Noah was a three time Letter Winner in football He recorded 204 total tackles, including 82 solos, in 13 games as a senior. Finished the 2006 season with 15 tackles for a loss, eight sacks and two interceptions. He posted 182 solo tackles and 236 assists in his career with 14 sacks and three interceptions. As a fullback, carried the ball 98 times for 700 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior. He was named captain of the 2006 All-State team and named Nebraska Defensive Player of the Year by the Omaha World Herald and the Lincoln Journal Star He was the Kearney Hub Co-Defensive Player of the Year and earned recognition as a CBS Sportsline Prepstar All-American He was named a Nike Second-Team All-American and A first-team all-conference and all-district selection He helped led the team to a 12-1 record and a state championship in 2006. Also lettered in track and was the 2006 & 2007 All-Class State Shot Put Champion.
College – Ohio Bobcats
2011: Earned All-MAC Second Team, Phil Steele All-MAC Second Team and Collegesportsmadness All-MAC First Team honors… Named Most Valuable Player for Ohio in the 2011 MAC Championship… Concluded his senior season with a career-high 116 tackles… Closed out the year with 10-or-more tackles in six of his last eight games… Anchored the Bobcats’ defense from the linebacker spot… Had four total tackles and was credited with half a tackle for loss at New Mexico State (Sept. 3)… Had five tackles, including three unassisted stops, vs. Marshall (Sept. 17)… Was credited with eight total tackles, including one behind the line of scrimmage, at Rutgers (Sept. 24)… Had 11 total tackles, including 1.5 for loss and half a sack, vs. Kent State (Oct. 1)… Had four total tackles, including one for loss, at Buffalo (Oct. 8)… Established a season-high with 15 total tackles vs. Ball State (Oct. 15)… Totaled 10 stops against Akron (Oct. 22)… Tied his season high of 15 tackles at Bowling Green as he helped the Bobcats clinch the MAC East… Recorded 13 tackles, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and tallied an interception in the MAC Championship game against Northern Illinois (Dec. 2)… Finished his career with 11 tackles in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Dec. 17).
2010: Named to Nagurski Trophy Watch List…Tabbed as a preseason All-American by SI.com, NationalChamps.net and Consensus Draft Services (cdsdraft.com)… Named captain for the 2010 season … Racked up a total of 26 tackles for the season … Achieved his season best against Toledo on Sept. 11 with 11 tackles (three solo), one tackle for loss (sack) one forced fumble and one blocked kick … Recorded nine tackles, four solo, against Wofford on Sept. 4 and six tackles at Ohio State on Sept. 18.
2009: Named honorable mention All America by SI.com…Second-team All-MAC (first team by Phil Steele)…Led the MAC in tackles per game (11.1) and total tackles with 155 (64 solo, 91 assisted)…The 155 tackles was the highest single-season total for the program in more than 15 seasons and eighth-highest overall…Had nine tackles for loss, including two sacks, one interception, three pass breakups and two forced fumbles…Set a MAC Championship Game record with 16 tackles…Had a career-high three tackles for loss against Cal Poly…Named Ohio’s Defensive MVP at the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
2008: Named second-team All- MAC…Played in all 12 games, starting 11…Ohio’s leading tackler with 104 stops (tied for 45th nationally and ninth in the MAC)…Had double-digit tackling efforts against Wyoming, VMI, Buffalo, Akron and Miami… Posted five tackles for loss and one sack…Forced one fumble, snared one interception and broke up two passes…The interception clinched Ohio’s road victory over Kent State
2007: Played in 12 games as a true freshman … Recorded 13 solo and 24 assisted tackles … Sacked the quarterback 1.5 times and had 2.5 tackles for loss … Forced one fumble … Registered a career-high six tackles against Akron