Tough, athletic player who had a draft grade going into his SR year (according to several NFL scouts). Consistent All Conference player.
2018 preseason Second-Team All-Conference USA (AthlonSports)
2018 2nd Team All Conference
2017 second-team All-Conference USA
Second-Team All-Conference USA accolades after registering 27 tackles (12 solos), seven tackles for loss, three sacks and four quarterback hurries. Started all 11 games. Posted a career-high-tying five tackles, including a TFL, and one QB hurry against FIU (Nov. 4. Had four tackles, including a sack, in the victory over Marshall (Nov. 18). Turned in three stops, including 2.5 TFLs, in the 44-14 rout of Texas State (Sept. 23). Also had three tackles and a sack in the 20-7 win over Rice (Oct. 21). In the season opener vs. Baylor, he had a sack and a quarterback pressure.
Appeared in 12 contests with 10 starts. In 10 games he posted 24 tackles (12 solos), 6.5 TFLs, one sack, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He also blocked a field goal vs. Louisiana Tech (Nov. 12) and an extra point at New Mexico in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl (Dec. 17). He had three tackles of which two were for losses, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery against UTEP (Oct. 22).
Redshirt Freshman (2015)
Played in all 12 games with seven starts registering 31 tackles (12 solos), 6.5 TFLs, 2.5 sacks and a pair of pass breakups. Had a season-high five tackles, including two TFLs in the opener at No. 22 Arizona (Sept. 3). He then matched that total three games later against Colorado State (Sept. 26).
Redshirted. He was a C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
A unanimous first-team All-District 22-3A honoree as a senior. He had 51 tackles, 13 TFLs and seven sacks. Registered 65 tackles and eight sacks en route to all-district accolades as a junior. An athlete who was also a first-team all-district basketball player and regional qualifier in track & field (shot put).