6-20 Eastern Kentucky......................... L........... 14-28 @Austin Peay............................ W..................10-0 Middle Tennessee................... W....................7-3

Arkansas State.............................. L........... 22-29 East Tennessee.............................. L..............0-30 @Western Kentucky.................... L..............0-42 Morehead State....................... W..................21-6 @UT-Chattanooga.................. W............... 23-11 @Eastern Kentucky..................... L..............7-17 Austin Peay............................... W............... 56-20 @Middle Tennessee............... W.... .............21-7 1970 Coach: Don Wade Record: 4-6/2-5 OVC @Youngstown State..................W........... 32-19 Murray State.................................W..............21-7 @UT- Martin..................................W..............17-6 @East Tennessee..................... L....................7-30 Western Kentucky.................. L....................0-28 @Morehead State................... L................. 10-31 UT-Chattanooga..................... L....................7-21 Eastern Kentucky.................... L................. 13-20 @Austin Peay............................ L....................6-10 Middle Tennessee.......................W........... 17-13 1971 Coach: Don Wade Record: 8-2/5-2 OVC Western Carolina........................W........... 27-17 @Murray State.............................W..............27-3 UT- Martin.....................................W..............10-7 East Tennessee.............................W..............20-3 @Western Kentucky............... L....................7-15 Morehead State...........................W..............26-8 @UT-Chattanooga......................W..............14-7 @Eastern Kentucky................ L....................7-14 Austin Peay...................................W........... 37-12 Middle Tennessee.......................W..............14-3

1969 Coach: Don Wade Record: 5-5/4-3 OVC Northwestern Louisiana............ L........... 24-35 @Murray State......................... W............... 28-21

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1959 OVC Champions - Front row: Coach Wilburn Tucker, Ronnie McCurry, Alcy Baggott, John Clayton, Rudy Schmittou, Kyle Kilgore, W.J. Shumaker, Eugene Oliver, Robert Hargis.

Second row: Coach Bill Dupes, Ronnie Lane, John Matlack, Jerry Flatt, Don Frider, Tony Heitzman, Ray Thomas, Clarence Blevins, Ken Fults. Third row: Coach Ray Drost, Jimmy Newsom, Charles Spears, Dick Jacquet, Charles Lawler, Lawrence Ponder, LaRue Adcox, Joe Mac Jacquess. Fourth row: Ralph McMillan, Gordon Mason, Tommy Hackler, Billy James, Bobby Carter, Myles Showers, Dave Baxter. Fifth row: Dennis Cebe, Alvin Frey, Ralph Broyles, Carroll Wright, Lowell Smith, Phillip Christopher, Lyman Jones. Sixth row: Coach Chuck Newman, Jerry Parris, Harry Wilkerson, Dink Adams, Wayne Larkin, Charles Black, Ray Stribling, Pedro Paz.

1972 (OVC Champions) Coach: Don Wade Record: 10-2/7-0 OVC Morningside.................................W..............37-7 @Western Carolina................. L................. 13-31 Murray State.................................W..............10-0 @UT Martin...................................W........... 13-10 @East Tennessee.........................W........... 24-23 Western Kentucky......................W........... 30-10 @Morehead State.......................W........... 28-17 UT-Chattanooga.........................W..............24-8 Eastern Kentucky........................W..............14-0 @Austin Peay................................W..............19-7 Middle Tennessee.......................W........... 24-10 Grantland Rice Bowl, Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana Tech......................... L....................0-35 1973 Coach: Don Wade Record: 2-8-1/1-6 OVC @Western Carolina................. T................. 10-10 South Dakota................................ L..............0-30 @Murray State.............................. L........... 17-18 UT- Martin................................. W..................16-9 East Tennessee.............................. L........... 14-27 @Western Kentucky.................... L..............0-41 Morehead State............................ L........... 10-23 @UT-Chattanooga....................... L................3-7 @Eastern Kentucky..................... L........... 14-30 Austin Peay............................... W............... 31-12 @Middle Tennessee.................... L........... 10-17 1974 Coach: Don Wade Record: 6-5/4-3 OVC @South Dakota........................ W............... 17-13 Western Carolina......................... L................7-9 Murray State............................. W..................26-0 Appalachian State.................. W............... 24-14 @Youngstown State................... L..............0-23 Western Kentucky.................. W..................10-6 @Morehead State........................ L..............7-14 @East Tennessee.......................... L..............0-13 Eastern Kentucky......................... L........... 14-29 @Austin Peay............................ W..................28-7 Middle Tennessee................... W..................41-2

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1975 (OVC Champions) Coach: Don Wade Record: 8-3/6-1 OVC @Furman................................... W..................17-5 Youngstown State....................... L..............0-15 @Murray State......................... W..................14-7 @Appalachian State................... L........... 10-17 Eastern Illinois.......................... W..................37-0 @Western Kentucky.................... L..............7-20 Morehead State....................... W............... 28-13 East Tennessee......................... W..................48-6 @Eastern Kentucky................ W..................14-3 Austin Peay............................... W..................20-0 @Middle Tennessee............... W..................30-3 1976 Coach: Don Wade Record: 8-3/5-2 OVC Furman............................................ L..............7-17 @Youngstown State.............. W............... 13-10 Murray State............................. W..................24-7 Nebraska-Omaha................... W............... 56-28 @Eastern Illinois...................... W............... 41-14 Western Kentucky.................. W............... 22-12 @Morehead State................... W............... 28-23 @East Tennessee.......................... L..............7-18 Eastern Kentucky......................... L........... 14-28 @Austin Peay............................ W............... 31-13 Middle Tennessee................... W............... 33-10 1977 Coach: Don Wade Record: 9-2/5-2 OVC @Western Carolina................. W............... 41-21 Youngstown State.................. W............... 38-22 @Murray State......................... W............... 21-19 @Nebraska-Omaha................ W............... 35-28 Jacksonville State................... W............... 27-20 @Western Kentucky............... W............... 31-20 Morehead State....................... W............... 24-22 East Tennessee......................... W............... 63-20 @Eastern Kentucky..................... L........... 21-28 Austin Peay.................................... L........... 21-24 @Middle Tennessee............... W..................21-9

1978 Coach: Don Wade Record: 5-6/4-2 OVC @Nicholls State............................. L........... 10-20 Western Carolina.................... W............... 22-20 Murray State............................. W............... 24-14 @Cameron...................................... L........... 10-21 @East Tennessee.......................... L........... 17-38 Western Kentucky....................... L........... 20-26 @Morehead State................... W............... 21-20 @Troy State.................................... L..............0-45 Eastern Kentucky......................... L........... 16-20 @Austin Peay............................ W............... 28-14 Middle Tennessee................... W............... 35-10

1981 Coach: Don Wade Record: 6-5/4-4 OVC @East Tennessee............................ L........ 22-31 Northeast Missouri................W.................16-7 @Murray State................................ L........ 10-15 UT- Martin........................................ L........ 21-24 Akron................................................. L...........7-10 @Western Kentucky...............W.................14-3 Morehead State.......................W.............. 35-17 Troy State...................................W.............. 37-28 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L ....... 10-63 Austin Peay...............................W.............. 29-24 @Middle Tennessee...............W.................28-9

1979 Coach: Don Wade Record: 1-8-2/0-5-1 OVC @Western Carolina...................... L..............7-24 Cameron.................................... W..................21-6 @Murray State.............................. L..............3-24 Nicholls State................................ L........... 10-13 @Jacksonville State..................... L..............7-23 @Western Kentucky...................... L...........7-49 Morehead State.......................T..................... 3-3 Troy State...................................T................ 17-17 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L...........0-35 Austin Peay...................................... L........ 14-21 @Middle Tennessee...................... L........ 14-17

1982 Coach: Don Wade Record: 3-8/1-6 OVC East Tennessee.........................W.................14-0 @Western Carolina.................W.............. 17-10 @Youngstown State..................... L........ 14-37 Murray State.............................W.................10-3 @UT- Martin..................................... L........ 21-35 Western Kentucky......................... L........ 14-28 @Morehead State.......................... L........ 14-28 @Akron.............................................. L........ 14-28 Eastern Kentucky........................... L........ 17-34 @Austin Peay................................... L........ 27-31 Middle Tennessee.......................... L...........3-10

1980 Coach: Don Wade Record: 4-7/1-6 OVC Western Carolina....................W.............. 26-10 @Northeast Missouri.............W.............. 28-20 Murray State.................................... L...........3-10 @UT- Martin..............................W.............. 30-28 Jacksonville State.......................... L............. 3-7 Western Kentucky......................... L........ 17-28 @Morehead State...................W.............. 31-29 @Troy State...................................... L...........3-52 Eastern Kentucky........................... L...........7-48 @Austin Peay................................... L........ 10-13 Middle Tennessee.......................... L...........7-21

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RAGLAND – 1986-95

1983 Coach: Gary Darnell Record: 2-8/2-5 OVC @East Tennessee............................ L...........7-14 Youngstown State......................... L........ 22-34 @Murray State................................ L...........6-20 Western Carolina........................... L........ 10-42 @Western Kentucky...................... L...........0-17 Morehead State.......................W.................14-3 Akron................................................. L........ 12-43 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L...........7-24 Austin Peay...................................... L...........7-21 @Middle Tennessee...............W.................12-8

1986 Coach: Jim Ragland Record: 0-10/0-7 OVC @Tulsa................................................ L...........0-51 @UT-Chattanooga......................... L...........3-33 Georgia Southern.......................... L........ 13-59 @Youngstown State..................... L...........6-30 Morehead State.............................. L........ 20-28 @Murray State................................ L........ 16-23 Akron................................................. L........ 13-38 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L........ 14-42 Austin Peay...................................... L........ 13-23 @Middle Tennessee...................... L...........6-21

1984 Coach: Gary Darnell Record: 0-11/0-7 OVC East Tennessee................................ L...........3-10 @Kansas State................................. L........ 12-28 Murray State.................................... L...........0-38 @Western Carolina........................ L...........6-34 @Youngstown State..................... L...........0-51 Tennessee State............................. L...........3-33 @Morehead State.......................... L........ 14-43 @Akron.............................................. L...........9-17 Eastern Kentucky........................... L........ 14-21 @Austin Peay................................... L...........7-27 Middle Tennessee.......................... L........ 10-28

1987 Coach: Jim Ragland Record: 5-6/2-4 OVC Liberty........................................W.............. 43-23 @Abilene Christian........................ L........ 30-41 @Austin Peay............................W.................14-9 Arkansas-Pine Bluff................W.................49-6 Youngstown State......................... L........ 15-18 @Morehead State...................W.............. 52-14 Murray State.................................... L........ 21-24 @Cincinnati...................................... L........ 17-38 Eastern Kentucky........................... L...........8-44 @UT-Chattanooga..................W.............. 20-13 Middle Tennessee.......................... L........ 13-17

1985 Coach: Gary Darnell Record: 1-10/1-6 OVC @Nevada-Las Vegas...................... L...........7-35 Western Carolina........................... L...........3-30 @Murray State................................ L........ 21-29 @Georgia Southern...................... L...........0-34 Youngstown State......................... L........ 16-23 @Tennessee State.......................... L........ 13-26 Morehead State.......................W.................59-6 Akron................................................. L...........9-27 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L........ 17-35 Austin Peay...................................... L........ 20-24 @Middle Tennessee...................... L........ 12-45

1988 Coach: Jim Ragland Record: 1-10/1-5 OVC @East Carolina................................ L........ 13-52 @Liberty............................................ L........ 20-24 Samford............................................ L...........9-19 UT-Chattanooga............................ L...........0-41 @Murray State (OT)................W.............. 16-13 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L...........7-14 Western Kentucky......................... L........ 17-20 @Tennessee State.......................... L........ 23-27 Morehead State.............................. L...........3-20 Austin Peay...................................... L...........6-10 @Middle Tennessee...................... L...........0-51

1989 Coach: Jim Ragland Record: 5-5/3-3 OVC Lock Haven...............................W.............. 38-17 @UT-Chattanooga..................W.............. 28-10 @Samford......................................... L........ 23-27 Murray State.............................W.............. 21-20 Eastern Kentucky........................... L........ 20-21 @Western Kentucky...................... L........ 14-61 Tennessee State............................. L........ 19-21 @Morehead State.......................... L.........8-14* @Austin Peay............................W.............. 17-15 Middle Tennessee.......................... L...........3-24 *later forfeited 1990 Coach: Jim Ragland Record: 6-5/3-3 OVC Lock Haven...............................W.............. 45-14 UT-Chattanooga............................ L........ 17-40 Samford.....................................W.................21-7 @Ohio University........................... L........ 32-42 @Murray State.........................W.................16-3 Morehead State.......................W.................24-7 Western Kentucky..................W.............. 33-22 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L........ 20-29 @Tennessee State.......................... L........ 14-36 Austin Peay (OT)......................W.............. 20-14 @Middle Tennessee...................... L...........0-42 1991 Coach Jim Ragland Record: 2-9/2-4 OVC @UT-Chattanooga......................... L........ 14-35 @Ohio University........................... L........ 14-35 @Samford University.................... L........ 16-20 Eastern Kentucky........................... L........ 13-19 @UT- Martin..................................... L........ 16-24 @Southeast Missouri.................... L........ 31-34 Austin Peay...............................W.................32-7 @Morehead State.......................... L........ 20-21 Murray State.............................W.................45-7 @Tennessee State.......................... L........ 10-14 Middle Tennessee.......................... L........ 10-28 1992 Coach: Jim Ragland Record: 7-4/6-2 OVC Lock Haven...............................W.............. 31-21 Samford University....................... L........ 13-37 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L...........0-35 UT- Martin.................................W.............. 17-13

Southeast Missouri................W.............. 49-14 @Austin Peay............................W.................10-0 Morehead State.......................W.............. 31-12 @Murray State.........................W.............. 35-10 Tennessee State......................W.............. 26-15 @Marshall University.................... L........ 14-52 @Middle Tennessee...................... L...........0-21 1993 Coach: Jim Ragland Record: 8-3/7-1 OVC Illinois State..................................... L........ 18-23 Lock Haven...............................W.............. 45-14 @Samford......................................... L...........3-30 Morehead State.......................W.................21-3 @Austin Peay............................W.............. 35-17 @Southeast Missouri.............W.................24-3 UT- Martin.................................W.................20-3 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L...........7-10 Murray State.............................W.............. 31-16 @Tennessee State...................W.............. 24-21 Middle Tennessee...................W.............. 35-14 1994 Coach: Jim Ragland Record: 5-6/3-5 OVC Lock Haven...............................W.................27-0 @Marshall......................................... L........ 10-24 Samford.....................................W.................20-7 @Morehead State...................W.............. 56-14 Austin Peay...................................... L........ 27-34 Southeast Missouri....................... L........ 14-19 @UT- Martin..................................... L........ 10-20 Eastern Kentucky........................... L...........3-23 @Murray State.........................W.............. 38-21 Tennessee State......................W.............. 28-20 @Middle Tennessee...................... L...........3-31 1995 Coach: Jim Ragland Record: 3-8/2-6 OVC Campbellsville.........................W.................49-0 @Marshall......................................... L........ 14-45 @Samford......................................... L........ 24-27 Eastern Kentucky........................... L...........3-21 @UT- Martin..................................... L........ 31-36 @Southeast Missouri.................... L........ 12-33 Austin Peay...................................... L........ 17-20 @Morehead State...................W.............. 36-29 Murray State.................................... L........ 14-45 @Tennessee State...................W.............. 28-24 Middle Tennessee.......................... L...........6-31

