Named a Second-Team All-Big Ten selection by the media, and was an honorable mention by the coaches in 2013 ... Named Fighting Illini's Outstanding Defensive Player at postseason banquet ... Led the team in tackles in 2013 (119), tackles for loss (15) and in sacks (5) ... Ranked second in the Big Ten and 18th nationally with 9.9 tackles per game ... His 45.5 career tackles for loss ranks third in program history ... Has the versatility to line up at multiple linebacker positions and uses an explosive first step to get to ball carriers ... Has enough speed to track down ball carriers and finish plays ... Nonstop motor makes up for less than stellar athleticism.
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