All-Southland Conference second team selection … finished season with 40 tackles, 14.5 TFL and 5.0 sacks … also had two fumble recoveries and two pass breakups in addition to five official quarterback hurries … ranked ninth in Southland in TFL and tied for 10th in total sacks … had at least 0.5 TFL in each of Bearkats’ first 10 games of the year … had at least 0.5 sacks in six games … turned in biggest game in win at Northwestern State (10/13) when he finished with career-high 12 tackles, along with a sack and a quarterback hurry … had five stops, a season-high 2.5 TFL and 1.5 sacks in win over Central Arkansas (9/29) … had 1.5 TFL and recovered a fumble at Incarnate Word (11/3) … also had a sack and a fumble recovery against Abilene Christian (11/10) … tied season-high with 2.5 TFL along with five total stops at Lamar (11/20).
Played in 13 of 14 games, including making three starts, after transferring from Texas just prior to the opening of fall camp ... made 29 stops on the year, including 10 solo tackles ... also picked up 4.5 tackles for loss and a sack ... picked a sack and had three tackles, including two for a loss, in season-opening win over Richmond (9/1) ... had a half tackle for loss and three more stops a week later in a win over Prairie View (9/7) ... had a half tackle for loss against Nicholls (9/23) and Lamar (10/21), picking up four more tackles against the Cardinals ... had a season-high six stops in win over UIW (11/4) ... also had our tackles, one for loss, in win over HBU (11/18) to close the regular season.
Played in all nine Big 12 games on special teams and made appearances on defense ... had a tackle for loss against Iowa State ... played in first career game vs Oklahoma State on Oct. 1.
Manor High School
An All-America, two-time all-state and three-time all-district honoree … selected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army All-America Bowl … invited to participate in Nike's 2015 The Opening … chosen to the All-USA Texas Second Team by USA Today … tabbed one of the top three linebackers in Texas and to "2016 Texas' Best" by Dave Campbell's Texas Football … named first-team All-District 17-5A … placed No. 21 on the Austin American-Statesman's Fab 55 … picked a Top 30 prospect in Texas by the Waco Tribune … ranked No. 13 nationally (No. 2 OLB) and No. 2 overall in Texas by Rivals … rated No. 78 nationally (No. 7 OLB) and No. 9 overall in Texas by 247Sports … ranked No. 132 nationally (No. 9 OLB) and No. 21 overall in Texas by ESPN … rated No. 153 overall (No. 21 DE) and No. 7 DE in Texas by Scout … registered 55 tackles, seven tackles for loss and five sacks during the regular season as a senior … posted at least three tackles in nine games … part of a defense that allowed 20.5 points per game, including four games of seven points or fewer … recorded 13 tackles, including three tackles for loss and two sacks, with one pressure against Shoemaker … notched seven tackles against Brennan … tallied five tackles against Waco … collected five tackles and one forced fumble against Temple … secured four tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack against Elgin … totaled six tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack against University … compiled 10 tackles (eight solo), including one tackle for loss and one sack against Hutto … helped Manor to a 7-4 overall record, including a 5-1 district mark, and an appearance in the 5A Division I bidistrict playoffs in 2015 … chosen 2015 preseason second-team Super Team by Dave Campbell's Texas Football … named second-team 5A All-State by the Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association in 2014 … chosen unanimous Defensive Player of the Year in District 17-5A … recorded 61 tackles, including 36 solo, and 12.5 sacks, 17 tackles for loss, one fumble recovery and three forced fumbles as a junior … part of a defense that allowed 18.5 points per game, including two shutouts against Waco and Connally … registered four tackles for loss, two sacks, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble against Shoemaker … amassed 11 tackles (10 solo) with two sacks and one tackle for loss against Brennan … collected eight tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack against Killeen … notched two sacks and one tackle for loss … tallied seven tackles and one forced fumble against Temple … totaled six tackles, three tackles for loss and two sacks against Elgin … converted five tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one forced fumble against University … recorded six tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks against Connally … wrapped up three tackles each against Hutto (one sack) and Bryan … helped Manor to an appearance in the 5A Division I bidistrict playoffs … tabbed Defensive Newcomer of the Year for District 17-4A in 2013 … helped Manor to a 9-2 overall record, including a 6-1 district mark, and an appearance in the 4A Division I bidistrict playoffs.