Maponga is a preseason All-Big 12 selection
2012: Did not see game action.
2011: Appeared in seven contests ... started the opening three games of the season ... collected his first career sack against Louisiana-Monroe ... tallied seven tackles, four solo, on the year.
2010: Did not see any game action.
2009: Redshirted in his first season on campus.
High School:District 17-A Most Valuable Player ... Texas Sports Writers Association first-team all-state selection on the offensive line ... recorded 108 knockdown blocks and 38 pancakes ... was also an honorable-mention all-state choice as a defensive lineman ... all-Northeast Texas by the Texarkana Gazette ... Bowie County Life Defensive Player of the Year ... totaled 63 tackles, including 17 for loss with seven sacks ... added 26 quarterback hurries and seven forced fumbles ... also blocked a punt ... academic all-state ... also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Mother is Angela Burns ... major is communication studies.