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Jon Newton
Jon Newton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Roger Bacon

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 275

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
05/20/1985

Experience:
2L


2006: Saw action in five games as a reserve ... UC's Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week for the Syracuse and West Virginia games.

2005: Started eight games at defensive tackle and played significantly as an alternate in the other three... finished with 20 tackles and three for loss... shared a game-saving tackle on a 4th-and-1 stop in the waning seconds of the Eastern Michigan victory... posted a career-high four tackles at Pittsburgh... totaled two tackles including 1.5 for loss at Rutgers...Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2006).

2004: Moved from defensive tackle to the offensive line at the conclusion of spring practice, but returned to the defensive line in late season...saw action in two games.

2003: Debuted in the season opener vs. East Carolina... sustained an injury which and qualified for a medical hardship redshirt... Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2004).

Roger Bacon High School: First team all-state honoree as a senior for head coach Dan Starkey... Greater Catholic League North Defensive Lineman of the Year... three-time member of the all-league and all-city teams, earning first team honors as junior and senior and second team as a sophomore...earned four letters in football and three in basketball.

Jonathan Andrew Newton: Born May 20, 1985... son of Tim and Chris Newton.

Academic Major: Criminal Justice.