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Akeem Lockett
Akeem  Lockett


Ripley, Miss.

High School:
Ripley HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 250




Enters the fall as the starter at the bandit end position on the defensive line after making two starts at the defensive end in 2003 ... Saw action in all 13 games last season ... Enjoyed an outstanding spring and looks poised for a breakout year ... Possesses good speed off the corner ... Has good size and strength ... Will also see action on special teams ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Liberty Bowl: Had one tackle against Utah (12/31) ... 2003 (So.): Played in all 13 games, making two starts ... Finished with 13 total tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss ... Earned his first start of 2003 against Nebraska (9/25), where he finished with one tackle ... Started against Cincinnati (10/4), tallying two tackles ... Also had two-tackle games against UAB (9/4), USF (10/25) and TCU (11/20) ... Had a tackle for loss against USF and Tulane (11/15) ... Recovered a fumble against Memphis (9/13) ... Awarded the special teams' Big Block Award for the East Carolina game (11/29) ... 2002 (Fr.): Saw action in all 13 games as a true freshman and started one ... Season-high 43 plays at Army (9/28) in a starting role ... Finished with 12 tackles, including eight solo stops and a sack ... Season-high four tackles at Army ... Two tackles, including a sack for 11 yards against Jackson State (8/31) .... Two solo tackles against Memphis (9/14) and at Alabama (9/21) ... Prep: Three-year letterwinner for Coach Terry Allen at Ripley High School ... Finished with 140 tackles, nine quarterback sacks, two interceptions and three fumble recoveries ... Named 3A All-State Defensive Player of the Year ... Selected 3A All-State ... An all-district and all-county selection ... Named a member of the Mississippi team in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic ... The Clarion-Ledger's "Top 40" ... The Sun Herald's "Top 45" ... Rated 39th-best player in the state of Mississippi by Max Emfinger ... Mississippi "Super Sixty" by Blue Chip Recruiting ... Top 30 in Mississippi by SuperPrep ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... All-North Half second team in basketball and also all-county ... Personal: Son of Albert and Mary Lockett ... Married the former Jordan Stubbs of Ripley, Miss., in June ... Majoring in computer science ... Born May 27, 1983.

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