Alonzo Tweedy

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  • Alonzo
  • Tweedy

  • Position
    Outside Linebacker
  • Class
  • Height
    6' 2
  • Weight
    193 lbs.
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Richmond, Va.
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Updated: February 1, 2013

2012: Played in all 13 games, making three starts ... Was in on 395 plays, including 175 on defense and 220 on special teams ... Made two tackles in action on special teams in the season-opening win over Georgia Tech ... Made two tackles against Austin Peay ... Saw time on 14 special teams plays at Pittsburgh ... Had three tackles on 21 special teams plays against Cincinnati ... Made one tackle on 25 special teams plays at North Carolina ... Was in on 20 special teams plays against Duke ... Made three tackles while in on 23 special teams plays at Clemson ... Made a tackle on 25 special teams plays at Miami ... Saw first action of the seasn at linebacker, making the start, and finished the game with six tackles whil also contributing on 21 special teams plays against Florida State ... Had two sacks for a loss of 16 yards as part of a seven-tackle outing at Boston College ... Had two tackles and three hurries against Virginia ... Made eight tackles, including a sack for a seven-yard loss in the win over Rutgers in ther Russell Athletic Bowl.

2011: Played in 11 games, drawing a start at whip linebacker ... Played 123 snaps on defense and 114 on special teams ... Had 23 tackles, including four tackles for loss, along with two quarterback hurries and a sack on the season ... Saw action on defense and special teams and had a tackle against Appalachian State ... Assisted on a tackle while playing 11 special teams plays at ECU ... Worked 11 special teams plays in the win over Arkansas State ... Had two assisted tackles on 13 special teams plays at Marshall ... Was for seven special teams plays at Clemson ... Stepped into the whip linebacker spot early in the Miami game after Jeron Gouveia-Winslow was injured ... Posted a career-high eight tackles, a sack for five lost yards and a two quarterback hurries during 46 defensive snaps ... Played 23 defensive snaps at whip at Wake Forest and recorded six tackles with a TFL ... Made his first career start at whip against BC and had two tackles and a TFL before leaving with an ankle injury ... Missed the Duke, Georgia Tech and UNC games due to the same injury ... Returned for the Virginia game and saw brief action on special teams ... Downed a punt inside the 10-yard line during 12 snaps on special teams in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson ... Saw brief action defensively at whip linebacker … Picked up three stops, including one for a loss, in the Sugar Bowl against Michigan … Was given the Coaches’ Award for his exceptional spring.

2010: Played in every game … Started on four special team units and led the team in special team tackles with 17 … Had a total of 18 tackles for the season … Slowed by a groin injury during the early going … Had a tackle while playing 11 special team plays against ECU … Collected a pair of tackles on kick coverage at Boston College … Had two plays on defense and a tackle on special teams against Central Michigan … Added another special team tackle in the Duke game and two more against Georgia Tech … Had a tackle and forced a fumble at UNC … Added two special team tackles against Miami … Got eight plays at whip linebacker and 20 on special teams versus Virginia, picking up a tackle along the way … Had two coverage tackles against FSU in the ACC title game and added three more during the Orange Bowl … Ran a 4.33 in the 40 during off-season testing … Posted a sack in Tech’s second spring scrimmage and had four tackles, including a TFL, in the third scrimmage … Had two tackles and broke up a pass during the Maroon-White game.

2009: Started on the punt return/block team, as well as on the punt and kickoff units … Posted four tackles while playing 13 special team plays against Alabama … Added another special teams tackle in the Marshall game … Picked up a pair of tackles on the punt team against Nebraska and added another in the Miami game … Was in on a tackle at Duke … Played 13 special team plays versus BC … Had three special team tackles at Georgia Tech … Turned in three more in the UNC game … Played 16 special team plays at ECU with three tackles … Downed a punt at the 1-yard line and contributed two more tackles on the coverage teams during the Maryland game … Collected two tackles on 13 special team plays against Virginia … Also picked up a pair of tackles during the win over Tennessee in the Chick-fil-A Bowl … Led the team with 24 tackles on special teams … Improved in all four major lifts during off-season workouts … Earned 100% Effort Awards for four of the team’s six pre-spring 6 a.m. workouts … His time in the NFL shuttle (3.96) was the fourth-fastest on the team, while his 38 1/2-inch vertical jump is also fourth-best on the squad … Had three tackles, including one for a loss, during the Maroon-White game.

2008: Redshirted during the fall … Worked briefly at rover before moving to whip linebacker … Had three tackles during Tech’s first scrimmage work of the spring … Picked up a sack among five tackles in another scrimmage … Collected three tackles during the Maroon-White game.

2007: Entered school for second semester in January 2008 … Went through the off-season program, posting a 36-inch vertical jump and a 4.41 time in the 40 … Worked at free safety during spring workouts … Had two tackles during one of the spring scrimmages … Was also in on two tackles during the Maroon-White game.

High School: Played linebacker for Coach Patrick Kane at Hermitage … Totaled 73 tackles (51 solo), six forced fumbles, two sacks, seven tackles for loss and two pass breakups as a senior … Scored touchdowns in four different ways (87-yard kick return, interception, fumble return, reception) … Blocked two punts … A first-team All-Colonial District selection as a senior … Was also named second-team All-Metro by The Richmond Times-Dispatch … Ranked the No. 33 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times.

Personal: Alonzo Lontá Tweedy … Born 7/27/89 in Richmond, VA … Son of Alonzo, Jr., and Terry Tweedy … Graduated with a degree in human development.