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Aaron Curry
Aaron Curry

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, NC

High School:
E.E. Smith

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 247

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
04/06/1986

Experience:
3VL

12/02/2006

Football - ACC Championship

ACC Football Championship - Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech

2007 (Junior):
Second team All-ACC linebacker as a junior ... Earned second team All-America honors from CollegeSportsReport.com ... Was named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week after the North Carolina game when he had seven tackles and two interceptions including an 84-yard return for a touchdown ... Earned the ACC Defensive Back of the Week award for his efforts against NC State (8 tackles, 1 interception, 57-yard return for a touchdown) ... Tied an NCAA record for the most interception returns for touchdown in a season by a linebacker with three ... Owns the school records for interception return yards in a season (226) and career (256) ... His 84-yard interception return for a touchdown against Army (Sept. 15) ranks as the fourth-longest in school history ... Led the Deacons with eight tackles and also had a 57-yard interception return for a touchdown ... Second on the team with 99 tackles ... Team leader with 13.5 tackles for loss ... Also collected three sacks during the season ... Picked off two passes vs. North Carolina (Oct. 27) ... Finished tied for 13th in the ACC in tackles with 99 ... Ranks 10th in the school record books with 29.5 career tackles for loss ... Had three games of 10 or more tackles including 11 vs. Boston College (Sept. 1), 12 vs. Navy (Oct. 20) and 13 vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 24) ... His brother, Patrick Pinckney, is East Carolina's quarterback.

2006 (Sophomore):
Started all 14 games at outside linebacker ... Ranked 42nd in the ACC averaging 4.9 tackles per game ... Ranked second on the team with 83 tackles ... Tied for fourth on the team with 8.5 tackles for loss and three sacks ... Broke up three passes and intercepted one ... Forced two fumbles ... Made a season-high 10 tackles at Maryland ... Recorded multiple tackle for loss games against Connecticut and North Carolina ... Intercepted a pass in the ACC Championship Game and returned it 30 yards.

2005 (Redshirt Freshman):
Named second team Freshman All-American and to the ACC All-Freshman Team by The Sporting News ... The team's fifth-leading tackler (45) ... Ranked third on the team with 7.5 tackles for loss ... Finished fourth on the team with five pass break-ups ... Played in all 11 games and started the final 10 ... Claimed a starting role in the second game of the season and never let go ... Had four solo tackles in his career debut against Vanderbilt ... Tallied four tackles at Nebraska, including one for loss, and a pass break-up ... Posted one tackle for loss against East Carolina ... Made four tackles in the Maryland game, including one for loss ... Blocked a punt against Clemson and made three tackles ... Had his most productive game at Florida State with seven tackles, a sack, a tackle for loss and two pass break-ups ... Posted five tackles in the Boston College game with a pass break-up ... Had seven tackles, including two for loss, and a pass break-up against NC State ... Tallied a tackle for loss at Duke ... Made six tackles at Georgia Tech ... Finished the season with two tackles against Miami.

2004 (True Freshman):
Redshirted the season.

Background:
The conference defensive player of the year ... Also earned all-conference and all-region honors ... Registered 123 tackles during his senior year ... Saw action as a tight end ... Selected to the North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl as a tight end ... Runs a 4.6 40-yard dash ... Coached by Mike Earwood at E.E. Smith. Personal: A sociology major ... Plans to attend law school after graduation ... Born April 6, 1986 in Fayetteville, N.C. ... The son of Chris Curry ... Chose Wake Forest because of its great academics.

 

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