Rising junior is expected to be a force on the defensive line in his second year as a starter in 2016 . . . dynamic playmaker is ranked No. 4 in Athlon Sports Big Ten Player rankings heading into spring practice . . . listed as the starting nose tackle on the spring depth chart . . . has played in 27 career games, including 15 consecutive starts . . . has 56 career tackles, including 17 for losses (75 yards) and 6.0 sacks (53 yards ) . . . true freshman played in all 13 games at defensive tackle in 2014 . . . named a Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America.