William Louis Ofenheusle ... Born: May 18, 1980.
HONORS - 2002 AP All-America (3rd), 2002 All-SEC Associated Press, Coaches (2nd); 2001 Academic All-SEC
2002 - Games/Started
13/13 ... Third-team All-America by Associated Press, which named him to the
All-SEC first team ... Also a second-team All-SEC by the coaches ... One of
three Vol captains and had the most game experience on the offensive side ...
Played in every game of his collegiate career, capping that milestone with his
50th game at the Peach Bowl ... Started every game the past two seasons at right
tackle ... Used his size well and added technique to become a solid blocker
in both the passing and running games ... Spent time on the Vols' field
goal block unit.
2001 - Games Started: 13/13... A vital performer on the offensive line ... Had his most productive year as a Vol as injuries forced him to move to right tackle ... Showed versatility by quickly adapting to position.
2000 - Games/Started: 12/5...Made his first start, at right guard, against Southern Mississippi in season opener...Hurt his shoulder during the Georgia game and didn't start in the next game, against Alabama...But he returned that game in reserve role behind Bernard Gooden...After Alabama game he underwent MRI and surgery for broken right wrist...Returned to action despite having a cast to protect his wrist ...
1999 - Games/Started: 10/0 ... A reserve at right tackle who played in all games except Arkansas and Nebraska ... Served as blocker on field goals and punts in addition to performing with offensive line ...
1998 - Redshirted ...
HIGH SCHOOL - National
Recruiting Advisor All-America ... Two-time 2A All-State, All-West Tennessee,
All-Region and All-County ... Finalist for Mr. Football in Tennessee ... Selected
for Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star game ... Started three years at defensive tackle
and two at offensive tackle ... Didn't allow a sack during prep career ... Averaged
six pancake blocks per game ... As a senior made 40 tackles and two sacks ...
Team reached playoffs three straight years and finished 11-2 his senior season
... Coach at Westview High School: Don Coady.