CAREER: Steady and solid offensive lineman who spent five years with the program … Started three straight years at tackle, playing in 49 games with 39 starts … 38 starts came at right tackle while one was at left tackle … Named the state of Mississippi’s top offensive lineman in his final season … One of the few FBS players hailing from Canada and one of only two in the SEC in 2016 … Grew up in Montreal and was a Canadian Football League fan … Extremely bright and played the 2016 season with a degree already in hand … Graduated in sociology in the summer of 2015 … Three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Invited to the Senior Bowl following his final season.
2016 SENIOR SEASON: Started all 13 games at right tackle … Recipient of the Kent Hull Trophy as the state of Mississippi’s top offensive lineman … Became just the second MSU winner of the Hull Trophy joining Oakland Raider Gabe Jackson (2013) … Recorded over 30 knockdowns during the season … Saw action in over 920 snaps during the season … Anchored a Bulldog line that gave up the second-fewest sacks in the league.
2015 JUNIOR SEASON: Started all 12 of the games he played in, all at right tackle … Missed the Arkansas … Saw action on 686 snaps during the regular season … Took 89 snaps against LSU (9/12) … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third straight year.
2014 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Started all 13 games at right tackle ... Helped MSU to the best offensive season in program history, shattering 15 single-season team records, including: total offense (6,679 yards), yards per play (6.7), yards per game (513.8), points per game (36.9) and first downs (334) ... Opened lanes for 29 rushing touchdowns this season, which tied for second in school history and two shy of the school record … Gave pocket protection for the Bulldogs to average a school record 280.7 passing yards per game … Provided time and space for 60 offensive touchdowns, the most in MSU history … Capped the year against Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl (12/31) as the squad racked up an MSU bowl record 577 yards of total offense … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2013 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON: Experienced action in 11 games and started one, against Bowling Green (10/12) ... Two games missed were against Alabama and Arkansas ... Made first career start against Bowling Green (10/12) and provided rushing holes for 188 yards in the first half versus the Falcons, the most by MSU in the opening half since 234 against Memphis Sept. 1, 2011 ... Entered against LSU (10/5) and helped provide time and protection for 468 yards of total offense and 7.0 yards per play ... Gained playing time against Troy (9/21), helping team to 62 points, tied for the 13th most in program history and the most since tallying 66 against Tulane on Oct. 22, 1994 … Earned significant time as a reserve lineman against Alcorn State (9/7) and helped the offense to 556 total yards, tied for the ninth most in a game in program history ... Entered as a reserve versus Oklahoma State (8/31) to make Mississippi State debut.
2012 TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON: Redshirted during initial fall season on campus ... Officially enrolled at Mississippi State in January of 2012 and took part in 2012 spring practices.