? 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 1Robertson 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