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Wooten Grows as a Player and a Person

Wooten Grows as a Player and a Person

After the way the 2008 season started, some wondered if Morris Wooten would even get to play in senior day. Suspended for violating team rules for the first three games, Wooten fell behind in the depth chart early on. However, he utilized his hiatus to re-evaluate himself as a football player and as a person and not only made it to senior day, but recorded a career-high 17 tackles against UCLA.

"I was suspended, it was a learning experience for me, I sat out for my punishment," said Wooten, "I was able to become more of a student of the game, a visual learner." While Wooten was sidelined, junior Gerald Munns cemented himself in the middle of ASU's linebacker corps, but after Munns was lost for the season due to personal reasons, Wooten knew he had to step up. "I watched Gerald Munns...

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