Awards and Honors
Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award Finalist (2016)
Capital One Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award Finalist (2015)
First Team Academic All-Big 12 (2013, 2014)
Bill Dailey Unsung Hero Award (2014)
Capital One Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award finalist … finalist for the Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award ... sat out season after being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma February of 2015 … continued to work out with the team while undergoing chemotherapy treatments.
First Team Academic All-Big 12 … one of four players to start every game for the Cyclones … started the season at defensive end before moving to the inside for the majority of the season … registered 30 tackles, the third-best total by an ISU down lineman … had 2.0 TFL and three quarterback hurries … registered a career-high six tackles, including four solo stops, vs. Iowa … had three tackles and 1.5 TFL vs. Toledo … posted four tackles vs. West Virginia … enters junior year with 44 tackles, 3.5 TFL and four quarterback hurries.
First Team Academic All-Big 12 … played in all 12 games, registering 14 tackles and 1.5 TFL … tallied four tackles vs. Oklahoma State.
Redshirted initial collegiate season.
Three-star recruit according to Rivals.com … named to the Houston Chronicle Top 100 prior to his senior season … two-time first-team All-District selection … also earned All-County honors … named to the first-team All-Greater Houston team by VYPE Magazine … recorded 56 tackles, seven for loss, four sacks and an interception in 2011 … part of Highlander defense that posted four consecutive shutouts in 2011 … as a junior, posted 61 tackles and 9.5 sacks for the Highlanders … led The Woodlands to a district title in 2010 … earned second-team All-District honors during sophomore season … posted 20 tackles, three for loss, three sacks, a safety and a fumble recovery … coached at The Woodlands by Mark Schmid.
Born Oct. 21, 1993 … son of Scott and Laura Meyers … supply chain management major.