Honors: 2013 – Named Honorable Mention All-C-USA … Invited to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl … 2011 – Earned the most improved defensive lineman award following spring drills.
2013: Voted as a permanent team captain … Played in 12 games and had 11 starts … Finished with 30 tackles for the season, including 1.5 TFLs, a pass breakup, and two hurries … Played 467 snaps, including a season-high 50 against Marshall … Missed spring drills while rehabbing an injury … Missed the WCU game with an injury … Returned against UNC in a limited fashion … Started against Memphis and had three stops, including a TFL … Added two tackles and a pass breakup at BYU … Had six tackles against ECU … Collected four stops and a TFL at North Texas … Also had four tackles against Marshall and four stops in win at UAB.
2012: Started all 12 games … Finished the year with a career-best 36 tackles, including 1.5 TFLs, a sack and a hurry … Had four or more tackles, five times … Was second among linemen with 535 snaps, including a season-high 67 at Georgia Tech … Collected four stops against McNeese and had three in win over FAU … Had six tackles, including a sack against Georgia Tech … Turned in four tackles and a hurry against FIU … Added four stops in win at USA … Missed most of second half against Troy with a knee injury … Collected four tackles at ASU.
2011: Started all 12 games … His 615 snaps played ranked second among defensive linemen … Earned 18 winning grades from the coaches … Had 29 tackles to go with 4.0 TFLs and one sack … Made his first career start at Purdue and added three tackles, along with a TFL … Also had three stops against GT … Had three tackles, including a TFL at Troy … Added two stops vs WKU in just 18 snaps … Had two tackles, including a sack against FAU … Also had two tackles against UL … Turned in five stops in road loss to ULM while adding four tackles against ASU.
2010: Saw action in all 13 games ... Played 189 total snaps, including a season-high 23 against ULM ... Earned six winning grades from the coaches ... Registered five total tackles on the season ... Had one tackle against Minnesota in his first collegiate game ... Added two stops against APSU ... Also had a tackle against Louisiana and ASU.
2009: Took a redshirt year.
High School: Earned all-state honors as a junior and senior ... Named All-Region 2-AAAA in 2007 and 2008 and earned a spot on the GACA All-Star roster ... Voted one of the top 100 players in the south by the Atlanta Journal Constitution ... Turned in 87 tackles his senior year on defense and graded out at 96.5 percent on offense ... Had 15 tackles, four sacks, and a fumble recovery against Thomas County Central ... Also lettered in track and field and made the state final in the shot put in 2008 ... Played for Coach John Stephens.
Full Name: Jimmy Lewis Staten IV ... Parents: Jimmy Staten III and Shirley Staten ... Born: 5/4/91 ... Major: Liberal Studies.