1960 OVC Champions - Front row: Richard Hullette, Eugene Oliver, Tony Heitzman, Robert Hargis, Daniel Oliver, Billy Russell, Richard Jacquet, Harold Watson, LaRue Adcox, Harry Wilkerson, Tom Hackler, Gordon Mason. Second row: Jimmy Sims, Don Welch, Jimmy Newsom, Rudy Schmittou, John Matlack, Leon Tidwell, Howard Locke, Lowell Smith, Robert White, Clarence Blevins, Ronnie McCurry, Donald Grider, Kenneth Fults, Jake Libbey. Third row: Jackie Corbin, Joe Mac Jacquess, Thomas Beam, Ralph McMillan, Phillip Christopher, Charles Black, Dave Taylor, Ray Thomas, Don Phillips, Lyman Jones, Dave Baxter, Ralph Broyles, Don Williams, Eugene Fizer, Ray Whited. Coach: Wilburn Tucker/Record: 8-3-0

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1961 OVC Champions - Front row: Jimmy Beasley, Bobby Haile, Donnie Farley, Richard Jacquet, Jim Collins, Dennis Cebe, Don Phillips, Phillip Christopher, Garlan Gudger, John

Matlack. Second row: Johnny Jenkins, Charles Black, Carl Beidler, Ralph McMillan, Leon Tidwell, Rudy Schmittou, Lowell Smith, Lyman Jones, Terry Evans, Clarence Blevins, Jim Ragland. Third row: Jim Shaeffer, Bob Borkowski, Fred Haile, Gary Collins, Don Grider, Dave Baxter, Jerry Webb, Ivan Klepzig, Tommy Roberts, Frank Dowling, Pat Cross, Chuck Lewis. Fourth row: Jackie Corbin, Jake Libbey, Bill Cherry, Jerry Long, Bob White, Ray Whited, Ralph Teague, Ken Fults, Tate Moore, Don Welch, Joe Mac Jacquess. Coach: Wilburn Tucker/Record: 7-3-0

HENNIGAN – 1996-2006 1996 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 5-6/4-4 OVC @Appalachian State..................... L...........3-16 Samford.....................................W.............. 20-10 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L...........7-28 UT- Martin (2OT).....................W.............. 21-14 Southeast Missouri................W.............. 30-20 @Austin Peay............................W.............. 23-17 Eastern Illinois................................. L........ 27-35 @Murray State................................ L...........3-41 Tennessee State......................W.............. 21-19 @Illinois State.................................. L........ 15-26 @Middle Tennessee...................... L........ 10-16 1997 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 6-5/4-3 OVC @Chattanooga................................ L........ 10-13 @Samford..................................W.................14-7 Eastern Illinois................................. L...........7-10 @Austin Peay............................W.................36-3 @Southeast Missouri.............W.............. 17-14 UT- Martin.................................W...... ..........33-2 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L...........7-26 Murray State (OT)...................W.............. 16-13 @Tennessee State.......................... L........ 21-28 @UAB................................................. L........ 14-38 Middle Tennessee...................W.............. 30-20 1998 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 4-7/2-5 OVC Kentucky Wesleyan................W.................52-0 @UAB................................................. L...........6-38 @Eastern Illinois............................. L...........6-13 Middle Tennessee.......................... L........ 16-19 Southeast Missouri....................... L........ 24-29 @UT- Martin (OT)....................W.............. 31-24 Eastern Kentucky (3OT)........W.............. 31-29 @Murray State................................ L...........3-23 Tennessee State............................. L........ 21-42 Western Carolina....................W.................17-6 Samford............................................ L........ 12-22

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1999 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 5-5/4-3 OVC @Bowling Green State................. L........ 15-40 Liberty .......................................W.............. 18-15 @UT- Martin..............................W.................45-9 @Southeast Missouri.............W.................21-7 Western Kentucky..................W.............. 23-10 @Eastern Illinois......................W.................14-7 Murray State.................................... L........ 11-22 @Tennessee State.......................... L........ 19-25 Eastern Kentucky (2OT)............... L........ 20-23 @Samford......................................... L........ 15-19 2000 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 8-3/5-2 OVC Harding University.................W.............. 29-27 @Ohio University........................... L........ 14-52 @Eastern Kentucky................W................... 9-3 UT- Martin.................................W.................46-6 Southeast Missouri................W.................31-6 @Western Kentucky...................... L........ 14-17 Eastern Illinois................................. L........ 16-27 @Murray State.........................W.............. 36-21 Tennessee State......................W.............. 56-23 Samford.....................................W.................29-0 @Western Carolina.................W.............. 37-35 2001 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 7-3/4-2 OVC Fayetteville State....................W.............. 31-10 @Air Force Academy (I-A)........... L...........42-0 @Samford..................................cancelled West Virginia Tech..................W.................44-3 @Eastern Illinois............................. L........ 44-33 Murray State.............................W.............. 15-12 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L........ 34-10 Southeast Missouri................W.............. 41-21 @Jacksonville State................W.............. 35-27 Tennessee State......................W.............. 63-13 @UT- Martin..............................W.................41-7

2002 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 5-7/2-4 OVC @Bowling Green (I-A)................... L...........41-7 @Iowa State (I-A)............................ L...........57-6 Chattanooga............................W.................13-3 Valparaiso..................................W.............. 62-10 Jacksonville State.......................... L........ 35-29 Eastern Illinois................................. L........ 35-28 @Murray State................................ L........ 31-14 Eastern Kentucky........................... L...........19-0 @Southeast Missouri.................... L........ 36-30 @Samford..................................W.............. 51-44 @Tennessee State...................W.............. 20-14 UT- Martin.................................W.................68-7 2003 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 2-9/1-7 OVC @Memphis (I-A).............................. L........ 40-10 @Northern Illinois (I-A)................ L........ 42-17 @Chattanooga.........................W.............. 35-10 Murray State.............................W.............. 49-24 @UT- Martin (OT)........................... L........ 30-23 Tennessee State............................. L........ 27-23 @Jacksonville State....................... L........ 37-20 Samford............................................ L........ 42-24 @Eastern Illinois............................. L........ 37-10 Southeast Missouri....................... L........ 24-20 @Eastern Kentucky....................... L........ 27-14

2005 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 4-7 / 3-5 OVC @ UT Chattanooga........................ L..23-30 OT Lambuth....................................W.............. 52-10 @ Northeastern Illinois................ L...........3-42 @ Eastern Kentucky...................... L...........3-52 Murray State ............................W.............. 42-21 @ UT- Martin.................................... L........ 16-46 Tennessee State............................. L........ 20-31 @ Jacksonville State...................... L........ 17-43 Samford.....................................W.............. 42-21 @ Eastern Illinois............................ L........ 20-31 Southeast Missouri................W.............. 31-24 2006 Head Coach: Mike Hennigan (Medical leave) Interim Head Coach: Doug Malone Record: 4-7 / 4-4 OVC UT Chattanooga............................. L...........31-7 @ Gardner-Webb........................... L........ 26-30 @Middle Tennessee...................... L...........44-0 Eastern Kentucky....................W.............. 27-14 @ Murray State (OT)...............W.............. 20-14 UT Martin.......................................... L........ 35-16 @ Tennessee State......................... L........ 30-20 Jacksonville State (OT)................. L........ 17-10 @ Samford.................................W.............. 20-14 Eastern Illinois................................. L........ 38-14 @ Southeast Missouri............W.............. 32-29

2004 Coach: Mike Hennigan Record: 6-5 / 3-4 OVC Gardner-Webb.........................W.............. 32-26 @ South Florida (I-A)..................... L...........7-21 @ VMI..........................................W.............. 16-10 @ Murray State............................... L........ 15-34 UT-Martin .................................W.............. 49-20 Chattanooga............................W.............. 52-34 Jacksonville State...................W.............. 16-13 @ Samford........................................ L........ 17-20 Eastern Illinois..........................W........40-37 OT @ Southeast Missouri................... L..28-31 OT Eastern Kentucky........................... L........ 18-19

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL BROWN – 2007-present 2007 Coach: Watson Brown Record: 4-7 / 3-5 OVC @ Eastern Illinois............................ L........ 45-24 Cumberland.............................W.............. 45-21 Concordia..................................W.................55-7 Murray State.............................W.............. 48-24 @ UT Martin..............................W.............. 13-10 Austin Peay...................................... L........ 30-27 Tennessee State............................. L........ 45-28 @ Jacksonville State...................... L........ 38-10 Samford............................................ L........ 59-52 @ Auburn.......................................... L...........35-3 @ Eastern Kentucky...................... L........ 38-34

2008 Coach: Watson Brown Record: 3-9 / 1-7 OVC Gardner-Webb.........................W.............. 28-12 @ Louisville...................................... L........ 51-10 @ Southeast Missouri............W.............. 29-27 @ Western Michigan..................... L...........41-7 Central Methodist..................W.............. 47-19 Eastern Kentucky........................... L........ 33-12 @ Murray State............................... L........ 51-21 UT Martin.......................................... L...........35-7 @ Austin Peay.................................. L........ 31-28 @ Tennessee State......................... L........ 41-14 Jacksonville State.......................... L........ 41-17 Eastern Illinois................................. L........ 38-20

2009 Coach: Watson Brown Record: 6-5 / 5-3 OVC PIkeville College......................W.............. 51-10 @ Eastern Kentucky...................... L...........17-7 @ Kansas State................................ L...........49-7 Austin Peay...............................W.............. 31-23 @ UT Martin..............................W.............. 35-28 @ Eastern Illinois............................ L........ 23-15 Southeast Missouri................W.............. 28-16 Tennessee State......................W.............. 20-13 @ Georgia......................................... L...........38-0 @ Jacksonville State...................... L........ 55-28 Murray State.............................W.............. 45-14

2010 Coach: Watson Brown Record: 5-6 / 4-4 OVC @Arkansas........................................ L...........44-3 @TCU.................................................. L...........62-7 Lane College.............................W.................43-0 @ Southeast Missouri................... L........ 23-21 UT Martin.......................................... L........ 27-24 @ Austin Peay...........................W.............. 34-21 Eastern Illinois..........................W.............. 34-20 @ Tennessee State..................W.............. 21-10 @Murray State................................ L........ 44-13 Eastern Kentucky........................... L........ 42-29 Jacksonville State...................W.............. 35-24

1972 OVC Champions - Front row: Rusty Rushing, Terry Johnson, Mike O'Brien, Russ Waddell, Ray Brophy, Gary Harley, Steve Evans, Larry Austin, Jim Thomas, Doug Allen, Dana

Winningham, Bruce Pearson, Mike Ledford, Jay Bonds. Second row: Danny Albert, Don Rasch, Pat Dyer, James Ramsey, Thomas Lynn, Tommy Pemberton, Jim Dorsey, Allen Byrd, Tony Plavich, Paul Souders, John Fitzpatrick, Ikey Torbett, Don McDaniel, Bruce Atwood. Third row: Billy Tarver, Mark Southerland, Larry Monteen, Eddie Nunley, Ottis Phillips, Larry McDermott, David Rust, Dickie Fulton, Murray Cunningham, Ronnie Sumney, Sam Anderson, Robert Dalton, David Garner, Jim Winslett, David Ashley. Fourth row: Mike DeRossett, John Zeigler, Howard Stidham, Joe Jachimowicz, Gary Moeller, Boby Graham, Gary Perdue, Paul Hunter, Ronnie Fain, Sam Graves, Jim Youngblood, Mike Defino, Elois Grooms, Guy Plavich. Coach Don Wade/Record: 10-2-0

1975 OVC Champions - Front row: Mike DeRossett, Marshall Williams, Russ Waddell, Don McDaniel, Ronnie Summey, Ronnie Fain, Howard Stidham, Tony Plavich, David Quay, Joe Jachimowicz, Matthew Brooks, Danny Albert, Eddie Nunley. Second row: Mark Ogletree, Jimmy Poore, Jimmy Brock, Dwayne Morse, Durrand Estill, John Yokosuk, George Wilhelm, Jeff Jacoby, Johnny Tucker, Tom Walters, Ricky Kinney, John Shelton, Cecil Fore, Murray Cunningham, Paul Green, Jack Borden, Craig Rolle, Steve Jellicorse, Brad Gordon. Third row: David Gooding, Carl Heinzig, Dub Cofer, Hubert Lester, Barry McCulley, Larry Hammons, Pat Dyer, Dom Petrozello, Frank Caputo, Jesse Dorsey, Frank Krause, Tony Watson, Lamar Davis, Carman Sensky, John Dethridge, Johnny Fowlkes, Bill Napier, Lamar Mike, Joey Wood, Mike Vice, James Burse, Fred Rockymore, Mike Waddell, Barry Sinor. Fourth row: Jack Cunningham, Dave Britton, Jimmy Maynord, Gary Perdue, Cornice Hoke, Mike Settle, Mark Shrum, Mark Davis, John Scoble, Trent Evans, Greg Ruth, Ken Dew, Joe Ware, Dean Ratledge, Tommy Florence, Fred Curry, Ed Burns, Wayne Miller, Lance House, Greg Hamilton, Milt Jenkins, Chuck Tilley, Larry Pearson. Coach: Don Wade/Record: 8-3-0.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL The Early Years (pre-OVC) Year............ Coach...................... W........... L.......... T.......... Pts......... Opp 1922............... Loyall Duyck................ 2............... 1............. 4.............. 70.................74 1923............... Putty Overall............... 2............... 3............. 1.............. 41.............. 101 1924............... Putty Overall............... 5............... 3............. 1............127.................61 1925............... Putty Overall............... 3............... 2............. 1............105.................73 1926............... Putty Overall............... 1............... 4............. 1.............. 15.................85 1927............... Putty Overall............... 2............... 5............. 1.............. 55.................78 1928............... Putty Overall............... 6............... 0............. 1............233.................39 1929............... Putty Overall............... 3............... 3............. 1............125.................85 1930............... Putty Overall............... 6............... 2............. 1............212.................46 1931............... Putty Overall............... 6............... 3............. 0............151.................71 1932............... Putty Overall............... 4............... 0............. 3.............. 96.................22 1933............... Putty Overall............... 4............... 4............. 0.............. 83.................49 1934............... Putty Overall............... 3............... 5............. 1.............. 52.............. 126 1935............... Putty Overall............... 1............... 5............. 1.............. 38.............. 108

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Coach W L T Pts Opp W L T Pts Opp Hooper Eblen......3.........6......0..... 120.... 158 0....... 3........ 0..........21.......58 Star Wood.............4.........7......0..... 180.... 206 1....... 5........ 0..........36.... 107 Star Wood.............5.........5......1..... 205.... 249 3....... 3........ 0....... 103.......89 Putty Overall........9.........2......0..... 232.... 131 4....... 1........ 0....... 100.......65 Putty Overall........7.........4......0..... 212.... 154 5....... 0........ 0....... 123.......34 Wilburn Tucker....4.........4......2..... 197.... 139 1....... 3........ 1..........70.......74 Wilburn Tucker....7.........3......0..... 263.... 110 5....... 0........ 0....... 162.......35 Wilburn Tucker....5.........4......1..... 181.... 184 2....... 3........ 0..........91.... 130 Wilburn Tucker....6.........4......0..... 134.... 169 4....... 1........ 0....... 108.......70 Wilburn Tucker....7.........3......0..... 132.... 129 5....... 1........ 0..........92.......68 Wilburn Tucker....6.........2......2..... 196.... 113 5....... 0........ 1....... 160.......73 Wilburn Tucker....8.........3......0..... 177.... 118 6....... 0........ 0....... 127.......41 Wilburn Tucker....7.........3......0..... 156.... 117 6....... 0........ 0..........93.......57 Wilburn Tucker....2.........8......0........88.... 164 1....... 5........ 0..........35.... 117 Wilburn Tucker....6.........4......0..... 205.... 152 3....... 4........ 0....... 123.... 228 Wilburn Tucker....1.........9......0........74.... 199 1....... 6........ 0..........55.... 142 Wilburn Tucker....3.........7......0..... 177.... 181 3....... 4........ 0....... 164.... 128 Wilburn Tucker....5.........5......0..... 170.... 163 4....... 3........ 0....... 129.......88

