|Height:||6-4||Previous Team:||Hutchinson H.S.|
AS A BULLDOG: Has his sights set on securing more permanent deployment at defensive end this fall after receiving spot duty at that post one year ago ... finished 2011 with four total tackles to his credit while spelling starter Wayne Sebold on the left side ... was redshirted as a first-year freshman in 2010. COLLEGIATE HIGHS: Total Tackles - 1 (4 Times). Tackles For Loss - 0.5 vs. Minnesota Crookston (11/5/11).
BEFORE UMD: Was named one of the 10 finalists for the 2009 Mr. Minnesota Football award ... concluded his third, and final year of two-way starting duty (linebacker and fullback) at Hutchinson High School in 2009 by racking up a team-leading 133 total tackles, including 11 sacks, and rushing for 1,234 yards and 23 touchdowns ... attained All-Missota Conference acclaim on three occasions and was an all-state second team selection as a senior ... captained the Tigers in 2009 ... had a hand in 363 career tackles while playing under head coach Andy Rosberg … also lettered two years in basketball (center) and four years in track (sprints).