The 6' 1" 233-pounder had a team-high 12½ tackles for loss, and he did a little bit of everything in 2011. Along with his 80 total tackles, Highsmith had two quarterback hurries, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery that he returned 47 yards for a touchdown against Auburn.
K ZACH HOCKER JUNIOR
He has the best field goal rate in school history, having drilled 37 of 46 attempts (80.4%), and last season Hocker set the school's single-season record for points by a kicker with 118.
LB TENARIUS WRIGHT SENIOR
Though he missed nearly half of 2011 (broken arm), Wright had 25 tackles (five for loss), 1½ sacks and five QB hurries. At 6' 2", 252 pounds he is nicknamed Tank.
RB KNILE DAVIS JUNIOR