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DeWitt Jennings
27   DeWitt Jennings

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bixby, Okla.

High School:
Bixby

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 211

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
3L


07/08/2013

TULSA FOOTBALL SPOTLIGHT ON DEWITT JENNINGS

Hurricane football players spotlighted over next few weeks

02/07/2013

TULSA FOOTBALL ANNOUNCES SPRING PRACTICE DATES

Practices begin March 5 and end with spring game on April 6

09/23/2012

Tulsa Postgame Notes vs Fresno State

09/15/2012

Tulsa Postgame Notes vs Nicholls State

08/27/2012

POSITION BREAKDOWN: LINEBACKERS

Coaches pleased with Donnell Hawkins and Trent Martin at MIKE linebacker

Tulsa - A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 39 career games and has nine starts . . . has totaled 84 career tackles and 8.5 stops for -33 yards . . . 2012 - Played in all 14 games . . . started five games at the 'CANE position . . . was credited with 28 tackles and 6.5 stops for -29 yards . . . totaled six tackles and one pass break-up in a starting role at Houston . . . had two stops, including one TFL for -3 yards in a reserve role at Marshall . . . had three solo tackles, one pass breakup and blocked a PAT in Tulsa's one-point, 27-26, win over Fresno State . . . tallied three tackles, including two sacks for -15 yards against Nicholls State . . . had nine stops and two TFLs for -7 yards in the season opener against Iowa State . . . 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, athletic and intelligent player . . . versatile enough to play either the `CANE or WILL positions . . . possesses all the intangibles . . . also an impact player on special teams.

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" . . . lists Facing the Giants as his favorite sports movie . . . if he could play a role in any movie it would be Vin Diesel's role in Fast and Furious . . . enjoys writing poetry . . . 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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