| Derek Lokey
6-2 · 290
Denton, Texas (Ryan)
· 2006 season highlights video
An explosive and powerful fourth-year defender who played in 43 career games, starting 21 ... served as UT's fullback in short yardage and goal line situations ... a member of the Lombardi Award, Lott Trophy, Nagurski Award and Outland Trophy watch lists ... a first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America and Academic All-District 6 selection ... also works as a deep snapper ... was one of the strongest members on the UT squad ... recorded 101 tackles, 18 TFL, three sacks, 29 pressures, three PBD and a fumble recovery during his career ... started all 13 games in 2007 at defensive tackle ... named first-team All-Big 12 by the Austin American-Statesman, second-team All-Big 12 by the league's coaches, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News and honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press ... voted a captain by his teammates ... tallied 50 tackles, nine TFL, a sack, 13 pressures and three PBD ... started eight games in 2006 before missing the remainder of the season with a broken right leg ... posted 24 tackles, four TFL, a half sack, nine pressures and a fumble recovery ... played in 11 games at defensive tackle in 2005 ... recorded 17 tackles, a sack, two TFL and two pressures ... appeared in 11 games at defensive tackle and played on special teams as a true freshman in 2004 ... made 10 tackles, three TFL, a half sack and five pressures on the year ... a three-time Academic All-Big 12 performer ... graduated with a degree in sports management in December 2007 (three-and-a-half years).
Started all 13 games at defensive tackle ... a member of the Lombardi Award, Lott Trophy, Nagurski Award and Outland Trophy watch lists ... earned first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America and All-District 6 honors ... a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... named first-team All-Big 12 by the Austin American-Statesman, second-team All-Big 12 by the league's coaches, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News and honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press ... voted a captain by his teammates ... earned one of UT's D. Harold Byrd Leadership Awards, the Coca-Cola Community Service Award, one of the Dr. Nasser Al-Rashid Strength & Conditioning Awards, was named the Longhorns' Most Consistent Defensive Player and one of the Outstanding Defensive Linemen ... helped UT allow just 93.4 rushing yards per game (Sixth NCAA) ... tallied 50 tackles, nine TFL, a sack, 13 pressures and three PBD ... posted four tackles, a half sack and a pressure against Arkansas State ... tallied four tackles and two pressures against No. 19 TCU ... recorded three tackles and a pressure in a victory at UCF ... added a TFL and a pressure versus Rice ... posted five tackles, a TFL and a pressure against Kansas State ... recorded five tackles, a TFL, two pressures and a PBD versus No. 10 Oklahoma ... notched five tackles, a PBD and a pressure at Iowa State ... tallied three tackles, a half sack and two pressures at Baylor ... posted three tackles, a TFL and a PBU against Nebraska ... recorded a career-high eight tackles, including two TFL, at Oklahoma State ... also played fullback versus the Cowboys ... added a pressure against Texas Tech ... notched five tackles and a pressure at Texas A&M ... added four tackles and a TFL against Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl.
Started eight games before missing the remainder of the season with a broken right leg ... 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 ... posted 24 tackles, four TFL, a half sack and a fumble recovery ... also served as UT's fullback in short yardage and goal line situations ... made three tackles against North Texas ... recorded four tackles, including a TFL, and two pressures versus No. 1 Ohio State ... added two tackles at Rice ... notched three tackles and a pressure versus Iowa State ... had two tackles and a pressure against Sam Houston State ... notched four tackles, including a TFL, and two pressures versus No. 14 Oklahoma ... recorded two tackles, including a sack, a fumble recovery and three pressures against Baylor ... made four tackles, including a TFL, at No. 17 Nebraska before leaving with a season-ending broken leg.
Appeared in 11 games at defensive tackle ... part 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) ... recorded 17 tackles, a sack, two TFL and two pressures ... after missing the first two games due to injury, opened his season with a tackle against Rice ... added two tackles at Missouri ... tallied four tackles versus Oklahoma ... notched two tackles against Colorado ... posted four tackles, including a sack, and a pressure at Oklahoma State ... posted one tackle, including a TFL, at Baylor ... added one tackle against Kansas, Texas A&M and USC.
Appeared in 11 games as a backup at defensive tackle and played on special teams ... made 10 tackles, three TFL, a half sack and five pressures on the season ... part of a defense that allowed just 320.1 yards per game (23rd NCAA), 107.4 rushing yards per game (16th NCAA) and 17.9 points per game (18th NCAA) ... posted two tackles and a pressure versus North Texas ... registered two tackles and two pressures against Rice ... recorded one tackle and one pressure against Baylor ... tallied two tackles versus Missouri ... had one pressure at Colorado and one tackle against No. 19 Oklahoma State ... notched his first career sack at Kansas ... registered a fourth-quarter TFL versus No. 13 Michigan in the Rose Bowl.
Coached by Joey Florence at Ryan H.S. ... a four-year letterman ... tabbed the 4A Texas Player of the Year by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... led Ryan to a 29-3 record in his final two seasons ... first-team All-Dallas-Fort Worth area as a senior ... earned Defensive MVP and first-team all-district 6-4A honors after leading his team to a 14-2 record and the 4A Div. II state title game that year ... recorded 107 tackles, 52 TFL and 17 sacks as a senior, while also making two receptions for two TDs as a tight end ... notched 12 tackles, five TFL and a sack in the state championship game that year ... posted 148 tackles, 49 TFL, seven sacks, six caused fumbles and four fumble recoveries en route to District 6-4A Defensive Newcomer of the Year honors as a junior ... led Ryan to a 15-1 record and the State 4A Div. II Championship that year ... earned first-team all-state honors from the Texas Sports Writers Association as a junior ... threw the discus and shot put for the track & field team all four years, finishing third at the state 4A meet in the discus as a junior and fourth as a sophomore ... played basketball his freshman and sophomore years.
Born 11/25/85 in Nacogdoches, Texas ... graduated with a degree in sports management in December 2007 (three-and-a-half years) ... a three-time Academic All-Big 12 performer ... a four-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... active in UT's community service program ... is part of a group of Longhorns that regularly visits patients at the Austin Children's Hospital ... volunteered as a phone operator at the Children's Miracle Network telethon ... his father, Eric, was an All-America linebacker at Stephen F. Austin (1984-88) and his uncle, Kelly, was an offensive lineman at SFA (1992-96) ... prep honor student who maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA ... tabbed first-team academic all-state in 2003 ... member of the National Honor Society and finished in the top 10 percent of his class ... also helped set up and organize canned food drives and blood drives during his junior and senior years ... active member of his local church youth group.
Year G/GS TT (Solo) Sacks TFL QBP INT PBD FC FR High
2007 13/13 50 (25) 1.0 (-3) 9 (-18) 13 0 3 0 0 8/OSU
2006 8/8 24 (12) 0.5 (-2) 4 (-7) 9 0 0 0 1 4/3x
2005 11/0 17 (9) 1.0 (-15) 2 (-16) 2 0 0 0 0 4/2x
2004 11/0 10 (4) 0.5 (-3) 3 (-11) 5 0 0 0 0 2/3x
Career 43/21 101 (50) 3.0 (-23) 18 (-52) 29 0 3 0 1 8/OSU
Tackles: 8 at Oklahoma State (Sr.)
TFL: 2 at Oklahoma State (Sr.)
Sacks: 1 at Oklahoma State (So.)