Position
Defensive Tackle
Height
6'3
Weight
290 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Bastrop, La.
High School
Bastrop HS

Updated 4/19/06

2005 First-Team All-America (Collegefootballnews.com)
2005 Second-Team All-America (Sporting News)
2005 First-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP)
SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week (vs. Arizona State, 2005; vs. Auburn, 2005)
2004 First-Team All-SEC (Collegefootballnews.com)
2004 Second-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP)
2004 SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week (vs. Vanderbilt)

CAREER
One of the most dominating defensive linemen in school history despite playing just 2 seasons with the Tigers … Played in 25 games during his LSU career, starting 21 times … Finished with 22.5 tackles for losses and 12 sacks … Named First-Team All-America in 2005.

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
Teamed with Kyle Williams to give LSU one of the nation’s best defensive tackle tandems … Has great quickness off the ball and is thought to be a high round draft pick in the 2006 NFL Draft … Named First-Team All-America by Collegefootballnews.com and Second-Team All-America by the Sporting News … Named First-Team All-SEC by both the league’s coaches and the AP … Played in 13 games with 12 starts … Did not start against North Texas … Finished season with 49 tackles, 10.5 tackles for losses and 6 sacks … Led Tigers with 26 quarterback hurries … Had 10 tackles and 2 tackles for 14-yards in losses against Mississippi State … Twice named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week in 2005 … Honored following win over Arizona State and then again following Auburn contest … Against Auburn, had 8 tackles, 2 tackles for losses and 1 sack … Against Arizona State, blocked a fourth quarter field goal that was picked up and returned 55-yards for a TD … Added 3 tackles, 2 tackles for losses and 5 QB hurries in win over Arizona State … Had season-high 6 quarterback hurries against Vanderbilt. 

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
A junior college transfer who provided the Tigers with a huge boost on the defensive line in 2004 … Named first-team All-SEC by Collegefootballnews.com and Second-Team All-SEC by the Associated Press and the SEC Coaches … Played in all 12 games with nine starts … Started eight  times at defensive tackle and once at defensive end … Wrapped up first season with the Tigers with 44 tackles, 12 tackles for losses and 6 sacks … Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week following a 6-tackle, 2-sack game against Vanderbilt … Had 6 tackles and 4 tackles for losses the following week against Alabama … Had 6 sacks over final five games of season … Capped first year with the Tigers with 3 tackles and 1 sack for an 8-yard loss against Iowa in the Capital One Bowl. 

PRE-LSU
One of the top-10 junior college prospects in the nation … Rated by Collegefootballnews.com as the No. 7 junior college prospect in 2003 … Recorded 53 tackles, 15 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries in 2003 … Originally  signed with Northwestern State out of Bastrop High School … Coached by Jay Miller.

PERSONAL
Full name is Claude James Wroten … Born September  16, 1983 … Majoring in general studies. 

Wroten’s Career Defensive Stats

Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

Int

2004 Jr.

12-9

26

18

44

12-58

6-43

0

2005 Sr.

13-12

22

27

49

10.5-44

6-27

0

TOTALS

25-21

48

45

93

22.5-102

12-70

0

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