Lake Worth, Fla.
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2018 (Sophomore): Started all 13 games in breakout season at defensive end…Finished with career-best totals of 60 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries and five PBUs…Added first touchdown of career on fumble return…Ranked fourth in ACC and second on team with 17 tackles for loss…Was third on team with 5.5 sacks…Made first start of career in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2) and delivered dominant outing, finishing with career-high eight tackles and three (3.0) tackles for loss…Added one sack, one PBU and one quarterback hurry vs. Tigers…Tied career high with eight total tackles in start vs. Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Also matched career high in tackles for loss (3.0) against Tigers, totaling nine yards…Started and had two tackles in win at Toledo (Sept. 15)…Compiled another strong performance in win over FIU (Sept. 22), tying for team lead with five total tackles, adding 2.5 tackles for loss, one half-sack and one PBU…Started and scored first touchdown of career on fumble recovery against North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Added two tackles and 1.0 TFL (six yards) against Tar Heels…Dominated in start vs. Florida State (Oct. 6), finishing with career-high five solo tackles and pair of sacks (14 yards)…Started and had 1.5 TFLs and three total tackles at Virginia (Oct. 13)…Posted seven tackles, 1.0 TFL (five yards) and half-sack in start at Boston College (Oct. 26)…Started vs. Duke (Nov. 3) and finished with four tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss…Posted two solo tackles in start at Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Recorded five total tackles in start at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17)…Had three tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss, in start vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Started New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27) and finished with six tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss.
2017 (True Freshman): Saw action in all 13 games…Finished with nine tackles and three tackles for loss…Had two sacks…Made career debut in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2) and had one solo tackle…Finished with two solo tackles and 1.0 TFL (one yard) in win over Toledo (Sept. 23)…Saw action in win at Duke (Sept. 29)…Played in wins at Florida State (Oct. 7), at home against Georgia Tech (Oct. 14) and at home against Syracuse (Oct. 21)…Competed in win at North Carolina (Oct. 28)…Recorded first sack of career and recovered own forced fumble against Virginia Tech (Nov. 4)…Had second straight game with strip-sack and recovered fumble himself in win over Notre Dame (Nov. 11)…Posted two tackles against Fighting Irish…Saw action in win over Virginia (Nov. 18)…Competed at Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Had two tackles in ACC Championship Game against Clemson (Dec. 2)…Had one tackle in Capital One Orange Bowl against Wisconsin (Dec. 30).
High School: Four-star defensive end prospect by both ESPN and 247Sports…Four-star prospect by 247Sports, Rivals and Scout…Ranked No. 275 player regardless of position on ESPN300 rankings…Ranked No. 22 defensive end by ESPN and No. 33 by Scout… Rated No. 195 overall player regardless of position in Top247 Rankings and No. 280 player on 247Sports’ Composite Rankings… Dominated in final year at Lake Worth, finishing with 97 tackles, 59 tackles for loss and school-record 18 sacks…Totaled 93 tackles, including 36 tackles for loss and nine sacks in junior year at Lake Worth…Added six forced fumbles and one interception for Trojans in 2015…Coached by Micah Mays at Lake Worth…Chose Miami over offers from Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, Oklahoma and Tennessee, among others.