Noteworthy: Chose MT over Cincinnati, Arkansas State, Florida State, and Murray State.
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.