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92 Taurean Charles
  • Linebacker
  • 6-1, 234
  • Sophomore (RS), 1L
  • Miami/Northwestern HS

A redshirt sophomore…

2004: Suspended in the pre season indefinitely from team activities…

2003: Backup at middle linebacker and saw time on special teams…Saw action in 11 games (as but SJSU and Ole Miss) for 78 plays…Missed the Ole Miss game after suffering an off-the-field leg injury requiring multiple stitches on Oct. 2nd…Recorded a career-high three tackles and a sack versus Vanderbilt…Saw first career action vs. Miami…Recorded his first career tackle in win over FAMU…Saw a season-high 20 snaps vs. FAMU and Vanderbilt…Served a one-game suspension to start the season…

2002: Worked with the scout team at the strongside linebacker slot…Dressed for four games (UAB, Miami, Ohio, LSU) and was redshirted…Named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week before the Ole Miss game…Co-recipient of the John Eibner Award, given to UF's "Outstanding Scout Team Player"…

PREP: A standout linebacker from South Florida who garnered All-America honors in 2001…Named to National Bluechips All-America Team and that publication ranked him among the nation's top 15 players at strong-side linebacker…Named to SuperPrep's All- America Team and that publication ranked him among the nation's top 25 linebackers…Student Sports magazine ranked him among the nation's top-20 defensive ends…Achieved PrepStar All-America recognition and that publication ranked him among the Southeast's top seven linebackers…Runner-up for State 6A Player of the Year after leading the state of Florida in QB sacks with 31…Played in California-Florida All-Star Game…Also visited Miami, Auburn, N.C. State and Rutgers… High school coach was Roland Smith…

MAJOR: Social & Behavioral Sciences.


Career Defensive Stats:
year ut-at tt tbl qbs ff fr pd int
2003 4-1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4-1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0

Career Highs:
Total Tackles: 3 (Vanderbilt, 2003)
QB Sacks: - 1 (Vanderbilt, 2003)
Forced Fumbles: -
Interceptions: -
Big Plays: -

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