RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 16 player in the state on the New Jersey 35 by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 22 player in the state of New Jersey by Rivals … Rated as the No. 40 tight end in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Listed as the No. 48 tight end in the country by Scout … Rated the No. 27 player in New Jersey in SuperPrep’s preseason edition.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on January 28, 2011 … Selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl … An All-Northeast Region selection by PrepStar … Caught 36 passes for 652 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior … Also had 63 tackles, including four sacks, 18 PBUs and three interceptions … As a junior, caught 23 passes for 500 yards and three touchdowns and had four interceptions on defense, one of which he returned for a touchdown … Player host was Trey Gresh … Recruited by Bryan Stinespring.