2004 Third Team, All-Conference USA
2002 C-USA All-Freshman Team
Has started every game of his career and enters the season on a string of 36 straight games... is one of the top defensive linemen in Conference USA... heads into fall practice as a starter at defensive end... is making the move outside in the Cougars' new 3-4 alignment... yeoman-like worker who just seems to get the job done... physical defender who gets better with each snap... deceptively strong and extremely quick... forceful run stuffer who has become a better pass rusher over last two seasons.
2004: Named Third-Team, All-Conference USA... Started in all 11 games, including a start at right end against Miami (Fla.)... finished the season with 52 total tackles, including five for losses and three sacks... also had two pass breakups and five quarterback hurries... made seven tackles with four solo stops against Army in the Conference USA opener... recorded seven tackles with four solo stops, including two sacks for a loss of nine yards against No. 4 Miami... made four solo tackles with a 3-yard quarterback sack at Southern Miss... posted seven tackles, including two solo, with one going for a 1-yard loss against C-USA rival Tulane... made three tackles, including one for a loss of a yard, against East Carolina during Homecoming... forced a fumble and four tackles in the road finale against UAB... 2003: One of only nine players to start all 13 games... ranked second among defensive linemen with 70 tackles, including 38 solo stops... made five tackles for a loss with three of those coming as sacks... ranked third on team with seven quarterback hurries and is tied for fourth with four pass breakups... made five tackles with three solo and broke up a pass at No. 5 Michigan... recorded seven tackles, with three solo efforts, broke up a pass and pressured the quarterback at Louisiana-Lafayette... made seven tackles with four solo efforts against Mississippi State... added a sack for a loss of 12 yards and a quarterback hurry against the Bulldogs... made three tackles with a solo stop and added a quarterback hurry at East Carolina in front of a nationally-televised audience on ESPN2... recorded seven tackles with six solo stops and forced a fumble at Tulane... posted six tackles with half going as solo stops... recorded seven tackles with three solo stops and added a tackle for a two-yard loss against 15th-ranked TCU... made seven tackles, including three solo, with a pass breakup and quarterback hurry against Southern Miss ...finished second on team with seven tackles, including four solo efforts, and added two sacks for a loss of nine yards at Conference USA rival Army... also broke up a pass against the Black Knights... recorded two tackles with one for a loss at Hawai'i during the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl... 2002: Was one of only eight players to start all 12 games... named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team... finished first collegiate season with 28 tackles and 12 solo stops... made two tackles for a loss and finished third on the team with two forced fumbles... recorded six tackles with two tackles for a loss of 11 yards against Louisiana-Lafayette... also added a sack for a loss of eight yards, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery... forced a fumble at No. 3 Texas... a former mid year signee... High School: Played high school ball at Jersey Village... was a unanimous All-District selection on the defensive line... helped lead high school squad to a three-year mark of 24-12... won the Defensive Lineman Award as a senior... also selected team captain... finished senior season with 75 tackles, seven sacks, 15 tackles for loss, five pass breakups and three fumble recoveries... named Second-Team, All-District performer as a junior... regional qualifier in both shot put and discus throw as a junior... Personal: Born February 17, 1983, in Bryan, Texas... son of Beverly Lane of Houston... also recruited by McNeese State and North Texas... majoring in sports administration.