2010 (Freshman): Started 10 of the 11 games in which he played as a true freshman ... Recorded 45 tackles on the season including 19 solo stops to rank second among all defensive linemen ... Added eight tackles for loss to rank third on the team, adding two quarterback sacks ... Set and matched his career-high with six tackles in the road win at The Citadel and in the season finale at Elon ... Forced a fumble against Georgia Southern en route to earning the team's defensive player of the week honor.
Prior to Western: A two-year letter-winner at Byrnes High where he was named Defensive Player of the Year by the Greer Citizen as a senior after accumulating 160 tackles and 16 sacks ... Finished with 310 career tackles ... Was rated a two-star athlete by Rivals.com ... Earned player of the week accolades six times during his senior season.
Personal: Is the son of Rochella Johnson ... Has four siblings; Antonio, Ryan, Marvin and Marlon.