|High School:||Pahokee HS|
2011 (SENIOR): Played in 10 games, including six starts at defensive tackle ... Finished the season ranked sixth on the team with 41 tackles ... Tied for third on the team with 6.5 tackles for loss and finished fourth on the team with two sacks ... Had a team-high four pass break-ups ... Recorded a season-high six tackles and one tackle for loss against Kansas State ... Made four tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss against Florida State ... Four-year letterwinner.
2010 (JUNIOR): Played in 12 games, starting the final 10 at defensive tackle ... Recorded 42 tackles with eight tackles for loss and three sacks ... Had his best game against Duke, recording nine tackles, two for loss, a sack, and an interception returned for a touchdown ... His 22-yard interception return against the Blue Devils tied the second longest return of the season for the Canes.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games as reserve at defensive tackle ... Tallied 19 total tackles and 3.0 tackles for a loss on the year ... Recorded his first career interception in home win over Virginia and added second interception of season in Champs Sports Bowl against Wisconsin ... Forced a fumble against UCF in Orlando ... Had a half a sack in win over eventual ACC Champion Georgia Tech ... Recorded two solo tackles in win over then-No. 8 Oklahoma.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Played in 10 games at defensive tackle ... Tallied 10 tackles (seven solo, three assisted) ... Had three tackles against Charleston Southern and at Duke ... Also competed throwing the shot put for the UM track team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for the No. 6-ranked high school team in the country as chosen by USA Today ... As a senior in 2007, made 101 tackles (31 for loss), with five sacks and an interception ... As a junior in 2006, was named first-team All-Area by the Palm Beach Post when he made 47 tackles and 13 sacks ... Coached by Blaze Thompson ... Ranked the No. 55 player in Florida and the 29th best defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com ... Rated the No. 31 defensive tackle and the No. 58 player in Florida by Scout.com ... Rated the No. 28 defensive tackle by ESPN ... Selected to the PrepStar All-Southeast Region team ... Ranked No. 24 on the Miami Herald South Florida Top 25.