Had three years of eligibility after leaving junior college, plays final Herd season as Marshall graduate, gaining Management degree in December 2014 … Taking classes for MBA.
JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Started all 14 games, playing 834 snaps for C-USA title team, one of six Herd players on defense to make every start … Ranked third among Herd tacklers, with 90 (46 solo) … Had career-high 15 tackles in 67-66 overtime loss to Western Kentucky … Had 11 tackles in Boca Raton Bowl win and 10 in C-USA title win over Louisiana Tech. … Posted 10 tackles versus FAU … Tied fellow safety AJ Leggett for team lead with four interceptions (against Rhode Island, Ohio, Southern Miss, WKU) … Had 31 yards in interception returns … Four pass breakups on the season.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Started 13 of 14 games at free safety (missing Southern Miss) … Finished with 50 tackles (24 solos) and had first career interception in C-USA East Division-clinching win over East Carolina … Forced a fumble in victory over UAB and also posted his top tackling game, with 11 … Had seven tackles in three-OT loss at Virginia Tech … Also had four pass breakups for the season.
HERD FILE: Born June 29, 1993 … Enrolled at Marshall in January 2013 and earned undergraduate degree in Management in December 2014; seeking MBA … Picked Marshall over Arizona, Baylor, Charlotte, FIU, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana-Lafayette, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Purdue and South Alabama … Did not play 2012 season at Holmes CC, suffered a season-ending injury on the first day of preseason practice, when he tore a ligament in his right ring finger and underwent surgery … High jumped 6-8 in Georgia high school regional meet … Had 59 tackles and 10 pass breakups for Holmes CC in 2011.