CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 37/23
2008 Games/Starts: 12/11 ... Recorded first mulit-TFL game of his career with two in season-opener at UCLA ... Tied career-high with four tackles against Bruins ... Part of DL that held Bruins to 29 rushing yards on 31 attempts ... Recorded one tackle against UAB ... Finished with two tackles against Florida ... Contributed two tackles at Auburn ... Tied then season and career-high with four tackles against Northern Illinois ... Recorded four tackles and a TFL at Georgia ... One tackle against Mississippi State ... Set then career-high with five tackles at South Carolina ... Set career-highs in tackles (7) and TFLs (3) against Wyoming ... Made five stops in career finale vs. Kentucky.
2007 - Games/Starts: 12/12 ... Recorded two tackles, including one TFL, and recovered a fumble in first career start at California ... Finished with two tackles and had first career PBU against Southern Miss ... Had two tackles at Florida ... Had two tackles including his first sack of season against Arkansas State ... Had season-high four tackles against Georgia ... Had four tackles and his third TFL of the season against Mississippi State ... Finished with three tackles against Alabama ... Lone tackle against South Carolina went for three-yard loss ... Had one sack and forced first career fumble against Kentucky.
2006 - Games/Starts: 12/0 ... Finished strong, averaging three tackles per game over last five outings as key reserve ... First collegiate tackle came against California in season-opener ... Scored first multi-tackle game of career with two tackles against Air Force ... Finished with two tackles against Marshall ... Made first TFL against South Carolina ... Set a career-high with four tackles and recorded one TFL against LSU ... Finished with two tackles against Arkansas ... Logged three tackles against Vanderbilt ... Recorded first sack of his career and UT's only sack of game against Kentucky ... Finished with three tackles against Wildcats and added three in Outback Bowl.
2005 - Games/Starts: 1/0 ... Appeared in Mississippi contest.
HIGH SCHOOL - Completed course work at Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy and enrolled at UT in January 2005 ... Defensive line stalwart for Hargrave squad that went 7-3 ... As high school senior, named 2003 Parade All-America selection and USA Today All-USA first team ... Judged No. 1 prospect in Tennessee for 2004 signing class by Knoxville News Sentinel ... Class 2A Mr. Football in Tennessee ... Played for East squad in 2004 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Lawrenceburg QB Club State Player of the Year and 2003 East Tennessee Player of the Year ... Named to Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Super Southern 100 ... First-team defense member on Fox Sports Net's 2003 All-South team ... Three-time All-State, All-Region and All-City ... Tallied 112 tackles, including 64 solo stops, 17 sacks and 27 tackles for loss while leading Tyner to 12-2 finish and berth in second round of playoffs ... As junior in 2002, recorded 140 tackles, including 29 tackles for loss and 13 sacks ... Four-year starter on defensive front and three-year starter at offensive guard.
COACH AT TYNER ACADEMY - Wayne Turner.
COACH AT HARGRAVE MILITARY - Robert Prunty.
BORN - Nov. 17, 1985.