Will be one of the leading candidates to replace four-year starter Lane Taylor at guard ... Has seen his playing time increase each year he has been on campus.
2012 (Sophomore): Saw action in five games and played a season-high 39 snaps against Savannah State and was in on 21 plays in the win over Louisiana ... Also saw the field against Arizona, Baylor and Purdue.
2011 (Freshman): Saw limited varsity action ... Played a season-high 12 snaps vs. Kansas.
High School: Rated as one of the top 65 guards in the country by Scout and a Texas Football top 300 recruit ... All-district selection ... Rivals ranked him No. 77 among America's guard prospects ... Intelligent player with big wing span ... Likely projects to a tackle spot at OSU.
Personal: A former Rice commitment who also had offers from Baylor, Stanford, Houston, Iowa State, Nebraska and Texas Tech, among others ... Plays the bass guitar and lists disc golf as a hobby ... An honor student ... Business management major.