Played in all 11 contests during the 2012 campaign and made six starts . . . Made nine tackles on the year . . . Had season-high two stops against both Ashland and Grand Valley State . . . Served as a reserve during the 2011 season . . . Redshirted in 2010 . . . A 2010 graduate of Clarkston High School . . . Coached by Kurt Richardson . . . Also played lacrosse and took part in track and field . . . Had 12 sacks and 35 total tackles as a prep senior . . . Finished with 35 stops and six sacks in his junior campaign . . . Voted team's Defensive MVP in 2009 . . . Helped squad to a regional championship and 12-1 mark his final prep campaign . . . Competed in the Oakland Athletic Association Red Division . . . Has a younger sister . . . His father is employed as a project manager . . . Birthdate: 4/28/92.