Draft Scout Snapshot: DS Rating on 9/1/09: #7 ILB, #130/750 Overall, Projected Rd: 4-5
2008: 11 GP; 11 GS; 60 Sol-93 TT, 13 TFL, 2.5 SK, 2 PBU, 2 QBH, 1 FF; Received multiple All-SEC honors, including first-team laurels from the league coaches ...Was the team’s second-leading tackler with 93 stops ...Would have had well over 100 tackles had he not missed two and one-half games because of injury ... Ranked third in the SEC in tackles per game with 8.7 per contest ... Led the team while ranking sixth in the conference with 13 tackles for loss. 2007: 12 GP; 1 GS; 30 Sol-58 TT, 4 TFL, 2 INT, 5 PBU; Suspended in spring 2007 for academic reasons ... Shared the middle linebacker post with Braxton Kelley ... Underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Oct. 22 and showed his toughness by missing only one game, making six stops in his return against Vanderbilt ... Made four tackles, plus an interception and a pass breakup, in the Music City Bowl. 2006: 13 GP; 0 GS; Rush: 2-1-0.5-1; KR: 1-17-17-0; 20 Sol-29 TT, 1 FR, 1 FF; Selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team by league coaches ... Made a surprise entry at running back in the Music City Bowl, crashing in from the one-yard line for Kentucky’s first touchdown of the win over Clemson. Personal: Father, Nathaniel, played football at Bishop College and was stationed in Iraq … Brother, Christian, is an offensive lineman at UK.