Southern sealed the win with a fourth-and-one stop.
No. 7 SDSU is the highest ranked opponent SIU has defeated since Oct. 17, 2009 (No. 2 Northern Iowa).
This is only the third time since the beginning of the 2012 season the Salukis have given up four or more passing touchdowns.
The Saluki defense has now recorded a sack in 40 of its previous 41 games.
First-team All-MVFC...Team captain...Started all 12 games...Led the team and third in the MVFC with 104 total tackles...Led the MVFC with 55 solo tackles...His 104 tackles were the most by a Saluki since 2007...Tied for sixth in the MVFC with 12.5 TFL...Blocked three kicks on the year, returning one for a touchdown...Had 3.0 sacks, one interception and one forced fumble to go with seven QB hurries...Recorded a career-high 15 tackles against Eastern Illinois, the most by a Saluki under Dale Lennon...Had a career-high 2.0 sacks in the road win over No. 7 South Dakota State...Named MVFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Southeast Missouri State...A three-time CFPA honorable mention during the season.
Started all 11 games at inside linebacker...Led the team with 78 tackles...Recorded 28 unassisted tackles...Recorded a career-high 11 tackles at North Dakota State...Recorded double-digit tackles in three games...Recorded first collegiate interception in the Illinois State game...Set a school record with a 100-yard fumble return for a touchdown against Northern Iowa...Recorded two sacks, one against Northern Iowa and one against Western Illinois...Fifth on the team with 5.0 tackles for loss...Forced two fumbles, both in the season opener at Eastern Illinois...Selected as the FCS Linebacker Performer of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards for his effort against Northern Iowa.
Played in all 11 games...Posted career highs with six tackles and a sack against Eastern Illinois.
Prior to SIU
Played at Coffeyville Community College and was the Ravens' third-leading tackler in 2010 with 83 stops...Tied for the team lead with 15 tackles for a loss..Had five sacks, two pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble in 2010.
Two-time Cobb County Defensive Player of the Year...First team All-State as a senior and garnered honorable mention All-State accolades as a junior...Led team to a 10-1 record, including a 10-0 regular season mark, as a senior when his team achieved a No. 25 national ranking...Also ran the 100M and 200M along with the 4x100 in track and played basketball.
Born on Feb. 2, 1990...Son of Kettly and Nick Presume...Has one sister...Sports administration major.