Pittsburgh 52, UCF 7 - October 13, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)
2006 Scouting Report: Expected to be a major asset for Pitt's defense with his tested experience and penchant for making big hits...is powerfully built with the speed and athleticism to match...will be utilized at Sam linebacker for the second consecutive year...enters fall training camp as a favorite to earn the starting nod at that position...previously played in the middle as a sophomore and freshman... enjoyed his finest offseason to date and was named a winner of the Ed Conway Award as one of Pitt's most improved players during spring drills...it was the second time in his career he won the award (2004).
2005: Moved from middle linebacker to the Sam position during the preseason...fought through an array of injuries to earn his third letter...sustained a preseason knee injury and was battling a shin injury in October...still played in eight games overall and made two starts...had 28 tackles and tied for the team lead with two forced fumbles...had a season-high eight tackles at West Virginia...had six stops and a two-yard TFL against Connecticut...had four stops versus both Louisville and Ohio...had three tackles and a forced fumble versus South Florida...had two tackles and a forced fumble versus Cincinnati.
2004: Earned the starting middle linebacker job and was team's second-leading tackler with 91 stops...third on the team (tied) with 7.5 TFLs...had two INTs ...had a season and game-high 11 tackles with one TFL at South Florida...had a team-high 10 tackles with a sack assist versus Nebraska...also had 10 tackles at Temple...finished with a team-high (tied) nine tackles with two TFLs at Notre Dame...tallied eight tackles, one TFL and two pass breakups against Boston College...finished with eight tackles and two pass breakups at Connecticut...had seven tackles with two TFLs against West Virginia...had his second career INT (26-yard return) and finished with six tackles against Syracuse...had four tackles, two passes defended and his first career INT versus Ohio...earned the Ed Conway Award as one of the most improved players of spring drills.
2003: Played in 12 games... had 39 tackles...third on the team with 7.5 tackles for losses...had a career-high 12 tackles at Texas A&M...played majority of the game versus the Aggies, filling in for starter Lewis Moore, who was injured early in the contest...had five tackles, including 3.5 tackles for losses versus Kent State...had four tackles with one sack for 12-yard loss versus Ball State...missed only the Temple game due to a slight concussion.
High School: First-team All-Florida 5A selection at Blanche Ely High...first team All-Broward County Athletic Association (BCAA) and All-Broward County...named to the Sunshine Network's "All-Gridiron Team," which is comprised of high school players from the entire state of Florida...three-year starter at inside linebacker and also played fullback in goal-line situations...as a senior compiled 138 tackles, seven sacks and 11 fumble recoveries, returning three for touchdowns...led Blanche Ely to the Florida 5A championship as a senior with a 14-1 record...team achieved a 36-5 (.878) mark during Session's three years as a starter, advancing to the state playoffs each season and winning three regional championships and three district titles...selected to play in the Broward-Dade County All-Star Game... rated one of the nation's top 50 inside linebacker prospects by Rivals.com...rated one of Florida's top 80 prospects by Rivals.com...PrepStar All-Southeast Region...played under Coach Steve Davis...a four-year letterman in football...also lettered once in track and field...Honor Roll student.
Personal: Clinton Bernard Session Jr., born 9/22/84, is the son of Clinton and Rosetta Session Sr....has one sister... administration of justice major.
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