|Hometown:||Long Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Long Beach Poly HS|
2010 NICK CHICKILLO MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
2012 ALL-ACC, HONORABLE MENTION (Coaches)
2012 (Senior): Played in 10 games, making two starts ... Tallied 20 tackles (10 solo) and one forced fumble ... One of six Hurricanes to earn All-ACC honorable mention from league coaches ... Had five tackles in each of season's first two games at Boston College and at Kansas State ... Forced fumble against NC State ... Earned fourth letter.
2011 (Junior): Started all 12 games at safety ... Finished fourth on team in tackles with 59 (36 solo, 23 assists) ... Recorded lone interception of year in season opener against Maryland ... Also registered season-high eight tackles against Terrapins ... Led team with seven tackles against Florida State ... Recorded seven tackles against Boston College ... Earned letter.
2010 (Sophomore): One of seven Canes to start all 13 games on the year... Fourth on team with 58 tackles ... Tied for team lead in interceptions with three ... Had two interceptions against Duke ... Led team with three fumble recoveries ... Recovered fumble against Clemson, UNC and Duke ... Recorded season-high seven tackles against both Florida State and Virginia ... Earned letter.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Ranked fifth on UM defense with 48 total tackles ... Recorded career-highs for total tackles (9) and solo stops (6) in win over then-No. 8 Oklahoma ... Matched career-high in total tackles (9) and set career high in assisted tackles (5) against Wisconsin in Champs Sports Bowl ... Ranked third on team with four PBUs (all coming in second half of season) ... Recovered fumble at Wake Forest ... Had two TFLs ... Tallied six tackles (five solo) in home win over Duke ... Earned letter.
2008 (True Freshman): Played in first three games of season against Charleston Southern, Florida and Texas A&M, before missing remainder of season with injury ... Tallied two tackles against Charleston Southern ... Participated on scout team rest of season ... Awarded medical hardship.
High School: As senior in 2007, made 89 tackles and nine interceptions, two sacks, forced four fumbles and returned fumble for touchdown ... In team’s Division I championship victory, had 11 tackles and three interceptions ... As junior in 2006, made 52 tackles and two interceptions ... Coached by Jerry Jaso ... PrepStar All-American was ranked as No. 12 safety and No. 171 player nationally by Rivals.com ... Rated No. 6 safety, No. 12 player in California and No. 100 player nationally by Scout.com ... Selected as No. 17 safety by ESPN ... Selected second-team EA Sports All-American.