2005 (Junior) - Played in all 11 games, starting the first two games of the year ... recorded 17 total tackles, including six unassisted ... started for the first time of his career vs. Washington ... recorded two tackles ... three tackles vs. SDSU ... recorded a career-best four tackles vs. Navy ... won the team's Woodwork award last spring as the player that most came out of the woodwork during drills.
2004 (Sophomore) - Played in the final nine games of the season on defense and special teams ... made his first-career start against BYU ... started at Falcon back ... had one unassisted tackle ... recorded seven total tackles on the season, including three unassisted ... had a half tackle for loss for one yard ... won the team's Woody Award last spring as the player that most came out of the woodwork during spring drills.
2003 (Freshman) - Played free safety on the junior varsity team ... dressed for all home varsity games except North Texas ... played on the punt block team against UNLV, Utah and Army ... listed second at Falcon back behind Denny Poland after 2004 spring drills.
High School - Lettered two years in football and once in track ... second-team all-conference in football ... earned the team's scholar-athlete award ... member of the National Honor Society ... football coach was Billy Turner.
Personal - Parents are Edward and Janet Baxley ... father played football at the University of South Carolina and also played for the Washington Federals of the USFL and the Kansas City Chiefs ... has three younger brothers, Nathaniel (16), Thaddeus (12) and Tobias (8) ... birth date is July 20, 1984 ... majoring in social sciences ... member of cadet squadron 19 ... attended the USAFA Prep School and played football ... future goal is to be a pilot ... completed Operation Air Force in the summer of 2005 ... also completed Global Engagement training and took a class in astronautical engineering ... completed Combat Survival Training in the summer of 2004 and also took a summer academics class ... defensive coordinator Richard Bell coached his father, Edward, while he was the defensive coordinator at South Carolina ... favorite movie is Training Day ... favorite class subject is English ... favorite book is the Bible ... favorite musical artist is Usher ... advice to young people is to "go big in everything you do" ... best moment in sports came when his high school team beat its local rival his senior year ... thing he likes best about Falcon football is the brotherhood of the team.
Baxley's Career Statistics
Year G UT-AT TT TFL Sacks 2005 11 6-11 17 0.0-0 0.0.0 2004 9 3-4 7 0.5-1 0.0-0 Total 20 9-15 24 0.5-1 0.0-0