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THE CITADEL FOOTBALL 2009 Bulldog Bios

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Byron

ADDISON

ALLEN

St. Stephen, S.C./Timberland RB

5-10

210

Ocala, Fla./North Marion DB

SO

2008 Did not 2008: ot play lay … Hi High h S School: hool A 2008 graduate aduate of Timberland High School … lettered in five sports, including football, soccer, track, weightlifting and wrestling … earned coaches award in football, soccer and wrestling … named Most Valuable Player in soccer and wrestling, Most Improved in track and Most Versatile in football … Personal: Byron Thomas Addison … born April 5, 1990 … son of Annett P. Addison and Thomas A. Addison … majoring in civil engineering.

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Tolu

AKINDELE Houston, Texas/Westfield LB

5-10

211

13

Cortez

6-2

185

RJR

2008: Played all 12 games, starting in six … best performance came at Furman when totaling seven tackles … also recorded six tackles, one for a loss of two yards, and one pass breakup at Samford … finished ninth on the team in total tackles for the season ... 2007: Redshirted… 2006: Saw action in four games … recorded one assisted tackle against Western Carolina … notched one solo tackle against VMI … High School: All-State First Team selection … All-City First Team (AAA) selection … named team’s Most Improved Defensive Player … team won 2005 Regional Championship … played in the North-South All-Star Classic … coached by Daryl Damon … only played varsity football his senior year, 2005 … also ran track … Personal: Cortez Allen … born on Oct. 29, 1988 … son of Louis and Patricia Green … majoring in health and wellness.

SO

2008: 2008 Played iin ei eight ht games, a e starting ta ti iin ei eight ht … b breakout eakout performance game against Georgia Southern when totaling three tackles including one sack for a loss of 13 yards, one quarterback hurry and a safety … followed that performance with four total tackles at Wofford, seven against Chattanooga and three at No. 3 Florida ... High School: Graduated from Westfield High School in 2008 … lettered two years in football and once in track and field … member of National Honor Society, earned honor roll recognition, academic allstate and all-district honors, named team captain and linebacker of the year … led district in tackles … member of the Westfield football team that went 47-7 in the last four years … Personal: Toluwalase Akindele … born Sept. 24, 1989 in Lagos, Nigeria … son of Abigail Akindele … majoring in business administration.

Akindele’s Career Statistics TACKLES 2008 TOTAL

G 8 8

UA 7 7

A 13 13

Total 20 20

TFL 1.0 1.0

Yds 13 13

PD 1 1

FF 0 0

FR 0 0

S 1 1

Allen’s Career Statistics TACKLES 2006 2007 2008 TOTAL

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G 4 1 12 17

UA 1 0 27 28

A 1 0 12 13

Total 2 0 39 41

TFL 0 0 2.0 2.0

Yds 0 0 4 4

PD 0 0 5 5

FF 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 1 1

B 0 0 0 0

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2009 BULLDOGS 2009 Bulldog Bios

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Rickey

ANDERSON Cape Coral, Fla./Cape Coral RB

6-0

203

lege, mother played volleyball and softball at Limestone College, brother played baseball at Erskine College and sister played volleyball and softball at Limestone College … majoring in criminal justice

RSO

2008: Saw action in fi five ve games until season-ending knee injury … best outing was against Western Carolina totaling seven carries for 34 yards and a touchdown, as well as one reception for 41 yards … averaged 4.1 yards a carry and 24.2 all-purpose yards in five games ... 2007: Redshirted … High School: A 2007 graduate of Cape Coral High School … earned letters in football (3), track (3) and basketball (2) … All-Conference honoree … Cape Coral Breeze Player of the Week four times … high school team made the playoffs his junior year for the first time since 1992 … rushed 168 times for 1,254 yards in high school … coached by Troy Davis … Personal: Rickey Leon Anderson, Jr. … born Sept. 21, 1988 in Ft. Myers, Fla. … son of Rickey, Sr. and Teresa Anderson … related to Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss and N.Y. Giants wide receiver Sinorace Moss … majoring in business administration.

AUSTIN Anderson, S.C./T.L. Hanna DL

Att 16 16

Yds 66 66

TD 1 1

Lg 12 12

Avg/C 4.1 4.1

Avg/G 13.2 13.2

RECEIVING 2008 TOTAL

G 5 5

Rec 4 4

Yds 55 55

TD 0 0

Lg 41 41

Rec/G 0.8 0.8

Avg/C 13.8 13.8

Avg/G 11.0 11.0

Total 121 121

Avg/G 24.2 24.2

Rec 55 55

PR 0 0

KR 0 0

IR 0 0

Chet

ANTHONY 6-2

260

26

Duncun, S.C./Byrnes

63

Pickens, S.C./Pickens OL

R-FR

BAILEY

G 5 5

Rush 66 66

253

Preston

RUSHING 2008 TOTAL

G 5 5

6-1

2008 Redshirted R d hi t d … High Hi h S h l A 2008 graduate d t off T.L. TL 2008: School: Hanna High School … lettered three years in football and two in wrestling … was football team captain in 2008, while earning multiple player of the week awards … recorded 50 knock down blocks … member of 2007 region 4A championship team … maintained an A average … member of Young – Life, Key Club and Spanish Club … Personal: Andrew Charles Austin … born on Oct. 17, 1989 … son of Robert and Kristi Austin … majoring in biology.

Anderson’s Career Offensive Statistics

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70

Andrew

WR

6-1

197

SO

2008 Did nott play l … High Hi h S h l A 2008 graduate d t off James J 2008: School: F. Byrnes High School … lettered in football and baseball … member of football team that was two-time state champions … team went 15-0 during senior season … coached by Chris Miller … member of FCA and National Honors Society … Personal: Preston L. Bailey … born Sept. 16, 1989 … son of Colin L. Bailey and Myra E. Bailey … majoring in criminal justice.

R-FR Chris

2008 Redshirted R d hi t d … High Hi h S h l A 2008 graduate d t off PickPi k 2008: School: ens High School … earned four letters in football and two in baseball … earned second team All-Conference honors junior and senior season, earned second team All-County senior season and earned team dedication award for senior season … member of 2005 conference championship team … member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Personal: Chet Anthony … born on Dec. 27, 1989 … son of Charlie and Cheri Anthony … father played basketball at Limestone ColBULLDOG FOOTBALL: ONE VISION

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77

Fort Mill, S.C./Fort Mill DL

6-5

233

R-FR

2008 Redshirted R d hi t d … High Hi h S h l Graduated G d t d from f F 2008: School: Fortt Mill High School in 2008 … earned four letters in football and one in basketball … four-time tri-county player of the week, Fort Mill defensive player of the year two consecutive years, 49


THE CITADEL FOOTBALL 2009 Bulldog Bios Class 4A Defensive Lineman Award six times, named allregion defensive end two consecutive years, selected to the 2006 and 2007 Herald all-area football team, selected to the Charlotte Observer All-Star team, named the 2007 Charlotte Observer Upper State Defensive End of the Year, selected to the 2007 High School Sport Reports Top 100 Senor Prospects … career stats include 35.5 sacks, 87.5 tackles for a loss … Personal: Christopher Lawrence Lackey Billingslea … born Feb. 7, 1990 … son of Melvin and Ginger Billingslea … majoring in business administration.

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Quentin

BIVENS Georgetown, S.C./Georgetown RB

5-11

220

R-SO

2008 ti d hi t d … Hi h 2008: Did nott see any action ... 2007 2007: R Redshirted High School: Graduated from Georgetown High School in 2007 … lettered in football and baseball three years … earned Bulldog Award … recorded 118 tackles, five sacks and two touchdowns senior season … Personal: Quentin Bivens … born on March 30, 1989 … son of Donnie and Debra Bivens … brother plays football for South Carolina State University … majoring in business administration.

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Michael

BLACK Florence, S.C./West Florence DB

5-11

206

RFR

2008 2008: Redshirted R d hi t d … High Hi h S School: h l G Graduated d t d from f W Westt Florence High School in 2008 … lettered in football ... Personal: Michael Black … son of Mike and Paula Black … majoring in psychology. Bart

BLANCHARD

fifth-best passing performance all-time at The Citadel … completed 22-of-36 passes at No. 22 Clemson for 279 yards and one touchdown … made history throwing over 100 yards to two receivers for the first time since 1983 and only the second time in school history against Georgia Southern … season-long was a 78-yard touchdown pass to Andre Roberts in the season-opener against Webber International … recorded over 200 passing yards in six games, averaging 203.0 passing yards a game … best rushing performance was 11 carries for 85 yards and two touchdowns against Western Carolina … completed 205-of-345 passes with 11 interceptions for 2,436 yards and 19 touchdowns, averaging 4.5 yards a catch and pass efficiency of 130.53 … also totaled 100 carries for 173 yards and two touchdowns and two receptions for nine yards … finished first in the conference in passing average in conference-only games with 231.6 yards a game and second in total offense with 244.6 yards a game … 2007: Saw action against Webber International, completing 2-of-3 passes for 22 yards, while rushing twice for 20 yards … Breakout performance came with first collegiate start at quarterback on Homecoming against Appalachian State, connected 20-of-36 passes for 197 yards and one touchdown; carried 22 times for 64 yards and one touchdown … Recorded the third highest single-game passing yards in school history against Elon with 370 yards on 22-of-29 completions, including a 68-yard pass to Andre Roberts; rushed for 64 yards on 22 carries, earning Southern Conference Freshman Player of the Week … totaled 221 yards at VMI with 12-of18 completions and eight carries for 62 yards … Totaled 802 passing and 181 rushing yards in three starts, finishing the season with 58-of-91 completions for 824 yards and one interception, while compiling 201 yards on 53 carries … 2006: Redshirted ... High School: Charlotte Observer Pre-Season All-Area quarterback, received All-Upper State honors his junior year, team was ranked 21st by USA Today, was the North Carolina/South Carolina champion of the NFL’s Punt, Pass and Kick contest ... named a Top-100 Senior Prospect by High School Sports Report, listed in Tom Lemming’s 2005 Prep Football Report ... Personal: Matthew Barton Blanchard ... born on March 6, 1988 ... son of Zale Blanchard and Kaye Blanchard ... majoring in sport management.

19

Rock Hill, S.C./Northwestern QB

6-2

200

R-JR

2008 d in i all ll 12 games, starting t ti i 11 … best b t perforf 2008: Pl Played in mance came against Georgia Southern, completing 27-of-48 passes for 358 yards and three touchdowns, marking the 2009 THE CITADEL FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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Davis

BOYLE Sumter, S.C./Wilson Hall DB

Blanchard’s Career Statistics RUSHING 2007 2008 TOTAL PASSING 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 7 12 19 G 7 12 19

Att 91 345 436

TOTAL OFFENSE 2007 2008 TOTAL

Att 53 100 153

Yds 201 173 374

Cmp Int 58 1 205 11 263 12 G 7 12 19

TD 2 2 4

Yds TD 824 7 2436 19 3260 26

Rush 201 173 374

Pass 824 2436 3260

Lg 30 16 30 Lg 68 78 78

Avg/C 3.8 1.7 2.4

Pct 63.7 59.4 60.3

Total 1025 2609 3634

Avg/P 14.2 7.1 7.5

Avg/G 28.7 14.4 19.7 Avg/G 117.7 203.0 171.6

Effic 162.98 130.5 137.3

5-10

171

RFR

2008: Redshirted … High School: A 2008 graduate of Wilson Hall High School … lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track three years each … was a three-time All-Area and All-Conference in football and basketball and All-State in basketball and track ... totaled 12 interceptions and 26 touchdowns … named Male Athlete of the Year … member of football team that earned three conference championships, basketball team that earned three conference championships and track and field team that earned two state championships … was a member of the Beta Club, Key Club and FCA … Personal: Davis Boyle … born July 28, 1989 … son of Barnes and Donna Boyle … twin brother Austin is also a member of The Citadel Football team … great-grandfather played football at South Carolina in 1924 … majoring in business administration.

