Third-year player provides depth at center.
2012 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Did not see game action . . . was limited in practice due to an injury.
2011 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top centers by Scout.com (No. 22) . . . rated among the state's top seniors by Rivals.com (No. 18), Detroit Free Press (No. 50) and The Detroit News (No. 56) . . . selected to play in the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association 2011 East-West All-Star Game . . . three-year starter for Coach Greg Vaughan at St. Francis High School in Traverse City, Mich., helping the Gladiators to a combined record of 34-4 including back-to-back Division 7 state championships in 2008-09 . . . Associated Press Division 7-8 All-State honorable mention in 2010 . . . first-team All-Lake Michigan Conference selection as a senior . . . anchored an offensive line that helped the Gladiators average nearly 250 yards and 30 points per game in 2010 . . . two-way lineman also registered 43 tackles as a senior, including two sacks (16 yards) . . . named to Detroit Free Press Division 7 All-State Team in 2009 . . . also earned all-conference and all-region honors as a junior . . . key figure on an offensive line that helped St. Francis average nearly 49 points and 322 rushing yards per game en route to a perfect 14-0 record in 2009 . . . posted 41 tackles as a junior, including two sacks (29 yards) . . . son of Ron and Mary Lints . . . born April 5, 1993 . . . pre-dental major.
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