Practices begin March 5 and end with spring game on April 6
Hurricane and Cyclones kick off Monday at 2:35 pm
Hurricane also has seven honorable mention and four all-freshman team selections
Tulsa - A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 32 career games with 18 starting assignments . . . has career totals of 183 tackles, four interceptions and two forced fumbles . . . has five career double-figure tackle games . . . 2011 - Came into preseason camp as the starter at 'CANE linebacker, but suffered a preseason injury . . . missed the first four games . . . played in the final nine contests . . . saw his first action this year against North Texas . . . had 25 tackles and one interception . . . collected a season-best seven tackles against BYU in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl . . . totaled four tackles against #7 Houston and UCF . . . also had three stops and one pick-off at UTEP . . . 2010 - Did not play during the 2010 season . . . 2009 - Started all 12 games . . . had a team-leading 102 tackles . . . also had three stops for -18 yards, one interception and one forced fumble . . . had four double-figure tackle games . . . totaled a career-best 18 tackles and one fumble recovery vs. Boise State, while earning C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors . . . had a team-high 11 tackles, forced one fumble and intercepted the first pass of the game at Oklahoma . . . had a team-best 14 tackles in the season opener against Tulane, including one sack for -10 yards . . . also tallied 11 tackles against Houston . . . totaled nine tackles against Southern Miss and Memphis in the final two games of the season . . . 2008 - Was named to the Conference USA all-freshman team . . . played in 11 of 14 games, and started six games as a true freshman . . . played in the first 10 games with starts against UAB, Rice, UCF, Arkansas and Houston . . . did not play against Tulane and Marshall . . . returned as a starter against East Carolina and collected six tackles . . . also missed the GMAC Bowl game against Ball State . . . had 56 tackles, two pass breakups, two interceptions and one forced fumble on the season . . . his interception against SMU led to Tulsa's go-ahead and game-winning TD . . . had a season-high 12 tackles against Houston . . . added seven stops against Arkansas and six tackles vs. UCF... collected six stops and two pass break-ups against Rice . . . had six stops and one forced fumble against North Texas . . . started the opener vs. UAB and had six tackles and one interception . . . Overall - Missed most of spring drills . . . possesses natural instincts and football skills to be a solid linebacker . . . has a good understanding of the defense . . . needs to stay healthy . . . will look for him to have a solid senior season.
High School - Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Arlington Seguin High School . . . started at receiver for three years, and at free safety his senior season . . . tallied 35 solo tackles and caused two fumbles in three games as a senior . . . earned first-team all-district and all-region honors his senior season . . . high school coach was Ricky Albus.
Personal - Favorite movie is Transformers III, while his favorite sports movie is Remember the Titans . . . favorite TV show is "Prison Break" . . . his favorite NFL player is Ray Lewis . . . the Dallas Cowboys is his favorite NFL team and the Dallas Mavericks is his favorite professional sports team . . . favorite athlete is Lebron James . . . enjoys fishing, camping and playing Xbox . . . parents are Donavan and Dionne Spivey . . . majoring in organizational studies . . . born May 5, 1990 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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