Blazers and Golden Hurricane battle on Saturday at 7 p.m. CT
Has been contributor in linebacking corps since his freshman season ... enters senior season with seven career starts, including three last season during junior year ... started first three games of 2008 season and four overall.
2010: Appeared in all 12 games and started three contests (Tennessee, Memphis and Rice) ... finished season with 13 tackles ... recorded season-high four stops in final game of year at Rice ... also registered a pair of tackles against Tennessee, UTEP and Southern Miss ... notched a tackle for loss and sack against Mississippi State ... also recovered a fumble vs. Memphis ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2009: Saw action in eight games and recorded five tackles ... also registered one fumble recovery (vs. Southern Miss) ... had pair of tackles against Texas A&M ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2008: Played in all 12 games during season and started four, including first three vs. Tulsa, Florida Atlantic and Tennessee ... recorded 24 tackles to rank No. 12 on team ... also had 1.5 tackles for loss (vs. Memphis and East Carolina) ... registered a season-high eight tackles in third week of season at Tennessee
High School: Attended Sweet Water High School ... played a key role on Sweet Water teams that captured three class 1A state championships in four years ... was named first-team all-state as a defensive back by the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) as junior and senior ... part of a Sweet Water senior class that compiled record of 56-10 during career at school ... played safety on defense and quarterback on offense his final two years ... as a senior, he recorded 92 tackles on defense with six interceptions, seven pass breakups and one fumble recovery ... offensively, he had 452 yards rushing with six rushing touchdowns while throwing for 1,092 yards and 12 touchdowns ... head coach at Sweet Water was his father, Stacy Luker ... started four years ... also handled holder duties for Sweet Water extra points and field goals ... an excellent student, Luker was chosen as his school's salutatorian for 2008 graduation ... also participated in basketball and baseball.
Personal: Born Oct. 15, 1989 at Meridian, Miss. ... married to former Brooke Clayton ... son of Donna and Stacy Luker ... major is history.