Tulsa: A returning letterwinner . . . 1999 –– Played in nine games last year . . . missed the SW Missouri State and Fresno State games . . . collected 29 tackles including five stops for -7 yards . . . had a season-best eight tackles against Oklahoma State . . . added seven tackles against Texas A&M and Rice . . . 1998 –– Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the 1999 season due to redshirt status . . . Overall –– Has good feet and is a solid tackler . . . needs to be more consistent in his run-stopping ability.
High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Frederick High School . . . started three seasons on the offensive line and the last two years at linebacker . . . was a member of two state championship teams and helped lead his team to the state quarterfinals as a senior . . . Frederick High School registered a 35-7 record during his three seasons . . . named to the Tulsa World and Daily Oklahoman honorable mention all-state lists as a linebacker . . . was the Lawton Constitution Lineman of the Year as a senior . . . tallied 270 career tackles, including 146 solos . . . had 18 sacks, six fumble recoveries and three interceptions during his career . . . was credited with 145 total tackles as a senior and added 10 sacks . . . earned all-area merits from the Lawton Constitution as a junior and senior . . . totalled 125 tackles and eight sacks during his junior season . . . also lettered two years in baseball . . . high school coach was Ed Jones.
Personal: Enjoys fishing, hunting and camping . . . his favorite non-football athlete is Michael Jordan . . . lists the Indianapolis Colts as his favorite NFL team, and Warren Sapp of the Tampa Bay Bucs as his favorite NFL player . . . Metallica is his favorite musical group . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . his craziest ambition is to become a pro fisherman . . . majoring in environmental policy . . . born May 20, 1980 in Frederick, Oklahoma.
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