Started all 11 games for the Bearkats at linebacker … ranked second on team and 12th in Southland with 80 tackles … also ranked 13th in SLC with 12.0 TFL … was second on team with 5.5 total sacks … had two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and three pass breakups … turned in biggest game of the year against Southeastern Louisiana (10/27) with 13 tackles and 1.5 TFL … opened year with nine tackles, 3.5 TFL, a sack and a forced fumble in win over Prairie View (9/8) … had 11 tackles, a sack and a forced fumble in win over Central Arkansas (9/29) … had five stops, a sack and a fumble recovery against Northwestern State (10/13) … turned in eight stops against Abilene Christian (11/10) … also had seven stops and a sack against Houston Baptist (11/17).
Played in all 14 games, starting 11, as the Kats’ primary buck linebacker … finished season with 44 tackles, one sack and 1.5 tackles for loss … also had a pair or interceptions and a fumble recovery … forced and recovered a key second-half fumble in win at Prairie View (9/7) … had season-high six tackles in win over Stephen F. Austin (10/7) … picked up first interception of career in win over Lamar (10/21) … had six stops and a sack in road win at Abilene Christian (11/11) … also had an interception in win over UIW (11/4).
Played in all 13 games in the Bearkat defensive backfield as a true freshman ... finished with 15 total tackles, including eight solo stops ... had a season high three tackles on three occasions ... the first time was in road win over Houston Baptist (9/24) ... also had three stops apiece in wins over UIW (10/8) and Texas Southern (10/29).
Shepherd High School
Three-sport athlete, excelling in football, basketball and baseball … helped lead Pirates to 9-3 record … All-District honoree … averaged 12.3 points per game in basketball.