Enrolled at Kentucky in spring `09 and auditioned for the team ... Intense, tough-minded competitor ... Impressed the coaches with his desire to play the game ... Has excellent strength and physical development ... Had a pass breakup in a spring scrimmage and made a tackle in the 2009 Blue/White Spring Game.
2009 (Freshman): Redshirted.
Prep School: Played cornerback during the 2007 season at the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island ... Made approximately 40 tackles with two interceptions and four pass breakups ... Coached by Tom Vanderhoarse.
High School: Two-year letterman, starting his final season at cornerback for Reynoldsburg High School ... Compiled 88 tackles, forced eight fumbles, picked off three interceptions and deflected three passes as a senior ... Also played wide receiver ... Coached by David Murray ... Member of the wrestling team ... Compiled a wrestling record of 37-6.
Personal: Born in Columbus, Ohio ... Son of Jackie Severance ... Major is marketing.