2001: A reserve middle infielder who made eight starts at second base among the 22 games played ... Also played three games at third base ... Made the most of his first start by going 2-for-4 with three runs scored and two stolen bases against Dayton 2/23 ... Started all three games at second base in the Dayton series ... Drove in two runs on a double against East Tennessee State 2/28 ... Went 1-for-4 as a pinch hitter ... Hit .143 against left-handers, .129 against right-handers, .200 with runners in scoring position and had one two-out RBI.
2000: Spent season as a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended
Farragut High School in Knoxville, Tenn., where he was a three-time all-district,
two-time all-KIL and all-region selection ... Hit over .430 each of his three
years ... Named to the 1999 all-KIL team after batting .445 with 8 home runs,
13 doubles and 39 RBI ... Team finished runner-up at the State Tournament ...
Won team batting title in 1998 with .430 average while slugging 13 home runs,
54 RBI and 21 stolen bases ... Helped team to regional championship with a 32-5
record ... Batted .440 as a sophomore with 6 home runs and 19 RBI ... Coached
by Tommy Pharr.