2017: John Mackey Award Watch List . . . Athlon, Lindy's, Street & Smith's, Phil Steele's and SouthernPigSkin.com Preseason First Team All-Sun Belt Conference . . . Lindy's “Top 10 NFL Talent” (No. 10) in the Sun Belt Conference . . . Phil Steele's No. 27 ranked “Top NFL Draft Eligible Tight End” in the nation . . . College Gridiron Showcase 2018 NFL Draft Watch List.
2016: Second Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection . . . Played in all 13 games, including 12 as a starter . . . Caught 34 passes for team-high 652 yards and three touchdowns . . . Ranked ninth in the Sun Belt Conference in receiving yards with 50.2 per game . . . Averaged a team-high 19.2 yards per reception, which was also the highest in the Sun Belt Conference and ranked 18th in the nation . . . Caught at least one pass in 11 contests and had multiple receptions in 10, including seven for 82 yards against Utah State . . . Named a John Mackey Award Honorable Mention Tight End of the Week on Sept. 28 after recording eight receptions for 142 yards, both season highs, against Central Arkansas . . . His 142 yards were the seventh most in the league during the course of the season . . . Posted a long reception of 83 yards against Toledo, which was also the longest by any player in the Sun Belt during the 2016 season . . . Caught at least one pass covering 20 or more yards in 10 different games . . . All three touchdowns came in different games . . . A-State Athletics Director's Honor Roll.
2015: Saw action in 10 games, recording seven receptions for 86 yards . . . Also had one rushing attempt that didn't net any yards . . . Long reception covered 36 yards against Toledo, and he also finished the game with season-tying three catches for season-high 54 yards . . . Caught two passes for 19 yards vs. Missouri State and finished both the USC and Idaho games with one catch . . . Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll and A-State Athletics Director's Honor Roll.
2014: Played in 12 games as a true freshman in a reserve role at wide receiver and on special teams . . . Recorded seven receptions for 149 yards and one touchdown with a long reception of 47 yards against Texas State . . . Also caught a season-high three passes against the Bobcats to finish with 90 yards, also a season high, and is lone touchdown . . . Posted two receptions for 36 yards against Toledo in the GoDaddy Bowl and had one catch against both Miami and ULM . . . Athletic Director's Honor Roll member.
HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead Lonoke High School to a 9-3 record and the second round of the 4A state playoffs during senior season … Named to 2013 Arkansas Super Team by the AP … Made the 2014 Arkansas Activities Association East All-Star football team … Named to the 2013 4A All-State football team by the Arkansas Activities Association … Caught 55 passes for 815 yards and six touchdowns as a senior, while also picking up 560 yards and eight touchdowns on 58 rushes . . . Also served as a return specialist on both the punt and kick return teams for Lonoke . . . Recorded 127 receptions for 2,115 yards and 20 touchdowns during three seasons as a varsity letterman . . . Piled up 600 yards and nine touchdowns rushing during his career . . . Three-time all-conference selection . . . 3-star recruit by 247Sports.com, which also lists him as the No. 14 overall player in the state of Arkansas … Also plays basketball and track and field.
PERSONAL: Born April 24, 1996 . . . Health Promotions major.