CHATTANOOGA: Expected to be the starter at heavyweight for the Mocs this season ... has fought off injuries for the last two seasons ... 16-21 career record ... made the Dean's List in each of the last three semesters.
2009-10 • JUNIOR SEASON: Posted a 3-6 record on the year ... including a 1-1 mark in SoCon action ... made the Dean's List both semesters.
2008-09 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: 1-2 on the season before an injury cut his year short ... made the Dean's List during the spring semester.
2007-08 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Started as a true freshman at heavyweight with a 12-13 record, 7-8 in duals...third place at Keystone Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Tennessee State Champion as a senior ... State runner-up junior season ... Four-time Region champ ... Listed as Best of Preps by Chattanooga Times Free Press three times ... Helped team to a 30-6 record in 2006 and a 21-1 mark in 2007 ... Trojans claimed the traditional state title his junior and senior seasons and the Team State Dual championship last year ... Coached at Soddy Daisy by Steve Henry ... All-State selection in football as a defensive lineman ... Named Best of Preps three times by Times Free Press.
PERSONAL: Born May 14, 1989 in Soddy Daisy, Tenn. ... Son of Pam Lettner, Scott Lettner and Angela Palacio ... majoring in General Management.