Coach Saban & the Crimson Tide Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
OUTLOOK: Enters 2014 as a reserve tight end who will be looking to develop an expanded role in the Alabama offense ... an athletic tight end with excellent measurables who has played in 17 career games while making two catches for 14 yards.
SOPHOMORE (2013): A backup tight end who played in eight games: Colorado State, Ole Miss, Georgia State, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Chattanooga and Oklahoma ... had two catches for 14 yards, coming on grabs of eight and six yards against GSU.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012): Appeared in eight games, earning time in the win against Western Kentucky, the shutout at Arkansas and later wins against Florida Atlantic, Missouri, Mississippi State and Auburn ... also saw action in the Crimson Tide's 42-14 victory over Notre Dame in the Discover BCS National Championship Game.
FRESHMAN (2011): Redshirted during his first year at Alabama.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Was the No. 82 in the ESPNU 150 and ranked as the service's No. 4 tight end nationally ... a four-star prospect who is the No. 7 player in Mississippi according to Rivals.com and the No. 16 tight end ... SuperPrep Magazine All-American and the No. 7 player in the state of Mississippi ... No. 97 on the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... also listed as the No. 22 tight end nationally by Scout.com ... suffered a season-ending knee injury in October of 2010 ... named to the 2010 Dandy Dozen by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger ... earned second team All-State by the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... first team from Mississippi on The Orlando Sentinel's All-Southern team ... caught seven passes for 132 yards and a touchdown as a junior in 2009 ... an impressive all-around athlete, who excelled at tennis, swimming, basketball and track ... picked Alabama over Mississippi, Stanford, Southern Miss, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt.