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#71 Chris Merrill
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 275
Year: Junior
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Experience: 1 Letter

At Arizona: Defensive lineman who will get a first look as edge rusher in UA's 3-3-5 scheme.

High School: PrepStar All-West ... AZFCA Division II First-Team All-State ... Arizona Republic Division II All-Arizona First-Team honors ... 24-7Football Division II First-Team All-State ... 47 tackles and five sacks as a senior ... Also played offensive guard for the Stampede ... Defensive MVP of Nike Camp at Palo Alto in summer 2011.

Personal: Son of Dwight Melvin ... Prep teammate of fellow Wildcat Reggie Gilbert ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Career Stats
YearG/GSUA-ATotalTFL-Yds
20094/00-000-0
20108/00-220-0
20117/15-380.5-1
Total19/15-5100.5-1