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#20 Calvin Hissong
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 202
Year: Junior
Hometown: Haslett, Mich.
High School: Haslett HS
Calvin Hissong
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Release: 07/11/2006

Two-year letterman who came to CMU as a walk-on receiver ... earned a scholarship after spring practice in 2006 ... lined up at safety in 2006 and 2007 ... practiced at outside linebacker during spring drills.

2007: Limited to seven games due to injuries ... made four starts ... credited with 37 tackles ... intercepted one pass ... made 27 tackles in the first three games of the season ... collected a career-high 10 stops at Kansas (9/1), nine against Toledo (9/8) and eight at Purdue (9/15) ... made four tackles and intercepted a pass at Western Michigan (11/6).

2006: Honorable mention Freshman All-America selection by Sporting News ... starter in all 14 games at free safety ... recovered fumbles against Boston College (8/31) and Ohio (11/30), both of which led to touchdowns ... intercepted a pass against Akron (9/16) ... made five tackles and intercepted a pass to end Middle Tennessee State’s final drive in the Motor City Bowl (12/26) ... led his teammates with eight pass breakups ... posted a season-high nine tackles at Kentucky (9/30) ... fifth on team with 63 total tackles.

2005: Redshirted.

High School: Earned three letters in football, four in track and field and two in basketball ... captain of the football and basketball teams ... also earned all-area and all-league honors in both sports ... state finalist in the high jump ... honor roll student.

Personal: Born Sept. 9, 1987 ... parents are Ken and Karen Hissong ... father played football at Olivet College ... sport studies major.