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GEORGIA TECH

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Three Bowls in Five Years......................... 2-3 Graduation a Top Priority......................... 4-5 The University......................................... 6-7 Winning Combination............................. 8-9 Winning Tradition............................... 10-11 Gameday Excitement.......................... 12-13 Football Facilities................................ 14-15 Strength and Conditioning.................. 16-17 Pro Day................................................ 18-19 Blue Raider Stock Market.................... 20-21 In the Spotlight................................... 22-23 Monumental Moments.............................24 Freshman Impact......................................25 Blue Raider Equipment.............................26 Community...............................................27 Academic Enhancement............................28 Sports Medicine........................................29 Live and Dine............................................30

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Acknowledgments n EDITORIAL: The 2011 MT Football Media Guide is a product of the MT Athletic Communications Office and was written, edited, and designed by Mark Owens. Special thanks to previous MT Athletic Communication staffs for their past contributions. n EDITING: The MT Athletic Communications Staff and MT Publications and Graphics. n COVERS: Cover design by Bradley Lambert of the MT Athletic Communications Office. n PHOTOGRAPHY: Bradley Lambert, Betsy Johns, MTSU Photographic Services, Joe Robbins, Aaron Thompson (DNJ), Dave Klotz, J. Intintoli, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, Tennessee Titans, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, Pittsburgh Steelers. n PRINTING: Interstate Printing in Mobile, AL Mission Statement: The MTSU athletic program promotes excellence in athletics and provides academic and athletic opportunities for every student-athlete, the University, and the community. Building on tradition, the program advances the University’s regional and national stature and creates opportunities for innovative partnerships throughout the region. Middle Tennessee State University continually works to maximize human, financial, and physical resources to create and heighten the quality of its sports programs.

2011 Season Outlook.......................... 32-39 Spring Awards...........................................40 Rosters................................................ 41-42 Pronunciation Guide.................................42 Depth Chart..............................................43 Personnel Picture......................................44 Record vs All Opponents............................45 Record vs 2011 Opponents........................46 Sun Belt Conference............................ 47-48

49 The Players

Seniors................................................ 49-73 Veterans.............................................. 74-91 2011 Signees....................................... 91-93

94 The Staff

Head Coach Rick Stockstill................... 94-97 Assistants/Support.............................98-122

Rushing............................................143-146 Passing.............................................147-152 Receiving.........................................153-155 Total Offense....................................156-157 All-Purpose.............................................158 Scoring.............................................159-161 Punting...................................................162 Punt Returns...........................................163 Kickoff Returns........................................164 Defense............................................165-168 Miscellaneous/Opponent Records...........169 Year-by-Year Offense...............................170 Year-by-Year Defense..............................171

172 History

Year-by-Year Results........................172-178 All-Time Head Coaches’ Records..............178 Bowl Games.....................................179-182 All-Americans.........................................183 All-Conference/Other Awards...........184-185 NFL...................................................186-187 All-Time Lettermen..........................188-192 All-Time Head Coaches/Captains.............193 All-Time Assistant Coaches......................194 Hall of Fame Members............................195 Floyd Stadium..................................196-197 Traditions................................................198 President.................................................199 Director of Athletics................................200 Athletic Administration....................201-202 Athletic Support Staff..............................203

204 Media

Athletic Communications........................204 Media Guidelines....................................205 Quick Facts..............................................206 Road Headquarters.................................206 GoBlueRaiders.com.................................206 Primary Media Outlets............................207 Blue Raider Network...............................208

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Honors....................................................124 Final Statistics..................................125-135 Game Reviews.................................136-142

A Tennessee Board of Regents University, Middle Tennessee State University is an equal opportunity, nonracially identifiable, educational institution that does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities. SP035-0611

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THREE BOWLS n BLUE RAIDERS CAP 10-3 SEASON WITH 2009 NEW ORLEANS BOWL VICTORY. n AN AVERAGE OF 40,836 (122,509) HAVE ATTENDED THE THREE BOWL GAMES. n DWIGHT DASHER SETS NCAA BOWL QB RUSHING RECORD WITH 201 YARDS IN 2009.

A student-athlete can achieve all their goals at MT by getting a great education, playing on national TV, and going to bowl games.

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IN FIVE YEARS

We were very, very happy with Middle Tennessee! We thought Middle Tennessee’s fan base was just great and it created a really exciting experience.

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Graduation

a Top Priority Under Rick Stockstill, academics and graduating student-athletes is the number one priority. Stockstill also encourages his players to take full advantage of the University’s life skills, career, and social and personal development programs. At Middle Tennessee we are building tomorrow’s leaders, and it all starts in the classroom.

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Under Rick Stockstill, 82 of 87 studentathletes have earned their degrees (94.3%).


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MT was one of just 14 FBS football programs recognized by the NCAA during the association’s 2011 Public Recognition Awards for APR score.

magazine for its impressive tured in the NCAA Champion n Middle Tennessee was fea out of a possible 1,000. Blue Raiders turned in a 990 APR score and turnaround. The

In 2011, Stockstill was ranked 10th nationally among FBS coaches in APR performance. n Jeremy Kellem was named to the 2010 ESPN Academic All-America Football Second Team as selected by the Colle ge Sports Information Directors of America. Kellem became just the fourth Academic AllAmerican in school history and the first since 1991. The Organizational Communication major was the first player in school history to be an Academic All-American and a first team all-co nference performer.

igious Terry Whiteside Award at the 2011 n Alan Gendreau was presented the prest in academics, athletics, strength spring game. The award recognizes excellence ities. training, and community and campus activ

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We are

Tennessee’s Best Having the largest undergraduate enrollment in the state and one of the top 100 public institutions in the nation doesn’t happen by accident. It’s the result of Middle Tennessee’s wide range of degree programs and the University’s commitment to provide students with the best possible educational value. The numbers prove that students are choosing to build their future at Middle Tennessee State University. Nearly 75% of entering freshmen list Middle Tennessee as their first choice.

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most recent Forbes ranking lists Middle Tennessee as the leading public institution in the state and a top 50 “Best Buy.”

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MIDSTATE ALUMNI TOTALS MORE THAN 65,000

Notable Alumni • • • • •

James Buchanan, 1986 Nobel Laureate Albert Gore Sr., former U.S. Senator Rep. Bart Gordon, former U.S. Congressman Kelly Holcomb, former NFL quarterback Hillary Scott, member of country music group Lady Antebellum • Terry Weeks, 1988 National Teacher of the Year • Chris Young, country music artist • Randy Wood, founder of DOT Records

Presently, the University

is involved in proposed or active capital projects totaling nearly $400 million. Construction on a new student center (left) has begun and the new College of Education building (above) will be completed later this year.

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A Winning

Combination  The experienced Blue Raider coaching staff owns

four NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP rings.

 The 2011 staff has 211 years of combined coaching experience.

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“Coach Stockstill and his staff sincerely care about you as a person. You will be expected to attend class every day and leave MTSU with a degree. The Blue Raiders are a true family, and the coaches are always stressing to us to do the right things on and off the field. Coach Stockstill treats everyone fairly and is not afraid to tell you he loves you. It really feels good to have been a part of a program where everything is done the right way.” - Current Green Bay Packer and Super Bowl Champion Erik Walden

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n Steve Ellis

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Tradition  13 Conference Championships  19 First Team All-Americans  20 Conference Players of the Year  12 Coach of the Year Honors  212 First Team All-Conference Honors

SBC n Chris McCoy was the 2009 and an r Yea the of Defensive Player an. eric Am Alln ntio me honorable

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n Defensive end Jamari Lat timore was the 2010 Sun Belt Confere nce Defensive Player of the Year

n The 2009 Blue Raiders were the first Sun Belt team to win 10 games in a season.

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Gameday

Excitement On gameday in Murfreesboro there’s not a better place to be than Floyd Stadium. From tailgating in the Grove and on Greenland Drive to Raider Walk to all the family-fun activities surrounding the stadium, enjoying Blue Raider football has become the thing to do in the midstate region. Fans, alums, and students all come early, dressed in Raider blue to enjoy the many activities available during pregame before heading to the stadium and giving the Blue Raiders that homefield edge. It’s a full 60 minutes of hard-hitting action and fans will not want to miss a single play. Under Rick Stockstill, seven games have been decided by a field goal or less, and who can forget the 2008 win over FAU on the game’s final play with a “Hail Mary”? It’s a special experience for the entire family.

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Facilities Middle Tennessee’s football facilities display the program’s committment to excellence. President Sidney McPhee and Director of Athletics Chris Massaro are dedicated to keeping the home of the Blue Raiders among the best college venues in the region.

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Strength and

Conditioning Under the direction of head football strength and conditioning coach Russell Patterson (below right) and assistant Jason Spray, the Middle Tennessee strength and conditioning program is committed to maximizing the on-field performance of every student-athlete. The program designed by Patterson combines weight training, plyometrics, mobility and flexibility exercises, running, and proper nutrition to enhance each student-athlete’s ability to compete. The football players work year-round in these areas and also train for better coordination and endurance. It is a blueprint that helped make Patterson the American Football Monthly NCAA Division I-AA National Strength Coach of the Year in 2005. Patterson, who played a key role in Appalachian State’s 2005 National Championship, has developed numerous athletes who have gone on to the next level.

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2011 IRON MAN AWARDS TEAM CHAMPIONS: Roderic Blunt, Marquise Branton, Lance Campbell, Eric Davis, Jiajuan Fennell, Alan Gendreau, Sancho McDonald, Juno Prudhomm, Reggie Whatley LINEMAN CHAMP: SaCoby Carter COMBO CHAMP: Corey Carmichael SKILL CHAMP: Jajuan Harley JUNIOR CHAMP: Reggie Whatley


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“Training with Coach Patterson allowed me to put myself in a position to be successful on and off the field. I learned that he is someone that is passionate about his family and his work. When you have a head strength coach that takes pride in his work like Coach Patterson, then it is not surprising the amount of success that the Blue Raiders have enjoyed the past five years. He is also surrounded by an unbelievable staff that is always there when you need them.� - Erik Walden, Green Bay Packers

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Pro Day Over 40 professional football scouts have been on hand at Middle Tennessee’s Pro Day the past two years. In 2010, the program had the largest gathering of scouts in Blue Raider history, then followed it up in 2011 with another highly attended event. “We have good players scouts want to come and evaluate, and that shows the growth and maturity of our program,” said Rick Stockstill. “Each year we have progressed more. The scouts know when they come here that our players are going to be first class, fun to work out and deal with, and our coaches will cooperate and give them everything they need. They know this is a first-class program they are coming to.”

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Stock Market

Under sixth-year coach Rick Stockstill, the Blue Raider market is on a steady, uphill climb

People always talk about impact recruits, and the biggest one at Middle Tennessee signed on in late 2005 when Director of Athletics Chris Massaro made Rick Stockstill the program’s 15th head coach. In five years, Stockstill has taken the program’s academics to an all-time high, captured a league title, won the 2009 New Orleans Bowl, made three bowl games, appeared on national television a record and SBC best 14 times, and produced six of the top 10 crowds in Floyd Stadium history. More important, he has brought discipline to the program, instilled family values, and taught his players as much about life as about football. With Stockstill at the helm, everything is done with class and character, so buy in now because Blue Raider football is a can’tmiss stock.

“The time I spent under Coach Stock was a complete turnaround from when I started college. Playing under him made me realize that hard work pays off. He does everything first-class. If you listen and do what Coach Stock says, then you will graduate and win championships.” - former Blue Raider DeMarco McNair

“Everything was done first-class with Coach Stock. He is honest and treats you like his own son. He expects his players to graduate and be successful when football is over. The guy is genuine and knows how to connect with today’s athlete.” - former Blue Raider Erik Walden

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“The best time of my college football career came under Coach Stockstill. We really felt like a family, and I learned things I will keep with me the rest of my life. Everyone was treated equally, and he taught us not only to go hard on the field but also in the classroom.”

“Coach Stock is more than a coach to us. He talks to us about life and after football rather than just coaching. He’s like a father to us. I had a great experience here with him, and he taught me a lot about being a better man.” - former Blue Raider Danny Carmichael

- former Blue Raider Bradley Robinson

“My time under Coach Stockstill was a great and rewarding experience. He came in with a new attitude and a fresh approach and turned the whole program around in a short time. As players, we feel good about ourselves and are proud of our accomplishments.” - former Blue Raider Tavares Jones

“My time under Coach Stock was a real wake-up call on the field and off. We grew into a big-time football program, and I was fortunate to have been a part of that. Coach Stock brought discipline to the program and was a real influence on my life.” - former Blue Raider Franklin Dunbar

“The experience I had under Coach Stock will be a time I will never forget. Coach Stock turned this program into a winner, both on the field and in the classroom. I will take what I have learned and my experiences with me for the rest of my life.” - former Blue Raider Damon Nickson

“Coach Stock teaches his players the importance of character and doing things first-class, which prepares us for the real world when we graduate. I loved my time under Coach Stock as he truly made me the man I am today.” - former Blue Raider Wes Hofacker

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Spotlight  Prior to Rick Stockstill’s arrival, the Blue Raiders had just two nationally televised games, but during the Stockstill era Middle Tennessee has been showcased nationwide a record 14 times.

 The Blue Raiders have averaged 8.2 televised games a season over the past five years.

 Under Rick Stockstill, 65 percent of Blue Raider games have been televised either nationally or regionally.

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Moments  Under Rick Stockstill, seven games have been decided in the

final 45 seconds, including three with no time remaining. The Blue Raiders are also 5-1 under Stockstill in one-point games.

 Completing a “Hail Mary” is rare, but the Blue Raiders accomplished the feat twice in three games on final plays in 2008 against Kentucky and Florida Atlantic.  The Blue Raiders have not only won games under Stockstill

with “Hail Marys” but they have also done it another improbable way - by a kickoff return. In 2007, Bradley Robinson returned a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown with 45 seconds left to give MT a 43-40 win over Louisiana-Monroe on the road.

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Freshmen Make a

Major Impact Middle Tennessee has had a true freshman earn national recognition three of five years under Rick Stockstill. In fact, freshmen have played an integral part in the resurgence of the Blue Raiders the past five years. During the Stockstill era, a total of 87 freshmen have seen action, with 37 being first-year players. In 2006, Desmond Gee was a first-team all-conference player, leading the team in touchdown receptions and punt returns and finishing second in total receptions. QB Dwight Dasher was the next true freshman to shine, earning honorable mention freshman All-American honors after leading the Blue Raiders in rushing in 2007. In 2008, seven players made the All-Freshman team, and WR Malcolm Beyah led the team in touchdown catches and yards per catch, and Alan Gendreau finished second in scoring. In 2009, Kenneth Gilstrap, Justin Jones, Harold Turner, and Benjamin Cunningham all earned All-SBC freshman recognition, while Josh Davis was second team All-SBC in 2010. Who will be the next great freshman?

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Making a Difference in

the Community  The Blue Raider football team is involved in numerous

Coaches’ Wives in the Community n Collected and donated items for the Women’s Domestic Abuse Shelter. n Helped organize a golf tournament to benefit Area 16 Special Olympics. n Donated books and worked with students at Black Fox Elementary School. n Adopted a family at Christmas through the Angel Tree program.

community activities during the course of the academic year. The athletes participate in the Reading Raiders program, work with the Special Olympics, attend Career Day at various schools, help make up the B.R.A.S.S. program, and work with the Boys and Girls Club of Rutherford County. They also assisted in tornado damage cleanup in 2006 (Gallatin) and 2009 (Murfreesboro).

 Reading Raiders began in 1993 and is designed to allow MTSU

athletes the opportunity to give back to the community by getting involved in the lives of children. Within this program, MTSU athletes serve as role models and motivators in encouraging reading and proper study skills among students in the Murfreesboro City Extended Schools Program. The football program also mentors students at Black Fox Elementary.

 The B.R.A.S.S. program is another

vehicle that encourages student-athletes to become involved in service activities. Through the program, MTSU hosts the Special Olympics each April. The athletes also visit area schools during the course of the year and read to the students. The Reading Raiders and B.R.A.S.S. programs are directed by Wynnifred Counts.

 During the summer of 2007, the

football program helped build a house for Habitat for Humanity.

 In April of 2006, a group of 60 studentathletes made up mostly of football and volleyball players traveled to Gallatin, Tenn., to volunteer their time to assist in cleanup efforts following a devastating tornado on April 7. The group worked for nearly three hours picking up debris and trying to salvage what was left near a farmhouse in Gallatin. GoBlueRaiders.com | 27


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Enhancement The Student-Athlete Enhancement Center at MTSU houses the academic support system and the Blue Raider Athlete Skills for Success (B.R.A.S.S.) Life Skills Program for all 17 Division I-A sports. The center is located at Johnny “Red� Floyd Stadium. The facility opened in 1999 to the delight of student-athletes, coaches and administrators. Blue Raider student-athletes can take advantage of the library-like atmosphere as they report for n Todd Wyant, Director study hall under the watchful eyes of director Todd Wyant and associate director Wynnifred Counts. The center consists of administrative offices, fully equipped individual and group tutoring rooms, a computer center, and spacious study carrels equipped with task lighting. Services provided by the center include help with registration and preregistration, help with study skills, and updates on NCAA legislation. The center uses an innovative goal based study table, which includes daily mentoring and constant tutoring. Tutors in various subjects are scheduled in the tutoring rooms throughout all hours of operation, and all tutoring takes place at the center and library. The SAEC staff is responsible for daily monitoring of the student-athletes MTSU has inducted 99 studentprogress, providing daily reports and meetathletes into ing with each coaching staff weekly. the Chi Alpha The mission of the center is to help stuSigma National dent-athletes take skills learned on the field College Athlete and turn them into positive preparation for Honor Society after just seven life after college. The center is also committed to meeting the changing needs years of being of student-athletes. It continues to promote partnerships between the Unieligible. versity, the NCAA, and the Murfreesboro community to help achieve its goals. In addition to providing the academic support needed to be successful Chi Alpha Sigma in the classroom, the center is committed to meeting the needs of studentis a nonprofit organization athletes in life skills development through the B.R.A.S.S. program. established to As B.R.A.S.S. coordinator, Ms. Counts is dedicated to helping prepare recognize college student-athletes for life after college. Blue Raiders volunteer, when possible, students who earn to help teachers and students at elementary and middle schools throughout a varsity letter in Rutherford County during the academic year. In 2006, the athletic departat least one sport while maintaining ment began a mentoring program with the city schools in which studenta 3.4 or higher athletes and coaches help tutor kids. cumulative GPA In the spring of each year, Special Olympics at Middle Tennessee uses Blue throughout their Raider student-athletes to run each event. Career night and substance and junior and senior alcohol abuse seminars are yearly, well-attended events. The Student-Athlete Enhancement Center is just one way that Middle Tennessee is helping to prepare our student-athletes to be successful at MT and beyond. 28 | Blue Raider Football

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2011 Academic Awards n STUDENT-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR: Kandra Singleton (female) and Tyler Acker (male). n OUTSTANDING JUNIOR ATHLETES OF THE YEAR: Lindsay Cheatham (female) and Hunter Green (male). n Raider Award for Top GPA (4.0): Kent Bulle (golf), Matthew Langley (tennis), Carolina Tanui (track), Kristen Tithof (track). n Highest Team GPA: Cross Country (women) and Tennis (men).


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Health care is one of the most important aspects of a student-athlete’s life, and no university is more committed to keeping athletes healthy than Middle Tennessee. The Sports Medicine facility provides MTSU student-athletes with one of the finest athletic training facilities in the nation. Head Athletic Trainer Drew Shea and the Sports Medicine staff have set liberal hours to make sure each student-athlete has his or her needs met. The Sports Medicine facility opens early each morning and doesn’t close until all student-athletes have been treated. The Sports Medicine facility contains a complete injury rehabilitation center, new rehab equipment, two full-size whirlpools, a dressing area for athletes, and a private office for the team physicians. In the summer of 2008, the facility added new Mondo Ramflex flooring to provide a safe and healthy environment for the student-athletes and added new treatment tables in 2009. There is no waiting in the Sports Medicine facility since there are nine taping stations, multiple state-of-the-art modalities, and a new rehabilitation area. All of the equipment in the facility is top of the line. Athletes can use a full-stride treadmill, a stairmaster, and an exercise bike during their rehabilitation. One of the most recent additions to the equipment in the Sports Medicine facility is a $15,000 K-Laser which helps speed up the healing process, enabling studentathletes to return to competition at a faster rate. The latest piece of equipment that aids the Sports Medicine staff is a new state-of-the-art computer system that tracks injuries, rehab protocols, medications, and surgeries. The new computer system allows each athletic trainer to keep student-athlete rehabilitation programs moving forward at as rapid a pace as possible. The facility also contains a fully stocked physician’s examination room for the resolution of any minor issues that a student-athlete may encounter without having to take more time-consuming measures. There is also a C-Arm portable X-Ray machine on site. Shea and his assistants each have an office in the Sports Medicine facility, and there is work space for the nine graduate assistants. Each office is self-contained, allowing private consultations with injured student-athletes. GoBlueRaiders.com | 29


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Where the Raiders

Live and Dine Scarlett Commons Scarlett Commons, named for former MTSU president M. G. Scarlett, is one of the

premier living arrangements at any university in the region. Opened to students in the fall of 1999, the facility provides apartment-style living with the convenience of staying on campus. Nine three-story buildings with 12 apartments each and a clubhouse make up the Scarlett complex. Each apartment contains four private bedrooms connected by two private bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a comfortable living room. Each apartment is fully furnished, and window mini-blinds are provided. The kitchen includes a table and four chairs, microwave, refrigerator, stove, and oven. The living area includes a sofa, lounge chair, and television stand. Each bedroom has a closet and is furnished with a bed, dresser, nightstand, and desk with a hutch. Each apartment also includes cable and phone lines in the living room and data lines with access to the Internet for personal computers in each bedroom. The Scarlett Commons clubhouse creates a real sense of community with its recreation/meeting rooms, fireplace, big-screen TV, and laundry room. Any maintenance issues cna be resolved by calling the 24-hour reception and service desk located in the clubhouse. Students living in Scarlett Commons have their own restricted parking lot, so it’s easy to find parking in front of their buildings 24 hours a day.

Dining MTSU offers five different on-campus dining areas, with the most popular

being Keathley University Center (KUC) Grill and Cyber Café. The KUC is located in the center of campus and is a major intersection for student activities. The Grill is located on the second floor and features Pizza Hut, Quizno’s Subs, Asian Express, Chick-Fil-A, Burger Studio, Einstein Bros. Bagels and Home Zone. Check online at www.mtdining.com for restaurant hours. The Cyber Café is the first of its kind in the Tennessee Board of Regents system, offering a futuristic and efficient way for students to dine. Students can eat while e-mailing or searching the Web at the same time on eight computers with access to the World Wide Web. Topio’s Pizza and Subway serve students until 2:00 a.m. Monday–Thursday and 7 p.m. on Fridays. Six 32-inch televisions suspended from the ceiling also catch students up on events around the world. Sofas and armchairs make Cyber Café a great place to relax between classes with coffee or Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. Student-athletes can start the day with biscuits and gravy and an omelet from McCallie Dining in Corlew Hall. This is a favorite spot because of the fun atmosphere and all-you-can-eat dining selections. Student-athletes get a chance to relax and socialize with each other while feasting on subs, pizza, grill works, carved meats, fresh deli food, fresh-made pasta, and a salad bar. Thursday nights in McCallie are theme nights featuring, for example, tastes of the bayou on Cajun night or a feast of egg rolls and fried rice on Far East night. A great spot for lunch is the RaiderZone at James Union Building, a new sports theme restaurant. Students can enjoy all-you-can-eat buffet-style foods, pizza and pasta, carved meats, fresh deli food, and freshly made salads. 30 | Blue Raider Football

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THE 2011 SEASON OUTLOOK Coach Stockstill on the 2011 season

“We had a good spring and made improvements every day. I liked the leadership we had from Logan Kilgore, Jeff Murphy, Benny Cunningham, Mike Williams, Arness Ikner, Derrick Crumpton, Darin Davis, and Omar McLendon. I think we have to continue to mature but I like our attitude and believe we are a closer team now than at the same point a year ago. “Offensively, we have some guys at skill positions that can create and make plays in space. We really need to have those linemen who missed spring practice back and ready to go in August. I also like our quarterbacks a lot. They are winners and I have confidence in both guys. “Defensively, we will be as athletic as we have ever been. We have depth and I thought Arness Ikner and Derrick Crumpton had really good spring practices while Sammy Seamster, Eric Russell, and Kenneth Gilstrap made a lot of improvement. Up front we have some question marks. Omar McLendon had a good spring and plays with a high motor but some of the younger guys will have to step up. Our linebackers are athletic and can really run.”

Coach Ellis on the defense

“This is such a fun group to coach which has me excited about the upcoming season. They are very fast and athletic. The guys are hungry and the seniors here want to set the standard of excellence for the future. I am looking for Omar McLendon, Darin Davis, and Derrick Crumpton to come on strong and fill the void left by last year’s leaders. We want to be an overachieving, tough, hard-nosed defense that plays with a nasty attitude. We are all excited about the challenges ahead.”

Coach Simmons on the offense

“Coming out of the spring, we are definitely headed in the right direction. The emphasis in the spring was to have a faster tempo and cut down on turnovers. We got better in both areas but still are not where we want to be. I believe we improved at every position and I am very pleased with our quarterback play as both guys made good decisions and moved the team. The running back and receivers all made plays and the offensive line just needs to get healthy. Overall, I am very pleased with our progress and can’t wait to see where we are when August arrives.”

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OFFENSIVE LINE

surgery ... Very consistent last year ... A mentally tough player who never quits on a play ... Needs to improve quickness and conditioning ... Can play guard or center. JESSE GRISHAM (r-Sophomore) – Played seven games last year ... Solid player with bright future ... Young player who needs to develop more strength and aggressiveness. Right Guard PRESTON BAILEY (r-Junior) – Started 12 games last year and is penciled in to start in 2011 ... Good at pass protection but needs to improve run blocking ... Played all last year on an injured knee which hampered his leg drive. JOSH WALKER (r-Sophomore) – Has great size and aggressiveness ... Needs to develop flexibility and play with lower pad leverage.

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Left Tackle MIKE WILLIAMS (r-Senior) – Team leader with 36 career starts ... Is the most athletic lineman and has a good punch ... Very explosive and smart ... Size is his only drawback.

JASON REXROAD (Freshman) – A strong, hard working player with a bright future ... Needs to gain more knowledge of the offense. Right Tackle JADAREIUS HAMLIN (r-Sophomore) – A very athletic player who got valuable game experience last year ... Needs to keep improving knowledge of offense.

Headlines Key Losses: RT Mark Fisher Key Returnees: LT Mike Williams, LG Brandon McLeroy, C Alex Stuart, C Colin Boss, RG Preston Bailey Battle to Watch: The center and right tackle positions appear to be the closest race when camp opens in August. At center, both Alex Stuart and Colin Boss were injured in the spring and Jesse Grisham came out as the starter. Jadareius Hamlin earned the starting nod at right tackle but Stephens has a number of options with possibly Preston Bailey, Stuart, Isaiah Anderson, Judd Hunt or Jason Rexroad trying to make a move. Spring Standout: Mike Williams was the only starter at every spring practice and was clearly the best player. However, Isaiah Anderson was the groups most improved so keep an eye on this up-and-coming star from nearby Franklin, Tenn.

Coach Stephens on the offensive line

“If we can stay healthy, I think this group will be the deepest offensive line that I have had here at Middle Tennessee. We lost some experience with the graduation of Mark Fisher, but it is a very athletic and versatile group. We were without three starters in the spring but the young guys received a lot of quality reps which will only strengthen our depth. This is a smart, tough bunch of guys who I am very excited about in 2011.

JUDD HUNT (r-Freshman) – An athletic player who is JORDAN JOHNSON (r-Sophomore) – An athletic line- still learning ... Must develop better strength and underman with good height, excellent feet, and long arms ... standing of the offense. Returners Has a chance to be a really good player in the future ... No. Name Just needs to add weight. 73 Isaiah Anderson 79 Preston Bailey Left Guard 50 Colin Boss BRANDON MCLEROY (Senior) – A three-year starter *Lance Campbell who has played in 37 games ... Is very aggressive and 58 Jesse Grisham one of the leaders on offense ... Equally adept at run and 63 *Quinton Groves pass blocking ... Rates as one of the team’s top players. 61 Jadareius Hamlin 57 Judd Hunt ISAIAH ANDERSON (r-Freshman) – A hard working, 76 Jordan Johnson conscientious, and aggressive player ... Most improved 60 Brandon McLeroy lineman during the spring ... Very versatile ... Once he *Matt Sprouse gains weight and strength he has a chance to shine. 65 Alex Stuart 77 Josh Walker Center 78 Mike Williams ALEX STUART (r-Junior) – Redshirted last year with a knee injury and played sparingly in the spring ... A very Newcomers explosive player who has a lot of pop ... Plays with good Name leverage, has great feet, and is smart ... Just needs to stay 66 Micah James healthy. 75 Darius Johnson 70 Roberto Loya COLIN BOSS (r-Senior) – Has played in 34 career games 74 Jason Rexroad and was the starter last year at center ... Is coming off hip Mike Williams

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outstanding spring before the injury ... Quarterbacks looked to get him the ball because of his size and sure hands ... Not afraid to go across the middle and get the ball in traffic. TYLER MASON (Senior) – A smaller receiver who shows toughness in the run game ... Needs to be more consistent and run more exact routes to be productive in offense. ANTHONY AMOS (r-Junior) – A bigger receiver who runs nice routes and catches the ball naturally ... Had two TD grabs in the Blue-White Game ... Has picked up offense nicely ... Strong offseason could result in significant playing time. Wide Receiver (Z) MALCOLM BEYAH (Senior) – Strong receiver with big play capability ... Explosive with the ball in his hands ... Needs to concentrate on being more detailed in every assignment.

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ANDREW BANKS (r-Senior) – A consistent receiver who can line up at all four positions ... Showed improved toughness in run blocking during the spring.

REGGIE WHATLEY (r-Freshman) – Moved from running back in the spring ... Showed a lot of improvement Wide Receiver (X) ... Very fast and quick ... Has ability to do special things SANCHO MCDONALD (Senior) – Has shown consistency with the ball in his hands. in improving his game since the GoDaddy.com Bowl ... Leads all receivers with 38 games played ... Has worked hard and become stronger ... Needs to understand the Returners importance of his leadership. No. Name Cl. Pos. *Anthony Amos r-Jr. WR RICHARD DRAKE (r-Sophomore) – Has improved entire 83 Jared Bamber Sr. WR game and is showing maturity ... Route running has im- 19 *Andrew Banks r-Sr. WR proved ... Expected to see lots of snaps if he continues 4 Malcolm Beyah Sr. WR progression ... Has become more coachable. 16 *Shane Blissard r-Sr. WR 17 Jamar Brown Jr. WR MARCUS THURMOND (r-Junior) – Still recovering from r-Jr. WR broken leg suffered in 2009 ... Worked hard in the spring *William Carter 84 Richard Drake r-So. WR ... Needs to be more consistent catching the football. *Patrick Hubbard r-Fr. WR 3 Tavarres Jefferson Jr. WR Wide Receiver (H) TAVARRES JEFFERSON (Junior) – Enjoyed a consistent 13 Tyler Mason Sr. WR spring ... Came to work every day ready to compete ... 15 Sancho McDonald Sr. WR Improved his route running and continues to be an excel- *Jonathan Moore r-So. WR lent blocker. 88 Marcus Thurmond r-Jr. WR 37 *Harold Turner Jr. r-Jr. WR HAROLD TURNER (r-Junior) – Held out of contact early 87 Vincent Van Horne Sr. WR in spring due to a hand injury ... Caught the ball well and r-Fr. WR showed flashes of explosiveness ... Needs to improve 25 Reggie Whatley 82 Arthur Williams r-So. WR blocking.

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Headlines Key Losses: Garrett Andrews Key Returnees: Malcolm Beyah, Tavarres Jefferson, Sancho McDonald Battle to Watch: The one to keep an eye on will be for the “Z” starting spot between Malcolm Beyah and Andrew Banks. Both had strong springs and showed improvement in all areas. Beyah provides big play capability and Banks is a player who can play all four positions. Spring Standout: Sophomore Richard Drake is a guy who clearly stepped up his play in the spring. Coaches saw a dramatic change in his work ethic and the fact he competed on a daily basis. Drake caught the ball well and became more accountable in the run game. He was presented the award for most improved among the receivers following spring drills.

Coach Watts on the wide receivers “There is a good mix of experience and youth and I like the fact we came out of spring raising our level of play. We have guys battling at all four positions and I feel real comfortable with our two-deep. All of the guys grasped the new changes to our offense and I am very excited to see them peform this fall. We had four guys miss all of spring practice with injuries and three more who did not finish so getting healthy is critical for the entire group.”

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RUNNING BACKS & QBS

Headlines Key Losses: QB Dwight Dasher, RB Phillip Tanner Key Returnees: QB Logan Kilgore, QB Jeff Murphy, RB Benny Cunningham, RB D.D. Kyles. Kilgore and Murphy have both played in just three FBS games with each grabbing a win. Cunningham and Kyles have played in 24 and 27 games, respectively. Battle to Watch: There’s not a better battle on the field than at quarterback between Logan Kilgore and Jeff Murphy. The final decision will not be made until fall camp so stay tuned but another good battle could be in the fall between the two freshmen to see who can get in the mix. At running back, Benny Cunningham and D.D. Kyles will be hotly contested because both bring things to the table that helps the team win. No matter the outcome both will play a lot as the system requires at least three.

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D. D. KYLES (r-Senior) – Was hurt the last week of spring drills and did not compete in the spring game ... As good Quarterbacks LOGAN KILGORE (r-Sophomore) – Possesses a big arm, as anyone with the ball in his hands but still needs to can make any throw, and has great pocket saavy ... Can improve his game without the ball ... Has the ability to find throwing lanes and is a capable runner ... Game just be one of the top backs in the Sun Belt ... Just needs to be consistent. needs to slow down for him. JEFF MURPHY (r-Junior) – A smart player who makes quick decisions which helps his lack of arm strength ... Deceptively fast and can make called runs ... Throws well on the move ... Needs better arm strength to extend field.

WILLIAM PRATCHER (r-Sophomore) – Was the most improved back in the spring ... Has really grasped the position and could help in the fall ... Possesses strength and explosiveness ... Needs to continue to grow mentally and fine tune his skills.

Running Backs BENNY CUNNINGHAM (Junior) – Has an unbelievable work ethic and comes to play every day ... Good speed, strength, agility, and just wants to out-work everybody ... Ready to take it to the next level.

DRAYTON CALHOUN (r-Sophomore) – Explosive ... Runs very smooth and change of direction is natural ... Has great pad level and is a home run threat ... Needs to keep learning position.

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Spring Standout: Benny Cunningham might be the best player on the team so outside of him Drayton Calhoun really turned some heads. He brings speed and talent, and really picked up the system fast. He is a real threat with the ball in his hands. At quarterback, Jeff Murphy was very productive and his teammates really rallied around him. He was a very pleasant surprise but it will be a battle to the very end with Kilgore.

Coach Faulkner on the quarterbacks “I am very excited to coach two guys like Logan Kilgore and Jeff Murphy who are natural passers. Both players can make all the throws and did a good job in the spring of making good decisions. They are also highly competitive, understand defenses, and spend a lot of time in the film room. It will be exciting to see their progression.”

Coach Simmons on the running backs “This is a fun group to be around and coach. They push each other every day to get better and are big time competitors. They all want to be the best group in the Sun Belt Conference and have the work ethic to grab that distinction. They have speed, versatility, strength, and leadership but just need to play with a chip on their shoulder every down.”

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DEFENSIVE LINE

Headlines

MORRIS MOORE (r-Freshman) – A good young player who is making strides but still has a ways to go before competing for time ... Needs to improve technique and get stronger. Right End DEARCO NOLAN (r-Sophomore) – Has made tremendous strides in the classroom and on the field ... Very dependable ... Can play inside and outside. GORBY LOREUS (Senior) – Made the move from linebacker to end during the spring ... Coaches were pleased with his progress ... Is a natural at the position ... Still learning but adds speed and tenacity to the position. MAX UGBOAJA (r-Freshman) – A player with tremendous upside who works extremely hard ... Has a chance to contribute as a situational player in the fall ... Good student.

Key Losses: DE Jamari Lattimore, DE Emmanuel Perez, DT Dwight Smith, DT Gary Tucker, DT Jarrett Crittenton Key Returnees: Omar McLendon, Jimmy Staten, DE Dearco Nolan, and DT Pat McNeil. All four have combined for 0 starts. Battle to Watch: With four starters lost from a year ago, the battles are numerous along the defensive line. SaCoby Carter and Patrick McNeil will be heated for the left tackle spot and Jimmy Staten will be trying to stave off newcomer Paramore Tapa. Omar McLendon is the only one with a starting job secured. Spring Standout: Jimmy Staten and Omar McLendon stood out as far as being dependable, athletic football players during the spring. They both showed improvement from the first practice all the way to the 15th and final practice. We had some other guys do some good things but they were not as consistent as Staten and McLendon.

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Coach Palermo on the defensive line

Players

Left End OMAR MCLENDON (Junior) – The best defensive end on the team ... Rates as a very good run defender and solid pass rusher ... Very physical and smart ... Needs to Returners No. Name be more consistent overall in his pass rush. 51 SaCoby Carter JIAJUAN FENNELL (r-Freshman) – Young, talented 96 Kendall Dangerfield player who must continue to improve from a physical *Eric Davis stand point ... Has the ability to be a steady backup and 97 Jiajuan Fennell even compete for a starting job. 72 Jesse Kirkland 43 Gorby Loreus Left Tackle 85 Omar McLendon PATRICK MCNEIL (r-Freshman) – A very talented 92 Patrick McNeil young player who saw action early last year before sea 98 Morris Moore son ended with an injury ... Has tremendous ability and football intelligence ... Needs to be more focused and 89 Dearco Nolan *Clifton Smithson condition himself better. 90 Jimmy Staten SACOBY CARTER (r-Senior) – Coming off shoulder sur- 46 Max Ugboaja gery ... A physical player who will be counted on for leadership .... Needs to be more polished from a technique standpoint. Newcomers Name KENDALL DANGERFIELD (r-Junior) – Did not play last 45 Alexandro Antoine year while sitting out due to academics ... Has tremen- 55 Shubert Bastien dous upside and a chance to be a good player ... Can 94 O’Shae Bridges compete for a starting job ... Very strong. 53 Terrance Coleman 99 Jerrold Frazier Right Tackle JIMMY STATEN (r-Sophomore) – Has taken all the right 91 J.D. Jones steps to improve and will play a big role this season ... 95 Kevin Pope Tough, hard working player who needs to improve condi- 86 Marcus Robinson tioning and consistency. 93 Paramore Tapa *Nonscholarship

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“As a group, we made a tremendous amount of improvement in the spring and got a lot of questions answered. We have some guys who can be very successful and others who can be solid in our league if they keep showing improvement. Our depth is better than a year ago and we have bigger bodies inside.”

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LINEBACKERS

Headlines Key Losses: Antwan Davis Key Returner: Darin Davis is the senior leader of a unit expected to be much improved and a lot faster in 2011. Davis is coming off a career year where he was second on the team in tackles while also coming up with three interceptions for 139 yards. Battle to Watch: No one has really locked down a spot but the most interesting to observe in the fall will be the Mike position. Stephen Roberts, Corey Carmichael, and Christian Henry will be fighting for time in the fall. Roberts is the odds-on favorite but is unproven due to injuries. Spring Standout: Sophomore David Jones finally looks comfortable after making the transition from running back to linebacker a year ago. Jones, who played mainly on special teams last year, is ready to contribute. He plays extremely hard and was voted the most improved player in the spring among the linebackers. Jones’ willingness to be coached was evident in the spring so look for a breakout year from this talented Blue Raider.

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Players

JONATHAN BROOKS (r-Freshman) – Young and inexperienced but very athletic ... Needs to improve his football Sam intelligence ... Best football is ahead of him. DARIN DAVIS (Senior) – A leader who guys look to and he relishes that role ... Is the grandfather of the linebackers ... Has added weight, is fast, and is the most expe- Mike rienced of the group ... Needs to improve conditioning STEPHEN ROBERTS (r-Sophomore) – Has yet to see the field after being redshirted then missing last year with level. an injury ... Limited during the spring but has the body DAVID JONES (r-Sophomore) – Plays with a high mo- you want at the position. tor and is coming off a very productive spring ... Really enjoys the game ... Needs to improve on controlling his COREY CARMICHAEL (Sophomore) – Saw a lot of action as a true freshman last year ... Solid, hard-nosed, tough body position. competitor ... Needs to work on consistency.

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Coach Cauthen on the linebackers “The core of this group is young but very athletic. They have good size and their best weapon might be speed. I have about 10 guys I am comfortable with so we are getting the depth we have to have to compete at this level. Overall, it is a very inexperienced unit with only two seniors but the future looks very bright at Middle Tennessee at linebacker. I am really excited about coaching all of them this season and watching their progression.”

CHRISTIAN HENRY (r-Freshman) – Has the desire to be a very good football player ... Athletic and can run ... Best Returners football is ahead of him ... Needs to continue improving No. Name his knowledge of the defense. 35 Craig Allen 33 Roderic Blunt NORMAN WASHINGTON (r-Senior) – Steady player 48 Jonathan Brooks who has played in 34 career games ... Will see time on 44 Corey Carmichael special teams as well. 59 Darin Davis 40 Leighton Gasque Will 28 Christian Henry CRAIG ALLEN (r-Sophomore) – A very athletic player 22 David Jones who loves to play the game ... Saw action in all 13 games 32 Justin Jones last year ... Needs to play with better pad level. 30 Stephen Roberts 56 *Norman Washington JUSTIN JONES (Junior) – Can run and likes to hit ... Was fourth on the team in tackles a year ago ... A solid linebacker who will push for the starting job ... Needs to be Newcomers more consistent. Name 52 Ykeem Wells LEIGHTON GASQUE (r-Freshman) – Young, athletic, *Timothy Yarbrough and loves to play the game ... Runs well and is very smart *Nonscholarship ... Needs to improve his knowledge of the defense.

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DEFENSIVE SECONDARY

... Can play corner, in the nickel or dime package or as a kick returner ... Good overall athlete ... Just needs to regain his confidence after his injury. CHRIS SHARPE (r-Freshman) – Can play a number or roles but is a natural corner ... Understands the game and is a tackling machine ... Knows angles and leverages ... Needs to continue building his strength. Right Cornerback ARNESS IKNER (Senior) – Pleasant surprise in the spring ... Plays with a chip on his shoulder, high intensity, and has a good understanding of the game ... Very fluid and compact ... Showed improvement from practice one of spring drills to practice 15 ... Needs to adjust to speed of the game at this level.

Arness Ikner

KHARI BURKE (r-Freshman) – Has great football pedigree and loves to play the game ... Possesses great transition and body movements for the position ... Needs to learn the entire defensive scheme.

MARQUISE DIXON (r-Sophomore) – A utility player who can play all four spots in the secondary ... Tough, physical, and likes to mix it up ... Needs to keep developStrong Safety ERIC RUSSELL (Senior) – Coming off the best spring of ing his lower body strength. any safety ... Loves to play the game ... Has similar ball skills to former player Jeremy Kellem ... A great athlete Returners and a strong blitzer. No. Name Cl. Pos. *Bryan Armstrong r-Jr. S SAMMY SEAMSTER (r-Sophomore) – Played as a fresh 7 Khari Burke r-Fr. CB man then sat out last year to mature ... Possesses great r-Jr. CB overall tools ... Has exceptional strength, size, and speed *William Carter 24 Derrick Crumpton Sr. S ... Showed signs in the spring that he knows how to use 26 Marquise Dixon r-So. CB his talents. 6 T.L. Edwards Sr. CB JUNO PRUDHOMM (Junior) – Missed about half the Reginald Farmer r-So. S spring with an infection and conditioning suffered ... Has 18 Kenneth Gilstrap r-So. CB the ability to compete but needs a good summer to catch Brandon Grady r-So. CB up ... Could see a lot of action on special teams. 31 Denzell Guerra r-Jr. S 36 Jajuan Harley Jr. CB Free Safety *Robert Hogg r-Jr. S DERRICK CRUMPTON (Senior) – On the field leader ... 5 Arness Ikner Sr. CB Has played a lot of good football the past two years and r-Jr. CB now is his time to shine ... Very physical ... Ready to be an Tracy Mayes 42 Juno Prudhomm Jr. S every down player. 1 Eric Russell Sr. S r-So. S DENZELL GUERRA (r-Junior) – Is fighting for a starting 8 Sammy Seamster r-Fr. CB job ... Was steady in the spring but will need to dedicate 27 Chris Sharpe Lee Woods r-Jr. S himself over the summer ... Is strongly in the mix.

Headlines Key Losses: S Jeremy Kellem, S Kevin Brown, and CB Rod Issac. The threesome combined for 117 career starts. Key Returnees: CB Arness Ikner, FS Derrick Crumpton, SS Eric Russell Battle to Watch (corner): The starting left corner job will be fun to watch in the fall between T.L. Edwards and Kenneth Gilstrap. Edwards had his first offseason at MT which has made him better and has him playing faster. Gilstrap is back to 100 percent and has unbelievable speed. Both are competitors and will battle to the very end. Battle to Watch (safety): Derrick Crumpton and Eric Russell earned starting spots coming out of the spring but Denzell Guerra and Sammy Seamster are knocking on the door. It could end up with any of the four starting so the competition in the fall will be fierce. Spring Standout: The standout among the corners was Chris Sharpe. The redshirt freshman played with a lot of confidence in the spring and will be exciting to watch. Coaches expect him to be in the mix. For the safeties, Eric Russell and Derrick Crumpton get the nod. Russell just loves to play the game and Crumpton took advantage of the opportunity. Both were consistent and took charge of the position.

Players

Left Cornerback T.L. EDWARDS (Senior) – A big, athletic, and physical corner ... Has great ball skills and has benefitted from his first offseason at MT ... Coming off a strong spring ... Needs to continue to redefine his technique. KENNETH GILSTRAP (r-Sophomore) – Brings a lot of speed to the game, is competitive, and just loves to play

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Newcomers

Name 21 Kevin Byard 47 Rodney O’Neal 39 James Roberson 41 Jared Singletary *Nonscholarship

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Coach Bibee on the safeties “I have guys who don’t have a lot of experience but they have been in the program a long time. (Derrick) Crumpton has played in 38 games and (Denzell) Guerra has competed in 26 games. We have a lot of competition which should promote hard work and an intense summer because they all see playing time and will fight for it. We are not starting from scratch.”

Coach Ellis on the cornerbacks “I thought everyone got better fundamentally and improved their knowledge of the game. They pushed each other and played with a purpose. This is a playmaking group and will be more technical than last year’s unit. All are very versatile.”

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SPECIAL TEAMS

Headlines Key Losses: None Key Returner: PK Alan Gendreau is a Lou Groza Award candidate and a two-time first team all-conference selection. Battle to Watch: The battles to stay tuned to on special teams will be in the return game. Eric Russell is back as the punt returner but he will get serious push from veteran Tyler Mason and redshirt speedster Reggie Whatley. Kick returner will be another competitive battle between Benny Cunningham, Malcolm Beyah, Eric Russell, and Reggie Whatley. Spring Standout: Alan Gendreau was very consistent all spring. The coaches stretched him on a number of kicks to see how far he could go in the spring and he responded well. Expect another strong season from the conference’s top kicker.

Coach Stockstill on the special teams Josh Davis

Players

Placekicker ALAN GENDREAU (Senior) – A very consistent kicker who is a two-time first team all-conference player ... Has made some big kicks for MT the past three years and coaches expect another stellar season from the senior.

yard lines ... Coaches expect another strong season from Davis. NATHANIEL TOULSON (r-Senior) – Has a very powerful leg and gets his kicks off fast ... Needs work on his consistency.

ZACHARY LOPEZ (r-Freshman) – A walk-on who has Snapper not kicked in a game ... Needs to continue improving his ZEKE ANDERSON (r-Sophomore) – Was solid in his first consistency. year last season ... Has a great work ethic and snaps are consistent ... Needs to improve blocking. Punter JOSH DAVIS (r-Sophomore) – A second team all-conference pick as a freshman ... Is very consistent and does an excellent job of placing punts inside the 10 and 20-

“We did not do a lot of kicking in the spring but I feel good about our kicking game with two allconference guys in (Alan) Gendreau and (Josh) Davis. Our long snapper and holder are back and I think we have a lot of athletic guys to choose from for our coverage teams. The return game could be special with some very dynamic guys in the lineup.” Holder JOSH DAVIS (r-Sophomore) – Was the team’s holder all last year and was very consistent ... Works well with Alan Gendreau. JEFF MURPHY (r-Junior) – A sure-handed player who adds another dimension for the Blue Raiders. Returners ERIC RUSSELL (Senior) – Starting punt returner in 2010 and leading kickoff returner. Others in the mix: Malcolm Beyah, Benny Cunningham, Tyler Mason, Reggie Whatley

Returners No. 54 4 27 38 5 49

Name *Zeke Anderson Malcolm Beyah Josh Davis Alan Gendreau Arness Ikner *Zachary Lopez *Zach Martin *Tyler Presley *Nathaniel Toulson

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RAIDERS BY STATE By State (scholarship players only) Alabama (6) Terrance Coleman Christian Collis Jesse Grisham Judd Hunt Patrick McNeil Arthur Williams California (11) Jared Bamber T. L. Edwards Arness Ikner Logan Kilgore Jesse Kirkland Tyler Mason Jeff Murphy Kevin Pope Eric Russell Paramore Tapa Vincent Van Horne Florida (21) Shubert Bastien Roderic Blunt Colin Boss Marquise Branton Khari Burke Derrick Crumpton Darin Davis Marquise Dixon Alan Gendreau Jajuan Harley Christian Henry Darius Johnson Justin Jones

D. D. Kyles Gorby Loreus Sancho McDonald Morris Moore Juno Prudhomm Jared Singletary Shaun White Mike Williams

Ykeem Wells Reggie Whatley

Georgia (27) Craig Allen Drayton Calhoun Malcolm Beyah O’Shae Bridges Kevin Byard Timmy Byerly Corey Carmichael SaCoby Carter Richard Drake Leighton Gasque Kenneth Gilstrap Denzell Guerra Jadareius Hamlin Jordan Johnson J.D. Jones Roberto Loya Omar McLendon Dearco Nolan Rodney O’Neal William Pratcher James Roberson Stephen Roberts Marcus Robinson Chris Sharpe Jimmy Staten

Louisiana (1) Jonathan Brooks

Haiti (1) Alexandro Antoine Illinois (1) Jamal Gray

Maryland (1) Micah James South Carolina (3) Jamar Brown Jason Rexroad Marcus Thurmond Tennessee (13) Isaiah Anderson Preston Bailey Benny Cunningham Kendall Dangerfield Jiajuan Fennell Jerrold Frazier Tavarres Jefferson David Jones Brandon McLeroy Sammy Seamster Alex Stuart Max Ugboaja Josh Walker

Juniors (18) Preston Bailey Terrance Coleman Benny Cunningham Kendall Dangerfield Jamal Gray Denzell Guerra Jajuan Harley Micah James Tavarres Jefferson Justin Jones Jesse Kirkland Omar McLendon Jeff Murphy Kevin Pope

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Terry Whiteside Award Alan Gendreau Dr. Sidney A. McPhee Senior Academic Award Brandon McLeroy Dr. James E. Walker Junior Academic Award Omar McLendon Dr. Don Craig Sophomore Academic Award David Jones Jeanne Massaquoi Freshman Academic Award Max Ugboaja Most Improved Quarterback Jeff Murphy Most Improved Running Back William Pratcher Most Improved Wide Receiver Richard Drake Most Improved Offensive Line Isaiah Anderson Most Improved Defensive Line Jimmy Staten Most Improved Linebacker David Jones Most Improved Safety Sammy Seamster Most Improved Corner Chris Sharpe

By Class (scholarship players only) Seniors (19) Jared Bamber Malcolm Beyah Colin Boss Marquise Branton Jamar Brown SaCoby Carter Derrick Crumpton Darin Davis T.L. Edwards Alan Gendreau Arness Ikner D. D. Kyles Gorby Loreus Tyler Mason Sancho McDonald Brandon McLeroy Eric Russell Vincent Van Horne Mike Williams

2011 Spring Awards

Juno Prudhomm Alex Stuart Paramore Tapa Marcus Thurmond Sophomores (19) Craig Allen Drayton Calhoun Roderic Blunt Corey Carmichael Marquise Dixon Richard Drake Logan Kilgore Kenneth Gilstrap Jesse Grisham Jadareius Hamlin Jordan Johnson David Jones Dearco Nolan William Pratcher Stephen Roberts Sammy Seamster Jimmy Staten Josh Walker Arthur Williams Redshirt Freshmen (12) Isaiah Anderson Jonathan Brooks Khari Burke Jiajuan Fennell Leighton Gasque Christian Henry Judd Hunt Patrick McNeil Morris Moore

Chris Sharpe Max Ugboaja Reggie Whatley

Most Improved Strength Training Quarterback Logan Kilgore

Freshmen (17) Alexandro Antoine Shubert Bastien O’Shae Bridges Kevin Byard Timmy Byerly Christian Collis Jerrold Frazier Darius Johnson J.D. Jones Roberto Loya Rodney O’Neal Jason Rexroad James Roberson Marcus Robinson Jared Singletary Ykeem Wells Shaun White

Most Improved Strength Training Running Back Drayton Calhoun Most Improved Strength Training Wide Receiver Sancho McDonald Most Improved Strength Training Offensive Line Josh Walker Most Improved Strength Training Defensive Line Max Ugboaja Most Improved Strength Training Linebacker Darin Davis Most Improved Strength Training Safety Eric Russell Most Improved Strength Training Corner T.L. Edwards Most Improved Strength Training Specialist Zeke Anderson


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NAME Eric Russell Benny Cunningham Tavarres Jefferson Malcolm Beyah Arness Ikner T.L. Edwards Timmy Byerly Khari Burke Sammy Seamster Kyle Griswould Logan Kilgore Shaun White Jeff Murphy Tyler Mason Sancho McDonald Shane Blissard Jamar Brown Kenneth Gilstrap Andrew Banks Kevin Byard Drayton Calhoun David Jones D.D. Kyles Derrick Crumpton Reggie Whatley Marquise Dixon Chris Sharpe Josh Davis Christian Henry William Pratcher Stephen Roberts Denzell Guerra Justin Jones Roderic Blunt Marquise Branton Craig Allen Jajuan Harley Harold Turner Jr. Alan Gendreau James Roberson Leighton Gasque Jared Singletary Juno Prudhomm Gorby Loreus Corey Carmichael Alexandro Antoine Max Ugboaja Rodney O’Neal Jonathan Brooks Nathaniel Toulson Colin Boss SaCoby Carter Ykeem Wells Terrance Coleman Zeke Anderson Shubert Bastien Norman Washington Judd Hunt Jesse Grisham Darin Davis Brandon McLeroy Jadareius Hamlin Quinton Groves Alex Stuart Micah James

POS S RB WR WR CB CB QB CB S WR QB QB QB WR WR WR WR CB WR S RB LB RB S WR CB CB P LB RB LB S LB LB RB LB CB WR PK S LB CB S DE LB DE DE CB LB P OL DT LB DE DS DE LB OL OL LB OL OL OL OL OL

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

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B’DAY LETTERS HOMETOWN/HS or JC 10/19/90 1 Cerritos, CA/Cerritos (CA) College 7/7/90 2 Nashville, TN/Goodpasture HS 9/5/90 2 Nashville, TN/The Ensworth School 10/23/89 3 Covington, GA/Chamblee HS 7/19/90 1 Pasadena, CA/Pasadena HS 12/11/88 1 Riverside, CA/Temescal Canyon HS/Saddleback Coll. 11/15/92 0 Alpharetta, GA/Chattahoochee HS 3/30/92 0 Plantation, FL/South Plantation HS 2/5/91 1 Ooltewah, TN/Ooltewah HS 1/28/91 0 Midland, GA/Shaw HS (Duke) 5/24/90 1 Rocklin, CA/Bakersfield College 8/27/93 0 Pensacola, FL/Pensacola Catholic HS 11/3/89 1 Alameda, CA/Alameda HS/Laney JC 6/29/90 1 Richmond, CA/San Leandro HS 10/3/89 3 Miami, FL/Booker T. Washington HS 10/24/88 2 Murfreesboro, TN/Oakland HS 9/29/89 1 Charleston, SC/Feather River CC 7/30/91 1 Lithonia, GA/Miller Grove HS 12/15/88 2 Clinton, MD/Gwynn Park HS 8/17/93 0 Lithonia, GA/M.L. King HS 1/8/91 0 Clarkston, GA/Tucker HS (LSU) 12/16/90 1 Memphis, TN/South Pittsburgh HS 6/26/88 2 Tampa, FL/Armwood HS 9/24/89 3 Miami, FL/Christopher Columbus HS 8/19/90 0 Rome, GA/Rome HS 9/20/90 1 Cocoa, FL/Cocoa HS 3/3/92 0 Stone Mountain, GA/Stephenson HS 11/18/91 1 Dayton, TN/Rhea County HS 2/26/92 0 Dania, FL/Hollywood Hills HS 10/16/90 0 Decatur, GA/Cedar Grove HS 3/26/91 0 Peach Tree City, GA/Starr’s Mill HS 3/10/90 2 Loganville, GA/Grayson HS 12/4/89 2 Tallahassee, FL/Godby HS 5/13/90 0 Miramar, FL/Everglades HS 7/21/89 1 Seffner, FL/Armwood HS 11/30/91 1 Carrollton, GA/Villa Rica HS 1/17/91 0 Tallahassee, FL/Rickards HS (FSU) 8/23/90 2 Decatur, GA/Cedar Grove HS 5/27/89 3 Apopka, FL/Orangewood Christian HS 4/12/93 0 Atlanta, GA/South Atlanta HS 1/17/92 0 Hiram, GA/Hiram HS 6/16/93 0 Green Cove Springs, FL/Clay HS 1/30/90 2 Naples, FL/Naples HS 12/1/89 3 Tampa, FL/Thomas Jefferson HS 8/24/91 1 Canton, GA/Woodstock HS 10/26/92 0 Port a Prince, Haiti/Antioch HS 4/4/92 0 Nashville, TN/Hillwood HS 10/12/92 0 Dublin, GA/West Lauren HS 2/26/92 0 New Orleans, LA/Miller Grove HS 1/24/89 1 West Palm Beach, FL/The Kings Academy 7/17/89 3 Temple Terrace, FL/Berkeley Prep 9/24/88 3 Hawkinsville, GA/Hawkinsville HS 1/31/92 0 Buena Vista, GA/Marion County HS 12/15/91 0 Mobile, AL/Williamson HS 4/17/89 1 Murfreesboro, TN/Siegel HS 8/20/93 0 Riviera Beach, FL/William T. Dwyer HS 7/13/89 3 Columbia, SC/Spring Valley HS 6/11/91 0 Oneonta, AL/Oneonta HS 4/12/91 1 Pelham, AL/Spain Park HS 7/20/90 3 Ft. Lauderdale, FL/Dillard HS 5/7/90 3 Spring City, TN/Rhea County HS 8/17/91 1 Forsyth, GA/Mary Persons HS 4/20/89 0 Nashville, TN/Goodpasture HS 9/7/89 2 Oak Ridge, TN/Oak Ridge HS 8/21/91 0 Landover, MD/Mill Creek HS

No. 35 73 54 45 79 83 19 55 4 16 33 50 34 94 48 17 7 20 6 21 44 51 53 81 24 2 96 59 27 9 26 84 6 97 99 40 38 18 80 58 86 63 31 61 36 28 57 5 66 3 75 76 22

Name, Position Craig Allen, LB Anthony Amos, WR Isaiah Anderson, OL Zeke Anderson, DS Alexandro Antoine, DE Bryan Armstrong, CB Preston Bailey, OL Jared Bamber, WR Andrew Banks, WR Shubert Bastien, DE Malcolm Beyah, WR Shane Blissard, WR Roderic Blunt, LB Colin Boss, OL Marquise Branton, RB O’Shae Bridges, DE Jonathan Brooks, LB Jamar Brown, WR Khari Burke, CB Kevin Byard, S Timmy Byerly, QB Drayton Calhoun, RB Lance Campbell, OL Corey Carmichael, LB SaCoby Carter, DL William Carter, WR Terrance Coleman, DE Christian Collis, WR Derrick Crumpton, S Benny Cunningham, RB Kendall Dangerfield, DT Darin Davis, LB Eric Davis, LB Josh Davis, P Marcques Dixon, CB Marquise Dixon, CB Richard Drake, WR T.L. Edwards, CB Reginald Farmer, S Jiajuan Fennell, DE Jerrold Frazier, DT Leighton Gasque, LB Alan Gendreau, PK Kenneth Gilstrap, CB Brandon Grady, CB Jamal Gray, WR Jesse Grisham, OL Kyle Griswould, WR Quinton Groves, OL Denzell Guerra, S Jadareius Hamlin, OL Jajuan Harley, CB Luke Hayes, QB Christian Henry, LB Robert Hogg, CB Patrick Hubbard, WR Judd Hunt, OL Arness Ikner, CB Micah James, OL Tavarres Jefferson, WR Darius Johnson, OL Jordan Johnson, OL David Jones, LB

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Roberto Loya Jesse Kirkland Isaiah Anderson Jason Rexroad Darius Johnson Jordan Johnson Josh Walker Mike Williams Preston Bailey Jamal Gray Christian Collis Arthur Williams Jared Bamber Richard Drake Omar McLendon Marcus Robinson Vincent Van Horne Marcus Thurmond Dearco Nolan Jimmy Staten J.D. Jones Patrick McNeil Paramore Tapa O’Shae Bridges Kevin Pope Kendall Dangerfield Jiajuan Fennell Morris Moore Jerrold Frazier

OL DL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL WR WR WR WR WR DE DT WR WR DE DT DT DT DL DE DE DT DE DT DT

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

300 260 279 276 265 254 322 262 288 190 195 180 238 195 236 250 182 170 248 278 290 288 275 230 230 274 223 280 280

Anthony Amos Bryan Armstrong Lance Campbell William Carter Eric Davis Reginald Farmer Brandon Grady Luke Hayes Robert Hogg Patrick Hubbard Zachary Lopez Zach Martin Tracy Mayes Kennedy McGruder Jonathan Moore Tyler Presley Tony Rowland Clifton Smithson Matt Sprouse Spencer Wise Lee Woods

WR CB OL CB LB S CB QB CB WR P LS CB RB WR LS RB DL OL QB S

6-0 5-10 6-3 5-8 6-0 5-10 5-8 5-10 5-9 5-6 5-11 5-10 5-8 5-11 5-11 5-10 5-7 6-1 6-3 5-11 5-8

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2/13/93 12/15/89 5/15/92 11/24/92 12/3/92 11/14/90 6/2/91 12/29/88 1/13/90 7/8/91 8/28/93 8/1/91 10/7/88 9/4/90 2/13/91 11/8/92 3/13/90 12/10/89 2/7/90 5/4/91 10/2/92 6/8/92 3/11/88 5/28/93 3/20/91 4/5/90 5/12/92 9/27/90 4/13/93

OTHER VARSITY CANDIDATES r-Jr. 8/2/90 r-Jr. 3/27/90 r-Fr. 9/3/91 r-Jr. 4/12/90 r-Jr. 10/18/88 r-So. 9/26/91 r-So. 11/20/90 r-Fr. 10/4/91 r-Jr. 9/14/90 r-Fr. 11/11/91 r-Fr. 8/21/92 r-Fr. 12/12/91 r-Jr. 8/21/90 r-Jr. 1/30/90 r-Sr. 7/24/89 r-Fr. 5/3/92 r-Fr. 6/13/91 r-So. 6/21/91 r-Jr. 3/26/90 r-So. 12/17/90 r-Jr. 4/5/90

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Fayetteville, NC/Westover HS Memphis, TN/Central HS Manchester, TN/Coffee County HS Memphis, TN/East HS Nashville, TN/Davidson Academy Brentwood, TN/Brentwood HS Easley, SC/Easley HS LaVergne, TN/LaVergne HS Kingsport, TN/Dobyns Bennett HS Chattanooga, TN/Soddy Daisy HS Fayetteville, GA/Sandy Creek HS Ethridge, TN/Lawrence County HS Nashville, TN/Goodpasture HS Memphis, TN/Bolton HS Nashville, TN/Maplewood HS Murfreesboro, TN/Riverdale HS Nolensville, TN/Ravenwood HS Murfreesboro, TN/Riverdale HS Oakland Park, FL/Calvary Christian HS Nashville, TN/MBA Encinitas, CA/Lacosta Canyon HS

„„ PRONUNCIATION GUIDE Malcolm Beyah.......................................................................... Bee-YUH Marquise Branton.....................................................................mar-KEYS Khari Burke.................................................................................CAR-eee SaCoby Carter.......................................................................Suh-COE-bee Jiajuan Fennell..............................................................Juh-Juan Fin-Nail Leighton Gasque............................................................Lay-Ton GAS-Cue Alan Gendreau...........................................................................GIN-Droe Kenneth Gilstrap....................................................................... Gill-Strap Kyle Griswould..........................................................................Griz-Wald Denzell Guerra...............................................................................GĒ­-era

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Jadareius Hamlin..............................................................Juh-DARE-E-us Arness Ikner..................................................................................Ike-Ner Jamari Lattimore....................................................................JUH-marree Gorby Loreus............................................................................ LOR-ee-us Dearco Nolan.......................................................................... Dee-Are-Co Juno Prudhomm....................................................................Prew-dome Jimmy Staten..............................................................................State-en Paramore Tapa..............................................................................Tap-Uh Max Ugboaja.................................................................. YOU-bow-chugh

„„ ALPHABETICAL 91 32 10 72 23 43 70 13 15 85 60 92 98 12 89 47 95 29 42 74 39 30 86 1 8 27 41 90 65 93 88 49 37 46 87 77 56 52 25 11 82 78

J.D. Jones, DT Justin Jones, LB Logan Kilgore, QB Jesse Kirkland, DL D.D. Kyles, RB Zach Lopez, P Gorby Loreus, DE Roberto Loya, OL Zach Martin, LS Tyler Mason, WR Tracy Mayes, CB Sancho McDonald, WR Kennedy McGruder, RB Omar McLendon, DE Brandon McLeroy, OL Patrick McNeil, DT Jonathan Moore, WR Morris Moore, DT Jeff Murphy, QB Dearco Nolan, DE Rodney O’Neal, CB Kevin Pope, DE William Pratcher, RB Tyler Presley, LS Juno Prudhomm, S Jason Rexroad, OL James Roberson, S Stephen Roberts, LB Marcus Robinson, DT Tony Rowland, RB Eric Russell, S Sammy Seamster, S Chris Sharpe, CB Jared Singletary, CB Clifton Smithson, DL Matt Sprouse, OL Jimmy Staten, DT Alex Stuart, OL Paramore Tapa, DL Marcus Thurmond, WR Nathaniel Toulson, P Harold Turner, WR Max Ugboaja, DE Vincent Van Horne, WR Josh Walker, OL Norman Washington II, LB Ykeem Wells, LB Reggie Whatley, WR Shaun White, QB Arthur Williams, WR Mike Williams, OL Spencer Wise, QB Lee Woods, S


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10 Logan Kilgore 12 Jeff Murphy

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85 Omar McLendon 97 Jiajuan Fennell

6-4 6-3

236 215

Jr. r-Fr.

2 Benny Cunningham 23 D.D. Kyles 29 William Pratcher

5-10 6-1 5-7

200 200 198

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92 Patrick McNeil 51 SaCoby Carter 96 Kendall Dangerfield

6-3 6-1 6-2

285 284 268

Fr. r-Sr. r-Jr.

78 Mike Williams 76 Jordan Johnson

6-2 6-4

265 248

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90 Jimmy Staten 98 Morris Moore

6-4 6-4

266 270

r-Fr. r-Fr.

60 Brandon McLeroy 73 Isaiah Anderson 66 Micah James

6-3 6-4 6-4

300 280 316

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89 Dearco Nolan OR 43 Gorby Loreus 46 Max Ugboaja

6-2 5-11 6-4

249 222 230

r-So. Sr. r-Fr.

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65 Alex Stuart 50 Colin Boss 58 Jesse Grisham

6-3 6-4 6-3

285 306 278

r-Jr. r-Sr. r-So.

79 Preston Bailey 77 Josh Walker 74 Jason Rexroad

6-5 6-4 6-3

300 312 270

r-Jr. r-So. Fr.

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61 Jadareius Hamlin 57 Judd Hunt

6-2 6-4

282 275

r-So. r-Fr.

WR (X)

15 84 88 17

6-3 6-2 6-0 6-2

205 200 168 206

Sr. r-So. r-Jr. Sr.

WR (H) 3 Tavarres Jefferson 37 Harold Turner 9 Kyle Griswould

5-9 5-8 5-10

181 166 186

Jr. r-Sr. r-So.

WR (Y) 16 13 83

6-5 5-7 6-0 6-4

212 168 182 238

r-Sr. Sr. r-Jr. Sr.

5-11 5-9 5-7

191 155 172

Sr. r-Sr. r-Fr.

Sancho McDonald Richard Drake Marcus Thurmond Jamar Brown

Shane Blissard Tyler Mason Anthony Amos Jared Bamber

WR (Z) 4 Malcolm Beyah 19 Andrew Banks 25 Reggie Whatley

SAM

59 Darin Davis 22 David Jones 48 Jonathan Brooks

6-1 5-11 6-2

206 206 202

Sr. r-So. r-Fr.

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30 Stephen Roberts 44 Corey Carmichael 28 Christian Henry

6-3 5-11 6-1

229 230 226

r-So. So. r-Fr.

35 Craig Allen 32 Justin Jones 40 Leighton Gasque

6-2 5-11 6-2

218 210 199

r-So. Jr. r-Fr.

LC SS

6 T.L. Edwards 18 Kenneth Gilstrap 27 Chris Sharpe

6-1 5-10 5-10

180 175 170

Sr. r-So. r-Fr.

1 Eric Russell 8 Sammy Seamster 42 Juno Prudhomm

5-11 6-2 6-0

181 200 207

Sr. r-So. Jr.

FS

24 Derrick Crumpton 31 Denzell Guerra

5-11 6-0

195 200

Sr. r-Jr.

RC

5 Arness Ikner 7 Khari Burke 26 Marquise Dixon

5-9 5-10 5-10

170 165 172

Sr. r-Fr. r-So.

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„„PUNTERS/KICKERS

KR

1 Eric Russell 2 Benny Cunningham 4 Malcolm Beyah

5-11 5-10 5-11

181 200 191

Sr. Jr. Sr.

PR

1 Eric Russell

5-11

181

Sr.

P

49 Nathaniel Toulson 27 Josh Davis

6-1 5-10

225 190

r-Sr. r-So.

PK

38 Alan Gendreau

5-10

175

Sr.

DS

54 Zeke Anderson

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191

r-Jr.

