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      Ellix Wilson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis

High School:
Melrose

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 225

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
07/09/1985

CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 52/12

2008 - Games/Starts: 11/11 ... Tied for fifth in the SEC tackles with 8.1 tackles per game ... Had 89 tackles on the season ... Led team and set then career-high with 12 tackles in seasonopener at UCLA ... Had Vols only sack of the game against Bruins and finished with two TFLs ... Tied for team-lead with seven tackles against UAB ... Grabbed first career INT against Blazers ... Finished with six tackles, including a TFL and a PBU against Florida ... Credited with 10 tackles, including a TFL at Auburn ... Missed Northern Illinois game with injury ... Set career-high with 16 tackles at Georgia ... Credited with five tackles against Mississippi State ... Contributed nine tackles against Alabama ... Finished with six tackles at South Carolina ... Finished with four tackles against Wyoming ... Recorded five tackles and had a fumble recovery at Vanderbilt ... Led the team with nine stops vs. Kentucky.

2007 - Games/Starts: 14/1 ... Served as Tennessee's first reserve linebacker throughout season before getting start in Outback Bowl ... Second on team with three sacks and tied for squad honors in yards lost from sacks with 19 ... Blocked punt against Georgia to set up one of four first-half Tennessee touchdowns ... Four tackles, including sack, against Arkansas State ... Had two tackles against Georgia in addition to PUB and punt block ... Three solo stops against South Carolina ... Had six tackles versus Louisiana-Lafayette and four against Arkansas ... Contributed one of team's six sacks at Kentucky ... Finished with two tackles and quarterback hurry in SEC Championship Game ... In Outback Bowl start, tied season high with six tackles.

2006 - Games/Starts: 13/0 ... One tackle and one quarterback hurry against California...Made one tackle at Memphis...Finished with a career-high five tackles versus LSU...Had two tackles at Vanderbilt...Registered four tackles versus Kentucky.

2005 - Games/Starts: 1/0 ... Appeared in only UAB game...Redshirted season after not fully recovering from spring knee injury.

2004 - Games/Starts: 12/0 ... Made collegiate playing debut against UNLV in season opener ... Finished season with seven total tackles, including six solo ... Career-best three special-teams stops vs. Kentucky ... Suffered hamstring injury in SEC Championship Game and did not play in Cotton Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL - Selected to both Associated Press and Tennessee sportswriters All-State teams in 2003 ... PrepStar All-Southeast Region ... Standout game against Hillsboro in state semifinal, recording 12 tackles, forcing three fumbles and returning one fumble for TD ... Four-year starter in defensive backfield ... Selected to Class 4A All-Metro team as junior in 2002 ... Ran 100M on track and field squad.

COACH AT MELROSE HIGH SCHOOL - Kenny Ingram.

BORN - July 9, 1985.

DEFENSE SACKS/ TFL/ INT/ HIGH
YEAR G UT AT TT YDS YDS FF FR PD YDS TKLE
2004 12 6 1 7 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0/0 3-Ky
2005 1 Redshirt
2006 13 9 4 13 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0/0 5-LSU
2007 14 22 8 30 3/19 5/26 0 0 1 0/0 6-2x
Totals 40 37 13 50 3/19 5/26 0 0 1 0/0 6-2x
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