94  Greg Terrell
Greg Terrell

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, AL

High School:
Wenonah HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 265

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
03/20/1987

Experience:
3L


2009:


Played in 11 of 12 games with 11 starts at left end on the defensive line...Named the team's Defensive Player of the Year...Ranked tied for third on the team in sacks (2) and tied for third in TFLs (5.5 for 22 yards)...Averaging 2.6 tackles per game...Totaled 29 tackles with 16 solo stops...Also had two pass breakups...Started at defensive end in the season opener against Ole Miss and made two assisted tackles...Made three tackles against Middle Tennessee, including a sack of Dwight Dasher for a loss of eight yards in the third quarter...Did not play against UT Martin due to an injury...Started and had one assisted tackle against Marshall...Had three tackles against UCF, including an assist on a TFL for a loss of a yard...Made one solo tackle against UTEP...Had a season best six tackles against Southern Miss, including a sack for a loss of a yard and a pass breakup...Made four tackles against East Carolina...Had one assisted tackle against Tennessee with a pass breakup...Registered three solo tackles against UAB with two on plays for lost yardage...Had a TFL for a loss of four yards and one for a loss of five yards on a third-down attempt...Started against Houston but did not record a tackle...Made five tackles against Tulsa with a season best four solo stops and had one TFL for a loss of two yards.

2008:


Played in 12 of 13 games on the defensive line with one start at left end...Credited with one solo tackle in the season opener against Ole Miss...Registered one solo tackle on the defense versus Arkansas State...Logged two solo tackles against UAB...Recovered his first career fumble in the fourth quarter that led to a Memphis field goal...Both tackles were for three yards or less...Started his first game of the season at left end versus East Carolina...Recorded a season-high four tackles with three assisted stops...Logged a quarterback hurry on a Patrick Pinkney incomplete pass in the first quarter...Assisted on a tackle for a loss of four yards in the third quarter...Assisted on another tackle for a loss of three yards in the fourth quarter...Registered one solo tackle in the second quarter of the Southern Miss game for a short gain of two yards...Blocked his second career field goal on a 21-yard attempt by Tulane's Ross Thevenot that was recovered by Memphis in the second quarter...Also had two tackles on the defensive line...Credited with two solo tackles in the bowl game versus USF...Made stops on consecutive plays in the third quarter...Second solo tackle resulted in just a two-yard gain.

2007:


Started all 13 games on the defensive front in 2007, and has started 18 consecutive career games...Fourth on the team in tackles for loss with 5.5 for minus 17 yards...Recorded all of his tackles for loss in the first six games of the season...Tied for the team lead in forced fumbles with two...Credited with six tackles, including four solo stops in the season opener against Ole Miss...Dropped BenJarvis Green-Ellis for a loss of three yards in the third quarter...Sacked Seth Adams for a loss of five yards on 3rd-and-goal from the Memphis 8...Ole Miss was forced to settle for a field goal as a result of the loss of yardage... Blocked a 28-yard field goal attempt by Joshua Shene in the fourth quarter...Made three tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss against Jacksonville State...Recorded two solo tackles against UCF...Led the team and matched a career high with nine tackles against Arkansas State...Forced his third career fumble against the Indians and matched a season best with 1.5 TFLs for a loss of six yards...Forced Corey Leonard to cough up the ball in the third quarter...The fumble was recovered by Corey Mills...Recorded two tackles against Marshall, including a TFL for minus two yards...Only tackle against Middle Tennessee went for lost yardage when he dropped QB Dwight Dasher for a loss of a yard...Recorded eight tackles against Tulane with a career-high seven solo stops...Forced Tulane back Matt Forte to fumble on 2nd-and-goal from the Memphis 1 in the first quarter...The ball was recovered by Quinton McCrary...Registered two tackles, both of which were solo strikes, against SMU...Came up with a key pressure on SMU quarterback Justin Willis in the second overtime period that forced the Mustangs to settle for a field goal...Ended the season with two tackles in the New Orleans Bowl.

2006:


Defensive threat who has continued to show improvement as a member of the Tiger defensive line...Did not play in the season opener against Ole Miss...Entered the lineup in a reserve role against Chattanooga and responded with four tackles...Entered the starting lineup in the new defensive configuration versus Tennessee...Credited with six tackles against the Vols...Started the following game against UAB...Logged three tackles a pass breakup versus the Blazers...Recorded three tackles against both Arkansas State and Tulsa...Also forced fumbles in both of those contests...All three assisted tackles against ASU were on sacks of quarterback Corey Leonard...Was credited with one and a half TFL for minus 10 yards for his defensive effort against the Indians...Entered the starting lineup against Marshall and did not relinquish the role the remainder of the season...Totaled two tackles, both of which were solo stops, versus Marshall...Credited with a sack of Herd QB Jimmy Skinner for a loss of three yards in the second quarter...Set a season high with nine tackles in the Southern Miss meeting...Had two stops versus UCF and seven against Houston...Was a key defensive force versus the Cougars...Was in on a sack of Houston's Kevin Kolb for a loss of eight yards at the end of the second quarter...Credited with a solo sack of minus four yards on the very next play that brought up 3rd-and-32 for the Cougars...Logged another solo sack of Kolb for a six-yard setback near the end of the third quarter...Finished the game with two and a half sacks for minus 14 yards...Registered four tackles, one for minus three yards, a quarterback hurry and a pass breakup in the victory over UTEP in the season finale...Ended the season ranked eighth on the Tiger defense in tackles with 43...Led the team in sacks with five and was tied for the lead in TFL with seven...Ranked ninth in Conference USA in sacks and was the only freshman listed in the league's top 10 in that category...Was selected to the C-USA Coaches and Media All-Freshman Teams...Shared Defensive Player of the Year honors with senior Brandon McDonald at the postseason banquet...Earned co-MVP honors for the 2007 Blue-Gray Game after totaling eight tackles, two sacks and a pass breakup.

