ALL-BIG 12, HONORABLE MENTION (AP) BIG 12 ALL-FRESHMAN (ESPN.COM, RIVALS.COM) POSTSEASON ALL-FRESHMAN, 3RD TEAM (PHIL STEELE) FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICAN, 3RD TEAM (COLLEGEFOOTBALLNEWS.COM) MIDSEASON ALL-BIG 12, 1ST TEAM (COLUMBIA TRIBUNE) MIDSEASON ALL-BIG 12, 3RD TEAM (PHIL STEELE)
Third-year sophomore d-lineman earned All-Big 12 honorable mention and Big 12 All-Freshman honors last season... Named to Phil Steele's 2010 Postseason All-Freshman third team... Also earned third-team Freshman All-American honors from CollegeFootballNews.com... Quick, athletic end among conference leaders in sacks (five) and tackles for loss (nine).
2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games, with six starts, as redshirt freshman defensive end to earn first collegiate letter... Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 status from Associated Press... Received second-team CollegeFootballNews.com Freshman All-America honors... Named to ESPN.com and Rivals.com Big 12 All-Freshman teams and also garnered third-team Postseason All-Freshman honors from Phil Steele... Totaled 36 tackles (24 solo), team-high nine tackles for loss (-55 yards) and team-high five sacks (-42 yards), six QB hurries, two forced fumbles and two pass breakups... Ranked 17th in Big 12 with 0.38 sacks-per-game and 19th with 0.69 tackles for loss per game... One sack shy of entering school's single-season top eight sacks listing... Tallied five sacks in season's first six games... Made impressive collegiate debut, recording team-high and season-high eight tackles in season-opening win vs. Sam Houston State... Debut included two tackles for loss, one sack and one hurry... Made first career start - on offensive side of ball - by lining up at inside receiver for first play at No. 4 TCU, only offensive play of season... Huge game in first career start on defense, totaled three tackles, including two sacks (-12 yards), two PBUs, forced fumble and hurry in win over Kansas in fifth game... Also started vs. Texas Tech (two tackles, one sack) in sixth game, vs. Kansas State (three tackles, two hurries) and at Texas (four tackles, one hurry).
2009 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: All-state linebacker at Mount Pleasant (Texas) High School... Played for head coach Jimmy Thompson at MPHS... National position ranking among outside linebackers: No. 54 by Scout.com, No. 73 by ESPN.com...Named third-team Class 4A all-state by TSWA and honorable mention Class 4A all-state by APSE following senior season in 2008... First-team All-District 13-4A honoree at inside linebacker as senior after totaling 87 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss, five sacks, seven hurries, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, four PBUs and one interception... Earned first-team All-District 11-4A honors as junior in 2007... Totaled 77 tackles (21 solo), six tackles for loss, three sacks, three fumble recoveries and one interception as junior... Helped MPHS to a 6-5 record and bi-district finals in 2007... Named 2006 District 11-4A Co-Defensive Newcomer of Year as sophomore.
Personal: Son of James Rockwell and Sureka Elliott... Full name is Tevin Sherard Elliott... Born May 16, 1991, in Mt. Pleasant, Texas... Majoring in recreation.