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Anthony Hoke
Anthony Hoke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Warren, Ohio

High School:
Harding

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 255

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
06/19/1986

Experience:
3L


2006: Filled the starting spot at defensive end for all 13 games ... finished second in sacks (5.5) and fourth in tackles for loss (8.5) ... recorded a career-high seven takedowns, highlighted by 2.5 TFLs vs. Eastern Kentucky ... registered four stops at Ohio State ... made a fumble recovery at Louisville ... tallied four hits including a sack vs. USF ... notched five tackles and a forced fumble at West Virginia ... carded a sack and three total tackles in the International Bowl win.

2005: Competed at end, outside linebacker and interior pass rusher... played in 10 games, missing the season finale due to injury... posted five tackles, four of them solos, at Syracuse... also tallied a sack and a forced fumble vs. the Orange... recorded three tackles including one for loss at Miami (Ohio)... paced the team with three forced fumbles.

2004: Named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team... first-year freshman saw action in the final eight games as a backup on the defensive line and with several of the kicking teams... recorded four tackles with 1.5 sacks vs. USF... his fumble recovery as a member of the kickoff team set up UC's first TD in the win over Southern Miss...recipient of UC's Newcomer of the Year award for defense.

Warren G. Harding High School: Three-year starter at defensive end and tight end... Ohio Division I Defensive Player of the Year... two-time all-conference and all-county selection... capped his prep career with the Northeast Ohio Defensive Player of the Year award... helped the Raiders to a 36-4 record during his four years... an all-Steel Valley Conference and all-county choice as a junior, helping team to a 14-1 record and a runner-up finish in the state playoffs.

Anthony R. Hoke: Born June 19, 1986 in Warren, Ohio...son of Tracy Hoke.

Academic Major: Criminal Justice.

Single-Game Bests
Tackles: 7 vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/2/06)
Solo Tackles: 4 vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/2/06)
Assisted Tackles: 3 (twice) last at West Virginia (11/11/06)
Tackles for Loss: 2.5 vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/2/06)
Sacks: 1.5 vs. USF (11/20/04)
Forced Fumbles: 1 (four times) last at West Virginia (11/11/06)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 (three times) last at Louisvile (10/14/06)

Career Defensive Statistics Year Solo Assist Total TFL -Yd Sack -Yd Int. FF FR -Ret PBU QBH 2004 4 5 9 1.5 -8 1.5 -8 0 0 1 -0 0 1 2005 14 7 21 2.0 -15 2.0 -10 0 0 0 -0 0 1 2006 19 13 32 8.5 -42 5.5 -29 0 0 1 -0 0 3 Totals 37 25 62 12.0 -65 9.0 -47 0 0 1 -0 0 5