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Derron Ware
Derron Ware

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Dorsey

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 223

Position:
S

Birthdate:
04/14/1984

Experience:
1L


Opens preseason camp listed No. 2 on the depth chart at strong safety, behind Eric Smith...posted three solo tackles in the April 19 scrimmage...AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 10 games as a true freshman in 2002 and played 62 minutes (DNP vs. Rice and Penn State)...provided depth at free safety, behind Smith and Jason Harmon...credited with three solo tackles...recorded solo hits vs. Purdue, Indiana and California...played a season-long 11.5 minutes against the Hoosiers...HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: PrepStar All-American... named to SuperPrep's All-Far West Team...ranked among the region's top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 50) and the Prep Football Report (No. 93)...rated among the West's top defensive backs by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report (No. 14)...first-team All-Central City selection by The Los Angeles Times as a senior...registered 90 tackles and eight interceptions in 2001 while helping Dorsey High School (Los Angeles) to a 12-3 overall record, including the Dons' first City Section championship since 1995...his eight picks led the Coliseum League...had three interceptions in the 2001 league opener vs. Crenshaw...played for Coach Paul Knox at Dorsey...comes from the same high school program that has produced three current NFL players, including Keyshawn Johnson (Tampa Bay), Na'il Diggs (Green Bay) and Dennis Northcutt (Cleveland)...son of Carol Ware...born April 14, 1984.

Ware's Statistics
	G/GS	UT	AT	TM
2002	10/0	3	0	3