R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Did not play in games ... missed season rehabbing from right ankle reconstruction in winter of 2013-14 ... returned for pre-Boca Raton Bowl practices.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Redshirted.
HERD FILE: Born Aug. 28, 1993 ... Majoring in Management at MU ... A Class of 2012 prospect whom Marshall asked to grayshirt, Combs did not have any other scholarship offers because he committed to the Thundering Herd in February 2011, effectively ending his recruiting ... Enrolled in January 2013 ... Nickname is "Big Country" ... Named All-State first team by Louisville Courier-Journal as junior and senior. Was four-year starter for Bulldogs ... Blocked for an offense that averaged more than 400 yards per game and had 100 pancake blocks ... Had 70 tackles at DT for LCHS as junior ... From same high school that produced MU Hall of Famer and former assistant coach Phil Ratliff.