COLLEGE: Appeared in all 51 games during his time at UCLA, starting every game his final two seasons. Finished his career at UCLA with 154 tackles (91 solo), 11.0 sacks (79 yards), 33.5 tackles for loss (141 yards), and a blocked punt.
2009: Finished the season ranked third with 14.0 tackles for loss, 58 tackles (34 solo), 5 passes defensed, and 1.5 sacks (17 yards).
2008: Led the team with 7.5 sacks (45 yards) and accumulated 55 tackles (32 solo) while starting all 12 games for the Bruins.
2007: Appeared in all 13 games for UCLA, making 3 starts.
2006 Saw action in all 13 games on special teams during his freshman year with the Bruins.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Lettered in football as a linebacker at Plano (TX) West Senior HS for coach Mike Hughes.
The Lions had running back Tevin Coleman, who was a big-play threat waiting to happen for the Indiana Hoosiers, in for a pre-draft visit Thursday.
Martin Mayhew explained there were several reasons the Lions blocked the Bears request to interview Jim Bob Cooter for their offensive coordinator opening.
Florida State defensive lineman Mario Edwards Jr. appreciates his father's advice as he goes through the pre-draft process, including a visit to the Lions' training facility Wednesday.
Indiana RB Tevin Coleman, who the Lions brought in on a pre-draft visit, talks at the NFL Combine about his toe surgery and being unable to run at the event.
Washington State DT Xavier Cooper, who the Lions brought in on a pre-draft visit, talks at the NFL Combine about his decision to leave school early for the draft and his days playing soccer.