| Luke Tiemann
|Height / Weight:|
6-2 / 240
· Career statistics
Physical, aggressive five-year fullback who also played defensive end and contributed on special teams during his 34-game career ... made the switch to fullback midway through 2006 ... appeared in four games at fullback and on special teams in 2008 before missing the rest of the season with a knee injury ... saw action in 11 games, making one start, at fullback and on special teams in 2007 ... played in all 13 games at fullback and on special teams in 2006 ... also saw limited action on defense at linebacker ... has 11 career tackles on defense and special teams ... a two-time first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... a seven-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... a three-time academic all-district selection as a prepster.
Appeared in four games at fullback and special teams before missing the rest of the season with a knee injury ... earned first-team Academic All-Big 12 honors.
Played in 11 games, making one start, missing the Iowa State and Baylor games with a right wrist injury, at fullback and on special teams ... a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... earned one of UT's Frank Medina Rehabilitation Awards and one of the Longhorns' Valor Awards ... helped Texas average 462.9 yards of total offense (13th NCAA), 207.5 yards rushing (17th NCAA) and 37.2 points per game (14th NCAA) ... Texas was one of only 10 schools nationally to rush and pass for at least 200 yards ... led Texas to nine games of at least 400 yards and five games of at least 500 yards ... also allowed UT to score at least 30 points in nine of the 13 games ... led the way for RB Jamaal Charles to gain 1,619 rushing yards (No. 5 on UT's single-season rushing list) ... also posted a special teams tackle versus No. 19 TCU.
Appeared in all 13 games at fullback and on special teams ... recorded five special teams tackles and a forced fumble ... had two tackles on defense against both Sam Houston State and Oklahoma State ... also forced a fumble versus the Cowboys ... earned his first start in the Alamo Bowl versus Iowa at fullback and made a special teams tackle.
REDSHIRT FREshMAN (2005)
Appeared in six games at defensive end ... recorded three tackles ... redshirted in 2004.
Coached by George Hermann at Pflugerville H.S. ... a three-year letterman at linebacker and defensive end ... named Defensive MVP of district 15-5A as a senior ... also tabbed second-team 5A all-state and first-team All-Centex ... recorded 110 tackles ... helped Pflugerville to a 10-2 record and a playoff berth, including a 6-1 distrct record in 2003 ... named second-team All-Centex and first-team 14-5A all-district as a junior ... registered 104 tackles ... helped the Panthers to a 9-2 record and a playoff berth, including a 6-1 district record in 2002 ... a second-team 14-5 A all-district ... notched over 80 tackles that year ... earned academic all-district honors all three years.
Born in Pflugerville, Texas ... graduated with a degree in corporate communications ... a 2007 first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... a six-time member of the 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 ... participated in A Hero's Tribute by welcoming troops back to Fort Hood after being stationed overseas ... enjoys hunting, fishing and surfing.
THE TIEMANN FILE
Favorite TV channel: Court TV
Favorite TV show: Cops
Favorite movie: Dumb and Dumber
Favorite actor/actress: Kate Bosworth
Sports hero: Pat Tillman
Favorite superhero: Batman
Favorite video game: Cabela's Big Game Hunter
Favorite cartoon character: Elmer Fudd