| Stevie Lee
6-4 · 307
Shreveport, La. (Evangel Christian)
A physical, tough and powerful fifth-year defensive lineman who provided valuable experience to the UT defensive front ... played in 52 career games, including bowl games ... started in three career contests... registered 53 tackles, eight TFLs and three sacks and a PBD during his career ... played in all 12 games in 2004, as a backup at right tackle and on special teams ... recorded 12 tackles, one TFL and one quarterback pressure as the primary backup at right tackle in 2003 ... experimented with switching to offensive line last spring but returned to defense in the fall ... posted 26 tackles, four TFLs, two sacks and five QB pressures in 2002 ... saw action in all 13 games as a backup defensive tackle in 2001 ... saw action in the first two games of 2000 as a true freshman before sustaining a season-ending foot injury ... awarded a medical redshirt following the year ... missed the '01 spring season with that injury as well ... graduated from high school early and competed in drills at UT in spring '00.
Appeared in all 12 games as a backup at right tackle and/or on special teams ... was part of a defense that allowed just 320.1 yards per game (23th NCAA) and 17.9 points per game (18th NCAA) ... started the season opener versus North Texas ... notched two tackles, including a TFL, versus Missouri... saw limited time on special teams in the 38-37 Rose Bowl victory over Michigan.
Appeared in all 13 games serving as the primary backup at right tackle ... also played on special teams ... recorded 12 tackles, one TFL and one pressure ... helped a defense which ranked ninth in the NCAA in pass defense (177.3 ypg), 25th in the nation in total defense (329.8 ypg) and 32nd in the country in scoring defense (21.5 ppg) ... posted one tackle in each of the first three games against New Mexico State, Arkansas and at Rice ... registered two tackles, one pressure and blocked an extra point against Tulane ... had a season-high four tackles at Oklahoma State.
Played in all 13 games as the top backup at tackle and started two contests ... started his first career game against Baylor and tallied a season-high four tackles, including a sack, and a career-high two QB pressures ... also started the Cotton Bowl against LSU ... posted 26 tackles, four TFLs, a pair of sacks and five QB pressures ... key backup on a defense that led the Big 12 and ranked eighth in the NCAA in pass defense (165.2 ypg), second in the conference and seventh in the nation in pass efficiency defense (96.1 rtg), eighth in the country in scoring defense (16.3 ppg) and 16th nationally in total defense (307.7 ypg) ... registered four tackles and a TFL at No. 17 Kansas State ... added four stops at Nebraska ... had a pair of tackles and a sack against North Texas.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2001)
Appeared in all 13 games, including the Holiday Bowl ... recorded eight tackles, one sack, two TFLs and a QB pressure ... key backup DT on a defense that led the nation in total defense (236.2 ypg) and ranked third in passing (146.7 ypg) and scoring defense (13.7 ppg), fourth in pass efficiency defense (88.0 rtg) and sixth in rushing defense (89.5 ypg) ... UT was one of only two defenses that ranked among the NCAA's top 10 in all five statistical categories (Virginia Tech was the other) ... registered two tackles, a sack and one QB pressure at Houston ... had a pair of tackles in the Big 12 Championship game against No. 9 Colorado.
Saw action in the season's first two games as a reserve defensive tackle ... missed the final 10 games of the season because of a foot injury and was awarded a medical redshirt ... registered a career-high five tackles (two solo) in the season opener against Louisiana-Lafayette ... also saw action at Stanford.
Coached by Dennis Dunn at Evangel Christian High ... a 1999 honorable mention All-USA Today selection at defensive tackle ... also played end ... tabbed first-team Louisiana 5A all-state as a senior ... posted 49 solo tackles, nine TFLs, four sacks and one interception in 1999 ... team posted a 60-0 record and captured four state titles during his career ... a four-year letterman who also earned all-state honors in 1998 ... a three-year all-district selection (1997-99) ... a three-time all-city performer.
Born 2/14/81 in Shreveport, La. ... full name is Stevie Jerome Lee ... a youth and community studies major ... earned a spot on UT's Athletics Director's Academic Honor Roll in spring and fall 2003 ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2003 ... was active in UT's community service program ... regularly visited with his teammates to the Austin Children's Hospital ... volunteered time at the Children's Miracle Network Telethon ... served as a volunteer tutor at Cowan Elementary School's special education class ... played offensive line until ninth grade and played defensive line ever since ... he and fellow Longhorn Phillip Geiggar decided in 10th grade they would enroll in school early and attend the same college.
Year G/GS TT (Solo) Sacks TFL QBP PBD FC FR High
2004 12/1 2 (0) 0 (0) 1 (-1) 0 1 0 0 2/MU
2003 13/0 12 (4) 0 (0) 1 (-1) 1 0 0 0 4/OSU
2002 13/2 26 (10) 2 (-11) 4 (-13) 5 0 0 0 4/3x
2001 12/0 8 (3) 1 (-8) 2 (-9) 1 0 0 0 2/2x
2000* 2/0 5 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 5/ULL
Career 52/3 53 (19) 3 (-19) 8 (-24) 7 1 0 0 5/ULL
Tackles: 5 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (Fr.)
QB pressures: 2 vs. Baylor (So.)