|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Kings HS|
2021 (R-Senior): Appeared in two games on the season with one start, missing the majority of the season with a lingering injury … Finished the year with 12 tackles, including eight solo wrap ups in two games played.
2020 (R-Senior)*: Named Preseason First Team All-SoCon … Appeared and started in four games for the Bucs, missing the other two contests with injuries … Finished the year with 16 total tackles, including eight solo … Capped off the year with 1.0 tackle for loss and one pass breakup … Posted a season-high five tackles in the win over Western Carolina (March 27), recording two solo tackles and his lone tackle for loss against the Catamounts.
*Season played in Spring 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic
2019 (R-Junior): Named to the Phil Steele Magazine Preseason Second Team All-SoCon … Played and started in 11 games for the Bucs … Concluded the season with 57 tackles (31 solo), 6.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks and four quarterback hurries … Finished fourth on the team in tackles for loss and fifth in total tackles … Recorded five or more tackles in seven of the games played, including a string of five consecutive games beginning with Wofford (Oct. 5) through Mercer (Nov. 16) … Tallied a season-high 10 tackles against Western Carolina … Notched a career-high 2.5 tackles for loss against Chattanooga, finishing with five total tackles on Oct. 17.
2018 (R-Sophomore): Played in and started 11 games for the Buccaneers … Finished the season with 68 tackles (31 solo), eight tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, one fumble recovery, seven quarterback hurries and four pass breakups … Posted at least one tackle in all 11 games played, including a career-high 13 tackles against Western Carolina (Oct. 27) … Tallied three consecutive games of 10-or-more tackles … Recovered a fumble against Chattanooga (Sept. 29), returning the ball 10 yards … Finished third on the squad in quarterback hurries (7), fifth on the team in total tackles (68) and sixth in tackles for loss (8.0).
2017 (R-Freshman): Named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team and earned Freshman All-American Honorable Mention by Hero Sports … Named to the SoCon All-Academic Team and SoCon Honor Roll … Played in all 11 games (seven starts) en route to totaling 57 tackles (34 solo), nine tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, six quarterback pressures and a forced fumble … Posted at least one tackle in all 11 games, including a season-high eight solo tackles in the season finale at Chattanooga … Recorded his first collegiate sack at No. 1 James Madison (seven tackles), and had a sack in back-to-back games against Robert Morris and Western Carolina … Ranked second on the team in sacks and tackles for loss, while ranking fourth in tackles.
2016 (Freshman): Named to the 2016-17 SoCon Honor Roll ... Redshirted 2016 season.
High School: Named Eastern Cincinnati Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2014 … Earned second team all-state honors in 2015 … Two-time all-conference, all-city and all-district member (2014 & 2015) … Registered 44 tackles for loss and 26 sacks in his playing career for the Knights … Finished with 11 sacks, eight forced fumbles, and an interception in 2015 … Totaled 14.5 sacks (led ECC), four forced fumbles (two recovered), and an interception in 2014 … Led the Knights to back-to-back conference championships in 2014 and 2015.
Personal: Son of Lynda and Jim Bockrath … Majoring in computer science.