LSU Gold
Position
Offensive Line
Height
6'5
Weight
340
Class
5th-year Senior
Hometown
Hampton, Ga.
High School
Lovejoy HS
Previous School
East Tennessee St.
Experience
TR

2021 Second Team FCS All-America (Stats Perform)
2021 Third Team FCS All-America (AP)
2021 First Team All-Southern Conference (Coaches and Media)
2019 Second Team All-Southern Conference (Coaches)
2018 Freshman FCS All-America (HERO Sports)

Standout offensive line transfer from East Tennessee State … FCS All-America selection in 2021 …Enrolled at LSU in January of 2022 and participated in spring practice … Another transfer who will be counted on for significant playing time in 2022 … Has ability to play guard or tackle … Powerful lineman who exploded off the ball … Tremendous technique in both the run and passing games … Appeared in 43 games during his career at East Tennessee, starting 41 times … Wrapped up career with the Bucs starting 40 consecutive games … In his final year at East Tennessee, helped team to an 11-2 overall record, the Southern Conference title and the FCS Playoffs … Graduated from East Tennessee State.

REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2021 at East Tennessee State)
Started all 13 games on the offensive line for East Tennessee … Helped lead his team to an 11-2 overall mark and a quarterfinals appearance in the FCS Playoffs … Named first team All-SoCon by both the league coaches and the media … Named second team FCS All-America by Stats Perform … Third team FCS All-America by the Associated Press … Paved the way for two 1,000-yard rushers in 2021 in Quay Holmes (1,553 yards) and Jacob Saylors (1,019 yards) … As a unit, ETSU averaged 213.5 rushing yards per game and 409.2 total yards a contest.

SPRING SEASON (2021)
Named to the SoCon Honor Roll … Named to the Phil Steele All-American Third Team and the Stats Perform FCS All-American Second Team … Honored with the Jacobs Blocking Award, becoming the second Buccaneer to receive the honor in program history … Named to the Coaches and Media All-SoCon First Team … Labeled a preseason All-SoCon First Team honoree … Appeared and started in all six games for the Bucs … Played all 401 snaps this season, grading out at 99.5% in his 401 snaps … Recorded 13 knockdowns this spring campaign, including a season-high of six in the win over Western Carolina (March 27).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019 at East Tennessee State)
Named to the Coaches Second Team All-SoCon … Named to the Phil Steele Magazine Preseason Third Team All-SoCon … Appeared and started in all 12 games for the Bucs … Played in 746 of the possible 760 snaps on the season … Graded out at 99.5% in his 746 snaps and wrapped up his sophomore campaign with 38 knock downs … Aided the Bucs in totaling nine 100-yard rushing games, four 200-yard contests and one 400-yard rushing game … Blocked for Quay Holmes’ program-record 255-yard rushing game in the home finale as ETSU defeated Mercer, 38-33.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2018 at East Tennessee State)
Named to the HERO Sports Freshman All-American squad and Phil Steele Magazine All-American Freshman Team … Honored as a SoCon All-Freshman honoree … Enjoyed a strong first season in the Blue & Gold uniform, playing in all 12 games, making 10 starts … Made first collegiate appearance against Mars Hill (Sept. 1), while garnering first start against VMI on Sept. 14 … Played in 779 snaps and helped the Bucs total nine 100-yard rushing games and four 200-yard contests … Did not allow a single sack in the VMI game on the offensive line.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017 at East Tennessee State)
Named to the SoCon Honor Roll … Redshirted the 2017 season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Coach Carson at Lovejoy High School … Earned first team all-region 4-6A honors in 2016 … Earned Clayton News all-county honors in 2016 … Played in the 2016 Georgia-Florida All-Star Game and the Clayton County Senior Bowl …Allowed only two sacks and recorded 15 knockdowns in his senior season.

 

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