Rated among the top-15 players in South Carolina by all services ... No. 26 defensive tackle in the nation and No. 8 player in South Carolina by ESPN ... No. 12 player by in South Carolina by Scout.com ... No. 12 player in South Carolina by 247Sports.com ... No. 14 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... led Emerald High School to a 10-4 record and the state playoffs as a senior ... had 100 tackles and 28 tackles for loss as a junior ... first-team all-state ... one of the top wrestlers in the state who was a three-time state champion entering his senior year ... can become the first wrestler from South Carolina to be the heavyweight champion four straight years ... lost only one wrestling match entering his senior year; was 53-0 and won the state title as a junior ... coached by Tim McMahon ... recruited by Dan Brooks and Mike Reed ... signed Feb. 4, 2015 ... born June 22, 1997.
Mickey Plyler on Cervenka: "There two other sports I look for outside of football when projecting players. I like hurdlers in track and wrestlers at linebacker and on the lines of scrimmage. Cervenka is a champion wrestler. He understands leverage and plays behind his pads at a very low level. He knows how to use his hands. I can see him being a terrific defensive tackle or even moving to offense as a guard or center."
Reminds Plyler of: Tyler Shatley