Signed by Seattle as a UDFA on May 12, 2023.
05/12/23: Signed by Seattle as a UDFA
COLLEGE: Completed a storied career at the University of Montana, finishing with a career total of 242 tackles, 45 tackles for loss, 28.5 sacks, two interceptions, five forced fumbles, and four fumble recoveries. His 28.5 sacks rank sixth in school history and his 45 tackles for loss are the fourth most in the program's history. Given the team's defensive MVP award in 2022 after making 73 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, and eight sacks. Named second-team All-America by STATS and Phil Steele following his senior season. Also, presented with the team's Tony Barbour Award, given annually to the player "who best exemplifies outstanding practice habits and makes an unselfish contribution to the betterment of the Grizzly Football Team. Was named the 2022 Big Sky Preseason Defensive Player of the Year after his 2021 season where he made 105 tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss, and a team leading 14 sacks. Awarded first team All-Big Sky honors at linebacker after the 2021 and 2022 seasons.
PERSONAL: Played in five state title games (three football, one baseball, and one basketball) in high school. Won the 2014 state football championship and was a member of the 2017 basketball state championship team. Football and basketball team captain as a senior and three-time baseball team captain. Selected to Montana-North Dakota and Montana East West all-star football games. First team all-state linebacker and fullback and the Montana Defense most valuable player. Posted 135 tackles with two interceptions, 18 tackles for loss, and four sacks as a senior. First team all-conference football player as a senior in 2016 and second team selection as a junior. Three-sport athlete who hit .484 with 60 RBIs and 76 hit. First team all-state baseball player. All-conference first team selection in baseball as a junior and senior.