TULANE: A three-year letterwinner and returning starter who has played in 29 games with 10 starts... has tallied 90 career tackles (46 solo), including one stops for lost yardage, three forced fumbles and one recovery and six pass breakups... enters fall camp as the backup at both strong and free safety.
2008 (JUNIOR): Played in every game while earning 10 starts... logged a team-high 86 tackles (42 solo), including one tackle for lost yardage, forced three fumbles and had a recovery and registered six pass breakups... had a career-high 13 stops at UTEP... posted 11 stops (six solo), two forced fumbles, a recovery and a PBU at Houston... finished with seven tackles each against Alabama, LSU and UAB...
2007 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in nine games and made four unassisted tackles... did not play against SMU and Memphis...
2006 (FRESHMAN RS): Played in the first eight games of the year, but missed the remaining four contests due to injury...
2005 (FRESHMAN): Did not play; received a red-shirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A second team all-district choice at quarterback who also played H-Back and free safety for three years at Clear Brook High School... named the offensive MVP of his high school team and also won the award as the top offensive back... on offense, carried 87 times for 412 yards to average 4.7 yards per rush and scored four touchdowns... threw for six scores while completing 29-of-77 passes for 537 yards... during his junior season, rushed 124 times for 487 yards (a 3.9 average) with eight rushing TDs, and passed for 520 yards and a pair of scores... also lettered in basketball and track and field... a member of the Honor Roll Society who has participated in Boy's State... earned the Leadership Award and was listed among "Who's Who in American High School Sports".
PERSONAL: Majoring in social science... born Corey Andre Sonnier on March 9, 1987, in Germany... the son of Marshall and Carman Sonnier.
SONNIER'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year G/GS UT-AT-TT TFL Sacks FF/FR QH PD Int 2006 8/0 0-0-0 0-0 0-0 0/0 0 0 0-0 2007 9/0 4-0-4 0-0 0-0 0/0 0 0 0-0 2008 12/10 42-44-86 1-2 0-0 3/1 0 6 0-0 Career 29/10 46-44-90 1-2 0-0 3/1 0 6 0-0