2001 (Junior) - Earned 2002 PAUL COFFMAN AWARD for spring work in weight room... FIRST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 SELECTION... Earned JIM KLEINAU AWARD honoring hard work, loyalty and commitment... Played in all 11 games at linebacker... Saw most of his action at middle linebacker, serving as a back-up to consensus All-Big 12 performer Ben Leber... Collected 11 total tackles on the season, including seven solo stops... Had a pair of TFLs for 11 yards, including a sack for 10 yards... Posted a season-best five total tackles, including three solo stops, against New Mexico State (9/22)... Picked up his first career sack against the Aggies... Had a pair of tackles against Texas A&M (10/20), including one TFL.
2000 (Sophomore) - FIRST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12... Finished season with nine tackles, including five unassisted stops, and a pair of fumble recoveries in 14 games for Wildcats as backup linebacker and special teams player... Had career-high four tackles, all solos, and a fumble recovery vs. North Texas (9/23)... Had a sack for two yards among his three tackles vs. Ball State (9/16)... Other fumble recovery came at Kansas (10/7).
1999 (Freshman) - First team Academic All-Big 12 selection... Stepped in and started at linebacker against Utah State when Travis Litton missed game with injury... Came off the bench to replace Litton in Kansas game and totaled four tackles... Was a walk-on player in the K-State program... Recovered a fumble in 66-0 win over Missouri in regular-season finale.
1998 - Redshirt season.
Blue Valley HS - Played eight-man football at Blue Valley... Was a four-year starter in football, a three-year letterwinner in basketball and four-year letterwinner in track and field... Was an All-Twin Valley League pick as a sophomore, junior and senior... Earned first team All-Flint Hills honors from the Manhattan Mercury as a junior and senior after earning honorable-mention honors as a sophomore... Kansas Eight-Man All-State pick as a junior and senior after earning honorable-mention honors as a sophomore... High school coach was Mike Teeter... Was the 1998 Twin Valley League shot put champion.
Personal - Born Oct. 5, 1979... Parents are Larry and Roxanne Klocke... Majoring in business... Biggest sports thrill was playing in the 1997 Eight-Man Football State Championship game... Enjoys hunting and fishing.
Career highs - Tackles: 4 vs North Texas (9/23/00); solo tackles: 4 vs North Texas (9/23/00); TFLs: 1 vs Ball State (9/16/00); sacks: 1 vs Ball State (9/16/00).