Class: Redshirt Senior Hometown: Arvada, Colo. High School: Ralston Valley HS Height: 6-4
Position: Defensive Line
- Tackles: 4- Colorado, 2016
2016 (Junior): Played in all 13 games and started eight at defensive tackle, recording 25 tackles, 3.0 sacks, two quarterback hurries and a pass breakup.
- Recorded his first career sack in a season-opening loss to Colorado (Sept. 2).
- Had at least a half tackle for loss in three consecutive games to begin the season (Sept. 2-17).
- Recorded a career-most five tackles at Air Force (Nov. 12).
2015 (Sophomore): Appeared in 10 games, recording seven tackles.
- Recorded his first career tackle in CSU’s season-opening victory over Savannah State (Sept. 5) … Finished the game with three tackles.
2014 (Freshman): Played in 10 games, appearing mainly on several special teams units … Blocked a punt vs. Nevada (10/11) after beating two blockers, which set up a CSU field goal.
2013 (Redshirt): Redshirted during his first collegiate season.
- Is a 2013 graduate of Ralston Valley High School in Arvada, Colo.
- Was a two-time All-North Metro honoree for his performance on the Mustangs’ defensive li(le.
- As a senior in 2012, named team captain by Ralston Valley’s coaching staff.
- Helped lead the Mustangs to the semifinals of the 2012 Colorado SA championships before losing to Cherokee Trail. .. Finished the 2012 season with an 11-2 record and in the process won the North Metro Conference championship.
- Head football coach was Matt Loyd.
- Also was a member of Ralston Valley’s baseball, wrestling and track & field teams, earning eight total letters.
Born July 22, 1994 in Arvada, Colo …. Parents are Dwight and Nancy Buys … Has a twin brother, Justin, and an older sister, Jordyn … Majoring in business administration with a focus in finance and a minor in business management.