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Vernon Hargreaves, III

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Height
5' 11"
CLASS
FR
Hometown
Tampa
Weight
192 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
Wharton

2013: Enrolled in the summer and quickly moved up the depth chart, starting the final 10 games of the season at cornerback…Named a Third Team All-American by the Associated Press…Named the National Defensive Freshman of the Year by College Football News…First Team All-Freshman All-America selection by College Football News, Sporting News, FWAA, 247sports.com and Athlon Sports…Chosen by Athlon Sports as the SEC Newcomer of the Year…Named First Team All-SEC by both the AP, the leagues’ coaches, Athlon Sports and Sporting News…Also named to the Freshman All-SEC team…Ranked second in the SEC in passes defended (1.17 per game) and tied for seventh in the league in interceptions (3)…His 11 pass breakups equaled the most by a true freshman in school history, matching the total Janoris Jenkins had in 2008…The total also tied for the ninth-most in a single season in school history…Had an interception in each of his first two collegiate games…Named a team captain for the South Carolina game.

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA:

Named the National Defensive Player of the Year at the 58th Touchdown Club of Columbus Awards…Totaled 110 tackles, 5 interceptions, 5 forced fumbles and 5 pass breakups as a senior…Also scored five touchdowns and five two-point conversions and averaged 34 yards per kickoff return…Named All-Western Conference, All-Hillsborough, All-Suncoast, All-State, Class 8A Defensive Player of the Year and the Guy Toph Award winner as Hillsborough County’s top senior football player…Finalist for the 2012 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Football Award…Named the Tampa Bay Times All-Hillsborough Defensive Player of the Year and a USA Today First Team All-American…Named the MVP of the Under Armour All-America game after a team-high 5 tackles, one interception and a pass breakup…Competed on the Southeast team at Champion Gridiron Kings where he had six interceptions and earned Defensive MVP honors…Earned a spot on the 247Sports Class of 2013 All-America team…Named the Tampa Bay Times Blue Chipper of the Year…Competed in the Sling-n-Shoot 7-on-7 tournament at USF…Defensive MVP from the IMG Madden 7-on-7 National Championship…As a junior in 2011, had 49 tackles and 2 interceptions, along with 11 offensive touchdowns…As a sophomore in 2010, had 44 tackles, 2 sacks and 2 interceptions…Chose Gators over an estimated 50 offers including Clemson, Vanderbilt, Miami and Notre Dame…His father, Vernon Hargreaves Jr., is the defensive ends and special teams coach at USF and his older sister, Carina, is on the club competitive cheerleading squad at UF…Vernon Jr. was named a member of UConn’s 100th Anniversary Team, commemorating the best football players in the programs first 100 years…Coached by David Mitchell.

 

HARGREAVES’ CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 9 (Georgia, 2013)

QB Sacks: None

Fumble Recovery: None

Forced Fumbles: None

Interceptions: 1 (3x, last Kentucky, 2013)

Pass Breakups: 3 (Tennessee, 2013)

 

2013 (12 GP/10 GS*)

Defensive Stats

OPPONENT

U

A

T

TFL

SK

INT

PB

FR

FF

Toledo - 8/31

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

1

0

0

0

at #24 Miami - 9/7

3

0

3

0.0

0.0

1

0

0

0

*Tenn - 9/21

2

0

2

0.0

0.0

0

3

0

0

*at Kty - 9/28

1

1

2

0.0

0.0

1

1

0

0

*Ark - 10/5

4

1

5

0.0

0.0

0

1

0

0

*at #10 LSU - 10/12

2

2

4

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

*at #14 Mizzou - 10/19

1

2

3

0.0

0.0

0

2

0

0

*vs. UGA - 11/2

8

1

9

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

*Vandy - 11/9

0

2

2

0.0

0.0

0

1

0

0

*at #11 SC - 11/16

0

2

2

0.0

0.0

0

1

0

0

*GS - 11/23

2

1

3

0.0

0.0

0

1

0

0

*#2 FSU - 11/30

3

0

3

0.0

0.0

0

1

0

0

2013 Totals

26

12

38

0.0

0.0

3

11

0

0

Career Totals

U

A

T

TFL

SK

INT

PB

FR

FF

12 GP/10 GS

26

12

38

0

0

3

11

0

0

 

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