St. Petersburg, Fla.
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6-2 / 202
SENIOR SEASON (2010)
-Appeared in all 14 games and started in six tilts accumulating career-highs in total yards (937), receptions (37) and receiving yards(616) and also scored three touchdowns on the season
-South Dakota 9/4:Rushed for 15 yards on two carries and a touchdown, and had one reception for 14 yards
-NC State 9/11:Recorded one reception for 29 yards
-UAB 10/6:Caught three passes for 68 yards including a spectacular one-handed 44 yard reception that aired on sportscenter's top 10 plays of the night
-At Marshall 10/13:Caught two passes for 18 yards and returned a kickoff for 70 yards
-ECU 10/30:Caught two passes for 37 yards
-At Houston 11/5:Caught five passes for a season-high 123 yards
-Southern Miss 11/13:Hauled in five catches for 100 yards and a touchdown
-At Tulane 11/20:Reeled in one pass for 20 yards
-At Memphis 11/27:Caught four passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns
-SMU 12/4:Recorded three receptions for 30 yards
JUNIOR SEASON (2009): Played in 10 games...Ranked fourth on the team in receptions (24) and receiving yards (289)...Finished with two receptions for 19 yards and a touchdown in season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5)...Led the team in receiving with five receptions for 58 yards and a touchdown vs. Memphis (Oct. 3)...Had a 52-yard touchdown reception at Rice (Oct. 24).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008): Saw action in all 12 games ... Completed the year with four receptions for 81 yards and one touchdown ... Had a season-best two receptions for 60 yards, including a 54-yard explosion for a touchdown vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007): Did not see any game action, but was a key contribution on the scout team.
TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006): A scholarship recruit, redshirted while practicing at wide receiver for the scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterman at Boca Ciega High School for head coach Jean Gordon ... All-conference and All-Suncoast selection ... Team MVP as a senior ... Track standout who lettered two years in the sport ... Third in the state of Florida in the long jump and triple jump ... Finished senior season with 29 receptions for 660 yards and eight touchdowns ... Returned three kickoffs for touchdowns on special teams ... Has run a timed 4.43 40-yard dash.
PERSONAL: Newsome is the son of James and Beverly Newsome ... Marjoring in Criminal Justice.