At Florida State: Begins his senior season locked in a battle with sophomore Ray Willis for the top spot at tight tackle...solid spring practices culminated in his being named Most Dependable offensive lineman...2001 starter at tight tackle...saw action in the national championship game against Oklahoma following the 2000 season.
Junior Year (2001): Started every game at tight tackle before moving to split tackle following Brett Williams' knee injury against NC State...had 30 intimidations (pancake blocks) and 10 key blocks...had an average grade of 84 percent for the season...led Seminole linemen with a grade of 85 percent against Florida...graded out at a season-high 90 percent in the season-opener against Duke...his strong play at tight tackle (grade of 87 percent) against Clemson was a key factor in quarterback Chris Rix's season-high 369-yard, four-touchdown day...had back-to-back grades of 88 percent against Wake Forest and Miami.
Sophomore Year (2000): Began his sophomore campaign as backup to senior Justin Amman at split guard...moved into a backup spot to Brett Williams at the split tackle position following the injury to Tarlos Thomas...earned playing time in all 12 games during the regular season and saw action in the Orange Bowl...played well in the season opener against Brigham Young with three intimidation blocks...also earned three intimidation blocks against Duke, Virginia, NC State and Wake Forest.
Freshman Year (1999): Saw sporadic playing time at offensive tackle all season...coaches worked him in when they had a chance and he showed he had the strength to hold his own.
1998: Redshirted along with most of his class.
High School: One of the state's top offensive line prospects after his senior season at Southeast High in Bradenton ...tabbed as the No. 5 offensive tackle in the state by the Florida Times-Union...rated as the No. 27 state prospect by the Tampa Tribune...named one of the top seven offensive tackles in the Southeast by the National Recruiting Advisor...and Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 pick...graded out at 85 percent with 24 pancakes during senior season...named to the Class 6A all-state second team...chose FSU over South Carolina, Southern Mississippi and Michigan State.
Personal: Majoring in social science...born September 4, 1978...attended the same high school as former Seminole All-American receiver Peter Warrick and current Seminole Adrian McPherson.