|Hometown:||Hope Mills, NC|
|High School:||South View|
2008 (FRESHMAN): Played in nine games for UNCP … Registered 14 tackles (nine solo), including six tackles for loss … Also booked 4-1/2 sacks, one fumble recovery, six quarterback hurries and a pair of pass break-ups … Tallied at least three tackles against a trio of opponents … Made three solo tackles at Laner, and registered first career sack at West Virginia Wesleyan … Booked at least one tackle for loss in each of last four games of season, including 1-1/2 sacks against Concord … Also recovered a fumble against Concord and broke up a pass … Booked two tackles for loss for -14 yards in finale against North Greenville, while also turning in four quarterback hurries and a pass break up.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at South View High School for coach Randy Ledford … Helped lead Tigers to a 13-1 record as a prep senior, including an undefeated 6-0 record in the Two Rivers league, as well as a spot in the third round of the state playoffs … Amassed 89 tackles, including 72 solo tackles and 15 tackles for loss, as a senior en route to first team all-region laurels, as well as his third consecutive all-conference nod … Also tallied four fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles, one pass break-up and one defensive touchdown … Selected to play in state East-West all-star game following phenomenal senior campaign … Registered 218 tackles, including 181 solo tackles and 48 tackles for loss, during his three-year prep career … In addition, also turned in five career forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries … Also a standout on South View’s tennis and basketball teams as well.
PERSONAL: The son of Tamy Salkeld and Greg Compton was born on March 8, 1990 … Has an older sister, Jennifer, and an older brother, Dustin … Enrolled in pre-major studies at UNCP.