2013: Played in all 12 games at middle linebacker, starting 11 ... Finished fourth on the team with 72 tackles ... Led the defense with 10.5 tackles for loss and four sacks ... Had one fumble recovery that he took back 25 yards ... Had three QB hurries and one pass breakup ... Led ODU with seven tackles at Maryland ... Record a season-high eight tackles against The Citadel, Pittsburgh and Norfolk State ... Recorded three tackles for loss and a sack against the Spartans.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned First-Team All-Peninsula District at tight end and punt returner … First-Team All-Daily Press … All-State honors as tight end, punt and kick returner … First-Team All-757 … Scored 14 touchdowns in 2012, in five different ways … Had nine scores on offense, three by kick returns, two on punt returns and a fumble and interception return … Recorded 138 tackles … Helped lead Phoebus to a 12-1 mark and spot in the East Regional Finals … Coached by Jeremy Blunt.
Personal: Born Dec. 29, 1994 ... Son of LaDonna Staton ... Three sisters, Tiffini Smith, Iamma Staton and Ashlee Staton ... Major is undecied.