As a junior (2004): Played in all 11 games as a reserve and on special teams ... Recorded four total tackles including two solo stops ... Posted two tackles against both Northwestern and Texas.
As a sophomore (2003): Was co-winner of the Bruce Kallmeyer Award at the team's awards banquet -- an award given annually to the team's best special teams player ... Appeared in all 13 games ... Recorded 30 tackles on the season including 16 on special teams ... Forced one fumble and returned a blocked punt for a touchdown ... A second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.
As a redshirt freshman (2002): Named first team Academic All-Big 12 for his performance in the classroom ... Appeared in all 12 games as a backup and a member of several special team units ... Totaled 11 tackles and forced one fumble ... Recorded a career-high three tackles against SMS on Sept. 14 ... Caught a 24-yard pass on a fake punt play against Colorado on Oct. 12 ... Won the coaches' award for special teams player of the week following the Nebraska game and the defensive scout team player of the week after the Bowling Green game.
As a freshman (2001): Redshirted.
High School: Earned two letters in football at St. Thomas Aquinas while leading the Saints to three straight district championships (1998, 1999, 2000) ... Named to the Eastern Kansas league all-conference and all-area teams in 1999 and 2000 ... Also earned one letter in both baseball and track ... Awarded the track and field team's most inspirational award in 2001.
Personal: Father, Steve, was a member of the Jayhawk football team from 1972-74 ... Born in Kansas City, Mo. ... A civil engineering major.