The skinny on Andre Lott

Has the ability to latch and trail the receiver in deep coverage, shadowing his man with aggression…

ANDRE LOTT

Cornerback/Free Safety

University of Tennessee Volunteers

5:10.2-194

Memphis, Tennessee

 

Three-year starter who was the unquestioned leader of the Volunteer secondary…Smart player who quickly reads and diagnoses the plays…Has very smooth hips in transition from his backpedal…Plays the zone well, effectively keeping the ball in front of him…Has the range and recovery speed to compensate…Makes proper body adjustments and times his leaps going up for the ball…Active run supporter who has the strength to come off blocks to make the plays…Plays with patience and shows good hands going for the ball…A Jim Thorpe Award semi-finalist in 2000 …Recorded 152 tackles (118 solos) with a pair of interceptions and 22 pass deflections during his career.

 

2001 SEASON

All-Southeastern Conference first-team pick by the league's coaches…Started the first seven contests at left cornerback, serving as defensive squad captain…Recorded 28 tackles (24 solos) with a 10-yard sack…Also deflected four passes.

Louisiana State…Credited with a 5-tackle (4 solos) performance.

Georgia…Had 4 solo stops and a pair of pass break-ups.

Alabama…Registered 2 solo tackles with a 10-yard sack and a pass deflection.

South Carolina…Was in on 4 tackles (3 solos).

Kentucky…Made 4 tackles (3 solos).

Florida…Returned to collect 3 solo tackles.

Louisiana State (SEC Championship)…Had another 3 hits.

Michigan (Citrus Bowl)…Closed out his career with 6 solo tackles and a pass break-up.

 

2000 SEASON

Jim Thorpe Award semi-finalist...All-SEC second-team choice by the Associated Press and The Sporting News...Switched from cornerback, where he played as a regular in 1999, to free safety for the first two games and then moved to strong safety, starting there in every contest, except vs. Louisiana State...Recorded 55 tackles (39 solos) with a 4-yard sack and two stops for losses of 5 yards…Intercepted a pass and deflected seven others.

Southern Mississippi…Had 7 tackles (6 solos) in the season opener.

Florida…Added 6 solo tackles and deflected a pass.

Louisiana-Monroe…Recovered a fumble, advancing the ball 30 yards for a touchdown.

Georgia…Returned to action with 9 tackles (5 solos) and a stop for a 1-yard loss.

Alabama…Added 4 hits with a pass break-up and a 4-yard sack.

South Carolina…Credited with an 8-tackle (6 solos) performance.

Memphis…Deflected a pass and posted 6 hits (3 solos).

Kentucky…Made another 6 tackles with a pass deflection.

Vanderbilt…Returned an interception 18 yards, batted away 3 passes and was in on 5 tackles (3 solos).

Kansas State (Cotton Bowl)…Had 6 tackles and a pass break-up.

 

1999 SEASON

Started all year at right cornerback, deflecting 10 passes and recording 45 tackles (38 solos), including a stop for a 2-yard loss…Intercepted a pass and recovered two fumbles.

Florida…Recovered a pair of fumbles, deflected 2 passes and made 5 tackles (4 solos).

Memphis…Had another 5 tackles with 2 pass break-ups.

Auburn, South Carolina and Notre Dame…Collected 4 hits in each game.

Arkansas…Registered a season-high 8 tackles (7 solos) with 3 pass deflections.

Kentucky…Intercepted a pass, batted away 2 others and made 3 solo tackles.

Florida State (Fiesta Bowl)…Credited with 2 solo tackles.

 

1998 SEASON

Played in every game behind Steve Johnson at left cornerback…Recorded 24 tackles (17 solos) with a pass deflection.

 

AGILITY TESTS

4.48 in the 40-yard dash…36.5-inch vertical jump…9'11" broad jump…Bench presses 225 pounds 15 times…31-inch arm length…8 ¼-inch hands.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Three-year starter at cornerback for Melrose (Memphis, Tenn.) High…Listed No. 1 in state by Knoxville News-Sentinel, No. 2 by Chattanooga Free Press and No. 3 by Chattanooga Times...Team reached the playoffs each of his three seasons, compiling a 33-6 record over that period...As Memphis' Defensive Player of the Year, he had 88 tackles, 12 sacks, 10 interceptions and three fumble recoveries...As a junior, he registered six interceptions and caused five fumbles...Had seven touchdowns on receptions and two on rushes as a junior combination running back-wide receiver...Over his career he recorded 250 tackles and 17 interceptions...Participated in track and baseball.

 

PERSONAL

Urban Studies major…Born Andre Marquette Lott on 5/31/79...Resides in Memphis, Tennessee.

 

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

STATS

GP

GS

TK

SO

AS

FR

FC

INT

TFL

PBU

SACK

BK

1998

12

00

  24

  17

    7

  0

  0

  0

  0-  0

   1

0.0-  0

  0

1999

11

11

  45

  38

    7

  2

  0

  1

  1-  2

 10

0.0-  0

  0

2000

10

10

  55

  39

  16

  1

  0

  1

  2-  5

   7

1.0-  4

  0

2001

10

07

  28

  24

    4

  0

  0

  0

  1-10

   4

1.0-10

  0

TOTAL

43

28

152

118

  34

  3

  0

  2

  4-17

 22

2.0-14

  0

 

INTERCEPTION RETURNS

ADVANCED FUMBLES

STATS

NO

YARDS

AVG

TD

LONG

NO

YARDS

AVG

TD

LONG

1999

  1

       0

  0.0

  0

     0

 

 

 

 

 

2000

  1

     18

18.0

  0

   18

  1

     30

30.0

  1

   30

TOTAL

  2

     18

  9.0

  0

   18

  1

     30

30.0

  1

   30

 


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