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Earl Patin 33

Earl  Patin


Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Southern Lab HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235



2007 12/0 15
1.0-6 1.0-6 0/0 0
2008 12/0 31 21
4.0-15 3.0-13 1/0 2 0-0
2009 12/0 17 21 38 2.0-4 0.0-0 2/1 0 0-0
2010 10/2 28 10 38 2.0-4 0.0-0 0/1 0 0-0
Career 46/2 91
9.0-29 4.0-19 2/2 2

Four-year letterman at linebacker... 47 career games played... Last name pronounced "pah-TAN".

2010 (Senior): Played 10 of 13 games and made two starts at outside linebacker as senior... Totaled 38 tackles (28 solo), two for loss, one fumble recovery and one QB hurry... Missed two games, season-opener (coach's decision) and win over Kansas State in week eight (ankle sprain), started final two regular-season games... Made five tackles in win over Buffalo in week two... Had five solo tackles vs. Texas Tech in sixth week... Made season-high six tackles in win at Texas in week nine... Recorded five unassisted tackles at No. 19 Oklahoma State in week 10... Made first career start vs. No. 23 Texas A&M in week 11, had four tackles and one hurry... Started regular-season finale vs. No. 17 Oklahoma, made four tackles, one for loss.

2009 (Junior): Played all 12 games as reserve linebacker and on special teams as junior in 2009 to earn third letter... Finished season with 38 tackles (two for loss), two forced fumbles, two quarterback hurries and one fumble recovery... Had eight games with multiple tackles... Made six tackles in win over Northwestern State in third game... Had six stops vs. No. 14 Oklahoma State in seventh game... Made career-high-tying eight tackles (six solo) along with two QB hurries and forced fumble vs. No. 2 Texas in 10th game.

2008 (Sophomore): Second-string linebacker in all 12 games during sophomore season in 2008... Finished season with 52 tackles, seventh-most on team... Had three sacks, second-most on squad, three hurries, two breakups and one forced fumble... Ranked fifth on team with 31 solo tackles... Recorded at least one tackle in all 12 contests... Made four tackles, three solo, and career-high three quarterback hurries in win over Northwestern State in second game... Had six tackles, including an assisted sack, in win over Washington State in third game... Put together career performance at Nebraska in eighth game: career-high eight tackles (career-high seven solo), career-high two sacks (-5 yards) and a forced fumble... Had two tackles and only two PBUs of career at No. 5 Texas... Made seven tackles in season finale at No. 7 Texas Tech.

2007 (True Freshman): True freshman linebacker played in every game and earned All-Big 12 freshman team honors from Sporting News... Ranked 13th on squad in tackles with 29 (15 solos) and had one tackle for loss, a sack, and two quarterback hurries... Nine multi-tackle games included eight straight such efforts to close rookie campaign... Then-career-high five tackles (two solos) at No. 4 Oklahoma... Totaled four tackles vs. both Colorado (one solo) and No. 19 Texas (three solos)... Registered first career sack at No. 20 Kansas... Three tackles (two solos) in BU debut at No. 22 TCU... Played 291 snaps for first Baylor letter.

High School: Southern Lab High School, Baton Rouge, La.... Lone 4-star pledge in Baylor's 2007 recruiting class and member of Rival's 250 list... Rated nation's No. 6 inside linebacker by same service... No. 13 on's Louisiana Top 40 list, No. 20 on pre-spring Top 50 and No. 33 on's final Top 35... Garnered first-team 1A all-state honors from both Louisiana Sports Writers Association and Louisiana Football Coaches Association... Totaled 144 tackles and five sacks as senior for 10-4 Southern Lab team which lost in state semifinals... Played in 2007 MSL East Meets West All-American Game at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla.... As junior had 80 tackles, including eight for loss and five sacks... Coached by Michael Roach at IA school.

Personal: Son of Marlon Patin and Yvette Henderson, Hugh Earl Patin was born April 7, 1989... Majoring in general studies.

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