Year............ Coach...................... W........... L.......... T.......... Pts......... Opp 1936............... Putty Overall............... 2............... 5............. 1.............. 64.............. 120 1937............... Putty Overall............... 3............... 5............. 1.............. 47.............. 119 1938............... Putty Overall............... 6............... 3............. 0............101.................71 1939............... Putty Overall............... 6............... 3............. 1............130.................82 1940............... Putty Overall............... 2............... 6............. 0.............. 70.............. 127 1941............... Putty Overall............... 5............... 4............. 0............105.............. 114 1942............... Putty Overall............... 3............... 4............. 2............116.............. 117 1943............... Putty Overall............... 1............... 5............. 0.............. 26.............. 185 1944............... Putty Overall............... 1............... 2............. 0.............. 68.................45 1945............... Putty Overall............... 1............... 8............. 0............107.............. 122 1946............... Putty Overall............... 5............... 5............. 0............135.............. 166 1947............... Hooper Eblen............. 4............... 7............. 0............131.............. 207 1948............... Hooper Eblen............. 5............... 6............. 0............178.............. 167 Totals.......................................... 92.......... 103...... 22.... 2,681....... 2,660

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Wilburn Tucker....3.........7......0..... 187.... 264 3....... 4........ 0....... 139.... 190 Don Wade.............2.........8......0........82.... 159 2....... 5........ 0..........49.......91 Don Wade.............5.........5......0..... 179.... 218 4....... 3........ 0....... 133.... 143 Don Wade.............4.........6......0..... 130.... 185 2....... 5........ 0..........74.... 139 Don Wade.............8.........2......0..... 189.......89 5....... 2........ 0....... 138.......58 Don Wade.............10......2......0..... 236.... 158 7....... 0........ 0....... 149.......67 Don Wade.............2.........8......1..... 125.... 224 1....... 6........ 0..........96.... 168 Don Wade.............6.........5......0..... 174.... 130 4....... 3........ 0....... 126.......71 Don Wade.............8.........3......0..... 225.......89 6....... 1........ 0....... 161.......52 Don Wade.............8.........3......0..... 276.... 180 5....... 2........ 0....... 159.... 111 Don Wade.............9.........2......0..... 343.... 233 5....... 2........ 0....... 202.... 142 Don Wade.............5.........6......0..... 203.... 248 4....... 2........ 0....... 144.... 104 Don Wade.............1.........8......2..... 103.... 232 0....... 5........ 1..........41.... 149 Don Wade.............4.........7......0..... 165.... 266 1....... 6........ 0..........78.... 201 Don Wade.............6.........5......0..... 229.... 231 4....... 4........ 0....... 155.... 172 Don Wade.............3.........8......0..... 165.... 244 1....... 6........ 0..........99.... 171 Gary Darnell.........2.........8......0........97.... 226 2....... 5........ 0..........80.... 153 Gary Darnell.........0.........11...0........78.... 329 0....... 7........ 0..........54.... 224 Gary Darnell.........1.........10...0..... 177.... 314 1....... 6........ 0....... 154.... 189 Jim Ragland.........0.........10...0..... 104.... 348 0....... 7........ 0..........88.... 205 Jim Ragland.........5.........6......0..... 283.... 246 2....... 4........ 0....... 123.... 126 Jim Ragland.........1.........10...0..... 114.... 291 1....... 5........ 0..........55.... 135 Jim Ragland.........5.........5......0..... 191.... 230 3....... 3........ 0..........88.... 115 Jim Ragland.........6.........5......0..... 242.... 256 3....... 3........ 0..........94.... 131 Jim Ragland.........2.........9......0..... 221.... 244 2....... 5........ 0....... 161.... 130 Jim Ragland.........7.........4......0..... 226.... 230 6....... 2........ 0....... 168.... 120 Jim Ragland.........8.........3......0..... 263.... 154 7....... 1........ 0....... 197.......87 Jim Ragland.........5.........6......0..... 236.... 213 3....... 5........ 0....... 179.... 182 Jim Ragland.........3.........8......0..... 234.... 311 2....... 6........ 0....... 147.... 239 Mike Hennigan...5.........6......0..... 180.... 242 4....... 4........ 0....... 142.... 197 Mike Hennigan...6.........5......0..... 205.... 174 4....... 3........ 0....... 131.... 113 Mike Hennigan...4.........7......0..... 219.... 245 2....... 5........ 0....... 132.... 179 Mike Hennigan...5.........5......0..... 201.... 177 4....... 3........ 0....... 153.... 103 Mike Hennigan...8.........3......0..... 317.... 217 5....... 2........ 0....... 208.... 103 Mike Hennigan...7.........3......0..... 313.... 213 4....... 2........ 0....... 203.... 131 Mike Hennigan...5.........7......0..... 328.... 333 2....... 4........ 0....... 160.... 142 Mike Hennigan...2.........9......0..... 245.... 340 1....... 7........ 0....... 183.... 248 Mike Hennigan...6.........5......0..... 290.... 265 3....... 4........ 0....... 183.... 174 Mike Hennigan...4.........7......0..... 269.... 351 3....... 5........ 0....... 191.... 269 Doug Malone*....4.........7......0..... 192.... 296 4....... 4........ 0....... 159.... 191 Watson Brown.....4.........7......0..... 329.... 352 3....... 5........ 0....... 226.... 289 Watson Brown.....3.........9......0..... 240.... 420 1....... 6........ 0....... 148.... 330 Watson Brown.....6.........5......0..... 267.... 286 5....... 3........ 0....... 209.... 189 Watson Brown.....5.........6......0..... 264.... 317 4....... 4........ 0....... 211.... 211

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OV C P l ay e r s o f t h e W e e k 1978 Offensive S11........ Milton Jenkins S25........ Cecil Fore N13....... Jimmy Maynord N20....... Jimmy Maynord 1979 Rookie O22....... Reggie Bazel 1980 Offensive O6.......... James Aaron Defensive O27....... Kent Pettyjohn Rookie S22........ Marvin McClennon O6.......... Marvin McClennon N17....... Marvin McClennon 1981 Offensive O19....... Tony Costantine Rookie N16....... Mark Powers 1982 Offensive N15....... Reggie Bazel Defensive S27........ Jeff Daughtry Rookie S21........ Brent Fisher 1983 O24....... Allen Lawrence 1985 Special Teams O14....... Scott Meadows 1987 Offensive S14........ Patrick Pope O5.......... Patrick Pope O19....... Lorenza Rivers N16....... Lorenza Rivers Defensive N16....... Marlon Placide Offensive Lineman S14........ Clark Richey O19....... Clark Richey Special Teams O12....... Lorenza Rivers Rookie O26....... Tracy Graham 1988 Defensive O17....... Gerald Dossett Special Teams O31....... Tracy Graham Rookie O3.......... Norman Drake O24....... Norman Drake

1989 Offensive S11........ Ryan Weeks Defensive O2.......... Felix Parham Offensive Lineman O2.......... Bruce Lamb Special Teams O16....... Tracy Graham O30....... Ryan Weeks Rookie S5........... Mike Stewart S18........ Billy Shackleford ............... Mike Stewart 1990 Offensive O8.......... Bert Browne O15....... Bert Browne Defensive O15....... Rick Sanders O29....... Felix Parham Offensive Lineman S24........ Carlos James O15....... Jerry Jared Special Teams S4........... Daniel Gibson O1.......... Daniel Gibson Rookie S4........... Shane Queen S10........ Damyen Taylor O1.......... Maurice Draine O15....... Daniel Gipson N12....... Damyen Taylor 1991 Defensive O21....... Shane Queen Special Teams S16........ Marshall Hale O21....... Daniel Gipson Rookie O7.......... Randy Beaman O14....... Randy Beaman N4.......... Willie Queen 1992 Offensive O4.......... Randy Beaman Defensive O11....... Kevin Jackson Special Teams O18....... Chad Brummitt O25....... Mike Stewart Rookie S20........ Mike Penix O11....... Gerald Bentley O25....... Craig Long 1993 Offensive S5........... Mike Jones S12........ Willie Queen O10....... Michael Penix N21....... Mike Jones Special Teams O31....... Jay Henderson

1994 Offensive S25........ Michael Penix N6.......... Willie Queen Defensive S11........ Brian Pankey N6.......... Brad Simmons 1995 Offensive O22....... Michael Penix Special Teams S10........ Gerald Bentley Newcomer N5.......... Jamie Sander 1996 Offensive S22........ Andre Caballero Defensive S22........ Robert Taylor N10....... Robert Taylor Special Teams S29........ Jay Henderson N17....... Jay Henderson Newcomer O6.......... Brant Billen O13....... Andre Caballero 1997 Defensive S7........... Branon Vaughn S28........ Josh Symonette N2.......... Corey Chamblin Special Teams O19....... Casey Roberts N16....... Jerome Tillman N23....... Andy Dorsey Newcomer O19....... Stanley McGraw 1998 Defensive S6........... Jerry Turner O25....... Branon Vaughn N15....... Chad Evitts N22....... Joshua Symonette Special Teams S27........ Andy Dorsey O25....... David Collett N15....... Andy Dorsey 1999 Offensive O3.......... Walter Hill Defensive S12........ Chad Evitts O10....... Branon Vaughn O17....... Branon Vaughn N14....... Joshua Symonette Special Teams S19........ David Collett

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2000 Offensive O29....... Travis Rogers N19....... Travis Rogers Defensive S24........ Chad Evitts N12....... Chad Evitts Special Teams S24........ Andy Dorsey O15....... Andy Dorsey N5.......... Jahi Henley N19....... David Collett 2001 Offensive O28....... Grant Swallows N4.......... Grant Swallows N11....... Grant Swallows Defensive O7.......... Jameel Brown O28....... D.J. Bleisath N11....... D.J. Bleisath N18....... D.J. Bleisath Special Teams S2........... David Collett N11....... David Collett 2002 Offensive N23....... Jason Ballard Defensive S14........ Daniel Wentzel Special Teams S14........ Nick Hodges S28........ Nick Hodges Newcomer S21........ Trey Bonner 2003 Defensive S13........ Brandon Shelby S27........ Yusuf Sharif Newcomer S27........ Derek White O4.......... Derek White 2004 Offensive O9.......... Trey Bonner Defensive O9.......... Perry Kyles O23....... Brett Vavra N6.......... Brett Vavra Special Teams O23....... Josh Foster

2006 Offensive N19....... Lee Sweeney Defensive S24........ Aaron Williams Special Teams S24........ John Mahan Freshman O1.......... Lee Sweeney O15....... Lee Sweeney N19....... Lee Sweeney 2007 Offensive S9........... Derek White S16........ Derek White Defensive S23........ Maurice Smith O14....... Corey Reed Special Teams O28....... Larry Shipp Newcomer S9........... Justin Kraemer S23........ Henry Sailes N18....... Justin Kraemer 2008 Offensive S14........ Henry Sailes Special Teams S14........ Justin Kraemer 2009 Offensive N1.......... Tim Benford Defensive O11....... Dustin Dillehay N1.......... Caleb Mitchell Newcomer N1.......... Caleb Mitchell 2010 Offensive N21....... Cass Barnes Defensive O17....... Marcus Edwards O17....... Caleb Mitchell N21....... Richmond Tooley Special Teams O10....... Matthew Barker O24....... Nick Campbell Newcomer O17....... Jocques Crawford N21....... Jocques Crawford

2005 Offensive O2.......... Stephen Britton N6.......... Anthony Ash Special Teams S11........ Josh Foster O30....... Jon Mahan Newcomer N6.......... Cameron Kirnes

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Wilburn Tucker Tennessee Tech's football stadium is named for Wilburn Tucker. During his career as head football coach, Tucker: * Compiled a 70-65-5 record * Won 5 OVC championships * Named to OVC Hall of Fame * Named to Tech Hall of Fame

P.V. Putty Overall

Tech’s crowd of 12,831 for the 2007 game against Cumberland University was the largest opening day crowd in the 44-year history of Tucker Stadium. Tucker Stadium, the home venue for the Tennessee Tech football program since the Golden Eagles moved into the facility in 1966, underwent an extensive surface renovation in 2007. The facility upgrades included the installation of 24/7 turf by The Motz Group, as well as renovations and a new surface to the nine-lane track. In 2008, new lights were installed at the stadium, and in 2009 the working press box received a major overhaul and technological upgrades.

Tucker Stadium will host the 2011-2012 TSSAA Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tennessee State Championship Games. In 2007, attendance at Tech football games nearly doubled over the previous year’s, season ticket sales set records, topping the 2,000 mark, and the Golden Eagles had the largest opening game crowd in school history. The venue is named in tribute to former Golden Eagle coach Wilburn Tucker. The center stage of the stadium is Overall Field, named to recognize longtime Tech coach and administrator Putty Overall. The stadium features a two-level press box on each side, with the West Box hosting the working press and the East Box hosting the president and his guests. With the addition of the 24/7 turf, the latest in technology, material and equipment was used to ensure that Tucker Stadium is one of the finest facilities in the Ohio Valley Conference. Tucker Stadium opened for gridiron action for the 1966 season with seating for 12,500. In the first game in the facility, UT- Chattanooga came to town and handed coach Don Wade's Golden Eagles a 17-7 loss. Two weeks later, Tech posted its first victory in the stadium, topping East Tennessee State, 14-3.

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The playing field in Tucker Stadium is named for Putty Overall. During his career as head football coach, Overall: * Compiled a 97-95-18 record * Won 2 OVC championships * Named to OVC Hall of Fame * Named to Tech Hall of Fame

The facility was expanded to its present capacity of 16,500 prior to the 1971 season. In 39 college football seasons, it has hosted 1,532,281 fans at 221 games. Tech has hosted 21 crowds of better than 12,000 fans and owns a 12-8-1 record in those contests, including a record 12,831 for the game against Cumberland in the 2007 opener. The largest attendance came against Morehead State in 1971, when FILL 'ER UP... 16,521 folks crowded The largest crowd in Tucker Stadium history into the newly en(16,521) watched the Golden Eagles beat larged facility. Morehead State, 26-8, on October 23, 1971. The 2009 Golden Jeff Axel rushed for 138 yards on 18 carries to lead the offense while Jim Youngblood’s 16 Eagles were unbeaten tackles topped the Golden Eagle defense as at home, posting a Tech posted a Homecoming victory. 5-0 record. Golden Eagle teams have had three other unbeaten home seasons, going 11-0 over two consecutive seasons, with a 5-0 mark in 1971 and 6-0 in 1972. Tech was also 5-0 in 2001. The facility was officially dedicated as Tucker Stadium at Homecoming ceremonies on Oct. 18, 1980, in honor of former coach Wilburn Tucker, who served on the Golden Eagle staff for 21 years. The playing field itself retained its designation as Overall Field, named for coach P.V. Overall, who was head coach at Tech for 26 years. Both men are in the Tech Sports Hall of Fame and the OVC Hall of Fame. When the stadium was built in 1966, it featured a press box on the West side for the working press. The second box -- for use by TTU's president and guests -- plus 4,000 additional seats, were added to the East side of the stadium in 1971. The first synthetic turf was laid in 1970 and was replaced in 1980. That turf lasted 13 years until Stadia Turf was installed in 1994, the surface that was replaced in 2007.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Largest Home Crowds Attendance (Year, Result) 1) 16,521 (1971, Morehead State 26-8 W) 2) 16,089 (1978, W. Kentucky 20-26 L) 3) 16,072 (1977, Morehead State 24-22 W) 4) 15,607 (1976, W. Kentucky 22-12 W) 5) 14,623 (1984, Tenn. State 3-33 L) 6) 14,586 (1978, Murray State 24-14 W) 7) 14,133 (1977, Austin Peay 21-24 L) 8) 13,859 (1982, W. Kentucky 14-28 L) 9) 13,627 (1980, Murray State 3-10 L) 10) 13,186 (1972, MTSU 24-10 W) 11) 13,124 (1976, UN-Omaha 56-28 W) 12) 12,831 (2007, Cumberland 45-21 W) 13) 12,746 (1978, W. Carolina 22-20 W) 14) 12,523 (1977, Youngstown 38-22 W) 15) 12,511 (1979, Morehead State 3-3 T) 16) 12,500 (1999, Murray State 11-22 L) 17) 12,310 (1981, Morehead State 35-17 W) 18) 12,237 (1998, MTSU 16-19 L) 19) 12,212 (1970, E. Kentucky 13-20 L) 20) 12,204 (1972, W. Kentucky 30-10 W) 21) 12,186 (1974, W. Kentucky 10-6 W)

Year-by-Year Attendance in Tucker Stadium Year GP W-L Attend. 1966 5 3-2 30,600 1967 5 2-3 33,770 1968 5 1-4 34,500 1969 5 2-3 30,000 1970 5 2-3 47,538 1971 5 5-0 54,314 1972 6 6-0 46,210 1973 5 2-3 34,745 1974 6 4-2 41,000 1975 5 4-1 38,200

Tech is 12-8-1 in front of crowds of 12,000 or more in Tucker Stadium.

