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      C.J. Fayton
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Princess Anne

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
3L

Major:
Sport Management

FAYTON'S PERSONAL FILE

Full Name: Charles Earl Fayton Jr.

Born: June 7, 1983

Coach at Princess Anne High School: Jeff Ballance

TENNESSEE TRIVIA - Involved in a signature play of 2003 season -- 29-yard catch and run on fourth-and-19 in second extra period to save eventual five- OT victory at Alabama ... Graduated May 2005 with sport management degree.

HONORS -

    • 2003 Academic All-SEC

CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 39/5

2004 - Games/Starts: 13/2 ... Caught at least one pass in 10 games ... Saved best outing for last, making three receptions for career best 94 yards -- including 57-yard TD -- all in first half of Cotton Bowl ... Two catches vs. UNLV included 42-yard TD ... Had 13-yard scoring catch in win over Louisiana Tech ... Vols' leading receiver vs. Auburn, gaining 49 yards on four receptions ... On receiving end of 55-yard toss that led to Vols' tying score before half at South Carolina ... Four catches for 45 yards vs. Kentucky, and former prep QB added 53-yard completion to Robert Meachem on first collegiate pass attempt ... Helped UT rally for 37-31 win.

2003 - Games/Starts: 13/3 ... At least one catch in eight games ... Hauled in 29-yard pass on fourth-and-19 in second OT at Alabama ... Three catches for 56 yards against Tide in 51-43 victory ... Leaping touchdown catch against South Carolina ... Also credited with one rushing attempt for gain of 15 yards against Gamecocks.

2002 - Games/Starts: 13/0 ... Breakout game in Peach Bowl, with 68 yards on five catches to nearly double season totals... Season long catch of 56 yards on screen against Mississippi State ... First career TD vs. South Carolina ... Catches in Vols' first four games ... Caused Wyoming fumble on interception return that UT recovered.

2001 - Redshirted ... Made move from quarterback to wide receiver.

BASKETBALL - Appeared in three games for Vols during middle of 2001-02 season ... Scored four total points on 2-of-3 shooting from field.

HIGH SCHOOL - SuperPrep All-America ... 3A All-State honors on defensive side of ball as well as All-District and All-Region ... Threw for more than 700 yards and 10 touchdowns and ran for 700 yards and 15 TDs as senior ... Led team to 9-2 record and playoffs ... Also played in secondary, recording 60 tackles while intercepting 7 passes -- three returned for TDs ... Four-year starter at QB and three years at cornerback ... Returned four punts for TDs ... Basketball standout, averaging better than 20 points per game ... Competed on track and field team, posting 6-5 mark in high jump as junior and member of the 4x100M relay team that placed seventh in state.

C.J. FAYTON'S STATISTICS
RECEIVING NET AVG AVG HIGH
YEAR G REC YDS REC GAME TD LONG YDS
2002131116515.012.7156-MSU56-MSU
2003131516511.012.7129-Ala56-Ala
2004132437915.829.2357-A&M94-A&M
Totals395070914.218.2557-A&M94-A&M

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