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2011 HARD HITTER AWARD
2011 (SENIOR): Played and started in all 12 games for the Hurricanes at left guard ... Finished the year with an overall grade of 85 percent, tied for second-best on the offensive line ... Allowed zero sacks and recorded zero penalties against for the season ... Four-year letterman.
2010 (JUNIOR): Started all 13 games on the offensive line ... Amassed 13 pancakes and six lumberjacks ... Graded out at 96 percent against Georgia Tech ... Graded out at 95 percent against UNC ... Against Clemson, graded out at 93 percent.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Started five of 13 games at right guard ... Started against FSU and played 44 snaps ... Played 31 snaps against Georgia Tech ... Played a season-high 73 snaps against UCF ... Also significant playing time against Florida A&M (26 snaps) ... One of his best games was against Virginia when he played 33 snaps and graded out at 94 percent.
2008 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Participated most of the season on the scout team ... Saw some action in the season opener against Charleston Southern taking part in seven plays and grading 95 percent.
2007 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted as a true freshman ... Worked with the scout team all season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played tackle in high school ... Attended the same high school as Gale Sayers, Ahman Green, Calvin Jones and Keith Jones ... Rated the No. 8 center by Rivals.com and the No. 6 guard and No. 63 player in the country by Scout.com ... Rated the No. 5 player in the Midlands and the No. 8 offensive lineman in the country by SuperPrep ... Coached by Joe McMenamin and Jay Ball.