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27 Josh Davis 49 Nathaniel Toulson

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PERSONNEL PICTURE „„ WHAT RETURNS FOR MT OFFENSE Rushing Yardage...................................................... 41 percent Passing Yardage....................................................... 38 percent Receiving Yardage.................................................... 74 percent All-Purpose Yardage................................................. 67 percent Scoring..................................................................... 56 percent DEFENSE Tackles..................................................................... 55 percent Tackles for Loss......................................................... 42 percent Sacks........................................................................ 35 percent Interceptions............................................................ 45 percent Pass Breakups.......................................................... 58 percent Forced Fumbles........................................................ 50 percent Fumble Recoveries................................................... 75 percent SPECIAL TEAMS Punt Return Yardage.............................................. 100 percent Kickoff Return Yardage............................................. 97 percent Field Goals.............................................................. 100 percent Extra Points............................................................ 100 percent Punting.................................................................. 100 percent

„„ RETURNING STATISTICAL LEADERS Passing................................. Logan Kilgore, 50-80-5, 540, 3 TD Rushing................................................ D.D. Kyles, 77-414, 4 TD Receiving....................................Malcolm Beyah, 29-388, 2 TD Scoring.............................................. Alan Gendreau, 74 points Punting............................................... Josh Davis, 58-42.7 avg. Kicking...............................................Alan Gendreau, 10-12 FG Tackles...................................................Darin Davis, 39-42–81 Tackles for Loss............................................ Darin Davis, 9.5-34 Sacks........................................................... Darin Davis, 3.5-19 Interceptions................................................ Darin Davis, 3-139 Kickoff Returns...................................Eric Russell, 32-842, 1 TD Punt Returns......................................Eric Russell, 24-163, 0 TD

„„ RETURNERS WITH CAREER STARTS OFFENSE Mike Williams Brandon McLeroy Malcolm Beyah Colin Boss Sancho McDonald Preston Bailey Shane Blissard Tavarres Jefferson Alex Stuart D.D. Kyles Jared Bamber Logan Kilgore Byron McLeod Harold Turner Tyler Mason Jadareius Hamlin Benjamin Cunningham Richard Drake Jeff Murphy Marquise Branton

CONSECUTIVE CAREER 4 36 4 29 2 19 0 16 0 13 4 12 0 10 6 10 0 8 0 5 2 4 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1

DEFENSE Darin Davis Arness Ikner Derrick Crumpton

CONSECUTIVE CAREER 13 14 2 12 0 9

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Justin Jones Corey Carmichael Kenneth Gilstrap Marquise Dixon T.L. Edwards

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8 3 1 1 1

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CB; Max Ugboaja, DE; Reggie Whatley, WR

„„ LETTERMEN LOST (17) OFFENSE (7) Garrett Andrews, WR; Wes Caldwell, WR; Dwight Dasher, QB; Mark Fisher, OL; Chris Hawkins, OL; Evon Lettsome, OL; Phillip Tanner, RB

Preston Bailey, OL; Jared Bamber, WR; Andrew Banks, WR; Malcolm Beyah, WR; Shane Blissard, WR; Colin Boss, OL; Marquise Branton, RB; Jamar Brown, WR; Benny Cunningham, RB; Richard Drake, WR; Jesse Grisham, OL; Jadareius Hamlin, OL; Tavarres Jefferson, WR; D.D. Kyles, RB; Tyler Mason, WR; Sancho McDonald, WR; Byron McLeod, WR; Brandon McLeroy, OL; Alex Stuart, OL; Harold Turner, WR; Josh Walker, OL; Arthur Williams, WR; Mike Williams, OL

DEFENSE (10) Kevin Brown, S; Jarrett Crittenton, DT; Antwan Davis, LB; Antonio Hill, DL; Rod Issac, CB; Jeremy Kellem, S; Jamari Lattimore, DE; Emmanuel Perez, DE; Dwight Smith, DL; Gary Tucker, DL

„„ DEFENSIVE LETTERMEN RETURNING (21)

„„ PLAYERS WITH CAREER STARTS LOST

SPECIALISTS (0) None

Craig Allen, LB; Corey Carmichael, LB; SaCoby Carter, DL; Derrick Crumpton, S; Kendall Dangerfield, DT; Darin Davis, LB; Marquise Dixon, CB; T.L. Edwards, CB; Kenneth Gilstrap, CB; Denzell Guerra, S; Arness Ikner, CB; David Jones, LB; Justin Jones, LB; Gorby Loreus, LB; Omar McLendon, DE; Dearco Nolan, DE; Juno Prudhomm, S; Eric Russell, S; Sammy Seamster, S; Jimmy Staten, DL; Norman Washington, LB

OFFENSE (7) Mark Fisher Dwight Dasher Garrett Andrews Phillip Tanner Wes Caldwell Chris Hawkins Evon Lettsome

CONSECUTIVE CAREER 9 47 9 29 14 25 13 20 0 16 1 4 0 2

„„ SPECIALISTS LETTERMEN RETURNING (4)

DEFENSE (9) Jeremy Kellem Rod Issac Kevin Brown Dwight Smith Jamari Lattimore Emmanuel Perez Antwan Davis Gary Tucker Jarrett Crittenton

CONSECUTIVE CAREER 38 43 4 37 36 36 21 35 9 26 13 24 0 20 0 10 3 4

Zeke Anderson, LS; Josh Davis, P; Alan Gendreau, PK; Nate Toulson, P

„„ REDSHIRTS RETURNING (15) Isaiah Anderson, OL; Jonathan Brooks, LB; Khari Burke, CB; Jiajuan Fennell, DE; Christian Henry, LB; Leighton Gasque, LB; Judd Hunt, OL; Logan Kilgore, QB; Jesse Kirkland, DL; Patrick McNeil, DL; Morris Moore, DL; Jeff Murphy, QB; Chris Sharpe,


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RECORD VS ALL OPPONENTS First Last School W-L-T Met Met Akron 7-2-0 1980 2005 Alabama 0-2-0 2002 2005 Alcorn State 0-1-0 1988 1988 Appalachian State 1-1-0 1974 1989 Arizona 0-1-0 1999 1999 Arkansas 0-1-0 1999 1999 Arkansas State 9-3-0 1948 2010 Austin Peay 39-12-2 1936 2010 Ball State 2-4-0 1969 1974 Baylor (Chatt.) 1-0-0 1917 1917 Bedford County 1-0-0 1917 1917 Bethel (Ky.) 3-2-0 1920 1936 Bethel (Tenn.) 5-0-0 1923 1931 Boise State 0-1-0 1990 1990 Bowen 1-0-0 1913 1913 Bryson 3-0-0 1922 1927 Campbellsville 1-0-0 1993 1993 Camp Forrest 1-0-0 1942 1942 Carson-Newman 4-0-0 1951 1976 Castle Heights 4-0-0 1914 1917 Central Florida 0-1-0 1999 1999 Central Michigan 0-1-0 2006 2006 Centre 0-1-0 1946 1946 Chattanooga 11-25-1 1916 1997 Chattanooga Central 1-1-0 1915 1916 Cincinnati 0-1-0 1991 1991 Clemson 0-2-0 2003 2009 Connecticut 2-0-0 2000 2001 Cumberland 9-5-2 1914 1948 Delaware 0-2-0 1977 1978 Delta State 2-1-0 1937 1941 Eastern Illinois 1-2-0 1996 1998 E. Kentucky 19-29-0 1953 1998 E. Tennessee 23-12-1 1947 1999 Elizabeth City 1-0-0 1982 1982 Emory and Henry 0-1-1 1951 1952 Evansville 1-0-0 1923 1923 Florida 0-2-0 2000 2004 Florida Atlantic 5-3-0 2003 2010 Florida International 4-2-0 2005 2010 Florida State 0-1-0 1991 1991 Freed-Hardeman 1-0-0 1934 1934 F&C 1-0-0 1913 1913 Georgia 0-1-0 2003 2003 Georgia Southern 4-7-0 1984 1995 Georgia Tech 0-1-0 2010 2010 Gordon 1-0-0 1941 1941 Hawaii 0-1-0 1993 1993 Hume-Fogg 1-0-0 1913 1913 Idaho 3-1-0 2001 2004 Illinois 0-2-0 1998 2000 Illinois State 0-0-1 1994 1994 Indiana State 1-0-0 1984 1984 Jackson State 1-0-0 1990 1990 Jacksonville State 14-2-2 1927 1998 James Madison 0-1-0 1994 1994 Kentucky 0-2-0 2002 2008 Lamar Tech 1-1-0 1950 1961 Lenoir-Rhyne 2-0-0 1984 1985 Liberty Baptist 1-0-0 1982 1982 Lincoln Memorial 2-0-0 1930 1931 UL-Lafayette 6-6-0 1999 2010 UL-Monroe 9-2-0 1999 2010 Louisiana Tech 1-3-0 1984 2000 Louisville 0-3-0 2006 2008 LSU 0-2-0 2001 2007 Marshall 0-2-0 1992 1994 Maryland 2-2-0 2000 2009 Maryville 6-6-0 1920 1949 Memphis 14-8-1 1925 2010 Miami (Fla.) 2-0-0 1931 1932 Miles 1-0-0 1986 1986 Milligan 3-1-1 1946 1950 Millington Navy 2-0-0 1949 1950 Minnesota 0-1-0 2010 2010 Mississippi 0-1-0 2001 2001 Mississippi State 0-4-0 1999 2009 Mississippi Valley 2-0-0 1987 1988 Missouri 0-1-0 2003 2003 M.B.A. 1-0-0 1913 1913 Morehead State 37-8-1 1950 1995 Morgan 1-1-0 1913 1924

HOMECOMING GAMES (48-20-2)

Morris Harvey 1-1-0 1955 1956 Murray State 37-29-3 1925 2000 Muskingum 1-0-0 1964 1964 Nebraska 0-1-0 1992 1992 New Mexico State 2-2-0 2001 2004 North Alabama 19-6-0 1927 1980 N. Carolina State 0-2-0 1989 2005 North Texas 4-6-0 2001 2010 Northern Illinois 1-1-0 1988 1992 Oklahoma 0-1-0 2006 2006 Ogden 1-0-0 1926 1926 Pensacola Navy 2-4-0 1961 1969 Piedmont 2-0-0 1929 1930 Presbyterian 1-0-0 1959 1959 Purdue 0-0-0 2011 2011 Sam Houston State 1-1-0 1956 1991 Savannah State 2-0-0 1982 1983 Sewanee 0-3-0 1916 1932 Sewanee “B” 2-0-0 1917 1920 Sewanee Frosh 1-1-0 1922 1929 Sewanee Military 1-0-0 1917 1917 Sewart AFB 4-0-0 1951 1954 S.E. Missouri 9-2-0 1947 2002 South Carolina 0-1-0 2006 2006 South Florida 1-0-0 2000 2000 South Presbyterian 2-0-0 1915 1916 Southern Miss 1-0-0 2009 2009 Southwestern 1-0-0 1922 1922 SW Missouri 1-0-0 1986 1986 Stetson 0-1-0 1925 1925 Tampa 0-1-0 1942 1942 Temple 0-1-0 2003 2003 Tennessee 0-1-0 2002 2002 Tennessee-Martin 20-7-1 1931 1999 Tennessee State 10-9-0 1973 1998 Tennessee Tech 36-32-7 1917 2006 Tenn. Wesleyan 0-2-0 1930 1938 Texas A&M 0-1-0 1995 1995 Troy 11-7-0 1936 2010 Tulsa 0-1-0 1993 1993 Tusculum 1-0-0 1938 1938 UAB (Ala.-B’ham) 1-2-0 1995 2000 Union (Tenn.) 11-3-2 1921 1951 UT Meds 0-1-0 1921 1921 Utah State 2-1-0 2002 2004 Vanderbilt 3-12-0 1915 2005 Vanderbilt “B” 5-1-1 1913 1926 Vanderbilt Frosh 1-1-0 1922 1929 Vanderbilt Meds 2-0-0 1913 1914 Virginia 0-1-0 2007 2007 Western Carolina 2-2-0 1973 1981 Western Kentucky 32-28-1 1914 2010 Winston-Salem 0-1-0 1987 1987 Wofford 1-0-0 1999 1999 Youngstown State 3-4-0 1981 1987

Date Opponent.........................................Result 1937 Tennessee Tech..........................................T 13-13 1938 Tennessee Tech............................................L 0-12. 1939 Union (Tenn.)...............................................L 3-20 1940 Tennessee Tech............................................ W 6-0 1941 Memphis State........................................ W 13-12 1942 Tennessee Tech............................................L 6-25 1943-45 No Team (WW II) 1946 Troy State................................................... W 12-0 1947 Tennessee Tech.......................................... W 19-0 1948 Murray State..............................................L 12-26 1949 Tennessee Tech.......................................... W 14-0 Nov. 11, 1950 Murray State............................................ W 34-14 Nov. 22, 1951 Tennessee Tech..........................................T 14-14 Nov. 9, 1952 Murray State..............................................L 13-20 Nov. 26, 1953 Tennessee Tech..........................................L 13-46 Nov. 7, 1954 Murray State............................................ W 21-13 Nov. 24, 1955 Tennessee Tech..........................................L 14-55 Nov. 3, 1956 Murray State.............................................. W 39-7 Oct. 4, 1957 Western Kentucky...................................... W 26-7 Nov. 8, 1958 Murray State.............................................. W 40-0 Oct. 3, 1959 Western Kentucky...................................... W 37-2 Nov. 5, 1960 Murray State.............................................. W 20-3 Oct. 21, 1961 UT-Chattanooga........................................L 12-25 Nov. 7, 1962 Murray State.............................................. W 23-6 Nov. 16, 1963 East Tennessee........................................... W 23-0 Nov. 7, 1964 Murray State............................................ W 14-12 Nov. 13, 1965 East Tennessee......................................... W 43-19 Nov. 5, 1966 Murray State.............................................. W 33-0 Nov. 4, 1967 Western Kentucky.................................... W 16-14 Nov. 2, 1968 UT-Martin................................................ W 24-17 Oct. 18, 1969 Murray State............................................ W 31-24 Oct. 24, 1970 Austin Peay................................................ W 44-0 Oct. 30, 1971 Ball State................................................... W 28-7 Oct. 21, 1972 Austin Peay................................................ W 24-6 Nov. 3, 1973 Western Kentucky........................................L 8-42 Oct. 26, 1974 Austin Peay.............................................. W 45-16 Oct. 18, 1975 Murray State.............................................. W 17-5 Oct. 30, 1976 Austin Peay..................................................L 9-21 Oct. 15, 1977 Murray State................................................L 9-13 Oct. 28, 1978 Austin Peay................................................L 17-28 Oct. 13, 1979 Murray State................................................L 8-29 Oct. 25, 1980 Austin Peay....................................................L 3-7 Oct. 31, 1981 Youngstown State......................................L 10-13 Oct. 22, 1982 Austin Peay................................................ W 24-7 Oct. 15, 1983 Murray State............................................ W 17-14 Oct. 20, 1984 Austin Peay..................................................L 7-16 Oct. 19, 1985 Murray State..................................W 31-24 (2 OT) Oct. 11, 1986 Akron....................................................... W 24-12 Oct. 31, 1987 Youngstown State......................................L 16-17 Oct. 15, 1988 Morehead State......................................... W 49-0 Oct. 21, 1989 Austin Peay................................................ W 46-7 Oct. 27, 1990 Morehead State......................................... W 37-0 Oct. 26, 1991 Southeast Missouri.................................... W 52-0 Oct. 10, 1992 Austin Peay.............................................. W 49-10 Oct. 23, 1993 Southeast Missouri.................................. W 31-10 Oct. 8, 1994 UT-Martin.................................................. W 38-7 Nov. 4, 1995 UT-Martin................................................ W 45-17 Oct. 12, 1996 Austin Peay.............................................. W 50-14 Oct. 4, 1997 Jacksonville State..................................... W 27-16 Oct. 10, 1998 Murray State............................................ W 35-14 Oct. 2, 1999 Troy State...................................................L 31-48 Oct. 14, 2000 Louisiana-Monroe...................................... W 28-0 Nov. 3, 2001 Arkansas State........................................... W 54-6 Nov. 16, 2002 Louisiana-Monroe.................................... W 44-28 Oct. 11, 2003 New Mexico St......................................... W 35-18 Oct. 30, 2004 Utah State.................................................. W 21-0 Oct. 22, 2005 Louisiana-Lafayette...................................L 13-10 Nov. 4, 2006 Florida Atlantic........................................ W 35-14 Nov. 10, 2007 Louisiana-Lafayette...................................L 24-34 Nov. 8, 2008 Louisiana-Monroe....................................W, 24-21 Oct. 24, 2009 Western Kentucky....................................W, 62-24 Oct. 23, 2010 Louisiana-Monroe....................................W, 38-10 Oct. 1, 2011 Memphis.........................................................TBA

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Troy University (MT leads 11-7-0) Year W/L Score Site 1936 W 19-0 H 1937 W 13-0 A 1939 W 14-7 H 1942 W 20-0 H 1946 W 12-0 H 1947 W 41-17 A 1952 W 33-7 H 1953 W 6-0 A 1999 L 31-48 H 2001 W 54-17 H 2003 W 27-20 H 2004 L 17-37 A 2005 W 17-7 A 2006 L 20-21 H 2007 L 7-45 A 2008 L 17-31 H 2009 L 7-31 A 2010 L 13-42 H At Middle Tennessee: 7-4 At Troy: 4-3 Memphis (MT leads 14-8-1) Year W/L Score Site 1925 W 57-7 H 1926 W 27-0 A 1927 W 47-6 H 1928 T 13-13 A 1931 W 15-0 H 1932 W 6-0 A 1933 L 21-6 H 1934 L 18-0 A 1935 W 35-0 H 1936 W 19-0 A 1937 W 20-6 H 1938 L 26-7 A 1939 L 25-6 H 1940 L 14-7 A 1941 W 13-12 H 1942 W 21-13 A 1947 W 20-0 H 1948 L 13-0 A 1953 W 26-20 H 1954 L 27-7 A 2007 W 21-7 A 2009 W 31-14 H 2010 L 17-24 A At Murfreesboro: 9-2 At Memphis: 5-6-1 Western Kentucky (MT leads 32-28-1) Year W/L Score Site 1914 W 47-0 H 1915 W 47-0 A 1921 W 15-7 H 1922 L 31-0 A 1924 L 44-0 H 1925 T 7-7 H 1928 L 19-0 H 1929 L 19-0 A 1930 L 13-7 A 1931 L 12-0 A 1932 L 21-7 H 1933 L 32-0 A 1934 L 14-0 H 1935 W 7-0 H 1936 W 9-0 A 1939 L 26-2 H 1940 L 13-0 A 1941 L 15-7 H 1952 L 33-19 A 1953 W 13-0 H 1954 L 7-6 A 1955 W 25-13 H 1956 W 7-6 A 1957 W 26-7 H 1958 W 10-7 H 1959 W 37-2 H 1960 L 20-13 A 1961 W 14-6 H 1962 W 17-0 A 1963 L 16-6 H 1964 W 9-0 A 1965 W 21-0 H 1966 W 33-9 A 1967 W 16-14 H 1968 L 43-2 A 1969 L 28-14 H

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1970 W 1971 W 1972 W 1973 L 1974 L 1975 L 1976 L 1977 W 1978 L 1979 L 1980 L 1981 W 1982 W 1983 W 1984 W 1985 W 1987 L 1988 W 1989 L 1990 W 1991 W 2007 L 2008 W 2009 W 2010 W At Murfreesboro: 19-12-1

17-13 A 27-13 H 21-17 A 42-8 H 36-10 A 24-10 H 38-7 A 21-19 H 54-0 A 17-12 H 30-15 A 31-17 H 31-16 A 26-7 H 45-24 A 41-9 H 28-16 A 13-10 H 31-16 A 20-7 H 23-21 A 17-20 H 21-10 A 62-24 H 27-26 A At Bowling Green: 13-16

Florida Atlantic (MT leads 5-3) Year W/L Score Site 2003 L 20-19 H 2004 L 27-20 H 2005 W 35-14 A 2006 W 35-14 H 2007 L 14-27 A 2008 W 14-13 H 2009 W 27-20 A 2010 W 38-14 H At Murfreesboro: 3-2 At Boca Raton: 2-1 Louisiana-Lafayette (Series tied 3-3) Year W/L Score Site 1999 L 45-31 A 2000 W 41-38 (2ot) H 2001 W 26-9 A 2002 W 48-35 H 2003 L 57-51 (4ot) H 2004 L 24-17 A 2005 L 13-10 H 2006 W 34-20 A 2007 L 24-34 H 2008 L 28-42 A 2009 W 34-17 H 2010 W 34-14 A At Murfreesboro: 3-3 At Lafayette: 3-3 Tennessee (UT leads 1-0) Year W/L 2002 L

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Louisiana-Monroe (MT leads 9-2) Year W/L Score Site 1999 L 10-0 A 2000 W 28-0 H

2001 W 2002 W 2004 W 2005 L 2006 W 2007 W 2008 W 2009 W 2010 W At Murfreesboro: 5-1

38-20 44-28 37-24 34-31 35-21 43-40 24-21 38-19 38-10 At Monroe: 4-1

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Arkansas State (MT leads 9-3) Year W/L 1948 W 1949 W 2001 W 2002 L 2003 W 2004 W 2005 W 2006 W 2007 W 2008 L 2009 W 2010 L At Murfreesboro: 6-0

Score 14-7 25-12 54-6 13-7 24-14 45-17 45-7 38-10 24-7 14-31 38-14 24-51 At Jonesboro: 3-3

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Florida International (MT leads 4-2) Year W/L Score Site 2005 L 35-31 A 2006 W 7-6 H 2007 W 47-6 H 2008 L 21-31 A 2009 W 48-21 H 2010 W 28-27 A At Murfreesboro: 3-0 At Miami: 1-2 North Texas (UNT leads 6-4) Year W/L 2001 L 2002 L 2003 L 2004 L 2005 L 2006 W 2007 W 2008 W 2009 W 2010 L At Murfreesboro: 1-4

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SUN BELT CONFERENCE

WRIGHT WATERS Commissioner

BERT CARTER Associate Commissioner

KATHY KEENE Associate Commissioner

JOHN MCELWAIN Associate Commissioner

BRYANT CARTER Assistant Commissioner

DOMINICK GIAMBRONE Associate Commissioner

TRAVIS LLEWELLYN Electronic Media

KEITH NUNEZ Director of Media Relations

PRIMARY BOWL AGREEMENTS

SBC VS MAC JANUARY 8, 2012 8 PM/ESPN LADD PEEBLES STADIUM MOBILE, AL

SBC VS C-USA DECEMBER 17, 2011 8 PM/ESPN NEW ORLEANS SUPERDOME NEW ORLEANS, LA

„„ 2010 ALL-SUN BELT CONFERENCE TEAMS

„„ ALL-TIME SBC RECORDS Team Middle Tennessee Troy North Texas Arkansas State Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana-Monroe Florida Atlantic Florida International New Mexico State Idaho Western Kentucky

W L Pct. 43 28 .606 40 11 .784 34 36 .486 34 36 .486 33 37 .471 33 37 .471 24 20 .545 16 28 .364 15 11 .576 7 19 .269 2 14 .125

„„ ALL-TIME OVERALL RECORDS Team Middle Tennessee Western Kentucky Troy Louisiana-Lafayette North Texas Arkansas State Louisiana-Monroe Florida Atlantic Florida International

W L T 526 382 28 513 359 30 487 357 27 481 512 34 470 450 34 411 444 37 274 359 8 57 63 0 32 73 0

Player of the Year T.Y. Hilton (FIU, Jr., WR) Offensive Player of the Year Bobby Rainey (WKU, Jr., RB) Defensive Player of the Year Jamari Lattimore (Middle Tennessee, Sr., DL) Freshman of the Year Corey Robinson (Troy, Fr., QB) Coach of the Year Mario Cristobal, FIU First Team All-Sun Belt Conference Offense Ryan Aplin (Arkansas State, So., QB) Lance Dunbar (North Texas, Jr., RB) Bobby Rainey (WKU, Jr., RB) T.Y. Hilton (FIU, Jr., WR) Jerrel Jernigan (Troy, Sr., WR) Ladarius Green (Louisiana-Lafayette, Jr., TE) Brad Serini (FIU, Sr., OL) Tyler Clark (Troy, Sr., OL) Victor Gill (North Texas, Sr., OL) Derek Newton (Arkansas State, Sr., OL) Esteban Santiago (North Texas, Sr., OL) Defense Bryan Hall (Arkansas State, Sr., DL) Jamari Lattimore (Middle Tennessee, Sr., DL) Jonathan Massaquoi (Troy, So., DL) Jarvis Wilson (FIU, Sr., DL) Demario Davis (Arkansas State, Jr., LB) Toronto Smith (FIU, Sr., LB) Craig Robertson (North Texas, Sr., LB) M.D. Jennings (Arkansas State, Sr., DB) Anthony Gaitor (FIU, Sr., DB) Rod Issac (Middle Tennessee, Sr., DB) Jeremy Kellem (Middle Tennessee, Sr., DB) Special Teams Alan Gendreau (Middle Tennessee, Jr., K) Mickey Groody (Florida Atlantic, R-Jr., P) T.Y. Hilton (FIU, Jr., Return Specialist)

Jerrel Jernigan (Troy, Sr., All Purpose) Second Team All-Sun Belt Conference Offense Corey Robinson (Troy, Fr., QB) Phillip Tanner (Middle Tennessee, Sr., RB) Darriet Perry (FIU, Jr., RB) Lester Jean (Florida Atlantic, Sr., WR) Luther Ambrose (Louisiana-Monroe, Jr., WR) Rob Housler (Florida Atlantic, R-Sr., TE) Tom Castilaw (Arkansas State, Sr., OL) Sifa Etu (Arkansas State, Sr., OL) Ian Burks (Louisiana-Lafayette, Sr., OL) Mark Fisher (Middle Tennessee, Sr., OL) James Brown (Troy, Jr., OL) Defense Dorvus Woods (Arkansas State, Jr., DL) Tourek Williams (FIU, So., DL) Ken Dorsey (Louisiana-Monroe, Jr., DL) Mario Addison (Troy, Sr., DL) Javon McKinnon (Arkansas State, Sr., LB) Michael Lockley (Florida Atlantic, R-Sr., LB) Thomas Majors (WKU, Sr., LB) Marcus Bartels (Florida Atlantic, R-Jr., DB) Tavious Polo (Florida Atlantic, R-Sr., DB) Jonathan Cyprien (FIU, So., DB) Darius Prelow (Louisiana-Monroe, Jr., DB) Special Teams Zach Olen (North Texas, Fr., K) Josh Davis (Middle Tennessee, Fr., P) Jerrel Jernigan (Troy, Sr., Return Specialist) T.Y. Hilton (FIU, Jr., All-Purpose) Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt Conference Dwayne Frampton (Arkansas State, Jr., WR); Allen Muse (Arkansas State, So., WR); Tarvoris Hill (Florida Atlantic, R-Sr., DB); Jeff Van Camp (Florida Atlantic, R-Sr., QB); Greg Ellingson (FIU, Sr., WR); Winston Fraser (FIU, R-So., LB); Orkeys Auriene (Louisiana-Lafayette, Sr., DB); Spencer Ortego (Louisiana-Lafayette, Sr., P); Kolton Browning (ULM, R-Fr., QB); Cameron Blakes (ULM, So., LB); Eric Russel (Middle Tennessee, Junior, RS); Dwight Smith (Middle Tennessee, Sr., DL); Brelan Chancellor (North Texas, Fr. RS); Will Goggans (Troy, Jr., P); Michael Taylor (Troy, Jr., K); Orlando Misaalefua (WKU, Sr., LB); Mychal Patterson (WKU, Sr., OL)

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SUN BELT CONFERENCE

2001 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. $#North Texas 5-1 .833 200 104 5-6 .455 255 248 #Middle Tennessee 5-1 .833 248 152 8-3 .727 408 286 New Mexico State 4-2 .667 209 163 5-7 .417 286 400 UL Lafayette 2-4 .333 163 192 3-8 .273 234 365 Arkansas State 2-4 .333 90 194 2-9 .182 177 357 UL Monroe 2-4 .333 105 152 2-9 .182 148 351 Idaho 1-5 .167 234 292 1-10 .091 313 495 # = co-champions $ = New Orleans Bowl representative

H A N 3-1 2-4 0-1 5-0 3-3 0-0 2-2 3-5 0-0 2-3 1-5 0-0 2-4 0-5 0-0 1-4 1-5 0-0 1-4 0-6 0-0

2002 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. H A N *^North Texas 6-0 1.000 159 59 8-5 .615 249 192 New Mexico State 5-1 .833 177 160 7-5 .583 327 328 5-0 2-5 0-0 Arkansas State 3-3 .500 125 109 6-7 .462 259 361 4-3 2-4 0-0 Middle Tennessee 2-4 .333 158 151 4-8 .333 297 332 3-2 1-6 0-0 Louisiana-Monroe 2-4 .333 140 176 3-9 .250 236 451 Louisiana-Lafayette 2-4 .333 117 178 3-9 .250 203 352 3-2 0-7 0-0 Idaho 1-5 .167 123 166 2-10 .167 285 428 * = Sun Belt Champion ^ = New Orleans Bowl representative

2003 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. *^North Texas 7-0 1.000 237 142 9-4 .692 358 285 Louisiana-Lafayette 4-3 .571 225 228 4-8 .333 266 415 Middle Tennessee 4-3 .571 213 204 4-8 .333 332 375 Arkansas State 3-4 .429 131 273 5-7 .417 242 401 Utah State 3-4 .429 193 136 3-9 .250 264 315 Idaho 3-4 .429 191 171 3-9 .250 248 314 New Mexico State 2-5 .286 154 172 3-9 .250 262 341 Louisiana-Monroe 1-6 .143 180 249 1-11 .083 239 467 * = Sun Belt Champion ^ = New Orleans Bowl representative

H A N 5-0 4-3 0-1 3-3 1-5 0-0 2-4 2-4 0-0 4-1 1-6 0-0 3-2 0-7 0-0 1-4 2-5 0-0 2-3 1-6 0-0 0-5 1-6 0-0

2004 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. *^North Texas 7-0 1.000 251 153 7-5 .583 309 358 Troy 5-2 .714 197 96 7-5 .583 286 200 New Mexico State 4-3 .571 187 182 5-6 .455 273 355 Louisiana-Monroe 4-3 .571 153 172 5-6 .455 211 303 Middle Tennessee 4-4 .500 202 190 5-6 .455 269 293 Arkansas State 3-4 .429 136 185 3-8 .273 215 365 Louisiana-Lafayette 2-5 .286 145 167 4-7 .364 242 272 Utah State 2-5 .286 124 181 3-8 .273 184 333 Idaho 2-5 .286 154 218 3-9 .250 245 473 * = Sun Belt Champion ^ = New Orleans Bowl representative

H A N 4-1 3-3 0-1 5-0 2-4 0-1 4-1 1-5 0-0 3-1 2-4 0-1 4-1 1-5 0-0 2-2 1-6 0-0 3-2 1-5 0-0 2-2 1-6 0-0 1-1 1-7 1-1

2005 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. #^Arkansas State 5-2 .714 182 163 6-6 .500 294 303 #Louisiana-Lafayette 5-2 .714 203 161 6-5 .545 286 304 #Louisiana-Monroe 5-2 .714 194 186 5-6 .455 239 339 Florida International 3-4 .429 172 191 5-6 .455 257 323 Middle Tennessee 3-4 .429 176 124 4-7 .364 210 206 Troy 3-4 .429 100 121 4-7 .364 175 255 Florida Atlantic 2-5 .286 109 179 2-9 .182 148 339 North Texas 2-5 .286 131 142 2-9 .182 157 346 # = Tri-Champions ^ = New Orleans Bowl representative

H A N 5-1 1-4 0-1 3-2 3-3 0-0 2-3 3-3 0-0 4-1 1-5 0-0 1-4 3-3 0-0 3-2 1-5 0-0 1-3 1-6 0-0 0-5 2-4 0-0

2006 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. #$Troy 6-1 .857 177 136 8-5 .615 296 289 #^Middle Tennessee 6-1 .857 204 92 7-6 .538 296 302 Arkansas State 4-3 .571 126 143 6-6 .500 182 289 Florida Atlantic 4-3 .571 129 100 5-7 .417 181 299 Louisiana-Lafayette 3-4 .429 126 151 6-6 .500 248 296

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Louisiana-Monroe 3-4 .429 162 113 4-8 .333 262 267 2-3 2-5 0-0 North Texas 2-5 .286 76 147 3-9 .250 154 304 2-3 1-6 0-0 Florida International 0-7 .000 54 172 0-12 .000 115 313 0-5 0-7 0-0 # = co-champions $ = New Orleans Bowl representative ^ = Motor City Bowl representative

2007 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. #$Florida Atlantic 6-1 .857 253 185 8-5 .615 405 432 #Troy 6-1 .857 255 106 8-4 .667 408 295 Middle Tennessee 4-3 .571 207 187 5-7 .417 308 339 Louisiana-Monroe 4-3 .571 176 166 6-6 .500 282 332 Arkansas State 3-4 .429 161 187 5-7 .417 291 331 Louisiana-Lafayette 3-4 .429 205 237 3-9 .250 285 430 North Texas 1-6 .143 161 251 2-10 .167 298 541 Florida International 1-6 .143 149 248 1-11 .083 181 469 # = co-champions $ = New Orleans Bowl representative

2008 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. W-L Pct. Pts. Opp. ^*Troy 6-1 .857 252 117 8-5 .615 426 277 ^Louisiana-Lafayette 5-2 .714 254 224 6-6 .500 397 404 ^Florida Atlantic 4-3 .571 216 192 7-6 .538 326 373 ^Arkansas State 4-3 .571 182 170 6-6 .500 324 285 Florida International 3-4 .429 215 222 5-7 .417 296 340 Middle Tennessee 3-4 .429 170 182 5-7 .417 274 299 Louisiana-Monroe 3-4 .429 210 214 4-8 .333 284 374 North Texas 0-7 .000 134 312 1-11 .083 240 571 ^ = Bowl Eligible * = Sun Belt Champion

H A N 3-2 4-3 1-0 4-1 4-3 0-0 2-3 3-4 0-0 3-2 3-4 0-0 5-0 0-7 0-0 1-5 2-4 0-0 2-3 0-7 0-0 1-4 0-7 0-0

H A N 5-0 3-4 0-1 4-1 2-5 0-0 3-1 2-5 2-0 4-1 2-5 0-0 3-2 2-4 0-1 4-1 1-6 0-0 3-2 1-5 0-1 0-5 1-6 0-0

2009 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. H A N Streak W-L Pct. H A N Streak ^*Troy 8-0 1.000 4-0 4-0 0-0 W6 9-4 .692 6-0 3-3 0-1 L1 ^Middle Tennessee 7-1 .875 4-0 3-1 0-0 W6 10-3 .769 5-1 4-2 1-0 W7 ^ULM 5-3 .625 3-1 2-2 0-0 L2 6-6 .500 4-1 2-5 0-0 L2 Florida Atlantic 5-3 .625 2-2 3-0 0-0 W2 5-7 .417 2-3 3-4 0-0 W2 ^UL-Lafayette 4-4 .500 2-2 2-2 0-0 L1 6-6 .500 4-2 2-4 0-0 L1 Arkansas State 3-5 .375 2-2 1-3 0-0 W2 4-8 .333 3-2 1-6 0-0 W2 FIU 3-5 .375 1-2 1-3 0-0 L1 3-9 .250 2-3 1-6 0-0 L2 North Texas 1-7 .125 1-3 0-4 0-0 L3 2-10 .167 1-5 1-5 0-0 L4 WKU 0-8 .000 0-4 0-4 0-0 L8 0-12 .000 0-6 0-6 0-0 L12 ^ = Bowl Eligible * = Sun Belt Champion

2010 FINAL SBC STANDINGS

Conference Overall W-L Pct. H A N Streak W-L Pct. H A N Streak ^Troy 6-2 .750 3-1 3-1 0-0 W2 8-5 .615 4-1 3-4 1-0 W3 *^FIU 6-2 .750 3-1 3-1 0-0 L1 7-6 .538 3-2 3-4 1-0 W1 ^Middle Tennessee 5-3 .625 2-2 3-1 0-0 W3 6-7 .462 3-3 3-3 0-1 L1 ULM 4-4 .500 3-1 1-3 0-0 L1 5-7 .417 4-2 1-5 0-0 L1 Arkansas State 4-4 .500 3-1 1-3 0-0 L2 4-8 .333 3-2 1-6 0-0 L3 Florida Atlantic 3-5 .375 2-2 1-3 0-0 L2 4-8 .333 2-3 2-5 0-0 L3 North Texas 3-5 .375 0-4 3-1 0-0 L1 3-9 .250 0-6 3-3 0-0 L2 Louisiana-Lafayette 3-5 .375 1-3 2-2 0-0 L5 3-9 .250 1-4 2-5 0-0 W1 WKU 2-6 .250 0-4 2-2 0-0 L1 2-10 .167 0-5 2-5 0-0 L1 ^ = Bowl Eligible * = Sun Belt Regular Season Champion


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ZEKE ANDERSON 54 Deep Snapper • 5-9 • 208 • r-Senior Murfreesboro, TN (Siegel HS)

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for specialists following spring drills. 2010: Played in all 13 games as the Blue Raiders primary snapper on field goals, PATs, and punts … Earned five winning grades from the coaches … Had 133 total chances on the season and displayed consistency throughout the year. 2009: Did not see any action but did travel with the team. 2008: Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered in football and baseball at Siegel High School … Became the school’s first-ever 1,000-yard passer … Played for Coach David Watson. Full Name: Zeke Samuel Anderson … Parents: Sam and Melissa Anderson … Born: 4/17/89 … Major: Liberal Studies.

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JARED BAMBER 83 Wide Receiver • 6-4 • 238 • Senior Murietta, CA (Palomar Community College)

2011: Missed all of spring practice due to an injury. 2010: Played in 11 of 13 games and earned four starts … Had two catches for 23 yards for the year but was mainly used in the running game for his blocking ability … Earned 10 winning grades from the coaches … Played 259 total snaps, including a season-high 56 against Austin Peay … Started in the season opener against Minnesota … Made his first reception as a Blue Raider against Memphis … Earned the start against Troy … Missed the North Texas and WKU games with mononucleosis … Started against FAU and played 35 snaps … Had a career-long 17-yard reception on 4th-and-5 against FIU to set up a touchdown. Palomar Community College: Earned 2009 California All-America honors … Also tabbed all-state and all-region after helping lead Palomar to a No. 8 final ranking … Was an offensive captain … Had five receptions for 52 yards on the season … A two-star recruit by Rivals.com … Started all season at tight end in 2008 for the Palomar Comets ... Turned in a strong performance blocking along with the rest of the offensive line in a 21-19 season-opening victory over Southwestern on Sept. 6 when Palomar rushed for 303 yards, and his blocking was critical in the Comets’ running attack … Had a 9-yard reception vs. Grossmont on Oct. 4 … Redshirted at Palomar in 2007.

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Career Statistics Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2010 11 2 23 11.5 17 0 High School: Played three seasons of varsity football under coach Tom Leach at Chaparral High ... All-Southwestern League and All-Valley selection as a senior ... Averaged 14.1 yards per catch ... National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame scholar-athlete award winner. Full Name: Jared Jeffrey Bamber ... Born: 10/7/88 ... Parents: Jeff and Cathy Bamber … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Receptions 1 vs Memphis, FIU, 2010; Most Receiving Yards 17 vs FIU, 2010; Longest Reception 17 yards vs FIU, 2010; Touchdown Receptions 0


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19 ANDREW BANKS

Wide Receiver • 5-9 • 155 • r-Senior Clinton, MD (Gwynn Park High School)

2010: Saw action in 12 of 13 games … Collected four receptions for 25 yards on the season … Played a total of 116 snaps, including a season-high 19 against WKU … Earned six winning grades from the coaches … Had two catches for 20 yards in win at Louisiana … Had one snap at quarterback against Georgia Tech … Turned in two receptions for five yards at WKU. 2009: Played in 12 games and had 176 total snaps, including a season-best 38 against Arkansas State … Had two catches for 24 yards on the season … Received six winning grades from the coaching staff … Saw action at Clemson in the season opener at receiver and quarterback (24 total plays) … His snaps under center were the first of his career, and he completed 1 of 2 passes and ran three times for seven yards … Played eight snaps against Mississippi State and collected one reception for 16 yards … Had one reception for eight yards against ASU. 2008: Played in two games, earning five snaps against ASU and 16 in win over North Texas … Moved to wide receiver in the spring … Voted the most improved quarterback in strength and conditioning during the spring … Played in his first collegiate game at Arkansas State as a member of the punt block team. 2007: Took a redshirt year after joining the team as an invited walk-on … Competed as a quarterback.

Career Statistics Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2009 13 2 24 12.0 16 0 2010 12 4 25 6.2 13 0 Total 25 6 49 8.2 16 0 Passing G A-C Pct. Yds. TD INT LG 2009 13 2-1 .500 3 0 0 3 CAREER HIGHS – Most Pass Attempts 2 v s

Clemson, 2009; Most Pass Completions 1 vs Clemson, 2009; Most Passing Yards 3 vs Clemson, 2009; Most TD Passes 0; Longest Completion 3 vs Clemson, 2009; Most Pass Receptions 2 vs Louisiana, 2010; Most Yards Receiving 20 vs Louisiana, 2010; Longest Reception 16 vs Mississippi State, 2009; Most Rushing Attempts 3 vs Clemson, 2009; Most Rushing Yards 7 vs Clemson, 2009; Most Rushing TDs 0; Longest Run 7 vs Clemson, 2009

High School: Lettered three years in football at Gwynn Park High School … Threw for 2,200 yards and 30 touchdowns as a senior to lead team to a 14-0 record. Full Name: William Andrew Banks … Parents: Maurice and Wendy Banks … Born: 12/15/88 … Major: Sports Management … Earned B.S. degree in May 2010.

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4 MALCOLM BEYAH

Wide Receiver • 5-11 • 192 • Senior Covington, GA (Chamblee High School)

Honors: 2008 - Named third team All-Sun Belt by Phil Steele … Named to the Daily News Journal All-Sun Belt Freshman Team … Voted to the Rivals.com Sun Belt AllFreshman team. 2010: Played in all 13 games with nine starts … Second on the team with 29 receptions for 388 yards and two touchdowns … Had three or more receptions six times … Also rushed for 23 yards on six attempts … His 412 snaps was third among receivers … Earned five winning grades from the coaches … Made the move from wide receiver to cornerback during the spring but returned to receiver prior to fall camp … Had three catches for 65 yards against Minnesota … Hauled in a 52-yard touchdown catch from Logan Kilgore at Memphis … Turned in two receptions for 86 yards at Louisiana, including a career-long 62-yard touchdown grab … Led the Blue Raiders with four catches against Troy and also had four receptions at Georgia Tech … Recorded two receptions in bowl game against Miami. 2009: Played in 10 games and had one start … Had 151 total snaps during the season with a game-high of 32 against FIU … Earned two winning grades from the coaching staff … Finished with eight catches for 65 yards for the season … Played sparingly against Clemson (six snaps) due to an ankle injury … Had two receptions against Memphis and also completed his first career pass on a 41-yard strike to Garrett Andrews … Also had two catches at Maryland and two at North Texas … Suffered a thumb injury on a special teams tackle against Troy … Did not play against Mississippi State, WKU or FAU due to his injury … Returned against FIU and had two receptions and three kickoff returns. 2008: Played in all 12 games and earned eight starts … Was third on the team with 33 receptions and led the Blue Raiders with six touchdown catches and a 16.7 yard per catch average … His 672 snaps played was second among receivers, and he had 11 total winning grades from the coaches (6 on offense, 5 on special teams) … Reeled in his first career touchdown on a 46-yard strike from Joe Craddock in his first college game against Troy … Hauled in a 53-yard touchdown grab to go along with three other catches in win over Maryland … Registered his first career 100-yard receiving game against Kentucky with five catches for 117 yards and a touchdown (had a 52-yard catch where he

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Career Statistics Rushing 2008 2009 2010 Total

G Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD 12 6 6 1.0 16 0 10 2 22 11.0 18 0 13 6 23 3.8 13 0 35 14 51 3.6 18 0

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leaped over the defender) … Just the third freshman in the FBS era to have a 100-yard receiving game … Equaled his career-best with a 53-yard reception at Arkansas State … Had five catches for 90 yards, including a 32-yard Hail Mary on the game’s final play to defeat FAU on national television … Hauled in a 16-yard touchdown pass against Louisville while also collecting his first two career kickoff returns for 50 yards … Had a career-best four kickoff returns for 82 yards at Mississippi State to go along with two receptions while playing a season-high 76 snaps … Collected three receptions and a touchdown in win over WKU. High School: Rated the 90th best athlete in the nation by Rivals.com and no. 186 as a wide receiver by Scout.com ... Named AJC All-Citywide in 2007 and was honorable mention all-county ... As a senior, he rushed for 549 yards and 10 touchdowns (10.6-yard per carry average) and caught 22 passes for 388 yards and four touchdowns ... Also returned a kickoff 99 yards for a score ... Defensively, he tallied 34 tackles and three interceptions ... Played halfback (in a triple option offense), split end, cornerback, safety, kick returner and punt returner for Chamblee, which finished no. 3 in the Georgia Associated Press poll with a 12-2 record in 2007 ... Also excelled in track, where he owned the fastest 200-meter time in the state and the 12th fastest in the nation at 21.46 ... His 55-meter time of 6.48 was 26th fastest nationally ... Trained with former two-time Olympic gold medalist Antonio McKay ... Played for Coach Jim Showfety. Full Name: Malcolm Jamaal Beyah ... Parents: Reginald and Carla Beyah ... Born: 10/23/89 … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Pass Receptions 5 vs Kentucky, FAU, 2008; Most Yards Receiv-

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16 SHANE BLISSARD

Wide Receiver • 6-5 • 208 • r-Senior Murfreesboro, TN (Oakland High School)

2011: Had surgery to remove a ruptured spleen and missed the second half of spring drills. 2010: Played in all 13 games and earned one start … Hauled in a total of 15 receptions for 152 yards with 10 grabs coming in the last five games … Received 282 total snaps, including a season-high 37 against Austin Peay … Earned 13 winning grades from the coaches to lead all receivers … Had a catch for three yards in win over Louisiana … Made an eight-yard reception against Troy and added another eight-yard grab at Georgia Tech … Collected a nine-yard reception against ULM and also had one catch at ASU … Had two catches against North Texas … Lone catch at WKU covered 24 yards and came on third down during game-winning drive … Led the Blue Raiders with four receptions for 44 yards in win over FAU and added two catches for 20 yards in bowl game against Miami.

Career Statistics Receiving G Rec. 2009 13 19 2010 13 15 Total 26 34

Yds. Avg. LG TD 283 14.9 43 3 152 10.1 24 0 435 12.8 43 3

2009: Played in all 13 games and had nine starts … Had 572 snaps on the season to and basketball at Oakland High School … Earned all-district and all-region honors as rank third among receivers … Also had 10 winning grades from the coaching staff … a senior … Named offensive MVP with over 1,000 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns. Finished with 19 catches for 283 Full Name: Shane Evans Blissard yards and three touchdowns … … Parent: Missy Blissard … Born: Fifth on the team with five plays 10/24/88 … Major: Liberal Studies. of 30 or more yards … Played in his first collegiate game at Clemson CAREER HIGHS – Most Receptions 4 vs and led the Blue Raiders with four Clemson, 2009; FAU, 2010; Most Receivreceptions for 68 yards, including a ing Yards 68 vs Clemson, 2009; Longest long catch of 43 yards … Had two Reception 43 vs Clemson, 2009; Touchcatches for 46 yards, including his down Receptions 1, three times first career touchdown (40 yards), in win over Memphis … Added two catches for 17 yards against North Texas … Turned in two receptions for 29 yards against Mississippi State and had a 12-yard catch in win over WKU … Had one catch for 40 yards at FAU to set up the tying score in the fourth quarter … His lone reception against Louisiana was a 40 yarder … Had two catches at ULM, including one for a touchdown … Recorded three receptions for 10 yards and a touchdown in New Orleans Bowl win over Southern Miss. 2008: Did not see action in any games … Was a member of the scout team. 2007: Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered in football

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Offensive Lineman • 6-4 • 310 • r-Senior Temple Terrace, FL (Berkeley Prep High School)

Honors: 2008 – Named to the Daily News Journal All-Sun Belt Freshman Team. 2011: Missed all of spring practice while recovering from hip surgery. 2010: Played in all 13 games and had a career-best 12 starts (all at center) … Had a personal-best 734 total snaps, including 70 or more snaps six times … Collected 41 knockdowns, including a season-best 13 against Austin Peay … Earned 12 winning grades from the coaches … Started at center against Minnesota and played all 41 offensive snaps … Was in a season-high 92 plays in win over APSU … Played 78 snaps at Memphis, including all 75 offensive plays … Played all 75 snaps against Troy … Had 60 snaps at ASU before missing most of the fourth quarter with an ankle injury … Only played three snaps on special teams against North Texas due to his ankle injury … Played all 66 offensive snaps at WKU … Had just 18 snaps at FIU after suffering a leg injury. 2009: Played in all 13 games with most of his action coming on the field goal and extra point team … Saw 241 total snaps including a season-high 33 against Memphis … Had four winning grades from the coaching staff … Saw 20 or more snaps seven times … Turned in a grade of 75 or better five times, including a season-best 80 against ULL … Was credited with 16 total knockdowns.

2008: Played in eight games and started five times … Was in on 397 total snaps … Made his first collegiate start in season opener against Troy and played a season-best 90 snaps … Was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack against Maryland, Kentucky or Mississippi State … After coming off the bench the previous three games, Boss went back into the starting rotation at Louisville and played 70 snaps … Did not play in the final four games against ULM, WKU, UNT or Louisiana due to a shoulder injury. 2007: Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered four years in football and two years in lacrosse for Berkeley Prep ... Named first team all-state by the St. Petersburg Times in 2006 and was voted to the Bay Area Top 25 list ... Collected 30 pancake blocks and had an overall grade of 85 percent as an offensive lineman and registered 14 tackles, six tackles for loss, a fumble recovery, and an interception on defense ... Returned an interception for a touchdown and collected a sack against Cardinal Mooney ... Honorable mention all-county selection by the Tampa Tribune and the St. Petersburg Times in 2005 ... Earned the team’s Golden Helmet Award ... Member of the football “unity council” at Berkeley Prep ... Also played goalie on the lacrosse team. Full Name: Colin Robert Boss ... Parents: Robert and Cindy Boss ... Born: 7/17/89 … Major: Physical Education.

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MARQUISE BRANTON 34 Running Back • 5-10 • 231 • r-Senior Seffner, FL (Armwood High School)

2010: Suffered a knee injury during the week of the Memphis game and was lost for the season. 2009: Played in all 13 games and had one start … Second among running backs with 285 snaps played, including a season-high 35 against WKU … Earned five winning grades from the coaching staff … All 14 plays at Clemson were on special teams … Rushed three times for a personal-best 10 yards against Memphis … Played 33 snaps against Mississippi State … Rushed four times for 34 yards in win over WKU … Had seven yards on three carries against ASU. 2008: Did not see action in any games and took a redshirt year. 2007: Played in five total games with most of his action on special teams … Saw his first collegiate action at LSU and had two carries … Registered 10 carries for three yards and a reception for 10 yards in win over FIU … Played on special teams at North Texas, ULM, and against ULL. High School: Rushed for 2,200 yards and 22 touchdowns his last two years at Armwood High School, including 1,290 yards and 17 scores in 2006 (ranked fifth in district in rushing and scoring) ... Earned first team all-state, all-Hillsborough first team honors, all-county, all-Tampa Bay area, St. Petersburg Times AllSuncoast Honorable Mention, and was ranked no. 78 among Florida senior recruits by FlaVarsity.com ... Named team’s offensive MVP in 2006 ... During Branton’s four seasons at Armwood, the Hawks played in three straight Class 4A state championships, claimed two titles (2003, 2004), reeled off a 29-game winning streak, and went 53-4 overall ... Top game was 203 yards on 32 carries and two touchdowns against Middleton ... Played both running back and fullback for Armwood ... Lettered four years in football and played for Coach Sean Callahan.

Career Statistics Rushing 2007 2009 Total

G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 5 12 3 0.2 11 0 13 11 52 4.6 11 0 18 23 55 2.4 11 0

Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2007 1 10 10.0 10 0 CAREER HIGHS – Most Rushing Attempts 10 vs FIU, 2007; Most Rushing Yards 34 vs WKU, 2009; Most Rushing TDs 0; Longest Run 11 vs FIU, 2007; WKU, 2009; Most Receptions 1 vs FIU, 2007; Most Receiving Yards 1 0 vs FIU, 2007; Longest Reception 1 0 vs FIU, 2007

Full Name: Marquise Dwayne Branton ... Parent: Shantell Burnett ... Born: 7/21/89 … Major: Business Management.

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17 JAMAR BROWN

Wide Receiver • 6-2 • 212 • Senior Charleston, SC (James Island High School)

2011: Missed all of spring practice while recovering from surgery. 2010: Played in the team’s first eight games of the season and was in on 201 total snaps … Had a season-high 40 snaps against Austin Peay … Earned two winning grades from the coaches … Finished the year with 11 receptions for 94 yards with a long grab of 16 yards … Registered three receptions for 28 yards against Troy … Suffered a torn patella tendon at ASU and was lost for the season. Feather River Community College: Led FRCC with 28 receptions for 592 yards and six touchdowns in 2009 … Averaged 21.1 yards per catch to earn all-conference honors. High School: Lettered in football, basketball, and track at James Island High School … Was a two-year starter at wide receiver … Caught 57 passes for 850 yards and nine touchdowns his senior year to earn all-region honors … Also made the all-region team in basketball. Full Name: Jamar Spencer Brown … Born: 9/29/89 … Parents: Spencer Brown and Emaguard Brown … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Pass Recep-

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51 SACOBY CARTER

Defensive Line • 6-1 • 290 • r-Senior Hawkinsville, GA (Hawkinsville High School)

2010: Played in all 13 games and was in on 132 total snaps … Had a season-high 19 plays against Arkansas State … Earned three winning grades from the coaches … Turned in seven total tackles on the season from his defensive tackle spot … Had three tackles against Louisiana and collected two stops in win over FAU. 2009: Played in all 13 games and had 239 snaps, including a season-high 33 at FAU … Had five winning grades from the coaching staff … Finished the year with 13 tackles, 4.5 TFLs, a sack, and a blocked kick … Added one tackle at Clemson … Had two tackles, including a TFL, in 24 snaps against Memphis … Registered two tackles and a sack at Troy … Collected a tackle for loss against Mississippi State … Blocked a punt against FAU that was picked up by Sherman Neal and returned 29 yards for a touchdown … Added two stops, including a TFL against Louisiana.

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G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT 13 7 6 13 1-4 4.5-11 0 0 13 5 2 7 0-0 0-0 0 0 26 12 8 20 1-4 4.5-11 0 0

CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 2, four times ; Most Solo Tackles 2 vs UM, ULL, 2009; FAU, 2008: Saw action in seven games with the majority of his time coming on special teams 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 1, four times, 2009; Most QB Sacks 1 vs Troy, 2009; Forced … Was in on 47 total snaps and earned three winning grades from the coaches (all of Fumbles 0; Fumble Recovery 0; Pass Breakups 0 ; Blocked Kick 1 vs FAU (punt), 2009 special teams) … Played on the kickoff return and punt block teams.

2007: Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered four years in football and three years in track at Hawkinsville High School ... Named all-state and all-region as a senior and all-region as a junior ... Team went 9-4 in 2005 and 2006 and won state championships in 2003 and 2004 ... As a senior he tallied 41 tackles, three sacks, 10.5 tackles for loss, and recovered a fumble for a touchdown ... Played for Coach Lee Campbell. Full Name: SaCoby Ubaccus Carter ... Parent: Coby Carter ... Born: 9/24/88 … Major: Psychology.

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DERRICK CRUMPTON 24 Safety • 5-11 • 202 • Senior Miami, FL (Christopher Columbus High School)

Honors: 2010 – Earned the most improved strength training award for safeties following spring drills … 2008 – Named to the Daily News Journal All-Sun Belt Freshman Team. 2010: Played in all 13 games and had five starts … Had 622 total snaps, which was third most among safeties … Earned nine winning grades from the coaches … For the year, he had 37 tackles, 4.0 TFLs, 1.5 sacks, five pass breakups, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, and two hurries … Credited with three unassisted tackles at Memphis and 0.5 tackles for loss … Had two tackles at Louisiana to go with a fumble recovery he returned 31 yards … Collected three tackles and two pass breakups in a start against Troy … Added four stops at Georgia Tech to go along with 0.5 tackles for loss … Had five tackles and a half sack against ULM … Enjoyed another solid game with seven tackles, a sack, and two pass breakups at ASU … Had five stops against Miami in bowl game.

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2009: Played in all 13 games and had one start … Registered 484 snaps including a season-high 82 at North Texas … Registered nine winning grades from the coaching staff … Was 12th on team with 29 tackles while adding an interception, 1.5 TFLs, four pass to a 12-1 record his senior year while registering 100 tackles, two forced fumbles, two breakups, a hurry and two fumble recoveries … Added four tackles and a pass breakup sacks, and a fumble recovery ... Was a two-time team captain ... Registered 16 tackles, in the end zone at Clemson … Turned in two stops against Memphis … Recorded his one sack, and forced a fumble against first career interception at Maryland Belen-Jesuit ... Played for Coach Chris to go with a fumble recovery … Led Merritt. the team with eight stops at North Texas to go with a fumble recovery Full Name: Derrick Gerrord Crump… Had a tackle and a pass breakup ton ... Parents: Derrick and Sandra in home loss to Mississippi State … Crumpton ... Born: 9/24/89 … Major: Collected four solo tackles and a Undecided. pass breakup against Louisiana … Had three stops and a pass breakup CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 8 v s at ULM … Turned in three stops and North Texas, 2009; Most Solo Tackles a TFL in New Orleans Bowl win over 4 vs Clemson, UL, 2009; Most TackSouthern Miss. les for Loss 1, four times; Most QB Sacks 1.0 vs ASU, 2010; Most Pass 2008: Played in all 12 games and Breakups 2 vs Troy, ASU, 2010; Most received two starts … Turned Interceptions 1 vs Maryland, 2009; in 20 tackles, one tackle for loss, two pass breakups, and a fumble recovery … Was in on a total of 341 snaps, including a season-high 82 against ULM … Earned nine total winning grades from the coaches with seven coming on special teams … Collected one tackle in 10 plays against Troy … Added three tackles and a tackle for loss in the win over Maryland … Made his first career start against ULM and came up with five tackles and a pass breakup … Had four tackles and a fumble recovery at WKU … Started and had four stops in win over North Texas. High School: Lettered four years in football, two years in basketball, and one year in track for Christopher Columbus High School ... Named second team All-Dade and played in Miami Dade vs Broward County All-Star Game ... Helped lead team

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DARIN DAVIS 59 Linebacker • 6-1 • 220 • Senior Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Dillard High School)

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for linebackers following spring drills … 2010 – Named SBC Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 29 … 2009 - Earned the most improved strength training award for linebackers at the conclusion of spring drills. 2010: Played and started all 13 games … Led all linebackers with 894 snaps … Earned 15 winning grades from the coaches … Second on the team with a career-high 81 tackles to go with 9.5 TFLs, 3.5 sacks, three interceptions and a fumble recovery … Career Statistics His 139 yards on interception returns was second most in a season at MT … Had eight Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT tackles against Minnesota and led all linebackers with 87 snaps played … Collected 2008 9 2 2 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 his first career interception against APSU and returned it 38 yards for his first collegiate 13 19 19 38 0-0 2.5-5 1-0 0-0 touchdown … Led the Blue Raiders with eight tackles, a sack, and 1.5 TFLs at Memphis 2009 13 39 42 81 3.5-19 9.5-34 1-0 3-139 … Had a sack and a fumble recovery against Louisiana … Registered eight tackles and 2010 35 60 63 123 3.5-19 12.0-39 2-0 3-139 1.5 sacks in loss to Troy … Turned in a personal-best 10 tackles against ULM … Had six Total stops at ASU and eight at WKU … Had five tackles and two interceptions he returned for an SBC record 101 yards in the win over FAU … The 101 yards also went down as the three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, and one interception as a senior ... Also second most in a game at MT … Added seven tackles, including 1.5 TFLs in win over FIU earned first team all-region and all-county honors ... Played football for Coach Keith … Had eight tackles, including 1.5 TFLs in bowl game against Miami. Franklin. 2009: Played in all 13 games and had one start … Totaled 442 snaps on the season, including a seasonhigh 62 snaps against FIU … Earned six winning grades from the coaching staff … Ended the season with 38 tackles, 2.5 TFLs, a fumble recover, pass breakup and a quarterback hurry … Had three tackles at Clemson … Also had three stops and a fumble recovery at Maryland … Added four stops at Troy … Collected three tackles including one for loss of yards against Mississippi State … Had four tackles at FAU … Registered five stops against Louisiana … Had five tackles, a TFL and a quarterback hurry against ASU … Added two stops and a pass breakup at ULM … Collected three tackles in New Orleans Bowl win over USM.

Full Name: Darin Sherard Davis Jr. ... Parents: Yolanda Beard-Cunningham and Charles Cunningham ... Born: 7/20/90 … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 1 0 v s ULM, 2010 ; Most Solo Tackles 5 vs Minn., Memphis, ULM, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 1.5 vs Memphis, Miami, 2010; Most QB Sacks 1 vs Memphis, Louisiana, 2010; Forced Fumbles 0; Fumble Recovery 1 vs Maryland, 2009; UL, 2010; Pass Breakups 1 vs ULM, 2009; Miami, 2010; Interceptions 2 vs FAU, 2010

2008: Saw action in nine games and was in on 76 total snaps … Finished the year with four tackles … Earned three winning grades from the coaches … Played in his first collegiate game at Arkansas State as a member of the punt block team … Had a tackle at Louisville and against ULM. High School: Named third team all-state in 2007 after leading Dillard to an 8-4 record and a district championship ... Tallied 79 tackles, 14.5 sacks, three blocked punts,

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6 T.L. EDWARDS

Cornerback • 6-1 • 180 • Senior Riverside, CA (Temescal Canyon High School)

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for cornerbacks following spring drills. 2010: Played in all 13 games and had one start … Registered 335 total snaps … Earned nine winning grades from the coaches … Tallied nine total tackles, an interception, and a pass breakup on the season … Also plays on special teams … Had one tackle at Memphis and added two stops against Louisiana and Troy … Earned his first career start against FAU and had three tackles and a pass breakup … Hauled in his first interception in the bowl game against Miami to stop a scoring drive. Saddleback College: Collected 22 tackles, three interceptions and a pass breakup his sophomore year in helping lead Saddlebrook to a 9-2 record … Played in two games as a true freshman. High School: Lettered three years in football, track, and wrestling at Temescal Canyon High School … Named defensive back of the year his senior season while also earning the team’s most inspirational award … A Dean’s List student. Full Name: T.L. Edwards … Parents: the late Troy Edwards and mother Michelle Edwards … Born: 12/11/88 … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 3 vs FAU, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 3 vs FAU, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 0; Most Pass Breakups 1 vs FAU, 2010; FAU; Most Interceptions 1 vs Miami, 2010; Most QB Sacks 0; Forced Fumbles 0; Fumble Recovery 0

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ALAN GENDREAU 38 Placekicker • 5-10 • 182 • Senior Apopka, FL (Orangewood Christian High School)

Honors: 2011 – Presented the Terry Whiteside Award (excellence in academics, athletics, strength training, community service, and campus activities) … 2010 – Voted First Team All-Sun Belt by the league’s coaches and media … Earned the most improved specialist award … 2009 – Named 1st team All-Sun Belt by the league’s coaches and media … Named 1st team All-Sun Belt by Phil Steele … Voted 1st team All-Sun Belt by Rivals.com … Earned the most improved award and the most improved strength training award for specialists at the conclusion of spring drills … Named Sun Belt Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Sept. 21 … Named a semifinalist for the 2009 Lou Groza Award … 2008 - Named to the Daily News Journal All-Sun Belt Freshman Team … Voted to the Rivals.com Sun Belt All-Freshman team. Career Rankings: Third in extra points made, third in field goals made, fourth in points scored by a kicker, and eighth in overall scoring. 2010: Played in all 13 games as the Blue Raiders’ place-kicker and kickoff specialist … Earned 10 winning grades from the coaches … Made 10 of 12 field goals on the season and 44 of 45 PATs for 74 total points … Averaged 58.0 yards on 56 kickoffs with five touchbacks … Scored eight points, all on PATs, in win over APSU while serving as a game captain … Was also a game captain at Memphis … Hit field goals of 40 and 55 yards in win over Louisiana, with the 55 yarder ranking as the second longest in school history and the second longest in Sun Belt Conference history … Voted a game captain for Troy and ULM … Made both his field goals (23, 40) and scored nine points at WKU. 2009: Played in all 13 games as the team’s primary place-kicker … Had 11 winning grades from the coaching staff … Finished the year ranked 30th nationally in field goals made, 29th in field goal percentage, and 31st in scoring … Connected on 18 of 22 field goals and 50 of 51 extra points during the season … Set school records for field goals made (18), total points (104), and consecutive made field goals (12) … Scored seven points on a field goal and four extra points against Memphis … Scored eight points and hit two field goals, including the game-winner from 19 yards with no time remaining against Maryland … Hit three field goals, including a career long 48 yarder, in win over North Texas while scoring 13 points … Made both his field goal attempts against Mississippi State to account for the team’s only points … Connected on both his field goals and scored 14 points in win over WKU … Made his first two field goals (46, 23) at FAU before seeing his streak of 12 in a row come to an end with a miss from 46 yards … Finished FAU game with nine points … Made both his field goals (33, 21) and scored 12 points in win over FIU … Hit two field goals and had one blocked on his way to 10 points against Louisiana … Had eight points against ASU to break the single-season scoring record by kickers at MT and his one field goal tied the single-season mark for three-pointers in a season … Became the single-season record holder with a 40-yard field goal at ULM. 2008: Served as the primary placekicker for all 12 games … Connected on 10 of 14 field goals for the year and made all 32 of his extra points … Was second on the team in scoring with 62 points … Earned eight winning grades from the coaches … Made his only field goal attempt (22 yards) and both extra points in his first collegiate game against Troy … Missed a 48-yard attempt against Maryland but came back to nail a 31-yard kick … Missed a 25-yard field goal at Kentucky

Career Statistics FG FGM-A 1-29 30-39 40-49 50+ LG Blk 2008 10-14 4-5 4-4 2-5 0-0 44 0 2009 18-22 9-9 6-8 3-5 0-0 48 2 2010 10-12 5-5 2-2 2-4 1-1 55 0 Total 38-48 18-19 12-14 7-14 1-1 55 2 Scoring TD FG PAT Saf Points 2008 0 10 32 0 62 2009 0 18 50 0 104 2010 0 10 44 0 74 Total 0 38 126 0 240 that banged off the right upright … Made the game-clinching PAT with no time remaining to secure Middle Tennessee’s 14-13 win over FAU on national television … Made two field goals against FIU, including a 37 yarder … Connected on a 42-yard field goal against Louisville to give the Blue Raiders a halftime lead … Hit a career-best three field goals and scored 10 points against Mississippi State … Hit a career-best 44-yard field goal in win over ULM … His 28-yard field goal against North Texas was his eighth straight made three-pointer which tied the school record … He also matched his personal-best with 10 points in the victory over UNT … Saw his streak of eight straight made field goals come to an end in the season finale at Louisiana when he missed a 46 yarder into a stiff wind. High School: A first team all-state selection as a junior and senior ... Also earned all-district, all-area, and all-Central Florida as a junior and senior ... Selected to play in Central Florida All-Star game ... Connected on 14 of 16 field goals and 27 of 30 extra points as a senior ... Made 16 of 19 field goals and all 15 extra points as a junior ... Owns a career-long field goal of 57 yards and also connected from 55 yards (hit a 67 yarder in practice) ... Is Orangewood’s all-time leading scorer in football and the first player to sign a Division I scholarship in school history ... Appeared on the cover of RISE Magazine in December 2007 (other prep stars to appear on the cover include Lebron James, Dwight Howard, and Amare Stoudemire) ... An accomplished soccer player who became the state’s all-time goals scored leader in 2007 ... Named the Orlando Sentinel Soccer Player of the Year in 2006, 2007, and 2008 ... Named all-state four years in a row ... Lettered three years in football and five years in soccer ... Played football for Coach Jim Ceccarelli. Full Name: Alan Scott Gendreau ... Parents: Art and Cathy Gendreau... Born: 5/27/89 … Major: Recording Industry. CAREER HIGHS – Most FGs 3 vs Mississippi State, 2008; UNT, 2009; Long FG 55 vs Louisiana, 2010; Consecutive FGs 12, 2009; Consecutive PATs 40, 2008-09; Points 14 vs WKU, 2009

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QUINTON GROVES 63 Offensive Line • 5-11 • 268 • r-Senior Nashville, TN (Goodpasture High School)

2010: Did not play in any games. Prior to MT: Played at UT-Martin. High School: Lettered all four years at Goodpasture High School in Nashville … Selected All-State offensive and defensive lineman during his junior and senior seasons … Had 14 tackles during one game as a defensive tackle … Played for Coach David Martin. Full Name: Quinton Mitchell Groves … Parents: Mitchell and Tonya Groves … Born: 4/20/89 … Major: Liberal Studies.

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5 ARNESS IKNER

Cornerback • 5-9 • 176 • Senior Pasadena, CA (Pasadena High School)

2010: Played in all 13 games and earned 12 starts … Led all cornerbacks with 1,033 snaps played, including a season-high 91 against North Texas … Earned 15 winning grades from the coaches … Was seventh on the team with 56 tackles to go with 1.5 TFLs, an interception, and four pass breakups … Registered four tackles in his first game as a Blue Raider against Minnesota … Had three stops and a pass breakup at Memphis and also had three tackles at Louisiana … Turned in four tackles against Troy … Recorded a pass breakup against ULM and added five tackles against ASU … Had a career-high 12 tackles (11 solos) to go along with his first career interception against North Texas … Collected nine stops in win at WKU … Had five tackles and a pass breakup against FAU and added four stops and a pass deflection at FIU.

Career Statistics Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB 2010 13 39 17 56 0-0 1.5-2 0-0 1-30 4

Full Name: Arness Anthony Ikner ... Parents: Ernest and Daphne Ikner ... Born: 7/19/90 Mt. San Antonio: Helped lead Mt. San Antonio to a 2009 Junior College National … Major: Liberal Studies. Championship as voted on by JCFootball.com and JC Gridwire ... Collected 52 tackles, three tackles for loss, a team-high six interceptions, and 14 pass breakups in leading CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 12 vs team to a 13-1 record in 2009 ... As North Texas, 2010; Most Solo Tackles a freshman, he tallied 26 tackles, an 11 vs North Texas, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 1.0 vs North Texas, 2010; Most interception, and five pass breakups. High School: As a senior at Pasadena High School, he had 42 tackles, four interceptions, three pass breakups and two fumble recoveries ... Offensively, he added 55 receptions for 1,066 yards, and 12 touchdowns ... Had a total of six 100-yard receiving games.

Pass Breakups 1 vs Mem., ULM, FAU, FIU, 2010; Most Interceptions 1 v s North Texas, 2010

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D.D. KYLES 23 Running Back • 6-1 • 201 • r-Senior Tampa, FL (Armwood High School)

Honors: 2009 – Named third team All-Sun Belt by Rivals.com … Earned the most improved award for running backs at the conclusion of spring drills … Earned a Helmet Sticker award from ESPN.com on Nov. 1. 2010: Played in all 13 games … Third among running backs with 214 total snaps … Earned six winning grades from the coaches … Was third on the team in rushing with 414 yards on 77 attempts and four touchdowns … Also had five receptions for 29 yards … Had three carries for 32 yards against Minnesota … Registered 12 carries for 76 yards and a career-best two touchdowns in win over APSU … Had five carries for 84 yards and two touchdowns (went 74 yards for one score) in win over Louisiana … Rushed six times for 44 yards at Georgia Tech. 2009: Played in 12 games and had six starts … Paced all running back with 545 total snaps including a season-high 70 at Maryland … Led all backs with 11 winning grades from the coaching staff … Finished second on the team with a career-best 857 yards rushing on 139 attempts for a 6.2-yard average … Also had three rushing touchdowns … Added 14 receptions for 182 yards and a score … Recorded six plays of 30 or more yards on the season to rank third on the team … Rushed five times for 32 yards and his first career touchdown in win over Memphis … Made his first career start at Maryland and had 34 rushing yards on 10 attempts to go with two receptions … Had 18 carries for 62 yards at North Texas … Shared the team lead with 53 yards on six carries at Troy to go with two receptions … Did not play against Mississippi State … Rushed for 63 yards on 10 carries and a touchdown in win over WKU … Registered 140 yards on 13 carries and a touchdown at FAU to go along with two receptions … Had 22 carries for 110 yards against FIU to give him back-to-back 100-yard rushing games for the first time in his career … Put together his third straight 100-yard game with a career-best 177 yards on 20 carries in win over Louisiana … Led the Blue Raiders with 80 yards rushing on 11 carries against ASU while also adding a career long 80-yard touchdown reception … Had 67 yards on just nine carries in win over ULM. 2008: Played in just two games and saw action in seven snaps … Had just one rushing attempt and one reception on the season … Did not play against Troy … Had one rushing attempt in win over Maryland … Hauled in his first career reception at Kentucky for two yards … Did not play against ASU, FAU or FIU due to a knee injury. 2007: Took a redshirt year … Started out at receiver, moved to safety, and then was switched to running back toward the end of the year. High School: Played just his senior season at Armwood High School after transferring from King High School ... Helped lead Armwood to a 11-2 record, averaging 21 yards a catch and 38 yards on kickoffs ... Was an all-county pick as a kick returner ... Lettered in football and track ... Placed third in the state in the 100 meters as a junior (10.5) ... Played senior year for Coach Sean Callahan.

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G Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2 1 0 0.0 0 0 12 139 857 6.2 53 3 13 77 414 5.4 74 4 27 217 1271 5.9 74 7

Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2008 2 1 2 2.0 2 0 2009 11 14 182 13.0 80 3 2010 13 5 29 5.8 14 0 Total 26 20 213 10.7 80 3 Scoring TD FG PAT Saf Points 2009 6 0 0 0 36 2010 4 0 0 0 24 Total 10 0 0 0 60 Full Name: Deondre Robert Kyles ... Parents: Tony Kyles and Lina Mitchell ... Born: 6/26/88 … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Rushing Attempts 22 vs FIU, 2009; Most Rushing Yards 177 vs UL, 2009; Most Rushing TDs 2 vs Austin Peay, Louisiana, 2010; Longest Run 74 vs Louisiana, 2010; Most Receptions 2 vs Maryland, Troy, FAU, UL, 2009; Most Receiving Yards 18 vs FAU, 2009; Longest Reception 80 vs ASU, 2009; Most TD Receptions 1 vs ASU, 2009


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GORBY LOREUS 43 Defensive End • 5-11 • 226 • Senior Tampa, FL (Thomas Jefferson High School)

2011: Made the move from linebacker to defensive end in the spring. 2010: Played in 12 of 13 games and had 236 total snaps, including a season-high 42 against Minnesota … Earned six winning grades from the coaches … Turned in a careerbest 31 total tackles while also adding 3.5 TFLs and a half sack for the year … Registered five tackles and a half sack in opener against Minnesota … Had two tackles, including a TFL against APSU … Also had two stops at Louisiana … Turned in three tackles against ULM … Had three tackles and a TFL against North Texas … Recorded six tackles and a TFL in win at WKU … Had three stops at FIU and three in bowl game against Miami. 2009: Played in 12 games and had 242 total snaps with a season-high 33 at Clemson … Had two winning grades from the coaching staff … Finished with 24 total tackles and a pass breakup for the year … Collected three tackles in a reserve role at Clemson … Had five tackles against Memphis … Missed the Mississippi State game due to disciplinary reasons … Added three tackles at FAU … Had four tackles, including a half sack, and a pass breakup against FIU … Collected three tackles at ULM. 2008: Played in 11 games and had 111 total snaps … Earned seven winning grades from the coaches … Led the team with seven kickoff return tackles … Collected three tackles on five special teams plays against Maryland … Had one stop each against Kentucky, Arkansas State, and WKU … Turned in two tackles in win over UNT as he played a season-high 16 snaps.

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Full Name: Gorby Loreus ... Parent: Rosalie Loreus ... Born: 12/1/89 … Major: Exercise Science. CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 6 vs WKU, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 4 vs Memphis, 2009; Minn., 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 1 vs APSU, UNT, WKU, 2010; Most QB Sacks 0 .5 vs FIU, 2009; Minn., 2010; Forced Fumbles 0 ; Fumble Recovery 0; Pass Break ups 1 vs FIU, 2009

High School: Collected 130 tackles, four sacks, two interceptions, and two fumble recoveries for Jefferson High School in 2007 ... Had 31 tackles in a game against Armwood ... Named third team Class 4A all-state and all-county in 2007 ... Also earned All-Suncoast and Tampa Tribune Best of Bay honors ... Had 110 tackles and nine sacks as a junior ... Played for Coach Mike Fenton.

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13 TYLER MASON

Wide Receiver • 5-7 • 158 • Senior Richmond, CA (San Leandro High School)

2010: Saw action in all 13 games and earned two starts … Fourth among receivers with 388 total snaps … Earned five winning grades from the coaches … Sixth on the team with 17 catches for 263 yards and two touchdowns … Also had two punt returns for 11 yards … Turned in one reception in his first Blue Raider game against Minnesota … Added two grabs against APSU and at Memphis … Had three catches for 34 yards against Troy … Collected three receptions for 93 yards and his first career touchdown against ULM … Had two catches against North Texas … Hauled in a 29-yard touchdown reception in the win over FAU.

Career Statistics Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2010 13 17 263 15.5 53 2

Chabot College: Named to the 2009 California All-America First-Team and earned Golden Gate Conference Offensive MVP as a running back for Chabot College ... In 2009, he registered 1,800 all-purpose yards for a state best 200 yards per game as a running back, slot receiver, and returner ... He rushed for 518 yards and nine touchdowns in Full Name: Mack Curtis Mason ... Parents: Cloy Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Melon ... Born: 2009 to go with 26 receptions for 406 yards and two scores ... Averaged 27.3 yards on 6/29/90 … Major: Liberal Studies. 31 kickoff returns in 2009, CAREER HIGHS – Most including one for a 75-yard Pass Receptions 3 vs Troy; touchdown ... Set school Most Yards Receiving 93vs record in 2008 with a kickoff ULM, 2010; Longest Recepreturn average of 38.0 yards. tion 53 vs ULM, 2010; Most TD Receptions 1 vs ULM, High School: Was the 2010 HAAL offensive MVP and first team all-East Bay his senior year for San Leandro High School ... Rushed for 1,684 yards on 201 carries and 28 touchdowns while adding 18 receptions for 322 yards his senior year.

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15 SANCHO MCDONALD

Wide Receiver • 6-3 • 210 • Senior Miami, FL (Booker T. Washington High School)

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for wide receivers following spring drills … 2010 – Earned the most improved wide receiver award … 2009 - Earned the most improved strength training award for wide receivers at the conclusion of spring drills … 2008 - Named to the Daily News Journal All-Sun Belt Freshman Team. 2010: Played in 13 games and earned 11 starts … Second among receivers with 520 total snaps … Earned six winning grades from the coaches … Third on the team in receptions with 21 for 321 yards and a touchdown … Had a 22-yard touchdown reception against Minnesota …Turned in four receptions for 39 yards against APSU … Reeled in two receptions each against Memphis and Louisiana … Had a 43-yard reception for his only catch against North Texas … Hauled in three receptions for 64 yards at FIU … Had three catches for 43 yards in bowl game against Miami.

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Yds. Avg. LG TD 308 11.8 36 3 255 10.6 35 2 321 15.3 53 1 884 12.5 53 6

2009: Played in all 13 games and had three starts … Turned in 407 total snaps including a season-high 46 against FIU … Earned seven winning grades from the coaching showcase game and McDonald led BTW to a convincing 36-3 win while completing 12 staff … Finished the year with 24 receptions for 255 yards and two touchdowns … of 19 passes for 244 yards and a touchdown ... Helped lead BTW to a perfect 15-0 record Had two catches and a touchdown in win over Maryland … Led the Blue Raiders with and a state championship his senior year ... five receptions for 74 yards at North Missed most of his senior year due to an injury Texas … Registered three recep... Earned all-state honors ... Led team to 4A tions for a team-high 50 yards and a state semifinals as a junior. touchdown in win over FIU … Also had three catches against Louisiana Full Name: Sancho Deon McDonald ... Parents: … Had three receptions at ULM … Milton Coats and Tonya Coats... Born: 10/3/89 Added two catches for 15 yards in … Major: Liberal Studies. New Orleans Bowl win over USM. CAREER HIGHS – Most Pass Recep2008: Played in all 12 games and tions 6 vs Troy, ULL, 2008; Most Yards Rehad 373 total snaps to rank fifth ceiving 98 vs ULL, 2008; Longest Reception among the receivers … Finished 53 vs Memphis, 2010; Most TD Receptions fifth on the team with 26 catches 1, six times for 308 yards and three touchdowns … Earned five winning grades from the coaches … Led the Blue Raiders with six receptions for 65 yards in his first college game against Troy … Had four catches, including his first career touchdown, in a win over Maryland … Collected two receptions for 46 yards in win over ULM … Hauled in four catches for 56 yards and a touchdown against WKU … Saved his best game for last as he equaled his personalbest with six catches and set a new career mark with 98 yards and a touchdown against Louisiana in the season finale. High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com who was rated the number 15 dual-threat quarterback in the country ... Rated one of the top 100 recruits in the state of Florida by Rivals.com (87) ... BTW faced Summerville (Moncks Corner, SC) in an ESPN nationally televised

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BRANDON MCLEROY 60 Offensive Line • 6-3 • 300 • Senior Spring City, TN (Rhea County High School)

Honors: 2011 – Presented the Dr. Sidney McPhee Senior Academic Award … 2010 – Earned the most improved offensive lineman award and the most improved strength training award for offensive linemen … 2008 – Named to the Daily News Journal All-Sun Belt Freshman Team. 2011: Missed all of spring practice while recovering from shoulder surgery. 2010: Played in 12 games and had 11 starts … Fourth among linemen with 771 total snaps … Earned 10 winning grades from the coaches and shared the team lead with 51 knockdowns, including a season-best 13 against Austin Peay … Played all 41 snaps against Minnesota … Turned in a season-high 90 snaps against APSU … Missed the Memphis game with a neck injury … Came back to start at Louisiana … Was in on all 75 offensive snaps against Troy and was selected a game captain … Did not start against North Texas due to an injury but played 48 snaps … Played all 66 offensive snaps in win at WKU. 2009: Played in 13 games and had 12 starts … Had 876 total snaps on the season with a single-game high of 92 against Maryland … Earned 11 winning grades from the coaching staff to equal the most by any lineman … Recorded 60 total knockdowns including a season-high 11 against FIU … Graded out at 75 percent or better 12 times … Played 73 total snaps at Clemson and 64 against Memphis … Equaled the team-high with 92 snaps in win over Maryland … Had 91 snaps at North Texas … Was part of an offensive line that allowed the Blue Raiders to rush for 385 yards in win over FIU and 243 yards in New Orleans Bowl win over USM. 2008: Played in all 12 games and earned six starts … Was in on 505 total snaps to rank fifth among linemen … Earned 12 winning grades from the coaches … Averaged 68 snaps over the last five games of the year, including a season-best 76 in win over WKU … Saw three snaps on special teams against Troy … Earned his first collegiate start at right guard in win over FAU and played a total of 47 snaps.

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Safety • 5-11 • 186 • Senior Cerritos, CA (Gahr High School)

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for safeties following spring drills … 2010 – Named honorable mention All-Sun Belt by the league’s coaches and media. 2010: Played in all 13 games as the primary kickoff and punt returner … Also saw action in the nickel package on defense … Had 371 total snaps during the season … Earned 13 winning grades from the coaches … Defensively, had 14 tackles and a fumble recovery for the year … Led the Blue Raiders in punt returns with 24 for 163 yards (6.8) … Also had 32 kickoff returns for 842 yards (second-most in a season at MT) and one touchdown (ranked 30th nationally with a 26.1 average) … Against APSU he had two tackles, two punt returns for 28 yards, and three kickoff returns for 77 yards with a long of 41 yards … Had four kickoff returns for 109 yards at Memphis and served as a game captain … Recovered a fumble and returned it eight yards against Georgia Tech … Added two stops against ULM … Averaged 27.5 yards on six kickoff returns at ASU … Returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown at WKU. Cerritos College: Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... Earned all-Northern Division Central Conference first team honors in 2008 and 2009 as an all-purpose performer and defensive back ... Led Cerritos in 2009 with 952 all-purpose yards despite not having a single offensive touch in 11 games ... Registered 54 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 12 pass breakups, four interceptions, two fumble recoveries, and two forced fumbles in 2009 ... Averaged 30.1 yards per kick return and 26.2 yards per punt return ... Scored three touchdowns in 2009 with two on interceptions and one on a kick return ... Recorded a 91-yard interception return, an 85-yard kickoff return, and a 78-yard punt return.

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Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD 32 842 26.3 97 1 High School: Chosen First Team Press Telegram Dream Team and was selected the Most Valuable Player of the Area his senior year at Gahr High School … Also named First Team All-CIF as a senior and was a two-time First Team All-San Gabriel Valley League selection … Posted 167 tackles with 11 interceptions and scored five touchdowns as a senior, while he posted 88 stops with three interceptions and scored two touchdowns as a junior … Named Second Team all-league as a sophomore after he registered 30 tackles, two interceptions and scored two touchdowns … Also spent three years on the track and field team. Full Name: Eric Russell ... Parent: Eric and Ginger Russell ... Born: 10/19/90 … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Kickoff Returns 6 vs ASU, 2010; Most Kickoff Return Yards 165 vs ASU, 2010; Longest Kickoff Return 9 7 vs WKU, 2010; Most Punt Returns 3 vs Louisiana, 2010; Most Punt Return Yards 30 vs Louisiana, 2010; Longest Punt Return 26 vs Memphis, 2010; Most Tackles 2 vs Austin Peay, ULM, Miami, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 2 vs Austin Peay, ULM, 2010; Most Pass Breakups 0; Most Interceptions 0; Fumble Recovery 1 vs GT, 2010

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NATHANIEL TOULSON 49 Punter • 6-1 • 232 • r-Senior West Palm Beach, FL (The Kings Academy High School)

Honors: 2010 – Earned the most improved strength training award for specialists. 2010: Played in 10 games … Earned seven winning grades from the coaches … Had 16 punts on the year for a 39.2-yard average and placed eight of those kicks inside the opponent 20-yard line … Two of his punts went for more than 50 yards … Punted three times for a 44.3-yard average against Minnesota to go with a 53 yarder (had one downed at 1-yard line) … His only punt against APSU was downed at the 1-yard line … Had two punts at Memphis with one being downed at the 1-yard line and the other at the 2-yard line … Averaged 40.0 yards on two punts at Louisiana and one was downed at the 5-yard line … Had a career-long 54-yard punt at Georgia Tech … Both punts against North Texas were downed inside the 20-yard line. 2009: Played in his first collegiate game at ULM and his only punt attempt covered 52 yards. 2008: Did not see action in any game but did travel to all road contests. 2007: Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered in football, basketball, and baseball at The King’s Academy … Named all-state and all-area two years in a row … Averaged 42.0 yards a punt. Full Name: Nathaniel Lee Toulson … Parents: Terry and Rebecca Toulson … Born: 1/24/89 … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Punts 3 vs Minnesota, 2010 ; Most Punting Yards 133 vs Minnesota, 2010; Best Punting Average 5 2 . 0 v s ULM, 2009; Long Punt 54 vs Georgia Tech, 2010; Inside 20 2 v s Memphis, North Texas, 2010

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VINCENT VAN HORNE 87 Wide Receiver • 5-11 • 182 • Senior Bakersfield, CA (Bakersfield High School)

2011: Missed all of spring practice with a knee injury. 2010: Played in two games and was in on six total snaps … Did not have a reception. Bakersfield College: Collected 25 receptions for 516 yards and four touchdowns in 2009 playing with fellow signee Logan Kilgore. High School: Lettered four years in football, two years in soccer and rugby, and one year in basketball and track at Bakersfield High School … Was all-area and all-Southeast Yosemite League as a wide receiver … Had a school record 82 catches for 1,413 yards his senior year. Full Name: Vincent Van Horne … Parents: Rick and Dr. Kimberly Van Horne … Born: 3/13/90 … Major: Liberal Studies … Father, Rick, played football at UNLV and cousin, George Snider, raced in 23 Indianapolis 500s.

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NORMAN WASHINGTON 56 Linebacker • 5-11 • 242 • r-Senior Columbia, SC (Spring Valley High School)

2010: Played in all 13 games … Was in on 188 total snaps, including a season-high 32 against FAU … Earned nine winning grades from the coaches … Had eight total tackles and a fumble recovery for the season … Registered two stops against Minnesota … Had one tackle against North Texas and added two stops in win over FAU … Collected two tackles and recovered a fumble against FIU. 2009: Played in all 13 games and had 223 total snaps … Had a season-best 30 snaps in win over WKU … Earned three winning grades from the coaching staff … Finished the year with 12 tackles and a TFL … Added three tackles at Clemson … Had 19 snaps at Maryland with 15 coming on special teams … Collected three tackles vs WKU … Had a stop against FIU and recorded his first career TFL in win over Louisiana … Registered three tackles in win at ULM. 2008: Saw action in eight total games with all his action coming on special teams … Was in on 44 total snaps, including a season-best eight against FAU and Louisville … Earned one winning grade from the coaches … Played in his first collegiate game in win over FAU as a member of the punt block team … Recovered a fumble against FIU … Added a tackle in season finale at Louisiana. 2007: Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered in football four years and was a team captain at Spring Valley High School … Tabbed all-state and all-region. Full Name: Norman Royell Washington … Parents: Norman and Wendy Washington … Born: 7/13/89 … Major: Sports Management. CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 3 vs Clemson, WKU, ULM, 2009; Most Solo Tackles 3 vs WKU, 2009; Most Tackles for Loss 1 vs UL, 2009; Most QB Sacks 0; Forced Fumbles 0 ; Fumble Recovery 1 vs FIU, 2008; Pass Breakup 0

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MIKE WILLIAMS 78 Offensive Line • 6-2 • 262 • r-Senior Tampa, FL (Thomas Jefferson High School)

Honors: 2010 – Presented the Junior Academic Award … 2008 - Named to the Daily News Journal All-Sun Belt Freshman Team … Voted to the Rivals.com Sun Belt AllFreshman team. 2010: Played in all 13 games and had 11 starts … Led all offensive linemen with 838 total snaps, including 70 or more in a game six times … Earned 14 winning grades from the coaches and shared the team lead with 51 knockdowns … Played all 41 offensive snaps against Minnesota … Was in for a team-high 100 plays in win over APSU … Played all 75 offensive snaps at Memphis … Voted a game captain against Louisiana and had a season-high eight knockdowns … Ejected in the second quarter of the ULM game for throwing a punch and missed the first half of the ASU game … Did not start against North Texas due to disciplinary reasons but played 51 total snaps … Played all 66 offensive snaps at WKU and 71 total … Also played every offensive snap at FIU (66) and against Miami in the bowl game (65).

on offense to go with three more on special teams … Was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack against Maryland, Kentucky or Mississippi State … Played all 66 offensive snaps in win over FAU and played all 78 at FIU. 2007: Took a redshirt year.

High School: Named the Hillsborough Lineman of the Year his senior season at Jefferson High School ... An all-county and all-area selection ... Was an offensive lineman and a defensive end ... Against Armwood he graded out at 95 percent as an offensive 2009: Played and started all 13 games … Had 886 total snaps on the year including a lineman and recorded two sacks on defense in 2006 ... Played for Coach Mike Fenton ... One of four signees to ink with the Blue season-high 88 against North Texas Raiders from Jefferson in 2007. … Earned nine winning grades from the coaches … Led the Blue Full Name: Mike Delano Williams Raiders with 68 knockdowns on ... Parents: Jeff Williams and Diane the season including 11 against Mitchell ... Born: 12/29/88 … Major: North Texas and 10 against FIU … Organizational Communication. Credited with an 80 percent grade or better five times … Was in on 72 total snaps at Clemson and 61 against Memphis … Had 86 snaps at Maryland and followed that with 88 plays at North Texas … Played all 66 offensive snaps against Mississippi State … Was part of an offensive line that allowed the Blue Raiders to rush for 385 yards in win over FIU and 243 yards in win against USM in the New Orleans Bowl … Graded out at 84 percent against USM and led the line with four knockdowns. 2008: Played and started all 12 games at left tackle … His 904 total snaps played equaled the most among linemen with Mark Thompson … Had 15 winning grades from the coaches to lead all offensive linemen … Earned his first collegiate start at left tackle against Troy and played all 87 snaps

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ALLEN

Linebacker • 6-2 • 208 • r-SO

100 ... Rated as the No. 8 athlete in the nation by SuperPrep ... Ranked as the No. 10 athlete in the country by Rivals.com ... Ranked as the #12 athlete in the country by ESPNU ... Rated as the No. 18 athlete in the country in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 ... Rated as the No. 10 prospect in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 17 prospect in the state of Georgia by SuperPrep ... A member of the Rivals 250 ... Rated as the No. 66 overall prospect in the Mobile Press Register Super Southeast 120 ... Carrollton, GA (Villa Rica HS) Coached by Franklin Stephens.

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Fayetteville, NC (Westover HS)

2010: Did not see action in any games.

2009: Took a redshirt year.

High School: Lettered in football and basketball at Westover High School in Fayetteville, High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named all-state and first team Region NC … Played for Coach Milton Butts. 5-AAAA ... Had 96 tackles, 12 sacks, and eight receptions his senior year as team went 8-3 (team went 12-1 his junior year)... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Was third in the Full Name: Anthony Tyrone Amos II ... Parents: Anthony Amos and Vonda Amos ... state his junior year in the triple jump ... Played for Coach Rob Cleveland ... Runs a 4.5 40. Born: 8/2/90 … Major: Liberal Studies … Noteworthy: Transferred from City College in San Francisco, CA. Full Name: Craig Devon Allen ... Parents: Archie and Danielle Allen ... Born: 11/30/91 … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 5 vs WKU, FAU, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 5 vs WKU, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 1 vs Louisiana, North Texas; Most QB Sacks 1 vs Louisiana, North Texas Career Statistics Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB 2010 12 27 5 32 2.0-8 2.0-8 0-0 0-0 1

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Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved offensive lineman award following spring drills. 2010: Took a redshirt year.

High School: Named to the Tennessean’s Dream Team in 2009 as one of the best players in the state ... Was all-state, all-midstate, and all-region his senior year ... Versatile lineman for Franklin High School who helped them advance to Class AAA quarterfinals ... Known Running Back • 6-0 • 185 • r-SO Clarkston, GA (Tucker HS) for his good footwork and blocking with tenacity ... Had 69 knockdown blocks in 2009 Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for running backs ... Lettered in football and wrestling ... Played for Coach Craig Clayton. following spring drills. Full Name: Isaiah Lee Anderson ... Parent: Tammy Lee ... Born: 5/15/92 … Major: LSU: Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009 ... Enrolled at LSU in January of 2009 and Undecided.

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High School: SuperPrep All-America and a member of the ESPNU 150 as a senior in 2008 ... A Class 4A first-team all-state selection as a senior and helped lead Tucker to the class 4A state championship ... Rushed for 1,211 yards and 12 touchdowns during his senior season ... Played both running back and defensive back as a senior ... As a junior, carried the ball 121 times for 1,062 yards and 12 touchdowns ... Ranked as a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... A five-star prospect in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 ... Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern

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ARMSTRONG

Cornerback • 5-10 • 183 • r-JR

High School: Helped lead MBA to record 13 wins on way to undefeated Division II 2A

Memphis, TN (Central HS) State Championship … Three-year starter on offensive line and also played on defense

as a nose guard … Honored as Mr. Football Division II Lineman of the Year as a senior in 2007 … PrepStar All-America … Named First Team Division II 2A All-State by the Tennessee High School Coaches Association and First Team All-State by the TSWA as a 2009: Took a redshirt year. senior … Honored First Team All-Midstate as a junior in 2006 … Member of Tennessean’s All-Midstate team in 2007 … No. 6 prospect on Knoxville News Sentinel Top 25 2008: Attended Lane College in Jackson, Tenn. … Invited to Army All-American game but could not attend because of injury … Also participated in basketball and threw shot put and discus on track and field team … High School: Lettered in football, basketball, and track for four years at Central High Played for Coach Daniel McGugin. School in Memphis. Full Name: Preston Tillman Bailey III ... Parents: Preston Bailey Jr. and Tina Bridgeforth Full Name: Bryan Derrick Armstrong ... Parents: Byron and Doris Armstrong … Born: ... Born: 1/13/90 … Major: Liberal Studies. 3/27/90 … Major: Technology Engineering. 2010: Did not see action in any games.

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Nashville, TN (MBA HS) Linebacker • 6-1 • 225 • r-SO

Honors: 2010 – Earned the team’s Donald Craig Sophomore Academic Award. 2011: Missed all of spring practice while recovering from shoulder surgery.

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2010: Played in five games with most of his action coming on special teams … Was in on 35 total snaps during the year, including a season-high 13 against Austin Peay … Earned four winning grades from the coaches … Saw his first collegiate action in win over APSU.

2010: Saw action in all 13 games and earned 12 starts … His 825 snaps played was second among linemen … Had 37 knockdowns with a high of seven against ULM … 2009: Took a redshirt year. Was in on 60 or more snaps nine times … Earned eight winning grades from the coaches … Played all 41 offensive snaps against Minnesota in his first Blue Raider game then High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com and the No. 43 middle linebacker in the nation by Scout.com ... Selected to the North-South All-Star Game and the Dade County and Broward County All-Star Game ... Combined for more than 200 tackles and 16 sacks his junior and senior seasons ... Had 100 tackles and four sacks as a junior ... Played with former Blue Raider defensive end Emmanuel Perez at Everglades High School and was coached by Josh Shapiro ... Runs a 4.5 40. Full Name: Roderic Jerrell Blunt ... Parents: Rodney and Jackie Blunt ... Born: 5/13/90 ... Note: Father, Rodney Blunt, played running back at Clemson … Major: Liberal Studies. Career Statistics Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB 2010 5 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0

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recovery … Had 22 tackles over the last five games … Played in his first collegiate game at Memphis and had one tackle … Also had a stop at Louisiana … Collected four tackles in 33 snaps against Troy and turned in four stops at Georgia Tech … Registered three tackles and a half sack against ULM … Had four stops, including a TFL against North Texas … Collected five tackles, including a TFL at WKU … In his first career start, he had five stops, including a TFL and a quarterback hurry against FAU in a season-high Full Name: Jonathan Kendrick Brooks ... Parents: Henry Brooks Sr. and Bridget New ... 55 snaps … Also started at FIU and had four tackles and a key fumble recovery late to Born: 2/26/92 … Major: Undecided. stop a potential game-winning drive. High School: Ranked the 91st best middle linebacker in the country by Scout.com ... Earned honorable mention 5-A all-state honors after leading Woodstock in tackles for the second straight year with 145 ... Also had three sacks, two blocked kicks, two pass breakups, three hurries, and an interception, while rushing five times for 131 yards and a touchdown as a fullback ... Voted the 2009 Cherokee County Gridiron Club Player of the Year, was the Cherokee Tribune Defensive Player of the Year, and won the Cherokee Cornerback • 5-10 • 172 • r-FR Plantation, FL (South Plantation HS) County Gridiron Iron Man Award ... Named the 2009 Woodstock High Football Power Champion ... Nominated for the 2009 North-South All-Star game ... Was a team captain in 2009 and the defensive captain in 2008 ... Registered 110 tackles as a junior to go with 2010: Took a redshirt year. five sacks, an interception and three caused fumbles ... Also lettered in track where he High School: Rated a 3-star recruit by Rivals.com and ranked as the 78th best cornerback was all-county and owns the school record in the shot put (53’1”) ... Played for Coach ... As a senior, he registered 41 tackles, eight tackles for loss, five interceptions (returned Mike O’Brien at Woodstock High School. two for touchdowns), 12 pass breakups, and two forced turnovers ... Also scored nine total touchdowns while adding 500 yards rushing and 300 yards receiving ... Earned Full Name: Corey John Carmichael ... Parents: Dan and Robyn Carmichael ... Born: first team all-Broward County honors and played in the North-South Broward County 8/24/91 ... Major: Computer Information Systems … Other: Brother Danny was a fouryear lettermen for the Blue Raiders (2006-09). All-Star game and the Broward vs Dade County All-Star game.

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Full Name: Khari Damani Burke ... Parent: Bridget Starks ... Born: 3/30/92 …Major: CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 5 vs WKU, FAU, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 4 vs NT, WKU, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 1, four times, 2010; Most QB Sacks 0.5 vs ULM, 2010; Undecided. Fumble Recoveries 1 vs FIU, 2010 Career Statistics Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB 2010 11 18 17 35 0.5-5 5.5-16 1 0 0

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CAMPBELL

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Manchester, TN (Coffee County HS)

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CARTER

High School: Lettered in football, track and wrestling at Coffee County High School … Earned all-district honors in football and was invited to play in the Tennessee-Georgia Cornerback • 5-8 • 175 • r-JR All-Star Game … Played for Coach Eddie Nunley. 2010: Did not participate in any games. Full Name: Thomas Lance Campbell ... Parents: Paul and Pamela Campbell ... Born: 2009: Took a redshirt year. 9/9/91 …Major: Undecided.

Memphis, TN (East HS)

High School: Lettered in football, basketball, and track at East High School.

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CARMICHAEL

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Honors: 2010 – Named to the Sun Belt All-Freshman Team by the league’s beat writers. 2010: Competed in 11 of 13 games and had three starts … Had 357 total snaps and 40 or more in a game four times … Earned 10 winning grades from the coaches … Registered 35 total tackles on the season to go with 5.5 TFLs, a half sack, and a fumble

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DANGERFIELD

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Pulaski, TN (Giles County HS)

2010: Sat out the season due to a failure to meet NCAA academic requirements. 2009: Played in all 13 games and was in on 139 snaps including a season-high 18 at Clemson … Earned three winning grades from the coaching staff … Turned in nine total tackles and a quarterback hurry on the season … Had one tackle in road win against North Texas … Also had one tackle against Mississippi State and FAU … Added one stop and a quarterback hurry in win over ULM … Had one tackle in New Orleans Bowl win over USM.

2009: Saw action in 11 games and had 169 snaps with a season-high 32 snaps at Troy … Had six winning grades from the coaching staff … Was third on the team with 173 yards rushing on 46 attempts and two touchdowns … Rushed four times for eight yards in his first collegiate game against Memphis … Had eight carries 2008: Took a redshirt year. for 58 yards to go with two receptions for 56 yards and a touchdown at North Texas … Scoring reception was High School: Collected 73 tackles and 13 sacks and had three blocked field goals his a 50 yarder … Had three carries for 12 yards in win over WKU … Rushed eight times senior year for Giles County ... Earned the team’s for 59 yards, including a 42-yard touchdown run against FIU … Recorded a 20-yard defensive MVP honors three years in a row ... reception against ASU … Rushed for 11 yards and a touchdown in New Orleans Bowl Voted first team all-state by the Tennessee Sports win over Southern Miss. Writers Association in 2007 ... Named to the 2007 Preseason Star Therapy All-State team and also High School: Named the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Class 2A Back for 2008 football earned all-region honors ... Voted to the 2007 season ... Named TSWA All-State and the Region Player of the Year ... Voted to the AllEast-West All-Star game ... Tallied 11 tackles and Southern Football Team by the Orlando Sentinel ... Selected to Tennessee East-West four sacks against Columbia Central ... Registered All-Star Game ... A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Rushed for a school record 1,744 86 tackles, three sacks, and four fumble recoveryards and 2,357 all purpose yards to go along with 29 touchdowns during his senior ies as a junior on his way to being named Region campaign ... Also added 119 tackles on defense to with an interception and four pass 5-3A DL MVP ... Team went 8-3 in 2007 and 11-2 breakups ... Led Goodpasture to the State semifinals with a 35-21 win over CPA by in 2006 ... Is the nephew of former Blue Raider rushing for 231 yards and three touchdowns ... As a junior he rushed for 721 yards and Randy Houston (1990-92) ... Played for Coach 16 touchdowns while collecting 62 tackles and an interception ... Owns the school David O’Connor. record in single-season rushing yards (1,744), career touchdowns (60), touchdowns in a game (five), touchdowns in a season (29), and all-purpose yards in a season (2,357) Full Name: Kendall Antionne Dangerfield ... and career (4,611) ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Played for Coach David Parents: Ken and Brenda Dangerfield ... Born: 4/5/90 … Major: Liberal Studies. Martin ... Runs a 4.39 40.

Full Name: Benjamin Corey Cunningham ... Parent: Sheridan Dotson ... Born: 7/7/90 CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 3 vs Memphis, 2009; Most Solo Stops 3 vs Memphis, 2009; Most Tackles for Loss 0; Most QB Sacks 0; Fumble Recoveries 0 … Major: Business Management. Career Statistics CAREER HIGHS – Most Rushing Attempts 14 vs Austin Peay, 2010; Most Rushing Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB Yards 86 vs Austin Peay, 2010; Most Rushing TDs 1, five times; Longest Run 42 vs 3 9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 FIU, 2009; Most Receptions 3 vs Memphis, Louisiana, Troy, 2010; Most Receiving 2009 13 6 Yards 56 vs North Texas, 2009; Longest Reception 50 vs North Texas, 2009; Touchdown Receptions 1 vs North Texas, 2009

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2010: Played in three games with all his snaps coming on special teams. Prior to MT: Attended Auburn during the 2007-08 academic year.

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Honors: 2010 – Named the most improved cornerback and earned the most improved strength training award for cornerbacks following spring drills.

2010: Saw action in 10 games and had one start … Had 194 total snaps, including a High School: Lettered in football, basketball, and track at Davidson Academy … Earned season-high 39 at Georgia Tech … Earned seven winning grades from the coaches … all-state and all-region recognition … Tabbed the DII Defensive Player of the Year as a Registered eight tackles on the season to go with two sacks, two TFLs, and a fumble senior … Was a candidate for Mr. Football … Played for Coach Paul Wade. recovery … Played in his first collegiate game at Memphis … Had a solo stop at Louisiana … Recorded his first career fumble recovery at Georgia Tech … Turned in Full Name: Eric Christopher Davis … Parents: Woodie and Yvette Davis … Born: two tackles, both sacks, against ULM … Also had two tackles against North Texas in 10/18/88 … Major: Undecided. his first career start at left corner. 2009: Took a redshirt year.

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High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named all-state, all-conference, and all-district ... Named to the Central Florida All-Star game where he played for the East squad ... Was a team captain ... Rushed for 828 yards on 107 carries and 12 touchdowns as a senior at Cocoa High School to go with 11 receptions and three scores in helping Punter • 5-10 • 200 • r-SO Dayton, TN (Rhea County HS) lead them to a 14-1 record ... Tallied 101 yards on the ground against Monsignor Pace in the playoffs ... Added 37 tackles, two interceptions, and two fumble recoveries on Honors: 2010 – Voted Second Team All-Sun Belt by the leagues coaches and media … defense ... As a junior, he rushed for 360 yards and seven touchdowns while adding nine Named the Sun Belt Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Sept. 20. receptions for 245 yards and two touchdowns ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Played for Coach John Wilkinson. 2010: Played in all 13 games … Earned nine winning grades from the coaches … Had 58 punts for a 42.7-yard average (second-best in school history) for the season while Full Name: Marquise Lavell Dixon ... Parent: Kelita Williams ... Born: 9/20/90 … Major: putting 19 of those kicks inside the opponent 20-yard line … Added 16 punts of 50 Liberal Studies. or more yards … Also served as the holder on field goals … In his first college game against Minnesota he had two punts for a 38.5-yard average … Set the school and Sun CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 2 vs ULM, 2010; Most Solo Stops 2 vs ULM, 2010; Most Belt Conference record with a 59.8-yard average on four punts at Memphis, including a Tackles for Loss 2 vs ULM, 2010; Most QB Sacks 2 vs ULM, 2010; Fumble Recoveries 78 yarder that went down as the third longest kick in school history and fourth longest 1 vs GT, 2010 in conference history … Put three of his four punts inside the 20-yard line against the Career Statistics Tigers … Served as a game captain against Louisiana … Had a career-high 10 punts for a 46.8-yard average against Troy and put five of those inside the 20-yard line … Booted Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB three punts for a 51.7-yard average and put two inside the 20-yard line against ULM. 2010 10 5 3 8 2.0-11 2.0-11 1-0 0-0 0

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DAVIS

High School: Lettered three years in football, soccer, and baseball at Rhea County High School … Averaged a school record 45.21 yards per punt as a senior with a long of 66 yards that happened twice (put 22 of 42 punts inside the 20 yard line) … Named to the 2009 all-state team by the coaches and media, while also being tabbed to the Tennessean Dream Team … Was the Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year in 2009 … Named the special teams player of the year for Region 4AAAA in 2008 and 2009 … Was all-district in soccer in 2008 and 2009. Wide Receiver • 6-2 • 195 • r-SO

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Full Name: Joshua Daniel Davis ... Parents: Michael and Catherine Davis ... Born: 1/18/91 Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved wide receiver award following spring drills. … Major: Liberal Studies. 2010: Played in 10 games and earned one start … Earned three winning grades from CAREER HIGHS – Most Punts 10 vs Troy, 2010 ; Most Punting Yards 468vsTroy,2010; the coaches while playing 158 snaps … Recorded eight receptions for 75 yards on the Best Punting Average 59.8 vs Memphis, 2010; Long Punt 78 vs Memphis, 2010; season … Had two catches in a game three times … Made his first collegiate reception Inside 20 5 vs Troy, 2010 against Minnesota in his first game … Missed the APSU, Memphis, and Louisiana games with an ankle injury … Turned in two receptions for 29 yards at Georgia Tech … Earned Career Statistics the start against ULM but did not record a catch … Collected two catches for 15 yards Punting G No. Yds. Avg. Long TB FC +50 In-20 at ASU and had two grabs in bowl game against Miami. 2010 13 58 2475 42.7 78 3 12 16 19

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2011 PLAYER PROFILES 2009: Took a redshirt year. High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Rated the No. 63 player in the state by Rivals.com ... Had 12 receptions for 400 yards and five touchdowns for Stephenson his senior year ... Also lettered in track where he was the team’s most valuable performer and placed first in the region in the 400 meters ... Was a four-time Junior Olympic AAU qualifier ... Runs a 21.8 in the 200 meter and a 48.2 in the 400 meter Linebacker • 6-2 • 201 • r-FR ... Spent his freshman and sophomore year at Mt. Pisgah High School ... Played for Coach 2010: Took a redshirt year. Ron Gartrell at Stephenson.

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GASQUE

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Full Name: Richard Anthony Drake Jr. ... Parents: Richard Sr. and Kathleen Drake ... High School: Earned GSWA honorable mention all-state honors as a senior at Hiram High School, along with first team 7-AAAA all-region accolades ... Had two blocked Born: 9/4/90 … Major: Liberal Studies. punts, one blocked PAT, one fumble return for a touchdown, and a school record 17 CAREER HIGHS – Most Receptions 2 vs Georgia Tech, ASU, Miami, 2010 ; Most Re- tackles in one game in 2009 ... Garnered the Hiram Hornets’ team weightlifting award. ceiving Yards 29 vs Georgia Tech, 2010; Longest Reception 21 vs Minnesota, 2010; Touchdown Receptions 0 Full Name: Leighton Nichols Gasque ... Parents: Leroy and Toyia Gasque ... Born: 1/17/92 … Major: Undecided. Career Statistics Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2010 10 8 75 9.4 21 0

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GILSTRAP

REGINALD

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FARMER

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Lithonia, GA (Miller Grove HS)

Honors: 2009 – Voted to the SBC All-Freshman team by the league’s beat writers … Named a high school track All-American by Track and Field News in November in the Brentwood, TN (Brentwood HS) 100 and 200 meters.

2010: Did not see action in any games.

2010: Played just three games and was in on 89 total plays … Earned two winning High School: Lettered in football and track at Brentwood High School … Earned all- grades from the coaches … Had three tackles in season opener against Minnesota … Only played on special teams at Memphis … Missed the rest of the season after the region honors in football … Played for Coach Ron Crawford. Memphis game due to his lingering knee injury. Full Name: Reginald L. Farmer II … Parents: Stephenie Nicole Evans and the late 2009: Played in eight games and had one start … Saw action in 270 total snaps including Reginald Farmer … Born: 9/26/91 … Major: Exercise Science. a season-high of 53 at Troy … Earned four winning grades from the coaching staff … Finished the year with 20 tackles, a TFL, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble … Recorded three tackles to go with a forced fumble, fumble recovery, and a quarterback hurry in win over Memphis … Added two tackles at Maryland and five at North Texas … Registered three tackles at Troy … Had four tackles to with one for loss of yards while also catching his first career pass for 11 yards on offense … Made his first career start at wide receiver against WKU and went on to record a fumble recovery and his first career touchdown on a 49-yard reverse … Suffered a knee injury early in the FIU game and was lost for the rest of the season.

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2010: Took a redshirt year.

High School: A three-star recruit by Scout.com ... Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Top 150 players list in 2008 ... As a senior he had 650 rushing yards, 100 receiving yards, 50 tackles, 11 pass breakups, an interception and two sacks ... As a junior, he racked up 50 tackles to go with three interceptions and five pass breakups ... Invited to compete in the USA Youth National track team for 100 and 200 meters ... Is a seven-time Junior Olympic champion, a two-time World Team participant, and owns school records in the 100 meter and 200 meters ... Played for Coach Jasper Jewell.

High School: Named a Class A Mr. Football Lineman Award finalist in 2009 ... Was allstate, all-region, all-district, and was tabbed the district defensive player of the year ... During his senior year he collected 84 tackles, 12 sacks, 17 tackles for loss, and three pass breakups ... Also added a blocked kick, fumble recovery, and two caused fumbles ... As a junior, he registered 107 tackles, eight sacks, two interceptions, and nine tackles for loss ... Also had 20 receptions for 350 yards and three touchdowns on offense ... South Pittsburg High School went 43-5 during his four years and were state champs in 2007 and state Full Name: Kenneth D’Antignac Gilstrap II ... Parents: Kenneth Sr. and Darla Gilstrap runner up in 2009 ... Lettered in football and basketball ... Played for Coach Vic Grider. ... Born: 7/30/91 ... His father played receiver at Tennessee Tech from 1985 to 1988 and ranks sixth in all-time receiving yards … Major: Liberal Studies. Full Name: Franklin Jiajuan Fennell ... Parents: George and Elendora Fennell ... Born: 5/12/92 … Major: Undecided.

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2011 PLAYER PROFILES CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 5 vs North Texas, 2009; Most Solo Tackles 3 vs Mem., Troy, 2009; Minn, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 0; Most QB Sacks 0; Most Pass Breakups 0; Most Interceptions 0; Forced Fumbles 1 vs Memphis, 2009; Fumble Recovery 1 vs Memphis, 2009; Most Pass Receptions 1 vs MSU, 2009; Most Receiving Yards 11 vs MSU, 2009; Longest Reception 11 vs MSU, 2009; Most Rushing Yards 49 vs WKU, 2009; Most Rushing TD 1 vs WKU, 2009 Career Statistics Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT 2009 8 13 7 20 0-0 1.0-3 2-0 0 2010 3 4 0 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 Total 11 17 7 24 0-0 1.0-3 2-0 0

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2010: Prior to Middle Tennessee: Was redshirted during the 2009 season at Duke University … Transferred to Middle Tennessee in 2010 and sat out due to NCAA transfer rule.

High School: Three-year letterman at Shaw under Scott Newman ... Rushed 237 times for 1,534 yards and 11 touchdowns while catching 25 passes for 326 yards and two scores during senior season ... Rushed for over 100 yards in 10 games including a career-high Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 270 yards on 29 attempts versus Peach County in the second round of the state playoffs 2009 8 1 11 11.0 11 0 ... Named to the Georgia 150 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Honorable mention AAA all-state pick by the Associated Press and Georgia Sports Writers Association ... Rushed six times for 24 yards to help the South team to a 17-0 win in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Classic ... Two-time All-Bi-City honoree ... In junior season, had 1,319 yards on the ground and 466 yards through the air while accounting for 17 total touchdowns ... Picked up 718 rushing yards and 426 receiving yards as a sophomore as Shaw went 14-1 and reached the state championship game ... Rushed for over 3,500 career yards with over 1,200 receiving yards ... Helped Shaw to a Cornerback • 5-8 • 190 • r-SO Easley, SC (Easley HS) three-year ledger of 30-9 with three state playoff berths ... Also lettered in basketball and track and field, earning a region title in the triple jump. 2010: Did not see action in any games. Rushing G Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2009 8 1 49 49.0 49 1

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GRADY

Full Name: Kyle Keyston Griswould … Parents: Cleo and Gordon Griswould ... Born: January 28, 1991 … Major: Liberal Studies.

2009: Attended Mississippi Valley State. High School: Lettered in football and track at Easley High School … Was second in the state of South Carolina at the 2009 Weight Lifting Competition … Played for Coach Jabo Burgess.

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GRISHAM

Offensive Line • 6-3 • 280 • r-SO

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Pelham, AL (Spain Park HS)

2010: Played in seven games and had one start … Had 119 total snaps … Earned one winning grade from the coaches … Played a season-high 58 snaps in win over ULM … Earned his first career start at ASU and played 41 snaps before suffering an ankle injury that sidelined him the remainder of the game … Missed the North Texas game due to his ankle injury … Came back against FAU and was in on five plays. 2009: Took a redshirt year.

GUERRA

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Loganville, GA (Grayson HS)

Honors: 2010 – Earned the most improved safety award. 2010: Played in all 13 games … Registered 211 total snaps, including a season-high 29 at Georgia Tech … Earned 11 winning grades from the coaches … Tallied 16 total tackles and a forced fumble for the year … Was also second on the team in special teams tackles with seven … Turned in two tackles at Louisiana and had one stop against Troy … Credited with six tackles and a forced fumble at Georgia Tech … Added two stops against ULM. 2009: Played in all 13 games with most of his action coming on special teams … Played 171 total snaps with a season-high 25 at North Texas … Finished the year with 13 tackles including one for loss of yards … Had one tackle in his first collegiate game at Clemson and also added one stop against Memphis and Maryland … Had two tackles at North Texas … Lone tackle against WKU was for loss of three yards … Turned in five tackles in road win over ULM.

High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Selected to play in the 2008 MississippiAlabama All-Star game ... Voted the All “Over the Mountain” Player of the Year while also being picked the All-Metro (Birmingham) Player of the Year ... Averaged five pancakes a game his junior and senior seasons ... Only gave up one sack as a senior and two sacks as a junior ... Snapped for field goals and extra points his senior year ... Played for Coach 2008: Took a redshirt year. David Shores.

Full Name: Jesse Michael Ward Grisham ... Parents: Richard and Vicky Grisham ... Born: High School: Led Grayson to a 10-3 record his senior year while recording 97 tackles, six tackles for loss, three interceptions, nine pass breakups, three forced fumbles, and 4/12/91 ... Major: Business Management. three blocked kicks ... Named county Defensive Player of the Week on two occassions

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HAMLIN

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LUKE

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LaVergne, TN (LaVergne HS)

Forsyth, GA (Mary Persons HS) 2011: Enrolled at MT in January.

2010: Played in nine games and had two starts … Played a total of 191 snaps … Earned three winning grades from the coaches … Made the move from defensive line to offensive line during the spring … Played 51 snaps at Memphis following injury to Mark Fisher … Made his first collegiate start at Louisiana and played a season-high 69 snaps … Was in on 26 plays against North Texas.

High School: Lettered in football at LaVergne High School … Played for Coach Will Hester. Full Name: Luke Fielder Hayes … Parents: James and Connie Hayes … Born: 10/4/91 … Major: Exercise Science.

2009: Suffered a knee injury in the first week of fall camp and was lost for the season. High School: Voted an Associated Press first team all-state selection in 2008 for Mary Persons High School ... A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Rated the 39th best prospect in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com ... Played on the offensive line most of his high school career but was on the offensive and defensive lines his senior year ... Graded out at 90 percent as an offensive lineman his senior year and collected 45 tackles and eight sacks on defense ... Was all-region as a junior and senior and was first team All Middle Georgia as a senior ... Was the most valuable offensive lineman as a junior and senior ... Linebacker • 6-1 • 225 • r-FR Is a member of the Mary Persons Wall of Fame ... Also lettered in track ... Qualified for 2010: Took a redshirt year. the state in the shot put ... Played for Coach Rodney Walker.

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Dania, FL (Hollywood Hills HS)

High School: Named first team all-Broward County his senior year at Hollywood Hills Full Name: Jadareius Omari Hamlin ... Parent: Elnora Lyons ... Born: 8/17/91 ... His High School ... Registered 103 tackles his senior year to go with eight sacks, 12 pass cousin, Tony Lyons, lettered for the Blue Raiders in 1990 … Major: Criminal Justice. breakups, five forced fumbles, and three fumble recoveries ... Invited to and played in the inaugural Public vs Private All-Star Game in south Florida.

JAJUAN

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Full Name: Christian Alexander Henry ... Parents: Charles and Elizabeth Henry ... Born: 2/26/92 … Major: Business.

ROBERT

Florida State: Played in the first 10 games of his collegiate career in 2009 and made 11 appearances in all, predominantly on special teams ... Finished with four tackles, the first of which came in the opener against Miami ... Registered a tackle in four separate games including solo stops against BYU and Clemson ... Forced a fumble against BYU Cornerback • 5-9 • 196 • r-JR and recovered the loose ball off a Cougar kickoff return in the second quarter which led 2010: Took a redshirt year.

HOGG

Kingsport, TN (Dobyns-Bennett HS)

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2011 PLAYER PROFILES High School: Lettered four years in football and track at Dobyns Bennett High School Full Name: Kenneth LaVelle James ... Parents: Byron James and Camell Easley ... Born: … Earned all-state and all-northeast Tennessee honors as a senior … Was team captain 8/21/91 … Major: Liberal Studies. and team MVP as a senior … Played in the TACA Tennessee Toyota All-Star game … All-state in track as a junior and senior. Full Name: Robert Lee Hogg Jr. … Parents: Robert Sr. and Charlene Hogg … Born: 9/14/90 … Major: Liberal Studies.

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JEFFERSON

Wide Receiver • 5-9 • 193 • JR

PATRICK

Nashville, TN (The Ensworth School)

Honors: 2010 – Earned the Jeanne Massaquoi Freshman Academic award.

HUBBARD

Wide Receiver • 5-6 • 154 • r-FR

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Chattanooga, TN (Soddy Daisy HS) a season-high 42 against FAU … Earned seven winning grades from the coaches …

Was fifth on the team with 19 receptions for 247 yards and two touchdowns … Also rushed three times for 19 yards … Made his first two catches of the season at Louisiana … Led the Blue Raiders with five receptions against Georgia Tech, including a 20-yard High School: Lettered in football and baseball at Soddy Daisy High School … Was catch … Paced all Blue Raider receivers with five catches for 27 yards at ASU … Had all-state and all-region his senior year … Played for Coach Kevin Orr. two receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown against FAU … Led the Blue Raiders with three catches for 84 yards and a touchdown at FIU. Full Name: Patrick Glenn Hubbard Jr. … Parents: Patrick Hubbard Sr. and Marcy Keith … Born: 11/11/91 … Major: Criminal Justice. 2009: Played in six games and had two starts … Had 161 total snaps with a seasonbest 52 against Troy … Earned four winning grades from the coaches … Finished the year with 11 catches for 104 yards and a touchdown … Caught two passes for 21 yards against Maryland for his first career receptions … Added two receptions at North Texas … Registered seven receptions for 79 yards and a touchdown against Troy … Went out early in the Mississippi State game with a foot injury … Had surgery in late October and missed the rest of the season. 2010: Took a redshirt year.

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HUNT

Offensive Line • 6-4 • 270 • r-FR

Oneonta, AL (Oneonta HS)

2010: Took a redshirt year. High School: Earned Class 4A all-state honors in 2009 and participated in the AlabamaMississippi All-Star game ... Credited with an average grade of 84 percent his senior year and only allowed two sacks ... Averaged three pancake blocks per game ... Lettered in football, basketball, and track for Oneonta High School ... Played for Coach Gardner Gilliland. Full Name: Judd Steven Hunt ... Parents: Andy and Rhonda Hunt ... Born: 6/11/91 … Major: Undecided.

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JAMES

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High School: Voted the Division II-AA Mr. Football Back of the Year ... Rated the 22nd best player in Tennessee by Rivals.com ... Also named to the All-Midstate team ... A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Played quarterback and defensive back for Ensworth High School ... Completed 53 of 108 passes for 1,031 yards and 12 touchdowns while rushing for 1,324 yards and 25 touchdowns his senior year ... Had a 8.17 yard per carry average in 2008 ... Rushed for 150 or more yards five times, including his last three in a row ... Had 200 yards rushing in a win over Bell Academy to go with 118 yards passing ... During his high school career he rushed for 3,227 yards and 48 touchdowns while totaling 4,404 yards of total offense ... He also added three touchdowns on punt returns and two scores by receptions ... Owns the school record for rushing touchdowns in a game (four), passing touchdowns in a game (four), longest punt return (81 yards), rushing touchdowns in a season (25), points in a season (158) and interceptions in a season (five) ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Played football for Coach Ricky Bowers ... Runs a 4.5 40. Full Name: Tavarres Shijuan Jefferson ... Parent: Zenia Dawson ... Born: 9/5/90 … Major: Business Marketing. CAREER HIGHS – Most Pass Receptions 7 vs Troy, 2009; Most Yards Receiving 79 vs Troy, 2009; Longest Reception 44 vs FAU, 2010; Most TD Receptions 1 vs Troy, 2009; FAU, 2010

Career Statistics Georgia Military: Attended Georgia Military in 2009 and 2010 ... Only saw action in Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2010 when he started all nine games as team went 6-3 ... Played for Coach Bert Williams. 2009 6 11 104 9.5 35 1 2010 13 19 247 13.0 44 2 High School: Earned first team all-region and first team all-county for Mill Creek High Total 19 30 351 11.7 44 3 School in Hoschton, GA ... Played in the 2009 Gwinnett County All-Star Game ... Lettered in football and track ... Played for Coach Shannon Jarvis.

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JOHNSON

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JONES

2010: Played in three games and was in on 14 snaps … Earned one winning grade from the coaches … Played in his first collegiate game at Louisiana … Had seven snaps against FAU. Linebacker • 5-11 • 214 • JR 2009: Took a redshirt year. High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Earned second team all-region honors while also being picked second team All-Gwinnett County ... As a senior, he was the Gwinnett County Player of the Month and the player of the week three times ... Named to the Gwinnett County All-Star Game ... Had 43 pancake blocks his senior year ... Played for Coach Shannon Jarvis.

Tallahassee, FL (Godby HS)

Honors: 2009 – Named to the Sun Belt All-Freshman team by Rivals.com … Named to the SBC All-Freshman team by the SBC beat writers.

2010: Played all 13 games and earned eight starts … Third among linebackers with 467 snaps played, including a season-high 88 at WKU … Earned nine winning grades from the coaches … Fourth on the team with 68 tackles, while also adding 6.0 TFLs, 1.0 sacks, two pass breakups, one hurry, and one forced fumble … Turned in 10 tackles against Minnesota and added six stops in win over APSU … Had four tackles and a TFL Full Name: Jordan Tyler Johnson ... Parents: James and Renee Johnson ... Born: 11/14/90 at Memphis, then recorded five stops against Troy … Registered seven tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, a sack, and a forced fumble at Georgia Tech … Had a pass breakup and … Major: Liberal Studies. a hurry against ULM … Turned in nine tackles in win at WKU … Led the Blue Raiders with seven stops and a pass breakup against FAU … Had six tackles and 1.5 TFLs at FIU … Also added six stops and a TFL in bowl game against Miami.

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2009: Played in 12 games and had 215 total snaps … Was in on a season-high 47 plays at Troy … Had three winning grades from the coaching staff … Finished the season with 26 tackles, 3.0 TFLs, a sack, a fumble recovery and a hurry … Added four tackles at Maryland in six special teams snaps … Tallied five tackles and a quarterback hurry Linebacker • 5-11 • 196 • r-SO Memphis, TN (South Pittsburg HS) against Troy … Had two stops against Mississippi State … Registered five tackles, Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved linebacker award following spring drills … including two for loss of yards and a fumble recovery against WKU … Had a pass breakup at FAU … Had his first career sack in win over FIU. Presented the Donald Craig Sophomore Academic Award.

DAVID

JONES

High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com and ranked as the nation’s 90th best outside linebacker ... Rated the 62nd best outside linebacker by Scout.com ... A first team all-state selection as a junior and senior ... Also made the All-Big Bend and FACA All-District team two years in a row ... Voted the team defensive most valuable player as a junior and senior ... Godby went 12-3 and finished second in the state his senior year as he tallied 173 tackles, 37 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, one interception, and three blocked kicks ... Registered 188 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, and five quarterback sacks 2009: Took a redshirt year. as a junior ... Turned in 17 tackles and five tackles for loss in state championship game High School: Named Class A Mr. Football Back of the Year ... Named TSWA All-State against Cocoa ... Owns the school record for tackles in a season (188) and career (424) as a junior and senior ... Voted to the Preseason Top 25 in Tennessee ... Voted to the All- ... Played for Coach Shelton Crews. Southern Football Team by the Orlando Sentinel ... A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Rushed for 1,197 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior while adding 71 tackles and five Full Name: Justin Lorenzo Jones ... Parents: Kerry Finley and Renee Patterson ... Born: forced fumbles on defense ... As a junior he rushed for 1,349 yards and 18 touchdowns 12/4/89 … Major: Business Marketing. on his way to first team all-state honors ... Also had 121 tackles, six sacks, and caused five fumbles on defense as he was tabbed the Region 3A Defensive Player of the Year ... CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 10 vs Minnesota, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 6 vs WKU, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 2 vs WKU, 2009; GT, 2010; Most QB Sacks 1 vs FIU, 2009; Voted 1A Defensive MVP of the State Championship game ... Also lettered in basketball vs GT, 2010; Most Pass Breakups 1 vs ULM, FAU, 2010; Most Interceptions 0; Forced ... Played for Coach Vic Grider ... Runs a 4.5 40. Fumbles 1 vs GT, 2010; Fumble Recovery 1 vs WKU, 2009 2010: Played in all 13 games with nearly all of his time coming on special teams … Played 167 total snaps, including a season-high 19 against Austin Peay … Registered three total tackles on the season … Made the move from running back to linebacker during the spring … Played in his first collegiate game against Minnesota … Had one stop against Troy and ULM … Also had a stop against FAU.

Career Statistics Full Name: David Ethan Jones ... Parents: Daniel and Connie Jones ... Born: 12/16/90 Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR … Major: Exercise Science. 2009 2010 CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 1 three times, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 1 vs Troy, Total

ULM, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 0; Most QB Sacks 0; Most Pass Breakups 0; Most Interceptions 0; Forced Fumbles 0; Fumble Recovery 0

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KILGORE

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High School: Lettered three years in football at Chino Hills High School where he was all-conference in 2008. Full Name: Jesse John Kirkland … Parents: Jesse James and Michele Kirkland … Born: 12/15/89 … Major: Liberal Studies.

Rocklin, CA (Jesuit HS)

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for quarterbacks following spring drills … 2010 – Earned the most improved quarterback award … Presented the Sophomore Academic Award at the team banquet. 2010: Played and started three games … Earned two winning grades from the coaches … Finished the year completing 50 of 80 passes for 540 yards and three touchdowns … In his first Blue Raider game, Kilgore completed 10 of 13 passes for 172 yards and a touchdown against Minnesota … Sat out the Austin Peay game with a foot injury … Completed 16 of 26 passes for 162 yards against Memphis but had three interceptions … Completed a career-high 21 passes in 36 attempts for a personal-best 207 yards and a touchdown in win over Louisiana … Did not play following the Louisiana game due to a toe injury.

ZACHARY

LOPEZ

Punter • 5-11 • 198 • r-FR

Fayetteville, GA (Sandy Creek HS)

2010: Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered four years in football, three years in soccer, and one year in wrestling at Sandy Creek High School ... Made a last minute field goal his senior year to clinch Sandy Creek’s first state championship ... Earned all-state honors as a punter and kicker all four years ... Was also all-region for four years ... In four years, made 17 of 20 field goals, 69 of 72 PATs, and averaged 40 yards per punt.

Bakersfield College: Rated a 3-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Threw for 2,512 yards and 22 touchdowns in 2009 to lead Bakersfield to a 10-2 record and earn Full Name: Zachary William Lopez ... Parents: Al and Angela Lopez ... Born: 8/21/92 National Northern Conference Offensive MVP honors ... Was just the third quarterback … Major: Aerospace Engineering. in Bakersfield history to surpass 2,000 yards in a single-season ... Enrolled at Bakersfield in spring of 2009 as a grayshirt freshman. High School: Lettered two years in football and two years in basketball for Jesuit High School. Full Name: Logan Robert Kilgore ... Parents: Bobby and Laura Kilgore ... Born: 5/24/90 … Major: Business Administration.

ZACH

MARTIN

Deep Snapper • 5-10 • 200 • r-FR

Ethridge, TN (Lawrence County HS)

CAREER HIGHS – Most Pass Attempts 3 6 vs Louisiana, 2010; Most Pass Completions 21 vs Louisiana, 2010; Most Passing Yards 207 vs Louisiana, 2010; Most TD 2010: Took a redshirt year. Passes 1, three times; Longest Completion 62 vs Louisiana, 2010; Most Rushing Attempts 4 vs Minnesota; Most Rushing Yards 8 vs Minnesota; Most Rushing TDs High School: Lettered in football as a junior and senior at Lawrence County High School 0; Longest Run 10 vs Minnesota … Was team captain, Defensive MVP, and all-district his senior year as he tallied 106 tackles … Played for Coach David Marston. Career Statistics Passing G C-A Pct. Yds. TD INT LG 2010 3 50-80 .625 540 3 5 62 Full Name: Zachary Edward Martin … Parents: Quinn and Bette Martin … Born: Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2010 7 12 1.7 10 0

JESSE

KIRKLAND

Defensive Line • 6-0 • 260 • r-JR

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TRACY

MAYES

Cornerback • 5-8 • 173 • r-JR

Nashville, TN (Goodpasture HS)

Chino Hills, CA (Chino Hills HS) Prior to MT: Attended UT Martin and Coahama Junior College before enrolling at

Middle Tennessee.

High School: Lettered in football, basketball, and track at Goodpasture High School Citrus College: Earned all-conference honors as a freshman and sophomore at Citrus … Was all-region in football. College … Turned in 32 tackles, including five for loss of yards in 2009 … Also added a sack, a pass breakup, forced fumble, fumble recovery, and a quarterback hurry … Full Name: Tracy Evans Mayes … Parents: Tracy and Lawanda Mayes … Born: 8/21/90 Played in eight games as a freshman and registered 21 tackles and two tackles for loss. … Major: Undecided.

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MCNEIL

Memphis, TN (Bolton HS) Defensive Tackle • 6-3 • 288 • r-FR

Mobile, AL (Davidson HS)

2010: Took a redshirt year.

2010: Saw action in two games and was in on a total of 46 snaps … Played in his first collegiate game against Minnesota and responded with three stops (played 24 snaps) High School: Attended Bolton High School where he was a four-year letterman in … Did not play the rest of the season after the Austin Peay game due to an injury. football and track … Earned first team all-region honors as a junior and senior in football … Was team captain his senior year. High School: Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Ranked the 92nd best defensive tackle in the country by Scout.com ... As a senior he had 90 tackles, five Full Name: Kennedy McGruder Jr. … Parents: Kennedy Sr. and Sheila McGruder … sacks, 13 tackles for loss and five pass breakups for Davidson High School ... In 2008, he Born: 1/30/90 … Major: Business Marketing. collected 76 tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks, five pass breakups, and 12 hurries.

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MCLENDON

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Full Name: Patrick Jamal McNeil ... Parents: Michael and Melodie Campbell ... Born: 6/8/92 … Major: Undecided. CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 3 vs Minnesota, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 1 vs Minnesota, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 0; Most QB Sacks 0

Career Statistics Temple, GA (Villa Rica HS) Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB 2010 2 1 2 3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0

Honors: 2011 – Presented the James E. Walker Junior Academic Award … 2010 – Earned the most improved defensive lineman award and the most improved strength training award for defensive linemen.

2010: Played in all 13 games and was in on 471 total snaps … Had 30 or more snaps in a game 12 times … Earned nine winning grades from the coaches … Registered 18 total tackles for year to go with one TFL … Collected four tackles in 37 snaps against Minnesota … Had two stops at Louisiana and ASU … Also recorded two tackles against FAU. 2009: Saw action in 11 games and had 106 total snaps … Saw a season-high 22 snaps against Memphis … Earned two winning grades from the coaching staff … Finished the year with four total tackles and an assisted sack … Played in his first collegiate game against Memphis at defensive end … Had one tackle each against North Texas, Troy, FAU and FIU … Turned in a half sack in win over FIU.

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Defensive Tackle • 6-4 • 280 • r-FR W. Palm Beach, FL (Palm Beach Lakes HS)

2010: Took a redshirt year.

High School: Earned all-county and all-area honors in 2009 for Palm Beach Lakes High School ... Turned in 78 total tackles, 18.5 quarterback sacks, and a total of 32 tackles for loss his senior year in leading a defense that allowed just 15 points a game ... Was invited to the 2010 Outback Bowl All-Star game ... Lettered in football and track ... Played for High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named the Defensive Player of the Coach Alonzo Jefferson. Year by the Times Georgian in 2008 ... Voted first team Region 5-AAAA ... Collected 86 tackles, 11 sacks, seven forced fumbles, and four recovered fumbles his senior year Full Name: Morris Yancey Moore ... Parents: Arvester Anderson and Maureen Butler ... at Villa Rica as team went 8-3 ... Also lettered in basketball ... Played for Coach Rob Born: 9/27/90 … Major: Undecided. Cleveland ... Ran a 4.7 40. Full Name: Harold Omar McLendon ... Parents: Doug and Ola McLendon ... Born: 2/13/91 … Major: Psychology.

JEFF

CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 4 vs Minnesota, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 1 several times, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 1 vs GT, 2010; GT, 2010; Most QB Sacks 0.5 vs FIU, 2009; Most Pass Breakups 0; Most Interceptions 0; Forced Fumbles 0; Fumble Recovery 0 Quarterback • 6-0 • 203 • r-JR

MURPHY

Career Statistics Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB 2009 11 1 3 4 0.5-2 0.5-2 0 0 0 2010 13 8 11 19 0-0 1.0-3 0 0 0 Total 24 9 14 23 0.5-2 1.5-5 0 0 0

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Alameda, CA (Alameda HS)

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved quarterback award following spring drills. 2010: Played in three games and had one start … In the three games, he played 145 total snaps including 97 in win over APSU … Earned one winning grade from the coaches … Completed 31 of 53 passes for 395 yards for the year with only one interception …

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2011 PLAYER PROFILES Made his first collegiate start against APSU and responded with 301 yards passing on 23 of 36 throwing, while also adding 59 rushing yards and a score … Came in late against Memphis and completed 6 of 13 passes for 87 yards … Had 12 snaps against Troy and completed 2 of 4 passes.

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Laney Junior College: Earned all-conference and all-region honors at Laney JC … In 2009, he completed 144 of 251 passes for 1,749 yards and 16 touchdowns … Completed Running Back • 5-7 • 199 • r-SO Decatur, GA (Cedar Grove HS) 107 of 204 passes for 1,845 yards as a freshman. Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved running back award following spring drills High School: Lettered in football and baseball at Alameda High School … Holds the … 2010 – Earned the most improved strength training award for running backs. record for the most passing yards and touchdowns in a single game. 2010: Played in 10 games, including the last eight in a row … Most of his 56 snaps Full Name: Jeff Dominic Murphy … Parents: James and Ann Murphy … Born: 11/3/89 came on special teams … Earned four winning grades from the coaches … Had 20 carries for 56 yards and a touchdown during the season … Had three carries for five … Major: Liberal Studies. yards in his first collegiate game against APSU … Also had three attempts for five yards CAREER HIGHS – Most Pass Attempts 36 vs Austin Peay; Most Pass Completions at Louisiana … Received three rushes for seven yards at Georgia Tech … Had four carries 23 vs Austin Peay; Most Passing Yards 301 vs Austin Peay; Most TD Passes 0;Longest for 19 yards and a touchdown against ULM. Completion 35 vs Austin Peay; Most Rushing Attempts 18 vs Austin Peay; Most Rushing Yards 59 vs Austin Peay; Most Rushing TDs 1 vs Austin Peay; Longest Run 12 vs 2009: Took a redshirt year. Memphis High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named Class 3A First-Team All-State in Career Statistics Passing G C-A Pct. Yds. TD INT LG 2008 ... Voted the State of Georgia Red Zone Player of the Year ... Earned DeKalb County 2010 3 31-53 .585 395 0 1 53 Back of the Week honors six times his senior year ... Rushed for 2,010 yards (201 yards Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2010 22 53 2.4 12 2

DEARCO

NOLAN

Defensive End • 6-2 • 248 • r-SO

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per game) and 20 touchdowns on 227 carries (8.8 yards per carry) as a senior ... In a game against Redan he tallied 293 yards rushing and three touchdowns ... Started the last three games of his junior year and tallied 490 rushing yards ... Played for Coach Ray Bonner, a former Blue Raider, at Cedar Grove. Full Name: William McKinley Pratcher III ... Parent: William Jr. and Letitia Pratcher ... Born: 10/16/90 … Major: Undecided. CAREER HIGHS – Most Rushing Attempts 7 vs FAU, 2010; Most Rushing Yards 20vs FAU, 2010; Most Rushing TDs 1 vs ULM, 2010; Longest Run 14 vs FAU, 2010

Atlanta, GA (Westlake HS)

Career Statistics 2010: Played in 11 games and was in on 129 plays … Earned four winning grades Rushing G Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD from the coaches … For the year, registered six tackles, two TFLs, a sack, and a hurry 2010 10 20 56 2.8 14 1 … Had one stop against APSU and WKU … Registered a hurry in 20 snaps against ULM … Tallied two tackles in win at FIU … Turned in two TFLs and a sack in the bowl game against Miami. 2009: Took a redshirt year. High School: Ranked as one of the top five defensive ends in the state his senior year at Westlake ... Rated one of the top ten fastest defensive ends in the nation and the fastest in the state ... A five-time defensive player of the week winner ... An all-Region 4-AAAAA selection at Westlake after making 11 sacks and forcing six fumbles in 2008 to go along with 50 total tackles ... For his career, he registered 183 tackles, 37 tackles for loss, 27 sacks, 16 forced fumbles, eight fumble recoveries, and 23 quarterback hurries ... Played for Coach Greg Minnis ... Runs a 4.48 40.

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PRESLEY

Deep Snapper • 5-10 • 250 • r-FR

Murfreesboro, TN (Riverdale HS)

2010: Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered two years in football at Riverdale High School … Earned the Johnny Parsley Spirit Award his senior year … Played for Coach Ron Aydelott.

Full Name: Dearco La’mark Nolan ... Parent: Teresa Allen ... Born: 2/7/90 … Major: Full Name: Tyler Presley … Parents: Richard and Andrea Presley … Born: 5/3/92 … Major: Undecided. Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 2 vs Miami, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 2 vs Miami, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 2 vs Miami; Most QB Sacks 1 vs Miami, 2010 Career Statistics Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB 2010 11 4 2 6 1-15 2-17 0 0 0

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JUNO

PRUDHOMM

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Naples, FL (Naples HS)

Full Name: Jason Allen Rexroad ... Parents: Brian Rexroad and the late Leslie Rexroad ... Born: 11/24/92 … Major: Undecided.

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2010: Played in 11 games and received 102 total snaps … Was in on a season-high 18 plays at Georgia Tech … Mainly used on special team’s where all three of his tackles Linebacker • 6-3 • 225 • r-SO occurred on the kickoff team.

Peach Tree City, GA (Starr’s Mill HS)

Honors: 2010 – Earned the most improved linebacker award. 2009: Played in all 13 games and had 248 total snaps including a season-high 32 against Arkansas State … Had two winning grades from the coaching staff … Played 2011: Was limited during spring drills due to knee surgery. extensively on special teams where he received four winning grades … Finished the year with 14 tackles and a TFL … Registered three tackles and a TFL against Memphis 2010: Suffered a knee injury the last week of fall camp and was lost for the year. … Had two stops at Maryland … Had two stops against Mississippi State … Turned in two solo tackles at ULM. 2009: Took a redshirt year. High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... As a senior at Naples High School he played his first season at quarterback his senior year and completed 63 of 123 passes for 1,111 yards and 14 touchdowns while rushing for 802 yards (18 touchdowns) in leading them to an 13-2 record ... Also blocked five punts ...Competed in the 3A All-Star Game and the All-State All-Star Game ... Earned MVP honors in the 3A All-Star contest by throwing for 180 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 120 yards ... Voted team captain and was all-conference and honorable mention all-state ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Played football for Coach Bill Kramer. Full Name: Juno Prudhomm ... Parent: Lutane Simon ... Born: 1/30/90 … Major: Liberal Studies. CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 3 vs Memphis, 2009; Most Solo Tackles 3 vs Memphis, 2009; Most Tackles for Loss 1 vs Memphis, 2009; Most QB Sacks 0 Career Statistics Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB 2009 13 8 6 14 0-0 1-3 0 0 0 2010 11 2 1 3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Total 24 10 7 17 0-0 1-3 0 0 0

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REXROAD

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High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Top 150 playes list in 2008 ... Was first team all-region and all-county his senior year while being tabbed the team’s most valuable defensive player ... Registered 142 tackles (a school record) as a senior to go with four sacks and five blocked punts ... As a junior he recorded 95 tackles and eight sacks with most of his action coming at defensive end ... Also lettered in track ... Played for Coach Mike Earwood ... Runs a 4.58 40. Full Name: Stephen Roberts IV ... Parents: Stephen and Melissa Roberts ... Born: 3/26/91 … Major: Liberal Studies.

TONY

ROWLAND

Running Back • 5-7 • 188 • r-FR

Franklin, TN (Ravenwood HS)

2010:Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered in football and track at Ravenwood High School … Was a three-year starter at running back and rushed for over 1,000 yards as a junior and senior. Full Name: Tony Duran Rowland … Parents: Anthony and Ingrid Rowland … Born: 6/13/91 … Major: Undecided.

Myrtle Beach, SC (Myrtle Beach HS)

2011: Enrolled in January and went through spring drills.

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High School: Lettered in football and track at Myrtle Beach High School ... During his four-year career, he tallied more than 100 knockdowns, allowed just three sacks, and had only four penalties called against him ... Earned all-region, all-zone, all-area, and Toast of Ooltewah, TN (Ooltewah HS) the Coast honors in 2010 on his way to helping team to the AAA State Championship ... Safety • 6-2 • 203 • r-SO Was all-region and all-area as a junior as team played in the state title game ... Nominated Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved safety award following spring drills. for the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl and the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl ... A four-year starter who had an overall grade of 93 percent as a senior, 89 percent as a 2010: Took a redshirt year. junior, and 91 percent as a sophomore ... Played for Coach Mickey Wilson.

SEAMSTER

2009: Played in seven games and had 107 total snaps including a season-best 33 against

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2011 PLAYER PROFILES WKU … Earned three winning grades on special teams from the coaches … Finished the year with six tackles, a TFL, and a forced fumble … Collected a stop in seven special teams snaps against Memphis … Also had one tackle at North Texas … Had two stops at Troy … Was in on 22 snaps against Mississippi State and all 22 were on special teams … Forced a fumble in win over WKU … Tackled the FAU punter for a nine-yard loss on special teams … Suffered a knee injury against FAU and was lost for the season.

the nation by ESPNU in 2008 … Had 75 tackles, including 16 for loss of yards to go with two sacks and 10 hurries as a senior. Full Name: Clifton Smithson … Parents: Terrance Smithson and Alfreda Smithson … Born: 6/21/91 … Major: Undecided.

High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Earned all-state (5A) and all-region honors in leading Ooltewah to a 11-2 record his senior year ... As a senior he had 53 tackles and led the team with six interceptions and 27 pass breakups ... Also had two tackles for loss and a forced fumble ... Added three receptions on offense ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Ooltewah won the state track title his junior year ... Played for Coach Benny Monroe ... Runs a 4.35 40. Offensive Line • 6-3 • 285 • r-JR

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SPROUSE

Oakland Park, FL (Calvary Christian HS)

Full Name: Samuel Tyrone Seamster ... Parent: Alishia William ... Born: 2/5/91 … 2010: Enrolled at MT after transferring from the Air Force Academy where he attended during the 2009-2010 academic year. Major: Graphic Art. CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 2 vs Troy, 2009; Most Solo Tackles 2 vs Troy, 2009; Most High School: Lettered three years in football, four years in basketball, two years in Tackles for Loss 1 vs FAU, 2009; Most QB Sacks 0; Forced Fumbles 1 vs WKU, 2009 baseball, and one in track at Calvary Christian High School … Was second team all-state as a junior and senior. Career Statistics Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB 2009 7 5 1 6 0-0 1-9 0-0 0-0 0

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SHARPE

Cornerback • 5-10 • 168 • r-FR

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Stone Mountain, GA (Stephenson HS)

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved cornerback award following spring drills. 2010: Took a redshirt year. High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com and a two-star by Scout.com ... Helped lead Stephenson High School to an 11-1 record and a Region 2-AAAAA championship in 2009 ... Earned honorable mention all-state honors while also being tabbed all-region and all-county ... Tallied 40 tackles, 12 pass breakups, two interceptions, three tackles for loss, and one sack his senior year.

Full Name: Matt Sprouse … Parents: Steve and Sandy Sprouse … Born: 3/26/90 … Major: Undecided.

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STATEN

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Waycross, GA (Ware County HS)

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved defensive lineman award following spring drills. 2010: Saw action in all 13 games … Played 189 total snaps, including a season-high 23 against ULM … Earned six winning grades from the coaches … Registered five total tackles on the season … Had one tackle against Minnesota in his first collegiate game … Added two stops against APSU … Also had a tackle against Louisiana and ASU.

2009: Took a redshirt year. Full Name: Christopher Cornell Sharpe ... Parent: Cheryl Sharpe ... Born: 3/3/92 … High School: Earned all-state honors as a junior and senior ... Named All-Region 2-AAAA Major: Undecided. in 2007 and 2008 and earned a spot on the GACA All-Star roster ... Voted one of the top 100 players in the south by the Atlanta Journal Constitution ... Turned in 87 tackles his senior year on defense and graded out at 96.5 percent on offense ... Had 15 tackles, four sacks, and a fumble recovery against Thomas County Central ... Also lettered in track and field and made the state final in the shot put in 2008 ... Played for Coach John Stephens.

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SMITHSON

Defensive Line • 6-1 • 300 • r-SO

Murfreesboro, TN (Riverdale HS)

Full Name: Jimmy Lewis Staten IV ... Parents: Jimmy Staten III and Shirley Staten ... Born: 5/4/91 … Major: Criminal Justice.

2010: Transferred from Carson Newman where he attended during the 2009-2010 CAREER HIGHS – Most Tackles 2 vs APSU, 2010; Most Solo Tackles 1, three times, 2010; Most Tackles for Loss 0; Most QB Sacks 0 academic year. Career Statistics

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all-region, and first team CSRA in 2007 ... Was team captain his senior year ... Won the South Carolina Class 4A state championship in the 800 meters in May of 2007 and was third in 2006 ... Lettered three years in football and four years in track ... Played football for Coach Dan Pippen. Full Name: Marcus Devon Thurmond ... Parent: Bernice Thurmond ... Born: 12/10/89

Oak Ridge, TN (Oak Ridge HS) … Major: Exercise Science.

Offensive Line • 6-3 • 278 • r-JR

Honors: 2009 – Earned the most improved award for offensive linemen at the conclusion CAREER HIGHS – Most Pass Receptions 1 vs WKU, 2009; Most Yards Receiving 7 vs of spring drills while also collecting the Jeanne Massaquoi Freshman Academic Award. WKU, 2009; Longest Reception 7 vs WKU, 2009; Most TD Receptions 0 Career Statistics Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2009: Played in nine games and had eight starts … Registered 496 total snaps includ- 2009 5 1 7 7.0 7 0 ing a season-high 81 against Southern Miss in the New Orleans Bowl … Had 29 total knockdowns on the season and a high of six against WKU and ULL … Credited with a grade of 80 percent or better seven times … Came out of the Clemson game after 19 snaps with an ankle injury and missed the Memphis, Maryland, North Texas, and Troy games … Returned against Mississippi State and played 33 snaps … Was part of an offensive line that allowed the Blue Raiders to rush for 385 yards in win over FIU and 243 yards against USM in the New Orleans Bowl … Graded out at 84 percent against USM. 2010: Suffered a knee injury late in camp prior to season opener and took a redshirt year.

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TURNER

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Decatur, GA (Cedar Grove HS)

2008: Played in 11 games and had 131 total snaps, including a season-best 33 against Troy and Maryland … Played exclusively at right tackle and was also a member of the Honors: 2009 – Voted to the honorable mention All-SBC Freshman Team by the league’s beat writers. short yardage team. High School: Lettered in football at Oak Ridge three years ... Graded out at 96 percent his senior year and tallied 100 pancake blocks ... Named all-state by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association and was picked for the 2007 All-State Dream Team ... Voted the Region 2-5A Offensive Lineman of the Year ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Named to the Tennessee Super 44 list prior to senior campaign ... Earned all-region honors as a junior ... Played for Coach Stanton Stevens.

2010: Played in 12 games and earned two starts … Was in on 267 total snaps, including a season-high 31 against Louisiana … Earned nine winning grades from the coaches … Turned in a personal-best 15 receptions on the season for 128 yards … Made his first collegiate start against APSU and responded with three receptions for 43 yards …Shared the team lead with three catches at Louisiana … Had three receptions against ULM.

2009: Played in nine games and had 225 total snaps with 207 coming in the last seven Full Name: Alex Phillip Stuart ... Parents: Phillip and Kimberlie Stuart ... Born: 9/7/89 ... games … Had a season-high 42 snaps against FIU … Earned six winning grades from Major: Undecided … Godfather is former Tennessee and NFL lineman Harry Galbreath. the coaching staff … Finished the year with 14 receptions for 223 yards and three touchdowns … Made his first collegiate reception against Mississippi State … Finished His father also played at UT … Major: Exercise Science. the game with three catches for 45 yards including a long grab of 25 yards … Reeled in six receptions for 113 yards and two touchdowns in win over WKU … Caught one pass at FAU and had a reception for 20 yards against FIU … Had two catches for 31 yards, including a touchdown grab of 32 yards against ASU.

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North Augusta, SC (North Augusta HS)

2010: Played in three games and had nine total snaps … Did not have a reception.

High School: Lettered in football at Cedar Grove High School ... Ranked fourth in the county in receptions and receiving yards his senior year … Earned honorable mention all-county honors … Played for Coach Ray Bonner. Full Name: Harold Turner Jr. … Parents: Harold Turner Sr. and LaJean Turner … Born: 8/23/90 … Major: Concrete Industry Management.

2009: Played in five games and had 26 total snaps … Had a winning grade from the CAREER HIGHS – Most Receptions 6 vs WKU, 2009; Most Receiving Yards 113 vs coaches against ULM … Finished the year with one reception for seven yards … Broke WKU, 2009; Longest Reception 52 vs WKU, 2009; Touchdown Receptions 1 vs WKU, his leg midway through spring drills but returned for fall camp … Played in his first ASU, 2009 collegiate game against Memphis and also saw action against WKU, FIU, ASU, and ULM … Lone reception came against WKU. Career Statistics Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD 2008: Took a redshirt year. 2009 9 14 223 15.9 52 3 2010 12 15 128 8.5 26 0 High School: Hauled in 38 receptions for 516 yards and six touchdowns for North Total 21 29 351 12.1 52 3 Augusta his senior year ... Collected 43 receptions for nearly 610 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior ... Selected honorable mention all-state, first team Aiken County,

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MAX

UGBOAJA

2010: Took a redshirt year. High School: Lettered in football, basketball, and track at Hillwood High School ... Earned all-city and all-region honors in football his senior year ... Collected 62 tackles and nine sacks in 2009 to go with 36 hurries, nine pass breakups, and nine tackles for loss ... Also had six receptions for 53 yards ... Received the William Hume Award in 2009 for academic excellence ... Played for Coach Mose Phillips.

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WILLIAMS

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Seale, AL (Glenwood HS)

Full Name: Maxwell Nnamdi Ugboaja ... Parents: Kermayo and Erin Ugboaja ... Born: 2011: Missed all of spring practice with a knee injury. 4/4/92 … Major: Undecided.

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WALKER

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2010: Saw action in 12 games … Played 176 total snaps with most of his time coming on special teams … Earned five winning grades from the coaches … Had a season-high 22 plays at Louisiana … Had 10 total tackles on the season but did not record a reception … Led the Blue Raiders with eight tackles on special teams … Had two tackles on special teams against Troy and ULM … Had one stop against North Texas … Collected two stops at FIU and did a great job containing the Panthers’ T.Y. Hilton.

