| Terrol Dillon
5-8 · 175
San Antonio, Texas (Southwest HS/Navy)
A three-year walk-on who earned a scholarship prior to the 1999 season ... joined the Longhorns in the spring of 1997 after transferring from the U.S. Naval Academy ... played in 26 career games, mostly on special teams, including two bowl games (1999-2000 Cotton Bowls) ... set a UT record for single-season blocked punts (four/ 1999) ... became the first player in UT history to block a punt in consecutive games (two vs. Stanford; one at Rutgers in 1999) ... led UT in special teams tackles in 1998 and 1999 ... 1999 UT Frank Denius Special Teams MVP.
Saw action in all 14 games, including the Cotton Bowl, primarily on special teams ... set a UT record for blocked punts in a single-season (four) ... led UT in special teams tackles with 26 (17 solo) ... record two solo tackles in the season opener against North Carolina State ... had one tackle and two blocked punts against Stanford ... had three solo tackles, a blocked punt and a fumble recovery at Rutgers ... became the first Longhorn ever to block a punt in two consecutive games (two vs. Stanford; one at Rutgers)... recorded two tackles against Rice ... saw action on special teams against Baylor ... had one tackle against No. 13 Kansas State ... recorded two tackles against Oklahoma ... posted three tackles vs. No. 3 Nebraska ... recorded two solo tackles at Iowa State ... posted one tackle at Oklahoma State ... had one tackle and a blocked punt against Texas Tech ... was awarded UT Frank Denius Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against the Red Raiders ... posted a career-high five tackles at No. 24 Texas A&M ... was named the UT Frank Denius Special Teams Player of the Week for the second consecutive week ... posted three tackles against No. 3 Nebraska in the Big 12 Championship.
Saw significant playing time on special teams as he took part in all 12 games, including the Cotton Bowl ... member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll (Fall/1998) ... was in on 129 special teams plays ... posted 13 tackles (four solo) ... recovered three fumbles, which ranked second on the team ... caused and recovered a fumble against New Mexico State ... also had fumble recoveries vs. Baylor and at Texas Tech ... his recovery vs. Baylor came after Texas regained a three-point lead on the Bears late in the fourth quarter and set up Ricky Williams for a touchdown which sealed a 30-20 Longhorn victory ... recorded a season-high three tackles against New Mexico State, Iowa State and Oklahoma State.
First year on squad ... did not see any game action ... sat out the 1996 season after transferring from the U.S. Naval Academy.
Was a member of the Junior Varsity squad at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Coached by Sam Aldrich at Southwest High ... was a two-way performer who played at cornerback, wide receiver and returned kickoffs and punts as a prepster ... earned first-team all-district and second-team all-city honors as a cornerback his senior year.
Born 6/5/77 in New Orleans, La. ... full name is Terrol Norris Dillon ... majored in speech/corporate communications ... earned a spot on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the fall of 1998 ... ranked in the top 10 percent of his prep senior class.
Year G/GS TT (Solo) INT QB-P K-Blkd. P.Blkd. FC FR High
1999 13/0 26 (17) 0 0 0 4* 0 1 5/A&M
1998 11/0 13 (4) 0 0 0 0 1 3 3/3x
1997 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
1995/96 at Navy/Transfer from Navy
Career 24/0 39 (21) 0 0 0 4 1 4 5/A&M
*UT Single-Season Record