2013: Started the opening seven games while playing in all 12 contests ... placed third on TCU with 70 stops ... ranked fourth with 8 1/2 tackles for loss ... closed the season with a career-best 12 tackles against Baylor ... also reached double figures with 10 stops, including four for loss and a sack, versus SMU ... all 10 tackles were of the solo variety ... added a forced fumble against the Mustangs ... his two sacks on the season came in consecutive games against Texas Tech and SMU ... had 1 1/2 tackles for loss as part of nine stops versus Kansas ... posted seven tackles, including one for loss, in consecutive contests at Iowa State and Kansas State.
2012: Played in the last 12 games and earned starts against Kansas State and Texas ... made 18 stops on the year, including 13 solo tackles ... five of his tackles were for loss ... also forced a fumble ... made his first tackle of the year in his season debut at Kansas ... all four of his tackles at Oklahoma State were unassisted and one was for loss ... posted a career-high seven tackles (four solo) at West Virginia, two of which were for loss ... both of his tackles against Kansas State were for loss and he also forced a fumble in the game ... had four tackles in the Thanksgiving night win at Texas.
2011: Made appearances in nine games, including each of the last five ... had three tackles on the year.
2010: Redshirted his first season on campus.
High School: Rated as the No. 8 outside linebacker in the state and No. 39 in the nation by Rivals.com ... ranked No. 97 for overall players in Texas ... listed in the Waco Tribune's top-100 recruits for Texas ... honorable-mention All-State as a junior ... named the District 22-3A Most Valuable Player his junior year ... selected TCU over Arkansas, Baylor, Colorado, Oklahoma State and Wisconsin.
Personal: Parents are Marcus Mallet and Tanisha and Kevin Strong ... major is criminal justice.