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99  Chris Perry
Chris Perry


Keller, Texas

High School:
Fossil Ridge

Last College:
Miami (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 286

Defensive Tackle



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Tackles: 4, at New Mexico (2011)
Tackles For Loss: 1 4x, at New Mexico (2011)*
Sacks: 1 2x, vs. Rice (2009)*
Interceptions: None
INT Returned for Touchdowns: None
* Indicates most recent high

Played in nine games (0 starts) with 10 tackles (seven solo) with two tackles for a loss of six yards... posted three tackles against No. 18 Baylor (11/26) at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington... made four tackles (two solo), including one tackle for a loss at New Mexico (9/17)... posted three tackles (all solo) with one tackle for a loss of five yards in season opener against Texas State (9/3).

Played in 10 games (1 start) making three tackles (all solo) and breaking up one pass on the season... made only start of the season against Northwestern in the Ticket City Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made a solo tackle against Weber State (11/20)... notched a tackle (solo) against Baylor (10/9) at the Cotton Bowl... made first tackle of the season and broke up a pass against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... made season debut at New Mexico (9/11).

Had a solo stop against New Mexico ... assisted on a tackle at Houston ... made his first start against Texas ... recorded his first sack of the season versus Rice.

Key back up on the defensive line that should see significant playing time in his sophomore season ... played in eight games as a redshirt freshman ... registered seven tackles and one sack ... season-high three tackles and a sack against Oklahoma State.

MIAMI (Fla.)
Heralded recruit ... sat as a redshirt in 2007 ... participated on the scout team.

Fossil Ridge High School in Keller, Texas ... one of the best two-way linemen in the nation in 2006 ... dominating interior defensive lineman who was recruited by nearly every major school ... is a true force in the middle of the line ... explosive athlete with tremendous strength but is also quick off the ball ... very athletic for his size ... can see, read and diagnose what he sees ... named first-team all-district as a senior, when he had three sacks and was constantly battling double- and triple-teams ... helped his team to a 10-2 record ... says his idol is former Hurricane Warren Sapp ... rated the No. 25 defensive tackle in the nation by ... ranked the No. 18 defensive tackle and the No. 124 player overall by ... rated the No. 22 player in Texas and the No. 30 offensive lineman in the country by SuperPrep ... recruited by Miami, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Florida and Notre Dame ... High School Coach: Hal Wasson.

Chris Perry ... born November 29, 1988, in Fort Worth, Texas ... son of Tijuana Perry and Rodolfo and Elois Montemayor ... has two younger siblings ... his grandmother is related to former NFL great Jerry Rice ... also related to University of Miami basketball player Darrius Rice ... majoring in general studies.

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