|Hometown:||West Hartford, Conn.|
HIGH SCHOOL: All-New England Lineman of the Year . . . Two-time 1st Team All-New England conference selection as a junior and senior . . . Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy showcase invitee . . . Played in the Connecticut-Rhode Island All-Star Game . . . Boston Globe NEPSAC All-Star and Evergreen All-Star . . . Played on both the offensive and defensive line, recording 31 tackles while forcing and recovering a fumble as a junior . . . Helped lead Kingswood-Oxford to a 6-2-1 record and the Mark Conroy Bowl (New England Prep School Championship game) as a senior . . . Also recruited by programs such as Navy and Cornell.