Appeared in nine games making eight starts for the Seminoles during his redshirt junior season…showed tremendous versatility on the offensive line making five starts at left guard and three at right tackle…missed the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against Houston due to injury…posted FSU’s top grades against Georgia Tech (83.0 percent) and NC State (86.0 percent)…helped pave the way on the offensive line for Dalvin Cook’s record setting, single-season performance for rushing yards (1,691) and all-purpose yards (1,935)…Seminoles finished the year averaging 31.7 points per game (4th in the ACC) and 424.0 yards per game (4th in the ACC)…key protector of FSU’s quarterbacks that ranked fourth in the ACC in pass offense (255.8 yards/game) and third in pass efficiency (142.7) and completion percentage (0.630)…part of an offensive line that ranked 17th nationally, third in the ACC, in yards per carry (5.25) and 18th nationally, third in the ACC, in red zone conversion rate (89.13)…also part of the front line that paced Cook to 1,031 yards and 11 touchdowns against seven teams that ranked in the top 50 nationally in rushing defense
Highly regarded offensive lineman who redshirted in 2014 with four seniors starting on the offensive line.
Consensus four-star and Top 10 national junior college prospect from Nassau Community College in Garden City, N.Y….rated the nation’s No. 2 junior college offensive line prospect by Rivals (No. 5 JUCO player overall), 247Sports (No. 4 overall) and ESPN (No. 7 overall)…helped lead Nassau to a 9-2 record in 2013…named a NJCAA All-America First Team in 2013…captured Northeast Football All-Conference First Team honors in 2013 and Third Team accolades in 2012…PrepStar Magazine JUCO All-American…led Sparta High School to the No. 2 seed in the state playoffs in 2011…captured All-Herald First Team honors on both offense and defense in 2011….selected for New Jersey’s North-South All-Star Football Classic following senior season…chose FSU over Ohio State and Alabama…born December 9, 1993…majoring in social science.