Damien Wilson and De'Vondre Campbell will lead returning linebackers
2014 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in 12 games, mostly on special teams made one tackle. Game-by-Game: Made his season debut against Middle Tennessee where he saw action on special teams played at TCU and saw special teams action against San Jose State and at Michigan made one tackle on special teams against Northwestern played on special teams against Purdue, Iowa and Ohio State saw action at Nebraska, at Wisconsin and against Missouri.
2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 12 games, mostly on special teams recorded three tackles. Game-by-Game: Made his collegiate debut against UNLV registered one tackle at New Mexico State recorded one tackle against Western Illinois notched one tackle against San Jose State played on special teams in all eight Big Ten games and against Syracuse.
2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Standout player at Port Huron High School where he was a three-year starter at linebacker made 197 career tackles and was named first-team All-Academic Macomb Area Conference three times served as captain during his senior year and was named All-East Metro by the Detroit News received the Harry Anderle Award, which was presented to the top defensive player named first-team All-Macomb Area Conference as a senior averaged 4.7 yards-per-rush and 10.7 yards-per-catch as a senior on offense.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 20, 1992 son of Sara Schultz-Mullins.
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