|Hometown:||Broken Arrow, Okla.|
|High School:||Broken Arrow HS|
Previous college: Played at Colorado State University for three seasons, including one redshirt season ... Blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown against Nevada in 2006 ... Was named "Offensive Player of the Game" for that achievement.
High School: Coached by Brent Whitson at Broken Arrow HS ... Also competed in basketball and track in high school ... Named All-District and Offensive MVP ... Named All-State and "Mr. Beef," as well ... Recorded 157 tackles, six sacks, and three blocked punts during his senior season.
Personal: Son of Anthone and Terri Patterson ... Has four siblings: Lakesha, Deniel, LaDonna, and Athone Patterson II ... Enjoys spending time with friends and his two dogs.