June Jones, Garrett Gilbert and Randall Joyner addressed media on Tuesday
Acker Garners First-Team Nod
Senior LB Becomes Fourth Mustang To Win Award In 2012
Junior (2012): Named to the C-USA All-Academic team... Played in all 13 games, making eight starts... Ranked second on the team and 17th in the league with 93 tackles... Tied for the team lead with three interceptions... Had two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries... Had three TFL, five pass breakups and a QBH... Set career-highs with 14 tackles and two interceptions at UTEP... Named the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 8 for his play in El Paso, where SMU shutout UTEP... Notched 12 tackles at Rice... 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.
Sophomore (2011): Played in all 13 games... Notched 43 tackles - 2.5 for loss - and forced a fumble... Also recovered two fumbles... Made a career-high 12 stops at Tulsa.
Freshman (2010): Played in all 14 games... Had six tackles...Added two solo tackles at Rice.
Prep: A two-star Rivals.com recruit... District 10-4A MVP... A three-year starter... Picked up 1,462 yards and 24 TDs on the ground on less than 200 carries... Caught 12 passes for 134 yards and a score... Notched 60 tackles, nine pass breakups and an area-best six interceptions on defense.