The Word on the Herd-March 25, 2013
Herd defensive lineman profiled
The Word on the Herd-Nov. 7, 2012
UCF 54, Marshall 17
Marshall-Ohio week quotes below
R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011): A starter on the interior of Marshall's defensive line...Made 39 tackles (13 solo, 26 assists) on the season, including a season-high five against Rice...Posted 5.5 tackles for loss, a sack, a fumble recovery, and two pass breakups.
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2010): Made 15 tackles (four solo, 11 assists) with a half sack, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup in nine appearances.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2009): Redshirted.
High School: Recorded 64 tackles, 12 sacks, 16 tackles for loss, and forced two fumbles as a senior...First-Team All-District, All-State Honorable Mention, and Nike All-Star Game Participant...Coached by Mark James at Boyd Anderson...Chose Marshall over Colorado State and North Carolina...A Miami Herald honorable mention performer...Ran for the Lauderhill Track Club for three years.
Personal: Son of Gaston and Yvette Aiken...Has two younger siblings; brother Khalil (14) and sister Tamia (11).