Justin  Harrell

92Justin Harrell



High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 300

Defensive Tackle


Sport Management


Full Name: Justin Tyrell Harrell

Born: Feb. 14, 1984

Coach at Westview High School: Don Coady


    • 2005 All-SEC Associated Press (2nd)
    • SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week (Sept. 5, 2005)
    • 2005 SBC Cotton Bowl Classic Defensive MVP


2005 - Games/Starts: 11/11 ... Entered season as one of UT's starting defensive tackles and earned second-team All-SEC nod from league coaches ... Tied for fourth on team with 71/2 tackles for loss and added two interceptions ... Picked off passes versus UAB and Kentucky, the latter resulting in first career touchdown ... In addition to four tackles against UAB, returned interception 29 yards to set up six-minute offensive drive ... Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his efforts versus Blazers ... Combined for 14 tackles against Florida (career high 8) and LSU, while forcing key fumble versus Tigers ... Two tackles and half sack versus Mississippi ... Two of four tackles against South Carolina were for lost yardage ... Three-tackle effort at Notre Dame highlighted by sack, two TFLs and one QB hurry ... Three tackles and one QB hurry vs. Memphis ... One TFL vs. Vanderbilt and also batted down two passes ... In finale at Kentucky, had four tackles, one forced fumble, one pass-breakup and one interception, which he returned seven yards for first career TD.

2004 - Games/Starts: 13/11 ... Finished second on team with 12 quarterback hurries ... Had fumble recovery against Texas A&M and three tackles, including one sack against the Aggies ... Started season's first 11 games ... Posted one tackle, one PBU and one QB hurry in victory over UNLV ... At No. 3 Georgia, forced and recovered fumble on same play, made two tackles and broke up two passes ... Made three stops and was credited with two QB hurries at Mississippi ... Career-high four tackles, including career-best two TFLs, at South Carolina ... Two stops and two QB hurries vs. Notre Dame ... Posted one tackle, one QB hurry and also recovered fumble at Vanderbilt ... Forced to leave Kentucky game with ankle injury.

2003 - Games/Starts: 8/0 ... Missed first five games of 2003 after Aug. 8 broken ankle ... Returned for contest against Georgia and saw first game action as Vol ... Saw action in final eight games of season ... Two tackles at Alabama and season high three vs. Duke ... Played one snap against Miami before reaggravating ankle injury ... Missed last half of spring practice after undergoing March right leg surgery.

2002 - Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL - Tennessee's 2A Mr. Football (Lineman) in 2001 ... PrepStar All-America and preseason All-America by Tom Lemming ... Named West Tennessee's Defensive Player of the Year by Jackson Sun ... Class 2A All-State ... Helped 2001 team to 13-2 record and state runner-up finish ... Played in Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Game ... Three-year starter on both offense and defense ... As senior tight end, made 18 catches for 354 yards and six touchdowns ... Added 72 tackles as defensive lineman, including 19 for loss, four sacks and eight PBUs ... Junior campaign saw him catch 21 passes for 291 yards and three touchdowns ... Defensively, recorded 61 tackles, 12 for loss, and four PBUs ... Three-year starter in basketball and averaged 17 points per game senior season.




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