Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 319
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Weddington HS
Experience: 2 Letters


As a Junior (2013): A member of the team’s leadership council ... started 12 of 13 games ... against FIU (8/31) finished with one sack ... had eight tackles against Connecticut (9/14) ... recorded a sack and two TFL against West Virginia (9/21) ... notched five tackles against Virginia (10/12) ... recorded four tackles, two solo, against Wake Forest (10/19) ... had three tackles against Clemson (10/26) ... nabbed two tackles against Virginia Tech (11/16) ... made five stops against Boston College (11/23) ... had three tackles including a TFL against Marshall (12/27) in the Military Bowl.

As a Sophomore (2012): Started 11 games and played in all 12 at nose tackle … totaled 40 tackles on the season, including five for a loss ... also recovered and forced a fumble ... made four tackles and one sack in his first collegiate start against William & Mary (9/1) … recorded four tackles, including three solo stops, a half sack and forced fumble at Temple (9/8) … amassed three tackles vs. Connecticut (9/15) while helping hold the Huskies to 223 yards of total offense … saw action against West Virginia (9/22) but did not record a tackle … started at nose tackle vs. Wake Forest (10/6) and totaled three tackles (three solo) … helped limit Wake Forest to 241 total yards (71 rushing, 170 passing), including only 45 in the second half … recorded three tackles against NC State (10/20) … totaled two solo tackles in a start against Boston College (10/27) … recorded a season-high seven tackles, including four solo tackles, and one tackle for loss against Georgia Tech (11/3) ... recorded three tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss against Clemson (11/10) ... recorded two tackles including one for loss against Florida State (11/17) ... recorded four solo tackles including one tackle for loss against North Carolina (11/24).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2011): Played in five games as a reserve defensive lineman … saw his first-career action vs. Towson (10/1) … also played vs. Clemson (10/15) … had a career-high two tackles vs. Florida State (10/22) … matched that total with two stops (both solo) vs. Boston College (10/29) … had one tackle vs. Virginia (11/5). 

As a Freshman (2010): Redshirted … earned defensive scout team player of the week for his efforts leading up to the Clemson game (10/16).

At Weddington High School: A starter on both the offensive and defensive lines … ranked No. 55 nationally among offensive guards by … ranked No. 110 nationally among defensive tackles by Scouts, Inc. … recorded 67 tackles, four sacks and two forced fumbles his senior year … received all-conference and all-county honors after amassing 83 tackles, including five sacks, and three forced fumbles in 2008 … participated in basketball and indoor track & field for the Warriors … also considered Clemson, Tennessee, Auburn, East Carolina, South Carolina and Michigan State.

Personal: Born in Matthews, N.C. … parents are Daren and Traci Kilgo … majoring in criminology and criminal justice.

Career Highs

Tackles - 8 (at Connecticut, 9/14/13)
Solo Tackles - 4 (three times: at Temple, 9/8/12; vs. Georgia Tech 11/3/12; at North Carolina, 11/24/12)
Sacks - 1.0 (three times: vs. William & Mary, 9/1/12; vs. FIU, 8/31/13; vs. West Virginia, 9/21/13)

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