Will be expected to come in and immediately push for playing time.
Junior College: First-team all-conference honors ... Named conference defensive player of the week.
High School: Named district defensive lineman of the year ... Garnered second-team all-state honors as a senior ... Recorded 89 tackles, including 11 for losses, and 3.5 sacks in 2007 ... Guided team to a 9-2 record, and the school's first outright district title since 1994 ... Was a second-team all-district selection in 2006.
Personal: Born Nov. 27, 1989.