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D.J. Wonnum
D.J.  Wonnum


Stone Mountain, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 251


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South Carolina at #1 Georgia (USATSI)

Images from the Gamecocks hitting the road to face the top-ranked Bulldogs


South Carolina vs. Clemson

Nov. 26, 2016

2017 Rex Enright Defensive Player of the Spring

2016 Athlon's SEC All-Freshman Second Team

16-17 First-Year SEC Honor Roll

Sophomore defensive lineman who was a plesant surprise for the Gamecocks in 2016 and should only see his productivity increase after an offseason in the weight room... enters the fall listed as the probable starter at the Buck position.

2016: True freshman defensive lineman who played in every game... named to Athlon's All-SEC Freshman second team... logged 32 tackles, tops among all Gamecock freshmen... also had 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and a pair of quarterback hurries... came up with three tackles at Mississippi State... had his best game in the East Carolina win, with four solo tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and a sack... made three stops at Kentucky... notched two tackles and was credited with two quarterback hurries against Texas A&M... recorded two tackles and combined for a sack in the Missouri win... made two tackles, including 1.0 TFL, at Florida... logged three tackles and returned a kick for one yard in the triumph over Western Carolina... matched a career-high with four tackles at Clemson... named to the 2016-17 First-Year SEC Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Dennis "D.J." Wonnum Jr. was named to the All-Region team for Class 6 -- AAAAA Division A as a senior at Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Ga... graduated in 2016... collected 38 tackles with 11 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks... the Jaguars posted a 9-2 record and earned a spot in the state playoffs in 2015 under head coach Ron Gartrell... earned all-state honors at tight end during his junior season... 247Sports rated him the 126th-best player in the state of Georgia and the 87th-best weakside defensive end in the country... ESPN considered him the 113th-best player in Georgia and the No. 121 defensive end in the country.

PERSONAL: Full name is Dennis O. Wonnum Jr... born October 31, 1997... undecided on his major field of study.

D.J. Wonnum

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