2008: Played in all 13 games, starting 11 ... Finished fourth on the team in total tackles with 50 stops, including 5.0 TFLs ... Also posted three QB pressures, one sack, one interception and one forced fumble ... Helped the Rebel defense rank No. 2 in SEC and No. 4 in the nation in rush defense (85.5 ypg) ... Participated in 2009 Under Armour Senior Bowl and notched three total tackles.
2007: Played in and started 11 games at strong side linebacker ... Led the Rebels in total tackles (89), interceptions (3), pass break-ups (7) and fumble recoveries (2) ... Also posted 7.0 TFLs, four QB hurries and forced a fumble ... Named to Phil Steele’s Mid-Season All-SEC third
2004-05: Played two seasons at Compton (Calif.) Community College where he earned first-team All-America honors from the Junior College Athletic Bureau in 2005.
PERSONAL: Majored in Sociology…Son of Jewel Griffin ... Full name is Ashlee Palmer…has daughter, Ashante ...Earned first-team all-league honors senior year of high school ... Helped lead Lynwood High to 10-1-1 record and a CIF playoff berth in 2003, completing 72-128 passes for 1,103 yards and 10 TDs.