Drafted with the second of two sixth-round picks (209th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
HOW ACQUIRED: Drafted with the second of two sixth-round picks (209th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. Sixth player selected out of Florida St. in club history (Last: Ray Willis, 2005).
COLLEGE: Appeared in 51 games with 38 starts. Finished career with 105 tackles, including 10.5 for loss with 3.5 sacks, 13 pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and one blocked kick.
RS Senior: Started all 11 games in which he appeared. Recorded 28 tackles, including 3.0 for loss, two pass breakups and one quarterback hurry. Third‐team All‐ACC. Named team's Most Valuable Defensive Lineman.
RS Junior: Started all 13 games at the defensive tackle position, recording 36 tackles, 4.5 for loss and 1.0 sack. Had four pass breakups to tie for the lead on the defensive line.
RS Sophomore: Started all 13 games at defensive tackle, finishing with 21 tackles and 2.5 TFLs. Also had five pass breakups, most on the defensive line, and a fumble recovery.
RS Freshman: Backup defensive tackle that played in all 13 games. Made his first career start at No. 1 Clemson. Finished his redshirt freshman season with 19 tackles and two pass breakups.
Freshman: Appeared in two games before injuries sidelined him. Earned a redshirt in 2014.
PERSONAL: Consensus four‐star defensive tackle prospect in the 2014 recruiting class. Led Manatee to an 11‐1 record and the Class 8A‐Region 2 semifinals in 2013. Collected Class 8A All‐State First Team, All‐Southwest Florida First Team and Bradenton Herald All‐Area First Team accolades as a senior. Tallied 39 tackles, including 33 solo stops, 20 quarterback hurries, eight tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles and one recovered fumble in final prep season. Chose Florida State over Alabama, Auburn, Florida and Miami. Born July 4, 1995. Majored in social science.