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Jameson

Avg/G 146.4 217.4 191.3

BRYANT Greenville, N.C./J.H. Rose OL

11

Austin

BOYLE Sumter, S.C./Wilson Hall DB

5-10

170

R-FR

2008: Redshirted … High School: A 2008 graduate of Wilson Hall High School … lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track three years each … was a three-time All-Area and All-Conference in football and one-time All-Area and AllConference in basketball … totaled 12 interceptions and 24 touchdowns … named Male Athlete of the Year … member of football team that earned three conference championships, basketball team that earned three conference championships and track and field team that earned two state championships … was a member of the Beta Club, Key Club and FCA … Personal: Austin Boyle … born July 28, 1989 … son of Barnes and Donna Boyle … twin brother Davis is also a member of The Citadel Football team … great-grandfather played football at South Carolina in 1924 … majoring in business administration. BULLDOG FOOTBALL: ONE VISION

6-2

275

RSO

2008 Did nott play 2008: l … 2007: 2007 Did nott see any action ti … Hi High h School: A 2007 graduate of J. H. Rose High School … lettered three years in football, two years in junior varsity baseball … was co-captain of football team … three-time game Most Valuable Player … MVP for state championship … earned All-Area and All-Conference honors … Shrine Bowl selection … member of team that won two conference, four state championships and ranked 24th in the nation, while going 32-0 during junior and senior seasons … coached by Gre Thomas and Addisson Kendrick … member of Latin Club and was president of FCA … Personal: Jameson Bryant … born March 15, 1989 … son of Norman and Pattie Bryant … father played tennis at ECU and grandfather graduated from The Citadel and served in the Korean War … majoring in business administration.

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Jeremy

BUNCUM

CALDWELL

Charleston, S.C./Stratford LB

6-0

203

88

Luke

Wilmington, N.C./John T. Hoggard

SO

WR

2008: Saw action in 10 games … best performance came at No. 22 Clemson when he totaled seven tackles, five solo, two assisted, including one for a loss of one yard, and a forced fumble … also totaled three solo tackles at No. 3 Florida … finished the season with 26 total tackles, three for a loss of 15 yards, for 14th on the team in tackles ... High School: Graduated from Stratford High School in 2008 … lettered in football … member of JROTC, was a team captain, earned Knight Pride Award, earned 7 4A all-region, honorable mention all-lowcountry … member of team that made the playoffs in 2005, 2006 and 2007, won lower state runner-up in 2006 and went undefeated in regional play for eight years … totaled 90 tackles, four tackles for a loss, one sack, interception and fumble cause and recovery … Personal: Leon Jeremy Buncum … born Sept. 12, 1990 … son of Julius Buncum III and Sonya Buncum … majoring in political science.

6-1

205

SO

2008: Saw action in 10 games … best outing was at No. 22 Clemson when recording two catches for 52 yards and one touchdown … totaled four receptions, 86 yards and two touchdowns on the season … averaged 21.5 yards a catch ... High School: Graduated from John T. Hoggard High School in 2008 … lettered in football and baseball … earned first team all-state honors, all-region baseball (shortstop) … member of 2007 team that won the state championship … career stats consists of 120 catches, 2,600 yards and 30 touchdowns as a three-year starter … Personal: Lucas Caldwell … born April 20, 1990 … son of Bret and Jill Caldwell … majoring in business administration.

Caldwell’s Career Statistics RECEIVING 2008 TOTAL

G 10 10

Rec 4 4

Yds 86 86

TD 2 2

Lg 50 50

Rec/G 0.4 0.4

Avg/C 21.5 21.5

Avg/G 8.6 8.6

Buncum’s Career Statistics TACKLES 2008 TOTAL

G 10 10

UA 19 19

A 7 7

Total 26 26

TFL 3.0 3.0

SACKS 2008 TOTAL

G 10 10

UA 1 1

A 0 0

Total 1.0 1.0

Yds 10 10

Yds 15 15

PD 0 0

FF 1 1

FR 0 0

B 0 0

CANIPE Greenwood, S.C./Emerald OL

42

Nelson

BURCH

Myrtle Beach, S.C./Myrtle Beach DB

5-8

188

78

Chase

SR

2008: 2008 Did nott see any action ti ... 2007: 2007 Did nott see any action ti … 2006: Redshirted ... High School: Graduated from Myrtle Beach High School in 2006 … Personal: Nelson Burch … son of Dick and Cindy Burch … father is a 1981 graduate of The Citadel … majoring in education.

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6-2

271

RSO

2008 Played 2008: Pl d in i one game against i t Webber W bb International I t ti l… 2007: Redshirted … High School: Graduated from Emerald High School in 2007 ... lettered four years in football and two in track ... won the All-Lakelands Award both his junior and senior year, becoming the third offensive lineman in 12 years to do so ... named All-Region his senior year ... team won the regional championship his junior year ... an honor roll student who was a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club ... Personal: Thomas Chase Canipe ... son of Lee and Tammy Canipe ... born Feb. 9, 1989 in Atlanta, Ga. ... father, Lee, played football at Georgia Tech ... grandfather played football at Illinois ... grandmother played tennis at Wake Forest ... majoring in business administration.

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Mel

CAPERS North Charleston, S.C./Fort Dorchester LB

5-9

175

JR

2008: Played in all 12 games, starting in 11 … recorded a season-high 12 tackles at Furman, including one for a loss of one yard … also recorded five solo and one assisted tackle at No. 22 Clemson and two solo and one assisted at No. 3 Florida … finished the season with 63 total tackles, one forced fumble, one interception, one quarterback hurry, one pass breakup and a Southern Conference-high of four blocked kicks … also returned three punts for a total of 39 yards … ranked third on the team in total tackles for the season … 2007: Played in all 11 games, earning starts in last seven games … totaled 26 solo tackles on the season and 20 assisted for a total of 46 … recorded six tackles, including a sack for a loss of eight yards, and an interception for a gain of four yards at Western Carolina … totaled six solo and three assisted tackles against Appalachian State, while creating one pass breakup … finished the season with two sacks for a total loss of 13 yards … High School: Graduated from Ft. Dorchester High School in 2007 … received three letters in football, four letters in wrestling … football team captain … 2005 team MVP … Special Teams MVP … school Wrestler of the Year for 2005-06 … ranked No. 2 wrestler in 160-pound class … blocked nine punts and five field goals … recorded 120 tackles and three sacks … Personal: Desmond Tramell Capers … born April 20, 1989 in Kingstree, S.C. … son of Levi and Angela Williams … majoring in biology.

TACKLES 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 11 12 23

UA 26 39 65

A 20 24 44

Total 46 63 109

TFL 4 1.5 5.5

SACKS 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 11 12 23

UA 2 0 2

A 0 0 0

Total 2.0 0.0 2.0

Yds 13 0 13

Yds 21 2 23

PD 5 2 7

FF 0 1 1

FR 0 0 0

B 0 4 4

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Alex

CARR Tampa, Fla./Freedom WR

6-3

200

JR

2008: Redshirted due to injury … 2007: Played in all 11 games … recorded three receptions, one for a long of 20 yards, totaling 35 against Charleston Southern to open the season … caught two passes for 24 yards against Webber International … connected on one pass for 11 yards at No. 7 Wisconsin … totaled 70 all-purpose yards for the season … High School: Graduated from Freedom High School in 2007 … lettered in football and basketball … team captain in football … named Second Team All-Hillsborough County … earned basketball team MVP accolades … coached by Leon Brockmeir … Personal: Alexander David Carr … born Sept. 5, 1989 in Richmond, Va. … son of Tim and Gemma Carr … majoring in business administration.

Carr’s Career Statistics RECEIVING 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 9 2 11

Rec 6 0 6

Yds 70 0 70

TD 0 0 0

Lg 20 0 20

Rec/G 0.7 0.0 0.5

Avg/C 11.7 0.0 11.7

Eric

CLANTON

Avg/G 7.8 0.0 6.4

95

Columbia, S.C./Spring Valley DL

6-3

235

RJR

2008 2008: Pl Played d iin 12 games, starting t ti iin ttwo … b bestt perforf mance of the season came against Georgia Southern, totaling five tackles, 2.5 a loss of 16 yards, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup … totaled 22 tackles, 2.5 sacks for a loss of 22 yards, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one quarterback hurry and one pass breakup on the season … finished 15th on the team in total tackles for the season BULLDOG FOOTBALL: ONE VISION

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THE CITADEL FOOTBALL 2009 Bulldog Bios … 2007: Played in six games … totaled five tackles against Webber International, one for a loss of three yards … finished the season with four solo and six assisted tackles … 2006: Redshirted ... High School: 2005 All-Region selection ... team won Region 5 (AAAA) Championship ... coached by Jimmy Noonan, a former Citadel football player ... Personal: Erik Clanton ... born Nov. 20, 1987 ... son of Roslyn Byrd and Perry Clanton ... brother Charles Adams played football at Liberty ... brother Alonzo Adams played football at Charleston Southern ... majoring in business administration.

Clanton’s Career Statistics TACKLES 2008 TOTAL

G 12 12

UA 13 13

A 9 9

Total 22 22

TFL 5.0 5.0

SACKS 2008 TOTAL

G 12 12

UA 2 2

A 1 1

Total 2.5 2.5

Yds 22 22

Yds 29 29

PD 1 1

FF 1 1

FR 1 1

B 0 0

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Colton

CLIFTON

COLLINS Florence, S.C./West Florence

Fayetteville, N.C./Jack Britt OL

6-1

281

40

Michael Ross

WR

RJR

2008 S ti iin th i tG i S th 2008: Saw action three games, against Georgia Southern, at Wofford and against Chattanooga … 2007: Played in three games (Webber International, at Western Carolina and at VMI) … 2006: Redshirted... High School: Two-time MidSoutheastern All-Conference Team honoree ... All-Region Team member ... ranked as a top-50 lineman in North Carolina ... nominated for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award ... team’s Offensive Lineman of the Year his senior year ... team was the state runner-up in 2004 ... team recorded the best record in school history in 2005 (11-3) ... coached by Richard Bailey ... Personal: Colton Clifton ... born Sept. 30, 1988 ... son of Kelly and Teresa Clifton ... aunt played softball at UNC Wilmington ... majoring in business administration.

6-0

194

RSO

2008 Did not ot see ee any a y action a tio … 2007: 2007 Redshirted Red hi ted … High Hi h 2008: School: A 2007 graduate of West Florence High School … Wendy’s Heisman Nominee … three-year letterman in football and baseball … captain of his football team … coached by Trey Woodberry … Personal: Michael Ross Collins … born July 1, 1988 … son of Scott and Donna Collins … majoring in sports management.

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Patrick

CONNOR Houston, Texas/Langham DE

6-2

225

RJR

2008: Played in all 12 games, starting in three … best performances came in three consecutive starts against Elon, at Furman and against Georgia Southern, 11-of-14 total tackles were solo … finished the season with 22 tackles … 2007: Played in all 11 games, primarily on special teams … totaled five solo and six assisted tackles on the season with one forced fumble … 2006: Redshirted ... High School: Team captain at Langham Creek High School ... named to the Coaches 2009 THE CITADEL FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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2009 BULLDOGS 2009 Bulldog Bios All-District Team ... unanimous pick to be named Rivals.com First Team All-District ... recorded 82 solo tackles his senior year ... recorded one sack and one interception ... 11 of his 82 tackles were for a loss ... also played baseball, hockey and track ... Personal: Patrick James Connor ... born Nov. 4, 1987 in Cody, Wyo. ... son of John and Jill Connor ... majoring in criminal justice.

