West Palm Beach, Fla.
Palm Beach Lakes HS
2012 U RESPECT AWARD
2012 (Senior): Played nine games along offensive line … Part of O-line that paved way for third-best passing offense (295.4) and fifth-best total offense (440.2) in ACC … Received U Respect Award at team’s end-of-season banquet … Earned letter.
2011 (Junior): Lone appearance of year came against Duke … Earned Scout Team Player of the Week honors heading into team’s match-up against Virginia Tech … Earned letter.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in one game, did not record tackle.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in seven games at defensive tackle … Recorded three tackles (two vs. UNC, one at UCF) … Had pass break-up in win over Virginia … Earned letter.2008 (True Freshman): Participated on scout team … Saw limited action against Charleston Southern in season opener and recorded career-first tackle.
2008 (True Freshman): Did not play, redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: As senior in 2007, made 10 tackles-for-loss and five sacks … As junior in 2006, made 50 tackles and eight sacks with fumble return for touchdown and was named second-team All-Area by Palm Beach Post … Coached by Dan Sanso … Selected as PrepStar All-American … Ranked No. 19 defensive tackle, No. 34 player in Florida and No. 231 player overall by Rivals.com … Ranked No. 27 defensive tackle and No. 56 player in Florida by Scout.com … Ranked No. 18 defensive tackle by ESPN … Ranked 19th overall on South Florida Top 25 by Miami Herald.