In 2009: Redshirted the season, he was named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Maryland game ... Originally signed with NC State in the spring of 2008, but attended Hargrave Military Academy ... Enrolled in January and went through spring drills.
Prep: Played offensive guard and tackle at Hargrave for Coach Robert Prunty ... Was ranked as the nation's No. 11 Prep school player in the nation after his high school campaign... Also earned the Military Order of the World Wars Leadership Award ... An all-conference performer for David Riggs at Fuquay-Varina High School, where he played defensive end and offensive tackle ... Enrolled in the first-year college program. Born 11/7/89.