Named to the All-Pac-12 Conference First Team in 2013 as a defensive lineman ... Earned an All-Pac-12 Conference Honorable Mention in 2012 after splitting time between defensive end and linebacker ... Was once selected as the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week ... Racked up 100 total tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss and nine sacks for 60 yards in 2013 as a senior ... Was considered the best player on the defensive unit that tied for first in the nation in sacks and ranked third against the run among Pac-12 schools ... Ranked in the top five in the league in tackles, tackles for loss, sacks and fumble recoveries as a senior ... Finished in the top 10 in the Pac-12 in forced fumbles his sophomore and junior seasons ... Has a very tough mentality and above average football intelligence ... Began collegiate career as a walk-on safety before developing physically ... Very respected player among his teammates ... Durability may be a cause for concern due to previous injuries ... Will be a 26-year old rookie ... Has all the tools to produce as either an end or outside linebacker ... Could develop into an all-pro caliber player with good coaching.
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