In 2011: Saw action in nine games at defensive end, including a season-high 19 snaps in the win over South Alabama.
In 2010: Missed time in the early season as he rehabbed from hip surgery, then suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice ... Missed 2011 spring workouts.
In 2009: Redshirted the season at defensive end, he was named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Gardner Webb and Clemson games ... Underwent hip surgery in the offseason and missed spring drills.
Prep: Tallied 73 tackles during his senior season, including 18 in the season opener as a defensive end at Northside Christian Academy for Coach Brentson Buckner ... Also had two fumble recoveries, blocked two field goals, and tallied 22 sacks in 2008 ... Contributed to the offense as a wide receiver, making five catches for 28 yards as a senior ... Played on the North Carolina team in the 2008 Oasis All-Star Shrine Classic ... Recorded 18 sacks his junior season at Victory Christian ... Named to Prep Star's All-Atlantic Region class of 2009 ... Also played basketball for his high school ... Majoring in Africana studies.