CSN talks with assistant head coach Mark Rhea and a pair of defensive linemen in preview
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Did not see game action after sustaining a season-ending arm injury during fall camp.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in seven games as a reserve defensive end ... Recorded five tackles.
2012 (Freshman): Earned a spot on the ASU travel roster during fall camp and appeared in the season opener at East Carolina ... Sustained a head injury that kept him out of action for the remainder of the campaign ... Applied for and received a medical redshirt from the NCAA.
High School: Two-time all-conference and All-Mecklenburg County selection ... Led West Mecklenburg with 136 tackles as a senior ... Was team MVP as a junior and senior ... earned West Meck's leadership award following senior campaign ... honor-roll student ... coached by Jeff Caldwell.
Personal: Full name is Tashion Lamont Singleton ... Is the son of Danielle McBryde ... His uncle, Roman Phifer, played 15 seasons in the NFL with the Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, New York Jets, New England Patriots and New York Giants after an All-America collegiate career at UCLA ... Was a member of Appalachian State athletics' academic honor roll and was a member of Southern Conference academic honor roll.