- Freshman All-America second team by Phil Steele's College Football (2009) - Freshman All-America third team by CollegeFootballNews.com (2009)
A starter at defensive end when the Wildcats use a four-man line ... Has been a part-time starter the past three seasons ... Emerged as a big-play performer during his freshman season ... He has worked to add approximately 35 pounds since his arrival at Kentucky ... Has played in 38 games with 16 starts.
2011 (Junior): Played in all 12 games, starting three ... Made 14 tackles ... Tied his career high with six tackles at Vanderbilt and also had a tackle for loss.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games, starting six ... Totaled 26 tackles, 4.5 TFL and 2.5 quarterback sacks ... Tied for the team lead in QB hurries with five ... Had season high of four tackles vs. Auburn and Akron, including 1.5 sacks vs. the Zips ... Started for the injured DeQuin Evans vs. USC, giving UK a great performance with a sack and a pass breakup.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Earned a place on a pair of Freshman All-America teams ... Played in all 13 games, starting seven ... Totaled 28 tackles on the season, with 6.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two pass breakups, a fumble caused and a fumble recovery ... Had a season-best six tackles, including 2.5 for loss, against Mississippi State ... Combined with Danny Trevathan for a crucial fourth-down tackle for loss in the Louisville game ... Sacks came against Miami and Florida.
2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named the Special Teams Scout Player of the Week by the coaches in preparation for the game against Norfolk State.
High School: Tall linebacker who has tremendous speed and range, and also plays with great leverage ... First-team all-state for Class AAA by the High School Sports Report and SCVarsity.com ... Second-team all-state selection, covering all classifications, by the Columbia State newspaper ... Played outside linebacker as a senior, making 86 tackles along with five quarterback sacks, 21 quarterback hurries, one interception, three fumbles caused, and three fumbles recoveries for Swansea HS ... Also scored three touchdowns on offense ... Was an inside linebacker as a junior, making 130 tackles with three caused fumbles, three fumble recoveries, three quarterback sacks, and one interception ... Named all-region as a junior and senior ... Totaled more than 300 tackles at Swansea ... Also played defensive end early in his high school career ... Played in the South Carolina North-South All-Star Game after his senior season ... Ranked as the nation's No. 47 strongside linebacker by Scout.com ... Coached by Van Lewis ... Also played soccer and basketball ... Made the all-region and all-area teams in basketball his junior year ... Honor-roll student ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Personal: Born in Charleston, S.C. ... Son of Kurt and Melanie Wyndham ... Major is community communication and leadership development.
Community Cats: Participated in Read Across Ameica, another youth literacy event, Veterans Hospital (2010) and the Big Blue U Move-In (2012).