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Akeem Dent
Akeem Dent

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Douglass

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 233

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
09/27/1987

Experience:
3L

10/31/2013

Statistically Speaking

Statistically Speaking

10/24/2013

Statistically Speaking

Statistically Speaking

Career Highs: 16 tackles vs. Georgia Tech in 2010

2010: Selected to play in the East-West Post-Season All-Star Game.
*Graduated in December with a degree in Housing.
*Named All-SEC Second Team by Associated Press.
*Selected as team's defensive captain.
*Earned one of team's Coaches Leadership Awards for defense.
*Started all 13 games recording a team-best 126 tackles including 6.5 for loss and 2.5 sacks while also forcing and recovering two fumbles.
*Led or tied for the team lead in tackles nine times.
*Ranked second in the SEC in tackles per game with 9.7.
*Posted seven games with 10 or more tackles including a career-best 16 tackles vs. Ga. Tech, 15 at Kentucky, 13 vs. Florida, 12 vs. Tenn., 12 at Colorado, 11 at No. 2 Auburn and 10 at Miss. St.
*Recipient of the Charles G. Rood Football Scholarship.
*Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for spring semester.
*Earned True Grit Award on defense following spring drills.
*Recorded four tackles in spring G-Day game including a sack.

2009: Appeared in eight games making four starts with 32 tackles
*Posted a career-high 11 tackles at No. 7 Ga. Tech
*Tallied seven tackles vs. S. Carolina, six vs. No. 25 Auburn and three vs. Kentucky.
*Made two tackles in spring G-Day game.
*Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for summer semester.
*Recipient of Bill and Margaret Young Football Scholarship.

2008: Appeared in 13 games making 10 starts recording 46 tackles
*Tallied a career-high 10 tackles vs. No. 8 Alabama
*Recorded six tackles vs. No. 18 Georgia Tech
*Four tackle performances at Kentucky, at No. 11 LSU, vs. Central Michigan and vs. Georgia Southern

2007: Appeared in 13 games making five starts with 36 tackles
*Made four tackles vs. #10 Hawaii in 2008 Allstate Sugar Bowl
*Had three tackles and a pass break-up at Georgia Tech
*Registered five tackles vs. No. 22 Kentucky
*Two tackles vs. No. 18 Auburn
*One tackle and recovered a fumble vs. Troy
*Three tackles vs. No. 9 Florida
*Tallied four tackles at Vanderbilt
*Had four tackles at Tennessee
*One tackle vs. Ole Miss
*One tackle at No. 16 Alabama
*Had a team-high six tackles vs. W. Carolina
*Two tackles vs. S. Carolina
*Listed as number two SLB at conclusion
of spring drills
*Recorded four tackles and one tackle-for-loss in G-Day game

2006: Redshirted

High School: Douglass, coached by Gary Cantrell...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, Class AAAAA first team All-State defense...2005 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAAA All-State defense...Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team...Valdosta Daily Times first team All-State defense...2005 FSN South Countdown To Signing Day "All-South" Third Team Defense...Named Rivals.com Rivals250...Rated the 12th best outside linebacker in the country by Rivals.com...Rated the 41st best linebacker in the country and the eighth best in the South by Scout.com....Rated the eights best inside linebacker in the country by ESPN.com...Recorded over 140 tackles his senior year.

Born: Sept. 27, 1987; Major: Housing.

Year

G/GS

Solo

Asst.

Total

Sacks

TFL

FF

FR

PBU

Int.

QBP

2007 13/5 27 9 36 0/0.0 0/0.0 0 1 1 0 0
2008 13/10 27 19 46 1.5/8 3.0/9 0 0 2 0 4
2009 8/4 13 19 32 0.5/7 2.5/12 0 0 0 0 2
2010 13/13 66 60 126 2.5/27 6.5/33 2 2 2 0 6

Total

47/34

133

107

240

4.5/42

12.0/54

2

3

5

0

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