2010 (Junior): Played in all 11 games making his first career start in the defensive backfield against top-ranked Appalachian State ... Finished with 20 total tackles on the season including six solo stops ... Recorded three tackles in his debut against North Carolina State ... Tallied a career-high six tackles including two solo stops and forced a fumble against Appalachian State.
Prior to Western: Was named first team All-Jayhawk Conference in 2009 after recording 51 tackles, including 33 solo stops and four for loss, in 10 games played to rank fourth on the team ... He was additionally named first team All-Kansas Junior Community College Conference (KJCCC) ... Intercepted two passes to tie for the team lead and blocked three kicks ... On special teams, returned three kickoffs for a combined 51 yards and two punt returns for 20 yards .... Coffeyville won its season-ending North Star Bowl and finished 12th in the final National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) football poll ... The Ravens completed the 2009 campaign with a 7-4 record with all four losses occurring to teams ranked in top ten nationally ... In the 2010 WCU Spring Game, was credited with four stops including two tackles for loss.
High School: In addition to playing defensive back, was also a running back during his prep career ... Also played baseball in high school where he earned first team all-league accolades as an outfielder in 2007 and '08 ... Set the JCHS school record for stolen bases (57).
Personal: Is the son of Richard and Danyelle America ... Has three brothers; Jayson, Randy and Jacob, and one sister, Rickeea.