Senior LB Becomes Fourth Mustang To Win Award In 2012
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Third Mustang Earns Weekly Honor
Mustangs Set School Record For Points Scored In A Game
Football drops season opener at Baylor
Senior (2013): Played and started in 11 of SMU's 12 games....Second on the team in tackles with 91, including 47 solo which was second on the team...Recorded double digit tackles in 5 games...Fourth on the team in tackles for loss with 10 for 47 yards, and fourth on the team in sacks with 3 for 25 yards...Had his 2nd career forced fumble against Texas Tech, and his fourth career fumble recovery against Rutgers...Finished the season with 4 pass breakups and 2 QB hurries...Played both sides of the ball the final 2 games of the season, lining up at running back....Had 11 carries for 89 yards with a long of 31 in his 2 games in the backfield...Also caught 5 passes for 61 yards with a long of 29.
Junior (2012): Played in all 13 games, earning one start... Notched 20 tackles... Recovered a team-high three fumbles and forced one... Scored a TD on a 20-yard fumble return in the win over Houston... Part of an SMU defense that posted two shutouts, tied an NCAA season record for pick-sixes, and tied for third in the country in total takeaways and second in fumble recoveries for TDs.
Sophomore (2011): Played in all 13 games... Had 40 tackles including one sack for a loss of 10 yards... Had one pass break-up... Notched a career-high 11 tackles at Tulsa and added five stops in the Compass Bowl win.
2011: Switched over to linebacker from running back.
Freshman (2010): Played against UAB, carrying three times for six yards.
Prep: A three-star Scouts, Inc. recruit... Was averaging over 180 all-purpose yards a game in 2009 until suffering a torn ACL... In eight games, rushed for 1,401 yards and 17 TDs while adding 76 tackles and a 39.6-yard punting average... District 19-1A Offensive MVP... First-team All-District... Rushed for 1,700 yards and 25 TDs as a junior en route to District MVP and honorable mention All-State accolades... Had four other scholarship offers.