Ashton Preston
Ashton  Preston

Edmond, OK

High School:
Santa Fe HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 193



Day Nine Notebook: Big Plays Carry Scrimmage-Heavy Friday

Big Plays On Both Sides Of Ball Abound On Last Practice Before Spring Break


VIDEO: Striving For Change

Ashton Preston Shares His Thoughts On Campus Organization Involvement


An Oklahoma Flavor

Though Texans Compose Most Of North Texas' Roster, Several Key Oklahomans Feature


VIDEO: Smiley, Preston Recap Day 14 Of Fall Camp

Turner Smiley, Ashton Preston Discuss Improved Receiving Corps, High-Energy Day


Day 12 Notebook: Mean Green Open Week Three

North Texas Held Practice In Apogee Stadium Monday

• Appeared in all 14 games, 10 starts, and finished with 41 tackles (24 solo), 4.5 for loss, with three pass break-ups
• Posted three stops in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on 12/16 vs. Troy
• Made four tackles, one for loss, in the C-USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic on 12/2
• Had four stops, one for loss, in the win at Rice on 11/25
• Recorded three tackles at UTEP with a pass break-up on 11/11 in a win
• Made a season-high five tackles, 0.5 for loss, at La Tech in the win on 11/4
• Posted four stops, 0.5 for loss, in the win on 10/28 vs. Old Dominion
• Had four tackles at Florida Atlantic on 10/21
• Recorded three stops, 0.5 tackle for loss, in the win vs. UT San Antonio on 10/14
• Made one tackle and added a pass break-up in the road win at Southern Miss on 9/30
• Posted three tackles and a pass break-up on 9/23 in the win vs. UAB
• Had one tackle and a pass break-up at Iowa on 9/16
• Made three stops at SMU on 9/9

• Posted three tackles (all solo), one of which was for loss, in his season debut on 9/2 vs. Lamar


• Recorded 40 tackles (24 solo), an interception, a sack, a pass break-up, a forced fumble and four-and-a-half tackles for loss in 12 appearances, nine of which were starts
• Made one tackle on 12/27 in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl vs. Army
• Had five stops (three solo) in the win vs. Southern Miss on 11/19
• Posted five tackles, one-and-a-half for loss and a pass breakup on 11/12 at WKU
• Recorded two tackles and intercepted his first pass of the season vs. La Tech on 11/5
• Made four tackles, one of which was for a loss on 10/1 vs. MTSU
• Posted a career-high 10 tackles (seven solo) with his first career sack, two tackles for loss and a forced fumble in the double OT win at Rice on 9/24
• Had two tackles at No. 23 Florida on 9/17
• Posted a tackle vs. Bethune-Cookman on 9/10
• Made his season debut on 9/3 vs. SMU, starting at nickel and tallied four tackles


• Played in 10 games for the Mean Green starting the first two games of his career against Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee
• Totaled eight tackles with a pass break-up and a pass defended
• Made his first career start against Western Kentucky, and along with fellow true freshman Nate Brooks, they became the first freshman duo to start at cornerback since 2006
• Rcorded a career-high three tackles with a pass break-up against Western Kentucky

High School:

• Rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com
• Ranked as the No. 2 cornerback in Oklahoma by Scout.com, the No. 14 overall recruit in Oklahoma and the No. 17 cornerback in Oklahoma by ESPN.com
• Scout.com ranked Preston as the No. 139 cornerback in the nation
• Had 34 tackles, one interception and five PBUs his senior season
• Had 18 tackles and one interception as a junior
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