2006: Played and started in one game before seeing his season end with an injury ... Came out of spring drills as the starter at MIKE linebacker ... Collected eight tackles at the Blue-White Spring Game ... Earned the Blue Raider Linebacker award for his play in the spring ... Started at MIKE linebacker against FIU and had one stop, while earning a "winning performance" from the coaching staff on defense and special team's ... Played 38 snaps versus FIU ... Suffered a dislocated knee cap in practice leading up to the Maryland game and missed the rest of the season and took a redshirt year.
2005: Played in all 11 games and earned four starts ... Also played on special teams ... Ended the year with 31 total tackles (24 solos), two tackles for loss, and two quarterback sacks ... Earned his first collegiate start at FAU and came up with three tackles, including a tackle for loss and a quarterback sack ... Collected five tackles in a reserve role against ULL at home ... Came off the bench to record four tackles in win over Arkansas State ... Had six stops in home contest against Louisiana-Monroe ... Earned the start at NC State and responded with a season-best eight tackles and a quarterback sack ... Also started at middle linebacker at Troy and recorded three tackles ... Came up with two stops at FIU.
Mt. SAC: Chosen as a first team All-American at middle linebacker by Gridwire.com ... Earned second team All-Mission Conference honors in 2004 ... Was second on the team in 2004 with 87 tackles, including 11 for a loss of 59 yards and nine sacks ... Also collected one interception (returned for a touchdown against Palomar Comets), a fumble recovery, and a forced fumble ... Drew interest from UNLV, Kansas, North Carolina, Houston, Hawaii, and Louisiana Tech. High School: Was an all-conference player at South Hills HS.
Personal: Parents: Jim and Melissa ... Born: 1/27/85 ... Major: Criminal Justice Administration.