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#88

Player profile

position
Tight End
height
6'5"
weight
256
year
Redshirt Junior
hometown
Bimini, Bahamas
high school
The Kinkaid School (Texas)

2017 HONORS

Watch List: Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

2016:

Finished the season with 10 catches for 182 yards in 12 games…made three starts in 2016 against USF, No. 3 Clemson and Boston College…had a career day against No. 23 North Carolina, finishing with three catches for 74 yards, including a long of 33 yards…had two catches against Syracuse and one against USF, No 10 Miami, No. 3 Clemson, Boston College and No. 13 Florida…against the Hurricanes, his diving 11-yard catch on third down in the third quarter kept FSU’s go-ahead drive alive in the 13-point comeback win on the road…combined with Ryan Izzo for seven receptions at North Carolina – the most receptions in a game by the position since 2014.

2015 HONORS

ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015-16)

2015:

Appeared in eight games making two starts during his redshirt freshman campaign…earned his first career start at tight end at Boston College…also recorded a start against intra-state rival Miami…finished his first full season with six receptions for 52 yards…tallied three catches for 26 yards in a win over the Hurricanes…recorded one reception against Texas State, Boston College and Louisville…longest reception of the season came on a 21-yard passing play from Everett Golson in the first quarter against the Cardinals.

2014:

Appeared in one game (Wake Forest) before receiving a medical redshirt.

PERSONAL:

Rated a four-star prospect in the 2014 class by 247Sports, ESPN and Scout, and a three-star recruit by Rivals…ranked the No. 3 tight end in the country and No. 23 player in Texas (No. 187 player overall) by 247Sports…rated the No. 7 tight end and No. 45 player in Texas by ESPN…ranked the No. 14 tight end and No. 32 player in Texas by Rivals…Scout’s No. 9 tight end prospect…PrepStar Magazine All-Midlands Region…came to the United States from Bimini, Bahamas, and first played football his junior season of high school…helped lead Kincaid to an 11-0 record and the Southwest Preparatory Conference title by totaling 35 receptions for 468 yards and eight touchdowns…had 40 catches for 590 yards and six touchdowns as a junior to lead the Falcons to an 8-3 mark and the SPC large-school title game…also starred in basketball for Kincaid where he held averages of 16.5 points and 8.6 rebounds following his junior season…received college basketball offers from Connecticut and Oklahoma, among others…chose Florida State over football offers from Arkansas, Houston and Michigan State…born February 4, 1995…majoring in criminology.