Game photos from the 2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl (photos by Chad Greene)
Cincinnati vs NC State, Sept. 22, 2011 (AP Photos)
2009: Appeared in four games as a reserve offensive lineman role ... saw action at Rutgers, against Southeast Missouri State, at Miami (OH), and against Louisville ... behind the offensive line, the Bearcats had an individual top the 100-yard plateau in eight out of 13 games overall ... UC topped 200-yards rushing on three occasions and set school records for points and touchdowns.
Hillsdale High School: A letterwinner as a tight end and defensive lineman at Hillsdale High School, after spending three years at Litchfield ... chosen to the all-Southern Michigan Activities Association fi rst-team in 2007 ... helped the Hornets win the SMAA South title and qualify for the state playoffs ... collected 55 tackles, including 17 for loss, and 10 sacks on his way to Jackson Citizen Patriot All-Area Dream Team and Detroit Free Press first-team plaudits ... received Associated Press Honorable Mention All-State recognition ... invited to play in the 2008 Michigan East-West All-Star Game ... one of eight defensive linemen invited to the Great 8 Football Awards by the Mid-Michigan Touchdown Club ... coached by Marc Lemerand.
Sean Timothy Hooey: Born July 26, 1990 ... son of Tim Hooey and Nancy Moore ... father played linebacker at Western Kentucky and Montclair State.
Academic Major: Pre-Business Administration.