34 John Perkins


LB • 5-10

At UWG: Gifted, veteran linebacker returning for third season as a mainstay of Braves’ defensive unit … team’s leading tackle during sophomore season, making 68 total stops, including 10 for loss … had two pass interceptions a year ago … was named All-Gulf south Conference Second Team in 2004 … had a season-best 12 tackles in win over West Alabama … moved back to middle position in revamped UWG defensive scheme for 2005 … a true difference maker who should continue to get better-and-better … a definite candidate for more post season honors this season …

High School: Had a huge career for Coach David Humphreys at Rome High School … was a two-time all-area and team defensive player of the year choice … earned all-state honors during senior season for the Wolves … won captain’s award as a senior and best linebacker honors for junior season … beyond football, also named team MVP on baseball squad …

Personal: Born December 29, 1984 …¬son of John Perkins, Sr. and Delilah Adams …¬lists hobbies as PS2, dominoes, sleeping and eating … other favorites include, sport: baseball; music: rap and hip-hop; music performers: Pastor Troy, Lil Wayne,, and any down south rapper; foods: most any; movies: Harlem Nights, Boyz n the Hood, and Menace II Society … prefers Letterman to Leno, and smoked ribs over grilled … non-sports hero is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. … would love to meet fantasy goddess Alicia Keys … majoring in Physical Education.

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