Led the team with 89 tackles while starting all 15 games at strong safety as a senior team captain.
- Also finished the year with six pass breakups, 3.0 sacks, four tackles for loss and a forced fumble to earn AFCA FCS Coaches' and HERO Sports FCS All-America first-team selections.
- Named the Defensive MVP at the 95th East-West Shrine Bowl following the season, after finishing with two tackles and an interception.
- Missouri Valley Football Conference first-team selection at safety as junior team captain, starting all 11 games to rank second on the team with 61 tackles along with five interceptions - tied for the MVFC lead - and three pass breakups.
- Stayed in school, but was not part of the football program for the 2017 season but re-joined the team during spring 2018 workouts.
- Played in 12 games and posted 15 tackles while leading the team with nine special teams tackles in 2016.
- Saw action in 10 games as freshman, tallying 18 tackles and four pass breakups.
Dual-threat quarterback and defensive back for Garland, Texas, High School where he completed 87-of-165 pass attempts for 1,160 yards and 12 touchdown passes while rushing for 798 yards and five touchdowns.
- Received his degree in university studies from Illinois State.