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      Willie Bohannon
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

High School:
Blount

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 253

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L

Major:
Arts & Sciences

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2012
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  • 2012 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 11/1
  • One of nine fifth-year seniors on the team
  • Moved to JACK linebacker position in final year after playing on defensive line for first four seasons
  • 18 tackles, 2.5 TFL, sack, forced fumble, fumble recovery
  • Three tackles vs. #1 Alabama (10/20)
  • Career-high five tackles at #19 Miss State (10/13)
  • Played in opener vs. NC State (8/31)
  • Sack, forced fumble and fumbled recovery, two QB hurries along with two tackles in start vs. Georgia State (9/8)
2011
  • 2011 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/3
  • Played in all 12 games, starting last three
  • Had 27 tackles, 2.5 TFLs, 1.5 sacks and four QB hurries
  • Finished 10th on team in tackles and fourth among defensive line
  • Started third game in a row in finale at Kentucky (11/26) and made career-high four tackles and a TFL
  • Second start in row vs. Vanderbilt (11/19), had career-high three quarterback hurries along with two tackles
  • Started for first time in 2011, second in career, at #8 Arkansas (11/12), made three tackles
  • Two sacks, one vs. #14 South Carolina and #16 Florida
  • Three tackles in three games in a row vs. #1 LSU (10/15) at #2 Alabama (10/22) and vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29)
  • Posted a 10-yard sack and two tackles at #16 Florida (9/17)
  • Made two tackles vs. Montana (9/3) in opener

2010
  • Games/Starts: 11/0
  • Tallied nine tackles in 11 games
  • First sack of 2010 came on a third down at Georgia to force the Bulldogs to punt, while setting a season high with three tackles
  • Lone takedown at Vanderbilt was a fourth-quarter sack, setting the Commodores back five yards

  • Set Mississippi back four yards with lone tackle (TFL) in the fourth quarter
  • Notched one tackle in six different games
  • Shared Tennessee's 2010 John Stucky Off-Season Award presented to the players who demonstrate the best physical and mental conditioning during the off-season program
2009

  • Games/Starts: 13/1
  • Made immediate impact as freshman, seeing action in every game
  • Recorded one sack against UCLA that forced Bruins punt
  • Earned first collegiate start against South Carolina and recorded three tackles

  • Also recorded tackle for loss against Gamecocks on key third-down play to stop USC drive
  • Matched season-high tackle total against Memphis with three
  • Finished season with 13 tackles

2008

  • Redshirted

High School
  • Set his high school record for sacks in one season with 18 as sophomore
  • Twice named Honorable Mention All-State by Alabama Sports Writers Association
  • PrepStar All-Region
  • Started at linebacker in Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic in 2007
  • Named All-Region first team in 2006 and 2007, and All-Region second team in 2005
  • As senior, totaled 73 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, nine sacks and two forced fumbles in 11 games
  • Tallied 57 tackles with 15 sacks as junior in 2006

  • As sophomore, totaled 70 tackles and 18 sacks
  • Recorded five sacks as freshman
  • Played basketball as junior and member of track and field team as sophomore
  • Defensive team captain as senior
  • Defensive player of the year as senior and sophomore
  • Coach at Blount High School - Ben Harris
Career Highs
  • Tackles - 5 at Mississippi State, 10/13/12
  • Sacks - 1 (5x, last vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12)
  • Quarterback Hurries - 3 vs. Vanderbilt, 11/19/11

Personal
  • Full Name: Willie Sanders Bohannon
  • Born on November 7, 1988 in Mobile, Alabama
  • Mother's name is Angela A. Bohannon
  • Majoring in Psychology
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