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Position
LB
 
Jersey
94
Name  Sam Acho
Born  9/6/1988
Height  6-3
Weight  257
College  Texas
 
Notes:
Four-year defensive end who also played defensive tackle as a senior...2010 unanimous first-team All-Big 12 selection...Named third-team All-American by the Associated Press in 2010...Became Texas' second William V. Campbell Trophy winner (nation's top football student-athlete) in 2010 ...Became Texas' seventh two-time Academic All-American ... Started all 12 games as a senior ... Recorded 59 tackles, 17 TFL, nine sacks, 18 pressures, five forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries ... Intelligent and intuitive pass rusher...Coachable...Above average straight line speed, but lacks fluid lateral movement...Has impeccable nose for the ball...Gets upfield well...Stronger pass rusher but not as adept against the run...May be better served as a pass rushing linebacker at the next level.

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