58  Donald Pennington
Donald Pennington

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Amite, La.

High School:
Amite HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 295

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
05/06/1992

Experience:
1L


11/15/2014

Memphis Postgame Notes at Tulane

11/14/2014

Focusing On 1-0

Tigers play motivated Wave on Tulane campus

08/16/2014

Tigers Go Through Two Scrimmage Sessions Saturday

Morning special teams' work gives way to offense vs. defense in afternoon

09/21/2013

Memphis Postgame Notes vs Arkansas State

Game 3 - vs Arkansas State - September 21, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.

09/07/2013

Memphis Postgame Notes vs. Duke

Game 1 - vs. Duke - September 7, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.

07/17/2014

Memphis Football: Inside the Tigers' Winter/Summer Workouts

Get ready for your 2014 Memphis Tigers football season with this behind-the-scenes look at the team's winter and summer workouts.

Don't miss the 2014 season opener on August 30 when the Tigers host Austin Peay at 6 PM at the Liberty Bowl!

08/21/2013

Memphis Football Completes Final Two-A-Day Practice

The University of Memphis football team wrapped-up its final day of two-a-day practices on Wednesday. Head coach Justin Fuente talks about the final two-a-day practice.

08/13/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - First Day in Full Pads

The Tigers suited up in full pads for the first time today in preparation for two-a-days starting tomorrow.

Memphis opens up the 2013 season hosting Duke on September 7.

08/09/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day Two

Day two of preseason camp is in the books for the Memphis Tigers football team and it was another scorcher. Watch highlights and interviews from day two right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.

08/08/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day One

The Memphis football team opened up their preseason camp today. Check out some highlights from the first day and hear from junior DB Bobby McCain and head coach Justin Fuente.

10/11/2014

Houston vs. Memphis (USA Today)

Houston vs. Memphis (USA Today); photos by Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

Honors (Academic/Athletic)


Earned Tiger 3.0 list recognition for the Fall 2013 semester.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman)


Returned from rookie season injury to play in 10 games as a redshirt freshman ... First collegiate playing time came in the Tigers' opener against Duke and went on to play in Memphis' first nine games ... Credited with a quarterback hurry in Memphis' opener against Duke ... Missed the Louisville and Temple games only to come back and notch his first career tackle in the final game of the season at UConn ... First career tackle was for a two-yard loss against the Huskies.

2012 (Freshman)


Redshirted.

Amite High School


Lettered three seasons for coach Alden Foster at Amite High ... Worked as a defensive tackle at AHS ... Was selected as a team captain in 2010 ... Logged 145 tackles, including 21 sacks at AHS ... Returned two interceptions for touchdowns ... Credited with 48 TFL ... Had a stellar game against Independence with 12 tackles, eight TFL and two sacks ... Helped squad to a 10-3 record and a third-round appearance in the state playoffs ... Named the 2010 District 9-3A Defensive MVP...Defense held the opponents to below 14 points in eight games ... Participated in the Louisiana-Mississippi All-Star game ... Team rolled off a 9-3 record in 2009 and made a trip to the state playoffs ... The AHS defense shut out its opponents in three games ... Team was undefeated in district throughout his career and won three district championships ... Is a two-time LSWA first-team all-state honoree and a two-time first-team All-District selection ... Rated as a two-star defensive lineman by Rivals.com ... Also throws the shot put for the AHS track team.

Personal:


Son of Latecial Milton and Donald Pennington Sr. ... Born May 6, 1992, in Hammond, La. ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

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