2007: Did not see any action as a junior.
2006: Did not see any game action as a sophomore linebacker ... Dressed for six games.
2005: Sat out the year after transferring to Baylor from Brown University.
Before Baylor: Did not see any game action in lone season at Brown University.
High School: Kempner High School, Sugar Land, Texas ... As a senior, earned first-team All-District 20-5A honors as a defensive lineman ... Totaled 50 tackles, including eight for loss and three sacks in final prep season ... Three-time Fort Bend Star Defensive Lineman of the Week and one-time Outside Linebacker of the Week ... Played in Houston Blue Chip All-Star Classic ... Placed third in the high jump (6-2) at district 20-5A meet ... Started all 12 games as a senior for head coach Mike Ferrell at the District 20-5A school.
Personal: The son of Sam and Maria Shalala, Samuel Richard Shalala IV was born April 17, 1986, in Houston, Texas ... Relative of current University of Miami (Fla.) President and former Clinton administration Secretary of Education Donna Shalala ... Enjoys playing the drums, reading and working out ... Health science studies major.