THREE-YEAR LETTERMAN - One of the top returning defenders on the team and forms one half of VMI's dynamic starting inside linebacker combo...returning all-conference performer...enters the season with a 27-game starting streak...has 296 career tackles entering the season and projected to be in the VMI top 10 all-time tackle list if he remains healthy...returning three-year starter.
2016 – Led the Southern Conference in tackles with 126 (60 solo, 66 assists) and an 11.5 per game average...had 8.5 tackles-for-loss which ranked tied for 17th in the SoCon...named first team All-SoCon by the media after posting the lone 20-tackle game in the conference during the season with 20 stops against The Citadel – VMI's first 20 tackle game since 1999...had eight double-digit tackle games including 18 vs. Bucknell (12 solo, six assists) with two tackles-for-loss...also posted sacks against Bucknell, Western Carolina (13 yards) and The Citadel...credited with quarterback hurries against ETSU and Western Carolina...had 11 solo tackles against Chattanooga.
2015 – Played and started all 11 games at inside linebacker and was second on the defensive charts with 108 total tackles (37 solo and 71 assists)…ranked fourth in the Southern Conference in tackles per game (9.8)…racked up seven tackles for loss for 22 yards-the third highest on the defensive unit and 18th in the league…posted 15 tackles in both the Ball State game and Furman games before logging a career-high 17 tackles against Wofford (12 assists)with two tackles-for-loss…posted double-digit tackles in five games…recovered a fumble against Morehead State… lettered for the second time.
2014 – Played in all 12 games and was one of the top true freshman defenders...made five consecutive starts at the end of the season starting with the Gardner-Webb game...had 16 tackles as a reserve over the first seven games of the year and then posted 49 total stops over the last five games as a starter...finished the season with consecutive double-digit tackle games of 17 (season-high) against Western Carolina and 11 against The Citadel...the 17 tackles against Western Carolina which was the most by a Keydet in 2014...had a 12-yard tackle for loss against Western Carolina and forced two fumbles.
HIGH SCHOOL – A graduate of Highlands High School in Natrone, Pa.…First Team All-State...two-time VND Defensive Player of the Year...three-time all-conference...National Honor Society...3.7 GPA...intends to major in business and economics.
MAJOR - Civil Engineering major.