2012 – All-ACC honorable mention … Coaches All-ACC honorable mention … One of UVa[apos]s four team captains … Phil Steele preseason All-ACC third team.
2012 – Started 10 games … missed half the Georgia Tech game and the entire TCU and Louisiana Tech games with a hand injury … finished No. 2 on the team with 90 tackles … ranked No. 8 in the ACC with 90 tackles … second on the team with 9.5 tackles for loss … started 18 games in a row for UVa before missing the TCU game with injury … made nine tackles against Penn State … made six tackles at Georgia Tech before leaving game with a hand injury … returned to action at Duke and had 11 tackles … led UVa with 12 stops vs. Maryland … added seven stops against Wake Forest … had nine tackles against Miami … made 13 stops against UNC … finished career with a career-best 15 tackles at Virginia Tech … sacked VT quarterback Logan Thomas … it was his first sack since the Boston College game in 2010. 2011 – One of 13 Cavaliers to start all 13 games … came up with fourth-down stop to preserve the win at Miami … had a career-high 12 (1.5 for loss) stops against Southern Miss … nine tackles and 0.5 for loss vs. NC State … had nine tackles, including one for a loss at Indiana … had eight tackles at then-No. 23 Florida State … second on the team with 81 tackles … has 7.0 tackles for a loss of 21 yards. 2010 – Moved from safety to linebacker during the spring … appeared in all 12 of Virginia[apos]s games … made 11 starts … earned his second letter … made first collegiate start against Richmond … led the team with 66 tackles … had 7.0 tackles for a loss … registered his first career sack at Boston College for a loss of 10 yards … had a career-high 11 tackles at Georgia Tech … had eight tackles against Richmond … seven tackles at USC … also had seven stops against Eastern Michigan and Maryland … forced a fumble against Florida State … selected by the UVa coaches as the team[apos]s defensive player of the week for the Richmond game. 2009 – Appeared in 10 games all on special teams … earned his first letter … lined up on 98 plays during his rookie campaign … collected two tackles in two games (UNC & Boston College) … registered six total tackles.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Two-way threat for coach John Quinerly at Maury HS … played virtually all the skill positions including wide receiver, tailback, quarterback, safety and linebacker … 3 stars by Rivals … listed as the No. 48 safety in the country by Rivals and the No. 204 wide receiver by Scout … Virginia[apos]s No. 47 player according to SuperPrep and No. 54 by the Roanoke Times … first-team all-district linebacker and second-team all-district wide receiver as a senior … second-team Virginian-Pilot all-Tidewater linebacker … finished his senior year with 99 tackles … caught 18 passes for 527 yards and four touchdowns as a junior and was named all-district wide receiver … defensively he had 73 tackles and an interception and was a second-team all-district selection as a utility player … also plays on the school[apos]s basketball team.