|Hometown:||Fort Lauderdale, Fla.|
- All-ACC First Team (Coaches)
- All-ACC Second Team (Media)
2015: Started 12 games in 2015, including the first eight to open the season...a disruptive force in the middle of the defense that finished with career-highs in tackles (36), TFL (3.5) and sacks (2.5)...voted All-ACC First Team by the coaches and Second Team by the media…set a career-high with six tackles in his final regular season game at Florida...tallied four tackles and one sack vs. Louisville...five tackles at Boston College and at Georgia Tech…recorded a career-high 1.5 TFL at Boston College...added three tackles in his final game as a Seminole against Houston in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl…a four-time game captain (Boston College, Syracuse, Chattanooga and Florida)…finished his Seminole career with 71 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 6.5 TFLs, a pass break-up and a blocked kick…helped anchor a top-10 scoring defense for the Seminoles in 2015…participated in the East-West Shrine game in January (2016).
2014: Began season as starting nose tackle before suffering a pectoral muscle injury against Clemson...finished the game against the Tigers…was expected to be done for the season with the injury, but returned to practice in the weeks leading up to the Rose Bowl…played several series against Oregon, recording one tackle and blocking an extra point in the third quarter…appeared in four games with two starts…finished with 10 tackles, including a half-tackle for loss versus Clemson.
2013: Started at defensive tackle next to All-American Timmy Jernigan...made six starts on the season including versus Florida and Duke...played in 13 games...set career bests for tackles (15) and TFL (1.5)...made his first career start at Pitt on Sept. 2...recorded a season-high three tackles at Boston College on Sept. 28...tied a season high with three tackles – including 1.0 TFL – against Maryland…had one tackle versus Auburn in the BCS National Championship Game…key member of nation’s No. 1 scoring defense (12.1 ppg), third-ranked total defense (281.4 ypg) and 18th-best run defense (124.8).
2012: Redshirt freshman who played in eight games for the Seminoles...totaled 10 tackles (four unassisted) and added a tackle for a loss...registered a career-high four tackles in the win over Boston College...added two tackles in the win over Wake Forest...had half tackles for loss against Wake Forest and Maryland.
2011: Redshirt season.
PERSONAL: A four-year starter in high school who played middle linebacker as a junior before moving to defensive tackle as a senior...despite playing defensive tackle for the first time in his life as a senior, became a dominating presence on the Nova defensive line, regularly drawing double- and occasionally triple-team attention...finished the 2010 campaign with 47 tackles, six sacks and a forced fumble...four-star prospect who was ranked the No. 29 defensive tackle by Rivals.com...rated a four-star prospect and the No. 14 defensive tackle by 247Sports...three-star prospect by Scout.com who was the No. 37 defensive tackle...named First Team All-Broward County by the Sun Sentinel as a senior...No. 80 on Bill Buchalter’s 2011 Florida Top 100 for the Orlando Sentinel...No. 71 on the SuperPrep Florida 110...was a big hit at a Miami combine with a 4.9 in the 40-yard dash...All-Broward County First Team by The Miami Herald as a senior...member of the Florida Times-Union’s Florida Super 75 where he was rated as the No. 3 defensive tackle...No. 146 on the ESPNU 150 and rated the No. 13 overall defensive tackle...coached by Bill Hobbs...as a junior middle linebacker at Nova, registered over 100 tackles...born July 14, 1992...majoring in social science.