Fred  Weary

70Fred Weary


Montgomery, Ala.

High School:
Robert E. Lee

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 301



(Full name: Fred Edward Weary Jr.) ... Born: Sept. 30, 1977 ... Coach at Robert E. Lee High School: Jimmy Perry.

HONORS - 2001 All-America Sporting News (2nd), All-SEC Coaches, Associated Press, Football News.

2001 - Games/Started: 12/12 ... Combines excellent size, strength and footwork with the desire to beat the man in front of him on every down ?Sat out last 10 games of 2000 but returned to have excellent season and was leader of offensive line that helped Travis Stephens set the single-season rushing record ... Continually striving for improvement and respected among his teammates ... Shown by being elected one of the Vol captains for this season.

2000 - Games/Started: 2/2...Moved over to center from guard, he made his first start as a snapper against Southern Mississippi...Suffered ankle sprain in first half of Florida game and sat out remainder of contest and remainder of season...Ankle injury required surgery during the fall ...

1999 - Games/Started: 12/12 ... Showed continuous improvement as the season rolled along ... The starting left guard was credited with instrumental ingredient in team chemistry that allowed the Vols to average more than 400 yards total offense ...

1998 - Games/Started: 10/0 ... Missed bowl game because of foot surgery performed Dec. 17 ... A reserve at left defensive tackle who missed South Carolina and Alabama-Birmingham games because of injury ... Made eight stops on season and caused a fumble against Kentucky ... Had two tackles each against Syracuse and Houston ...

1997 - Redshirted ...

HIGH SCHOOL - As a second-team USA Today All-America, he was a two-time All-State choice, on offense playing tackle and holding forth at defensive tackle as well ... Schutt Sports All-America ... Rated third best player in state by Montgomery Advertiser and No. 2 by Huntsville Times ... Earned All-Area honors as defensive lineman ... As a senior, he had 68 tackles, 10 quarterback pressures, two field goals blocked and fumble caused ... Shoulder injury limited him to five games as a junior, but he accounted for 55 tackles and two sacks as a sometimes starter ... State heavyweight wrestling champion ... Coach at Robert E. Lee High School: Jimmy Perry.



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