Spring City, TN (Rhea County HS) 2009: Took a redshirt year.

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for offensive line- High School: Scout.com rated him a 3-star recruit and the no. 92 receiver in the namen following spring drills. tion, and Rivals.com also had him as a 3-star ... Earned all-state honors in 2008 ... Had 517 receiving yards and 490 rushing yards as a senior ... Hauled in 40 catches for 620 2010: Played in all 13 games and earned one start … Also plays on the field goal and yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior ... Also added two interceptions on defense and PAT teams … Had 200 total snaps … Earned seven winning grades from the coaches returned one for a score ... Also lettered in track where he was a member of the 4x100 … Started against North Texas and played 21 snaps … Played a season-high 38 snaps state champion relay team ... Played for Coach Chris Holmes. in win over FAU … Played 20 or more snaps five times. Full Name: Arthur Frank Williams Jr. ... Parents: Arthur Sr. and Felicia Williams ... Born: 2009: Took a redshirt year. 8/1/91 … Major: Criminal Justice. High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named to the Tennessean’s 2008 Dream Career Statistics Team and the Best of Preps ... Three-year starter at Rhea County ... Graded out at 90 Tackles G UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT PB percent with 41 pancakes his senior year in helping lead team to 10-3 record ... Versatile 2010 12 8 2 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 lineman who also played some snaps at tackle ... Played for Coach Jason Fitzgerald. Full Name: Joshua Kyle Walker ... Parents: Jerry and Robin Walker ... Born: 6/2/91 … Major: Liberal Studies.

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WHATLEY

Wide Receiver • 5-7 • 175 • r-FR

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WISE

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WOODS

Full Name: Spencer Colin Wise … Parents: Kevin and Jo Wise … Born: 12/17/90 … Major: Business Finance.

Safety • 5-8 • 180 • r-JR

Encinitas, CA (Lacosta Canyon HS)

2010: Enrolled at MT after transferring from Saddleback Community College in Mission Viejo, CA. High School: Lettered in football at Lacosta Canyon High School. Full Name: Lee Thomas Woods … Parents: James and Renee Woods … Born: 4/5/90 … Major: Undecided.

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High School: Voted first team all-state for Safety/6-1/200/FR Class AAAAA by the Atlanta Journal Constitu- Lithonia, GA tion and the Associated Press ... Also earned M.L. King High School High School: A three-star recruit by ESPN Defensive End/6-2/230/FR all-region honors on offense and defense, and Rivals.com ... Named second team allwhile also garnering all-area and all-county accolades ... A two-star recruit by ESPN who was Port a Prince, Haiti mid-state by the Tennessean and was the a two-way standout for M.L. King ... As a senior, he collected 94 tackles, two interceptions, two Antioch High School district Defensive MVP his senior year ... blocked punts, and two fumble recoveries, while adding 35 receptions for 723 yards and six Named preseason all-state in 2010 by Murphy Fair ... As a senior, he posted 57 tackles, 14 TFLs, touchdowns on offense to go with 245 rushing yards and two scores ... Also returned 12 kickoffs 5.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and an interception while adding three receptions as a tight end for 350 yards and a touchdown ... Played in the 2010 Georgia North vs South All-Star Game ... ... As a junior he tallied 40 stops, 14 TFLs, 12 sacks, and two forced fumbles ... Played for Coach Lettered in football and track ... Played for Coach Michael Carson. Mike Woodward. Full Name: Kevin L. Byard ... Parents: Kevin Byard Sr. and Artina Stanley ... Born: 8/17/93. Full Name: Alexandro Antoine ... Parents: Innocent and Creda Antoine ... Born: 10/26/92.

BASTIEN

High School: Lettered in football at William Defensive End/6-5/220/FR T. Dwyer High School where he helped lead Riviera Beach, FL team to a state championship in 2010 ... As a William T. Dwyer High School senior he collected 64 tackles, 11 TFLs, eight sacks, two forced fumbles, and scored a touchdown ... Played for Coach Jack Daniels. Full Name: Shubert Bastien ... Parent: Juliene Laguerre ... Born: 8/20/93.

O’SHAE

BRIDGES High School: Lettered two years in football at Norcross High School ... As a senior, he turned in 57 tackles, 19 TFLs, five hurries, four sacks, and four caused fumbles ... Played football for Coach Keith Maloff.

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High School: Named the Atlanta Journal Quarterback/6-1/218/FR Constitution’s All-Classification Player of the Alpharetta, GA Year and first team all-state ... Voted the Chattahoochee High School 2010 Atlanta North Forsyth/Fulton TD Club Offensive Player of the Year ... A 2010 ESPN/Rise finalist for Mr. Football USA ... Owns school career records in passing yards (3,987), touchdown passes (44), rushing touchdowns by a quarterback (37), and rushing yards by a quarterback (2,385) ... Led Chattahoochee to the 2010 Class AAAA state championship and a 15-0 record after completing 170 of 249 passes for 2,664 yards and 30 touchdowns (only two interceptions) ... Also rushed for 1,509 yards (6.7 yds/carry) and 21 touchdowns to become first player in school history to pass and rush for more than 1,000 yards in the same season ... In the state title game against Starr’s Mill, he passed for 112 yards and rushed for 108 yards ... As a junior, he threw for 1,322 yards and 13 touchdowns while adding 1,149 yards and 17 scores on the ground ... Named North Fulton Offensive Player of the Year in 2009 ... Lettered in football and wrestling ... Played for Coach Terry Crowder ... School produced such players as Seattle Seahawk Charlie Whitehurst, Houston Texan John Busing, Miami of Ohio Ryan Busing and Wake Forest QB Brendan Cross. Full Name: Timothy Joseph Byerly ... Parents: Don and Julie Byerly ... Born: 11/15/92.

Full Name: O’Shae Malik Bridges ... Parents: Paul Easley and Angelia Bridges ... Born: 5/28/93.

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Copiah-Lincoln JC: Earned MACJC HonorDefensive End/6-1/250/JR able Mention All-State honors in 2010 after Mobile, AL leading Co-Lin to a 9-2 record … Had 74 Williamson High School tackles, 12 sacks and three forced fumbles in 2010 … Voted the NJCAA National Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 11 after recording eight tackles, four sacks, and a forced fumble against East Mississippi in the state semifinals … Collected 39 stops, 10 sacks, and three forced fumbles as a freshman. High School: Rated a three-star recruit by Offensive Line/6-4/265/FR Rivals.com ... Lettered four years in football Orlando, FL High School: Earned ASWA 6A Honorable Mention All-State honors as a junior and senior at and one year in weightlifting ... Helped lead Williamson High School … Turned in 96 tackles, including 14 tackles for loss and 10 sacks as a team to a 14-1 record in 2010 and state Dr. Phillips High School senior … Added 116 stops with nine sacks and 26 hurries his junior year. runner-up in Class 6A (opened holes for National Player of the Year Dee Hart) ... Was all-county ... Had 75 pancake blocks as a senior and did not allow a quarterback sack ... Voted the school’s Full Name: Terrance Jarelle Coleman … Guardian: Terry Lee Brown … Born: 12/15/91 … freshman of the year in 2007 ... Played for Coach Dale Salapa. Major: Undecided. Full Name: Darius Levon Johnson ... Parents: Keith Johnson and Nicole Butler ... Born: 12/3/92 ... Other: Cousin Joe Joseph plays for the Washington Redskins.

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COLLIS

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High School: Rated a three-star recruit by Wide Receiver/6-1/195/FR Rivals.com ... Named honorable mention Opelika, AL all-state for Class 4A ... Also tabbed all-area Beauregard High School and was a member of the Super 8 Area team ... Was second in the state track meet with a triple jump of 43-5.5 ... Collected 45 catches for 832 yards and eight touchdowns his senior season ... As a junior, he reeled in 27 receptions for 439 yards and five touchdowns ... Lettered in football, basketball, and track ... Played for Coach Smitty Grider. Full Name: Christian Oneal Collis ... Parents: Terence Collis and Racquel Ellington ... Born: 8/28/93.

High School: Lettered in football and track Defensive Tackle/6-1/280/FR at Briarcrest Christian School ... A two-star Memphis, TN recruit by Scout.com ... Earned all-state, allBriarcrest Christian High School region, and all-metro honors as a senior ... In 2010, collected 67 tackles, three sacks, and 10.5 TFLs ... As a junior he had 38 stops, 5.5 TFLs, and an interception in seven games ... Played for Coach Major Wright. Full Name: Jerrold Laron Frazier ... Parent: Laronda Gant ... Born: 4/13/93.

GRAY Arizona Western: Hauled in 29 catches for 500 yards and eight touchdowns as a sophomore ... Collected 19 receptions for 300 yards and two scores as a freshman.

Full Name: James Dalton Jones ... Parents: James and Ruthie Jones ... Born: 10/2/92 ... Other: father played football at Troy (1979-82).

ROBERTO

FRAZIER

JAMAL

High School: Rated a three-star recruit by Defensive Tackle/6-3/290/FR Rivals.com ... Lettered in football and track at Cartersville, GA Cartersville High School ... Earned first team Cartersville High School all-region honors on defense and was second team on offense in 2010 ... Named all-county three times ... As a senior he had 47 tackles, 11 TFLs, four sacks, three forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries ... Was the team’s most valuable defensive player and a team captain his senior season ... Owns the school record in the squat at 545 pounds ... Played for Coach Frank Barden.

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High School: Lettered three years in foot- Offensive Line/6-5/300/FR ball at Coffee High School ... Rated a two-star Douglas, GA recruit by Rivals.com ... Named first team allCoffee High School region in 2010 ... Played in the 2010 GACA North-South All-Star Game ... Averaged eight knockdowns a game as a senior and did not allow a quarterback sack ... Played for Coach Ken Eldridge.

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High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals. Cornerback/5-11/165/FR com ... Was all-region in football four years, Dublin, GA all-region in basketball three times, and was West Lauren High School all-region in baseball twice ... Lettered in High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com coming out of Thornton High School ... Earned football, basketball, and baseball ... Played for Coach Chad Simmons. all-area honors ... Played AAU basketball with current Chicago Bull Derrick Rose. Full Name: Rodney Jerome O’Neal ... Parents: Rodney O’Neal Sr. and Alma O’Neal ... Born: Full Name: Jamal Damien Gray ... Parents: Leon Richmond and Chantay Gray ... Born: 7/8/91. 10/12/92.

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Fullerton: Tallied 27 tackles, two sacks, two Defensive End/6-2/230/JR quarterback hurries and forced one fumble Hesperia, CA as a sophomore to earn a spot on the NationSerrano High School al Southern Conference first team ... Voted the school’s freshman defensive player of the year in 2009 after posting 23 tackles, 10 TFLs, four sacks and an interception.

LA Harbor: As a sophomore he registered 43 Defensive Line/6-3/275/JR tackles, 5.5 TFLs, 3.5 sacks, a fumble recov- Compton, CA ery, and a team-high 10 quarterback hurries New Valley High School to earn all-conference honors ... Was primarily a backup as a freshman and had 12 stops, a sack and a forced fumble in seven games.

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High School: Attended New Valley High School but did not play football. High School: Had 52 tackles and 13 sacks his senior year at Serrano High School ... Earned first team All-Southern California honors as a senior. Full Name: Paramore Siu Tapa ... Parents: Jessie Tapa and Pela Matavao ... Born: 3/11/88.

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High School: Earned first team all-state Linebacker/6-2/215/FR and all-region and all-county honors after Buena Vista, GA rushing for 1,098 yards and 10 touchdowns Marion County High School in 2010 ... Rushed for 223 yards in the first round of the 2010 state playoffs ... Helped lead team to a 10-2 record his senior year and a region championship ... Also rushed for over 1,000 yards as a junior ... Lettered in football, basketball, and track ... Played for Coach Mike Swaney.

High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals. Safety/6-2/190/FR com ... Named first team all-state for Atlanta Atlanta, GA City schools as a linebacker ... Also earned South Atlanta High School all-city and all-metro honors while being named the teams MVP ... Registered 101 tackles, including 10 TFLs, three interceptions, seven Full Name: Ykeem Rashad Wells ... Parent: Lucinda Minion ... Born: 1/31/92. forced fumbles, and six sacks ... Added 850 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns on offense (had a school record 98-yard run vs Woodward Academy) ... Collected 89 tackles as a junior to go along with 15 TFLs, five forced fumbles, and three interceptions ... Played for Coach Julius Moses.

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High School: Rated a three-star recruit by Quarterback/6-0/210/FR Rivals.com ... Earned first team all-state hon- Pensacola, FL ors in 2009 and 2010 ... Named first team Pensacola Catholic High School all-area in 2009 and 2010 ... Completed 140 of 230 passes for 2,084 yards and 14 touchdowns to go with 164 rushing yards as a senior at Pensacola Catholic High School ... Threw for 2,674 yards and 28 touchdowns as a junior while adding 167 yards on the ground and six scores ... Had 1,579 passing yards and 14 touchdowns as a sophomore ... Lettered four years in football, three years in basketball, and two years in weightlifting (regional qualifier in 2009) ... Played for Coach Greg Seibert.

High School: Lettered in football at CreekDefensive Tackle/6-4/250/FR side High School where he was all-region Valdosta, GA his senior year ... Named to the Order of the Creekside High School Arrow (Boys Scouts of America) as one of the Full Name: Shaun Demetric White ... Parents: Charles and Razella White ... Born: 8/27/93. Top 25 seniors and is a member of the National Honor Society ... Played for Coach Johnny White. Full Name: Marcus Wayne Robinson II ... Parents: Marcus Robinson and Jacquelyn Robinson ... Born: 11/8/92.

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High School: Rated a three-star recruit Cornerback/5-9/170/FR by Rivals.com ... As a senior, he tallied 92 Green Cove Springs, FL tackles, five TFLs, four interceptions, three Clay High School fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal ... Named all-county ... Was a three-year starter in football and a four-year starter in basketball ... Lettered in football, basketball, track, and weightlifting ... Played for Coach Matt Toblin. Full Name: Jared Steven Dwight Singletary ... Parent: Barbara Dennard and Billy Dennard

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TWO-TIME SUN BELT CONFERENCE COACH OF THE YEAR

Rick Stockstill HEAD COACH | 6TH SEASON | 33-30 RECORD AT MT

In five seasons at the helm of the Middle Tennessee program, Rick Stockstill has elevated the Blue Raiders to an unprecedented level. During his short tenure, the Blue Raiders have captured a league title, won the 2009 New Orleans Bowl, made three bowl games in five years, appeared on national television a record and Sun Belt Conference-best 14 times, and produced six of the top ten crowds in Floyd Stadium history. In 2010, Stockstill’s team battled back from a tough start and came up with clutch plays down the stretch to make back-to-back bowl games for the first time in school history. The coach also had an Academic All-American in Jeremy Kellem, the SBC Defensive Player of the Year in Jamari Lattimore, and a total of nine players who were recognized on the All-Conference team. Cornerback Rod Issac was also taken in the fifth round of the NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The 2009 season was one for the record books as that squad accomplished what few believed possible with an FBS-record 10 wins, a final ranking of 33rd nationally in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll, a bowl victory, a seven-game winning streak, the most Sun Belt victories in school history, five road victories, and a second straight undefeated month of November. It all resulted in Stockstill BOWL GAMES AS A COACH (15) Title Record being named Sun Belt Conference Co-Coach Year School 2011 Middle Tennessee Head Coach 6-7 of the Year and 11 players earning All-Con 2009 Middle Tennessee Head Coach 10-3 ference honors, including co-Defensive Player 2006 Middle Tennessee Head Coach 7-6 of the Year Chris McCoy, who was taken in the 2005 South Carolina Assistant Coach 7-5 Assistant Coach 7-6 7th round of the NFL Draft by the Miami Dol- 2002 Clemson Assistant Coach 7-5 phins. To top things off, quarterback Dwight 2001 Clemson 2001 Clemson Assistant Coach 9-3 Dasher earned New Orleans Bowl MVP honors 1999 Clemson Assistant Coach 6-6 and became just the fourth player in NCAA 1998 Clemson Assistant Coach 7-5 history to pass for more than 2,500 yards and 1996 Clemson Assistant Coach 7-5 1996 Clemson Assistant Coach 8-4 rush for 1,000 yards in the same season. Assistant Coach 7-5 Stockstill has also shown a commitment to 1993 Clemson 1992 Clemson Assistant Coach 9-2-1 academics during his tenure. The Blue Raid 1991 Clemson Assistant Coach 10-2 ers have gone from an APR score of 892 to a 1989 Clemson Assistant Coach 10-2 very impressive 990, the biggest increase of any program in the country. The Blue Raid- BOWL GAMES AS A PLAYER (3) ers have also been crowned with the Sun Belt 1977 Florida State Conference Academic Award on two occasions 1980 Florida State (2006-07, 2007-08). For his efforts, Stockstill 1981 Florida State

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was inducted as an honorary member into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society in April 2010. After 24 years as an assistant, Stockstill was given the chance to run his own program, and all he did was lead the Blue Raiders to a 2006 Sun Belt Conference championship, help set a new single-season attendance record, and take the program to its first postseason bowl game in the I-A era. Taking a Middle Tennessee team predicted to finish sixth in the Sun Belt during the preseason to a league title, Stockstill ended up as the 2006 Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year and the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Coach of the Year while also garnering that honor from ESPN. com. Stockstill’s teams have amassed the top four tackles for loss and quarterback sack totals in school history and have produced the Sun Belt’s top touchdown scorer twice. Individual players have 37 All-Conference honors and two Player of the Year Awards, and there have been three different National Player of the Week winners. The Blue Raiders have won 25 of 37 conference games since 2006 and pulled upsets of ACC member Maryland in 2008 and 2009. In 2008, defensive end Erik Walden was taken in the sixth round of the NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys, and offensive lineman Franklin Dunbar and defensive lineman Trevor Jenkins signed as free agents with the Philadelphia Bowl Eagles. GoDaddy.com During the 2006 championship run, New Orleans Stockstill and his staff developed an AllMotor City American, 11 All-Conference players, 11 SBC Independence Tangerine Player of the Week winners, a consensus NaHumanitarian tional Defensive Player of the Week (Damon Gator Nickson won the Walter Camp and the BronPeach co Nagurski awards), and the school’s allPeach time sacks leader (Erik Walden). Much of the Peach Gator team’s success was attributed to their play on Peach the road that year; the Blue Raiders won four Citrus conference road games. Only 10 other teams Hall of Fame nationally could stake that claim. Gator It is said you are only as good as the people you surround yourself with, and Stockstill assembled a championship staff well before Tangerine he coached his first game. Stockstill’s current Orange Orange staff sports four national championships, 87


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Season as Head Coach: 6th Record at MT/Overall: 33-30/33-30 Date Hired: December 12, 2005 PERSONAL Birthdate: December 23, 1957 Hometown: Fernandina Beach, FL Spouse: the former Sara Fleischman Children: Brent and Emily Parents: Joel Stockstill and Kris Stockstill EDUCATION High School: Fernandina Beach, 1977 College: Florida State, B.S. Physical Ed., 1982 PLAYING EXPERIENCE Quarterback at Florida State, 1977-82 (honorable mention All-American; played in three bowl games and the East-West Shrine Bowl and the Japan Bowl)

bowl rings, and 211 years of coaching experience. Along with his extensive background in collegiate coaching circles, the driven and determined Stockstill has had the advantage of working alongside some of the greatest minds in college football history. Stockstill, who made his way to Murfreesboro after spending the previous two years at South Carolina, has worked with legendary coaches Lou Holtz, Steve Spurrier, Danny Ford, Tommy Bowden, Ken Hatfield, and Tommy West. Stockstill demonstrated the ability to develop and coach big-time players throughout his career as an assistant. He joined the Gamecock staff in December 2003 and immediately made an impact in recruiting. Stockstill coached the Gamecock tight ends and served as recruiting coordinator in 2005 and was the wide receivers coach in 2004. Before joining Holtz’s staff at South Carolina, Stockstill

was the offensive coordinator at East Carolina in 2003. In his first year at South Carolina, Stockstill coached Troy Williamson to one of the best seasons ever for a Gamecock receiver. Williamson made 43 receptions for 835 yards (75.9 per game average) and seven touchdowns. Williamson’s 835 receiving yards put him among the single-season leaders at USC, along with his seven touchdowns. Williamson was taken as the seventh pick in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. In addition to his on-field coaching at Carolina, Stockstill coordinated the signing of a top-20 recruiting class for the Gamecocks in his first season and was recognized as one of the top 25 recruiters in the nation by Rivals.com. F r o m 1989 to 2002, Stockstill was on the coaching staff at Clemson, where he helped lead the Tigers to some of

COACHING EXPERIENCE 1983-84: Bethune-Cookman (Off. Coord./QB) 1985-88: UCF (Asst. Head Coach/WR) 1989-92: Clemson (Quarterbacks) 1993: Clemson (QBs/Passing Game Coordinator) 1994-95: Clemson (Co-Offensive Coord./WR) 1996-98: Clemson (Wide Receivers) 1999-2002: Clemson (WR/Recruiting Coord.) 2003: East Carolina (Offensive Coordinator/QB) 2004: South Carolina (WR/Recruiting Coord.) 2005: South Carolina (TE/Recruiting Coord.) 2006-Present: MT (Head Coach) HONORS 2004: Named a Top 25 recruiter by Rivals.com 2006: Named Sun Belt Conference Coach of Year 2006: Named TSWA Coach of Year 2006: ESPN.com’s Sun Belt Coach of Year 2009: Named Sun Belt Conference Co-Coach of Year 2009: Named TSWA Coach of Year NOTEWORTHY Has coached or played under the likes of Bobby Bowden, . Tommy Bowden, Danny Ford, Ken Hatfield, Lou Holtz, Steve Spurrier, Tommy West, and NFL Hall of Famer Larry Little ... In 2009, MT became the first SBC team to ever win 10 games. HEAD COACHING RECORD

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„„ THE STOCK REPORT In just five years as head coach, Rick Stockstill has produced 27 different all-conference players who have won 37 honors. Four players have also garnered All-American recognition.

All-Sun Belt Selections Desmond Gee, AP, 2006, 2007 (1st) Tavares Jones, DE, 2006 (1st) Damon Nickson, DB, 2006 (1st) Damon Nickson, KR, 2006 (1st) J.K. Sabb, LB, 2006 (1st) Colby Smith, P, 2006 (1st) Erik Walden, DE, 2006 (1st) Franklin Dunbar, OL, 2007 (1st) Tavares Jones, DE, 2007 (1st) Erik Walden, DE, 2007 (1st) Alan Gendreau, PK, 2009, 2010 (1st) Jeremy Kellem, S, 2009, 2010 (1st) Chris McCoy, DE, 2009 (1st) Alex Suber, CB, 2009 (1st)

Mark Thompson, C, 2009 (1st) Marcus Udell, CB, 2009 (1st) Jamari Lattimore, DE, 2010 (1st) Rod Issac, DB, 2010 (1st) Franklin Dunbar, OL, 2006 (2nd) Germayle Franklin, OL, 2006 (2nd) Eugene Gross, RB, 2006 (2nd) Clint Marks, QB, 2006 (2nd) Justin Rainey, LB, 2006 (2nd) Bradley Robinson, DB, 2007 (2nd) Trevor Jenkins, DL, 2008 (2nd) Jeremy Kellem, S, 2008 (2nd) Danny Carmichael, LB, 2009 (2nd) Dwight Dasher, QB, 2009 (2nd) Mark Fisher, OL, 2009, 2010 (2nd)

their most proficient offensive performances in school history. He served in a variety of capacities during his tenure with Clemson, working as recruiting coordinator, wide receivers coach, co-offensive coordinator, passing game coordinator, and quarterbacks coach. One of his prize pupils was All-America wide receiver Rod Gardner, who was the number 15 pick of the 2001 NFL Draft. Stockstill played an integral role in Clemson’s offense, which set more than 100 school records from 1998 to 2002. Stockstill is credited with recruiting Clemson’s all-time leading rusher (Raymond Priester), second all-time leading passer (Woodrow Dantzler), and second all-time leading receivers (Derrick Hamilton and Rod Gardner). As a coach, Stockstill has been a part of 15 bowl games, including three as a head coach. Stockstill also has coaching experience at the University of Central Florida (198588), where he tutored wide receiver Shawn Jefferson, who went on to a 13-year career in the NFL, and at Bethune-Cookman College (1983-84).

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Jamari Lattimore, DE, 2009 (2nd) Cam Robinson, LB, 2009 (2nd) Phillip Tanner, RB, 2010 (2nd) Josh Davis, P, 2010 (2nd) All-Americans Damon Nickson, KR, 2006 (2nd Team) Dwight Dasher, QB, 2007 (HM Freshman) Chris McCoy, DE, 2009 (HM) Jeremy Kellem, S, 2010 (Academic) NFL Draft Picks Erik Walden (2008, Dallas Cowboys, 6th round) Chris McCoy (2010, Miami Dolphins, 7th round) Rod Issac (2011, Jacksonville Jaguars, 5th round)

Born Dec. 23, 1957 in Sidney, Ohio, Stockstill grew up in Georgetown, Ky., and then moved to Fernandina Beach, Fla., where he was inducted into the Fernandina Beach Hall of Fame in 2006. He was a three-year letterman at Florida State as a quarterback, where he was team captain and earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in 1981 under Coach Bobby Bowden. During his career at FSU, the Seminoles had two top-10 final Associated Press rankings and had wins over powers Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Ohio State, and Nebraska. Stockstill, who received his bachelor’s degree from FSU in 1982, made three bowl trips with the Seminoles. Stockstill and his wife, the former Sara Fleischman, have a son, Brent, and a daughter, Emily.


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„„ ACCOMPLISHMENTS UNDER STOCKSTILL  2010 - Led team to GoDaddy.com Bowl for third bowl in five years  2010 - Coached school’s third Academic All-American (Jeremy Kellem)  2010 - Coached the SBC Defensive Player of the Year (Jamari Lattimore)  2010 - Inducted as honorary member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society  2009 Sun Belt Conference Co-Coach of the Year  2009 TSWA Coach of the Year  2009 team became first in Sun Belt history to win 10 games  2009 - Led team to New Orleans Bowl Championship  2009 - Team had school-record 7 Sun Belt Conference wins  2009 - Coached the SBC Defensive Player of the Year (Chris McCoy)  2009 - Coached the New Orleans Bowl MVP (Dwight Dasher)  2009 - New single-game home attendance record set against Memphis  2009 - Team set new single-season records in quarterback sacks and tackles for loss  2008 - Set new single-season Floyd Stadium attendance record  2008 - Coached a Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week winner  2008 - Quarterback was given the National ESPN Helmet Sticker Award  2006 Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year (first conference COY at MT since 1989)  2006 Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year by ESPN.com  2006 TSWA Coach of the Year  2006 Rutherford County Reader Gridiron Glacier Award  2007, 2008 and 2010 Intercultural and Diversity Coach of the Year  2006 Sun Belt Conference Championship  2006 - Led school to first-ever bowl game in the I-A era (Motor City)  2006 - One of just 10 teams in the country to win four road conference games  2006 - Coached a Walter Camp and Bronco Nagurski National Player of the Week winner  2006 - Seven wins were most by a first-year coach at MTSU since 1947  2006- Coached the ESPN.com SBC Defensive Player of the Year  2006 - Set new single-season attendance record  Improved team’s APR dramatically from 892 to 990  Team won 2006-07 and 2007-08 Sun Belt Conference Academic Award  21 First Team All-Conference selections in five years  A record-tying 11 SBC Player of the Week winners in 2006 and 40 during his tenure  A school-record 14 national television games during his tenure  Three NFL Draft picks as head coach (2008, 2010, 2011)

STOCK’S PHILOSOPHY MISSION STATEMENT: My goal at MTSU is to create an environment and atmosphere for ev- assignments and playing them out to perfection. There is only one kind of discipline and that eryone to be able to succeed. Our players will be more successful in life because they went is PERFECT DISCIPLINE. Make good grades, exercise consistently, eat healthy, and do what is through our program. right. Discipline will determine the amount of your success. PROCESS: There is a process that every program has to go through in building it if you want to build it to last, and that is what I am doing. We are a program that stresses academics before everything else. My goal is to have a 100 percent graduation rate. We will be a program that is disciplined both on and off the field and will be represented by people of high character. We will chase perfection with the goal of catching excellence in everything we do. We will be a program that is passionate and enthusiastic and loves to play football. We will never quit, never give up, and always represent MTSU in a first-class manner.

ATHLETIC: I want our players to be the best football players they can be. My goal is for every player to reach and play past their full potential. They will play together as a team, know and understand how important it is to be part of a team, and understand their role within the team. Personal sacrifice over personal gratification is expected. We live, work, play, study, win, and lose as a team. We will not be infected by the “disease of me.”The team will always be first.

ACADEMICS: We want players to be successful as students. I have always told players in recruiting there are two things that you will do here; one off the field and one on the field. The one off the field means you will graduate and represent this University in a positive light. That is the one that is going to have the greatest impact on your life. I want our players to succeed academically. Our goal is to win championships with quality young men who are graduating. We may be in the entertainment business on the weekend, but we are in the education business during the week.

ATTITUDE: I think everybody should have a positive attitude in everything we do and take the attitude that we are working to be a champion. We want to be a champion in everything we do. ACT LIKE A CHAMPION, PRACTICE LIKE A CHAMPION, PLAY LIKE A CHAMPION, AND MAKE CHOICES LIKE A CHAMPION. BECOME A CHAMPION!

PASSION-ENTHUSIASM: I think we have created a tremendous amount of excitement and enthusiasm in the state of Tennessee and in the country. I think everyone is holding on and CHARACTER: I want our players to be successful in life because they went through our pro- catching the excitement. I think they know that it is a dawn of a new day and a fresh begingram. The values that we are able to develop and instill in them will create a positive attitude ning at MTSU. We are working extremely hard to do the right thing and be passionate and and allow them the success they have as student-athletes at MTSU. Our players must conduct enthusiastic in how we coach, how we practice, how we play the game, and how everyone in themselves in a first-class manner and with high character. Nothing else will be accepted. our program goes about their business.

CAREER: We are committed to using every resource this University has to help our players be successful. When they leave MTSU they can be more successful in their careers because of their association with MTSU and the people that have made this University great. I always tell our DISCIPLINE: Discipline is what you do for someone not what you do to someone. Self-disci- players, “Use MTSU, don’t let it use you!” Get involved and take advantage of everything we pline is the greatest asset an individual can possess. Discipline is being on time every time. have to offer you. It is doing what you say and doing what you are told to do every time. It is knowing your

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DAVID BIBEE David Bibee is in his second stint at Middle Tennessee, having joined Rick Stockstill’s staff in 2008 after two years at Chattanooga. Bibee is in charge of the Blue Raider safeties. Bibee’s 2010 unit was once again very solid behind the play of All-Conference pick Jeremy Kellem, Kevin Brown, and Derrick Crumpton. The threesome combined for 15 pass breakups and helped the Blue Raiders have the nation’s 30th ranked pass defense. In 2009, his safeties had eight interceptions, nine tackles for loss, 12 breakups, three sacks, and three fumble recoveries in helping the Blue Raiders finish second in the Sun Belt in pass defense. Kellem and Brown were 4th and 6th on the team in tackles, and Kellem earned First Team All-Conference honors. Bibee, who has 30 years of coaching experience including 24 on the collegiate level, has served as an assistant coach at Ole Miss, North Alabama, Middle Tennessee, Austin Peay State, Appalachian State, South Carolina, Tennessee Tech, Clemson, East Tennessee State, and Chattanooga. He has coached a Super Bowl Most Valuable Player in former Dallas Cowboys corTHE BIBEE FILE nerback Larry MIDDLE TENNESSEE Brown, five Season at MT: 4th All-Americans Date Hired: February 27, 2008 including the Recruiting Area: Mideast Tennessee Blue Raiders’ (Chattanooga), South Central Florida, all-time tack Northwest Georgia les for loss PERSONAL leader Dennis Mix, and nine NFL draft picks. Birthdate: May 31, 1954 His list of draft picks coached includes former Hometown: Bristol, TN Blue Raider great James Griffin; Clemson Spouse: the former Lisa Carter safety Antwan Edwards, a first-round selec Children: Ashlee, Allison, Lindsay tion by the Green Bay Packers; and former EDUCATION Baylor High School and Virginia kicker Kurt High School: Tennessee High School, 1973 Smith of the San Diego Chargers. College: Tennessee, B.S. Health Ed., 1977 Prior to his stint at Chattanooga, Bibee worked in the PLAYING EXPERIENCE local high school ranks as head Safety at Tennessee, 1973-76 football coach at Baylor School in Chattanooga from 2000 COACHING EXPERIENCE 1978: Ole Miss (defensive assistant) to 2005. He guided the Red 1979: North Alabama (secondary/rec. coord.) Raiders to the Division II state 1980: Middle Tennessee (DB/recruit. coord.) semifinals in 2000 and 2005. 1981-82: Austin Peay (DB/recruit. coord.) After the 2005 season, Baylor 1984-88: Appalachian State (Asst. HC/DB) defensive lineman Jacques Mc 1989-93: South Carolina (Asst. HC/DB) Clendon was elected Division 1996: Tennessee Tech (DB/rec. coord.) II Class AAA Mr. Football Line 1997: Clemson (outside linebackers) 1998: Clemson (secondary) man of the Year and was later 1999: East Tennessee (co-defensive coord.) drafted by the Indianapolis 2000-2004: The Baylor School (head coach) Colts in the fourth round. 2006-07: Chattanooga (secondary) McClendon received a schol 2008-: MT (safeties) arship to play football at the University of Tennessee, and BOWL EXPERIENCE 1973: Gator Bowl (player) 24 other players went on to 1974: Liberty Bowl (player) sign scholarship agreements. 1998: Peach Bowl (coach) Bibee’s coaching career 2009: New Orleans Bowl (coach) began at Tennessee, where he 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl (coach) served as a student assistant for

Coach Bill Battle. He moved on to the staff at Ole Miss in 1978, where he was placed in charge of the defensive scout teams on Steve Sloan’s first Rebels’ staff. He left Ole Miss to coach the defensive secondary and work as recruiting coordinator at North Alabama for one year and held the same positions for one year at Middle Tennessee (1980). Sparky Woods hired Bibee at Appalachian State in 1984 to be his assistant head coach, recruiting coordinator and secondary coach. Bibee helped the Mountaineers compile a 38-19 overall record during that span, with back-to-back Southern Conference titles in 1986 and 1987. The Mountaineers ranked first, third, and fifth nationally in scoring defense during his tenure. Bibee joined Woods at South Carolina in 1989 to work as assistant head coach, codefensive coordinator, and secondary coach. He was part of Mike Hennigan’s first coaching staff at Tennessee Tech in 1996, holding the posts of defensive backs coach and recruiting coordinator for the Golden Eagles for one season. He coached alongside current Atlanta Falcon Head Coach Mike Smith. Prior to heading to the Baylor School, Bibee coached the secondary and outside linebackers at Clemson from 1997 to 1999, where he was on staff with Stockstill and Les Herrin. Working for head coach Tommy West, Bibee helped the Tigers to a Peach Bowl berth in 1997. Bibee is a 1977 graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in health education. He played football for the Volunteers from 1973 to 1976 and was a member of the 1973 Gator Bowl team and the 1974 Liberty Bowl squad. Bibee is married to the former Lisa Carter of Savannah, Tenn. The couple has three daughters, twins Ashlee and Allison, and Lindsay.

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BRENT BROCK Brent Brock, a head coach in the Georgia high school just 40 players his first season. With hard work and determination, Brock fielded 70 ranks for 14 years and a former teammate of head coach Rick players and helped turn the program around during his short tenure. Under his reign, Stockstill, will be beginning his sixth season at Middle Ten- FHS took home the sportsmanship trophy for 2-AAA in 1996 and 1997. nessee with the 2011 campaign. Before taking over at Jackson County, Brock coached the tight ends his Brock spent two years as offensive coordinafirst three years and has coached tor/strength coach at Westside High School inside receivers since 2009. under Robert Davis. Westside, only four years Brock’s receivers were part old at the time, made it to the semifinals of of a fast-paced offense in 2009 that rang up a school the state at the Georgia Dome in 2002 and record 3,064 yards of passing along with a record setting finished with a no. 4 state ranking. In 2001, 25 touchdowns. In all, 17 receivers caught a total of 238 Westside advanced to the quarterfinals of the passes, which is the fourth most in Blue Raider history. state playoffs. Under Brock’s leadership in 2006, the tight ends were a The Albany, Ga., native received his B.S. key ingredient for the Sun Belt Conference’s top scoring ofdegree in health/physical education at Florida fense and the league’s number two-rated team in passing State in 1982, his master’s degree at Albany efficiency. The group came up with 17 receptions on the State, and his Ed.S. degree from FSU. season and two of the team’s nine touchdown receptions. As a player, Brock played four years for The unit followed that up with 23 receptions and two Coach Bobby Bowden at Florida State as an scores in 2007. offensive lineman. He was a member of the Brock came to Middle Tennessee after serving the 1977 Tangerine Bowl team and the 1980 and previous four years as head coach and athletic director at 1981 Orange Bowl teams. Jackson County High School in Jefferson, Ga. Brock had Brock is married to the former Missie the privilege Milton of Albany, Ga. of coaching THE BROCK FILE in the GHSA MIDDLE TENNESSEE North/South Season at MT: 6th All-Star Date Hired: January 11, 2006 game (1995) and the Georgia/Florida High Recruiting Area: Southwest Georgia, School All-Star game (1997). He also has 14 Southeast Alabama, Georgia Military years of experience as an athletic director on PERSONAL the high school level. Birthdate: April 21, 1958 Brock got his start in coaching as a Hometown: Albany, GA volunteer assistant at Godby High School Spouse: the former Missie Milton in Tallahassee in 1981 and then left the following season to join Jim Hughes’ staff EDUCATION High School: Albany High School, 1976 at Thomasville High School in 1982. College: Florida State, B.S. Physical Ed., 1982 Brock followed Hughes to Colquitt High Master’s of Education, Albany State, 1987 School in 1983, where he helped coach the Education Specialist, Florida State, 1995 Packers in the 1991 1-AAAA state championship game. During his nine seasons at PLAYING EXPERIENCE Offensive Lineman at Florida State, 1976-81 Colquitt, the Packers made the region playoffs eight times, were region runner-up three COACHING EXPERIENCE times, and received the region’s all-sports 1981: Godby High School (offensive line) trophy on three occasions. Brock served as 1982: Thomasville HS (offensive line) assistant head coach, offensive coordinator, 1983-90: Colquitt Co. HS (off. coord./OL) 1990-91: Colquitt Co. HS (Asst. HC/OC) offensive line coach, and strength coordina 1992-95: Worth Co. HS (head coach) tor during his time at Colquitt. 1996-99: Fitzgerald HS (head coach) He earned his first head coaching job in 2000-01: Westside HS (offensive coord.) 1992, when he took over the Worth County 2002-05: Jackson Co. HS (head coach) High School program in Sylvester, Ga. He 2006-08: MT (tight ends) 2009-: MT (inside receivers) took a struggling program that went 1-9 his first year to an 8-3 mark and back-to-back BOWL EXPERIENCE playoff appearances in his third and fourth 1977: Tangerine Bowl (player) seasons. 1980: Orange Bowl (player) In 1996, Brock took over head coaching 1981: Orange Bowl (player) 2006: Motor City Bowl (coach) and athletic director duties at Fitzgerald High 2009: New Orleans Bowl (coach) School in Fitzgerald, Ga., where he had the 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl (coach) challenge of rebuilding a program that had

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JOE CAUTHEN Joe Cauthen is in his first season as linebackers coach and special teams coordinator as a member of Rick Stockstill’s staff. Cauthen, 47, comes to Middle Tennessee after spending the past four seasons at Valdosta State as the Blazers defensive coordinator. In 2010, Cauthen helped lead Valdosta State to a Gulf South Conference Championship after his defense finished ranked 23rd nationally in total defense and 18th in scoring defense. His unit was led by All-American (both coaches and SIDs) and National Defensive Player of the Year Larry Dean. Dean, who had 122 tackles, became the first player in school history to earn the player of the year award. Cauthen molded a solid group in 2009 despite losing seven starters off the 2008 squad and seeing two more suffer season-ending injuries over the course of the first three games. Under his direction, the Blazers still managed to register 68 TFLs, 18 sacks, and force 19 turnovers while giving up just 112.9 yards per game on the ground. Cauthen’s defense was dominant during the 2008 season as it finished 31st nationally in total defense and 24th in scoring defense. The Blazers allowed opponents just 304.6 yards per game during his second season with the school while surrendering just 18.6 points per outing. On the rushing side, the Blazers only allowed 108.3 yards per game to rank 31st in the nation while opponents found throwing the ball even tougher as they were held to a 104.91 efficiency rating, a number that ranked VSU 20th nationally. In 2007, Cauthen directed a unit that finished 14th in the nation in scoring defense at THE CAUTHEN FILE 17.6 points per game as VSU won its second MIDDLE TENNESSEE national title. Cauthen’s knowledge of the Season at MT: 1st defensive side of the ball was no more evi Date Hired: January 26, 2011 dent than in the 2007 NCAA Championship Recruiting Area: Southeast Georgia, game, where his scheme held Northwest Northwest Florida, South Alabama, Missouri State running back Xavier Omon, West Tennessee, California JuCo who had averaged 236 yards a game in three previous playoff contests, to just 63 yards on PERSONAL 27 carries. Birthdate: March 24, 1964 Cauthen’s aggressive, ball-hawking de Hometown: Jacksonville, TX fensive approach helped VSU lead the nation Spouse: the former Karen Belson in passes intercepted with 27 in 2007 while Children: Brooklyn, Dakota, Jackson finishing second in turnovers gained with 40. EDUCATION Cauthen’s ability to teach the game High School: Jacksonville of football helped several Blazers earn College: Tyler Junior College, A.A.S, 1984, . individual honors during his tenure. He had Stephen F. Austin, B.S. in Health and two players earn three All-America honors, Kinesiology, 1990; Texas-Tyler, Masters five named All-Region, and 13 make All in Sports Administration, 1997 Conference. Cauthen’s tutelage also helped Sherard Reynolds earn GSC All-Decade Team COACHING EXPERIENCE honors after the 2009 season, the only VSU 1990-95: Sherman High School defensive player on the first unit. 1996: Trinity Valley CC (defensive line) 1997-98: Stephen F. Austin (defensive line) Cauthen joined the Blazers after eight seasons with Texas A&M-Commerce, during 1999-2006: Texas A&M-Commerce (dc) which the Lions consistently ranked among 2007-2010: Valdosta State (def. coord.) the top defenses in the nation. A&M 2011-: Middle Tennessee (linebackers) Commerce led the Lone Star Conference and was ranked 23rd nationally in total defense BOWL EXPERIENCE 1996: NJCAA Playoffs in 2006. Cauthen’s defense surrendered just 2007: NCAA I-AA Championship Game 258.3 yards per game, including 95.3 on the 2008: NCAA DII Playoffs ground and 163.0 through the air. The Lions 2010: NCAA DII Playoffs allowed just 15.1 points per game, 19th-best

nationally, and were 24th in rushing defense. The Lions were equally as impressive in 2005 as they again led the Lone Star Conference in total defense (318.9 yards a game), rushing defense (127.4 yards per game) and scoring defense (18.3 points an outing). Additionally, under Cauthen’s leadership, Lion linebacker J.D. Hearn led the nation in tackles in 2005 and earned eight national post-season awards. During his eight seasons with the Lions, Cauthen coached six All-Americans, four Lone Star Conference linebackers of the year, three defensive lineman of the year, a defensive back of the year and 34 defensive players that earned All-Lone Star Conference at least once during their career. Cauthen spent little time in establishing his mark on the Texas A&M-Commerce defense as in just his third year he directed a defense that ranked second in the league in total defense, first against the run, second against the pass and third in scoring defense. Two years later, his 2003 defense was fourth in the 15-team league and 41st nationally in total defense. Cauthen joined the Lion staff in 1999 after two seasons at I-AA Stephen F. Austin. He began his tenure with SFA as a restricted earnings coach in 1997 before becoming full-time in 1998. He worked with the defensive line during his two seasons and aided the Lumberjacks to an 11-11 overall record. Cauthen’s line was instrumental in Stephen F. Austin finishing the 1997 season ranked 21st in the nation in the final national poll. Prior to Stephen F. Austin, Cauthen spent a season as defensive line coach at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas. He also worked with the special teams unit at TVCC and served as the school’s strength and conditioning coach. He began his coaching career at Sherman High School in Sherman, Texas during the 1990 season and worked with the school for six seasons. Cauthen earned his Bachelor’s in Health and Kinesiology with a minor in Biology from Stephen F. Austin in 1990. He also obtained a Master’s in Sports Administration from the University of Texas-Tyler in 1997. Cauthen is married to the former Karen Belson of Houston, Texas. The couple has three children, Brooklyn, Dakota, and Jackson.

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STEVE ELLIS Steve Ellis, who spent his first two years as cornerbacks coach and special teams coordinator for the Blue Raiders, was elevated to defensive coordinator in January 2011. Ellis will also remain as the cornerbacks coach for the defense. For the second straight year, Ellis produced a First Team AllConference selection in Rod Issac and helped the defense lead the league in pass defense for a second consecutive season. Starters Issac and Arness Ikner accounted for four interceptions and 10 pass breakups, and Issac scored twice. Issac was also taken in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Ellis’ special teams were solid once again (with six blocked kicks) and produced First Team All-Conference picks in placekicker Alan Gendreau and punter Josh Davis. In 2009, Ellis’ cornerbacks had 152 tackles, nine interceptions, 12 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, and 21 pass breakups on their way to leading the Sun Belt Conference in pass defense and interceptions. Seniors Marcus Udell and Alex Suber were tabbed First Team All-Conference as Udell led the league with seven interceptions and Suber had 12 pass breakups while ranking 28th nationally in passes defended. His special teams blocked eight kicks, hit 18 of 22 field goal attempts, had 1,119 yards in kick returns, downed 22 punts inside the 20-yard line, and had seven punts of 50 yards or more. Sophomore placekicker Alan Gendreau earned First Team All-Conference honors. Ellis made his way to Murfreesboro after serving the previous six seasons at Nicholls State, where he was the defensive coordinator his final three years. Ellis, who also served as the team’s pro liaison and supervised academic progress, was the team’s safeties coach in 2003 before taking over the linebackers in 2004 and 2005. The Stringer, Miss., native became one of the youngest defensive coordinators in the THE ELLIS FILE country when he was named to the position MIDDLE TENNESSEE prior to spring drills in 2006. He guided the Season at MT: 3rd Colonels to conference best marks in scor Date Hired: February 9, 2009 Recruiting Area: Central Georgia, ing defense and pass defense, and Nicholls West Coast Florida finished the 2006 season ranked 19th nationally in total defense. PERSONAL In 2007, Ellis’ unit led the Southland Birthdate: January 25, 1980 Conference in total defense, pass defense, Hometown: Stringer, MS and interceptions and was second in scoring EDUCATION defense. Overall, NSU ranked 33rd nationally

in total defense. In six seasons at Nicholls State, Ellis’ players won seven First Team All-Conference honors, four National Player of the Week awards, three All-American honors, and two conference Newcomer of the Year awards and garnered a defensive player of the year accolade. During the summer of 2008, Ellis participated in the NFL Coaches Fellowship Program with the Pittsburgh Steelers under Head Coach Mike Tomlin. Ellis worked with the defensive backs under the guidance of legendary defensive coordinator Dick Lebeau. He participated in the same program with the Buffalo Bills in 2010. He started for three seasons for the Colonels as a defensive back before sitting out his senior season after suffering a knee injury during the fourth game of the 2002 campaign against Southern University. While with the Colonels, Ellis was named to the All-Southland Conference team all three seasons he played and registered over 200 career tackles and five interceptions for the Colonels. Ellis, the team captain in 2001, was second in the Southland Conference with 104 tackles during the 2000 season. The 31-year old was a four-year letterman as a quarterback and defensive back at Stringer High School before continuing his playing days at Nicholls State. Ellis earned his bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Nicholls State in 2003.

High School: Stringer, 1998 College: Nicholls State, B.S. Education, 2003

PLAYING EXPERIENCE Cornerback at Nicholls State (1998-2002) COACHING EXPERIENCE 2003: Nicholls State (Safeties) 2004-05: Nicholls State (Linebackers) 2006-08: Nicholls State (Defensive Coord.) 2009-2010: MT (Cornerbacks) 2011-Present: MT (Defensive Coord./CBs) BOWL EXPERIENCE 2009: New Orleans Bowl (coach) 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl (coach)

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BUSTER FAULKNER Buster Faulkner begins his first season on Rick Stockstill’s staff as quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator. Faulkner makes his way to Murfreesboro after serving the 2010 season as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Murray State. In his lone season at MSU, Faulkner’s offense broke 27 school records and finished first in the FCS in total plays, pass completions, and completion percentage. The Racer offense racked up nearly 5,000 yards and produced the first 500-yard passer, 200-yard rusher, and 200-yard receiver in the same game in FCS history. The Racers ranked fifth in total offense nationally in 2010 and the year prior to Faulkner’s arrival MSU had a ranking of 115. In 2010, the Racers offense ranked first in the OVC and fifth nationally with 36.09 points per game, while also leading the league in passing offense and ranking fourth nationally with 313.5 yards per contest. The MSU quarterbacks led the country in completions and completion percentage. Under Faulkner’s guidance, quarterback Casey Brockman had just six starts in 2010 but earned second team all-conference honors and was twice picked as the National Player of the Week. Brockman also garnered three OVC Player of the Week awards en route to finishing first in the OVC and eighth nationally in passing yards per game. Brockman accounted for 313 yards of total offense per game. Prior to joining the Racers staff, Faulkner spent the 2009 season as the quarterbacks coach at Central Arkansas. UCA’s offense averaged 26.2 points a game and 215.8 yards THE FAULKNER FILE a game through the air and ranked in the Top MIDDLE TENNESSEE 25 nationally in every offensive statistic. Season at MT: 1st Senior quarterback Robbie Park finished Date Hired: January 26, 2011 the year going Recruiting Area: Northeast Georgia, 217-for-358 Midwest Tennessee, Southwest Florida for 2,434 yards and 12 touch PERSONAL Birthdate: September 19, 1981 downs. The Hometown: Lilburn, GA yardage total Spouse: wife Tia was seventh Children: Harrison, Hadley on the school’s all-time single EDUCATION season list. High School: Parkview, 1999 Fa u l k n e r ’s College: Valdosta State, Bachelor of Arts coaching ca and History, 2005 reer began at Valdosta State, PLAYING EXPERIENCE Quarterback at Valdosta State (2000-2003) w h e r e h e Quarterback at Texas A&M-Commerce (2004) served as a student assistant COACHING EXPERIENCE helping with 2005: Valdosta State (Student Assistant) the quarter 2006: Georgia (GA) backs in 2005. 2007: Valdosta State (Quarterbacks) After one 2008: Valdosta State (Off. Coord./QBs) season with 2009: Central Arkansas (Quarterbacks) the Blazers, 2010: Murray State (Off. Coord./QBs) he served as 2011-Present: MT (Quarterbacks) an offensive BOWL EXPERIENCE graduate assis 2006: Chik-Fil-A Bowl (coach) tant at Georgia, 2007: Division II National Championship (coach) working with

the offensive line and quarterbacks. Faulkner returned to Valdosta State in 2007 and served as the quarterbacks coach for two seasons. In his first season, the Blazers went 13-1 and captured the Division II National Championship as quarterback Willie Copeland passed for 2,903 yards and 27 touchdowns. Faulkner took over as the offensive coordinator for the Blazers in 2008. VSU averaged 380.8 yards a game in advancing to the quarterfinals as quarterback Chris Hart earned Freshman of the Year honors. Hart accounted for over 3,000 yards and 27 touchdowns. As a player, Faulkner starred as a quarterback for Valdosta State from 2000 to 2003. In three years with the Blazers, he passed for 7,100 yards and 64 touchdowns while registering a 47-6 record. As a sophomore, Faulkner earned firstteam all-Gulf South Conference honors and honorable mention All-American accolades after going 327-for-503 for 3,941 yards and 44 touchdowns in leading the Blazers to a 14-1 record and a spot in the National Championship game. He played his senior season at Texas A&MCommerce, where he passed for 2,861 and 16 touchdowns, while setting 10 school records. During his prep career, Faulkner started at quarterback as a sophomore and led Parkview High School to the 1997 Georgia state championship. A native of Lilburn, Ga., Faulkner earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Valdosta State in 2005. Faulkner, and his wife, Tia, have one son, Harrison, and one daughter, Hadley.

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JOHN PALERMO John Palermo, who has experience at the professional and collegiate level, is in his second season as a member of Rick Stockstill’s staff. Palermo handles the defensive line. In just one season, Palermo made an imme- diate impact by leading a 2010 unit that combined for 22.5 sacks, 51.0 tackles for loss, and 20 quarterback hurries. Palermo also tutored Jamari Lattimore, who was tabbed the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Lattimore led the league in sacks and was second in tackles for loss. Palermo made his way to Murfreesboro after spending the previous two years as the defensive line coach of the Washington Redskins. A veteran of 36 years of coaching, Palermo has 32 years of collegiate experience. In two years with the THE PALERMO FILE Redskins, Palermo’s defen MIDDLE TENNESSEE sive line helped Washington Season at MT: 2nd rank fourth overall in yards Date Hired: February 13, 2010 allowed per game in 2008 and 10th in 2009. The unit PERSONAL Birthdate: March 27, 1952 was sixth in fewest points Hometown: Newburgh, NY allowed in 2008 and ranked Wife: Donna eighth overall in the league Children: Jason and Jessica in sacks for 2009. Palermo coached Brian Orakpo in a EDUCATION High School: Newburgh Free Academy HS dual role as linebacker and College: Florida State, B.S. Education, 1974 defensive end in 2009, and it led to a Pro Bowl appear PLAYING EXPERIENCE ance for the rookie. DT/TE at Wesley College (1970-71) Prior to joining the Redskins, Palermo TE/DE at Florida State (1972-73) was one of the most respected defensive line coaches in college football. He coached COACHING EXPERIENCE on 18 bowl teams, including Notre Dame’s .1977-78: NC State (defensive line) 1979: Austin Peay (defensive line) 1988 national championship club and three 1980-82: Memphis State (defensive line) Wisconsin teams that won the Big Ten and 1983: Appalachian St. (defensive line/lb) the Rose Bowl (1993, 1998, and 1999). 1984-87: Minnesota (defensive line) 1988-89: Notre Dame (defensive line) Palermo’s previous collegiate coaching 1990: Austin Peay (head coach) position was a one-year stint as defensive 1991-1995: Wisconsin (outside lb) coordinator/linebackers coach at Tennessee 1996-2005: Wisconsin (asst. hc/def. line) Tech. Prior to that, he was a defensive line 2006: Miami, FL (defensive line) 2007: Tennessee Tech (defensive coord.) coach for one season at the University of 2008-09: Washington Redskins (def. line) Miami, where he coached second-round pick 2010-: MT (defensive line) Calais Campbell. The Hurricanes defense, anchored by Palermo’s line, set a school BOWL EXPERIENCE record by limiting opponents to just 252.0 1970: Sterling Silver Bowl (player) 1977: Peach Bowl (coach) yards per game and 66.0 rushing yards per 1978: Citrus Bowl (coach) game. The defense ranked among national 1985: Independence Bowl (coach) leaders in total defense and rush defense. 1986: Liberty Bowl (coach) From 1991 to 2005, Palermo served as 1988: Fiesta Bowl (coach) 1989: Orange Bowl (coach) an assistant head coach at the University of 1994: Rose Bowl (coach) Wisconsin. He directed the Badgers’ outside 1995: Hall of Fame Bowl (coach) linebackers from 1991 to 1995 and the 1996: Copper Bowl (coach) 1998: Outback Bowl (coach) defensive line from 1996 to 2005. 1999: Rose Bowl (coach) While at Wisconsin, Palermo produced 2000: Rose Bowl (coach) four first-team All-Americans. His players 2000: Sun Bowl (coach) were selected Big Ten Defensive Lineman 2002: Alamo Bowl (coach) 2003: Music City Bowl (coach) of the Year four times - two were named 2005: Outback Bowl (coach) Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year – and 2006: Capital One Bowl (coach) named first-team All-Big Ten nine times. 2006: MPC Bowl (coach) Eight of Palermo’s defensive linemen have 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl (coach)

been chosen in the first six rounds of the NFL Draft, including two - Wendell Bryant in 2002 and Erasmus James in 2005 – who were taken in the first round. Palermo’s entire 2004 defensive line was selected in the NFL Draft the following spring. In 1990, Palermo spent one season as the head coach at Austin Peay University. From 1988 to 1989, Palermo was the defensive line coach for Head Coach Lou Holtz at Notre Dame, helping the Fighting Irish win the national championship in his first year. He helped tutor Chris Zorich, a two-time consensus All-American and 1990 winner of the Lombardi Award, given annually to college football’s best lineman or linebacker. Palermo coached the defensive line at Minnesota from 1984 to 1987, served as assistant head coach-defensive line and linebackers coach at Appalachian State from 1983 to 1984 and coached the defensive line at Memphis State from 1980 to 1982. He had a first stint at Austin Peay in 1979 as a defensive line coach. Palermo began his collegiate coaching career as an assistant at North Carolina State from 1977 to 1978 after three years at Bainbridge High School in Georgia. A native of Newburgh, N.Y., Palermo lettered at Florida State in 1972-73. He earned a degree in education from Florida State in 1974. He and his wife, Donna, have a son, Jason, who is tight ends coach and special teams coordinator at Southern University, and a daughter, Jessica, who received her master’s degree at Georgetown University and works in the Big Ten Conference office as assistant director of championships.

Donna, John, daughter Jessica, and son Jason, and his wife Kaitlyn (back).

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WILLIE SIMMONS Willie Simmons, who played at Clemson when Rick Simmons, a native of Quincy, Fla., lettered three years as a quarterback at Clemson Stockstill was on staff, is in his fifth season at Middle Tennes- from 2000 to 2002 and passed for 2,530 yards and 16 touchdowns in 24 games. As a see, where he was named offensive freshman, Simmons came off the bench for a hurt Woodrow coordinator in January 2011. Simmons Dantzler and threw for 228 yards and previously coached the running backs a record-tying four touchdowns in his first four years and will remain in Clemson’s 38-24 win at North Carolina that position. to earn ACC Rookie of the Week honors. Simmons, who was also the passSimmons played two years as a backup ing game coordinator in 2010, had his deepest group of backs to Dantzler before becoming the starter in 2010 with Phillip Tanner, Benjamin Cunningham, and D.D. in 2002. Kyles leading the way. The threesome helped the Blue Raiders Following three years at Clemson, Simproduce one of the top rushing attacks in the country while mons transferred to the Citadel in 2003 combining for 21 touchdowns. All three averaged more than and earned First Team All-Southern 4.5 yards a carry, and Tanner garnered All-Conference honors. Conference honors. Simmons had a real challenge in 2009 when Tanner went A prep star at Shanks High School, Simdown with an injury in the second game of the season, leavmons threw for over 6,000 yards and 96 ing the Blue Raiders without an experienced running back. touchdowns during his brilliant career Simmons guided D.D. Kyles to a career year as the sophomore while also earning a 3.8 grade point posted 857 yards on 139 carries (6.2 ypg average), scored three average. touchdowns, and had 14 receptions. Kyles, the team’s leading Simmons, who was born on October rusher down the stretch, had three straight 100-yard rushing 12, 1980, in Tallahassee, Fla., earned a games during the last half of the season. degree in sports marketing from Clemson In 2008, Tanner had personal bests at the time in rushing in 2002. He was the fastest football player yards, receptions, and touchdowns. Also under Simmons’ to graduate at Clemson, accomplishing the watch, Tanner earned National Player of the Week honors milestone in three years. after setting a Sun Belt Conference and Blue Raider scoring Simmons has a daughter, Raven. record with six touchdowns in a win over North Texas. Under Simmons’ leadership in 2007, DeMarco McNair led the conference in touchTHE SIMMONS FILE downs scored, and Tanner registered his first MIDDLE TENNESSEE 100-yard rushing game with 144 yards on Season at MT: 5th Date Hired: March 8, 2007 national television against Louisville. Recruiting Area: Central Georgia, North . Simmons made his way to Murfreesboro Central Florida in 2007 after one season on Tommy Bowden’s staff at Clemson, where he was a graduate PERSONAL assistant. Simmons worked with the offense Birthdate: October 12, 1980 Hometown: Quincy, FL while handling various other duties with the Children: Raven program. Before joining Bowden’s staff, Simmons EDUCATION served as the quarterbacks coach and pass High School: Shanks, 1999 ing game coordinator at Lincoln (FL) High College: Clemson, B.S. Sports Marketing, 2002 School in 2005. PLAYING EXPERIENCE Quarterback at Clemson (1999-02) Quarterback at the Citadel (2003)

COACHING EXPERIENCE 2005: Lincoln (FL) HS (QB/pass game coord.) 2006: Clemson (graduate assistant) 2007-2009: MT (running backs) 2010: MT (passing game coordinator/rbs) 2011-: MT (offensive coordinator/rbs) BOWL EXPERIENCE 2000: Peach Bowl (player) 2001: Gator Bowl (player) 2001: Humanitarian Bowl (player) 2002: Tangerine Bowl (player) 2006: Music City Bowl (coach) 2009: New Orleans Bowl (coach) 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl (coach)

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JIMMY RAY STEPHENS A national championship winner, Jimmy Ray Stephens is in his sixth year as the offensive line coach on Rick Stockstill’s staff at Middle Tennessee. Stephens made his way to the Blue Raiders after four years with the University of Tennessee. Behind the play and leadership of All-Conference player Mark Fisher, Stephens’ 2010 unit did a great job protecting the quarterback and opening up running lanes for one of the top rushing attacks in the country. The Blue Raiders averaged over 180 yards on the ground to rank 31st nationally and scored 32 rushing touchdowns to rank in the top 20 in the nation. Finally blessed with some experience after three years of injuries and youth, Stephens molded an offensive line in 2009 that was equally adept at blocking for the run and protecting the passer. The result was the most total yards of offense since 2001 and the best rushing total since 2002, including a stretch of four straight games where THE STEPHENS FILE the Blue Raid MIDDLE TENNESSEE ers topped Season at MT: 6th the 200-yard Date Hired: January 5, 2006 rushing mark. Recruiting Area: Middle Tennessee (Nashville), Central Florida, North Alabama For their efforts, the offensive line had PERSONAL two players in Mark Thompson and Mark Fisher Birthdate: October 2, 1954 who earned All-Conference honors. Hometown: Bradford, AR In 2008, Stephens had four linemen who started every game, and all five starters were EDUCATION underclassmen. Two earned Sun Belt Confer High School: Eustis College: Florida, B.S. Physical Education, 1977 ence All-Freshman honors. With another year filled with youth and inexperience, Stephens’ PLAYING EXPERIENCE unit helped Phillip Tanner to unleash a career C/LB/TE at Florida (1973-76) season and Joe Craddock to pass for a senior record 2,677 yards. COACHING EXPERIENCE 1977-78: Florida (asst. offensive line coach) In 2007, Stephens molded a starting unit that included two freshmen, a sophomore, 1979: Vanguard HS (wide receivers) 1980: Union County HS (offensive coord.) a junior, and a senior. 1981-83: Buchholz HS (offensive coord.) But despite the youth 1984: Florida (graduate assistant) 1985-86: Gonzales Tate HS (offensive coord.) and inexperience, Ste 1987-89: Williston HS (head coach) phens’ group helped 1990-92: Ft. Walton Beach HS (head coach) produce the league’s 1993-2001: Florida (offensive line) top touchdown maker 2002-05: Tennessee (offensive line) in DeMarco McNair 2006-: MT (offensive line) and a top-10 rusher BOWL EXPERIENCE and passer in Dwight 1973: Tangerine Bowl (player) Dasher. 1974: Sugar Bowl (player) Stephens did one 1975: Gator Bowl (player) of his better coach 1977: Sun Bowl (player) 1994: Sugar Bowl (coach) ing jobs in 2006 even 1995: Sugar Bowl (coach) though he went into 1996: Fiesta Bowl (coach) the season with only 1997: Sugar Bowl (coach) 1998: Citrus Bowl (coach) five players who had 1999: Orange Bowl (coach) seen meaningful snaps 2000: Citrus Bowl (coach) the year before. The 2001: Sugar Bowl (coach) unit produced two All 2002: Orange Bowl (coach) 2002: Peach Bowl (coach) Conference players and 2004: Peach Bowl (coach) the league’s top scoring 2005: Cotton Bowl (coach) offense, making MT the 2006: Motor City Bowl (coach) 2009: New Orleans Bowl (coach) only school in the SBC 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl (coach) to have two players

ranked in the top ten in rushing. As offensive line coach of the Vols, Stephens helped develop one of the top lines in the SEC. During his tenure, Stephens tutored Michael Munoz to consensus All-American status in 2004, after guiding Scott Wells into a starting position with the Green Bay Packers in 2003. Stephens went to three bowls with the Vols and was part of the 2004 SEC Eastern Division Championship squad. Prior to arriving at UT, Stephens spent nine seasons coaching the Florida offensive line -- part of a high-powered offense that led to five SEC championships for the Gators. At Florida, Stephens coached four Jacobs Blocking Trophy winners (Best Offensive Lineman in SEC) and eight players who were drafted by the NFL. Stephens himself sparkled both on the offensive line and at tight end during his playing career at Florida. He was a second-team All-SEC performer at center under Gators head coach Doug Dickey before making the move to tight end and earning second-team all-league honors there as well. Stephens went on to be drafted in the 12th round of the NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. His most recent responsibility at Florida was as offensive line coach and run-game coordinator during the 2001 season. Prior to that, Stephens also coordinated the unit’s pass protection. The Eustis, Fla., native coached on the Gators’ 1996 national championship team and helped Florida to nine January bowl games. During that span, Florida’s offense was ranked among the nation’s top 15 six times and its passing offense among the top 10 seven times. Stephens rejoined the Gators staff in 1993 after a stellar high school coaching career that saw him compile a 63-7 head coaching mark. That record came during a pair of three-year coaching and athletics director stints from 1987 to 1992 at Williston and Fort Walton Beach. All told, Stephens spent 13 years in the Florida high school coaching ranks as either a head or assistant coach. His recruiting ties to the Sunshine State are strong and serve as a huge asset for the Blue Raiders. Stephens is married to the former Regina Gouge and has two sons, Chris -- who lettered two years in football at North Carolina -- and Timmy.

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JUSTIN WATTS A former player under head coach Rick Stockstill, Justin Watts is coaching his sixth season at Middle Tennessee as the program’s wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator. Watts came to Murfreesboro after spending three years at Chattanooga. Watts’ 2010 group was young but balanced as 15 different players caught passes with nine having at least 15 receptions. Four of his top five pass catchers were underclassmen. Taking advantage of the Blue Raiders fast-paced, wide open offense in 2009, Watts had nine different receivers catch at least 11 passes and 17 who caught at least one. The passing game was good for a school record 3,064 yards to go along with a record 25 touchdowns. The group also had six different players catch at least two touchdown passes. In 2008, Watts’ pass catchers had a breakout year as six players set personal highs in receptions while two topped the 50-catch mark for the first time since 2004. Newcomer Eldred King and Patrick Honeycutt both turned in an 11-catch game while freshman Malcolm Beyah turned in a number of highlight-reel receptions, including one that made ESPN’s Plays of the Year. Beyah, in front of a nationally televised audience on ESPN2, pulled down a Hail Mary on the game’s final play to give the Blue Raiders a 14-13 win over Florida Atlantic. Watts inherited the youngest group of receivers in the I-A era in 2006, and for the first time since Middle Tennessee joined the Sun Belt Conference the pass-catching corps did not include an all-SBC player. Although Watts had his work cut out for him, the young coach proved his ability to develop talent by producing six receivers who turned in career years. Under Watts’ guidance, the Blue Raiders had five different receivers with THE WATTS FILE double-digit receptions. MIDDLE TENNESSEE Perhaps the best indicator of Watts’ Season at MT: 6th ability to harness talent and develop players Date Hired: January 17, 2006 Recruiting Area: Northeast Florida, Central was the emergence of heralded freshman Desmond Gee during the 2006 season. One Alabama, South Florida, East Tennessee of the top impact players in the Sun Belt PERSONAL Conference, Gee led the Blue Raiders with Birthdate: October 1, 1977 a 16.0 per catch average and three touch Hometown: Florence, SC downs, including a 73-yarder against South Spouse: the former Lauren Remillard Carolina. Children: son Chase In 2005, Watts helped lead Chattanooga to its first winning season since 1997 by EDUCATION coaching the Southern Conference’s leading High School: South Florence receiver. Watts tutored Emanuel Hassell to College: Clemson, B.S. Sports Mgmt., 2000 first team All-Southern Conference honors after he paced the league with 52 receptions. PLAYING EXPERIENCE In his first two seasons at UTC, Watts coached Wide Receiver at Clemson (1996-2000) All-American and All-Southern Conference receiver Alonzo Nix. Nix set the school and COACHING EXPERIENCE 2001-02: Clemson (graduate assistant) Southern Conference single-season recep 2003-05: Chattanooga (wide receivers) tions record in 2003 with 90 catches and 2006-: MT (wide receivers) the single-game record of 18 receptions. He signed a free agent contract with the NFL’s BOWL EXPERIENCE Tennessee Titans in 2005. 1996: Peach Bowl (player) Prior to joining the staff at Chattanooga, 1998: Peach Bowl (player) Watts served two years as a graduate assis 1999: Peach Bowl (player) tant at Clemson. During that time he was a 2001: Gator Bowl (player) part of Clemson’s 2001 Humanitarian Bowl 2001: Humanitarian Bowl (coach) team and the 2002 Tangerine Bowl squad. 2002: Tangerine Bowl (coach) Watts, a former receiver at Clemson, has 2006: Motor City Bowl (coach) the rare distinction (one of only two play 2009: New Orleans Bowl (coach) 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl (coach) ers) of winning five football letters at the

South Carolina school. He began his career in 1996, and saw action in three games as a sophomore before suffering a season-ending injury against Florida State. He was able to use a medical redshirt for that season. He finished his career with 51 catches for 561 yards. He was a member of the 1999 Peach Bowl team that played Mississippi State and the 2000 Gator Bowl squad that faced Virginia Tech. He was also a member of the team when Clemson competed in the 1996 and 1997 Peach Bowls. The Florence, S.C., native was honored as one of Clemson’s scholar-athletes at the 1999 Peach Bowl Awards Luncheon and was selected as a BB&T StudentAthlete of the Week by the Clemson Sports Network. An outstanding quarterback at South Florence High School, he was ranked as the 17th best quarterback in the nation by SuperPrep and the sixth-ranked player in the state. Watts completed 132 of 238 pass attempts for 1,746 yards his senior season. That year, he played in the North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl and was nominated for the state’s Mr. Football Award. He finished his career with 7,979 total yards and 74 touchdowns. Watts was born Oct. 1, 1977, in Florence, S.C. He earned a degree in sports management from Clemson in 2000. Watts is married to the former Lauren Remillard of Southington, Conn., and they have a son, Chase.

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CHRIS MATUSEK DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS 9th Year/Middle Tennessee, 2002

Chris Matusek, a four-year letterman in football at Middle Tennessee, is in his ninth year as a full-time employee with the program. Matusek spent the first two years as the program’s equipment manager before being elevated to administrative assistant in June 2005, a post he held for two years. In 2007, Rick Stockstill named Matusek the director of football relations before moving him to his current role as director of football operations in April 2008. Matusek oversees the daily internal operational functions of the football program while working closely with Coach Rick Stockstill. He is instrumental in team travel, recruiting weekends, the annual team banquet, the lettermen’s golf event, the walk-on program, and the “Recruiting Roundup” event held each February. Matusek also serves as the team’s liaison for pro scouts, on-campus housing, on-campus dining, academics during summer school, and oversees all football facilities. Prior to his duties as director of football operations, Matusek oversaw the equipment operation and the team’s practice facility while assisting with the football program’s day-to-day operations. Some of those duties included ordering equipment and apparel for players and staff and overseeing the operation of Middle Tennessee’s student equipment managers. He also assisted with team travel and various day-to-day responsibilities. Matusek also acts as the program’s former player contact, a responsibility Stockstill says carries great significance because of the importance of developing and maintaining relationships with former players and making sure they are informed of upcoming football-related events and feel welcomed back to campus. One aspect of Matusek’s personality that has earned him respect among coaches and players is the consistency in which he achieves multiple tasks. That trait was evident during his Blue Raider playing career. A native of Shelbyville, Tennessee, Matusek played and started all 43 games as a deep snapper from 1998 to 2001. Matusek THE MATUSEK FILE was a member of the 2001 team that went 8-3, won a share of the Sun Belt Conference MIDDLE TENNESSEE Season at MT: 9th Championship, and became the first team Date Hired: July 1, 2003 to ever win a game against a team from the SEC. He also carries the distinction of being PERSONAL on the last I-AA team at MT and on the first Birthdate: June 3, 1979 Hometown: Shelbyville, TN I-A team. Spouse: the former Katie Mellen In 2001, Matusek served as captain for three games during the season. EDUCATION Matusek, who went his entire career High School: Shelbyville without a bad snap, was originally a walk-on College: Middle Tennessee, B.S. Industrial before earning a scholarship for his final two Technology, 2002 years as a Blue Raider. PLAYING EXPERIENCE At Shelbyville, Matusek played quarter- Deep snapper at MT (1998-2001) back for the Eagle football team. He earned four letters and tossed 10 touchdown passes ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE as a senior. Matusek also lettered four years 2003-04: Middle Tennessee (equipt. mgr.) 2005-06: Middle Tennessee (admin. asst.) in baseball. 2007: Middle Tennessee (football relations) Matusek, who earned his degree from 2008-: Middle Tennessee (football operations) Middle Tennessee in industrial technology in 2002, is married to the former Katie Mellen BOWL EXPERIENCE 2006: Motor City Bowl of Green Bay, Wisconsin. 2009: New Orleans Bowl 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl

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ANDY VAUGHN COORDINATOR OF PLAYER PERSONNEL 4th Year/North Greenville, 2003

Andy Vaughn is in his fourth year as an assistant on Rick Stockstill’s staff and his second as the coordinator of player personnel. Vaughn’s duties include all NCAA compliance-related activities for the Blue Raider football program, assisting the recruiting coordinator in all phases of the day-to-day planning and execution, and overseeing all football camp activities. Vaughn oversees the football program’s high school relations, recruiting logistics and communications, and team practice facilities and assists with the day-to-day operations. As part of his recruiting responsibilities, Vaughn oversees all of the football program’s web content. This includes the newly launched CoachStockstill.com, which provides recruits and fans alike with an interactive, all-access look at the Blue Raider football program. As part of CoachStockstill.com, Vaughn handles the Twitter and Facebook accounts that allow Coach Stockstill to increase exposure of the entire program. Vaughn also oversees the football program’s Stock Report Blog; which posts practice reports, pictures, video, and other content aimed at boosting visibility for the program. The Seneca, S.C., native made his way to Murfreesboro from Reno, Nevada, where he helped start a Velocity Sports Performance franchise while serving as the center director, handling business and recruiting functions. Vaughn helped Velocity develop and promote a special high-altitude performance and skills training program for elite NBA players and NFL hopefuls that was the first of its kind in the U.S. Vaughn has stepped back into the intercollegiate arena for the first time since 2005, when he was assistant for football operations at Clemson University. He served as an integral part of the Tiger staff, assisting in administrative operations, travel logistics, recruiting, and community relations. Vaughn also developed a high school relations program for the Tigers while serving as the team liaison for the 2005 Champs Sports Bowl. Vaughn was also a member of the Clemson staff in 2003 as a recruiting assistant. He organized visits, assisted with game operations, set up team functions, managed the recruiting software, and helped set logistics for the team’s trip to the 2003 Peach Bowl. During both tenures at Clemson, Vaughn helped the Tigers land nationally ranked top-25 recruiting classes. Prior to joining the Clemson staff, Vaughn was a letterwinner at North Greenville University, where he played on the first bowl team in school history. Vaughn earned a degree in sports management and business administration from North Greenville University in 2003. He also has a master’s degree in physical education and sports administration from Florida State University (2005). Vaughn is married to the former Jahna Rico of Lake Tahoe, Nev., and the couple has one son, Brayden.

