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Bobby Wagner

School

Utah State

Position
Linebacker
Major
Entrepreneurship

Classroom

Has a 2.97 cumulative GPA as an Entrepreneurship major, and is expected to graduate in the spring of 2012… Earned Academic all-Western Athletic Conference honors in 2009.

Character

A two-year captain on the football team… Is a community favorite and he loves to visit with the fans, sign autographs and pose for pictures, in various places and locations, including the grocery store and the airport and everything in between.

Community

Goes to elementary schools to read to students, and play games with them… Involved in youth football camps.

Competition

A well-decorated linebacker, and is on several preseason Watch List for various awards and honors, including the Butkus, Lombardi and Nagurski Awards… A two-time first-team all-WAC honoree, becoming USU’s first multiple first-team selection since Kevin Robinson earned all-Sun Belt honors in 2004 and all-WAC accolades in 2007, and USU’s first back-to-back first-team honoree since Kevin Curtis earned first-team all-Independent honors in 2001 and 2002… Talented linebacker who is expected to continue stellar, well-decorated career… Anchors and leads not only linebacker corps but defensive unit… Enters senior season nearing USU’s and WAC’s career tackles list, currently with 299 career stops, needing 22 tackles to break into the Aggies’ top 10 list and 18 stops to crack the WAC’s top 10… Last season he led the WAC with 115 tackles (53 solo, 62 assists), for a 9.6 tackles per game average… In WAC only games, also led the league with 71 total stops (35 solo, 36 assists) for an 8.9 pg average which ranked 22nd in tackles in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).