Connor’s Career Statistics TACKLES 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 10 12 21

UA 5 15 20

A 6 7 13

Total 11 22 33

TFL 0 0 0

Yds 0 0 0

PD 0 1 1

Zach

CORNETT

FF 1 0 1

FR 0 0 0

B 0 0 0

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CROOM Kinston, N.C./Kinston DL

5-11

194

6-4

235

RSO

2008: Saw action against Webber International … 2007: Redshirted … High School: Graduated from Kinston High School in 2007 … received letters in football, basketball and track... voted 2006 varsity football MVP … named to the AllConference team for the 2006 season... coached by Tony Edwards … Personal: Sherrod Lamont Croom … son of Angela Croom … majoring in business administration/accounting.

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Joseph

Columbia, S.C./Dutch Fork WR

68

Sherrod

CRUZ

RSO

Peoria, Ill./Dunlap LB

2008 ti against i tW bb IInternational t ti l … 2007 d 2008: S Saw action Webber 2007: R Redshirted … High School: Graduated from Dutch Fork High School in 2007 … 2006 team captain … a three-year starter at quarterback … led team to region title in 2006 … recorded 1,072 yards passing, eight passing touchdowns, 737 yards rushing and 10 rushing touchdowns his senior year … coached by Bill Kimrey … Personal: Zachary Charles Cornett … born June 8, 1989 in Columbia, S.C. … son of Ben and Cindy Cornett … father, Ben, played football for South Carolina (1976-1980) … brother Taylor played tight end for The Citadel … majoring in business administration.

5-9

203

SO

2008 Did nott see any action ti … Hi hS h l A 2008 gradud 2008: High School: ate of Dunlap High School … lettered three years in football and two years in baseball … earned All-Conference and AllArea in football during junior and senior seasons, as well as All State during senior season … Personal: Joseph Anthony Cruz … son of Elvys and Betty Cruz … born on Nov. 19, 1989 … is the fourth oldest of six children … majoring in business administration.

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Terrell

36

Cass

COUEY

DALLAS Fernandina Beach, Fla./Fernandina Beach RB

Tampa, Fla./Freedom P

6-1

196

218

SO

RFR

2008 Redshirted R d hi t d … High Hi h S h l Graduated G d t d from f F d 2008: School: Freedom High School in 2008 … earned three letters in football and baseball … named football team most valuable player …averaged 43.2 yards per punt with a long of 70 and 13 punts inside the 20-yard line … Personal: Cass Couey … born Dec. 16, 1989 … son of Steve and Rhonda Couey … majoring in business administration.

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6-0

2008 Saw S ti iin 10 games, starting t ti iin five … b 2008: action bestt performance was 13 carries for 49 yards and two touchdowns against Chattanooga, also recorded two receptions for 35 yards against the Mocs … totaled 75 rushes for 230 yards and four touchdowns and 14 receptions for 117 yards on the season … averaged 3.1 yards a rush, 8.4 yards a catch, 34.7 all-purpose yards a game and 23.0 yards of total offense a game … finished second on the team in rushing yards, sixth in passing yards and fourth in total offense … High School: Graduated from Fernandina Beach High School in 2008 … lettered in football, track and weightlifting three years 55


THE CITADEL FOOTBALL 2009 Bulldog Bios … earned Warrior Award, Leadership Award and Coach’s Award … received all-conference honors for sophomore and senior seasons … totaled 1,542 yards, 14 touchdowns in two seasons … Personal: Terrell Dallas … born March 14, 1990 … son of Tarris and Chavelle Dallas … majoring in computer science.

Dallas’ Career Offensive Statistics RUSHING 2008 TOTAL

G 10 10

Att 75 75

Yds 230 230

TD 4 4

Lg 16 16

Avg/C 3.1 3.1

Avg/G 23.0 23.0

RECEIVING 2008 TOTAL

G 10 10

Rec 14 14

Yds 117 117

TD 0 0

Lg 28 28

Rec/G 1.4 1.4

Avg/C 8.4 8.4

Avg/G 11.7 11.7

Rush 230 230

Rec 117 117

PR 0 0

KR 0 0

IR 0 0

Total 347 347

Avg/G 34.7 34.7

ALL PURPOSE G 2008 10 TOTAL 10

Daniel

DEHAVEN

79

Charleston, S.C./James Island OL

6-5

290

RSR

7

Keith 2008 Southern Conference Coaches First Team All-Conference

GAMBLE Sumter, S.C./Crestwood

2008: Started in all 12 games … named to coaches All-Conference first team … named to first team All-State … recorded one tackle at Florida … 2007: Started all 11 games … recorded one solo tackle against No. 8 Wofford … 2006: Saw action in three games … played against Chattanooga, VMI and at Elon … 2005: Redshirted ... High School: Second Team AllLowcountry standout from James Island High School ... was also named All-Region ... lettered in football (twice) and track (twice) ... Personal: Daniel DeHaven ... born July 22, 1986 ... son of Frank DeHaven and Robin Robinson ... nephew of former Citadel football player and current Assistant Athletics Director/Compliance Todd Lair ... majoring in business administration.

DB

5-9

167

RFR

2008 Redshirted R d hi t d … High Hi h S h l G d t d from f C t 2008: School: Graduated Crestwood High School in 2008 … lettered in football, basketball, track and weightlifting … earned all-area and all-region honors in football and basketball, most valuable player in basketball and best defensive back in football … 2007 stats include 70 tackles, three interceptions, nine pass breakups, 13 punt returns for 204 yards and four kickoff returns for 62 yards … Personal: Keith Bricen Gamble … born Jan. 18, 1990 … son of Keith and Mildred Gamble … majoring in business administration.

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Nate

GERBER Ebensburg, Pa/Bishop Carroll OL

6-3

260

RFR

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GILMORE

30

Belmont, N.C./South Point LB

5-11

220

JR

2008 Played Pl d and d started t t d all ll 12 games … b f 2008: bestt performance was against Elon when recording a team, season and personal career-high 16 total tackles, as well as one forced fumble, one quarterback hurry and two pass breakups … recorded double-digit tackles in four games … totaled 93 tackles on the season, 43 solo and 50 assisted, including two for a loss of seven yards, 1.5 sacks for a loss of six yards, three forced fumbles, one interception, six quarterback hurries and three pass breakups … finished the season as the leading tackler for the Bulldogs and 10th overall and fourth in conferenceonly games in the Southern Conference … 2007: Played in all 11 games … recorded 13 solo tackles and six assisted for the season … against Webber International, recorded two solo and four assisted tackles, while recording two for a loss of four yards … recorded five solo tackles and one assisted at VMI, while also returning a kick-off for seven yards … 2006: Played in eight games on the year … recorded his lone tackle at Elon, a solo tackle … also saw action against Charleston Southern, at Pittsburgh, at Wofford, at No. 11 Furman, against Georgia Southern, at No. 1 Appalachian State and against VMI … High School: Named All-Big South 3A/4A Linebacker in 2004 and 2005 ... named to the All-Charlotte Observer team in 2005 ... named to the All-Gaston Gazette in 2004 and 2005 ... was the team’s defensive MVP in 2004 and 2005 ... awarded the Scholarship, Citizenship and Excellence in Football Award in 2005 ... Wendy’s High School Heisman nominee ... was his team’s captain in 2005 ... team won the North Carolina AAA State Championship in 2003 ... also ran track and played baseball for South Point High ... coached by John Devine ... Personal: Jordon Gilmore ... born May 22, 1988 ... son of James and Betty Gilmore ... uncle, Jim Stowe, played football at N.C. State ... uncle, Charles Stowe, played football for the Buffalo Bills ... cousin, Chris Stowe, played BULLDOG FOOTBALL: ONE VISION

Gilmore’s Career Statistics TACKLES 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 10 12 22

UA 13 43 56

A 6 50 56

Total 19 93 112

TFL 1.5 2.0 3.5

SACKS 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 10 12 22

UA 0 1 1

A 0 1 1

Total 2.0 1.5 1.5

Yds 0 6 6

Yds 4 7 11

PD 0 4 4

FF 0 3 3

FR 0 0 0

B 0 0 0

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GLASPIE Columbia, S.C./Spring Valley LB

5-11

209

JR

2008 Saw S action ti in i seven games … ttotaled t l d ttwo ttackles kl against i t 2008: Webber International … totaled four tackles on the season, all solo … 2007: Saw action in seven games … returned one punt for 10 yards and blocked one kick against Webber International … High School: Graduated from Spring Valley High School in 2007 … lettered four years in football, one year in track and field and one year in wrestling … earned most valuable linebacker in 2005 and 2006, special teams

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Glaspie’s Career Statistics TACKLES 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 5 7 12

UA 0 4 4

A 0 0 0

Total 0 4 4

TFL 0.0 0.0 0.0

Yds 0 0 0

PD 0 0 0

FF 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0

B 1 0 1

jump with a mark of 23’ 9.5, earned All-Conference and AllFreshman for the long jump ... 2008: Played in seven games … recorded one rush for 27 yards at No. 3 Florida … returned one kickoff return for 21 yards against Elon and one kickoff return for 38 yards at Samford for a season total of two returns for 59 yards … High School: Graduated from Vanguard High School in 2008 … lettered three years in football and two years in track and basketball … earned allstate honorable mention, first team all-district, named No. 1 receiver in Marion County, track most valuable player … recorded 31 catches for 681 yards and 11 touchdowns during senior season … Personal: Kevin Leonidas Hardy, Jr. … born April 27, 1990 … son of Tiwana James … mom played basketball … majoring in business.

Hardy’s Career Statistics KICK RETURNS 2008 TOTAL

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GRAHAM

G 7 7

No 2 2

Roebuck, S.C./Dorman RB

5-6

165

Yds 59 59

TD 0 0

Lg 38 38

Avg/R Avg/G 29.5 8.4 29.5 8.4

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Rod

SO

HARLAND Hartwell, Ga./Hart County

2008 Redshirted R d hi t d … High Hi h S h l Graduated G d t d from f D 2008: School: Dorman High School in 2008 … lettered in football and track … named All-Area in football … also earned Athlete of the Week honors, received offense and team honors in Spartanburg Herald … set all-time rushing record at Dorman … finished with 1,446 rushing yards, averaging 6.7 yards per carry, and nine touchdowns … senior season team went 10-3 … in track, team earned 4A state championship in 2007 and 2008 … broke the state record in the 4x1 in 2008 with a time of 41.13 and earned the 4x4 state championship title with a time of 3.19 … Personal: Christian A. Graham … born on Dec. 25, 1989 … son of Rufus and Tena Graham … majoring in sports management.

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HARDY Ocala, Fla./Vanguard WR

6-0

184

DB

203

SO

2008 Pl 2008: Played d in i 10-of-12 10 f 12 games … b bestt outing ti was att N No. 22 Clemson, recording five solo tackles and one assisted tackle, including one for a loss of six yards, as well as one fumble recovery … finished the season with 17 total tackles, 1.5 tackles for a loss of seven yards and one fumble recovery … High School: Graduated from Hart County High School in 2008 … lettered in football four years, track and field three years and tennis one year … team captain, named defensive most valuable player, player of the week, all-area and all-region selection, player of the year finalist, Anderson Independent All-State selection, earned all-region honors for track … career stats include 334 tackles, 12 interceptions, 32 sacks and 14 big hits … Personal: Rod Harland … born Nov. 4, 1989 … son of Joe and JoAnn Harland … majoring in health and wellness.

