Football


Antonio Mason
Antonio Mason
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Pattonville

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 245

Position:
LB

Experience:
2-2

2003: Tied for fourth on the squad in tackles with 90, also had three tackles-for-loss, three PBU's, one fumble recovery and one quarterback hurry ... Led the team in tackles at Iowa (16) and at Purdue (11) ... Made a career-high 16 stops at Iowa and had one TFL and one PBU ... Tallied 10 tackles and one TFL at Indiana ... Had a fumble recovery, quarterback hurry, two PBU's and six tackles vs. California ... Played in every game, earning six starts.

2002: Emerged during the second half of the season and became a steady performer at linebacker ... Finished the season with 17 tackles, one TFL and two quarterback hurries ... Had a career-high six stops vs. Ohio State ... Added five tackles and a TFL at Wisconsin ... 14 of his 17 tackles came in the month of November.

2001: Redshirted the 2001 season.

High School: Had 128 solo tackles and 67 assists as a senior ... Totaled four sacks, two fumble recoveries and an interception ... Earned two football letters under Coach Donald Greco at Pattonville High School ... St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro firs- team selection ... Named to the St. Louis American "All-American" team ... First-team All-State, All-Conference and All-District ... Registered 38 solo tackles, 28 assists, one interception and three fumble recoveries as a junior ... Led team to state championship game in 2000 ... Also earned two letters in track and field.

Personal: Full name is Antonio Mason ... Born Aug. 8, 1982 in Little Rock, Ark. ... The son of Rickey Brown and Eyvonne Mason ... Has five siblings ... Majoring in history ... Lists his pastor as biggest influence on athletic career ... Involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and enjoys listening to gospel music.

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