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6-3 / 285
Vanderbilt 47, Middle Tennessee 24
Corps includes five players with multiple starts last year
Unit ranked high in several defensive categories
Unit was among NCAA's most improved in 2015
Team begins push toward Spring Game on Friday, March 25
January 3, 2014
January 1, 2014
December 12, 2013
November 26, 2013
November 23, 2013
Photos from Vanderbilt @ Middle Tennessee State on Oct. 3, 2015.
Photos from Vanderbilt's game against at MTSU Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Photos by John Russell.
Vanderbilt vs. Austin Peay. Photos by Joe Howell (9/19/15)
Vanderbilt vs. Austin Peay. Photos by John Russell (9/19/15)
2015 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
Woods was a key performer in the interior defensive front of team's 3-4 scheme... Played in all 12 games, earning five starts at nose tackle... Rotated at interior tackle post with Nifae Lealao through the season... Ended year with 24 total tackles, 12 solo stops, a quarterback sack, two tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery... Had a stellar early-season game against Georgia, producing six tackles, a sack and forced fumble... Set personal high with five solo tackles against South Carolina... Registered a forced fumble at Florida... Contributed key fumble recovery that led to touchdown in win over Kentucky.
Woods became a key contributor in the interior defensive front as a first-year player in team's 3-4 scheme... Participated in all 12 games, earning five starting assignments at defensive end... Starts came in opener against Temple, and later in season vs. South Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia and Charleston Southern... Ended the season with 12 solo tackles, 31 total stops and 1.5 tackles for loss... Season high of five tackles came at Georgia... Posted four tackles vs. SEC opponents Ole Miss, South Carolina and Florida... Registered multiple tackles in nine of 12 games.
Did not play as a true freshman... Impressed coaching staff with abilities as a practice squad defensive tackle.
Multi-year captain for school located between Atlanta and Macon... Earned four varsity letters... As senior DT, named First Time AAA All-State and All-Region after contributing 117 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, six sacks and three forced fumbles... Red Devils advanced to AAA state playoffs during senior campaign... Participated in postseason Offense-Defense All-American Game... Named All-Region after posting 99 tackles and seven sacks as junior... Also earned letters as thrower in track and field.
Jachovia LaTrez Woods... Majoring in Medicine, Health, and Society... Son of Vickie Williams and Arthur Woods... Born Sept. 27, 1994... Has an older sister, Arkeriya... Active in leadership and community service programs at school... Involved in church activities in hometown... Named homecoming king.
Total Tackles: 6, vs. Georgia, 9/12/15
Solo Tackles: 5, at South Carolina, 10/17/2015
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, (2x) Last vs. Georgia, 9/12/15
Break Ups: 1, at Ole Miss, 9/26/2015
Forced Fumbles: 1 (2x), Last at Florida, 11/7/2015