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Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Discusses The Upcoming UCF Game
Enjoyed a solid bounce-back campaign as a junior after suffering a nagging right foot injury which significantly limited play to only two games in 2009 ... Projected to open senior season as a top reserve at nose guard behind Michael Brooks in ECU's new 3-4 alignment ... Booked a sack which resulted in a 14-yard loss in the first spring scrimmage before closing drills with a solo stop during the '11 Purple-Gold Game (April 16).
2010 Game-by-Game Statistics
2010: Played in a career-high 12 contests after missing first of the year (Tulsa) due to injury ... Made first three starts of career (Marshall, SMU, Maryland) ... Finished campaign with personal-best 23 tackles, nine solo stops, 14 assists and 1.5 tackles for a loss ... 21-of-23 hits came on running plays ... Recorded first career block against the Terrapins in the Military Bowl, knocking down an extra point following Maryland's initial touchdown ... In Conference USA action, registered 14 tackles and 1.5 TFL (eight yards) ... Turned in seven multiple-tackle performances and made at least one hit in all but three games ... Contests without a stop were Virginia Tech, UCF and UAB ... Tied personal high with five tackles at Southern Miss (four assists) ... Second-quarter half sack (five yards) of USM's Austin Davis was first career TFL ... Tallied first career solo tackle for a loss on the final play of the first quarter against SMU, stopping quarterback Kyle Padron for a three-yard loss ... Started the Military Bowl and was credited with four tackles, three assists ... Booked a season-high three solo tackles at Rice and had three total stops in the fourth quarter ... Booked a pair of tackles in first career start, versus the Thundering Herd ... Initial solo hit of the year came at North Carolina with a stop of Johnny White following a one-yard gain in the fourth quarter ... In season debut, combined with Dustin Lineback to bring down Memphis' Jerrell Rhodes after a two-yard rush in the first quarter.
2007: Redshirted during initial season at ECU ... Officially signed with the East Carolina program in February.
High School: A three-year letterman and senior team captain for a Warrior program that posted a 9-3 record in 2006 ... A two-time all-county and All-North Piedmont Conference selection ... Booked 102 stops, nine for lost yardage, and four sacks as a senior ... Credited with four blocked kicks as a member of WIHS's special teams squad ... Totaled 63 tackles, three for lost yardage, while leading West Iredell to an 8-5 record as a junior in 2005 ... Tallied 63 stops as a sophomore, which included seven tackles for lost yards and four-and-a-half sacks ... Played as a freshman on varsity squad and only tackle resulted in lost yardage ... Chosen to the Winston-Salem Journal's All-Northwest squad honors as a junior and senior before earning selection to the Charlotte Observer's All-Piedmont unit in 2006 ... Coach was Mark Weycker ... Rated among the nation's Top 100 (No. 92) defensive tackles by scout.com ... Earned three additional letters as a track and field standout (shot put, discus).
Personal: Full name is Antonio Lamont Allison ... Born January 25, 1989 at Statesville, N.C. ... Son of Kimberly Allison and grandson of Linda Ferguson ... Major is communications ... Hobbies include following NFL and college football ... Nickname is Big Kat.