Earned Second-Team All-AAC honors after the 2013 season ... Named the South Florida team MVP following the season and a team captain prior to his senior year ... Led USF with 98 tackles and forced four fumbles, which was the most in the conference ... Started all 12 games played in 2013 ... Notched a career-high 18 tackles against Rutgers this past season ... Moves well in space and is quick for a strong, stoutly built linebacker ... Plays with aggressiveness and passion, and is a team leader ... Very strong at blitzing from the edge with the ability to get low and by a blocker ... Takes good angles to the ball carrier.