Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 12 player in Maryland by Rivals.com ... No. 16 player in Maryland by 247Sports.com ... three-time all-state selection ... consensus first-team all-state as a junior and senior, and first-team all-state as a defensive lineman as a sophomore ... member of the state championship team as a sophomore, junior and senior; his team was 41-1 in his three years as a starter, winning each of the last 36 games; also played as a freshman on a team that reached state championship game ... played on both sides of the ball as a starter each of his last three years ... had 108 career tackles, including 42 as a junior ... outstanding lacrosse player who lettered four times ... National Honor Society member, Maryland Scholar and an APEX Scholar ... coached by Kevin Lynott at Middletown High School ... recruited by Brent Venables.
Personal: His father, David, played football for one season at Notre Dame ... his brother, Shane, attended Maryland on an academic scholarship (engineering) ... majoring in pre-business ... born Sept. 18, 1995.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide