|Hometown:||Orange Park, Fla.|
2016 FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA (ESPN, 247Sports, Pro Football Focus)
2016 ALL-ACC, THIRD TEAM (Coaches)
2016 ALL-ACC, HONORABLE MENTION (ACSMA)
2016 (True Freshman): Delivered dominant freshman season, starting all 13 games and finishing second on team with 84 tackles (43 solo)...Earned Freshman All-America recognition from ESPN, Pro Football Focus and 247Sports...Third-team All-ACC selection by ACC coaches and Honorable Mention All-ACC recognition from Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA)...Ranked third on team with 10.0 tackles for loss (39 yards) and finished with 3.5 sacks...Had team-best eight quarterback hurries...Added one pass breakup and scored one defensive touchdown on fumble recovery...Started in career debut against Florida A&M (Sept. 3) and ranked second on team with seven tackles (five solo)...Added 2.5 TFLs totaling two yards against Rattlers...Started and had three tackles (two solo) and 0.5 TFLs (two yards) against FAU (Sept. 10)...Recorded two tackles, including 0.5 TFLs (1 yard), in start at Appalachian State (Sept. 17)...Dominant start against Georgia Tech (Oct. 1) included first career touchdown on 17-yard fumble return...Second on team with eight tackles (five solo) against Yellow Jackets and added 1.0 TFL (three yards)...Totaled four tackles (three solo) in start against Florida State (Oct. 8)...Started and totaled career-high 11 tackles (six solo) and added 1.0 TFLs (three yards) against North Carolina (Oct. 15)...Ranked second on team with eight tackles (two solo) in start against Virginia Tech (Oct. 20)...Had 11-yard tackle for loss against Hokies...Led Miami with eight tackles (five solo) and added one sack (five yards) and one quarterback hurry in start at Notre Dame (Oct. 29)...Had five tackles and credited with two quarterback hurries in start vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 5)...Started and recorded five tackles, 1.5 TFLs (three yards) and one sack (three yards) in win at Virginia (Nov. 12)...Started and ranked second with eight tackles (seven solo) in win at NC State (Nov. 19)...Tied for second on team with 10 tackles (four solo) and credited with one PBU and two quarterback hurries in regular season finale win over Duke (Nov. 26)...Started and totaled five tackles (three solo) and 1.0 sack (nine yards) in Russell Athletic Bowl victory over West Virginia (Dec. 28).
High School: Consensus four-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and Scout...U.S. Army All-America Bowl selection…Enrolled in January 2016…Was rated as a top-10 inside linebacker nationwide by every major scouting service: No. 3 inside linebacker by ESPN, No. 4 by Rivals, No. 7 by 247Sports and No. 8 by Scout…No. 74 overall prospect regardless of position by Rivals…Ranked No. 98 on ESPN300…Rated No. 108 overall prospect regardless of position by 247Sports…Had 101 tackles senior year at Oakleaf and 137 tackles junior season…Earned Florida Times-Union Defensive Player of the Year honors in final year…Recorded eye-popping totals of 412 tackles, 23.5 TFLs, six sacks, two interceptions, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and eight PBUs over four-year varsity career…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Penn State, among others.
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