Stone Mountain, Ga.
2013 (Senior): Played in all 13 games at linebacker, making five starts … Has 40 tackles – 27 solo stops – along with two TFLs and three PBUs … Broke up two passes and registered five tackles in season opener vs. FAU … Added three tackles against both Florida and Savannah State … Recorded career-first TFL at USF … Registered career-first sack (loss of 13 yards) in win over Wake Forest … Tallied five tackles in road loss at Florida State … Made season-high six stops against Virginia … Made one tackle vs. Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl … Earned letter.
2012 (Junior): Played in all 12 games at linebacker, making three starts … Tallied 31 tackles (18 solo) and three pass break-ups … Started at OLB vs. Bethune-Cookman, Georgia Tech and NC State … Season-high 7 tackles at Kansas State … Added six stops at Georgia Tech and five vs. NC State … Had at least one tackle in each of season’s final four games … Earned letter.
2011 (Sophomore): Saw action in nine games, mostly on special teams … Recorded seven tackles … Registered season-high two tackles twice, against Bethune Cookman and then-No. 20 Georgia Tech … Earned letter.
2010 (True Freshman): Appeared in 10 games, mostly on special teams … Recorded six tackles on year … Enrolled in January 2010 … Earned letter.
High School: Ranked No. 39 outside linebacker prospect by Rivals.com and three-star recruit by Scout.com … Finished senior season with 108 tackles, one interception, two forced fumbles, two blocked punts and eight tackles-for-loss and helped lead Stephenson to 11-1 record and second round of playoffs … As junior tallied 118 tackles, three interceptions (one returned for TD), two forced fumbles (one returned for score), four sacks, 11 tackles-for-losses, blocked punt and three safeties … Named first-team all-state selection by Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Associated Press … No. 28 player on AJC Top 50 list.
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