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2014 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played against Eastern Illinois, but did not record any statistics saw action against Iowa.
2013 FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in six games made two tackles named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Made two tackles, including one for a loss, in his collegiaite debut against UNLV played on defense at New Mexico State and against Western Illinois, but did not record any statistics saw special teams action against Nebraska, at Indiana and Penn State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Fort Walton Beach High School ranked as a four-star prospect and as the No. 83 defensive tackle prospect in the nation by ESPN compiled a total of 27 tackles and one sack as a senior recorded 48 total stops and two sacks as a junior in 2010 named first-team all-area by the Northwest Florida Daily News named a member of the 2011 Daily News Dandy Dozen state qualifier in the shot put and member of his high school's weight lifting team.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 18, 1993 son of Yoshoub Timms and Latonya Byas.