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Ro-Derick Middleton
Ro-Derick Middleton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holly Hill, S.C.

High School:
Holly Hill-Roberts

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250

Position:
DE


2006: Was in all 12 games for Coastal his junior year, starting eight times... Posted a career-best 30 total tackles, including eight solo tackles... Also had a pair of tackles for loss... Had a season-best five tackles in wins at Winston-Salem State and at VMI, adding a tackle for loss at WSSU... Added four tackles, including one for loss, in the home victory over Liberty...

2005: Played in 10 games during his sophomore year... Had 18 tackles for the year, six of them were solo... His best game of the season was against Gardner-Webb with four tackles and one sack, helping Coastal win the overtime contest... Had four sacks for the season...

2004: Played in 10 games as a freshman, drawing the start in the final three games of the regular season... Recorded 26 tackles his freshman season, including seven solo shots... Also had three tackles for loss, two sacks and one fumble recovery... Named Big South Freshman of the Week after getting his first collegiate start and recording three tackles, including one tackle for loss and one sack, in the road win at Gardner-Webb... Had a season-high seven tackles, including three solo tackles, in the home win over Charleston Southern... Posted six tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one fumble recovered in the home win over Jacksonville... Part of the 2004 recruiting class...

High School: Was named Second-Team All-Lowcountry by The Post and Courier and Second Team All-Area by the Times and Democrat, recording 105 tackles during his senior season... Earned All-Region honors his junior and senior years, as well as the team's Best Defensive Lineman award... Lettered in three sports during his high school career, also lettering in basketball (two years) and baseball (four years)... Earned Holly Hill-Robert's Athlete of the Year award as a senior... Named the basketball squad's Best Post Player in both his junior and senior years, leading his team to the 3A-State Championship his senior year... Named the baseball team's Rookie of the Year award as a freshman and Best Defensive Player his senior year... Was a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club...

Personal: Full name: Ro-Derick Donte Middleton... Son of Hazel and Patricia Middleton... Brother Hazel, Jr. played linebacker at South Carolina State... Majoring in biology.