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SOPHOMORE (2015): Played in all 15 games, coming off the bench as a reserve guard and center ... also saw time on the field goal and extra point teams.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014): A redshirt freshman who played in nine games with two starts (Arkansas and Texas A&M) ... made his first career start in crimson and white at Arkansas ... replaced injured starting center Ryan Kelly at Ole Miss. Arkansas: Graded out at 86 percent and led the team with three knockdown blocks. Texas A&M: Made his second straight start ... helped the line block for 298 yards rushing ... did not allow a sack and graded out at 90 percent. Western Carolina: Had one knockdown block while playing 28 snaps.
FRESHMAN (2013): Redshirted during his first year at the Capstone.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A four-star offensive lineman out of Handley High School ... rated as the No. 14 player in the state of Alabama in the 2013 recruiting class by Rivals.com and the No. 26 offensive tackle ... ESPN.com ranked him as the No. 18 offensive tackle and 14th in Alabama while listing him 154th in the Southeast Region ... rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports and Scout.com .... 247Sports ranked him as the No. 26 offensive guard and No. 16 in Alabama in their composite rankings and the No. 45 guard and No. 25 player in its Top247 ... Scout.com rated him the No. 28 offensive guard ... No. 7 on the final Al.com A-List ... coached by Mike Battles Sr. at Handley High School ... earned first team 3A All-State honors from the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a junior in 2011 ... injured a knee as a senior in 2012 ... chose Alabama over Auburn, Clemson and Tennessee.