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2002 Football Roster


Jerry Vanderpool

Class: r-So.
Position: DL
Height: 6-3
Weight: 288 pounds
Previous School: Brentwood Academy
Hometown: Nashville, TN

Noteworthy: Played inside at tackle in 2001 and will be back in the middle in 2002 after a brief look at end during the spring ... Is listed as the starter following spring practice ... Possesses exceptional quickness for a big man ... Rated one of the top recruits in the Midstate coming out of high school ... Runs a 4.9 40 ... Chose Middle Tennessee over Mississippi and Marshall.

2001: Played in 10 games and earned one start (at North Texas) ... Finished the year with 12 tackles, including two for loss of yards ... Had a season-best four tackles against Connecticut, including one for minus yards ... Tallied three tackles at North Texas ... Registered one TFL at Ole Miss.

2000: Took a redshirt year, but gained valuable experience by being a member of the scout team.

High School: Was a Mr. Football Lineman of the Year finalist in 1999 ... Named all-state, all-midstate and earned NashvilleSports Elite 11 recognition as a senior.

Personal: Parent: the late Norma Vanderpool ... Born: 9/22/82 ... Major: Concrete Industry Management.

Statistics
Tackles UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT
2001 9 3 12 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0