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Jim Tartt

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Height
6' 3"
CLASS
RJR
Hometown
Sopchoppy
Weight
316 lbs.
Experience
2L
School
Wakulla
Jim Tartt

 

CAREER: Played in 37 games, with 33 starts at left guard in his career at UF…His total of 33 career starts were the highest among any active member of the team throughout his tenure…2007 All-SEC Second Team (Coaches’)…A 2008 preseason candidate for the Outland Trophy…2008: A team captain of the 2008 squad…Was limited to seven games on the season due to a shoulder injury, but secured four starts when healthy against Tennessee, Ole Miss, The Citadel and Florida State…Saw time in the 2008 SEC Championship, when Florida defeated Alabama, 31-20, for its eighth SEC title…Graded out a Champion at 88 percent against The Citadel…2007: Started all 13 games at left guard…Graded out a champion more than any other player on the line…Named the co-player of the game against Troy with a grade of 89 percent…Posted a grade of 84 percent against LSU…Had three consecutive games with grades in the eighties (Georgia, 84 percent; Vanderbilt, 88 percent; South Carolina, 81 percent)…2006: Started in 13 games, missing only the Vanderbilt contest…Drew the starting assignment at left guard once again in Florida’s win in Jacksonville over Georgia…2005: Saw action in four games (Louisiana Tech, Kentucky, Alabama and Mississippi State) on the season, starting the Kentucky, Alabama and Mississippi State contests…Suffered a season-ending shoulder injury which required surgery during the Mississippi State game…Made his career  debut against Louisiana Tech in the first half…Appeared in the starting lineup for the first time at guard against Kentucky…2004: Worked with the scout team and did not see any game action…PREP: Rated as the 26th-best offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com…Listed as the No. 32-rated offensive lineman in the country (No. 6 in the South) by TheInsiders.com…Member of TheInsiders.com Hot 100 list…Rated 64th-best prospect in the state of Florida by SuperPrep’s All-America issue…Ranked 18th in the Orlando Sentinel’s top-100 recruits in the state of Florida…Named to Street & Smith’s 2003 All-America Team…One of the state’s top high school power lifters who can bench press 450 pounds and clean 325 pounds…Recruited by FSU, Clemson, Central Florida and Iowa State…Coach was J.D. Jones…PERSONAL: Was born on May 19, 1986…Parents are Leonard and Peggy Tartt…Has an older sister, Kacie…MAJOR: Anthropology.

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