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  Gayron Allen
Gayron Allen
Player Profile

Orange, Texas

High School:
West Orange Stark HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 218


Saw playing time in five contests ... registered a solo and an assisted tackle, each versus North Texas ... recorded half of his six tackles, all solo, on the season in the Tulsa game ... added his first career quarterback hurry against the Golden Hurricane as well ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.


High school:
Rated as the 12th best linebacker in the Midlands by PrepStar Magazine ... member of the Dallas Morning News Top 100 and SuperPrep Texas 100 ... ranked as the 97th best player in the entire state of Texas by SuperPrep ... named the recipient of the Willie Ray Smith, Jr. Award his last two seasons, given to the Southeast Texas Defensive Player of the Year ... two-time All-State selection and district MVP in 1999 ... ended his senior season with 139 total tackles including 67 unassisted ... also caused two fumbles and recorded four tackles for losses ... set a school record for career tackles for a linebacker with 387 ... also stood out on special teams ... member of the National Honor Society with a GPA around 4.9.

Born: July 28, 1981 ... parents: August and Doris Edwards ... major: business management.

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