Signed by Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent, May 16, 2014…Played four years at Winston-Salem State, seeing action in 47 career games…Totaled 321 tackles (183 solo), eight sacks, five INTs and 34.5 tackles for loss…Led his team to a 45-6 record during his collegiate career…As a senior, led a defensive unit that ranked first in the nation…Named first-team All-American by D2Football.com…Also named Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Co-Defensive Player of the Year…Helped team post a 10-2 record and earn a place in the NCAA Division II playoffs…Played in 12 games, recording 93 tackles (43), two INTs, 10 passes defensed and one forced fumble…Named CIAA Defensive Player of the Year as a junior…Also named first-team All-CIAA…Played in all 15 games with 14 starts…Led team with 116 tackles (67) and added 1.5 sacks with nine tackles for loss…Had two INTs along with seven passes defensed and three QB hurries…Added a forced fumble…As a sophomore, posted 81 tackles (51) to rank second on team…Totaled 12 tackles for loss and ranked second on squad with 4.5 sacks…Added two INTs and led team with 11 passes defensed…Also led team with three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles…Named second-team All-CIAA…As a redshirt freshman, saw action in nine games with seven starts…Ranked seventh on team with 31 tackles (22)…Had five tackles for loss and two sacks…Recorded three quarterback hurries and one pass defensed…Redshirted as a true freshman…Attended North Vance High School in Henderson, N.C. …Led team to Mid-State Conference championship and was selected as the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year as a senior…Selected to represent the state of North Carolina in the East-West All-Star Game…Collected over 100 tackles as a senior…Also lettered in basketball, earning all-conference honors.
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