Tulsa -- A two-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . has played in 23 career games and has started 13 career games . . . has 69 career stops and 8.5 tackles for -30 yards . . . 12 of his career starts have come at defensive end, and one at nose guard . . . 2008 -- Played in all 14 games and started 10 contests . . . had nine starts at defensive end and started at nose guard against Rice . . . totaled 53 stops and 6.5 tackles for -22 yards . . . tallied seven tackles and one stop for -1 yard vs. Tulane . . . had four stops and one sack for -9 yards against Arkansas . . . had a career-best six tackles vs. New Mexico, Houston and Rice . . . also had five stops vs. North Texas and UCF . . . 2007 -- Played in nine games and started three games at defensive end . . . tallied 16 tackles and two sacks for -8 yards . . . suffered an ankle injury in the SMU game and missed the next five contests . . . returned to play in the GMAC Bowl game against Bowling Green . . . had a season-best three tackles against UAB . . . had two stops and one sack for -5 yards against BYU, while also forcing a fumble . . . Overall -- Will move inside and play the nose guard position in 2008 . . . provides leadership on the defensive side of the ball . . . has the potential to be an all-conference player . . . has great athletic ability and can make plays . . . had a good spring and solidified the nose guard position.
Junior College -- Played one season at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in 2006 . . . played on the defensive line at NEO.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Hinton (Okla.) High School . . . earned Class A all-state honors as a senior . . . was selected to the West squad for the 2006 Oklahoma All-State game . . . also played in the Oil Bowl.
Personal -- Favorite movie is 8 Seconds . . . his favorite TV show is "Family Guy" . . . favorite NFL team is the Pittsburgh Steelers . . . shoe size is 15 . . . enjoys fishing and hunting . . . the magazine cover he would most like to appear on is Field & Stream . . . the three words he uses to best describe himself are "fun, adventurous and caring" . . . lists the Versus Outdoor Channel as his favorite TV channel . . . if he could play a role in any movie, it would be John Wayne's role in Big Jake . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is the rodeo . . . parents are Bobby and Beverly Garrison . . . majoring in business management.
Garrison's Career Statistics Defense G UT AT Tot Loss Sack FR FF PBU INT 2007 (So) 9 7 9 16 2/-8 2/-8 0 1 1 0 2008 (Jr) 14 17 36 53 6.5/-22 2.5/-14 0 0 1 0 Totals 23 24 45 69 8.5/-30 4.5/-22 0 1 2 0
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