In 2011: Red-shirted the season ... Named the defensive scout team player of the week for the Georgia Tech game.
Prep: A three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Played in the 2010 North/South all-star game ... Spent his final season at Lithonia HS, playing as a defensive end and tight end for coach Marcus Jelks ... Recorded 50 tackles with nine sacks and an interception ... Played his first three seasons at Our Lady of Good Mercy in Fairburn, Ga.