The biggest player on the team ... Huge defensive tackle that is being counted on to contribute in 2015 ... A run-stopper that also has the ability to get after the quarterback ... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2014.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2014.
Highly touted defensive tackle prospect who led Champagnat Catholic to the Florida Class 2A State title with a perfect 14-0 record as a senior in 2013 ... Racked up 85 total tackles with 31.5 tackles for a loss and 16 sacks as a senior ... Played on both the defensive and offensive lines during his career at Champagnat ... Honored as a U.S. Army All-American ... Recorded three tackles, including half a tackle for a loss, at the U.S. Army All-American All-Star Game ... A consensus four-star prospect by every recruiting website ... Rated among the nation’s top 100 prospects on 247Sports.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com and is listed as high as No. 34 nationally by 247Sports ... Regarded as the No. 2 defensive tackle in the entire 2014 recruiting class by Scout, No. 3 by Rivals, No. 5 by 247Sports and No. 11 by ESPN ... Named a Second-Team All-American by 247Sports ... Ranked as the No. 5 player in the state of Florida by 247Sports and the No. 7 prospect in the state by Rivals ... Coached by Mike Tunsil.
Mother is Michelle Samuels ... Born Nov. 15, 1994 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.