Remains the starting middle linebacker although he missed two starts early in the 2013 season when the defense opened in alternative alignments. Also missed the Detroit road win through injury. Ranked second on the team in tackles and had a pair of sacks in the season opener in New York. Had two interception return touchdowns in 2013, one off Drew Brees and the other off Matt Ryan. Had an excellent rookie campaign in 2011 when he called all the defensive signals. Was the Bucs' 3rd round selection having been a tackling machine at the University of Washington, racking up an incredible 378 stops over four seasons and 50 games.