96 - William Patton
William Patton
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.
High School: Mountain Brook
Position: DL

2011: Two-year letterwinner ... will look to gain significant playing time at defensive line this fall.

2010: Played in all 11 games during his junior campaign ... recorded 20 tackles, including 2.5 tackles for a loss (-14) ... also had 1.5 sacks (-14) and one pass breakup ... notched two tackles and a sack in a 35-7 loss to Franklin & Marshall in the season-opener (9/4) ... tallied a career-high five tackles (four solo) in a 42-14 loss to Thomas More in the NCAA Tournament (11/20).

2009: Saw action in a majority of the games as a reserve defensive lineman during his sophomore season, totaling five tackles ... posted two tackles in a season-opening 29-27 loss to Franklin & Marshall (9/5).

2008: Played sparingly during his rookie campaign … did not record a tackle.

High School:Earned three letters as a member of the football team at Mountain Brook High School ... served as a team captain during his senior season.

Personal: Is an Eagle Scout ... classics major.