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- Versatile defensive lineman with the ability to add immediate value to the Sun Devil defense.
Praised for having excellent speed, athleticism and quick feet for his size.
Uses his size, strength and explosiveness to create pressure.
Has the size and ability to play any defensive line position.
Was a junior college teammate of fellow ASU signee Eriquel Florence.
Redshirt Junior (2014):
- Finished with 18 tackles on the season
- Had one tackle for a loss
- Had a solid outing against Colorado (9/13) with a career-high three tackles
- Matched that with a three-tackle performance against USC (10/4)
- Made his second career start against Washington (10/25), recording his first career fumble recov
- Had a tipped pass that led to an interception and two tackles against Notre Dame (11/8)
- Recovered a fumble against Arizona and returned it for his first career touchdown (11/28)
- Had three tackles in the Sun Bowl against Duke (12/27)
- Contributed on scout team.
Contra Costa College:
Chose ASU over reported scholarship offers from California, Fresno State, Illinois, Iowa State, Maryland, North Carolina State, Purdue, San Diego State, San Jose State and Washington State.
- Coached by Alonzo Carter at Contra Costa.
- Earned All-West Region honors by PrepStar in 2012.
- Recorded 29 tackles with 3.5 sacks in 7 games.
- Totaled 26 tackles including 8.5 for loss with 4.5 sacks, one pass breakup and one blocked kick as a junior college freshman in 2011.
- Played at Oak Ridge (N.C.) Military Academy in 2010 and collected 92 tackles, 4.0 sacks and four forced fumbles in 10 games as a high school senior in 2009 at Frostproof Middle.
- Coached by Brad Metheny at Frostproof Middle.