Expected to handle team’s long snapping chores again this season . . . Provides a valuable special teams contribution . . . Served as team’s long snapper each of the last three years . . . Appeared in 10 games in 2009 . . . Played in all 11 games during both the 2007 and 2008 seasons . . . 2007 GLIAC All-Academic Team selection . . . Redshirted during 2006 campaign . . . Graduated from Coopersville High School in 2006 . . . Coached by Jim Meerman . . . Also played baseball and basketball in high school . . . All-Conference performer . . . Attained the team’s best offensive player honor . . . Served as team captain . . . Helped CHS to conference championships in 2004 & 2005 . . . Team advanced to state playoffs three consecutive years during his prep career . . . Father is employed in sales . . . Has two brothers and a sister . . . FSU Letters: Three . . . Birthdate: 2/20/88 . . . Major: Construction Management.