As a Freshman (2014):
• Started five of the last six games at defensive tackle, including the bowl victory over UCF.
• Earned his first career start at Louisville - he tallied seven tackles in that contest - including 1.5 tackles for loss.
• Earned the Philip Rivers Freshman of the Year Award for the defense, he tallied 37 stops and 7.5 tackles for loss for the season.
• Enrolled at NC State for the 2014 spring semester and participated in spring drills.
In High School:
• Played defensive end and running back for coach James Johnson.
• Also played basketball, including AAU competition.
• Senior Stats: 68 tackles, nine sacks and one INT; 118 rushes for 819 yards and five touchdowns.
• Rankings: No. 70 defensive end nationally by scout.com. No. 35 player in North Carolina by rivals.com. No. 50 defensive end nationally by ESPN.com.