Named honorable mention All-Sun Belt Conference ... Started 11 of the team’s 12 games at safety, missing only the Louisiana Tech game with an injury ... Led Mean Green and finished fifth in the Sun Belt with 78 tackles ... Honored with the Joe Greene Award as the team’s outstanding defensive player ... Recovered drive-stopping fumble in first overtime of seven-overtime win against Florida International ... Was leading tackler in three games on the season, including a season-high 14 tackles at Arkansas State ... Also blocked a fourth-quarter field goal attempt at Arkansas State ... Had 13 tackles and a tackle-for-loss against Florida Atlantic ... Had his lone interception of the year against Troy, returning it 19 yards to help set up a Mean Green score ... Named to Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference First Team.
Was named the Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year after recording the most tackles ever by a North Texas defensive back ... His 113 tackles in 2005 is the second most by a defensive back in the nation and ranks him second overall in the Sun Belt and 19th in the nation ... Led the team in tackles in six games ... Also earned second-team All-Sun Belt recognition ... Given the team’s Joe Greene Award for the most outstanding defensive player and the Bill Brashier Award as the team’s top defensive back ... Led the Mean Green and ranked seventh in the conference with three interceptions ... Blocked a key second-quarter field goal against Troy.
Started at safety for Coffeyville Community College, registering 50 tackles in 2004 ... Recorded two sacks and returned an interception 52 yards for a touchdown ... Was also a menace on special teams, blocking a kick for the Ravens ... Was an All-State defensive back at Bonner Spring High School ... Played quarterback and defensive back and was even selected to be the MVP of the Kansas Shrine Football Game after recording two interceptions