2007: Placed second on the Frogs with a career-high 84 tackles, just three behind Jason Phillips ... nearly doubled his previous personal-best for stops (43, 2006) ... ranked third on the team in sacks (5.0) while placing fifth in tackles for a loss (7.5) ... totaled a career-best 11 tackles against Baylor and Utah ... had a sack against the Utes ... recorded 10 solo tackles, including a sack, at Stanford ... had two tackles behind the line of scrimmage, including a sack, as part of nine stops at Air Force ... posted seven tackles at Texas with a stop for a loss and pass break-up ... recorded a sack versus Colorado State ... totaled at least five tackles in 10 of the 13 contests ... made 12 starts.
2006: Started all 13 games... closed the year with five tackles, including one for a loss, in the 37-7 Poinsettia Bowl win over Northern Illinois... recorded a season-high six tackles, all solo, with three behind the line of scrimmage in the 27-21 victory at New Mexico... included in that total was a sack... also had a sack as part of five tackles versus BYU... added a pass break-up against the Cougars... had tackles for a loss against UC Davis and Army... posted five stops in the 45-14 win at Colorado State... totaled four tackles in the 17-7 victory at Baylor... recorded three stops in the 12-3 victory over Texas Tech.
2005: Started 10 games while seeing action in all 12 contests... placed in a tie for eighth on the team with 41 tackles... ranked fifth on the team with 6.5 stops for a loss, including one in the 27-24 EV1.net Houston Bowl win over Iowa State (Dec. 31)... totaled four tackles in the game... recorded a tackle for a loss in seven of the 12 contests... opened the year with two fumble recoveries in the win at Oklahoma (Sept. 3)... also had a tackle for a loss in that game... had two stops behind the line of scrimmage, including a sack for 11 yards, in the 33-6 win over Colorado State (Nov. 5) which clinched the Frogs' Mountain West Conference championship... also recorded a sack against New Mexico (Oct. 1)... totaled a season-high nine tackles (six solo) in the win at Air Force (Oct. 22)... had eight stops in a victory over Utah (Sept. 15) to snap the Utes' 18-game winning streak.
2004: Started three of the first four games before suffering a season-ending knee injury... made his first start against SMU and responded with a 40-yard interception return, setting up a touchdown... injured his knee in the loss to USF... finished with 18 tackles, including six against Tech and USF... logged two tackles behind the line of scrimmage.
2003: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Recorded 142 tackles as a senior at Corsicana High School, including 18 behind the line of scrimmage... caused two fumbles and made two fumble recoveries... also picked off a pair of passes and scored three defensive touchdowns... lettered three times in football and twice in basketball... prep football coach was Jeff Berry... listed on the Dave Campbell's Texas Football Top 300... served as team captain... earned All-district and All-Golden Circle honors... earned his school's Head Hunter Award on the gridiron and was named Mr. Defense in basketball... chose TCU over Houston, Kansas State, Memphis and SMU.
Personal: Pursuing a Master's degree of liberal arts.
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