Physical player that was regarded as one of the top linebackers nationally and the best prospect coming out of Illinois in 2013 ... Ranked as a five-star prospect by 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... Named to the prestigious Parade All-America Honorable Mention team ... Accounted for 139 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, and 4 fumble recoveries as a senior ... Received a four-star ranking from Rivals.com and ESPN.com ... Listed as high as the No. 1 middle linebacker and No. 24 overall prospect nationally by Scout.com ... Member of the Rivals100, ESPN 300, 247Sports Top 247, and Scout 300 ... Named to the Illinois 8A All-State Team ... Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Game ... Participant of The Opening, Nike's camp for elite college football recruits ... Selected as a MaxPreps Second-Team All-American ... Coached by Ken Bublitz.
Parents are Katrina and Clifton Garrett ... Born Dec. 16, 1995 ... Majoring in general business.