Tulsa: A three-year letterwinner . . . moved to tight end from defense in spring drills . . . has played in 33 career games and has started 18 contests . . . has tallied 124 tackles and 14 stops for –35 yards in his career . . . 2001 –– Played in the first nine games . . . missed the final two games with a knee sprain . . . had 17 tackles and two fumble recoveries . . . totaled a season-high four stops against Boise State . . . had two tackles, one stop for –1 yard and one fumble recovery against New Mexico State . . . 2000 -- Played in all 12 games, and started eight contests including seven at linebacker and one at defensive end . . . ranked sixth on the team with 53 tackles, and had five stops for -13 yards . . . played linebacker, but moved to defensive end for the last four games of the 2000 season . . . had a season-high nine tackles each against UTEP, TCU and SMU . . . had a 40-yard interception return against Louisiana Tech . . . had six stops, including two tackles for -5 yards in the season opener against North Carolina . . . 1999 -- Started 10 games during the 1999 season . . . was fifth on the team in tackles with 52 stops, including 31 solos . . . also had nine tackles for -22 yards . . . had a season-best 10 tackles against Louisiana-Monroe . . . was the Defensive Player of the Game against San Jose State with seven tackles, two stops for -8 yards and one pass breakup . . . 1998 -- Received a medical hardship in 1998 . . . played in two games as a true freshman before suffering an injury . . . totaled one tackle each against SW Missouri State and Oklahoma State . . . Overall -- Has shown great ability to make plays . . . provide versatility on the defensive front . . . a blue collar player . . . a valuable part of the defense.
High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Jenks High School . . . was a two-year starter at defensive end and tight end . . . earned first-team all-state accolades by the Tulsa World and Daily Oklahoman as a senior . . . was ranked 54th among the Midlands Players in the SuperPrep magazine . . . was a member of two straight Class 6A state championship teams . . . Jenks had a 39-2 record in his three seasons as a letterman including an undefeated 14-0 season his senior season . . . came back and had a solid senior season following knee surgery his junior year . . . had 89 stops and nine sacks as a senior . . . also had 43 quarterback hurries and broke up 10 passes . . . earned all-district and all-metro merits as a senior . . . also lettered three years in track . . . high school coach was Allan Trimble.
Personal: Favorite TV show is “The Simpsons” . . . shrimp is his favorite food . . . lists the expansion Houston Texans as his favorite NFL team . . . linebacker Zack Thomas of the Miami Dolphins, and rookie and former high school teammate Rocky Calmus are his favorite NFL players . . . the Dave Matthews Band is his favorite musical group . . . his favorite game to play as a child was monopoly . . . has been a Dean's List member for three semesters . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . was married in June 2001 . . . wife’s name is Olivia . . . majoring in finance . . . was born September 29, 1979.
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