2012 Second Team All-MAC...2012 Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List...Received Second Team All-MAC honors (conference and Phil Steele) ... selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game ... named team Co-Defensive Player of the Year ... recognized on the Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List ... ranked third on the team with 89 total tackles and second in tackles for loss (7) ... tied for the MAC lead with four interceptions ... also had five pass break-ups and two sacks ... started all 13 games at strong safety ... recorded 10 tackles and one pass break-up against Southeast Missouri State (8/30) ... made five tackles and two pass break-ups at Northern Illinois (9/29) ... recorded six tackles and one pass break-up at Toledo (10/6) ... made five tackles, including one for loss, against Navy (10/12) ... recorded his first interception of the season and made seven tackles against Ball State (10/20).
Made his second interception of the season against Akron (10/27) and finished the game with six tackles ... recorded four tackles against Western Michigan (11/3) ... made a game-high 11 stops at Eastern Michigan (11/10) ... recorded his third interception and finished with 10 tackles against Miami (11/17), earning MAC West Defensive Player of the Week honors ... made his fourth interception of the season and registered eight tackles at UMass (11/23) ... had eight tackles and one pass-break up versus Western Kentucky in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl (12/26).
All-MAC first team selection ... named CMU's Defensive Player of the Year ... tied for the MAC lead in interceptions (4), eighth in tackles per game (8.9) and ninth in total tackles (107) ... led defense with six tackles in season opener against SCSU (9/1) ... Made nine tackles at Kentucky (9/10) ... recovered a fumble in the Western Michigan endzone at the beginning of the second half to record his first career touchdown, in addition to six tackles (9/17) ... recorded first career interception, with a 28 yard return, and led the defense with 10 tackles, nine in the first half, at Michigan State (9/24) ... recorded career-highs and CMU season-highs with 18 tackles and two interceptions, and also forced a fumble, against Northern Illinois (10/1).
18 tackles vs. NIU were most for a Chippewa in a game since 2003 ... recorded seven tackles and broke up three passes at NC State (10/8) ... recorded ten tackles, including a half-tackle for a loss of one yard, against Eastern Michigan (10/15) ... recorded five tackles and an interception at Ball State (10/22) ... made six tackles at Akron (10/29) ... led the CMU defense with seven tackles at Kent St. (11/4) ... led the defense with 12 tackles against Ohio (11/10) ... recorded 11 tackles, including one for a loss of four yards, against Toledo (11/18).
Starter at safety for 11 games ... All-MAC third team ... recorded 10-tackle games at Temple (9/9), against Ball State (10/2) and at Navy (11/13) ... inked pass breakups against Hampton (9/2) and Miami (10/16) and at Eastern Michigan (9/18) ... marked a career-high 11 tackles in loss at Northern Illinois (10/23) ... third on the team in tackles (80).
Played in all 14 games, primarily on special teams ... credited with 26 total tackles ... tallied a season-high seven tackles and forced a fumble in the GMAC Bowl (1/6) ... made four stops against both Alcorn State (9/19) and Western Michigan (10/17).
Ran for 1,426 yards and 15 touchdowns in 2007 ... third team Class 6A all-state honoree ... Tampa Tribune All-Hillsborough County first team selection ... rushed for 1,051 yards and 11 scores in 2006 ... all-county second team selection by the Tampa Tribune and St. Petersburg Times in 2006 ... second player in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in three different seasons ... ran for 1,276 yards and 15 touchdowns as a sophomore ... earned second team all-state accolades as a sophomore.