- An elite defensive lineman with all the tools and ability to thrive in the Sun Devil defensive scheme. Brings the physical skill-set necessary to contribute at a high level in ASU's attacking scheme.
- A superb pass rusher with tremendous size and play-making ability.
- Will look to compete for playing time with the departure of Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year Will Sutton at defensive tackle.
- Registered 40 sacks over his junior and senior seasons.
- Rated by PrepStar as the No. 252 overall recruit in America. A four-star recruit according to Scout and ESPN.
- Listed as the No. 19 defensive tackle recruit in the country, rated by Scout.com as the No. 20 defensive tackle prospect in the nation, also ranked by Scout.com as the No. 38 overall prospect in the West Region and the region's third-best defensive tackle. Listed by Rivals.com as the No. 32 defensive tackle in the country, ranked by 24-7 Sports as the No. 44 defensive tackle recruit in the nation.
- Mentioned in the Tacoma (Wash.) New Tribune's "Western 100" list after his senior season.
- Chose ASU over multiple offers from other Pac-12 programs as well as ones from Alabama, Boise State, Fresno State, Houston, Miama (Fla.), Nevada, Oklahoma, San Jose State and Wisconson.