In 2009: Joined the team just two weeks before the season started, he ended up playing key snaps for the Wolfpack in 2009 ... Played in all 12 games, he started the Clemson contest ... In for a season-high 41 snaps in that game and tallied a season-high six tackles ... Made two huge plays in the waning seconds of the Maryland game ... With the Wolfpack a touchdown ahead and the Terrapins in NC State territory, he had an eight-yard sack on 2nd-and-10 and pressured the QB to throw incomplete on 4th-and-18 ... Intercepted a pass to set up the Pack's only score versus South Carolina ... Broke up a season-high three passes at Florida State ... Transferred to NC State from Georgia Military College, he also attended the University of Georgia.
At Georgia: Named the Bulldogs' Most Improved Defensive End after 2008 spring workouts... Appeared in seven games in 2007, notching seven tackles ... Redshirted in 2006.
Prep: Coached by Mark Farriba ... An all-region performer as a junior and senior ... Won Class AAA all-state honors as a junior and senior ... Named to the Macon Telegraph All-Middle Georgia Team as a junior and senior ... Played fullback, wingback, tight end, defensive tackle and nose tackle ... Tallied 169 tackles for his high school career, including 35 tackles for loss and 12 QB pressures ... Also caught 40 passes for 303 yards, rushed 79 times for 366 yards and scored nine touchdowns ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Majoring in Africana Studies ... Born 9/18/87.