2003: Saw action in all 12 games, including three as a starter ... Finished the year with 25 total tackles ... Recorded three tackles at Clemson ... Had a season-best seven tackles in the win over NMSU ... Collected three tackles against Idaho ... Earned the start against North Texas and had two tackles ... Registered three tackles at Utah State.
2002: Played in 11 of 12 games and earned five starts at right linebacker ... Finished the year with 21 tackles, three tackles for loss and one sack ... Collected a season-high five tackles (all solos) against Vanderbilt ... Had three stops each versus Tennessee, Kentucky and Louisiana-Lafayette ... Also notched two tackles for loss, a sack and a pass breakup against the Ragin' Cajuns ... Voted the team's Defensive Player of the Game following the ULL contest.
GMC: Helped lead GMC to the 2001 junior college national championship with a perfect 11-0 record and a 31-19 win over Butler CC in the Golden Isles Bowl ... Was second on the team in tackles with 55 to go along with a team-high 14 stops for loss of yards, 14 quarterback hurries, and a pass breakup in 2001 for a defense that only allowed 68 points in 11 games ... Led the team in tackles as a freshman with 74 stops, 10 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks and a blocked punt.
High School: Played for coach Randy McPhereson at Madison County High School ... An all-state selection his senior year ... Started at linebacker for Florida in the Georgia/Florida All-Star game ... Team's leading tackler in 1998 and 1999 ... Voted All-Big Bend first team and team defensive MVP as a senior ... Was third place in the state weightlifting 219-pound class.
Personal: Parent: Rosa Akins ... Born: 2/3/81 ... Major: Wellness.