2007 Playboy Preseason All-American
2006: A unanimous first-team All-Mountain West Conference selection... closed the season with a dominating performance in the 37-7 Poinsettia Bowl win over Northern Illinois... named the game's Defensive Most Valuable Player after recording two sacks for a minus-20 yards as part of three tackles for a loss... topped the MWC in tackles for a loss (16.5)... tied for the MWC lead with seven sacks... ranked fourth on TCU with 54 tackles... had a stop behind the line of scrimmage in all but two games... returned a fumble 12 yards for a touchdown on the game's second play from scrimmage at New Mexico... added 1.5 stops for a loss as part of four tackles against the Lobos... had a career-best nine tackles in consecutive weeks against BYU and Utah... recorded 2.5 TFLs, including a sack, versus the Cougars... totaled two stops for negative yards against the Utes... had a sack, forced fumble and quarterback hurry in the 12-3 win over Texas Tech... forced a fumble to go along with a fumble recovery and tackle for a loss in a 17-7 victory at Baylor... closed the regular season with two stops for negative yards against Air Force... showcased his speed by making a tackle 42 yards downfield on a run by UNLV tailback David Peeples.
2005:MWC Defensive Player of the Year by CollegeFootballNews.com... also named a Sophomore All-American by the Web site... first-team All-MWC by the league coaches and media... his 7.0 sacks were second in the league behind only teammate Chase Ortiz (9.0)... placed third in the MWC in tackles for a loss with 13.5, narrowly trailing leaders Ortiz and Steve Fifita (Utah) who had 14... had at least one tackle for a loss in the final eight games and nine of 12 contests overall... had a sack for an 8-yard loss in the EV1.net Houston Bowl win over Iowa State... recorded two sacks in a 28-14 win at Wyoming... posted a season-best eight tackles in victories over New Mexico and Air Force... had 3.5 tackles for a loss as part of seven stops against UNLV.
2004:Selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman squad... was also a second-team freshman All-American by CollegeFootballNews.com... second on TCU with 5.0 sacks and third with 6.5 tackles for a loss... his 5.0 sacks were the most for a Frog freshman defensive lineman since Aaron Schobel had 7.0 in 1997... forced a pair of fumbles and had two sacks at Texas Tech.
2003:Redshirted as a true freshman... made the conversion from tailback to defensive end.
High School:Earned Associated Press 3A all-state first-team honors at running back ... the Caller-Times All-South Texas Offensive MVP as a senior... ran for 2,013 yards and 25 touchdowns on 218 carries... earned 12 letters as a prep athlete, including three in football, four in basketball, four on the track and one in baseball... prep football coach was Guy Grover... excelled on the basketball court, earning all-region honors as a junior while helping the Panthers to the Class 3A Final Four in Austin... also was the All-South Texas MVP and Defensive Player of the Year as a junior... averaged 20 points a game.
Personal:A general studies major... mother's name is Ernestine Chisholm.