2006: Played in all 13 games and earned 11 starts ... Collected 19 total tackles on the year including six tackles for loss, a sack, and a fumble recovery ... Came out of spring drills listed no. 2 at MIKE linebacker but switched to defensive tackle in preseason practice ... Played 29 snaps in win over FIU and finished with two tackles while earning a "winning performance" mark from the coaching staff on defense ... Made his first Blue Raider start at Maryland and tallied one tackle in 44 snaps and earned a "winning performance" ... Also started against Tennessee Tech and collected four stops while earning a second straight "winning performance" ... Did not have a tackle in 23 snaps at Oklahoma but had to leave the game early due to a mild concussion ... Was in on just 18 plays at North Texas and had one stop ... Did not have a tackle in 47 plays against Louisville ... Collected a sack at Louisiana-Monroe and earned a "winning performance" ... Forced a fumble at Louisiana-Lafayette to earn a second straight "winning performance" ... Had three tackles including one for loss of yards against FAU to earn a third consecutive "winning grade" ... Registered one tackle at Arkansas State ... Turned in a four-tackle effort at South Carolina ... Had two stops and 0.5 tackles for loss against Troy.
2005: Transferred to Middle Tennessee and had to sit out the year due to NCAA transfer rules.
East Carolina: Was a late addition to the 2004 class after initially making a verbal commitment to Northeastern. ... Hofacker changed his mind after being recruited by current Blue Raider linebacker coach Art Kaufman ... Played as a true freshman in all 11 games (did not earn any starts) ... Registered 15 total tackles to go along with one sack (vs Tulane) and a pass breakup ... Had a season-high five tackles against Tulane and tallied two stops each against Wake Forest, Army, and Memphis.
High School: Despite missing a portion of his senior season for knee surgery, Hofacker had 60 tackles, six sacks, four forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery for a 13-2 Eagles team that reached the state semifinals in the 5-A Division II playoffs ... Allen High, about 30 miles north of Dallas, has an enrollment of over 4,000 ... Played varsity for three years and made first team all-district as a senior ... Played football for Coach Joe Martin.
Personal: Parents: Jody and Mary Hofacker ... Born: 1/21/86 ... Major: Athletic Training