ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE: Spent the last two seasons at Arizona Western College in Yuma, where he piled up a combined 64 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks . . . Helped lead Arizona Western to an 11-1 record and an appearance in the NJCAA National Championship game, where the Matadors fell 25-22 against Garden City . . . Arizona Western finished the 2016 season ranked No. 3 in the final NJCAA poll . . . Completed his sophomore season with 39 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and one pass break up . . . Recorded 25 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 7 tackles for loss, a pass break-up and a blocked kick as a freshman at AWC . . .
HIGH SCHOOL: Varsity football letterman at Carver (Ga.) High School prior to attending AWC . . . Listed a 2-star recruit by 247Sports, Rivals and Scout . . . Ranked as the No. 33 junior college defensive tackle in the nation and the No. 25 junior college overall player in the state of Arizona . . . Also recruited by schools such as Arizona State, TCU, Middle Tennessee, South Carolina, Tennessee, Ole Miss and UCF.