Played in 10 games, starting three...Recorded 13 tackles and a tackle for loss...Registered four tackles and a TFL in the season opener at West Virginia...Made three tackles and a pass break-up in his first career start at Kansas State...Also recorded three tackles against UCF.
Saw limited action.
Redshirted, did not play.
Played for head coach Mike Harmon at Lafayette High, where he also earned a letter in basketball...Recorded eight sacks, 86 tackles, and 19 tackles for loss despite missing four and a half games due to a high ankle sprain...Garnered all-city and second-team all-state accolades ... participated in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game...Also recruited by Kentucky, Louisville, Northwestern, Michigan State, Purdue and Cincinnati...His basketball team won the state championship during the 2000-01 season.
Full name is Bilal Ibn Najjar El-Amin...Born in Lexington, Ky....Son of Charlesetta Johnson...Has five brothers and sisters, Abeni El-Amin, Lateefah El-Amin, Aaliyah El-Amin, Wali El-Amin and Lafe Taylor...Lists his brother, Wali, as his biggest role model...His goals for the coming season are to get stronger and faster...Undecided on his major.