Has earned playing time primarily on special teams ... Intends to achieve more game action at tight end ... Coaches like his all-around ability for the versatile skills needed as a tight end ... Has played in 12 games.
2007 (Sophomore): Saw action in eight games ... Made a special teams tackle in the win over Kent State.
2006 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in the first four games before sustaining a season-ending knee injury.
2005 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Picked as Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Week for the Indiana game.
High School: Three-year starter for Pulaski County HS in Somerset, Ky. ... Played tight end and defensive end ... Garnered second-team all-state honors from The Associated Press as a senior when he contributed 15 sacks and 13 receiving touchdowns ... Tallied 23 sacks and 10 receiving touchdowns during junior campaign and was honorable-mention all-state by AP ... Coached by John Hines ... Member of the school student council.
Personal: Born in Somerset, Ky. ... Son of Rich and Lisa Sexton ... Major is kinesiology.