Appeared in eight games with one start…blocked for Florida State offense that averaged 199.9 rushing yards per game, program’s highest since 2016, and 5.11 yards per rush, FSU’s highest season average since 2015…FSU ranked fourth in ACC in yards per carry and fifth in rushing yards per game…yards-per-rush average ranked 23rd nationally, 16th among teams with at least 350 carries…rushing yards-per-game average ranked 20th nationally among teams that played at least nine games…earned start at right guard in 56-35 win vs. Duke…blocked as FSU scored six rushing touchdowns, tying the most in program history against an ACC opponent…was only second time FSU scored six rushing touchdowns in conference game and first since 1992…346 rushing yards vs. Duke were FSU’s most in ACC game since 2012…helped Florida State top 400 yards of total offense in three straight ACC games – at No. 5 Notre Dame, vs. No. 5 North Carolina and at Louisville – for first time since 2016…432 yards in 31-28 victory vs. Tar Heels was FSU’s highest total vs. top-10 opponent since 2016…helped Seminoles convert five fourth-down attempts at North Carolina State, most by an ACC team in 2020 and tied for second-highest single-game total nationally.
Appeared in all 13 games with nine starts at left guard and one at right tackle…helped pave way for Cam Akers to become only third running back in program history with multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons…protected passers who combined to rank 24th nationally with 64.6 completion percentage…helped block in 35-17 victory vs. Syracuse as FSU scored five rushing touchdowns against an ACC opponent for the first time since 2016 and Cam Akers tied program’s single-game record with four rushing scores against Orange…saw action in 38-31 victory at Boston College, where offense averaged 9.2 yards per play and had three offensive touchdowns of at least 60 yards for only the second time in program history…yards-per-play average was highest for FSU since 2013…started 49-12 win vs. Alabama State as FSU posted 9.4 yards-per-play average by totaling season-high 524 yards on 56 plays.
Appeared in 10 games with six starts…started at right tackle vs. Northern Illinois, at Louisville, vs. Wake Forest, vs. No. 2 Clemson and at North Carolina State…started at left tackle at No. 17 Miami…made collegiate debut in 36-26 win vs. Samford…also saw action at Syracuse, vs. No. 22 Boston College and vs. No. 13 Florida…blocked for an offense that ranked third in the ACC and 28th in the country with an average of 270.1 passing yards per game…FSU’s 3,241 passing yards as a team were the most in program history under a first-year head coach…helped Seminole offense top 400-yard mark in five games, including season-high 485 in 38-17 victory vs. Wake Forest…in FSU’s 22-21 win vs. No. 22 Boston College, the offensive line blocked as the Seminoles produced a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver in the same game for the first time in more than two years…offensive line also protected as the Seminoles had two different quarterbacks with at least one 350-yard passing game in the same regular season for the first time in program history, including season-high 421 at North Carolina State that was highest single-game total in head coach Willie Taggart’s career…helped block for explosive plays as FSU tied for the ACC lead with four plays of at least 70 yards and ranked among the conference’s top four in passing plays of 10, 20, 30, 50 and 70 yards.
Spent time contributing to the scout team…redshirted the 2017 season.
One of the top all-around athletes among prep football recruits in the country, having also garnered a three-star ranking for his talents in baseball…the consensus three-star football recruit ranked among the nation’s top 100 offensive tackle prospects as part of the 247Sports Composite…rated as one of Georgia’s Top 100 prospects and among the Top 15 offensive linemen in the Peach State…played his first two years at Hillgrove High School, before starring at Mount Paran Christian School for his junior and senior seasons, leading the Eagles to a 10-2 record and the quarterfinals of the Class A private school playoffs in 2016…nabbed Georgia Sportswriters Class A First Team All-State honors on the offensive line and All-Region 6-1A South accolades as a tight end in 2016…excelled at tackle and guard in high school, but also stood out as a tight end and defensive end for Mount Paran…named to the 2015 Marietta Daily Journal Dynamite Dozen…offered a scholarship at the Jimbo Fisher Camp in July 2016 and committed to the Seminoles that October…chose FSU over offers from Mississippi State, Georgia Tech and Wake Forest, as well as a baseball scholarship from South Carolina.