COLLEGE:Began playing football at Blinn (junior college) before being recruited to Oklahoma State where he contributed two seasons as a starting linebacker.
2012:An Academic All-Big 12 pick in 2012, led the Cowboys with 75 tackles.
2011:Finished the season with 90 tackles to rank second on the team and 16th in the Big 12.
2010:Joined the Blinn squad after attending an open tryout, recording 73 tackles and 2.5 sacks as a sophomore.
According to quarterback Matthew Stafford, the Lions' offense might actually be tougher to defend without wide receiver Calvin Johnson.
Detroit Lions Cheerleaders coach Rebecca Smoker talks with the media at day one of auditions about how they plan on finding the new squad.