2001 (Junior) - THIRD TEAM ALL-BIG 12 SELECTION by coaches... Started all 11 games at left end... One of eight Wildcats to start all 11 games at the same position (one of four defenders)...Ranked seventh on the team with 47 total tackles and first with 24 assisted tackles... His tackle count was second among defensive linemen (trailing Tank Reese's 49)... First among linemen and third on the team with eight TFLs for 50 yards, including three sacks for 40 yards... Has four QBHs... Has forced one turnover and picked up two others (1 fumble recovery, 1 interception)... Turned in a solid game against Colorado (10/6), collecting his first interception to go along with five tackles and one QBH... Totaled a season-best four TFLs, including two sacks for 28 yards, against archrival Kansas (10/27)... Had a season-best six tackles at second-ranked Nebraska.
Garden City CC - First team NJCAA All-America selection... First team All-American by JC Gridwire... Was named to the 2000 NJCAA All-Region VI defensive team as an interior lineman... Two-time All-Jayhawk Conference selection... Ranked among SuperPrep magazine's top 100 junior college players nationally... Named team's defensive MVP as a sophomore... Finished with 103 tackles, including nine sacks in 2000... Was fourth in the Kansas Jayhawk Conference for tackles for loss with 18 behind other K-State signee Allen "Tank" Reese... Had 10 sacks as a freshman... Junior college coach was Bob Larson.
Olympic Heights HS - Started and lettered all four years at Olympic Heights HS in Boca Raton, Fla... All-Palm Beach County selection... High school coach was Willie Dodano.
Personal - Born April 3, 1980 in Boynton Beach, Fla... Parents are Russell and Janice Preston... Enjoys video games.
Bowl Performances - Started at left end in the 2001 Insight.com Bowl... recorded four tackles, including one for a 4-yard loss.
Career highs - Tackles: 6 at Nebraska (11/10); Solo tackles: 4 vs Kansas (10/27); TFL: 4 vs Kansas (10/27); Sacks: 2 vs Kansas.