As a sophomore (2005): Played in all 12 games while making 11 starts on the interior line ... Collected 27 total tackles including four tackles-for-loss ... Had one sack and one quarterback hurr.
As a freshman (2004): Saw action in six games ... Recorded an assisted tackle in the Kansas State game ... Broke up his first career pass against Missour.
High School: A graduate of Garland (Texas) Lakeview Centennial HS ... Ranked No. 18 on the Dallas Morning News' Top 100 high school prospects list ... Earned first team all-district and all-area honors in 2003 ... Named defensive MVP of district 12 ... Was invited to play in the Coca-Cola All-Star game ... Recorded 29 solo and 36 assisted tackles as a senior ... Also contributed 16 tackles behind the line of scrimmage, seven quarterback sacks and 12 QB hurries ... Also named first team all-district 12 as a junior ... Earned three football letters at Garland Lakeview Centennial High School ... Coached by Flint Risien ... Also lettered in powerlifting and trac.
Personal: Son of Rose and James McClinton ... Born in Mississippi ... Post-school ambitions include a career in the NFL and owning his own busines.