Washington State at UCLA - October 28, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)
TRENT'S WSU CAREER
SENIOR (2008): Earned the fourth varsity letter of his career after starting all 13 of WSU's games...named All-Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention...received a trio of team awards at the season-ending banquet: Fred Bohler Award for Cougar Inspiration, Tim Petek Award for Strongest Man, Defensive Most Valuable Player and named to Phil Steele's All-Pac-10 Third Team...recorded a team-high 88 tackles on the season (52 solo)...also led the team with 10.5 tackles-for-loss...recorded one sack, recovered a fumble and had his first career interception...registered double-digit tackles against Oregon State (10), Arizona (10) and Washington (12)...completed his Cougar career with 323 tackles, good for seventh on WSU's all-time list...became only the 10th player in school history to reach 300 tackles for a career...finished his career making 37 consecutive starts at middle linebacker.
JUNIOR (2007): Earned a varsity letter after starting each of WSU's 12 games at middle linebacker...named All-Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention...received WSU's Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week nomination following performances against San Diego State and Idaho...received team's weekly Cougar Claw Defense Award following performance against Stanford... received team's weekly Cougar Claw Special Teams Award following performance against California...was WSU's third-leading tackler...registered 89 tackles on the season (46 solo)...was third on squad in tackles-for-loss (5.5) and second in sacks (four)...also had four pass break-ups, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries...recorded double-digit tackles in each of WSU's first two games: 10 against Wisconsin and 13 against San Diego State...recorded two sacks against Stanford...also had one TFL against San Diego State, Oregon, Oregon State and Washington...had one sack each against Oregon and Washington...had nine tackles against Arizona and eight against both Idaho and Oregon State.
SOPHOMORE (2006): Earned a varsity letter after starting each of the Cougars' 12 games...received the team's weekly Cougar Claw Defense Award following performances against Idaho and USC...was WSU's second-leading tackler...registered 77 tackles on the season...ranked 15th in the conference with 6.4 tackles per game...recorded a career-high 14 tackles against USC...had five tackles and forced a fumble against UCLA...registered 10 tackles against Arizona State and was in on a tackle-for-loss...over final three games was in on 25 tackles...member of WSU's punt special teams unit.
FRESHMAN (2005): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in each of WSU's 11 games...made five starts...started the final five games of the season, filling in for an injured Will Derting...named to Pacific-10 Conference All-Freshman Team...earned The Sporting News Freshman All-America Second Team and CollegeFootballNews.com Freshman All-America Second Team accolades...was WSU's Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week nomination following performance against Oregon...earned the team's weekly Cougar Claw Defense Award following performance against Grambling...earned the team's weekly Ironman Award following performances against Grambling and Oregon State...recorded 69 tackles on the season (38 solo), including three tackles-for-loss and a sack...also had three pass break-ups and a fumble recovery...registered 13 tackles and two tackles-for-loss against Oregon after replacing Will Derting early in the game...made 10 stops against Stanford and followed the performance with 12 tackles against UCLA...one of five true freshman to see varsity action...member of WSU's punt, kickoff and kickoff return special teams units.
TRENT'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Coached by Kevin Atkinson at Keller High School...lettered twice in football and twice in track for the Indians...as a JUNIOR (2003-04) piled up 163 tackles, including four sacks...also forced four fumbles...was named the District 5-5A defensive player of the year...SENIOR (2004-05) year helped Indians to an 8-3 record including a trip to the 5A Division I State Playoffs...despite being limited to seven games due to injury, recorded 91 tackles with six tackles-for-loss and four forced fumbles...was one of seven seniors at Keller to sign with Division I-A schools... named first-team All-District 5-5A at linebacker...District features 2004 national high school champion Southlake Carroll.
Gregory Trent...born in Battlesville, Okla...parents Floratine and Pam Trent...has one brother Jermain and four sisters Latoya, Dalisa, Thera and Merrisa...enjoys fishing and watching television.
DEFENSE G/GS TT PT AT TFL SACKS PI/YDS 2005 11/5 69 38 31 3.0/-9 1.0/-7 0/0 2006 12/12 77 35 42 2.0/-6 1.0/-3 0/0 2007 12/12 89 46 43 5.5/-33 4.0/-31 0/0 2008 13/13 88 52 36 10.5/-35 1.0/-8 1/18 CAREER: 48/42 323 171 152 21.0/-83 7.0/-49 1/18