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63  DeWayne Robertson
DeWayne Robertson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Melrose

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 311

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Birthdate:
10/01/1981

Experience:
1L


? Freshman All-SEC by SEC Coaches and the Knoxville News-Sentinel (2000)

Returning starter at defensive tackle ? Had a standout freshman season, showing excellent quickness off the snap and a knack for penetrating the offensive line ? Has lost weight in hopes of further improving his quickness ? Has played and started 11 games.

2000 (Freshman): Started all 11 games at defensive tackle ? Freshman All-SEC as picked by SEC Coaches and the Knoxville News-Sentinel ? The hero of the Indiana game, causing two fumbles, both of which eventually resulted in Wildcat TDs ? His last fumble caused came with two minutes remaining in the game, and the loose ball was returned 21 yards by Matt Layow for the game-winning touchdown ? Totaled 40 tackles on the season ? Had a season-high eight stops vs. South Carolina, including three tackles for loss ? Second on the team in tackles for loss with 13.5 ? Picked off an interception against Mississippi State and followed with a nifty nine-yard return.

High School: Four-year starter at both defensive tackle and offensive tackle for Melrose HS in Memphis, Tenn. ? Helped Melrose win the 1998 Class AAAA state championship and finish as runner-up in 1997, both years with 14-1 records ? All-state and All-Metro Memphis honoree as a senior and junior ? Made 54 tackles as a senior, despite missing much of the season with an injury ? Honorable mention All-America by USA Today ? Had 94 tackles, including four quarterback sacks, as a junior ? The #2 prospect in Tennessee and #31 defensive lineman in the country by SuperPrep ? The country?s #27 defensive tackle according to Rivals.com ? All-Southeast Region by PrepStar and the #59 prospect in the Southeast by the Prep Football Report ? ?Simply too strong for most offensive lineman to handle and his bull rush technique is unstoppable,? wrote SuperPrep ? Coached by Tim Thompson ? Teammate of fellow UK signee Anthony Stevenson ? Participated in the shot put one year on the track team ? Honor roll student ? Narrowed his decision to Kentucky and Alabama before tabbing the Wildcats.

Personal: Full name is Dewayne Robertson ? Born 10-16-81 in Memphis, Tenn. ? Son of Ada Robertson and Joe Robertson ? Major is undeclared.

Robertson Career Statistics

Year	Position		G-GS	Tackles	TFL-Yds.	Sacks-Yds.	FC	FR
2000	Def. Tackle	11-11	40	13.5-52	3-24		3	1
Robertson Game-by-Game Statistics
2000
Opponent		Tackles	TFL-Yds.	Sacks-Yds.	FC	FR
Louisville	1	0	0		0	0
South Florida	4	1-3	1-3		0	0
Indiana		5	3-24	1-13		2	1
Florida		2	1-8	1-8		0	0
Ole Miss		4	3-5	0		0	0
South Carolina	8	3.5-8	0		1	0
Louisiana State	2	0	0		0	0
Georgia		3	1-3	0		0	0
Mississippi State	4	0	0		0	0
Vanderbilt	4	1-1	0		0	0
Tennessee		3	0	0		0	0
Totals		40	13.5-52	3-24		3	1

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