Returning All-Conference USA selection at left tackle... candidate for post-season accolades again in 2004... is on the pre-season Lombardi Award Watch list, which goes to college football's top lineman... has tremendous physical tools... extremely athletic and one of the team's strongest players... has squatted over 800 pounds... also very intelligent... came to TCU as a defensive lineman... has made 24 career starts, tying for the high mark on the squad.
2003: First team All-Conference USA selection by the league's coaches and media members and by collegefootballnews.com... started 12 games, missing the UAB game due to an ankle injury... TCU was one of six Division I schools to average over 200 yards rushing and 200 yards passing per game.
2002: Started every game at left tackle... helped TCU to a conference-best 203.2 yards rushing per game... quarterbacks were sacked just 22 times in 12 games.
2001: Earned significant playing time at left offensive tackle as a redshirt freshman... played in 10 games... parlayed a great spring to push for playing time.
2000: Redshirted as a true freshman... attended the United States Naval Academy from June to November, 1999. High School: Attended Antonian College Prep in San Antonio... coached by Dan Garza... a four-year letterman in football... also lettered in basketball and track... earned all-district and all-state honors in football and track... team MVP in his junior and senior seasons on the gridiron... led the team in sacks (13) and tackles (82)... two-time state champion in track.
Personal: Anthony Abayomi Alabi is the son of Tony and Edna Alabi... born February 16, 1981... majoring in criminal justice with a minor in business... last name pronounced uh-LOB-ee.