72  Jarvis Slaton
Jarvis Slaton

Hometown:
Tucker, GA

High School:
Tucker HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 286

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Experience:
3L


Had a productive spring and enters fall camp as the number two nose tackle behind Marcus Bell ... Has lettered for two seasons ... Had five tackles and one tackle for lost yardage in the opening spring scrimmage ... Was credited with four stops in the second scrimmage and had two tackles in the Blue-Gray game ...

1999: Appeared in five games for the Tigers in 1999 ... Worked in a backup role with Calvin Lewis, Joey Gerda and Tommy Vollmar in the defensive line ... Was credited with three tackles during the 1999 campaign ... Registered two tackles in the Missouri game and had one stop in the Ole Miss contest ... A letterman who will work as a backup to Calvin Lewis at defensive tackle this fall ...

1998: Appeared in all 11 games for the defense in 1998 ... Logged nine tackles including seven solos ... Had a season high two tackles against Cincinnati and Tulane ... Also recovered a fumble in the victory over Cincinnati ... Had a quarterback hurry in the Arkansas State win ... Worked at defensive tackle behind T.J. Frier ...

1997: Lettered for the first time as a member of the defensive unit ... Played defensive end throughout the season .. Participated in all 11 games of the season working with Manny Santibanez at left defensive end ... Registered 26 tackles, including 24 solo stops ... Had five tackles for lost yardage (-15 yards) and three quarterback sacks (-13 yards) ... Had a season high four tackles in three games ... Registered four tackles in the Mississippi State, Tulane and Southern Mississippi contests ... Registered a season high three solo hits against Mississippi State and Tulane ...

1996: Was redshirted in 1996 and spent the fall working as a member of the defensive scout team ... Played both defensive tackle and defensive end during the fall of 1996 ...

Prep: Played both offensive and defensive line for Tucker High School for one season ... Transferred to Tucker High School one week before the start of the 1995 season and earned a starting role on both offense and defense ... Was named to the Georgia All-State Team (2nd team) and All-DeKalb County ... Rated 90 percent in blocking as an offensive tackle ... Had 28 solo tackles, 14 assisted tackles in 1995 ... Also credited with six quarterback sacks, two caused fumbles and three fumble recoveries ... Team was 11-1 in 1995 and made it to the second round of the playoffs ... Was recruited by Clemson and Arkansas ...

Born: 12/9/77 ... Is the son of Jimmy and Patricia Slaton ... Played for coach Mike Fallour.

SLATON'S STATISTICS

DefenseG/S UT AT Tot. FR Int Loss Sack
199711/017926005-153-13
199811/0729100-00-0
19995/0123000-00-0
Total27/0251338105-153-13

SLATON'S CAREER HIGHS
Most Tackles/Game: 4 three times ('97)
Most Solo Tackles/Game: 3 vs Mississippi State & Tulane ('97)
Most Assisted Tackles/Game: 4 vs Southern Mississippi ('97)
Most Tackles for Loss/Game: 2 vs Houston ('97)
Most Quarterback Sacks/Game: 2 vs Houston ('97)
Most Fumble Recoveries/Game: 1 vs Cincinnati (`98)

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