PELLUM'S WSU CAREER
SOPHOMORE (2008): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in each of WSU's 13 games...started the first game of his career against Oklahoma State in WSU's season-opener, and made 12 starts on the season...65 tackles on the season (51 solo) ranked third on the team...recorded two interceptions on the season, one each against Arizona (32 yards on Arizona's first play) and Washington (two yards)...registered two tackles-for-loss, forced one fumble and recorded six pass break-ups...recorded a career-high 10 tackles against both UCLA and Arizona...UCLA game had nine solo tackles and a pass break-up while he added a forced fumble against Arizona...earned WSU's "Big Play" Award following Arizona game.
FRESHMAN (2007): Earned a varsity letter after playing in 10 of the Cougars' 12 games as a true freshman...missed the Wisconsin and Stanford games...earned the team's weekly Cougar Claw Special Teams Award following his performance against Arizona...saw action on special teams and as a reserve defensive back...recorded nine tackles on the season (five solo)...had two tackles-for-loss and a pass break-up.
PELLUM'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned two letters in football under head coach Jack Mahlstede and two letters in track and field under coach Bob Costa...JUNIOR season earned a silver medal at the Del Rio League Finals in the 100m and a bronze medal in the 200m...helped 4x100m team to a gold medal at the Del Rio League Finals...while a SENIOR recorded 55 tackles (32 solo)...selected as "Chief" of the Year...named Del Rio League Most Valuable Player...all-area and all-region cornerback.
Romeo Pellum...mother Karla...two younger brothers Rodrick Daniels and Ryan Taylor...one younger sister Kayllah Taylor...uncle Don Pellum played football for Oregon and uncle Forrest Pellum played football at Oregon State...enjoys hanging with friends and talking on the phone...plans to pursue a degree in criminal law.
DEFENSE G/GS TT PT AT TFL SACKS PI/YDS 2007 10/0 9 5 4 2.0/-3 0/0 0/0 2008 13/12 65 51 14 2.0/-5 0/0 2/34 CAREER 23/12 74 56 18 4.0/-8 0/0 2/34