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Derek Newton
Player Profile:
Derek Newton 183191
Position: OL
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 305
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Utica, Miss.
Other College: Hinds CC
Experience: 1 Letter

2009:  Second Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection . . . Received the Gary Withrow Award as the Red Wolves outstanding offensive lineman of the year . . . One of the most consistent players on ASU's offensive line and the only ASU offensive lineman to start every game in 2009 . . . Helped lead the way for 21 rushing touchdowns, the third most in the Sun Belt Conference . . . Paved the way for three different ASU players rushing for over 100 yards in at least one game and was part of ASU's line that helped the offense to its most yards of total offense (484) against an FBS opponent since the 2007 season.

2008:  Redshirted the 2008 season.

HINDS CC:  First Team All-State selection at Hinds Community College . . . Played in the Mississippi Junior College All-Star Game.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Helped lead Hinds Agricultural High School to a 10-0 regular-season record during senior season, earning All-Metro and All-District honors . . . Named Most Improved Player as a senior as well . . . Also recruited by North Texas and Troy.

PERSONAL:  Born Nov. 16, 1987 . . . Son of Deborah and Stanley Newton.

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