|Hometown:||West Palm Beach, Fla.|
|High School:||Palm Beach Lakes HS|
2012 U RESPECT AWARD
2012 (Senior): Played nine games along offensive line ... Part of O-line that paved way for third-best passing offense (295.4) and fifth-best total offense (440.2) in ACC ... Received U Respect Award at team's end-of-season banquet ... Earned letter.
2011 (Junior): Lone appearance of year came against Duke ... Earned Scout Team Player of the Week honors heading into team’s match-up against Virginia Tech ... Earned letter.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in one game, did not record tackle.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in seven games at defensive tackle ... Recorded three tackles (two vs. UNC, one at UCF) ... Had pass break-up in win over Virginia ... Earned letter. 2008 (True Freshman): Participated on scout team ... Saw limited action against Charleston Southern in season opener and recorded career-first tackle.
2008 (True Freshman): Did not play, redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: As senior in 2007, made 10 tackles-for-loss and five sacks ... As junior in 2006, made 50 tackles and eight sacks with fumble return for touchdown and was named second-team All-Area by Palm Beach Post ... Coached by Dan Sanso ... Selected as PrepStar All-American ... Ranked No. 19 defensive tackle, No. 34 player in Florida and No. 231 player overall by Rivals.com ... Ranked No. 27 defensive tackle and No. 56 player in Florida by Scout.com ... Ranked No. 18 defensive tackle by ESPN ... Ranked 19th overall on South Florida Top 25 by Miami Herald.