|City/State:||West Linn, Ore.|
|High School:||Jesuit HS|
2015 — Added to the scholarship rolls at the conclusion of 2015 spring drills, he opened 11 of 13 games at left guard in addition to a start at right tackle at Arizona State . . . Opened his first game as a collegian at left guard in the season opener vs. Eastern Washington after spending the majority of his time at right tackle a year ago . . . Earning honorable mention academic all-conference acclaim for the second time in as many seasons, he played a key role in Oregon's offensive success, with the Ducks ranking fifth in the country in total offense, rushing, and scoring . . . Also instrumental in Oregon setting a school record with 777 yards of total offense vs. California.
2014 — The former walk-on’s perseverance finally paid off his junior year as he benefitted from others’ health-related misfortunes . . . After playing sparingly in the opener vs. South Dakota and being unable to work his way onto the field in the win over Michigan State, the 12-game participant experienced his most extensive action to date against Wyoming with an offensive-line high 69 snaps . . . He broke into the starting lineup the fourth week of the season at Washington State – his first of six consecutive starting assignments – before missing two games of his own later in the year due to injuries . . . Included was sharing a team-high 81 plays in the regular-season meeting vs. Arizona before posting a personal-best 83 reps vs. the Wildcats in the conference championships . . . Was awarded academic all-conference honorable mention honors following his most productive year.
2013 — Increased proficiency resulted in more playing time for the offensive line reserve as he stepped onto the field for six of the first seven games before finishing with seven appearances . . . Took part in 27 plays at Colorado.
2012 — Made appearances vs. Arkansas State, Tennessee Tech and Colorado . . . Most extensive playing time occurred in lone Pac-12 action, taking part in 13 snaps.
2011 — Worked with the scout team.
BEFORE OREGON — Played football at Jesuit High School under head coach Ken Potter where he was named to second-team Metro League as an offensive lineman his senior season.
PERSONAL — Parents: Chris and Lynette Pierson. Family: One brother. High School (Coach): Jesuit (Ken Potter), 2011. Major: Business Administration.