2007 – – Redshirted.
High school honors – – Earned third team all-state recognition as a senior . . . was first team all-conference as a senior after earning honorable mention recognition as a junior . . . Career – – member of prep team that won district titles as a junior and senior and state championship his senior season . . . earned three letters as offensive and defensive lineman . . . also lettered in baseball, wrestling and track and field.
Personal – – Born 12/29/88 . . . Pre-Business major . . . parents are Shelli and Steve Thilges . . . attended same high school as Cody DL Hundertmark and LB Tyler Nielson . . . high school coach was Greg Thomas.