As A Sophomore In 2014:Game-By-Game Statistics Started on the defensive line in all 12 games and provided 34 tackles (7-27), including 4.0 TFLs for a loss of 13 yards ... Added a pass breakup and 1.0 sacks ... Began the season with one tackle (0-1) against Boston College (8/30) during his first collegiate start ... Assisted on five stops, including a TFL, against Colorado (9/6) ... Provided two tackles (1-1) at Vanderbilt (9/13) ... Earned five tackles (3-2) at Penn State (9/20), including an assisted-TFL ... Made four tackles (1-3), including a two-yard TFL, at Kent State (10/11) during the 40-17 UMass victory ... Helped out on three tackles, including a pair of TFLs, during the 36-14 win over Eastern Michigan (10/18) ... Earned a trio of tackles (0-3), including an assisted-sack, at Toledo (10/25) ... Added three stops (1-2) in the win over Ball State (11/12) ... Assisted on a six-yard sack among his four tackles at Akron (11/18) ... Closed the year with four stops (1-3) versus Buffalo (11/30).
As A Freshman In 2013:Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 12 games and recorded four solo tackles to go with nine assisted stops ... Recorded 1.5 tackles-for-loss totaling four yards and tallied his first forced fumble as well ... Earned one solo takedown in his first collegiate game when he appeared at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) ... Saw time against Maine (9/7) and Kansas State (9/14) ... Assisted on one tackle versus Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Tallied six assisted tackles, including a half-TFL, at Bowling Green (10/5) ... Took snaps during UMass' 17-10 victory over Miami (Ohio) at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 12, and at Buffalo (10/19) as well ... His lone tackle against Western Michigan (10/26) went for a four-yard loss ... Forced a fumble and notched a pair of stops (1-1) against No. 17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13) ... Registered a pair of tackles, including a solo stop, against Akron (11/16).
Before UMass: Was named first team all-state, all-county and all-conference as a senior at The Bullis School ... Earned Washington Post All-District First Team honors and was named to the Washington Post All-MET Second Team ... Also named to the All-Gazette Second-Team ... Captained the defense in 2012, was the Team MVP and earned his conference's defensive player of the year award ... Had 71 tackles, including 21.5 for loss, and 9.5 sacks as a senior ... Led the team in tackles by more than 20 as a defensive lineman ... Had 82 tackles with 17 sacks, 24 tackles for loss and one fumble recovery as a junior ... Earned a black belt in Kung Fu ... Held offers from Cincinnati, Ohio, Temple and Western Michigan ... An honor roll student who also performed over 100 hours of community service and played on the baseball team.
Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics Tackles: 6 (0-6), at Bowling Green (10/5/13) TFLs: 1.0 (0-2), twice, last vs. Eastern Michigan (10/18/14) Sacks: 0.5, at Toledo (10/25/14) Fumbles Forced: 1, vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/1/13) Pass Breakups: 1, at Miami (Ohio) (10/4/14)