Game in Lawrence kicks off a stretch of eight games in eight weeks for OSU.
2014 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
Career Highs: Tackles - 3, four times, last at TCU, 2014 Sacks - No career sacks TFL - 1.0, twice, last vs. Texas, 2014
Saw action in every game the past two seasons ... Was one of just a handful of true freshmen to see the field in 2012.
2014 (Junior): Saw action in every game ... Credited with 17 tackles, 13 solo stops, two tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry ... Had three tackles in both the Missouri State and TCU games ... Made at least one tackle in 11 games.
2013 (Sophomore): Played in every game ... Credited with 10 tackles and four solo stops ... Also tallied 1.5 tackles for a loss, a pass break up and a quarterback hurry ... Tallied three tackles against both UTSA and Iowa State ... Had two stops against Mississippi State in the season opener and one stop against Lamar and Texas.
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 top 11 selection in the state of Kansas 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 … Was a 4.0 student in high school ... Mechanical engineering major.