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#11 Garrett Waggoner
Position: FS
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sarasota, Fla.
High School: Riverview
Major: History
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Garrett WaggonerFinished career having played in more games (42) than any other Big Green player ever.

FIFTH YEAR (2013)
Returned for an extra season after being granted an Ivy League-approved fifth-year waiver ... one of three team captains ... All-Ivy League First Team for a second straight year at defensive back ... co-recipient of the John M. Manley ’40 Award as the player who demonstrated the most improvement through his efforts in the weight room ... fifth on the team in tackles (48) and third in passes defended (6) ... started all 10 games at free safety ... posted a season-high nine tackles at Harvard ... broke up two passes and came up with the game-clinching interception in the snow against Princeton in the season finale.

SENIOR (2012)
All-Ivy First Team as a defensive back ... recipient of the Bob Blackman Award, given to the Big Green player who contributed most to the success of the team ... started all 10 games at free safety, contributing at least one tackle in every contest ... third on the squad in tackles with 56 ...tied for team lead in interceptions (2), passes defended (5) and fumbles forced (2) ... made a touchdown-saving tackle on a long completion in the season opener against Butler at the two-yard line, then pitched in a tackle for a two-yard loss to help the defense keep the Bulldogs from scoring on the drive ... forced and recovered a fumble at midfield with the score tied in the fourth quarter at Holy Cross, helping Dartmouth win on the road, 13-10 ... made eight stops against Penn and again versus Sacred Heart to lead the squad in the latter game ... also broke up a Pioneer pass ... posted a season-high 10 tackles to tie for team-high honors and knocked away another pass in the win at Columbia ... brought down seven Harvard ball carriers and broke up a throw for a third straight game ... first career interception came at Cornell in the first quarter, setting up the second Big Green touchdown ... supplied the crushing hit to force a Princeton fumble to set up the go-ahead score for Dartmouth in the third quarter ... also picked off a Tiger pass and brought it back 15 yards to help the Green put another touchdown on the board in the 35-21 triumph.

JUNIOR (2011)
Limited to playing in just two games due to injuries ... missed the first two contests before starting against Penn and Yale ... provided eight tackles against the Quakers, including a third-down stop that forced a punt ... tried to tough it out at Yale, but managed just one tackle before being lost for the rest of the season.

SOPHOMORE (2010)
Honored with the Doten Award as the Big Green sophomore who made a significant contribution to the success of the team ... started each of the 10 contests at free safety ... led the team in tackles and solo stops ... made eight tackles at Penn to lead the Big Green ... also broke up a third-down pass in that game ... topped the team in tackles the following week as well with a season-high 10 stops against Yale ... in addition, blocked an extra-point attempt that was nearly returned by teammate Shawn Abuhoff ... broke up a pass and matched those 10 tackles three weeks later versus Harvard, once again leading the squad ... of his six stops against Brown, two went for a loss, including one on fourth down that gave Dartmouth one last chance to tie the score ... finished out the year with six tackles in the 31-0 blanking of Princeton.

FRESHMAN (2009)
Saw action in every game, earning starts as the strong safety at Yale and Brown as well as at Memorial Field against Princeton in the season finale ... eighth on the team in tackles, setting season highs in each of the last four games ... brought down nine Big Red players, nine Bears and 12 Tigers ... helped out on a tackle behind the line of scrimmage at Brown as he was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week ... pounced on a fumble versus Cornell inside the red zone to thwart a drive in the 20-17 double-overtime victory.

HIGH SCHOOL
Sarasota Herald Tribune honorable-mention pick as a senior ... chosen for the Brad Price Memorial PAL Bowl ... team won district title as a junior and senior ... played safety and outside linebacker as a junior and safety, OLB and tight end as a senior ... Florida academic all-state ... three-year letterwinner in football, serving as captain in senior year ... also lettered in track and weightlifting.

PERSONAL
Majoring in history ... son of Scott and Holly ... born on September 25, 1990 ... plenty for his family to talk about with Coach Teevens because grandfather Hal Waggoner played at Tulane (where Teevens was later head coach) and father played at Florida (where Teevens was an assistant) ... grandfather also played professionally with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL ... both parents are Florida graduates ... enjoys fishing and hunting.


Complete Career Statistics

TACKLESguaatotaltfl-ydspdfffrblk
2009 10 20 18 38 0.5-1 2 0 1 0
2010 10 32 29 61 2.0-3 2 0 0 1
2011 2 4 5 9 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2012 10 25 31 56 1.0-2 5 2 1 0
2013 10 21 27 48 0.5-1 6 0 0 0
TOTAL 42 102 110 212 4.0-7 15 2 2 1
 
INTERCEPTIONSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2009 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2010 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2011 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2012 10 2 15 0 15 7.5 1.5
2013 10 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 42 3 15 0 15 5.0 0.4
 
ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2009 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2010 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2011 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2012 10 0 0 0 0 15 15 1.5
2013 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL 42 0 0 0 0 15 15 0.4
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