98  Garfield Garth
Garfield Garth

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Amory, MS

High School:
Amory High

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 249

Position:
DT


Will work this fall as a defensive lineman but still lacks in size ... Is listed as a defensive tackle and will provide depth for Eric Taylor ...

2000: Saw his first collegiate playing time in the Tigers' win over Louisiana-Monroe ... Worked as a defensive end against the ULM Indians ... Did not see action after the ULM game until the season finale against Tulane ... Played defensive end against the Green Wave in the Superdome ... Spent the remainder of the fall working with the defensive scout team ... After redshirting his freshman season, Garth moved to the number two defensive tackle position in the spring ... Will backup Calvin Lewis this fall ... Logged tackles in each of the first two scrimmages of the spring ...

1999: Sat out the 1999 season ... Worked as a member of the Memphis defensive scout team where he made impressive strides ... Learned the defense while working against the number one offense ...

Prep: A defensive lineman who worked as both a nose guard and defensive tackle at Amory High ... Recorded 146 total tackles in 1998 ... Had 72 solo hits, seven caused fumbles, two fumble recoveries, 11 quarterback sacks, 24 tackles for lost yardage and 14 quarterback hurries ... His 11 quarterback sacks set a new school record ... Registered a career high 24 tackles and two sacks in the South Pontotoc High game ... Helped lead his team to a 15-0 record and the state 3A championship in 1998 and in 1995 ... Was named to the second team all-State and first team All-Area by the Tupelo Daily Journal ... Was named a top prospect by Prep Pigskin and given a three rating ... Was named to the Jackson Clarion Ledger second team all-State squad ... Was a three year starter for coach Bobby Hall at Amory ... Also threw the shot put for the AHS track team ... Has been clocked at 4.7 in the 40-yard dash ... Lettered for three-years in track and three years in powerlifting ... Brother Patrick Garth plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ...

Born: 11/5/80 ... Is the son of Garfield and Patricia Garth.

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