2013 (Junior) -- Played in all 12 games, starting the last three ... recorded 58 total tackles, including 25 unassisted ... had 4.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 quarterback sacks ... forced two fumbles ... averaged 13.7 tackles per game in his three starts ... five tackles vs. New Mexico in his first-career start ... recorded 17 tackles vs. UNLV ... career-best 19 tackles at Colorado State ... his 19 tackles were the most by a Falcon in 2013 while the 17 are the second most ... averaged 18.0 tackles the last two games.
2012 (Sophomore) - Played on the junior varsity.
2011 (Freshman) - Played on the junior varsity.
High School (Clarke Central) - Lettered four years in football and two in golf ... two-time all-region selection in football ... all-area and all-state in football as a senior ...named the team's defensive MVP as a junior and senior ... earned special teams MVP as a sophomore ... high school football coach was Leroy Ryals.
Personal - Son of Tony and Michelle Pierce ... one of three children ... born in Oberlin, Ohio ... nickname is Boom Town ... would like to be a UAV pilot in the Air Force ... hobby is poetry.