2007 (Junior) - Played in all 13 games, started against TCU, BYU and Navy ... first start of the season and second of career, came against TCU ... 10th on the team in total tackles with 39 (27-12-38) ... three pass breakups on the season ... tied a career-high with 10 tackles vs. TCU ... four tackles vs. BYU and Navy ... one pass breakup vs. TCU ... three solo stops vs. New Mexico ... four solo tackles vs. Notre Dame and San Diego State.
2006 (Sophomore) - Played in all 12 games, starting the final game of the season vs. TCU ... recorded 32 total tackles, including 17 unassisted ... his 32 tackles ranked as the second-most on the team among reserves overall and tops among players in the secondary ... two tackles for loss for two yards and one pass breakup ... recovered a team-best two fumbles, both on the kickoff team ... tied for sixth in the conference in fumble recoveries ... recorded a career- and team-high 10 tackles vs. TCU in his first-career start ... also had a pass breakup ... first time in his career he led the team in tackles in a game ... fumble recoveries came vs. Wyoming and New Mexico in consecutive games ... four tackles, including one for loss, vs. UNLV.
2005 (Freshman) - Was a Falcon on the junior varsity team.
High School - Lettered three years in football, basketball and track ... two-time all-conference selection ... all-area ... holds two Illinois state records, one of which was scoring six touchdown's in a playoff game ... football coach was Joe Sanchez.
Personal - Parents are Tim and Joanne Kirchoff ... has four younger sisters, Allison (18), Anna (16), Abby (14) and Angie (12) ... birth date is Sept. 13, 1985 ... attended USAFA Prep School and played football ... majoring in systems engineering management ... member of Cadet Squadron 37 ... on the athletic's list every semester and posted the maximum score on the Academy's physical fitness test ... went to Andersen AFB, Guam, this past summer on Operation Air Force ... is an element leader and safety NCO in his squadron ... completed Operation Air Force at Shaw AFB, S.C., and was a USAFA prep school counselor in the summer of 2007 ... favorite food is sirloin steak ... favorite movie is 300 ... something most people don't know about him is that he is an avid personal investor ... famous person he would like to meet is Michael Jordan ... also recruited by Western Michigan, Northern Illinois and Northwestern ... credits his father, Tim, as having the biggest influence on his sports career ... most noteworthy thing about his hometown is they play Division 8 football, the highest classification in the nation ... best personal moment in sports was recovering the onside kick vs. Tennessee in the fourth quarter ... hobbies are stock trading, reading and playing golf ... favorite NFL team is the Chicago Bears ... wears the No. 23 because that is the number Michael Jordan wore ... favorite non-traditional sport to watch is the World Poker Tour ... future goal is to be a financial officer in the Air Force and earn his MBA.
Career Statistics Year G UT-AT TT TFL Sacks 2007 13 27-12 39 0.0-0 0.0-0 2006 12 17-15 32 2.0-2 0.0-0 Totals 25 44-27 71 2.0-2 0.0-0