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      Maurice Couch
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Orlando Edgewater

Last College:
Garden City C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 304

Position:
DL

Experience:
2L

Graduated:
2013

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2013 - R-SENIOR
  • Two tackles vs. WKU (9/7) including a 3-yard TFL
  • Played opener vs. Austin Peay (8/31) and had two tackles including a 2-yard sack and TFL
2012 - R-JUNIOR
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  • 2012 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/9
  • Starter at defensive end in second season after coming in as JUCO transfer from Garden City (Kan.) before 2011
  • Second-leading tackler among defensive lineman and 10th on team overall with 38 tackles, 4.0 TFLs and a sack
  • Closed year with four tackles vs. Kentucky (11/24)
  • Three stops with a TFL at #17 South Carolina (10/27)
  • Five tackles with a 5-yard sack vs. #1 Alabama (10/20)
  • Three tackles and 0.5 TFL at #5 Georgia (9/29)
  • Four tackles in each of last two games vs. Akron (9/22) and #18 Florida (9/15)
  • Three stops with a TFL and QB hurry vs. Ga. State (9/8)
  • Opened 2012 with five tackles including a TFL and forced a fumble vs. NC State (8/31)

2011 - R-SOPHOMORE
  • 2011 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/4
  • JUCO transfer played in all 12 games, making four starts
  • Had 37 tackles with 6.0 TFLs and a 1.5 sacks in UT debut
  • Ranked eighth on team in tackles and third in TFLs
  • 27 tackles (4.5 per game) including 5.0 TFLs in last six games after 10 tackles in first six games at UT
  • Notched five tackles in finale at Kentucky (11/26)
  • Equaled career-high with six tackles vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) including 2.0 TFLs and a half-sack
  • Notched five tackles including first-career sack at #8 Arkansas (11/12)
  • Set career-high for second game in a row with six tackles including 1.5 TFLs vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) in first start at Tennessee
  • Career-high five tackles at #2 Alabama (10/22)
  • Two tackles including 0.5 TFLs vs. #1 LSU (10/15)
  • Three stops, including two solos vs. Buffalo (10/1)
  • First-career tackles including 0.5 TFL vs. Cincinnati (9/10)
  • JUCO transfer saw first UT action vs. Montana (9/3), had one tackle
2010 - R-FRESHMAN AT GARDEN CITY
  • Rivals: 4-star (No. 30 overall junior college prospect
  • Scout: 4-star
  • Posted 45 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, three sacks and one forced fumble at Garden City in 2010
  • Coach at Garden City Community College: Jeff Tatum
HIGH SCHOOL
  • First Team All-State, All-Orange County and All-Metro selection in 2008 as a senior at Orlando Edgewater HS
  • Collected 110 tackles and 13 sacks as a senior at Orlando Edgewater in 2008
  • Coach at Orlando Edgewater: Bill Gierke

Personal
  • Full name: Maurice T. Couch
  • Wife: Stephanie; Daughter: Ahmya
  • Born March 25, 1990
  • Son of Eyrika Butler
  • Majoring in Arts & Sciences
CAREER HIGHS

  • Tackles - 6 vs. South Carolina, 10/29/11 & Vanderbilt, 11/19/11
  • Tackles for Loss - 2 vs. Vanderbilt, 11/19/11
  • Sacks - 1 at Arkansas, 11/12/11, Alabama, 10/20/12, APSU 8/31/13
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