Monday, July 11, 2011

Getting to know the 2011 Oregon Duck newcomers: Anthony Wallace

Anthony Wallace
LB – 6-0, 221, 4.55
Dallas, Texas (Skyline HS)

2010 Stats: 115 tackles and earned honorable mention All-State distinction at linebacker in 2010 (90 tackles in 2009)
Team Record: 9-3 7-0 league, league champions, lost to DeSoto, 38-0, in the area round of the Class 5A Division I Region II playoffs.
GPA: 3.5
Rivals: #4 ILB, Rating 5.8, National 112, Rivals 250
Scout: #4 MLB
ESPN: #7 MLB, Grade 81, ESPN 150

Anthony Wallace had a lot of options. He was offered scholarships by an honor roll of football schools, including LSU, Miami, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Texas, USC, Penn State, Notre Dame, Stanford, Auburn, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee.

He's been training to be a football player since he was 6. Rainier Sabin of The Dallas Morning News related the story in a February 2010 interview:

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