A fourth-year offensive lineman who enters the fall as a backup at tackle.
As a Sophomore (2008): Did not see game action ... served as a reserve tackle.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2007): Did not see game action ... named the scout team offensive player of the week heading into the Florida International game (9/8).
As a Freshman (2006): Served a redshirt season ... named offensive scout team player of the week for his work in practice leading up to the Clemson contest (11/4).
At Stephen Decatur High School: A first-team All-Bayside Conference performer on the offensive line in 2005, helping the team finish 10-4 ... also an honorable mention all-state that season ... coached by Bob Knox.
Personal: Born May 10, 1988 ... parents are Alison and Gary Sappington ... has a brother Logan and two sisters Taylor and Colby ... competes in game fishing tournaments on his father's boat ... majoring in American studies ... maintains over a 3.0 GPA.