Was a Third-Team All-American in 2013 ... Named a 2013 First-Team All-Big Ten player by both the coaches and the media for the second straight season ... Three-year starter at middle linebacker for Spartans, and two-time team captain ... Finished 2013 season with 76 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss and 10 quarterback hurries ... Amassed 299 tackles in 53 games in his career in East Lansing ... Very physical player who possesses high game intelligence ... Hard worker on and off the field ... Vocal leader and comes from a rich family football background ... Only average athleticism and struggles when asked tocover in passing situations.
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