|High School:||Middletown HS|
Center who was the starter at center during the entire 2017 season ... has 29 knockdowns in 1,229 snaps over 38 games (14 starts) in his career.
2017: Honorable mention All-American by College Football News ... First-Team All-ACC selection ... first-team All-ACC by AP ... second-team All-ACC by Phil Steele ... had 22 knockdowns in 932 snaps over 14 games (14 starts) ... had a team-high three knockdowns in 41 snaps against Kent State on Sept. 2 ... had two knockdowns in playing all 69 snaps against No. 13 Auburn on Sept. 9 ... had two knockdowns in 71 snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16 ... had a knockdown in 81 snaps against Boston College on Sept. 23; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... had a team-high two knockdowns in 63 snaps at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30 ... had two knockdowns in 80 snaps against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 ... had two knockdowns in playing all 59 snaps at Syracuse on Oct. 13 ... had three knockdowns in 75 snaps against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28 ... had two knockdowns in playing all 83 snaps at No. 20 NC State on Nov. 4 ... played 82 snaps against Florida State on Nov. 11; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... played 21 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18 ... played 77 snaps at South Carolina on Nov. 25 ... had two knockdowns in 60 snaps against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2 ... had a knockdown in playing all 70 snaps against No. 4 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.
2016: Had four knockdown blocks in 174 snaps over 11 games ... appeared in the Troy win for 23 snaps, posting an 83 percent grade with a pair of knockdowns ... played 32 snaps against SC State ... logged 18 snaps in win over Georgia Tech ... played 17 snaps at Boston College, with a 94 percent grade ... logged eight snaps in 37-34 win at Florida State ... played 23 snaps against Syracuse, grading out at 87 percent ... graded 90 percent in 30 quality snaps against South Carolina.
2015: Finished with three knockdowns in 123 snaps over 13 games ... graded 94 percent in 17 snaps against Appalachian State ... earned 20 snaps against Georgia Tech, grading 90 percent ... logged 33 snaps at Miami and contributed a knockdown ... saw seven snaps in win over Wake Forest.
Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 12 player in Maryland by Rivals.com ... No. 16 player in Maryland by 247Sports.com ... three-time all-state selection ... consensus first-team all-state as a junior and senior, and first-team all-state as a defensive lineman as a sophomore ... member of the state championship team as a sophomore, junior and senior; his team was 41-1 in his three years as a starter, winning each of the last 36 games; also played as a freshman on a team that reached state championship game ... played on both sides of the ball as a starter each of his last three years ... had 108 career tackles, including 42 as a junior ... outstanding lacrosse player who lettered four times ... National Honor Society member, Maryland Scholar and an APEX Scholar ... coached by Kevin Lynott at Middletown High School ... recruited by Brent Venables.
Personal: His father, David, played football for one season at Notre Dame ... his brother, Shane, attended Maryland on an academic scholarship (engineering) ... graduated with a degree in management in December 2016 ... born Sept. 18, 1995.