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Charles Tolbert
Charles  Tolbert

Reno, Nev.

High School:
Reno, Nev.

Last College:

Fresno State: Unsung player who emerged as a stable defensive player last season ... coming off his best year in which he played in all 12 game and started four ...a tenacious defensive player who is very good against the run. (2006) Played 12 games and started four ... had a career-high four tackles against Utah State, a game he had a sack and forced a fumble ... had four tackles for losses and two quarterback sacks ... forced two fumbles on the season ... had a sack and two tackles for losses against New Mexico State ... had 16 tackles on the season. (2005) Played 10 games and had eight tackles ... made one start at Idaho ... had one tackle for a loss and one sack. (2004) Played in nine games, all off the bench ... had five tackles, including 1.5 for loss ... had one interception on the season, that coming against SMU ... his tackles for loss all came in a win at Rice.

High School: A two-time all-state player in Nevada ... also a two-time all-region and all-division honoree ... the Nevada Defensive Player of the Year in 2002 ... had 108 tackles as a senior, including 24 for loss and 12.5 sacks ... lettered three seasons in football at McQueen High ... his team went 14-0 during his last year ... also recruited by California, Boise State and Nevada.

Personal: Born Sept. 19, 1985 ... mother's name is Willie Hill ... has one brother, Leon Hill, and three sisters, Cheryl Hill, Deidre Tolbert and Kenya Njensa ... enjoys playing video games, watching television and playing basketball ... lists his biggest athletics thrill as winning the state football title as a senior.

Career Statistics:
Year	GP-GS	UT	AT	TT	TFL-Yds.	Sacks-Yds.	Int-Yds.	FF
2004	9-0	3	2	5	1.5-2	0-0		1-5		0
2005	10-1	4	4	8	1.0-9	1.0-9		0-0		0
2006	12-4	8	8	16	4-0-27	2.0-24		0-0		2
Totals	31-5	15	14	29	6.5-38	3.0-33		1-5		2

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