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Derrick Hallman

Derrick Hallman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Pierce, Fla.

High School:
Fort Pierce Central

Weight:
222

Position:
Linebacker

SENIOR SEASON (2010):
-All-Conference USA Honorable Mention
-Appeared and started in all 14 games and finished with 85 tackles (62 solo), two sacks, four forced fumbles, one interception, five quarterback hurries, and six pass break-ups
-South Dakota 9/4: Started and registered five tackles (two tackles for loss)
-NC State 9/11: Recorded four solo tackles and a forced fumble
-At Buffalo 9/18: Posted seven tackles (five solo), one pass break up and a team high two forced fumbles
-At Kansas State 9/25: Recorded five tackles (two solo)
-UAB 10/6: Recorded six tackles (five solo), a pass break-up, and a quarterback hurry
-At Marshall 10/13: Made eight tackles (four solo) which included a tackle for loss, and had one pass break-up
-Rice 10/23: Registered four tackles (two solo)
-ECU 10/30: Posted nine tackles (seven solo)
-At Houston 11/5: Recorded seven tackles (three solo) and two pass break-ups
-Southern Miss 11/13: Racked up seven tackles (six solo)
-At Tulane 11/20: Registered a game-high eight tackles (six solo) and forced one fumble
-At Memphis 11/27: Recorded five tackles (all solo), a sack and an interception
-SMU 12/4: Tallied six tackles (five solo),a pass break-up, and a quaterback hurry
-Georgia 12/31: Recorded four tackles (all solo) and one sack

JUNIOR SEASON (2009): Played and started in all 13 games as a linebacker...Had a career-high 85 tackles which ranked second on the team...Tied for a team-high eight tackles (one for loss), and had a forced fumble and an interception vs. Buffalo (Sept. 19)...Led the team in tackles with 13 at East Carolina (Sept. 26)...Had eight tackles, one for loss, vs. Miami (Oct. 17)...Recovered two fumbles and totaled seven tackles at Rice (Oct. 24)...Forced and recovered a fumble and recorded six tackles vs. Houston (Nov. 14)...Recorded six tackles in the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008): Recorded at least one tackle in all 12 games as a linebacker ... Earned All-Conference USA Honorable Mention honors ... Fourth on the team in total tackles (58) ... Had six tackles and two pass break-ups vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) ... Made five total tackles as well as a pass break-up vs. UTEP (Sept. 27) ... Filled the stat sheet with seven total tackles including two crushing tackles for losses vs. SMU (Oct. 4) ... Also had an interception in the win over the Mustangs, returning it for 24 yards ... Totaled five tackles and one for a loss of a yard vs. Miami (Oct. 11) ... Posted a stellar stat line with seven tackles, a 2-yard sack and a forced fumble vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26) ... Accumulated five tackles and a pass break-up vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) ... Led the team by racking up nine tackles vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 8), eight of which were solo ... Made his presence felt vs. Marshall (Nov. 15) handing out five tackles and denying the quarterback twice with two pass break-ups ... Scored his first collegiate points returning an interception 26 yards for a touchdown vs. Memphis (Nov. 22), and also made three tackles in the seven-point win ... Delivered three tackles vs. UAB (Nov. 29).

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007): Earned a spot on the Conference USA All-Freshman team ... In collegiate debut at NC State (Sept. 1), had four tackles and UCF's first sack of the year, which went for a loss of 13 yards ... Added a fumble recovery and two solo tackles vs. Texas (Sept. 15) ... Had two takedowns vs. Memphis (Sept. 22), including one for a loss of four yards ... Made one tackle at USF (Oct. 12) ... Collected first career interception vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20), and ran it back 55 yards in the fourth quarter ... Also had a pass break-up and five tackles vs. the Golden Hurricane ... Delivered seven tackles at Southern Miss (Oct. 28), including half a tackle for a loss, and also had a pass break-up ... Registered three tackles, highlighted by one takedown for a loss of five yards, vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) ... Posted five tackles at UAB (Nov. 10), including two for a loss of seven yards ... Notched seven tackles, including a QB sack, at SMU (Nov. 17) ... Totaled two tackles, a pass break-up and a quarterback hurry vs. UTEP (Nov. 24) ... Equalled his season high with seven tackles, including two tackles for loss and a sack in the victory over Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1) ... Collected five tackles, including one for a loss in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29).

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football playing for Chris Hutchings at Fort Pierce Central High School ... Collected 5A All-State first team honors as a utility player after seeing action at defensive back, wide receiver and kick returner during his senior year ... Also earned all-area honors ... Named the Palm Beach Post's Defensive Player of the Year and the Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers Defensive Player of the Year ... Recorded 108 tackles, eight interceptions, three fumble recoveries and scored three defensive touchdowns as a team captain during his senior year ... On offense his senior year, caught 16 passes for 228 yards and two touchdowns ... Collected 60 tackles and three interceptions as a junior and also had 12 catches for 144 yards ... Earned four letters in track and field ... Also recruited by Arizona State, Colorado State and Mississippi State.

PERSONAL: Hallman is the son of Derrick Hallman, Sr., and Barbara Crawford ... Major is undecided.

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