2013 — The redshirt preserved four years of eligibility while acquiring experience at the collegiate level on the program’s scout team.
BEFORE OREGON — The three-time all-Summit Region selection was promoted to his high school program’s varsity team for a playoff run his freshman year despite playing organized football for only approximately four months
. . . Holds distinction as school’s first Division I football signee for a program that originated in 1995 . . . Characterized as an athletic lineman who was clocked in 4.93 seconds over 40 yards, is ranked as the No. 4 prep prospect in the state . . . His inexperience prompted recruiting services to attach three stars to his resume by ESPN.com and 247sports.com, yet has displayed the speed to fit perfectly with Oregon’s offensive scheme . . . Started all 35 games his final three seasons, with team compiling a 29-6 ledger and two trips to the Sunset Region playoff semifinals . . . Was credited with 20 unassisted tackles among his 47 stops, along with a quartet of quarterback sacks, one forced fumble and one pass deflection . . . Offensively, paved the way for a team that ran for an average of 313.1 yards per game in 2011 and averaged 369.3 yards on the ground his senior year . . . Helped lead the Aggies to a 10-1 record his senior year for head coach Dan Barnson while paving the way for a team that remained unbeaten until losing in the regional playoff semifinals . . . Selected a second-team all-state honoree as a sophomore and junior before earning first-team all-state acclaim in 2012.