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34 James Truxillo
2007 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First Team

2008 (Junior): Elected defensive captain by his teammates...played and started in two games before missing rest of season with injury...had five tackles and a quarterback hurry in his limited action -- four tackles in opener at Auburn

2007 (Sophomore): Named to the ESPN The Magazine ­Academic All-District First Team...finished third on the team with 68 tackles, ­including three tackles for loss and a sack...intercepted a pair of passes, coming against Troy and Grambling State...had a career-high 11 tackles at Texas A&M...opponents averaged 152.7 fewer yards per game when he played the rover position (seven games)...had six pass breakups on the season, with two at Texas A&M...had at least five tackles in all 10 games played...missed a pair of games (Florida Atlantic, Middle Tennessee) due to injury...forced a ­fumble late in the fourth quarter at Alabama; also broke up a pass on ­Alabama’s final offensive play of the game to preserve the ­victory

2006 (RS-Freshman): Finished eighth on the team in tackles with 35...saw starting time in place of injured Kevin Payne...had a ­tackle for loss at Florida International...had a pass break-up against North Texas...forced two fumbles...recorded a season-high eight tackles against Middle Tennessee

2005 (Freshman): Redshirted...2005-06 Sun Belt Conference Commissioner’s List
Prep: All-Metro player as a senior...two-time all-district honors...2004 Catholic League champions...had three interceptions and 70 tackles as a senior

Personal: Born Sept. 16, 1987, in Jefferson, La...son of Jack Truxillo...has a brother, Jackie, and two sisters, Katie and Mary...majoring in criminal justice...father is the admissions director for Jesuit High School in New Orleans...ULM Athletic Director’s Honor Roll – Fall 2006, Spring 2007
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jefferson, La.
High School: Jesuit HS