Coming off a good junior campaign . . . Provides excellent leadership up front . . . Potential all-league caliber player . . . Has good size . . . Projected to start inside again . . . Veteran player . . . Has high potential . . . Hard worker . . . Knows position well . . . Played in nine games and made eight starts in 2009 . . . Tabbed as FSU's Most Valuable Defensive Lineman . . . Was an All-GLIAC Honorable Mention honoree . . . Made 49 stops with 20 unassisted tackles . . . Also had 6.5 tackles for loss (-15 yards) . . . Had a single quarterback sack, one interception, one pass breakup, one quarterback hurry and one fumble recovery . . . Started six games and played in 11 contests in 2008 . . . Tallied 29 tackles, including thee for loss . . . Also had three breakups and deflections along with a fumble recovery . . . Earned team’s Newcomer Award for progress in 2008 spring ball . . . Saw action in seven games in 2007 . . . Finished with two tackles as a reserve . . . Redshirted in 2006 . . . Graduated from Holt High School in 2006 . . . Played under head coach Mike Smith . . . Made 95 tackles, had five interceptions and four sacks as a senior . . . Two-time all-conference honoree . . . Team captain . . . Chosen as squad’s defensive Most Valuable Player in 2005 . . . Had 18 catches for 281 yards and two touchdowns offensively . . . Compiled 66 stops and three sacks as a junior . . . Helped team to two Capital Area Activities Conference crowns . . . Squad posted a 10-1 overall record his senior year . . . Also played varsity basketball and baseball for the Rams . . . Member of school’s 2005 Class A State Championship basketball squad . . . Twice won school’s dodge ball title . . . FSU Letters: Three . . . Birthdate: 11/7/87 . . . Major: Criminal Justice.