High School: Recorded over 185 tackles and 15 sacks as a four-year varsity letterman with the Tigers . . . Helped lead Bentonville to the Class 7A state championship as a senior, recording 76 tackles and six sacks at his tackle position . . . Named all-conference and won the Brandon Burlsworth Award as the best lineman in the state championship game, which Bentonville won 32-20 over Fort Smith Southside . . . Two-time all-conference selection . . . Hootens Arkansas Football Top-40 recruits in the state of Arkansas and All-Star selection . . . In addition to all-conference recognition, was also named all-area in 2008 . . . Named to KURM FM’s Dream Team . . . Also recruited by Army, Tulsa.