CAREER: Talented lineman who has shown good footwork andagility early in his career…a former standout in baseball who hasshown an excellent work ethic in the weight room…has madeimpressive progress in strength and conditioning since coming toMiami…can play tackle or guard…entreprenuership major.
2003 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in several games as a reserveoffensive tackle…began to grasp the Miami system and madeimprovements in technique and overall ability as the season progressed.
2002 (FRESHMAN): Played sparingly as a reserve offensivetackle…worked hard in the weight room to add strength and bulkto his impressive frame.
2001 (REDSHIRT): Sat out the 2001 season with a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: Bakersfield…one of the top offensive lineprospects on the Pacific Coast…was a starter from his sophomoreyear in high school, starting the final 37 games of his prepcareer…a two-time All-State selection who graded at better than90 percent (91% as a junior, 97% as a senior) as a blocker over hislast two seasons…also punted in high school, averaging 44.9 yardsper attempt as a senior, 39.8 yards per punt as a junior…recorded58 “pancake” blocks as a senior (blocks where the opponent wasknocked on his back)…an outstanding two-sport (football/baseball)athlete who excels as a pitcher (91 mph fastball) and an offensivelineman… helped lead his team to a 12-1 record in his senior sea-son…has excellent footwork and is exceptionally athletic…plans toplay both baseball and football … an excellent student with a 3.26grade-point average…rated the 19th best offensive line prospect inthe nation by SuperPrep…listed as the No. 51 overall prospect inCalifornia by SuperPrep…coached by Tim Hartnett.