In 2013: Backup right guard on the preseason depth chart.
In 2012: Reserve guard who started on the right side in the win over No. 3 Florida State, he saw action as a reserve in seven other games.
In 2011: Transferred to NC State from LSU, the NCAA granted a waiver that made him eligible to compete just a few games into the season ... Saw action in two contests at center, playing five snaps in the win over No. 7 Clemson and 22 in the Belk Bowl win over Louisville.
In 2010: Red-shirted the season at LSU.
Prep: A blocking tight end at Northview High in Georgia ... Recorded six receptions for 70 yards as a senior and 76 tackles and seven sacks while playing defensive end as a junior ... Competed in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl ... Father played offensive line at LSU ... Majoring in program management.