9 Aaquil Annoor
9 Aaquil Annoor
Height: 5-10
Weight: 171
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Brentwood Academy
Position: S

2016 — Recorded a productive sophomore campaign, registering starts in all 11 games and totaling 62 tackles, eight passes defensed (including an interception), and a pair of fumble recoveries...opened the season with four starts at cornerback before switching to safety, where he posted starts over the final seven games...continued in his role as a key contributor on special teams, with 11 kickoff returns for 248 yards (22.5 avg.)...compiled six tackles, a fumble recovery, and a pass deflection in season opener versus Michigan State...followed that with a seven-tackle performance at The Citadel...had a pair of pass breakups to go along with seven tackles against Kennesaw State...tallied eight stops, two pass deflections, and a 25-yard fumble return to set up a third quarter touchdown against Western Carolina (49-21 win)...finished the year with a season high nine-tackle performance against Mercer that included two pass breakups and a 31-yard interception return to the Mercer 4-yard line that set up a Paladin touchdown....kickoff return duty came in first five games...had four returns for 88 yards versus Kennesaw State..

2015 — Fashioned a solid true freshman campaign, earning playing time in all 11 games and two starts...named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team, as selected by head coaches...first start came at cornerback against Chattanooga, and registered his second nod at safety against Mercer...tallied a pair of tackles versus UTC...credited with a season high 11 tackles in the Mercer contest...matched it the following week in season finale against Wofford...garnered 22 of his season’s 27 tackles in the last two games...also contributed on special teams, posting eight kickoff returns for 149 yards — all of which came in final three games...recorded a season long 23-yard return against Wofford...had five returns for 90 yards versus Mercer.

High School:  2015 graduate of Brentwood (Division II) Academy...football coach was Cody White...totaled 180 tackles, 14 interceptions, 20 pass breakups, four forced fumbles, and three fumble recoveries in his career...saw action at cornerback, free safety, wide receiver, running back, and quarterback while at Brentwood...rated a three-star recruit by 24/7 Sports and two-star by Rivals.com...earned all-area, Division II-AA East-Middle Region, and Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSA) Division II first team all-state honors in 2014...registered 55 tackles, four interceptions, three forced fumbles, and a fumble recovery on 8-3 team that recorded an early season, 30-27 victory over St. Xavier (Ohio) squad that included Furman offensive lineman Jonathan Bockhorst...recorded an 89-yard interception return for a touchdown in a 21-3 victory over Father Ryan...two-time team captain...member of Brentwood’s 2015 state championship track team that saw him post fourth and seventh place finishes, respectively, in the 4x100 and 4x200 relays...part of 2014 state runner-up 4x100 (42.54) relay unit...finished seventh in state in 300m hurdles...performances help Brentwood record second place team finish.

Personal:  Full name is Aaquil Rasool Annoor...born January 25, 1997, in Atlanta, Georgia...son of Tamala and Radir Annoor...has three brothers: Radir, Tahir, and Amir...brother, Radir, played football at Tennessee Tech...undeclared major.