Bronco Nagurski Award Candidate
Athlon Preseason All-American
Lombardi Trophy Candidate
Butkus Award Candidate
2001...Associated Press Third-Team All-American ... Associated Press First-Team All-Big 12 ... All-Big 12 Second Team by the coaches ... Tech and Big 12?s leading tackler for the second-straight season ... made six stops against Iowa ? finished the regular season with 145 tackles ... made 12 stops against the Sooners ... registered 10 tackles and forced a fumble at OSU ... logged a team-high 17 tackles against Texas A&M ... also had a sack ... led Tech with 16 tackles at Baylor ... made first-career pick against the Bears ... registered 12 tackles at Nebraska ... knocked down an NU pass 20 yards out ... led Tech with 17 tackles, including two for loss and a sack against Kansas State ... also had a pass deflection and a quarterback hurry ... left Kansas game in the first quarter with an ankle injury ... made four tackles before injury ... had 11 tackles at Texas ... team leader with 12 tackles against North Texas ... one tackle for loss, a sack and two quarterback hurries ... nation?s fourth-leading tackler from 2000 picked up where he left off with 19 tackles in the opener against New Mexico ... 14 solo ... also recorded a quarterback hurry.
2000...Led team and Big 12 in tackles with 156 after 12 games, an average of 13.0 stops per game ... also ranked fourth nationally ... made 13 stops, including one for a loss, against East Carolina ? named Second Team All-Big 12 by the Dallas Morning News, The Sporting News and the Houston Chronicle ... fifth on squad in tackles for loss with 10 ... recorded 13 tackles and had two QB hurries at top-ranked Oklahoma ... credited with 17 stops against Oklahoma State, including three QB hurries, a forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... scooped up a blocked field goal and returned it 79 yards for a touchdown and his first career TD versus OSU ... had 14 stops versus No. 20 Texas, including 10 solo ... one tackle was for loss, and also added one sack against the Longhorns ... made seven tackles at Kansas ... credited with 13 stops at 10th-ranked Kansas State ... had 14 tackles, including 10 solo and one for loss, versus top-ranked Nebraska ... credited with 14 stops, two for loss, versus Baylor ... also had one sack, two QB hurries and one deflected pass against the Bears ... recorded 12 tackles, including six solo, at Texas A&M ... also had two tackles for loss versus the Aggies ... made 13 stops versus Louisiana-Lafayette, including eight solo ... recorded one tackle for loss, one forced fumble, one sack and one pass deflection against ULL ... recorded season-high 17 tackles versus North Texas, including one for loss and one pass deflection ... had seven stops against Utah State with one tackle for loss and one pass deflection ... made 11 tackles in lidlifter versus New Mexico ... had one tackle for loss, one sack and two QB hurries versus UNM ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner?s Honor Roll.
1999...Played in all 11 games ? moved to defensive end from linebacker ? played in reserve role and on special teams ? recorded six total tackles, three solo.
High School...Klein High School in Spring, Texas ... recorded 130 tackles as a senior, including 63 solos, five tackles for loss and three sacks ... also registered two fumble recoveries and blocked a field goal attempt ... team advanced to state semifinals ... a first-team all-district 16-5A selection ... team captain ... active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes ? also participated in track and field ? High School Coach: Ray Kenjura.
Personal...Lawrence Flugence ... son of Dolores Flugence ... born January 19, 1980, in Houston, Texas ... majoring in restaurant and hotel management.