|Hometown:||Grass Lake, Mich.|
Battling for playing time along the defensive line . . . Struggled with injuries, but has a chance to play if he stays healthy . . . Runs well for his size . . . Will be counted on to provide depth . . . Developing in the program . . . Learning the system . . . Continues to adjust to collegiate game . . . Working on all-around ability . . . Did not see game action in 2010 . . . Made two appearances during the 2009 season . . . Redshirted during the 2008 campaign . . . Graduated from Chelsea High School in 2008 . . . Coached by Bradford Bush . . . Played in 2008 West Michigan Football Coaches Association All-Star Game . . . Earned All-South Eastern Conference accolades as a prep senior . . . Also was named to the all-area and All-Heritage teams . . . Helped team to an 11-1 overall record and a regional finals appearance as a senior to go with both a district and conference crown . . . Squad finished 10-2 his junior campaign and won both district and league titles . . . Reached the first round of the playoffs as a sophomore . . . Also competed in basketball and baseball while in high school . . . Enjoys fishing and football . . . FSU Letters: One . . . Birthdate: 3/9/90 . . . Major: Marketing.