Largest Road Crowds Attendance (Year, Site, Result) 1) 92,746 (2010, at Georgia, 38-0 L) 2) 85,754 (2007, at Auburn, 35-3, L) 3) 69, 596 (2010, at Arkansas, 44-3, L) 4) 48, 094 (2010, at Kansas State, 49-7 L) 5) 41,132 (1999, at Tennessee State, 19-25, L) 6) 40,155 (2002, at Iowa State, 58-6, L) 7) 37,117 (2010, at TCU, 62-7, L) 8) 32,000 (1984, at Kansas State, 28-12 L) 9) 29,702 (1988, at East Carolina, 52-13 L) 10) 28,525 (2001, at Air Force Academy, 42-0 L) 11) 26,123 (2005, at No. Illinois, 42-3 L) 12) 26,101 (2003, at Memphis, 40-10 L) 13) 26,000 (1951, at Kentucky, 72-13 L) 14) 25,546 (2004, at South Florida, 21-7 L) 15) 24,177 (1994, at Marshall, 24-10 L) 16) 23,743 (1995, at Marshall, 45-14 L) 17) 22,123 (1985, at UN-Las Vegas, 35-7 L) 18) 21,326 (2000, at Ohio University, 52-14 L) 19) 20,806 (2006, at Middle Tenn.. 44-0 L) 20) 19,926 (1971, at Western Kentucky, 15-7 L) 21) 18,500 (1998 at UAB, 6-38 L) 22) 18,500 (1969, at Western Kentucky, 42-0 L) 23) 18,300 (1988, at Eastern Kentucky, 14-7 L) 24) 18,200 (1958, at Florida State, 22-7 L) 25) 18,123 (2003, at Northern Illinois, L 42-17) 26) 18,100 (1993, at Eastern Kentucky, 10-7 L)

1976 6 4-2 1977 5 4-1 1978 5 3-2 1979 5 1-2-2 1980 6 1-5 1981 6 4-2 1982 5 2-3 1983 5 1-4 1984 5 0-5 1985 5 1-4 1986 4 0-4

68,202 56,500 55,200 38,800 58,014 45,204 41,105 34,509 50,027 29,063 25,816

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52,154 19,278 34,146 37,810 26,320 31,843 28,775 27,540 22,850 21,456 19,444 26,468 24,712 29,799 38,396 36,520 24,984 30,625 30,858 25,174 49,912 38,306 27,767 35,603

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Cookeville boasts a mild climate, with an average temperature of 57 and four distinct seasons. Located within a day's drive of 75 percent of the nation's population, Cookeville is just off Interstate 40, which runs from the east coast to California. City life is easily accessible, as well, because Cookeville is situated within 100 miles of Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga — three of Tennessee's major metropolitan areas. The seat of Putnam County, Cookeville is the heart of a three-county alliance known as the Highlands, which centers Tennessee's 14-county Upper Cumberland region. We have hundreds of acres of unspoiled nature — from championship golf courses to natural preserves, state parks and top-rated lakes — close to home. There's plenty of nature inside the city limits, too; the City of Cookeville tends nine parks, including Cane Creek Park, a 262-acre natural area with a 56-acre lake. And while Cookeville is a relatively small town, we have no lack of culture. We are one of the smallest cities in the U.S. with a full-blown symphony orchestra, and our area attracts visual artists and craftspeople from across the nation, thanks to the Appalachian Center for Craft, a satellite campus of TTU. Drama also takes center stage here, with the 456-seat Cookeville Performing Arts Center cranking out productions year-round, including the award-winning Drama Center Backstage series. Cookeville is home to three museums — the Cookeville Depot Museum, the Cookeville History Museum and the Cookeville Children's Museum — and a year-round slate of events, including regular excursion trains and the annual Fall FunFest. A walkable downtown shopping district and an impressive roster of national chain stores give the retail segment a small-town feel with big-city convenience. Add to that our more than 100 restaurants and 1,400 hotel rooms, and you'll quickly see that Cookeville offers something for everyone.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL u One of the “Top Southern Public Universities” by U.S. News & World Report u One of the “Best Southeastern Universities” and “America’s Best College Values” by The Princeton Review u Among “America’s 100 Best College Buys” by Institutional Research and Evaluations, Inc. Where Quality Counts

For nearly 100 years, Tennessee Tech has served the various needs of the region, the state and beyond. Not only is Tech renowned as a fine institution of higher education, it also serves as a public resource center and encourages scholarly research and creative activity by its faculty and students. Today, Tech makes a number of contributions to economic development locally, regionally and nationally. Tech’s 65,000-plus alumni occupy positions of leadership in education, business, industry, government and public service. Tennessee Tech is widely known as an institution noted for its academic quality -- an institution where the energies of the faculty, staff and students are devoted to ensuring that the university’s quality is maintained and enhanced. The university’s vision is guided by the “T.E.C.H.” framework — technological leadership, enrollment growth, a caring campus, and high quality. The university is divided into seven academic divisions offering 44 programs of study leading to the bachelor’s degree and 20 programs of study at the graduate level. More than 75 percent of the 370 full-time faculty members hold doctoral degrees. Considered one of the most picturesque campuses in the South -and one of the safest -- the buildings carry an attractive Georgian style of architecture that lends the Tech campus an Ivy-league character. Tech was established in 1915 as Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, located on the site of its forerunner, Dixie College. TPI gained university

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status in 1965, reflecting the institution’s role as a multipurpose, state-supported university. Tech’s current enrollment continues to include students from almost all 95 Tennessee counties, along with students from more than 40 other states and about 40 foreign countries.

The Tennessee Tech Athletic Department unveiled a new brand on Aug. 31, 2006, with an all-new set of logos for the Golden Eagles. The brand is new, but the tradition remains -the name Golden Eagles. How did TTU adopt the name? In the first quarter of this century, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute was a tiny school, located in the rugged, mountainous Upper Cumberland region where Golden Eagles were plentiful, soaring above the lush, upland forests. It's easy to understand how those early students and faculty could narrow their choices for their athletic team's nicknames to "Golden Eagles" or "Mountaineers." On February 14, 1925, the nickname "Golden Eagles " was officially adopted. The school newspaper, The Oracle, printed a story that outlined the efforts of a committee to suggest several possible nicknames to Athletic Association members for their consideration. The two most popular names were "Golden Eagles" and "Mountaineers," and the association, by a vote of 139-18, proudly declared its preference. It wasn't until 27 years later that a tangible mascot found its way to the campus. Several Tech

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Tennessee Tech students know that there is a lot more to college life than what goes on in the classroom. Nearly 200 student organizations on campus offer activities ranging from academic, athletic, cultural, political, community-oriented, social to spiritual. At Tech, it’s easy to get involved and make friends. Campus recreation coordinates 11 intramural and club sports: basketball, bowling, flag football, golf, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball and wrestling. The Fitness Center is a free, full-service health club for students. It houses a fully equipped weight room, 25-meter indoor pool, cardiovascular equipment and an indoor track. Tech is also a center for the arts, presenting concerts, theatre productions, lectures, dance performances, films, workshops, demonstrations and art exhibits each year. And, of course there’s always an athletics event to attend. Tennessee Tech’s athletic teams compete in the Ohio Valley Conference for 14 sports on the NCAA Division I level, and students can attend all regular season athletic events absolutely free!

students braved a driving night rainstorm to pilfer a huge block-tin eagle statue from the charred ruins of a resort hotel in Monteagle. They painted the creature - with a wingspan of over six feet - a glistening gold, and suspended it from the rafter for public inspection at the following day's basketball game in Memorial Gym. Then-Governor Frank G. Clement, a lifelong friend of the hotel owner, was in Cookeville to speak . He worked out a compromise between his friend and the school students, who wanted to retain the eagle as their mascot. Over the years, a wide variety of artwork and drawings have been used to represent the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles. Some of those include a drawing which appeared in media guides in the mid 1970s, and a cartoon-style mascots in the early 1980s that was dubbed ‘the purple chicken” by Tech students.

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university administration Dr. Robert (Bob)

BELL

UNIVERSITY OF Florida 1969

v University President

Dr. Robert (Bob) Bell, now in his 12th year as President of Tennessee Tech, is an avid supporter of TTU and Ohio Valley Conference sports. He spent 2010-11 as the chair the OVC President’s Board of Directors. Bell became TTU’s President in 2000 after serving as dean, associate dean, assistant dean, and a chairperson in the university’s College of Business. After taking the post, he oversaw the reorganization of the athletics department, bringing in a full-time athletics director for the first time in almost 20 years. He has also been involved in statewide economic development on behalf of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, working on the THEC master plan focusing on links among higher education and stakeholders in business, health care and state government. Bell has served four terms on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award’s Board of Examiners and was appointed a charter member of the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence in 1992, serving on the group’s panel of judges from 1994 to 2005. He

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represented Tennessee as a state delegate to the White House Conference on North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994 and spent two years as an economic development consultant for the nation of Mauritius. Dr. Bell has served on or chaired a variety of professional, regional and national organizations, including the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business International, the Southern Business Association, the North American Case Research Association, the Tennessee College Association, and a number of Tennessee higher education task forces, among others. In 2005, Bell was named the first recipient of the Ned R. McWherter Leadership Award, presented by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence. In the scholarly arena, he has been published extensively in the fields of management, organizational design, computer science and quality/productivity management, authoring two books and more than 70 articles, case studies and papers. Bell is also well known and respected in the Cookeville community. He has chaired the Cookeville-Area Putnam County Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, the Regional Quality Council and the Putnam Tomorrow Task Force for the Putnam County Commission. A past president of the local YMCA, Bell currently chairs the Cookeville Industrial Development Board and is a member of the Board of Directors for CityScape and Blood Assurance Corp. He has been an adult leader in the Boy Scouts of America since 1988 and serves on the executive board for the Middle Tennessee Council of BSA. He is also a member of the Cookeville Rotary and Evening Lions Clubs.

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athletics administration Mark

WILSON

University of Maine 1991

v Director of Athletics

Mark Wilson’s first seven years as Director of Athletics at Tennessee Tech have been highlighted by vision, energy, and enthusiasm. Those factors have facilitated growth and excellence in all areas and have placed the focus on generating a better student-athlete experience. Wilson recently completed an appointment on the NCAA Leadership Council, a position which gave the Ohio Valley Conference, TTU and Wilson a voice in a variety of strategic decisions that can affect intercollegiate athletics. Wilson, 42, has led Athletics to several milestone accomplishments during his first seven years, including enhanced facilities and fund raising, high profile staff additions, and compliance and academic success. Under Wilson’s guidance, the program has continued to focus on the academic success of its student-athletes, with soaring numbers each semester on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. Tech’s studentathletes have achieved their highest overall combined semester GPAs. Wilson also developed a strategic plan for Tech’s athletic facilities and has already seen some of those plans become reality. During the past four years Tech has completed several construction projects to athletic facilities, including resurfacing the outdoor tennis courts, a new natural grass practice field, installation of new turf in Tucker Stadium, renovating the running track, renovating the football offices, meeting rooms and locker rooms, and new lights at Tucker Stadium. Athletics opened a spacious, new basketball office complex in Eblen Center and in the spring held a Grand Opening on the new Athletic Performance Center on the western edge of campus (see pages 2-3). Additional building plans call for a new student-athlete center. Another step achieved under Wilson’s direction has been increased fund raising and development efforts with the goal of providing the necessary resources for Tech’s student-athletes, coaches and staff.

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All of those accomplishments have come while the department has continued to stay focused on compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations. Wilson was named Director of Athletics on July 1, 2004. He came to Tennessee Tech from Ohio University. Since his first day at Tech, Wilson has made rapid and steady progress. He began by restructuring the department and implemented plans for a better student-athlete experience. In addition, athletics launched a dynamic new website, gained NCAA certification and was found in complete compliance, created a far-reaching “WIN” program for academic success, opened an entertaining and popular Tailgate Park, and started plans for two capital projects. Before going to Ohio, Mark served as the Director of Athletic Marketing for the University of Massachusetts. He also worked as a graduate assistant in the UMass athletic department and interned with the Northwestern University ticketing and marketing departments. Wilson received his bachelor’s degree in 1991 from the University of Maine in physical education and health, and earned his master’s in sports management from the University of Massachusetts in 1994. Mark has two daughters, Katey (16) and Meaghan (11).

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Baseball Matt Bragga

Joe Erdeljac Frank Harrell Athletics Trainer Associate A.D.

Misty Pearson Corporate Sales & Marketing

Ben Shannon Dr. Jeff Roberts Rob Schabert Facilities and Faculty Athletics Assistant A.D./ Representative Sports Information Events

Basketball (M) Steve Payne

Basketball (W) Sytia Messer

CC & Track Tony Cox

Football Watson Brown

Soccer Daniel Brizard

Softball Tory Acheson

Tennis (M) Kenny Doyle

Volleyball John Blair

Ticket Office

Sandy Zimmerman

Kevin Bostian Associate A.D./ Development

Kim Meredith

Golf (M/W) Polk Brown

Development

Strength & Conditioning

Marketing & Sales

Amber Cockrill

Chip Pugh

Selena Roberts

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Jessica Morgan

Kim Nash

Mandy Thatcher Compliance & Special Events

Golden Eagle Head Coaches

Facilities

Tyler Birdwell

Matt Dexter

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Patrena Hicks

Dr. Lance Jasitt Tammie McMillan Assistant A.D./ Assistant A.D./ Academics Business

Debbie Parker

Debbie Turnbow

Robin Burroughs

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JASITT

Penn State University,1978

v Assistant Athletics Director for Academics and Student Welfare

Dr. Lance Jasitt serves as Assistant Athletics Director for Academics and Student Welfare. He has served in compliance and administrative operations roles in the Tech Athletics Department since 1998. Dr. Jasitt plays a key role in the academic success of each of Tech’s varsity student-athletes, managers, and graduate assistants. His primary goals are to provide guidance and academic resources to permit student-athletes to maintain their academic eligibility under NCAA rules and to progress to graduation. In this process, Dr. Jasitt serves as a primary liaison between coaches and faculty. A detail-oriented person and a diligent worker, Dr. Jasitt has developed a solid understanding of the operations of the Athletics Department, the staff and the needs of its student-athletes. In addition to his administrative role within Athletics, Dr. Jasitt is also highly involved in promoting reading and

Leveda

BIRDWELL v Academic Coordinator

After earning both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Tennessee Tech and spending two years as a graduate assistant in the Athletics Marketing Department, Leveda Birdwell has returned to work on the Athletics Academic Advising Staff. Birdwell works in the management of Tennessee Tech’s student-athlete records, helps to develop and maintain an Athletics Academic web page to improve communications with student-athletes, assists in monitoring eligibility with NCAA standards, and provides support and resources that will move Tech’s student-athletes toward graduation. A 2004 graduate of Red Boiling Springs High School, Birdwell received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Marketing) in 2008, and worked for two years in the TTU Athletics Marketing Department. She received her MBA in Business Management in May, 2010.

