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Ian Bass

Ian  Bass

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Brentwood Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 225

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
04/10/1980

Experience:
2L

2002: Appeared in 4-of-13 games ... Did not see action in the first four games ... Saw first action of the year against Florida (10/5) ... Also played in contests versus Arkansas State (10/12), Alabama (10/19) and Arkansas (10/26) ... Did not play in the final five games of the season ... Recorded one special teams tackle versus Arkansas State ... After missing last season due to an injury, returned to spring drills ... Had five tackles and forced one fumble in Red-Blue game.

2001: Missed the entire season after sustaining a knee injury during the summer and having to undergo surgery ... Was redshirted ... Used the spring to put himself into position to help team, but missed Red-Blue game due to a late knee injury.

2000: Switched from running back to linebacker during the season ... Appeared in final eight games of the season, including the 2000 Music City Bowl ... Earned his second letter ... Started the regular-season finale against Mississippi State (11/23) ... Tallied 21 tackles (12 solo) ... Credited with three TFLs (-3 yards) and one forced fumble ... Recorded a career-high nine tackles (five solo) against UNLV (10/28), including three TFLs -3 yards.

1999: Saw action in three games during true freshman season as a running back, receiving playing time against Auburn (9/25), South Carolina (10/2) and LSU (10/30) ... Earned his first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, earned first team All-State defensive honors from the Associated Press and the Tennessee Sports Writers Association ... Was Mr. Football Finalist, Back of the Year in Division II-AA ... Selected by the Chattanooga Times as one of the Top 13 prospects in Tennessee and was ranked No. 8 in the Knoxville News-Sentinel Top 25 prospects for Tennessee ... SuperPrep All-Dixie pick ... Named to Chopat 1998 Preseason All-America team ... Student Sports 1996 Sophomore All-American ... After missing his junior season with a knee injury, bounced back to have an outstanding senior year ... Accounted for 1,029 yards, rushing for 986 yards on 140 carries and catching three passes for another 43 yards ... Scored 21 TDs ... Averaged 7.04 yards per rush and 14.33 yards per catch ... Also excelled on defense as he was credited with 53 total tackles, including 30 solo hits ... Had two pass interceptions, returning them for 80 yards and one TD ... Also recovered two fumbles ... Counting offense and defense, accounted for 1,145 all-purpose yards ... Earned four letters in football while playing fullback and linebacker at Brentwood Academy, which produced former Ole Miss quarterback Kent Austin, one of the greatest passers in Rebel history ... Helped lead Brentwood to Class 5A state titles in 1995 and 1996, the Division II-AA regional championship and state runner-up spot in 1998 ... Coached in high school by Carlton Flat ... Brentwood was 12-0 in 1995, 12-0 in 1996, 9-3 in 1997, and 11-1 in 1998 ... In final national rankings by USA Today, Brentwood was No. 7 in 1995 and No. 5 in 1996 ... Also earned four letters in track, throwing the shot and discus and running the 100 and 200 meters.

PERSONAL: Son of James and Beverly Bass ... Full name is Ian Yahn Bass ... Born: April 10, 1980 ... Majoring in English.


BASS' CAREER STATISTICS
?DEFENSE?
Year	G-S	UT	AT	TT	TFL-YDS	Sacks-Yds
2000	7-1	12	9	21	3.0-3		0-0
2002	4-0	1	0	1	0-0		0-0
Total	14-1	13	9	22	3.0-3		0-0

Year CF FR PD PRES INT BLK 2000 1 0 0 0 0 0 2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 1 0 0 0 0 0

BASS' CAREER HIGHS

TACKLES: 9, vs. UNLV (10/28/2000) SOLO TACKLES: 5, vs. UNLV (10/28/2000) TFLs: 3.0, vs. UNLV (10/28/2000)

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