Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 285
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla.
High School: William T. Dwyer HS
Experience: 3 Letters


As a Senior (2014): Has appeared in 12 games with nine starts coming at defensive end … had six tackles and one tackle for loss against West Virginia (9/15) … finished with three tackles and got his first start of the season at Syracuse (9/20) … had three stops at Indiana (9/27) … totaled a season-high seven tackles and a 0.5 sack against Ohio State (10/4) … recorded four solo tackles and a sack at Penn State (11/1) … at Michigan (11/22), totaled four tackles and a tackle for loss … had a TFL and a fumble recovery against Rutgers (11/29).

As a Junior (2013): Appeared in all 13 games with nine starts ... recorded five total tackles against FIU (8/31) ... came off the bench to notch a solo stop against Old Dominion (9/7) ... had three stops against Connecticut (9/14) ... tallied three total tackles against WVU (9/21) ... made three stops against Florida State (10/5) ... tied a career high with nine total tackles against Virginia (10/12) ... had five stops against Clemson (10/26) ... made a single stop against Syracuse (11/9) ... notched two tackles at NC State (11/30).

As a Sophomore (2012): Played in nine games while missing three with a knee injury … played in a reserve role against Temple (9/8) and recorded one unassisted tackle … totaled one tackle vs. Connecticut (9/15) while helping hold the Huskies to 223 yards of total offense … recorded three total tackles against Virginia (10/13), including one sack … played a reserve role against NC State (10/20), Boston College (10/27), and Georgia Tech (11/3) but failed to record a tackle … recorded two tackles vs. Clemson (11/10)… saw action against Florida State (11/17) but failed to record a tackle … had a season high four tackles against North Carolina (11/24) to go along with a sack.

As a Freshman (2011): An honorable mention freshman All-America selection by College Football News … played in all 12 games at defensive end, making starts in the last 11 … tied for fourth on the team in tackles for loss (6.0) and sacks (2.5) … first true freshman to start along the defensive line for the Terps since Jeremy Navarre in 2005 … made a pair of tackles against Miami (9/5) … recorded three stops and combined on a tackle for loss against West Virginia (9/17) … had one solo tackle and two assisted stops against Temple (9/24) … made three stops against Towson (10/1) … had four tackles against Georgia Tech (10/8) … recorded one tackle against Clemson (10/15) … had three tackles (two solo) and his first career sack, dropping E.J. Manuel for a 10-yard loss, against Florida State (10/22) … set season highs with nine tackles and two tackles for loss against Boston College (10/29) … that was the most tackles by a Maryland freshman defensive lineman since Trey Covington tallied nine stops vs. Virginia Tech on Oct. 20, 2005 … had one assisted tackle against Virginia (11/5) … recorded three tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss and a half sack against Notre Dame (11/12) … started against Wake Forest (11/19) but didn’t have a tackle … made four tackles, matching a season high with three solos, had a sack and recovered a fumble against NC State (11/26).

At William T. Dwyer High School: Helped lead team to 2010 Florida 4A State Championship game … finished senior season with 74 tackles, including 15 sacks … member of the 2009 4A State Championship team … three-year starter on offensive and defensive lines … ranked as 22nd-best player in Palm Beach County by Palm Beach Post … also considered offers from Illinois, Kansas, and Northern Illinois, among others … coached by Jack Daniels. 

Personal: Parents run a homeless shelter in West Palm Beach, Fla. … majoring in communication. 

Career Highs
Tackles - 9 (twice: vs. Boston College, 10/29/11; vs. Virginia, 10/12/13)
Solo Tackles - 3 (three times: vs. Boston College, 10/29/11; vs. NC State, 11/26/11; vs. Virginia,10/12/13)
TFL - 2.0 (vs. Boston College, 10/29/11)
Sacks - 1.0 (four times: vs. Florida State, 10/22/11; vs. NC State, 11/26/11; vs. Virginia, 10/13/12; vs. North Carolina, 11/24/12)
Fumble Recoveries - 1 (vs. NC State, 11/26/11)

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