Valuable backup shined as a starter in the final three games of the season … grabbed an interception in two of the starts and made 13 total tackles in the last three games … for the season, Terrell contributed 24 tackles, including 13 solo stops in 13 games of action (four starts) … posted a season-high eight tackles against Kansas … gained 62 yards on his two interception returns with a 42-yarder vs. the Jayhawks and a 20-yarder against the Longhorns … selected to first-team Academic All-Big 12 team.
Was a co-starter for the Aggies at safety with seven starts while seeing action in every game … contributed 46 tackles and broke up a pair of passes … also recovered a fumble … had a seasonhigh nine tackles against Baylor … had eight stops against Arkansas in the Southwest Classic and five tackles vs. FIU … selected to first-team Academic All-Big 12 team.
One of seven true freshmen to appear in all 13 games ... saw significant action off the bench as a backup cornerback ... had a pair of tackles at Texas Tech (10/24) and at Oklahoma (11/14) ... four of eight tackles on the year have come on special teams.
Coached by Tom Westerberg at Allen High School ... helped lead the Eagles to the 2008 5A Division I State Championship as a senior… named first-team All-State by the TSWA … also garnered All-State recognition by The Associated Press … recorded 122 tackles, blocked five kicks and intercepted two passes ... honorable mention Academic All-State (THSCA) … earned All-District (8-5A) honors at defensive back … as a sophomore (2006) recorded 26 tackles … as a junior (2007) recorded 96 tackles, broke up 12 passes, blocked six kicks and intercepted four passes.
Steven Terrell is the son of Danny and Lorine Terrell ... chose the Aggies over Wisconsin, Arizona State, TCU and Louisville ... was a high school teammate of fellow Aggie Uzoma Nwachukwu ... born September 21, 1990 ... sport management major.