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literacy at all age levels. He was the 2008-09 president of the TTU Council of the International Reading Association and is still actively involved in that organization. He also has served on the President’s Commission on the Status of Women for seven years. Raised in York, Pa., he earned a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University in 1978 and added a master’s in public administration from Valdosta State University in 1987. In 1993, he received a master’s degree in education from Old Dominion University and added a Ph.D. in literacy education from Tennessee Tech in 2004. Dr. Jasitt is a former Commander in the U.S. Navy. His wife of 30 years, Donna White Jasitt, is a former Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve. They have two children, Ian and Meagan. Ian recently received his second degree from Tech, this one in Environmental Geology. Meagan is a senior Pre-Physical Therapy major at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

The “WIN” program: Work Intensely Now

The WIN Program was implemented in the fall semester of 2004 to provide additional support for freshmen and student-athletes whose general academic progress places them at risk for maintaining eligibility and graduating. The program involves the student-athlete, coach(es), academic advisor, tutors, and others to build academic skills for success. Participation in the program is primarily based on grades, and coaches or the academic advisor may recommend additional participation at any time. All incoming freshmen meet at least one time per week with their coach to discuss academic progress and needs as well as time management and study skill techniques. Other aspects of the program include monitored study hours, tutoring, and study skills workshops.

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a c a d e m i c s u p p o rt Winning in the Classroom Tennessee Tech’s commitment to its student-athletes is evident. The support personnel and resources available provide Golden Eagle student-athletes with the tools needed for success. The success of Tennessee Tech University’s athletic teams is tied closely to the academic progress of each student-athlete, and the academic performance of each Tech student-athlete is closely monitored by the coaching staff as well as an experienced staff in Academic Services. Tech’s student-athletes continue to excel in the classroom. Each semester, the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll pays tribute to more than 200 students in athletics, including athletes, trainers, managers and cheerleaders, and the overall GPA of the department has climbed steeply in the past seven semesters. Student-athletes are the most visible component of a university, entertaining thousands of fans, students, alumni, family and friends. Their athletic abilities and achievements are a focus for national attention, as athletic events not only bring back faithful alumni, but serve as a welcome mat to the university for potential new students. Student-athletes devote many hours to practice, conditioning and training in an effort to be the best they can be. These hours are not required by non-athletes in the student body, and these extra demands can compete with academics for the student-athlete’s time and energy. The Tech Athletics Department works to provide help with course content (through tutors and monitored study hours) as well as with time management and study skills and any other academic support services that will allow Tech student-athletes to maximize their academic potential.

ESPN The Magazine/ CoSIDA Academic All-America

ESPN The Magazine/ CoSIDA Academic All-America District IV

Tennessee Tech University student-athletes have achieved Academic All-America honors 36 times since 1976.

District IV consists of Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Alabama.

1976....................................... Donley Canary, Baseball 1978...................................... Pat Kannapel, Basketball 1982.................................. Jerilynn Harper, Basketball 1985..................................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1986.................................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986..................................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987..............................................Derek Lane, Baseball 1987..................................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987.................................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1988..................................................Jim Cornelius, Golf 1990............................................Lisa Johnson, Softball 1993...........................................Andrea Roark, Softball 1996...................................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1996.......................................... Stacy Hughes, Softball 1996................................Dena Adams, Cross Country 1997...................................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1997..............................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1998 .................................Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1999........................................Adnan Hadzialic, Tennis 1999........................................ Wes Gallagher, Football 2000..........................................Diane Seng, Basketball 2000.........................................Nick Solomon, Football 2001............................................ Janet Holt, Basketball 2002............................................ Janet Holt, Basketball 2002................................... LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2003....................................Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2003................................... LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2004....................................Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2005...................................... Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2007.............................................. Beth Boden, Softball 2008......................................Thomas Nelson, Baseball 2008.............................................. Beth Boden, Softball 2008.................................. Stephanie Fischer, Softball 2009...........................................Taylor Askew, Football 2009..........................................Teresa Craig, Volleyball 2010....................................................... Josh Simer, Golf

1985.......................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1985..............................Barry Wilmore, Football 1985......................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986......................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986...............................Joel Chandler, Football 1986.......................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987................................. Ed deHass, Basketball 1987................................... Derek Lane, Baseball 1987.......................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987......................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1987..................................Clark Richey, Football 1988....................................... Jim Cornelius, Golf 1990...............................Steve Arnette, Baseball 1990...............................Tuesday Frase, Softball 1990................................. Lisa Johnson, Softball 1990..........................Spencer Hissam, Football 1991................................Ted Lockerby, Football 1991.........................................Ben Holt, Baseball 1991................................Andrea Roark, Softball 1992................................Ted Lockerby, Football 1992................................Andrea Roark, Softball 1993................................Andrea Roark, Softball 1993.........................................Ben Holt, Baseball 1994.....................Mary Beth Coombs, Softball 1995.................................... Scott Trent, Football 1995............................................Lisa Phipps, Golf 1995...................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1996.................................. Jason Matson, Tennis 1996................................Stacy Hughes, Softball 1996................ Kelly Carmichael, Track & Field 1996........................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1996................................Brandy Henry, Softball 1996...................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1996.............. Meggan Toohey, Cross Country 1997................................Stacy Hughes, Softball 1997........................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1997.......................Jenny Adams, Track & Field

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1997....................................... Wade Morrell, Golf 1997................................. Jeff Norman, Football 1997............................. Wes Gallagher, Football 1997...................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1998...............................Diane Seng, Basketball 1998................................. Taylor Ralph, Baseball 1998......................................Amy Ayers, Softball 1998.......................Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1998............................. Wes Gallagher, Football 1999...............................Diane Seng, Basketball 1999...................Collin Carmichael, Basketball 1999............................. Adnan Hadzialic, Tennis 1999........................................Shane Sewell, Golf 1999............................. Wes Gallagher, Football 1999..................Kevin Boucher, Cross Country 1999................ Steven Gordon, Cross Country 2000...............................Diane Seng, Basketball 2000..................................Janet Holt, Basketball 2000...................Collin Carmichael, Basketball 2000................................Brandy Henry, Softball 2000.............................Mirza Duranovic, Tennis 2000..............................Nick Solomon, Football 2001..................................Janet Holt, Basketball 2001........................... Grant Swallows, Football 2001............................... Kara Gilbert, Volleyball 2001........................................Julie Tryon, Soccer 2002..................................Janet Holt, Basketball 2002................................. Brent Jolly, Basketball 2002.........................LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2002..................Stephanie Ward, Track & Field 2002...................................... Alexis Boyd, Soccer 2002............................... Kara Gilbert, Volleyball 2002...................................... Trey Perry, Football 2003......................... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2003 ........................LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2003...................................... Alexis Boyd, Soccer 2004......................... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track

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2004.................................... Brett Vavra, Football 2004............................Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2005...................................... Eric Anderson, Golf 2005........................... Michelle Brigano, Soccer 2005................................Jess Seyfert, Volleyball 2005............................Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2005....................................Jon Mahan, Football 2006........................Leah Watson, Track & Field 2006................................... Beth Boden, Softball 2006....................................Jon Mahan, Football 2007................................... Beth Boden, Softball 2007................................Taylor Askew, Football 2007.................... Bradley Thompson, Football 2008................................... Beth Boden, Softball 2008........................Stephanie Fischer, Softball 2008...........................Thomas Nelson, Baseball 2008............................Keri Coulthard, CC/Track 2008................................Taylor Askew, Football 2008.................... Bradley Thompson, Football 2008................................... Kathryn Lally, Soccer 2008....................................Taren Brown, Soccer 2008...............................Teresa Craig, Volleyball 2009...............................Frank Davis, Basketball 2009......................................Keri Light, CC/Track 2009.........................Stephanie Place, CC/Track 2009...........................Lacie Coquerille, Softball 2009...............................Teresa Craig, Volleyball 2009................................Taylor Askew, Football 2010......................................Lee Henry, Baseball 2010..........................Chad Oberacker, Baseball 2010...........................Lacie Coquerille, Softball 2010.............................................Josh Simer, Golf 2011...........................Lacie Coquerille, Softball Total honors since1985.......................107

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s p o rt s m e d i c i n e Responsible for providing medical coverage, recognition and treatment of injuries, and rehabilitation for all 14 intercollegiate teams and more than 300 student-athletes. Tennessee Tech’s Sports Medicine department provides some of the most complete and advanced care available.

Joe

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v Director of Sports Medicine

His first full-time position was Assistant Athletic Trainer at LaSalle University prior to joining the Tech staff. After seven years at TTU, he accepted a position in 1999 with the CRMC Joe Erdeljac was named in July 2008 as Head Athletic Trainer at Tennessee Tech as Head Athletic Trainer for Upperman High School in Baxter. University. Erdeljac previously served as an During his time with CRMC, he was a volunteer athletic Assistant Athletic Trainer at Tennessee Tech trainer at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colofor seven years, and worked for nine years rado Springs, working with the basketball teams and other with high school athletes for the Cookeville Olympic team members. A member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Regional Medical Center. (NATA), he is also in the Southeastern Athletic Trainers Asso Erdeljac was at Tech from 1992 to 1999. During that time, he was the Athletics Trainer for the men’s basket- ciation (SEATA) and recently completed a term as president of the Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society (TATS). ball team and worked with the student-athletes on all of Tech’s teams. He was recently re-appointed by the governor to the A native of West Virginia, Erdeljac began his career in 1988 while an undergraduate at the University of West Virginia. Upon graduation with Tennessee Board of Athletic Trainers, a post he’ll fill through a bachelor’s degree in Science and Physical Education, he took a gradu- 2014. Joe and his wife, Jessica, have one daughter, Riley Grace, ate assistant position at Austin Peay and received his master’s degree in born on December 15, 2008. 1989.

Assistant Athletic Trainers earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from East Carolina University where he worked with the football, volleyball and baseball teams, and also with high school teams in the area. He served as a graduate assistant in athletics at Chattanooga for two years. Prior to beginning his collegiate studies, Fox had more than 10 years of service in the U.S. Army, spending his time on active duty as a paratrooper and combat medic. He was in Operation Iraqi Freedom II from 2003 to 2005.

ADAM GRAHAM --

Upton Dabney

Jake Fox

Adam Graham

UPTON DABNEY --

Upton Dabney joined the athletic training staff at Tennessee Tech in 2008 after serving five years at Oregon Tech where he personally handled all of the sports medicine needs for the school’s 11-sport athletic program. A graduate of Morristown (Tenn.) East High School, he earned a degree from the Tennessee Institute of Electronics, worked for several years in the computer field, and in 1992 joined the U.S. Air Force where he worked in the medical field at Offutt AFB (Neb.) for four years. In 1996, Dabney returned to school for athletic training at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and worked at the University of Nebraska Medical School. He transferred to East Tennessee State in 1998, serving as a student athletic trainer before earning his bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training in 2001. He spent one year at Emporia (Kan.) State beginning graduate studies, then interned at Jacksonville (Fla.) University and finished a master’s degree in physical education while at The Citadel (SC) in 2003-04.

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Jake Fox, a graduate assistant athletic trainer at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for two years, became an assistant athletics trainer at Tennessee Tech University in 2010. Fox earned his masters degree in clinical exercise physiology while at Chattanooga, receiving it in May. A native of Canandaigua, N.Y., Fox

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Adam Graham joined the Sports Medicine staff in 2011 as assistant athletic trainer. A graduate of Western Carolina with a master’s degree from West Virginia, Graham is a native of Chapel Hill, N.C., and a 2008 graduate of Western Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. As a student athletic trainer, he worked with the Catamount football and women’s basketball teams. During his time as an undergraduate, he also spent one summer in an internship position with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, working with the Bradenton Pirates in the Gulf Coast League. He also served in volunteer positions at the North Carolina State High School cross country and wrestling championships, and the Kentucky Bluegrass Games. As part of the WCU Athletic Training program, Graham had a stronghold on the department’s annual honors, winning the Outstanding Sophomore, Junior and Senior awards. After graduation, he spent one year in an internship position at Georgia Tech where he worked primarily with the Yellowjacket football team. His coverage also included working with the cross country and track teams, and the cheerleading squad. During 2010-11, Graham worked toward his master’s degree and served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at West Virginia University. His coverage with Mountaineer teams was with the baseball, cross country, track and football teams. He holds membership in several regional associations, and is also a member of the National Athletic Ali Chuck Trainers’ Association.

Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

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s p o rt s m e d i c i n e Dr. Richard WILLIAMS Team Physician

Dr. Richard Williams, M.S., M.D., serves as the Team Physician for Tennessee Tech student-athletes. A physician at Mid-State Sports Medicine, Dr. Williams has specialized in sports medicine throughout his professional medical career, including experience with high school, college, Olympic and professional athletes. He understands sports medicine from an athlete’s point of view, participating on track and field and basketball teams during his high school and collegiate careers. A 1975 graduate of Crawfordsville (Ind.) High School, Dr. Williams also spent one year as a foreign exchange student in West Germany. He graduated Cum Laude (A.B.) from Dartmouth College, and went on to earn an M.S. degree in Medical and Molecular Genetics from Indiana University, and an M.D. from the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Williams worked with the Indianapolis Colts training camp and provided volunteer medical support for high school soccer and football teams in Indianapolis during his senior year in medical school, and also served as a research assistant at the Methodist Sports Medicine Center. During his residency at the University of Cincinnati Hospitals, Dr. Williams provided coverage for local high school and college football teams, and worked extensively with the University of Cincinnati athletic teams. He earned an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship with Kentucky Sports Medicine in Lexington, and during the 1994-95 season was the team physician at Eastern Kentucky University, including primary game coverage in football and basketball, and training room coverage for all sports. Since 1995, Dr. Williams has been in practice in the Upper Cumberland. He has assumed primary responsibility, training room care and game coverage and injury treatment for all of Tennessee Tech’s athletic programs along with area high schools.

Dr. James TALMAGE Consultant

Dr. James Talmage, M.D., has over a decade of providing a variety of services to Tennessee Tech’s more than 300 student-athletes as general practitioner and consultant to the sports medicine staff. Currently a physician at the Occupational Health Center, Dr. Talmage moved to Cookeville in 1979 and has worked closely with the Tech sports medicine staff since 1987. While working with all men and women athletes, his primary area is the women’s basketball program. After graduating with a degree in Physiology from The Ohio State University in 1968, he was Summa Cum Laude in 1972 from the OSU medical school. He is Board Certified both in orthopedic surgery and in emergency medicine, and among his published works and lectures have been numerous items relating to athletic injuries and sports medicine.

Medical Support Staff

Physical Therapy for Student-Athletes TTU/CRMC Golden Eagle Sports Medicine Therapy Center is located inside the east side of Tucker Stadium on the TTU campus. The center specializes in athletic and orthopedic injuries and creates a convenient way for students, faculty and staff to attend physical therapy without leaving campus. The center is operated by a community partnership between Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Tennessee Tech, and is also open to members of the community.

