| Rashad Bobino
La Marque, Texas
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5-11 / 230
· Career statistics
· 2008 season highlights video
· 2007 season highlights video
· 2006 season highlights video
· 2005 season highlights video
Four-year letterman who started 45 of 52 career games ... a three-time All-Big 12 selection ... posted 235 tackles (148 solo), 25 TFL, 4.5 sacks, 25 pressures, an INT, 10 PBU, three fumble recoveries and a forced fumble during his career ... notched 39 tackles (28 solo), a TFL, eight pressures, two PBU and a fumble recovery in 2008 ... tabbed honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press ... ranked fourth on the team in tackles with 69 to go along with four TFL, an INT and three PBU in 2007 ... tabbed honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press ... finished fourth on the team in tackles with 74 to go along with 13 TFL, 2.5 sacks, four PBU and a fumble recovery in 2006 ... earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors ... notched 53 tackles, seven TFL and two sacks in 2005 ... earned first-team Freshman All-America and Freshman All-Big 12 honors from The Sporting News ... gained valuable experience working at MLB on the scout team as a redshirt in 2004 ... a 2007 second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... a three-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll.
Appeared in all 13 games, starting seven ... tabbed honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press ... helped UT rank first in the Big 12 in scoring defense (18.8 ppg/18th NCAA), total defense (342.9 ypg), rushing defense (83.5 ypg/third NCAA) and second in pass efficiency defense (124.2 rating) ... notched 39 tackles (28 solo), a TFL, eight pressures, two PBU and a fumble recovery ... opened the year by recording three tackles and a pressure versus FAU ... posted two tackles, two PBU and two pressures at UTEP ... notched a tackle against Rice ... tallied a tackle and a PBU versus Arkansas ... added three tackles and a fumble recovery at Colorado ... compiled three tackles and a pressure against No. 1 Oklahoma ... logged three tackles versus No. 11 Missouri ... recorded two tackles against No. 7 Oklahoma State ... notched six tackles at No. 6 Texas Tech ... tallied four tackles and a pressure against Baylor ... added three tackles and a pressure at Kansas ... notched two tackles and a pressure versus Texas A&M ... added three tackles, a pressure and converted a fake punt in UT's 24-21 victory over No. 10 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl.
Started 12 of 13 games at middle linebacker and on special teams ... tabbed honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press ... named one of UT's Outstanding Linebackers ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... helped UT give up just 93.4 rushing yards per game (sixth NCAA) ... ranked fourth on the team in tackles with 69 to go along with four TFL, an INT and three PBU ... tallied four tackles, including two TFL and a pressure versus Arkansas State ... added seven tackles against No. 19 TCU ... recorded four tackles and a pressure at UCF ... tallied eight tackles and two pressures versus Kansas State ... recorded nine tackles and a TFL versus No. 10 Oklahoma ... tallied five tackles at Iowa State ... posted two tackles, including a TFL, at Baylor ... recorded seven tackles and a PBU against Nebraska ... posted 10 tackles at Oklahoma State ... notched six tackles, a PBU and a pressure against Texas Tech ... also recorded his first career INT against the Red Raiders ... added six tackles and a PBU at Texas A&M.
