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2003 Football Roster

Jerry Vanderpool

Class: r-Jr.
Position: DL
Height: 6-3
Weight: 306 pounds
Previous School: Brentwood Academy
Hometown: Nashville, TN

2003: Saw action in all 12 games and started against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Collected seven total tackles on the year ... Had a tackle against FAU, but did not register a stop at Georgia or Clemson ... Collected one tackle in loss to North Texas ... Registered three stops against Louisiana-Lafayette.

2002: Played in all 12 games, including 10 as a starter ... Ended the year with 40 total tackles, which ranked eighth on the team and first among defensive linemen ... Made the "Best Conditioned" athlete list from the summer conditioning program by scoring a perfect 34 points ... Earned the team's Special Teams Award with Brian Kelly following the Tennessee contest ... Blocked his first-ever kick when he rejected a field goal against Tennessee in the second half ... Registered a career-high six tackles against New Mexico State while tallying five stops versus North Texas ... Collected his only sack of the season against Utah State.

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: Liberal Arts.