6-2 230 Linebacker
Lancaster, Ohio Lancaster HS
Played linebacker for Coach Rob Carpenter at Lancaster High School... Registered 66 tackles, two sacks, and grabbed two interceptions during his senior campaign... Also played running back, rushing for 751 yards on 124 carries and 13 touchdowns in 2008... As a quarterback, completed 15-of-31 pass attempts for 234 yards and five touchdowns as a senior... Voted a 2008 all-area special mention... As a junior, tallied 88 tackles, 2.5 sacks, snagged two interceptions, and had one fumble recovery for 60 yards... Also rushed for 377 yards on 44 carries and completed seven passes for 163 yards and a touchdown as a junior... Selected to the all-state second team, as well as earning all-district, all-area, and all-conference honors as a junior... Prep Star named him to the All-Midwest Region class of 2009.