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Defensive End
Redshirt Sophomore
Panama City, Fla.
high school


Appeared in all 12 games, making eight starts…recorded 27 tackles, including 3.0 for loss with 1.0 sack, four quarterback hurries and one pass breakup…registered career-high six tackles, with 1.0 sack, and one quarterback hurry in 38-17 win vs. Wake Forest…performance vs. Demon Deacons came one week after his house was destroyed during Hurricane Michael and led to him being recognized with Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award…opened season with two solo tackles vs. No. 20 Virginia Tech…made two tackles in 36-26 win vs. Samford…credited with one quarterback hurry at Syracuse…recorded two solo tackles, including 1.0 for loss, and one quarterback hurry in 37-19 win vs. Northern Illinois…made five tackles at No. 17 Miami…had two solo tackles in consecutive weeks vs. No. 2 Clemson and at North Carolina State…made one solo tackle in 22-21 victory vs. No. 22 Boston College…ended season with five tackles, 1.0 for loss, one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry vs. No. 13 Florida.


Appeared in eight games…recorded three tackles and one sack…made first career tackle against Delaware State…added two stops, including three-yard sack, vs ULM…assisted on a tackle for loss in the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl against Southern Mississippi.


Redshirt season.


Explosive edge rusher with the ideal frame for the next level…consensus four-star defensive end prospect who enrolled in January and is expected to participate in spring practice…represented Team East in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January (2016)…totaled seven sacks in his senior season, leading Bay High School to the playoffs for the first time in a decade…collected USA Today All-USA Florida First Team honors in 2015…described as “high-motored defender with a disrupted skill-set” by ESPN…invited to ‘The Opening’ in 2015 at Nike’s headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., where he proved to be one of the most athletic defensive end participants…rated the nation’s No. 7 weakside defensive end, No. 17 player in Florida and No. 107 player overall by Rivals…tabbed 247Sports’ No. 10 prospect at his position, No. 15 player in Florida and No. 115 recruit overall…rated the No. 14 defensive end in the country, No. 22 player in Florida and No. 103 prospect overall by ESPN…rated No. 17 defensive end and No. 122 player overall by Scout…chose the Seminoles over Florida, Auburn and Alabama among several offers…majoring in sport management.