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- Preston Fray
Preston Fray

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lithonia, Ga.

High School:
Shiloh

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 305

Position:
Offensive Guard

Birthdate:
03/31/1979

Experience:
4VL



2001: Started all 11 games and had a winning grade in all 11...graded "superior" vs. Florida State (Sept. 8), Southern Miss (Sept. 29) and TCU (Nov. 10)...had 69 "knockdowns" and did not allow a sack all season...did not participate in contact work during 2001 spring practice after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery.

2000: Once again battled through injury problems, this time a shoulder that required surgery following the season...was still one of the team's most effective linemen, allowing no sacks during the season.

1999: Started the first three games of the season before suffering a broken leg (fibula) in practice prior to the ULM game ....he missed five games during the middle of the 1999 season, returning to action for the East Carolina game (11/6) and starting in the season finale at Tulane (11/20)....Fray appeared in a total of six games in 1999, starting four.

1998: Started all 11 games as a redshirt freshman...started six games at left guard and three at right guard...started at left tackle at No. 2 Tennessee (11/7)...started at right tackle at Northeast Louisiana (10/31).

1997: Sat out season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year starter and three-year letterwinner for Coach Charlie Jordan...Blue Chip selection by Forrest Davis' Football Recruiting Annual...selected as Georgia Top Prospect by Jeff Whitaker's Deep South Football Recruiting Guide ...played offensive and defensive tackle... Prep Star All-American as a senior...Pigskin Prep Top Offensive Lineman Prospect...Super Prep All-American...graded 89 percent for blocking as a senior...graded 87 percent as a junior and 90 percent as a sophomore...started six games as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Born March 31, 1979, in Birmingham, Ala. ...son of Preston and Janet Fray...a psychology major with a criminal justice minor...named to UAB Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll for the fall 1999 quarter.