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Pedro Limon
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: August 03, 2005
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Arizona: 2L ... Expected to start at fullback entering the 2005 season ... Saw action in all 11 games in 2004, including starts against California and Oregon State ... Had six catches for 43 yards at fullback in 2004 ... His career-long reception came during the Utah game, where he caught the ball for 18 yards ... Played in eight games for the Wildcats in 2003 ... Switched from linebacker to fullback prior to the third game of the 2002 season at Wisconsin in order to provide depth at the position ... Saw some action in the Stanford game and had a solo tackle ... Hit Stanford's Stanley Wilson when he intercepted a Jason Johnson pass in the first quarter ... Worked with the first offense for much of the season ... Redshirted for the Wildcats in 2001 and worked extensively with the defensive scout team ... Earned the team's Champion Award for outstanding contributions on the defensive scout team ... Initially regarded by UA's coaching staff as a big, physical linebacker and a quick athlete with size ... One of Arizona's first recruits out of the Douglas area in decades.


High School: Douglas High School, Douglas, Ariz., 2001 ...  Earned three letters for coach Abe Grijalva and was team captain ... His performance in 2000 earned him all-state and all-conference honors for 136 tackles, including 36 for loss, two interceptions and five sacks ... Also played offense for the Bulldogs of DHS, rushing for 500 yards as a big back ... PrepStar awarded him All-America honors as the West's No. 12 linebacker prospect and was an All-West pick by Prep Football Report ...  Also lettered in basketball, baseball and track ... Named an outstanding student, a National Honor Society member and ranked in the top six percent of his class.


Personal: Academic major is physical education ... Recipient of the 2003 Academic Champion award ... Son of Juan and Josephine Limon ...  Father is a hairstylist and mother is a homemaker ... Brother, Jacobo, participates in high school football, soccer and track ... Enjoys weightlifting and drawing ... Full name: Pedro Toribio Limon ... Date of birth: Oct. 31, 1982.
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