The ISU senior center graded out at 92 percent and had eight knockdowns last Saturday against Western Illinois.
ISU looking to extend winning streak to five in a row.
Illinois State will be looking to break a four-game losing streak to the Salukis.
ISU will be looking for consecutive wins over ranked foes.
The junior transfer linebacker had eight tackles, three sacks and four tackles-for-loss against #14 South Dakota
2011: All-MVFC Second-Team Selection ... started in 10 of the team's 11 games ... key member of the offensive line unit that has helped ISU rush for 183.4 yards per game, up from 131 yards per game last year ... part of the unit that has allowed just six sacks on the season, which ranked the group No. 3 in the country in fewest sacks allowed ... helped Ashton Leggett become the first Redbird running back to rush for over 1,000 yards since 2006 ... named MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week after he graded out at 90 percent and had seven knock downs while helping the team rush for a season-high 316 yards rushing in a win at Missouri State.
2010: Started all 11 games at left guard ... vital component of the offensive line that helped ISU post 4,279 yards on the season, the eighth-best single season mark in school history ... ISU was second-best passing offense in the conference ... helped Ashton Leggett and Erik Smith each rush for over 100 yards and ISU post a season-high 287 yards rushing against No. 14 North Dakota State ... preseason All-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection.