AS A FRESHMAN (2014):
· Started five of the last six games at defensive tackle, including the bowl victory over UCF.
· Earned his first career start at Louisville - he tallied seven tackles in that contest - including 1.5 tackles for loss.
· Earned the Philip Rivers Freshman of the Year Award for the defense, he tallied 37 stops and 7.5 tackles for loss for the season.
· Enrolled at NC State for the 2014 spring semester and participated in spring drills.
IN HIGH SCHOOL:
· Played defensive end and running back for coach James Johnson.
· Also played basketball, including AAU competition.
· Senior Stats: 68 tackles, nine sacks and one INT; 118 rushes for 819 yards and five touchdowns.
· Rankings: No. 70 defensive end nationally by scout.com. No. 35 player in North Carolina by rivals.com. No. 50 defensive end nationally by ESPN.com.