CAREER SUMMARY: Played in 51 games during his career as a Gator and earned 43 starts…A Phil Steele MidseasonAll-SEC Second Team and Midseason All-American Third-Team honoree in 2012…Named to the 2010 Sporting News All-Freshman Team…Named to the 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team.
2013 (SENIOR): Voted a team captain for the 2013 season by his teammates…Missed the first two games of the season while recovering from a torn pectoral suffered during the summer…Recovered and started the final 10 games of the season at right guard.
2012 (JUNIOR): Started in every game at right guard…Owns the most consecutive career starts on Florida’s offense (27)…Named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week after Vanderbilt game…Graded out above 80 percent eight times, including three games over 90 percent (TAMU, LSU, FSU)…Named a 2012 team captain.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): A key unit to Florida’s offensive line, as he started every game of the 2011 season at right guard…Only member of the Gators’ offensive line to start every game at the same position on the year.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in 12 games for the Gators, starting at right guard in seven games…Was sidelined for the Mississippi State game with an injury…Had his fifth-career start vs. South Carolina…Started at right guard in the Gators’ game vs. LSU and Vanderbilt for his third and fourth starts in 2010…Graded out a Champion in Florida’s games vs. Kentucky and Georgia…Made his first-career start in the season opener at right guard and started in UF’s victory over USF.
2009 (REDSHIRT): Received a medical redshirt...Played in three games his freshman season for the Gators, including Charleston Southern, Troy and in the SEC matchup with Kentucky in Lexington…Played the entire last series vs. the Wildcats on the road as UF topped UK, 41-7…Was one of nine true freshmen to see their first game action in the victory over Charleston Southern in the season opener…Also dressed for the 2009 SEC Championship and the 2010 Allstate Sugar Bowl victory over Cincinnati.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played all five positions on the offensive line…Named First-Team All-Pinellas County as a senior as was referred to “an immovable object on the line” by the St. Petersburg Times…Also played on defensive line for St. Petersburg Catholic…Played in the Pinellas County All-Star Game…Aims to lower his 40-yard dash time from 5.1 to 4.9 before he arrives in Gainesville…Has a vertical jump of 26-1/2 inches…Bench presses 340 pounds and squats 515 pounds…Was named the Offensive Lineman Most Valuable Player at the Gainesville NIKE Camp…Has a 3.0 GPA…Chose to play for the Gators over Colorado and Notre Dame…Coached by Tod Creneti.