Fourth on the team in tackles with 60, Early made a quick impact on the Mean Green defense ... Started all but one game ... One of the team leaders with two and a half tackles for loss and a sack ... Had a career-high eight tackles against Middle Tennessee ... Recorded four solo tackles in his first collegiate game versus Texas ... Tallied eight tackles, a sack and a forced fumble against Utah State ... Had seven tackles and a tackle for loss against Louisiana Monroe.
Played extensively in all 13 games as a backup at outside linebacker ... Had 12 tackles, including one tackle for loss ... Broke up one pass and recovered one fumble
Played in nine games and earned a letter as a true freshman backup linebacker and special teams player ... Had his only tackle of the season at Middle Tennessee.
Earned first-team all-conference and all-district as a senior and second-team all-state after leading district with 196 tackles ... Led district in tackles as a junior with 147 ... Named to the Florida Times Union Super 11 preseason team and Super 24 postseason team ... Played in Florida Shrine Bowl All-Star game