Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital
2012: Redshirted. Named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week after the UT Martin (9-8) and Toledo (11-14) games.
High School: Earned all-conference honors after his junior season at LMSA. Named all-area by Tom Lemming of MaxPreps.com after totaling 66 tackles and six sacks as a junior. Team captain during his senior year. Earned all-city honors as a sophomore at Lindblom. Team MVP for the Eagles' water polo team as a junior. Did not start playing football until his freshman year of high school. Spends time volunteering at the V.A. Hospital and Englewood Peace Center.
Personal: Born Dec. 3, 1993, in Chicago, Ill. Sings in his church choir.