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Kinny Spotwood
33   Kinny Spotwood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Abilene, Texas

High School:
Cooper HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 232

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
3L


10/27/2006

Tulsa 30, UTEP 20 - October 27, 2006

Tulsa 30, UTEP 20 - October 27, 2006 (photos by James Walton Beazley)

09/16/2006

North Texas vs. Tulsa - September 16, 2006

North Texas vs. Tulsa - September 16, 2006 (Photos by Walt Beazley & Associated Press)

Tulsa -- A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in all 38 games since coming to Tulsa . . . has seen most of his playing time on special teams . . . has 19 career tackles . . . 2005 --Played in all 13 games . . . had four tackles . . . scored his first career touchdown on a 23-yard run off of a blocked punt against Houston . . . moved from outside to inside linebacker during spring drills 2005 . . 2004-- Played in all 12 games . . . collected seven tackles, including six solos . . . saw most of his playing time on special teams . . . had three games with two tackles apiece, including against Southwest Missouri State, Boise State and UTEP . . . 2003-- Played in all 13 games as a true freshman . . . saw most of his playing time on special teams . . . had eight tackles on the season . . . had a season-best four stops against Arkansas State . . . Overall -- Made the move to defensive end from linebacker in spring drills . . . made consistent improvement at the end position . . . has a great burst . . . a powerful and strong player . . . plays well against the run . . . a very tough player . . . will compete for a starting position.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Abilene Cooper High School . . . started three seasons at defensive end, and his senior year at running back . . . was named the Texas Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year his senior season . . . named to Max Emfinger's Texas Super All-State team . . . totaled 89 tackles, seven sacks and blocked four punts from his defensive end position as a senior . . . was a first-team all-state and all-district selection his senior season . . . had career totals of 180 tackles and 27 sacks . . . also lettered four years in track and three years in power lifting . . . high school coach was Randy Quisenberry.

Personal -- Favorite movie is Friday Night Lights . . . his favorite TV show is "Boondocks" . . . lists the Bible as his favorite book . . . his favorite NFL player is Ray Lewis . . . lists NBA great Michael Jordan as his favorite professional athlete . . . the most memorable place he has visited is Hawaii . . . his advice to youngsters is "to never give up" . . . his role model is his brother, Tony . . . his father is Kinny Spotwood and his mother is Betty Burelson . . . majoring in exercise sports science . . . born May 21, 1984.

Spotwood's Career Statistics
Defense	G	UT	AT	Tot	Loss	Sack	FR	FF	PBU	Int
2003 (Fr)13	5	3	8	0/0	0/0	0	0    0		0
2004 (So)12	6	1	7	0/0	0/0	0	0   0		0
2005 (Jr)13`	2	2	4	0/0	0/0	0	0    0		0
Totals	38	13	6	19	0/0	0/0	0	0     0	        0