A.J. Wallace
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    A.J. Wallace

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Newport News, Va.

    High School:
    Leavenworth

    Last College:
    Hutchinson CC

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 190

    Position:
    S

    Birthdate:
    03/15/1985


    In the mix for playing time at safety after a very productive Saluki debut in 2005.

    2005: Played in all 13 games and started twice (Union and Missouri State)...Returned a blocked punt for a touchdown against SEMO and an interception for a TD against Union...Had two interceptions in the first, two games.

    Prior to SIU: Named Second-Team All-Jayhawk Conference at Hutchinson Community College in 2004...Ranked third on the team in tackles (98) and recorded one interception, one forced fumble and three tackles for loss...Helped his team to 7-4 record and third-place finish. Redshirted in 2003.

    High School: Honorable mention all-state and first-team all-conference his senior season...Played in the Kansas vs. Missouri all-star game.

    Worth Knowing: Majoring in speech communication...Full name is Armand J. Wallace Jr....Son of Armand and Felecia Wallace...Both parents are retired...Born March 15, 1985, in Newport News, Va.

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