Provides additional depth for Blazer secondary ... saw his first action of UAB career last season as a sophomore.
2009: Saw playing time in 11 games during season with a pair of starts (season opener vs. Rice and vs. Troy) ... finished year with 20 total tackles ... had 1.5 tackles for loss ... caused one fumble (vs. Rice) and also had a pass breakup against the Owls ... notched a season-high four tackles against Troy ... registered three stops against Rice, Texas A&M and Florida Atlantic.
2008: Did not see any action for the Blazers.
2007: Did not see any action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Central High ... earned all-region honors on two occasions ... started for the South team in North-South All-Star Game as a senior ... recorded 53 tackles as a senior ... as a junior, he registered 34 tackles, six interceptions and a blocked field goal ... also participated on basketball and track and field teams.
PERSONAL: Born May 23, 1989 at Phenix City, Ala. ... son of Angelia Stafford and Ferson Lake ... major is psychology.