Started 11 of Virginia's 12 games ... recorded 36 tackles and 2.5 sacks ... recorded a season-best six tackles at Georgia Tech ... tied career high with 1.5 sacks at USC ... recorded his first career fumble recovery against North Carolina.
Presented the team's Frank McCue Award as the outstanding interior lineman ... started all 10 games he appeared in ... earned his second letter ... missed the Georgia Tech and Duke games with a high ankle sprain ... accumulated 45 tackles ... ranked No. 3 on the team with five tackles for a loss of 11 yards ... tallied two sacks, both solo (TCU, Virginia Tech) ... posted career high eight tackles against TCU ... named ACC co-Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 5) after recording four tackles and knocking down three passes at the line of scrimmage at North Carolina ... blocked a kick on an extra-point attempt at Southern Miss ... broke up three passes against North Carolina ... selected by the UVa coaches as a defensive player of the game against Clemson, North Carolina and TCU.
Earned first letter after starting all 12 games ... named to CollegeFootballNews.com's second-team freshman All-America squad ... finished the season with 35 tackles ... credited with seven tackles against Richmond and Wake Forest ... finished third on the team with eight tackles for loss ... was fourth on the team with four sacks ... named the ACC Rookie of the Week following his play vs. East Carolina ... had two tackles vs. Pirates, but one included a strip sack to set up UVa's final fourth quarter TD ... helped to hold ECU to season lows for rushing, passing and total offense ... blocked a field goal against Richmond ... named to Rivals.com's Midseason Freshman All-America team.
Dominating defensive lineman ... three stars by Rivals.com ... ranked the No. 77 defensive tackle in the country by ESPN.com ... listed as the No. 17 player in Illinois by Rivals.com ... No. 129 among Northwest 130 by SuperPrep ... helped lead his team to