COLLEGE: The second FAMU Rattler to be drafted in three years, Hepburn finished his career with 163 tackles (109 solo), including 15 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, 11 pass defenses, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
2012: The Rattlers’ leading tackler with 86 tackles (60 solo), including 9.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, seven pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
2011: Finished the season as FAMU’s second-leading tackler with 63 tackles (41 solo), including 3.5 tackles for loss, one sack, two pass defenses and one forced fumble.
2010: Totaled 14 tackles (eight solo), including two tackles for loss, one sack and two interceptions in the 10 games he played in.
PERSONAL: Lettered in football and wrestling at North Rockland (N.Y.) High School where he finished his senior season with 132 tackles, eight sacks and one interception. Earned the Journal News Scholar Athlete Award and was also a member of both the National Honor Society and Science Honor Society.
Cornerback Kyle Fuller (Virginia Tech), tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins (Washington) and kicker Nate Freese (Boston College) all visited with Lions coaches and front office staff on Tuesday.
The Lions currently have two kickers on their roster, but special teams coordinator John Bonamego told season-ticket holders at a town hall meeting Monday night that the position is still far from settled.