Will fight Fonzie Culver for the starting spot at defensive end...rebounded from an injury in 2005 to appear in every game at linebacker for the Rams last fall...moves to the defensive line in 2007...served as a back-up to Earl Hudnell at inside linebacker last season...was fourth among the 2006 linebackers in total tackles...started the first five games at middle linebacker in 2005 before going down with an injury...led the Rams with six total tackles in the 2006 Spring Game, including one sack...stepped right in and contributed as a linebacker in his freshman season...appeared in every game, gaining important experience...made two tackles in the 2005 Spring Game.
2006: Appeared in all eleven games as a junior, starting one...recorded 35 total tackles, 19 solo, including five for a loss and one sack...also recovered a fumble...made a career-high nine tackles, five solo, in the season opener with Monmouth...also had 1.5 tackles for a loss in the Monmouth game...registered four tackles, three solo and one for a loss, against Columbia...also had four stops, three solo, in the Colgate game...made four tackles, two solo, and recovered a fumble which led to a field goal versus Duquesne...had three tackles, two solo, in the Marist game, and three more, including one for a loss, against Albany...had a pair of tackles, including a sack, in the season-ending win over Georgetown.
2005: Started the first five games at middle linebacker before going down with an injury...recorded 33 total tackles, 13 solo, in the five games, including four for a loss (11 yards)...registered a career-high ten tackles, four solo, at Brown...opened the season with eight tackles, four solo, at Rhode Island...also made eight stops, three solo, and had 2.5 tackles for a loss against Columbia...finished with five tackles, one solo, at Duquesne.
2004: Appeared in all eleven games as a freshman...registered 16 total tackles, ten solo, including one for a loss...also broke up a pass...made five tackles, four solo, and broke up a pass in the win over Georgetown...had three stops, one solo, in the season opener with Rhode Island...recorded two solo tackles at Bucknell...made two tackles, including one for a loss, in the win at Albany.
Before Fordham: A graduate of West Geauga High School in Chesterland, Ohio...three-year letterman with the football team...News Herald All-Star First Team Defense and All-Sun All-Star Defense pick as a senior...named First Team All-CVC and Defensive MVP...named Geauga County Touchdown Club First Team and Defensive MVP...Cleveland Plain Dealer First Team All-Star twice...Northeast Lakes District First Team Defense and MVP...First Team All-Ohio Division III selection at linebacker...served as a team captain as a senior...News Herald First Team All-Star as a junior...also an All-Sun Defensive All-Star...Northeast Lakes All-District First Team Defense as a junior...All-Ohio Special Mention...All-CVC First Team Defense junior year...named Geauga County Touchdown Club First Team Defense junior year...listed in Who's Who of High School Students.
Personal: Son of Gloria and Jeff Kleve...a Marketing major.