|Hometown:||Bad Axe, Mich.|
|High School:||Bad Axe|
Has been a pleasant surprise . . . Had a good season for a redshirt freshman last fall . . . Has the ability to play either inside or outside on the defensive line . . . Projected to start at defensive end . . . Athletic and runs well . . . Had a solid spring . . . Appeared in nine games during the 2009 season . . . Totaled 22 tackles with 16 unassisted stops . . . Also had 2.5 sacks for a loss of 18 yards . . . Had a quarterback hurry, forced a fumble and blocked a kick . . . Redshirted in 2008 . . . Graduated in 2008 from Bad Axe High School . . . Coached by Dave Rowland . . . Totaled 103 stops and six sacks his senior year . . . Voted team MVP . . . Was a two-time all-league honoree . . . Ran for 702 yards and 12 scores as a senior for the Hatchets . . . Caught 18 passes for 298 yards his junior year . . . Played five different position in high school . . . Was the school’s all-time leader in basketball scoring, rebounding and blocked shots . . . Traveled with an AAU basketball team . . . Enjoys skateboarding, snowmobiling and snowboarding . . . Has also played hockey and ran track . . . FSU Letters: One . . . Birthdate: 9/25/90 . . . Major: Management.