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Ashton Preston
Ashton  Preston
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Edmond, OK

High School:
Santa Fe HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
DB


09/24/2016

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2016:
• 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


2015:

• 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 Brook, 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 ranks Preston as the No. 139 cornerback in the nation
• Had 34 tackles, one interception and five PBUs his senior season
• As a junior, Preston had 18 tackles and one interception
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