One of the most fearsome hitters on the UAB defensive team...has progressed from a walk-on redshirt to a special teams player to a starter in his three years at UAB...1999:
Started nine of the 10 games he appeared in...had 42 total tackles (23 solo, 19 assists) with two tackles for loss...returned a blocked punt 18 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Missouri game (9/4)...1998:
Saw action in nine games, primarily on special teams...made collegiate debut vs. Tennessee Tech (9/19)... did not see action at East Carolina (10/10) or vs. No. 21 Virginia Tech (10/24)...had six tackles (three solos and three assists)...1997:
Sat out as a redshirt after walking on in pre-season...HIGH SCHOOL:
Four-year letterwinner for Coach Joe Downey at Theodore High School...posted 172 tackles as a senior, with five sacks and three interceptions ...also had seven tackles for loss and three caused fumbles...Mobile Press-Register "Dream Team" as a senior...also lettered four years in basketball ...PERSONAL:
Born Sept. 30, 1979, in Mobile, Ala. ...son of Felecia and the late Sylvester Abrams...a criminal justice major with a psychology minor.