RANKINGS: Rated as the No. 140 defensive end in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked the No. 35 player in the area by The Palm Beach Post.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on February 1, 2011 … Played just one year of high school football … Was primarily a basketball player prior to the 2010 season and his senior season at Atlantic … Had 70 tackles, including 11 sacks, four forced fumbles and two pass breakups his senior year … An honorable mention all-area selection The Palm Beach Post … Played in the 18th annual Palm Beach County-Treasure Coast All-Star Game … Runs a 4.6 40-yard dash and has a 39-inch vertical leap … Player host was Jayron Hosley, who also attended Atlantic High … Recruited by Charley Wiles.