Duke Football BIO
24 Garett Patterson
2012: Played in all 13 games ... carded 10 tackles including a season-high two against FIU, Virginia and North Carolina ... on the field for 269 snaps including a season-best 43 versus FIU.
2011: Played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams ... had seven tackles on the season ... posted a season-high three stops versus Tulane ... on the field for 151 total snaps including 15 defensive plays.
2010: Played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams ... credited for 13 tackles on the year including a season-best four stops against Virginia Tech ... on the field for 187 total snaps including nine defensive plays.
2009: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Monacan under Danny Parsons ... listed as the No. 82 safety in the nation by ESPN.com ... first team all-state choice by the Associated Press as a senior ... first team all-district and all-region honoree ... had 81 tackles and two interceptions as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Yvette and Martin Patterson ... born December 28, 1989 ... majoring in sociology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management studies.