As the last line of defense, it is important that North Carolina have capable safeties that can defend both the run and the pass. The Tar Heel coaches were thrilled to land several safety prospects in the Class of 2006, and they are currently pursuing multiple others in the new senior class. Which...[details]
2004 (Sophomore): Tied for second on the team with 67 tackles, including 36 primary stops and 31 assists Also had three tackles for losses, two pass breakups, one interception and one fumble recovery Posted one tackle in limited time due to an ankle injury in the Continental Tire Bowl vs. Boston College Intercepted his first career pass and raced 64 yards for the final touchdown in Carolina's 40-17 victory over Duke Made a game-high seven tackles, including a tackle for loss, against the Blue Devils Had four primary tackles in the victory at Wake Forest Posted eight tackles against Virginia Tech Started and assisted on four tackles in the win over No. 4 Miami Had nine tackles at Utah Had a game-high 13 tackles against NC State and recovered a fumble on the Wolfpack's last possession Had eight primary stops and five assists against NC State Started against FSU and had seven tackles (four primary, three assists), including a 1-yard tackle for loss Did not start against Louisville and had four primary tackles and one pass breakup Made his first career start in the win over Georgia Tech Moved into the free safety position against the Yellow Jackets after playing the first two games as the nickel back Posted four tackles against Georgia Tech Had five tackles at Virginia, including a 1-yard tackle for loss Posted one tackle against William & Mary.
2003 (Freshman): One of 12 true freshmen to see playing time Played in 11 of 12 games, primarily on special teams, and as a reserve safety Played on most of Carolina's special teams units Made tackles against Syracuse and Georgia Tech.
Personal: Spent two seasons at Fork Union Military Academy after graduating from Hopewell High School Recorded 44 sacks at Fork Union playing linebacker and safety Blocked 12 punts Had 27 sacks as a linebacker his junior season Was voted Fork Union's MVP as a junior and senior Coached by John Shuman at Fork Union Coached by Marshall Parker at Hopewell.