Harland’s Career Statistics

SO

(t k and d field): ld) Competed C t d iindoor d ith Th 2009 (track season with The Citadel Track and Field … won Southern Conference title in the long jump with a mark of 24’2.25; only his second competition of the season … also earned All-Freshman honors in the 60m dash … outdoor season won SoCon title in long 2009 THE CITADEL FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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TACKLES 2008 TOTAL

G 10 10

UA 9 9

A 8 8

Total 17 17

TFL 1.5 1.5

Yds 7 7

PD 0 0

FF 0 0

FR 1 1

B 0 0

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Spartanburg, S.C./Spartanburg WR

5-10

190

RJR

2008: Played in four games … caught one pass for four yards at Samford … 2007: Redshirted … 2006: Did not see any action … walked on baseball team … High School: Graduated from Spartanburg High School in 2006 … earned five letters in baseball and three in football … named all-region in baseball and football for 2005 and 2006 … junior season in football recorded 54 receptions, 933 yards and nine touchdowns … Personal: Richard Scott Harward, Jr. … born Dec. 13, 1987 … son of Rick and Donna Harward … father was a runningback at Newberry … majoring in business administration.

… High School: A 2007 graduate of Shaw High School … lettered in football and track … garnered All-City honors in football and track his junior and senior years … named the team defensive back of the year … team was the state runner-up in 2006 … Personal: Demetrius Jackson … son of Tuwanna Jackson … born March 5, 1989 in Columbus, Ga. … uncle, George, played football at Valdosta State ... majoring in business administration.

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Noah

HUGHES St. Petersburg, Fla./St. Petersburg Catholic LB

6-1

210

JR

2008 2008: Did nott see any action ti … 2007 2007: R Redshirted d hi t d … Hi High h School: A 2007 graduate of St. Petersburg Catholic High School … received three letters in football, two letters in soccer and one letter in baseball … football team captain … Personal: Noah Thomas Hughes … born Dec. 18, 1988 in Tampa, Fla. … son of Margaret Hughes … his uncle, Matthew, was a linebacker at Brown … majoring in business.

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JACKSON

Jackson’s Career Statistics

Columbus, Ga./Shaw DB

5-10

190

JR

2008 Mi d firstt five games off th t d tto 2008: Missed the season … returned finish as the eighth leading tackler on the team … recorded best outing at Furman, totaling 10 tackles … finished the season with 45 total tackles, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup … 2007: Saw action in nine games ... recorded three solo and one assisted tackles, two for a loss of 12 yards, including a sack for a loss of nine yards against Webber International … recorded four solo tackles at Western Carolina … totaled 11 solo and seven assisted tackles on the season BULLDOG FOOTBALL: ONE VISION

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TACKLES 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 9 7 16

UA 11 22 33

A 7 23 30

Total 18 45 63

TFL 1.5 0.0 1.5

SACKS 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 9 7 16

UA 1 0 1

A 0 0 0

Total 1.0 0.0 1.0

Yds 9 0 9

Yds 12 0 12

PD 2 1 3

FF 0 0 0

FR 0 1 1

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JARVIS Beaufort, S.C./Beaufort LS

6-2

242

RJR

2008: Started all 12 games … totaled three tackles on the season … 2007: Started in all 11 games as starting long snapper … recorded one solo tackle against Furman … 2006: Redshirted... High School: Lettered in football and wrestling, was team captain senior year ... played for Beaufort Head Coach Mark Clifford ... Personal: Robert Lee Jarvis … majoring in sport management.

one solo tackle in the first collegiate game of his career at Pittsburgh … recorded two solo tackles at No. 11 Furman … notched two solo and two assisted tackles in The Citadel’s 48-21 win over VMI in “The Military Classic of the South” … was credited with one solo and one assisted tackle at No. 1 Appalachian State … High School: Named All-County both his freshman and senior year ... named First Team AllRegion his senior year ... named to the All-State Honorable Mention team his senior year ... was a finalist his senior year for the Red Zone Player of the Year ... two-time Player of the Week award recipient ... team was ranked as high as sixth in Alabama ... also ran track ... Personal: Dewitt Jones ... born Feb. 26, 1988 ... son of Miles and Joan Jones ... father, Miles, played fullback for Auburn ... majoring in biology.

Jarvis’ Career Statistics TACKLES 2006 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 1 11 9 21

UA 0 1 1 2

A 2 0 2 4

Total 2 1 3 6

TFL 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Yds 0 0 0 0

PD 0 0 0 0

FF 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 1 0

B 0 0 0 0

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JONES Fairhope, Ala./Fairhope DL

6-3

231

SR

2008 Southern Conference Sports Media Second Team All-Conference 2008: Played and started all 12 games … best outing was at Wofford, recording 10 total tackles … also recorded six total tackles, including a sack for a loss of 12 yards at Appalachian State … recorded six total tackles, including one for a loss of two yards at No. 3 Florida … finished the season with 66 total tackles, 4.0 sacks for a loss of 33 yards, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and five quarterback hurries, leading the team in sacks and second in total tackles … named to the media All-Conference second team … 2007: Started all 11 games … At No. 7 Wisconsin, recorded three solo tackles, two for a loss of five yards … recorded a total of seven tackles (two solo and five assisted) at Georgia Southern, two for a loss of seven yards … finished the season with 20 solo tackles and 16 assisted for a total loss of 27 yards, two quarterback hurries and two pass breakups … 2006: Played in the last nine games of the season, establishing himself as a reliable defensive lineman in his freshman season … recorded 12 tackles on the year, six solo and six assisted … notched 2009 THE CITADEL FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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Jones’ Career Statistics TACKLES 2006 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 9 11 12 32

UA 6 20 33 59

A 6 16 33 55

Total 12 36 66 114

TFL 0.0 9.0 7.5 16.5

SACKS 2006 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 9 11 12 32

UA 0 1 3 4

A 0 0 2 2

Total 0.0 1.0 4.0 5.0

Yds 0 6 33 39

Yds 0 27 50 77

PD 0 2 0 2

FF 0 0 2 2

FR 0 1 2 3

B 0 0 0 0

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Ryan

JONES

TACKLES 2006 2007 2008 TOTAL

Lawrenceville, Ga./Collins Hill DB

5-10

175

SR

2008: Played in 11 games, starting in eight … totaled four tackles at No. 22 Clemson and three at No. 3 Florida … best outing was against Western Carolina, recording seven total tackles, six solo … finished the season as the 10th leading tackler with 37 total tackles, 30 of which were solo and one for a loss of four yards, and three quarterback hurries … 2007: Played in all 11 games, starting in six … recorded his first career interception with a 18-yard touchdown return against Webber International … at No. 7 Wisconsin, recorded five solo and three assisted tackles … totaled five solo and one assisted tackles against Elon, including one for a loss of three yards … finished the season with 23 solo and 12 assisted tackles, three interceptions and eight pass breakups … 2006: Saw action in seven games, starting five, credited with a pass breakup at No. 11 Furman … recorded four total tackles against the Paladins, two solo and two assisted … High School: Named Gwinnett County Player of the Month ... received the Team First Award ... received the Coach’s Award his senior year ... team won the regional title his junior year ... also ran track ... coached by Larry Sherrill ... Personal: Ryan Jones ... son of Kenneth and Olivia Jones ... father, Kenneth, played baseball at Fort Valley State University ... majoring in business administration.

G 1 11 11 23

UA 2 23 30 55

A 2 12 7 21

Total 4 35 37 76

TFL 0.0 1.5 1.0 2.5

INTERCEPTIONS G 2006 1 2007 11 2008 11 TOTAL 23

No 0 3 0 3

Yds 0 18 0 18

TD 0 1 0 1

Lg 0 18 0 18

ALL PURPOSE G 2006 1 2007 11 2008 11 TOTAL 23

Rush 0 0 0 0

Rcv 0 0 0 0

PR 0 0 25 25

KR 0 0 18 18

Yds 0 4 4 8

PD 1 11 3 15

FF 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0

B 0 0 0 0

Avg/R Avg/G 0.0 0.0 6.0 1.6 0.0 0.0 6.0 0.8 IR 0 18 0 18

Total Avg/G 0 0.0 18 1.6 43 3.9 61 2.7

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KEELER Beaufort, S.C./Beaufort K

5-9

185

RSO

2008: Started all 12 games as place kicker … was 100 percent on PAT attempts in eight-of-12 games … kicked a season-high six of seven against Webber International … finished the season with 36-of-41 successful attempts … kicked season-high 2-of-2 field goals on three occasions, against Webber International, Western Carolina and at Furman … kicked a field goal in all but three games (at No. 2 Appalachian State, at No. 10 Wofford and at No. 3 Florida … totaled 12-of-19 successful field goals with a long of 38 yards for a combined point total of 72 on the season … finished second in the conference overall in field goals and third in conference-only games … 2007: Redshirted … High School: Graduated from Beaufort High School in 2007 … team captain for football and baseball … named All-Area, All-Region, and All-State … was a Wendy’s Heisman Nominee … named Under Armor pre-season AllAmerican for baseball … garnered All-State honors in baseball … converted 21-of-26 field goal attempts throughout his four years … Personal: Samuel Patrick Keeler … born March 18, 1989 in Virginia Beach, Va. … son of Steve and Kay Keeler … majoring in history.

Keeler’s Career Statistics SCORING 2008 TOTAL

G 12 12

FIELD GOALS G 2008 12 TOTAL 12

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TD 0 0

Rush 0 0

Rcv 0 0

Ret 0 0

Made 12 12

Att 19 19

Lg 38 38

Pct 63.2 63.2

PAT 36 36

2PAT 0 0

FG 12 12

Total Avg/G 72 6.0 72 6.0


THE CITADEL FOOTBALL 2009 Bulldog Bios … recorded one solo and one assisted tackle at VMI and one forced fumble … totaled six solo and three assisted tackles, for a loss of 12 yards on the season … High School: A 2007 graduate of Brazos Christian School … lettered in football, Allentown, Pa./Parkland basketball, track and baseball … received All-State accolades FB 6-0 210 SR … named First Team All-District … received the Defensive MVP award … named First Team All-Brazos Valley Defensive Line … Personal: Lincoln Matthew Kling … born Aug. 2008: Played in all 12 games … totaled eight tackles on the 26, 1988 in Bryan, Texas … son of Stewart and Irene Kling … season … also returned three kickoff returns for 40 yards … majoring in sport management. 2007: Saw action in six games on special teams … Recorded Kling’s Career Statistics two assisted tackles on the season, both at VMI … 2006: Redshirted ... earned a 4.0 grade point average in his honors engi- TACKLES G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR B 3 6 3 9 2.0 12 0 1 0 0 neering classes ... voted scout team player of the year ... High 2007 2008 11 4 4 8 1.5 6 0 0 0 0 School: Lettered in football three years at Parkland High TOTAL 14 10 7 17 3.5 18 0 1 0 0 School ... also lettered in lacrosse for three years ... coached in SACKS G UA A Total Yds football by Jim Morgans ... Named football team captain and 2007 3 1 0 1.0 11 11 0 0 0.0 0 earned MVP award ... All-Conference Linebacker Honorable 2008 TOTAL 14 1 0 1.0 11 Mention ... Awarded The Doug Kern Award for Outstanding Courage and Dedication for football ... was a member of the 2006 Penn Valley Lacrosse League All-Star Team and PHS team captain ... Earned Penn Valley Lacrosse League Brent 2006 Outstanding Scholar Athlete ... PA Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Performance on the SAT ... Parkland Award of Academic Excellence ... National Honor Society Award ... Oviedo, Fla./Oviedo Personal: Ryan Keiper ... born March 25, 1988 ... son of Barry OL 6-1 202 SO and Joan Keiper ... majoring in civil engineering.

