2012: Saw action in all 13 games for the Redbirds ... finished the season with 10 tackles, including eight solo stops ... tied for third on the team with five special-teams tackles ... had two tackles in the season-opening win over Dayton ... posted a career-best five tackles and added 1.5 tackles-for-loss in the second-round playoff win at Appalachian State.
2011: Appeared in eight games as a defensive lineman ... recorded five tackles, including two tackles-for-loss, a sack and a quarterback hurry ... had one tackle in five different games ... recorded first career tackle-for-loss in a win over No. 16 Indiana State ... tallied first career sack in a win at Southern Illinois.
Wauconda HS: Two-year letterwinner ... played two seasons at Wauconda, after moving back from Arizona with his family ... played in all nine games as a junior after sitting out sophomore season with a leg injury ... was named an all-area, all-conference and all-state selection after junior season
Personal: Born September 12, 1991, in Wauconda, Ill. ... son of Chris and Shannon Dillard ... has a brother, Shelby (16) and a sister, Audri (11) ... intended major is business education ... also recruited by Illinois and Wyoming.