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2003 Football Roster


Tony Sutton

Class: Sr.
Position: DB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 196 pounds
Previous School: Tyler (TX) JC
Hometown: Troup, TX

2003: Played in 11 games and earned two starts ... Ended the year with 25 tackles ... Collected a season-high eight stops at No. 8 Georgia ... Broke a string of 14 straight starts by playing in a reserve role at Clemson (added six stops at CU) ... Registered two stops against Temple and NMSU ... Moved to receiver following the Utah State contest.

2002: Started and played all 12 games ... Was fifth on the team in tackles with 55 ... Shared the team lead in interceptions with three ... Made the "Best Conditioned" athlete list from the summer conditioning program by scoring a perfect 34 points ... Shared team Defensive MVP honors with Muhammad Rashada after collecting nine tackles at Tennessee ... Had eight stops against Louisiana-Lafayette and seven at New Mexico State ... Credited with six tackles at Arkansas State where coaches said he played a solid all-around game ... Interceptions came against SEMO, Vanderbilt, and North Texas ... Forced a fumble against Tennessee and Idaho.

Tyler JC: As a sophomore he registered 46 tackles and five pass breakups ... A two-year starter at strong safety for Tyler ... Team had a combined 17-6 record in his two years (8-4 in 2001) ... Tyler won the conference title in 2000 and played in the Red River Bowl ... Tallied four interceptions as a freshman.

High School: Three-sport letterman in football, basketball and track for Troup High School ... First team All-District as a receiver and defensive back ... Team captain as a junior and senior ... Registered 145 tackles as a senior ... Qualified for the regionals in the 100-meter dash.

Personal: Parent: Doreen Freeney ... Born: 2/11/81 ... Major: Physical Education.



2002 Game-by-Game Stats
2003 Game-by-Game Stats