Turned in an impressive first season at OSU, holding down the middle of the defensive line ... Should be in line for a big senior season in 2013 and figures to be one of the Big 12 Conference's top defenders ... Will try to become OSU's first two-time all-conference defensive lineman since Stacey Satterwhite in 1990 and 1991. Was a consistent defender in the middle of the Cowboy defensive line ... Started every game ... Ended the season with 30 tackles, including 24 solos ... His 8.0 tackles for loss led OSU ... Had five tackles at Arizona in his first career road start and four in the win over West Virginia ... Credited with three tackles against Kansas, Texas and Baylor and two against Louisiana, Iowa State, Texas Tech and Oklahoma ... Had a quarterback sack for an eight-yard loss against Tech ... Had a tackle for a loss against Savannah State, Arizona, Texas, Kansas State, West Virginia (1.5), Texas Tech, Baylor and Purdue ... Finished 12th in the Big 12 in tackles for loss (0.69 per game).