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2003 Football Roster


Jeff Littlejohn

Class: r-So.
Position: DL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 318 pounds
Previous School: Gaffney HS
Hometown: Gaffney, SC

Noteworthy: Originally chose Miami, FL over Clemson, Tennessee, South Carolina, Michigan State, and West Virginia ... After failing to meet NCAA academic guidelines Littlejohn opted not to go to junior college and instead enrolled at Middle Tennessee in 2001.

2003: Saw action in all 12 games, including eight as a starter ... Racked up a career-best 31 tackles to go along with 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack on the season ... Had two tackles, including a quarterback sack against FAU ... Registered three stops at Georgia and one at Clemson (started against the Tigers) ... Also had three tackles at Missouri and against NMSU ... Had a career-best six stops at Idaho ... Forced a fumble and had five tackles in the win over Troy State ... Collected four tackles in win over Arkansas State.

2002: Played in all 12 games and earned a start against Utah State in the season finale ... Totaled 13 stops and 1.5 tackles for loss on the year ... Registered a season-high three tackles in games against Louisiana-Lafayette and New Mexico State ... Had two tackles against Kentucky and Arkansas State.

High School: Regarded as one of the top five defensive linemen in the nation coming out of Gaffney High School ... Rated the No. 6 defensive lineman prospect in the nation by ESPN and the No. 63 player overall in the country ... Also rated Prep Star's No. 16 prospect overall in the Atlantic region ... As a senior, he registered 89 tackles, 12 for losses, 18 quarterback hurries, 18 sacks (single-season record), 22 pass breakups, and two interceptions ... Led team to a state championship and a 14-1 record as a junior ... In his high school career, Littlejohn tallied 250 tackles, 40 sacks, 35 pass breakups, 29 hurries, three interceptions, and three blocked field goals.

Personal: Parents: James and Dorothy Littlejohn ... Born: 2/14/83 ... Major: Physical Education.