In 2004: Tenacious defender who has gained a reputation for having a nose for the ball ... Missed 2005 spring workouts after undergoing shoulder surgery in January, he should be 100 percent for fall camp ... Tied for third on the team in tackles last season with 75 ... Tallied 14 tackles for loss for the season, tied for second on the team and the 10th-best mark in school history ... Started six games at weakside linebacker, he was in for a career-high 40 snaps in the season finale versus East Carolina ... Tallied 13 tackles in just 33 plays against ninth-ranked Ohio State in his first career start, he led the team in plays per tackle (3.88), as all of his stops came on plays from scrimmage ... Racked up 11 stops in the regular-season finale versus East Carolina ... Made four tackles behind the line of scrimmage against Florida State, including a three-yard sack ... Earned the "Gym Rat" award for the middleweight division prior to the 2004 campaign ... Awarded a "Top Six" honor from the Student-Athlete Development department for his community service.
In 2003: Led the team in plays per tackle, averaging a stop every 3.8 plays ... Posted his high tackle total against Georgia Tech, tallying nine stops (including two tackles for loss) in just 22 plays ... Made eight tackles and tallied a quarterback pressure in only 25 plays against Kansas in the Tangerine Bowl ... Tallied 65 tackles for the season, more than any other non-starter on the Wolfpack squad ... Recipient of the Defensive Newcomer Award ... Earned the Defensive Second Effort Award following 2004 spring drills ... One of the strongest players on the team.
Prep: Recorded 132 tackles, 12 sacks, two interceptions, two caused fumbles, and three forced fumbles during his senior campaign under Coach Billy Rolle ... Named the Dade County Defensive Player of the Year ... Selected to the Florida Super 75 ... As a junior, earned a spot on the all-county team by making 132 tackles, 12 sacks and causing four fumbles ... High School teammate of Miguel Scott and Bobby Washington and former Wolfpack players Andre Maddox and Patrick Thomas, they were known as the "Killian Killer Kats" ... Majoring in sports management ... Born 1/1/85.
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