Transitioned from offensive line to defensive tackle as a senior and made an immediate impact ... Will be a January enrollee at LSU as he continues to develop as a defensive lineman ... Possesses the size and strength necessary to play in the heart of the defensive line ... Has shown the ability to get off the line of scrimmage quickly and make big hits ... A consensus four-star prospect ... Before switching to the defensive line, was listed as the No. 1 offensive guard in the state of Texas and No. 6 nationally ... Ranked by 247sports as the No. 22 defensive tackle in the nation ... Nominated to participate in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Selected to participate in the 2017 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl ... Coached by Claude Mathis.