As a junior (2004): Played in all 11 games and made one start ... Recorded 15 total tackles, including nine solo stops ... Tied for third on the team with three quarterback sacks ... Collected two pass break-ups and forced a pair of quarterback hurries ... Had a season-high three tackles against Northwestern and Texas Tech.
As a sophomore (2003): Finished the season as the team leader with seven sacks -- a total which ranks in a tie for sixth best on KU's single-season sacks list... Played in all 13 games in a backup role ... Collected 20 total tackles -- half of them behind the line of scrimmage ... Had a pair of quarterback hurries and forced two fumbles.
As a freshman (2002): One of six true freshmen to see action ... Listed No. 2 on the depth chart throughout the season ... Played in nine games ... Finished the season with eight tackles and one tackle for loss ... Was a member of several special team units ... Won the coaches' award for defensive scout team player of the week following the Kansas State game.
High School: Named first-team all-district and second-team all-Greater Houston his senior season ... Also honored as the most valuable defensive player in the district during the 2001 season ... A finalist for the Houston defensive player of the year award ... A two-time team captain at Eisenhower High School ... A three-year letterman in football for head coach Richard Carson ... Had a single-game high 12 tackles and three sacks.
Personal: Grandfather, Willis Perkins, was a member of the Houston Oilers ... An American Studies major.