The Bears went through a 45-minute scrimmage, prior to Meet the Bears event.
Bears show off balanced offensive attack in Saturday's on-campus scrimmage.
Redshirt sophomore Shawn Oakman had two of team's eight sacks.
Sept. 24, 2016
Fifth-year senior, athletic playmaker... Listed No. 2 at hybrid linebacker/safety "Bear" position on preseason depth chart... Termed "destructive" by coaches... Veteran with 38 career games played (second-most on team) heading into 2016... Clocked at 4.42 in 40-yard dash... Recorded 20 reps on 225-pound bench press... Broad jump measured at 10-feet, 11 inches, vertical jump at 40.7... Clocked at 6.52 in 3-cone drill... 2011 MaxPreps Medium Schools All-America... Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection... Graduated in December 2015 with a degree in Health, Kinesiology and Leisure Studies... Traveled to Zambia for mission trip with Baylor student-athletes in May 2014.
2016 (Senior): Played in all 13 games, earning first eight starts of career at hybrid linebacker/safety "Bear" position… Earned second-team all-league honors from coaches, Phil Steele and Waco Tribune-Herald following breakout season… Totaled career-high 53 tackles (33 solo) and 5.5 sacks, while leading team with 12.0 TFL… Led Big 12 and ranked second nationally with four fumble recoveries… Started season’s first five games, but played as reserve in five of remaining eight games… Made career-first start and had five stops (three solo), 1.5 TFL and one forced fumble in season-opening win over Northwestern State… Had career-high 12 tackles, seven solo, and two forced fumbles, recovering one along with two QB hurries and one TFL vs. SMU... Posted five stops, 1.5 TFLs, 0.5 sack and one fumble recovery at Rice… Had eight tackles, career-high three TFL, one sack and one fumble recovery vs. OSU in fourth game… Tallied four tackles, 0.5 TFLs and one QB hurry at Iowa State… Made one tackle vs. Kansas in reserve action… Played special teams but did not record any stats at Texas in seventh game… Started and had three stops and 0.5 TFL vs. TCU… Played only special teams at No. 9 Oklahoma but posted five kickoff returns for 116 yards and long of 30 yards… Produced two tackles, own TFL and sack, one fumble recovery and one QB hurry vs. KSU in 10th game… Started and had six tackles, career-high two sacks and one QB hurry vs. TTU… Ended regular season with start five tackles and one sack against West Virginia… Notched two tackles in victory over Boise State in Motel 6 Cactus Bowl.
2015 (Junior): Played all 13 games as reserve nickelback and on special teams as junior... Totaled 18 tackles (15 solo, two for loss), one sack, three hurries, two PBUs and forced fumble on season... Saw action at nickelback in six of season's first eight games, played exclusively on special teams over final five games... Made career-first sack (-2 yards) in season-opening win at SMU, finished with two tackles... Had career-high three QB hurries, PBU and two solo tackles in win vs. Tech in fourth game... Had career-high four tackles (three solo, one for loss) and PBU in win at Kansas in fifth game... Made multiple tackles vs. West Virginia (two, sixth game), vs. Iowa State (two, seventh game) and in win over No. 10 North Carolina in Russell Athletic Bowl (two)... Forced career-first fumble in bowl win, led to TD drive.
2014 (Sophomore): Played in 12 of 13 games on special teams and as reserve nickelback for 2014 Big 12 champions... Totaled five tackles (four solo) on season... Named to spring 2015 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Played from scrimmage in wins over Northwestern State and Kansas, missed win vs. Texas Tech due to injury, all other games played exclusively on special teams... Made season-high two unassisted special teams tackles in epic 61-58 comeback win over No. 9 TCU in sixth game... Matched season-high of two solo special teams stops in win over Kansas in eighth game... Made assisted tackle in win at No. 16 Oklahoma in ninth game... Sat out win vs. Texas Tech in 11th game due to knee strain.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games on special teams and spot duty as reserve defensive back in first season... Earned first career letter... Totaled 14 tackles (10 solo) and one forced fumble on season... Named to spring 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Recorded tackles in eight of 13 contests, primarily on special teams... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over Wofford, recorded no special teams tackles... Made career-first stop, a special teams tackle in win over Buffalo in second game... Saw first action from scrimmage in win over ULM in third game, made career-first fumble recovery (zero tackles)... Had season-high three tackles (two solo) on special teams in win over West Virginia in fourth game... Matched season high of three tackles (season-high three solo) on special teams in win over Iowa State in sixth game... Had two tackles in wins over Kansas (seventh game) and over No. 12 Oklahoma (eighth game).
2012 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Dressed for four of 13 games, but did not see any game action.
High School: All-state defensive back from Roosevelt High School in Dallas... Also played wildcat quarterback and returned punts for head coach Tarance Lewis at RHS... Named 2011 Associated Press Class 3A Defensive Player of Year... Earned 2011 second-team U.S. Air Force Medium Schools All-America from MaxPreps... Rated No. 99 overall recruit in Dallas Morning News SportsDay's Dallas Area Top 100 and ranked No. 130 nationally among cornerbacks by 247Sports.com... Named 2011 first-team Class 3A All-State defensive back as senior... Amassed 177 tackles (118 solo), eight interceptions, four interception return touchdowns, six tackles-for-loss, 18 PBUs and one sack in 11 games in 2011... Also returned 18 punts for 690 yards (38.3 average) and one TD... Earned 2011 first-team DFW Class 3A All-Area as well as first-team All-District 12-3A honors... Made four interceptions as junior in 2010... Also ran track at RHS, has clocked 10.66 in 100 meters and 49.00 in 400 meters.
Personal: Son of Patrick Levels and Michelle Story... Full name is Patrick Dizuan Levels... Born July 13, 1994, in Dallas... Graduated with a degree in communication studies.