04/30/22: Drafted by Seattle (5th round, 158th overall)
COLLEGE:Started 17 of 41 games played and recorded 55 tackles (28 solo) and 7.0 sacks. Was a part of three consecutive Big Ten championship teams and two Ohio State teams that advanced to the College Football Playoffs, including the title game in 2021. Named second-team All-Big Ten following his senior season where he started nine of 10 games with 26 tackles and 3.0 sacks.
PERSONAL:Attended Cleveland Heights High and was one of the top prospects in his class, a Top 50 overall performer with 247Sports and Rivals each ranking him No. 34 nationally. A member of the ESPN300, the No. 3-ranked strong side defensive end by Rivals with 247Sports ranking him as the No. 4 end. A consensus four-star player and one of the top players from the state of Ohio. The No. 41 prospect on the Prepstar Dream Team. As a senior, accounted for 70 tackles, 23 tackles-for-loss and 11.0 sacks, while also hauling in eight receptions for 192 yards and four touchdowns at tight end. Was the 2017 Cleveland.com defensive player of the year and all-Ohio Division I Co-Defensive Player of the Year. Also lettered in basketball. Majored in sport industry.