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KEIPER

55

LITTLE

2008 Did nott play l … High Hi h S h l A 2008 graduate d t off OvieO i 2008: School: do High School … lettered two years in football and basketball and one year in track … Personal: Brent Little … born March 10, 1989 … son of Scott and Emily Little … majoring in business administration.

Keiper’s Career Statistics TACKLES 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 2 12 14

UA 0 4 4

A 2 4 6

Total 2 8 10

TFL 0.0 0.0 0.0

KICK RETURNS G 2007 2 2008 12 TOTAL 14

No 0 3 3

Yds 0 40 40

Td 0 0 0

Lg 0 19 19

Yds 0 0 0

PD 0 0 0

FF 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0

B 0 0 0

Avg/R Avg/G 0.0 0.0 13.3 3.3 13.3 2.9

Anthony

MALDONADO Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant

71

Lincoln

KLING

RB

Bryan, Texas/Brazos Christian OL

6-6

290

JR

2008: 2008 Played Pl d in i 11 games, starting t ti in i two t against i t Webber W bb InI ternational and No. 22 Clemson … recorded two solo tackles at No. 3 Florida … totaled eight tackles for the season, including 1.5 for a loss of six yards … 2007: Played in three games … recorded five solo and two assisted tackles against Webber International, including one sack for a loss of 11 yards 2009 THE CITADEL FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE

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5-8

193

SR

2008 Did nott see any action ti … 2007: 2007 Saw S ti against i tW b 2008: action Webber International … 2006: Redshirted ... High School: A 2006 graduate of H.B. Plant High School ... Personal: Anthony Maldonado … majoring in criminal justice.

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Flemington, Fla./North Marion DB

5-11

175

12

William

RFR

OWENS

2008: Redshirted … High School: Graduated from North Sumter, S.C./Wilson Hall Marion High School in 2008 … lettered in football, basketWR 6-0 185 SO ball and track for four years ... recorded five interceptions and 60 tackles during senior season ... high school team went 12-2 Personal: Kevin Manning, Jr. ... Grandson of Sarah K. 2008 l h S h l A 2008 graduate d t off 2008: Did nott play … Hi High School: Thomas … born Jan. 29, 1989 … major is undecided. Wilson Hall … lettered three years in football and baseball and five years in track … earned All-State, All-Conference and All-Area honors during senior season … earned Blood Jake and Guts Award and was a three-time Player of the Week … threw for 1,200 yards and 16 touchdowns, while rushing for 850 yards and 12 touchdowns … earned All-Conference Birmingham, Ala./Briarwood Christian and Player of the Week honors during junior season … total DL 6-3 225 RFR high school career threw for 2,000 yards and 26 touchdowns and rushed for 1,300 yards and 24 touchdowns … football team had an overall record of 28-8 and were three-time state 2008 Did nott see any action ti Hi h S h l Graduated G d t d semifinalists for three seasons as a member and 11-1 during 2008: … High School: from Briarwood Christian School in 2008 … earned four let- senior season … member of three-time state champion track ters in football and baseball … earned special teams award and field team … member of Palmetto Boys State, Key Club and coaches award, member of team that went 14-1 in 2007 and was a Baron Ambassador … Personal: William Ansel … recorded 99 tackles, 12.5 sacks, two blocked punts, two Owens … born Nov. 18, 1989 … son of Michael and Laura caused fumbles, four recoveries and one touchdown on of- Evans … cousin Davey Bradford was a linebacker for Woffense and defense … Personal: Jacob Scott Moorer … born ford and great-uncle Bobby Richardson is a former second Nov. 9, 1990 … son of Scott and Leslie Moorer … majoring baseman for the New York Yankees … majoring in health, in education. exercise and sports science.

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10

Biron

NABRITT

PANTER

Ocala, Fla./West Port DB

6-0

175

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Winchester, Tenn./Franklin County

RJR

2008: 2008 Played Pl d in i one game against i t Webber W bb International I t ti l… recorded one tackle … 2007: Saw action in four games … recorded one pass breakup against Webber International … 2006: Redshirted ... High School: Named All-State Third Team his senior year ... named to the FACA District Seven All-Star Team ... recorded the highest GPA on his team and received the Scholar-Athlete Award for his efforts ... named All-Area Honorable Mention his junior year ... awarded the Leader of the Pack honor for the best all around male in his class in both his sophomore and junior years ... coached by Alex Castaneda ... lettered in football and track all four years

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Jordan

K

5-11

185

RSO

2008 d in i all ll 12 games … best b t performance f 2008: Pl Played came att S Samford with three kickoffs for 187 yards and an average of 62.3 yards a kick … recorded a season-high nine kickoffs against Webber International totaling 529 yards and one touchback … finished the season with 59 kickoffs for 3,213 yards, three touchbacks and two out-of-bounds for an average of 54.5 a kick … 2007: Redshirted … High School: A 2007 graduate of Franklin County High School ... lettered in football for three years and track for one year ... named All-Region Specialty Player of the Year ... garnered All-Area honors for his punting ... converted 7-of-12 field goal attempts including a 63


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Panter’s Career Statistics KICKOFFS G 2008 12 TOTAL 12

No. 59 59

Yds 3213 3213

Avg 54.5 54.5

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Tim

PARKS Greenville, Ga./Greenville OL

6-5

295

RJR

2008 d in i seven games, starting t ti th i d th 2008: Pl Played three … missed the last four games of the season … recorded one tackle at No. 22 Clemson … 2007: Played in seven games, starting in two … 2006: Redshirted ... High School: Was a four-year starter at tackle ... named Second Team All-Region 4-AA in 2005 ... 2004 Second Team All-Region 4-AA honoree ... was Honorarable Mention for All-Region 4-AA in 2003 ... member of the AA State runner-up basketball team in 2005 ... Personal: Timothy Parks ... born Dec. 16, 1987 in Griffin, Ga. ... son of Thornton and Dorothy Parks ... majoring in sport management.

REEDER Denton, Texas/Ryan OL

Cory

72

Graham

6-2

237

RFR

76

2008 Redshirted Red hi ted … High Hi h S hool Graduated G aduated from f o Ryan Rya 2008: School: High School in 2008 … lettered three years in football and Aiken, S.C./Silver Bluff two in baseball … earned second team all-district honors, OL 6-2 292 JR member of football team that made eight consecutive playoff appearances … member of PALS (peer assistance leaderships services) and Rotary Interact … Personal: Graham Thomas 2008 Saw S ti iin nine i games, starting t ti six i … 2007 d Reeder … born Oct. 9, 1989 … son of Dewayne and Dawn 2008: action 2007: Pl Played in nine games … High School: Graduated from Silver Bluff Reeder … father played football for the University of North High School in 2007 … received three letters in football, one Texas (1983-86) … majoring in business administration. in track … team won the 2006 regional championship … named AA All-State … played in the Shrine Bowl … coached by Al Lown … Personal: Cory Kendall Pope … born Oct. 21, 1989 in Augusta, Ga. … son of George and Teresa Pope … majoring in education.

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2009 BULLDOGS 2009 Bulldog Bios solo, one assisted) with three tackles for a loss of eight yards … notched five total tackles against Georgia Southern (two solo, three assisted) … one of his three assisted tackles at No. 1 Appalachian State came for a loss … at Elon, recorded four North, S.C./North tackles (two solo, two assisted) with one solo and one asDL 6-0 286 SR sisted tackle both being sacks for a total loss of 11 yards, the first sacks of his career … High School: Played in the NorthSouth All-Star Football game his senior year ... three-time Player of the Week honoree ... named All-Region in 2003 and 2008 Southern Conference Coaches 2004 ... received the Timothy Hutto Memorial Award for the First Team Selection football player with the highest GPA ... named Most Valu2008 Southern Conference Sports Media Association able Defensive Player in 2004 and 2005 ... was a Wendy’s Second Team Selection High School Heisman Nominee ... also lettered in basketball ... coached by John Jones ... Personal: Terrence Reese ... born 2008: Played in all 12 games, starting in 11 … did not start Nov. 11, 1987 ... son of Troy and Brenda Reese ... majoring in against No. 22 Clemson due to injury … best performance sport management. came against Georgia Southern, totaling nine tackles, including two for a loss of seven yards, one forced fumble and one quarterback hurry … finished the season with 49 total tackles, 25 solo and 24 assisted, 8.5 for a loss of 20 yards, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, two quarterback hurries and one pass breakup … finished the season as the sixth leading tackler on the team … named to coaches AllConference first team and the media All-Conference second team … 2007: Started all 11 games … totaled one solo and three assisted tackles against both Charleston Southern and Webber International, recording a pass breakup in both competitions … recorded one solo and four assisted tackles at No. 7 Wisconsin … totaled two solo tackles against No. 8 Wofford, one for a loss of one yard … against Furman, totaled one solo and three assisted tackles, while rushing the quarterback on two occasions … played both offense and defense against No. 9 Appalachian State for homecoming … recorded four solo and six assisted tackles for a seasonhigh of 10 tackles, two for a loss of eight yards including a sack … also rushed the ball twice against the Mountaineers for two yards and his first collegiate touchdown … recorded first collegiate interception at VMI, returning it for two yards … totaled 14 solo and 27 assisted tackles for a total loss of 21 yards, two sacks (one solo and one assisted) for 12 yards, one interception, four quarterback hurries, and two pass breakReese’s Career Statistics ups … 2006: True freshman who saw action in all 11 games, starting in five … recorded 31 total tackles (15 solo, 16 as- TACKLES G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR B 11 15 16 31 6.5 22 2 0 0 0 sisted) on the year, including 6.5 tackles for a total loss of 22 2006 2007 11 14 27 41 7.0 21 3 0 0 0 yards … recorded 1.5 sacks for a total of 11 yards … credited 2008 12 25 24 49 8.5 20 1 2 1 0 34 54 67 121 22.0 63 6 2 1 0 with two QB hurries and two pass breakups on the year … TOTAL one of his two assisted tackles against Charleston Southern SACKS G UA A Total Yds 11 1 1 1.5 11 came for a loss … was credited with a QB hurry against CSU 2006 2007 11 1 1 1.5 12 … recorded one solo tackle and one assisted tackle for a loss 2008 12 1 1 1.5 6 34 3 3 4.5 29 of one yard at Pittsburgh, and credited with a pass breakup TOTAL … his lone tackle at Wofford fell for a loss of two yards … recorded a season-high seven tackles at No. 11 Furman (six Terrence

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Columbia, S.C./A.C. Flora TE

6-2

218

Columbia, S.C./Spring Valley

RFR

WR

2008: Redshirted … High School: A 2008 graduate of A.C. Flora High School … lettered four years in football and baseball … earned All-Area and All-Region honors both junior and senior seasons … earned Captains Award … selected to SCHSSR Senior Prospects Top 100 selection and Varsity.com Top 100 … member of state championship baseball team, which was ranked 14th in the country … coached in football by Robin Bacon and Andy Hallett in baseball … Personal: Aaron Adger Rice, III … born Sept. 22, 1989 … son of Adger and Harriet Rice … majoring in business administration.

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RILEY Walkersville, Md./Walkerville WR

6-2

189

SO

2008 ti … Hi hS h l G d t d from f 2008: Did nott see any action High School: Graduated Walkersville High School in 2008 … lettered in football two years and indoor track for one year … led team in catches, yards and touchdowns during junior and senior seasons … was a honor roll student and earned Academic Excellence honors all four years … Personal: Patrick Huntley Riley … born on Jan. 8, 1990 … son of Michael Riley and Mary Frances Riley … father played football at The Citadel, was a wide receiver and punt returner, graduated in 1977 … majoring in chemistry.

