Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2013: Reserve defensive end ... saw limited action during spring drills while nursing a leg injury ... plays bigger than his size ... possesses an exceptional work ethic ... transitioned from linebacker to the defensive front during spring drills in 2012 ... in 24 career games (2 starts), has compiled 32 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries and two QB pressures ... has nine career games with 2+ tackles including a career-high five against Georgia Tech in 2012 ... has played 449 career snaps.
2012: Played in all 13 games with two starting assignments ... starts came against Florida State and Clemson ... totaled 29 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries and two QB pressures ... had a season-high five tackles at Georgia Tech ... posted 2+ tackles in nine games ... sacks came versus Memphis (1.5) and Miami ... fumble recovery in the fourth quarter at Wake Forest led to Duke’s game-winning TD by Anthony Boone in the 34-27 triumph over the Demon Deacons ... other fumble recovery came against Clemson ... on the field for 327 total snaps including a season-high 46 versus Virginia.
2011: Played in 11 games, exclusively on special teams ... did not see action in the season-opener versus Richmond ... credited with three tackles ... on the field for 122 total snaps.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Westlake under coach Dominic Zaccarelli ... helped Westlake to a three-year record of 28-9 with three state playoff appearances including the 2008 state championship (3A) ... as a senior, recorded 10 quarterback sacks en route to earning all-state accolades ... all-Mid Atlantic Region choice by SuperPrep as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Sharlene Woodruff ... cousin, Donta Jones, lettered four seasons at Nebraska (1991-92-93-94), earned All-Big Eight honors as an outside linebacker (1994), was a starter on the Huskers’ 1994 national championship team, was a fourth round selection of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1995 NFL Draft and was inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame (2007) ... high school teammate of current Duke football program member Michael Westray ... born June 19, 1993.