2009: Played in all 13 games and had 449 total snaps ... Was in on a season-best 45 plays at Maryland ... Earned 11 winning grades from the coaching staff ... Finished the year with 31 tackles to go with 5.5 TFLs, 2.5 sacks, three hurries and a forced fumble ... Had two tackles against Memphis ... Turned in three tackles, including a TFL against Maryland ... Registered three tackles, a TFL, and a forced fumble at North Texas ... Collected two stops and a quarterback hurry against Troy ... Had a sack in loss to Mississippi State for his lone tackle ... Collected a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry against WKU ... Added five stops and a half sack at FAU ... Had a tackle and a quarterback hurry against FIU while adding three stops against Louisiana ... Registered a sack against ASU ... Recorded five tackles in New Orleans Bowl win over USM.
2008: Played in all 12 games and had 11 starts ... Led all linemen and ranked seventh on the team with 33 tackles (coaches had him with 56 stops) ... Also added six tackles for loss, a sack, and a blocked kick ... Was in on 504 total snaps, including a season-best 64 at Kentucky ... Earned 10 winning grades from the coaches ... Earned his first career start against Maryland and added two tackles ... Tallied four tackles, including two for loss of yards, and a quarterback hurry at Kentucky ... Came up with five stops at Arkansas State ... Had four solo tackles in win over FAU ... Collected four tackles to go along with two tackles for loss against FIU ... Had three stops each against Mississippi State and ULM ... Blocked an extra point in win over North Texas ... Came up with his first career sack in season finale at Louisiana.
2007: Saw action in 11 of 12 games ... Had six total tackles on the season with one stop coming on special teams ... Played in his first collegiate game at Louisville as a member of the special teams ... Was in on 12 plays at LSU with three coming on defense and played eight against WKU ... Collected one tackle in win over FIU ... Had three tackles and played 52 snaps against Virginia ... Tallied one stop in win over North Texas and also had one tackle at Troy.
High School: A second team all-state selection for Everglades High School in 2006 ... Also earned all-county honors and was named the team MVP ... Collected 72 tackles and 11 sacks as a senior and had 57 tackles and 14 sacks as a junior ... Team went 7-3 in 2006 and 10-0 in 2005 ... Owns the school record in career sacks ... Lettered four years in football.
Full Name: Emmanuel Perez ... Parent: Paula Perez ... Born: 11/29/88 ... Major: Business Management.