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Player Profiles



Doug                               Rigg
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Doug
Rigg
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Oradell, N.J.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 237
Sport: Football
Position: LB

Biography

-Played in 37 career games and started 18
-Moved from Will to Sam linebacker during the spring

2012 (Jr.)
-Second year starter at Will linebacker
-Fifth-leading tackler with 58 tackles, including 32 unassisted tackles, one sack, 2.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and an interception
-Ranked fourth on the team with 26 assisted tackles
-Recorded four or more tackles in seven games
-Established career highs as he tied for a game-high nine assisted tackles and 11 total tackles at Texas; also assisted on a tackle for loss
-Versus Baylor, tied career highs with one sack, one tackle for loss and five solo tackles
-Against Maryland, had a 51-yard fumble return for a touchdown and tied for a game high with seven total tackles; also set a career high with five solo tackles and tied career highs with one forced fumble and one fumble recovery
-Made five total tackles, including four solo stops, versus James Madison
-Had first career interception versus Marshall; also registered four total tackles, including two solo stops

2011 (So.)
-Played in 11 games and started nine at strong-side linebacker
-Three or more tackles in four games
-Forced fumble at the goal line that produced Darwin Cook’s 99-yard fumble return against Clemson; also had two tackles
-Finished with four tackles at USF and also had a sack; recovered fumble in fourth quarter that led to game-winning field goal

2010 (Fr.)
-Played in all 13 games
-Posted 14 tackles, including eight unassisted tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss
-Season-high five tackles at LSU

High School
-Coached by Fred Stengel at Bergen Catholic High
-Named all-state on defense
-2009 Star-Ledger First Team Defense
-2009 first- team defense Star Ledger all-non-public

Personal
-Birthday is May 9
-Son of Peter and Jayne Rigg
-Majoring in exercise physiology
-Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
-Big 12 Academic All-Big 12 Football Second Team

Related Articles

Rigg Named ECAC Player of the Week
Posted: 9.25.12

Rigg Young and Confident
Posted: 7.14.11


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