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Season at MT: 4th Date Hired: August 1, 2008 PERSONAL Birthdate: March 24, 1981 Hometown: Seneca, SC Spouse: Jahna Children: Brayden EDUCATION High School: West-Oak College: North Greenville, B.S. sports management and business administration, 2003; master’s from Florida State in 2005 PLAYING EXPERIENCE 1999-2000: North Greenville (tight end) ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE 2003: Recruiting assistant at Clemson 2005: Assistant for football operations at Clemson 2006-2007: Velocity Sports Performance 2008-2009: Asst. Director of Football Oper. 2010-Present: Coord. of Player Personnel BOWL EXPERIENCE 1999: KWTO Bowl (player) 2003: Peach Bowl 2005: Champs Sports Bowl 2009: New Orleans Bowl 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl

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ROBBIE STEWART HEAD FOOTBALL TRAINER 4th Year/Clemson, 1998

Robbie Stewart is in his fourth year as the head athletic trainer for football at Middle Tennessee. Stewart made his way to Murfreesboro following seven years at Clemson University. Stewart, a native of Seneca, S.C., joined the Clemson athletic program in 2001. There he assisted with football and was the primary athletic trainer for men’s golf. Along with assisting the director with the daily operation of the sports medicine area, Stewart oversaw all graduate assistants and handled the recruitment and supervision of the student athletic trainers. For two years at Clemson, Stewart also taught kinesiology to undergraduate students with a variety of majors. Prior to his arrival at Clemson, Stewart served as the head athletic trainer at Gaffney High School in Gaffney, S.C., for one year. During his brief tenure at GHS, Stewart was responsible for the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation programs of all interscholastic sports. Along with managing the training room, Stewart recruited, educated, and supervised all student athletic trainers. Before taking the job at GHS, Stewart was an intern athletic trainer during the Tampa Bay Buccaneers mini-camp in 2001. Stewart, who earned his master’s degree from Middle Tennessee in 2000, worked as a graduate assistant in the Blue Raider sports medicine program for two years (1998 to 2000). At Middle Tennessee, Stewart worked with the women’s basketball and women’s soccer programs. A Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf fitness instructor, Stewart also works with the Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s golf teams. Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association, Stewart earned his bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Clemson in 1998. Stewart is also certified by the American Red Cross. Stewart is married to the former Lindsay Henderson of Covington, La., and they have two sons, Griffin (7) and Dalton (5).

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Season at MT: 4th Date Hired: Sept. 15, 2009 PERSONAL Birthdate: Oct. 16, 1974 Hometown: Seneca, SC Spouse: Lindsay Children: Griffin and Dalton EDUCATION High School: Seneca College: Clemson, B.S. secondary education, 1998; master’s from Middle Tennessee in 2000 SPORTS MEDICINE EXPERIENCE 1998-2000: GA at Middle Tennessee 2000-2001: Head Athletic Trainer at Gaffney High School 2001 (summer): Intern for Tampa Bay 2001-08: Asst. Athletic Trainer at Clemson 2009-Present: Head Football Athletic Trainer at Middle Tennessee

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BOWL EXPERIENCE 2001: Humanitarian Bowl 2002: Tangerine Bowl 2003: Peach Bowl 2005: Champs Sports Bowl 2006: Music City Bowl 2007: Chick-Fil-A Bowl 2009: New Orleans Bowl 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl


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RUSSELL PATTERSON HEAD FOOTBALL STRENGTH COACH 6th Year/Presbyterian, 1992

Russell Patterson, the American Football Monthly 2005 NCAA Division I-AA National Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, is in his sixth year as the director of strength, speed, and conditioning for the Middle Tennessee football program. Patterson, who spent the 2004 and 2005 seasons at Appalachian State, played a key role in the Mountaineers’ run to the 2005 national championship. In addition to his efforts with the ASU football squad, Patterson worked directly with the men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams while overseeing the strength and conditioning program for all 20 of ASU’s varsity sports. A native of Easley, S.C., Patterson developed a five-year plan for an improved training facility at ASU, increased his staff from two to six through a graduate assistant program, and counseled student-athletes on the importance of nutrition. Before his stint at ASU, Patterson spent four years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Clemson, where he had the opportunity to work with Rick Stockstill. At Clemson, Patterson served as the top assistant in the Tigers’ football strength, speed, and conditioning program and director of performance nutrition. Before being promoted to a full-time capacity, he spent three years as a graduate assistant in the strength and conditioning department at CU. During his time at Clemson, Patterson was an integral part of seven bowl teams while working closely with head coach Tommy Bowden on a daily basis. Patterson was responsible for the speed, strength, and conditioning of the Tiger linebackers, defensive linemen, and safeties while coordinating scout days and organizing the winter conditioning program. A two-year letterwinner in football at Presbyterian College, Patterson earned a bachelor’s degree from the school in 1992. Upon graduation, he spent five years as an assistant football coach and strength coach at North Augusta (S.C.) High School before joining the Clemson staff. Patterson is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, and the International Sports Sciences Association. He is also certified by USA Weightlifting as a sports performance coach specializing in Olympic lifts. Patterson, a past speaker in the strength and training field, has delivered talks with titles such as “Strength Training for Speed,” “Proper Warm-up Techniques,” “Force Training and the Westside Principles,” and “Techniques at Improving Change of Direction.” Patterson is married to the former Laura Sharp of Greensboro, N.C.

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Season at MT: 6th Date Hired: June 8, 2006 PERSONAL Birthdate: July 23, 1969 Hometown: Easley, SC Spouse: the former Laura Sharp EDUCATION High School: Easley College: Presbyterian, B.S. mathematics, 1992 PLAYING EXPERIENCE Defensive Tackle at Presbyterian (1988-91) COACHING EXPERIENCE 1992: Palmetto HS (asst. football coach) 1993-97: North Augusta HS (strength coord.) 1998-99: Clemson (graduate assistant) 2000-03: Clemson (asst. strength coach) 2004-05: Appalachian St. (head strength coach) 2006-: MT (head football strength coach) BOWL EXPERIENCE 1998: Peach Bowl 1999: Peach Bowl 2001: Gator Bowl 2001: Humanitarian Bowl 2002: Tangerine Bowl 2004: Peach Bowl 2006: Motor City Bowl 2009: New Orleans Bowl 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl

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TROY JOHNSON EQUIPMENT MANAGER 5th Year/Clemson, 2004

LaTroy Johnson is in his fifth season as equipment manager for the Middle Tennessee football program. The Orangeburg, S.C., native made his way to Murfreesboro after spending the previous two years as head equipment manager at South Carolina State University. Before arriving at S.C. State, Johnson spent one season as the wide receiver coach at Bethune-Bowman High School in Bowman, S.C. Johnson coached Chris Williams, who later signed with Carson-Newman, during the 2004 season. Prior to his coaching debut, Johnson served as a student equipment manager for football at Clemson University, where he worked with the wide receivers for four years. Johnson worked all four years under Alphonso Smith, who promoted him to head student manager his senior year. During his time at Clemson, Johnson went to four straight bowl games, worked with Rick Stockstill for three years, and was there when current Middle Tennessee coaches Justin Watts and Willie Simmons were players. Johnson attended Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School, where he played wide receiver and helped lead the Bruins to four straight playoff appearances. Orangeburg-Wilkinson produced former Clemson great Woody Dantzler, a quarterback recruited by Stockstill. Johnson was a freshman when Dantzler was a senior, and that’s when the relationship with Stockstill began. Johnson earned his degree from Clemson in sports management in 2004 and is the father of one son, Aaron LaTroy.

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Season at MT: 5th Date Hired: July 2, 2007

PERSONAL Birthdate: March 6, 1982 Hometown: Orangeburg, SC Children: Aaron LaTroy Ulmer EDUCATION High School: Orangeburg Wilkinson College: Clemson, B.S. sports management, 2004 EXPERIENCE 2000-04: Clemson (student equip. mgr.) 2005-06: S.C. State (head equipment mgr.) 2007-: MT (head equipment manager) BOWL EXPERIENCE 2000: Gator Bowl 2001: Humanitarian Bowl 2002: Tangerine Bowl 2004: Peach Bowl 2009: New Orleans Bowl 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl

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JASON SPRAY ASSOCIATE STRENGTH COACH 7th Year/Middle Tennessee, 2002

Jason Spray has climbed the ladder of success rapidly since his collegiate playing career at Middle Tennessee, and he continues to exemplify the tremendous work ethic that made him a decorated gridiron standout for the Blue Raiders. Spray, who was nominated for the NCSA Assistant Strength Coach of the Year in 2011, is in his seventh season working in the Blue Raider strength and conditioning program. Spray serves as the head men’s basketball strength and conditioning coach and is the primary assistant to Russell Patterson in football. In basketball, Spray is responsible for preparing and executing in-season and off-season strength and conditioning programs. He also assists in game and practice preparations and player development from a strength standpoint. Spray’s duties in football see him working primarily with all the skill positions, designing the athletes’ supplemental intake and meal plans, and tracking each player’s caloric assessment. Spray is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. He is also certified as a strength and conditioning specialist by the NSCA and the CSCCA, and is certified by the National Association of Speed and Explosion. Spray is also certified by USA Weightlifting as a club performance coach and is certified as a sports nutritionist through the International Fitness Professional Association. The Murfreesboro native also works with various professional athletes during the offseason. Spray’s specialty is in plyometrics, which focuses on movements, explosion and flexibility rather than just muscle mass. The professional players like the emphasis. Spray, who is also an expert contributor for Stack Magazine and Premier Players Magazine, is a graduate of Middle Tennessee where he was a three-year starter for the Blue Raider football team. He was named the 2000 Lifter of the Year, as voted on by his teammates. Spray played on the first Division I-A football team at Middle Tennessee in 1999 and was the starting fullback in 2001, when the Blue Raiders posted an 8-3 record and tied

for the Sun Belt Conference championship – also a first in the Division I-A era. The durable and hard-working Spray played in 32 career games at MT. He was named co-captain of the 2001 Sun Belt Championship team. Spray earned his bachelor of science in May 2002 and his master of science in 2005. Spray is married to the former Karisse Baker and the couple has a son Jason Jr.

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Season at MT: 7th Date Hired: October 13, 2005 Spouse: the former Karisse Baker Children: son Jason Jr PERSONAL Birthdate: July 17, 1978 Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

EDUCATION High School: Oakland College: MT, B.S. , 2002; master’s, 2005 EXPERIENCE 2002-04: Graduate Assistant at MT 2005-06: Assistant Strength Coach 2007-: Associate Strength Coach BOWL EXPERIENCE 2006: Motor City Bowl 2009: New Orleans Bowl 2011: GoDaddy.com Bowl

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FOOTBALL SUPPORT STAFF „„NICHOLAS COLEMAN Offensive Graduate Assistant 2nd Year Middle Tennessee, 2009 Nicholas Coleman is in his second season as the offensive graduate assistant for Rick Stockstill’s staff. Coleman is no stranger to the Blue Raiders as he spent three seasons as a quarterback for Coach Stockstill from 2007 to 2009. Coleman, a native of Decaturville, Tenn., saw action in five games his senior year in helping the Blue Raiders to a 10-3 record and a win over Southern Miss in the 2009 New Orleans Bowl. Coleman began his career at Lambuth before transferring in 2006. Coleman played football, basketball, and baseball at Decatur County Riverside High School where he stands as the all-time passing leader. He earned his degree from Middle Tennessee in 2009.

„„WES HOFACKER Defensive Graduate Assistant 2nd Year Middle Tennessee, 2008 Former Blue Raider defensive lineman Wes Hofacker is in his second season as the program’s defensive graduate assistant. Hofacker, a member of the 2006 Motor City Bowl and Sun Belt Champion Blue Raiders, played under Rick Stockstill from 2006 to 2008. Hofacker started his career at East Carolina in 2004 before joining the Blue Raiders in 2005. A native of Allen, Tex., Hofacker played in 35 games as a Blue Raider and earned 32 starts. He ended his career with 68 tackles, 5.5 sacks, and 14 tackles for loss. Hofacker earned his degree in physical education from Middle Tennessee in 2008. He is working toward a master’s degree in sports management.

A native of West Palm Beach, Fla., Sapp came to MT from Clemson University, where he served as the administrative assistant for football operations. He has also been the wide receivers coach at his alma mater, North Greenville University, a Division II school in Tigerville, S.C. A 2005 graduate of North Greenville, Sapp was a three-year letterman and a two-time captain for the Crusaders.

„„BARTLEY WEBB Offensive Video GA 2nd Year Notre Dame, 2010 Bartley Webb, a former offensive lineman at Notre Dame, begins his second season at Middle Tennessee as an offensive video graduate assistant. Webb, a highly recruited prep player, redshirted in 2006 and then played in one game during the 2007 season before suffering a career-ending shoulder injury. Webb remained on scholarship and served as a student coach during the 2008 and 2009 seasons. Webb is from Springdale, Ark., where he led Springdale High School to a No. 4 national ranking and a perfect 14-0 record to capture the 5A state title in 2005. Coached by Gus Malzahn at Springdale, Webb was selected to the

U.S. Army All-American Bowl prep all-star game in 2005. Webb earned his degree from Notre Dame in 2010.

„„JAN WORLEY Executive Aide for Football 22nd Year Middle Tennessee, 1980 Jan Worley is in her 22nd year in the Middle Tennessee Athletic Department and currently has the role of executive aide for the Blue Raider football program. Worley joined the Athletic Department in 1990 as a secretary for football, baseball, and track. With the leap to I-A football in 1999, Worley dropped baseball and track to become executive aide for football. The Manchester, Tennessee, native graduated from Middle Tennessee in 1980 and earned her Certified Professional Secretary rating in 1993. Before coming to MTSU, Worley lived in Atlanta, where she worked at a computer company called Data General. Worley resides in Murfreesboro with her husband, Mike, and daughter, Lyndsay, who is a 2008 graduate of MT.

„„2011 STUDENT VIDEO STAFF

JON CARTER

JERAMY MENEESE

JEFF SAILING

„„CHRIS SAPP

NOT PICTURED: RUSTY CLARK, MICHAEL PETRONE, BRYANT STEVENS

Defensive Video GA 2nd Year North Greenville, 2005

„„TEAM SECURITY

Chris Sapp, who serves as the defensive video graduate assistant for the Blue Raiders, is in his second season at Middle Tennessee. Sapp made his way to Middle Tennessee after spending four years at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as the team’s wide receivers coach. During his time at RPI, Sapp had one All-American and four all-conference players.

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JOHN ALBERTSON

MATT PERRY

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LT. SANDERS WATSON

JOHN RISSE


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SUN BELT CONFERENCE COMPOSITE SCHEDULE

September 1 * North Texas at FIU - 6 p.m. (ESPN3) (1) Kentucky at Western Kentucky - 8:15 p.m. (ESPNU) September 3 Middle Tennessee at Purdue - 11:00 a.m. (Big Ten Network) Arkansas State at Illinois - 2:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network) Troy at Clemson (ESPN3) Louisiana-Monroe at Florida State (ESPNU) Louisiana-Lafayette at Oklahoma State Florida Atlantic at Florida September 9 FIU at Louisville - 6 p.m. (ESPN) September 10 Florida Atlantic at Michigan State - 11 a.m. (ESPN/ESPN2) Houston at North Texas - 6 p.m. (ESPN3) Georgia Tech at Middle Tennessee - 6 p.m. (ESPN3) Navy at Western Kentucky - 6 p.m. (ESPN3) Grambling State at Louisiana-Monroe Louisiana-Lafayette at Kent State Memphis at Arkansas State September 17 Central Florida at FIU - 5 p.m. (ESPN3) Louisiana-Monroe at TCU (The Mtn.) Arkansas State at Virginia Tech (Fox Sports Net) Nicholls State at Louisiana-Lafayette North Texas at Alabama Troy at Arkansas Indiana State at Western Kentucky September 24 Indiana at North Texas - 6 p.m. (ESPN3) * Louisiana-Lafayette at FIU * Middle Tennessee at Troy - 3:30 p.m. (SBN) Louisiana-Monroe at Iowa Florida Atlantic at Auburn Central Arkansas at Arkansas State October 1 Duke at FIU - 5 p.m. (ESPN3) * Arkansas State at Western Kentucky North Texas at Tulsa Memphis at Middle Tennessee - 6 p.m. * Florida Atlantic at Louisiana-Lafayette UAB at Troy October 6 * Western Kentucky at Middle Tennessee - 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU) October 8 * Florida Atlantic at North Texas * Arkansas State at Louisiana-Monroe * Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette FIU at Akron

October 15 * Louisiana-Monroe at Troy * North Texas at Louisiana-Lafayette * Western Kentucky at Florida Atlantic October 18 * FIU at Arkansas State - 7 p.m. (ESPN2) October 22 * Louisiana-Lafayette at Western Kentucky * Middle Tennessee at Florida Atlantic * Louisiana-Monroe at North Texas October 25 * Troy at FIU - 7 p.m. (ESPN2) October 29 * Western Kentucky at Louisiana-Monroe * Louisiana-Lafayette at Middle Tennessee * North Texas at Arkansas State November 5 * FIU at Western Kentucky Troy at Navy (CBS Sports Network) * Louisiana-Monroe at Louisiana-Lafayette Middle Tennessee at Tennessee * Arkansas State at Florida Atlantic November 12 * Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas State Western Kentucky at LSU * North Texas at Troy * Florida Atlantic at FIU * Middle Tennessee at Louisiana-Monroe November 19 * Florida Atlantic at Troy * Arkansas State at Middle Tennessee * FIU at Louisiana-Monroe * Western Kentucky at North Texas November 26 * FIU at Middle Tennessee * Troy at Western Kentucky UAB at Florida Atlantic Louisiana-Lafayette at Arizona December 3 * Louisiana-Monroe at Florida Atlantic * Troy at Arkansas State * Middle Tennessee at North Texas All times Central (CT) and subject to change * denotes Sun Belt Conference game TV carrier in parenthesis - additional TV games to be announced (1) denotes game to be played at LP Field - Nashville, Tenn.

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2010 HONORS

PRESTON BAILEY

 Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC First Team  Named Third Team All-SBC by Phil Steele

COREY CARMICHAEL

 Named to SBC All-Freshman Team by league beat writers

DWIGHT DASHER

 Named the Preseason SBC Offensive Player of the Year  Named Preseason All-SBC  Named to the Walter Camp National Player of the Year Watch List  Named to the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List  Named to the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List  Named to the Manning Award Watch List, Named to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List

DARIN DAVIS

 Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC First Team  Named Third Team All-SBC by Phil Steele  Named the SBC Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 29

JOSH DAVIS

 Named Second Team All-SBC by the league’s coaches and media  Named the SBC Special Teams Player of the Week on Sept. 20  Named the National Punter of the Week by CollegeFootballPerformances.com  Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC First Team  Named Second Team All-SBC by Phil Steele  Named to SBC All-Freshman Team by league beat writers

MARK FISHER

 Named Second Team All-SBC by the league’s coaches and media  Named Preseason All-SBC  Named Second Team All-SBC by Phil Steele  Voted a Permanent Team Captain

ALAN GENDREAU

 Named First Team All-SBC by the league’s coaches and media  Named Preseason All-SBC  Named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List  Named the SBC Special Teams Player of the Week on Sept. 27  Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC Second Team  Named Third Team All-SBC by Phil Steele

JADAREIUS HAMLIN

 Named to SBC All-Freshman Team by league beat writers

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ROD ISSAC

 Named First Team All-SBC by the league’s coaches and media  Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC Third Team  Voted the SBC Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 22  Named Second Team All-SBC by Phil Steele

JEREMY KELLEM

 Named Second Team ESPN Academic All-American  Named First Team All-SBC by the league’s coaches and media  Named Preseason All-SBC, Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC Second Team  Named First Team ESPN Academic All-District  Named First Team All-SBC by Phil Steele  Named a candidate for the Rudy Award  Voted a Permanent Team Captain

JAMARI LATTIMORE

 Voted the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year by the league’s coaches and

media  Named First Team All-SBC by the league’s coaches and media  Named Preseason All-SBC  Named the SBC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 27 and Dec. 6  Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC First Team  Named First Team All-SBC by Phil Steele

ERIC RUSSELL

 Voted Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt by the league’s coaches and media  Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC First Team (punt returner)  Named Second Team All-SBC by Phil Steele

DWIGHT SMITH

 Voted Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt by the league’s coaches and media  Named First Team All-SBC by Phil Steele  Voted a Permanent Team Captain

PHILLIP TANNER

 Named Second Team All-SBC by the league’s coaches and media  Named to the Doak Walker Award Watch List  Named a semifinalist to the 2010 William V. Campbell Trophy  Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC Third Team  Named First Team ESPN Academic All-District  Named Second Team All-SBC by Phil Steele  Voted a Permanent Team Captain

MIKE WILLIAMS

 Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-SBC First Team


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2010 FINAL STATISTICS „„RESULTS 6-7 (5-3, 3RD SUN BELT) DATE OPPONENT W/L SCORE TV ATT. 9/2 Minnesota L 17-24 ESPNU 25,908 9/11 Austin Peay W 56-33 None 16,806 9/18 at Memphis L 17-24 Tape Delay 27,965 9/25 at Louisiana* W 34-14 None 17,249 10/5 Troy* L 13-42 ESPN2 28,010 10/16 at Georgia Tech L 14-42 ESPN3.com 40,652 10/23 Louisiana-Monroe* W 38-10 ESPN3.com 19,052 11/2 at Arkansas State* L 24-51 ESPN2 13,589 11/13 North Texas* L 17-23 ESPN3.com 14,227 11/20 at WKU* W 27-26 CSS 12,322 11/27 Florida Atlantic* W 38-14 None 10,140 12/4 at FIU* W 28-27 ESPN3.com 16,628 1/6 vs Miami (Ohio)^ L 21-35 ESPN 38,168 *Sun Belt Conference Game

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„„TEAM STATISTICS MT OPP SCORING 344 365 Points Per Game 26.5 28.1 FIRST DOWNS 242 258 Rushing 125 127 Passing 103 112 Penalty 14 19 RUSHING YARDAGE 2350 2443 Yards gained rushing 2749 2854 Yards lost rushing 399 411 Rushing Attempts 525 589 Average Per Rush 4.5 4.1 Average Per Game 180.8 187.9 TDs Rushing 32 25 PASSING YARDAGE 2485 2587 Comp-Att-Int 226-384-24 225-391-11 Average Per Pass 6.5 6.6 Average Per Catch 11.0 11.5 Average Per Game 191.2 199.0 TDs Passing 9 19 TOTAL OFFENSE 4835 5030 Total Plays 909 980 Average Per Play 5.3 5.1 Average Per Game 371.9 386.9 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 54-1356 52-1093 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 27-174 24-225 INT RETURNS: #-Yards 11-286 24-348 KICK RETURN AVERAGE 25.1 21.0 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 6.4 9.4 INT RETURN AVERAGE 26.0 14.5 FUMBLES-LOST 23-14 17-8 PENALTIES-Yards 80-726 91-672 Average Per Game 55.8 51.7 PUNTS-Yards 76-3102 80-3282 Average Per Punt 40.8 41.0 Net punt average 36.5 37.8 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 25:12 34:48 3RD-DOWN Conversions 75/199 79/207 3rd-Down Pct 38% 38% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 7/12 10/17 4th-Down Pct 58% 59% SACKS BY-Yards 34-222 23-159 MISC YARDS 35 0 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 45 47 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 10-12 13-25 ON-SIDE KICKS 1-3 0-0 RED-ZONE SCORES (33-42) 79% (45-58) 78% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (26-42) 62% (35-58) 60% PAT-ATTEMPTS (44-45) 98% (44-46) 96% ATTENDANCE 114143 128405 Games/Avg Per Game 6/19024 6/21401 Neutral Site Games 1/38168

SCORE BY QUARTERS Middle Tennessee Opponents

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total 72 128 68 76 344 105 92 92 76 365

„„RUSHING PLAYER GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G Tanner, Phillip 13 160 978 50 928 5.8 13 56 71.4 Dasher, Dwight 9 142 720 177 543 3.8 8 49 60.3 Kyles, D.D. 13 77 459 45 414 5.4 4 74 31.8 Cunningham, B. 13 78 370 15 355 4.6 4 20 27.3 Pratcher, W. 10 20 65 9 56 2.8 1 14 5.6 Murphy, Jeff 3 22 86 33 53 2.4 2 12 17.7 Beyah, Malcolm 13 6 26 3 23 3.8 0 13 1.8 Jefferson, T. 13 3 19 0 19 6.3 0 9 1.5 Kilgore, Logan 3 7 23 11 12 1.7 0 10 4.0 Turner, Harold 12 1 3 0 3 3.0 0 3 0.2 TEAM 7 9 0 56 -56 -6.2 0 0 -8.0 Total 13 525 2749 399 2350 4.5 32 74 180.8 Opponents 13 589 2854 411 2443 4.1 25 65 187.9

„„PASSING PLAYER G Effic Cmp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G Dasher, Dwight 9 103.19 145-251-18 57.8 1550 6 75 172.2 Kilgore, Logan 3 119.07 50-80-5 62.5 540 3 62 180.0 Murphy, Jeff 3 117.32 31-53-1 58.5 395 0 53 131.7 Total 13 108.45 226-384-24 58.9 2485 9 75 191.2 Opponents 13 123.53 225-391-11 57.5 2587 19 70 199.0

„„RECEIVING PLAYER Andrews, G. Beyah, Malcolm McDonald, S. Tanner, Phillip Jefferson, T. Mason, Tyler Cunningham, B. Blissard, Shane Turner, Harold Brown, Jamar Caldwell, Wes Drake, Richard Kyles, D.D. Banks, Andrew Bamber, Jared Total Opponents

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No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G 34 377 11.1 2 35 29.0 29 388 13.4 2 62 29.8 21 321 15.3 1 53 24.7 21 194 9.2 0 75 14.9 19 247 13.0 2 44 19.0 17 263 15.5 2 53 20.2 16 96 6.0 0 20 7.4 15 152 10.1 0 24 11.7 15 128 8.5 0 26 10.7 11 94 8.5 0 16 11.8 9 73 8.1 0 13 6.1 8 75 9.4 0 21 7.5 5 29 5.8 0 14 2.2 4 25 6.2 0 13 2.1 2 23 11.5 0 17 2.1 226 2485 11.0 9 75 191.2 225 2587 11.5 19 70 199.0

„„TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYER G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G Dasher, Dwight 9 393 543 1550 2093 232.6 Tanner, Phillip 13 160 928 0 928 71.4 Kilgore, Logan 3 87 12 540 552 184.0 Murphy, Jeff 3 75 53 395 448 149.3 Kyles, D.D. 13 77 414 0 414 31.8 Cunningham, B. 13 78 355 0 355 27.3 Pratcher, W. 10 20 56 0 56 5.6 Beyah, Malcolm 13 6 23 0 23 1.8 Jefferson, T. 13 3 19 0 19 1.5 Turner, Harold 12 1 3 0 3 0.2 TEAM 7 9 -56 0 -56 -8.0 Total 13 909 2350 2485 4835 371.9 Opponents 13 980 2443 2587 5030 386.9

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2010 FINAL STATISTICS „„SCORING

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|------ PATs ------| PLAYER TD FGs Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Points Tanner, Phillip 13 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 78 Gendreau, Alan 0 10-12 44-45 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 74 Dasher, Dwight 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 48 Kyles, D.D. 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 24 Cunningham, B. 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 24 Jefferson, T. 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Mason, Tyler 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Andrews, G. 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Issac, Rod 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Beyah, Malcolm 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Murphy, Jeff 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Russell, Eric 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 McDonald, S. 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Pratcher, W. 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Davis, Darin 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Total 45 10-12 44-45 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 344 Opponents 47 13-25 44-46 0-1 0 0-0 0 0 365

PLAYER No. Yds Avg TD Long Russell, Eric 24 163 6.8 0 26 Mason, Tyler 2 11 5.5 0 12 Cunningham, B. 1 0 0.0 0 0 Total 27 174 6.4 0 26 Opponents 24 225 9.4 1 44

PLAYER G Rush Rec PR KOR IR Tot Avg/G Tanner, Phillip 13 928 194 0 42 0 1164 89.5 Russell, Eric 13 0 0 163 842 0 1005 77.3 Cunningham, B. 13 355 96 0 364 0 815 62.7 Dasher, Dwight 9 543 0 0 0 0 543 60.3 Beyah, Malcolm 13 23 388 0 86 0 497 38.2 Kyles, D.D. 13 414 29 0 0 0 443 34.1 Andrews, G. 13 0 377 0 0 0 377 29.0 McDonald, S. 13 0 321 0 0 0 321 24.7 Mason, Tyler 13 0 263 11 0 0 274 21.1 Jefferson, T. 13 19 247 0 0 0 266 20.5 Blissard, Shane 13 0 152 0 0 0 152 11.7 Davis, Darin 13 0 0 0 0 139 139 10.7 Turner, Harold 12 3 128 0 0 0 131 10.9 Issac, Rod 12 0 0 0 0 100 100 8.3 Brown, Jamar 8 0 94 0 0 0 94 11.8 Drake, Richard 10 0 75 0 0 0 75 7.5 Caldwell, Wes 12 0 73 0 0 0 73 6.1 Pratcher, W. 10 56 0 0 0 0 56 5.6 Murphy, Jeff 3 53 0 0 0 0 53 17.7 Ikner, Arness 13 0 0 0 0 30 30 2.3 Banks, Andrew 12 0 25 0 0 0 25 2.1 Bamber, Jared 11 0 23 0 0 0 23 2.1 McLeod, Byron 11 0 0 0 22 0 22 2.0 Kellem, Jeremy 13 0 0 0 0 17 17 1.3 Kilgore, Logan 3 12 0 0 0 0 12 4.0 TEAM 7 -56 0 0 0 0 -56 -8.0 Total 13 2350 2485 174 1356 286 6651 511.6 Opponents 13 2443 2587 225 1093 348 6696 515.1

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PLAYER Russell, Eric Cunningham, B. Beyah, Malcolm McLeod, Byron Tanner, Phillip Total Opponents

No. Yds Avg 32 842 26.3 14 364 26.0 4 86 21.5 2 22 11.0 2 42 21.0 54 1356 25.1 52 1093 21.0

TD Long 1 97 0 38 0 22 0 16 0 22 1 97 0 53

„„INTERCEPTIONS PLAYER No. Yds Avg TD Long Davis, Darin 3 139 46.3 1 52 Issac, Rod 3 100 33.3 1 70 Kellem, Jeremy 2 17 8.5 0 17 Brown, Kevin 1 0 0.0 0 0 Ikner, Arness 1 30 30.0 0 30 Edwards, T.L. 1 0 0.0 0 0 Total 11 286 26.0 2 70 Opponents 24 348 14.5 1 52

„„FUMBLE RETURNS PLAYER No. Yds Avg TD Long Issac, Rod 1 100 100.0 1 100 Russell, Eric 1 8 8.0 0 8 Crumpton, D. 1 31 31.0 0 31 Total 3 139 46.3 1 100 Opponents 2 51 25.5 1 35

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PLAYER Davis, Josh Toulson, N. TEAM Total Opponents

No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd 58 2475 42.7 78 3 12 19 1 16 627 39.2 54 2 1 8 1 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 76 3102 40.8 78 5 13 27 2 80 3282 41.0 70 4 15 26 0

„„FIELD GOALS PLAYER FGM-FGA Pct 17-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg Blk Gendreau, Alan 10-12 .833 5-5 2-2 2-4 1-1 55 0

„„FIELD GOAL SEQUENCE GAME MT OPP GAME Minnesota (31) 39, 40, (20) ULM Austin Peay 41 (28), 46, (20) Arkansas St. Memphis (32) (22) North Texas Louisiana (40), (55) 41 WKU Troy - 34 FAU Georgia Tech - 41 FIU Miami (Ohio) Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

MT OPP 47, (24) (20) (27) 27, (22), 37 (24) (53),(24),(38) (23),(40) (38),(22),46,34 (23) 27 - (50),(23) - 32

„„KICKOFFS KICKOFFS Gendreau, Alan Davis, Josh Gentry, John Total Opponents

No. Yds Avg TB OB Retn Net YdLn 56 3247 58.0 5 0 5 280 56.0 0 0 4 203 50.8 1 0 65 3730 57.4 6 0 1093 38.7 31 70 4360 62.3 10 2 1356 40.1 29


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2010 DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

n Darin Davis

n Justin Jones

n Arness Ikner

n Derrick Crumpton

„„DEFENSIVE STATISTICS |-------Tackles-------| |-Sacks-| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd LEADERS GP UT AT Total For Loss No-Yards Int-Yds PD QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf 20 Kellem, Jeremy 13 69 39 108 2.5-6 . 2-17 6 1 . . . . 59 Davis, Darin 13 39 42 81 9.5-34 3.5-19 3-139 1 . 1-0 . . . 33 Brown, Kevin 13 44 27 71 1.0-2 . 1-0 4 . . . . . 32 Jones, Justin 13 34 34 68 6.0-13 1.0-2 . 2 1 . 1 . . 11 Lattimore, J. 13 44 24 68 15.0-73 11.5-66 . 1 10 1-0 2 2 . 52 Davis, Antwan 12 27 37 64 2.0-8 0.5-6 . 2 . . . . . 5 Ikner, Arness 13 39 17 56 1.5-2 . 1-30 4 . . . . . 6 Issac, Rod 12 37 17 54 4.5-19 . 3-100 6 . 1-100 2 . . 91 Perez, Emmanuel 13 21 27 48 7.0-27 3.0-19 . . 2 . . . . 47 Smith, Dwight 13 22 22 44 8.5-26 2.5-12 . 4 3 . . 1 . 24 Crumpton, D. 13 19 18 37 4.0-16 1.5-12 . 5 2 1-31 1 . . 44 Carmichael, C. 11 18 17 35 5.5-16 0.5-5 . . 1 1-0 . . . 35 Allen, Craig 13 27 5 32 2.0-8 2.0-8 . 1 . . . . . 43 Loreus, Gorby 12 18 13 31 3.5-13 0.5-6 . . . . . . . 45 Crittenton, J. 13 16 14 30 10.5-56 4.0-39 . 1 3 . . 1 . 94 Tucker, Gary 12 13 16 29 4.5-7 0.5-2 . 1 1 . . . . 85 McLendon, Omar 13 8 11 19 1.0-3 . . . . . . . . 31 Guerra, Denzell 13 10 6 16 . . . . . . 1 . . 1 Russell, Eric 13 8 6 14 . . . . . 1-8 . . . 2 Cunningham, B. 13 7 4 11 . . . . . . . . . 82 Williams, A. 12 8 2 10 . . . . . . . . . 95 Upshaw, Derrek 11 4 5 9 2.5-8 . . . . . 1 2 . 15 McDonald, S. 13 6 3 9 . . . . . . . . . 15 Edwards, T.L. 13 7 2 9 1.0-2 . 1-0 1 . . . . . 26 Dixon, Marquise 10 5 3 8 2.0-11 2.0-11 . . . 1-0 . . . 56 Washington, N. 13 6 2 8 . . . . . 1-0 . . . 51 Carter, SaCoby 13 5 2 7 . . . . . . . . . 89 Nolan, Dearco 11 4 2 6 2.0-17 1.0-15 . . 1 . . . . 93 Tinsley, P. 5 2 3 5 . . . 1 . . . . . 90 Staten, Jimmy 13 3 2 5 . . . . . . . . . 18 Gilstrap, K. 3 4 . 4 . . . . . . . . . 42 Prudhomm, Juno 11 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . 92 McNeil, Patrick 2 1 2 3 . . . . . . . . . 29 Pratcher, W. 10 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . 22 Jones, David 13 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . 34 Branton, M. 2 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 55 Cobb, Jerry 2 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 39 Blunt, Roderic 5 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 78 Williams, Mike 13 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 74 Fisher, Mark 12 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 4 Beyah, Malcolm 13 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 21 Tanner, Phillip 13 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 79 Bailey, Preston 13 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 38 Gendreau, Alan 13 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 27 Davis, Josh 13 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 3 Jefferson, T. 13 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 9 Dasher, Dwight 9 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 50 Boss, Colin 13 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . TM TEAM 7 1 . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . 37 Turner, Harold 12 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 80 Andrews, G. 13 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 99 Hill, Antonio 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 13 Mason, Tyler 13 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Total 13 603 430 1033 96-367 34-222 11-286 40 25 8-139 9 6 . Opponents 13 560 358 918 88.0-341 23-159 24-348 38 5 14-51 14 3 .

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GAME-BY-GAME STATS „„GAME-BY-GAME PASSING #9 Dasher, Dwight Troy Georgia Tech ULM Arkansas St. North Texas WKU FAU FIU Miami TOTALS

Att Comp Int Pct Yards TD Long Sack Yds Effic 37 22 1 59.5 172 0 20 4 29 93.1 35 20 4 57.1 173 0 21 3 16 75.8 19 11 1 57.9 219 2 75 1 10 178.9 37 19 4 51.4 146 1 33 4 31 71.8 30 17 2 56.7 197 0 43 1 9 98.5 26 13 0 50.0 79 0 24 1 7 75.5 15 11 1 73.3 158 2 44 2 4 192.5 23 14 1 60.9 244 1 41 1 7 155.6 29 18 4 62.1 162 0 27 3 26 81.4 251 145 18 57.8 1550 6 75 20 139 103.2

#10 Kilgore, Logan Minnesota Memphis Louisiana TOTALS

Att Comp Int Pct Yards TD Long Sack Yds Effic 18 13 1 72.2 172 1 32 0 0 159.7 26 16 3 61.5 161 1 52 0 0 103.2 36 21 1 58.3 207 1 62 0 0 110.2 80 50 5 62.5 540 3 62 0 0 119.1

#12 Murphy, Jeff Austin Peay Memphis Troy TOTALS

Att Comp Int Pct Yards TD Long Sack Yds Effic 36 23 1 63.9 301 0 35 0 0 128.6 13 6 0 46.2 87 0 53 1 5 102.4 4 2 0 50.0 7 0 9 2 15 64.7 53 31 1 58.5 395 0 53 3 20 117.3

„„GAME-BY-GAME RUSHING PLAYER No-Yds/TD MINN APSU UM ULL Troy GT ULM ASU NT WKU FAU FIU MU Tanner, Phillip RB 160-928/13 8-75/1 18-127/3 7-3/0 17-104/1 6-15/0 13-56/0 15-73/1 12-38/0 7-87/2 17-51/0 15-150/1 14-62/2 11-87/2 Dasher, Dwight QB 142-543/8 DNP DNP DNP DNP 14-27/2 14-35/2 14-66/0 23-96/1 24-82/0 8-28/0 15-62/2 13-57/0 17-90/1 Kyles, D.D. RB 77-414/4 3-32/0 12-76/2 9-28/0 5-84/2 3--3/0 6-44/0 12-47/0 8-28/0 1-1/0 2-2/0 9-35/0 4-16/0 3-24/0 Cunningham, B. RB 78-355/4 7-31/0 14-86/1 9-21/0 8-23/0 3-7/0 2-7/0 7-49/0 11-40/1 2-0/0 6-59/1 7-23/0 1-2/1 1-7/0 Pratcher, W. RB 20-56/1 DNP 3-5/0 DNP 3-5/0 DNP 3-7/0 4-19/1 - - - 7-20/0 - Murphy, Jeff QB 22-53/2 DNP 14-59/1 6-12/1 DNP 2--18/0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Beyah, Malcolm WR 6-23/0 - - 1-0/0 - - - 1-5/0 2-20/0 1--3/0 - - 1-1/0 Jefferson, T. WR 3-19/0 - - - - - - - 3-19/0 - - - - Kilgore, Logan QB 7-12/0 4-8/0 DNP 2-3/0 1-1/0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Turner, Harold WR 1-3/0 - - - - - - - - - - 1-3/0 - DNP TEAM 9--56/0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 1--6/0 2--15/0 1--5/0 DNP 2--11/0 1--6/0 2--13/0 -

„„GAME-BY-GAME RECEIVING PLAYER No-Yds/TD MINN APSU UM ULL Troy GT ULM ASU NT WKU FAU FIU MU Beyah, Malcolm WR 29-388/2 3-65/0 3-21/0 2-63/1 2-86/1 4-17/0 4-35/0 1-2/0 3-16/0 3-16/0 1-2/0 - 1-41/0 2-24/0 Andrews, G. WR 34-377/2 4-33/0 4-97/0 4-40/0 1--6/0 3-9/0 1-13/0 2-39/1 3-51/1 4-41/0 2-11/0 1-7/0 1-6/0 4-36/0 McDonald, S. WR 21-321/1 1-22/1 4-39/0 2-60/0 2-10/0 2-18/0 - - 1-6/0 1-43/0 2-16/0 - 3-64/0 3-43/0 Mason, Tyler WR 17-263/2 1-9/0 2-37/0 2-25/0 - 3-34/0 - 3-93/1 2-13/0 2-21/0 - 1-29/1 1-2/0 Jefferson, T. WR 19-247/2 - - - 2-15/0 - 5-48/0 - 5-27/0 1-11/0 1-11/0 2-51/1 3-84/1 Tanner, Phillip RB 21-194/0 - 2-22/0 4-12/0 - 1-4/0 3-6/0 1-75/0 - 2-18/0 1--2/0 1-9/0 1-16/0 5-34/0 Blissard, Shane WR 15-152/0 - - - 1-3/0 1-8/0 1-8/0 1-9/0 1-6/0 2-27/0 1-24/0 4-44/0 1-3/0 2-20/0 Turner, Harold WR 15-128/0 - 3-43/0 1--2/0 3-17/0 1-20/0 2-31/0 3-1/0 - 1-13/0 1-5/0 - - DNP Cunningham, B. RB 16-96/0 - 1-4/0 3-22/0 3-24/0 3-19/0 1--4/0 - - - 1-2/0 2-18/0 2-11/0 Brown, Jamar WR 11-94/0 2-17/0 2-18/0 1-5/0 2-10/0 3-28/0 - - 1-16/0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Drake, Richard WR 8-75/0 1-21/0 DNP DNP DNP - 2-29/0 - 2-15/0 - 1-5/0 - - 2-5/0 Caldwell, Wes WR 9-73/0 - 2-20/0 2-17/0 2-14/0 3-22/0 - - - - DNP - - Kyles, D.D. RB 5-29/0 1-5/0 - - 1-14/0 - 1-7/0 - 1--4/0 1-7/0 - - - Banks, Andrew WR 4-25/0 - - DNP 2-20/0 - - - - - 2-5/0 - - Bamber, Jared WR 2-23/0 - - 1-6/0 - - - - - DNP DNP - 1-17/0 -

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GAME-BY-GAME TACKLES/SACKS „„GAME-BY-GAME TACKLES TOTAL TACKLES UA-A TOT MINN APSU UM ULL TROY GT ULM ASU NT WKU FAU FIU MU Kellem, Jeremy S 69-39 108 4-4 5-2 4-2 8-0 4-1 4-9 10-1 6-4 11-2 5-6 1-1 5-2 2-5 Davis, Darin LB 39-42 81 5-3 1-1 5-3 2-1 5-3 0-3 5-5 2-4 3-2 2-6 4-1 1-6 4-4 Brown, Kevin S 44-27 71 4-2 5-2 0-4 3-0 10-2 0-2 4-0 3-4 4-0 3-1 1-1 3-3 4-6 Jones, Justin LB 34-34 68 4-6 2-4 1-3 3-0 4-1 2-5 1-0 - 2-2 6-3 4-3 3-3 2-4 Lattimore, J. DE 44-24 68 2-2 2-2 3-4 7-1 2-2 4-3 4-1 2-2 5-1 3-1 2-2 5-2 3-1 Davis, Antwan LB 27-37 64 7-5 0-6 3-0 0-2 3-4 1-7 3-3 3-3 0-1 2-2 DNP 3-3 2-1 Ikner, Arness CB 39-17 56 4-0 1-0 1-2 3-0 3-1 0-2 1-0 3-2 11-1 5-4 4-1 1-3 2-1 Issac, Rod CB 37-17 54 1-2 2-0 5-2 5-0 7-2 1-0 2-0 1-2 DNP 3-3 3-2 5-1 2-3 Perez, Emmanuel DE 21-27 48 4-2 1-1 1-5 1-0 1-2 2-3 0-1 2-1 1-0 2-3 2-1 3-2 1-6 Smith, Dwight DT 22-22 44 0-3 3-1 2-4 2-0 2-0 2-2 1-0 0-2 2-1 - 3-1 1-4 4-4 Crumpton, D. S 19-18 37 1-0 2-0 0-3 2-0 1-2 1-3 3-2 3-4 1-1 1-0 1-0 1-0 2-3 Carmichael, C. LB 18-17 35 DNP DNP 0-1 0-1 1-3 3-1 2-1 0-1 4-0 4-1 2-3 2-1 0-4 Allen, Craig LB 27-5 32 4-0 3-0 1-1 4-0 1-1 1-1 - - 3-0 5-0 4-1 1-1 Loreus, Gorby LB 18-13 31 4-1 2-0 1-0 1-1 - 1-1 2-1 DNP 2-1 3-3 1-0 1-2 0-3 Crittenton, J. DT 16-14 30 - 2-0 1-3 - - 0-1 - 2-1 3-1 1-0 5-1 2-3 0-4 Tucker, Gary DT 13-16 29 0-4 1-0 2-6 2-0 1-0 2-1 2-2 0-1 2-0 1-1 DNP 0-1 McLendon, Omar DE 8-11 19 1-3 1-1 1-0 1-1 - 1-0 0-2 1-1 1-0 - 1-1 0-1 0-1 Guerra, Denzell S 10-6 16 1-0 0-1 - 1-1 1-0 4-2 1-1 - - - 1-0 1-0 0-1 Russell, Eric S 8-6 14 0-1 2-0 - 1-0 1-0 0-1 2-0 0-1 1-0 0-2 - - 1-1 Cunningham, B. 7-4 11 - - - - - 1-0 1-0 - - 1-3 0-1 1-0 3-0 Williams, A. 8-2 10 DNP 1-1 - - 2-0 1-0 1-1 - 1-0 - - 2-0 Upshaw, Derrek DT 4-5 9 DNP 2-0 0-2 1-1 - 1-0 - - DNP - 0-1 - 0-1 Edwards, T.L. CB 7-2 9 - - 1-0 1-1 2-0 - 0-1 - - - 3-0 - McDonald, S. 6-3 9 - - - 1-0 - 0-1 - - 3-0 2-2 - - Washington, N. LB 6-2 8 2-0 - - 1-0 - - - - 1-0 - 2-0 0-2 Dixon, Marquise CB 5-3 8 DNP DNP - 1-0 - 1-0 2-0 0-1 1-1 - DNP 0-1 Carter, SaCoby DT 5-2 7 - - 0-1 2-1 - 1-0 - - - - 2-0 - Nolan, Dearco DE 4-2 6 - 1-0 - - DNP DNP - - - 0-1 - 1-1 2-0 Staten, Jimmy DT 3-2 5 1-0 1-1 - 1-0 - - - 0-1 - - - - Tinsley, P. DE 2-3 5 0-2 - - 1-1 1-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Gilstrap, K. CB 4-0 4 3-0 1-0 - DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP McNeil, Patrick DT 1-2 3 1-2 - DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Prudhomm, Juno S 2-1 3 - - 1-0 - - - - 0-1 1-0 - - DNP DNP Jones, David LB 2-1 3 - - - - 1-0 - 1-0 - - - 0-1 - Pratcher, W. 2-1 3 DNP - DNP - DNP - 1-0 - 1-0 - - - 0-1 Branton, M. 1-1 2 1-0 0-1 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Fisher, Mark 2-0 2 - - - DNP - 1-0 - - 1-0 - - - Tanner, Phillip 2-0 2 - - - 1-0 - 1-0 - - - - - - Cobb, Jerry LB 1-1 2 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 1-0 DNP 0-1 DNP Williams, Mike 2-0 2 - - 1-0 - - - - 1-0 - - - - Beyah, Malcolm 2-0 2 - - 1-0 - - - - - 1-0 - - - Blunt, Roderic LB 2-0 2 DNP 1-0 - 1-0 - DNP - DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Turner, Harold 1-0 1 - 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - DNP Bailey, Preston 1-0 1 - - - - - 1-0 - - - - - - TEAM 1-0 1 - - - - - - - - - 1-0 - - Andrews, G. 1-0 1 - - - - - 1-0 - - - - - - Dasher, Dwight 1-0 1 DNP DNP DNP DNP - - - - - - - - 1-0

„„GAME-BY-GAME SACKS PLAYER SKS-A-TOT MINN APSU UM ULL Troy GT ULM ASU NT WKU FAU FIU MU Lattimore, J. DE 11-1-11.5 - - 1.0-8 4.0-24 0.5-3 - 3.0-19 - 1.0-1 1.0-8 - 1.0-3 Crittenton, J. DT 3-2-4.0 - - - - - - - - - 1.0-6 2.0-30 1.0-3 Davis, Darin LB 3-1-3.5 - - 1.0-5 1.0-4 1.5-10 - - - - - - - Perez, Emmanuel DE 3-0-3.0 1.0-6 - - 1.0-6 - - - - - - 1.0-7 - Smith, Dwight DT 2-1-2.5 - - - - - - - - - - 2.0-12 0.5-0 Allen, Craig LB 2-0-2.0 - - - 1.0-1 - - - - 1.0-7 - - - Dixon, Marquise CB 2-0-2.0 DNP DNP - - - - 2.0-11 - - - DNP - Crumpton, D. S 1-1-1.5 - - - - - - 0.5-4 1.0-8 - - - - Jones, Justin LB 1-0-1.0 - - - - - 1.0-2 - - - - - - Nolan, Dearco DE 1-0-1.0 - - - - DNP DNP - - - - - - 1.0-15 Davis, Antwan LB 0-1-0.5 0.5-6 - - - - - - - - - DNP - Tucker, Gary DT 0-1-0.5 - - - - - - - - - - DNP 0.5-2 Loreus, Gorby LB 0-1-0.5 0.5-6 - - - - - - DNP - - - - Carmichael, C. LB 0-1-0.5 DNP DNP - - - - 0.5-5 - - - - - -

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GAME-BY-GAME TEAM/STARTERS „„GAME-BY-GAME SUMMARIES FINAL GAME SCORE MT 17 Minnesota 24 MT 56 Austin Peay 33 MT 17 Memphis 24 MT 34 ULL 14 MT 13 Troy 42 MT 14 Georgia Tech 42 MT 38 ULM 10 MT 24 ASU 51 MT 17 North Texas 23 MT 27 WKU 26 MT 38 FAU 14 MT 28 FIU 27 MT 21 Miami 35

BY QUARTERS FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING TOT. OFF. PUNTING FUMBLES PENALTY THIRD AVG. TOTAL 1 2 3 4 RU PA PN TOT ATT YDS TD C-A-I YDS TD ATT YDS NO-AVG NO-LOST NO-YDS DOWNS F.POS TOP 0 14 3 0 5 7 0 12 22 146 1 13-18-1 172 1 40 318 5-42.0 1-1 4-27 1-8 M23 14:26 7 7 0 10 18 6 3 27 67 281 3 10-17-0 150 0 84 431 3-38.7 1-0 4-29 8-16 G35 45:34 14 21 7 14 18 14 0 32 61 353 7 23-36-1 301 0 97 654 2-29.0 5-3 8-95 12-18 M31 28:13 3 14 16 0 5 10 4 19 36 124 1 16-40-2 224 2 76 348 6-44.7 1-0 8-55 8-17 A33 31:47 3 7 7 0 6 8 0 14 34 67 1 22-39-3 248 1 73 315 6-51.8 1-1 7-74 7-19 M32 26:12 3 14 7 0 8 5 2 15 44 158 2 15-28-0 129 1 72 287 10-41.7 0-0 9-40 7-18 T29 33:48 3 17 14 0 11 7 1 19 34 217 3 21-36-1 207 1 70 424 7-43.6 0-0 9-76 6-17 M34 25:01 0 14 0 0 9 9 0 18 47 126 1 19-37-0 214 1 84 340 8-40.6 2-2 4-30 7-19 U26 34:59 0 7 0 6 1 11 4 16 28 28 2 24-41-1 179 0 69 207 11-45.5 1-1 8-65 4-15 M29 25:51 14 7 7 14 8 13 1 22 40 238 2 29-40-0 281 4 80 519 7-45.7 0-0 12-106 8-16 T28 34:09 0 7 0 7 10 9 3 22 39 143 2 20-35-4 173 0 74 316 6-40.0 3-2 5-29 4-13 M23 27:05 7 7 21 7 14 4 1 19 57 329 5 5-14-0 86 1 71 415 5-39.8 3-2 5-45 5-14 G46 32:55 7 21 3 7 13 5 2 20 55 244 2 11-19-1 219 2 74 463 5-46.0 3-1 7-65 6-16 M29 28:47 3 0 0 7 2 10 1 13 28 -4 0 27-45-2 273 1 73 269 10-39.5 1-0 9-77 3-18 U29 31:13 10 7 0 7 17 8 1 26 60 236 2 19-37-4 146 1 97 382 2-44.5 4-3 6-59 8-22 M308 34:47 13 10 14 14 13 12 1 26 38 205 4 18-29-1 288 3 67 493 1-43.0 0-0 3-25 2-7 A47 25:13 0 10 7 0 8 9 2 19 35 167 2 17-30-2 197 0 65 364 7-32.7 2-1 3-30 7-16 M31 21:17 14 3 3 3 14 7 1 22 57 279 1 16-25-1 167 1 82 446 6-42.2 3-1 11-76 10-18 N26 38:43 7 3 3 14 8 3 0 11 36 129 1 12-25-0 79 0 61 208 8-30.2 0-0 4-41 5-16 M32 21:42 13 6 7 0 13 5 1 19 58 297 2 9-22-0 98 0 80 395 5-47.0 1-1 6-34 8-20 W37 38:18 7 7 10 14 17 5 1 23 55 287 3 11-15-1 158 2 70 445 4-44.2 1-0 6-51 6-13 M36 29:33 7 0 0 7 4 11 2 17 33 55 0 20-35-3 201 2 68 256 7-45.1 0-0 5-25 5-17 F31 30:27 7 7 7 7 5 8 0 13 35 125 3 14-23-1 244 1 58 369 7-38.4 1-0 7-56 5-13 M34 23:27 14 3 3 7 11 8 1 20 44 236 2 18-22-0 178 1 66 414 6-37.0 3-2 9-77 1-11 F29 36:33 14 0 7 0 7 8 0 15 32 208 3 18-29-4 162 0 61 370 6-40.2 1-1 6-58 4-13 MT28 21:15 7 7 14 7 8 12 1 21 40 118 2 23-37-2 298 2 77 416 6-28.8 2-0 6-53 7-16 MU37 38:45

„„GAME-BY-GAME OFFENSIVE STARTERS OPPONENT QB Minnesota Kilgore Austin Peay Murphy Memphis Kilgore Louisiana-Lafayette Kilgore Troy Dasher Georgia Tech Dasher Louisiana-Monroe Dasher Arkansas State Dasher North Texas Dasher WKU Dasher Florida Atlantic Dasher Florida International Dasher Miami Dasher

TB WR WR WR WR LT LG C Tanner McDonald Blissard Bamber Andrews Williams McLeroy Boss Tanner McDonald Turner Beyah Andrews Williams McLeroy Boss Tanner McDonald Cunningham (rb) Beyah Andrews Williams Lettsome Boss Tanner McDonald Turner Beyah Andrews Williams McLeroy Boss Tanner McDonald Bamber Beyah Andrews Williams McLeroy Boss Tanner McDonald Jefferson Beyah Andrews Williams McLeroy Boss Tanner Drake Cunningham (rb) Mason Andrews Williams McLeroy Boss Tanner McDonald Jefferson Mason Andrews Grisham McLeroy Boss Tanner McDonald Jefferson Beyah Andrews Fisher Lettsome Hawkins Tanner McDonald Jefferson Beyah Andrews Williams McLeroy Boss Tanner McDonald Jefferson Bamber Andrews Williams McLeroy Boss Tanner McDonald Jefferson Beyah Andrews Williams McLeroy Boss Tanner Bamber (te) Jefferson Beyah Andrews Williams McLeroy Hawkins

RG RT Bailey Fisher Bailey Fisher Bailey Fisher Bailey Hamlin Bailey Fisher Bailey Fisher Bailey Fisher Bailey Fisher Walker Hamlin Bailey Fisher Bailey Fisher Bailey Fisher Bailey Fisher

„„GAME-BY-GAME DEFENSIVE STARTERS OPPONENT Minnesota Austin Peay Memphis Louisiana-Lafayette Troy Georgia Tech Louisiana-Monroe Arkansas State North Texas WKU Florida Atlantic Florida International Miami

LE Lattimore Lattimore Lattimore Perez Lattimore Lattimore Lattimore Lattimore Lattimore Lattimore Lattimore Lattimore Lattimore

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T RE SAM MIKE WILL LC SS Tucker Perez D. Davis A. Davis Jones Issac Brown Tucker Perez D. Davis A. Davis Jones Issac Brown Tucker Perez D. Davis A. Davis Jones Issac Brown Smith Crittenton D. Davis A. Davis Crumpton (db) Issac Brown Tucker Perez D. Davis A. Davis Crumpton (db) Issac Brown Tucker Perez D. Davis A. Davis Crumpton (db) Issac Brown Tucker Perez D. Davis A. Davis Crumpton (db) Issac Brown Tucker Perez D. Davis A. Davis Crumpton (db) Issac Brown Tucker Perez D. Davis A. Davis Jones Dixon Brown Tucker Perez D. Davis A. Davis Jones Issac Brown Crittenton Perez D. Davis Carmichael Jones Edwards Brown Crittenton Perez D. Davis Carmichael Jones Issac Brown Crittenton Perez D. Davis Carmichael Jones Issac Brown

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SCORING DRIVES „„MIDDLE TENNESSEE SCORING DRIVES DRIVE START 22 23 32

„„OPPONENT SCORING DRIVES

NO OF TOTAL DRIVE SCORE OPPONENT PLAYS YARDS TIME TYPE Minnesota 8 78 1:52 TD Minnesota 5 77 :44 TD Minnesota 5 54 2:16 FG

SCORE TIME/QTR 4:57/2nd :36/2nd 12:44/3rd

SCORING PLAY Tanner 7 run McDonald 22 rec Gendreau FG

NO OF TOTAL DRIVE SCORE SCORE DRIVE OPPONENT PLAYS YARDS TIME TYPE TIME/QTR START Minnesota 11 79 6:17 TD 8:43/1st 21 Minnesota 7 64 3:10 TD 13:48/2nd 36 Minnesota 13 97 6:31 FG 14:11/4th 1 Minnesota 16 77 9:10 TD 3:09/4th 23

SCORING PLAY Hoese 1 run Hoese 2 run Ellestad 20 FG Hoese 1 run

Austin Peay 13 78 3:08 Austin Peay Austin Peay 5 44 1:20 Austin Peay 9 54 2:11 Austin Peay 8 68 2:24 Austin Peay 10 75 2:23 Austin Peay 2 33 :19 Austin Peay 11 96 3:31

TD TD TD TD TD TD TD TD

11:52/1st 22 11:02/1st 11:18/2nd +44 7:49/2nd 46 2:47/2nd 32 4:32/3rd 25 12:08/4th +33 5:52/4th 4

Tanner 1 run D.Davis 38 INT Murphy 11 run Tanner 3 run Cunningham 5 run Tanner 1 run Kyles 3 run Kyles 7 run

Austin Peay 14 59 5:54 Austin Peay 6 65 2:38 Austin Peay 3 50 :16 Austin Peay 13 67 5:39 Austin Peay 2 60 :37 Austin Peay

FG TD TD FG TD TD

5:08/1st 30 5:11/2nd 35 :03/2nd 50 9:21/3rd 30 6:55/3rd 40 2:51/3rd

Stansell 28 FG Stark 28 rec Mines 19 rec Stansell 20 FG Holt 5 run Ross 16 FR

Memphis Memphis Memphis

7 4 6

52 67 69

2:25 1:03 2:17

FG TD TD

12:35/1st 8:09/2nd 1:54/3rd

33 33 31

Gendreau 32 FG Beyah 52 rec Murphy 1 run

Memphis Memphis Memphis Memphis

10 6 6 3

34 36 43 44

4:16 2:57 1:57 :53

FG TD TD TD

5:12/1st 11:52/2nd 9:17/2nd 8:10/3rd

+39 +36 +43 +44

Henriques 22 FG Ray 9 run McKenzie 22 rec Ray 9 run

ULL ULL ULL ULL ULL ULL

6 14 4 10 3 3

40 76 60 27 62 81

1:04 5:19 :47 1:57 :48 :50

FG TD TD FG TD TD

12:39/1st 13:22/2nd 8:27/2nd 1:07/2nd 10:02/3rd 1:02/3rd

+37 24 40 36 38 19

Gendreau 40 FG Kyles 8 run Tanner 26 run Gendreau 55 FG Beyah 62 rec Kyles 74 run

ULL ULL

10 6

70 31

4:08 2:10

TD TD

9:14/2nd 3:04/2nd

30 +31

Green 5 rec Gautier 2 run

Troy Troy Troy Troy Troy Troy

8 4 7 5 11 1

55 17 56 87 86 41

3:10 2:07 2:30 1:34 4:51 :11

TD TD TD TD TD TD

9:30/1st 2:16/1st 6:06/2nd 1:52/3rd 6:43/4th 4:16/4th

45 +17 44 13 14 +41

Jernigan 3 rec Gill 5 rec Taylor 3 run Gill 9 rec Johnson 7 rec Harris 41 run

Troy Troy

9 9

63 66

2:05 2:16

TD TD

1:04/2nd 4:27/4th

37 34

Dasher 1 run Dasher 2 run

Georgia Tech Georgia Tech

9 7

80 82

2:48 1:51

TD TD

4:23/2nd 6:04/4th

20 18

Dasher 6 run Dasher 1 run

Georgia Tech Georgia Tech Georgia Tech Georgia Tech Georgia Tech Georgia Tech

3 9 3 5 6 2

34 76 45 38 30 24

1:04 3:33 1:22 2:38 2:48 :41

TD TD TD TD TD TD

10:34/1st 7:11/2nd 9:06/3rd 4:43/3rd 1:14/3rd 1:35/4th

+34 24 +45 +38 +30 +24

Smith 20 run Nesbitt 1 run Allen 32 run Hill 26 rec Allen 5 run Sims 20 run

ULM ULM 10 80 3:24 ULM 3 54 :49 ULM 4 52 1:16 ULM 5 80 1:21 ULM 12 69 4:46

TD TD TD TD FG TD

11:26/1st 13:22/2nd 20 10:59/2nd 46 8:22/2nd 48 3:18/3rd 13 4:15/4th 31

Issac 70 INT Andrews 18 rec Mason 53 rec Tanner 25 run Gendreau 24 FG Pratcher 1 run

ULM ULM

13 5

52 46

4:35 1:59

FG TD

1:50/1st 9:01/4th

45 +46

Jabour 20 FG Ambrose 22 rec

ASU ASU ASU ASU

12 10 14 8

64 39 80 26

3:46 3:31 5:30 2:00

FG TD TD TD

4:27/1st :52/1st 9:24/2nd 7:21/4th

26 +39 20 +26

Gendreau 27 FG Cunningham 4 run Dasher 29 run Andrews 14 rec

ASU ASU ASU ASU ASU ASU ASU ASU

4 5 4 9 1 8 1 5

21 71 47 77 33 72 17 40

1:14 1:10 :58 2:16 :09 2:55 :09 2:31

TD TD TD FG TD TD TD TD

12:21/1st 8:20/1st 14:54/2nd :13/2nd 9:24/3rd 2:24/3rd 9:35/4th 4:48/4th

+21 29 +47 11 +33 28 +17 +40

Aplin 4 run Robertson 7 run Stockemer 37 rec Davis 22 FG Frampton 33 rec Blake 5 rec Lawson 17 run Robertson 6 run

UNT UNT UNT

10 4 5

60 71 70

2:40 :52 1:06

FG TD TD

12:25/2nd 1:49/2nd 4:43/3rd

33 29 30

Gendreau 24 FG Tanner 51 run Tanner 21 run

WKU TD 9:21/1st Russell 97 KR WKU 13 63 3:23 FG 10:33/2nd 31 Gendreau 23 FG WKU 9 33 1:53 FG 3:05/3rd 44 Gendreau 40 FG WKU TD 10:27/4th Issac 100 FR WKU 10 77 3:39 TD 4:38/4th 23 Cunningham 6 run

UNT UNT UNT UNT UNT

6 11 2 17 12

97 91 6 62 45

2:18 5:12 :10 9:11 5:34

TD TD FG FG FG

7:50/1st :05/1st :00/2nd 5:49/3rd 1:10/4th

3 9 +42 32 34

Jackson 30 rec Dunbar 3 run Olen 53 FG Olen 24 FG Olen 38 FG

FAU FAU FAU FAU FAU FAU

3 7 11 1 1 5

69 59 69 1 5 75

1:06 2:55 3:42 :04 :06 2:07

TD TD FG TD TD TD

2:33/1st 3:42/2nd 11:18/3rd 6:34/3rd 12:38/4th 7:59/4th

31 41 26 +1 +5 25

WKU 9 24 4:13 WKU WKU 14 60 4:52 WKU 8 39 2:43 WKU 9 76 4:40

TD TD FG FG TD

9:33/1st +24 6:13/1st 14:02/2nd 18 0:00/2nd +44 5:04/3rd 24

MT MT MT MT

5 8 7 7

45 56 69 65

1:24 2:50 2:19 2:31

TD TD TD TD

0:00/1st 8:00/2nd 12:41/3rd 7:26/4th

+45 44 31 35

Miami Miami Miami

8 6 2

89 69 57

2:29 1:41 :40

TD TD TD

4:37/1st :40/1st 12:32/3rd

11 31 43

Jefferson 44 rec Mason 29 rec Gendreau 23 FG Dasher 1 run Dasher 5 run Tanner 44 run

Rainey 1 run Brooks rec block Tinius 38 FG Tinius 22 FG Rainey 2 run

FAU 11 57 4:08 TD 10:52/1st 43 Jean 32 rec Cunningham 2 run FAU 6 55 2:32 TD 10:06/4th 45 Jean 23 rec Tanner 6 run Jefferson 14 rec FIU 4 33 2:01 TD 12:59/1st +33 Ellingson 7 rec Tanner 3 run FIU 11 91 5:48 TD 5:20/1st 9 Perry 2 run FIU 7 30 4:30 FG 0:00/2nd 37 Griffin 50 FG Tanner 18 run FIU 10 53 4:37 FG 2:01/3rd 41 Griffin 23 FG Dasher 49 run FIU 7 79 3:05 TD 9:57/4th 21 Perry 6 run Tanner 54 run Miami 4 82 2:08 TD 2:29/1st 18 Merriweather 3 run Miami 5 90 2:29 TD 13:11/2nd 20 Merriweather 3 run Miami TD 13:22/3rd Nunley 52 INT Miami 5 30 2:16 TD :54/3rd +30 Givens 17 rec Miami 11 71 6:47 TD 5:25/4th 29 Harwell 5 rec

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MISCELLANEOUS STATISTICS „„MIDDLE TENNESSEE LONG PLAYS (30 OR MORE YDS)

„„GAME-OPENING DRIVES

Yards Type Player(s) *100 FR Issac, Rod *97 KR Russell, Eric 75 Pass Tanner, Phillip from Dasher, Dwight *74 Rush Kyles, D.D. *70 INT Issac, Rod *62 Pass Beyah, Malcolm from Kilgore, Logan 56 Rush Tanner, Phillip 55 KR Russell, Eric *54 Rush Tanner, Phillip 53 Pass McDonald, S. from Murphy, Jeff *53 Pass Mason, Tyler from Dasher, Dwight *52 Pass Beyah, Malcolm from Kilgore, Logan 52 INT Davis, Darin 51 Rush Tanner, Phillip *51 Rush Tanner, Phillip *49 Rush Dasher, Dwight 49 INT Davis, Darin 47 Rush Dasher, Dwight *44 Rush Tanner, Phillip *44 Pass Jefferson, T. from Dasher, Dwight 43 Pass McDonald, S. from Dasher, Dwight 41 KR Russell, Eric 41 Pass Beyah, Malcolm from Dasher, Dwight 39 Rush Dasher, Dwight *38 INT Davis, Darin 38 Pass Jefferson, T. from Dasher, Dwight 38 KR Cunningham, B. 35 Pass Andrews, G. from Murphy, Jeff 34 KR Cunningham, B. 33 KR Russell, Eric 33 Pass Andrews, G. from Dasher, Dwight 32 Pass Jefferson, T. from Dasher, Dwight 32 KR Cunningham, B. 32 Pass Beyah, Malcolm from Kilgore, Logan 31 KR Cunningham, B. 31 FR Crumpton, D. 31 Pass McDonald, S. from Dasher, Dwight 30 KR Cunningham, B. 30 KR Russell, Eric 30 Pass Mason, Tyler from Murphy, Jeff 30 Pass Andrews, G. from Murphy, Jeff 30 INT Ikner, Arness 30 KR Russell, Eric * touchdown scored on play

MIDDLE TENNESSEE OPPONENTS OPPONENT PTS 1ST DNS YDS RES PTS 1ST DNS YDS RES Minnesota 0 0 9 Punt 7 4 79 TD Austin Peay 7 4 78 TD 0 0 0 INT Memphis 3 2 52 FG 0 1 39 Punt Louisiana 0 0 -1 Punt 0 0 31 Fumble Troy 0 0 7 Punt 7 4 55 TD Georgia Tech 0 3 38 INT 7 1 34 TD ULM 0 2 35 MFG 0 1 37 INT Arkansas State 0 0 -1 INT 6 1 21 TD North Texas 0 1 18 Punt 0 0 5 Punt WKU 0 0 5 Punt 7 2 24 TD Florida Atlantic 0 1 34 Punt 7 3 57 TD FIU 0 0 2 Punt 7 1 33 TD Miami 0 2 28 Punt 0 0 2 Punt

Opponent WKU WKU ULM Louisiana ULM Louisiana Austin Peay Arkansas St. Miami Memphis ULM Memphis FAU Minnesota North Texas Miami FAU FIU FAU FAU North Texas Austin Peay FIU ULM Austin Peay FIU WKU Austin Peay WKU Memphis Arkansas St. FIU North Texas Minnesota WKU Louisiana FIU Miami Memphis Austin Peay Austin Peay North Texas Troy

„„THIRD DOWN CONVERSIONS BY QUARTER Middle Tennessee Percentage Opponents Percentage

1 2 22-54 25-54 .407 .462 20-46 24-63 .435 .380

3 4 TOTAL 13-44 15-47 75-199 .295 .319 .377 17-53 18-45 79-207 .321 .400 .381

„„SECOND HALF-OPENING DRIVES MIDDLE TENNESSEE OPPONENTS OPPONENT PTS 1ST DNS YDS RES PTS 1ST DNS YDS RES Minnesota 3 1 54 FG 0 2 34 Punt Austin Peay 0 1 19 Downs 3 3 67 FG Memphis 0 1 16 INT 0 2 20 Punt Louisiana 0 0 8 Punt 0 0 9 Punt Troy 0 2 27 INT 0 0 9 Punt Georgia Tech 0 0 -12 Punt 0 1 18 Punt ULM 0 1 8 Punt 0 0 -7 Punt Arkansas State 0 0 4 INT 0 3 43 MFG North Texas 7 4 70 TD 3 5 62 FG WKU 0 0 -1 Punt 0 2 35 MFG Florida Atlantic 3 5 69 FG 0 0 2 Punt FIU 7 3 69 TD 0 0 0 Punt Miami 0 0 -5 INT 0 0 0 INT

„„THREE-AND-OUT MIDDLE TENNESSEE OPPONENT DRIVES/3-AND-OUT DRIVES/3-AND-OUT Minnesota 9/3 11/2 Austin Peay 15/1 16/5 Memphis 15/6 16/8 Louisiana 15/9 15/5 Troy 15/6 16/4 Georgia Tech 16/4 15/5 ULM 14/4 15/7 Arkansas State 14/4 13/2 North Texas 13/3 14/4 WKU 12/6 13/4 Florida Atlantic 14/2 13/5 FIU 13/7 13/5 Miami 16/7 15/3 Total 181/62 185/59

„„RED ZONE Times Times Total Rush Pass FGs Opponent Score In RZ Scored Pts TDs TDs TDs Made Minnesota 17-24 2 2 10 1 1 0 1 Austin Peay 56-33 7 7 49 7 7 0 0 Memphis 17-24 4 2 10 1 1 0 1 Louisiana 34-14 1 1 7 1 1 0 0 Troy 13-42 2 2 13 2 2 0 0 Georgia Tech 14-42 3 2 14 2 2 0 0 ULM 38-10 4 3 17 2 1 1 1 Arkansas State 24-51 5 3 17 2 1 1 1 North Texas 17-23 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 WKU 27-26 2 2 10 1 1 0 1 Florida Atlantic 38-14 3 3 17 2 2 0 1 FIU 28-27 6 4 28 4 3 1 0 Miami 21-35 1 1 7 1 1 0 0 Totals 33 of 42 (78.6%)

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2010 SUPERLATIVES TEAM

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Opponent High

Points 56 vs Austin Peay 13 vs Troy 51 by Arkansas State Points/Half 35 vs Austin Peay 6 vs Troy 28 by Georgia Tech, Arkansas State Points/Quarter 21 vs Austin Peay, ULM (2) 0 vs Minnesota, GT, ASU, UNT, Miami 21 by Georgia Tech (3) First Downs 32 vs Austin Peay 11 vs WKU 27 by Minnesota Net Yards Rushing 353 vs Austin Peay 28 vs Troy 329 by Georgia Tech Rushing Attempts 61 vs Austin Peay 22 vs Minnesota 67 by Minnesota Average Per Rush 6.6 vs Minnesota 1.0 vs Troy 5.9 by Troy Rushing TDs 7 vs Austin Peay 1 vs Minnesota, Memphis, WKU 5 by Georgia Tech Net Yards Passing 301 vs Austin Peay 79 vs WKU 298 by Miami Pass Completions 24 vs Troy 11 vs ULM, FAU 29 by Troy Pass Attempts 41 vs Troy 15 vs FAU 45 vs ULM Passes Had Intercepted 4 vs Georgia Tech, ASU, Miami 0 vs WKU 3 vs FAU Passing Touchdowns 2 vs ULM 0 vs Austin Peay, Troy, GT, UNT, WKU, Miami 4 by Troy Total Offense 654 vs Austin Peay 207 vs Troy 519 by Troy Total Plays 97 vs Austin Peay, Arkansas State 40 vs Minnesota 84 by Minnesota, Louisiana Fumbles 5 vs Austin Peay 0 vs Louisiana, WKU 3 by Georgia Tech, UNT, FIU Fumbles Lost 3 vs Austin Peay, ASU 0 vs WKU, FAU, FIU 2 by Georgia Tech, FIU Total Turnovers 7 vs Arkansas State 0 vs WKU 3 by FAU Penalties 9 vs Louisiana 3 vs UNT 12 by Troy Penalty Yards 95 vs Austin Peay 27 vs Minnesota 106 by Troy Punts 11 vs Troy 2 vs Austin Peay, Arkansas State 10 by Memphis, ULM Punting Average 51.8 vs Memphis 29.0 vs Austin Peay 47.0 by WKU Net Yards/Punt 48.5 vs Memphis 23.4 vs WKU 45.4 by Memphis Possession Time 34:47 vs Arkansas State 14:26 vs Minnesota 45:34 by Minnesota Sacks 7 vs Louisiana 0 vs Austin Peay 5 by Troy Tackles for Loss 11 vs Memphis, ULM, FIU, Miami 3 vs Troy, Arkansas State 11 by Memphis Field Goals 2 vs Louisiana, WKU 0 vs Austin Peay, Troy, GT, FIU, MIami 3 by North Texas Field Goal Attempts 2 vs Louisiana, ULM 0 vs Georgia Tech, FIU, Miami 4 by WKU

