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- Connor Boyett
Connor Boyett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Danielsville, Ga.

High School:
Madison County HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 267

Position:
Defensive End

Birthdate:
04/20/1992

Experience:
3L



Has seen extensive action in his first three seasons at UAB, playing in all 36 games with 26 starts ... saw considerable action as a true freshman in 2010 and started every game as a sophomore ... was moved inside to defensive tackle early in 2012 spring practice and spent time there during '12 season ... now back at defensive end and is listed as preseason starter heading into 2013 fall camp.

2012: Saw action in all 12 games last season, starting seven of those ... played at both defensive tackle and outside at end during season ... finished with 17 total tackles with 4.0 tackles for loss and three sacks ... also contributed a pair of forced fumbles and a fumble recovery ... had a blocked kick in season opener vs. Troy ... had a pass breakup in road game at Ohio State ... recorded a season-high four tackles in win at Southern Miss ... had three tackles at South Carolina ... registered a tackle for loss and a sack in win over Southeastern Louisiana.

2011: Started each of 12 games at defensive end for the Blazers ... tied for 10th on team in tackles with 31 ... had 14 solo stops ... season-best five tackles vs. Houston ... recorded at least one tackle in all 12 games during the season ... also registered four stops in win over Southern Miss and three in contests vs. Florida, Tulane and Mississippi State ... recorded three tackles for loss (vs. Troy, Mississippi State and UCF). 2010: Appeared in all 12 games and started seven of those at defensive end ... finished season with 21 total tackles, including 12 solo hits ... had season-high four stops against SMU ... made three tackles against Florida Atlantic, Marshall and East Carolina ... registered 2.5 tackles for loss (vs. FAU, Tennessee and Marshall).

High School: A three-year starter at offensive line and was a two-year starter at defensive line at Madison County High School under head coach Randell Owens ... named honorable mention All-Northeast Georgia as a defensive lineman by the Athens Banner-Herald ... also tabbed second-team all-region as offensive lineman ... played tackle and center on offense and played end and tackle on defense ... had 46 total tackles during senior season (25 solo tackles, 18 assists and three sacks) ... also blocked two kicks (punt and extra point) ... had a 3.6 GPA ... also played tennis in high school.

Personal: Born April 20, 1992 at Orangeburg, S.C. ... son of Rachel and Jimmy Boyett ... major is business.