Missed spring practice due to a knee injury suffered last fall ... Expected to be at full strength this season.
2002: Named to the Butkus Award preseason watch list ... Suffered a season-ending knee injury against Kansas ... Earlier in the KU game, set up a Baylor field goal with his first career interception ... At the time of his injury, he was leading the team with 33 total tackles and five tackles for loss ... Collected a season-high 12 stops against Tulsa ... Had at least four tackles in each game he played ... Started first five games at weakside linebacker.
2001: Named honorable mention All-Big 12 by league coaches and AP ... Sophomore middle linebacker finished third on the squad with 89 tackles ... Made a season-high 13 tackles, including one for loss, at Texas A&M and followed that up with 12 stops and a forced fumble against Nebraska ... Made a key goalline tackle to end an Aggie scoring opportunity ... Did not start at Iowa State after missing most of the New Mexico game with a lower leg bruise ... Had nine tackles, including one for loss, at Missouri ... Credited with seven stops against Oklahoma State ... Made five tackles, including two for losses, against Texas Tech ... Also had two tackles for loss and seven total against Texas ... Recorded five tackles in a quarter-and-a-half versus the Lobos ... Had a team-high eight tackles in season-opening win over Arkansas State.
2000: Named to Rivals.com True Freshman All-America Team ... Started five games (Texas A&M, Nebraska, Texas, Missouri and Oklahoma State) at WLB ... Finished the season with 54 tackles (35 solos), six tackles for loss, one sack and a fumble recovery ... Earned first start against Texas A&M ... Responded with nine tackles (one for loss) and a pair of quarterback hurries against the Aggies ... Made a season-high 11 tackles against Missouri, including seven solo and one for loss ... Had 10 stops, including two for loss, at Texas ... Collected seven tackles at then-No. 1 Nebraska ... Had six stops in a reserve role against South Florida.
High School: Mart High School, Mart, Texas ... Preseason Texas Football Super Team selection ... Listed among Texas' Top 100 by the Waco Tribune-Herald, the Houston Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Rivals.com ... Named Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year as a senior and the Waco Tribune-Herald Super Centex Defensive Player of the Decade ... Four-time Super Centex pick and two-time all-state ... As a senior led Mart to state championship and undefeated season by recording 184 tackles, eight sacks, two fumble recoveries and an interception ... Also rushed for 1,570 yards and 29 touchdowns as a tailback ... Credited with 153 tackles as a junior ... Rated the fourth-best linebacker in the state by Texas Football magazine ... Also an all-district basketball performer ... Four-year letterwinner in football, basketball and track ... Coached by Terry Cron.
Personal: John Frazier Garrett ... Born July 4, 1981 ... Son of Jessie Garrett ... Majoring in education.
Garrett's Career Defensive Stats
YEAR G/GS TT UT AT TFL-YDS QBS-YDS FF/FR PD INT-YDS 2000 9/5 54 35 19 6-13 1-2 1/3 0 0-0 2001 11/10 89 46 43 10-25 1-9 2/0 3 0-0 2002 5/5 33 22 11 5-20 1-7 0/0 3 1-27 Totals 25/20 176 103 73 21-58 3-18 3/3 6 1-27