INDIVIDUAL

Most Rushing Attempts Most Rushing Yards Most Rushing TDs Most Pass Attempts Most Pass Completions Most Passes had INT Most Passing Yards Most TD Passes Most Receptions Most Receiving Yards Most TD Receptions Most Punts Highest Punting Avg. Most Punt Returns Most Punt Return Yds. Most Kickoff Returns Most Kickoff Return Yds. Most Field Goals Most Field Goal Attempts Most All-Purpose Yards Longest Rush Longest Pass Play Longest Punt Return Longest Kickoff Return Longest Interception Return Longest Field Goal Longest Field Goal Attempt Most Solo Tackles Most Sacks Tackles for Loss Forced Fumbles Fumble Recoveries Interceptions

Middle Tennessee

23 by Dwight Dasher vs Arkansas State 150 by Phillip Tanner vs FAU 3 by Phillip Tanner vs Austin Peay 37 by Dwight Dasher vs Troy, Arkansas State 23 by Jeff Murphy vs Austin Peay 4 by Dwight Dasher vs Georgia Tech, Arkansas State, Miami 301 by Jeff Murphy vs Austin Peay 2 by Dwight Dasher vs ULM, FAU 5 by Tavarres Jefferson vs GT, ASU; P. Tanner vs Miami 97 by Garrett Andrews vs Austin Peay 1, nine times 10 by Josh Davis vs Troy 59.8 by Josh Davis vs Memphis 4 by Eric Russell vs Troy, FAU 30 by Eric Russell vs Louisiana 6 by Eric Russell vs Arkansas State 165 by Eric Russell vs Arkansas State 2 by Alan Gendreau vs Louisiana, WKU 2 by Alan Gendreau vs Louisiana, ULM 179 by Benny Cunningham, WKU 56 by Phillip Tanner vs Austin Peay 75 by Dwight Dasher vs ULM 26 by Eric Russell vs Memphis 97 by Eric Russell vs WKU 70 by Rod Issac vs ULM 55 by Alan Gendreau vs Louisiana 55 by Alan Gendreau vs Louisiana 12 by Kevin Brown vs Troy 4 by Jamari Lattimore vs Louisiana 4.5 by Jamari Lattimore vs Louisiana 1 by eight players 1 by four players 1 by Rod Issac, Darin Davis vs Austin Peay

Opponent Low

10 by ULM 6 by North Texas 0 by Minnesota, Louisiana, ULM, WKU, FAU 13 by ULM -4 by ULM 28 by ULM -0.1 by ULM 0 by ULM, FAU 86 by Georgia Tech 5 by Georgia Tech 14 by Georgia Tech 0 by Minn., Memphis, ULL, Troy, GT, WKU, FIU 0 by Minnesota, WKU 256 by FAU 66 by FIU 0 by Minnesota, Memphis, Troy, ASU, FAU 0 by Minn., APSU, UM, Troy, ULM, ASU, FAU, MU 0 by Minnesota, Memphis, Troy 4 by Minnesota, Louisiana 25 by Arkansas State, FAU 1 by Arkansas State 28.8 by Miami 28.8 by Miami 25:13 by Arkansas State 0 by Minnesota, Austin Peay, Louisiana 2 by North Texas 0 by Louisiana, Troy, GT, FAU, Miami 1 by Memphis, UL, Troy, GT, ULM, ASU, FAU, MU

Opponent

45 by Bobby Rainey, WKU 248 by Bobby Rainey, WKU 3 by Jon Hoese, Minnesota 43 by Kolton Browning, ULM 26 by Corey Robinson, Troy 3 by Jeff Van Camp, FAU 289 by Austin Boucher, Miami 3 by Corey Robinson, Troy 9 by Luther Ambrose, ULM 138 by Dwayne Frampton, Arkansas State 2 by Tebiarus Gill, Troy 10 by Tom Hornsey, Memphis; Aaron Munoz, ULM 47.0 by H. Brakefield, WKU 3 by T.Y. Hilton, FIU; Demarco Paine, Miami 56 by Demarco Paine, Miami 6 by Terrence Holt, Austin Peay 160 by Terrence Holt, Austin Peay 3 by Zach Olen, North Texas 4 by Casey Tinius, WKU 282 by Bobby Rainey, WKU 65 by Lance Dunbar, North Texas 70 by Austin Boucher, Miami 44 by Demarco Paine, Miami 53 by Terrence Holt, Austin Peay 49 by John Shorter, North Texas 53 by Zach Olen, North Texas 53 by Zach Olen, North Texas 8 by Antwaun Majors, Austin Peay; Michael Lockley, FAU 2 by four players 3.0 by Q. Smith, WKU 2 by Bryan Hall, Arkansas State 3 by Jeremy Ross, Austin Peay 2 by T. Washington, Memphis

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THE LAST TIME ... „„THE LAST TIME MIDDLE TENNESSEE

SHUT OUT AN OPPONENT: September 30, 2006, at North Texas. Score: 35-0 HAD AN OFFENSIVE DRIVE OF 90 OR MORE YARDS: September 11, 2010 vs Austin Peay (96 yards, TD) RUSHED FOR MORE THAN 300 YARDS: September 11, 2010, vs Austin Peay (353 yards) RUSHED FOR MORE THAN 400 YARDS: November 7, 1998, vs Tennessee-Martin (469 yards) PASSED FOR MORE THAN 300 YARDS: September 11, 2010, vs Austin Peay (301 yards) HAD MORE THAN 500 YARDS TOTAL OFFENSE: September 11, 2010, vs Austin Peay (654 yards) HAD MORE THAN 600 YARDS TOTAL OFFENSE: September 11, 2010, vs Austin Peay (654 yards) SCORED MORE THAN 50 POINTS: September 11, 2010, vs Austin Peay (56 points) SCORED ON ITS FIRST PLAY FROM SCRIMMAGE: November 18, 2006 vs South Carolina (Clint Marks to Desmond Gee for 73 yards) FAILED TO HAVE AT LEAST 150 YARDS OF TOTAL OFFENSE: September 15, 2007 vs LSU (90 yards) FAILED TO RUSH FOR MORE THAN 100 YARDS: October 5, 2010 vs Troy (28 carries, 28 yards) FAILED TO PASS FOR MORE THAN 100 YARDS: November 20, 2010 vs WKU (79 yards) HELD AN OPPONENT TO LESS THAN 100 YARDS RUSHING: November 27, 2010, vs FAU (55 yards) HELD AN OPPONENT TO LESS THAN 100 YARDS PASSING: November 20, 2010, at WKU (98 yards) HELD AN OPPONENT TO LESS THAN 200 YARDS TOTAL OFFENSE: October 20, 2007, vs Arkansas State (138 yards) HELD AN OPPONENT TO LESS THAN 300 YARDS TOTAL OFFENSE: November 27, 2010 vs FAU (256 yards) RETURNED A KICKOFF FOR A TOUCHDOWN: November 20, 2010 vs WKU (Eric Russell - 97 yards) RETURNED OPENING KICKOFF FOR A TOUCHDOWN: October 6, 2006 vs Louisville (Damon Nickson - 88 yards) RETURNED A PUNT FOR A TOUCHDOWN: September 11, 2004 vs Akron (Kerry Wright - 75 yards) RETURNED A BLOCKED PUNT FOR A TOUCHDOWN: October 31, 2009 vs FAU (Sherman Neal - 29 yards) BLOCKED AN OPPONENT PUNT: November 7, 2009 vs FIU (Jeremy Kellem) BLOCKED A FIELD GOAL: January 6, 2011 vs Miami (Derek Upshaw) RETURNED A PASS INTERCEPTION FOR A TOUCHDOWN: October 23, 2010, vs ULM (Rod Issac - 70 yards) RETURNED A FUMBLE FOR A TOUCHDOWN: November 20, 2010 vs WKU (Rod Issac - 100 yards) SCORED A SAFETY: October 27, 2007, vs North Texas (twice) SCORED A 2-POINT CONVERSION: October 11, 2008 vs FIU (Dwight Dasher run) SCORED ON OFFENSE, DEFENSE AND SPECIAL TEAMS: November 20, 2010 vs WKU SCORED ON GAMES FINAL PLAY FOR WIN: September 19, 2009 vs Maryland (19 FG by Alan Gendreau with 0:00 on clock) Final Score: MT 32, MD 31 PLAYER RUSHED FOR MORE THAN 100 YARDS: November 27, 2010, vs FAU (Phillip Tanner - 150 yards) TWO PLAYERS RUSHED FOR MORE THAN 100 YARDS: November 7, 2009, vs FIU (D.D. Kyles - 110 yards and Dwight Dasher - 178) PLAYER RUSHED FOR MORE THAN 200 YARDS: December 20, 2009, vs Southern Miss (Dwight Dasher - 201 yards) PLAYER HAD 100 OR MORE YARDS RECEIVING: October 24, 2009 vs WKU (Chris McClover - 149 yards) TWO PLAYERS HAD 100 OR MORE RECEIVING YARDS: October 24, 2009 (Chris McClover (149) & Harold Turner (113)) PLAYED AN OVERTIME GAME: November 15, 2003 vs Louisiana-Lafayette (ULL 57, MT 51) OPPONENT MIDDLE TENNESSEE WAS SHUT OUT: September 15, 2007 vs LSU. Score: 44-0 RUSHED FOR MORE THAN 250 YARDS: November 20, 2010, by WKU (297 yards) RUSHED FOR MORE THAN 400 YARDS: September 12, 1992, by Nebraska (490 yards) PASSED FOR MORE THAN 300 YARDS: October 31, 2009, by FAU (377 yards) PASSED FOR MORE THAN 400 YARDS: September 6, 2007 by Louisville (401 yards) HAD MORE THAN 500 YARDS TOTAL OFFENSE: October 5, 2010, Troy (519 yards) HAD MORE THAN 600 YARDS TOTAL OFFENSE: November 3, 2007 vs ULM (624 yards) HELD MT TO LESS THAN 100 YARDS OF TOTAL OFFENSE: September 15, 2007 vs LSU (90 yards) HELD MT TO LESS THAN 50 TOTAL RUSHING YARDS: October 5, 2010, Troy (28 yards) HELD MT TO LESS THAN 100 TOTAL PASSING YARDS: November 20, 2010 vs WKU (68 yards) SCORED 50 POINTS: November 2, 2010 by Arkansas State: Score: 51-24 RETURNED A KICKOFF FOR A TOUCHDOWN: September 5, 2009, by Clemson (C.J. Spiller - 96 yards) RETURNED A PUNT FOR A TOUCHDOWN: September 5, 2009, by Clemson (Jacoby Ford - 61 yards) SCORED ON A KICKOFF AND PUNT RETURN IN SAME GAME: September 5, 2009, by Clemson RETURNED A BLOCKED PUNT FOR A TOUCHDOWN: November 20, 2010, WKU (Derrius Brooks) BLOCKED A PUNT: November 20, 2010, WKU (Bar’ee Boyd) BLOCKED A FIELD GOAL: December 20, 2009, by Southern Miss (Jamie Collins) BLOCKED A PAT: October 5, 2010 by Troy RETURNED A PASS INTERCEPTION FOR A TOUCHDOWN: January 6, 2011, by Miami (Dayonne Nunley - 52 yards) RETURNED A FUMBLE FOR A TOUCHDOWN: September 11, 2010, vs Austin Peay (Jeremy Ross, APSU - 16 yards) SCORED A SAFETY: September 3, 2005 by Alabama PLAYER RUSHED FOR 100 YARDS: December 4, 2010, FIU (Darian Mallary - 104 yards) HAD OVER 130 YARDS IN PUNT RETURNS: September 5, 2009, by Clemson (5-135 yards)

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PARTICIPATION „„2010 PARTICIPATION CHART No. Name GP/GS 35 Allen, Craig 13/- 54 Anderson, Zeke 13/- 80 Andrews, G. 13/13 79 Bailey, Preston 13/12 83 Bamber, Jared 11/4 19 Banks, Andrew 12/- 4 Beyah, Malcolm 13/9 16 Blissard, Shane 13/1 39 Blunt, Roderic 5/- 50 Boss, Colin 13/11 34 Branton, M. 2/- 7 Brown, Devon 1/- 17 Brown, Jamar 8/- 33 Brown, Kevin 13/13 81 Caldwell, Wes 12/- 44 Carmichael, C. 11/3 51 Carter, SaCoby 13/- 55 Cobb, Jerry 2/- 45 Crittenton, J. 13/4 24 Crumpton, D. 13/5 2 Cunningham, B. 13/2 9 Dasher, Dwight 9/9 52 Davis, Antwan 12/10 59 Davis, Darin 13/13 41 Davis, Eric 3/- 27 Davis, Josh 13/- 26 Dixon, Marquise 10/1 84 Drake, Richard 10/1 15 Edwards, T.L. 13/1 74 Fisher, Mark 12/12 38 Gendreau, Alan 13/- 28 Gentry, John 2/- 18 Gilstrap, K. 3/- 58 Grisham, Jesse 7/1 31 Guerra, Denzell 13/- 61 Hamlin, J. 9/2 75 Hawkins, Chris 9/2 99 Hill, Antonio 3/- 5 Ikner, Arness 13/12 6 Issac, Rod 12/12 3 Jefferson, T. 13/7 76 Johnson, Jordan 3/- 22 Jones, David 13/- 32 Jones, Justin 13/8 20 Kellem, Jeremy 13/13 10 Kilgore, Logan 3/3 23 Kyles, D.D. 13/- 11 Lattimore, J. 13/12 62 Lettsome, Evon 11/2 43 Loreus, Gorby 12/- 13 Mason, Tyler 13/2 15 McDonald, S. 13/11 85 McLendon, Omar 13/- 86 McLeod, Byron 11/- 60 McLeroy, B. 12/11 92 McNeil, Patrick 2/- 12 Murphy, Jeff 3/1 89 Nolan, Dearco 11/- 91 Perez, Emmanuel 13/13 29 Pratcher, W. 10/- 42 Prudhomm, Juno 11/- 30 Roberts, S. 1/- 1 Russell, Eric 13/- 47 Smith, Dwight 13/13 90 Staten, Jimmy 13/- 21 Tanner, Phillip 13/13 88 Thurmond, M. 3/- 93 Tinsley, P. 5/- 49 Toulson, N. 10/- 94 Tucker, Gary 12/10 37 Turner, Harold 12/2 95 Upshaw, Derrek 11/- 87 Van Horne, V. 2/- 77 Walker, Josh 13/1 56 Washington, N. 13/- 82 Williams, A. 12/- 78 Williams, Mike 13/11 67 Wood, Adam 1/-

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GAME-BY-GAME RECAPS Middle Tennessee 17 Minnesota 24 Game 1 l Sept. 2, 2010 l Floyd Stadium l Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee 56 Austin Peay 33 Game 2 l Sept. 11, 2010 l Floyd Stadium l Murfreesboro, TN

MURFREESBORO, TN - Middle Tennessee rallied from losing its starting quarterback, but its MURFREESBORO, TN - Phillip Tanner scored three times and rushed for 127 yards to lead a comeback against Minnesota fell short in the season opener. The Blue Raiders lost 24-17 to the Golden Gophers, the first Big Ten Conference team to ever visit Floyd Stadium. MT rallied from a 14-0 deficit with 17 unanswered points, but Minnesota put together a backbreaking 16-play, 77-yard scoring drive that used more than nine minutes in the fourth quarter. Fullback John Hoese’s 1-yard touchdown run — his third score of the game — took back a 24-17 lead for Minnesota with just 3:09 remaining. MT junior Malcolm Beyah then fumbled the ensuing kickoff, handing the ball back to Minnesota with 3:02 remaining. A replay showed Beyah was down but the call was not overturned. Logan Kilgore, a junior college transfer, held his own in his Division I debut behind center. The sophomore finished 13-of-18 passing for 172 yards, one touchdown and one interception. The pick was a pass that ricocheted off a receiver’s hands on an inside screen in the first quarter. Beyah led MT with 65 receiving yards. Phillip Tanner rushed for 75 yards on eight carries. Minnesota dominated time of possession 45:34 to 14:26.

Middle Tennessee offense that put up 654 total yards in a 56-33 win over Austin Peay. A stubborn Austin Peay squad pulled to within 42-33 at the end of the third quarter after Jeremy Ross picked up a fumble and returned it 16 yards for a touchdown. However, the Blue Raiders held off the upset minded Governors with 14 points in the fourth quarter to breeze to their first win of the 2010 season. Quarterback Jeff Murphy earned his first collegiate start under center and responded with 301 passing yards on 23 of 36 completions. Murphy engineered an offense that had the thirdmost yardage in school history while scoring seven times on the ground. Darin Davis and Rod Issac came up with interceptions for the defense.

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score Austin Peay 3 14 16 0 33 Middle Tennessee 14 21 7 14 56 1st 11:52 MT Tanner, Phillip 1 yd run (Gendreau, Alan kick), 13-78 3:08 11:02 MT Davis, Darin 38 yd interception return (Gendreau, Alan kick) 05:08 APSU Stansell, Steph 28 yd field goal, 14-59 5:54 2nd 11:18 MT Murphy, Jeff 11 yd run (Gendreau, Alan kick), 5-44 1:20 Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score 07:49 MT Tanner, Phillip 3 yd run (Gendreau, Alan kick), 9-54 2:11 Minnesota 7 7 0 10 24 05:11 APSU Stark, Devin 28 yd pass from RYAN, Jake (Stansell kick), 6-65 2:38 Middle Tennessee 0 14 3 0 17 02:47 MT Cunningham, B. 5 yd run (Gendreau, Alan kick), 8-68 2:24 00:03 APSU Mines, Adrian 19 yd pass from RYAN, Jake (Stansell kick), 3-50 0:16 1st 08:43 MINN Hoese, Jon 1 yd run (Ellestad, Eric kick), 11-79 6:17 3rd 09:21 APSU Stansell, Steph 20 yd field goal, 13-67 5:39 2nd 13:48 MINN Hoese, Jon 2 yd run (Ellestad, Eric kick), 7-64 3:10 06:55 APSU Holt, Terrence 5 yd run (Stansell, Steph kick), 2-60 0:37 04:57 MT Tanner, Phillip 7 yd run (Gendreau, Alan kick), 8-78 1:52 04:32 MT Tanner, Phillip 1 yd run (Gendreau, Alan kick), 10-75 2:23 00:36 MT McDonald, S. 22 yd pass from Kilgore, Logan (Gendreau, Alan kick), 5-77 0:44 02:51 APSU Ross, Jeremy 16 yd fumble recovery (Stansell, Steph rush failed) 3rd 12:44 MT Gendreau, Alan 31 yd field goal, 5-54 2:16 4th 12:08 MT Kyles, D.D. 3 yd run (Gendreau, Alan kick), 2-33 0:19 4th 14:11 MINN Ellestad, Eric 20 yd field goal, 13-97 6:31 05:52 MT Kyles, D.D. 7 yd run (Gendreau, Alan kick), 11-96 3:31 03:09 MINN Hoese, Jon 1 yd run (Ellestad, Eric kick), 16-77 9:17 APSU MT RUSHING: Austin Peay-White, Ryan 11-92; HOLT, FIRST DOWNS 19 32 Terrence 14-28; Oliver, Terrenc 1-10; Forrest, Jontam MINN MT RUSHING: Minnesota-Bennett, Duane 30-187; Rushing 5 18 3-3; Ryan, Jake 2-1; Haskins, Patric 4-minus 3; FIRST DOWNS 27 12 Kirkwood,Donnel 12-50; Eskridge,DeLeon 11-38; Passing 10 14 TEAM 1-minus 7. Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip Rushing 18 5 Hoese, Jon 8-26; TEAM 2-minus 4; Weber, Adam Penalty 4 0 18-127; Cunningham, B. 14-86; Kyles, D.D. 12-76; Passing 6 7 4-minus 16. Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 8-75; NET YARDS RUSHING 124 353 Murphy, Jeff 14-59; Pratcher, W. 3-5. Penalty 3 0 Kyles, D.D. 3-32; Cunningham, B. 7-31; Kilgore, Rushing Attempts 36 61 NET YARDS RUSHING 281 146 Logan 4-8. Average Per Rush 3.4 5.8 PASSING: Austin Peay-Ryan, Jake 16-40-2-224. Rushing Attempts 67 22 Rushing Touchdowns 1 7 Average Per Rush 4.2 6.6 PASSING: Minnesota-Weber, Adam 10-17-0-150. Yards Gained Rushing 144 370 Middle Tennessee-Murphy, Jeff 23-36-1-301. Rushing Touchdowns 3 1 Yards Lost Rushing 20 17 Yards Gained Rushing 308 166 Middle Tennessee-Kilgore, Logan 13-18-1-172. NET YARDS PASSING 224 301 RECEIVING: Austin Peay-Stark, Devin 4-68; Yards Lost Rushing 27 20 Completions-Attempts-Int 16-40-2 23-36-1 Thomas, Scott 4-62; Lemon, Robert NET YARDS PASSING 150 172 RECEIVING: Minnesota-Bennett, Duane 3-8; Lair, Average Per Attempt 5.6 8.4 3-35; Adams, Ashlon 2-15; Jennings, T.C. 1-21; Completions-Attempts-Int 10-17-0 13-18-1 Eric 2-40; McKnight,Da’Jon 2-35; Stoudermire, Tr 14.0 13.1 Mines, Adrian 1-19; Holt, Terrence 1-4. Middle Average Per Attempt 8.8 9.6 1-23; Gray, MarQueis 1-22; Hoese, Jon 1-22. Middle Average Per Completion 2 0 Tennessee-Andrews, G. 4-97; McDonald, S. 4-39; Average Per Completion 15.0 13.2 Tennessee-Andrews, G. 4-33; Beyah, Malcolm 3-65; Passing Touchdowns TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 348 654 Turner, Harold 3-43; Beyah, Malcolm 3-21; Mason, Passing Touchdowns 0 1 Brown, Jamar 2-17; McDonald, S. 1-22; Drake, Total offense plays 76 97 TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 431 318 Richard 1-21; Mason, Tyler 1-9; Kyles, D.D. 1-5. Tyler 2-37; Tanner, Phillip 2-22; Caldwell, Wes 2-20; Average Gain Per Play 4.6 6.7 Brown, Jamar 2-18; Cunningham, B. 1-4. Total offense plays 84 40 Fumbles: Number-Lost 1-0 5-3 Average Gain Per Play 5.1 7.9 INTERCEPTIONS: Minnesota-Rallis, Mike 1-3. Penalties: Number-Yards 8-55 8-95 INTERCEPTIONS: Austin Peay-Wade, Sheldon 1-7. Fumbles: Number-Lost 1-0 1-1 Middle Tennessee-None. PUNTS-YARDS 6-268 2-58 Middle Tennessee-Davis, Darin 1-38; Issac, Rod 1-1. Penalties: Number-Yards 4-29 4-27 Average Yards Per Punt 44.7 29.0 PUNTS-YARDS 3-116 5-210 FUMBLES: Minnesota-Weber, Adam 1-0. Middle Net Yards Per Punt 36.7 29.0 FUMBLES: Austin Peay-TEAM 1-0. Middle Average Yards Per Punt 38.7 42.0 Tennessee-Beyah, Malcolm 1-1. Inside 20 2 1 Tennessee-Murphy, Jeff 3-2; Tanner, Phillip 1-0; Net Yards Per Punt 32.0 38.4 50+ Yards 2 0 Inside 20 1 1 Touchbacks 1 0 Mason, Tyler 1-1. 50+ Yards 1 1 Attendance: 25908 (4th largest in school history) Fair catch 0 0 Touchbacks 1 0 Game Time: 3:03 KICKOFFS-YARDS 7-428 9-483 Fair catch 0 1 Temperature: 71 Average Yards Per Kickoff 61.1 53.7 Attendance: 16806 KICKOFFS-YARDS 5-331 4-215 Net Yards Per Kickoff 41.1 33.7 Game Time: 3:35 Average Yards Per Kickoff 66.2 53.8 Officials: Referee: Jeff Hillyer; Umpire: Ken Touchbacks 1 1 Net Yards Per Kickoff 44.6 34.2 Huffhines; Linesman: Buddy Burt; Line judge: Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 0-0-0 2-28-0 Temperature: 80 Touchbacks 0 0 Tim Sistrunk; Back judge: Bill Sorah; Field judge: J. Average Per Return 0.0 14.0 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 2-18-0 0-0-0 Middlebrooks; Side judge: Scott Solomon Officials: Referee: Charles Lewis; Umpire: Ken Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 6-160-0 5-120-0 Huffhines; Linesman: Gregory LeFils; Line judge: Average Per Return 9.0 0.0 Average Per Return 26.7 24.0 Pete Tao; Back judge: Bill Sorah; Field judge: DuVal Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 3-78-0 5-108-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-7-0 2-39-1 West; Side judge: Scott Solomon Average Per Return 26.0 21.6 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 1-16-1 0-0-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-3-0 0-0-0 Miscellaneous Yards 0 0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0 Possession Time 31:47 28:13 Possession Time 45:34 14:26 1st Quarter 7:08 7:52 1st Quarter 10:16 4:44 2nd Quarter 8:47 6:13 2nd Quarter 10:56 4:04 3rd Quarter 8:51 6:09 3rd Quarter 11:14 3:46 4th Quarter 7:01 7:59 4th Quarter 13:08 1:52 Third-Down Conversions 8 of 17 12 of 18 Third-Down Conversions 8 of 16 1 of 8 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 1 0 of 1 Fourth-Down Conversions 2 of 2 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 4-5 7-7 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 4-6 2-2 Touchdowns 2-5 7-7 Touchdowns 3-6 1-2 Field goals 2-5 0-7 Field goals 1-6 1-2 Sacks By: Number-Yards 0-0 0-0 Sacks By: Number-Yards 0-0 2-18 PAT Kicks 3-3 8-8 PAT Kicks 3-3 2-2 Field Goals 2-3 0-1 Field Goals 1-3 1-1

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GAME-BY-GAME RECAPS Middle Tennessee 17 Memphis 24 Game 3 l Sept. 18, 2010 l Liberty Bowl l Memphis, TN

Middle Tennessee 34 Louisiana 14 Game 4 l Sept. 25, 2010 l Cajun Field l Lafayette, LA

MEMPHIS, TN - Turnovers and penalties were the name of the game for the Blue Raiders in LAFAYETTE, LA - Middle Tennessee opened up a close game in the second half with a pair of a 24-17 loss to Memphis before 27,965 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Middle Tennessee (1-2) committed four turnovers, three interceptions and a fumble, resulting in all 24 points for the Tigers (1-2). In addition to the four turnovers, the Blue Raiders had seven penalties for 74 yards after recording none in the first half. Sophomore Logan Kilgore threw all three interceptions for the Blue Raiders and ended the game 16 for 26 for 161 yards and one touchdown through the air. Junior Jeff Murphy entered the game in the third quarter and was able to generate some offense for Middle Tennessee. Murphy ended the game 6 for 13 for 87 yards and ran for one touchdown. Defensively, the Blue Raiders were led by junior Darin Davis and senior Jamari Lattimore. Davis missed the end of the first half after an injury but returned after the break to aid the defense. Davis recorded eight tackles, five solo, a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss for seven yards. Lattimore had seven total tackles and two tackles for loss for 10 yards. The defense held the Tigers to just 287 total yards.

big-yardage touchdowns in the third quarter to begin Sun Belt play with a 34-14 victory against Louisiana-Lafayette at Cajun Field in Lafayette, La., in front of 17,249 fans. The Blue Raiders held just a six-point lead at the halftime break, but two long plays and an increased effort on defense ignited the runaway triumph. Logan Kilgore had a career night, completing 21-of-36 for 207 yards, while the team combined for 34 carries and 217 yards on the ground. Phillip Tanner was the leading ground gainer, finishing with 104 yards on 17 attempts, while D.D. Kyles chipped in 84 yards on just five carries. The Blue Raiders, who never trailed, struck quickly against the Cajuns all night with five of six scores coming under two minutes of possession time. Special teams continued to be a bright spot for the Blue Raiders and keyed the 10th SBC road win under Rick Stockstill in 16 attempts. The Blue Raiders got a blocked field goal from Rod Issac, a 55-yard field goal from Alan Gendreau, while punters Josh Davis and Nathaniel Toulson combined for a 43.6-yard average and placed three of seven punts inside the 20-yard line. The Blue Raiders are now 21-1 under Stockstill when scoring 30 or more points.

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score Middle Tennessee 3 7 7 0 17 Memphis 3 14 7 0 24 1st 12:35 MT Gendreau, Alan 32 yd field goal, 7-52 2:25 05:12 Memphis Henriques, P. 22 yd field goal, 10-34 4:16 2nd 11:52 Memphis Ray, Gregory 9 yd run (Henriques, P. kick), 6-36 2:57 09:17 Memphis McKenzie, J. 22 yd pass from Williams, Ryan (Henriques, P. kick), 6-43 1:57 08:09 MT Beyah, Malcolm 52 yd pass from Kilgore, Logan (Gendreau, Alan kick), 4-67 1:03 3rd 08:10 Memphis Ray, Gregory 9 yd run (Henriques, P. kick), 3-44 0:53 01:54 MT Murphy, Jeff 1 yd run (Gendreau, Alan kick), 6-69 2:17

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score Middle Tennessee 3 17 14 0 34 Louisiana 0 14 0 0 14 1st 12:39 MT Gendreau, Alan 40 yd field goal, 6-14, 1:04 2nd 13:22 MT Kyles, D.D. 8 run (Gendreau, A. kick), 14-76, 5:19 9:14 UL Green, L. 5 pass from Masson (Albrecht, T. kick), 10-70, 4:08 8:27 MT Tanner, P. 26 run (Gendreau, A. kick), 4-60, :47 3:04 UL Gautier, B. 2 run (Albrecht, T. kick), 6-31, 2:10 1:07 MT Gendreau, Alan 55 yd field goal, 10-27, 1:57 3rd 10:02 MT Beyah, M. 62 pass from Kilgore, L. (Gendreau, A. kick), 3-62, :48 1:02 MT Kyles, D.D. 74 run (Gendreau, A. kick), 3-81, :50 MT ULL RUSHING: Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip FIRST DOWNS 19 18 17-104; Kyles, D.D. 5-84; Cunningham, B. 8-23; Rushing 11 9 Pratcher, W. 3-5; Kilgore, Logan 1-1. LouisianaPassing 7 9 Streeter, Kevis 11-63; Masson, Chris 15-22; Gautier, Penalty 1 0 Blaine 12-17; Shankle, Julian 4-15; Lawson, Javone NET YARDS RUSHING 217 126 2-12; TEAM 1-0; Spikes, Aaron 2-minus 3. Rushing Attempts 34 47 Average Per Rush 6.4 2.7 PASSING: Middle Tennessee-Kilgore, Logan 21Rushing Touchdowns 3 1 Yards Gained Rushing 232 175 36-1-207. Louisiana-Masson, Chris 16-32-0-192; Yards Lost Rushing 15 49 Gautier, Blaine 3-5-0-22. NET YARDS PASSING 207 214 Completions-Attempts-Int 21-36-1 19-37-0 RECEIVING: Middle Tennessee-Cunningham, B. Average Per Attempt 5.8 5.8 3-24; Turner, Harold 3-17; Beyah, Malcolm 2-86; Average Per Completion 9.9 11.3 Banks, Andrew 2-20; Jefferson, T. 2-15; Caldwell, Passing Touchdowns 1 1 Wes 2-14; Brown, Jamar 2-10; McDonald, S. 2-10; TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 424 340 Kyles, D.D. 1-14; Blissard, Shane 1-3; Andrews, Total offense plays 70 84 G. 1-minus 6. Louisiana-Miller, Marlin 4-43; Average Gain Per Play 6.1 4.0 Lawson, Javone 3-53; Green, Ladarius 3-38; Falgout, Fumbles: Number-Lost 0-0 2-2 Richie 3-28; Joseph, Andrew 3-13; Spikes, Aaron Penalties: Number-Yards 9-76 4-30 1-18; Wolfe, Vernon 1-17; Maxwell, Jacob 1-4. PUNTS-YARDS 7-305 8-325 Average Yards Per Punt 43.6 40.6 INTERCEPTIONS: Middle Tennessee-None. Net Yards Per Punt 34.9 36.9 Louisiana-Bentley, Dwight 1-15. Inside 20 3 2 50+ Yards 1 4 Touchbacks 2 0 FUMBLES: Middle Tennessee-None. LouisianaFair catch 2 2 Lawson, Javone 1-1; Masson, Chris 1-1. KICKOFFS-YARDS 7-453 3-169 Average Yards Per Kickoff 64.7 56.3 Attendance: 17249 Net Yards Per Kickoff 45.1 41.7 Game Time: 3:05 Touchbacks 2 0 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 3-30-0 2-21-0 Temperature: 85 Average Per Return 10.0 10.5 Officials: Referee: Jeff Hilyer; Umpire: Ken Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 2-44-0 5-97-0 Huffhines; Linesman: Buddy Burt; Line judge: Tim Average Per Return 22.0 19.4 Sistrunk; Back judge: William Sorah; Field judge: Jon Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 1-15-0 Middlebrook; Side judge: Scott Solomon Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 1-31-0 0-0-0 Miscellaneous Yards 0 0 Possession Time 25:01 34:59 1st Quarter 7:36 7:24 2nd Quarter 5:03 9:57 3rd Quarter 4:42 10:18 4th Quarter 7:40 7:20 Third-Down Conversions 6 of 17 7 of 19 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 0 1 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 1-1 2-3 Touchdowns 1-1 2-3 Field goals 0-1 0-3 Sacks By: Number-Yards 7-35 0-0 PAT Kicks 4-4 2-2 Field Goals 2-2 0-1

MT UM FIRST DOWNS 14 15 Rushing 6 8 Passing 8 5 Penalty 0 2 NET YARDS RUSHING 67 158 Rushing Attempts 34 44 Average Per Rush 2.0 3.6 Rushing Touchdowns 1 2 Yards Gained Rushing 101 187 Yards Lost Rushing 34 29 NET YARDS PASSING 248 129 Completions-Attempts-Int 22-39-3 15-28-0 Average Per Attempt 6.4 4.6 Average Per Completion 11.3 8.6 Passing Touchdowns 1 1 TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 315 287 Total offense plays 73 72 Average Gain Per Play 4.3 4.0 Fumbles: Number-Lost 1-1 0-0 Penalties: Number-Yards 7-74 9-40 PUNTS-YARDS 6-311 10-417 Average Yards Per Punt 51.8 41.7 Net Yards Per Punt 48.5 39.1 Inside 20 5 2 50+ Yards 4 2 Touchbacks 1 0 Fair catch 0 3 KICKOFFS-YARDS 4-253 5-338 Average Yards Per Kickoff 63.2 67.6 Net Yards Per Kickoff 51.0 41.8 Touchbacks 0 1 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 1-26-0 0-0-0 Average Per Return 26.0 0.0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 4-109-0 4-49-0 Average Per Return 27.2 12.2 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 3-33-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0 Miscellaneous Yards 0 0 Possession Time 26:12 33:48 1st Quarter 6:47 8:13 2nd Quarter 4:03 10:57 3rd Quarter 6:52 8:08 4th Quarter 8:30 6:30 Third-Down Conversions 7 of 19 7 of 18 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 2 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 2-4 3-3 Touchdowns 1-4 2-3 Field goals 1-4 1-3 Sacks By: Number-Yards 2-13 1-5 PAT Kicks 2-2 3-3 Field Goals 1-1 1-1

RUSHING: Middle Tennessee-Kyles, D.D. 9-28; Cunningham, B. 9-21; Murphy, Jeff 6-12; Tanner, Phillip 7-3; Kilgore, Logan 2-3; Beyah, Malcolm 1-0. Memphis-Ray, Gregory 25-121; Rhodes, Jerrell 12-46; Foster, Billy 1-7; Team 2-minus 3; Hightower, M. 1-minus 3; Williams, Ryan 3-minus 10. PASSING: Middle Tennessee-Kilgore, Logan 16-263-161; Murphy, Jeff 6-13-0-87. Memphis-Williams, Ryan 15-28-0-129. RECEIVING: Middle Tennessee-Andrews, G. 4-40; Tanner, Phillip 4-12; Cunningham, B. 3-22; Beyah, Malcolm 2-63; McDonald, S. 2-60; Mason, Tyler 2-25; Caldwell, Wes 2-17; Bamber, Jared 1-6; Brown, Jamar 1-5; Turner, Harold 1-minus 2. Univ. of Memphis-Reher, Tannar 3-37; McKenzie, J. 2-37; Johnson, Curtis 2-20; Foster, Billy 2-11; Rhodes, Jerrell 2-5; Rucker, Marcus 1-8; Robinson, D. 1-7; Onarheim, Deven 1-3; Hightower, M. 1-1. INTERCEPTIONS: Middle Tennessee-None. Univ. of Memphis-Washington, T. 2-13; Seisay, M. 1-20. FUMBLES: Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 1-1. Univ. of Memphis-None. Attendance: 27965 Game Time: 3:10 Temperature: 92 Officials: Referee: Tony Backert; Umpire: Stan Weihe; Linesman: D Scott Peterse; Line judge: Bryan Borill; Back judge: Lance Bobbitt; Field judge: DuVal West; Side judge: Wayne Rundell

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GAME-BY-GAME RECAPS Middle Tennessee 13 Troy 42 Game 5 l Oct. 5, 2010 l Floyd Stadium l Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee 14 Georgia Tech 42 Game 6 l Oct. 16, 2010 l Bobby Dodd Stadium l Atlanta, GA

MURFREESBORO, TN - Troy built an early three-score lead and Middle Tennessee was unable ATLANTA, GA - A one-score game at the half turned into a runaway victory for host Georgia to completely recover, dropping a 42-13 decision on Blackout night in front of the second-largest crowd in Floyd Stadium history of 28,010 in Murfreesboro, Tenn., live on ESPN2. Senior Dwight Dasher made his return to the field, completing 22-of-37 for 172 yards. He also was the team’s leader on the ground, amassing 27 yards on 14 carries and scoring both touchdowns. Malcolm Beyah paced the receivers with four catches. Corey Robinson finished with 259 yards and three touchdowns, while hitting on 26-of-37 for the Trojans. DuJuan Harris set the tone on the ground, rushing for 80 yards on 11 carries, while Jason Bruce hauled in a team-best seven receptions for 62 yards. Defensively, safety Kevin Brown finished with a career-high 12 tackles, including 10 solo stops, while Darin Davis added eight stops and 1.5 sacks. Once again, turnovers played a key role in the game as the Blue Raiders had an interception and a fumble but could not force a single mistake from the Trojans. The Blue Raiders managed just 207 total yards while Troy rang up 519 yards with 156 of that total coming in the last 11 minutes. Score by Quarters Troy Middle Tennessee 1st 9:30 2:16 2nd 6:06 1:04 3rd 1:52 4th 6:43 4:27 4:16

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Tech, as Middle Tennessee could not overcome a season-high six turnovers in falling 42-14 in front of 40,652 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta. The six turnovers, including four interceptions, are the most by a Blue Raider squad under head coach Rick Stockstill and the most in the FBS era. Senior safety Jeremy Kellem led the Middle Tennessee defense with a career-high 13 tackles, while Antwan Davis added eight stops. Justin Jones was credited with the Blue Raiders’ lone sack, a two-yard behind the line of scrimmage stop, among his two total tackles for loss. Quarterback Dwight Dasher finished 20-of-35 for 173 yards, but suffered four interceptions and a fumble. Phillip Tanner paced the ground attack with 56 yards on 13 carries, while Tavarres Jefferson hauled in five receptions to lead all receivers. The Atlantic Coast Conference’s leading rusher, Georgia Tech quarterback Joshua Nesbitt, led all players with 106 yards on 22 carries engineering the triple-option offense. He managed just 86 yards through the air, completing 5-of-13 attempts.

1 2 3 4 Score Score by Quarters 14 7 7 14 42 Middle Tennessee 0 7 0 6 13 Georgia Tech Jernigan 3 pass from Hampton (M. Taylor kick), 8-55, 3:10 1st 10:34 Gill 5 pass from Robinson (M. Taylor kick), 4-17, 2:07 2nd 7:11 Taylor 3 run (M. Taylor kick), 7-56, 2:30 4:23 Dasher 1 run (Gendreau kick), 9-63, 2:05 3rd 9:06 Gill 9 pass from Robinson (M. Taylor kick), 5-87, 1:34 4:43 Johnson 7 pass from Robinson (M. Taylor kick), 11-86, 4:51 1:14 Dasher 2 run (Gendreau kick blocked), 9-66, 2:16 4th 6:04 Harris 41 run (M. Taylor kick), 1-41, :11 1:35

Troy MT FIRST DOWNS 22 16 Rushing 8 1 Passing 13 11 Penalty 1 4 NET YARDS RUSHING 238 28 Rushing Attempts 40 28 Average Per Rush 5.9 1.0 Rushing Touchdowns 2 2 Yards Gained Rushing 262 80 Yards Lost Rushing 24 52 NET YARDS PASSING 281 179 Completions-Attempts-Int 29-40-0 24-41-1 Average Per Attempt 7.0 4.4 Average Per Completion 9.7 7.5 Passing Touchdowns 4 0 TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 519 207 Total offense plays 80 69 Average Gain Per Play 6.5 3.0 Fumbles: Number-Lost 0-0 1-1 Penalties: Number-Yards 12-106 8-65 PUNTS-YARDS 7-320 11-501 Average Yards Per Punt 45.7 45.5 Net Yards Per Punt 45.4 43.2 Inside 20 1 6 50+ Yards 1 4 Touchbacks 0 1 Fair catch 1 2 KICKOFFS-YARDS 7-439 2-109 Average Yards Per Kickoff 62.7 54.5 Net Yards Per Kickoff 42.7 51.0 Touchbacks 1 0 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 3-6-0 4-2-0 Average Per Return 2.0 0.5 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 2-7-0 5-120-0 Average Per Return 3.5 24.0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-0-0 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0 Miscellaneous Yards 0 3 Possession Time 34:09 25:51 1st Quarter 8:05 6:55 2nd Quarter 8:46 6:14 3rd Quarter 8:25 6:35 4th Quarter 8:53 6:07 Third-Down Conversions 8 of 16 4 of 15 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 0 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 5-6 2-2 Touchdowns 5-6 2-2 Field goals 0-6 0-2 Sacks By: Number-Yards 5-35 2-13 PAT Kicks 6-6 1-2 Field Goals 0-1 0-0

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RUSHING: Troy-DuJuan Harris 11-80; Chris Anderson 6-54; Shawn Southward 11-49; T.J. Mitchell 2-47; Jerrel Jernigan 3-17; Jamie Hampton 2-9; D.J. Taylor 1-3; TEAM 2-minus 8; Corey Robinson 2-minus 13. Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 14-27; Tanner, Phillip 6-15; Cunningham, B. 3-7; Kyles, D.D. 3-minus 3; Murphy, Jeff 2-minus 18.

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MT GT FIRST DOWNS 22 19 Rushing 10 14 Passing 9 4 Penalty 3 1 NET YARDS RUSHING 143 329 Rushing Attempts 39 57 Average Per Rush 3.7 5.8 Rushing Touchdowns 2 5 PASSING: Troy-Corey Robinson 26-37-0-259; Jerrel Yards Gained Rushing 173 340 Jernigan 2-2-0-19; Jamie Hampton 1-1-0-3. Middle Yards Lost Rushing 30 11 Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 22-37-1-172; Murphy, NET YARDS PASSING 173 86 Jeff 2-4-0-7. Completions-Attempts-Int 20-35-4 5-14-0 Average Per Attempt 4.9 6.1 RECEIVING: Troy-Jason Bruce 7-62; Tebiarus Gill Average Per Completion 8.6 17.2 5-31; Jerrel Jernigan 4-40; Shawn Southward Passing Touchdowns 0 1 3-27; Jamel Johnson 2-23; Eric Thomas 2-22; Brett TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 316 415 Total offense plays 74 71 Moncrief 1-28; Donnie Crosby 1-24; Chip Reeves Average Gain Per Play 4.3 5.8 1-16; Austin Silvoy 1-5; Chris Anderson 1-3; Fumbles: Number-Lost 3-2 3-2 D.J. Taylor 1-0. Middle Tennessee-Beyah, Malcolm Penalties: Number-Yards 5-29 5-45 4-17; Mason, Tyler 3-34; Brown, Jamar 3-28; 6-240 5-199 Caldwell, Wes 3-22; Cunningham, B. 3-19; Andrews, PUNTS-YARDS Average Yards Per Punt 40.0 39.8 G. 3-9; McDonald, S. 2-18; Turner, Harold 1-20; Net Yards Per Punt 36.5 36.2 Blissard, Shane 1-8; Tanner, Phillip 1-4. Inside 20 0 4 50+ Yards 1 1 INTERCEPTIONS: Troy-Jacoby Thomas 1-0. Middle Touchbacks 0 0 Tennessee-None. Fair catch 1 1 KICKOFFS-YARDS 3-130 7-481 FUMBLES: Troy-None. Middle Tennessee-Murphy, Average Yards Per Kickoff 43.3 68.7 Jeff 1-1. Net Yards Per Kickoff 39.0 48.7 Touchbacks 0 3 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 2-18-0 2-21-0 Attendance: 28010 Average Per Return 9.0 10.5 Game Time: 3:15 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 4-80-0 2-13-0 Temperature: 63 Average Per Return 20.0 6.5 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 4-88-0 Officials: Referee: Riley Johnson; Umpire: Tyrone Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 1-8-0 0-0-0 Blanks; Linesman: Dirk Bell; Line judge: Terry Miscellaneous Yards 0 0 Allgeier; Back judge: Wayne Gautney; Field judge: Possession Time 27:05 32:55 Dan Moore; Side judge: Fred Wiedower 1st Quarter 8:32 6:28 2nd Quarter 6:16 8:44 3rd Quarter 5:23 9:37 4th Quarter 6:54 8:06 Third-Down Conversions 4 of 13 5 of 14 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 0 1 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 2-3 4-4 Touchdowns 2-3 4-4 Field goals 0-3 0-4 Sacks By: Number-Yards 1-2 3-16 PAT Kicks 2-2 6-6 Field Goals 0-0 0-1

RUSHING: Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 13-56; Kyles, D.D. 6-44; Dasher, Dwight 14-35; Pratcher, W. 3-7; Cunningham, B. 2-7; TEAM 1-minus 6. Georgia Tech-Nesbitt, J. 22-106; Allen, A. 13-75; Cox, L. 3-31; Smith, O. 3-24; Sims, D. 4-24; Jones, R. 1-21; Watson, R. 3-13; Peeples, E. 1-10; Paige, J. 1-9; Washington, T. 2-8; Bostic, B.J. 3-5; Lyons, P. 1-3. PASSING: Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 20-35-4-173. Georgia Tech-Nesbitt, J. 5-13-0-86; Washington, T. 0-1-0-0; Sims, D. 0-0-0-0. RECEIVING: Middle Tennessee-Jefferson, T. 5-48; Beyah, Malcolm 4-35; Tanner, Phillip 3-6; Turner, Harold 2-31; Drake, Richard 2-29; Andrews, G. 1-13; Blissard, Shane 1-8; Kyles, D.D. 1-7; Cunningham, B. 1-minus 4. Georgia Tech-Smith, O. 2-51; Hill, S. 1-26; Jones, R. 1-6; Earls, C. 1-3. INTERCEPTIONS: Middle Tennessee-None. Georgia Tech-Tarrant, J. 2-60; Johnson, I. 1-18; Burnett, J. 1-10. FUMBLES: Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 1-1; Dasher, Dwight 1-1; TEAM 1-0. Georgia Tech-Allen, A. 1-1; Sims, D. 1-0; Cox, L. 1-1. Attendance: 40652 Game Time: 2:55 Temperature: 74 Officials: Referee: Chuck Lewis; Umpire: Bill Lamkin; Linesman: Bill Greer; Line judge: Pete Tao; Back judge: Dax Hill; Field judge: A. Flemming; Side judge: Andy Britton; Scorer: Greg Campbell


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GAME-BY-GAME RECAPS Middle Tennessee 38 ULM 10 Game 7 l Oct. 23, 2010 l Floyd Stadium l Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee 24 Arkansas State 51 Game 8 l Nov. 2, 2010 l ASU Stadium l Jonesboro, AR

MURFREESBORO, TN - Middle Tennessee played well on both sides of the ball, keying a JONESBORO, AR - Seven turnovers, including four interceptions, limited offensive efficiency 38-10 victory over ULM in front of a Homecoming crowd of 19,052 at Floyd Stadium. The Blue Raiders improved to 4-1 in Homecoming games under head coach Rick Stockstill. Middle Tennessee used a balanced attack to pick up the win, registering 244 yards on the ground and 219 through the air, to outgain ULM 463-269 on the day. Dwight Dasher was 11-of19 for 219 yards and a pair of touchdowns, while finishing with 66 rushing yards. Phillip Tanner paced the ground attack with 73 yards on 15 tries. The Warhawks’ signal-caller, redshirt freshman Kolton Browning, completed 25-of-43 for 232 yards, his sixth consecutive game with at least 200 yards. His exploits countered a negative outing on the ground for the visitors, as they gained minusfour yards on 28 rushes, only the second time in school history a Blue Raider defense held a team to negative yards on the ground behind the minus-58 Austin Peay amassed exactly 39 yards ago in 1971. The defense, led by Jamari Lattimore’s three sacks, came up with 11 TFLs, six sacks, two interceptions, and a defensive touchdown when Rod Issac brought back an interception 70 yards.

by Middle Tennessee as it dropped a 51-24 decision at Arkansas State in front of 13,589 at ASU Stadium before a nationally-televised audience on ESPN2. The Blue Raiders fell behind early, 13-0, but battled back thanks to a well executed onside kick to trail just 13-10 after the first quarter. MT and ASU traded touchdown drives before the Red Wolves added a late field goal to take a 23-17 advantage into halftime. ASU took advantage of six second half turnovers by the Blue Raiders to pull away in the third quarter and never look back. The Red Wolves turned the six miscues into 21 points. Dwight Dasher led a ground attack that rushed 60 times for 236 yards by collecting 96 yards and a 29-yard scoring run. Dasher, however, struggled in the passing game with four interceptions. Jeremy Kellem led the defense with 10 stops and an interception.

Score by Quarters Middle Tennessee Arkansas State 1st 12:21 1 2 3 4 Score 8:20 3 0 0 7 10 4:27 7 21 3 7 38 :52 2nd 14:54 Issac 70 INT return (Gendreau kick) 9:24 Jabour 20 FG, 13-52, 4:35 :13 Andrews 18 pass from Dasher (Gendreau kick), 10-80, 3:24 3rd 9:24 Mason 53 pass from Dasher (Gendreau kick), 3-54, :49 2:24 Tanner 25 run (Gendreau kick), 4-52, 1:16 4th 9:35 Gendreau 24 FG, 5-80, 1:21 7:21 Ambrose 8 pass from Browning (Jabour kick), 5-46, 1:59 4:48 Pratcher 1 run (Gendreau kick), 12-69, 4:46

Score by Quarters ULM Middle Tennessee 1st 11:26 MT 1:46 ULM 2nd 13:22 MT 10:59 MT 8:22 MT 3rd 3:18 MT 4th 9:01 ULM 4:15 MT ULM MT FIRST DOWNS 13 20 Rushing 2 13 Passing 10 5 Penalty 1 2 NET YARDS RUSHING -4 244 Rushing Attempts 28 55 Average Per Rush -0.1 4.4 Rushing Touchdowns 0 2 Yards Gained Rushing 49 291 Yards Lost Rushing 53 47 NET YARDS PASSING 273 219 Completions-Attempts-Int 27-45-2 11-19-1 Average Per Attempt 6.1 11.5 Average Per Completion 10.1 19.9 Passing Touchdowns 1 2 TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 269 463 Total offense plays 73 74 Average Gain Per Play 3.7 6.3 Fumbles: Number-Lost 1-0 3-1 Penalties: Number-Yards 9-77 7-65 PUNTS-YARDS 10-395 5-230 Average Yards Per Punt 39.5 46.0 Net Yards Per Punt 34.9 41.2 Inside 20 4 2 50+ Yards 1 2 Touchbacks 1 1 Fair catch 4 0 KICKOFFS-YARDS 3-179 7-440 Average Yards Per Kickoff 59.7 62.9 Net Yards Per Kickoff 46.3 38.6 Touchbacks 2 2 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 2-4-0 2-26-0 Average Per Return 2.0 13.0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 5-130-0 0-0-0 Average Per Return 26.0 0.0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-0-0 2-70-1 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0 Miscellaneous Yards 0 0 Possession Time 31:13 28:47 1st Quarter 9:10 5:50 2nd Quarter 7:29 7:31 3rd Quarter 7:54 7:06 4th Quarter 6:40 8:20 Third-Down Conversions 3 of 18 6 of 16 Fourth-Down Conversions 1 of 2 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 2-2 3-4 Touchdowns 1-2 2-4 Field goals 1-2 1-4 Sacks By: Number-Yards 1-10 6-39 PAT Kicks 1-1 5-5 Field Goals 1-1 1-2

RUSHING: ULM-Rhodes, Zach 1-14; Edwards, Jyruss 4-7; Goodin, Frank 5-4; Donald, C 2-2; TEAM 1-minus 1; Ambrose, Luther 2-minus 10; Browning, K 13-minus 20. Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 15-73; Dasher, Dwight 14-66; Cunningham, B. 7-49; Kyles, D.D. 12-47; Pratcher, W. 4-19; Beyah, Malcolm 1-5; TEAM 2-minus 15. PASSING: ULM-Browning, K 25-43-2-232; Russell, Luke 1-1-0-34; Wells, Cody 1-1-0-7. Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 11-19-1-219. RECEIVING: ULM-Ambrose, Luther 9-66; Leonard, Brent 4-42; Goodin, Frank 3-37; Maye, Tavarese 3-27; McCall, Anthony 2-65; Sanders, Z 1-11; Donald, C 1-7; Jordan, Alvin 1-6; Hamm, Je’Ron 1-5; Edwards, Jyruss 1-4; Lovett, Rodney 1-3. Middle Tennessee-Mason, Tyler 3-93; Andrews, G. 2-39; Turner, Harold 3-1; Tanner, Phillip 1-75; Blissard, Shane 1-9; Beyah, Malcolm 1-2. INTERCEPTIONS: ULM-Milton, Keavon 1-0. Middle Tennessee-Issac, Rod 1-70; Kellem, Jeremy 1-0. FUMBLES: ULM-TEAM 1-0. Middle TennesseeDasher, Dwight 2-1; TEAM 1-0. Attendance: 19052 Game Time: 2:59 Temperature: 80 Officials: Referee: Riley Johnson; Umpire: Tyrone Blanks; Linesman: Dirk Bell; Line judge: Terry Allgeier; Back judge: Wayne Gautney; Field judge: Dan Moore; Side judge: Fred Wiedower

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Aplin 4 run (kick blocked), 4-21, 1:14 Robertson 7 run (Zalud kick), 5-71, 1:10 Gendreau 27 FG, 12-64, 3:46 Cunningham 4 run (Gendreau kick), 10-39, 3:31 Stockemer 37 pass from Aplin (Zalud kick), 4-47, :58 Dasher 29 run (Gendreau kick), 14-80, 5:30 Davis 22 FG, 9-77, 2:16 Frampton 33 pass from Butterfield (Davis kick), 1-33, :09 Blake 5 pass from Aplin (Davis kick), 8-72, 2:55 Lawson 17 run (Davis kick), 1-17, :09 Andrews 14 pass from Dasher (Gendreau kick), 8-26, 2:00 Robertson 6 run (Davis kick), 5-40, 2:31

MT ASU FIRST DOWNS 26 26 Rushing 17 13 Passing 8 12 Penalty 1 1 NET YARDS RUSHING 236 205 Rushing Attempts 60 38 Average Per Rush 3.9 5.4 Rushing Touchdowns 2 4 Yards Gained Rushing 277 222 Yards Lost Rushing 41 17 NET YARDS PASSING 146 288 Completions-Attempts-Int 19-37-4 18-29-1 Average Per Attempt 3.9 9.9 Average Per Completion 7.7 16.0 Passing Touchdowns 1 3 TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 382 493 Total offense plays 97 67 Average Gain Per Play 3.9 7.4 Fumbles: Number-Lost 4-3 0-0 Penalties: Number-Yards 6-59 3-25 PUNTS-YARDS 2-89 1-43 Average Yards Per Punt 44.5 43.0 Net Yards Per Punt 44.5 43.0 Inside 20 1 1 50+ Yards 1 0 Touchbacks 0 0 Fair catch 1 0 KICKOFFS-YARDS 3-121 9-531 Average Yards Per Kickoff 40.3 59.0 Net Yards Per Kickoff 31.3 38.4 Touchbacks 0 1 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0 Average Per Return 0.0 0.0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 6-165-0 1-27-0 Average Per Return 27.5 27.0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-17-0 4-34-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 1-35-0 Miscellaneous Yards 0 0 Possession Time 34:47 25:13 1st Quarter 11:44 3:16 2nd Quarter 7:49 7:11 3rd Quarter 7:11 7:49 4th Quarter 8:03 6:57 Third-Down Conversions 8 of 22 2 of 7 Fourth-Down Conversions 5 of 5 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 3-5 6-8 Touchdowns 2-5 5-8 Field goals 1-5 1-8 Sacks By: Number-Yards 1-8 4-31 PAT Kicks 3-3 6-7 Field Goals 1-1 1-3

RUSHING: Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 23-96; Cunningham, B. 11-40; Tanner, Phillip 12-38; Kyles, D.D. 8-28; Beyah, Malcolm 2-20; Jefferson, T. 3-19; TEAM 1-minus 5. Arkansas St.-Lawson, Derek 15-104; Robertson, Je 13-79; Aplin, Ryan 5-11; Fleming, R.J. 1-10; Butterfield, P. 1-7; TEAM 3-minus 6. PASSING: Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 1937-4-146. Arkansas St.-Aplin, Ryan 16-27-1-245; Butterfield, P. 2-2-0-43. RECEIVING: Middle Tennessee-Jefferson, T. 5-27; Andrews, G. 3-51; Beyah, Malcolm 3-16; Drake, Richard 2-15; Mason, Tyler 2-13; Brown, Jamar 1-16; McDonald, S. 1-6; Blissard, Shane 1-6; Kyles, D.D. 1-minus 4. Arkansas St.-Frampton, D. 6-138; Stockemer, T. 4-85; Lawson, Derek 2-21; Muse, Allen 2-14; Robinson, A. 1-11; Fleming, R.J. 1-10; Blake, Jeff 1-5; Smith, Andre 1-4. INTERCEPTIONS: Middle Tennessee-Kellem, Jeremy 1-17. Arkansas St.-Davis, Demario 2-10; Feemster, D. 1-28; McCray, Kelcie 1-minus 4. FUMBLES: Middle Tennessee-Kyles, D.D. 1-0; Dasher, Dwight 1-1; Beyah, Malcolm 1-1; Tanner, Phillip 1-1. Arkansas St.-None. Attendance: 13589 Game Time: 3:36 Temperature: 54 Officials: Referee: Jeff Hilyer; Umpire: Ken Huffhines; Linesman: Buddy Burt; Line judge: Tim Sistrunk; Back judge: William Sorah; Field judge: J. Middlebrooks; Side judge: Scot Solomon

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GAME-BY-GAME RECAPS Middle Tennessee 17 North Texas 23

Middle Tennessee 27 WKU 26

Game 9 l Nov. 13, 2010 l Floyd Stadium l Murfreesboro, TN

Game 10 l Nov. 20, 2010 l L.T. Smith Stadium l Bowling Green, KY

MURFREESBORO, TN - Middle Tennessee fell behind 14-0 through the first quarter and could not mount enough offense to complete the comeback in dropping a 23-17 decision to North Texas in Sun Belt action before 14,227 at Floyd Stadium. The loss broke a string of four straight wins for the Blue Raiders against the Mean Green. Phillip Tanner led the Blue Raider ground attack with 87 yards, five more than quarterback Dwight Dasher. Tanner scored both Middle Tennessee touchdowns, including a 51-yarder in the second quarter. Garrett Andrews hauled in a game-high tying four receptions for 41 yards. Lance Dunbar gained 226 yards on 36 carries, including a long of 65. Riley Dodge finished 16-of-25 through the air for 167 yards, connecting with Tyler Stradford for a game-best tying four catches. Jeremy Kellem and Arness Ikner topped the Middle Tennessee defense with 13 and 12 tackles, respectively, including 11 solo apiece. The Blue Raiders posted nine tackles for a loss of 20 yards throughout the game with eight players having 1.0 each. Turnovers continued to be the story of the Blue Raiders season as MT committed three more to squash scoring opportunities while also dropping two key passes on the day.

BOWLING GREEN, KY - Middle Tennessee spotted Western Kentucky an early lead less than

five minutes into the game, saw the Hilltoppers build it to 26-13 in the second half, then rallied in the fourth quarter to take a thrilling 27-26 win in Bowling Green. The win kept alive the Blue Raiders’ hopes for a possible bowl bid if they can win their last two games against FAU and FIU. Huge defensive plays in the fourth quarter sparked the comeback. The first one came on a 99-yard fumble return by Rod Issac that kept Western from increasing its lead to three touchdowns, and instead put the Blue Raiders within six points. The second big play came on Western’s attempt to seal the victory with 2:29 to go on a Casey Tinius field goal attempt. Big Jarrett Crittenton, jumped up and blocked the attempt, and the Blue Raiders managed to hold on for the win after an impressive 10-play, 77-yard scoring drive that culminated on a 6-yard run by Benny Cunningham. The 16-point comeback was the largest under Rick Stockstill and the fifth-year head coach improved to a perfect 4-0 in one-point games.

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score Middle Tennessee 7 3 3 14 27 WKU 13 6 7 0 26 Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score North Texas 14 3 3 3 23 1st 9:33 WKU Rainey 1 run (Tinius kick), 9-24, 4:13 Middle Tennessee 0 10 7 0 17 9:21 MT Russell 97 kickoff return (Gendreau kick) 6:13 WKU Brooks recovered blocked punt in endzone (Tinius kick blocked) 1st 7:50 UNT Jackson 30 pass from Dodge (Olen kick), 6-97, 2:18 2nd 14:02 WKU Tinius 38 FG, 14-60,4:52 :05 UNT Dunbar 3 run (Olen kick), 11-91, 5:12 10:33 MT Gendreau 23 FG, 13-63, 3:23 2nd 12:25 MT Gendreau 24 FG, 10-60, 2:40 0:00 WKU Tinius 22 FG, 8-39, 2:43 1:49 MT Tanner 51 run (Gendreau kick), 4-71, :52 3rd 5:04 WKU Rainey 2 run (Tinius kick), 9-76, 4:40 :00 UNT Olen 53 FG, 2-6, :10 3:05 MT Gendreau 40 FG, 9-33, 1:53 3rd 5:49 UNT Olen 24 FG, 17-62, 9:11 4th 10:27 MT Issac 100 fumble recovery (Gendreau kick) 4:43 MT Tanner 21 run (Gendreau kick), 5-70, 1:06 4:38 MT Cunningham 6 run (Gendreau kick), 10-77, 3:39 4th 1:10 UNT Olen 38 FG, 12-45, 5:34 MT WKU RUSHING: Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 18-62; UNT MT RUSHING: North Texas-Dunbar, Lance 36-226; FIRST DOWNS 11 19 Cunningham, B. 6-59; Dasher, Dwight 8-28; Kyles, FIRST DOWNS 22 19 Dodge, Riley 12-48; Byrd, Brandin 7-11; TEAM Rushing 8 13 D.D. 2-2; TEAM 2-minus 11. WKU-Rainey, Bobby Rushing 14 8 2-minus 6. Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 7-87; 3 5 45-248; Andrews, A. 6-42; Jakes, Kawaun 7-7. Passing 7 9 Dasher, Dwight 24-82; Kyles, D.D. 1-1; Cunningham, Passing Penalty 0 1 Penalty 1 2 B. 2-0; Beyah, Malcolm 1-minus 3. NET YARDS RUSHING 140 297 PASSING: Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 12-25NET YARDS RUSHING 279 167 Rushing Attempts 36 58 0-68. WKU-Jakes, Kawaun Rushing Attempts 57 35 PASSING: North Texas-Dodge, Riley 16-25-1-167. Average Per Rush 3.9 5.1 9-22-0-98. Average Per Rush 4.9 4.8 Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 17-30-2-197. Rushing Touchdowns 1 2 Rushing Touchdowns 1 2 Yards Gained Rushing 167 319 Yards Gained Rushing 305 192 RECEIVING: North Texas-Stradford, T. 4-20; Carey, Yards Lost Rushing 27 22 RECEIVING: Middle Tennessee-McDonald, S. 2-16; Yards Lost Rushing 26 25 NET YARDS PASSING 68 98 Andrews, G. 2-11; Banks, Andrew 2-5; Blissard, NET YARDS PASSING 167 197 Darius 3-12; Dunbar, Lance 2-46; Jackson, Jamaal Completions-Attempts-Int 12-25-0 9-22-0 Shane 1-24; Drake, Richard 1-5; Turner, Harold Completions-Attempts-Int 16-25-1 17-30-2 2-43; Lott, Alex 2-16; Olawale, Jamize 1-15; Taylor, Average Per Attempt 2.7 4.5 1-5; Beyah, Malcolm 1-2; Cunningham, B. 1-2; Average Per Attempt 6.7 6.6 Willie 1-9; Prior, Daniel 1-6. Middle TennesseeAverage Per Completion 5.7 10.9 Tanner, Phillip 1-minus 2. WKU-Rainey, Bobby Average Per Completion 10.4 11.6 Andrews, G. 4-41; Beyah, Malcolm 3-16; Blissard, 0 0 4-34; Haynes, Dexter 2-34; Coley, D. 2-22; McNeal, Passing Touchdowns 1 0 Shane 2-27; Mason, Tyler 2-21; Tanner, Phillip 2-18; Passing Touchdowns TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 446 364 McDonald, S. 1-43; Turner, Harold 1-13; Jefferson, T. TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 208 395 Willie 1-8. Total offense plays 61 80 Total offense plays 82 65 1-11; Kyles, D.D. 1-7. Average Gain Per Play 3.4 4.9 INTERCEPTIONS: Middle Tennessee-None. Average Gain Per Play 5.4 5.6 0-0 1-1 WKU-None. Fumbles: Number-Lost 3-1 2-1 INTERCEPTIONS: North Texas-Shorter, John 2-50. Fumbles: Number-Lost Penalties: Number-Yards 4-41 6-34 Penalties: Number-Yards 11-76 3-30 Middle Tennessee-Ikner, Arness 1-30. PUNTS-YARDS 8-242 5-235 FUMBLES: Middle Tennessee-None. WKU-Jakes, PUNTS-YARDS 6-253 7-229 30.2 47.0 Kawaun 1-1. Average Yards Per Punt 42.2 32.7 FUMBLES: North Texas-Dunbar, Lance 2-1; Jackson, Average Yards Per Punt Net Yards Per Punt 23.4 44.8 Net Yards Per Punt 41.5 32.6 Jamaal 1-0. Middle Tennessee-Cunningham, B. 1-1; Inside 20 1 3 Inside 20 1 2 Dasher, Dwight 1-0. 50+ Yards 1 1 Attendance: 12,322 50+ Yards 1 0 Touchbacks 0 0 Game Time: 3:05 Touchbacks 0 0 Fair catch 2 1 Fair catch 1 3 Attendance: 14,227 KICKOFFS-YARDS 6-368 5-315 Temperature: 66 KICKOFFS-YARDS 5-302 4-225 Game Time: 3:03 Average Yards Per Kickoff 61.3 63.0 Officials: Referee: Jeff Hilyer; Umpire: Ken Average Yards Per Kickoff 60.4 56.2 Net Yards Per Kickoff 38.5 20.0 Huffhines; Linesman: Buddy Burt; Line judge: Tim Net Yards Per Kickoff 37.4 43.5 Temperature: 74 0 0 Sistrunk; Back judge: William Sorah; Field judge: J. Touchbacks 0 0 Officials: Referee: Kevin Stine; Umpire: William Lee; Touchbacks Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 1-1-0 3-4-0 Linesman: Gregory LeFils; Line judge: Jeff Chandler; Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 2-11-0 4-55-1 Middlebrooks; Side judge: Scott Solomon Average Per Return 5.5 13.8 Average Per Return 1.0 1.3 Back judge: Brian McGready; Field judge: Jamie Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 5-215-1 6-137-0 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 4-51-0 5-115-0 Grant; Side judge: Jay Brown Average Per Return 43.0 22.8 Average Per Return 12.8 23.0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 2-50-0 1-30-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 1-99-1 0-0-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0 Miscellaneous Yards 3 0 Miscellaneous Yards 0 0 Possession Time 21:42 38:18 Possession Time 38:43 21:17 1st Quarter 4:46 10:14 1st Quarter 8:37 6:23 2nd Quarter 6:10 8:50 2nd Quarter 7:07 7:53 3rd Quarter 4:30 10:30 3rd Quarter 12:33 2:27 4th Quarter 6:16 8:44 4th Quarter 10:26 4:34 Third-Down Conversions 5 of 16 8 of 20 Third-Down Conversions 10 of 18 7 of 16 Fourth-Down Conversions 1 of 1 1 of 3 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 0 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 2-2 3-5 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 2-3 1-2 Touchdowns 1-2 2-5 Touchdowns 1-3 0-2 Field goals 1-2 1-5 Field goals 1-3 1-2 Sacks By: Number-Yards 2-14 1-7 Sacks By: Number-Yards 1-9 2-8 PAT Kicks 3-3 2-3 PAT Kicks 2-2 2-2 Field Goals 2-2 2-4 Field Goals 3-3 1-1

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GAME-BY-GAME RECAPS Middle Tennessee 28 FIU 27

Middle Tennessee 38 Florida Atlantic 14 Game 11 l Nov. 27, 2010 l Floyd Stadium l Murfreesboro, TN

Game 12 l Dec. 4, 2010 l FIU Stadium l Miami, FL

MURFREESBORO, TN - Middle Tennessee kept its bowl chances alive, winning its second MIAMI, FL - Middle Tennessee is going to back-to-back bowl games for the first time in its straight, by knocking off Florida Atlantic 38-14 in front of 10,140 at Floyd Stadium in the Blue Raiders’ final home game of the 2010 campaign. Quarterback Dwight Dasher completed 11-of-15 passes for 158 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Shane Blissard was the most frequent receiver of his attempts, grabbing four catches for 44 yards. Tavarres Jefferson topped the squad with 51 receiving yards on just two touches. Senior Phillip Tanner gained a MT-best 150 yards on 15 carries and a score, while Dasher added 62 yards and a pair of touchdowns on his 15 rushes. Justin Jones led the Blue Raider defense with seven tackles, one more than Jarrett Crittenton. However, Crittenton registered four tackles for a loss of 33 yards, including two sacks for minus-30 yards, among his half-dozen stops and two quarterback hurries. Darin Davis came away with two interceptions and returned them for a combined Sun Beltrecord 101 yards. He was one of six Middle Tennessee defenders with five stops, while Rod Issac added a third pick. Score by Quarters FAU Middle Tennessee 1st 10:52 2:33 2nd 3:42 3rd 11:18 6:34 4th 12:38 10:06 7:59

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FBS history following a gutsy, 28-27, win over Sun Belt champion FIU Saturday night at FIU Stadium. A crowd of 16,628 was left stunned after a late review was upheld in favor of the visitors. FIU was putting together an apparent game-winning drive before linebacker Corey Carmichael forced a fumble on a pass play and recovered his own force. The play went under a lengthy review but it was upheld and the Blue Raiders took over at the 27-yard line. Middle Tennessee (6-6; 5-3) only had to run out the clock but that would not be easy. Two running plays netted just 3 yards and the Blue Raiders were faced with 3rd-and-7 from its 30yard line. MT took a timeout with 1:35 to play and then Dwight Dasher sealed the victory with a clutch 47-yard run to send the Blue Raiders to the postseason. Dasher led the Blue Raider offense by completing 14 of 23 passes for a season-high 244 yards and a touchdown to go with 57 rushing yards. Phillip Tanner scored two touchdowns and led the Raiders with 62 yards on 14 carries. Defensively, the Blue Raiders came up with 11 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, and forced three fumbles. DE Jamari Lattimore had seven tackles, a sack, a TFL, and a forced fumble to lead the charge, while Jarrett Crittenton continued his strong play with five tackles and 2.5 TFLs.

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score Middle Tennessee 7 0 0 7 14 FIU 7 7 10 14 38 1st 12:59 Jean 32 pass from Van Camp (Gornall kick), 11-57, 4:08 5:20 Jefferson 44 pass from Dasher (Gendreau kick), 3-69, 1:06 0:00 Mason 29 pass from Dasher (Gendreau kick), 7-59, 2:55 2nd 8:00 Gendreau 23 FG, 11-69, 3:42 0:00 Dasher 1 run (Gendreau kick), 1-1, :04 3rd 12:41 Dasher 5 run (Gendreau kick), 1-5, :06 2:01 Jean 23 pass from Van Camp (Gornall kick), 6-55, 2:32 4th 9:57 Tanner 44 run (Gendreau kick), 5-75, 2:07 7:26

FAU MT FIRST DOWNS 17 23 Rushing 4 17 Passing 11 5 Penalty 2 1 NET YARDS RUSHING 55 287 Rushing Attempts 33 55 Average Per Rush 1.7 5.2 Rushing Touchdowns 0 3 Yards Gained Rushing 108 312 Yards Lost Rushing 53 25 NET YARDS PASSING 201 158 Completions-Attempts-Int 20-35-3 11-15-1 Average Per Attempt 5.7 10.5 Average Per Completion 10.1 14.4 Passing Touchdowns 2 2 TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 256 445 Total offense plays 68 70 Average Gain Per Play 3.8 6.4 Fumbles: Number-Lost 0-0 1-0 Penalties: Number-Yards 5-25 6-51 PUNTS-YARDS 7-316 4-177 Average Yards Per Punt 45.1 44.2 Net Yards Per Punt 40.3 39.0 Inside 20 2 2 50+ Yards 1 0 Touchbacks 1 0 Fair catch 0 0 KICKOFFS-YARDS 3-204 7-392 Average Yards Per Kickoff 68.0 56.0 Net Yards Per Kickoff 47.7 37.3 Touchbacks 1 0 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 2-21-0 4-14-0 Average Per Return 10.5 3.5 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 6-131-0 2-41-0 Average Per Return 21.8 20.5 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-0-0 3-130-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0 Miscellaneous Yards 0 0 Possession Time 30:27 29:33 1st Quarter 10:56 4:04 2nd Quarter 8:07 6:53 3rd Quarter 5:54 9:06 4th Quarter 5:30 9:30 Third-Down Conversions 5 of 17 6 of 13 Fourth-Down Conversions 2 of 2 0 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 1-2 3-3 Touchdowns 1-2 2-3 Field goals 0-2 1-3 Sacks By: Number-Yards 2-4 4-45 PAT Kicks 2-2 5-5 Field Goals 0-1 1-1

RUSHING: FAU-Morris, Alfred 19-40; Holley, Avery 1-28; Floyd, Willie 5-20; Stinson, Xavier 2-16; Blanchard, Jeff 1-0; Kooi, David 1-minus 7; Van Camp, Jeff 4-minus 42. Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 15-150; Dasher, Dwight 15-62; Kyles, D.D. 9-35; Cunningham, B. 7-23; Pratcher, W. 7-20; Turner, Harold 1-3; TEAM 1-minus 6. PASSING: FAU-Van Camp, Jeff 20-35-3-201; Kooi, David 0-0-0-0. Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 11-15-1-158. RECEIVING: FAU-Jean, Lester 8-100; Holley, Avery 4-28; Housler, Rob 3-42; Richardson, D 2-18; Morris, Alfred 2-9; Floyd, Willie 1-4. Middle Tennessee-Blissard, Shane 4-44; Jefferson, T. 2-51; Cunningham, B. 2-18; Mason, Tyler 1-29; Tanner, Phillip 1-9; Andrews, G. 1-7. INTERCEPTIONS: FAU-Morgan, Y. 1-0. Middle Tennessee-Davis, Darin 2-101; Issac, Rod 1-29. FUMBLES: FAU-None. Middle Tennessee-Russell, Eric 1-0. Attendance: 10,140 Game Time: 2:34 Temperature: 54 Officials: Referee: Charles Lewis; Umpire: Thomas Miller; Linesman: Bill Greer; Line judge: Pete Tao; Back judge: Dax Hill; Field judge: A. Flemming; Side judge: Andrew Britton

1 2 3 4 Score 7 7 7 7 28 14 3 3 7 27 FIU FIU MT MT FIU MT FIU FIU MT

Ellingson 7 pass from Carroll (Griffin kick), 4-33, 2:01 Perry 2 run (Griffin kick), 11-91, 5:48 Cunningham 2 run (Gendreau kick), 5-45, 1:24 Tanner 6 run (Gendreau kick), 8-56, 2:50 Griffin 50 FG, 7-30, 4:30 Jefferson 14 pass from Dasher (Gendreau kick), 7-69, 2:19 Griffin 23 FG, 10-53, 4:37 Perry 6 run (Griffin kick) 7-79, 3:05 Tanner 3 run (Gendreau kick), 7-65, 2:31

MT FIU FIRST DOWNS 13 20 Rushing 5 11 Passing 8 8 Penalty 0 1 NET YARDS RUSHING 125 236 Rushing Attempts 35 44 Average Per Rush 3.6 5.4 Rushing Touchdowns 3 2 Yards Gained Rushing 158 260 Yards Lost Rushing 33 24 NET YARDS PASSING 244 178 Completions-Attempts-Int 14-23-1 18-22-0 Average Per Attempt 10.6 8.1 Average Per Completion 17.4 9.9 Passing Touchdowns 1 1 TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 369 414 Total offense plays 58 66 Average Gain Per Play 6.4 6.3 Fumbles: Number-Lost 1-0 3-2 Penalties: Number-Yards 7-56 9-77 PUNTS-YARDS 7-269 6-222 Average Yards Per Punt 38.4 37.0 Net Yards Per Punt 35.3 34.5 Inside 20 2 1 50+ Yards 2 0 Touchbacks 0 0 Fair catch 1 1 KICKOFFS-YARDS 5-292 5-279 Average Yards Per Kickoff 58.4 55.8 Net Yards Per Kickoff 33.4 36.0 Touchbacks 0 0 Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 3-15-0 3-22-0 Average Per Return 5.0 7.3 Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 5-99-0 5-125-0 Average Per Return 19.8 25.0 Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 1-6-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0 Miscellaneous Yards 0 0 Possession Time 23:27 36:33 1st Quarter 5:08 9:52 2nd Quarter 3:37 11:23 3rd Quarter 6:44 8:16 4th Quarter 7:58 7:02 Third-Down Conversions 5 of 13 1 of 11 Fourth-Down Conversions 1 of 1 2 of 2 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 4-6 5-5 Touchdowns 4-6 3-5 Field goals 0-6 2-5 Sacks By: Number-Yards 3-8 1-7 PAT Kicks 4-4 3-3 Field Goals 0-0 2-2

RUSHING: Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 14-62; Dasher, Dwight 13-57; Kyles, D.D. 4-16; Cunningham, B. 1-2; Beyah, Malcolm 1-1; TEAM 2-minus 13. FIU-Mallary,Darian 15-104; Perry, Darriet 16-53; Rhodes, Kedrick 4-29; Hilton, T.Y. 4-28; Carroll, Wes 5-22. PASSING: Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 1423-1-244. FIU-Carroll, Wes 15-19-0-141; Younger, Wayne 3-3-0-37. RECEIVING: Middle Tennessee-Jefferson, T. 3-84; McDonald, S. 3-64; Cunningham, B. 2-11; Beyah, Malcolm 1-41; Bamber, Jared 1-17; Tanner, Phillip 1-16; Andrews, G. 1-6; Blissard, Shane 1-3; Mason, Tyler 1-2. FIU-Mallary,Darian 5-8; Ellingson, Greg 3-17; Times, Wayne 2-45; Wright, Willis 2-12; Perry, Darriet 1-30; Anderson, Colt 1-27; Rhodes, Kedrick 1-15; Frierson, Jason 1-8; Hilton, T.Y. 1-8; Coleman, Glenn 1-8. INTERCEPTIONS: Middle Tennessee-None. FIUMertile, Junior 1-6. FUMBLES: Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 1-0. FIU-Mallary,Darian 1-0; Rhodes, Kedrick 1-1; Hilton, T.Y. 1-1. Attendance: 16,628 Game Time: 3:07 Temperature: 54 Officials: Referee: Tony Backert; Umpire: Stan Weihe; Linesman: Scott Petersen; Line judge: Brian Borill; Back judge: Lance Bobbitt; Field judge: DuVal West; Side judge: Wayne Rundell

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GAME-BY-GAME RECAPS Miami (Ohio) 35, Middle Tennessee 21 Jan. 6, 2011 q Ladd-Peebles Stadium q Mobile, AL by Adam Sparks, Daily News Journal

MOBILE, AL - MTSU stuck to its season-long storyline, losing 35-21 to Miami (Ohio) in the GoDaddy.com Bowl because of some costly turnovers. MTSU (6-7), which had the nation’s worst turnover margin this season, committed four second-half turnovers — including four interceptions tossed by senior quarterback Dwight Dasher. Miami (10-4), the Mid-American champion, became the first team in Division I history to post double-digit losses one season and doubledigit wins the next year. Typical of his two topsyturvy season, Dasher showed his best and worst — mostly worst — in front of a crowd of 38,168 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Dasher, the 2009 New Orleans Bowl MVP, had 158 total yards, one TD and no turnovers in the first half. But he tossed four interceptions in a second half in which MTSU was outscored 21-7. It was a season-high number of picks for Miami’s defense. Miami delivered a dagger with an 11-play, 71-yard scoring drive, capped by Austin Boucher’s 5-yard TD pass to Nick Harwell with 5:25 remaining. Dasher then tossed his third interception soon after to seal the outcome. Miami took a 28-21 lead late in the third quarter on Boucher’s 17-yard TD pass to Chris Givens. Then Dasher tossed an interception to Miami’s Evan Harris. After a defensive stand, MTSU’s Jarrett Crittenton blocked Miami’s 32-yard field goal attempt to keep the RedHawks off the scoreboard. MTSU wasn’t as fortunate after Dasher’s first pick. On MTSU’s first possession of the second half, Dasher tossed an ill-advised pass up for grabs into heavy Miami coverage. Dayonne Nunley snagged the easy interception and skipped his way through traffic for a 52-yard return for a touchdown. It put Miami ahead 21-14 early in the third quarter for its first lead of the night. But MTSU wasted little time tying the score. Caught in a pile-up, running back Phillip Tanner kept his feet, broke free and sprinted 54 yards for a score. It was the longest MTSU run in FBS bowl history. MTSU squandered a couple of chances to take back the

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lead early in the third quarter. Kevin Brown intercepted Boucher’s pass, but MTSU wideout Malcolm Beyah lost a fumble on the next play. On MTSU’s next possession, it drove to Miami’s 42yard line, but Tanner was stuffed for a 2-yard loss on fourth-and-1. It was a stark contrast to the first half, when MTSU put up 197 yards and looked efficient on offense. On their first scoring drive of the night, the Blue Raiders punched the accelerator. Their up-tempo attack marched 89 yards on eight plays in only 2:22. Dasher connected on passes of 11, 15 and 27 yards, the last one going to Sancho McDonald to Miami’s 18-yard line. On the next play, Tanner broke two tackles and galloped into the end zone for the opening score. Miami answered quickly with a 70-yard pass from Boucher to Armand Robinson to MTSU’s 3-yard line, the longest pass play in a bowl in RedHawks’ history. Thomas Merriweather scored on a run on the next snap, tying the score 7-7. Miami’s first score took only 2:01 of game clock, but MTSU picked up its speed with a second score in only 1:41. Dasher completed three straight passes and took a quarterback draw for a 49-yard TD run on third-and-5 for a 14-7 lead through one quarter. Miami countered with Boucher’s 40-yard pass to Nick Harwell, which set up Merriweather’s second TD run and tied the game 14-14. Miami had two chances to take a halftime lead, but MTSU got a pair of timely plays from unexpected sources. Redshirt freshman Dearco Nolan got his first career sack for a 14-yard loss that forced a Miami punt. On their next possession, the RedHawks had an 18-yard TD pass from Boucher to Robinson nullified by an illegal procedure penalty. On the ensuing play, they went to the end zone again, but MTSU cornerback T.L. Edwards picked off the pass at the goal line for his first career interception. It was Miami’s first turnover in four games and Boucher’s second thrown interception in seven games this season.

Scoring Summary Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 F Middle Tennessee 14 0 7 0 21 Miami (Ohio) 7 7 14 7 35 1st 4:37 MT Tanner 18 run (Gendreau kick), 8-89, 2:29 2:29 MU Merriweather 3 run (Cook kick), 4-82, 2:08 :40 MT Dasher 49 run (Gendreau kick), 6-69, 1:49 2nd 13:11 MU Merriweather 3 run (Cook kick), 5-90, 2:29 3rd 13:22 MU Nunley 52 INT return (Cook kick) 12:32 MT Tanner 54 run (Gendreau kick), 2-57, :40 :54 MU Givens 17 pass from Boucher (Cook kick), 5-30, 2:16 4th 5:25 MT Harwell 5 pass from Boucher (Cook kick), 11-71, 6:47 MT Miami FIRST DOWNS 15 21 RUSHES-YARDS (NET) 32-208 40-118 PASSING YDS (NET) 162 298 Passes Att-Comp-Int 29-18-4 37-23-2 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS 61-370 77-416 Fumble Returns-Yards 0-0 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards 1-0 3-56 Kickoff Returns-Yards 6-140 3-88 Interception Returns-Yards 2-0 4-112 Punts (Number-Avg) 6-40.2 6-28.8 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0 Penalties-Yards 6-58 6-53 Possession Time 21:15 38:45 Third-Down Conversions 4 of 13 7 of 16 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 1 0 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 1-1 4-6 Sacks By: Number-Yards 1-15 3-26 RUSHING: Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 17-90; Tanner, Phillip 11-87; Kyles, D.D. 3-24; Cunningham, B. 1-7. Miami-Merriweather, T 27-100; Robinson, A. 4-23; Boucher, Austin 6-1; Woods, Tracy 1-0; Team 1-minus 1; Harwell, Nick 1-minus 5. PASSING: Middle Tennessee-Dasher, Dwight 18-29-4-162. Miami-Boucher, Austin 22-35-2-289; Scherpenberg, M 1-1-0-9; Team 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING: Middle Tennessee-Tanner, Phillip 5-34; Andrews, G. 4-36; McDonald, S. 3-43; Beyah, Malcolm 2-24; Blissard, Shane 2-20; Drake, Richard 2-5. Miami-Harwell, Nick 7-86; Robinson, A. 4-81; Givens, Chris 4-60; Paine, DeMarco 3-33; Merriweather, T 2-13; Bruton, K. 1-14; Woods, Tracy 1-7; Semmes, Justin 1-4. INTERCEPTIONS: Middle Tennessee-Brown, Kevin 1-0; Edwards, T.L. 1-0. Miami-Nunley, Dayonne 1-52; Brown, D.J. 1-37; Harris, Evan 1-23; Hinkel, Pat 1-0. FUMBLES: Middle Tennessee-Beyah, Malcolm 1-1. MiamiBoucher, Austin 1-0; Harwell, Nick 1-0. Attendance: 38,168 Game Time: 3:31 Temperature: 46


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RUSHING RECORDS „„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Most Attempts - Game 1. 38 Joe Campbell vs Sam Houston State 11/30/91 5. 7. 9.

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Most Attempts - Season 1. 296 Mike Moore (1015 yards) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

268 260 249 231 224 219 212 210 202

Kippy Bayless (1346 yards) Vince Hall (1439 yards) Mike Moore (1188 yards) Reuben Justice (878 yards) Dwight Dasher (1154 yards) Dwight Stone (1026 yards) Mike Moore (1247 yards) Brigham Lyons (876 yards) Eugene Gross (882 yards)

Most Attempts - Career 1. 807 Mike Moore (3678 yards) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

n Joe Campbell is the school’s all-time leading rusher with 3,823 yards.

„„TEAM RECORDS Most Attempts - Game 1. 81 Mississippi Valley St. 2. 3. 4. 5.

64 61 60 59

Florida Atlantic Austin Peay Arkansas State UT-Martin

Most Attempts - Season 1. 588 (588-2062)

2. 3. 4. 5.

586 559 550 549

(586-1897) (559-1999) (550-2808) (549-2256)

Most Yards - Game 1. 592 UT-Martin 2. 3. 4. 5.

469 UT-Martin 461 Murray State 385 FIU 353 Austin Peay

Most Yards - Season 1. 3188 (533-3188) 2. 3. 4. 5.

2874 2808 2647 2614

(547-2874) (550-2808) (478-2647) (471-2614)

Most Touchdowns - Game 1. 8 Morehead State 8 Campbellsville

8 Murray State 4. 7 Austin Peay 7 Connecticut 10/10/87 10/15/05 9/11/10 11/2/10 11/7/98 1976 1971 1972 1985 1975

Most Touchdowns - Season 1. 36 1990 3. 5.

36 1985 33 1992 33 1993 32 1991, 2001, 2010

Most Yards Per Carry - Game 1. 9.1 Louisville 2. 3. 4. 5.

8.5 North Texas 7.9 UT-Martin 7.6 Louisiana Tech 7.5 Florida Atlantic

10/14/90 11/7/98 11/7/59 11/7/09 9/11/10

Most Yards Per Carry - Season 1. 5.98 (533-3188)

1990 1959 1985 1991 2001

Most Yards Per Game - Season 1. 289.8 (11 games)

11/14/92 9/18/93

9/26/92 9/11/10 11/4/00

2. 3. 4. 5.

2. 3. 4. 5.

5.55 (471-2614) 5.54 (478-2647) 5.29 (404-2138) 5.25 (547-2874)

287.4 255.3 240.6 239.3 239.3

(10 games) (11 games) (11 games) (10 games) (10 games)

9/6/07 11/22/08 11/7/98 10/7/00 11/4/06 1990 2001 1991 2000 1959 1990 1959 1985 1991 1957 1958

676 638 600 599 545 536 533 491 457

Eugene Gross (2753 yards) Joe Campbell (3823 yards) Dwone Hicks (3613 yards) Kippy Bayless (3286 yards) Gerald Anderson (2862 yards) Dwight Dasher (2419 yards) Vince Hall (3075 yards) Marvin Collier (1652 yards) Reuben Justice (1688 yards)

11/19/94 10/29/77 9/5/98 8/30/01 9/2/95 11/23/96 10/23/93 9/22/90 9/22/84

1977 1994 1984 1976 1970 2009 1986 1975 1995 2006

1974-77 2003-06 1988-91 1999-02 1991-94 1984-87 2007-10 1981-84 1985-88 1969-71

Most Yards - Game 1. 311 Dwone Hicks vs Louisiana Tech 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

259 251 250 244 235 229 223 219 215

10/7/00 Kelverrick Green vs Tennessee-Martin 11/7/98 Torin Kirtsey vs Tennessee State 9/5/98 Vince Hall vs Morehead State 9/22/84 Walter Dunson vs UT Martin 11/7/92 Joe Campbell vs Morehead State 10/27/90 Ricky Martin vs Murray State 11/10/90 Vince Hall vs Indiana State 12/1/84 Mike Moore vs East Tennessee 11/13/76 Ricky Martin vs Tennessee Tech 11/17/90

Most Yards - Season 1. 1439 Vince Hall (260 carries) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1346 1277 1247 1214 1188 1154 1143 1136 1121

Kippy Bayless (268 carries) Dwone Hicks (186 carries) Mike Moore (212 carries) Kippy Bayless (198 carries) Mike Moore (249 carries) Dwight Dasher, qb (224 carries) Dwone Hicks (191 carries) Joe Campbell (151 carries) Joe Campbell (198 carries)

Most Yards - Career 1. 3823 Joe Campbell (638 carries)

2. 3. 4. 5.

3678 3613 3286 3075

Mike Moore (807 carries) Dwone Hicks (600 carries) Kippy Bayless (599 carries) Vince Hall (533 carries)

1984 1994 2000 1975 1993 1976 2009 2001 1990 1991

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RUSHING RECORDS 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

2862 2753 2524 2419 2250

Gerald Anderson (545 carries) Eugene Gross (676 carries) Bobby Young (186 carries) Dwight Dasher (536 carries) Brigham Lyons (419 carries)

Most Touchdowns - Game 1. 6 Dwone Hicks vs Louisiana Tech 2. 3.

5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Phillip Tanner vs North Texas Eugene Gross vs Florida Atlantic Dwone Hicks vs Connecticut Dwone Hicks vs Vanderbilt Dwone Hicks vs Connecticut Joe Campbell vs Austin Peay Kelverrick Green vs UT Martin Kippy Bayless vs Austin Peay Marvin Collier vs Miss. Valley St. Walter Dunson vs Murray State Walter Dunson vs Murray State

Most Touchdowns - Season 1. 20 Dwone Hicks 2. 3. 6. 7.

19 15 15 15 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13

Dwone Hicks Phillip Tanner Kippy Bayless Kippy Bayless Joe Campbell Phillip Tanner Dwight Dasher Eugene Gross Joe Campbell Dwight Stone Walter Dunson Walter Dunson Dwight Stone

Most Touchdowns - Career 1. 53 Dwone Hicks 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. 10.

44 41 38 33 27 27 26 26 24 24

Joe Campbell Eugene Gross Kippy Bayless Phillip Tanner Walter Dunson Gerald Anderson Dwight Stone Brigham Lyons Dwight Dasher Mike Moore

1984-87 2003-2006 1951-53 2007-2010 1992-95 10/7/00 11/22/08 10/15/05 11/17/01 8/30/01 11/4/00 10/20/90 11/9/96 11/6/93 10/10/87 9/26/92 9/28/91

2001 2000 2008 1994 1993 1991 2010 2009 2005 1990 1986 1991 1992 1985

1999-02 1988-91 2003-06 1991-94 2006-10 1990-92 1984-87 1985-86 1992-95 2007-10 1974-77

Most Yards Per Carry - Game 1. 18.8 Joe Campbell vs Sam Houston (11) 11/30/91

2. 3. 4. 5.

14.7 11.8 11.4 10.8

Joe Campbell vs Morehead St. (16) 10/27/90 Dwaine Copeland vs Ball State (17) 11/2/74 Phillip Tanner vs North Texas (14) 11/22/08 D.D. Kyles vs FAU (13) 11/31/09

Most Yards Per Carry - Season 1. 8.55 Brigham Lyons (75-641)

2. 3. 4. 5.

8.36 8.06 7.95 7.52

Ricky Martin (95-794) Walter Dunson (77-621) Rodney Shelton (21-167) Joe Campbell (151-1136)

Most Yards Per Carry - Career 1. 13.57 Bobby Young (186-2524)

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

7.98 6.99 6.57 6.33 6.12 6.02 5.99

Ray Purvis (199-1588) Walter Dunson (244-1706) ReShard Lee (218-1432) Buck Rolman (198-1254) D.D. Kyles (140-857) Dwone Hicks (600-3613) Joe Campbell (638-3823)

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1992 1990 1991 1993 1990 1951-53 1956-59 1990-92 2001-02 1955-58 2008-Present 1999-2002 1988-91

9. 5.99 Ricky Martin (294-1760) 10. 5.93 Charles Rice (107-634)

Most Yards Per Game - Season 1. 130.8 Vince Hall (11 games) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

122.4 120.5 116.1 113.6 110.4 109.2 106.2 105.4 103.9

Kippy Bayless (11 games) Walter Dunson (8 games) Dwone Hicks (11 games) Joe Campbell (10 games) Kippy Bayless (11 games) Kelverrick Green (6 games) Gerald Anderson (10 games) Vince Hall (9 games) Dwone Hicks (11 games)

Most Yards Per Game - Career 1. 88.9 Joe Campbell (43 games) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

88.1 87.9 77.5 74.7 69.8 65.1 59.0 58.8 58.6

Dwone Hicks (41 games) Vince Hall (35 games) Dwight Stone (22 games) Kippy Bayless (44 games) Gerald Anderson (41 games) ReShard Lee (22 games) Dwight Dasher (41 games) Walter Dunson (29 games) Eugene Gross (47 games)

Longest Run 1. 92 Jim Bostic vs Western Kentucky 2. 3. 4. 7.

89 87 85 85 85 79 79

Tommy Latimer vs Tennessee Tech Brigham Lyons vs Murray State Brigham Lyons vs Murray State Dwight Stone vs Morehead State Walter Dunson vs Murray State Phillip Tanner vs Louisville Dwone Hicks vs Louisiana Tech

Consecutive 100-Yard Games 1. 7 Vince Hall 2. 5.

5 5 5 4 4

Dwone Hicks Kippy Bayless Vince Hall Dwone Hicks Kippy Bayless

1987-90 1960-62 1984 1994 1992 2000 1990 1993 1996 1985 1983 2001 1988-91 1999-2002 1981-84 1985-86 1991-94 1984-87 2001-02 2007-10 1990-92 2003-06 1941 11/17/73 9/26/92 9/26/92 9/28/85 9/26/92 9/6/07 10/7/00 1983 2002 1993 1984 (twice) 2000 1994

Most Yards By Quarterback

Game...........201, Dwight Dasher vs Southern Miss, 12/20/09 Season........................................ 1,154, Dwight Dasher, 2009 Career................................2,419, Dwight Dasher, 2007-2010

Most Yards By Senior

Game.................. 250, Vince Hall vs Morehead State, 9/22/84 Season................................................1,439, Vince Hall, 1984

Most Yards By Junior

Game.................259, Kelverrick Green vs UT-Martin, 11/7/98 Season..........................................1,214, Kippy Bayless, 1993

Most Yards By Sophomore

Game................311, Dwone Hicks vs Louisiana Tech, 10/7/00 Season........................................... 1,277, Dwone Hicks, 2000

Most Yards By Freshman

Game...............188, Brigham Lyons vs Murray State, 9/26/92 Season............................................. 735, Eugene Gross, 2003

„„1,000-YARD RUSHERS Player/Season Rushes Yards Avg 1. Vince Hall, ‘84 260 *1,439 5.5 2. Kippy Bayless, ‘94 268 1,346 5.0 3. Dwone Hicks, ‘00 186 1,277 6.9

n Dwight Dasher owns the quarterback rushing mark at MT.

4. Mike Moore, ‘75 5. Kippy Bayless, ‘93 6. Mike Moore, ‘76 7. Dwight Dasher, ‘09 8. Dwone Hicks, ‘01 9. Joe Campbell, ‘90 10. Joe Campbell, ‘91 11. Bobby Young, ‘53 12. Gerald Anderson, ‘85 13. Dwight Stone, ‘86 14. Mike Moore, ‘77 15. Dwone Hicks, ‘02 *MT record

212 198 249 224 191 151 198 186 182 219 *296 184

1,247 1,214 1,188 1,154 1,143 1,136 1,121 1,082 1,062 1,026 1,015 1,011

5.9 6.1 4.8 5.2 6.0 7.5 5.7 5.8 5.8 4.7 3.4 5.5

„„ANNUAL RUSHING LEADERS Year 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973

Player Maxie Runion (Jr.) Not Available John Raymond Smith (Sr.) Bobby Young (So.) Bobby Young (Jr.) Clifton Tribble Terry Sweeney (Jr.) Tillman Harris (Sr.) Ray Purvis (So.) Bucky Pitts (Jr.) Ray Purvis (Sr.) Larry Puryer (Sr.) Phil Grammer (So.) David Petty (So.) David Petty (Jr.) Bob Hlodan (So.) Bob Hlodan (Jr.) Larry Mathews (Jr.) Larry Mathews (Sr.) Taylor Edwards (So.) Reuben Justice (Fr.) Reuben Justice (So.) Reuben Justice (Jr.) Melvin Daniels (Jr.) Joe Pelt (Sr.)

Att Yards TDs Avg --- 710 --- ----- --- --- ----- 640 --- ----- 921 --- --186 1082 8 5.8 --- 685 --- --110 563 4 5.1 80 571 4 7.1 64 490 4 7.7 104 639 3 6.1 64 583 8 9.1 123 500 3 4.1 90 417 6 4.6 92 400 3 4.3 87 332 6 3.8 101 557 3 5.5 89 422 2 4.7 128 550 5 4.3 138 442 9 3.2 110 377 8 3.4 110 375 4 3.4 231 878 4 3.8 116 435 4 3.8 148 519 8 3.5 89 414 0 4.7


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Tennessee State Morehead State Morehead State Murray State Tennessee-Martin Indiana State East Tennessee State Tennessee Tech Youngstown State Western Carolina Florida Atlantic Sam Houston State Western Kentucky Vanderbilt Idaho Morehead State Southern Miss Eastern Kentucky Ball State

9/5/98 9/22/84 10/27/90 11/10/90 11/7/92 12/1/84 11/13/76 11/17/90 11/2/85 11/1/75 11/4/06 11/30/91 9/22/90 8/30/01 10/6/01 9/25/76 12/20/09 11/24/84 11/2/74

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n Dwone Hicks is the top rusher for MT in the FBS era.

1 974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Dwaine Copeland (Sr.) Mike Moore (So.) Mike Moore (Jr.) Mike Moore (Sr.) Joe Bowers (Jr.) Paul Carter (Fr.) Sammy Bryant (Jr.) Sammy Bryant (Sr.) Danny Colwell (Jr.) Vince Hall (Jr.) Vince Hall (Sr.) Gerald Anderson (So.) Dwight Stone (Sr.) Gerald Anderson (Sr.) Joe Campbell (Fr.) Joe Campbell (So.) Joe Campbell (Jr.) Joe Campbell (Sr.) Walter Dunson (Sr.) Kippy Bayless (Jr.) Kippy Bayless (Sr.) Brigham Lyons (Sr.) Kelverrick Green (Fr.) Lebrian McGill (Sr.) Torin Kirtsey (Jr.) Jamison Palmer (Jr.) Dwone Hicks (So.) Dwone Hicks (Jr.) Dwone Hicks (Sr.) Eugene Gross (Fr.) Eugene Gross (So.) Eugene Gross (Jr.) Eugene Gross (Sr.) Dwight Dasher (Fr.) Phillip Tanner (Jr.) Dwight Dasher (Jr.) Phillip Tanner (Sr.)

155 212 249 296 119 96 159 158 124 137 260 182 219 191 118 171 151 198 151 198 268 210 137 137 154 117 186 191 184 189 103 182 202 121 188 224 160

858 1247 1188 1015 415 479 635 523 697 949 1439 1062 1026 980 626 940 1136 1121 964 1214 1346 876 655 653 774 548 1277 1143 1011 735 412 724 882 530 714 1154 928

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5.5 5.9 4.8 3.4 3.5 5.0 4.0 3.3 5.6 6.9 5.5 5.8 4.7 5.1 5.3 5.5 7.5 5.7 6.4 6.1 5.0 4.2 4.8 4.8 5.0 4.7 6.9 6.0 5.5 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.4 4.4 3.8 5.2 5.8

„„200-YARD RUSHING GAMES Yards Name Opponent 311 Dwone Hicks Louisiana Tech 259 Kelverrick Green Tennessee-Martin

Date 10/7/00 11/7/98

DWONE HICKS (18) Yards Opponent 311 Louisiana Tech 203 Vanderbilt 202 Idaho 184 Connecticut 169 Utah State 169 Idaho 156 UConn 143 Louisiana-Monroe 134 Illinois 120 New Mexico State 117 Maryland 116 LSU 116 Mississippi State 114 Murray State 110 South Florida 107 North Texas 105 Louisiana -Monroe 104 Tennessee-Martin

Date 10/7/00 8/30/01 10/26/02 11/4/00 11/30/02 10/6/01 11/17/01 11/14/02 9/2/00 11/2/02 9/23/00 11/10/01 10/28/00 9/16/00 11/11/00 11/23/02 10/14/00 11/6/99

JOE CAMPBELL (18) Yards Opponent 235 Morehead St. 207* Sam Houston St. 204 Western Kentucky 195 Tennessee Tech 177 Eastern Kentucky 163 Murray St. 153 Western Kentucky 150 Morehead St. 146 Tennessee St. 143 Tennessee St. 141 Murray St. 135 Tennessee-Martin 127 Tennessee St. 119 Austin Peay 114 Western Kentucky 106 Southeast Missouri St. 102* Boise St. 101 Austin Peay St.

Date 10/27/90 11/30/91 9/22/90 11/18/89 11/4/89 11/11/89 10/5/91 11/16/91 9/7/91 9/1/90 9/28/91 10/31/91 9/2/89 10/20/90 9/16/89 10/26/91 12/1/90 10/12/91

VINCE HALL (18) Yards Opponent 250 Morehead St. 223* Indiana St. 200* Eastern Kentucky 197 Murray St. 178 Tennessee Tech 168 Georgia Southern 164 Murray St. 158 Akron 157 Youngstown St. 152 Murray St. 135 Jacksonville St. 131 Morehead St. 130* Louisiana Tech 128 Tennessee-Martin 127 Eastern Kentucky 125 Austin Peay St. 109 Akron 106 Eastern Kentucky 10/8/83

Date 9/22/84 12/1/84 11/24/84 10/16/82 11/17/84 11/10/84 10/15/83 9/29/84 10/29/83 10/13/84 9/15/84 9/24/83 12/8/84 9/17/83 10/6/84 10/22/83 10/1/83

KIPPY BAYLESS (16) Yards Opponent 190 Southeast Missouri St. 182 Tennessee Tech 165 Eastern Kentucky 157 Jacksonville St. 157 Campbellsville 156 Southeast Missouri St. 153 Tennessee-Martin 145 Murray St. 138 Eastern Kentucky 137 Murray St. 135 Eastern Kentucky 126 Tennessee St. 123 Tulsa 109 Austin Peay St. 100 James Madison 100 Morehead St.

Date 10/23/93 11/19/94 10/1/94 10/29/94 9/18/93 10/22/94 10/8/94 9/25/93 11/13/93 9/24/94 10/17/92 10/2/93 10/30/93 11/6/93 9/10/94 10/16/93

MIKE MOORE (13) Yards Opponent Date 219 East Tennessee St. 11/13/76 212 Western Carolina 11/1/75 202 Morehead St. 9/25/76 194 East Tennessee St. 11/15/75 165 Carson-Newman College 9/13/75 146 Tennessee-Chattanooga 10/2/76 136 Tennessee Tech 11/20/76 130 Austin Peay State 10/29/77 124 East Tennessee St. 11/16/74 114 Tennessee-Martin 9/17/77 106 Murray St. 10/15/77 106 Eastern Kentucky 10/8/77 101 Eastern Kentucky 10/11/75 GERALD ANDERSON (12) Yards Opponent 214 Youngstown State 154 Lenoir-Rhyne 153 Western Kentucky 145 Western Kentucky 137 Tennessee State 136 Jacksonville State 123 Eastern Kentucky 118* Georgia Southern 115 Murray State 114 Eastern Kentucky 113 Youngstown State 112 Mississippi Valley State Yards 188 144*

BRIGHAM LYONS (9) Opponent Murray State Appalachian State

Date 11/2/85 9/7/85 11/9/85 11/3/84 9/5/87 9/21/85 11/24/84 12/7/85 11/14/87 10/12/85 10/31/87 10/10/87 Date 9/26/92 11/28/92

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RUSHING RECORDS 140 Tennessee State 9/2/95 135 Austin Peay 10/10/92 127 Alabama-Birmingham 9/30/95 117 Morehead State 9/16/95 111 Southeast Missouri State 10/24/92 109 Tennessee State 10/2/93 107* Marshall 12/5/92

Yards 165 106 105

BOB HLODAN (3) Yards Opponent 177 Tennessee Tech 120 Austin Peay 103 Chattanooga

REUBEN JUSTICE (9) Yards Opponent Date 146 Western Kentucky 11/8/69 143 Tennessee-Chattanooga 10/3/70 138 Tennessee-Chattanooga 10/2/71 127 Tennessee-Martin 9/12/70 123 Tennessee Tech 11/28/70 120 East Tennessee State 11/15/69 114 Tennessee Tech 11/27/69 103 Florence State 9/11/71 101 Eastern Kentucky 10/10/70 EUGENE GROSS (7) Yards Opponent 208 Florida Atlantic 141 Idaho 131 Florida Atlantic 129 North Texas 113 North Texas 102 New Mexico State 100 Louisiana-Monroe

Date 11/4/06 10/18/03 10/15/05 9/10/05 10/2/04 10/11/03 10/21/06

DWIGHT STONE (7) Yards Opponent 181 Morehead State 151 Southwest Missouri State 148 Georgia Southern 136 Lenoir-Rhyne 108* Georgia Southern 106 Tennessee Tech 104 Morehead State

Date 11/8/86 10/18/86 9/20/86 9/7/85 12/7/85 11/23/85 9/28/85

RESHARD LEE (6) Yards Opponent 146 Arkansas State 144 Vanderbilt 127 Louisiana-Lafayette 116 New Mexico State (QB) 113 Southeast Missouri 104 Arkansas State

Date 11/3/01 10/12/02 9/29/01 11/2/02 9/28/02 10/5/02

WALTER DUNSON (6) Yards Opponent 224 Tennessee-Martin 187 Murray State 164 Tennessee St. 152 Northern Illinois 144 Morehead State 102 Tennessee Tech KELVERRICK GREEN (6) Yards Opponent 259 Tennessee-Martin 175 Tennessee-Martin 130 Western Kentucky 124 Tennessee Tech 115 Tennessee-Martin 115 Southeast Missouri State Yards 143 125 124 117 109 109

Date 11/7/92 9/26/92 9/5/92 10/3/92 11/16/91 11/23/91 Date 11/7/98 11/9/96 10/19/96 11/23/96 10/11/97 10/26/96

LEBRIAN MCGILL (6) Opponent Date Tennessee-Chattanooga 9/14/96 Southeast Missouri State 10/27/97 Southeast Missouri 10/21/95 Tennessee Tech 11/11/95 Jacksonville State 10/4/97 Austin Peay State 10/7/95

PHILLIP TANNER (5) Yards Opponent 159 North Texas 150 FAU 144 Louisville 127 Austin Peay 104 Louisiana

Date 11/22/08 11/27/10 9/6/07 9/11/10 9/25/10

DWIGHT DASHER-QB (4) Yards Opponent 201 Southern Miss 180 Memphis 178 FIU 108 FAU

Date 12/20/09 10/13/07 11/7/09 10/31/09

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LARRY MATTHEWS (3) Opponent Date Morehead State 10/22/66 Tennessee Tech 11/23/67 Morehead State 10/23/65 Date 11/26/64 10/13/64 10/17/64

CHRIS BRYAN (2) Yards and opponents not available. Yards 142 117

JOE PELT (2) Opponent East Tennessee St. Tennessee Tech

Date 11/11/72 11/18/72

WES COUNTS-QB (1) Yards Opponent 122 Connecticut

Date 11/17/01

JAMISON PALMER (1) Yards Opponent 183 Wofford

Date 9/18/99

DON CALLOWAY (1) Yards Opponent Date 108 Louisiana-Lafayette 11/18/00

n Mike Moore had 13 100-yard rushing games during his career.

MARVIN COLLIER-QB (4) Yards Opponent 172 Mississippi Valley State 152 Akron 127 Youngstown State 110 Georgia Southern Yards 200 142 120 106

Date 10/10/87 11/16/85 11/1/86 9/20/86

DWAINE COPELAND (4) Opponent Date Ball State 11/2/74 Morehead State 9/28/74 Eastern Kentucky 10/;6/73 Austin Peay 10/20/73

D.D. KYLES (3) Yards Opponent Date 177 Louisiana-Lafayette 11/14/09 140 FAU 10/31/09 110 FIU 11/7/09 Yards 136 110 108 Yards 177 137 132

KEVIN BAKER (3) Opponent Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Murray St.

Date 11/5/83 11/6/82 10/16/82

BOBBY JOE EASTER (3) Opponent Date Western Carolina 11/1/75 Eastern Kentucky 10/11/75 Carson-Newman College 9/13/75

Yards 132 111 100

WADE JOHNSON (3) Opponent Date Austin Peay St. 10/22/88 Tennessee-Chattanooga 9/30/89 Tennessee St. 9/5/87

Yards 251 148 127

TORIN KIRTSEY (3) Opponent Tennessee St. Eastern Illinois Murray St.

Date 9/5/98 10/24/98 10/10/99

Yards 229 215 119

RICKY MARTIN (3) Opponent Murray St. Tennessee Tech Murray St.

Date 11/10/90 11/17/90 11/14/87

Yards 104 Yards 110

PAT MORRISON (1) Opponent Murray State

Date 10/14/67

JOHN BLANKENSHIP (1) Opponent Date Murray State 10/31/70

Yards 123

GENE CARNEY (1) Opponent Murray St.

Date 10/18/69

Yards 125

PAUL CARTER (1) Opponent Eastern Kentucky

Date 10/6/79

Yards 136

MEL DANIELS (1) Opponent Morehead St.

Date 9/23/72

Yards 123

DAVID FRITTS (1) Opponent Murray St.

Date 10/14/72

Yards 106

RODNEY SHELTON (1) Opponent Murray St.

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PASSING RECORDS „„TEAM RECORDS Most Attempts - Game 1. 52 Maryland 2. 3. 4.

48 47 46 46 46 46

UCF Texas A&M Maryland UL-Lafayette Troy James Madison

Most Attempts - Season 1. 436 (238-436-15) 2. 414 (256-414-11) 3. 404 (282-404-16) 4. 397 (254-397-14) 5. 384 (226-384-24)

Most Completions - Game 1. 35 UL-Lafayette 2. 3. 5.

33 31 31 30 30 30 30

Akron New Mexico State Louisiana Tech Arkansas State Louisiana-Monroe UCF Maryland

Most Completions - Season 1. 282 (282-404-16) 2. 3. 4. 5.

256 (256-414-11) 254 (254-397-14) 238 (238-436-15) 226 (226-384-24)

Most Yards - Game 1. 459 Idaho 2. 3. 4. 5.

447 Arkansas State 417 WKU 401 Louisiana-Monroe 383 New Mexico State

Most Yards - Season 1. 3064 (238-436-15) 2. 3. 4. 5.

2945 (282-404-16) 2900 (256-414-11) 2720 (224-366-8) 2711 (254-397-14)

Most Yards Per Game - Season 1. 267.7 (11 games) 2. 3. 4. 5.

246.5 (11 games) 243.7 (11 games) 241.7 (12 games) 239.2 (10 games) 239.2 (11 games)

Most Touchdowns - Game 1. 6 Idaho 2. 3.

5 4 4 4 4 4 4

UT-Martin Arkansas State WKU Louisiana-Monroe Arkansas State Louisiana-Lafayette South Florida

Most Touchdowns - Season 1. 25 2009 2. 3. 5.

22 21 21 20

1984 2007 2001 1965

9/23/00 11/13/99 11/18/95 9/19/09 9/25/04 11/20/04 9/10/94 2009 2008 2004 1999 2010 9/25/04 9/11/04 10/27/01 10/16/99 10/9/04 9/22/01 11/13/99 9/23/00 2004 2008 1999 2009 2010 10/6/01 10/9/04 10/24/09 11/3/07 10/27/01 2009 2004 2008 2003 1999 2004 1999 2001 2008 1997 2000 10/6/01 10/28/67 11/21/09 10/24/09 11/3/07 10/9/04 11/15/03 11/11/00

n Kelly Holcomb’s 31 wins as a starting quarterback ranks second all-time at Middle Tennessee.

Passes Had Intercepted - Game 1. 7 Tennessee Tech 2. 3.

5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Most Passing Yards Per Completion - Game 11/21/81 10/1/77 1/6/11 11/2/10 10/16/10 10/17/09 9/27/97 11/26/94 10/20/84

UT-Chattanooga Miami (Ohio) Arkansas State Georgia Tech Mississippi State Murray State Marshall Austin Peay

Passes Had Intercepted - Season 1. 24 (226-384-24) 24 (139-297-24)

2010 1968 1969 1974 1975

3. 23 (130-306-23) 4. 21 (48-152-21) 5. 19 (77-209-19)

Most Passing Yards Per Attempt - Game 1. 17.3 New Mexico State 10/11/03 (12-208) 2. 2. 3. 4. 5.

16.4 14.5 13.8 13.1 11.7 11.7

Idaho UL-Lafayette Louisiana-Monroe Arkansas St. Troy Wofford

10/6/01 (28-459) 10/19/02 (24-347) 11/3/07 (29-401) 10/9/04 (34-447) 9/8/01 (28-328) 9/18/99 (31-362)

Most Passing Yards Per Attempt - Season 1. 8.9 (153-256-12) 3. 4.

8.9 8.8 8.6 8.6

(82-136-6) (84-156-9) (214-310-6) (106-180-12)

1994 1985 1961 2001 1963

1. 23.1 New Mexico State 2. 21.5 Florida International 3. 20.7 Louisville 4. 20.4 UL-Lafayette 5. 20.2 Kentucky

10/11/03 (9-208) 9/29/07 (12-258) 9/6/07 (14-290) 10/19/02 (17-347) 9/21/02 (10-202)

Most Passing Yards Per Completion - Season 1. 19.0 (61-144-12) 1955 2. 3. 4. 5.

16.4 (84-156-9) 16.2 (48-152-21) 15.8 (85-200-17) 15.7 (141-275-16)

1961 1974 1976 1965

Completion Percentage - Game 1. 91.70 UTC

2. 3. 4. 5.

91.30 88.23 83.90 82.14

J’ville St. Arkansas St. Wofford Idaho

Completion Percentage - Season 1. 69.8 (282-404-16) 2. 3. 4. 5.

69.0 (214-310-6) 65.8 (208-316-7) 65.2 (163-250-3) 64.0 (254-397-14)

Efficiency Rating - Game 1. 303.1 New Mexico State

2. 290.6 Idaho 3. 237.53 Louisiana-Monroe 4. 237.49 Arkansas State

10/20/62 (11-12) 10/29/94 (21-23) 10/9/04 (30-34) 9/18/99 (26-31) 10/6/01 (23-28) 2004 2001 2005 1998 1999 10/11/03 10/6/01 11/3/07 10/9/04

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PASSING RECORDS 5. 213.9 Wofford

Efficiency Rating - Season 1. 160.16 (214-310-6)

2. 3. 4. 5.

153.2 (121-201-9) 152.6 (82-136-6) 146.8 (153-256-12) 146.8 (106-180-12)

9/18/99 2001 1984 1985 1994 1963

„„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Most Attempts - Game 1. 47 Wes Counts vs UCF 2. 5. 6. 10.

46 46 46 45 44 44 44 44 43 43 43

Clint Marks vs Louisiana-Lafayette Jonathan Quinn vs UT-Chattanooga Kelly Holcomb vs James Madison Jonathan Quinn vs Tennessee St. Dwight Dasher vs Troy Dwight Dasher vs Maryland Billy Walker vs UT-Martin Kelly Holcomb vs Eastern Kentucky Dwight Dasher vs North Texas Phil Ironside vs UT-Chattanooga Wes Counts vs Troy State

Most Attempts - Season 1. 399 Dwight Dasher (219-399-14) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

390 368 367 298 293 288 283 259 257

Wes Counts (249-390-13) Clint Marks (259-368-14) Joe Craddock (237-367-7) Clint Marks (197-298-7) Jonathan Quinn (167-293-10) Billy Walker (152-288-15) Clint Marks (171-283-9) Wes Counts (188-259-4) Bill Griffith (113-257-17)

Most Attempts - Career 1. 1079 Wes Counts (706-1079-24) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1012 861 853 675 594 587 549 546 537

Clint Marks (668-1012-33) Kelly Holcomb (501-861-25) Dwight Dasher (470-853-38) Jonathan Quinn (346-675-26) Marvin Collier (292-594-26) Teddy Morris (326-587-34) Billy Walker (286-549-32) Joe Craddock (342-546-13) Mike Robinson (228-537-46)

11/13/99 9/25/04 9/13/97 9/10/94 9/6/97 10/6/09 9/19/09 10/28/67 12/7/91 9/26/09 9/29/90 10/2/99 2009 1999 2004 2008 2005 1997 1967 2006 2001 1969

10. 152

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Most Completions - Career 1. 706 Wes Counts (706-1079-24) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

668 501 470 346 342 326 295 292 286

Clint Marks (668-1012-33) Kelly Holcomb (501-861-25) Dwight Dasher (470-853-38) Jonathan Quinn (346-675-26) Joe Craddock (342-546-13) Teddy Morris (326-587-34) Andrico Hines (295-496-10) Marvin Collier (292-594-26) Billy Walker (286-549-32)

1967 1998-01 2003-06 1991-94 2007-10 1995-97 2004-08 1962-65 2002-03 1985-88 1964-67

Most Yards - Game 1. 459 Wes Counts (Idaho) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

447 401 376 362 359 356 355 352 347 347

10/6/01 Clint Marks (Arkansas State) 10/9/04 Joe Craddock (Louisiana-Monroe) 11/3/07 Wes Counts (New Mexico State) 10/27/01 Wes Counts (Wofford) 9/18/99 Clint Marks (Florida Atlantic) 9/18/04 Jonathan Quinn (UT-Martin) 11/4/95 Dwight Dasher vs WKU 10/24/09 Joe Craddock vs Kentucky 9/13/08 Andrico Hines (UL-Lafayette) 10/19/02 Wes Counts (UL-Lafayette) 9/25/99

Most Yards - Season 1. 2789 Dwight Dasher (219-399-14)

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

2749 2677 2603 2327 2209 2154

Clint Marks (259-368-14) Joe Craddock (237-367-7) Wes Counts (249-390-13) Wes Counts (188-259-4) Jonathan Quinn (167-293-10) Kelly Holcomb (146-244-9)

2009 2004 2008 1999 2001 1997 1994

8. 2083 Clint Marks (197-298-7) 9. 1917 Clint Marks (171-283-9) 10. 1872 Phil Ironside (140-231-6)

Most Yards - Career 1. 8007 Wes Counts (706-1079-24) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

7342 7064 5643 4864 4799 4234 4011 3664 3533

Clint Marks (668-1012-33) Kelly Holcomb (501-861-25) Dwight Dasher (470-853-38) Jonathan Quinn (346-675-26) Teddy Morris (326-587-34) Marvin Collier (292-594-26) Joe Craddock (342-546-13) Billy Walker (286-549-32) Phil Ironside (258-447-11)

Most Touchdowns - Game 1. 6 Wes Counts (Idaho) 2. 3.

5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Billy Walker (UT-Martin) Dwight Dasher vs Arkansas State Clint Marks (Arkansas State) Josh Harris (ULL) Jonathan Quinn (Southeast Missouri) Jonathan Quinn (Eastern Illinois) Kelly Holcomb (Eastern Kentucky) Mickey Corwin (Western Kentucky) Mickey Corwin (Morehead State) Wes Counts (South Florida)

Most Touchdowns - Season 1. 23 Dwight Dasher 2. 21 3. 17 4. 16

Mickey Corwin Wes Counts Teddy Morris

1998-01 2003-06 1991-94 2007-10 1995-97 1985-88 1962-65 1964-67 2004-08 1974-77

Most Completions - Game 1. 35 Clint Marks vs Louisiana-Lafayette 9/25/04 2. 3. 6. 8.

30 29 29 29 28 28 27 27 27 27 27

Clint Marks vs Arkansas State Wes Counts vs New Mexico State Wes Counts vs Louisiana Tech Wes Counts vs UCF Joe Craddock vs Maryland Wes Counts vs UL-Monroe Dwight Dasher vs Maryland Clint Marks vs Florida Atlantic Wes Counts vs Vanderbilt Phil Ironside vs UT-Chattanooga Wes Counts vs Arizona

Most Completions - Season 1. 259 Clint Marks (259-368-14)

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

249 237 219 197 188 171 167 153

Wes Counts (249-390-13) Joe Craddock (237-367-7) Dwight Dasher (219-399-14) Clint Marks (197-298-7) Wes Counts (188-259-4) Clint Marks (171-283-9) Jonathan Quinn (167-293-10) Andrico Hines (153-253-3)

10/9/04 10/27/01 10/16/99 11/13/99 9/6/08 9/22/01 9/19/09 9/18/04 8/30/01 9/29/90 9/11/99

2004 1999 2008 2009 2005 2001 2006 1997 2003 n Dwight Dasher is the only player in school history to throw for over 5,000 yards and rush for more than 2,000 yards.

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PASSING RECORDS 6. 9.

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Jonathan Quinn Joe Craddock Kelly Holcomb Billy Walker Clint Marks Wes Counts

1997 2008 1994 1967 2004 1999

Most Touchdowns - Career 1. 50 Wes Counts 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

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1998-2001 1962-65 2007-10 2003-06 1991-94 1983-84 1964-67 1985-88 1995-97 2004-08

Teddy Morris Dwight Dasher Clint Marks Kelly Holcomb Mickey Corwin Billy Walker Marvin Collier Jonathan Quinn Joe Craddock

Completion Percentage - Game 1. 91.3 Kelly Holcomb (J’ville St.) 10/29/94 21-23 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

88.2 83.9 82.1 81.2 81.0 80.0 79.2 79.2 78.6

Clint Marks (Arkansas St.) Wes Counts (Wofford) Wes Counts (Idaho) Jason Johnson (Illinois) Wes Counts (UConn) Wes Counts (UL-Monroe) Clint Marks (UL-Monroe) Clint Marks (ULL) Joe Craddock (ULL)

10/9/04 9/18/99 10/6/01 9/2/00 11/4/00 9/22/01 10/21/06 10/22/05 12/3/08

Completion Percentage - Season 1. 72.6 Wes Counts (188-259-4) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

70.4 67.0 66.1 65.7 65.1 64.6 63.8 63.0 62.5

Clint Marks (259-368-14) Wes Counts (142-212-2) Clint Marks (197-298-7) Phil Ironside (23-35-0) Clint Marks (41-63-3) Joe Craddock (237-367-7) Wes Counts (249-390-13) Tedd Morris (87-138-7) Logan Kilgore (50-80-5)

Completion Percentage - Career 1. 66.0 Clint Marks (668-1012-33) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

65.4 62.6 59.5 59.4 58.2 57.7 55.5 55.1 52.1

Wes Counts (706-1079-24) Joe Craddock (342-546-13) Mickey Corwin (237-398-19) Andrico Hines (295-496-10) Kelly Holcomb (501-861-25) Phil Ironside (258-447-11) Teddy Morris (326-587-34) Dwight Dasher (470-853-38) Billy Walker (286-549-32)

Most Interceptions - Game 1. 5 Mike Robinson UT-Chattanooga 3.

5 4 4 4 4 4 4

Sammy Bryant Dwight Dasher Dwight Dasher Dwight Dasher Jonathan Quinn Kelly Holcomb Mickey Corwin

Tennessee Tech Miami (Ohio) Arkansas State Georgia Tech Murray State Marshall Austin Peay

Most Interceptions - Season 1. 20 Dickie Thomas (123-255-20) 2. 3. 4. 6. 8.

18 17 15 15 14 14 13

Dwight Dasher (145-251-18) Bill Griffith (113-257-17) Billy Walker (152-288-15) Mike Robinson (76-171-15) Clint Marks (259-368-14) Dwight Dasher (219-399-14) Wes Counts (249-390-13)

30-34 26-31 23-28 13-16 17-21 28-35 19-24 19-24 22-28

2001 2004 1998 2005 1988 2003 2008 1999 1963 2010

13 13

Mike Robinson (75-188-13) Billy Walker (100-192-13)

Most Interceptions - Career 1. 46 Mike Robinson (228-537-46) 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 10.

38 34 33 32 32 26 26 26 25

Dwight Dasher (470-853-38) Teddy Morris (326-587-34) Clint Marks (668-1012-33) Billy Walker (286-549-32) Brown Sanford (242-534-32) Jonathan Quinn (346-675-26) Fred Rohrdanz (136-328-26) Marvin Collier (292-594-26) Kelly Holcomb (501-861-25)

Passing Efficiency - Season 1. 175.9 Terry Bailey (37-71-6) 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

171.3 166.6 164.5 164.5 162.2 154.5 151.4 149.2 146.9

Clint Marks (41-63-3) Wes Counts (188-259-4) Bob Hallum (36-66-5) Bob Hallum (36-66-5) Teddy Morris (87-138-7) Mickey Corwin (120-196-9) Marvin Collier (76-129-6) Joe Craddock (96-155-5) Kelly Holcomb (146-244-9)

Passing Efficiency - Career 1. 145.4 Mickey Corwin (237-398-19)

2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

138.6 135.9 135.7 135.1 134.0

Wes Counts (706-1079-24) Joe Craddock (342-546-13) Teddy Morris (326-587-34) Kelly Holcomb (501-861-25) Phil Ironside (258-447-11)

1975 1966 1974-77 2007-10 1962-65 2003-06 1964-67 1979-81,83 1995-97 1971-74 1985-88 1991-94

7. 8. 9. 10.

132.5 123.3 117.8 117.2

Clint Marks (668-1012-33) Andrico Hines (295-496-10) Jonathan Quinn (346-675-26) Dwight Dasher (470-853-38)

Most Yards Per Pass - Season 1. 11.2 Terry Bailey (37-71-6) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

9.6 9.4 9.1 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.4 8.4 8.2

Teddy Morris (87-1375) Clint Marks (63-593) Marvin Collier (129-1171) Wes Counts (259-2327) Teddy Morris (82-726) Kelly Holcomb (244-2154) Kelly Holcomb (209-1763) Kelly Holcomb (168-1409) Mickey Corwin (202-1658)

1961 2003 2001 1958 1957 1963 1984 1985 2007 1994

Most Yards Per Pass - Career 1. 8.2 Kelly Holcomb (501-861-25)

1983-84 1998-01 2004-08 1962-65 1991-94 1988-90

Most Yards Per Completion - Season 1. 21.5 Terry Bailey (37-71-7)

3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

2. 2. 3. 5.

8.2 8.1 7.9 7.4 7.34 7.25 7.2 7.1 7.0

19.4 17.3 16.5 16.4

Teddy Morris (326-587-34) Mickey Corwin (237-398-19) Phil Ironside (258-447-11) Wes Counts (706-1079-24) Joe Craddock (342-546-13) Clint Marks (668-1012-33) Jonathan Quinn (346-675-26) Marvin Collier (292-594-26) Andrico Hines (295-496-10)

Francis Reynolds (39-94) Fred Rohrdanz (28-92-5) Marvin Collier (56-140-8) Terry Bailey (26-63-5)

2003-06 2002-03 1995-97 2007-10 1961 1963 2003 1985 2001 1962 1994 1991 1992 1983 1991-94 1962-65 1983-84 1988-90 1998-01 2004-08 2003-06 1995-97 1985-88 2002-03 1961 1955 1974 1987 1960

2003-06 1998-01 2004-08 1983-84 2002-03 1991-94 1988-90 1962-65 2007-10 1964-67 10/1/77 11/21/81 1/6/11 11/2/10 10/16/10 9/27/97 11/26/94 10/20/84 1968 2010 1969 1967 1977 2004 2009 1999

n Wes Counts is the all-time leading passer in school history and his 50 touchdown strikes is also a school record.

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PASSING RECORDS Most Yards By Sophomore

Game..................447, Clint Marks vs Arkansas State, 10/9/04 Season..............................................2,749, Clint Marks, 2004

Most Yards By Freshman

Game..............................314, Wes Counts vs SEMO, 10/31/98 Season.........................................1,763, Kelly Holcomb, 1991

„„CAREER 3,000-YARD PASSERS

1. Wes Counts, 1998-2001

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

Clint Marks, 2003-06 Kelly Holcomb, 1991-94 Dwight Dasher, 2007-10 Jonathan Quinn, 1995-97 Teddy Morris, 1962-65 Marvin Collier, 1985-88 Joe Craddock, 2004-08 Billy Walker, 1964-67 Phil Ironside, 1988-90 Andrico Hines, 2002-03 Brown Sanford, 1979-81, 83 Mike Robinson, 1974-77 Mickey Corwin, 1983-84

8,007 7,342 7,064 5,643 4,864 4,799 4,234 4,011 3,664 3,533 3,495 3,302 3,281 3,223

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n Clint Marks, who led MT to the 2006 Motor City Bowl, shares the school mark with 18 200-yard passing games.

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

16.2 16.0 15.4 15.4 15.3

Mike Robinson (63-139-7) Jonathan Quinn (108-223-7) Marvin Collier (76-129-6) Teddy Morris (47-82-6) Kelly Holcomb (92-168-6)

Most Yards Per Completion - Career 1. 14.7 Teddy Morris (326-587-34) 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 8.

14.5 14.4 14.1 14.1 14.0 13.7 13.6 13.6

Marvin Collier (292-594-26) Mike Robinson (228-537-46) Kelly Holcomb (501-861-25) Jonathan Quinn (346-675-26) Fred Rohrdanz (136-328-26) Phil Ironside (258-447-11) Brown Sanford (242-534-32) Mickey Corwin (237-398-19)

Most Passing Yards Per Game - Season 1. 249.9 Clint Marks (11 games) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

236.6 223.1 220.9 214.5 211.5 195.8 189.4 172.2 170.2

Wes Counts (11 games) Joe Craddock (12 games) Jonathan Quinn (10 games) Dwight Dasher (13 games) Wes Counts (11 games) Kelly Holcomb (11 games) Clint Marks (11 games) Dwight Dasher (9 games) Phil Ironside (11 games)

1976 1995 1985 1962 1992 1962-65 1985-88 1974-77 1991-94 1995-97 1971-74 1988-90 1979-81,83 1983-84 2004 1999 2008 1997 2009 2001 1994 2005 2010 1990

Most Passing Yards Per Game - Career 1. 186.2 Wes Counts (43 games) 1998-2001 2. 174.8 Clint Marks (42 games) 3. 164.3 Kelly Holcomb (43 games) 4. 158.8 Andrico Hines (22 games)

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5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

153.5 152.0 138.3 137.6 126.2 113.9

Mickey Corwin (21 games) Jonathan Quinn (32 games) Joe Craddock (29 games) Dwight Dasher (41 games) Phil Ironside (28 games) Brown Sanford (29 games)

1983-84 1995-97 2004-08 2007-10 1988-90 1979-81,83

Longest Completion 1. 98 Jonathan Quinn to D. Mostiller (TTU) 11/11/95 2. 3. 3. 4. 6. 7. 9.

95 94 88 80 80 79 78 78 77

Francis Reynolds to T. Akin (Florence St.) 10/30/54 Joe Craddock to J. Grigsby (ULM) 11/3/07 Jonathan Quinn to D. Mostiller (SEMO) 10/26/96 Dwight Dasher to D.D. Kyles (ASU) 11/21/09 Clint Marks to Kerry Wright (ASU) 10/9/04 Torin Kirtsey to Hansford Johnson (MSU) 10/10/98 Joe Craddock to D. McNair (Louisville) 9/6/07 Marvin Collier to Robert Alford (APSU) 10/26/85 Wes Counts to Sulecio Sanford (SEMO) 10/31/98

Consecutive Completions 1. 15 Wes Counts 2. 13 Kelly Holcomb

2001 1991

Most Yards By Senior

Game................................459, Wes Counts vs Idaho, 10/6/01 Season...........................................2,677, Joe Craddock, 2008

Most Yards By Junior

Game..........................355, Dwight Dasher vs WKU, 10/24/09 Season........................................ 2,789, Dwight Dasher, 2009

Year Player Att Comp Int Yds TD Pct 1949 J. B. Proctor --- --- --- 474 --- -- 1950 Not Available --- --- --- --- --- -- 1951 Not Available --- --- --- --- --- -- 1952 Not Available --- --- --- --- --- -- 1953 Francis Reynolds 50 20 4 316 2 .400 1954 Sid Corban --- --- --- 426 --- -- 1955 Francis Reynolds 94 39 8 757 8 .415 1956 Jimmy Dunlap 52 28 5 320 4 .538 1957 Bob Hallum 66 36 5 551 11 .545 1958 Bob Hallum 53 21 5 301 6 .396 1959 Whit Watson 50 27 6 280 2 .540 1960 Terry Bailey 63 26 5 427 4 .413 1961 Terry Bailey 71 37 6 796 10 .521 1962 Teddy Morris 82 47 6 726 6 .573 1963 Teddy Morris 138 87 7 1325 12 .630 1964 Teddy Morris 156 84 9 999 7 .538 1965 Teddy Morris 211 108 12 1749 16 .512 1966 Billy Walker 192 100 13 1351 12 .521 1967 Billy Walker 288 152 15 1856 15 .528 1968 Dickie Thomas 255 123 20 1619 7 .482 1969 Bill Griffith 257 113 17 1382 6 .440 1970 Dean Rodenbeck 69 32 2 340 1 .464 1971 Melvin Daniels 113 44 6 585 3 .389 1972 Fred Rohrdanz 142 66 8 981 5 .465 1973 Tommy Beaver 114 52 6 575 2 .456 1974 Fred Rohrdanz 92 28 11 485 5 .304 1975 Mike Robinson 188 75 13 1117 7 .399 1976 Mike Robinson 139 63 12 1021 7 .453 1977 Mike Robinson 171 76 15 911 5 .444 1978 Duane West 110 45 7 549 2 .409 1979 Brown Sanford 211 102 12 1474 9 .483 1980 Brown Sanford 176 74 11 894 4 .420 1981 Brown Sanford 141 64 9 886 2 .454 1982 Brad Zeitner 124 51 7 615 6 .411 1983 Mickey Corwin 202 117 10 1658 12 .579 1984 Mickey Corwin 196 120 9 1565 21 .612 1985 Marvin Collier 129 76 6 1171 10 .589 1986 Marvin Collier 149 81 4 1089 8 .544 1987 Marvin Collier 140 56 8 923 4 .471 1988 Marvin Collier 176 79 8 1051 7 .449 1989 Phil Ironside 181 95 5 1408 10 .519 1990 Phil Ironside 231 140 6 1872 8 .606 1991 Kelly Holcomb 209 130 4 1763 5 .622


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PASSING RECORDS 1992 Kelly Holcomb 168 92 6 1409 9 .548 1993 Kelly Holcomb 240 133 6 1738 7 .554 1994 Kelly Holcomb 244 146 9 2154 15 .598 1995 Jonathan Quinn 223 108 7 1724 8 .484 1996 Jonathan Quinn 159 71 9 931 4 .447 1997 Jonathan Quinn 293 167 10 2209 16 .570 1998 Wes Counts 212 142 2 1541 11 .670 1999 Wes Counts 390 249 13 2603 14 .638 2000 Wes Counts 218 127 5 1536 8 .583 2001 Wes Counts 259 188 4 2327 17 .726 2002 Andrico Hines 243 142 7 1753 6 .584 2003 Andrico Hines 253 153 3 1742 7 .605 2004 Clint Marks 368 259 14 2749 14 .704 2005 Clint Marks 298 197 7 2083 8 .661 2006 Clint Marks 283 171 9 1917 8 .604 2007 Joe Craddock 155 96 5 1259 12 .619 2008 Joe Craddock 367 237 7 2677 15 .646 2009 Dwight Dasher 399 219 14 2789 23 .549 2010 Dwight Dasher 145 251 18 1550 6 .578

„„300-YARD PASSING GAMES WES COUNTS (7) Yards Opponent 459 Idaho 376 New Mexico State 362 Wofford 347 UL Lafayette 331 Troy State 314 Southeast Missouri St. 308 Vanderbilt

Date 10/6/01 10/27/01 9/18/99 9/25/99 10/2/99 10/31/98 8/30/01

Yards 447 359 317

CLINT MARKS (3) Opponent Arkansas State Florida Atlantic Utah State

Date 10/9/04 9/18/04 10/30/04

Yards 341 336 313

KELLY HOLCOMB (3) Opponent James Madison Eastern Kentucky Jacksonville St.

Date 9/10/94 11/13/93 10/29/94

DWIGHT DASHER (2) Yards Opponent 355 WKU 324 Maryland

Date 10/24/09 9/19/09

JOE CRADDOCK (2) Yards Opponent 401 Louisiana-Monroe 352 Kentucky

Date 11/3/07 9/13/08

ANDRICO HINES (2) Yards Opponent Date 347 Louisiana-Lafayette 10/19/02 306 Arkansas State 11/20/03 JONATHAN QUINN (2) Yards Opponent Date 356 Tennessee-Martin 11/4/95 332 Tennessee Tech 11/11/95 Yards 301

JEFF MURPHY (1) Opponent Austin Peay

Date 9/11/10

Yards 300

MICKEY CORWIN (1) Opponent Western Kentucky

Date 11/3/84

PHIL IRONSIDE (1) Yards Opponent Date 339 Tennessee-Chattanooga 9/29/90

n Marvin Collier, one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in school history, ranks as the second leading rusher among quarterbacks at MT.

BILLY WALKER (1) Yards Opponent 346 UT-Martin

Date 10/28/67

*Division I-AA playoff game

„„200-YARD PASSING GAMES WES COUNTS (18) Yards Opponent 459 Idaho 376 New Mexico State 362 Wofford 347 UL Lafayette 331 Troy State 314 Southeast Missouri St. 308 Vanderbilt 299 UCF 274 Louisiana-Monroe 260 Murray State 245 Tennessee Tech 242 Mississippi State 234 East Tennessee 229 Murray State 226 South Florida 222 Connecticut 220 Troy State 215 Louisiana Tech Yards 447 359 317 297

CLINT MARKS (18) Opponent Arkansas State Florida Atlantic Utah State Florida International

Date 10/6/01 10/27/01 9/18/99 9/25/99 10/2/99 10/31/98 8/30/01 11/13/99 9/22/01 9/16/00 11/3/98 10/28/00 11/20/99 10/10/98 11/11/00 11/4/00 9/8/01 10/16/99 Date 10/9/04 9/18/04 10/30/04 12/3/05

272 Louisiana-Monroe 251 Central Michigan 244 Louisiana-Lafayette 243 North Texas 242 Louisiana-Lafayette 241 Louisiana-Monroe 234 Louisiana-Monroe 228 N.C. State 228 Akron 223 Florida 218 Louisiana-Lafayette 216 Maryland 208 Arkansas State 208 New Mexico State

11/12/05 12/26/06 10/28/06 10/2/04 9/25/04 11/13/04 10/21/06 11/19/05 9/11/04 10/16/04 10/22/05 9/9/06 11/5/05 10/11/03

DWIGHT DASHER (12) Yards Opponent 355 WKU 324 Maryland 269 North Texas 263 Arkansas State 245 Troy 244 FIU 240 Florida International 231 Memphis 230 Memphis 219 ULM 219 Louisiana-Lafayette 204 Clemson

Date 10/24/09 9/19/09 9/26/09 11/21/09 10/6/09 12/4/10 9/29/07 9/12/09 10/13/07 10/23/10 11/14/09 9/5/09

JOE CRADDOCK (12) Yards Opponent 401 Louisiana-Monroe 352 Kentucky 290 Louisville 268 Arkansas State

Date 11/3/07 9/13/08 9/6/07 9/20/08

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PASSING RECORDS 268 Florida Atlantic 256 Maryland 251 North Texas 242 Louisiana-Lafayette 235 Mississippi State 216 Louisiana-Monroe 212 Western Kentucky 200 Troy

9/30/08 9/6/08 11/22/08 12/3/08 10/25/08 11/8/08 11/15/08 8/28/08

KELLY HOLCOMB (12) Yards Opponent 341 James Madison 336 Eastern Kentucky 313 Jacksonville St. 291 Eastern Kentucky 257 Southeast Missouri St. 255* Eastern Kentucky 250 Austin Peay St. 235 Murray St. 229* Marshall 226 Tennessee Tech 217 Tulsa 210 Eastern Kentucky

Date 9/10/94 11/13/93 10/29/94 10/17/92 10/22/94 12/7/91 11/5/94 9/28/91 11/26/94 11/23/91 10/30/93 9/21/91

JONATHAN QUINN (12) Yards Opponent Date 356 Tennessee-Martin 11/4/95 332 Tennessee Tech 11/11/95 290 Tennessee-Chattanooga 9/13/97 275 Georgia Southern 9/9/95 266 Tennessee Tech 11/22/97 256 Tennessee St. 9/6/97 256 Southeast Missouri St. 10/26/96 252 Tennessee-Martin 10/11/97 248 Murray St. 9/27/97 240 Eastern Kentucky 11/15/97 213 Jacksonville St. 10/4/97

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TEDDY MORRIS (8) Yards Opponent 274 NA 272 East Tennessee 253 Tennessee Tech 220 Chattanooga 220 Western Kentucky 220 Morehead State 216 Murray State 210 Austin Peay

Date NA 11/13/65 11/25/65 10/16/65 10/5/63 10/26/63 11/6/65 10/30/65

ANDRICO HINES (7) Yards Opponent 347 Louisiana-Lafayette 306 Arkansas State 252 North Texas 248 Missouri 239 Louisiana-Monroe 227 Idaho 202 Kentucky

Date 10/19/02 11/20/03 10/25/03 9/20/03 11/14/02 10/18/03 9/21/02

BILLY WALKER (6) Yards Opponent 346 UT-Martin 265 Western Kentucky 239 Navy 222 Austin Peay 208 Tennessee Tech 207 Eastern Kentucky

Date 10/28/67 10/1/66 9/16/67 10/21/67 11/23/67 10/7/67

Yards 300 230 225

MICKEY CORWIN (4) Opponent Western Kentucky Morehead St. Murray St.

Date 11/3/84 9/24/83

213

Savannah St.

Yards 339 270 215 211

PHIL IRONSIDE (4) Opponent Date Tennessee-Chattanooga 9/29/90 Austin Peay St. 10/20/90 Western Kentucky 9/16/89 Western Kentucky 9/22/90

Yards 291 241 211

BROWN SANFORD (3) Opponent Austin Peay St. Western Kentucky East Tennessee St.

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JASON JOHNSON (2) Yards Opponent Date 226 Louisiana-Lafayette 11/18/00 201 Louisiana Tech 10/7/00 Yards 230 204

MARVIN COLLIER (2) Opponent Eastern Kentucky Murray St.

Yards 301

JEFF MURPHY (1) Opponent Austin Peay

Date 10/12/85 8/19/85 Date 9/11/10

LOGAN KILGORE (1) Yards Opponent Date 207 Louisiana-Lafayette 9/25/10 JOSH HARRIS (1) Yards Opponent Date 284 Louisiana-Lafayette 11/15/03 Yards 231

BILL GRIFFITH (1) Opponent East Tennessee

Date 11/15/69

Yards 230

RONNIE GORDON (1) Opponent Eastern Illinois

Date 11/19/96

n Phil Ironside registered a 19-4 record as a starting quarterback from 1989 to 1990.

9/3/83

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

All-Time QB Winning Percentage Bob Hallum (1958-59) .900 (18-2) Phil Ironside (1989-90) .826 (19-4) Teddy Morris (1962-65) .793 (32-8-1) Mickey Corwin (1983-84) .791 (19-5) Marvin Collier (1985-88) .700 (28-12) Dwight Dasher (2007-10) .667 (18-9) Kelly Holcomb (1991-94) .656 (31-16-1) All-Time QB Wins Teddy Morris (1962-65) Kelly Holcomb (1991-94) Marvin Collier (1985-88) Phil Ironside (1989-90) Mickey Corwin (1983-84) Wes Counts (1998-01) Bob Hallum (1958-59) Dwight Dasher (2007-10)

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RECEIVING RECORDS 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

2636 2589 2205 1757 1558 1367 1261 1260 1239

Tyrone Calico (194-2636) Kerry Wright (167-2589) Demetric Mostiller (110-2205) Herbert Owenby (110-1757) Vince Parks (81-1558) George Dykes (62-1367) Patrick Honeycutt (116-1261) Cleannord Saintil (106-1260) Cory Simpson (66-1239)

1999-2002 2001-04 1993-96 1964-67 1988-92 1961-63 2005-09 2004-05 1992-94

Most Touchdowns - Game 1. 3 Kerry Wright (Arkansas State)

3 Kerry Wright (NMSU) 3 Tyrone Calico (Louisiana-Monroe) 3 Tyrone Calico (Idaho) 3 Cory Simpson (Morehead State) 3 Demetric Mostiller (Georgia Southern) 3 Donte Lofton (Lenoir-Rhyne) 3 Herbert Owenby (Tennessee Tech) 3 Vince Parks (UT-Chattanooga)

Most Touchdowns - Season 1. 11 Kerry Wright 2. 3. 5. 10.

9 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6

2004 2003 1994 1965 2001 1965 1998 1961 1996 2008 1967 1995 1984

Kerry Wright Cory Simpson Jerry Smith Kendall Newson Herbert Owenby Sulecio Sanford George Dykes Demetric Mostiller Malcolm Beyah Herbert Owenby Demetric Mostiller Donte Lofton

Most Touchdowns - Career 1. 22 Kerry Wright n Demetric Mostiller set the single-game record with 244 receiving yards against UT-Martin in 1995.

„„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Most Receptions - Game 1. 12 Kendall Newson vs New Mex. State 10/27/01 3. 9.

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

Tyrone Calico vs East Tennessee Eldred King vs Mississippi State Patrick Honeycutt vs Arkansas State Cleannord Saintil vs ULL Dennis Mimms vs Eastern Kentucky Jerry Smith vs East Tennessee Kendall Newson vs Wofford Cleannord Saintil vs N.C. State Chris Henry vs Akron Kerry Wright vs North Texas David Youell vs New Mexico State Kendall Newson vs Maryland Ray Palhegyi vs Western Kentucky

Most Receptions - Season 1. 76 Kerry Wright (76-1048) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. 9. 10.

74 73 69 66 65 65 60 54 53

Kendall Newson (74-945) Kerry Wright (73-1280) Kendall Newson (69-918) Cleannord Saintil (66-884) Kendall Newson (65-796) Tyrone Calico (65-695) Chris Henry (60-586) Sulecio Sanford (54-674) Jerry Smith (53-809)

Most Receptions - Career 1. 238 Kendall Newson (238-3074) 2. 194 Tyrone Calico (194-2636) 3. 167 Kerry Wright (167-2589)

11/29/99 10/25/08 9/20/08 10/22/05 11/13/93 11/13/65 9/18/99 11/19/05 9/11/04 10/25/03 10/27/01 9/23/00 11/3/84

2004 2000 2003 1999 2005 2001 1999 2004 1998 1965 1998-2001 1999-2002 2001-04

4. 5. 7. 8. 9. 10.

116 110 110 109 106 104 100

Patrick Honeycutt (116-1261) Demetric Mostiller (110-2205) Herbert Owenby (110-1757) Hansford Johnson (109-1145) Cleannord Saintil (106-1260) David Youell (104-1031) Chris Henry (100-1032)

Most Yards - Game 1. 244 Demetric Mostiller (UT-Martin) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

209 187 181 180 178 170 168 167 165

Demetric Mostiller (SEMO) Kerry Wright (NMSU) Kendall Newson (New Mex. St.) Kendall Newson (Mississippi St.) Kerry Wright (Arkansas State) Kendall Newson (UL-Lafayette) Robert Alford (Tennessee St.) Kerry Wright (Utah State) Demetric Mostiller (Ga. Southern)

Most Yards - Season 1. 1,280 Kerry Wright (73-1280)

2005-09 1993-96 1964-67 1998-2001 2004-05 1999-2002 2002-05 11/4/95 10/26/96 10/11/03 10/27/01 10/28/00 10/9/04 9/25/99 9/5/87 10/30/04 9/9/95

Kerry Wright (76-1048) Kendall Newson (74-945) Demetric Mostiller (37-934) Kendall Newson (69-918) Cleannord Saintil (66-884) Demetric Mostiller (47-868) Jerry Smith (53-809) Kendall Newson (65-796) Tyrone Calico (47-752)

2003 2004 2000 1995 1999 2005 1996 1965 2001 2000

Most Yards - Career 1. 3074 Kendall Newson (238-3074)

1998-01

2. 1,048 3. 945 4. 934 5. 918 6. 884 7. 868 8. 809 9. 796 10. 752

2001-04 1998-01 1964-67 1993-96 1999-02 1961-63 1955-58 1984-87 1988-92 1992-94

2. 21 Kendall Newson 21 Herbert Owenby 4. 18 Demetric Mostiller 5. 17 Tyrone Calico 6. 16 George Dykes 16 G. E. McCormack 8. 13 Mike Pittman 13 Vince Parks 10. 12 Cory Simpson

Most Yards Per Catch - Game 1. 46.7 Demetric Mostiller (TTU) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

42.7 40.3 39.3 37.4 34.8 33.0 32.0 31.0 30.7

Randall Miller (WKU) Cory Simpson (Morehead St.) Vince Hall (EKU) Kerry Wright (NMSU) Desmond Gee (ULM) Demetric Mostiller (Ga. So.) Tyrone Calico (Idaho) Demetric Mostiller (EIU) DeMarco McNair (Louisville)

11/11/95 3-140 11/4/72 3-128 10/15/94 3-121 10/9/82 3-118 10/11/03 5-187 11/3/07 4-139 9/9/95 5-165 10/6/01 5-160 11/16/96 5-155 9/6/07 3-92

Most Yards Per Catch - Season 1. 26.96 George Dykes (24-647)

2. 3. 4. 5.

