Has played in 30 games earning two starts
2009: Played in 13 games earning one start ... Recorded 19 tackles on the season, including 4.5 for losses ... Also posted 2.5 sacks on the year ... Recorded a season-high four tackles against Nicholls and Texas State ... Also recorded two tackles for losses, including a sack against the Bobcats.
2008: Played in all 12 games, earning one start ... Recorded 30 tackles, including 11 solo stops ... Was credited with 1.5 tackles for losses and a sack ... Also recovered two fumbles and blocked a kick ... Posted a season-high seven tackles, including three solo stops, and recovered a fumble against South Dakota State ... Recorded four tackles, including one for a loss, recovered a fumble and blocked a kick against Southeastern Louisiana ... Lone tackle against Texas State was a sack.
2007: Started out his career on the defensive line before being moved to tight end ... Was listed second on the depth chart ... Hauled in three passes for 47 yards on the season ... Made two catches for 26 yards at Central Arkansas ... Had a reception for 21 yards at Northwestern State.
2006: Spent his rookie season on the Lumberjack demonstration units.
High School: A two-year letterwinner for head coach David Meadows ... Was an all-district tight end this past season ... Caught seven passes for 140 yards ... Also recorded 20 tackles, including two sacks on the year ... Garnered all-district honors on the basketball court as well.
Personal: Son of Kenneth and Sharon Sternes ... Born Jan. 15, 1988, in Dallas, Texas.