WSU CAREER SOPHOMORE (2012):Earned a varsity letter after appearing in all 12 games, making three starts...tallied 26 tackles, 15 solo, including 3.5 tackles-for-loss...recorded 2.5 sacks and forced one fumble...made two tackles including one sack and added two more quarterback hurries in win over Eastern Washington...made first career start, made four tackles in win at UNLV...made a sack against Colorado...registered a half-sack at No. 14 Oregon State...made three tackles, all solo including one for loss at No. 19 Stanford...started, made a career high six tackles at Utah...made four tackles at Arizona State...started in place of Travis Long, made five tackles and two quarterback hurries, forcing a Washington interception on its first play in overtime, in Apple Cup victory...named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
FRESHMAN (2011): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in seven games, mainly in pass rushing situations...earned WSU Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week against Idaho State...recorded a sack in his collegiate debut at Colorado...registered a solo tackle in the Apple Cup.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER Earned three varsity letters in football under head coach Frank Geske and one varsity letter in lacrosse...SOPHOMORE season earned second-team All-Sky-Em League at defensive line...registered 63 tackles and 6.5 sacks while being named Marists' Defensive Lineman of the Year......team posted a 9-3 record and reached State 4A quarterfinals...also named honorable mention midfielder in lacrosse...as a JUNIOR repeated as a second-team all-conference defensive lineman after registering 66 tackles and 11 sacks...team went 14-0 and captured State 4A title...named player of the week after seven-tackle, 2.5 sack effort in state quarterfinal win over Central...prior to senior season was named defensive line most outstanding player at the WSU camp, along with being named to the all-camp teams at the Stanford training camp, the Oakland Combine ESPN and the Badger/New Level 7 on 7 in Las Vegas...SENIORyear was named Oregon's 5A Defensive Player of the Year at linebacker and was also a first-team All-State selection on the offensive line...Midwestern League Defensive Player of the Year honors and was a first-team all-league pick on offense...Named to Tacoma News Tribune's Western 100 and was one of eight players selected by the publication as a Northwest Nugget...for the season recorded 84 tackles, 13.5 sacks, 4 passes defended and blocked a field goal...team reached 5A state championship game en route to a 12-1 record...ranked as the No. 28 outside linebacker in the country by Scout.com, No. 4 overall prospect in Oregon.
PERSONAL Born in Edmonds, Wash...parents Rueben and Marie...one younger brother, Kellen...father was an All-American running back at WSU and played seven years in the NFL, garnering Rookie of the Year honors in 1986...mother received her BA and MBA from WSU...attended Pullman High School as a freshman, playing football and soccer...honor roll student...attended the 2009 People to People Leadership Summit at Harvard University and was a 2009 Washington State Senate Page...2008-09 National Honor Society Outstanding Student Award for Literature and Composition...during the 2010 football season wrote a blog for OregonLive.com and participated in web-video interviews following each game...volunteer at Food for Lane County and The Relief Nursery.