Game in Lawrence kicks off a stretch of eight games in eight weeks for OSU.
One of just a handful of true freshmen to see the field in 2012 ... Coaches consider him a big part of OSU's future and he'll be on the depth chart entering fall camp.
2012 (Freshman): Played in seven games as a defensive end ... Ended the season with five tackles, including four solo stops ... Had two tackles against Louisiana and Texas Tech ... Saw game action against Savannah State, Arizona, Louisiana, TCU, West Virgina, Texas Tech and Purdue ... Had two tackles against the Cajuns and two more vs. Tech.
High School: The latest in a string of Wichita standouts to sign with OSU ... SuperPrep All-America selection and rated as the No. 13 prospect in the Midlands region by that publication ... A Wichita Eagle Kansas Top 11 selection and an all-area and all-state pick ... Had 106 tackles with six sacks as a senior ... Rated by Rivals as the second best prospect in Kansas and as the nation's No. 33 prospect at defensive end ... Had a long list of scholarship offers including Iowa, Kansas State, Kansas, Oregon, Purdue, Rutgers, Stanford and Vanderbilt.
Personal: Has a brother, Zac, who played football at Oregon ... One sister played volleyball at Arkansas and another is playing volleyball at Arkansas State ... Dad played in the NFL with the Patriots and at Kansas State ... Plans to study engineering at OSU and was a 4.0 student in high school.