2013 (FRESHMAN): Played in 11 games and started in six as a true freshman … Recorded 30 stops on the season, including eight solo tackles … Had 3.0 tackles for a loss of six yards … Had a season-high six stops against Auburn … Earned starts in conference games at Ole Miss (Oct. 12), vs. Auburn (Oct. 19), vs. Vanderbilt (Oct. 26), vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 9) and at LSU (Nov. 23).
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Scott Surratt at Carthage High School in Carthage, Texas ... US Army All-American ... Member of the Dave Campbell’s Texas Football’s Super Team second team ... Earned a spot on the Class 3A All-State second-team and was named District 20-3A Defensive MVP after making 76 tackles, 4 sacks, 32 TFL, 4 FF, and 2 FR as a senior in 2012 ... Also earned Class 3A All-Region III honors ... Recorded 78 tackles, 8 sacks, 14 TFL in his junior season, which earned him first-team All-District 8-2A honors ... 4-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, and Scout.com ... Rated No. 20 DT by ESPN.com ... Rated No. 8 DT by Rivals.com ... Rated No. 9 DT by Scout.com ... Chose A&M over Baylor, Ole Miss, Oklahoma, and TCU.