16  Antoine George
Antoine George

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Decatur, Ga.

High School:
Decatur HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
DB


2008 (Junior): Started all 11 games in which he saw action, missing the Florida State game with a knee injury - it was the first game in his three-year WCU career he had missed (23-straight games) ... Ranked fifth on the team with 50 total hits including 35 solo stops ... Was second on the team with three interceptions ... Led WCU with a career-best 11 tackles, including 10 solo stops, at Furman ... Posted his first multi-INT game with two picks against Chattanooga ... Was selected as a team captain in the Wofford road game.

2007 (Sophomore): Appeared in all 11 games in the defensive secondary, starting the first three at right cornerback ... Made 21 tackles on the year including 17 solo stops ... Ranked second on the team with a then career-high nine stops, including eight solo tackles, in the season opener at Alabama ... Tallied one of WCU's two interceptions on the season, picking off a pass in the endzone in the win over Presbyterian that thwarted a would-be Blue Hose second quarter scoring drive ... Was credited with six pass break-ups ... Ranked tied for second with six tackles in the annual Spring Game.

2006 (Freshman): Played in all 11 games starting the final six games at corner following the injury to Carlton Bailey ... Finished ranked eighth on the team in tackles with 34 total stops, including 21 solo tackles ... Picked off a pair of passes, adding two additional pass breakups ... First career start came against Chattanooga at home and recorded a career-high six tackles including a pair of solo stops ... Over a span of 16 plays in the second half against Appalachian State, recorded his first two career interceptions, adding five tackles against the Mountaineers.

Prior to Western: Collected 71 tackles as a senior with 36 pass breakups and one interception ... Also caught 21 passes for 460 yards and two touchdowns ... As a junior, recorded 61 tackles with 23 PBUs and four interceptions, while catching 17 passes for 290 yards and three scores ... In his sophomore year, had 25 tackles and 10 PBUs on defense with 17 receptions and 390 yards and two TDs on offense.

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