2013-14: Went 8-5 at 197 pounds ... Pinned three of his opponents ... Also picked up a major decision ... Placed third at the OCU and Bixby opens ... Produced a fourth-place finish at the Oklahoma Open.
2012-13 (Redshirt Year):Joined the Cowboy wrestling squad late in the season ... Competed at the Bixby Open ... Went 5-1 on the year with four of his wins resulting in falls.
High school: Compiled a 110-9 record at Plano Senior High under coach Al Gallo ... Also competed in football ... Was a two-time All-State selection in football and three-time All-State selection in wrestling.
Personal: Born Jan. 1, 1993 in Plano, Texas ... Son of Jeff and Shonda Laures ... Has three siblings: twin brother Zach, younger brother Brandon and sister Sierra ... Pursuing a biomedical engineering degree.