As A Sophomore In 2014:Game-By-Game Statistics Notched 18 tackles (3-15), including 4.0 TFLs, in 12 appearances as a reserve defensive lineman ... Made his first tackle of the season when he assisted on a stop vs. Boston College (8/30) ... Helped out on a career-high four tackles against Colorado (9/6), including a TFL ... Assisted on two tackles at Vanderbilt (9/13) ... Totaled four stops (1-4) with an assisted-TFL at Penn State (9/20) ... Helped out on three tackles, including a pair of TFLs, versus Bowling Green (9/27) ... Had one tackle, an assisted stop, against Eastern Michigan (10/18) ... Added a tackle for loss at Akron (11/18) ... Ended the year with a pair of tackles (1-1), including a two-yard TFL, against Buffalo (11/30).
As A Freshman In 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics Recorded one solo tackle and five assisted tackles over five games played ... Made his first collegiate appearance and tallied one solo tackle at Kansas State (9/14) ... Added two assisted stops at Bowling Green (10/5) ... Helped out on one tackle at Buffalo (10/19) ... Saw the field against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Assisted the defensive line with a pair of stops (0-2) against No. 17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2).
Before UMass: Played scholastically at Steinert High School ... Earned the Mercer County "Fuzzy" Falzone Award, which is presented to the area's top lineman ... Named to the all-division team and the New York City SPARQ All-Combine Team ... Grew up playing soccer as his family immigrated to the United States from Ghana during his adolescence ... Explosive athletic ability with a 4.8 in the 40-yard dash ... Also played offensive guard in high school.
Career Highs Tackles:4 (1-3), twice, last at Penn State (9/20/14) TFLs: 1.0 (0-2), vs. Bowling Green (9/27/14)