The top-rated defensive tackle prospect in Louisiana ... Dominated at the prep level ... Helped his team to the semifinals of the 2A state playoffs as a senior in 2017 ... Four stars from ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... Listed as the nation's No. 18 overall defensive tackle and ranked as the seventh-best defensive tackle in the south region ... Ranked No. 193 overall by Scout ... Built on his tremendous junior campaign by recording 60 tackles, 30 tackles for loss, six sacks, five quarterback hurries, recovered four fumbles (two for TDs), blocked a field goal and registered an interception as a senior ... Had 56 tackles, including 19 for losses, as a junior in 2016 ... Added seven sacks in 2016 ... Participated in the New Orleans Regional for The Opening in both 2016 and 2017 ... Played on both the offensive and defensive lines under Ferriday High School coach Stanley Smith.