Awards candidate who has already been named to the 2006 Lombardi Award Watch List ... Expected to be named to the Outland Trophy Watch list for the college football’s top offensive lineman.
Named first team all-conference after starting in every game and grading out as the team’s top offensive lineman in 10 of the 11 games ... Led the team with a total of 133 knock-downs, including a season-high 17 against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Helped pave the way for Patrick Cobbs to lead the Sun Belt Conference with 1,154 rushing yards and become North Texas’ all-time leading rusher with 4,050 career yards ... Was named to the preseason watch list for both the Lombardi Award and the Outland Trophy.
Named Sun Belt Conference Newcomer of the Year and was selected to the second team all-conference ... In his first season of eligibility, Lineberry started every game, grading out as the team’s second-best overall offensive lineman ... One of the most physical and strongest players on the team and considered one of the top one-on-one blockers in the league ... Tied teammate Andy Brewster as the team’s top offensive lineman in the final two regular season games, grading out with a 93 against Idaho and a 94 against Arkansas State ... Was second on the team in total knockdowns.
Did not see any action.
Was a redshirt.
High School/ Personal
Was a first-team all-district-player as a junior and senior ... Was named honorable mention all-state as a senior ... Helped lead his team to an undefeated 2001 regular season and an appearance in the regional finals ... Anchored an offense that averaged 47 points per game and had two 1,000-yard rushers ... Named to the first-team all-greater Houston area by the Houston Chronicle ... Was born in Houston on November 20, 1983 to Dianne and David Lineberry.