2013 Will miss the rest of the season due to a back injury ... recorded a sack and broke up a pass against Notre Dame (9/28) ... season-high three tackles with 1.0 TFL and 0.5 sacks against Tulsa (9/14) ... made one tackle versus West Virginia (9/7) ... racorded two tackles in first career start against ULM (8/31)
2012 Played in 11 games ... posted first four tackles of his career vs. Kansas (10/20) ... matched career high with four tackles at Iowa State (11/3).
2011 Redshirted. High School Under Armour All-American ... five-star recruit by Scout.com ... four-star recruit by ESPN.com and Rivals.com ... ranked in ESPNU 150 ... had 68 tackles and 8.5 sacks in 2010 ... collected two fumble recoveries, two blocked kicks and an interception ... also recorded 17 receptions for 400 yards and four touchdowns, two rushing touchdowns and had a 36.9 yard punting average ... class 4A all-state selection in 2010 ... recorded 40 tackles, 2.5 sacks, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries in 2009 ... also caught 15 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns.
No. 1 player in Kansas (Rivals.com) No. 1 player in Kansas (Scout.com) No. 4 defensive tackle (Rivals.com) No. 6 defensive tackle (Scout.com) No. 10 defensive tackle (ESPN.com) No. 50 overall player (Rivals.com) No. 68 overall player (247Sports.com)
Personal Son of Willie and Irene Alford ... majoring in criminology.
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