Named to the preseason watch lists for the Naguraki and Thorpe awards in 2013 ... Selected to the 2012 All-Big Ten Conference Second Team ... Started in 27 of the 36 games he appeared in for the Buckeyes ... Tallied 22 tackles and an interception in five games before having his senior season and career ended by a broken ankle ... Ranked second on OSU with 70 tackles and his 13 passes defended ranked sixth in the Big Ten in 2012 ... Finished sophomore campaign with 68 total stops ... Contributed 10 tackles in seven games as a true freshman ... Durability is a primary concern as he struggled with injuries throughout his time in Columbus ... Slightly undersized for the safety position ... Ability to make plays on the ball in coverage is biggest strength ... Does not shy away from contact and plays with a high-motor ... Has perfect skill set to contribute on special teams when healthy.
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