RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 30 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Rated the No. 32 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 38 player in the state on the Virginia 43 by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 123 defensive end in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 192 defensive end in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 19, 2010 … Selected to the inaugural National Underclassmen Combine All-World Gridiron Classic … A second-team All-Tidewater selection by The Virginian Pilot as a senior after posting 90 tackles, including 12 tackles for loss and five sacks … An honorable mention all-region selection by PrepStar … Had more than 25 sacks his final three seasons … Played running back his sophomore year at Portsmouth Christian, then transferred to Nansemond River … Had 61 tackles and six sacks as a junior … Player host was Derrick Hopkins … Recruited by Curt Newsome.