Postgame Notes: #13 Michigan 23, #17 Virginia Tech 20 (OT)
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Michigan Football Statistics (12-game Totals)
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Tackles: 8, vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12, 2009)
Solos: 5, twice (last vs. Ohio State, Nov. 21, 2009)
Asst: 5, at Iowa (Nov. 5, 2011)
PBUs: 2, vs. Eastern Michigan (Oct. 6, 2007)
At Michigan ... four-year letterman ... returning starter in the secondary ... played in 45 career games and made 23 starts ... recorded 91 tackles and five pass breakups during his career ... special teams contributor.
Fifth-Year Senior (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... earned fourth varsity letter ... appeared in all 13 games; played seven at cornerback, starting six of them (Western Michigan, Eastern Michigan, San Diego State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Michigan State), and six at safety, starting four (Purdue, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio State); played 12 games on special teams ... IOWA (Nov. 5) ... totaled six tackles, including a career-best five assisted stops, as starting safety ... EASTERN MICHIGAN (Sept. 17) ... served as the honorary senior game captain in start at cornerback.
Senior (2010) ... redshirted ... suffered foot injury during fall camp and is expected to miss the season.
Junior (2009) ... earned third varsity letter ... started all 12 games in the secondary ... made six starts at safety and six at cornerback ... amassed a career-best 46 tackles and one pass breakup ... made first career start at safety and assisted on special teams vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5) ... recorded four tackles against the Broncos ... posted a career-high eight tackles from safety position vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12) ... made four tackles at safety vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... registered two tackles at safety vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) ... contributed five tackles at Michigan State (Oct. 3) ... started at cornerback against Iowa (Oct. 10), his first career start at that position ... posted four tackles and one PBU against the Hawkeyes ... posted one stop at cornerback vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... ... made one solo tackle at cornerback vs. Penn State (Oct. 24) ... recorded two tackles against Illinois (Oct. 31) ... earned starting assignment at cornerback vs. Purdue (Nov. 7) ... contributed three tackles from cornerback spot at Wisconsin (Nov. 14) ... returned to starting safety position and made seven stops vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).
Sophomore (2008) ... earned second varsity letter ... played in all 12 games ... second on the team with 10 special teams tackles ... played cornerback and special teams vs. Utah (Aug. 30), tallying one stop ... assisted on two special teams tackles vs. Miami (Sept. 6) ... recorded one special teams stop at Notre Dame (Sept. 13) ... collected one special teams stop vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... registered one tackle on special teams vs. Illinois (Oct. 4) ... posted one special teams tackle vs. Toledo (Oct. 11) ... earned one special teams stop at Penn State (Oct. 18) ... played cornerback and special teams vs. Michigan State (Oct. 25) ... contributed on special teams at Purdue (Nov. 1) and at Minnesota (Nov. 8) ... posted two solo tackles against the Gophers ... played cornerback in nickel package and saw special teams action vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... contributed on special teams at Ohio State (Nov. 22).
Outdoor Track (2007-08) ... picked up U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Region team selection for performance with 4x100-meter relay team ... member of 4x100-meter relay team that placed fifth (40.06) at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... member of the outdoor Big Ten champion team, the school's first team title since 1983 ... helped claim conference title with a sixth-place finish in the 100m dash, logging a personal best time of 10.58 at the championship ... ran opening leg for 4x100-meter relay team that claimed conference crown ... finished seventh in the 100m dash (10.60) at the Jesse Owens Classic ... place third in the 100m dash (10.88) at EMU Invitational.
Freshman (2007) ... earned first varsity letter ... played in eight games ... registered five tackles and two pass breakups ... played on special teams units vs. Appalachian State (Sept. 1), Oregon (Sept. 8), Notre Dame (Sept. 15), Penn State (Sept. 22) and Northwestern (Sept. 29) ... made career debut against the Mountaineers ... played special teams and as reserve cornerback vs. Eastern Michigan (Oct. 6) ... tallied one solo tackle and two pass breakups against the Eagles ... collected a career-high four stops vs. Purdue (Oct. 13), playing cornerback and special teams ... did not see game action against Illinois (Oct. 20), Minnesota (Oct. 27) or Michigan State (Nov. 3) ... played on special teams at Wisconsin (Nov. 10) ... did not see game action vs. Ohio State (Nov. 17) or against Florida in the Capital One Bowl (Jan. 1).
Prep ... attended Dulles High School (2006) coached by Jim Creech ... Key Statistics ... posted 81 tackles, 11 interceptions and four pass breakups during career ... tallied 43 tackles, four pass breakups and five interceptions as a senior ... Honors and Rankings ... three-star prospect and the No. 44 cornerback prospect according to both Scout.com and Rivals.com ... No. 95 player in the state of Texas according to Rivals.com ...listed as All-Region by PrepStar Magazine ... named all-conference as a senior ... Touchdown Club finalist for the Defensive Player of the Year ... rated among the Houston Chronicle's top 100 players in the state ... All-District selection as a junior and senior ... Other Sports ... varsity letterman in track all four years ... district champion in the 200m dash as a senior ... won district title in the 100m, 200m and 800m relay as a junior ... qualified for state meet as a junior and senior.
Personal ... Troy Dion Woolfolk was born July 24, 1989 in Sugar Land, Texas ... son of former U-M All-American tailback Butch Woolfolk (1978-81) ... father played professionally for the Houston Oilers, Detroit Lions and New York Giants ... comes from same high school as linebacker Brandon Herron and wide receiver Darryl Stonum ... attended the 2006 Michigan Summer Football Camp ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies.