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#46 Doug Kress
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 248
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lapeer, Mich.
High School: Lapeer West HS
Doug Kress
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 07/11/2006
Tough, physical inside linebacker … entering second season as a starter … made the move from safety to linebacker prior to 2004 season.
 
2005: Played in all 11 games, starting nine at linebacker … tied for third on the team with 73 total tackles … made a career-high 11 stops, including eight solo, against Eastern Michigan (9/24) … was in on 10 tackles at Ball State (11/19) … tallied six tackles and returned a fumble eight yards at Penn State (9/17).
 
2004: Played in 10 games, making three solo and 11 assisted tackles at linebacker after moving from safety … recovered a fumble against Western Michigan (10/30) … tied a career-best with four tackles against Eastern Michigan (11/6) … blocked a kick against Buffalo (11/13).
 
2003:  Played in all 12 games and made 11 tackles, one a QB sack … made four stops, including his lone career sack against Akron (11/8) … blocked a kick against Navy (11/22).
 
2002: Redshirted.
 
High School: Two-way standout at Lapeer West High where he played wide receiver and defensive back … first team all-state … honorable mention all-state twice … played in Michigan All-Star game … earned three letters in football, basketball, and track … all-conference in football three times … ranked No. 59 on the Detroit News Blue Chip list … caught passes for 1,900 yards and 26 touchdowns in his career … ran on school-record setting 4x100m relay team … second team all-league pick in basketball.
 
Personal: Born August 30, 1983 … mother is Kim Kress … brother, Steven, plays football at Adrian College … greatest moment in athletics was shaking hands with Joe Paterno … sports a 3.43 GPA … majoring in physical education with a minor in school health education.