Started all 12 games at defensive tackle ... made 26 stops (17 solo) ... three sacks and 6.5 tackles for loss ... blocked a Colorado extra point ... registered four tackles and two tackles for loss at Colorado.
Saw action in eight games while battling injuries ... had four tackles.
Started the season’s first three games as a true freshman ... finished season with five tackles, 1/2 sack and 1/2 tackle for loss ... had career-high three tackles in season opener against Toledo.
First-team all-state pick as a junior and as a senior by the Iowa Newspaper Association ... first-team Class 4A selection as a senior and second-team 4A selection as a junior by The Des Moines Register ... first four-time letterwinner in school history ... coached by Brian Sauser.
Born July 24, 1987 ... son of Dan and Theresa Frere ... brother Nick was a defensive end on the Iowa State squad ... majoring in liberal studies ... last name is pronounced FREER.