Fort Stockton, Texas
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6-5 / 265
2004: Fifth-year senior Luke Groth came out of spring practice third on the BU depth chart at defensive end behind Khari Long and Marcus Foreman ... Moved to tight end prior to the start of fall camp.
2003: Saw action in all 12 games for the Bears after moving from tight end to the defensive line during the spring for the second time in his career ... Made only start of the season at No. 1 Oklahoma ... Credited with 13 tackles, including nine solos, to earn third letter ... Also had a quarterback hurry ... Tallied career-high four tackles (all solo) at Texas A&M, one of four multiple-tackle games he produced.
2002: Second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection was also named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Played in 11 games and drew a start at Texas Tech to earn his second varsity letter ... Had two solo tackles on the year ... Returned to tight end during spring drills.
2001: First-team Academic All-Big 12 pick was also named to fall Big 12 Commissioner,'s Honor Roll ... Moved from tight end to defensive line during spring practice ... Played in all 11 games, mainly on special teams, to earn first varsity letter ... Credited with one tackle.
2000: Sat out the season as a redshirt ... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner,'s Honor Roll.
High School: Fort Stockton High School, Fort Stockton, Texas ... Honorable mention all-state tight end caught 24 passes and scored four touchdowns as a senior ... Earned first-team all-district, All-Far West Texas and All-Permian Basin honors ... Two-way player was credited with 56 tackles and nine sacks as a senior ... Caught six passes for 170 yards and was named second-team all-district as a junior ... Rated among the state,'s finest tight ends by Texas Football magazine ... Also a first-team all-district basketball player ... Coached by Phil Lopez at the District 4-3A school.
Personal: The son of Walter and Nancy Groth, Will Luke Groth was born Dec. 8, 1981, in Fort Stockton, Texas ... Father, Walter, lettered three years as a defensive tackle at Baylor from 1967-69 ... Human performance major.