Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better
In fifth year in program and third as Blazers' regular snapper on punts and placekicks ... has received Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades last three years ... listed as No. 1 snapper entering fall practice.
2011: Was Blazers' regular snapper for third season in a row ... earned a spot on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2010: Took care of starting snapper duties for UAB for second year in a row ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2009: Handled snapper duties for the Blazers both on punts and placekicks ... was tabbed to Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors following season ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... registered four tackles for the Blazers on punt team.
2008: Member of scout team and was redshirted.
High School: Attended Paul L. Dunbar High in Lexington, Ky. ... as a prep senior, he earned all-state, all-city and all-region accolades as a defensive end ... tabbed all-city and all-region as a sophomore and junior ... recognized as all-state at offensive tackle following junior season ... also participated on wrestling team and track & field squad ... finished fourth in state in wrestling.
Personal: Born Sept. 14, 1990 at Lexington, Ky. ... son of Daphne Stephens and Walt Klein ... major is accounting.