|SEARS' PERSONAL FILE|
Full Name: Arron Eugene Sears
Born: Oct. 25, 1984
Coach at Russellville High School: Perry Swindall
SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week (Oct. 3, 2005)
2003 Freshman All-SEC Coaches and Knoxville News Sentinel
CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 31/24
2005 - Games/Starts: 11/11 ... Played all but center position during 2005 ... Named first-team All-SEC by league coaches and writers ... Started first two games of season at left tackle ... Started at right guard and played 85 snaps in LSU game ... Played every O-line position but center versus Tigers ... Started at left guard versus Ole Miss and earned SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors ... For his career, has 13 starts at left tackle, six at right tackle, four at right guard and one at left guard.
2004 - Games/Starts: 13/12 ... Vols' most versatile offensive line performer ... Appearances at guard position were first of prep or college career ... Injured ankle in Auburn game and held out of starting lineup at Georgia ... Despite pregame injury status, performed admirably when called upon at left tackle vs. Bulldogs ... Started at left guard when Vols visited Mississippi, marking first time in career (high school or college) to play guard in game ... Played three different positions along offensive line vs. Alabama (both tackle spots and right guard) ... Started at left tackle at South Carolina, then moved to right tackle for Notre Dame contest ... Starting right guard at Vanderbilt and starting left tackle vs. Kentucky and Auburn (SEC title game) ... Finished season with left tackle start in Cotton Bowl.
2003 - Games/Starts: 7/1 ... Against Mississippi State, made first career start (right tackle) but left game after suffering ankle injury ... Sat out last two regular-season games but returned for playing time in Peach Bowl vs. Clemson.
HIGH SCHOOL - Listed on Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Super Southern 100 ... Rated No. 6 prospect on Tampa Tribune's Best of the South list ... Selected Class 5A Lineman of the Year by Alabama High School Sports Magazine ... Named to third-team offense on Fox Sports Net's "Countdown to Signing Day" All-South Team ... Played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl.