Defenisve Lineman
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 225
Year: Junior
Hometown: Elkridge, Md.
High School: Long Reach HS


An athletic, hard-nosed player who moved from linebacker to defensive end in the spring.

As a Junior (2010): Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules ... served on the scout team defense.

As a Sophomore (2009 at Albright College): Named All-Middle Atlantic Conference and team defensive lineman of the year... recorded 31 tackles, including 10 sacks, at defensive end ... advanced to Division III national quarterfinals.

As a Freshman (2008 at Albright College): Posted 11.5 tackles including 1.5 sacks, at defensive end ... ECAC Bowl champions ... coached by John Marzka.

At Long Reach High School: A two-year starter at linebacker and right guard ... named 2007 first team All-Howard County ... named to the Baltimore Touchdown Club Super 22 as a junior ... also competed in track & field as a senior finishing third in the shot put and fourth in the discus at the Maryland 3A State Meet ... coached by Pete Hughes.

Personal: Born in Florence, S.C. ... mother is Dianne Thomas ... chose Maryland for academics and athletics ... non-sports hero is Dr. Ben Carson ... hopes to become a surgeon ... enrolled in letters and sciences.

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