Tulsa -- A two-year letterwinner . . . has played in 21 career games and has two starts . . . has 31 career tackles . . . 2006 -- Played in nine games . . . suffered a season-ending hip injury in the Houston game . . . totaled five tackles, as all five of his stops came in different games . . . 2005 -- Red-shirted during the 2005 season . . . 2004 -- Was one of nine true freshmen to earn a letter . . . played in all 12 games and received his first collegiate start at free safety against Hawaii . . . also started against Louisiana Tech . . . was credited with 26 tackles on the season, including 16 solos . . . tallied five tackles against Navy, Southwest Missouri State, Hawaii and Louisiana Tech . . . also had his first career interception against Southwest Missouri State . . . Overall -- Has great ability . . . how he responds from his broken hip will be important to his progress . . . has good size and speed . . . possesses good range . . . can make the big hit . . . will compete for the starting spot at free safety.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Mesquite High School . . . started his final two years at free safety . . . was credited with 64 tackles, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a senior . . . ranked as the 28th best player in the Dallas area and the 71st best player in the state of Texas by the Dallas Morning News . . . was a third-team selection on Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine 2003 Super Team . . . ranked as the 90th best player in the state of Texas by Rivals.com . . . named to the PrepStar magazine all-Midlands region team . . . was a first-team all-district performer in District 12-5A . . played in the Dallas/Fort Worth Coca-Cola All-Star Game . . . totaled 56 tackles and two interceptions as a junior . . . was an honorable mention all-district selection his junior season . . . was a member of an undefeated state championship team his sophomore year . . . high school coach was Steve Halpin.
Personal -- Enjoys playing video games . . . the movies, Matrix and Friday Night Lights, are his favorites . . . the Dallas Cowboys is his favorite NFL team . . . Brian Dawkins is his favorite NFL player . . . lists "CSI", "Family Guy", "The Simpsons" and "House" as his favorite TV shows . . . his favorite musician is Brian McKnight . . . his favorite food is catfish . . . if he could play a role in any movie, it would be Radio in the movie Radio . . . was a member of his high school choir all four years . . . mother's name is Stephanie Gordon . . . majoring in communication.
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