Prior to SIU
Spent two seasons at Northern Illinois...Played in nine games as a true freshman in 2012 and posted four tackles...Played primarily on special teams units...Made a season-high two stops against Kansas...Appeared in two games in 2013 before suffering a season-ending injury and taking a redshirt.
As a senior, earned first team All-State, St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro and All-Conference honors...Recorded 81 tackles and seven sacks in 2011, helping the Panthers to a share of the Southwestern Conference Championship...Led the OTHS defense that gave up only 15.7 points per game in 2011 en route to an appearance in the Class 7A quarterfinals...As a junior, earned All-State and first-team All-Conference honors...Recorded 91 tackles and 10 sacks for the Panthers..Helped O'Fallon to a conference championship in 2010.
Son of Mike and Mary Cotton.
|Thursday, Aug 28|
|Football||Carbondale, Ill.||7:00 PM|
|Saturday, Sept 6|
|Football||Charleston, Ill.||6:00 PM|
|Saturday, Sept 13|
|Football||Carbondale, Ill.||6:00 PM|
|Saturday, Sept 20|
|Football||West Lafayette, Ind.||TBA|