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 Klayton Shoals 96
Klayton Shoals
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Texarkana, Texas

High School:
Liberty-Eylau

Last College:
Iowa State

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 288

Position:
DT

Experience:
2L

2006: Fifth-year senior Klayton Shoals is listed No. 1 on the Baylor depth chart at defensive tackle ... Has four career starts to his credit.

2005: Appeared in season's final seven games at defensive tackle and made one start as a junior to pick up his second letter ... Credited with four tackles (one solo) on season ... Made lone start of season at Missouri and had one solo tackle ... Had three tackles, all assisted, against No. 2 Texas ... Played 122 snaps.

2004: Started three games at defensive tackle and appeared in 10 contests as a sophomore to earn his first Baylor letter ... Credited with 17 tackles for the season, six of which were solos ... Also had a forced fumble ... Recorded five multi-tackle performances and saw action on 324 plays ... Tallied a career-high five tackles (all assisted) against Missouri ... Had three tackles against Texas State, two each in road games at UAB, No. 5 Texas and Texas Tech ... Made first career start against No. 16 Texas A&M, but did not record a stop ... Also started Baylor's games at Texas Tech and at No. 25 Oklahoma State ... Sustained a knee injury against the Cowboys which sidelined him for the regular-season finale against No. 2 Oklahoma.

2003: Transferred into the Bears' program from Iowa State and sat out the year according to NCAA and Big 12 rules.

2002: True freshman on a Cyclone squad that made a Humanitarian Bowl appearance, but sat out the season as a redshirt.

High School: Liberty-Eylau High School, Texarkana, Texas ... Three-year starter on Liberty-Eylau's defensive and offensive lines ... Named second-team all-state defensive lineman as a senior ... Also tabbed Northeast Texas all-area first-team defensive lineman ... Made 53 tackles in final prep season, including four for loss, with five sacks and four fumble recoveries ... Second-team all-district defensive lineman two years in a row, and first-team all-district offensive lineman three years in a row ... Was a starter on the Leopards' squad that went 15-1 and won the 1999 Texas Class 3A state championship ... Teams were 7-3 during his senior and junior campaigns ... Was a four-year letterwinner on the powerlifting team and a three-year letterman on track squad ... Coached by Joe Drennon at the District 15-3A school.

Personal: The son of Henry and Ruby Shoals, Klayton H. Shoals was born Dec. 8, 1983, in Texarkana, Texas ... Speech communications major.

SHOALS' Single-Game Bests
Tackles: 5, vs. Missouri, Oct. 9, 2004
Solo Tackles: 2 at UAB, Sept. 4, 2004

SHOALS' Career Statistics

YEARG/GSUTATTTTFL-YDSQBS-YDSFF/FRPDINT-YDS
2003Did Not Play
200410/3611170-00-01/000-0
20057/11340-00-00/000-0
Totals17/4714210-00-01/000-0
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