Senior Year: Team captain who has started all 13 games after missing most of 2004 with an injury...set career-highs in tackles (69), interceptions (3), pass break-ups (6), tackles for loss (2.5) and sacks (2)...tied with free safety Pat Watkins for the team lead with three interceptions and now has five for his career...finished the regular season fifth on the team in tackles with 69, including a team-high 12 in the season-opening victory over Miami...finished fifth on the team in solo tackles with 36 and had double-digit stops against Miami (12) and Boston College (11)...racked up seven tackles and a forced fumble in FSU's ACC Championship win over Virginia Tech...recorded first career sack at Clemson, which resulted in a 12-yard loss.
2004: Redshirted...played in the first three games before being sidelined by an injury...had six tackles at Miami.
Junior Year (2003): Played in all 13 games including the Orange Bowl appearance against Miami...totaled 28 tackles (18 unassisted and 10 assisted)...had four unassisted tackles against Maryland and added five total tackles in the victory over Duke...also had four tackles against Miami in the Orange Bowl...among the team leaders in pass break-ups with four including two in the victory over Notre Dame.
Sophomore Year (2002): Played in all 14 games including the Seminoles' Sugar Bowl game against Georgia...was a co-starter along with B.J. Ward at the free safety position...started six games during the season...ranked 15th on the team and fifth among defensive backs with a single-season career-high 36 tackles...registered four solo tackles and established his single-game career-high with seven total tackles against Florida...three unassisted tackles came against Louisville and Florida...second career interception came at home against Miami...was one of five defensive backs with at least one interception...tied for second on the team with two fumble recoveries...was tied with Kamerion Wimbley with two recoveries and was one behind team leader Jeff Womble with three...first career fumble recovery came against Maryland in the first quarter of the Seminoles' win in College Park...also recovered a fumble against Georgia in the Sugar Bowl...first career start came in the second game of the season against Virginia.
Freshman Year (2001): Played in all 12 games including the Seminoles' Gator Bowl victory against Virginia Tech...one of 12 true freshmen to earn playing time during the season as a special teams standout and as a reserve safety...biggest play of the year came in the third quarter of his first career game against Duke when he blocked a punt and it was recovered in the endzone for a touchdown...also returned a punt for eight yards against Duke...totaled nine tackles on the season with a season-high two stops coming against North Carolina, Virginia and Clemson...season-high one unassisted stop against North Carolina, Virginia and Clemson and a season-high two unassisted stops against NC State...first career interception came against Virginia in the Seminoles 43-7 victory in Charlottesville.
High School: Graduated from Suwanee High School in2001...Florida Class 3A Player of the Year...Class 3A all-state first- team selection...named to the Florida Times Union Super 75 as a senior...credited with 95 total tackles (51 unassisted), four tackles for lost yardage, four interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a senior safety...completed 127 of 208 passes (.610 completion percentage) for 1,733 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior quarterback...also rushed for 169 yards and four touchdowns...played in CaliFlorida Bowl II in Santa Barbara in June of 2001...selected Florida State over Clemson, South Carolina, Georgia Tech and Cincinnati...earned academic honors throughout his high school career
Personal: Born January 12, 1983...majoring in physical education.