CAREER IN BOWL GAMES: Has 12 tackles in three bowl games . . . tied for third on the team against Alabama in the 2011 Capital One Bowl with seven tackles . . . recorded three tackles in the 2009 Capital One Bowl vs. Georgia.
Had four tackles and a pass break-up vs. No. 21 Nebraska ... collected six tackles and a pass break-up at Indiana ... produced three tackles, including 2.0 for losses (3 yards) and a 2-yard sack, against No. 20 Notre Dame ... picked off his first pass of the season at Central Michigan and also tallied three tackles and two pass break-ups ... recorded five tackles in the season-opening win over No. 24 Boise State, including one for a 6-yard loss ... featured on preseason watch lists for the Bednarik (defensive player of the year) and Thorpe Awards (nation's best defensive back) as well as the Nagurski Trophy (nation's best defensive player) ... preseason All-America selection by Sports Illustrated (second team), Phil Steele's College Football Preview (second team), Lindy's (second team) and CollegeFootballNews.com (third team).