2010 — All-Pac-10 second team (coaches, Phil Steele) • Third in the Pac-10, tied for 30th nationally in tackles for loss (1.23 per game) • Tops on the team among defensive tackles and seventh overall with 47 stops, including 16.0 for loss • Third on the squad with eight pass breakups • 13-game starter on the interior line • Credited with a pair of tackles and 0.5 TFLs in BCS Championship Game vs Auburn • Game-high (tie) two pass breakups to go with four tackles at Oregon State • 2.5 of his three tackles were for loss, one QB hurry vs. Arizona • Held without a tackle in win at Cal • Three tackles, one breakup and a QB hurry vs. Washington • Made four tackles and scored the first points of his career, catching a 2-point PAT in win at USC • 1.0 TFL among his season-high eight tackles in win vs. UCLA • Seven tackles, including a career-high and game-high 3.5 for loss (14 yards) in win at Washington State • Made a pair of stops in win vs. Stanford • Both tackles in win at ASU were for a loss, including a sack • Career-high 2.0 sacks and 3.0 TFLs (totaling 14 yards), two pass breakups and five tackles in win vs. Portland State • Career-high two pass breakups to go with a TFL and three tackles in win at Tennessee • Game-high 2.5 TFLs, four tackles and a pass breakup in win vs. New Mexico • Member of the Oregon Iron Club, totaling 1,145 pounds in clean, squat and bench during winter testing. Shared top honors among defensive linemen with a 330-lb. clean.
2009 — Oregon’s top tackler among its defensive linemen (45), accumulated what was then a collegiate-best five tackles in the season opener at Boise State before adding four against Purdue and three vs. Utah • Also altered a punt in the second quarter against the Utes, earning squad’s special teams player of the week honors • But that was no match for his personal-high 10 tackles at Stanford, which included one TFL for 1 yard • The honorable mention all-conference pick shared Ducks’ top honors with seven stops at Washington, including a pair of tackles for losses of 10 yards • Team’s eighth-best tackler ranked second on the team with 8.5 TFLs, including stops behind the line of scrimmage in six of his last seven appearances, and broke up two passes • Played more snaps than any of team’s defensive linemen (909), including over 90 snaps in each of team’s first two games.
2008 — A key reserve, started the year on the perimeter of the defensive line before moving inside, where he made a greater impact as the season wore on • Had eight tackles while playing in all 13 games, including a career-high three tackles vs. Utah State and two at Arizona State • Forced one fumble at Washington State and recovered another, returning it 24 yards, in the regular-season finale at Oregon State • Broke up a pass and recorded one solo stop against Oklahoma State in the Holiday Bowl • Stepped onto the field for a season-high 47 snaps at Washington State and took part in double figures in plays on 12 of 13 occasions • Missed all of spring drills while recuperating from off-season shoulder surgery • Epitomized by a great work ethic and toughness that leads to continual improvement.
2007 — Played as a reserve in all 13 games, including a season-high 32 snaps in the Sun Bowl • Demonstrated proficiency primarily against the run, yet was credited with a trio of quarterback hurries and one pass breakup • Posted two tackles at Washington, including a stop for a 5-yard loss, and recovered a fumble at Michigan • Also had a two-tackle performance in El Paso vs. South Florida.
2006 — Began the year at tight end before shifting to defense when injuries created a greater urgency • Didn’t take long to regain his form from a long layoff, receiving scout team player-of-the-week citations on six occasions • Included were both defensive and special teams acclaim in aiding preparations in Washington win.
Points scored: 2, at USC, Oct 30, 2010
Tackles: 10, at Stanford, Nov 07, 2009 (4-6)
Sacks: 2.0, Portland State, Sep 18, 2010 (2-0)
Tackles for loss: 3.5, at Washington State, Oct 09, 2010 (3-0)
Fumbles forced: 1, at Washington State, Sep 27, 2008
Fumbles recovered: 1, twice, last at Oregon St., Nov 29, 2008
Pass breakups: 2, three times, last at Oregon State, Dec 04, 2010
Blocked kicks: 1, Utah, Sep 19, 2009
HONORS AND AWARDS
•2nd Team All-Pac-10 (Pac-10 Coaches, Phil Steele, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
•Team Outstanding D-Lineman (Schaffeld Award)
•2nd Team All-Pac-10 (Rivals.com)
•3rd Team All-Pac-10 (Phil Steele Publications)
•All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention (Pac-10 Coach
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