Played in and started each of the first 13 games of the season at defensive end for the Bearkats … totaled 40 tackles, including 8.0 for loss, on the season … also had five sacks, a forced fumble, an interception and five pass breakups … had a season-high seven stops and a half TFL at Central Arkansas (9/30) … got in on a pair of sacks and had four tackles in FCS playoff win over South Dakota … had a sack and an interception, along with two other pass breakups and a forced fumble in win at Abilene Christian (11/11) … had a sack and four tackles in win over Stephen F. Austin (10/7) … also had a sack against UIW (11/4).
Played in eight games after transferring from Texas at defensive end ... finished season with 15 tackles and four sacks ... also had a forced fumble and blocked a kick ... opened Bearkat career with six tackles, a pair of sacks and a forced fumble in the Battle of the Piney Woods win over Stephen F. Austin (10/1) ... got in on another sack in the win over Abilene Christian ... blocked a PAT in win over McNeese (11/5) ... had a sack in win over Central Arkansas (11/19).
Played in 10 games as a redshirt freshman at the University of Texas, missing the contests against Rice and at West Virginia … recorded six tackles (four solo), including two sacks, one forced fumble and two pressures … notched one pressure at TCU … posted a sack and forced fumble on Kansas State’s second to last play to help secure the win … registered two tackles at Iowa State … secured two tackles and one sack versus Kansas … tallied one tackle and one pressure at Baylor
Redshirted for the Texas Longhorns
Brennan High School
Coached by Stephen Basore at Brennan High School … three-time all-state honoree … selected to the 2014 Under Armour All-America Game … named 4A Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-State by the Associated Press in 2013 … tabbed unanimous first-team All-District 28-4A … selected All-Texas Defensive Player of the Year, 4A Player of the Year and first-team All-Texas by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football … chosen All-Area Defensive Player of the Year by the San Antonio Express-News … listed on the Austin American-Statesman’s Fab 55 (state’s top prospects) … ranked No. 57 overall and as the No. 9 defensive end in the nation by Scout … No. 78 overall and No. 8 DE in the nation by ESPN … No. 93 overall, No. 6 weakside DE nationally and No. 12 player in Texas by Rivals … No. 100 overall, No. 7 strongside DE nationally and No. 11 player in Texas by 247Sports … No. 3 DE recruit in Texas by DCTF … registered 111 tackles, 20 sacks and 39 tackles for loss, 39 pressures, four passes batted down, three recovered fumbles and one forced fumble as a senior … led a Brennan defense that allowed only 5.1 points and 109.1 yards per game and produced shutouts in nine of 16 games … totaled four sacks and eight tackles for loss against Highlands … posted 10 tackles, three sacks, four tackles for loss and a 13-yard fumble return for a TD against Southwest … helped Brennan to a 15-1 mark overall with an appearance in the 4A DI state championship game in 2013 … selected second-team 4A All-State by the Texas Sports Writers Association in 2012 … tabbed honorable mention 4A All-State by the Associated Press … chosen first-team All-District 28-4A … named second-team DCTF Super Team … recorded 88 tackles, 12 sacks, 35 tackles for loss, 37 pressures, three passes batted down and one blocked kick as a junior … helped Brennan to a 13-1 record and an appearance in the 4A DII regional playoffs … named honorable mention 4A All-State by the Associated Press and the Texas Sports Writers Association in 2011 … chosen first-team All-District 28-4A … notched 105 tackles, 31 tackles for loss, nine sacks, 32 pressures and one interception as a sophomore… helped Brennan to a 7-4 record and an appearance in the bi-district playoffs in 2011
Member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (spring 2015)