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.