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Ladarius Banks - 93

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Dallas, Ga.

High School:
East Paulding

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 295

Position:
DL

Ladarius Banks

03/18/2014

Commodores get first taste of full contact Tuesday

30-play scrimmage highlight of team's workout

04/06/2013

Defense shines in scrimmage

Commodores excel in two-hour, 95-play session Saturday

11/25/2013

Vanderbilt at Tennessee 11/23/13 (Justice)

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11/23/2013

Vanderbilt at Tennessee 11/23/13 (Howell)

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08/06/2013

Vanderbilt Football Practice (Aug. 6, 2013)

Photos of Vanderbilt's football practice on Aug. 6, 2013.

12/28/2012

General Jackson Welcome Event - 2012 Music City Bowl

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2013
As redshirt freshman, Banks saw action in 10 games... Contributed at DT and on special teams... Posted one tackle on defense, coming at Texas A&M... Also played in wins over Wake Forest, Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida and Austin Peay... First career action came in opener vs. Ole Miss.

2012
Banks did not play as a true freshman interior lineman, but showed plenty of quickness and desire as a defensive tackle candidate. Also improved strength and added bulk through weight room efforts.

High School
Two-year captain... Three-year defensive line starter for one of top teams in Atlanta area... As senior tackle, earned MVP honors posting 65 total tackles, 36 solo tackles and four QB sacks for 11-2 Raider squad that advanced to AAAA state quarter-finals... Named to Georgia's Top 75 seniors by Atlanta Journal-Constitution and First Team All-Region as senior... Helped 2011 defense post five shutouts... Participated in Army All-American Combine as junior... Vice president of senior class.

Personal
Ladarius Bernard Banks... "LB"... Son of Eddie and Tiffany Banks... Dad is entrepreneur; mom is nursing director... Has two younger siblings: a sister, Ladajah; and brother, Dallas... Enjoys public speaking... Eventually wants to pursue law career.

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