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Andre

5-11

185

SR

2009 Preseason All-American 2008 First Team All-American, AFCA 2008 Second Team All-American, Associated Press 2008 National Punt Return Champion 2008 Walter Payton Award Finalist 2008 Southern Conference Coaches First Team Selection WR 2008 Southern Conference Coaches First Team Selection RS 2008 Southern Conference Coaches First Team Selection WR 2008 Southern Conference Coaches First Team Selection RS 2008 & 2009 Team Captain 2008: Started in all 12 games … totaled three games with 10 or more catches … claimed the school record for catches in a single-game with 14 against No. 10 Wofford for 190 yards and three touchdowns, best outing of the season … made history as one of two receivers to catch over 100 yards in the same game for the first time since 1983 and only the second time in school history with nine catches for 165 yards against Georgia Southern … third-best performance at No. 22 Clemson, recording nine catches for 153 yards and one touchdown … season-long reception was a 78-yard touchdown pass from Bart Blanchard in the season-opener against Webber International … totaled seven 100-plus yard performances on the season … broke the school record for catches in a season with 95, catches in a career with 208, most receiving yards in a season with 1,334, most receiving yards in a career with 2,951, punt return yards in a season with 461, punt return yards in a career with 943 … dating back to the 2007 season, scored a touchdown in 17 consecutive games, ending at No. 3 Florida, the last game of the season … scored the game-winning touchdown in a 43-yard punt return against Chattanooga … scored first career rushing touchdown against Georgia Southern … returned punts in all but two games during the season … finished the season with 95 catches for 1,334 yards and 14 touchdowns, 24 carries for 94 yards and one touchdown, and 24 punt returns for 461 yards and four touchdowns, for an all-purpose season total of 1,908 yards and 108 points … also recorded three solo tackles … led the Southern Conference in punt returns, receiving yards, receiving yards per game, receptions, receptions per game and all-purpose yards, and was second in scoring and scoring touchdowns … nationally, finished the season ranked first in punt returns, second in receptions per game and total receiving yards, fourth in receiving yards per game, 11th in scoring and 14th in all-

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2009 BULLDOGS 2009 Bulldog Bios purpose running … named media and coaches first team All-Conference for wide receiver and punt return specialist … earned first team All-America honors from the American Football Coaches Association and The Sports Network and second team All-America honors from the Associated Press … finalist for the Walter Payton Award … 2007: Started in all 11 games … recorded six 100-plus yard performances on the season … opened the season with 108 yards in nine catches against Charleston Southern … totaled 86 yards in only three catches, all touchdowns, against Webber International … returned three punts for 85 yards, totaling 171 all-purpose yards against the Warriors … at No. 7 Wisconsin, caught five passes for 54 yards, rushed once for two yards and returned one punt for 19 yards … against No. 8 Wofford, caught 12 passes for 123 yards and returned four punts for 22 yards … in overtime win against Furman, recorded nine receptions for 122 yards a long of 62, returned two punts for 41 yards … at Western Carolina, recorded third consecutive 100-plus receiving performance with 114 yards in nine receptions … against No. 9 Appalachian State, recorded nine catches for 95 yards and one touchdown … versus Elon, recorded a careerhigh 180 yards (the most receiving yards of any Bulldogs since 1977) in eight catches, with a long of 68 yards … also rushed once for two yards against the Phoenix … ended the season at VMI with 128 yards in seven catches … recorded a touchdown in eight-of-11 games for a total of 10 on the season … finished the season with 1,060 receiving yards in 78 catches and a long of 68 … in 27 punt returns, totaled 289 yards, a long of 51 and a total all-purpose yardage of 1,350 on the season … earned third team All-America honors by the Associated Press and The Sports Network … broke the school’s record for the most catches in a season with 78 … 2006: True freshman that played in all 11 games, starting two … caught 35 passes for 557 yards and five touchdowns … brought in three passes for a total of 46 yards and one touchdown against Charleston Southern, including a 36 yard reception … also against CSU, ran the ball twice for 21 yards … caught four passes against Chattanooga for 99 yards and a touchdown, including a 62-yard reception … brought in four passes for 30 yards at Wofford, including one touchdown … recorded a season-high 133 yards receiving at No. 11 Furman in nine catches, including a game-high 43 yard reception … ran the ball once for a gain of 33 yards and caught one pass for a five yard gain against Georgia Southern … caught two passes at No. 1 Appalachian State for a total of 65 yards with a 59 yard reception for a touchdown … brought in four passes against VMI for 32 yards in “The Military Classic of the South” … caught four passes for 123 yards and a season-long 80 yard reception for a touchdown in The Citadel’s dominating 44-7 victory at Elon … High School: Named the MVP of the North-South All-Star game in 2005 ... was named to the All-Area and All-Region team in 2005 ... team was a BULLDOG FOOTBALL: ONE VISION

state semi-finalist and region champ in 2005 ... coached by Jimmy Noonan, a former Citadel football player ... was also an All-State track runner as his track team won the 2003 state championship and were the 2005 state runners-up ... Personal: Andre Roberts ... born Jan. 9, 1988 ... son of Stephen and Dorothy Roberts ... also runs on The Citadel track and field team ... 2007 All-Southern Conference honoree in track and field ... earned All-SoCon honor after running the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay team that placed third at the SoCon Outdoor Championships ... ran the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay team that won a Penn Relays title in 2007, the school’s fifth-consecutive title at the Penn Relays ... majoring in accounting.

Roberts’ Career Statistics RECEIVING 2006 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 11 11 12 34

TOTAL OFFENSE G 2006 11 2007 11 2008 12 TOTAL 34

Rec 35 78 95 208

Yds 557 1060 1334 2951

Rush Pass 43 0 1 0 94 15 138 15

Td 5 10 14 29

Lg 80 68 78 80

Rec/G 3.2 7.1 7.9 6.1

Avg/C Avg/G 15.9 50.6 13.6 96.4 14.0 111.2 14.2 86.8

Avg/G 17.5 26.3 38.4 27.7

Total Avg/G 43 3.9 1 0.1 109 9.1 153 4.5

PUNT RETURNS 2006 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 11 11 12 34

No 18 27 24 69

Yds 193 289 461 943

Td 0 0 3 3

Lg 39 51 64 64

Avg/R 10.7 10.7 19.2 13.7

SCORING 2006 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 11 11 12 34

Td 5 10 18 33

Rush 0 0 1 1

Rcv 5 10 14 29

Ret 0 0 3 3

Total Avg/G 30 2.7 60 5.5 108 9.0 198 5.8

Rush Rcv 43 557 1 1060 94 1334 138 2951

PR 193 289 461 943

KR 0 0 19 19

ALL PURPOSE G 2006 11 2007 11 2008 12 TOTAL 32

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Savannah, Ga./Savannah Country Day WR

5-8

155

Alpharetta, Ga./Alpharetta

RSO

WR

2008: Did not see any action … 2007: Redshirted … named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Year … High School: A 2007 graduate of Savannah Country Day School … lettered in football all four years … named All-Greater Savannah and All-Region … recorded 31 catches, 600 yards, seven touchdowns, two interceptions and 14 pass breakups in senior year … sophomore and junior year teams made the final eight in the playoffs … set school record in the 400-meter dash … Personal: Christian Bucanon Robertson … born Nov. 20, 1988 in Houston, Texas … son of Bud and Dee Robertson … majoring in business administration.

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232

203

RSO

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Milford

SCOTT Charleston, S.C./West Ashley DE

Leland, N.C./South Brunswick TE

6-3

2008: Played in 11-of-12 games … blocked a punt against the Phoenix … recovered blocked punt and returned it for 23 yards against Georgia Southern … 2007: Redshirted … High School: Graduated from Alpharetta High School in 2007 ... lettered in football and track ... a four-time offensive player of the week ... caught seven touchdown passes and averaged 14.6 yards per reception ... Personal: Travis Ruff ... son of Seth and Eugenia Ruff ... born March 23, 1989 in Mineola, N.Y. ... majoring in business administration.

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6-3

235

RSO

RFR

2008 ti d hi t d … Hi h 2008: Did nott see any action … 2007 2007: R Redshirted High School: Graduated from West Ashley High School in 2006 2008 R d hi t d … High Hi h S h l G d t d ffrom S th … lettered in football and track … Personal: Milford Scott 2008: Redshirted School: Graduated South Brunswick High School in 2008 … lettered three years in … born May 21, 1988 … son of Anthony and Denise Scott … football … all-state and all-conference selection at tight end majoring in civil engineering. and all-area as defensive end, named special teams player of the year … recorded five touchdown receptions in 2007 … Alex Personal: James Robey … born Aug. 28, 1989 … son of Terri and David Robey … majoring in criminal justice.

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Greenwood, S.C./Greenwood

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ROGERS

TE

York, S.C./York Comprehensive OL

6-6

288

RFR

2008 R 2008: Redshirted d hi t d … Hi High hS School: h l A 2008 graduate d t off York Y k Comprehensive High School … lettered in football, track and wrestling … member of FCA and FBIA … Personal: David Rogers … born Oct. 4, 1989 … son of Alan and Sharon Rogers … father played football at Presbyterian College … majoring in electrical engineering.

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245

RJR

2008 d in i 11 games, starting t ti d d 2008: Pl Played att F Furman … recorded one catch for nine yards and a touchdown at No. 2 Appalachian State … recorded one catch for 11 yards against the Paladins and one catch for three yards and a touchdown against Georgia Southern … totaled three receptions for 23 yards and three touchdowns on the season … 2007: Played in all 11 games … Caught two passes for 23 yards and a long of 15 against Furman … made one catch for seven yards against Elon … 2006: Redshirted… High School: Named to the 2005 All-State team by the High School Sports Report ... played in the 2005 North-South All-Star game ... named the 2005 Player-of-the-Year by the High School Sports Report ... 2005

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SMITH Columbus, Ga./Carver LB

Sellars’ Career Statistics RECEIVING 2007 2008 TOTAL

G 11 11 22

Rec 3 3 6

Yds 30 23 53

TD 0 3 3

Lg 15 11 15

Rec/G 0.3 0.3 0.3

Avg/C 10.0 7.7 8.8

Avg/G 2.7 2.1 2.4

SELLERS Mount Pleasant, S.C./Bishop England K

6-1

187

JR

97

SIMS

185

SO

Smith’s Career Statistics

2008 l … 2007: 2007 Did nott play l … High Hi h S h l A 2008: Did nott play School: 2007 graduate of Bishop England High School … lettered in football, basketball and soccer … three-time All-State selection … ranks third all-time in goal scorer in soccer …member of three-time state championship team and back-to-back state championship club soccer team … member of the Key Club … Personal: William Ryan Sellers … born March 31, 1989 … son of Carl and Margaret Sellers … majoring in business administration. Demarrio

5-9

2008: Played in 10-of-12 games … recorded three total tackles, including 1.0 for a loss of two yards against Webber International … totaled 11 tackles on the season, four solo and seven assisted, and one pass breakup … High School: Graduated from Carver High School in 2008 … lettered in football and track and field four years … earned freshman of the year and coach’s award … a member of the 2007 Georgia 3A state championship football team … Personal: DeAndre Marquise Smith … born Dec. 19, 1989 … son of James Jackson and Rosalind Smith … majoring in business administration.

