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Senior leader among the Owls' linebacking corps who made 10 starts, tops among linebackers.
Matched his career-high with nine tackles vs. Houston in his final game as an Owl... Was his 10th start of hte year and hte 24th of his career... Returned to the starting lineup at SMU and was credited with three tackles, including a half sack... Saw his streak of 10 consecutive starts end when he missed the ECU game with an injury (also held out vs. UCF)... Start- ed with four different partners at linebacker in the first six games (Robert Calhoun, Tanner Shuck, Justin Hill once each and Matt Nordstrom three times)... Started the opener at UAB and was credited with seven assists and shared a sack with Kramer Lucio... Matched his season high (third time) with seven stops vs. Tulsa, including a sack for a loss of nine yards.
Started a career-high 10 games and finished third on the team with a career-high 66 tackles ... tied for second on the team with a career-best seven tackles for loss and third with 2.5 sacks ... started 10 of the last 11 games, missing the UTEP game with a bruised kidney ... came back to start against Army and was credited with eight tackles ... tied his career-high with nine tackles at Tulsa and had three, eight-tackle efforts on the year ... took over against Memphis after Brian Raines and Vernon James were injured during the game ... credited with eight tackles and thwarted a late Memphis scoring threat just before halftime with an interception in the end zone to keep Rice within 14-3 on the road ... picked off his second pass of the season vs. Tulane ... has four career interceptions, third among Owl defenders ... most experienced of the Owls' linebackers (34 games/15 starts).
Finished the year with 26 tackles while seeing action in eight games ... opened the year in the starting lineup and was credited with seven stops against Nichols ... missed the Texas Tech, Texas and Southern Miss games with an injury, then returned to face Houston and registered his first career sack ... missed the Memphis game with an injury ... returned to action against Marshall and was credited with four tackles, including a pair for loss, and picked up his second sack of the year.
As a true freshman, developed into a starter by season's end and impressed conference coaches enough to be named to their all-Conference USA freshman squad ... started against ECU and SMU to close out the regular season and Troy in the R + L Carriers New Orleans Bowl ... credited with 25 tackles over that stretch ... also picked off a pass against ECU and SMU, returning one against ECU 20 yards ... had tackles in each of the first four games (7 total), then was shut out for four ... rebounded to rack up 19 in the last four contests ... also broke up a pass vs. UTEP and a blocked punt vs. Tulsa
John Tyler High School
2006 graduate of John Tyler High in east Texas ... All-East Texas safety for coach Thomas Brooks ... All-District 12-5A selection who played in the All-American Bowl game ... had two interceptions, two recoveries and three forces for the Lions' 8-3 playoff team ... also a two-year letterman in track, and played club soccer ... regional qualifier as a junior in both hurdle events ... carried a 3.72 high school GPA, and ranked sixth in a class of 412 ... member of the National Honor Society, the National Honor Roll, Who's Who Among American High School Students, and Top Teens of America ... awards include the Rotary Club Outstanding Senior and the YMCA Ralph Spence Leadership Award ... executive vice president of John Tyler's student council, and participated in the International Baccalaureate Program ... church activities include the choir, ushering, and serving as treasurer for both the youth department and his Sunday School ... chose Rice over Houston, Louisiana Tech, Oklahoma State, Kansas, Texas A&M, Missouri, UTEP, SMU, TCU, Arizona and Colorado State.
Full Name: Terrance Michael Garmon ... Born: Oct. 9, 1987, at Tyler ... Parents: Bobby and Cheryl Garmon (one brother) ... Rice major: History ... Lovett College.