Started all 13 games at middle linebacker and on special teams ... earned honorable mention All-Big 12 from The Associated Press ... helped UT give up only 61.2 yards rushing per game (third NCAA), 297.4 yards per game (22nd NCAA) and 18.3 points per game (26th NCAA) ... the 61.2 yards rushing per game ranks second on UT's all-time list ... tallied 74 tackles, 13 TFL, 2.5 sacks, four PBU and a fumble recovery ... recorded four tackles and two TFL versus North Texas ... also had one rush for five yards on a fake punt against UNT ... had seven tackles and a pressure against No. 1 Ohio State ... recorded two tackles, a TFL and a pressure at Rice ... established career highs with three TFL and two sacks, while notching eight tackles, two pressures and a PBU against Iowa State ... added two tackles against Sam Houston State ... posted 11 tackles, including a TFL, and a PBU versus No. 14 Oklahoma ... recorded two tackles and a fumble recovery against Baylor ... added three tackles, a PBU and a pressure at No. 17 Nebraska ... notched four tackles, including a TFL, a PBU and a pressure at Texas Tech ... tallied six tackles and a TFL versus Oklahoma State ... converted another successful fake punt against the Cowboys ... added four tackles and a pressure at Kansas State ... established a career high with 14 tackles and matched his career high in TFL with three against Texas A&M ... recorded eight tackles and a half a sack in the Alamo Bowl versus Iowa.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2005)
Started all 13 games at weakside linebacker and played on special teams ... earned first-team Freshman All-America and Freshman All-Big 12 honors from The Sporting News ... key member of a defense that ranked 10th nationally in total defense (302.9 ypg), eighth in scoring defense (16.4 ppg), eighth in passing defense (172.0 ypg) and 33rd in rushing defense (130.9 ypg) ... notched 53 tackles, seven TFL, two sacks, a PBU, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... posted three tackles against La.-Lafayette ... added six tackles at No. 4 Ohio State ... had three more tackles against Rice ... notched seven tackles, including his first career sack, at Missouri ... had five tackles, a sack and a pressure versus Oklahoma ... notched seven tackles, including a TFL, against No. 24 Colorado ... added two solo tackles at Oklahoma State ... posted three tackles and a TFL against Baylor ... added five tackles and a pressure versus Kansas ... tallied six tackles, including two TFL, to go along with a fumble recovery, a PBU and a pressure at Texas A&M ... made six tackles, including a TFL, and forced a fumble in Texas' Big 12 Championship victory over Colorado ... redshirted in 2004.
Coached by Bryan Erwin at LaMarque H.S. ... three-time first-team all-district performer at linebacker who also played fullback in goal line situations ... totaled 405 tackles, 18 pressures, eight forced fumbles and one interception during his career ... helped La Marque to a 36-6 mark in three years as a starter ... tabbed the 4A Defensive Player of the Year and first-team all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior ... selected as one of five finalists for the Texas 4A Player of the Year by Dave Campbell's Texas Football and earned first-team 4A All-State from The Associated Press in 2003 ... tabbed All-Greater Houston Defensive MVP and led LaMarque to a 16-0 record and the 4A Div. II State Championship as a senior ... posted 18 tackles in the title game win over Denton Ryan and had 10 tackles and three TFL in a quarterfinal win over El Campo ... notched 26 tackles versus Waller in 2003 ... registered 151 stops and helped LaMarque to an 11-3 mark as a junior ... tabbed the District MVP after helping his team post a 9-3 record as a sophomore ... also played baseball and ran track.
Born 9/2/85 in Galveston, Texas ... full name is Rashad Deion Bobino ... graduated with a degree in corporate communications ... cousin, Calvin, played for Grambling ... active in UT's community service program ... is part of a group of Longhorns that regularly visits patients at the Austin Children's Hospital ... a 2007 second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... a three-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... a prep honor student who maintained a better than 3.0 GPA ... member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta (math honor society) ... was the Student of the Month at LaMarque in December 2003 ... participated in PALs (Peer Assisted Leadership) and Head Start, mentoring elementary school students ... plays the bass drum, trap drum set, other percussion and bass guitar ... played the bass guitar in a renowned middle school jazz band.
THE BOBINO FILE
Nickname: Bambino (5th grade coach couldn't pronounce my name), Iceman (from Billy Pittman)
My fantasy Sports Center highlight is: Causing a fumble on the one-yard line and returning it 99 yards for the game-winning TD
Favorite Movies: Bad Boys II, Scarface, The Matrix Trilogy, Troy
The worst movie I ever saw was: Swirl
Favorite Actor: Martin Lawrence
Favorite Actress: Jennifer Lopez
Nobody knows how much I like to: Play the drums
Favorite TV shows: Martin, Fresh Prince, Pimp My Ride
Favorite musical groups: R. Kelly, Dru Hill, Jay-Z, Young Jeezy, Ludacris
I'd like to star in a music video with: Jennifer Lopez, Mya, Beyonce
Favorite car: Cadillac Escalade
The biggest influence on my football career is: My uncle Dawyane Bell
If I were to play another sport it would be: Baseball