A four-year defensive back who played in 50 games with 28 starts ... played cornerback and safety .... a 2013 honorable mention All-Big 12 choice (coaches) ... had 206 career tackles, which was first on the team at the end of 2013 ... a 2013 team captain ... invited to play in the 2014 Medal of Honor Bowl but did not participate due to injury ... an all-state, all-area and two-time first-team all-district selection in high school while playing offense and defense ... a member of ESPNU's top 150 national prospects ... ranked as the 14th-best athlete by ESPNU and 25th-best athlete by Rivals ... rated as the state's second-best athlete by Dave Campbell's Texas Football.
Started at safety in all 13 games ... an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection (coaches) ... voted one of four team captains (also Chris Whaley, Jackson Jeffcoat and Case McCoy) ... shared the Dr. Nasser Al-Rashid Strength & Conditioning Award with Jackson Jeffcoat, Mason Walters and Chris Whaley ... ranked second on the team in tackles (82) and first in solo stops (50) ... tied for second on the team in interceptions with two ... posted six tackles, one interception, one pass breakup, and one QB pressure vs. New Mexico State ... had four stops against BYU ... registered eight tackles vs. Ole Miss ... registered six stops in the win against Kansas State ... posted five stops vs. Iowa State ... notched the game-high nine tackles and one QB pressure against Oklahoma ... had two stops and one fumble recovery vs. TCU ... posted five tackles and one pass breakup in the win against Kansas ... recorded a career-high 11 tackles, including one for a loss, with one interception in the OT win against West Virginia ... shared UT defensive player of the game honors with Desmond Jackson, Steve Edmond and Carrington Byndom ... registered five tackles, including one for a loss, vs. Oklahoma State ... registered seven tackles, five solo, and one pass breakup in the Thanksgiving Day win against Texas Tech ... shared UT defensive player of the game honors with Jackson Jeffcoat ... posted six stops and one QB pressure vs. Baylor ... recorded seven tackles, including one for a loss, against Oregon in the Alamo Bowl.
Played in all 13 games, starting in all at safety except Baylor, TCU and Oregon State ... ranked third on the team in tackles (72) and tied for third in interceptions (2) ... had three stops, one QB pressure and a PBU vs. Wyoming, his first-ever start at safety ... recorded eight tackles against New Mexico ... posted five tackles vs. Ole Miss ... registered three tackles (two solo) against Oklahoma State ... recorded nine tackles, including one TFL, vs. West Virginia ... had career-high 10 tackles, including one for a loss, against Oklahoma ... posted seven tackles vs. Baylor ... registered four tackles against Kansas ... had six tackles and one pass breakup vs. Texas Tech ... recorded eight stops against Iowa State ... posted four tackles, including one for a loss, and one interception for 14 yards vs. TCU ... had two stops and one interception against Kansas State ... posted three tackles in the Alamo Bowl vs. Oregon State.
Played in 12 games with five starts at cornerback ... had a team-high three forced fumbles ... in the Holiday Bowl against California he tallied four tackles, one tackle for loss, one sack, one caused fumble and one pressure while helping the defense hold Cal to 7 rushing yards and 195 yards of total offense ... posted five tackles and one TFL in his first career start against Rice ... registered his first-career interception to go with three tackles and one TFL in the win against BYU ... had his first-career forced fumble to go with one interception against UCLA while also producing a season-high eight tackles (seven solo) ... notched six tackles and one pass breakup versus Oklahoma ... finished with five tackles against Oklahoma State ... broke up two passes and had two solo tackles at Iowa State ... recorded three tackles, one pass breakup and one pressure at Texas A&M ... finished with three tackles and one pass breakup at Baylor ... posted two tackles against Texas Tech.
Appeared in 12 games, including five at defensive back ... saw time on special teams in all 12 contests ... helped Texas rank sixth in the nation in total defense (300.2 ypg) and pass defense (161.6 ypg) ... recorded nine tackles (six solo) and one PBU on the year ... posted one tackle (one solo) at Rice ... notched two tackles (two solo) versus Wyoming ... logged one tackle (one solo) at Texas Tech ... registered one tackle (one solo) versus UCLA ... tallied two tackles at No. 5/4 Nebraska ... recorded one tackle (one solo) against Iowa State ... notched one tackle versus No. 12/11 Oklahoma State ... collected one PBU against Florida Atlantic.
Coached by Jeff Jordan at Garland H.S. ... an all-state, all-area and two-time first-team all-district selection while playing offense and defense ... a member of ESPNU's top 150 national prospects ... ranked as the 14th-best athlete by ESPNU and 25th-best athlete by Rivals ... rated as the state's second-best athlete by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... recorded 72 catches for 1,307 yards and 14 TDs, 1,111 rushing yards and 14 TDs and 949 passing yards and five TDs while recording 87 tackles, two TFL, a forced fumble, three INTs and four PBU over his final three seasons ... led Garland to a 20-5 record over his last two seasons ... earned second-team all-state honors from the Texas Sports Writers Association and honorable mention honors from the Associated Press as a senior ... named first-team all-area by the Dallas Morning News ... named second-team Dave Campbell's Texas Football Super Team ... tabbed the district 10-5A MVP ... a unanimous first-team all-district 10-5A selection at wide receiver and defensive back ... caught 41 passes for 585 yards (13.6 ypc) and six TDs while rushing for 145 yards (8.5 ypc) and four TDs ... also passed for 88 yards and one TD ... recorded 87 tackles, two TFL, a forced fumble, three INTs and four PBU on defense.Led Garland to a 9-3 record, a district championship and an appearance in the second round of the 5A Div. I state playoffs ... Dallas Morning News honorable mention Player of the Week after recording 207 total yards and two TDs in a 38-0 win over Lakeview Centennial ... tabbed the district 10-5A Offensive Player of the Year while earning first-team all-district honors as a junior ... rushed for 875 yards (5.4 ypc) and nine TDs while catching 17 passes for 422 yards (22.3 ypc) and five TDs ... also passed for 862 yards and four TDs ... helped lead Garland to an 11-2 record and an appearance in the regional semifinals ... tallied 223 rushing yards and two TDs against Rowlett ... caught 14 passes for 300 yards (21.4 ypc) and three TDs while rushing for 91 yards (6.1 ypc) and one TD as a sophomore ... also a two-year letterman in track and field (400m, shot put).
Born in Terell, Texas ... active participant in UT's community service program ... part of a group of Longhorns that regularly visits Dell Children's Medical Center ... tabbed a Texas Scholar ... was active in community service ... worked with the elderly at his church ... enjoys playing the piano ... earned a spot on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in the fall of 2011.