Appeared in 12 games with five starts ... Totaled 37 tackles with 4.0 TFL's and 1.0 sack ... Started season opener vs. Arkansas State and registered six tackles with a TFL (minus 4 yards) and one QB?hurry ... In SEC opener at Mississippi State, led AU in tackles with nine stops, including six solo tackles ... Also had one 1.0 TFL for minus 1 yard vs. MSU ... Saw limited snaps vs. Clemson and did not make a tackle ... Played vs. South Carolina but did not have a tackle ... Against ULM, totaled three tackles, all solo stops, in limited snaps ... Did not play vs. Kentucky and Arkansas ... Saw snaps vs. LSU but did not have a tackle ... Played vs. Ole Miss but did not register a tackle ... Against UTC, started and led all tacklers with eight stops ... Played vs. Georgia but did not have a tackle ... Started vs. Alabama and tied season high with nine tackles ... Recorded first sack of season (minus 3 yards) and tied career best with a pair of TFL's (minus 5 yards) ... Part of AU defense that held Alabama to 67 yards total offense in second half ... Started and had one tackle in win over South Carolina in SEC Championship Game ... Registered one solo tackle vs. Oregon in BCS National Championship Game.
2009 -- Appeared in 10 games with seven starts ... Totaled 31 tackles ... Did not play in season opener vs. Louisiana Tech ... In first collegiate action, recorded six tackles vs. Mississippi State ... Earned first career start vs. West Virginia and had one solo tackle ... Started vs. LSU and recorded season-high 12 tackles with a sack (minus 10 yards) and 2.0 TFL's (minus 12 yards), both first of AU career ... Tied for team high with nine tackles vs. Ole Miss ... Six of nine tackles vs. Rebels were solo ... Also had one QB hurry vs. Rebels ... Started vs. Furman, but did not record a tackle in limited snaps ... Totaled a pair of tackles vs. Georgia before leaving in first half with injury ... Did not play vs. Alabama due to injury ... Had one solo tackle vs. Northwestern in Outback Bowl.
SPRING 2009 -- Participated in spring drills at Auburn after enrolling in January
JUNIOR COLLEGE -- Junior College Coach: Steve Campbell ... Played at Mississippi Gulf Coast CC in Perkinston, Miss. .... As a freshman in 2007, helped Mississippi Gulf Coast to National Championship .... Redshirted in 2008.
HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Carl Martin ... Recorded 140 tackles and 10 sacks at linebacker his senior year, while taking 15 carries for 223 yards and three scores at running back ... Recorded 100 tackles, including 52 for losses his junior year ... Named a PrepStar All-American recruit ... Listed as tenth-ranked prospect in state of Alabama by The Birmingham News ... Ranked No. 19 nationally at outside linebacker and the No. 10 overall recruit in Alabama by rivals.com ... Ranked No. 20 among outside linebackers by ESPN.com ... Selected by the AHSAA to play in the Alabama North/South All-Star game as a junior ... Named Birmingham News and ASWA Class 5A All-State ... Selected as a member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 ... Ranked the No. 78 prospect in the Mobile Register's Super Southeast 120 ... Named a Birmingham News Super Senior before the 2006 campaign.
PERSONAL -- Born May 7, 1989 ... Son of Greta and Rome Freeman ... Major:?Exercise Science.
|FREEMAN'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS
|YEAR||G/GS ||TT ||UT ||AT ||TFL-YDS ||QBS-YDS ||FF/FR ||PD ||I/YDS
|2009 ||10/7 ||31 ||15 ||16 ||2.0-12 ||1.0-10 ||0/0 ||0 ||0/0|
|2010 ||12/5 ||37 ||22 ||15 ||4.0-10 ||1.0-3 ||0/0 ||0 ||0/0|
|Totals ||22/12 ||68 ||37 ||31 ||6.0-22 ||2.0-13 ||0/0 ||0 ||0/0|