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    Frayne Abernathy
    Frayne Abernathy

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    North Augusta, S.C.

    High School:
    North Augusta

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 245

    Position:
    TE/FB

    Birthdate:
    10/03/1984



    General: Three-year letterwinner ... Played the Wildcats' superback position ... Gave the Wildcats a legitimate receiving threat from the R-back spot ... Good athlete who played quarterback in high school.

    2006: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Missed first three games of season with an injury ... Played special teams for five games before injuring his hamstring ... Sat out the final four (Michigan, Iowa, Ohio State and Illinois) games.

    2005: Backup tight end/H-back ... Started at tight end vs. Wisconsin ... Two of his four season receptions went for TD's ... Caught his first collegiate pass vs. Ohio (Sept. 3) ... Hauled in a 5-yard TD pass -- the first of his career -- against Purdue ... Snagged a 20-yard pass vs. Penn State ... Grabbed his second TD reception -- a 9-yarder -- at Illinois.

    2004: Saw limited action ... Named team's Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week on two occasions -- vs. Minnesota and Penn State.

    2003: Did not see action.

    High School: An all-area quarterback his junior year ... A broken fibula and tibia sidelined him for approximately half of his senior season (2002) ... Also played fullback and tight end, and was named second-team all-county at tight end ... On a non-passing team in an injury-shortened season, passed for 630 yards (59-of-76) and seven touchdowns, and rushed for 340 yards (52 attempts, 6.5 ypc) ... Two-time STAR Player of the Week ... Teams went 9-3 his junior year and 8-4 his senior year ... The Yellow Jackets advanced to the South Carolina State AAAA playoffs both years ... CSRA Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Team captain ... Academic winner for football team ... Also a two-year letterwinner (forward) on the Yellow Jackets' top-ranked basketball team ... Multiple scholarship recipient ... School's Honor Roll ... Coached by Joe Long.

    Personal: Born William Frayne Abernathy on 10/3/84 ... Son of Jan and the late Danny Abernathy ... Chose NU over Stanford, Boston College, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest ... Communication studies major and sociology minor.

    The Abernathy File
    Q: A song that best describes you is...
    A: I Got Friends in Low Places -- Garth Brooks
    Q: If you could dine with anyone from any period in history, who would it be?
    A: My father Danny Abernathy
    Q: If you could have a starring role in any film already made, which movie would you pick?
    A: Braveheart
    Q: If you could choose the title of your autobiography, what would it be?
    A: Asalama Lakum...These are my People
    Q: What is the greatest lesson in life that you have learned?
    A: Take nothing for granted
    Q: If you had to choose the best television show ever made, which one would you pick?
    A: Friends
    Q: Something people would be surprised to know about me is...
    A: I worked at Augusta National Golf Course during the Masters
    Q: My favorite opposing stadium to play in is...
    A: Michigan
    Q: The best book I have ever read is...
    A: Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
    Q: My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be...
    A: Catching the game-winning touchdown as time expires in the Rose Bowl
    Q: My favorite place to visit is...
    A: Destin, Florida
    Q: The person that inspires me the most is...
    A: My mother
    Q: My favorite food is...
    A: Buffalo wings
    Q: When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be...
    A: Troy Aikman
    Q: Which current NU football player is the biggest jokester?
    A: Frank Bass
    Q: If you could suddenly possess an extraordinary talent in one of the arts, what would you like it to be?
    A: Music
    

    Abernathy's Career Stats

    RECEIVING
             G	Rec	Yds	TD	Lg	Rec/G	Avg/C	Avg/G
    2004	10	0	0	0	0	0.0	0.0	0.0
    2005	12	4	49	2	20	0.3	12.2	4.1
    2006	7	0	0	0	0	0.0	0.0	0.0
    TOTAL	29	4	49	2	20	0.1	12.2	1.7
    

    TACKLES G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 2004 10 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 2005 12 0 2 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 2006 7 0 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 29 1 3 4 0.0 0 0 0 0

    KICK RETURNS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2004 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2005 12 1 9 0 9 9.0 0.8 2006 7 1 8 0 8 8.0 1.1 TOTAL 29 2 17 0 9 8.5 0.6

    ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2004 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2005 12 0 49 0 9 0 58 4.8 2006 7 0 0 0 8 0 8 1.1 TOTAL 29 0 49 0 17 0 66 2.3

    SCORING G TD Rush Pass Retn PAT 2PAT FG Total Avg/G 2004 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2005 12 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 12 1.0 2006 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 TOTAL 29 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 12 0.4