One of 11 FBS players named to Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for contributions to community and world at large ... played in 12 games ... his five starts came in last five games ... ranked fourth on team with 61 tackles ... 40 of 61 tackles came in last five outings ... posted seven tackles in CFP Semifinal at Orange Bowl vs. No. 1 Alabama (12/29) and in Big 12 Championship win over No. 9 Texas (12/1) ... led team with career-high 14 tackles in win at No. 12 West Virginia (11/23) ... recovered fumble after his strip sack and returned it for 10-yard touchdown in second quarter vs. Mountaineers ... recorded five tackles in home finale versus Kansas (11/17) ... registered seven tackles against Oklahoma State in first start of season (11/10) ... recorded three tackles against Texas (10/6) ... logged a career-high 2.0 sacks versus Baylor (9/29) and finished with five tackles and a forced fumble ... made four stops against UCLA (9/8) and six versus Florida Atlantic (9/1).
An honorable mention All-Big 12 selection by league's coaches ... played in all 14 games and made 13 starts ... ranked seventh on team with 56 tackles and second with four quarterback hurries ... registered 3.5 tackles for loss ... finished with four tackles and forced a fourth-quarter fumble that Steven Parker returned 46 yards for a touchdown against Georgia in CFP Semifinal at Rose Bowl (1/1) ... returned a fumble for a touchdown on TCU's first play from scrimmage and assisted on four tackles in Big 12 Championship Game (12/2) ... posted six tackles against West Virginia (11/25) ... set career high with 1.5 tackles for loss, including a sack, and finished with three stops at Kansas (11/18) ... broke up a pass and registered four tackles at Oklahoma State (11/4) ... intercepted first pass of his career and added three tackles against Texas Tech (10/28) ... recorded a season-high nine tackles (1.0 for loss) at Kansas State (10/21) ... recorded five tackles and recovered his first career fumble at Baylor (9/23) ... forced a fumble and made two tackles against UTEP (9/2).
Played in 11 games at outside linebacker with starts in each of last six contests ... logged four total tackles in first five games and 32 in final six outings ... registered a pair of quarterback hurries on season ... finished with game- and career-high 12 tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss in Sugar Bowl win over Auburn (1/2) ... registered six tackles at Iowa State (11/3) and followed with seven stops against Baylor (11/12) ... made first career start against Kansas (10/29) ... made collegiate debut against ULM (9/10) and finished with four tackles.
Ranked as a five-star recruit by Rivals and Scout and a four-star recruit by ESPN and 247Sports ... recognized as 14th overall recruit in country by Rivals, 17th by Scout, 68th by 247Sports and 69th by ESPN ... rated as No. 2 outside linebacker in nation by Scout, No. 3 by Rivals, No. 5 by 247Sports and No. 7 by ESPN ... selected as No. 2 recruit from California by Rivals, No. 7 by ESPN and No. 9 by 247Sports ... made 79 tackles in his senior season with 10.0 sacks ... chose OU over Alabama, Notre Dame, Oregon, Texas and others.
Majoring in communication.