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Dominique Faust

Hometown:
Athens, Ga.

High School:
Clarke Central HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 225

Position:
LB

Experience:
2L

Dominique Faust

2009: Starting linebacker that saw some action at left end before getting kicked off the team late in the season for a violation of team rules... Recorded 46 tackles on the season with 3.5 coming for aloss of 15 yards... Credited with 1.5 sacks for a loss of eight yards... Recorded four tackles at Auburn (9/5)... Notched back-to-back-to-back games with five total tackles in games at Navy (9/12), against Nicholls State (9/19) and against Hawai'i (9/30)... Recorded one tackle for a loss of four yards at Navy... Matched a career-high seven tackles at Nevada (10/9)... Recorded six total tackles against New Mexico State (10/17), including 1.5 sacks for a loss of eight yards... Notched two assisted tackles and two pass break-ups at Utah State (10/24)... Recorded one solo tackle at Idaho (10/31)... Credited with six total tackles, including one for a loss of three yards, and one QB hurry against No. 5 Boise State (11/6)... Recorded five assisted tackles at No. 9 LSU... Kicked off the team due to a violation of team rules.

2008: Saw action in 12 games while starting in five ... Registered 42 total tackles ... Named LA Tech Defensive Player of the Week (Fresno State game) ... Finished with 3.0 sacks on the year... Totaled seven tackles against Fresno State 11/1/08 ... Intercepted a pass against Utah State 11/15/08 and returned it for a touchdown ... Totaled two pass breakups on the year ... Registered solo sacks against Mississippi State, Utah State and New Mexico State

2007: Played in 11 games on special teams and saw some action on defense...had six tackles on the year...led the nation with four blocked kicks...blocked three field goals and a punt...all three blocked field goals kept Tech in the lead at crucial times in the game

High School: Lettered three years for coach LeRoy Ryals at Clarke Central High School ... Helped lead the Gladiators to the second round of the state playoffs this year ... Named team all-Region 8-4A as a senior ... Also named second team all-Northeast Georgia and third team all-state ... Named Clarke Central's defensive player of the year ... Led the team with 131 tackles, including 91 solo stops ... Also had seven TFLs and three PBUs ... Returned two kickoffs, including one 86 yards for a score ... Was a member of Clarke Central's track team for two years and basketball team for one year

Getting Acquainted: Full name is Dominique Jamal Faust ... Son of Roy and Sharn Faust ... Has two brothers, Ryan and Roy, and one sister, Ashley ... Born Nov. 5, 1988, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Year G UT-AT-OT TFL-Yds S-Yds PBU FF FR INT-Yds 2007 11 3-3-6 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0-0 2008 12 18-24-42 4.5-38 3.0-36 3 0 0 1-60 2009 10 12-34-46 3.5-15 1.5-8 2 0 0 0-0 Totals 33 33-61-94 8.0-53 4.5-44 6 0 0 1-60