TWO-YEAR LETTERMAN - Returning starter to the defensive line...gained valuable reps in game action at nose tackle last year...will give defense valuable experience...two-time SoCon Academic Honor Roll recipient as a Civil Engineering major.
2016 – Started all 11 games at nose tackle in his first year as a starter...saw action on 467 snaps and lettered for the second time...finished with 24 total tackles including 13 solo stops...posted a tackle in 10 of 11 games...had a season-high seven tackles against The Citadel...registered four tackles vs. Mercer with a half tackle-for-loss...credited with quarterback hurries at Samford and against The Citadel...finished with the most tackles among defensive linemen.
2015 – Played in four games and lettered (Samford, Chattanooga, Mercer, and Wofford)…saw action on 52 snaps...posted two tackles against Mercer and Wofford.
2014 – Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL - A graduate of Patrick Henry HS in Roanoke.
MAJOR - Civil Engineering major.