defensive line | orlando, fl
SOPHOMORE (2014 at Hutchinson [Kan.] CC)
An early enrollee who earned a four-star rating from Rivals, ESPN and Scout… Ranked No. 15 in Rivals’ Top JUCO 100 and the No. 1 strong side defensive end… ESPN rates him No. 32 in the ESPN JC50 and the No. 4 junior college defensive tackle in the country… Coached at Hutchinson Community College by Rion Rhoades… Enrolled early and will participate in team activities during the spring semester… Chose Arkansas over Florida, Georgia, Miami, Oklahoma State and others…Finished his junior college career with 144 total tackles and 22.5 career sacks… His 22.5 career sacks ranks second in Blue Dragons history… Posted 15.5 sacks, the second-highest single-season total in school history… Earned second-team NJCAA All-American honors and first-team all-conference recognition… Totaled 78 tackles, including 24.5 for loss… Also posted seven quarterback hurries, two fumble recoveries and blocked two kicks… vs. Hudson Valley CC (Dec. 6): Earned defensive MVP honors in the 2014 Salt City Bowl with 10 total tackles and three sacks.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013 at Hutchinson [Kan.] CC)
Helped lead the Blue Dragons to an 8-4 record, a second place finish in the Jayhawk Conference and a victory in the Salt City Bowl… Earned first team all-conference honors at defensive end… Finished second on the team with 73 tackles… Also added 13.0 tackles for loss, seven sacks and 13 quarterback hurries.
FRESHMAN (2012 at Hutchinson [Kan.] CC)
Redshirted at Hutchinson [Kan.] CC.
Played nose guard for his senior season at Gainesville (Ga.) HS after moving from Orlando, Fla… Helped the Red Elephants finish 12-2, including a regional championship… Led Gainesville to the Georgia class AAA state semifinals... Coached at Gainesville High School by Bruce Miller... Also played basketball and baseball.
Born June 2, 1994, he is the son of Weldon and Sharon Ledbetter… Enjoys fishing and hunting in his spare time… Father, Weldon, played running back at Oklahoma from 1979-82 and was selected in the seventh round of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers… Cousin, Isaac Byrd, played wide receiver at Kansas and was a sixth round selection by the Tennessee Titans in the 1997 NFL Draft.