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Competitiveness Fuels Wooten

The season was young, and Morris Wooten found himself in a fierce position battle. The JC transfer from local Glendale Community College was fighting off sophomore Gerald Munns for the starting MIKE linebacker role. Wooten barely hung on to his starter status and now he's emerging as one of the leaders on the ASU defense.

Morris Wooten colleted seven tackles in Arizona State's win over San Diego State. It wasn't even a team-high (that honor is saved for Robert James with 11), but was a career-high with the maroon and gold and a possible sign that Wooten has finally found his niche on this level. "I'm trying to get better every day, help the team get better and get ready for the Pac-10," he said. "The first two...

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