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Adell Duckett
Adell Duckett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mineral Wells, Texas

High School:
Mineral Wells

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 271

Position:
Defensive End

Birthdate:
10/07/1981

Experience:
3L

Major:
Education


Maintained his position as the starting rush end during spring drills ... has become one of the most dominant ends in school history ... a legitimate All-America and honors candidate.

Records
Texas Tech Single-Season Sacks - 14 (2003)
Texas Tech Single-Season Tackles for Loss - 23 (2003)
Texas Tech Single-Season Tackles for Loss Yards - 116 (2003)

On the Charts -- In third place on the Texas Tech career sacks list with 24 ... is one and a half sacks behind Montae Reagor, who is in second place.

2003 - Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 Second Team ... Big 12 Coaches Third Team selection ... closed the regular season with sacks in each of the last five games, including three multi-sack games ... had a sack or assisted sack in all but three games ... third on the team with 69 tackles ... Navy - logged eight tackles, including two for loss of seven yards ... spent much of the game in the back field hounding Navy quarterback Craig Candeto ... Oklahoma - two sacks of OU quarterback Jason White for loss of 19 yards ... also had a half tackle for loss and six total tackles ... Texas - spent a lot of time getting to know Vince Young ... tied the Texas Tech single-season record with 12 sacks after sacking UT quarterback two and half times ... also logged seven tackles and four tackles for loss ... Baylor - has 9.5 sacks on the season after registering one against the Bears ... finished the game with three solo tackles ... sack was for loss of 11 yards ... Colorado - three of four tackles in the game went for sacks ... career-high sacks total ... also had three quarterback hurries ... forced a fumble on one sack ... moved into third place on the Tech career sacks list with performance ... Missouri - logged a sack ... had seven solo tackles in the game and three tackles for loss ... Oklahoma State - finished the Oklahoma State game with seven tackles, including two for loss ... Iowa State - solid game against the Cyclones with six tackles, including five unassisted, and two tackles for loss ... half-sack of ISU quarterback for 14.5 career sacks ... also had a pass breakup and three quarterback hurries ... Texas A&M - logged 14th-career sack against the Aggies ... finished game with five tackles, including two for loss ... also had a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry ... Mississippi - had two tackles, including one for loss, at Mississippi ... N.C. State - sacked N.C. State QB Phillip Rivers twice for nine lost yards ... forced a fumble on one sack ... finished the game with four tackles ... New Mexico - had three tackles, including two for loss and a sack, against New Mexico ... left game early in second half with knee injury, but was only held out for precaution ... SMU - grabbed second-career interception in the fourth quarter against SMU and returned it for a touchdown ... finished the SMU game with seven tackles.

2002 - Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Coaches team ... All-Big 12 Academic second team ... solid anchor on the left end ... Clemson - had two tackles, one for loss, and a sack in Tangerine Bowl win over the Tigers ... Oklahoma - six tackles, including one for a loss of two yards ... Texas - five tackles and one sack in the win over the third-ranked Longhorns ... Oklahoma State - three tackles, a quarterback pressure and a pass defended... Baylor - three tackles, a pass defended and a quarterback hurry against the Bears ... Colorado - 11 tackles and a sack ... also forced a fumble ... Missouri - logged three tackles and a quarterback hurry ... Iowa State - helped D-line have big game at Iowa State with 12 tackles and a tackle for loss ... Texas A&M - had six tackles at A&M ... New Mexico - aided in Tech's shutout of New Mexico with seven tackles, a sack and a pass deflection ... N.C. State - backed up career performance against Mississippi with career-high eight tackles and a quarterback hurry against the Wolfpack ... Mississippi - made most of first collegiate start against Ole Miss, recording six tackles, four batted passes and an interception return for a touchdown in Tech's win ... returned pick 21 yards ... also logged two quarterback hurries ... SMU - had four tackles at SMU and a pass breakup ... Ohio State - two tackles in season opener ... had a sack against the Buckeyes.

2001 - Finished the season with 21 tackles and six sacks ... also broke up three passes, forced a fumble and had six quarterback hurries ... one of defense's rising stars ... Stephen F. Austin - had three tackles in season finale against SFA ... Oklahoma - posted two tackles ... Oklahoma State - two tackles against the Cowboys ... Baylor - career-high four tackles ... Kansas State - helped thwart K-State's potent running attack with three stops in the win ... Kansas - had two tackles against Kansas ... North Texas - two stops against the Mean Green.

2000 - Redshirt season.

High School - Mineral Wells High School in Mineral Wells, Texas ... two-way player at Mineral Wells, playing both defensive end and tight end ... credited with 52 solo tackles as a senior ...also forced 12 fumbles and broke up 13 passes as a senior ... first-team all-state selection as a senior ... first-team all-district as a junior and senior ... named district MVP as a junior and senior ... also played basketball and threw shot put in high school ... averaging 25 points per game in basketball ... threw shot put 68 feet as a junior ... was state champion senior year in shot put ... High School Coach: Sean Harvey.

Personal - Adell Duckett, Jr. ... son of Sherri and Adell Duckett ... born October 7, 1981, in Texarkana ... has two older sisters, Stephanie and Holli, and two younger brothers, Joshua and Jordan ... majoring in exercise sport science.

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