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- Jimmie Blair
Jimmie Blair

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jacksonville, N.C.

High School:
Lejeune H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
Defensive Back

Birthdate:
02/11/1989

Experience:
SQ



Came to UAB as a running back but has since been moved to defensive side as safety ... was redshirted in 2007 in first year at UAB.

2008: Did not see any action during the season.

2007: Did not see any action and was redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Lejeune High School in eastern North Carolina ... played for coach Tom Childs ... rushed for 1,689 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior in 2005 ... was second-leading rusher in Onslow County as junior ... was on his way to another outstanding season as a senior until he suffered season-ending leg injury in second game of the year ... in the two games he played during the 2006 campaign, he rushed for 169 and 120 yards, respectively ... named first-team all-conference two consecutive seasons ... was the second-leading rusher in the country as a junior ... also lettered in basketball and track and field.

PERSONAL: Born Feb. 11, 1989 at Hampton, Va. .... son of JoAnn and Jimmie Blair ... major is undeclared.