CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 1 3x, at Kansas State (2012)*
Tackles For Loss: None
Fumbles Recovered: None
* Indicates most recent high
2012 Played in nine games (0 starts) with three tackles (all solo)... had one tackle (solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... tallied one tackle (solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... made one tackle (solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... made career debut in week two at Texas State (9/8).
MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston, Miss... signed with South Carolina before enrolling at Mississippi Gulf Coast CC...helped lead team to a 10-2 record...compiled 78 tackles and eight tackles-for-loss...recorded three total sacks in his one season...also recorded four pass breakups... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Kentucky, Michigan State and South Florida... Junior College Coaches: Steve Campbell and Steven Moore.
HIGH SCHOOL Columbia High School in Columbia, S.C... earned all-state and was tabbed No. 7 safety by ESPN and No. 30 safety by Rivals... also competed in basketball and track... High School Coach: Kemper Amick.
PERSONAL Christofer Payne... born March 14, 1991 in Columbia, S.C... son of Angel Payne... has one son, Jaden... has three siblings, Justin, Devorie and Erica... an exercise science major at Texas Tech.