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Derek Longoria
Derek  Longoria

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brownwood, Texas

High School:
Brownwood

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 233

Position:
LB

Experience:
SR-3L


Junior (2014): Played in all 12 games, totaling 18 tackles (eight solo)... Picked up a pass breakup at Baylor and forced a fumble in SMU's season-ending win at Connecticut... Tallied a season-high three tackles at Cincinnati and against at UConn.

Sophomore (2013): Played in nine games... Made six tackles, including four solo... Added one pass breakup.

Freshman (2012): Played in eight games... Notched two tackles, including 0.5 TFL, and a QBH... Recovered a fumble in the win over Tulsa... Part of an SMU defense that posted two shutouts, tied an NCAA season record for pick-sixes, and tied for third in the country in total takeaways and second in fumble recoveries for TDs... Grayshirted and enrolled at SMU in January 2012.

Prep: A three-star Rivals.com recruit... Selected to PrepStar Magazine's All-Midlands Region Team... Had 115 tackles and three interception returns for touchdowns as a senior... Also rushed for three scores... Named Academic All-District 5-3A and to the All-Big Country Super Team... A two-way player in high school, rushing for 500 yards and intercepting three passes as a junior... A preseason All-State pick by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Averaged 41.8 yards as Brownwood's punter... A 2010 Class 3A second-team All-State selection.

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