In 2013: Signed with the Pack in December of 2012, and enrolled for the 2013 spring semester ... Listed as the backup at left guard heading into fall camp.
Prep: Played center, guard and tackle at Davie County High School for head coach Doug Illing ... Missed half of his senior season with broken bones in his foot ... Was co-captain as a senior ... Played in the 2012 Shrine Bowl and started at left guard ... Team finished 8-3 and advanced to the second round of the state playoffs ... Named all-state as a junior by the Associated Press ... NC State's first committment in the 2013 class ... Ranked as the No. 23 center nationally by scout.com.