Sid Rone
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Sid Rone

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Midwest City, Okla.

High School:
Southeast High

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 236

Position:
Defensive End

At MSU: Sid Rone returns as a starter at defensive end after enjoying a stellar season and serving as a team captain as a junior for the Bears. He picked up 33 tackles, which ranked eighth on the team, six tackles for loss and two sacks. Rone notched four solo tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack at Southern Illinois. His top tackle game was against Indiana State, when he made five stops. Rone also had four tackles each against Western Kentucky, Illinois State and Western Illinois. He played in nine games and started one in 2004, his first with the Bears. Rone missed the Union and Tulsa games his sophomore year due to injury. He notched 21 total tackles, including seven solos, along with two tackles for loss. He had five tackles against Western Kentucky and four against Southern Illinois.

Background: Rone transferred to MSU after a 10-2 season at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in Miami, Oklahoma. He recorded 60 tackles and four sacks at A&M. His final season at Southeast High in Oklahoma City saw him notch 91 tackles, 14 sacks, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. Rone was a first team all-state and all-city pick as a senior for coach Joe Poslick's Spartans.

Personal: His full name is Sidney Alive Rone, Jr. He was born May 6, 1983, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Sid is the son of Sidney Rone, Sr. and Vickie Dotson. Sid's academic major at Missouri State is physical education.

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