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 countrys #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