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Leon "Tre"


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Defensive Line
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 246
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charleston, S.C.
High School: Hanahan


Prefers to be called Tre … Will move from linebacker to the defensive line during the 2018 season … Has the size, speed and tenaciousness to be an excellent pass rusher … Played his first season as an Aggie in 2016 … Has assisted on special teams throughout his career … Can bench press 225 pounds 12 times in one set … Also has a squat max of 525 pounds.

2017 Season: Played in 11 games without a start … Made nine tackles (six unassisted), one tackle for loss, one sack and one pass breakup … Made four of his tackles on special teams … Made a career-high five tackles (three unassisted) in the Aggies blowout win over Mars Hill.

2016 Season: Played in 11 games without a start … Made 11 tackles (five unassisted) and assisted on a tackle for loss … Made five tackles (one unassisted) in the Aggies NCAA FCS playoff game at Richmond University on Nov. 26 … Had two unassisted tackles in the Aggies Homecoming win over Florida A&M on Oct. 29.

High School: On Dec. 19, played in the Shrine Bowl, a game where the best seniors in South Carolina play against the best seniors in North Carolina … During his senior season, made 129 tackles, caused three fumbles, recovered two and deflected four passes … Named second-team all-state by USA Today … Was named to the Post and Courier’s All-Lowcountry first team as a linebacker … As a track and field athlete, finished second at the Class 3-A state meet in the shot put with a throw of 51-feet, 11-inches.

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