In 2001: Junior college transfer who moved immediately into the starting lineup last season ... Made a heroic comeback from injury, he left the field in the first half versus Clemson with abdominal pain and underwent an appendectomy on October 15 ... Returned to action only 12 days later versus Virginia ... Missed just one complete game ... Had a strong performance in the Tangerine Bowl, he was named NC State's co-Defensive MVP after tallying six tackles, including a 10-yard sack and chalking up two quarterback pressures ... Earned the "Most Improved" award on the defensive line following spring drills, he also won the nod for the "Most Dominant" player on defense.
At JUCO: Played two seasons at Hinds Community College (MS) for coach Tony Hughes... Recorded 72 total tackles and five sacks as a sophomore... Credited with three tackles for loss and two caused fumbles... Voted first-team All-Region 23... Two-time All-South Division performer... Credited with 60 tackles, five tackles for loss and one sack as a freshman..
Prep: First-team all-conference performer at Lafayette High School for coach Dan Antolik... Recorded 75 tackles and seven sacks as a senior.
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