Lake Worth, Fla.
Palm Beach Central HS
2014 ALL-ACC, FIRST TEAM (coaches)
2014 ALL-ACC, THIRD TEAM (ACSMA)
2013 ALL-ACC, THIRD TEAM (coaches)
2014 (Senior): Started season opener at Louisville at center…Made second consecutive start against FAMU, paving way for 198 rushing yards…Started against Arkansas State, helping lead offense to 488-yard performance…Started against Nebraska and helped offense generate 435 yards…Helped lead Miami to 426 yards of total offense against Duke as starter on offensive line….Made sixth straight start this season at center against Georgia Tech…Started at center against Cincinnati, helping offense finish with 621 total yards…Helped guide offense to 456-yard performance in road win over Virginia Tech…Started at center against North Carolina, paving way for 494 total yards and 295 rushing yards…Helped lead offense to 492-yard performance against Florida State…Made 11th start of season on offensive line against Virginia…Started season finale on offensive line, leading team offense to 421 total yards…Made final start of career in Duck Commander Independence Bowl against South Carolina, leading offense to 422 total yards…Earned letter.
2013 (Junior): Started 11 games at center … Missed two games (Savannah State, USF) due to injury … Third-team All-ACC selection by league’s head coaches … 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 (Sophomore): Started all 12 games at center … One of six Hurricanes to earn All-ACC honorable mention from 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 … Awarded Walter Kichefski Endowed Football Scholarship … Graduated in summer 2013 with bachelor’s degree.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in 10 games … Allowed no sacks and registered zero penalties against for season … Earned letter.
2010 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Miami and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: Palm Beach County first-team all-conference as center … First-team all-area by Palm Beach Post … First-Team All-Broward by Sun-Sentinel … Three-star athlete was 20th-rated center by Rivals.com … Under Armour All-American Game … No. 44-ranked player in Sun-Sentinel’s Florida Top 100 … Recorded 50 pancake blocks and earned 93 percent grade as senior … No. 44 prospect on Bill Buchalter’s Florida Top 100 state list.