NC State vs. Virginia :: Oct. 22, 2011 (AP Photos)
In 2011: Saw action in seven games, he missed two due to a knee injury ... In for a career-high 31 snaps in the opener versus Liberty, he tallied his first career sack in that contest.
In 2010: Saw action in three contests at defensive tackle, he was in for a season-high 25 snaps in the season opener with Western Carolina ... Enrolled at NC State in January and went through winter workouts with the team.
Prep: Originally signed with the Pack in 2009, but spent that season at Fork Union Military Academy ... Named to the USA Football Junior National squad that represented the United States in the first IFAF Junior World Championship in Canton, Ohio, during the summer of 2009 ... A four-year starter at South Brunswick High School for Coach Gordon Walters, he recorded 90 tackles, including 20 for loss, and 10 sacks during his senior season... Scored three touchdowns on defense as a senior ... Also played tight end, pulling down 10 receptions and four touchdowns in 2008 ... Helped lead his team to the third round of the 2AA state playoffs ... Named all-conference in 2008 and 2007 ... Led South Brunswick in sacks for three seasons (2006-08) ... Named to the All-Atlantic Region Class of 2009 by Prep Star ... Also ran track in the 100 and 200-meter events ... Enrolled in the First Year College.