Was listed as the starter heading into fall camp, but dropped significant weight due to sickness... missed the first four games of the year... took over as the starter in the win over Southern Mississippi... didn't start in the win over Syracuse, but returned to the starting lineup in the season finale versus Rutgers.
Took over as the starter in fall camp and went on to start all 12 games at offensive tackle... showed good feet and athletic ability as a starter.
Played in four games at tackle.
Trigg County High School
Played for Curtis Higgins at Trigg County High School... rated as a three-star athlete by Rivals.com... listed as the No. 11 player in Kentucky and the No. 54 offensive tackle recruit in the nation.... four-year starter... ranked the top offensive linemen in the state of Kentucky... named the team's Outstanding Lineman of the Year... United States Army All-American nominee... selected a Rivals.com Top 20 player in the state of Kentucky... named one of the top 50 linemen by Scouts.com and Rivals.com... selected to the Courier Journal All-State first team... named to the Tremendous 26 by the Kentucky Coaches Association... voted first team All-Western Kentucky Conference and Honorable Mention All-State as an offensive tackle and nose guard... totalled 33 solo tackles, 81 assisted tackles, 44 tackles for loss, 15 forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries over the past two seasons at the nose guard position... named the Defensive Lineman of the Year as a sophomore and junior... earned Honorable Mention All-State by the Associated Press... named the Player of the Year as freshman.
Personal: Born July 11, 1987... son of Michelle and Dale Futrell... justice administration major.