Will enter senior season as one of the Blazers' most experienced players on the defensive side ... has seen action in 32 career games with 12 starts at UAB ... will be one of UAB's team leaders in 2013 ... saw action as a true freshman in 2009 before sitting out 2010 season and redshirting... listed as starter at mike linebacker heading into preseason camp.
2012: Started 10-of-12 games during season (did not start vs. Tulsa and Marshall) and finished tied for No. 6 on the team in tackles with 33 ... recorded six tackles for loss and two sacks during the season ... posted a season-high five tackles at Houston when he also had a pair of tackles for loss with one sack ... also forced a fumble against the Cougars ... sacks were registered against Houston and Memphis.
2011: Played in all 12 games for the Blazers, including action on special teams ... finished season with 24 tackles ... had 10 solo hits ... season-high four tackles against Marshall ... also registered three tackles in games vs. Tulane, Troy, Mississippi State and Houston ... recorded tackles for loss against Marshall and Memphis ... forced one fumble during season (in season finale at Florida Atlantic).
2010: Sat out season as a redshirt.
2009: Played in eight games and started two for the Blazers in first collegiate season ... started games against Troy and Texas A&M ... finished season with six total tackles, including one tackle for loss and one forced fumble ... recorded a season-high four tackles and a tackle for loss in road game at Troy.
High School: Played tight end and defensive end under head coach Israel Gallegos at Immokalee High School ... selected to the Collier County High School All-Star team ... lone touchdown reception as a senior came on a 17-yard catch in a 29-6 win over Golden Gate High School ... was the only player on his team to receive a scholarship to a Football Bowl Subdivision team.
Personal: Born June 5, 1991 at Naples, Fla. ... son of Marie St. Elin and Joseph Bastien ... major is individually designed.