The 30 summer graduates will join the 104 Tide student-athletes who graduated following with the fall and spring semesters, pushing the athletics department's graduation tally at 134 for the 2012-13 academic year
2012 (JUNIOR): Has appeared in 12 games, with his 16 total tackles, including five on special teams. Florida Atlantic: Matched career high with four tackles in win against the Owls. Missouri: Had two tackles (one solo) against the Tigers. LSU: Made one solo tackle in Baton Rouge. Texas A&M: Totaled two tackles (one on special teams) against the Aggies. Western Carolina: Had two solo tackles in shutout win. Auburn: Assisted on four tackles in Iron Bowl shutout.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Tana Patrick saw action in 10 games as a reserve middle linebacker ... notched seven tackles on the season with two solo stops. Kent State: Recorded a career-best four tackles against the Golden Flashes with two solo stops. North Texas: Came in off the bench to an assisted tackle. Tennessee: Assisted on two tackles in the win against the Volunteers.
2010 (FRESHMAN): He saw action in five games as a redshirt freshman in 2010 ... made four total tackles with three solo stops ... received playing time against San Jose State, at Duke, at Arkansas, Georgia State and against Michigan State in the Capital One Bowl ... registered a season-best three tackles in the Homecoming game against Georgia State ... also had one tackle against Michigan State.
2009 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted at the Capstone in 2009.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Patrick was one of the top prospects at linebacker nationally out of North Jackson High School ... a U.S. Army All-American ... No. 67 in the Rivals100 and a member of the ESPNU150 ... finalist for the first high school Butkus Award ... Rivals.com ranked him as the No. 5 inside linebacker, the No. 5 run-stopper and the No. 4 player in the state of Alabama ... Scout.com listed him as the No. 7 strong-side linebacker ... a SuperPrep All-American, No. 12 linebacker and the magazine's No. 3 player in Alabama ... No. 70 nationally on Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... No. 5 on The Mobile Press-Register's Elite 18 and No. 28 in The Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... member of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 ... on The Orlando Sentinel All-Southern team ... a member of the Alabama Sports Writers Association's Super 12 team and a first-team All-State selection by the ASWA and The Birmingham News ... rated No. 3 on The Birmingham News Super Senior list ... played in the Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Game ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... two-time ASWA 4A Lineman of the Year (2007 and 2008) ... three-time ASWA 4A All-State ... the No. 1 player in The Huntsville Times Elite 11 ... led the team as a senior in 2008 with 140 tackles while recording three sacks and catching 19 passes on offense for 233 yards and four touchdowns ... had 72 tackles with two interceptions and two sacks as a junior ... had 103 tackles with four sacks as a sophomore in 2006 ... coached by Shawn Peek ... chose Alabama over Southern California, Auburn, Miami (Fla.), Tennessee, Nebraska, LSU, Florida State, and Michigan.