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.
Defensive end Ziggy Ansah (knee), linebacker Travis Lewis (quad) and right tackle LaAdrian Waddle (calf) were all held out of Wednesday's practice.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has had no problem erasing the memory of the only blemish on his record in a five-year run of success against the Lions.
Tim Twentyman covers all the news from Wednesday's practice including the need to score more points, sticking with Nate Freese and more.
The Detroit Lions have named Gus Kapolka of Cedar Springs High School the week three recipient of the 2014 Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan High School Football Coach of the Week Program.
Aaron Rodgers, Eddie Lacy and Jordy Nelson are big threats in the Lions matchup against the Packers on Sunday. Tori Petry reports on what the Lions are saying about facing this talented offense.