Fourth-Year Redshirt Sophomore
Middle Village, N.Y.
Christ The King
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2022 (Fourth-Year Redshirt Sophomore): Started the season off in the opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), finishing with three tackles, including one solo…Had two solo tackles, including one tackle for a loss of two yards at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Chipped in two tackles, including one solo, against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Had three tackles, including two solo against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Posted two solo tackles, including one sack against Duke (Oct. 22)…Tallied three solo tackles, including one sack for a loss of seven yards in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Had one solo tackle for a loss of a yard against Florida State (Nov. 5)…
2021 (Redshirt Freshman*): Saw action in 11 games and made eight starts as one of team’s top contributors on defensive line…Finished with 18 total tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and two sacks…Had one PBU and credited with four quarterback hurries…Credited with four tackles and made start in season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4)…Totaled two tackles in win over Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Started and finished with four tackles against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Started against Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25) and had one tackle…Did not play against Virginia…Made starts against both North Carolina (Oct. 16) and NC State (Oct. 23) on interior of defensive line…Finished with one solo tackle in start against Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Played against Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Had first sack of season at Florida State (Nov. 13)…Totaled two tackles against Seminoles…Started against Virginia Tech (Nov. 20) and recorded sack for second straight game…Finished with three solo tackles in win over Hokies…Started season finale against Duke (Nov. 27) and had one tackle.
2020 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in eight games and made one start…Totaled 17 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss and three sacks…Added one forced fumble and one blocked kick…Had two tackles in home opener against UAB (Sept. 10)…Posted two tackles for loss, including 13-yard sack, in road win at top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19)…Lone tackle in romp of rival Florida State (Sept. 26) was 10-yard sack…Had one solo tackle and first blocked field goal of career at Clemson (Oct. 7)…Recorded one of best outings of career in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 14), finishing with four total tackles, two tackles for loss, 10-yard sack and one forced fumble…Had one solo tackle in home win versus Virginia (Oct. 14)…Made first start of career in come-from-behind win at NC State (Nov. 6), finishing with career-best five tackles including one-half tackle for loss…Lone tackle in 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29) was half-tackle for loss.
2019 (True Freshman): Played in one game in first season…Made career debut in home opener versus Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Served as member of practice squad.
High School: Consensus three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports…Consensus top-40 defensive tackle nationwide by all major scouting services…Ranked by Rivals as No. 3 player in state of New York regardless of position…Rated No. 4 player in New York by 247Sports and No. 2 player in state by ESPN…Had 45 tackles and three sacks while playing in eight games during senior season…Selected to 2018 All-Diocesan First Team by The Tablet…Served as team captain for final year…Played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl…Also saw action at tight end…Caught 23 passes for 227 yards during junior season…Earned second-team All-Diocesan honors from The Tablet after junior year…Played just two seasons of high school football, spending early part of career focusing on basketball…Christ The King teammate of fellow Miami signee Adam ElGammal…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Ohio State, Georgia, LSU, Michigan and Penn State, among others.
* indicates student-athlete received extra year of eligibility in 2021 due to 2020 season affected by COVID-19 pandemic