Gifted athlete who came to Mizzou originally as a defensive back prospect, but moved to linebacker after bulking up to his current listed weight of 230 pounds ... Has 33 games of playing experience, most among Tiger reserve linebackers ... Will line up at the weakside linebacker position during the year, where he is listed No. 2 on the depth chart heading into fall camp ... Was initially limited in spring drills, after getting labrum repaired in his left shoulder after the Cotton Bowl win over Arkansas ... Was cleared to play toward the latter part of spring camp, and returned to play solid football, as he closed spring camp by notching 9 tackles in the annual Black & Gold Spring Game.
Appeared in all 14 games and had a career-best nine tackles on the season, playing most on special teams units ... Made two stops in the Ole Miss game and had two tackles against Illinois State and Nebraska ... Had at least one tackle in four-straight games (Sept. 8-Oct. 6), including three games with two stops ... recorded tackles in each of the Tigers final two road games of the regular season (at Colorado and Kansas State).
Was listed at No. 2 on the depth chart at the strongside linebacker position for most of the year, and saw action in all 13 games in reserve duty and on special teams ... Recorded 6 tackles on the season, including a career-best 4 tackles against Kansas State ... Also forced his 1st career fumble against the Wildcats ... Had a half-tackle against Colorado that went for a loss of 10 yards ... Broke up a pass in the season opener against Murray State.
Saw action in 6 games as a redshirt freshman, including 4 of MU's last 5 games ... Recorded 1 tackle against #2-ranked Texas ... Played against Troy, Texas, Nebraska, Colorado, Baylor and Kansas State.
Redshirt season ... Spent the year working on the scout team as a defensive back, and getting bigger and stronger in the Tiger strength program.
A fast and physical defensive back who ranked as the No. 29 overall prospect at any position in the midland region, according to SuperPrep Magazine ... Same publication ranked him as the nation's No. 24 defensive back talent ... Three-sport letterwinner who also excelled in track and basketball at Rockhurst ... High school coach - Tony Severino.
Son of Steve & Linda Redmond ... Is a cousin to fellow 2004 Mizzou signee and Rockhurst teammate Tony Temple ... Chose MU over Kansas State, Kansas, Michigan State, Nebraska and Iowa, among others ... Plans to pursue a degree in education at Mizzou.