Second on the team with 81 tackles from his inside linebacker position, starting all 13 games. Also contributed 2.5 sacks, 2.5 tackles for loss, four pass breakups, four passes defensed and seven quarterback hits.
In his first season as a starter at inside linebacker, Stewart led the team with 98 tackles, including a team-high 55 solo tackles ? started all 13 games ? also contributed 5.5 tackles for loss of yardage, including three sacks ? forced two fumbles and recovered a fumble ? had three double-digit tackle games, including a season-high 13 against Missouri and Kansas State ? also had 10 tackles against Oklahoma State.
Shifted to inside linebacker in 2010 and emerged as a valuable backup ? saw action in all 13 games and contributed seven tackles, including one for a loss of yardage ? had a season-high two tackles against Missouri and Kansas ? solid special teams contributor.
Appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman and made seven starts, all at outside linebacker ... one of seven true freshmen to appear in all 13 games ... made three tackles against Georgia (12/28), playing in his hometown in the Independence Bowl ... recorded seasonhigh four tackles against Utah State (9/19).
Coached by Mike Suggs at Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana ... Honorable-Mention 5A All-State LB (Louisiana Sports Writers Association) ? as a junior logged 109 tackles, three sacks and intercepted a pass ? as a senior tallied 115 tackles, 10 TFLs and three sacks ? named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune Preseason Top 25 (Louisiana) Blue Chip List ? named a Louisiana Top 15 recruit by SuperPrep.
Jonathan Stewart is the son of James and Helen Stewart ... chose the Aggies over Texas Tech, Alabama, Tennessee, Notre Dame, Cal and Michigan ... born November 23, 1990 ... sport management major.