Dr. Clark Childress Team Dentist

Dr. Mike Huddleston Team Optometrist

Eric Tarsi is the physical therapist for the TTU/CRMC Golden Eagle Sports Medicine Therapy Center. Tarsi comes to Cookeville with nearly 10 years experience in sports medicine, physical therapy and rehabilitation, most recently having worked for a year in Nashville at Lean Physical Therapy. Prior to that, he spent a year in the Monterey/ San Jose region of California as a traveling physical therapist, working mainly in home health and acute care. A native of Kingsford, Mich., Tarsi graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2002 with his M.S. in Physical Therapy after completing his undergraduate degree at GVSU in Health Sciences. Tarsi is engaged to Katie Reber; the couple resides in Cookeville and plans to marry in June of 2012. To make an appointment, Tarsi will be reached at the center by calling (931) 783-2463.

Dr. William C. Francis Athletic Training Complex Tennessee Tech University’s athletic training complex was renamed the Dr. William C. Francis Student Therapy/Athletic Training Complex on November 7, 1992, in recognition of the dedicated, long-time team physician who was instrumental in the health care of all Tech student-athletes for 35 years. The state-of-the-art facility is located in the east side of Tucker Stadium. A 1953 Tech graduate who served as the football team’s captain and was president of the student body, Dr. Francis was inducted into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1984. Dr. Francis passed away on October 13, 1996.

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s t re n g t h & C o n d i t i o n i n g Emphasizing Player Development

The Tennessee Tech strength and conditioning program is a blend of science, technology, nutrition and one-on-one attention to each athlete. Golden Eagle student-athletes make a year-round commitment to physically preparing to play their sport at the highest level. At TTU, a program is tailored to match each student-athlete’s individual needs with the sport-specific physical demands. This includes strength, speed, power, agility, flexibility, metabolic conditioning and motivation. This combination allows Tennessee Tech’s student-athletes to better reach their specific goals. Another major focus of the strength staff is the development of sport-specific speed, agility and conditioning.

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Chip Pugh is in his fifth year as Tennessee Tech’s strength and conditioning head coach. He oversees the physical development of student-athletes in all 14 sports, providing support in building toward championships. Pugh served three years in the same position at Winthrop University where he created and developed a highly successful strength and conditioning program that helped win 12 conference championships. An alumnus of Ohio University, he was an offensive lineman on the football team while earning a bachelor’s degree in sport industry and a master’s degree in physical education. Pugh believes that the qualities that athletes can develop in strength and conditioning will not only aid in their athletic development, but will also help them build quality character components necessary for life. A native of Parkersburg, W. Va., he began his coaching career at his alma mater as an assistant strength and conditioning coach where he primarily worked with men’s and women’s track, men’s and women’s swimming,

and women’s soccer. He also assisted coach Ethan Reeve, currently the head strength and conditioning coach at Wake Forest, with football while at Ohio. After leaving Ohio University he became the head strength and conditioning coach for football at Marietta (Ohio) College, where he also worked as an assistant football coach. Additionally, during his two years at Marietta College he also served as a campus minister to the college. Pugh is a certified member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches’ Association. He also holds the Club Coach certification through USA Weightlifting. He is a Level-I certified CrossFit trainer and conducts personal training classes open to the public using the CrossFit methods. Chip and his wife, the former Nicole Carey, were married July 29, 2000. They live in Cookeville, where they are active in sprint triathlons and CrossFit. The couple has one daughter, Rory Love Pugh, born October 16, 2010.

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s t re n g t h & C o n d i t i o n i n g Development of Core Strength Imagine the body is a 3-link chain with the head and arms being one link, the torso/trunk being the second link and the legs being the third link. If the core link (trunk/torso) is weak or inflexible, there is little chance of maximizing potential because all body movement stems from the core. Train using ground-based, multi-joint lifting versus machine lifting Most athletes participate in stand up power sports using many muscle groups at once. The emphasis of training should be on total body athleticism and flexibility rather than having body weight supported by a machine and forcing isolation of just one muscle group. By incorporating ground-based lifts and exercises that focus on the total body, the athlete becomes more prepared to use their whole body in sport skills. Train for Power (which results in increased speed) Power = (Mass Moved x Distance)/time. The less time it takes to move a mass a certain distance, the higher the output. As seen in the above formula, an increase in speed of movements results in an increase in power.

By taking advantage of expert instruction, Golden Eagle student-athletes are afforded every opportunity to maximize their athletic potential

Assistant Strength Coaches

Train Athleticism Many factors are included in athleticism: strength, power, speed, agility, flexibility, coordination, fitness level and mental toughness are just a few. It is the goal to maximize an athlete’s overall athleticism. Rich Froning Train as a Team When teams train together, it provides another opportunity to develop chemistry, teamwork, leadership skills and a competitive environment. Within this competitive environment, teams can work on mental toughness, attacking the weights and maintaining a positive attitude. By enabling athletes to work on these things as a team, it helps to promote a stronger sense of unity, therefore making it harder to “fold” under pressure. Make workouts short and intense There are many philosophies on how to get athletes stronger, faster and more flexible. But, when combined, these philosophies have the same three underlying principles: a) The workouts should be highly organized b) The workouts should be short in duration c) The workouts should be extremely intense

Elijah Muhammad

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The following are recommendations for athletes concerning days and times of strength trainig (including warmups): * In-season: 3 days / week; 30-40 minutes/workout * Post-season: 3-4 days / week; 45-60 minutes/workout * Pre-season: 4 days / week; 50-60 minutes/workout 2 0 1 1 F T H E FA S T E S T 6 0 M I N U T E S I N F O O T B A L L

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Hall of fame 1975 Inductees Preston V. (Putty) Overall (1923-67)--Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball Creed Denton McClure (1937-39)--Football, Track B. Holmes Neal (1937-39)--Football Tom Fann (1950-52)--Football James Dearing Miller (1920-25)--Football 1976 Inductees Malcolm P. Quillen (1930-33)--Baseball, Football Raymond H. (Bull) Brown (1933-37)--Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track Elwin W. (Wink) Midgett (1930-34)--Baseball, Basketball, Football Sidney McGee (1939-68)--Sports Information Emmett T. Strickland (1933-36)--Football, Baseball, Basketball 1977 Inductees Hooper Eblen (1941-74)--Basketball, Baseball, Football, Track, Tennis, Golf Kenneth Sidwell (1955-56)--Basketball Joe B. Sills (1927-31)--Football, Baseball, Basketball Wilburn Tucker (1941-67)--Baseball, Football Eddie Watson (1922-28)--Football, Baseball, Basketball 1978 Inductees Benton Bilbrey (1940-43)--Track, Football, Baseball Huland Draper (1937-40)--Baseball, Basketball Jack Van Hooser (1951-54)--Football, Baseball Lonnie Warwick (1961-63)--Football Homer (Rudy) Schmittou (1959-62)--Football, Track 1979 Inductees Carl S. (Cotton) Barlow (1936-39)--Football, Baseball Tom Chilton (1956-57)--Track William Dupes (1949-51)--Football James S. Hagan (1957-60)--Basketball Flavious Smith (1948-52)--Football, Basketball

1984 Inductees Edward F. Etzel (1971-74)--Rifle William C. Francis (1949-52)--Football Don Cook (1948-51)--Baseball, Basketball Tommy Hackler (1959-60)--Football Edd Zegarski (1942, 1947-48)--Football, Track 1985 Inductees Earl Carrier (1929-34)--Football, Baseball, Basketball Ray Carter (1970-73)--Rifle Homer Hamdorff (1936-39)--Football, Baseball, Basketball Charles (Chuck) Kriese (1970-72)--Tennis 1986 Inductees Glen (Pete) Davis (1938-42)--Basketball, Football Elois Grooms (1972-75)--Football Mike Hennigan (1971-72)--Football Ron Shumate (1957-61)--Baseball, Basketball 1987 Inductees R.L. Highers (1940-43)--Football, Baseball Basketball Frank Jones (1972-76)--Basketball L.C. (Lusk) Stubblefield (1938-42)--Football Baseball 1988 Inductees Everett Derryberry (1940-74)--Administration Herbie Merritt (1956-59)--Basketball Dana Winningham (1972-75)--Football Kenneth (Moe) Wright (1955-57)--Football

1989 Inductees Noble Cody (1952-90)--Athletics James M. Gaylor (1951, 1955-57)--Football, Baseball Gayle Burgess-Hastings (1975-76)--Basketball James G. (Red) Jarell (1944, 46-49)--Football, Basketball 1980 Inductees 1990 Inductees Albert Jobe (1927-30)--Football, Baseball, L.D. (Speedy) Carden (1946-50)--Basketball, Football Basketball, Track Pam Chambers-Compton (1976-80)--Basketball Jim Ragland (1960-63)--Football Bobby Nichols (1960-63)--Golf Marshall (Stick) Taylor (1953-56)--Football, Basketball Johnny Oldham (1955-64)--Basketball David C. Williamson (1927-33)--Football, Basketball Larry Schreiber (1966-69)--Football 1991 Inductees Ray Drost (1958-64)--Football, Baseball 1981 Inductees Ron Filipek (1964-67)--Basketball Frank R. Adams (1927-31)--Football Rod M. Fitz-Randolph (1976-80)--Rifle Lowell Smith (1958-61)--Football Joseph (J.R.) Mulvihill (1967-69)--Football James A. Carlen (1924-27)--Athletics 1992 Inductees 1982 Inductees Robert Aylward (1970-73)--Rifle David Baxter (1958-61)--Football Jerilynn Harper (1979-82)--Basketball Kenneth Broyles (1951-53)--Football Jim Harrison (1943-49)--Baseball, Football Bannis Norris (1931-35)--Basketball, Baseball Marynell Meadors (1970-86)--Basketball, Virgil Rains (1949, 1952-54)--Football Volleyball Ray Thomas (1957-60)--Football 1993 Inductees 1983 Inductees Marc Burnett (1977-82)--Basketball Edward Gracey (1939-42)--Golf, Football, Track Dr. William Headrick (1941-43)--Basketball, Baseball Gordon Mason (1957-61)--Football Pam Cassity Smith (1973-77)--Basketball Charles Pangle (1943-45)--Football, Basketball, Don Wade (1968-82)--Football Baseball W. J. Shumaker (1957-59)--Football 1994 Inductees Jim Youngblood (1968-72)--Football Murray Cunningham (1973-76)--Football Don J. Henderson (1946-49)--Football, Baseball Ed Hooper (1940-1998)--Athletics Hubie Smith Jr. (1950-56)--Golf

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Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

1995 Inductees Ed Burns (1975-79)--Football Kurt Fitz-Randolph (1976-80)--Rifle Rodney Moore (1975-79)--Track 1996 Inductees Eldon Burgess (1962-96) and Gene Davidson (1962-98)--Broadcasting Wayne Pack (1970-73)--Basketball Kim Tunnell-Suiter (1982-85)--Volleyball Mike Winchester (1972-75)--Baseball

Raymond Brown....................................1933-1937 Hooper Eblen.........................................1941-1974 Tom Fann...............................................1950-1952 P.V. Overall.............................................1923-1967 Emmett Strickland.................................1933-1936 Wilburn Tucker.......................................1941-1967 Star Wood..............................................1950-1951 Jim Youngblood.....................................1968-1972 Bill Dupes...............................................1954-1962

OVC Hall of Fame

1997 Inductees Wayne Anderson (1977-80)--Football Donley Canary (1973-77)--Baseball Jim Newkirk (1980-89)--Rifle Cheryl Taylor (1983-87)--Basketball 1998 Inductees Juan Escudero (1986-88)--Tennis Bruce Harris (1955-57)--Basketball Bob Joye (1967-80)--Football Derek Lane (1984-87)--Baseball 1999 Inductees Jim Cornelius (1985-88)--Golf Johnny Donnelly (1989-98)--Supporter Melinda Clayton Hatfield (1986-90)--Basketball Elaine Proffitt Keagle (1978-82)--Rifle 2000 Inductees Bill Branch (1949-52)--Football, Baseball C. Stephen Lynn (1966-69)--Tennis Melanie Marshall (1986-89)--Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Golf John D. Wall (1950-53)--Track Lana Ward (1987-90)--Rifle 2001 Inductees Matt Bulow (1987-90)--Tennis, Paralympics Angela Moorehead (1988-91)-- Basketball Matt Stark (1977-80)--Rifle 2002 Inductees John Fitzpatrick (1969-72)--Football Todd Kemp (1985-88)--Baseball Roschelle Vaughn (1990-92)--Basketball 2003 Inductees Becky Murray Isom (1982-85)--Volleyball Stephen Kite, Sr. (1982-86)--Basketball Steve Moore(1968-83)--Athletics Trainer Raymond Slonena, Sr. (1980-84)--Rifle Barry Wilmore (1982-85)--Football 2004 Inductees Anthony Avery (1986-90)--Basketball Beth Keylon (1992-94)--Softball Andrea Roark (1990-93)--Softball Delores Wheatley (1969-2004)--Academics 2005 Inductees Leonard “Sonny” Allen (1951-54)--Football Scott Baerns (1985-88)--Baseball David Mays (1974-98)--Baseball Coach 2006 Inductees Shawn Monday Smith (1986-90)--Basketball Cecilia Ramsey Fisher (1988-91)--Basketball Angelo Volpe (1987-2000)--President Melanie Gray Walker (1991-95--Golf Bill Worrell (1981-2006)--Basketball Coach

Dr. Thurston Banks.................................1974-2006 Raymond Brown....................................1933-1937 Dr. Everett Derryberry............................1943-1974 Hooper Eblen.........................................1941-1974 David Larimore.......................................1977-2004 David Mays.............................................1974-1999 Marynell Meadors..................................1970-1986 Bobby Nichols..................................XXXXXXX-2008 Johnny Oldham......................................1955-1964 P.V. Overall.............................................1923-1967 Malcolm Quillen.....................................1930-1933 Dr. Arliss Roaden....................................1974-1985 Wilburn Tucker.......................................1941-1967 Angelo Volpe..........................................1987-2000 Don Wade..............................................1966-1982 Bill Worrell.............................................1980-2006

College Football Hall of Fame Jim Youngblood.....................................1968-1972

2007 Inductees Dr. Thurston Banks (1973-2006)--Administrator Stacy Hughes Britt (19866-89)--Softball Dr. David Larimore (1976-2006)--Administrator Eddie Scott (1951-54)--Football, Track Ryan Weeks (1986-89)--Football 2008 Inductees Chris Hedman (1986-90)--Tennis Mark Maberry (1994-97)--Baseball John “Shakey” McClellan (1964-2007)--Supporter Rachel Melchiorre (1994-97)--Volleyball Tom Pack (1996-99)--Golf 2009 Inductees Dena Adams Fairley (1995-98)--Cross Country, Track Jim Bishop (1967-71)--Football, Baseball John Moorhead (1955-59)--Football, Track Tony Stone (1955-59/67-73)--Football/Coach Branon Vaughn (1995-99)--Football 2010 Inductees Steve Hawkins (1984-87)--Baseball Diane Seng Haynes (1996-2000)--Basketball, Volleyball, Track Brandy Henry Kleeman (1999-2000)--Softball Gene Palmer (1956-60)--Cross Country, Track

A period of 10 years must pass after they complete their eligibility before athletes can be nominated for the Tech Sports Hall of Fame. Nominations are due each year by June 30.

