CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 45/4
2008 - Games/Starts: 12/4 ... Made first career-start in season-opener at UCLA ... Finished with three tackles including TFL and PBU against Bruins ... Set career-high with five tackles against UAB ... Credited with two TFLs on UAB's second drive of the game - coming into game against UAB had only 2 TFLs in 34 career games ... Recorded two tackles against Florida ... Tied career-high with five tackles at Auburn ... Finished with three tackles at Georgia ... Contributed two tackles against Alabama ... Credited with three tackles at South Carolina ... Finished with one tackle against Wyoming ... Recorded a PBU at Vanderbilt and two tackles in his final game vs. Kentucky.
2007 - Games/Starts: 13/0 ... Playing time at linebacker increased as season progressed ... Appeared in every game except Mississippi State contest, which he missed because of injury ... Special teams performer had two-thirds of his 15 tackles on kickoff and punt coverage ... Career-high four tackles apiece against both Arkansas State and Louisiana-Lafayette ... Had at least one tackle in nine of 13 games played.
2006 - Games/Starts: 13/0 ... Contributed on special teams, making five of his nine overall tackles with those units...Finished with career-high three tackles at Memphis...Made two tackles at Georgia...Registered one tackle versus Alabama...Finished with two tackles at Vanderbilt and had one in Outback Bowl.
2005 - Games/Starts: 7/0 ... Appeared in seven games, including the last five ... Arrived at UT as defensive back but has made successful switch to linebacker.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played for East squad in U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Injured during 2004 season but still garnered All-State honorable mention from Cincinnati Enquirer ... Recorded more than 55 tackles as senior ... All-Southwest Ohio and All-State as junior in 2003 ... Tallied 70 tackles that year with four interceptions ... Three-year starter at defensive back ... Also honorable mention All-State in basketball ... Averaged 10.3 points as guard in 2004 on Hamilton's state championship basketball team.
COACH AT HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL - Mark Kalugyer.
BORN - Jan. 4, 1987
- 2007 Academic All-SEC
- 2006 Academic All-SEC
- 2005 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll