04/30/2009 - TOP NEWCOMERS: LB Tana Patrick - The linebacker corps is crowded, but Patrick has enough ability to force his way into a young, crowded rotation and be an impact right away.
02/06/2009 - TOP RECRUITS: LB Tana Patrick, Bridgeport, Ala. -- A finalist for the high school Butkus Award, Patrick is listed as the No. 5 outside linebacker by Rivals.com and No. 7 strong-side linebacker by Scout.com. Led his team as a senior with 140 tackles, three sacks, and caught 19 passes for 233 yards and four touchdowns.