Three-year starter Shawn Jackson leads linebacker corps
Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
Practices begin March 5 and end with spring game on April 6
McCoil and Nelson have combined to start 55 games at safety for the Hurricane
Junior Cody Green tops post-spring depth chart at quarterback
Tulsa - A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 35 career games . . . has compiled 28 career tackles . . .
2013 - Played in all 12 games . . . had a career-high four tackles against UTEP and Marshall . . . moved to linebacker from safety in spring drills 2013 . . .
2012 - Played in 13 games . . . collected eight tackles . . . missed the season opener at Iowa State . . . saw his first action against Tulane and had one tackle . . . had a season-best three stops at Houston . . .
2011 - Played in 11 games . . . did not play against Oklahoma and Rice . . . saw most of his playing time on special teams . . . was credited with six tackles . . . had a season-best two stops against North Texas . . .
2010 - Sat out his true freshman season due to red-shirt status . . .
Overall - Has contributed significantly on special teams . . . possesses great speed and quickness . . . gives great effort . . . a versatile player . . . was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll each year.
High School - Was a three-year letterwinner at Tulsa Union High School . . . was a member of two Class 6A state championship teams as a junior and senior and as Class 6A state runner-up in his sophomore season . . . was on teams that posted a three-year record of 39-3 . . . earned first-team Tulsa World all-state and all-metro accolades his senior season . . . was named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association East All-State Team . . . shifted from defensive back to linebacker for his senior campaign . . . totaled 97 stops and three sacks in his senior campaign . . . recorded 11 tackles in the 2009 Class 6A state championship game . . . had 90 tackles, while earning honorable mention all-metro accolades as a junior . . . also lettered two years in track . . . set the school record in the long jump with a jump of 23-1 . . . high school coach was Kirk Fridrich.
Personal - Favorite movie is Tommy Boy . . . the Oklahoma City Thunder is his favorite pro sports team . . . favorite TV show is "Friends" . . . his favorite book is his Bible . . . favorite professional athlete is Russell Westbrook . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . has two older brothers . . . his brother, Zach, graduated from Tulsa . . . was married this past June . . . his wife's name is Jordan . . . mother is Debbie Snider . . . his father, Gary, is deceased . . . majoring in exercise and sports science with a teacher's certificate . . . born February 11, 1991 in Enid, Oklahoma.
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