2009: Started every game this season at nose guard...Had 46 total stops on the season (12 solo and 34 assisted)...Had fumble recoveries against North Texas and Buffalo...Had 6.5 tackles for loss (16 yards)... Recorded a career-high six tackles against Miami...2008: Saw action in four games...Had two stops, which included a half tackle for loss against Bowling Green...2007: Played in 12 games ... Recorded 10 solo and eight assisted tackles ... Sacked the quarterback one time... Set career-highs for assisted tackles with two and total tackles with three against Wyoming (Sept. 22)...2006: Redshirted in his first season with the Bobcats ... Made the travel squad for every road game ...Was named the defensive scout team player of the week prior to the Tennessee-Martin game...HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner at Warrensville Heights ... First-team all-state as a senior ... Also earned all-district and All-Cuyahoga County honors ... Was a three-time all-conference pick ... Named his conference's lineman of the year ... Made 57 tackles, including nine sacks as a senior ... Caused eight fumbles and blocked two fi ld goals in 2005 ... On offense, recorded 30 pancake blocks and graded out at 89 percent from his guard position... PERSONAL: Majoring in Recreation Management...Son of Brian and Alaias Perkins ... High school coach, Devlin Culliver, played defensive back for the Bobcats from 1986-89.