HOMETOWN: BURLESON, TX
HEIGHT: 5' 10 WEIGHT: 135
BEEN RIDING PRO SINCE: 2007
YEARS REPRESENTING TEAM EG: 4
HIGH MARKED RIDE:
90.25 points on Red Dirt Road at World Finals on Nov. 8, 2008
Won first BFTS event at New Orleans, riding 3-of-3 bulls … Had six Top 10 finishes, including third place at Columbus, Ohio.
Cut from BFTS after riding in first five events.
Finished second in Rookie of the Year with $81,205 … Qualified for World Finals and finished ninth in Round 7 with 90.25 points on Red Dirt Road (Diamond S Bucking Bulls) … Had eight Top 10 finishes, including third place at Anaheim, Calif., and fifth place at Winston-Salem, N.C.
Began riding competitively when he was five years old, although his dad, Darrell, had him riding in the pasture when he was two … He and his dad, who helped him perfect his technique, built a riding barrel together … Won Southern Region bull riding title to qualify for College National Finals Rodeo in 2006.