Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 252
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
High School: Spring Valley HS
Experience: 3 Letters


An athletic five-year defensive end whose final two seasons were hampered by injury ... has good size and possesses a 35.5-inch vertical jump (third all-time among DLs) ... played in 36 career games, including five starts.

As a Senior (2008): Played in 10 games at defensive end, including five starts ... was hampered by a knee injury through much of the season ... had a career high 15 tackles on the season ... sat out the spring to continue rehabbing the knee he injured in 2007 ... made his first career start against Delaware (8/30) despite not being at full strength ... tied a career high with five tackles and also recorded one PBU against the Blue Hens ... added his first half TFL of the season vs. Cal (9/13) ... missed the game against Eastern Michigan (9/20) with a knee injury and played sparingly at Clemson (9/27) due to that injury ... did not play vs. Wake Forest (10/18) or NC State (10/25) due to the same injury ... returned to action at Virginia Tech (11/6), tallying a pair of tackles to set a career high for stops in a season ... recorded a crucial sack, his first of the season, for a loss of 12 during the decisive defensive stand vs. North Carolina (11/15) ... had a pair of tackles vs. Nevada in the Humanitarian Bowl (12/30).

As a Junior (2007): Played in the first seven games as a reserve defensive end before suffering a season-ending knee injury ... played mostly in pass-rushing situtations ... (vs. FIU) ... played and recorded one tackle ... (vs. WVU) ... recorded a career-high five tackles, including two for a combined loss of eight yards ... tackled QB Pat White for a 6-yard loss when the Mountaineers had first-and-goal from the Terrapin 2-yard line ... West Virginia failed to score on that drive ... (vs. Rutgers) ... recorded the first unassisted sack of his career when he grabbed Mike Teel nine yards behind the line of scrimmage in the fourth quarter ... sack was the first allowed by Rutgers on the year ... also had one pass breakup ... (vs. GT) ... assisted on one tackle ... suffered a season-ending knee injury in the second half ... had a solid preseason camp to find himself in the defensive line rotation ... saw extensive time as the No. 1 DE in the spring due to an injury to Jeremy Navarre.

As a Sophomore (2006): Played in all 13 games as a reserve along the defensive line ... tallied eight tackles on the season ... (vs. W&M) ... posted one unassisted tackle and a QB hurry ... (vs. MT) ... recorded one unassisted tackle and recovered a fumble ... (vs. GT) ... notched a solo tackle ... (vs. UVA) ... posted one solo tackle ... (vs. NCSU) ... notched one tackle ... (vs. Miami) ... recorded one tackle ... (vs. BC) ... notched one solo tackle ... (vs. WF) ... recorded one solo tackle ... (vs. PU, Champs Sports Bowl) ... played but did not record any stats.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2005): Saw action in six games (vs. Navy, Clemson, WVU, Temple, NC and NC State) as a reserve defensive lineman ... finished the season with three tackles and batted down a pass ... (vs. Clemson) ... posted a season-best two tackles (both solo) ... (at NC St.) ... posted his first career pass breakup, batting down a Marcus Stone pass.

As a Freshman (2004): Redshirt season ... named defensive scout team player of the week for his work leading up to the Georgia Tech game.

At Spring Valley High School: A three-year starter who notched 45 tackles, including five TFLs and three sacks, four forced fumbles and an interception as a senior despite missing the first three games with a high ankle sprain ... best season as a prep was his junior year, when he finished with 77 tackles, five sacks and 11 QB hurries ... an all-state pick by the High School Sports Report as well as an all-region and all-area selection as a senior ... was also all-region and all-area as a junior ... an All-South Carolina region selection who was rated as the sixth-best player overall in the state by SuperPrep ... a PrepStar All-American ... third team All-South by Fox Sports Net ... also lettered two years in basketball ... also recruited by Auburn, Florida, South Carolina and Virginia ... coached by Jimmy Noonan.

Personal: Born Feb. 13, 1986 ... parents are Mack and Cynthia Frost ... carried better than a 3.3 grade-point average as a prep ... born in Louisiana and loves cajun food ... a communications major who graduated in May, 2008 ... pursuing a master's in public health ... during the summer of 2008 participated in the Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials' (COMTO) Careers in Transportation for Youth internship program ... strives for a career in helping preserve the environment.

Frost's Career Statistics

Defense	G-GS	UT	AT	TT	TFL	Sacks	FC	FR	PBU	Int.
005	6-0	2	1	3	0.0-0	0.0-0	0	0	1	0-0
2006	13-0	6	2	8	0.0-0	0.0-0	0	1	0	0-0
2007	7-0	2	7	9	3.5-19	1.5-11	0	0	2	0-0
2008	10-5	7	8	15	1.5-13	1.0-12	0	0	1	0-0
Career	36-5	17	18	35	5.0-32	2.5-23	0	1	4	0-0

bio updated 02-18-09

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