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individual honors

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Woman of the Year

Man of the Year

1991 - Dana Scott (Basketball) 1992 - Cecilia Ramsey (Basketball) 1993 - Bonnie Zoss (Volleyball/Track/BB) 1994 - Beth Keylon (Softball) 1995 - Taunya Lovelace (Basketball) 1996 - Merrie Robin Caldwell (CC/Track) 1997 - Dena Adams (Track/CC) 1998 - Rachel Melchiorre (Volleyball) 1999 - Amber Clark (Basketball) 2000 - Diane Seng (Basketball/Volleyball) and Collin Carmichael (Basketball) 2001 - Rachael Gobble (Basketball) and Adrienne Fortmann (Softball) 2002- Janet Holt (Basketball) 2003 - LeeAnne Mongar (Softball) 2004 - Alexis Boyd (Soccer) and Andrea Brown (Basketball) 2005 - Laura Sidorowicz (Volleyball) 2006 - Anne Morrow (Volleyball) 2007 - Kayla Garrison (Golf) 2008 - Beth Boden (Softball) 2009 - Kappy Lang (Volleyball) 2010 - Teresa Craig (Volleyball) 2011 - Brooke Mayo (Soccer)

1993 - Ben Holt (Baseball) 1994 - Mike Kinney (Baseball) 1995 - Willie Queen (Football) 1996 - Gerald Bentley (Football) 1997 - Robert Taylor (Football) 1998 - Jeff Norman (Football) 1999 - T.J. Christian (Football) 2000 - Wes Gallagher (Football) 2001 - Larrie Smith (Basketball) 2002- Grant Swallows (Football) 2003 - Brent Jolly (Basketball) 2004 - Luis Aquerrevere (Tennis) 2005 - Brett Vavra (Football) 2006 - David McMahan (Football) 2007 - Anthony Ash (Football) 2008 - Thomas Nelson (Baseball) 2009 - Bradley Thompson (Football) 2010 - Josh Simer (Golf) 2011 - Kelechi Ordu (Football)

An Honored Staff Tory Acheson - Softball OVC Coach of the Year - 2003, 2006 John Blair - Women’s Volleyball OVC Coach of the Year - 2008 Matt Bragga - Baseball TBCA Coach of the Year - 2009 OVC Coach of the Year - 2010 Bill Branch - Women’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 1994 Jennie Gilbert - Volleyball OVC Coach of the Year - 1997 David Green - Athletic Trainer TATS Trainer of the Year - 1994 Frank Harrell - Men’s Basketball TSWA Coach of the Year - 1991 Bobby Holloway - Softball OVC Coach of the Year - 1994

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Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year

Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year

1994 - Beth Keylon (Softball) 1995 - Taunya Lovelace (Basketball) 1996 - Stacy Hughes (Softball) 1997 - Diane Seng (Basketball) 1998 - Diane Seng (Basketbal/VB/Track) 1999 - Diane Seng (Basketball/Volleyball) 2000 - Diane Seng (Basketball/Volleyball) 2001 - Janet Holt (Basketball) 2002 - Janet Holt (Basketball) and Lupita Hernandez (Tennis) 2003 - Stephanie Dallmann (Softball) 2004 - Lori Bayless (Softball) 2005 - Emily Christian (Basketball) 2006 - Bonnie Bynum (Softball) and Emily Christian (Basketball) 2007 - Bonnie Bynum (Softball) and Beth Boden (Softball) 2008 - Stephanie Fischer (Softball) 2009 - Stephanie Place (CC and Track) 2010 - Tacarra Hayes (Basketball) 2011 - Tacarra Hayes (Basketball) and Leah Meffert (Volleyball)

1994 - Mike Jones (Football) 1995 - Greg Bibb (Basketball) 1996 - Michael Penix (Football) 1997 - Mark Maberry (Baseball) 1998 - Andre Caballero (Football) 1999 - Branon Vaughn (Football) 2000 - Branon Vaughn (Football) 2001 - Chad Evitts (Football) 2002 - Grant Swallows (Football) 2003 - Casey Benjamin (Baseball) 2004 - Willie Jenkins (Basketball) 2005 - Willie Jenkins (Basketball) and Frank Omiyale (Football) 2006 - Scott Stallings (Golf) 2007 - Scott Stallings (Golf) 2008 - Larry Shipp (Football) 2009 - A.J. Kirby-Jones (Baseball) 2010 - A.J. Kirby-Jones (Baseball) and Chad Oberacker (Baseball) 2011 - Zac Swansey (Basketball)

Tech Athletics staff members have won many honors and awards since 1986 Tom Kelly - Rifle OVC Coach of the Year - 2001 Jeff Lebo - Men’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 2000, 2001, 2002 Barry Lewis - Men’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 2008 David Mays - Baseball OVC Coach of the Year -1993, 1995, 1997 Sytia Messer - Women’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year, 2011 George Moody - Rifle OVC Coach of the Year - 2002, 2003 Bobby Nichols - Men’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 1990, 2005 Bobby Nichols - Women’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 2000, 2001 Steve Payne - Men’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 2006

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Jim Ragland - Football OVC Coach of the Year - 1992, 1993 Rob Schabert - Sports Information TTU Outstanding Professional - 2004 Qasim Sheikh - Women’s Soccer OVC Coach of the Year - 1998 Randy Smith - Men’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 1991, 1992, 1999, 2006 Randy Smith - Women’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 1999 Mike Sutton - Men’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 2005 BWAA Most Courageous, 2006 NSC Kaia Jergenson Courage Award, 2006 Bill Worrell - Women’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 1987, 1990, 1992, 2000 Bill Worrell - Men’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 1986

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t h e u p p e r c u m b e rl a n d PICTURESQUE VIEWS:

Two of America’s most picturesque lakes can be found within a short drive of Cookeville. Dale Hollow Lake is just to the north, while Center Hill Lake (shown here) is just south of town.

NICE WEATHER:

The Cookeville area enjoys a mild climate throughout the year, perfect for the abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. January: average high 53F, average low - 38F, July: average high 89F, average low 67F Annual average precipitation: 51 inches Annual average snowfall: 8 inches

CLOSE TO EVERYBODY: Tennessee Tech is less than a day’s drive from almost half of the USA. Mileage to Tech: Nashville (78), Chattanooga (95), Knoxville (102), Atlanta (210), Birmingham (238), Louisville (247), Cincinnati (250), Memphis (289), Indianapolis (357), Tallahassee (397), St. Louis (399), Detroit (525), Cleveland (529), Chicago (547), Orlando (646), New Orleans (648), ESPN Studios (933)

Tennessee Tech University Athletics Mission Statement The mission of Tennessee Technological University Intercollegiate Athletics, based upon and consistent with the university’s mission, is to encourage student scholarship and sportsmanship with emphasis placed on helping studentathletes make appropriate progress toward completion of their chosen academic degree programs and become productive members of society. The TTU Intercollegiate Athletics Program serves as a rallying point for the university as well as a public relations outlet for university activities by striving to bring positive recognition to TTU through a program built on concepts including excellence, integrity, and enthusiasm.

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Academic integrity is a key element in athletic decisions, thus ensuring that the educational values, practices, and the university’s mission set the standard for the program. TTU’s athletic program strives for student-athlete excellence in competition and in the academic setting. TTU seeks to field disciplined and competitive athletic teams dedicated to observing sportsmanship and applicable rules, to providing quality athletic training and medical support to intercollegiate athletics, and to supporting the general welfare of student-athletes. The TTU Intercollegiate Athletics Program focuses on the overall development of all persons participating in athletics. Ethical conduct and good sportsmanship are pro-

moted among faculty and students, alumni and friends, athletics department staff, and student-athletes. The program adheres to the policies, rules, and guidelines of the National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAA), the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC), and the institution. Intercollegiate Athletics is as supportive of women as of men and as supportive of those in the minority as those in the majority. The program is committed to complying with Title IX regulations. Intercollegiate Athletics provides opportunities to eligible persons without regard to age, gender, color, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

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SCHABERT v Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Information and Broadcasting St. Cloud State, 1977 Heading into his 30th year on the Tennessee Tech athletics staff, Rob Schabert is assistant athletics director for sports information and broadcasting. He joined the Tech staff on Sept. 8, 1982, and has been going full-speed ever since, working not only in publicizing Tech’s studentathletes and staff but also in promotions and marketing for the athletics department. In September 2008 he was inducted into the Hall of Distinction at Minnesota State University (Mankato). An active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), he has attended the organization’s annual workshop in 29 of his 35 years in the profession. He has served on numerous CoSIDA committees, including Ethics, Academic All-America and Writing, and he currently serves on the Olympic Liaison Committee. In 2004, he was voted winner of the university’s Outstanding Professional Award, and in July 2005 was promoted to his current title. A tireless worker, Schabert has won dozens of national publications and writing awards, including “Best in the Nation” from USA Volleyball for his annual media guide six times. Schabert, 55, has established several programs within the department. He created the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in 1987 and initiated the President’s Awards program in 1991. He also established the Woman of the Year/Man of the Year awards along with the Outstanding Male and Female Athlete awards. He is active in the TTU Sports Hall of Fame selection process and serves as the emcee of the annual Hall of Fame Dinner. Schabert has promoted the selection of numerous Tech Academic All-Americans and is extremely active in promoting both the academic and athletic accomplishments of Tech’s student-athletes. Another wing of his operation is the day-to-day production and operations of the vast Tech athletics web site, TTUsports.com. Rob and his staff also serve as the hosts to all media attending athletics events on campus. Over the past several years, many of the interns who have worked for Schabert have moved into full-time positions in the Sports Information profession at a wide variety of colleges and universities, including Appalachian State, UAB, Xavier, Idaho, Texas State and the University of New Mexico. A Minnesota native who learned the trade under the guidance of his father, Bob (a long-time Minnesota Sportswriter), Rob earned his bachelor’s degree in mass communications from St. Cloud (Minn.) State University in 1977, spent one year in the Minnesota Twins public relations office, and was SID for five years at Mankato State University. He was a charter member of the St. Cloud chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, the Society of Professional Journalist. In 2002, Rob was a volunteer with the Salt Lake Olympic Committee as a member of the Press Operations staff. Rob and his wife, Joan, have two grown children who are also in the public relation business -- Matt (Morehead State sports information) and Kristen (U.S. Army public affairs). They also have one grandson, Jacob.

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Sports Information Assistants Nick Burns, 26, joined the Tennessee Tech Sports Information staff in July of 2010 and is in his second season on the staff. He is the primary contact for volleyball, women's basketball and baseball, and the secondary contact for tennis. A native of Bloomington, Minn., he is a 2007 graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications with a public relations emphasis. As an undergraduate, Burns was a reporter for the campus newspaper covering the men's and women's track and field and golf teams and writing feature stories. He also worked in the school’s athletic communications office helping with gameday services and writing. From 2007 to 2009, Burns was a graduate assistant in the MSU athletic communications office, serving as the primary contact for the volleyball and women's basketball teams for two seasons, and the softball, men's and women's track and field and tennis teams for one season. He produced publications, was the in-game statistician for all Maverick home events, updated the athletic website and filled in as guest host of the weekly Maverick Magazine radio show. During the 2008-09 women's basketball season, Burns served as the primary contact when the team won the Division II NCAA National Championship in San Antonio. He has also worked at the WCHA Final Five. Tommy Dillard, 25, joined the Tech Sports Information staff in July after serving as sports editor of the Murray Ledger & Times. Dillard served as the beat writer covering Murray State athletics and coordinated coverage of the university as well as several high schools. He was also responsible for page and section design, photography and web site maintenance. At Tech, Dillard will handle several aspects of media relations for the athletics department, including the production of publications, press releases and human interest articles. He will serve as the primary sports information contact for the soccer and men’s basketball teams, as well as the golf, cross country and track teams. Prior to being named the sports editor of the newspaper in Murray in 2010, Dillard served three years as assistant sports editor covering local high school athletics. He has also worked for the Associated Press, covering Murray State home athletic events as well as non-sports-related work. Dillard has earned numerous awards from the Kentucky Press Association. A native of Germantown, Tenn., Tommy graduated from Murray State in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He married the former Elaine Kight on June 11. Brandon Goodwin, a 2010 graduate

of Tennessee Tech, has returned to his alma mater to work with the TTU Sports Information staff. He will work in new media, coordinating social media efforts, blogs, and radio and video broadcasts. A native of Lenoir City, Tenn., Goodwin, 23, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communications and pre-law with an emphasis in sports media. During his tenure at TTU, Goodwin served as sports editor for The Oracle, Tech’s weekly student newspaper, where he covered each of Tech’s then 16 intercollegiate teams. He also held the title of assistant sports editor of The Eagle, the TTU yearbook, and was a disc jockey on WTTU 88.5 fm in Cookeville. Goodwin worked as an undergraduate student in the sports information department from 2007-2010 while attending Tech. His responsibilities ranged from writing and designing media guides to public address and radio broadcasts. He serves as one of the voices of the Golden Eagle Sports Network, providing sideline color and information during football broadcasts.

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following tech WELCOME to GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL

The Sports Information staff provides information about the student-athletes and staff of Tennessee Tech’s 14 intercollegiate teams. The staff works hard to make following the Golden Eagles as easy as possible for media and fans, including daily updates on TTUsports.com, game notes, email newsletter, Facebook and Twitter updates, and this media guide. The information in this guide was accurate as of July 20. We encourage you to check TTUsports.com for the Fall Camp Notebook to keep up with changes. As always, if there is something else you need, please ask us!

2011 Travel details / Road headquarters Persons wishing to travel to away contests in the official Tech media vehicle should contact the Sports Information Office as soon as possible. Please remember space is limited. tSept. 2-3 at Iowa Charter flight / return immediately following game Friday night: Marriott 1200 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (319-393-6600) tSept. 16-17 at Eastern Illinois Charter bus / return immediately following game Friday night: Days Inn & Convention Center 300 Braodway, Mattoon, Ill. (217-234-8600) tSept. 30-31 at UT Martin Charter bus / return immediately following game Friday night: Paris Landing State Park 400 Lodge Road, Buchanan, Tenn. (800-250-8614) tOct. 28-29 at Jacksonville State Charter bus / return immediately following game Friday night: Courtyard Marriott 289 Colonial Drive, Oxford, Ala. (256-831-7995) tNov. 11-12 at Eastern Kentucky Charter bus / return immediately following game Friday night: Best Western / Lexington Conference Center 5532 Athens Boonesboro Road

Details for potential NCAA FCS post-season playoff games will be announced.

Driving directions to Tucker Stadium From points east and west on I-40: Take Willow Avenue exit (exit 286); turn north onto Willow Avenue and proceed three miles; the campus and Tucker Stadium will be on your right. From points north and south on SR 42/111: Exit at Cookeville/Algood exit and turn west onto 10th street; proceed three miles to Washington Avenue, and turn right; proceed 2/10 mile to 12th Street and turn left; after 1/2 mile, the campus and the stadium will be on your left. Media Parking: Unless other arrangements are made with the Sports Information office, all media parking is in the South Lot next to Eblen Center, about one block from Tucker Stadium.

