Saw action in all 13 games with eight starts… earned team’s Don Powell Award…blocked for offense that led country with average of 7.46 plays of at least 20 yards per game and tied for national lead with eight touchdown drives of at least 90 yards…ranked second nationally with explosive play differential of +7.41, bolstered by 17.15 percent explosive play rate on offense that was country’s third-best rate…helped Seminoles lead ACC in third-down offense, yards gained per pass, yards gained per play, yards gained per rush, total offense per game, yards per completion, rushing offense per game and scoring offense per game…FSU was one of two offenses nationally, and only one in ACC, to average at least 270 passing yards (270.2) and at least 210 rushing yards (214.1) per game…helped protect quarterback Jordan Travis, who was PFF’s highest-graded quarterback nationally and ACC’s highest-graded offensive player…Travis led ACC in yards per play, yards per pass attempt, yards per completion and pass efficiency rating…paved way for running back Trey Benson to lead ACC with average of 6.43 yards per rush…opened lanes as FSU topped 200 rushing yards in seven straight games, tying school record…helped Seminoles score five rushing touchdowns in 45-38 win vs. Florida, highest single-game total by Gators opponent since 1997…blocked for third game in school history with 375-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver while piling up 642 yards of total offense in 41-16 win vs. Georgia Tech…helped FSU rush for 206 yards vs. No. 4 Clemson, which entered game allowing average of 62.2 rushing yards per game…blocked as FSU produced 125-yard rusher and receiver for first time since 2015 in 35-31 victory at Louisville…helped Seminoles record program’s first game with 400 rushing yards and 200 passing yards since 1995, one of two teams nationally to accomplish the feat in 2022, in season opener vs. Duquesne.
Transfer from South Carolina…appeared in 18 games with 10 starts, all at left tackle, over two seasons with Gamecocks…started seven games in 2021 and helped South Carolina reach Duke’s Mayo Bowl…Gamecocks averaged 27.0 points per game and 392.7 yards of total offense per game in his seven starts…played in six games with three starts during 2020 season…made first start in 30-22 win vs. No. 15 Auburn…also started at LSU and vs. No. 7 Texas A&M…began collegiate career at Hutchinson Community College…rated as No. 6 JuCo offensive tackle by 247 Composite coming out of Hutchinson…earned second-team All-America honors during sophomore campaign after helping Blue Dragons win 10 games and the Salt City Bowl…also started as true freshman as Hutchinson won the Salt City Bowl to complete a nine-win season…played at Stockbridge High School…helped lead Tigers to third round of AAAAA state playoffs his senior year.