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Alton Widemon 20

Alton  Widemon


Lindale, Texas

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5-11 / 180





Baylor Football vs. TCU - 09/03/2006

2006: Started the year at cornerback, but moved to rover after the TCU game and stayed at position for the remainder of his junior season ... Earned second-team Academic All-Big 12 honors for the second consecutive season ... 20 tackles (10 solos), two pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and a pair of QB hurries over 12 appearances ... Six multi-tackle games on season ... Started five games at rover, including three straight to end season ... Totaled career-high tying and season-best four tackles (one solo) vs. No. 16 O

2005: Tulane transfer appeared in 10 games at cornerback to earn first letter ... Second-team Academic All-Big 12 pick ... Missed Oklahoma game with a hamstring injury ... Totaled 13 tackles (10 solos), two interceptions, a pass breakup and a forced fumble ... Registered two or more stops four times ... Had a career-high four tackles, all solos, at Iowa State ... Picked off passes at Army and vs. Oklahoma State ... No. 17 in Big 12 with 0.17 picks per game ... Played 256 snaps ... Spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection.

2004: Sat out as a transfer from Tulane, but was able to practice with the team ... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

At Tulane: Appeared in 10 games and made six starts as a true freshman in 2003 to earn first Green Wave letter ... Credited with 16 tackles, 15 of which were solo stops, three pass breakups, an interception and a blocked kick ... Had four multi-tackle games with a high of four against both Houston and Memphis ... All four of his tackles at Memphis were solos ... Recorded an interception and two pass breakups at Army.

High School: Lindale High School, Lindale, Texas ... Earned first-team all-district honors as a senior ... Recorded 66 tackles, 45 of which were solos, to go with three tackles for loss, four interceptions and seven pass breakups in final prep season ... Also recovered a pair of fumbles, one of which he returned for a touchdown ... Had three interceptions as a junior when he helped the Eagles to the Division I region finals ... Played for coach Greg Owens at the District 11-3A school.

Personal: The son of Alton and Anita Widemon, Alton Darcie Widemon was born April 30, 1985, in Tyler, Texas ... Health fitness specialist major received Baylor degree in May 2007.

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