Started 12 of 13 games at the Dime ... second team All-SoCon... posted 67 tackles, including three for loss ... school-record 99-yard fumble return for a touchdown against Weber State ... 29-yard INT return for a TD against Mercer ... 11 PBUs ... career-high nine tackles against The Citadel ... three PBUs at Sam Houston State.
Played in all 13 games ... made the SoCon All-Freshman team ... started the season-opener against Jacksonville State ... had seven tackles against the Gamecocks, and also stripped and returned a fumble 55 yards for a TD in the game ... finished with 23 tackles, including a sack against Western Carolina.
Sat out the season as a redshirt … made the A.D. Honor Roll in the fall.
Two-star prospect according to Rivals.com and 247sports.com … all-state and three-year starter at Northeast High School in Clarksville, Tenn. … played for head coach Isaac Shelby … led the Eagles to the 5A state quarterfinals as a dual-threat quarterback … topped 1,000 yards rushing and passing … Clarksville area and district offensive MVP … totaled 75 tackles as a senior … selected to the East-West All-Star Game … all-district with 65 tackles as a junior … also lettered in basketball... Born May 25, 1996 … son of Michael Pardue and Nicole Rodriguez … has two brothers, Michael and Malik, and a sister, Shaliyah … Health & Human Performance major.