|Hometown:||South Rockwood, Mich.|
|High School:||Monroe St. Mary's Catholic|
Coming off a surprise year . . . Expected to provide bigger things this fall . . . Athletic and energized presence . . . Tackles well . . . Brings an intense presence . . . Displays solid tools . . . Continues to develop his all-around game . . . Good work ethic . . . Started all 11 games in 2010 . . . Voted Team's Most Improved Defensive Player . . . Finished with 89 tackles . . . Had 40 solo stops and 49 assisted efforts . . . Chosen as the National Defensive Player of the Week after win over Saginaw Valley State in week two (Sept. 11) . . . GLIAC Defensive Player of the Week . . . Finished with 5.5 tackles for loss and three sacks on the year . . . Also had three quarterback hurries, a breakup and an interception . . . Recorded 10 tackles or more in four games, including 13 stops versus rival Grand Valley State (Oct. 23) . . . Received team's Bulldog Award for his intensity and effort in 2010 spring ball . . . Appeared in five games in 2009 . . . Finished with a single tackle . . . Attained GLIAC All-Academic Team accolades . . . Did not play in 2008 . . . Graduated in 2008 from Monroe St. Mary’s Catholic High School . . . Coached by Jack Gianmo . . . Totaled 118 tackles and 10 sacks as a senior . . . Made 43 stops with six sacks and an interception his junior year . . . Two-time first team all-league honoree . . . Named to All-Metro West and All-Region squads . . . Was the Huron League Defensive Player of the Year . . . Was an honorable mention all-league down lineman as a junior . . . Helped team to three-straight state playoff berths . . . Squad was the state runner-up in 2005 and Huron League champions in 2006 . . . Interests include sports . . . Also participated in basketball and baseball during his prep career . . . FSU Letters: Two . . . Birthdate: 8/9/90 . . . Major: Psychology.