Very talented cornerback who is coming off a terrific freshman season ... very mature defensive back who has a tremendous work ethic ... returning starter at one of the cornerback positions ... did very well in the Spring ... smart player who keeps getting better ... could also be used a kickoff return specialist.
2011 SEASON: Appeared in 11 games as a first-year freshman ... starter in four games ... playing time increased as season wore on ... started four of final five games ... ranked eighth on team with 49 tackles ... recorded two tackles for lost yardage ... had one quarterback sack ... broke up three passes ... intercepted two passes for 45 yards and a touchdown ... also forced a fumble and recovered a fumble ... returned nine kickoffs for 137 yards ... averaged 15.2 yards per kickoff return ... named as Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week after leading Tigers to a 56-42 win over New Hampshire ... made nine tackles against UNH ... also intercepted two passes for 45 yards against the Wildcats ... intercepted a pass and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown to give Tigers a 21-7 first quarter lead over UNH ... also recovered a fumble and broke up a pass in UNH win ... also had career best nine tackles in win over Richmond ... made three tackles and broke up a pass in Homecoming win over Colgate ... had eight tackles in victory at William and Mary ... made two tackles against Delaware with a sack and a forced fumble ... had six tackles and broke up a pass in win at Maine ... helped Tigers to win at Rhode Island with three tackles ... had four tackles in NCAA FCS Playoff game against Lehigh.
AT WAKEFIELD H.S.: Versatile performer at Wakefield H.S. ... played wide receiver and cornerback for the Wolverines ... also returned kicks ... first team All-Cap 8 selection as a senior for Coach Jason Dinwiddle ... named honorable mention all-conference as a junior ... helped the Wolverines post a 10-3 record as a senior and reach the second round of the playoffs ... made 88 tackles with four interceptions in 2010 ... also broke up eight passes and made three tackles for loss ... caught 16 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns ... accumulated 515 yards as kick and punt return specialist ... intercepted five passes as a junior also played basketball for the Wolverines ... earned All-American notice as a member of the track and field team ... state finalist in the 800-run.
PERSONAL: Has one brother and two sisters ... die-hard fan of the New York Jets ... favorite NFL player is Darrelle Revis ... lists LeBron James as his favorite athlete ... favorite actor is Denzel Washington ... hobbies include reading and playing XBox ... favorite movies are The Bourne Series ... favorite book is The Bible ... enjoys music by Lil Wayne ... close friend of Brandon Banks of the Washington Redskins ... father is a graduate of North Carolina Central and a machine operator ... mother is a computer operator who graduated from Wake Tech ... son of Willie Frederick and Keyya Frederick ... born on May 3, 1993 in Raleigh, N.C. ... major is sports management.