Saw action in 10 of 13 games, collecting 23 tackles and 1.0 sack ... honored with the Loyal Knight Award at team banquet, given annually to the RU player whose character and dedication have proved resilient in the pursuit of excellence ... injured his lower leg in the Tulane win (9/1) and missed the next three games ... returned to the defensive line rotation in the 19-3 win vs. UConn (10/6), recording three stops ... three stops in the 23-15 victory over Syracuse (10/13) ... had three more stops in the 35-10 win at Temple (10/20) ... two tackles and recovered the first fumble of his career in the 28-7 win vs. Army (11/10) ... set a career high with four tackles, 2.0 tackles-for-loss and 1.0 sack in the 10-3 win at Cincinnati (11/18) ... two tackles, including 0.5 tackle-for-loss in the Louisville game (11/29) ... two tackles, including 2.0 tackles-for-loss in the loss to Virginia Tech in the Russell Athletic Bowl (12/28).
Moved to defensive end during preseason camp and earned starting nod in the season-opening 48-0 victory over North Carolina Central (9/1) ... missed significant time with a knee injury sustained in the NCCU game ... returned to see action at Louisville, against USF and vs. Iowa State ... recorded one assisted tackle and 0.5 tackle-for-loss in the game at Louisville (10/21).
Appeared in two games before undergoing season-ending surgery.
Appeared in one game vs. Howard (9/12) before ending season prematurely with a knee injury ... recorded first two career tackles with a pair of stops in the Howard contest.
Saw action in 10 of 13 games ... primarily appeared on special teams ... made collegiate debut in second game of season vs. North Carolina (9/11).
Three-year starter for head coach Dan Higgins at Piscataway High School ... posted staggering defensive numbers in leading the Chiefs to a 11-1 record in 2007, tallying 113 tackles, including 25 for loss, five sacks and three forced fumbles ... recorded 80 tackles and seven sacks as a junior ... First Team All-Area selection by the Home News Tribune ... Second Team All-State by the Associated Press ... ranked No. 69 nationally among weakside linebacker prospects and No. 25 among New Jersey recruits by Scout.com ... attended same high school as fellow Scarlet Knight Jawaun Wynn and former RU All-American and current San Francisco 49ers first round selection Anthony Davis.
Born 3/16/90 ... a Labor Studies major.