Appeared in all 12 games with four starts…tallied 38 tackles, 1.5 for loss, four quarterback hurries and one pass breakup…registered career-high nine tackles, including 0.5 for loss, and career-best two quarterback hurries in season finale vs. No. 13 Florida…credited with one quarterback hurry in 36-26 win vs. Samford…made two tackles at Syracuse…registered one stop in 28-24 victory at Louisville…had one pass breakup at No. 17 Miami…recorded seven tackles, 1.0 for loss, and one quarterback hurry in 38-17 win vs. Wake Forest…made five tackles in three consecutive weeks vs. No. 2 Clemson, at North Carolina State and at No. 3 Notre Dame…had four solo tackles in 22-21 victory vs. No. 22 Boston College.
Appeared in all 13 games, mainly on special teams, and finished with five tackles on the year…had one tackle in five separate games against Louisville, at Boston College, vs. Syracuse, vs. Delaware State and vs. ULM in the regular season finale.
Consensus four-star linebacker out of Snellville, Ga….rated the nation’s No. 2 inside linebacker recruit by ESPN, No. 5 by Rivals and No. 7 by 247Sports…ranked among the nation’s Top 200 prospects by the 247Sports Composite rankings, Rivals, Scout and ESPN…ranked the No. 16 player in Georgia by ESPN, No. 17 in the 247Sports Composite and No. 20 by Rivals…led Brookwood to an 8-4 record and an appearance in the second round of the Class 7A state playoffs in 2016…finished with 125 tackles and two interceptions while snagging Gwinnett Daily Post All-County First Team and Class 7A First Team All-State honors…had 110 tackles as a junior to also grab all-county accolades…participated in Nike’s ‘The Opening’, where his SPARQ rating ranked as the fifth-best among linebackers…chose Florida State over Georgia, Stanford and Georgia Tech among several other offers.