CHATTANOOGA: Three-time Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year ... first Moc to win three league player of the year honors ... first defensive player to three-peat in the SoCon since Appalachian State’s Dexter Coakley took the award three times from 1994-96 ... two-time Academic All-American ... first Academic All-American in program history ... three-time All-American ... only the second Moc in the school’s DI history to earn three All-American honors ... SoCon all-time leader with 37.0 career sacks ... second among active players in the FCS for career sacks (37.0) and first in TFLs (60.0) ... second among active players in career forced fumbles (10) ... three-time Capital One Academic All-District and three-time Academic All-SoCon ... fourth all-time in sacks in NCAA FCS history ... started all 48 games of his career, school-record for games started ... invited to the NFL Scouting Combine.
2014 • SENIOR SEASON: SoCon Defensive Player of the Year by the league’s coaches and media ... AFCA All-American ... first team All-American by the Associated Press and Sports Network ... third team by College Sports Madness and Beyond Sports Network ... 12th in the voting for the Buck Buchanan Award given to the national defensive player of the year ... led the SoCon with 18.0 TFLs and 10.5 sacks ... drew six holding penalties ... CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-American ... CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District ... Academic All-SoCon ... set SoCon career sack record with 1/2-sack at TTU... tied the SoCon sack record with a 1/2-sack against Wofford ... finished with seven tackles and 2.0 TFLs ... sack and a FR at Western Carolina ... six tackles and 1.5 sacks against Mercer ... six tackles and a sack against The Citadel’s triple-option attack ... seven tackles, including two TFLs and a sack at Tennessee ... four tackles with two sacks and three hurries against Samford ... SoCon Defensive Player of the Week and Sports Network National Defensive Player of the Week after a career-high 4.0 TFLs vs. Samford ... two sacks and tied a career-high with three QBHs ... also forced a fumble ... three tackles, including a sack and one for loss at APSU ... also forced a fumble ... made six tackles, one TFL, blocked a FG and had a QBH at Central Michigan ... Consensus preseason All-American ... preseason SoCon Defensive Player of the Year ... made the SoCon Honor Roll.
2013 • JUNIOR SEASON: Repeated as the Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year, as voted by the league’s coaches ... finished 13th in the voting for the Buck Buchanan Award ... First Team All-SoCon by the league media ... First Team All-American according to AP, Walter Camp Foundation, AFCA and College Sports Madness ... Sports Network FCS Second Team All-American ... earned College Football Performance Award Elite Defensive End honors ... first in program history to earn Capital One Academic All-American recognition ... Capital One Academic All-District ... FCS ADA Academic All-Star team ... Academic All-SoCon ... second in the SoCon with 9.0 sacks and 15.0 TFLs ... career best eight QBHs on the season ... led the SoCon and was No. 9 in the nation with four forced fumbles ... played every snap against UT Martin despite being sick the days leading up to the game ... added another sack against Georgia State ... TFL and a hurry vs. Austin Peay ... season-high 10 tackles at Georgia Southern ... named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week after a career-high 3.5 sacks against Furman ... recovered one of two fumbles he forced ... broke UTC’s all-time sack record with a strip-sack at Elon ... SoCon Defensive Player of the Month for October .. two sacks and another TFL at Appalachian State ... forced a fumble and recorded 1/2 sack against Wofford ... eight tackles and tied a career-high with three QBHs at Samford ... CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District ... named to the College Football Performance Awards Watch List for defensive linemen ... consensus preseason All-American ... on the Buck Buchanan Award Watch List ... No. 1 defensive end and No. 6 overall player in the nation according to Phil Steele’s FCS Preview ... preseason Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year ... made the Dean’s List with a 4.0 g.p.a. in the fall.
2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: 2012 SoCon Defensive Player of the Year by the league’s coaches and media ... AFCA All-American ... The Sports Network FCS 2nd Team All-American ... First Team All-SoCon ... CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District ... Academic All-SoCon ... first sophomore since Appalachian State’s Dexter Coakley to earn SoCon Player of the Year honors ... first Moc on the AFCA All-American team since 1990 ... led the SoCon and was second in the nation with 12.5 sacks ... UTC single-season record for sacks ... led the SoCon and was fourth in the nation with 19.0 TFLs ... UTC single season record for TFLs ... three forced fumbles ... fifth on the team with 56 tackles ... 2.5 sacks in the season finale against Elon ... seven stops, including three TFLs at Wofford ... five tackles and a sack at Western Carolina ... career-high 12 tackles, including 3.0 TFLs and a sack, against Georgia Southern ... five tackles and two sacks against Samford ... two sacks and a forced fumble at Furman ... three tackles at 1.5 TFLs at The Citadel ... seven tackles, a sack and forced fumble against Appalachian State ... four solos, including two sacks, against Glenville State ... five solo tackles, a sack and a forced fumble at USF ... preseason second team All-SoCon ... made the Dean’s List both semesters ... made the SoCon Honor Roll and earned the SoCon Commissioner’s Medal.
2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Made the SoCon All-Freshman team ... started all 11 games on the defensive line ... posted 30 tackles, including eight for a loss ... second on the team with five sacks, ties for second-most by a Moc freshman in school history ... had one sack in each of the last five games ... had six quarterback hurries ... recovered two fumbles ... made the Dean’s List both semesters ... made the SoCon Honor Roll with a 3.0+ g.p.a. for the year.
2010 • REDSHIRT SEASON: Sat out as a redshirt...made the Dean’s List in the fall with a perfect 4.0 g.p.a. ... made the SoCon Honor Roll with a 3.0+ g.p.a. for the year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letter winner at Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tenn ... played for head coach Brad Taylor ... all-region as a junior ... preseason all-star as a senior before breaking his femur in the second game of the year ... missed the rest of his senior season ... member of the Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Full name is Charles Davis Tull ... son of Amy Bailey and Tim Tull ... has one older brother, Harrison ... born Nov. 12, 1991 ... majoring in Health & Human Performance.
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