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Defensive End
Douglasville, Ga.
High School
Chapel Hill HS
Previous School

Talented edge rusher who enters second season at LSU in 2024 … Explosive off the ball with a knack for finding his way into opposing backfields … Led the Tigers in quarterback hurries with 9 in 2023 … Spent 3 seasons at Oregon (2020-22) where he appeared in 30 games and recorded 35 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks … Had productive year in first season with the Tigers, recording 35 tackles and leading all LSU defensive linemen with 6.5 tackles for loss … 42 career appearances with 2 starts … 70 career tackles, 12.0 tackles for loss and 5.0 sacks … Highly-recruited prospect in the Class of 2020 … Earned Pac-12 Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in Oregon’s win over Ohio State in 2021 … Majoring in anthropology.

Appeared in 12 games with 1 start in his first season with the Tigers … Finished season with 35 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, 5 pass breakups and a team-high 9 quarterback hurries … Had 5 tackles and a tackle for a 6-yard loss vs. Florida State in his LSU debut … Start came in a week 4 win at Mississippi State when he had 3 tackles, a quarterback hurry and a pass breakup … In win over Missouri, had a sack for a 26-yard loss on third-and-6 at the LSU 46-yard line with just over a minute left in game … Series resulted in a turnover on downs with LSU clinging to a 42-39 lead … Following week had a tackle for a 12-yard loss in win over Auburn … In first quarter vs. Florida, forced a fumble on a sack that was recovered by Javien Toviano … Had 5 tackles vs. Army and 4 against Georgia State .

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2022 at Oregon)
Played in 12 games with no starts for 9-3 Oregon … Recorded 8 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss … Tallied a tackle for a 2-yard loss in win over Arizona … Recorded 2 tackles vs. Stanford and BYU.

Played in 11 of 14 games as a second-year freshman … First career start came in win over Ohio State … Finished with 24 total tackles, 14 solo tackles, 4.0 tackles-for-loss, 3.0 sacks, and a forced fumble … Played 354 total snaps, including 334 on defense … Opened season with 5 tackles and a sack for 14-yard loss vs. Fresno State … Played a key role in Oregon’s historic upset win over Ohio State in Ohio Stadium, tallying 5 tackles and adding a key sack in the fourth quarter that led to the game-sealing interception … Named the Pac-12 Defensive Lineman of the Week for his breakout performance … Notched his third sack of the season and forced a fumble for the first time in his career vs. UCLA … Against Washington State, had 3 tackles and a tackle for loss.

Appeared in all 7 of Oregon’s games as a true freshman during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season … Tallied 3 total tackles and a pass breakup … Assisted on first career tackle against UCLA … First career solo tackle vs. Oregon State … Made a solo tackle and broke up a pass in the Pac-12 Championship Game vs. USC.

Consensus three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports … Rated a top-5 strong-side defensive end in Georgia by Rivals and 247Sports … Ranked No. 18 nationally at strong-side defensive end and No. 45 overall in Georgia by 247Sports … No. 26 strong-side defensive end in the country and No. 55 overall prospect in Georgia according to Rivals … Graded as the No. 49 defensive end in the class by ESPN … PrepStar All-Southeast Region selection … A 4-year letterman at Chapel Hill High School … Named the Region 5-AAAA Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a senior … Named Douglas County Player of the Year … Recorded 10 sacks and 16 tackles for loss, making 79 tackles with 24 quarterback hurries … Made nine tackles, two for loss, with a sack and fumble recovery in a season-opening win over Newnan High School … On the Atlanta Journal Constitution Preseason All-State Team prior to senior year … First-team All-Region 5-AAAA selection as a junior … Named honorable mention all-state by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as a junior … Finished the year with 25 tackles for loss and eight sacks, making 78 tackles and forcing two fumbles … Recorded multiple tackles for loss in seven games, including three or more in six games … Had a season-high three sacks with nine tackles in a late-season win over LaGrange High School … Received 5-AAAA All-Region honorable mention recognition as a sophomore … Totaled 12 tackles for loss and six sacks, making 51 tackles … Made seven tackles with two sacks and four tackles for loss in a win over Sandy Creek High School … High school coach was Justin DeShon

Tackles: 5, 3x (Last: vs. Army, 2023) – LSU
Tackles for loss: 2 vs. Washington State, 2022 – Oregon
Sacks: 1, 5x (Last: Florida, 2023)

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