As a Sophomore: Appeared in eight games ... registered one TFL against FIU (8/31) ... recorded one stop at Florida State (10/5).
As a Redshirt Freshman (2012): Moved from the offensive line to the defensive line during 2012 spring practice … named scout team defensive player of the week for his efforts in preparation for the Virginia game (10/13) … did not see game action.
As a Freshman (2011): Served a redshirt season as a reserve offensive guard … earned the offensive scout team player of the week leading up to the Towson (10/1) and Virginia (11/5) games … enrolled in classes in January and participated in spring practice.
At Fork Union Military Academy (2010): Attended the preparatory school in the fall … ranked No. 11 nationally among prep school recruits by Rivals.com … coached by John Shuman.
At Archbishop Carroll High School: A SuperPrep All-American as a senior … played both offensive and defensive line … a two-year starter … No. 10-ranked player on the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic 53 … the No. 2-ranked player in Washington, D.C., according to Scout.com and Rivals.com … a four-star prospect, ranked as the 10th-best offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com … also ranked No. 58 nationally among defensive tackles by Scout.com … had 18 pancake blocks as a senior … also posted 77 tackles, including nine sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 2009 … selected to play in the 2009 Maryland Crab Bowl All-Star Game … did not play football until his sophomore season … also played basketball … also considered Illinois and Kansas State … coached by Rick Houchens.
Personal: Born in College Park, Md. … favorite athlete is Adrian Peterson … chose Maryland because of its nearby location … majoring in criminology and criminal justice.