| Timothy Cole
|Height / Weight:|
6-2 / 225
A second-year linebacker ... a prep All-American ... played in the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... tabbed the No. 27 outside linebacker in the nation by ESPNU.
Coached by Glen West at Brenham ... All-American, all-state, all-area and three-time first-team all-district performer at linebacker ... played in the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, recording one tackle ... selected to play in the 2012 International Bowl ... ranked as the 27th-best outside LB by ESPNU ... ranked as the 100th-best overall prospect by the Sporting News ... a member of the Houston Chronicle's The Houston 100 (top prospects in greater Houston area) and the Austin American-Statesman's Fab 55 (state's top prospects) ... three-year starter who tallied 184 tackles, 75 TFL, 53 QBH, 20 sacks, five forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and one INT, helping Brenham post a 34-5 record over his final three seasons ... an All-Greater Houston first-team selection (Houston Chronicle) as a senior ... a preseason third-team selection on Dave Campbell's Texas Football Super Team ... named third-team All-State by the Texas Sports Writers Association ... named the district 17-4A Defensive MVP ... played in the ESPN Champion Gridiron Kings ... helped Brenham to a 11-1 record and an appearance in the second round of the state playoffs ... tallied 52 tackles, 24 TFL, 17 QBH, five sacks, two forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, one PBU and one INT ... named first-team all-district 17-4A as a junior ... helped Brenham to a 10-1 record and an appearance in the first round of the playoffs ... tallied 44 tackles, 20 TFL, eight QBH, three sacks and one forced fumble ... tabbed first-team all-district 18-4A as a sophomore ... helped Brenham to a 13-3 record and an appearance in the fourth round of the state playoffs ... tallied 88 tackles, 31 TFL, 28 QBH, 12 sacks, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two PBUs ... also lettered in basketball and track and field ... two-time academic all-district selection.
Began playing football at age 6 ... is cousins with former UT All-American RB Roosevelt Leaks (1972-74) who went on to play for the Baltimore Colts (1975-79) and the Buffalo Bills (1980-83) ... is also cousins with former Texas A&M QB Jerrod Johnson (2007-10) who has played with both the Philadelphia Eagels (2011) and Pittsburgh Steelers (2012-present) ... named to the honor roll all four years ... chosen to attend Boy's State in high school ... enjoys singing, dancing and rapping ... participated in a high school performance of "Hairspray" ... was named Homecoming King in high school.
THE COLE FILE
Nickname: Timbo, given to me because I hit hard like Kimbo Slice
My dream as a college football player: To win a National Championship and the Butkus Award.
During pregame, I like to: Take a nap, listen to my music and get in my zone.
If I were to play another sport it would be: Golf
Favorite show: Family Guy
I can't believe I watch: Real Housewives of Atlanta
Favorite movie: American Gangster, Boyz N the Hood, Glory Road
Favorite sports movie: Remember the Titans
Favorite actor and actress: Denzel Washington and Megan Fox
Favorite musical artist: Drake
Favorite song: Ambition by Wale
Sports hero: Ray Lewis and Deion Sanders
Favorite superhero: Spider-Man
Favorite video game: NCAA Football
Favorite cartoon characters: Peter Griffin
I came to Texas because: I just felt it was the right place to be.