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2001 Football Roster


Robert Billings

Class: r-So.
Position: P
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200 pounds
Previous School: Collierville
Hometown: Collierville, TN

Noteworthy: A walk-on who will be put on full scholarship beginning with the 2001 fall semester ... Clocked at 1.68 in the 10-yard dash, which is exceptional for a punter.

2000: Started and played in every game as a freshman ... Averaged 37.5 yards a punt on 52 attempts ... Had 18 punts downed inside the 20-yard line, including a personal best five against Louisiana-Monroe ... Boomed three punts over 50 yards (62 vs UAB, 56 vs Louisiana-Monroe, 52 vs South Florida) ... Best single-game average was 42.0 against UAB ... Had a career-high nine punts at No. 8 Florida ... 10 of his 18 punts downed inside the 20-yard line came against Louisiana schools ... Named Special Teams Co-MVP following the Louisiana-Monroe game.

1999: Redshirted, but did travel to every game.

High School: Was an all-region running back for Collierville his senior year ... Rushed for 937 yards ... Averaged 38.7 yards a punt, while also leading the team in tackles with 109 ... Lettered in football three years, baseball two years and track two years ... Played football for coach Paul Cox.

Personal: Parents: Buddy and Linda Billings ... Born: 9/23/80 ... Major: Aerospace.