Signed by Seattle as a UDFA on May 22, 2023.
- 05/22/23: Signed by Seattle as a UDFA
COLLEGE: Began his college career as a tight end before moving to the defensive line after the 2018 season. He appeared in 55 career games, starting 24 while accumulating 66 tackles, 12 tackles for loss three sacks, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and two passes defensed.
PERSONAL: An ESPN and Rivals four-star recruit and one of the top-10 recruits in Tennessee out of Hardin County High School. Was a 2016 semifinalist for Mr. Football Lineman of the Year in Class 4A. Named to the TSWA Class 4A all-state team as a defensive lineman as a senior in 2016, and was first team All-West Tennessee as a tight end. Also lettered in baseball. Enjoys hunting and fishing. Played travel baseball as a youngster with former Vols baseball standout Evan Russell, who is now in the Los Angeles Angels organization. Started playing football in second grade. Earned his undergraduate degree in communications studies in December 2021 and received a Master of Science in agricultural leadership, education and communications in December 2022.