2001 Honors - - Earned Coaches Appreciation Award for defense . . . 2001 - - started 10 games at defensive tackle . . . game captain vs. Penn State . . . injured ankle late in the first half at Michigan State and did not return that game . . . did not play vs. Indiana and Wisconsin and played only in first defensive series against Michigan, all due to ankle injury . . . season totals include 15 solo tackles and 12 assists, with five tackles for loss, two QB sacks, three QB pressures, one pass break-up and one fumble recovery . . . three solo tackles, including one tackle for loss, in win over Kent State . . . four solo stops, two assists and a fumble recovery in win over Miami . . . two solo tackles and one assist in win over Penn State, with one QB sack and two QB pressures . . . two assists at Purdue, with one tackle for loss, one QB pressure and one pass break-up . . . three tackles at Michigan State, including one tackle for loss, before being injured late in first half . . . had one assist while playing only first defensive series vs. Michigan . . . returned to starting line-up in win at Northwestern, with two solo tackles and two assists . . . one solo tackle and one assist in win over Minnesota . . . one solo stop and one assist, including a QB sack, at Iowa State . . . 2000 - - started all 12 games in the defensive line, recording 25 solo tackles and 24 assists . . . also had 11 tackles for loss, two QB sacks, five pass break-ups, three QB pressures, two fumble recoveries and one blocked PAT . . . six tackles vs. Kansas State . . . three tackles vs. Western Michigan, including two tackles for loss and one QB sack . . . four tackles, including one tackle for loss, vs. Iowa State . . . recovered a fumble at Nebraska, along with two tackles and a pass break-up . . . three tackles at Indiana . . . nine tackles and a blocked PAT in win over Michigan State, along with two pass break-ups . . . three tackles, including one tackle for loss, at Illinois . . . three tackles vs. Ohio State, including one for loss . . . also had a pass break-up . . . five tackles vs. Wisconsin and a recovered fumble . . . four tackles in win at Penn State, including three tackles for loss . . . one pass break-up at Penn State . . . four solo tackles and one assist in win over Northwestern, including two tackles for loss and a QB sack . . . two tackles, including one for loss, at Minnesota . . . 1999 - - played in all 11 games, with 10 starts at defensive tackle . . . recorded 49 tackles, including 24 solo stops . . . also had four tackles for loss and one QB sack . . . seven tackles, including one tackle for loss, vs. Nebraska . . . four tackles at Iowa State . . . five tackles vs. Northern Illinois . . . eight tackles, including one for loss, at Michigan State . . . four tackles vs. Penn State and Northwestern . . . six tackles vs. Indiana . . . three tackles, including one tackle for loss and a QB sack, at Ohio State . . . five tackles at Wisconsin . . . 1998 Honors - - defensive scout team MVP vs. Central Michigan . . . 1998 - - one of four true freshman to see action . . . played in eight games, with no starts . . . did not play in first three games of the season, seeing first college action in win at Illinois . . . recorded 10 tackles, including five solo stops and five assists . . . one solo stop and two assists at Indiana . . . two tackles vs. Wisconsin, Purdue and Ohio State.
High school honors - - State Player of the Year in Nevada . . . Street & Smith all-American two consecutive years . . . Tom Lemming all-regional . . . Super Prep all-regional . . . PrepStar all-regional . . . first team all-conference and first team all-state . . . selected to play in Nevada all-star game . . . Career - - recorded 38 career sacks, including 16 as a senior . . . also scored 10 touchdowns . . . helped lead his team to a 21-3 two-year record . . . team finished second in state playoffs in final two seasons, compiling two-year mark of 21-3 . . . member of state basketball championship team as a junior.
Personal - - Born 9/19/79 in Los Angeles, CA . . . open major . . . mother is LaRee Curtis . . . high school coach was Kirk Hafen.