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#98 Claude Wroten
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 290 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Bastrop, La.
High School: Bastrop HS
Other College: Mississippi Delta CC
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Claude Wroten Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/19/2006

Updated 4/19/06

2005 First-Team All-America (Collegefootballnews.com)
2005 Second-Team All-America (Sporting News)
2005 First-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP)
SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week (vs. Arizona State, 2005; vs. Auburn, 2005)
2004 First-Team All-SEC (Collegefootballnews.com)
2004 Second-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP)
2004 SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week (vs. Vanderbilt)

CAREER
One of the most dominating defensive linemen in school history despite playing just 2 seasons with the Tigers ... Played in 25 games during his LSU career, starting 21 times ... Finished with 22.5 tackles for losses and 12 sacks ... Named First-Team All-America in 2005.

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
Teamed with Kyle Williams to give LSU one of the nation's best defensive tackle tandems ... Has great quickness off the ball and is thought to be a high round draft pick in the 2006 NFL Draft ... Named First-Team All-America by Collegefootballnews.com and Second-Team All-America by the Sporting News ... Named First-Team All-SEC by both the league’s coaches and the AP ... Played in 13 games with 12 starts ... Did not start against North Texas ... Finished season with 49 tackles, 10.5 tackles for losses and 6 sacks ... Led Tigers with 26 quarterback hurries ... Had 10 tackles and 2 tackles for 14-yards in losses against Mississippi State ... Twice named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week in 2005 ... Honored following win over Arizona State and then again following Auburn contest ... Against Auburn, had 8 tackles, 2 tackles for losses and 1 sack ... Against Arizona State, blocked a fourth quarter field goal that was picked up and returned 55-yards for a TD ... Added 3 tackles, 2 tackles for losses and 5 QB hurries in win over Arizona State ... Had season-high 6 quarterback hurries against Vanderbilt. 

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
A junior college transfer who provided the Tigers with a huge boost on the defensive line in 2004 ... Named first-team All-SEC by Collegefootballnews.com and Second-Team All-SEC by the Associated Press and the SEC Coaches ... Played in all 12 games with nine starts ... Started eight  times at defensive tackle and once at defensive end ... Wrapped up first season with the Tigers with 44 tackles, 12 tackles for losses and 6 sacks ... Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week following a 6-tackle, 2-sack game against Vanderbilt ... Had 6 tackles and 4 tackles for losses the following week against Alabama ... Had 6 sacks over final five games of season ... Capped first year with the Tigers with 3 tackles and 1 sack for an 8-yard loss against Iowa in the Capital One Bowl. 

PRE-LSU
One of the top-10 junior college prospects in the nation ... Rated by Collegefootballnews.com as the No. 7 junior college prospect in 2003 ... Recorded 53 tackles, 15 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries in 2003 ... Originally  signed with Northwestern State out of Bastrop High School ... Coached by Jay Miller.

PERSONAL
Full name is Claude James Wroten ... Born September  16, 1983 ... Majoring in general studies. 

Wroten's Career Defensive Stats

Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

Int

2004 Jr.

12-9

26

18

44

12-58

6-43

0

2005 Sr.

13-12

22

27

49

10.5-44

6-27

0

TOTALS

25-21

48

45

93

22.5-102

12-70

0

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