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Cord Howard
Cord Howard

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Phenix City, Ala.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 308

Position:
Offensive Lineman

Birthdate:
07/02/1987



Honors
* 2008 Second Team All-ACC

2008
A second team All-ACC selection... started every game, including 12 at left guard and one at right guard... helped Tech lead the ACC and rank third nationally in rushing offense... helped Tech rush for 409 yards at 13th-ranked Georgia (Nov. 29)... was key in the Jackets rolling up 472 rushing yards against Miami (Nov. 20)... graded out best among Tech's linemen in the Florida State game (Nov. 1)... key in the Jackets rushing for 438 yards vs. Mississippi State (Sept. 20)... helped Tech produce 484 yards of total offense vs. Jacksonville State (Aug. 28)... played guard in 2008 after playing tackle in 2007.

2007
Saw action in the final 10 games of the season and took over as a starter at right tackle for the last six contests of 2008... instrumental in Georgia Tech leading the ACC in rushing offense and ranking among the league leaders in fewest sacks allowed.

2006
Playing time increased as the season progressed... saw most of his late-season playing time at guard.

2005
Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School
All-East Alabama selection... named to the All-Bi-Cities team by the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer... top offensive lineman for coach Ron Nelson at Central High School... played in the Alabama-Mississippi all-star game.

Personal
Full name is Cordaro Jerome Howard... born July 2, 1987... parents are Ulanda Howard and Willie Jones... majoring in management.

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