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.