Tulsa: Did not play last year, but lettered during the 1999 season . . . 2000 -- Sat out the 2000 season in order to concentrate on academics . . . 1999 –– Played in 10 games . . . played both the defensive tackle and end positions . . . received starting assignments at end against San Jose State and Rice . . . was credited with 24 tackles, including six stops for -23 yards . . . had a season-best eight tackles against Rice . . . had three stops for -17 yards in the Rice game . . . was named the Defensive Player of the Game against Rice . . . 1998 –– Was one of several freshmen to sit out the 1998 season due to redshirt status . . . . Overall -- Has good athletic ability for a defensive lineman . . . has versatility to play both tackle and end . . . has good speed and is active . . . will be expected to contribute this season.
High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Charles Page High School . . . lettered at both tight end and defensive end as a junior and senior . . . was named to the 1997 Oklahoma Associated Press Super Team as a defensive lineman . . . selected to the Tulsa World all-metro first-team as a tight end . . . was named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association Class 6A-East all-star team . . . named to the Class 6A-4 all-district squad as a senior . . . helped lead his team to a 12-1 record as a senior . . . was credited with 60 tackles, 10 sacks and four fumble recoveries as a senior . . . also had 12 receptions for 224 yards his senior season . . . had 26 catches for 489 yards and three TDs during his career . . . tallied 108 career tackles, 20 sacks and eight fumble recoveries . . . high school coach was Archie Loehr.
Personal: Favorite movie is Braveheart . . . enjoys camping, hunting and fishing . . . the Green Bay Packers is his favorite NFL team and quarterback Brett Favre is his favorite NFL player . . . his favorite TV show is "Seinfeld" . . . lists Vince Carter of the NBA's Toronto Raptors as his favorite non-football athlete . . . favorite musical group is Pearl Jam . . . lists John Lennon as the person, dead or alive, he would most like to meet . . . majoring in business . . . born September 22, 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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