Tulsa –– Enrolled at Tulsa in spring semester 2002 . . . transferred to Tulsa from Riverside (Calif.) Community College . . . expected to be a solid player in his first season at Tulsa . . . has good work habits . . . an intelligent player . . . proved in spring drills to be a dependable player . . . provides more speed on the interior defensive front . . . a good athlete who runs well . . . needs to add weight.
Junior College –– Was a two-year letterwinner and starter at Riverside Community College . . . was a first-team Mission Conference All-Northern Division selection as a sophomore . . . was credited with 48 tackles, including 34 solos, while adding six stops for lost yardage and 2.5 quarterback sacks his sophomore season . . . also recovered two fumbles, caused one fumble and had one interception in the 2001 season . . . received a medical redshirt in 2000 . . . started all 10 games as a freshman in 1999 and collected 25 tackles . . . junior college coach was Mike Churchill.
High School –– Was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Redlands (Calif.) High School . . . was an all-conference prep performer his senior season . . . his final two teams posted identical 9-3 records in his junior and senior seasons . . . high school coach was Jim Walker.
Personal –– Favorite movie is The Rock . . . lists “The Simpsons” as his favorite TV show . . . his favorite musical group is Aerosmith . . . enjoys playing golf . . . lists the Tampa Buccaneers as his favorite NFL team, and Buccaneers safety John Lynch as his favorite NFL player . . . “sarcastic, determined and understanding” are three words that best describe him . . . would be a fireman if he were not playing college football . . . his advice to youngsters is do what is right, not what is cool . . . majoring in exercise sports science . . . born August 20, 1980.
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