50  Tramont Lawless
Tramont Lawless

Hometown:
Nashville, TN

High School:
Pearl-Cohn HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 254

Position:
Defensive End


A returning three year letter winner who will start again this year at defensive end or the "bandit" position ... Tied for the team lead in quarterback sacks last season ... Ranks 8th on the Memphis all-time sack list with 13 career quarterback sacks ...

1998: A starter at defensive end for eight of the 11 games ... Injured his ankle and was slowed during the final three games of 1998 ... Played in all 11 contest and finished the year with 30 total tackles including 18 solo stops ... Was credited with three tackles for lost yardage (-25 yards), four quarterback sacks (-38 yards), four quarterback hurries, one fumble recovery and two pass breakups ... Was ranked second among all Tiger defensive players with four quarterback sacks ...Ranked 13th in Conference USA in quarterback sacks ... Opened the season with three tackles against Ole Miss and had four tackles in the Mississippi State contest ... Recorded a season high seven tackles in the Arkansas game and added a quarterback sack ... Had five tackles and a fumble recovery in win over Cincinnati and logged a quarterback sack ... Also credited with a sack in the Louisville and Houston games ... Returns for the fall of 1998 as the starter at right defensive end ... Had six tackles and two quarterback sacks in spring scrimmages ...

1997: A defensive regular for the Tigers ... Participated in all 11 games of the season as a defensive end ... Finished the year as the team's 11th leading tackler with 35 total tackles, including 28 solo hits ... Registered 10 tackles for lost yardage (-78 yards) and nine quarterback sacks (-62 yards) ... Ranked second on defense in quarterback sacks with nine ... Was also second in tackles for lost yardage with 10 ... Was sixth in Conference USA in quarterback sacks ... Was tied for eighth in the conference in tackles for lost yardage ... Had a season high six tackles in the win over Louisville ... Registered five tackles in the Michigan State, Houston and Tulane games ... Had two quarterback sacks in the Houston game ... Had one sack in the Alabama-Birmingham, Minnesota, Arkansas State, East Carolina, Southern Mississippi and Louisville games ...

1996: Participated in all 11 games for the Tigers in 1996 working as a backup to Marvin Thomas ... Was the 18th leading tackler for the Tigers despite playing in a reserve role ... Registered 13 tackles in 1996, including eight solo stops ... Had one tackle for lost yardage (-2 yards) ... Had a season-high three solo tackles in the Southern Mississippi game ... Injured his ankle in the spring of 1996 and missed the first scrimmage ... Was credited with one tackle in the Jackson scrimmage ... Had five individual tackles in the 1996 Blue-Gray game ...

1995: Was redshirted in the fall of 1995 ... Spent the fall working with the defensive scout team ...

Prep: Was a four-year letterman at Pearl Cohn High School in Nashville ... Was a first team All-District selection his senior season ... Was also named to the All-Nashville team ... Recorded 105 tackles in 1994 for Pearl-Cohn High School ... 80 of his 105 tackles were solo stops ... Was credited with three quarterback sacks in 1994 ... Recovered three fumbles ... Was also one of PCHS' top offensive players from his wide receiver position ... Caught 11 passes for 220 yards and three touchdowns ... Has been clocked in the 40-yard dash at 4.6 seconds ... Was also a member of the PCHS basketball and track teams ...

Born: 10/9/76 ... Played for coach Maurice Fitzgerald ... Son of Anita Lawless.

LAWLESS' STATISTICS

TacklesG/SUTATTot.LossSack
199611/085131-20-0
199711/82873510-789-62
199811/81812303-254-38
Total33/1654247814-10513-100

LAWLESS' CAREER HIGHS
Most tackles/Game: 7 vs Arkansas ('98)
Most solo tackles/Game: 5 vs Arkansas ('98)
Most assisted tackles/Game: 4 vs Arkansas State (`98)
Most Tackles for Loss/Game: 2 vs Arkansas (`98)
Most Quarterback Sacks/Game: 1 four times (`98)

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