Solid defensive tackle prospect who is stout at the point of attack ... Set to add depth and push for playing time in 2015 ... Redshirted last season after suffering an arm injury prior to the 2014 season but is fully recovered and ready to compete ... Last name pronounced Lay-ah-lah-ee-mahta-fow.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Redshirted as a freshman in 2014.
Listed as a four-star recruit by ESPN.com and a three-star recruit by Scout.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com … Ranked as high as the No. 26 defensive tackle nationally by Rivals and the No. 27 defensive tackle by ESPN … Named to 27-5A First Team All-District Defense … Accumulated 53 tackles with seven sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one pass breakup as a senior … Selected as a U.S. Army All-American and competed in the all-star game … Netted 39 tackles with 17 tackles for loss, 8 sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery his junior year … Coached by Brian Dausin.
Born Sept. 6, 1996 … Majoring in general business.