SUMMARY: Fourth-year player is in his third year as the starting strong safety . . . has 210 tackles and 25 passes defended (eight interceptions, 17 pass break-ups) in 51 career games, including 38 starts . . . his 158 interception return yards rank 10th most in MSU history.
2013 NOTES: First-team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches . . . honorable mention pick by the media . . . has 41 tackles in 11 games, including 10 starts . . . ranks tied for second on the team with nine passes defended (two interceptions, seven pass break-ups) . . . ranks eighth on the defense with 116 production points . . . collected six stops and broke up a pass on Senior Day in win against Minnesota . . . good all-around game in win at Nebraska with a fumble recovery, two tackles, a pass break-up and a quarterback hurry to compile 18 production points . . . recorded four tackles, including a half tackle for loss (3 yards), and broke up a pass in win over No. 23 Michigan . . . picked off a pass on the final play of the first half and had four tackles at Illinois . . . collected five tackles, an interception and a pass break-up vs. Purdue . . . tallied four tackles and a pass break-up vs. Indiana . . . posted three tackles and a pass break-up at Iowa . . . saw limited time at No. 22 Notre Dame due to a knee injury . . . had his streak of 29 consecutive starts snapped vs. Youngstown State, as he sat out Week 3 with a knee injury . . . collected seven tackles vs. South Florida . . . tallied four tackles and a pass break-up vs. Western Michigan.
2012 (JUNIOR): Honorable mention All-Big Ten selection (coaches and media) . . . ranked second on the team and tied for 30th in the Big Ten with a career-high 80 tackles . . . had eight passes defended (two interceptions, six pass break-ups) . . . led team with six tackles on special teams, all on kick return coverage . . . returned an interception 29 yards and tallied four tackles in the 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl victory over TCU . . . collected four tackles, including a 1-yard loss, and broke up a pass at Minnesota . . . posted nine tackles against Northwestern . . . had eight stops vs. No. 21 Nebraska . . . produced seven tackles and a pass break-up in overtime win at Wisconsin . . . recorded eight tackles and a pass break-up at No. 23 Michigan . . . tallied six stops vs. Iowa . . . collected 10 stops and broke up a pass against No. 14 Ohio State (career-best 26 production points) . . . tied his career high with 12 tackles vs. Eastern Michigan . . . returned an interception 40 yards and had three tackles at Central Michigan . . . registered three tackles, including a half tackle for loss, and a pass break-up vs. No. 24 Boise State.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Second-team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and media . . . named to Yahoo! Sports All-Big Ten first team . . . selected to the CollegeFootballNews.com All-Sophomore Team (second team) . . . recipient of the team's Most Outstanding Underclass Back Award for defense . . . started all 14 games at strong safety . . . tied for second in the Big Ten and 22nd in the NCAA FBS with four interceptions . . . was one of 13 players in the FBS to return two interceptions for touchdowns (37-yarder vs. Central Michigan, 39-yarder vs. Michigan) . . . ranked fourth on the team with 74 tackles (5.3 avg.), including 2.5 for losses (5 yards) . . . finished second on the team with seven passes defended (4 INTs, 3 PBUs) . . . his 154 production points ranked sixth on the team . . . had five tackles at Northwestern . . . compiled four stops and a pass break-up against Indiana . . . registered five tackles and a pass break-up in victory at Iowa (season-high 22 production points) . . . recorded a career-high 12 tackles and broke up a pass against Minnesota . . . had six stops at No. 13 Nebraska . . . compiled six tackles, including one for a 2-yard loss, and had an interception in the victory over No. 4 Wisconsin . . . sealed the win over Michigan with a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter; also had six tackles and a quarterback hurry against the Wolverines . . . recorded eight tackles in MSU's 10-7 victory at Ohio State . . . ran an interception back 37 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter vs. Central Michigan; also had three tackles, including one for a 2-yard loss, against the Chippewas . . . registered nine tackles at Notre Dame, including a half tackle for loss . . . recorded his first career interception and returned it 13 yards in the 2011 season opener vs. Youngstown State; also had three tackles against the Penguins.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Named to Rivals.com's Big Ten All-Freshman Team . . . true freshman appeared in all 13 games, primarily on special teams, and recorded 15 tackles (6 solos, 9 assists) . . . also saw action behind Trenton Robinson at free safety . . . made two tackles each vs. Notre Dame, No. 18 Michigan, Northwestern, Purdue and Penn State . . . credited with two tackles and a pass breakup at No. 18 Iowa . . . earned his first career start (at free safety) in the 2010 season opener vs. Western Michigan.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Invited to play in the 2010 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach, S.C. . . . PrepStar All-American . . . ranked among the country's top defensive backs by Athlon Sports (No. 33) and Phil Steele (No. 57) . . . listed among the nation's top safeties by Rivals.com (No. 19), Scout.com (No. 20) and Scouts, Inc. (No. 61) . . . rated among the country's top free safeties by Max Emfinger (No. 20) . . . ranked among the Midwest's top prospects by the Detroit Free Press (No. 16) and SuperPrep (No. 46) . . . rated among Indiana's top seniors by Scout.com (No. 4) and Rivals.com (No. 5) . . . three-year starter for Coach Mike Kirschner at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis, Ind. . . . Associated Press Class 5A All-State selection as a senior . . . finished second on the team in tackles with 43 (35 solos, 8 assists) in 2009, including nine for losses (36 yards), despite missing two games with a knee injury . . . also intercepted two passes and forced six fumbles as a senior . . . returned five punts for 102 yards (20.4 avg.) in 2009 . . . recorded a season-high 12 tackles vs. Center Grove, including 10 solo hits . . . made five stops vs. Terre Haute South, with two resulting in losses including a 19-yard sack . . . returned two punts for 78 yards vs. Terre Haute North, including a 52-yarder . . . posted nine tackles vs. Warren Central, including three for losses . . . registered six stops and an interception vs. North Central . . . scored on a 61-yard run and came up with an interception in the 2009 season opener vs. South Bend St. Joseph's . . . produced 136 tackles, including 7.5 sacks, and three interceptions as a junior . . . his 246 career tackles rank No. 7 on the Giants' all-time list . . . also lettered as an outfielder and pitcher for the Ben Davis baseball team . . . hit .375 with four home runs and 19 RBI in 2009 . . . son of Lorenzo and JoAnn Lewis . . . born Oct. 30, 1991 . . . majoring in psychology.