Overcame an early-season injury to play in nine games, recording seven tackles…also appeared on special teams…had two tackles against No. 13 Miami and one each at Boston College and at Florida…posted a career-high three tackles in the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl against Southern Mississippi.
Backup safety and special-teams contributor as a freshman who showed the potential to be a future star…finished with five tackles over 10 games played…saw extended action in defensive backfield late in the season against Syracuse and Florida…had a pair of tackles against both Syracuse and Charleston Southern…made the interception on Michigan’s final offensive play that sealed the win over the sixth-ranked Wolverines in the Orange Bowl.
Four-star cornerback out of Osceola High School who has the height, length and speed to be dominant in coverage…combines excellent closing speed and ability to read the quarterback with the aggressiveness to come up and stop the run…played in the 2016 Under Armour All-America Game as a member of Team Highlight…ranked as the No. 7 cornerback in the country and No. 46 overall prospect by ESPN…rated the No. 11 cornerback and No. 113 overall recruit by 247Sports…rated the No. 3 cornerback in the state and No. 13 nationally by Scout…ranked the 10th-best player in Florida by ESPN and state’s No. 14 prospect by 247Sports…listed as the No. 21 athlete in the nation by Rivals…collected Class 8A All-State First Team honors in 2015…recorded five interceptions, including one pick in the Class 8A state championship final, as a senior in 2015 while leading Osceola to a 13-2 record and a second straight state runner-up finish…named the No. 7-ranked player in the Orlando Sentinel’s 2016 Central Florida Super60…finished his Osceola career with 10 total interceptions…also led the Kowboys to the Class 7A final in 2014…chose FSU over NC State, Ole Miss and Ohio State…born on November 10, 1996…majoring in food and nutrition science.