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2008 Football Roster

Andrew Harrington

Class: Sr.
Position: LB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 215 pounds
Previous School: Kemper Co. HS
Hometown: Dekalb, MS

2008: Played in 11 games and earned two starts ... Had 27 total tackles on the year to go with two tackles for loss and a fumble recovery ... Was in on 353 total snaps to rank fourth among linebackers ... Earned eight winning grades from the coaches with four being on special teams ... Graduated in August and will purse a second bachelor's degree in accounting ... Voted the most improved linebacker in strength and conditioning during the spring ... Had one tackle against Troy and suffered a sprained ankle ... Did not play against Maryland due to an ankle injury ... Collected three tackles at Kentucky and added four and a tackle for loss at Arkansas State ... Had a fumble recovery in key win over FAU ... Started at Mississippi State and had four tackles and a tackle for loss ... Added five tackles in a win over WKU ... Started and had five tackles in his final home game against UNT.

2007: Played in 10 total games and earned two starts at linebacker ... Had 31 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, and a forced fumble ... Played 362 total snaps including a high of 58 against Louisville ... Came out of spring drills as the starter at the "sam" linebacker position ... Collected three tackles against FAU and played 53 total snaps (35 on defense) ... Registered five tackles and one for lost yardage at Louisville in 58 total snaps (33 on defense) ... Led the Blue Raiders with eight tackles against LSU and had his first career sack ... Tallied five tackles including two for loss of yards, a sack, and a fumble recovery against WKU ... Earned the start against FIU and had three tackles, a fumble recovery, and a pass breakup ... Had just one tackle against Virginia but missed most of the game with an ankle injury ... Did not play at Memphis or against Arkansas State ... Saw limited duty on special teams against North Texas ... Had five tackles and a forced fumble against ULL ... Added only one tackle at Troy.

ECMJC: Named honorable mention all-state in 2006 after leading East Central Mississippi JC in tackles with 75 ... Also had four sacks and three interceptions ... Selected to play in 2006 MACJC All-Star game ... Earned the team's Warrior Award (school's most coveted award).

High School: Lettered in football, basketball, and track at Kemper County High School ... Played quarterback and free safety.

Full Name: Andrew McCloud Harrington ... Parents: Andrew McGraw and Diane Windom ... Born: 11/16/85 ... Major: University Studies.