The Word on the Herd-April 16, 2013
The Word on the Herd-March 14, 2013
Playing senior season of athletic eligibility with his degree in Sports Management and Marketing (earned in December 2014) ... Returning left guard starter, one of three Herd offensive line starters back from 2014.
R-JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played 773 snaps in 12 games, with 11 starts ... Had 36 knockdowns ... Missed wins over Ohio and Akron with high ankle sprain, and came on in relief in Week 5 win at Old Dominion ... After two starts at left tackle to open season, moved to left guard as starter in the final nine games ...
R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Emerged in spring drills as left guard starter under new OL coach Alex Mirabal ... Started all 14 games at left guard, playing 853 snaps with 99 percent on assignments and 84 percent success ... Had 43 knockdowns, allowing 2.5 sacks.
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Did not play as he continued to learn technique in major college football offensive line play.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Redshirted.
HERD FILE: Born April 22, 1991 in Karlstad, Sweden ... Graduated at MU in December 2014; now seeking second degree in Health Science ... Played center at Raceland High School (Ky.) as a junior...Helped lead the Rams to a 12-1 record and an appearance in the regional finals that season, before returning to Sweden for his senior year and graduation ... Has seven years of American Football experience from a club team, the Carlstad Crusaders of the Swedish American Football Federation, and he has represented Sweden in the Team USA vs. The World Game and in the IFAF Junior World Championships in Canton, Ohio, in 2009 ... Began playing football at age 11 ... Also the first player in the history of Swedish American Football to move up to the senior national team as a junior ... Speaks fluent English; maternal grandmother is British native.