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2012 Football Roster

Anthony Amos

Class: r-Sr.
Position: WR
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190 pounds
Previous School: Westover HS
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC

Honors: 2012 – Invited to the East-West Shrine Game … Voted by his teammates as one of five permanent team captains … Voted First Team All-SBC … Named First Team All-SBC by CollegeSportsMadness.com … Catch at Georgia Tech finished third in the GEICO National Play of the Year voting … Named a nominee for the Burlsworth Trophy … Named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List … Presented the “Play of the Year” at the 2012 Raiders Choice Awards for his game-winning catch against Memphis during the 2011 season … 2011 – Named a nominee for the Burlsworth Trophy.

2012: Started all 12 games … Led the team with 72 receptions for 992 yards and nine touchdowns … His 72 catches ranked 4th most at MT, while his yardage was third and touchdowns tied for second … Fell just short of becoming only the second 1,000-yard receiver in school history … Had seven or more catches five times … Led all receivers with 712 total snaps … Second on team with 14 plays of 20 or more yards … Turned in eight catches for 70 yards and a TD vs McNeese in season opener … Collected his second career 100-yard receiving game with 102 yards on four catches (2 TDs) in win over FAU … Set his career-high in catches against Memphis with 9 for 128 yards … Had three catches for 36 yards, including a one-handed touchdown grab against Georgia Tech that was ranked No. 2 on ESPN’s Top 10 Plays of the Day … Reeled in seven passes for 96 yards against ULM … Hauled in eight passes for a career-best 148 yards and a touchdown against FIU … Had six catches for 93 yards at Mississippi State … Paced MT with eight catches for 121 yards and a touchdown against North Texas … Had five catches for 66 yards and two touchdowns in win at WKU … Added five grabs for 69 yards and a score vs USA.

2011: Saw action in 11 games and earned seven starts … Was third among all receivers with 492 snaps played … Ranked fifth on the team with 27 catches for 379 yards and three touchdowns … Earned seven winning grades from the coaches … Had seven plays of 20 or more yards … Picked up his first career start at Purdue and responded with three catches for 30 yards … Followed that with a two-catch game vs GT … Hauled in three passes for 84 yards and a touchdown against Troy (TD covered 34 yards) … Scored the game-winning touchdown with 11 seconds to play on a 33-yard catch from Logan Kilgore (also recovered a key fumble early in the game-winning drive) … Recorded the first 100-yard receiving game of his career with seven catches for 100 yards and a touchdown against WKU … Missed the FAU game due to a hand injury … Returned against UL … Had one catch at Tennessee … Turned in four receptions for 50 yards at ULM … Led MT with three catches at North Texas.

2010: Did not see action in any games.

High School: Lettered in football and basketball at Westover High School in Fayetteville, NC … Played for Coach Milton Butts.

Full Name: Anthony Tyrone Amos II ... Parents: Anthony Amos and Vonda Amos ... Born: 8/2/90 … Major: Liberal Studies … Noteworthy: Transferred from City College in San Francisco, CA.

2011 Game-by-Game Stats
2012 Game-by-Game Stats