|High School:||Douglas County|
AT COLORADO: 2009 (Sr./Jr.)—He saw action in three games on defense, participating in two assisted tackles, as well as causing an interception. He decided to forego a fifth year on the squad after the season, opting to graduate and thus possibly play one more year at another institution. He had four tackles and a sack in the three main spring scrimmages.
2008 (Soph.)—He saw action in three games (Colorado State, Texas, Missouri), playing six total snaps; he had an assisted tackle in the Texas game.
2007 (Fr.-RS)—He saw action in four games (Baylor, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska), seeing action for 18 snaps from scrimmage; he did not record any statistics. He had a solid spring, with eight tackles in the four main scrimmages, including five with two third stops in the spring game.
2006 (Fr.)—Redshirted; he practiced at defensive tackle the entire fall.
HIGH SCHOOL—A PrepStar and SuperPrep all-Midlands team member (SP ranked him as the No. 81 player overall in the region), Rivals.com ranked him as the No. 14 overall prospect in the state of Colorado. As a senior, when he was a team captain, he earned first-team all-Colorado (Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News), first-team all-state (5A) and first-team all-National Conference honors. He recorded 83 tackles, with 14 for losses including five quarterback sacks on the year; he also saw some spot action on offense at tight end, primarily in blocking situations. As a junior, he earned second-team all-conference honors when he was in on 75 tackles, with 11 for losses including five sacks. His top games as a senior included 11 tackles and one-and-a-half sacks in a win over Regis, and a 10-tackle effort in a win over Chaparral. Under coach Jeff Ketron, Douglas County won the state title as a senior (defeating Mullen) in posting a 13-1 record; DCHS was 6-4 his junior year, missing the playoffs and 7-4 in his sophomore season, losing in the first round in the postseason.
ACADEMICS—He majored in Communication at Colorado and was on schedule to graduate in May 2010; he was planning to attend graduate school at another institution and play one more year of football.. In high school, he owned a 3.2 grade point average and was once a member of the International Baccalaureate program, an advanced curriculum designed to insure a cohesive, comprehensive education for students.
PERSONAL—Born December 23, 1986 in Jackson, Miss. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, skiing and lifting weights; he owns the all-time power clean record (345 pounds) for Douglas County High School. A 4-H club member his entire life, he used to show livestock, notably swine, while growing up, and still raises livestock. His father (Chris) played rugby at the University of Oregon, and a cousin (Lucas Wiester) is an offensive lineman at New Mexico Highlands.
|2007||4||18||0||0||0||0- 0||0- 0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2008||3||6||0||1||1||0- 0||0- 0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2009||3||27||0||2||2||0- 0||0- 0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Totals||10||51||0||3||3||0- 0||0- 0||0||0||0||0||0||0|