2009 Season Photos
SENIOR YEAR (2012)
All-CAA second-team selection ... Started all 11 games ... Ranked second on the team with 74 tackles ... Also totaled 5.0 tackles for a loss, a half sack, an interception, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and three PBUs ... Ranked tied for ninth in the CAA in tackles per game among linebackers (6.7) ... Recorded nine tackles, 1.5 TFL, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and two PBUs in the win at Penn ... Recorded nine stops and 1.5 TFL at James Madison ... Posted seven tackles and an interception against Maine ... Registered six stops, 0.5 TFL and a forced fumble in the win against Georgia State ... Totaled eight tackles in the season opener at Maryland ... Preseason All-CAA first-team selection by Phil Steele ... Preseason CFPA Watch List selection ...
JUNIOR YEAR (2011)
Started all 11 games and earned third-team all-conference honors ... Totaled a team-high 109 tackles with 8.0 tackles for a loss, 4.5 sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... Ranked sixth in the CAA with 9.9 tackles per game ... Recorded double-digit tackle totals six times ... Equaled a career high with 16 tackles in the season opener at Virginia ... Posted 13 tackles with 1.5 TFLs and a sack versus James Madison ... Also totaled 13 tackles, eight solo, with 2.0 TFLs, a forced fumble and fumble recovery in the triumph against sixth-ranked New Hampshire ... Registered 12-tackle efforts in the win at VMI and at Rhode Island ... Also forced a fumble against the Rams ... Made 11 stops with a sack in the victory at Richmond ... Intercepted passes against New Haven and Towson ... Tallied eight tackles with 2.5 TFLs, two sacks and a forced fumble in the win at Villanova ... Honored as the W&M QB Club Defensive Player of the Year ...
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2010)
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR (2009)
Posted a breakout sophomore season in which he ranked fourth
on the team with 65 tackles ... Also recorded 2.0 tackles for a loss, an
interception, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries ... Played in all 12
games and earned three starts ... Earned first career start in season opener
at UMass and totaled a career-high 16 tackles with 0.5 TFL ... Made eight
stops with a TFL, forced fumble and interception in the following week's win
against VMI ... Registered seven tackles in the win at Old Dominion
... Recovered fumbles in successive weeks at North Carolina and at New
Hampshire, with both recoveries coming on special teams coverage units ...
Appeared in 13 games as a reserve linebacker ... Finished the season with 15 tackles, 0.5 tackle for a loss and a pass breakup ... Recorded a season-high four tackles in the victory at Towson ... Tallied two stops with a 0.5 TFL in the win at Rhode Island ...
FRESHMAN YEAR (2008)
Redshirted as a scout team linebacker ...
A three-year letterwinner at running back and linebacker at Caroline for Head Coach Robert Jenkins ... A three-time first-team all-district, all-region and all-area choice at both running back and linebacker ... A first-team all-state linebacker as a senior ... Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year (top 50 in the nation) as a junior ... Graduated as Caroline's all-time leading tackler ... President of the National Honor Society and his high school class as a sophomore, junior and senior ... A member of the BETA Club and FCA ...
Son of Alvin and Elaine Mines ... Majoring in kinesiology and health sciences … Member of Ebony Expressions Gospel Choir, LIVE (Awareness Group), 1 in 4 (sexual assault awareness group), Generation Church and NAACP ... Born on February 8, 1990 in Richmond, Va.