St. Paul, Minn.
Cretin-Derham Hall HS
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2013 ALL-ACC, THIRD TEAM (Athlon Sports, coaches)
2013 ALL-ACC, HONORABLE MENTION (ACSMA)
2013 (Senior): Played in 12 games along offensive line, making eight starts at right tackle … Third-team All-ACC by Athlon Sports and league’s head coaches … Honorable mention All-ACC selection by ACSMA … One of three Hurricanes invited to 2014 Senior Bowl … Helped anchor offensive line that paved way for Hurricanes offense that averaged 425.8 yards of total offense and 33.8 points per game … Earned letter.
2012 (Junior): Played in 11 games along offensive line and started final seven games at right tackle … Earned All-ACC honorable mention from ACSMA and league coaches … Anchored O-line that paved way for third-best passing offense (295.4) and fifth-best total offense (440.2) in ACC … Earned letter.
2011 (Sophomore): Played in eight games and earned two starts after recovering from offseason surgery … Two starts came against USF and Duke … Allowed zero sacks on season and registered only one penalty against … Helped offense to No. 44 national ranking in average yards per carry (4.39) … Earned letter.
2010 (True Freshman): Played in 12 games, starting nine … Saw most of action at right tackle position … Named to NWAA Freshman All-American Team … Team averaged 494.9 yards per game while in starting lineup … Named Newcomer of the Year at team’s annual awards banquet … Graded out at 100 percent in just his second collegiate game, against Pittsburgh … Earned letter.
High School: Named 2009 USA TODAY High School Offensive Player of the Year, becoming first lineman to win award … Ranked as No. 2 recruit in nation by Rivals.com and was five-star recruit … Named Junior of the Year by Rivals.com in 2008 … Did not allow sack in 250 pass attempts senior year … First-team EA Sports All-American in 2009 … One of two juniors to be named first-team USA TODAY All-American in 2008 and made team again in 2009 … Recognized as Minnesota Player of the Year in 2009 … Also, in 2009, led Cretin-Derham Hall to 5A state championship … Rated No. 1 offensive lineman by Rivals.com … Named 2009 PARADE Magazine Player of the Year … Rated No. 1 player and five-star recruit by Scout.com … 2009 all-state player of the year … Was first-team All-Metro as senior … Also was participant on Cretin-Durham Hall basketball and track teams … Won shot put, discus throw and 1,500 meters in 2004 Minnesota Junior Olympics.