- Has a chance to compete for a starting job right away.
- Good size and strength make him versatile along the defensive line.
- One of the premier defensive linemen on the west coast.
- Selected as a Second-Team All-America pick by USA Today after his senior season.
- Participated in the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
- Guided Central Catholic to an undefeated 14-0 season in 2013 and the Oregon Class 6A state championship.
- Listed by Rivals.com as the No. 108 overall prospect in the nation and the eighth-best strong side defensive end recruit in the country.
- Rated by PrepStar as the No. 114 overall prospect in America.
- Ranked by ESPN as the No. 23 defensive end recruit in the nation.
- Regarded by Rivals and 24-7 Sports as a four-star prospect.
- Listed by Scout.com as the No. 31 defensive tackle prospect in the nation.
- Rated by 24-7 Sports as the No. 28 weak side defensive end prospect in the nation and the second-best overall recruit in the state of Oregon.
- Mentioned on the Tacoma (Wash.) News Tribune’s “Western 100” list after his senior season.
- Totaled 43 tackles (16 solo) with 5.0 sacks and seven additional tackles-for-loss as a senior in 2013.
- Added four fumble recoveries, three pass deflections and two forced fumbles.
- Posted 74 tackles (47 solo) with 6.0 sacks and 11 additional tackles-for-loss as a junior in 2012.
- Chose ASU over multiple offers from Pac-12 programs as well as ones from Boise State, Boston College, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
- Coached by Steve Pyne at Central Catholic High.