In 2011: A preseason All-ACC choice according to Lindy's.
In 2010: An honorable mention All-ACC performer who was one of the Pack's most dominant defenders, tallying 13 tackles for loss and six sacks ... Team leader in sacks with six, five came in the last four games of the regular season ... Ranked second on the team in tackles for loss ... Had the best game of his career in the one-point loss at Clemson, he tallied four tackles for loss, including a pair of sacks and led the team with 10 total tackles ... Also had two quarterback pressures and forced a fumble ... Made four stops behind the line of scrimmage at Maryland, including a seven-yard sack ... In for a season-high 60 snaps in the overtime loss to East Carolina.
In 2009: Reserve defensive tackle who played in all 12 games and started the Gardner-Webb contest ... In for a season-high 37 snaps at Virginia Tech, he tallied three tackles, including an eight-yard sack, and had three quarterback pressures in that game ... Made a season-best four tackles against Duke ... Had five tackles for loss, three sacks for the season ... Pressured the Maryland quarterback five times in that win.
In 2008: Saw action in two games at defensive end, seven snaps versus Williams and Mary and six at South Carolina ... Recorded one tackle and a quarterback pressure.
In 2007: Redshirted the season at defensive end, he was named the Scout Team Player of the Year for the defense ... Spent some time at linebacker during 2008 spring drills.
Prep: A linebacker in high school who recorded an impressive 195 tackles in 12 games as a senior at Mooresville HS for coach Barclay Marsh ... Recorded 14 tackles for loss, including six sacks, and recovered four fumbles as a senior ... Notched 115 tackles, eight tackles for loss and three sacks as a junior ... PrepStar all-region selection ... Won the Class 3A heavyweight wrestling championship for the state of North Carolina ... Majoring in sport management.