|High School:||Grover Cleveland|
Hoof Prints: A rangy defensive end who runs well...earned the starting role midway through his freshman season and really blossomed...has 9.5 sacks in his first two seasons...a multi-sport athlete who also participated on the basketball, track and swim teams at Grover Cleveland High School.
Sophomore (2010): Was the team’s premier pass-rusher, leading all linemen on the team in tackles for loss (11) and sacks (4.5)... had four tackles, 1.5 sacks and two tackles for loss in a win over Rhode Island (9/2)... dominated the Connecticut offensive line, making two sacks and three tackles for loss (9/25)... had a season-high nine tackles, forced a fumble and had two tackles for loss against Northern Illinois (10/16)... made eight tackles, recovered a fumble and made an acrobatic interception against Ohio (11/4)... had four tackles, a sack and a tackle for loss in the season finale at Akron (11/26).
Redshirt Freshman (2009): Had a breakout season in his first year on the field...appeared in all 12 games and started the final seven of the year...led the Bulls with five sacks and ranked third on the squad with 6.5 tackles for loss...had 25 tackles and added two quarterback hurries and a pass breakup...honored by Phil Steele Magazine as a first-team All-Freshman...had four tackles, including a pair of sacks against Gardner-Webb (10/10)...had four tackles (three solo), including two sacks against Akron (10/17)...had a season-high five tackles, including a sack against Bowling Green (11/3).
Freshman (2008): Redshirted in his first season at Buffalo.
High School: A two-time All-Western New York selection while playing at Grover Cleveland High School for head coach Tony Alessi...had 108 tackles, 20 sacks, an interception and five forced fumbles as a senior...team was the runner up for the Harvard Cup.