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Bowl Notebook Career Games

Career Games

Jimmy Staten, DT.................... 48 Josh Davis, P............................ 48 Josh Walker, OL....................... 48 Kenneth Gilstrap, CB............... 45 Tavarres Jefferson, WR............ 44 Dearco Nolan, DE..................... 43 Corey Carmichael, LB............... 43 Sammy Seamster, CB.............. 43 Roderic Blunt, LB.................... 41 Jadareius Hamlin, OL............... 40 Logan Kilgore, QB.................... 38 Kyle Griswould, WR................. 36 Max Ugboaja, DE..................... 36 Shubert Bastien, DE................ 36 Christian Henry, LB.................. 36 Leighton Gasque, LB............... 36 Reggie Whatley, WR................ 35 Stephen Roberts, LB................ 35 Jesse Grisham, OL.................... 34 Craig Allen, LB......................... 33 Khari Burke, CB....................... 33 Isaiah Anderson, OL................ 33 William Pratcher, RB................ 30 Reginald Farmer, CB................ 31 Chris Sharpe, CB...................... 31 Jiajuan Fennell, DE.................. 31 Patrick McNeil, DT................... 24 Kevin Byard, S......................... 24 Christian Collis, WR................. 24 Darius Johnson, OL.................. 24 James Roberson, LB................ 24 Ykeem Wells, LB...................... 24 Blaine Sidders, DS................... 24 Drayton Calhoun, RB............... 23 Alexandro Antoine, DE............ 23 Jordan Parker, RB.................... 22 Chase Pennycuff, FB................ 21 T.T. Barber, LB.......................... 21 Jeremiah Bryson, RB............... 19 Marcus Henry, WR................... 18 Jared Singletary, CB................ 18 O’Shae Bridges, DL.................. 17 Herbert King, CB...................... 14 Jonah Sells, OL........................ 14 Nick Nunez, OL........................ 14 Cody Clark, PK......................... 13 John Kelly, CB.......................... 13 Canon Rooker, PK.................... 12 Chris Perkins, WR..................... 12 Chris Brown, S......................... 12 Veion Robinson, LB................. 12 Xavier Walker, S....................... 12 Steven Rhodes, DE................... 12 Shaquille Huff, DT.................... 12 Hunter Rogers, OL................... 12 Terry Pettis, WR....................... 12 Devin Clarke, WR..................... 12 Derious Bennett, DT................ 11 Demetrius Frazier, WR............. 11 William Wilson, TE................... 10 Austin Grammer, QB................ 10 Chris Hale, DT............................ 9 William Eads, LS........................ 9 Daniel Stephens, OL.................. 8 Iman Smith, LB......................... 7 Judd Hunt, OL............................ 6 Adam Stickel, OL....................... 6 Evan Ward, LB........................... 5 Anfornee Stewart, LB................ 5 Shane Tucker, RB....................... 4 Shon Akins, CB.......................... 3 Raynard Felton, DT.................... 3 Nolan Genovese, QB.................. 2 Zachary Lopez, P....................... 2 Houston Brown, WR.................. 2 Jermaine Dave, WR................... 2 Patrick Hughes, OL.................... 1

Logan Kilgore, QB.................... 37 Jimmy Staten, DL.................... 34 Josh Walker, OL....................... 33 Kyle Griswould, WR/RB........... 28 Kenneth Gilstrap, CB............... 25 Isaiah Anderson, OL................ 24 Darius Johnson, OL.................. 24 Kevin Byard, S......................... 24 Tavarres Jefferson, WR............ 22 Christian Collis, WR................. 21 Jadareius Hamlin, OL............... 20 Roderic Blunt, LB..................... 18 Jacob Corbaley, TE................... 18 T.T. Barber, LB.......................... 18 Christian Henry, LB.................. 17 Patrick McNeil, DT................... 17 Craig Allen, LB......................... 16 Shubert Bastien, DE................ 15 Jiajuan Fennell, DE.................. 14 Stephen Roberts, LB................ 13 Jordan Parker, RB.................... 12 Alexandro Antoine, DE............ 11 Chris Sharpe, CB...................... 10 Marcus Henry, WR................... 10 Corey Carmichael, LB................. 9 Xavier Walker, S......................... 9 Jared Singletary, CB.................. 8 Dearco Nolan, DE....................... 8 Sammy Seamster, CB................ 8 Jesse Grisham, OL...................... 7 Nick Nunez, OL.......................... 7 William Pratcher, RB.................. 5 Reggie Whatley, RB................... 5 Khari Burke, CB......................... 4 Drayton Calhoun, CB................. 3 Josh Chester, OL........................ 3 Shane Tucker, RB....................... 3 Jeremiah Bryson, RB................ 2 Reginald Farmer, S.................... 2 Daniel Stephens, OL.................. 2 Shaquille Huff, DT...................... 1 Jimal McBride, DT...................... 1 James Roberson, LB.................. 1 Adam Stickel, OL....................... 1 Leighton Gasque, LB................. 1 Chris Brown, S........................... 1

