|Hometown:||Mount Pleasant, S.C.|
|High School:||Bishop England|
ON AMRHEIN: Local player who earned a starting job at the defensive end position last year ... possesses good speed and athleticism ... his ability to take the next step in his development and be a productive player will be integral to the team's defensive success this year … coming off a career-best game vs. Furman to close out the 2012 campaign … enters the season with career totals of 45 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, one sack and two passes defended.
JUNIOR (2012): Started in all 11 games on the defensive line … recorded 32 tackles and ½ of a sack to go along with 4.5 tackles for loss … closed out the season with a career-high nine tackles (2.5 for a loss), a forced fumble and a pass break up in a win over Furman … recorded three tackles (two for a loss) in a win over Georgia Southern.
SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in 10 games ... made 11 tackles, broke up a pass and forced a fumble while sharing a sack vs. Western Carolina ... credited with a season-high four tackles vs. Appalachian State.
FRESHMAN (2010): Saw action in six games as a redshirt freshman ... had one tackle each vs. Elon and Samford.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Bishop England High School ... lettered in football and served as a team captain ... had career totals of 23.5 sacks, three blocked punts and three blocked field goals ... named first team All-Lowcountry and all-state his senior season and was the Region 6 Class 2A Lineman of the Year.
PERSONAL: Son of Phil and Delta Amrhein ... majoring in business administration.