2008: Started two games for the Bulldogs at right tackle ... Played at all five positions on offensive line for the Bulldogs ... Helped Tech rushers amass 2,432 total yards rushing during the season.
2007: Started three games at left guard before an injury sidelined him.
2006: Started all 13 games for the Bulldogs at left guard ... Helped pave the way for Tech's offense to gain 1,692 yards rushing with 13 rushing touchdowns and 2,787 yards passing with 17 TD's through the air.
2005: Saw action in nine games for Louisiana Tech as a backup offensive lineman and on special teams units.
High School: Lettered one year for coach Joe Sheffy at Mayde Creek High School in Houston, Texas ... Selected as a 5A all-star in Dave Campbell's 2003 Texas Football Report ... Named first team all-district 19-5A as a senior ... Served as a captain on varsity in 2003 ... Named team offensive lineman MVP by his teammates at the Sports Banquet ... Received the Blocking MVP in two games as a senior and the Big Hit Award in four games ... Was an offensive lineman on the Global Junior Championship Team USA ... Was a member of the Mayde Creek wrestling team.
Getting Acquainted: Son of Angelo and Cindy Accardo ... Has two sisters, Christy Accardo and Jamie Accardo ... Distant cousin of former Bulldog football greats Tom, Pat and Joe Hinton ... Born April 2, 1986, in Lafayette, La..