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2004 Football Roster

Alvin Fite

Class: Sr.
Position: LB
Height: 6-0
Weight: 230 pounds
Previous School: Hillsboro HS
Hometown: Nashville, TN

Honors: Earned the defense's "Best Attitude" award during 2004 spring drills.

2003: Was seventh on the team in tackles with 48 stops ... Also had 4.5 tackles for loss and a pass breakup ... Played in all 12 games and had five starts ... Earned his second career start in the opener against FAU and responded with a personal-best nine tackles, including seven solo stops ... Had five stops at Georgia ... Tied his personal mark with nine tackles at Clemson, including two for loss of yards ... Registered four tackles against NMSU ... Broke up a pass at Idaho and added three stops against North Texas and Troy State.

2002: Competed in all 12 games, including one as a starter ... Collected a total of eight tackles on the season ... Had two stops each against Tennessee, SEMO, and Louisiana-Monroe ... Was moved to an inside linebacker spot at the start of fall camp ... Made his first career start at Tennessee.

2001: Played in the team's first eight games, but missed the final three contests of the year with a knee injury ... Registered just one tackle on the season and that came against Troy State ... Played mainly on special teams.

High School: Class 4A Mr. Football Defensive Player of the Year in 2000 ... First team All-Mid-State ... Listed among the state of Tennessee's top 15 prospects by the Knoxville News-Sentinel ... Helped lead Hillsboro to a 13-1 record, a No. 1 ranking, and a spot in the state semifinals in 2000 ... Registered 180 total tackles as a senior, including four 20-tackle games ... Also had five fumble recoveries and forced seven more ... Offensively, Fite rushed for 1,250 yards, had a 7.2 average per carry, and scored 12 touchdowns ... During his career, Fite was a two-time All-State selection, two-time Region 5-4A Most Valuable Player, the Tommy Owen Award winner (given annually to the best public school player in Metro Nashville), a two-time captain, and was twice named prep Player of the Week by Murphy Fair ... Runs a 4.5 40 ... Played for coach Ron Aydelott at Hillsboro ... Selected to play in the Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star Game ... Chose MT over Alabama, Arkansas, Louisville, and Kentucky.

Personal: Parents: Thomas and Nadolyn Johnson ... Born: 6/18/83 ... Major: Physical Education.

2001 Game-by-Game Stats
2002 Game-by-Game Stats
2003 Game-by-Game Stats
2004 Game-by-Game Stats