Practices begin March 5 and end with spring game on April 6
Coaches pleased with Donnell Hawkins and Trent Martin at MIKE linebacker
Tulsa defense forces three turnovers in scrimmage
Tulsa - A returning letterwinner . . . has played in 25 career games and has four starts . . . has totaled 56 career tackles and two pass break-ups . . . 2011 - Played in all 13 games . . . was credited with 25 tackles . . . tallied three stops against Rice and had four tackles vs. UAB . . . had a season-best five tackles vs. North Texas . . . totaled three stops in the season opener at #1 Oklahoma and at #4 Boise State . . . 2010 - Was one of several true freshmen to earn a letter . . . played in 12 games and had four starts . . . missed the Southern Miss contest . . . started the Tulane, Notre Dame, Rice and Hawai'i games . . . totaled 31 tackles, including 19 solos, and two pass break-ups . . . tallied three tackles in his first career game against East Carolina . . . had a game-high 10 tackles and added one stop for -3 yards and one pass break-up against Rice . . . received his first career start at safety against Tulane, and was credited with three tackles . . . started at Notre Dame and totaled six tackles and one pass break-up . . . also collected three solo tackles at SMU . . . Overall - A very mobile and athletic player . . . has the ability to make a big impact at linebacker . . . possesses big play ability . . . will improve with more game experience.
High School - Was a four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at Bixby High School . . . earned first-team Tulsa World all-state and all-metro honors as a defensive back . . . was credited with 86 tackles and three interceptions as a senior . . . helped lead the Spartans to the Class 5A state title game as a sophomore and senior . . . had 41 tackles in four state playoff games his senior campaign . . . ranked 24th in the state of Oklahoma by Rivals.com . . . rushed for 1,388 yards and 17 touchdowns his senior season, and gained 853 yards and 12 TDs in his junior campaign . . . rushed for a career-best 297 yards against Skiatook High School as a senior . . . completed 5-of-5 passes for 95 yards and one TD as a senior . . . named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association East All-State Team . . . had 104 tackles as a sophomore . . . high school coach was Pat McGrew.
Personal - Favorite NFL team is the Philadelphia Eagles . . . his favorite TV show is "Walking Dead" . . . his favorite movie is Scent of a Woman . . . lists Facing the Giants as his favorite sports movie . . . favorite NFL player is New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis . . . three words he uses to best describe himself are "honest, caring and unique" . . . if he could play a role in any movie it would be Vin Diesel's role in Fast and Furious . . . enjoys writing poetry . . . favorite food is Chinese . . . his uncle, Tracy Moore, played basketball at Tulsa in the 1980's . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . parents are DeWitt Jennings and Angela Jackson . . . majoring in exercise and sports science . . . born October 27, 1991.
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