Tulsa -- Has earned one letter . . . 2006 -- Did not see action . . . 2005 -- Sat out the season due to red-shirt status . . . 2004 -- Was one of nine true freshmen to earn a letter . . . saw most of his playing time on special teams . . . played in nine games . . . did not play against Kansas, Oklahoma State and UTEP . . . collected eight tackles on the season . . . had two tackles each against Southwest Missouri State, SMU and San Jose State . . . Overall -- Has a great attitude . . . a hard worker . . . needs to get repetitions . . . adds depth in the secondary and is expected to contribute on special teams.
High School -- Was a two-year letterwinner and starter at Skyline High School . . . started at strong safety . . . was rated as the 90th best player in the Dallas area by the Dallas Morning News . . . had 110 tackles, seven pass breakups and three forced fumbles his senior season . . . was credited with 90 tackles, four pass breakups and two interceptions as a junior . . . also lettered four years in track . . . high school football coach was Que Brittain.
Personal -- Favorite TV show is "The Jamie Foxx Show" . . . his favorite NFL team is the Cincinnati Bengals . . . lists Sean Taylor as his favorite NFL player . . . his cousins Ronald Jones and Darryl Jones played college football at Texas A&M and Miami, respectively . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . parents are Oliver and Rheta Penelton . . . majoring in communication and marketing.
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