2017 ALL-ACC, HONORABLE MENTION
2017 (Senior): Started all 13 games of final season at left guard…Earned All-ACC Honorable Mention recognition…Made 40 starts over four-year career…Started season opener at left guard and helped lead offense to 550-yard performance against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2)…Made second straight start of season at left guard in win over Toledo (Sept. 23) that included 587 yards of total offense and 254 rushing yards…Started at left guard in win at Duke (Sept. 29), where Miami piled up 409 yards of offense…Started at left guard in win at Florida State (Oct. 7)…Helped lead offense to 481-yard performance, including 184 rushing yards, in start at left guard against Georgia Tech (Oct. 14)…Started at left guard and helped lead team to win over Syracuse (Oct. 21), with Hurricanes piling up 480 offensive yards…Made start at left guard and helped offense gain 415 total yards in win at North Carolina (Oct. 28)…Helped power Miami to win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 4) with start at left guard, leading offense to 429-yard performance including 210 rushing yards…Played important role in win over Notre Dame (Nov. 11), starting at left guard and helping guide offense to 374 yards, including 237 rushing yards…Started at left guard in win over Virginia (Nov. 18)…Started at left guard at Pittsburgh (Nov. 24) and in ACC Championship Game against Clemson (Dec. 2)…Started at left guard in Capital One Orange Bowl against Wisconsin (Dec. 30).
2016 (Junior): Saw action in 11 of 13 games on offensive line with nine starts at left tackle…Offense averaged 425.9 yards per game…Started season opener against Florida A&M (Sept. 3) at left tackle, helping lead offense to 373 rushing yards and 523 total yards…Made second straight start of season at left tackle against FAU (Sept. 10) and helped lead offense to 470-yard performance, including 279 rushing yards…Started at left tackle in road win at Appalachian State (Sept. 17), guiding offense to 549 total yards…Made fourth straight start of season at left tackle in road win at Georgia Tech (Oct. 1)…Started at left tackle against Florida State (Oct. 8)…Started at left tackle and helped lead Miami to 363 yards against North Carolina (Oct. 15)…Made seventh start of season at left tackle at Virginia Tech (Oct. 20)…Started at left tackle at Notre Dame (Oct. 29)…Helped lead offense to 534-yard performance in win over Pittsburgh with start at left tackle (Nov. 5)…Saw action in regular season finale win over Duke (Nov. 26), helping lead offense to 568-yard performance…Saw action in Russell Athletic Bowl victory over West Virginia (Dec. 28), helping lead offense to 363 yards and 31 points.
2015 (Sophomore): Started all 13 games, serving as team’s starting left tackle…Shifted from right tackle to left tackle to open season, won starting job in training camp…Has started 18 straight games on the offensive line, streak dates to 2014…Helped lead team to No. 29 national ranking in passing offense (277.4 yards)…Offensive line was eighth nationally in fewest tackles for loss allowed (4.31 average)…Team tied for third-fewest sacks allowed of any team in ACC (15)…Miami’s offense scored an average of 27.8 points per game…Helped the Hurricanes surpass 400 yards of total offense in six games and two games with over 500 yards of total offense.
2014 (True Freshman): Saw action in eight games, making five starts in first season…Logged his career debut against FAMU…Made first career start against North Carolina…Served on offensive line that paved way for offense averaging 431.0 yards of total offense, including 179.9 rushing yards, and 29.9 points per game….Made final start of season in Duck Commander Independence Bowl game against South Carolina.
High School: Four-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports…No. 115 on ESPN300 rankings…Ranked No. 143 prospect nationwide regardless of position by Rivals…Top-100 prospect nationwide by 247Sports (No. 93)…Enrolled in January 2014…Invited to “The Opening,” all-star summer prospect camp…2014 Under Armour All-America Game selection…Two-time state champion at Miami Central…Coached by Roland Smith…Chose Miami over offers from Florida State, Florida, Clemson and West Virginia.