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#7 Justin Welch

Defensive Back
Height: 5-10
WEight: 190

Class: Junior
Hometown: Belton, Mo.
Major: Business management major with a minor in marketing

2008

Played in all 15 games … finished with 22 tackles … had a 55-yard interception return for a touchdown and a 42-0 lead at Nebraska-Omaha (9/27) … had a season-best four tackles in two games … had four tackles, including one for loss vs. North Alabama (12/6)

2007

Played in the final 13 games of the season ... finished with 11 tackles ... had two tackles in four games ... forced and recovered a fumble during a Hornet punt return in the fourth quarter at Emporia State (11/3) ... nabbed his first collegiate interception the following week vs. Missouri Southern (11/10)

2006

Redshirt season

Belton High School

Earned first-team all-state, all-Metro Sports, all-district, all-conference and all-Cass County honors … Placed on the all-metro second team … Graduated in 2006.

Personal Bio

Son of Mike and Shelly Welch … born Oct. 16, 1987 ... Father played football at Washburn

Career Stats

G UA A Total TFL-Yds PD FF FR Blkd Sacks Int TD
2007 13 8 3 11 0.0-0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0
2008 15 15 7 22 1.0-2 4 0 0 0 0 1 1
2009 15 23 14 37 1.0-3 10 0 0 0 0 4 0
Total 43 46 24 70 2.0-5 17 1 1 0 0 6 1