Tommie Westbrook
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Tommie Westbrook

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Gordon Tech

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 225

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L

2008: Started eight of 11 games at middle linebacker ... ranked tied for fourth on the team in total tackles with 54 ... hauled in a career-high eight tackles in the season opener at Marshall ... racked up eight tackles-for-loss, the second most on the team ... recorded his first-career sack at Murray State ... recovered a fumble at both Marshall and Murray State ... also had one quarterback hurry and one pass breakup.

2007: Saw action in 10 games and started one ... tallied six tackles, including three solo stops, at Eastern Illinois ... posted at least one tackle in seven games.

2006: Redshirted.

Gordon Tech HS: Two-year starter and four-year letterwinner ... a two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... finished his senior season with 112 tackles and 71 solo stops, while adding six tackles-for-loss, one sack, four interceptions and a fumble recovery ... his 112 tackles rank No. 4 all-time in the school's history for a season ... named a Chicago Catholic League All-Star on a team that finished 8-4 and advanced to the IHSA Class 5A Quarterfinals ... the 2005 Defensive Most Valuable Player of the Chicago Catholic League White Conference ... EDGYTIM's First-Team All-State Defensive Team ... Chicago Tribune Honorable Mention All-State selection ... team defensive MVP ... also received the Tom Winiecks Leadership Award ... coached by Bill Jeske ... also lettered three seasons in wrestling ... named the student of the semester.

Data: Born 11-10-87 in Chicago ... son of Tommie and Toya Westbrook ... the middle of three children ... prep teammate of ISU's Dave Rivas ... named to the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll once ... major: undeclared.

CAREER STATISTICS

Total

YEAR G-GS UT AT TFL Sacks INT FF FR QBH
2007 10-1 9 8 17 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 11-8 18 36 54 8-16 0.5-5 0 0 2-(-1) 1
TOTAL 21-9 27 44 71 8-16 0.5-5 0 0 2-(-1) 1

CAREER SINGLE-GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 8 at Marshall, 8-30-08
Tackles-for-Loss: 1, eight times
Sacks: 0.5 at Murray State, 9-13-08