|Hometown:||Traverse City, Mich.|
Had an outstanding spring . . . Came out of spring ball as a starting safety . . . Has great potential . . . Should contribute this season . . . Solid tackler . . . Good all-around football player . . . Redshirted in 2009 . . . Prep teammate of current FSU redshirt freshman John Purdy . . . Helped lead Traverse City West to a Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Division I State Playoff berth and a Big North Championship in 2008 . . . Was an all-area pick . . . Honored as a second-team Big North Conference DB and first-team running back . . . Also earned the team’s “Big Stick” award . . . Played in the Michigan High School Football All-Star Game . . . Played both halfback and outside linebacker at the prep level . . . Had 44 total stops as a prep senior . . . Averaged 5.2 yards per carry with 10 touchdowns and 665 total yards . . . Also caught 20 passes for 319 yards and four scores . . . Majoring in biology education.