Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2011: Returning starting nose guard ... charted as the No. 63 draft eligible defensive tackle in the nation by Phil Steele's College Football Preview ... post-season honors candidate ... possesses a good understanding of the game ... lone member of the defensive front playing his final season of eligibility ... will be counted on by the coaching staff to help guide the youthful position group ... fierce competitor described by the coaching staff as a "true warrior" ... slated to anchor the Blue Devil defensive front again in 2011 ... has showed marked improvement throughout his four years in the program ... has seen action in 33 career games with 24 starting assignments ... owns career totals of 98 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 quarterback sacks, nine QB pressures, three PBUs and one fumble recovery ... Duke's active leader in tackles for loss and QB pressures ... ranks tied for 12th among active ACC players in career tackles for loss ... has played 1,423 career snaps ... had four tackles including one sack in the annual Spring Game ... in the program's post-spring weightlifting evaluation, recorded the top squat lift (565 lbs.) on the team ... among defensive linemen, ranked second in the vertical jump (30.5") and third in the broad jump (8'11").
2010: Started all 12 games ... carded 46 tackles with 7.5 tackles for loss and one sack ... recorded one safety by tackling North Carolina RB Shaun Draughn in the end zone ... had a season-high 10 tackles against North Carolina ... lone sack of the year came in the win over Virginia ... ranked second on the squad in tackles for loss ... made a stop behind the line of scrimmage in all eight ACC contests ... on the field for 658 total snaps including a season-high 78 versus North Carolina ... also played 50 or more snaps versus Wake Forest (54), Army (50), Maryland (52), Miami (61), Navy (61), Virginia (73), Boston College (51) and Georgia Tech (58).
2009: Played in all 12 games with 11 starting assignments ... posted 39 tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 quarterback sack ... added five quarterback pressures and one pass breakup ... returned a fumble seven yards for a TD in Duke's win at Virginia ... blocked a PAT attempt against Kansas ... logged a season-high five tackles versus both Army and Virginia Tech ... added two tackles for loss in the victory over the Black Knights ... first career sack came in the season finale against Wake Forest ... on the field for 594 total snaps including 547 defensive plays ... logged a season-high 63 snaps at Army ... also topped the 40-play plateau against Wake Forest (62), Kansas (60), North Carolina (55), Miami (54), Richmond (50), Georgia Tech (49), Virginia (44), Virginia Tech (44) and Maryland (41).
2008: Played in nine games with one start ... tallied 13 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and two quarterback hurries on the year ... earned first collegiate start against Miami and registered two tackles ... recorded a season-high five tackles versus Navy ... had two stops against both James Madison and Georgia Tech ... tallied two QB pressures against Virginia ... played a total of 171 snaps on the year with a season-high 35 versus Virginia.
2007: Did not see game action.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterman at Hamilton under Jim Place ... All-Region selection by PrepStar magazine ... first team all-conference and All-Butler County pick as a senior after recording 68 tackles and four sacks ... as a junior, picked up second team all-conference and all-county honors after posting 67 tackles, six sacks and two fumble recoveries ... finished career with 180 tackles and 14 sacks ... served as team captain during senior campaign ... nominated to the U.S. Army All American Bowl ... candidate for Anthony Munoz Foundation Offensive/Defensive Lineman of the Year ... recorded nine tackles for loss in the 62nd Annual 2007 Ohio North/South All Star Game ... nominated for the Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year ... Rivals.com most polished defensive end at the Ohio State University Nike Camp ... also participated in track and field.
Personal: Son of Gregory and Nancy Hatcher ... born August 26, 1988 ... double majoring in cultural anthropology and computer science.