Enrolled at UK in January and participated in spring practice ... Displayed his bright potential as he began the adjustment to college football ... Rangy linebacker with outstanding height and sub-4.7 speed in the 40-yard dash ... Originally signed with Kentucky in February, 2010 ... Was qualified to enroll in August, but agreed to grayshirt in order to continue rehabilitation of an injury.
High School: The top prospect in the 2010 class in Kentucky as named by Rivals.com and SuperPrep ... First-team all-state as a senior by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal ... Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader "Class of the Commonwealth" listing of the top seniors in the state ... Made 92 tackles as a senior but missed the state playoffs because of an injury ... Also the top prospect in Kentucky by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming, who wrote, "This guy can really deliver a blow, always seems to be in the right position at the right time, takes great angles to the ball, and once he gets there, look out." ... Helped lead Central HS to consecutive state championships his sophomore and junior seasons ... Made 91 tackles his junior year, with 12 for loss and two interceptions ... Also saw playing time at tight end ... Coached by Ty Scroggins (sophomore through senior year) and Steve Serotte (freshman year) ... Not surprising with his skill set, is also an outstanding basketball player who helped Central to the finals of the 2009 state tournament.
Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Sherry Board ... Considering a major in business management.