In 2011: Walk-on who saw action on both sides of the ball at Cincinnati, playing seven snaps on the offensive line and 13 on the defensive line ... Saw action in four games, he was also in for a dozen snaps versus Georgia Tech.
In 2010: Transferred to NC State from Campbell, he spent the season as a defensive end on the scout team.
In 2009: Played in all 11 games as a freshman for the Camels, he recorded 27 tackles, including 17 solo stops.
Prep: A three-year varsity football letter winner at Wake Forest- Rolesville ... Named academic all-conference three times ... Earned first-team All-CAP 7 honors as a senior ... Helped lead his team to a conference title in each of his final three seasons, winning 32 games ... Also played tight end and totaled six catches for 102 yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... Was team MVP as a senior ... Also lettered in basketball for three years, serving twice as a team captain and earning all-conference honors as a senior.