COLLEGE: Played in 37 career games with one start over the course o fhis four year career at Oklahoma. Carried the ball 8 times for 22 yards and recorded 9 catches for 92 yards and 3 touchdowns as a Sooner.
2009: Saw extensive action in 12 games as a valuable blocker and member of spevial teams. Had one rushing attempt for 1-yard against BYU. Ended the year with 3 special teams tackles.
2008: All-Big 12 first team by the coaches and an All-Big 12 Academic first team.
2006: Slowed by injury, but saw action in two games as a reserve.
2005: Played in nine games exclusively on special teams.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Cached by Donni Yantis. Named super all-state first team as fullback and as a linebacker. Was the No. 6 fullback in the nation (Rivals.com). Ranked No. 3 in the Postseason Arizona Top 15 (Rivals.com). Awarded Phoenix Metro and Arizona Player of the Year (Phoenix Metro FB Magazine). Listed as the No. 98 player in the Southwest (Scout.com).
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