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Braxton Amy
1  Braxton Amy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Texas

High School:
Foster

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
DB

Experience:
3L

09/05/2010

2010 Minerpalooza. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Football kickoff celebration. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

09/04/2010

UTEP vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2010 Home Opener

Amy Bio Action

2009 (JUNIOR): Made a successful return from a torn ACL ... appointed honorable mention All-Conference USA by the coaches ... tallied 52 tackles, a half-tackle for loss, three pass break-ups, a quarterback hurry and a team-leading five interceptions for 72 yards ... would have led C-USA in interceptions per game (0.63) had he played in more than eight contests ... missed the Houston, Memphis, Tulsa and Tulane games with an ankle injury ... started seven games at left safety ... season-best nine stops came versus Kansas, UAB and Marshall ... recorded the first multiple interception game of his college career at SMU with two picks ... had a 31-yard interception at New Mexico State, a 25-yarder against Marshall and a 16-yarder versus Kansas ... credited with a half-tackle for loss versus UAB.

2008: Missed the season after tearing his ACL in spring ball.

2007 (SOPHOMORE): Honorable mention All-Conference USA by the coaches ... led the Miners and tied for 41st nationally, averaging 9.3 tackles per game ... credited with 112 stops (80 solo) in 12 games ... added 3.5 tackles for losses (-25 yards), two sacks (-22 yards), three interceptions (42 yards), five pass break-ups and two quarterback pressures ... started the last nine games of the season ... rated sixth in Conference USA in tackles per game ... had double-digit stops in six games, including a career-high 16 (13 solo) at Texas Tech.

2006 (FRESHMAN): Chosen an honorable mention Freshman All-American by The Sporting News ... also selected to the Conference USA coaches and media All-Freshman Teams ... began the year as a reserve safety, but was inserted into the starting lineup at WILL linebacker late in the season ... credited with 41 stops (8.2 avg.) in five starting assignments with three tackles for losses, a fumble recovery, interception and two pass break-ups ... had double-digit tackles in his first two starts -- 10 at Tulsa and 15 versus Rice ... added 1.5 tackles for losses against the Owls ... posted a 10-yard interception at UAB.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Honorable mention All-State choice by the coaches' association and the Associated Press as a senior at Richmond High School ... other senior honors included Houston Area MVP, District 24-4A Defensive MVP and team MVP ... registered 93 tackles and four interceptions (three for TDs) in 2004 ... also caught 20 passes totaling 429 yards and four scores on offense ... started at free safety and wide receiver, and played outside linebacker as a sophomore ... picked All-District and All-Area as a junior ... three-year varsity letterwinner for coach Mark Wiatrek.

PERSONAL: Parents are Nelson and Marilyn Amy ... has one brother ... full name is Braxton Ryan Amy ... born 7/10/87 (Houston, Texas) ... pursuing his Masters of Leadership Studies (MLS).

Braxton Amy's Career Stats
Year GP Solo TK Assist TK Total TK TFL Sacks INT FF FR BK BU QB HRY
2006 10 18 34 2 3.5-10 - 1-10 - 1 - 3 -
2007 12 82 30 1 4.5-27 2-22 3-42 - - - 8 2
2008 Did not play due to injury.
2009 8 19 33 - 0.5-3 - 5-72 - - - 8 1
Total 30 119 97 216 8.5-40 2-22 9-124 - 1 - 19 3

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