Woody Baron

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  • Woody
  • Baron

  • Position
    Defensive Tackle
  • Class
  • Height
    6' 2
  • Weight
    280 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Brentwood Academy
  • Hometown
    Nashville, Tenn.
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Updated: July 17, 2017

2016 First Team All-ACC (ACSMA, AP)
2016 Second Team All-ACC (Coaches)
2016 All-ACC team (ESPN.com)

2016-17: All-ACC team (Sports on Earth) ... Second team All-ACC (Athlon Sports, Phil Steele) ... Defensive Lineman of the Year (The Touchdown Club of Richmond) ... ACC Player of the Week at DL (Pro Football Focus 11/8) ... ACC Defensive Player of the Week (ACC 10/24) ... Played in all 14 games with 14 starts ... Racked up 56 tackles, including 18.5 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks, five hurries and two recovered fumbles ... Turned in four tackles, one sack for a loss of four yards and one fumble recovery against Arkansas in the Belk Bowl ... Tallied two tackles against Clemson in the ACC Championship Game ... Had a tackle for a loss and two tackles against Virginia ... Posted two tackles, a tackle for a loss and one hurry at Notre Dame ... Racked up a season-best 10 tackles, including three tackles for a loss against Georgia Tech ... Had nine tackles, including a team sack for a loss of four yards and 3.5 TFLs at Duke ... Posted six tackles and a season-high 4.5 TFLs and 2.5 sacks for a total of 24 yards lost against Miami ... Turned in five tackles, two tackles for a loss, one hurry and one sack at Syracuse ... Tallied three tackles, 0.5 TFL and one fumble recovery at North Carolina ... Posted two tackles and one tackle for a loss against Boston College ... Had three tackles and 0.5 TFL against Tennessee at Bristol Motor Speedway ... Opened the season with five tackles against Liberty ... Named to the All-ACC team by ESPN.

2015-16: Played in all 13 games with five starts … Logged 479 plays as defensive tackle during the regular-season … Had 28 tackles, including 8.0 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks … Recorded one quarterback hurry versus Furman … Forced two fumbles with one recovery … Appeared in game against Ohio State … Made three tackles versus Furman, including 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack … Started at Purdue, making three tackles with 1.0 tackle for loss and 1.0 sack … Collected four tackles with 1.0 tackle for loss versus Pittsburgh … Started against NC State making four tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss and his third sack of the season … Started at Miami, forcing a fumble with four tackles … Started versus Duke, recording two tackles … Made two tackles with 1.0 tackle for loss after starting at Boston College … Recorded a career high of five tackles with 1.0 tackle for loss at Georgia Tech … Recovered a fumble versus North Carolina … Made one tackle against Virginia ... Saw action in the Independence Bowl vs. Tulsa.

2014-15: Played in 12 games, making two starts … Was in on 181 plays at tackle and six specials teams plays … Had seven tackles, including half a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss … Recorded two quarterback hurries … Was in on 15 defensive plays, while also seeing action on special teams against William & Mary … Had one hurry while in at tackle at Ohio State … Saw action on defense against East Carolina … Made a tackle his first career start against Georgia Tech … Was in on a sack against Western Michigan … Did not travel for the North Carolina game after re-aggravating a sprained ankle, suffered in practice … Saw limited action at tackle at Pitt … Was in at tackle against Miami and Boston College … Had a tackle while in on defense at Duke … Was in on seven defensive plays at Wake Forest … Saw action on 16 plays on defense against Virginia … Was in for nine snaps on defense against Cincinnati in the Military Bowl … Posted a 500-pound squat and a 315-pound power clean in spring max testing … Earned the Don Williams Team United Award as the player who put team first in spring practice.

2013-14: Played in all 13 games … Was in on 129 plays at defensive tackle, adding 70 special teams plays … Had eight tackles and added four hurries in his debut season … Assisted on a tackle while in on 18 defensive snaps in collegiate debut against Alabama … Was in on defense against Western Carolina … Made a tackle while in at tackle at East Carolina … Had one tackle while in on defense against Marshall … Was in at tackle at Georgia Tech … Made two tackles while in on defense and special teams against North Carolina … Made a tackle while in on defense and special teams against Pittsburgh … Was in on defense and special teams against Duke and at Boston College … Had a hurry in the win at Miami … Made two tackles while in on defense and special teams against Maryland … Saw action on defense and special teams at Virginia … Had a quarterback hurry in the Sun Bowl … Earned Iron Hokie honors in summer max testing … Missed the spring after undergoing right ankle surgery after the bowl game.

2012-13: Signed with Tech in 2012, but deferred his enrollment until January of 2013 … Joined the team in January and went through spring workouts … Worked at tackle during spring practices … Contributed three tackles in the spring game.

High School: A two-time first-team all-state selection by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association for Coach Ralph Potter … A finalist for Tennessee Mr. Football as a senior after recording 40 tackles, including 15 for a loss, and eight sacks despite being slowed with a knee injury … Named to the All-Midstate first team by The Tennessean following his senior season … A Division II-AA Mr. Football Lineman finalist following both his junior and senior seasons … Tallied 50 tackles, including 31 for loss and 17 sacks as a junior … Ranked as the No. 40 strongside defensive end in the country and the No. 17 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 19 prospect in Tennessee by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 20 player in the state in Tennessee by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 55 defensive end in the country, the No. 226 player in his region and the No. 14 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation … Listed as the No. 91 defensive end in the country by Scout.

Personal: William Dennis Baron … Born August 8, 1993 in Chicago … Son of William Laboy and Jessica Baron … Has an older brother and a younger brother … The nephew of former Tech defensive tackle Jim Baron … Majoring in Spanish.