2017 (Senior): Enters his senior season with more career starts (31) than any other player on defense. That mark ranks second on the entire team.
2016 (Junior): Solid performer on the defensive line - tallying 586 snaps and 39 stops for the season, co-recipient of the team’s Bo Rein Award, for a vital contribution in an unsung role.
2015 (Sophomore): Workhorse on the defensive line who ranked fifth on the team in tackles with 51 - third in tackles for loss with 11, co-Recipient of the Carey Brewbaker Award, which is given to the team’s most outstanding defensive lineman, tied for the team lead in tackles in the win at Old Dominion.
2014 (Freshman): Started five of the last six games at defensive tackle, including the bowl victory over UCF. He led all true freshmen on defense in starts, earned his first career start at Louisville - he tallied seven tackles in that contest - including 1.5 tackles for loss, earned the Philip Rivers Freshman of the Year Award for the defense, he tallied 37 stops and 7.5 tackles for loss for the season, enrolled at NC State for 2014 spring semester. Participated in spring drills.
High School: Played defensive end and running back for coach James Johnson, senior stats: 68 tackles, nine sacks and one INT; 118 rushes for 819 yards and five touchdowns, also played basketball, including AAU competition, rankings: No. 70 defensive end nationally by scout.com. No. 35 player in North Carolina by rivals.com. No. 50 defensive end nationally by ESPN.com.