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Antonio Wallace

Antonio Wallace

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vero Beach, Fla.

High School:
Vero Beach

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 251

Position:
Defensive End

Eligibility:
Senior

JUNIOR SEASON (2007): Saw action in all 14 games and made four starts as part of the Knights' rotation along the defensive line ... Posted a sack and three total tackles in a win at NC State (Sept. 1) ... Combined with Rex Hill for a sack of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy, and also had three total tackles vs. the Longhorns (Sept. 15) ... Posted three tackles in the win over Memphis (Sept. 22) ... In the win over Louisiana (Sept. 29), notched three tackles, including one for a loss, as well as a quarterback hurry ... Made the first start of his career at East Carolina (Oct. 6), finishing with three tackles vs. the Pirates ... At USF (Oct. 13), had five tackles, including 1.5 for a loss of 15 yards and one sack for a 13-yard loss ... Posted a sack and a quarterback hurry vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) ... Earned a tackle at Southern Miss (Oct. 28) and vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) ... Connected on two takedowns at UAB (Nov. 10) ... Made an appearance at SMU (Nov. 17) ... Notched a solo tackle vs. UTEP (Nov. 24) ... Assisted on a tackle in the C-USA Championship Game victory vs. Tulsa (Dec. 1) ... Recorded three tackles, including two solo stops in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006): Appeared in six games early in the season, but did not play after the Pitt game (Oct. 13) ... Through those six games had 12 tackles, including five of those for a loss ... Had four tackles and 1.5 tackles for a loss against Villanova (Sept. 2) ... Also registered half a sack against the Wildcats ... Posted a tackle for a loss at Florida (Sept. 9) ... Tallied a season-high 2.5 tackles for a loss against USF (Sept. 16), including his lone sack of the season ... Totalled a season-high five takedowns as well against the Bulls ... Had two tackles in the road win at Marshall (Oct. 4).

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005): True freshman who played in six games ... Finished the season with four total tackles.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Vero Beach High School ... coached by Billy Livings ... All-region linebacker selection ... Team captain as a senior ... Lettered three years in track and two in basketball ... State runner-up in the discus in 2004 (176-03") ... Played in only six games as a senior due to the hurricanes that hit the Vero Beach area ... Returned an interception for a touchdown and also recorded a safety his senior season.

PERSONAL: Wallace is the son of Zackery Horskins and Winfred Wallace ... Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.

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