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#96 Christian French
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 244
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School: John F. Kennedy HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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2013 — Played in 11 games, finishing the season with eight total tackles . . . Recorded a season-best four tackles, including one solo tackle in the victory at Virginia . . . Made a solo stop in the Cal win.

2012 — Appeared in nine games while posting tackles in seven of them … Credited with a personal-best three unassisted (four total) stops against Tennessee Tech and three tackles vs. Washington . . . one tackle and one pass breakup in win vs. Colorado … Switched to the defensive side of the ball from tight end during 2012 spring practice and made one solo stop in collegiate debut vs. Arkansas State. Demonstrated huge improvement during the 2013 off-season while leading all tacklers in the Spring Game, posting a game-high nine tackles that include seven unassisted and one quarterback sack . . . Clocked in fastest electronic 40-yard time of 4.98 in addition to posting 32.5-inch vertical jump.

2011 — Worked with the scout team at tight end.

BEFORE OREGON — Selected to the U.S. Army All-American game … A
four-star recruit by Rivals.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com, the member of the Rivals 100 (No. 87) also considered him as the top prospect in Iowa and No. 5 athlete nationally … Rated as the 77th best high school football player in the country by Sporting News and the No. 32 athlete according to ESPN … No. 85 player on the PrepStar Magazine “Dream Team” … Started at outside linebacker during senior season, compiling 71 tackles, three sacks and 10 tackles for loss, and forced a pair of fumbles and recovered another … Added 10 receptions for 111 yards and rushed three times for 85 yards and a touchdown …  An all-state first team choice, as well as picking up All-Metro and All-Mississippi Valley Conference honors … Selected to Des Moines Register Elite All-State Team (all classes, 1A through 4A) despite missing two games due to injury … Started at safety as a junior, making 77 tackles and four sacks … Also added punt return for TD in 2009 ... 33 tackles and four pass breakups as a starting safety during his sophomore campaign … Also played basketball and ran track for the Cougars … Earned second-team All-Metro and All-Conference accolades on the hardwood and clocked a 10.68 time in the 100 meters on the track as a junior.

PERSONAL — Parents: Cherokee and Caroline Luter French. Family: Two brothers, two sisters. High School (Coach): Kennedy (Tim Lewis), 2011. Major: General Social Science.

FRENCH’S CAREER BESTS
Tackles: 4, at Virginia, 09/07/13 (1-3); Tennessee Tech, 09/15/12 (3-1)
Tackles for loss: 1, at Virginia, 09/07/13 (1 yard)
Pass breakups: 1, Colorado, 10/27/12

TACKLES

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2012 9 8 5 5   0.0    0 0 0 0 0
2013 10 2 6   6  1.0    1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 19 10 11 11 1.0 1 0 0 0 0
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