Height: 6'0"
Weight: 275
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Jefferson, Ga.
High School: Jefferson



• Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Fall 2017

AT GEORGIA STATE: Talented defensive lineman who made an immediate impact as a true freshman ... Looks to earn a starting role at noseguard after backing up senior Julien Laurent in 2017.

2017: Backup noseguard who helped the Georgia State defense set records for fewest points per game allowed (24.75), fewest rushing yards per game (136.4), fewest yards per rushing attempt (4.13) and most sacks (24) ... Tied for the team lead with four sacks, just one shy of the GSU season record. Finished with 24 tackles and five tackles for loss ... Had a sack that caused a fumble at No. 5 Penn State ... Added another sack in shutout win at Charlotte and shared sacks in win over ULM and South Alabama ... Collected sack No. 4 in the AutoNation Cure Bowl win over Western Kentucky, helping the Panthers set a school record by allowing a net of minus-2 yards rushing.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time all-state defensive lineman at Jefferson High School … 2016 Class AAAA first-team all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and second-team by the Georgia Sportswriters Association … 2016 Player of the Year in Region 8-AAAA … Made 74 tackles as a senior with 14 TFL and six sacks … Honorable mention all-state in Class AAA by the Georgia Sportwriters Association as a junior … Two-time all-area by the Gainesville Times, including first-team accolades in 2016 … Three-time first-team all-region selection.

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