Back-to-Back 8-Win Seasons

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MT IN C-USA/NCAA STATISTICS

TEAM Pct. or No. C-USA NCAA Rushing Offense 208.3 3rd 25th Passing Offense 207.4 6th 85th Total Offense 415.8 4th 62nd Scoring Offense 30.9 5th 56th Rushing Defense 185.4 7th 85th Pass Efficiency Defense 127.04 8th 67th Total Defense 404.2 7th 65th Scoring Defense 26.4 8th 63rd Net Punting 34.67 10th 106th Punt Returns 6.83 8th 83rd Kickoff Returns 22.03 6th 50th Turnover Margin 1.0 1st 9th Pass Defense 218.8 6th 42nd Passing Efficiency 123.8 6th 82nd Sacks 2.25 6th 46th Tackles for Loss 5.4 9th 91st Sacks Allowed 1.25 3rd 23rd

WHERE ARE THE COACHES?

Press Box David Bibee, Safeties Joe Cauthen, Defensive Line Rick Mallory, Offensive Tackles/Tight Ends Buster Faulkner, Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Sidelines Rick Stockstill, Head Coach Steve Ellis, Co-Defensive Coordinator/Cornerbacks Tyrone Nix, Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Geep Wade, Offensive Line Justin Watts, Wide Receivers Mike Polly, Running Backs

TACKLING MACHINE

Sophomore linebacker T.T. Barber enters the bowl game with 112 total tackles, which is the most by a Blue Raider since Cam Robinson collected 113 in 2009. Once he surpasses Robinson, his total will be the most since Nathaniel Claybrooks’ 118 in 1994. With at least seven stops against Navy, Barber’s total will be the most since Roosevelt Colvard had 120 in 1986.

CLASSROOM SUCCESS

Under Rick Stockstill, the Blue Raiders have enjoyed unprecedented success on and off the field. Along with a strong APR of 983, the Blue Raiders have graduated 112 of 117 student-athletes who have exhausted their eligibility. MT will also take the field against Navy with 17 student-athletes owning a degree. That figure ranks ted for fifth nationally (Alabama 28, Louisville 21, yards to tie Wes Counts for the record (8,007). Nebraska 20, Arkansas State 20, MT 17, Baylor 17, Virginia n With 325 passing yards against UTEP on 11/30/13, Tech 17, Louisiana Tech 17) Kilgore recorded his 20th 200-yard passing game which is a Blue Raider career record. The previous mark of 18 LOGAN KILGORE NOTES was shared by Wes Counts and Clint Marks. n With 325 passing yards against UTEP, senior signal- n Kilgore has a career completion percentage of 61.1 caller Logan Kilgore became the first player in school his- and has a chance to become only the fourth quarterback tory to throw for 2,000 or more yards in three consecu- in school history to finish above the 60 percent mark. tive seasons. Kilgore had 2,231 yards in 2011, 2,571 yards n Kilgore’s completion percentage of .850 vs FIU this in 2012 and now has 2,289 yards in 2013. season (17-20) ranked as third-best in school history. n One of just four signal-callers in MT history to top n His four touchdown passes against Marshall was 7,000 career yards, Kilgore currently has 7,631 yards to one shy of his career-high and tied for fourth on MT rank second on the all-time list and needs 376 more single-game list. STOCKSTILL YEAR-BY-YEAR

Year School W-L Pct. Conf. Note 2006 Middle Tennessee 7-6 .538 6-1 Shared Sun Belt Championship; Motor City Bowl 2007 Middle Tennessee 5-7 .416 4-3 2008 Middle Tennessee 5-7 .416 3-4 Upset Maryland at home 2009 Middle Tennessee 10-3 .769 7-1 Won New Orleans Bowl; 1st SBC team to win 10 games 2010 Middle Tennessee 6-7 .462 5-3 GoDaddy.com Bowl 2011 Middle Tennessee 2-10 .200 1-7 2012 Middle Tennessee 8-4 .667 6-2 Upset Georgia Tech on road 2013 Middle Tennessee 8-4 .667 6-2 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Total 51-48 .515 38-23

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