40 - Rah Muhammad
Rah Muhammad
Height: 5-11
Weight: 205
Year: So.
Hometown: Gadsden, Ala.
High School: Gadsden City
Position: LB

ON MUHAMMAD: Expected to be one of the starting inside linebackers after seeing considerable playing time as a true freshman a year ago ... nickname Rah is pronounced "Rock."

FRESHMAN (2011): Played in all 11 games with two starts, including the season finale vs. South Carolina ... made 21 tackles with one tackle for loss, an interception and another pass breakup ... named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team ... credited with five tackles and picked off a pass vs. the Gamecocks a week after recording four tackles with one behind the line of scrimmage vs. Samford.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Gadsden City High School ... lettered four times in football and three times in track and field ... served as a team captain ... had career totals of 367 tackles, five interceptions, 10 forced fumbles, 15 fumble recoveries and one defensive touchdown ... named to all-area teams his junior and senior years ... helped lead team to region championships both of those seasons ... team ranked as high as No. 2 in the state during his career. 

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 23, 1993 in Gadsden, Ala. ... son of Theo and Carolyn Muhammad ... full name is Abdulrahman Shaheed Muhammad ... majoring in business administration.   

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