Three-Time BIG EAST All-Academic Team (2012, 2011, 2010)
2012: Saw action in the season-opener against Chattanooga.
2011: Saw action in three games.
2010: Saw playing time in two games in a reserve role, against Stony Brook and FAU.
SOUTH BROWARD HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Alan Held at South Broward HS ... ranked as the 49th best offensive guard in the country by Scout.com and 51st best offensive guard by Rivals.com ... ranked 99th best prospect in Florida by Rivals.com ... Broward County's 16th best prospect according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel ... a three-year starter at South Broward High School ... saw action at both offensive guard and defensive tackle ... a first-team all-county selection and a second-team Reebok Florida Phenom selection during his senior campaign ... anchored an offensive line that allowed South Broward to rush for 1,937 yards and average 273.4 yards of total offense per game ... garnered first-team Class 6A honors as a junior ... a second-team all-county selection ... earned a 3.7 grade point average ... also lettered in wrestling, qualifying for the state tournament in the heavyweight division after finishing his junior season with a 36-6 overall record ... chose USF over Auburn, West Virginia and South Carolina.
PERSONAL: Majoring in communications ... a three-time member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team (2012, ‘11, ‘10).