2007 (Freshman at UNT): Redshirted; Prep: Had 248 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, three interceptions, three sacks, three forced fumbles and scored a touchdown in 2006... Leader of defense that held nine of 16 opponents to seven points or less in senior season... Member of three consecutive state title teams at Carroll... First-team Dallas Morning News All-area... Named to 2006 Fort Worth Star-Telegram Super Team... AP first-team All-state... Team Texas 5A first-team by Texashsfootball.com... First-team 5A All-State by Texas Sports Writers Association... 2006 5A Defensive MVP by 5ATexasfootball.com... State Top-100 and Area Top-50 prospect by Fort Worth Star-Telegram... Named to 2006 PrepNation.com 101 All-America Team... Named a top-20 linebacker in the state by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Rated as the 14th-best inside linebacker in Texas by Rivals.com... First team 5A-Region I by TexasHSfootball.com... Defensive MVP of 5A-Region I by TexasHSfootball.com... First team 5A All-state by TexasHSfootball.com... Winner of 2006 Jack Pardee Award (Outstanding Linebacker) for 5A by TexasHSfootball.com... Rated as 63rd in nation among inside linebackers by ESPN.com.