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During The Week t WEEKLY LUNCHEON: Coach Watson Brown speaks each Monday at the Football Insider’s Lunch in the Eagles Nest of Eblen Center. Please contact the Sports Information Office if you would like to attend. No media filming will be allowed, but interviews can be arranged at the conclusion of the event. t PRACTICES: As a general rule, all Tech practices are open to the media and the public. The team works in the weight room each Sunday and Monday and is on the turf in Tucker Stadium Tuesday through Thursday. Please notify the Tech Sports Information office if you plan to atend practices. Television stations and photographers may shoot the 30 minutes of practice only. No post-practice interviews will be allowed without prior approval. t INTERVIEWS WITH COACH BROWN: Interviews with coach Watson Brown or his staff can be arranged by contacting the Sports Information Office. t PLAYER INTERVIEWS: All player interviews must be arranged through the Sports Information Office. This policy allows us to arrange a time that will not interfere with a student-athlete's academic schedule, which has top priority. No interviews will be granted in the day prior to any game. Please note: No player's phone number will be given out. t WEEKLY GAME NOTES: Tennessee Tech's Sports Information Office prepares and distributes weekly game notes, including statistics, records and game information. The release is distributed each Monday during the season by 8 p.m. The weekly game notes are available in PDF format on the Tech web site. t WEEKLY OVC TELECONFERENCE: Media are invited to call in each Tuesday during the season (Aug. 30 through Nov. 22) for the weekly OVC Coaches Teleconference. Tech’s Watson Brown will be the second coach on the conference call each week, beginning at 10:07 a.m. For call-in information, please contact the Tech Sports Information Office or the OVC Office. WEEKLY OVC COACH’S TELECONFERENCE CALL SCHEDULE (all times listed are Central) 9:55 a.m. Call opens/announcements 10:00 a.m. Chris Hatcher, Murray State 10:07 a.m. Watson Brown, Tennessee Tech 10:14 a.m. Bob Spoo, Eastern Illinois 10:21 a.m. Jack Crowe, Jacksonville State 10:28 a.m. Tony Samuel, Southeast Missouri 10:35 a.m. Rick Christophel, Austin Peay 10:42 a.m. Jason Simpson, UT Martin 10:49 a.m. Rod Reed, Tennessee State 10:56 a.m. Dean Hood, Eastern Kentucky

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following tech Covering Tech On Game Day For complete details on covering Tech, please contact the Sports Information office. t MEDIA PASSES: Press credentials for working media and photographers covering Tennessee Tech’s home football games will be handled by Rob Schabert, Sports Information Director. Tennessee Tech follows the guidelines set forth by the NCAA governing the issuance of credentials. Press box credentials will be issued to accredited sports writers of daily and weekly newspaper. Similarly, photo and sideline passes will be issued only to accredited members of the photo media working for newspapers, magazine and televisions stations. All press requests should be made to the TTU sports information office AT LEAST TWO DAYS prior to gameday and will be carefully screened to ensure a professional working atmosphere. Space is limited in the West press box, and seats will be assigned first to members of the media who cover Tech on a regular basis and to opponents’ media. Spouses, dates, pets and minors will not be permitted in the Tucker Stadium press box. All requests for media credentials should be directed to the Tennessee Tech Sports Information Office. The mailing address is P.O. Box 5057, Cookeville, TN 38505. You may call (931) 372-3088 or send and email to: sportsinfo@tntech. edu. t SIDELINES CONTROL: Tennessee Tech follows guidelines set forth by the NCAA in sideline control. The NCAA has established a sideline control policy to keep those areas free from congestion. Only those photographers on assignment will be given sideline passes. t PRESS BOX SERVICES: The Tennessee Tech press box is equipped with wireless and hard-wired Internet throughout the first and second levels. A member of the Sports Information staff will be available to answer questions and offer assistance. TTU uses “The Automated Scorebook” for football computerized statistics. Working media will receive a complete play-by-play, final team and individual statistics, drive sharts, quickie stats at the end of each quarter, a game day program, flip card and updated game notes. t PARKING SPACE: Media parking is located in the lot adjacent to Eblen Center, unless special provisions are needed for equipment. Parking passes should be requested with media passes. t BROADCAST BOOTHS: Radio booths and radio phone lines are reserved for Cookeville Communications radio and the officially designated visiting radio station. These booths are located on the upper level of the press box. A television booth is also available. t DRESSING ROOMS: Tennessee Tech occupies the dressing room located beneath the East (opposite side) stands. The visitors’ dressing room is located beneath the West stands. The Tech locker room will not be open after the game, but players and coaches will be escorted to an interview room. t FOOD SERVICES: A pre-game meal will be served on the upper level of the press box beginning approximately one-and-a-half hours before gametime. Soft drinks will be available throughout the game.

Post-Game Interview Room t POST-GAME PRESS CONFERENCE: Coach Watson Brown and selected players will be available to the media in the meeting room in the East Stadium lower level approximately 15 minutes after the game. Quick stats will be provided at the press conference. Complete game stats and play-by-play will be available in the press box approximately 15 minutes after the contest. Please note: Visiting teams will handle their own post-game access to coaches and players, so please check with the visiting sports information representative.

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Important Preseason Dates OVC Media Day.........................................July 25 All players report.......................................Aug. 7 Photo day (10 a.m.)...................................Aug. 8 Media lunch (12 p.m.)..............................Aug. 8 First practice in pads............................. Aug. 12 First two-a-days....................................... Aug. 13 First scrimmage....................................... Aug. 14 Gathering of Eagles............................... Aug. 20 Second scrimmage................................ Aug. 20 Great move-in day................................. Aug. 25 Classes begin........................................... Aug. 29 Opening game at Iowa...........................Sept. 3 Home opener vs. Maryville...................Sept. 8

Key Telephone Numbers Area Code is 931

Watson Brown - Football Coach: 372-3930 Peggie Parrott - Football Secretary: 372-3930 Mark Wilson - Athletic Director: 372-3961 Frank Harrell - Compliance: 372-3939 Ben Shannon - Facilities: 372-3945 Joe Erdeljac - Athletic Trainer: 372-3934 Ticket Office - 372-3940

Sports Information Sports Information Suite located on upper level of Eblen Center (Rooms 442-446) Rob Schabert: Primary football contact and Assistant Athletic Director: (931) 372-3088 Nick Burns: Secondary football contact: (931) 372-6139 Tommy Dillard: Secondary football contact: (931) 372-3293 Brandon Goodwin: Secondary football contact: (931) 372-3883 Press Box Phones: (931) 372-6030, (931) 372-6031 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5057 TTU, Cookeville, TN 38505 Overnight Address: 1100 McGee Blvd Email: sportsinfo@tntech.edu CREDITS: This guide is a publication of the Tennessee Tech University Sports Information Office. Written, designed and produced by Rob Schabert, with assistance from Nick Burns, Tommy Dillard and Brandon Goodwin. Special thanks to Watson Brown and his staff and Golden Eagle players, and to Roman Stone and his staff. Special thanks also go to Dean Carothers (for unselfishly helping the SID office in a variety of technical matters), Tony Marable, Brenda Taylor, John Lucas and Kim Nash, Kyle Schwartz at the OVC office and to Dewayne Wright. Cover design: WD Stone and Associates. Photography: TTU Photo Services, Tony Marable, Jim Dillon, Nick Burns, Rob Schabert.

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following tech Golden Eagle Sports Network Tennessee Tech Athletics and Magic 98.5 are partnering once again in 2011 to provide full coverage of every exciting Golden Eagle football game on the Golden Eagle Sports Network. Every game broadcast can be heard on the 50,000Roger Buddy Brandon watt FM station with coverage Ealey Pearson Goodwin throughout the middle Tennessee region and into southern Kentucky. Veteran radio personality Roger Ealey returns for his 19th season as the “Voice of the Golden Eagles” and will be joined in the broadcast booth by local sports expert Buddy Pearson. Additional insight from the sidelines will come from Brandon Goodwin.

Broadcasts via Internet on Magic985.com Fans can listen anywhere in America to every minute of Tennessee Tech football action during 2011 on the Internet. The broadcasts of the Golden Eagle Sports Network will be available on www.Magic985.com.

Broadcasts via Teamline on phone In addition to the free stream of the broadcasts on the Internet (see above), fans also have the option of listening via the telephone through Teamline, with the cost of each call determined by the length of the call. To listen via telephone, call 1-800846-4675. Tech's team code is 0654. Credit card information will be required. The cost-per-minute rate will decrease the longer the call.

Follow Tech on Facebook, Twitter Fans can now follow and support Tech Athletics through two social media outlets. The Tennessee Tech Sports Information and Marketing Departments have created a TTUsports Fan Page on Facebook, and also send regular “tweets” via Twitter. Both provide up-to-the-minute breaking news, feature stories, game previews and recaps for all Tech athletic programs. To become a fan, Facebook users can log into their accounts and type TTU Sports in the search field at the top of the page. Click on TTU Sports (type: Sports/Athletics) and click the “Like” button. On Twitter, fFans can follow TechGoldenEagle by logging on to their Twitter accounts, clicking “find people” and searching “techgoldeneagle”. Click the (+) follow button to start receiving updates from TTUsports!

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WCTE TV Dick and Donna Castle and their small TV crew began televising Tennessee Tech football games on Cookeville’s upstart PBS station in 1980, and the station has been there covering the Golden Eagles ever since. The faces and voices have changed throughout the years, but one thing has remained constant — this year football fans in the Upper Cumberland will enjoy live telecasts of Golden Eagle football games for the 31st consecutive year. The station continues the tradition under the direction of station General Manager Becky Magura and Producer Rick Wells.

OVCsports.TV Sign up now to catch live webstreaming of all the exciting Ohio Valley Conference action during 2011-12. In conjunction with member schools, the OVC provides OVCsports.tv, your online destination for exclusive LIVE and ondemand streaming video and audio straight to your computer. This broadband video channel is the ultimate place for fans of OVC member schools on the web. OVCsports.tv is powered by OVCsports.com, the Official Site of the Ohio Valley Conference.

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GOLDEN EAGLE FOOTBALL Composite 2011 OVC Schedule Thursday, September 1 Murray State at Louisville, 6 p.m. (ESPNU) *UT Martin at Jacksonville State, 6 p.m. Ill. State at Eastern Illinois, 6:30 p.m. (CSN Chicago) Saturday, September 3 Tennessee Tech at Iowa, 11 a.m. Southern Illinois at Southeast Missouri, 6 p.m. Southern at Tennessee State, 6 p.m. Austin Peay at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. Eastern Kentucky at Kansas State, TBA Thursday, September 8 Maryville at Tennessee Tech, 7 p.m. Saturday, September 10 Murray State at Mississippi Valley State, 4 p.m. Tenn. State vs. Jackson State, 6 p.m. (Memphis, Tenn.) Missouri State Eastern Kentucky, TBA Jacksonville State at Chattanooga, TBA Eastern Illinois at Northwestern, TBA Thursday, September 15 Union College at UT Martin, TBA Saturday, September 17 Georgia State at Jacksonville State, 6 p.m. *Tennessee State at Murray State, 6 p.m. *Tennessee Tech at Eastern Illinois, 6:30 p.m. Chattanooga at Eastern Kentucky, TBA Austin Peay at Memphis, TBA Southeast Missouri at Purdue, TBA Thursday, September 22 *Murray State at UT Martin, 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 24 Tennessee State at Air Force, 2 p.m. (The Mtn.) *Eastern Illinois at Jacksonville State, 6 p.m. *Southeast Missouri at Tennessee Tech, 7 p.m. *Eastern Kentucky at Austin Peay, TBA

Saturday, October 1 *Jacksonville State at Murray State, 6 p.m. *Eastern Illinois at Southeast Missouri, 6 p.m. *Tennessee State at Austin Peay, TBA *Tennessee Tech at UT Martin, TBA Saturday, October 8 *Eastern Kentucky at Eastern Illinois, 1:30 p.m. *Austin Peay at UT Martin, 2 p.m. *Southeast Missouri at Tennessee State, 0 p.m. Murray State at Georgia State, TBA Saturday, October 15 *Eastern Illinois at Murray State, 3 p.m. UT Martin at South Alabama, 4 p.m. *Tennessee State at Tennessee Tech, 7 p.m. *Jacksonville State at Austin Peay, TBA *Southeast Missouri at Eastern Kentucky, TBA

Saturday, November 12 *Austin Peay at Murray State, 1 p.m. *Jacksonville State at Southeast Missouri, 1 p.m. Eastern Illinois at Southern Illinois, 2 p.m. * UT Martin at Tennessee State, 5 p.m. *Tennessee Tech at Eastern Kentucky, 12 p.m. Saturday, November 19 *Murray State at Southeast Missouri, 1 p.m. *Austin Peay at Tennessee Tech, 1:30 p.m. *Jacksonville State at Tennessee State, 2 p.m. *UT Martin at Eastern Kentucky, TBA Saturday, November 26 FCS Playoffs First Round (campus sites) Saturday, December 3 FCS Playoffs Second Round (campus sites)

Saturday, October 22 *Austin Peay at Southeast Missouri, 1 p.m. *UT Martin at Eastern Illinois, 1:30 p.m. *Tennessee State at Eastern Kentucky, TBA Jacksonville State at Kentucky, TBA

Friday, December 9/Saturday, December 10 FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals (campus sites)

Saturday, October 29 *Eastern Kentucky at Murray State, 1:00 p.m. *Tennessee Tech at Jacksonville State, 3 p.m. *Eastern Illinois at Austin Peay, TBA *Southeast Missouri at UT Martin, TBA

Friday, January 7 FCS National Championship (Frisco, Texas)

Saturday, November 5 Central Methodist at Southeast Missouri, 1:00 p.m. *Murray State at Tennessee Tech, 1:30 p.m. *Tennessee State at Eastern Illinois, 1:30 p.m. *Eastern Kentucky at Jacksonville State, 3 p.m. Central State at Austin Peay, TBA UT Martin at Mississippi State, TBA

Friday, December 16/Saturday, December 17 FCS Playoffs Semifinals (campus sites)

All Conference games and home non-conference games featuring OVC schools will be available live and on-demand at OVCSports.TV * Denotes OVC contest All Times CENTRAL Dates and times subject to change

Join Coach Watson Brown each Monday at the Football Insiders’ Lunch Fans of Tennessee Tech football who’d like to look “inside” the Golden Eagles each week with head coach Watson Brown are invited as he hosts a weekly Football Insiders’ Lunch each Monday during the 2011 season. Each week at the Insiders’ Lunch, Brown talks about his team and shows video with a detailed explanation of several key plays. It has proven to be an extremely popular feature as the veteran coach points out aspects of plays that many fans don’t see while watching the games.

Now in his fifth season as Golden Eagle head coach, Brown will talk each week about the previous contest and take a look forward to the next opponent. The lunches feature a relaxed, informal setting each Monday in the Eagles’ Nest in Eblen Center. The first lunch of the 2011 season is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 5, following Tech’s game at Iowa and prior to the home opener against Maryville College. It will be held every Monday through Nov. 21, from 12 to 1 p.m., a total of 11

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weekly lunches. Fans can reserve an Insiders’ Lunch ticket to the entire year for $110 per person, a cost of just $10 per week for the 11 weekly events. Fans ordering a ticket to the entire season of the Insiders’ Lunch can include it with their season ticket order, or purchase the meals separately. The meals will be catered by Chartwell’s, Tech’s on-campus food service. For Insiders’ Lunch tickets, or for more information, visit or call the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center at (931) 372-3940.

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The Watson Brown Show The Watson Brown Show returns to the air each Monday evening during the 2011 season for the third consecutive year, sponsored by IWC Cash & Carry. The show airs each Monday from 5 to 5:30 p.m. on WCTE TV and can also be heard on WHUB am radio. The 30-minute program, featuring head coach Watson Brown, invites fans to contact him with questions and comments. Each show will also repeat on WCTE each Wednesday at 7 p.m. Buddy Pearson serves as the program’s host. Fans can call in with questions to (931) 528-2222. You can also email questions and comments to watsonbrownshow@gmail.com. Another way to contact the show is via Twitter - @goldeneagles.

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Dominick Baker DB • 175 • 5-10 Woodland Hills, Calif.

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Jake McIntosh ILB • 230 • 6-2 Dalton, Ga.

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Travis Adkins DL • 275 • 6-5 Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

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Cory Watson DB • 180 • 5-10 Sevierville, Tenn.

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Justin Vann CB • 215 • 5-11 Madison, Ala.

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J.R. Richmond DL • 260 • 6-4 Knoxville, Tenn.

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Richmond Tooley DB • 185 • 5-11 Memphis, Tenn.

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Nick Campbell K/P • 225 • 6-2 Lawrenceburg, Tenn.

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