Julius Wainwright - 24
Julius Wainwright


Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
Central HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190




Quick defensive back who is coming off an outstanding redshirt freshman season ... listed as the starter at free safety entering fall practice.

2002: Playing his first season at UAB, Wainwright saw action in 11 games for the Blazers and started seven of those, including the season opener at Florida ... finished the season with 40 total tackles, including 28 solo hits ... was named to Conference USA All-Freshman team as defensive back ... also contributed one tackle for loss and one sack ... recorded season-best nine tackles against Troy State with eight registered against Pittsburgh and Louisiana-Lafayette.

2001: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Central High School. ... named to The Birmingham News "Best of The Rest" (Super Seniors Class of 2001) and Birmingham Post-Herald "Ten Most Wanted" ... coached by Bob Taylor ... was outstanding track and field performer at Central, winning Class 6A decathlon title in 2001.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 24, 1983 at Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... son of Vivian Hatchett and Karl Wainwright ... major is undecided.

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