Ryan Epperson returns after an all-SLC season as a junior.
2012 (Freshman): Utilized his redshirt season.
High School: Season Stats: 193 tackles and 23 TFLs ... Led Indians to 8-4 record and second round of Class 2A playoffs ... Earned AP Class 2A honorable mention all-state honors ... Named District 9-2A Defensive MVP ... A Dogwood Circle Defensive Player of the Year selection ... Garnered honorable mention Smoaky.com All-East Texas accolades ... Brother, Jamal, is also a member of the Lumberjack football team.