Hawk Item – – Moved from defensive line to offensive line and center position for spring practice, 2022.
2022 – – Listed as first team center following spring practice.
2021 – – Missed early season games due to injury . . . did not see action through first 10 games . . . saw first action of career in 33-23 win over Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 64 net rushing yards . . . did not see action in 28-21 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 42-3 loss to #2 Michigan . . . did not see action in 20-17 Citrus Bowl loss to #22 Kentucky.
2020 – – Redshirted . . . did not see any game action.
High School Honors — Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior, along with first-team all-district and all-city honors, while being named Lineman of the Year . . . named to first-team Elite all-state team as a junior . . . first-team all-district and all-city while being named Lineman of the Year . . . first-team all-district and all-city as a sophomore . . . honorable mention all-district as a freshman . . . Career — Four-year football letterman as defensive end, defensive tackle, and offensive tackle . . . prep team reached state playoffs four straight seasons, reaching semifinals as a junior and senior . . . 21-3 record as a junior and senior . . . team captain as a senior . . . had 30 tackles as a senior, with 14 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks . . . had 52 tackles as a junior, with 22.5 tackles for loss, and 8.5 sacks . . . had 18.5 tackles as a sophomore, with 13 tackles for loss and five sacks . . . also lettered in track (four) and basketball (three) . . . won state title in shot put and discus as a junior.
Personal — Born 10/19/01 . . . pre-business major . . . mother is Larae Jones . . . high school coaches were Just Kammrad and Jim Duggan.