Defensive tackle who has served as a reserve.
2011: Had two quarterback pressures in 21 snaps over five games...played three snaps in his first career game against Troy on Sept. 3...played three snaps against Boston College on Oct. 8...played three snaps against North Carolina on Oct. 22...had two quarterback pressures in nine snaps against #3 Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game on Dec. 3.
2010: Red-shirted...enrolled in January.
Before Clemson: Rated as the #1 defensive tackle in the nation in prep school by Rivals.com...coached by Robert Prunty at Hargrave Military Academy; he is now an assistant coach at Texas Tech...comes from the same school that sent former Clemson All-American DeAndre McDaniel, former Clemson All-American Chris McDuffie, and current Tiger defensive back Jonathan Meeks to Clemson...played at John Dickinson High School in Wilmington, DE...burst on the scene when he was named MVP of a high school all-star game in Delaware at the end of his senior season...coached by Craig Stephenson at John Dickinson High School...recruited by Danny Pearman...chose Clemson over Boston College, Duke, Florida State, and North Carolina.
Personal: Majoring in sociology...born Feb. 5, 1990.