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Ryan

24

DeAndre

TACKLES 2008 TOTAL

G 10 10

UA 4 4

A 7 7

Total 11 11

TFL 1.0 1.0

Yds 2 2

PD 1 1

FF 0 0

FR 0 0

B 0 0

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SMITH Reddick, Fla./North Marion DB

6-1

203

SO

2008 Southern Conference Coaches All-Freshman Selection

Reddick, Fla./Fairhope DL

6-2

258

RFR

2008 R d hi t d … Hi h S h l Graduated G d t d from f N th 2008: Redshirted High School: North Marion High School in 2008 … lettered in football, basketball and weightlifting … earned D-Lineman All-Area honors, third team All-State honors and holds the Marion County single-season/career sack record … during senior season recorded 125 tackles, 16 sacks, 22 tackles for loss, forced three fumbles and recovered one fumble … Personal: Demarrio Henry Lee Sims … born May 3, 1990 … son of Wanda Thompson and Henry Sims… majoring in criminal justice.

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2008: Played in 11 games, starting in seven … recorded a season-high five tackles on three occasions, including five solo tackles at No. 3 Florida, and four solo and one assisted at Samford … finished the season 11th on the team in tackles with 36 total tackles, 21 solo and 15 assisted, including 1.0 for a loss of two yards and four pass breakups … named to the Southern Conference Inaugural All-Freshman Team … High School: Graduated from North Marion High School in 2008 … lettered three years in basketball and football ... earned first team All-Area and third team All-State in football and two years second team All-Area in basketball ...junior season in football made 29 catches for 465 yards and five touchdowns, senior year recorded 60 tackles and five interceptions ... member of team that went 12-2 during senior season ... Personal: Demontrelle Smith … born Nov. 8, 1989 … son of Diedre Smith and Richard White … major is pre-med.

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G 11 11

UA 21 21

A 15 15

Total 36 36

TFL 1.0 1.0

Yds 2 2

PD 5 5

Neal FF 0 0

FR 0 0

B 0 0

STRANGE

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Columbia, S.C./Irmo OL

6-6

293

RFR

17

Miguel

2008: Redshirted … High School: Graduated from Irmo High School in 2008 … lettered three years in football and four years in baseball … earned all-region, all-area honors Atlanta, Ga./Mundy’s Hill and the 2007 coach’s award recognition … recorded 11 recepQB 6-2 219 RFR tions for 241 yards and five touchdowns senior season … a member of the 2006 South Carolina state champion runner2008: Redshirted … High School: Graduated from Mundy’s up team … Personal: Neal Strange … born July 21, 1990 … Mill High School in 2008 … lettered in football and baseball son of Freddie and Karen Strange … majoring in pre-law. … named team captain senior season, earned first team allregion honors senior season and all-county and all-region in Thomas baseball during junior season, played in Georgia North-South All-Star game, member of baseball team that earned back-toback regional championships … recorded 1,100 yards and 13 Sophia, N.C./Asheboro touchdowns passing and 700 yards and seven touchdowns OL 6-4 284 RSR rushing during senior season … Personal: Miguel Dominique Starks … born July 31, 1990 … son of Michael and Sharon Starks … cousin Rico Clark played for the Indianapolis t d all ll 12 games, six i att guard d and d six i att tackle t kl … 2008: St Started Colts and cousin Reggie Johnson played for the San Antonio 2008 2007: Played in four games … 2006: Saw action in two games, Spurs … majoring in sports marketing. at Pittsburgh and against VMI … 2005: Redshirted ... High School: A 2005 graduate of Asheboro High School ... named Tyler a 2003, 2004 All-Conference selection ... 2003, 2004 All-County selection ... East-West game selection … played for coach Don Murry ... Personal: Thomas Arthur Suggs ... son of Jim Spartanburg, S.C./Dorman and Tammy Suggs ... born Sept. 1, 1987 ... majoring in electriWR 5-10 181 JR cal engineering.

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STARNES

18

2008 d in i three th W bb International, I t ti l att No. N 2008: Pl Played games, Webber 22 Clemson and against Georgia Southern … recorded two catches for 30 yards and a touchdown against Webber International … recorded one solo tackle at Clemson … 2007: Saw action in four games on special teams … High School: Graduated from Dorman High School in 2007 … lettered one year in football … senior season made 10 catches for 682 yards and one touchdown … Personal: Tyler Michael Starnes … born March 18, 1989 … son of Mike and Annette Starnes … father was a four-year letterman at Gardner Webb and coached nine years at Wofford with Mike Ayers … majoring in physical education.

Starnes’ Career Statistics RECEIVING 2008 TOTAL

G 3 3

Rec 2 2

Yds 30 30

TD 1 1

Lg 20 20

Rec/G 0.7 0.7

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Avg/G 10.0 10.0

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SYNOVEC

9

Columbia, S.C./Ridgeview DB

6-0

203

JR

2008 ti d j ti iin 2008: Did nott see action due tto iinjury … 2007 2007: S Saw action 10 games … blocked two kicks in collegiate debut against Webber International … also returned two punts for 20 yards against the Warriors and recorded three solo tackles, earning freshman of the week for the Southern Conference … blocked another punt at Chattanooga … also returned a punt for 16 yards and recorded two solo tackles against the Mocs … completed the season with eight solo tackles, three assisted tackles, one pass breakup and three blocked punts

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TURNER

Synovec’s Career Statistics TACKLES 2007 TOTAL

G 10 10

UA 8 8

A 3 3

Total 11 11

TFL 0.0 0.0

Yds 0 0

PD 1 1

Tyler

THORNTON

FF 0 0

FR 0 0

B 3 3

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Fayetteville, N.C./Jack Britt TE

6-3

244

RSO

2008 ti iin ttwo games against i tW bb IInternational t ti l 2008: S Saw action Webber and Western Carolina … 2007: Redshirted … High School: A 2007 graduate of Jack Britt High School … only attended Jack Britt H.S. his senior year, transferring form Moanalua High School in Hawaii after his father was transferred … named 2006 Mid-Southeastern All-Conference … named 2006 Best Offensive Lineman … received 2005 OIA White Division AllConference (Hawaii) honors … named 2005 Oceanic Time Warner Cable Team Player (Hawaii) … also lettered in basketball and baseball … Personal: Christopher Tyler Thornton … born Aug. 24, 1989 in Ft. Hood, Texas … son of Jason and Christine Thornton … father, Jason, is in the United States Army … majoring in health and wellness. Dugan

TURNBOW

59

2008 Played Pl d in i five games, starting t ti iin one att Samford S f d … 2008: recorded two 100-plus yard performances … completed 11of-21 passes for 104 yards and a touchdown at Samford … came in for an injured Bart Blanchard at No. 3 Florida to connect on 15-of-30 passes for 169 yards and one touchdown against the Gators, also caught one pass for 29 yards and a touchdown on a trick play … finished the season with 36of-61 complete passes for 386 yards and five touchdowns, and 25 carries for 68 yards … averaged 29.0 yards a catch with a pass efficiency of 126.10 … 2007: Saw action in four games … rushed twice for eight yards against Webber International … rushed three times for eight yards and his first collegiate touchdown at VMI … 2006: Redshirted ... High School: Named pre-season All-American by Tom Lemming ... was an Army All-American Bowl nominee ... named honorable mention to the North Suburban All-Conference Team ... was captain of his team ... named Big 12 All-Conference his junior year ... named Central Illinois All-Area in junior year ... named the team’s offensive MVP his junior year ... Personal: Cameron Turner ... born July 29, 1987 ... son of Ron and Wendy Turner ... comes from a strong family of football players and coaches, including father who is the former head coach at Illinois and current Offensive Coordinator for the Chicago Bears and uncle, Norv Turner, who is the head coach of the San Diego Chargers ... also uncle, Scott Weber, played at Southern Cal, while cousin, Scott Turner, played at UNLV, cousin, Dan O’Dell, played football for San Jose State … majoring in business administration.

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Alpharetta, Ga./Northview OL

6-2

229

SO

PASSING 2007 2008 TOTAL

2008 Did nott play l … High Hi h S h l A 2008 graduate d t off NorthN th 2008: School: view High School … lettered in football, track and wrestling … awarded Promethian Award for leading the school in athletics, academics and leadership … Personal: Dugan Jay T. Turnbow … born Dec. 29, 1989 … son of Dugan and Angela BULLDOG FOOTBALL: ONE VISION

G 4 5 9 G 4 5 9

Yds 16 68 84

Att Comp Int 0 0 0 61 32 2 61 32 2

TOTAL OFFENSE 2007 2008 TOTAL

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Att 5 25 30

G 4 5 9

Yds 0 386 386

Rush 16 68 84

TD 1 0 1 TD 0 5 5 Pass 0 386 386

Lg 7 21 21 Lg 0 50 50 Total 16 454 470

Avg/C 3.2 2.7 2.8

Pct 0.0 52.5 52.5

Avg/P 0.0 6.3 6.3

Avg/G 4.0 90.8 52.2

Avg/G 4.0 13.6 9.3 Avg/G 0.0 77.2 42.9

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Mount Pleasant, S.C./Wando DL

6-0

275

58

Raymond

N. Charleston, S.C./Northwood Academy

RSO

OL

2008: Saw action in four games, Georgia Southern, at No. 10 Wofford, Chattanooga and at No. 3 Florida … totaled one solo tackle against the Gators … 2007: Redshirted … High School: A 2007 graduate of Wando High School … lettered in football and track … named a Top 100 football prospect in high school … recorded six sacks and forced eight fumbles his senior year, along with 113 tackles and 1,083 rushing yards … nationally ranked in track events (discus – 14th; shot put – 23rd) his senior year, winning the state title in both events … received All-State and All-Region accolades in track and field … Personal: Quintin Jenaro Turner … born Aug. 20, 1989 in Charleston … son of Craig Turner, Sr. and Sonja Clark … also a member of The Citadel track and field team … majoring in health and wellness.

6-6

278

RFR

2008: Redshirted … High School: Graduated from Northwood Academy in 2008 … lettered four years in football and three years in basketball and baseball … earned All-Region and All State honors in football … earned state runner-up title in 2006 … member of 2007 South Carolina Oasis Shrine Bowl Game … Personal: Raymond Watkins … born on Dec. 4, 1989 … son of Barry Watkins and Beth Watkins ... majoring in health, exercise and sport science.

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WALL Asheville, N.C./AC Reynolds P

6-2

195

SO

2008 2008: Did nott see any action ti … Hi High h S School: h l G Graduated d t d from A.C. Reynolds High School in 2008 … lettered in football and baseball two years … earned NW 4A all-conference in football and baseball … football and baseball team captain … selected to play in the 2007 North Carolina Baseball Summer Games … passed for 1,145 yards and six touchdowns, rushed for 755 yards and 11 touchdowns, punted for an average of 38.5 yards during senior season … Personal: Alexander James Wall … born Aug. 7, 1990 … son of James and Suzanne all … father was a four-year letterman at LenoirRhyne ... majoring in biology, pre-med.

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2009 BULLDOGS 2009 Bulldog Signees Name POS HT WT Hometown (Previous School) Greg Adams ........................... W ................... R5-9...................161 .........................................Ridgeview/Gadsden, S.C. Bay Amrhein ..........................LB ....................6-2 ....................230 ....................Bishop England/Mount Pleasant, S.C. Kyle Anderson ...................... DT ....................6-4 ....................275 ................ Western Kentucky/Bloomington, Minn. Devin Bice ..............................TE ....................6-3 ....................245 ...................................Holmes County/Bonifay, Fla. Cullen Brown .........................TE ....................6-4 ....................222 ............................... Cocoa Beach/Cocoa Beach, Fla. Keith Carter II ...................... DT ....................6-0 ....................272 .....................N. Florida Christian/Tallahassee, Fla. Derek Douglas ...................... DE ....................6-1 ....................241 .............................................. Sachse/Garland, Texas James Eye................................FB ...................5-11 ...................230 ......................................Huntsville/Huntsville, Ala. Robert Finke ..........................OL ....................6-5 ....................291 ........................................Carrollton/Carrollton, Ga. Brian Hill ............................... QB ...................5-10 ...................175 .......................................................... Irmo/Irmo, S.C. Sadath Jean-Pierre .................CB ...................5-10 ...................162 .....................................Immokalee/Immokalee, Fla. Domonic Jones ...................... WR....................6-5 ....................192 .............Fernandina Beach/Fernandina Beach, Fla. Van Dyke Jones ......................RB ...................5-10 ...................180 .........................................Indian River/Norfolk, Va. Jim Knowles ...........................OL ....................6-0 ....................305 ..............................Glades Central/Belle Glade, Fla. Brandon McCladdie ..............CB ....................6-1 ....................175 ..................................................Evans/Martinez, Ga. Patrick Nugent .......................LB ....................6-0 ....................200 ................................ St. Ignatius/Rocky River, Ohio Yemi Oyegunle ....................... S .....................5-11 ...................181 ...................................................Gaither/Tampa, Fla. B.J. Phillips .............................TE ....................6-5 ....................260 .......University of North Carolina/Columbia, S.C. Thomas Warren ......................K .....................6-1 ....................180 ....................Bishop England/Mount Pleasant, S.C.

2009 FOOTBALL SIGNEES BY STATE ALABAMA (1) James Eye, Hunstville FLORIDA (7) Devin Bice, Bonifay Cullen Brown, Cocoa Beach Keith Carter II, Tallahassee Sadath Jean-Pierre, Immokalee Domonic Jones, Fernandina Beach Jim Knowles, Belle Glades Yemi Oyegunle, Tampa

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Greg ADAMS

Devin BICE

WR 5-9 161 Gadsden, S.C./Ridgeview

TE 6-3 245 Bonifay, Fla./Holmes County

High School: A 2009 graduate of Ridge View High School … lettered in four years in football and one year in basketball and track and field … earned All-State Honorable Mention, All-Area, AllMidlands, Team Offensive MVP and Team Offensive Skill MVP honors … totaled 117 catches for 1,861 yards and 18 touchdowns, all school records … 2006 and 2007 teams won 4A Region Championship, 2006 team was State Playoff Quarterfinalist, 2007 team was State Playoff Semi-Finalist … member of Black Men’s Leadership Organization, Masonic Road Clean up and men’s church choir … Personal: Gregory Dean Adams, Jr. … born on March 7, 1991 … son of Greg and Pauline Adams … majoring in civil engineering.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Holmes County High School … lettered three years in football and two years in basketball and baseball … team captain … earned All-Region in football and baseball … named best receiver, defensive lineman and linebacker … Personal: Devin Bice … born on Nov. 15, 1991 … son of Sonja Powell … majoring in sport management.

Cullen BROWN TE 6-4 222 Cocoa Beach, Fla./Cocoa Beach

Bay AMRHEIN

High School: A 2009 graduate of Cocoa Beach High School … lettered three years in football and track and field and one year in soccer … team captain … named 2008 MVP … All-Space Coast, AllRegion All Star and All-State first team selection in 2008 … totaled 19 catches for 210 yards, three touchdowns and two 2-point converHigh School: A 2009 graduate of Bishop England High School … sions, as well as 45 tackles, three sacks and five tackles for a loss in lettered in football … team captain … first team All State and All 2008 … runs 4.78 40-yard dash … Personal: Cullen Brown … born Lowcountry … named 6AA Lineman of the Year … recorded 23.5 on March 19, 1991 … son of Michael and Christine Brown … majorcareer sacks, three blocked punts and three blocked field goals. ing in biology.

LB 6-2 230 Mount Pleasant, S.C./Bishop England

Kyle ANDERSON

Keith CARTER

DT 6-4 275 Bloomington, Minn./Western Kentucky

TD 6-0 272 Tallahassee, Fla./N. Florida Christian

Western Kentucky, 2008: Earned the Lonnie Schuster Most Improved Defensive Lineman Award … 2007: Saw action in every game … Collected 20 total stops, including two behind the line of scrimmage with a sack, an interception, a pass defended and a fumble recovery as a true freshman … one of four players on defense to score a touchdown … Recorded a season-best three tackles and returned a recovered fumble 19 yards for a score in home-opening win over West Virginia Tech … Had an assist for loss in Eastern Kentucky victory … Posted two stops in win at Middle Tennessee … credited with a pair of assists behind the line at Bowling Green … collected three stops, including one for a loss, in victory at Indiana State … also had three tackles in North Carolina Central win … made two solo tackles in win at Chattanooga … recorded two stops, an interception he ran back nine yards an a pass broken up in Senior Day victory over Morehead State … Prep/High School: Played at Hargrave Military Academy after earning high school diploma … started two seasons at Bloomington Jefferson High, where he helped the Jaguars to a 16-5 record … earned three letters … led team with 113 tackles as a senior, earning All-State and All-Metro honors … was a two-time All-Lake Conference selection … Personal: Kyle Anderson … born on Aug. 10, 1988 … son of Kirkland Anderson and Quantella Anderson … majoring in sports management.

High School: A 2009 graduate of North Florida Christian School … lettered four years in football, three in track and two in basketball … earned second team All-Big Bend, first team All-State, Florida Association of Coaches Award for football and academics, and the Marine Corps Courage Award … totaled 77 tackles, 55 solo, 22 assisted and 18 for a loss, six sacks, and 16 pressures … also totaled 159 yards on 29 carries and 34 yards on four receptions … team made three consecutive appearances in state championship in 2006, 2007 and 2008, winning the championship in 2008 … member of National Honor Society, Youth Leadership Tallahassee, Christians in Action, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Christian Heritage Church Youth Group … Personal: Keith Carter, II … born on April 17, 1991 … son of Keith Carter and Iris Carter … mother played basketball at UM, father played football at Florida State and sister plays volleyball at Eckerd College … majoring in engineering.

Derek DOUGLAS DE 6-1 241 Garland, Texas/Sachse High School: A 2009 graduate of Sachse High School … lettered two years in football … earned All-District defensive end in 2007

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2009 BULLDOGS 2009 Bulldog Signees and 2008, game MVP twice, defensive player of the week four times, defensive lineman of the week eight times, special teams player of the week once … nominated for Best Actor in Musical for District 10-5A in 2007-08 … International Thespian Societies Best Actor of SHS 2007-08 … Outstanding Freshman Choir Student 2005-06, Outstanding Sophomore 2006-07, Outstanding Junior 2007-08 … member of Accapella Choir, Madrigal Singers, International Thespian Society and UIL Theater Personal: Derek Ryan Douglas … born on Sept. 21, 1990 … son of Paul and Jill Douglas … dad played baseball at LSU in 1975-77.

Sadath JEAN PIERRE CB 5-10 162 Immokalee, Fla./Immokalee High School: A 2009 graduate of Immokalee High School ... earned four letters in track, three in football and one in wrestling ... named District 15 First Corner, North/South First Team Corner and AllArea Utility Player ... also earned All-County in track ... recorded 700 yards receiving, eight touchdowns and nine interceptions ... member of team that went undefeated in 2007 and ranked 11th in the nation according to Max Prep Ranking ... member of Beta Club and Honor Society ... Personal: Sadath Jean Pierre ... born Nov. 20, 1990 ... son of Moranie Jean Pierre ... majoring in civil engineering.

James EYE FB 5-11 230 Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville

Domonic JONES

High School: A 2009 graduate of Huntsville High School ... earned four letters in football and two in lacrosse ... earned All-State, AllRegion and All-City honors, named Elite Defensive Player of the Year ... recorded 80 tackles, 10 sacks, and four hurries during senior season ... member of team that went 10-4 and advanced to the semifinals, marking the furthest advance in the playoffs for the school ... Personal: James Christopher Eye ... born Feb. 16, 1990 ... son of Pam Eye ... majoring in business administration.

WR 6-5 192 Fernandina Beach, Fla./Fernandina Beach High School: A 2009 graduate of Fernandina Beach, Fla. ... earned three letters in football, two in basketball and two in track ... was named Best Offensive Player in football and earned Best Field Goal Percentage in basketball, also earned Leadership Award ... senior season in football, recorded 39 catches for 589 yards and eight touchdowns, also recorded two blocked punts and one interception ... 2008 team record was 8-3 and 6-4 in 2009 ... was a member of Take Stock and Children and Leadership Nassau Youth Group ... Personal: Domonic Jamal Jones ... born Nov. 13, 1990 ... son of Albert and Linda Jones ... majoring in business.

Robert FINKE OL 6-5 291 Carrollton, Ga./Carrollton High School: A 2009 graduate of Carrollton City High School ... earned four letters in football and two in track and field ... recorded 32 pancakes, six downfield blocks and four rollerskates during 2009 season ... football team was region 6AAA champions in 2008 ... earned highest GPA on team and most improved in 2008, Outstanding Lineman in 2009, Iron Trojan in 2008 and 2009 ... region 6AAA Best Offensive Lineman in 2009, earned All-Region Offensive Tackle in 2009 ... participated in the annual Georgia All Star Game in 2009 ... Personal: Robert William Finke ... born Nov. 8, 1990 ... son of Brian and Sharron Finke ... majoring in electrical engineering.

Van Dyke JONES RB 5-10 180 Norfolk, Va./Indian River

High School: A 2009 graduate of Indian River High School ... earned three letters in football and one in basketball and track ... named first team all-district ... second team all-district defensive back and second team all-tidewater running back ... recorded nine rushing and one receiving touchdown, 870 yards rushing in 115 carries, averaging over seven yards a carry, while recording 1,000 all-purpose yards ... also tallied 22 tackles and three interceptions ... QB 5-10 175 member of 2008 football team that went to Regional Championship ... member of FBLA, National Honor Society and Class Council ... Irmo, S.C./Irmo Personal: Van Dyke Sennia Jones, II ... born June 19, 1991 ... son of High School: A 2008 graduate of Irmo High School ... earned three Teresa Jones and Van Dyke Jones ... cousin Cornell Lewis, Jr. played letters in football, two in soccer and two in swimming ... was a 2008 football at VMI ... majoring in business administration. All-Region selection ... was team captain ... earned Coaches Award and was three-time Academic Award winner ... voted by peers as most Athletic Male for senior class ... member of team that was 20062008 region winner, 2006 4A DI State Runner-Up and 2008 Region Winner for Soccer ... member of FCA, Beta Club, Key Club, French Club and First Priority ... Personal: Brian David Hill ... born June 24, 1991 ... son of David and Kelley Hill ... majoring in biology.

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Jim KNOWLES

B.J. PHILLIPS

Brandon MCCLADDIE

Thomas WARREN

Mount Pleasant, S.C./Bishop England

Patrick NUGENT

High School: A 2009 graduate of Bishop England High School ... earned letters in football and soccer ... ranked No. 38 kicker in the nation ... earned second team All-LowCountry ... finished with an average of 83 percent in field goals and 91 percent in extra points ... was member of two-time State Championship soccer team ... earned High School: A 2009 graduate of St. Ignatius High School ... earned All-State ... Personal: Thomas Warren ... grandfather Johnny Droze two letters in football, hockey and lacrosse ... was captain of hockey ’54 was a member of The Citadel Football Team. and lacrosse teams ... member of 2008 state championship team ... 2008 team was ranked No. 12 in USA Today ... Personal: Patrick Nugent.

LB 6-0 200 Rocky River, Ohio/St. Ignatius

Yemi OYEGUNLE S 5-11 181 Tampa, Fla./Gaither High School: A 2009 graduate of Gaither High School ... earned three letters in football ... earned Clewis Blocking Award in 2007 and Ironman Award in 2008, first team All-Western Conference in 2007 and named team captain in 2008 ... recorded 20 receptions for

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