As a freshman (2005): Redshirted ... Operated with the scout team defens.
High School: A graduate of Ozark High School in Ozark, Mo. ... Was named all-district and all-state as a senior ... Earned All-Central Ozark Conference honors for three years ... Earned varsity letters in football and basketball for OHS ... Left Ozark as the all-time leading tackler in school history ... Led the football team to conference championships in 2003 and 2004 ... Helped the Tigers to a district title as a senior ... Coached in football by Chris Alliso.
Personal: Son of Bob and Debra Schermer ... Father played football at Southwest Missouri Stat.