| Stevie Stigall
6-4 · 225
Emory, Texas (Rains)
Hard-working fifth-year walk-on linebacker who is a contributor on special teams and backup at strongside linebacker ... played in all 12 games in 2004 and recorded 16 tackles, including three tackles for loss ... compiled eight special teams tackles in 13 games in 2003 ... had 10 special teams tackles in 2002 ... earned first team Academic All-Big 12 honors in 2004 ... also worked at tight end ... a six-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Academic Honor Roll and an active participant in the Longhorns' community service program.
Played in all 12 games at backup strongside linebacker and on special teams ... earned first team Academic All-Big 12 honors ... was part of a defense that allowed just 320.1 yards per game (23th NCAA) and 17.9 points per game (18th NCAA) ... recorded 16 tackles, including three tackles for loss ... also registered five special teams tackles ... opened the season with two tackles against North Texas ... recorded three tackles versus Rice ... had a career-high five tackles against Baylor ... had one tackle against Arkansas, Texas Tech, No. 19 Oklahoma State and No. 22 Texas A&M... recorded one tackle for special teams in the 38-37 victory over Michigan.
Played in all 13 games on special teams ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... notched eight tackles (five solo) ... had two tackles against Texas Tech and at Texas A&M.
Appeared in all 13 games on special teams ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... posted 10 tackles (six solo) ... registered two solo stops against No. 2 Oklahoma ... added a pair of tackles against No. 17 Iowa State.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2001)
Saw most of his game action on special teams ... a member of the kickoff coverage unit ... posted four special teams tackles (three solo)... also saw limited time at tight end in seven games ... redshirted in 2000.
Coached by Michael Norwood at Rains High ... named school's Male Athlete of the Year in 1999-2000 ... two-year letterwinner who played tight end and defensive end during his career ... registered three TD receptions, 12 sacks and one interception as a senior ... tabbed first-team all-district (DE) and earned second-team honors at tight end ...also a team captain and the squad's Outstanding Lineman as a senior ...caught four TD passes and earned second-team all-district honors as a junior ... also a three-year member of the track & field team ... ran on the sprint and mile relays and triple jumped ... a regional qualifier in all three events as a senior ... a member of the school record-setting mile relay team and set the school record in the triple jump as a senior ... helped mile relay finish fourth at the 2000 Texas state track & field meet ... a team captain and honorable mention all-district performer in basketball as a senior.
Born on 7/18/82 in Tyler, Texas ... full name is Walter Steven Stigall, Jr., but goes by "Stevie" ... a corporate communications major ... a six-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Academic Honor Roll ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2003 ... was very active in UT's community service program ... volunteered at the Texas School for the Deaf's Sports Day ... regularly visited with teammates at Austin's Children's Hospital ... served as a mentor at local elementary and middle schools ... an officer in UT's Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) ... FCA Camp counselor ... a prep second-team Academic All-State selection in 1999 and honors graduate ... brother, Jeremy, played wide receiver at Texas A&M-Commerce from 1995-99.
Year G TT (Solo) FC FR PBLK KBLK
2004 12 16 (5) 0 0 0 0
2003 13 8 (5) 0 0 0 0
2002 13 10 (6) 0 0 0 0
2001 12 4 (3) 0 0 0 0
2000 Did not play
Career 50 38 (19) 0 0 0 0