2005:


Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005.

Academic Highlights:


Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the fall 2008 semester.

Prep:


Three-year starter for coach Ronald Cheatham at Wenonah High...Helped his team to the Alabama state playoffs in 2004...Credited with 80 solo tackles, 35 assisted tackles, 18 quarterback sacks and 14 tackles for lost yardage...Named the 2004 Birmingham Defensive Player of the Year...Was a first-team all-metro defensive selection...Named Wenonah High Defensive Player of the Year after serving as defensive captain during his senior season...Received honorable mention all-state honors...Also lettered in soccer and track.

Personal:


Greg Terrell is the son of Lisa Terrell...Born March 20, 1987, in Bolton, Ala.

Terrell's Career Defensive Statistics
YR G/S UT AT TOT PD FR FF TFL SK INT
2006 11/7 13 30 43 2 0 2 7-32 5-27 0-0
2007 13/13 24 14 38 0 0 2 5.5-17 1-5 0-0
2008 12/1 9 4 13 0 1 0 1.5-4 0-0 0-0
2009 11/11 16 13 29 2 0 0 5.5-21 2-9 0-0
TOTAL 47/32 62 61 123 4 1 4 19.5-74 8-41 0-0

Terrell's Career Highs
Tackles 9 (USM 2006, Arkansas St. 2007)
Solo Tackles 7 (Tulane 2007)
Assisted Tackles 7 (Southern Miss 2006)
Tackles For Loss 2.5 (Houston 2006)
Sacks 2.5 (Houston 2006)
Blocked Kicks 1 (Ole Miss 2007, Tulane 2008)
Forced Fumbles 1, 4 games (last vs. Tulane 2007)
Fumble Recoveries 1 (UAB 2008)
Pass Breakups 1 (4 games, last at Tennessee 2009)

Terrell's Game-By Game
Defense Opponent UT AT TT TFL SK FF PBU INT
9/9/06 Chattanooga 1 3 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
9/16/06 East Carolina 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
9/30/06* Tennessee 0 6 6 .5-1 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/7/06* UAB 1 2 3 .5-0 0-0 0 1 0-0
10/14/06 Arkansas St. 0 3 3 1.5-10 1.5-10 1 0 0-0
10/21/06 Tulsa 1 2 3 0-0 0-0 1 0 0-0
10/28/06* Marshall 2 0 2 1-3 1-3 0 0 0-0
11/5/06* Southern Miss 2 7 9 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/11/06* UCF 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/18/06* Houston 3 4 7 2.5-14 2.5-14 0 0 0-0
11/25/06* UTEP 2 2 4 1-3 0-0 0 1 0-0
9/1/07* Ole Miss 4 2 6 1.5-7 1-5 0 0 0-0
9/15/07* JSU 1 2 3 .5-1 0-0 0 0 0-0
9/22/07* UCF 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
9/27/07* Arkansas St. 3 6 9 1.5-6 0-0 1 0 0-0
10/2/07* Marshall 1 1 2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/13/07* MTSU 1 0 1 1-1 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/20/07* Rice 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/27/07* Tulane 7 1 8 0-0 0-0 1 0 0-0
11/3/07* East Carolina 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/10/07* Southern Miss 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/17/07* UAB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/24/07* SMU 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
12/21/07* Florida Atlantic 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
8/30/08 Ole Miss 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
9/6/08 Rice 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
9/13/08 Marshall 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
9/27/08 Arkansas St. 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/2/08 UAB 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/10/08 Louisville 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/18/08* East Carolina 1 3 4 1-3 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/25/08 Southern Miss 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/8/08 SMU 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/22/08 UCF 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/29/08 Tulane 1 1 2 .5-1 0-0 0 0 0-0
12/20/08 USF 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
9/6/09* Ole Miss 0 2 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
9/12/09* MTSU 2 1 3 1-8 1-8 0 0 0-0
9/19/09 UT Martin INJ
9/26/09* Marshall 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/3/09* UCF 2 1 3 0.5-1 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/10/09* UTEP 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
10/17/09* Southern Miss 2 4 6 1-1 1-1 0 1 0-0
10/27/09* East Carolina 2 2 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/7/09* Tennessee 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0 1 0-0
11/14/09* UAB 3 0 3 2-9 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/21/09* Houston 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0
11/27/09* Tulsa 4 1 5 1-2 0-0 0 0 0-0

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