2008 Honors – – Team Leader Award, defense . . . 2008 – – Redshirted.
High school honors – – First team all-state and all-conference as a senior . . . all-Oakland County second team selection as a senior . . . ranked No. 18 in Detroit News Blue Chip rankings . . . Career – – 30.5 tackles, including 7.5 sacks, 15 tackles for loss and four fumble recoveries as a senior . . . also played tight end and had seven receptions and one touchdown as a senior . . . team captain . . . also lettered four times in lacrosse and once in basketball.
Personal – – Born 8/7/89 . . . Pre-Business major . . . ranked No. 1 in his class, academically, as a freshman, sophomore and junior . . . named 2006 American History Student of the Year . . . parents are Merleen Jones and James Semmes . . . high school coach was George Porritt.