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    Asante' Cureton


    Monroe, N.C.

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    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 214


    In 2009: Walk-on linebacker who was a solid contributor on special teams and defense ... Recorded his first career tackle on his first collegiate play versus Murray State ... Tallied a season-high seven stops against Murray State while also in for 21 snaps ... Made five stops at Florida State, all on special teams ... Ranked second on the team in special teams tackles.

    In 2008: Walked on in the spring and redshirted the season at linebacker ... The Defensive Scout Team Player-of-the-Year for 2008 ... Named the Scout Team Player-of-the-Week for the Duke game.

    Prep: Team captain for Coach Johnny Sowell ... Started at fullback and outside linebacker, but also saw action at tight end and wide receiver ... Helped lead his team to the playoffs, where they lost to the eventual state champion ... An all-county and all-conference performer as a rover, he was named his team's defensive MVP ... Tallied 485 yards receiving as a senior and led all Union County backs in receiving yards and touchdown receptions with seven ... Also played basketball, he was a co-captain and a second-team all-county and all-conference choice ... Two-time player-of-the-week and team MVP ... Also competed in the high jump ... Majoring in biological engineering ... Born 12/27/88.

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