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 DeJuan Tribble 27
DeJuan Tribble

Cincinnati, OH

High School:
North College Hill

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190



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A look ahead, featuring each Boston College's opponents of the regular season

Received All-ACC second-team honors for the second consecutive season...started 37 career games.

2007 Season
Forced to sit out the last two games of the regular season due to injury, but returned to start the Champs Sports Bowl game vs. Michigan State, where he registered 2 solo tackles...finished the season with 35 tackles (31 solos), 4 interceptions (42 return yards), 2.0 TFL, 8 pass breakups and a forced fumble...also returned 8 punts for 43 yards...recorded two solo tackles in 71 total-team-tackle outing at Maryland...also had a punt return for seven yards...had five tackles (four solo) in his second-highest tackle performance of the season against Florida the defensive outing that kept Virginia Tech within range for the monumental fourth quarter comeback, broke up his eighth pass of the season, a team-high, and notched two solo tackles...also had two punt returns for seven yards...intercepted his fourth pass of the season, coming in the second quarter at Notre Dame...also recorded a solo tackle...registered three solo tackles, including his second TFL of the season in win over Bowling Green...also broke up a pass...recorded three solo tackles and returned a punt for 19 yards against Massachusetts...made three total tackles (two solo) in game against Army...also returned two punts for a season-high eight yards...recorded his second consecutive three-pass breakup game, which also included a 2.5 total-tackle performance and a forced fumble against Georgia Tech...was able to break up three passes and had 3.5 tackles in the win over NC State ...named national defensive player of the week by the Walter Camp Foundation after he picked off three Wake Forest passes, including one in the end zone that denied the Deacons a score, in the season opener...also added seven tackles, including one for a loss an returned the three interceptions a total of 42 yards.

Received All-ACC second-team honors...a shutdown corner and return specialist who has started 27 games in his first three seasons... finished the 2006 season with 135 career tackles (112 solos), 8.0 tackles for loss, 14 pass breakups, 11 interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

2006 Season
Played in all 13 games; started 12 contests...had 49 tackles, including 41 solo stops... made seven interceptions, returning three for touchdowns (against Florida State, Maryland and at Miami) which tied a school career and season record...broke up five passes and made one fumble recovery...earned All-ACC second-team honors...also returned 27 punts for 236 yards (8.7 average - fifth in the ACC) and had eight kickoff returns for 185 yards (23.1 average)... had four tackles (two solo) including 1.0 tackle for loss and had his first career interception return for a touchdown (36 yards) at Florida State to give the Eagles a 21-10 lead; also returned two punts for 19 yards... returned an interception 42 yards for a touchdown and made six solo tackles against Miami, had three interceptions, including a 22-yard interception return for a touchdown in the second quarter; also had two solo stops...named ACC Defensive Back of the Week for his efforts...made four tackles (four solo), returned five kicks for 88 yards and two punts for one yard in season opener at Central Michigan...recorded seven tackles (six solo), one pass breakup and two punt returns for 15 yards in win over Clemson...registered six tackles (six solo), four pass breakups, one interception, as well as three kick returns for 82 yards and three punt returns for 14 yards against BYU...made five tackles (three solo) including one tackle for loss and one interception; had two punt returns for ten yards and one kick return for one yard at North Carolina State...returned three punts for 26 yards and made one solo tackle against Maine...recovered a fumble and returned two punts for 16 yards in win over Virginia Tech...had one solo tackle and returned three punts for 98 yards, including a career-high 69 yard return against Buffalo...made three tackles (two solo) and returned two punts for 11 yards at Wake Forest...had a team-high seven tackles (five solo) and returned two punts for 12 yards against Duke...made three solo stops, including 1.0 tackle for loss and returned two punts for eight yards against Navy in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. 2005 Season
Played in 11 games, starting 10; missed the Ball State game because of a hamstring injury...recorded 57 tackles (48 solos, including three tackles for loss), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, six pass breakups and two interceptions; had a third-quarter pick against Army and a fourth-quarter interception against North Carolina...recorded seven tackles (four solos) and one pass breakup in the season opener at Brigham Young...registered four tackles (three solos), one forced fumble, one interception and one pass breakup against Army...totaled five tackles (four solos, including one tackle for loss) against Florida State...recorded four solo tackles at Clemson...made six unassisted tackles, including one tackle for loss (for one yard), against Virginia; also posted one forced fumble and one pass breakup...made three tackles (two solos, including one tackle for loss) against Wake Forest...had seven tackles (five unassisted) at Virginia Tech...recorded four solo tackles, one interception and one pass breakup at North Carolina...tallied four solo tackles against North Carolina State; also returned four punts for 48 yards, including a season-high 26-yard punt return...registered five unassisted stops at Maryland...recorded a career-high eight tackles (seven solos) and two pass breakups against Boise State in the MPC Computers Bowl; also returned three kickoffs for 23 yards.

2004 Season
Enjoyed an outstanding redshirt freshman campaign that included starts in three games...finished the season with 29 tackles (23 solos), 1 tackle for loss, two interceptions, three pass breakups and one forced fumble...provided big moments on special teams; returned a punt 41 yards for a touchdown at West Virginia, then raced 29 yards for a touchdown after recovering the ball off a Brian Toal blocked punt against Syracuse...tallied two assisted tackles in his collegiate debut - at Ball State...recorded four solo stops against Massachusetts...registered three solo tackles and one forced fumble at Pittsburgh...totaled four solo tackles, one interception (in the second quarter) and one pass breakup at Notre Dame...notched two tackles (one solo) and one interception (in the second quarter) against Rutgers...returned a first-quarter punt 41 yards for a touchdown at West Virginia; also registered six tackles (four solos) and one pass breakup in the game...added two tackles (one solo) against Syracuse...made four solos stops, including one tackle for loss, against North Carolina in the Continental Tire Bowl.

2003 Season

High School
Earned All-Ohio Division IV honors as a senior defensive back at North College Hill High School; also played quarterback...gained All-Midwest accolades from SuperPrep and from Tom Lemming...gained 2002 All-City honors...threw for 790 yards and 10 touchdowns in his senior season; also rushed for 809 yards and five touchdowns...recorded 94 tackles - 63 solo and 31 assisted - in 2002; had four sacks and one interception...also punted for the Trojans; averaged 40.3 yards per punt...played for head coach Bruce Baarendse...was selected to play in the 2003 Ohio North-South All-Star game...also competed in baseball, basketball and track.

DeJuan R. Tribble, born April 13, 1985...enrolled as a general management major in the Carroll School of Management...DeJuan is the son of Victoria Tribble.

Career Highs
Solo: 7 vs. Boise State (12/28/05)
Assist: 3 vs. Brigham Young (9/3/05)
Total: 8 vs. Boise State (12/28/05)
Interceptions: 1 (four times)

2004 (Fr.)236290.01.01032
2005 (So.)489570.03.01162
Career Totals7115860.04.02194
2004 (Fr.)000.00088110.1141
2005 (So.)815018.80371213211.0026
Career Totals815018.80372021310.7141
Brigham Young*43700.00010
Florida State*41501.00000
Wake Forest21301.00000
Virginia Tech*52700.00000
North Carolina*40400.00011
NC State*40400.00000
Boise State*71800.00020
Florida State000.000166.006
Virginia Tech12323.002311818.0018
North Carolina25427.0037000.000
NC State000.00044812.0026
Boise State3237.7016100.000
Ball State02200.00000
Penn State00000.00010
Notre Dame40400.00011
West Virginia*10100.00000
North Carolina40401.00000
Notre Dame000.000166.006
West Virginia000.00034715.7141
North Carolina000.00023015.0016

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