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Dion Witherspoon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newport News, Va.

High School:
Heritage

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 215

Position:
LB

Experience:
3 Letters

Major:
Anthropology and Sociology

Dion  Witherspoon

2004: Played in 10 games at linebacker with five starts...made 11 stops (eight solo) vs. Delaware... recorded 12 tackles, including eight solo, vs. Holy Cross...had six tackles at Georgetown...made seven stops with 0.5 sacks at Colgate.

2003: Saw action in seven games, earning second varsity letter...finished season with nine tackles.

2002: A member of the Leopards' special teams...saw extended time as a backup linebacker, playing in all 12 games to earn first varsity letter...tallied six tackles and recovered a fumble in victory over Towson.

AT HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL: A dual-sport athlete and five-time letterwinner...co-captain of the football team and captain of the wrestling team...at linebacker and fullback, he excelled as one of the leading tacklers for his Virginia Division 5 AAA 2000 State Champ-ionship team...was awarded All-District while wrestling in the 189-215 weight class and prevailed as the District Champion.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Anthropology and Sociology ...son of Dillon Witherspoon, Sr. ...born 5/9/84.

DEFENSIVE

Year	G/GS	UT - AT	Total	TFL	Sacks	Int.   Break-ups   Fumbles Rcv./Fcd.
2002	12/0	2 - 4	6	0.0(0)	0.0(0)	0	0	1/0
2003	7/0	5 - 4	9	0.0(0)	0.0(0)	0	0	0/0
2004	10/5	33 - 20	53	1.0(-3)	0.5(-2)	0	1	1/1
Totals	29/5	40 - 28	68	1.0(-3)	0.5(-2)	0	1	2/1