|Hometown:||Thompson's Station, TN|
Hoof Prints: Quick, hard-nosed linebacker who hits through contact...earned a spot in the starting lineup as a freshman... recovered to have a solid season in 2011 after missing 2010 with a knee injury... chose UB because of the coaching staff.
Redshirt Junior (2011): Was one of the team’s top linebacking reserves, appearing in all 12 games, recording a tackle in all but one of the team’s games... made 32 total tackles (23 solo) and had a forced fumble... had 20 tackles in conference games... had six tackles in the season opener against Pittsburgh (9/3)... had four solo stops and a forced fumble in a win over Stony Brook (9/10).
Junior (2010): Sat out the season as a medical redshirt.
Sophomore (2009): Appeared in all 12 games and started 11...tied for fourth on the team with 55 tackles...had team highs in forced fumbles (2) and fumble recoveries (3)...had three tackles for loss, including 1.5 sacks...added four pass breakups and a quarterback hurry...had five tackles at UTEP (9/5)...had four tackles, a half sack and a forced fumble at UCF (9/19)...had a career-high 10 tackles against both Central Michigan (10/3) and Miami (OH) (11/18)...had six tackles, a forced fumble and a pass breakup against Akron (10/17)...had three tackles, two fumble recoveries and two pass breakups at Western Michigan (10/24)...had eight tackles against Ohio (11/10).
Freshman (2008): Appeared in all 14 games and started eight at middle linebacker...beginning at Missouri (9/20), started eight straight games...had 42 tackles (13 solo)...added two tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry...had six tackles in his first career start at Missouri...had five tackles, including a half tackle for loss at Central Michigan (9/27)...had four tackles and a quarterback hurry against Miami (OH) (11/4)...had a season-high eight tackles, including one for a loss at Bowling Green (11/21)...had five tackles against Kent State (11/28).
High School: Named All-Region and was an East-West All-Star while playing at Independence High School for head coach Jason Eubanks...versatile athlete who also played running back and ran for 1,300 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior...his Eagles team were regional champions and runner-up in the state championship...high school teammate of fellow Bull Isaac Baugh.