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  Lee Renfro

Lee Renfro

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Burnside, Ky.

High School:
Southwestern

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 215

Position:
LB

*Captain...Selected as second-team Preseason All-MAC at linebacker by Phil Steele*

2008: Played in 11 games, starting every one...Named MAC East Defensive Player of the Week after the Ohio State and Kent State games...Missed the VMI game due to injury...Second on the team with 83 tackles (16th in the MAC)...Had double-digits stops against Central Michigan, Kent State and Akron...Notched 6.5 tackles for loss and a pair of sacks...Forced and recovered a fumble in the win over Kent State...Broke up a pass in the win over Akron.

2007: Played in 12 games ... Recorded 21 solo and 35 assisted tackles, including six for losses totaling 23 yards ... Sacked the opposing quarterback 1.5 times for 11 yards ... Broke up four passes ... Recovered two fumbles for no yards ... Set career-highs in assisted tackles with six and fumbles recovered with one against Temple (Nov. 2) ... Set a career-high in total tackles with nine against Louisiana-Lafayette (Sept. 8) ... Against Gardner-Webb (Sept. 1), he set career-highs in tackles for losses with two and sacks with one.

2006: Played in all 14 games on special teams and as a reserve linebacker ... Moved to linebacker during spring practice after playing safety in 2005 ... Made 22 tackles ... Had one-half of a tackle for loss ... Also broke up one pass ... Made his collegiate debut with two tackles in the opener against UT Martin ... Had back-to-back games with a season-best four tackles at Illinois and versus Buffalo.

2005: Redshirted while working with the scout team.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner at Southwestern High School ... Named player of the year in Kentucky by Old Spice and the Kentucky High School Coaches Association ... Earned first-team all-state honors, News Journal City Player of the Year and Commonwealth Journal County Player of the Year ... Holds 16 school records, including rushing touchdowns in a season and career ... Rushed for 4,101 yards and 63 touchdowns in his career ... Also had 286 tackles and nine interceptions on defense ... Registered eight sacks, caused 14 fumbles and blocked eight kicks in his scholastic career ... An honor roll student and three-time Kentucky High School Athletic Association Academic All-State team member ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Also lettered three times in track and field.

PERSONAL: Majored in Sports Managment ... Son of Graves and Sandy Renfro.