25.24 24.88 22.34 21.26

Demetric Mostiller (37-934) Robert Alford (17-423) Kolas Elion (23-514) Vince Parks (31-659)

Most Yards Per Catch - Career 1. 22.05 George Dykes (62-1367)

2. 3. 4. 5.

20.67 Robert Alford (49-1013) 20.05 Demetric Mostiller (110-2205) 19.23 Vince Parks (81-1558) 18.77 Cory Simpson (66-1239)

Most Receptions Per Game - Season 1. 6.91 Kerry Wright (11 games) 2. 6.73 Kendall Newson (11 games)

10/9/04 10/11/03 11/14/02 10/6/01 10/15/94 9/9/95 9/1/84 11/23/67 9/29/90

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RECEIVING RECORDS 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. 9. 10.

6.27 6.08 6.00 5.91 5.91 5.45 5.40 4.27 4.27 4.27

Kendall Newson (11 games) Kerry Wright (12 games) Cleannord Saintil (11 games) Kendall Newson (11 games) Tyrone Calico (11 games) Chris Henry (11 games) Sulecio Sanford (10 games) Demetric Mostiller (11 games) Tyrone Calico (11 games) Hansford Johnson (11 games)

Most Receptions Per Game - Career 1. 5.53 Kendall Newson (43 games)

2. 3. 4. 5.

4.82 4.31 4.26 3.63

Cleannord Saintil (22 games) Tyrone Calico (45 games) Sulecio Sanford (19 games) Kerry Wright (46 games)

1999 2003 2005 2001 1999 2004 1998 1996 2000 1999 1998-2001 2004-05 1999-2002 1997-98 2001-04

Longest Reception 1. 98 Demetric Mostiller (Tennessee Tech) 11/11/95 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9.

95 94 88 80 80 79 78 77

Travis Akin (Florence St.) Jonathan Grigsby (ULM) Demetric Mostiller (SEMO) D.D. Kyles (Arkansas State) Kerry Wright (Arkansas State) Hansford Johnson (Murray State) Robert Alford (Austin Peay) Sulecio Sanford (SEMO)

Consecutive Games with a Catch 1. 43 Kendall Newson

2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

32 27 25 24 22

Demetric Mostiller David Youell Tyrone Calico Matt Lowe Cleannord Saintil

10/30/54 11/3/07 10/26/96 11/21/09 10/9/04 10/10/98 10/26/85 10/31/98

1998-2001 1994-96 2000-2002 1999-2001 1996-98 2004-2005

106 Louisiana-Lafayette 10/19/02 100 Maryland 9/23/00 DEMETRIC MOSTILLER (7) Yards Opponent Date 244 Tennessee-Martin 11/4/95 209 Southeast Missouri St. 10/26/96 165 Georgia Southern 9/9/95 155 Eastern Illinois 11/16/96 140 Tennessee Tech 11/11/95 120 Texas A&M 11/18/95 118 Tennessee Tech 11/23/96 Yards 136 127 126 117 Yards 162 121 117 109

SULECIO SANFORD (4) Opponent Date Murray St. 9/27/97 Southeast Missouri St. 10/31/98 Tennessee Tech 10/3/98 Eastern Illinois 10/24/98 CORY SIMPSON (4) Opponent James Madison Morehead St. Morehead St. Southeast Missouri

Date 9/10/94 10/15/94 10/16/93 10/22/94

CLEANNORD SAINTIL (3) Yards Opponent Date 141 Louisiana-Lafayette 10/22/05 133 Florida International 12/3/05 129 N.C. State 11/19/05

Yards 168 106 104

ROBERT ALFORD (3) Opponent Tennessee St. Eastern Kentucky Jacksonville St.

Date 9/5/87 10/12/85 9/21/85

MARSHAN JOLLY (3) Yards Opponent 132 Savannah State 116 Tennessee-Martin 103 Morehead State

Date 9/3/83 9/17/83 9/24/83

HERBERT OWENBY (3) Yards Opponent 161 Western Kentucky 144 Florence State 108 Navy

Date 10/1/66 9/18/65 9/17/66

DESMOND GEE (3) Yards Opponent Date 139 Louisiana-Monroe 11/3/07 109 Louisiana-Monroe 10/21/06 106 Kentucky 9/13/08 CHRIS MCCLOVER (2) Yards Opponent 149 WKU 110 Maryland Yards 115 111

VINCE PARKS (2) Opponent Eastern Kentucky Nebraska

Date 10/24/09 12/19/09 Date 10/17/92 9/12/92

„„100-YARD RECEIVING GAMES KENDALL NEWSON (14) Yards Opponent 181 New Mexico State 180 Mississippi State 170 Louisiana-Lafayette 162 Wofford 138 Troy State 135 Maryland 132 Southeast Missouri 129 Murray St. 117 Louisiana Tech 114 Connecticut 113 Vanderbilt 103 Louisiana-Monroe 103 Louisiana Tech 100 Illinois

Date 10/27/01 10/28/00 9/25/99 9/18/99 10/2/99 9/23/00 10/31/98 10/10/98 10/16/99 11/17/01 8/30/01 9/22/01 10/7/00 9/2/00

KERRY WRIGHT (10) Yards Opponent 187 New Mexico State 178 Arkansas State 167 Utah State 147 Florida Atlantic 144 Missouri 144 North Texas 126 Louisiana-Monroe 119 Arkansas State 112 Florida 103 Georgia

Date 10/11/03 10/9/04 10/30/04 9/18/04 9/20/03 10/25/03 11/13/04 11/20/03 10/16/04 9/6/03

TYRONE CALICO (7) Yards Opponent Date 161 Louisiana-Monroe 11/14/02 160 Idaho 10/6/01 141 Murray State 9/16/00 131 Wofford 9/18/99 111 East Tennessee 11/20/99

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STEVE DARK (1) Opponent Eastern Kentucky

Date 12/7/91

GARY DAVIS (1) Yards Opponent 107 Tennessee-Martin Yards 100

KENNY DONALDSON (1) Opponent Date Western Kentucky 9/16/89

KOLAS ELION (1) Yards Opponent 121 Chattanooga

n Kerry Wright owns the only 1,000-yard seasons in school history.

Yards 104 103

DAVID STEWART (2) Opponent Murray State Florence State

Date 10/18/69 9/9/72

Yards 117 106

TOBY WALKER (2) Opponent Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky

Date 11/11/95 10/14/95

HAROLD TURNER (1) Yards Opponent 113 WKU

Date 10/24/09

MALCOLM BEYAH (1) Yards Opponent 117 Kentucky

Date 9/13/08

Yards 164 Yards 113 Yards 103

ELDRED KING (1) Opponent Mississippi State

Date 10/25/08

PATRICK HONEYCUTT (1) Opponent Date Florida Atlantic 9/30/08 TARON HENRY (1) Opponent North Texas

Date 10/27/07

JONATHAN GRIGSBY (1) Yards Opponent Date 109 Louisiana-Monroe 11/3/07 Yards 100 Yards 124

CHRIS HENRY (1) Opponent Arkansas State

Date 10/9/04

HANSFORD JOHNSON (1) Opponent Date Troy State 10/2/99

DON CALLOWAY (1) Yards Opponent Date 136 Louisiana-Lafayette 11/18/01 Yards 120

STEVE COLQUITT (1) Opponent Eastern Kentucky

Date 10/7/67

Date 10/11/97

Date 10/20/79

Yards 112

JAMIE JAMISON (1) Opponent Austin Peay

Date 10/31/67

Yards 114

DAVID LITTLE (1) Opponent Eastern Kentucky

Date 10/10/81

MATT LOWE (1) Yards Opponent Date 148 Tennessee-Chattanooga 9/13/97 Yards 100

GARY MCCROSKEY (1) Opponent Morehead State

Date 9/22/79

Yards 120

RAY PALHEGYI (1) Opponent Western Kentucky

Date 11/3/84

Yards 113

MICHAEL PITTMAN (1) Opponent Western Kentucky

Date 11/3/84

Yards 152

JERRY SMITH (1) Opponent East Tennessee

Date 11/13/65

Yards 104

DAVID YOUELL (1) Opponent New Mexico State

Date 10/27/01

Yards 106

CURT WATKINS (1) Opponent Eastern Kentucky

Date 11/13/93

1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Dwaine Copeland Anthony Williams Jeff Shockley Jeff Shockley Gary McCroskey Bruce Bryant Sammy Bryant Marshan Jolly David Little Marshan Jolly Marshan Jolly Ray Palhegyi Robert Alford Tony Burse Mike Pittman Gerald Anderson Mike Gordon Kenny Donaldson Steve Dark Steve Dark Vince Parks Dennis Mimms Cory Simpson Dee Mostiller Dee Mostiller Matt Lowe Sulecio Sanford Kendall Newson Kendall Newson Kendall Newson Tyrone Calico Kerry Wright Kerry Wright Cleannord Saintil Bobby Williams Taron Henry Eldred King Patrick Honeycutt Patrick Honeycutt Garrett Andrews

12 32 28 25 19 34 28 19 15 15 39 27 20 27 18 18 20 26 30 36 25 44 35 37 47 39 54 69 74 65 45 73 76 66 36 31 51 51 37 34

81 434 433 371 195 412 244 246 239 209 613 305 396 266 316 96 333 490 293 388 497 555 704 934 868 534 674 918 945 796 606 1280 1048 884 378 427 598 513 420 377

0 3 5 1 1 3 1 0 2 2 4 1 4 0 2 1 2 3 0 0 3 1 8 6 7 2 7 5 5 7 4 9 11 3 1 5 4 3 4 2

„„ANNUAL RECEIVING LEADERS Year Player Caught 1953 Garnett Rather 9 1954 Not Available --- 1955 Travis Akin 17 1956 Jerry Hurst 8 1957 Jerry Hurst 12 1958 Bucky Pitts 13 1959 Bucky Pitts 20 1960 Nicky Lynch 7 1961 George Dykes 24 1962 George Dykes 17 1963 George Dykes 21 1964 Jimbo Pearson 38 1965 Jerry Smith 53 1966 Bob Hlodan 36 1967 Herbert Owenby 32 Jamie Jamison 32 1968 Tim Kalthoff 27 1969 David Stewart 25 1970 Mike Finney 13 1971 David Stewart 20 1972 David Stewart 35 1973 Mike Finney 41 1974 Ed Skinner 12

Yds TD 154 1 --- --454 5 117 0 168 2 152 3 202 0 108 1 647 7 297 4 423 5 394 1 809 8 462 4 404 6 382 3 343 2 390 2 219 2 254 0 464 1 497 2 161 1

n Tyrone Calico is the second all-time leading receiver at MT.

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TOTAL OFFENSE RECORDS 242 2000 5. 240 1990

„„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Most Plays - Game 1. 64 Dwight Dasher (Maryland) 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 9.

62 61 60 60 59 54 54 53 53

Dwight Dasher (Troy) Dwight Dasher (Clemson) Dwight Dasher (ASU) Wes Counts (UCF) Dwight Dasher (North Texas) Dwight Dasher (North Texas) Wes Counts (Troy St.) Wes Counts (NMSU) Kelly Holcomb (JMU)

Most Plays - Season 1. 623 Dwight Dasher 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9. 10.

481 450 441 393 393 389 367 365 360

Wes Counts Joe Craddock Clint Marks Dwight Dasher Andrico Hines Billy Walker Clint Marks Dickie Thomas Andrico Hines

Most Plays - Career 1. 1389 Dwight Dasher 2. 1352 Wes Counts

n Joe Craddock set the single-game total offense mark in 2008 with 471 yards in a win at ULM.

„„TEAM RECORDS Most Plays - Game 1. 97 Austin Peay 97 3. 95 4. 88 88 88 7. 86 8. 85 85 85

Arkansas State Mississippi Valley North Texas Missouri Vanderbilt Mississippi State FIU Louisiana-Monroe James Madison

4. 4835 (909-4835) 5. 4769 (770-4769) 9/11/10 11/2/10 10/10/87 9/26/09 9/20/03 8/30/01 9/16/00 11/7/09 9/22/01 9/10/94

Most Plays - Season 1. 955 2009 2. 3. 4. 5.

2. 3. 4. 5.

660 UT-Martin 654 Austin Peay 646 WKU 641 Troy State

Most Yards - Season 1. 5482 (955-5482)

2. 5295 (781-5295) 3. 5155 (774-5155)

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10.1 8.3 8.1 8.1

Louisville Connecticut La. Tech Morehead St.

Most Yards Per Play - Season 1. 6.78 (781-5295)

2. 3. 4. 5.

6.66 (774-5155) 6.41 (706-4523) 6.19 (770-4769) 6.06 (632-3829)

Most Yards Per Game - Season 1. 481.4 (11 games)

909 2010 860 2003 826 2008 794 1972

Most Yards - Game 1. 685 Idaho

Most Yards Per Play - Game 1. 10.2 Idaho

10/6/01 10/14/90 9/11/10 10/24/09 9/8/01 2009 2001 1990

2. 3. 4. 5.

468.6 (11 games) 433.5 (11 games) 421.7 (13 games) 411.2 (11 games)

Most First Downs - Game 1. 37 Vanderbilt 2. 34 Morehead State

Most First Downs - Season 1. 281 2001 2. 252 2009 3. 242 2010

2010 2000 10/6/01 (67-685) 9/6/07 (55-555) 11/4/00 (69-570) 10/7/00 (66-536) 9/24/83 (70-565) 2001 1990 1991 2000 1997 2001 1990 2000 2009 1991 8/30/01 9/22/84

3. 1229 4. 1085 5. 1074 6. 918 7. 888 8. 809 9. 753

Clint Marks (1229-(-)107) Marvin Collier Kelly Holcomb Teddy Morris Mike Robinson Mike Moore Andrico Hines

Most Yards - Game 1. 471 Joe Craddock (ULM) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

461 451 422 421 410 405 382 377 369

11/3/07 Clint Marks (ASU) 10/9/04 Wes Counts (Idaho) 10/6/01 Andrico Hines (ULL) 10/19/02 Dwight Dasher (WKU) 10/24/09 Dwight Dasher (Memphis) 10/13/07 Wes Counts (NMSU) 10/27/01 Wes Counts (Wofford) 9/18/99 Clint Marks (FAU) 9/18/04 Kelly Holcomb (JMU) 9/10/94

Most Yards - Season 1. 3943 Dwight Dasher (623 plays - 1154 r) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

2862 2795 2684 2471 2379 2251 2239 2093 2057

Clint Marks (441 plays - 113 r) Joe Craddock (450-118) Wes Counts (481-81) Wes Counts (326-67) Jonathan Quinn (359-170) Kelly Holcomb (312-97) Andrico Hines (393-150) Dwight Dasher (393-2093) Andrico Hines (360-315)

Most Yards - Career 1. 8181 Wes Counts (1351-8181)

2. 3. 4. 5.

8062 7235 6998 5886

Dwight Dasher (1389-8062) Clint Marks (1229-7235) Kelly Holcomb (1074-6998) Marvin Collier (1085-5886)

9/19/09 10/6/09 9/5/09 11/2/10 11/13/99 9/26/09 11/13/10 10/2/99 10/27/01 9/10/94 2009 1999 2008 2004 2010 2002 1967 2005 1968 2003 2007-10 1998-01 2003-06 1985-88 1991-94 1962-65 1974-77 1974-77 2002-03 70 r, 401 p 14 r, 447 p -8 r, 459 p 75 r, 347 p 66 r, 355 p 180 r, 230 p 29 r, 376 p 20 r, 362 p 18 r, 359 p 341 p, 28 r 2009 2004 2008 1999 2001 1997 1994 2002 2010 2003 1998-01 2007-10 2003-06 1991-94 1985-88


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TOTAL OFFENSE RECORDS Touchdowns Responsible For - Career 1. 64 Dwight Dasher 2007-10 2. 61 Wes Counts 1998-2001 3. 4. 5.

59 Dwone Hicks 56 Teddy Morris 47 Joe Campbell

1999-2002 1962-65 1988-91

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n Wes Counts is the last player to lead Middle Tennessee in total offense for four straight seasons.

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

5566 5026 4296 4284 3915

Teddy Morris (918-5566) Jonathan Quinn (826-5026) Andrico Hines (753-4296) Joe Craddock (697-4284) Joe Campbell (642-3915)

Most Yards Per Play - Game 1. 13.3 Wes Counts (Idaho) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10.

11.8 11.7 11.5 10.9 10.8 10.7 10.7 10.4 10.1

Joe Craddock (ULM) Jonathan Quinn (UT-M) Dwight Dasher (FIU) Kelly Holcomb (EKU) Kelly Holcomb (J’ville St.) Clint Marks (ASU) Kelly Holcomb (MSU) Jonathan Quinn (TTU) Wes Counts (Wofford)

Most Yards Per Play - Season 1. 8.55 Brigham Lyons (75-641)

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

8.36 7.86 7.58 7.52 7.31 7.21

Ricky Martin (95-794) Walter Dunson (79-621) Wes Counts (326-2471) Joe Campbell (151-1136) ReShard Lee (108-790) Kelly Holcomb (312-2250)

Most Yards Per Play - Career 1. 6.96 Walter Dunson (248-1706)

2. 3. 4. 5.

6.52 6.49 6.15 6.10

Kelly Holcomb (1074-[-66] Walt Crowder (97-630) Joe Craddock (697-4284) Joe Campbell (642-3823)

1962-65 1995-97 2002-03 2006-08 1988-91 10/6/01 11/3/07 11/4/95 9/29/07 10/17/92 10/29/94 10/9/04 9/28/91 11/11/95 9/18/99

451 471 352 298 295 336 447 246 333 382 1992 1990 1991 2001 1990 2001 1994

1990-92 1991-94 1990-92 2006-08 1988-91

6. 6.05 Wes Counts (1352-8181)

Most Yards Per Game - Season 1. 303.3 Dwight Dasher (13 games) 2. 260.2 3. 244.0 4. 237.9 5. 232.9 6. 232.5 7. 224.6 8. 204.6 9. 203.5 10. 187.0

Clint Marks (11 games) Wes Counts (11 games) Jonathan Quinn (10 games) Joe Craddock (12 games) Dwight Dasher (9 games) Wes Counts (11 games) Kelly Holcomb (11 games) Andrico Hines (11 games) Andrico Hines (11 games)

Most Yards Per Game - Career 1. 196.6 2. 195.3 3. 190.3 4. 172.3 5. 162.7 6. 157.1 7. 153.1 8. 147.7 9. 143.6 10. 126.1

Dwight Dasher (41 games) Andrico Hines (22 games) Wes Counts (43 games) Clint Marks (42 games) Kelly Holcomb (43 games) Jonathan Quinn (32 games) Mickey Corwin (21 games) Joe Craddock (29 games) Marvin Collier (41 games) Phil Ironside (28 games)

Touchdowns Responsible For - Season 1. 36 Dwight Dasher 2. 4. 5.

24 24 22 21 21

Dwone Hicks Teddy Morris Mickey Corwin Wes Counts Dwone Hicks

1998-2001 2009 2004 1999 1997 2008 2010 2001 1994 2002 2003 2007-10 2002-03 1998-01 2003-06 1991-94 1995-97 1983-84 2006-08 1985-88 1988-90 2009 2001 1965 1984 2001 2000

Year Player Plays Rush Pass Total 1949 Maxie Runion --- 710 180 890 1950 Not Available --- --- --- -- 1951 Bobby Young --- 921 --- 921 1952 John Raymond Smith --- --- --- 909 1953 Bobby Young 201 1082 83 1165 1954 Not Available --- --- --- --- 1955 Francis Reynolds 129 11 757 768 1956 Tillman Harris 83 571 --- 571 1957 Bob Hallum 184 460 551 1011 1958 Bob Hallum 170 373 301 674 1959 Ray Purvis 68 583 7 590 1960 Terry Bailey 97 87 427 514 1961 Terry Bailey 108 115 796 911 1962 Teddy Morris 127 61 726 787 1963 Teddy Morris 210 64 1325 1389 1964 Teddy Morris 281 458 999 1457 1965 Teddy Morris 300 184 1749 1933 1966 Billy Walker 310 -8 1351 1343 1967 Billy Walker 389 104 1856 1960 1968 Dickie Thomas 365 162 1619 1781 1969 Bill Griffith 314 -43 1382 1339 1970 Reuben Justice 232 878 42 920 1971 Melvin Daniels 228 402 585 987 1972 Fred Rohrdanz 181 -18 981 963 1973 Tommy Beaver 193 39 575 614 1974 Fred Rohrdanz 169 131 485 616 1975 M. A. Robinson 311 -18 1117 1099 1976 Mike Moore 251 1188 62 1250 1977 Mike Robinson 265 86 911 997 1978 Duane West 221 -23 549 526 1979 Brown Sanford 308 -88 1474 1386 1980 Brown Sanford 272 67 894 961 1981 Brown Sanford 254 -68 886 818 1982 Brad Zeitner 162 -30 615 585 1983 Mickey Corwin 262 63 1658 1721 1984 Mickey Corwin 283 -70 1565 1495 1985 Marvin Collier 262 594 1171 1765 1986 Marvin Collier 255 308 1089 1397 1987 Marvin Collier 276 470 923 1393 1988 Marvin Collier 292 280 1051 1331 1989 Phil Ironside 243 -65 1408 1343 1990 Phil Ironside 312 60 1872 1932 1991 Kelly Holcomb 258 10 1763 1773 1992 Kelly Holcomb 204 -192 1409 1217 1993 Kelly Holcomb 300 19 1738 1757 1994 Kelly Holcomb 312 97 2154 2251 1995 Jonathan Quinn 269 -16 1724 1708 1996 Jonathan Quinn 198 8 931 939 1997 Jonathan Quinn 359 170 2209 2379 1998 Wes Counts 288 -84 1541 1457 1999 Wes Counts 431 81 2603 2684 2000 Wes Counts 256 33 1536 1569 2001 Wes Counts 326 144 2327 2471 2002 Andrico Hines 393 486 1753 2239 2003 Andrico Hines 360 315 1742 2057 2004 Clint Marks 441 113 2749 2862 2005 Clint Marks 367 -130 2083 1953 2006 Clint Marks 335 -46 1917 1871 2007 Dwight Dasher 280 530 1148 1678 2008 Joe Craddock 450 118 2677 2795 2009 Dwight Dasher 623 1154 2789 3943 2010 Dwight Dasher 393 543 1550 2093

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ALL-PURPOSE RECORDS „„TEAM RECORDS Most Attempts - Game 1. 92 Mississippi Valley 2. 91 3. 85 4. 84 5. 83 83 7. 82 82 9. 81 81

Austin Peay Arkansas State Vanderbilt Temple Troy Louisiana-Monroe FIU MSU Wofford

Most Yards - Game 1. 840 Troy 2. 827 3. 802 4. 784 784

Idaho Austin Peay WKU Connecticut

10/10/87 9/11/10 11/2/10 8/30/01 10/4/03 9/8/01 9/22/01 11/7/09 9/16/00 9/18/99 9/8/01 10/6/01 9/11/10 10/24/09 11/4/00

Most Yards - Season 1. 7067 2009 2. 3. 4. 5.

6960 6651 6318 6185

1994 2010 2001 1990

Most Yards Per Game - Season 1. 632.7 (11 games)

2. 3. 4. 5.

599.2 574.4 562.3 561.3

(10 games) (11 games) (11 games) (11 games)

1994 1970 2001 1990 2000

„„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Most Attempts - Game 1. 44 Torin Kirtsey vs Tennessee State 2. 3. 4. 6. 9.

43 41 40 40 37 37 37 36 36

Joe Campbell vs Sam Houston St. Brigham Lyons vs Tennessee St. Kippy Bayless vs Tennessee Tech Mike Moore vs Austin Peay Dwone Hicks vs Vanderbilt Kippy Bayless vs Southeast Missouri Lebrian McGill vs Jacksonville St. Joe Campbell vs Western Kentucky Kelverrick Green vs Tennessee Tech

Most Yards - Game 1. 333 Torin Kirtsey vs Tennessee State 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

311 301 300 291 272 259 251 250 245

Dwone Hicks vs Louisiana Tech Phillip Tanner vs North Texas Walter Dunson vs Tennessee State Demetric Mostiller vs UT-Martin Kelverrick Green vs UT-Martin Demetric Mostiller vs Austin Peay Robert Alford vs Tennessee State Vince Hall vs Morehead St. Ricky Martin vs Murray State

Most Yards - Season 1. 1814 Demetric Mostiller 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1681 1645 1534 1501 1472 1458 1391 1374 1373

Brigham Lyons Kippy Bayless Vince Hall Kerry Wright Kippy Bayless Dwone Hicks Joe Campbell Eugene Gross Dwone Hicks

Most Yards - Career 1. 4551 Joe Campbell 2. 4307

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3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

4276 4029 4028 3916 3831 3796 3621 3599

Desmond Gee Eugene Gross Kippy Bayless Mike Moore Brigham Lyons Vince Hall Kerry Wright Gerald Anderson

2006-09 2003-2006 1991-94 1974-77 1992-95 1981-84 2001-04 1984-87

Most Yards Per Game - Season 1. 164.9 Demetric Mostiller (11 games) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

152.8 151.2 149.5 143.4 142.1 139.5 136.5 133.8 132.5

Brigham Lyons (11 games) Vince Hall (9 games) Kippy Bayless (11 games) Walter Dunson (8 games) Torin Kirtsey (8 games) Vince Hall (11 games) Joe Campbell (10 games) Kippy Bayless (11 games) Dwone Hicks (11 games)

Most Yards Per Game - Career 1. 142.1 Torin Kirtsey (8 games) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

116.2 108.5 105.8 105.0 100.0 96.6 93.4 92.4 91.5

Jamison Palmer (12 games) Vince Hall (35 games) Joe Campbell (43 games) Dwone Hicks (41 games) Walter Dunson (29 games) Sulecio Sanford (19 games) Brigham Lyons (41 games) ReShard Lee (22 games) Kippy Bayless (44 games)

1996 1995 1983 1994 1992 1998 1984 1990 1993 2000 1998 1999-2000 1981-84 1988-91 1999-02 1990-92 1997-98 1992-95 2001-02 1991-94

„„ANNUAL LEADERS Year Player Rush Rec KR PR Tot. 2010 Phillip Tanner 928 194 42 0 1164 2009 Dwight Dasher 1154 0 0 0 1154 2008 Phillip Tanner 714 135 282 0 1131 2007 Desmond Gee 162 382 722 57 1323 2006 Eugene Gross 882 127 0 0 1009 2005 Cleannord Saintil 0 884 379 3 1266 2004 Kerry Wright 13 1048 0 183 1244 2003 Kerry Wright 0 1280 130 91 1501 2002 Dwone Hicks 1011 250 0 0 1261 2001 Dwone Hicks 1143 230 0 0 1373 2000 Dwone Hicks 1277 181 0 0 1458 1999 Jamison Palmer 548 231 572 0 1351 1998 Sulecio Sanford 51 674 385 139 1249 1997 Lebrian McGill 653 125 322 0 1100 1996 Demetric Mostiller 6 868 744 196 1814 1995 Brigham Lyons 876 207 541 57 1681 1994 Kippy Bayless 1346 299 0 0 1645 1993 Kippy Bayless 1214 228 30 0 1472 1992 Walter Dunson 964 83 100 0 1147 1991 Joe Campbell 1121 270 0 0 1391 1990 Joe Campbell 1136 229 0 0 1365 1989 Joe Campbell 940 81 0 0 1021 1988 Joe Campbell 626 113 35 0 774 1987 Gerald Anderson 980 96 241 0 1317 Player 1. Joe Campbell (rb) 2. Dwone Hicks (rb) 3. Desmond Gee (rb/wr) 4. Eugene Gross (rb) 5. Kippy Bayless (rb) 6. Mike Moore (rb) 7. Brigham Lyons (rb) 8. Vince Hall (rb) 9. Kerry Wright (wr) 10. Gerald Anderson (rb) 11. Demetric Mostiller (wr) 12. Phillip Tanner (rb) 13. Bob Hlodan (rb) 14. Lebrian McGill (rb) 15. Walter Dunson (rb) 16. Robert Alford (wr) 17. Kelverrick Green (rb) 18. Reuben Justice (rb)

n Phillip Tanner is one of just 12 players to top the 3,000-yard mark.

1986 Robert Alford 78 194 458 390 1120 1985 Gerald Anderson 1062 13 24 0 1099 1984 Vince Hall 1439 103 -8 0 1534 1983 Vince Hall 949 173 239 0 1361 1982 Vince Hall 614 188 0 0 821 1981 Sammy Bryant 523 162 0 0 685 1980 Sammy Bryant 635 244 268 4 1151 1979 Kolas Elion 18 514 102 2 636 1978 Robbie Rogers 393 159 107 0 659 1977 Mike Moore 1015 111 0 0 1126 1976 Mike Moore 1188 26 0 0 1214 1975 Mike Moore 1247 29 13 0 1289 1974 Dwaine Copeland 858 81 398 0 1337 1973 Dwaine Copeland 374 0 220 0 594 1972 Joe Pelt 513 122 147 0 782 1971 Reuben Justice 435 143 190 0 768 1970 Reuben Justice 878 17 0 0 895 1969 Reuben Justice 375 78 525 0 978 1968 Taylor Edwards 377 273 384 63 1097 1967 Jamie Jamison 0 382 184 135 701 1966 Bob Hlodan 364 462 124 0 950 1965 Bob Hlodan 422 308 209 97 1036 1964 Bob Hlodan 557 161 204 19 941 1963 Jimbo Pearson 136 219 112 31 498 1962 Jackie Pope 219 281 139 109 748 1961 George Dykes 0 647 0 0 647 1960 Larry Puryear 500 0 0 0 500

Career Leader Breakdown Rush 3,823 3,613 731 2,753 3,286 3,678 2,250 3,075 160 2,862 6 2024 1,343 2,122 1,706 108 2,150 1,688

Rec. 693 679 1126 809 708 178 340 482 2589 200 2,205 481 931 311 127 1,013 218 238

KR 35 15 2241 467 34 60 1,178 238 544 537 814 583 537 471 1,068 1,170 389 715

PR 0 0 178 0 0 0 63 1 328 0 355 0 116 0 0 495 0 0

Tot. Yds 4,551 4,307 4,276 4,029 4,028 3,916 3,831 3,796 3,621 3,599 3,380 3,088 2,927 2,904 2,901 2,786 2,757 2,641

Years 1988-91 1999-02 2006-09 2003-06 1991-94 1974-77 1992-95 1981-84 2001-04 1984-87 1993-96 2006-10 1964-66 1994-97 1990-92 1984-87 1996-99 1969-72


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SCORING/KICKING RECORDS „„TEAM RECORDS Most Points - Game 1. 76 North Alabama

2. 70 Idaho 70 Morehead St. 70 UT-Martin 70 Campbellsville 6. 66 Connecticut 66 Murray State 8. 63 Morehead St.

Most Field Goals Attempted - Season 1. 27 (13-27) 1927 10/6/01 11/14/92 11/6/99 9/18/93 11/4/00 9/26/92 10/15/94

Most Points - Season 1. 416 (22 r, 25 p, 5 ret)

2. 3. 4. 5.

408 387 384 367

2009 2001 1994 1990 1985

(32 r, 21 p, 3 ret) (29 r, 17 p, 4 ret) (36 r, 9 p, 2 ret) (36 r, 11 p, 4 ret)

Most Points

Quarter................................ 35 vs Morehead State, 11/14/92 Half................................. 47 vs Florida International, 9/29/07

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Game............................................................... 0, many times Season......................................................................14, 1924

Most Touchdowns - Game 1. 11 North Alabama 2. 10 10 10 10

Idaho Morehead St. UT-Martin Campbellsville

1927 10/6/01 11/14/92 11/6/99 9/18/93

Most Touchdowns - Season 1. 56 (32 r, 21 p, 3 ret) 2. 3. 5.

52 51 51 47 47

(22 r, 25 p, 5 ret) (36 r, 11 p, 4 ret) (29 r, 17 p, 5 ret) (36 r, 9 p, 2 ret) (33 r, 10 p, 4 ret)

Most Extra Point Kicks Made - Game 1. 10 Idaho 10 Morehead State 10 Murray State 10 Tennessee-Martin

Most Extra Point Kicks Made - Season 1. 50 (50-51) 50 3. 45 4. 44 44

(50-50) (45-49) (44-46) (44-46)

Most Extra Point Kicks Attempted - Game 1. 10 Idaho 10 10 10 10

Morehead State Murray State Tennessee-Martin Campbellsville

2001 2009 1985 1994 1990 1992 2001 1992 1992 1999 2009 1992 1985 2001 1994 2001 1992 1992 1999 1993

Most Extra Point Kicks Attempted - Season 1. 51 (50-51) 2009 2. 3. 4.

50 49 46 46

(50-50) (45-49) (44-46) (44-46)

Most Field Goals Attempted - Game 1. 6 Tennessee Tech 2.

5 5 5

Tennessee State Eastern Illinois Murray State

1992 1985 2001 1994

1990 1993 1998 1982

2. 24 3. 23 4. 22 22

(17-24) (16-23) (18-22) (10-22)

Most Field Goals Made - Game 1. 5 Tennessee Tech (5-6) 2.

4 4

Tennessee State (4-5) Georgia Southern (4-4)

Most Field Goals Made - Season 1. 18 (18-22)

1982 1990 1996 2009 1988 1990 1993 1988

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„„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

Most Points - Game 1. 36 Phillip Tanner vs North Texas

Most Touchdowns Scored - Season 1. 24 Dwone Hicks (20 rush, 4 rec)

2. 17 3. 16 4. 15 5. 14 14

(17-24) (16-23) (15-17) (14-17) (14-20)

2009 1990 1996 2004 1989 1984

11/22/08 36 Dwone Hicks vs Louisiana Tech 10/7/00 3. 24 Eugene Gross vs Louisiana-Monroe 11/12/05 24 Eugene Gross vs Florida Atlantic 10/15/05 24 Dwone Hicks vs UConn 11/17/01 24 Dwone Hicks vs UL-Monroe 9/22/01 24 Dwone Hicks vs Vanderbilt 8/30/01 24 Don Calloway vs Louisiana-Lafayette 11/15/00 24 Dwone Hicks vs South Florida 11/11/00 24 Dwone Hicks vs Connecticut 11/4/00 24 Joe Campbell vs Austin Peay 10/20/90 24 Kelverrick Green vs UT-Martin 11/9/96 24 Kippy Bayless vs Austin Peay 11/6/93 24 Marvin Collier vs Miss. Valley State 10/10/87 24 Walter Dunson vs Murray State 9/26/92 24 Walter Dunson vs Murray State 9/28/91

Most Points - Season 1. 148 Dwone Hicks (24 TD, 2 PAT) 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

126 104 104 102 90 89 86 84 84 84

Dwone Hicks (21 TD) Alan Gendreau (50 PAT, 18 FG) Kippy Bayless (17 TD, 1 PAT) Phillip Tanner (17 TD) Kippy Bayless (15 TD) Matt Crews (38 PAT, 17 FG) Joe Campbell (14 TD, 1 PAT) Eugene Gross (14 TD) Joe Campbell (14 TD) Walter Dunson (14 TD)

2001 2000 2009 1993 2008 1994 1990 1990 2005 1991 1991

Most Points - Career 1. 358 Dwone Hicks (59 TD, 2 PAT) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

280 273 272 261 260 252 240 214 210

1999-02 Garth Petrilli (166 PAT) 1991-94 Brian Kelly (40 FG, 2PT PAT) 2000-03 Joe Campbell (45 TD) 1988-91 Kelly Potter (52 FG) 1981-84 Kippy Bayless (43 TD) 1991-94 Eugene Gross (42 TD) 2003-06 Alan Gendreau (126 PAT, 38 FG) 2008-Present Keegan Ray (109 PAT, 14 FG) 1996-99 Phillip Tanner (35 TD) 2006-10

Most Touchdowns Scored - Game 1. 6 Phillip Tanner vs North Texas 3.

6 4 4 4 4

Dwone Hicks vs Louisiana Tech Eugene Gross vs Louisiana-Monroe Eugene Gross vs Florida Atlantic Dwone Hicks vs UConn Dwone Hicks vs UL-Monroe

11/22/08 10/7/00 11/12/05 10/15/05 11/17/01 9/22/01

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2. 3. 5. 6. 10.

Dwone Hicks vs Vanderbilt Don Calloway vs Louisiana-Lafayette Dwone Hicks vs South Florida Dwone Hicks vs Connecticut Joe Campbell vs Austin Peay Kelverrick Green vs UT-Martin Kippy Bayless vs Austin Peay Marvin Collier vs Miss. Valley State Walter Dunson vs Murray State Walter Dunson vs Murray State

21 17 17 15 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13

Dwone Hicks (19 rush, 2 rec) Phillip Tanner (15 rush, 1 rec, 1 ret) Kippy Bayless (15 rush, 2 rec) Kippy Bayless (15 rush) Eugene Gross (13 rush, 1 rec) Joe Campbell (14 rush) Joe Campbell (13 rush, 1 rec) Walter Dunson (13 rush, 1 ret) Phillip Tanner (13 rush) Dwight Dasher (13 rush) DeMarco McNair (9 rush, 4 rec) Walter Dunson (13 rush) Dwight Stone (13 rush) Dwight Stone (13 rush)

Most Touchdowns Scored - Career 1. 59 Dwone Hicks (53 rush, 6 rec) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

45 43 42 35 30 29 27 26 25

Joe Campbell (44 rush, 1 rec) Kippy Bayless (38 rush, 5 rec) Eugene Gross (41 rush, 1 rec) Phillip Tanner (33 rush, 1 rec, 1 kr) Gerald Anderson (27 rush, 3 rec) Walter Dunson (27 rush, 2 ret) Brigham Lyons (26 rush, 1 ret) Dwight Stone (26 rush) Mike Moore (24 rush, 1 rec)

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„„ANNUAL SCORING LEADERS Year 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964

Player Bill Nesbitt Not Available Not Available Not Available Bobby Young Not Available Bobby Young Not Available Travis Akin Buck Rolman Bob Hallum Bob Hallum Ray Purvis Jerry Pearson Larry Puryear George Dykes George Dykes Jim Harvey David Petty Herbert Owenby

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SCORING/KICKING RECORDS „„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Most Extra Point Kicks Made - Game 1. 10 Brian Kelly vs Idaho

10 Garth Petrilli vs Morehead State 10 Garth Petrilli vs Murray State 10 Keegan Ray vs UT-Martin 5. 8 Alan Gendreau vs Austin Peay 8 Alan Gendreau vs WKU 8 Kelly Potter vs Morehead State 8 Matt Crews vs UT-Martin 8 Matt Crews vs Austin Peay

10/6/01 11/14/92 9/26/92 11/6/99 9/11/10 10/24/09 9/24/83 10/13/90 10/20/90

Most Extra Point Kicks Made - Season 1. 50 Alan Gendreau (50-51) 3. 4. 6. 7. 9. n Alan Gendreau is the most accurate kicker in school history.

1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

David Petty 4 Jerry Smith 8 Larry Mathews 5 Larry Mathews 9 Taylor Edwards 8 Reuben Justice 5 Archie Arrington - Kenny Nolan - Melvin Daniels 8 Dwaine Copeland 8 Archie Arrington - Mike Moore 7 Mike Moore 9 Mike Moore 9 Robbie Rogers 5 Kolas Elion 5 Gerald Robinson - Kelly Potter - Kelly Potter - Kelly Potter - Kelly Potter - Dwight Stone 13 Dwight Stone 13 Gerald Anderson 12 Joe Campbell 9 Joe Lisle - Matt Crews - Joe Campbell 14 Walter Dunson 14 Walter Dunson 13 Kippy Bayless 17 Kippy Bayless 15 Brigham Lyons 11 Keegan Ray - Lebrian McGill 10 Keegan Ray - Jamison Palmer 9 Dwone Hicks 21 Dwone Hicks 24 Dwone Hicks 11 Brian Kelly - Colby Smith - Eugene Gross 14 Eugene Gross 11 DeMarco McNair 13 Phillip Tanner 17 Alan Gendreau - Phillip Tanner 13

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50 45 44 44 40 39 39 38 38

Most Extra Point Kicks Made - Career 1. 166 Garth Petrilli (166-170) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

151 126 109 105 96 75 71 64 55

2009 1992 1985 2010 2001 1994 2000 1991 2006 1990

Garth Petrilli (50-50) Dick Martin (45-49) Alan Gendreau (44-45) Brian Kelly (44-46) Garth Petrilli (40-42) Brian Kelly (39-44) Garth Petrilli (39-40) Colby Smith (38-39) Matt Crews (38-40)

Brian Kelly (151-162) Alan Gendreau (126-128) Keegan Ray (109-119) Kelly Potter (105-109) Colby Smith (96-97) Dick Martin (75-80) Joe Lisle (71-74) Paul Barnett (64-72) Archie Arrington (55-58)

1991-94 2000-03 2008-Present 1996-99 1981-84 2003-06 1985-86 1987-89 1965-67 1970, 72-74

Consecutive Extra Point Kicks Made 1. 100 Garth Petrilli 1992-93 Most Extra Point Kicks Attempted - Game 1. 10 Brian Kelly vs Idaho 10/6/01 10 Garth Petrilli vs Morehead State 10 Garth Petrilli vs Murray State 10 Keegan Ray vs UT-Martin

11/14/92 9/26/92 11/6/99

Most Extra Point Kicks Attempted - Season 1. 51 Alan Gendreau (50-51) 2009 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

50 49 46 45 44 42 40 40 40

Garth Petrilli (50-50) Dick Martin (45-49) Brian Kelly (44-46) Alan Gendreau (44-45) Brian Kelly (39-44) Garth Petrilli (40-42) Brian Kelly (37-40) Matt Crews (38-40) Garth Petrilli (39-40)

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 8. 98.0 9. 97.7 10. 97.5

Alan Gendreau (32-32) Colby Smith (32-32) Colby Smith (26-26) Kelly Potter (26-26) Michael Robinson (22-22) Mike Robinson (19-19) Alan Gendreau (50-51) Alan Gendreau (44-45) Garth Petrilli (39-40)

2008 2004 2005 1982 1976 1975 2009 2010 1991

Best Extra Point Kick Percentage - Career 1. 99.0 Colby Smith (96-97) 2003-06 2. 98.4 3. 97.6 4. 96.4 5. 96.3 6. 95.9 7. 94.8 8. 93.8 9. 93.2 10. 91.6

Alan Gendreau (126-128) Garth Petrilli (166-170) Michael Robinson (53-55) Kelly Potter (105-109) Joe Lisle (71-74) Archie Arrington (55-58) Dick Martin (75-80) Brian Kelly (151-162) Keegan Ray (109-119)

Most Field Goals Made - Game 1. 5 Matt Crews vs Tenn. Tech 2. 4 Garth Petrilli vs TSU 4 Joe Lisle vs Georgia So.

2008-Present 1991-94 1974-77 1981-84 1987-89 1970, 72-74 1985-86 2000-03 1996-99

11/17/90 10/2/93 9/24/88

Most Field Goals Made - Season 1. 18 Alan Gendreau (18-22) 2. 3. 4. 6.

17 15 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 13

2. 3. 5.

40 38 38 35 35

2009 1990 2004 1989 1984 2003 1981 1993 1994 1996 1987 1982

Matt Crews (17-24) Colby Smith (15-17) Joe Lisle (14-17) Kelly Potter (14-20) Brian Kelly (13-16) Kelly Potter (13-15) Garth Petrilli (13-16) Garth Petrilli (13-18) Keegan Ray (13-19) Joe Lisle (13-20) Kelly Potter (13-27)

Most Field Goals Made - Career 1. 52 Kelly Potter (52-78) Brian Kelly (40-51) Alan Gendreau (38-48) Garth Petrilli (38-60) Joe Lisle (35-52) Keegan Ray (35-57)

1981-84 2000-03 2008-Present 1991-94 1987-89 1996-99

1992 1985 2001 2010 2000 1994 2003 1990 1991

Most Extra Point Kicks Attempted - Career 1. 170 Garth Petrilli (166-170) 1991-94 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

162 128 119 109 97 80 74 72 58 58

Brian Kelly (151-162) Alan Gendreau (126-128) Keegan Ray (109-119) Kelly Potter (105-109) Colby Smith (96-97) Dick Martin (75-80) Joe Lisle (71-74) Paul Barnett (64-72) Matt Crews (53-58) Archie Arrington (55-58)

2000-03 2008-Present 1996-99 1981-84 2003-06 1985-86 1987-89 1965-67 1988-90 1970, 72-74

Best Extra Point Kick Percentage - Season 1. 100.0 Garth Petrilli (50-50)

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SCORING/KICKING RECORDS 7. 8. 9. 10.

30 22 19 17

Colby Smith (30-46) Archie Arrington (22-40) Matt Crews (19-31) Kenny Nolan (17-29)

Most Field Goals Attempted - Game 1. 6 Matt Crews vs Tennessee Tech 2. 5.

5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4

Garth Petrilli vs Tennessee State Keegan Ray vs Eastern Illinois Kelly Potter vs Murray State Brian Kelly vs Louisiana-Lafayette Joe Lisle vs Austin Peay Joe Lisle vs Georgia Southern Kelly Potter vs Tennessee Tech Michael Robinson vs Tenn. Tech

11/17/90 10/3/93 10/24/98 10/16/82 11/15/03 10/22/88 9/24/88 11/20/82 11/19/77

Most Field Goals Attempted - Season 1. 27 Kelly Potter (13-27) 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 8.

24 22 20 20 19 18 17 17 17 17

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1982 1990 2009 1984 1987 1996 1994 2004 1989 1969 1971

Matt Crews (17-24) Alan Gendreau (18-22) Kelly Potter (14-20) Joe Lisle (13-20) Keegan Ray (13-19) Garth Petrilli (13-18) Colby Smith (15-17) Joe Lisle (14-17) Nares Choobua (6-17) Kenny Nolan (11-17)

Most Field Goals Attempted - Career 1. 78 Kelly Potter (52-78) 60 57 52 51 48 46 40 31 29

Garth Petrilli (38-60) Keegan Ray (35-57) Joe Lisle (35-52) Brian Kelly (40-51) Alan Gendreau (38-48) Colby Smith (30-46) Archie Arrington (22-40) Matt Crews (19-31) Kenny Nolan (17-29)

1981-84 1991-94 1996-99 1987-89 2000-03 2008-Present 2003-06 1970, 72-74 1988-90 1971-72

Best Field Goal Percentage - Season 1. 100.0 Gerald Robinson (7-7) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

88.2 86.7 84.6 83.3 82.4 81.8 81.2 81.2 80.0

1979 2004 1981 2000 2010 1989 2009 2003 1993 1974

Colby Smith (15-17) Kelly Potter (13-15) Brian Kelly (11-13) Alan Gendreau (10-12) Joe Lisle (14-17) Alan Gendreau (18-22) Brian Kelly (13-16) Garth Petrilli (13-16) Archie Arrington (8-10)

Best Field Goal Percentage - Career (min. 25 att.) 1. 79.2 Alan Gendreau (38-48) 2008-Present 2. 78.4 Brian Kelly (40-51) 2000-03 3. 67.3 4. 66.7 5. 65.2 6. 63.3 7. 61.4 8. 61.3 9. 58.6 10. 55.0

Joe Lisle (35-52) Kelly Potter (52-78) Colby Smith (30-46) Garth Petrilli (38-60) Keegan Ray (35-57) Matt Crews (19-31) Kenny Nolan (17-29) Archie Arrington (22-40)

1987-89 1981-84 2003-06 1991-94 1996-99 1988-90 1971-72 1970, 72-74

Points Scored by Kicking - Game 1. 17 Matt Crews vs Tenn. Tech 11/17/90 5-6 FG 2. 4.

15 15 14 14 14 14 14

„„ANNUAL FIELD GOAL LEADERS

2003-06 1970, 72-74 1988-90 1971-72

Brian Kelly vs ULL 11/15/03 Garth Petrilli vs TSU 10/3/93 Alan Gendreau vs WKU 10/24/09 Brian Kelly vs ULM 11/14/02 Brian Kelly vs MSU 9/16/00 Garth Petrilli vs APSU 11/6/93 Joe Lisle vs Georgia Southern 9/24/88

3-4 FG 4-5 FG 2-2 FG 3-3 FG 3-3 FG 3-3 FG 4-4 FG

n Garth Petrilli’s 280 points are the most ever scored by a kicker.

Points Scored by Kicking - Season 1. 104 Alan Gendreau 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 9. 10.

89 79 77 76 76 74 74 72 71

Matt Crews Garth Petrilli Colby Smith Brian Kelly Garth Petrilli Alan Gendreau Kelly Potter Brian Kelly Joe Lisle

Points Scored by Kicking - Career 1. 280 Garth Petrilli (166 PAT) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

271 261 240 214 186 176 121 117 110

Brian Kelly (40 FG) Kelly Potter (52 FG) Alan Gendreau (38 FG) Keegan Ray (109 PAT, 14 FG) Colby Smith (30 FG) Joe Lisle (35 FG) Archie Arrington (55 PAT) Dick Martin (14 FG) Matt Crews (19 FG)

Consecutive Field Goals Made 1. 12 Alan Gendreau 2. 4. 8.

8 8 7 7 7 7 6 6

Alan Gendreau Kelly Potter Colby Smith Brian Kelly Brian Kelly Gerald Robinson Alan Gendreau Kelly Potter

Longest Field Goal Made 1. 57 Kelly Potter vs Tennessee Tech 2. 3. 5. 7.

55 54 54 52 52 50 50 50 50

Alan Gendreau vs Louisiana Garth Petrilli vs Murray State M.A. Robinson vs Tennessee Tech Keegan Ray vs Tennessee State Kelly Potter vs Western Kentucky Garth Petrilli vs Murray State Keegan Ray vs Chattanooga Kelly Potter vs Morehead State Nares Choobua vs Austin Peay

2009 1990 1994 2004 2003 1993 2010 1984 2000 1988 1991-94 2000-03 1981-84 2008-Present 1996-99 2003-06 1987-89 1970, 72-74 1985-86 1988-90 2009 2008 1984 2004 2003 2002 1979 2010 1981

Year 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Player George Haley Sidney Corban Bob Hallum Roy Hall Ralph Adams Nicky Lynch Tony Matusek Tony Matusek Charles Gupton Duane Brown Paul Barnett Paul Barnett Paul Barnett Kevin Tucker Nares Choobua Archie Arrington Kenny Nolan Kenny Nolan Archie Arrington Archie Arrington Michael Robinson Michael Robinson Michael Robinson Gerald Robinson Gerald Robinson Gerald Robinson Kelly Potter Kelly Potter Kelly Potter Kelly Potter Dick Martin Dick Martin Joe Lisle Joe Lisle Joe Lisle Matt Crews Garth Petrilli Garth Petrilli Garth Petrilli Garth Petrilli Rhett Kopp Keegan Ray Keegan Ray Keegan Ray Keegan Ray Brian Kelly Brian Kelly Brian Kelly Brian Kelly Colby Smith Colby Smith Colby Smith David DeFatta Alan Gendreau Alan Gendreau Alan Gendreau

PATs 17 7 5-12 11-13 24-25 6-7 9-11 9-15 14-15 13-16 29-31 15-18 20-23 9-9 6-9 18-19 18-18 19-20 14-15 17-18 19-19 22-22 11-14 5-7 10-11 8-9 15-15 26-26 32-34 32-34 45-49 30-31 23-25 19-19 29-30 38-40 39-40 50-50 37-38 40-42 23-25 18-19 33-36 26-28 32-36 39-44 44-46 31-32 37-40 32-32 26-26 38-39 4-4 32-32 50-51 44-45

FG 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 1-1 1-2 1-1 1-2 0-0 0-0 6-17 5-14 11-17 6-12 8-12 8-10 4-7 4-6 8-11 3-3 7-7 5-11 13-15 13-27 12-16 14-20 4-12 10-15 13-20 8-15 14-17 17-24 9-15 3-11 13-16 13-18 6-9 13-19 8-14 10-14 4-10 11-13 6-9 10-13 13-16 15-17 7-16 8-13 4-6 10-14 18-22 10-12

11/20/82 9/25/10 9/26/92 11/19/77 9/6/97 11/5/83 9/25/93 9/14/96 9/26/81 10/25/69

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PUNTING RECORDS 5. 6. 7. 9. 10.

75 74 73 73 72 69

Ron Taylor (75-2835) Mike Shawen (74-2847) David DeFatta (73-2987) Mike Shawen (73-3076) M.A. Robinson (72-2542) Colby Smith (69-2830)

1969 1971 2007 1973 1975 2006

Most Attempts - Career 1. 267 Mike Shawen (267-10947) n Robert Billings

n Colby Smith

„„TEAM RECORDS Most Attempts - Game 1. 13 Tennessee-Martin 3.

13 Eastern Kentucky 12 Eastern Kentucky 12 Western Kentucky

Most Attempts - Season 1. 84 (84-3136) 2. 4.

82 82 81 81

(82-3183) (82-2850) (81-2813) (81-3085)

Most Yards - Game 1. 553 Tennessee-Martin 2. 3. 4. 5.

501 478 476 466

Troy Eastern Kentucky Eastern Kentucky Tennessee-Martin

Most Yards - Season 1. 3183 (82-3183) 2. 3136 3. 3102 4. 3085 5. 3066

(84-3136) (76-3102) (81-3085) (74-3066)

Most Yards Per Punt - Game 1. 56.5 New Mexico State 2. 54.0 3. 53.0 4. 51.8 5. 50.7

Ball State Louisiana-Lafayette Memphis Idaho

Most Yards Per Punt - Season 1. 42.49 (68-2889) 2. 42.31 3. 42.10 4. 41.43 5. 41.07

(35-1481) (59-2484) (74-3066) (71-2916)

1971 1969 1995 1975 1976 2009 1981 1975 1978 9/18/71 10/5/10 10/11/69 10/14/95 9/15/73 2009 1976 2010 1978 1973 11/2/02 11/2/74 11/10/07 9/18/10 10/6/01 1974 2001 1986 1973 2003

„„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Most Attempts - Game 1. 13 Mike Shawen vs UT-Martin 3. 5.

13 12 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 11

Ron Taylor vs Eastern Kentucky Brandon Thomas vs Eastern Kentucky M.A. Robinson vs Western Kentucky David DeFatta vs Troy Glen Heath vs Murray State Jim Merryman vs Western Kentucky Mike Shawen vs UT-Martin Mike Shawen vs Ball State Mike Shawen vs Western Kentucky Ron Taylor vs Western Kentucky

Most Attempts - Season 1. 82 Jimmy Merryman (82-2850) 2. 3. 4.

81 David DeFatta (81-3131) 79 Randy Saunders (79-3060) 77 Ron Taylor (77-2904)

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2. 3. 5. 7. 8. 9. 10.

221 216 216 209 209 192 191 183 160

Chuck Daniel (221-8728) David DeFatta (216-8652) Ron Taylor (216-8370) Robert Billings (209-8599) Mark Morrison (209-8356) Colby Smith (192-7859) Billy Walker (191-6915) Randy Saunders (183-7209) Brandon Thomas (160-6424)

Most Yards - Game 1. 553 Mike Shawen vs UT-Martin 2. 478 3. 476 4. 468 5. 466 6. 445 7. 443 8. 441 9. 435 435

Ron Taylor vs Eastern Kentucky Brandon Thomas vs EKU Josh Davis vs Troy Mike Shawen vs UT-Martin Mike Shawen vs Ball State Mike Shawen vs WKU Mike Shawen vs WKU M.A. Robinson vs WKU Randy Saunders vs WKU

9/18/71 10/8/69 10/14/95 10/5/10 11/15/73 11/4/72 11/7/70 11/9/74 11/8/75 11/6/76

Most Yards - Season 1. 3131 David DeFatta (81-3131) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

3076 3060 2987 2904 2850 2847 2835 2830 2720

Mike Shawen (73-3076) Randy Saunders (79-3060) David DeFatta (73-2987) Ron Taylor (77-2904) Jimmy Merryman (82-2850) Mike Shawen (74-2847) Ron Taylor (75-2835) Colby Smith (69-2830) Mike Shawen (62-2720)

Most Yards - Career 1. 10947 Mike Shawen (267-10947) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

8728 8652 8599 8370 8356 7859 7209 6915 6424

Chuck Daniel (221-8728) David DeFatta (216-8652) Robert Billings (209-8599) Ron Taylor (216-8370) Mark Morrison (209-8356) Colby Smith (192-7859) Randy Saunders (183-7209) Billy Walker (191-6915) Brandon Thomas (160-6424)

Most Yards Per Punt - Game 1. 59.8 Josh Davis vs Memphis 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

56.5 54.0 53.0 51.7 50.7 50.6 48.0 48.0 48.0

Robert Billings vs NMSU Mike Shawen vs Ball State David DeFatta vs ULL Josh Davis vs ULM Robert Billings vs Idaho Mike Shawen vs WKU Colby Smith vs FIU Colby Smith vs ULL Mike Shawen vs TSU

Most Yards Per Punt - Season 1. 43.87 Mike Shawen (62-2720)

2. 42.67 3. 42.61 4. 42.56 5. 42.31 6. 42.22 7. 42.14 8. 42.10 9. 42.09

Josh Davis (58-2475) Robert Billings (61-2599) Keegan Ray (52-2213) Robert Billings (35-1481) Mark Morrison (58-2449) Mike Shawen (73-3076) Colby Smith (59-2484) Robert Billings (61-2568)

1971-74 1987-90 2007-09 1968-70 2000-03 1983-86 2003-06 1964-67 1975-78 1994-97

9/18/10 11/2/02 11/2/74 11/10/07 10/23/10 10/6/01 11/3/73 12/3/05 9/25/04 9/7/74

(42.5) (36.8) (39.6) (46.8) (42.3) (40.5) (40.3) (40.1) (36.2) (43.5) 2009 1973 1978 2007 1970 1981 1971 1969 2006 1974

1971-74 1987-90 2007-09 2000-03 1968-70 1983-86 2003-06 1975-78 1964-67 1994-97 4-239 4-226 4-216 7-371 3-155 3-152 5-253 4-192 4-192 5-240 1974 2010 2002 1999 2001 1986 1973 2005 2003

10. 41.08 Brandon Thomas (64-2629)

1995

Most Yards Per Punt - Career 1. 41.14 Robert Billings (209-8599) 2. 41.00 3. 40.93 4. 40.15 5. 40.06 6. 39.98 7. 39.49 8. 39.39 9. 38.75 10. 37.64

Mike Shawen (267-10947) Colby Smith (192-7859) Brandon Thomas (160-6424) David DeFatta (216-8652) Mark Morrison (209-8356) Chuck Daniel (221-8728) Randy Saunders (183-7209) Ron Taylor (216-8370) Joel Alsobrook (80-3011)

Longest Punt 1. 80 Sid Corban vs Vanderbilt 2. 3. 5. 7. 10.

79 78 78 71 71 70 70 70 69

Colby Smith vs Florida International Josh Davis vs Memphis Bobby Young vs Murray State David DeFatta vs WKU Randy Saunders vs Eastern Kentucky David DeFatta vs Troy Chuck Daniel vs Murray State Mike Shawen vs Western Kentucky Mark Morrison vs Georgia Southern

2000-03 1971-74 2003-06 1994-97 2007-09 1983-86 1987-90 1976-78 1968-70 1991-92 10/27/56 8/31/06 9/18/10 11/8/52 11/15/08 10/9/76 11/20/07 11/11/89 11/3/73 11/10/84

„„ANNUAL LEADERS Year 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Player Jerry Pearson Frank Halliburton Bob Kerr Frank Halliburton Billy Walker Billy Walker Billy Walker Billy Walker Ron Taylor Ron Taylor Ron Taylor Mike Shawen Mike Shawen Mike Shawen Mike Shawen M.A. Robinson Randy Saunders Randy Saunders Randy Saunders Bill Ming Glenn Heath Jim Merryman Jim Merryman Mark Morrison Mark Morrison Mark Morrison Mark Morrison Chuck Daniel Chuck Daniel Chuck Daniel Chuck Daniel Joel Alsobrook Joel Alsobrook Garth Petrilli Brandon Thomas Brandon Thomas Jeff Thomas Brandon Thomas David Lill Keegan Ray Robert Billings Robert Billings Robert Billings Robert Billings Colby Smith Colby Smith Colby Smith David DeFatta David DeFatta David DeFatta Josh Davis

No. 20 33 36 50 55 50 53 33 64 75 77 74 58 73 62 72 43 53 79 61 62 82 68 52 55 44 58 59 58 61 43 37 43 45 32 64 18 42 34 52 52 35 61 61 55 59 69 73 62 81 58

Yards 716 1282 1249 1737 1803 1846 1942 1324 2631 2835 2904 2847 2304 3076 2720 2542 1722 2154 3060 2182 2260 2850 2466 1914 2236 1757 2449 2353 2232 2413 1730 1431 1580 1728 1298 2629 673 1716 1269 2213 1951 1481 2599 2568 2197 2484 2830 2987 2534 3131 2475

Avg. 35.8 38.8 34.7 34.7 32.8 36.9 36.6 40.1 41.1 37.8 37.8 38.5 39.7 42.1 43.9 35.3 40.0 40.6 39.4 35.8 36.5 34.8 37.1 36.8 40.7 39.9 42.2 39.9 38.5 39.6 40.2 38.7 36.7 38.4 40.6 41.1 37.4 40.9 37.3 42.6 37.5 42.3 42.6 42.1 39.9 42.1 41.0 40.9 40.9 38.7 42.7

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PUNT RETURN RECORDS „„TEAM RECORDS Most Returns - Game 1. 8 Western Kentucky 8 8 8 5. 7

Morehead St. North Alabama Morehead St. Louisiana-Monroe

Most Returns - Season 1. 52 (52-469) 2. 44 (44-313) 44 (44-284) 4. 41 (41-342) 41 (41-252)

Most Yards - Game 1. 137 Southeast Missouri 2. 133 Western Kentucky 3. 130 Murray State 4. 120 UT-Martin 5. 102 Austin Peay

Most Yards - Season 1. 523 (36-523) 2. 469 (52-469) 3. 406 (34-406) 4. 374 (39-374) 5. 342 (41-342)

Most Returns - Career 1. 121 Orlando Crenshaw (121-1036) 11/4/72 11/8/86 9/2/72 9/25/82 10/14/00 1982 1971 1981 1990 1972 10/26/91 11/6/82 9/26/92 11/6/99 10/3/87 1992 1982 1986 1989 1990

Most Touchdowns - Game 1. 1 Several Times Most Touchdowns - Season 1. 4 1989 3.

4 1988 3 1982 3 1992 3 1971

Most Yards Per Return - Game 1. 41.5 Akron 2. 32.0 3. 24.0 4. 22.0 5. 20.0

Eastern Illinois Florida Atlantic Idaho UT-Martin (10-204) (17-303) (36-523) (22-271)

9/11/2004 10/24/98 9/1/2007 10/18/2003 11/6/99 1960 1962 1992 1999

„„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Most Returns - Game 1. 8 Robert Alford vs Murray State 2. 4.

7 7 6 6 6 6 6

Hansford Johnson vs UL-Monroe Steve Puryear vs Murray State Bradley Robinson vs Vanderbilt Demetric Mostiller vs Austin Peay Don Griffin vs Austin Peay Don Griffin vs Western Kentucky Hansford Johnson vs UT Martin

Most Returns - Season 1. 41 Orlando Crenshaw (41-342) 2. 3. 5. 6. 8.

33 31 31 30 28 28 26 26 26

Orlando Crenshaw (33-308) Raymond Bonner (31-150) Raymond Bonner (31-219) Robert Alford (30-390) Dennis Mimms (28-367) Taylor Edwards (28-125) Sidney Pigg (26-183) Don Griffin (26-160) Demetric Mostiller (26-159)

88 68 63 57 49 47 46 41 40

Don Griffin (88-683) Dennis Mimms (68-637) Raymond Bonner (63-374) Hansford Johnson (57-548) Sonny Anderson (49-252) Demetric Mostiller (47-355) Robert Alford (46-598) Kerry Wright (41-328) Taylor Edwards (40-188)

Most Return Yards - Game 1. 120 Hansford Johnson vs UT-Martin 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

102 101 99 97 95 92 87 85 84 84

11/15/86 10/14/00 9/25/82 10/1/05 10/12/96 10/23/82 11/6/82 11/6/99 1990 1989 1972 1971 1986 1992 1969 1981 1984 1995

11/6/99 (6) 10/3/87 (4) 10/14/00 (7) 10/26/91 (3) 11/10/90 (5) 9/26/92 (3) 11/6/82 (6) 10/12/96 (6) 9/13/97 (1) 10/21/89 (3) 11/1/86 (3)

Robert Alford vs Austin Peay Hansford Johnson vs UL-Monroe Orlando Crenshaw vs SEMO Orlando Crenshaw vs Murray St. Dennis Mimms vs Murray St. Don Griffin vs WKU Demetric Mostiller vs APSU Sulecio Sanford vs UT-Chatt. Orlando Crenshaw vs APSU Robert Alford vs Youngstown St.

Most Return Yards - Season 1. 390 Robert Alford (30-390) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

367 342 308 272 228 222 219 212 208

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

683 637 598 548 374 355 328 263 258

Don Griffin (88-683) Dennis Mimms (68-637) Robert Alford (46-598) Hansford Johnson (57-548) Raymond Bonner (63-374) Demetric Mostiller (47-355) Kerry Wright (29-328) Steve Edging (28-263) Jimbo Pearson (21-258)

Most Yards Per Return - Game 1. 41.5 Kerry Wright vs Akron 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

33.0 31.7 28.0 28.0 25.5 22.0 20.0 19.4 18.5

Robert Alford (6-103) Sulecio Sanford (5-84) Jackie Pope (7-109) Travis Akin (5-74) Dennis Mimms (28-367) Robert Alford (30-390) Sonny Anderson (6-78) Hansford Johnson (21-272) Travis Akin (8-100)

Most Yards Per Return - Career 1. 13.00 Robert Alford (46-598)

2. 10.14 3. 9.61 4. 9.37 5. 8.56 6. 8.00

1988-91 1982-85 1991-94 1984-87 1998-2001 1969, 71-72 1993-96 2001-04 1965-66 1960-61, 63-64

Orlando Crenshaw vs SEMO Dennis Mimms vs Murray State Orlando Crenshaw vs Austin Peay Robert Alford vs Youngstown St. Robert Alford vs Austin Peay Kerry Wright vs Idaho Hansford Johnson vs UT-Martin Orlando Crenshaw vs Murray State Sulecio Sanford vs Eastern Illinois

Most Yards Per Return - Season 1. 28.20 Sidney Corban (5-141) 2. 17.17 3. 16.80 4. 15.57 5. 14.80 6. 13.11 7. 13.00 13.00 9. 12.95 10. 12.50

1986 1992 1990 1989 1999 2000 1982 1971 1966 1991

Dennis Mimms (28-367) Orlando Crenshaw (41-342) Orlando Crenshaw (33-308) Hansford Johnson (21-272) Hansford Johnson (22-228) Don Griffin (20-222) Raymond Bonner (31-219) Steve Edging (20-212) Orlando Crenshaw (24-208)

Most Return Yards - Career 1. 1036 Orlando Crenshaw (121-1036)

Most Yards Per Return - Season 1. 20.40 2. 17.82 3. 14.53 4. 12.32

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1988-91 1982-85 1991-94 1969, 71-72 1998-2001 1972-75 1993-96 1984-87 2001-04 1967-70

Sulecio Sanford (22-223) Hansford Johnson (57-548) Dennis Mimms (68-637) Orlando Crenshaw (121-1036) Kerry Wright (41-328)

9/11/04 10/26/91 9/26/92 10/21/89 11/1/86 10/3/87 10/18/03 11/6/99 11/10/90 10/24/98 1956 1984 1997 1962 1955 1992 1986 1972 1999 1956 1984-87 1997-98 1998-2001 1991-94 1988-91 2001-04

7. 8. 9. 10.

7.76 7.55 6.84 6.65

Don Griffin (88-683) Demetric Mostiller (47-355) Desmond Gee (26-178) Sidney Pigg (31-206)

Most Touchdowns - Season 1. 2 Raymond Bonner Most Touchdowns - Career 1. 4 Orlando Crenshaw 2.

2 2 2 2

Chuck Swafford Gene Windham Raymond Bonner Mike Caldwell

1982-85 1993-96 2006-09 1981-82 1971 1988-91 1986-89 1957-59 1969, 71-72 1989-92

Longest Return 1. 95 Jimbo Pearson vs Morehead St. 10/22/60 (TD) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

94 87 85 83 80 78 77 75 75

Jim Harvey vs Western Kentucky 9/29/62 (TD) Orlando Crenshaw vs SEMO 10/26/91 (TD) Sulecio Sanford vs UT-Chatt. 9/13/97 (TD) Dennis Mimms vs Northern Illinois 10/3/92 (TD) Robert Alford vs Youngstown St. 11/1/86 Orlando Crenshaw vs APSU 10/22/88 (TD) Robert Alford vs Austin Peay 10/3/87 (TD) Kerry Wright vs Akron 9/11/04 (TD) Orlando Crenshaw vs Murray St. 11/10/90 (TD)

„„ANNUAL LEADERS Year 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Player Ret. Yards Jimbo Pearson 2 104 Jimbo Pearson 6 59 Jackie Pope 7 109 Jimbo Pearson 4 31 Larry Whaley 10 124 Bob Hlodan 9 97 Steve Edging 20 212 Jamie Jamison 17 135 Taylor Edwards 12 63 Taylor Edwards 28 125 Ray Oldham 23 159 Raymond Bonner 31 219 Raymond Bonner 31 150 Sonny Anderson 20 106 Sonny Anderson 20 64 Tommy Beaver 20 115 John Dukes 13 97 Johnny Carver 14 82 Kevin Dove 8 80 Allen Curtis 11 58 James Griffin 6 42 Sidney Pigg 26 183 Don Griffin 20 222 Don Griffin 20 112 Don Griffin 26 160 Don Griffin 22 189 Robert Alford 30 *390 Tommy Barnes 17 110 Orlando Crenshaw 23 178 Orlando Crenshaw 33 308 Orlando Crenshaw 41 342 Orlando Crenshaw 24 208 Dennis Mimms 28 367 Dennis Mimms 15 80 Dennis Mimms 23 152 Demetric Mostiller 26 159 Demetric Mostiller 21 196 Sulecio Sanford 5 84 Sulecio Sanford 17 139 Hansford Johnson 21 272 Hansford Johnson 22 228 Hansford Johnson 14 48 David Youell 17 86 Kerry Wright 12 91 Kerry Wright 17 183 Bradley Robinson 18 165 Desmond Gee 12 119 Desmond Gee 12 57 Patrick Honeycutt 13 81 Patrick Honeycutt 21 106 Eric Russell 24 163

Avg. TD 52.0 1 9.8 0 15.8 0 7.8 0 12.4 0 10.7 0 10.6 1 7.9 0 5.3 0 4.5 0 6.9 0 7.1 2 4.8 0 5.3 0 3.2 0 5.7 0 7.5 0 5.9 0 10.0 0 5.3 0 7.0 0 7.0 0 11.1 0 5.6 0 6.2 0 8.6 1 13.0 0 6.5 0 7.7 1 9.3 1 8.3 1 8.7 1 13.1 1 5.3 0 6.6 0 6.1 0 9.3 0 16.8 1 8.2 0 13.0 0 10.4 0 3.4 0 5.1 0 7.6 0 10.8 1 9.2 0 9.9 0 4.8 0 6.2 0 5.0 0 6.8 0

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KICKOFF RETURN RECORDS „„TEAM RECORDS Most Returns - Game 1. 9 Louisville 9 9 9

Mississippi State Eastern Kentucky Texas A&M

Most Returns - Season 1. 63 (63-1296) 2. 57 (57-1119) 3. 54 (54-1356) 4. 51 (51-983) 51 (51-684)

Most Return Yards - Game 1. 220 Louisville

2. 215 WKU 3. 211 Mississippi State 4. 201 Louisiana-Monroe 5. 198 Texas A&M

Most Return Yards - Season 1. 1356 (54-1356) 2. 1296 (63-1296) 3. 1119 (57-1119) 4. 1061 (46-1061) 5. 983 (51-983)

32 Demetric Mostiller (32-814) 10. 31 Dwaine Copeland (31-618) 9/6/07 10/28/00 10/6/79 11/18/95 2007 2009 2010 2008 1976 10/6/06 11/20/10 10/28/00 11/3/07 11/18/95 2010 2007 2009 2006 2008

Most Touchdowns - Game 1. 1 Several Times Most Touchdowns - Season 1. 2 2006 2 2001 2 1969

Most Yards Per Return - Season 1. 26.30 (20-526) 2. 26.29 3. 25.11 4. 23.15 5. 23.07

(14-368) (54-1356) (33-764) (46-1061)

7.

7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6

Desmond Gee vs Louisville Alan Curtis vs Eastern Kentucky Butch Hamby vs East Tennessee Steve Puryear vs Morehead State Walter Dunson vs Florida State Eric Russell vs Arkansas State Desmond Gee vs Clemson Damon Nickson vs Louisville Eugene Gross vs Clemson Brigham Lyons vs Texas A&M

Most Returns - Season 1. 41 Desmond Gee (41-910) 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 9. 10.

36 32 29 28 28 26 26 25 24

Desmond Gee (36-722) Eric Russell (32-842) Jamison Palmer (29-572) Demetric Mostiller (28-744) Desmond Gee (28-544) Eugene Gross (26-467) Brigham Lyons (26-541) Walter Dunson (25-608) Orlando Crenshaw (24-513)

Most Returns - Career 1. 108 Desmond Gee (108-2241) 2. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

53 53 43 42 35 34 32

Orlando Crenshaw (53-1042) Brigham Lyons (53-1178) Walter Dunson (43-1068) Robert Alford (42-1067) Damon Nickson (35-846) Jamison Palmer (34-689) Eric Russell (32-842)

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2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

166 165 161 160 139 137 136 136 133

Demetric Mostiller vs J’ville St. Eric Russell vs Arkansas State Robert Alford vs Lenoir-Rhyne Desmond Gee vs Louisville Phillip Tanner vs North Texas ReShard Lee vs Alabama Brigham Lyons vs Texas A&M Muhammad Rashada vs Miss. St. Cleannord Saintil vs FIU

Most Return Yards - Season 1. 910 Desmond Gee (41-910) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

842 744 722 608 605 572 544 541 533

Eric Russell (32-842) Demetric Mostiller (28-744) Desmond Gee (36-722) Walter Dunson (25-608) Damon Nickson (21-605) Jamison Palmer (29-572) Desmond Gee (28-544) Brigham Lyons (26-541) Brigham Lyons (21-533)

Most Return Yards - Career 1. 2241 Desmond Gee (108-2241) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1178 1068 1067 1042 846 842 814 715 689

Brigham Lyons (53-1178) Walter Dunson (43-1068) Robert Alford (42-1067) Orlando Crenshaw (53-1042) Damon Nickson (35-846) Eric Russell (32-842) Demetric Mostiller (32-814) Reuben Justice (26-715) Jamison Palmer (34-689)

1985 1958 2010 1971 2006

Touchdowns - Game 1. 1 Several Times Touchdowns - Season 1. 2 Damon Nickson

9/15/07 9/6/07 10/6/79 11/10/79 9/25/82 10/19/91 11/2/10 9/5/09 10/6/06 9/13/03 11/18/95

Touchdowns - Career 1. 2 Damon Nickson

„„INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Most Returns - Game 1. 7 Desmond Gee vs LSU

Most Return Yards - Game 1. 187 Damon Nickson vs Louisville

2009 2007 2010 1999 1996 2008 2003 1995 1991 1989 2006-09 1988-91 1992-95 1990-92 1984-87 2004-07 1999-2001 2010-Present

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2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

2 2 2

Reuben Justice Eric Russell Phillip Tanner Bradley Robinson Kerry Wright Jamison Palmer Robert Alford Sulecio Sanford Buck Rolman Buck Rolman Taylor Edwards Joe Pelt Walter Dunson Walter Dunson