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Leon Mackey
Leon Mackey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wilmington, Del.

High School:
Hargrave Military

Last College:
Hinds CC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 260

Position:
Defensive End

Birthdate:
02/28/1989

Experience:
1L

Major:
Counseling


12/05/2012

LaAdrian Waddle Named All-Big 12 First Team

Texas Tech places six student-athletes on Big 12 first and second teams

11/10/2012

Post-Game Notes

Kansas at No. 22 Texas Tech

11/10/2012

Postgame Notes - Kansas

Texas Tech 41 Kansas 34

10/06/2012

Post-Game Notes

No. 14 Oklahoma at No. 24 Texas Tech

07/20/2012

2012 Texas Tech Football Preview

Red Raiders return nine starters on both sides of the football

03/28/2013

Spring Practice All-Access: Kliff Kingsbury

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Texas Tech Football Practice with Kliff Kingsbury

03/23/2013

Spring Practice Report: Turn Up the Volume

Kingsbury raises intensity and volume at first Texas Tech Spring Practice

01/18/2013

Kingsbury Keeping it in the Family

Kingsbury announces staff loaded with Red Raiders

12/29/2012

Tech Rallies to Win Meineke Car Care Bowl

Red Raiders come back to beat Minnesota 34-31 in Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

12/28/2012

Meineke Car Care Bowl Pre-Game Show

Texas Tech TV's Courtney Davis and Brandon Rawe get you ready for Texas Tech-Minnesota

09/29/2012

Texas Tech vs. Iowa State - AP Photo Gallery

Texas Tech vs. Iowa State - AP Photo Gallery

10/15/2011

Texas Tech vs. Kansas State - AP Photo Gallery

Texas Tech vs. Kansas State - AP Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 6, vs. Iowa State (2011)
Tackles For Loss: 1 4x, at Iowa State (2012)*
Sacks: None
Interceptions: None
Fumbles Recovered: None
* Indicates most recent high

2012
All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... played in 11 games (0 starts) with six tackles (5 solo, 1 assisted) with 1.0 tackle for a loss and one quarterback hurry... collected one tackle (solo) against Baylor at Cowboys Stadium... made one tackle (assisted) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... tallied a tackle (solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... joined teammate WR Austin Zouzalik as a team captain against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had one tackle (solo) for a loss at Iowa State (9/29)... posted one tackle and tallied one quarterback hurry at Texas State (9/8)... made one tackle (solo) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2011
Played in 10 games (6 starts) with 28 tackles (20 solo) with 3.0 tackles for a loss (loss of six yards) with one forced fumble... made multiple tackles in eight of 10 games played... collected four tackles (three solo) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... made two tackles (both assisted) at Missouri (11/19)... recorded two tackles (one solo) and forced one fumble against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... made three tackles (two solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... recorded six tackles (four solo) with one tackle for a loss against Iowa State (10/29)... made one tackle (solo and for a loss) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made two tackles (both solo) against Texas A&M (10/8)... recorded one tackle for a loss of four yards and notched four tackles (three solo) at Kansas (10/1)... made career debut while making first career start at right end and tallied four tackles (all solo) in season opener against Texas State (9/3).

HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Hinds Community College in Raymond, Miss... four-star prospect by Rivals .... Three-star by Scout ... No. 8 on Superprep JUCO Top 100... first team all-conference... played in nine games with 47 tackles (36 solo), 15.5 tackles for a loss of 53 yards, 4.5 sacks for a loss of 19 yards and forced one fumble... Head Coach: Gene Murphy.

HIGH SCHOOL
Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Del... Head Coach: Robert Prunty.

PERSONAL
Leon Mackey... born February 28, 1989... son of Angelia Ross... has a brother, Gary Smith, and a sister, Makeda... related to former Auburn defensive end Javor Mills, who played collegiately at Auburn... enjoys playing chess and working out... majoring in counseling at Texas Tech.

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