|High School:||DeSoto HS|
One of the top freshmen offensive linemen in the country a year ago … Made his presence known as the starter at right guard in the final 12 games of the season … Played more than 700 snaps in his first year on the line and teamed with Shaahdiq Charles to become one of the most productive true freshmen offensive line tandems in school history a year ago … The duo combined for 19 starts on the offensive line and helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Derrius Guice.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Saw action in all 13 games and earned the start at right guard in 12 games …. Played every snap in eight games at right guard … Finished with two or more knockdowns against BYU, Chattanooga, Mississippi State, Troy, Florida, Auburn, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Texas A&M, and Notre Dame … Helped pave the way for running back Derrius Guice’s 276 yards on the ground against Ole Miss, the fifth 250-yard plus rushing game in LSU history … Totaled four knockdowns in the game against the Rebels … Recorded six knockdowns to lead the Tigers’ offensive to four touchdowns and 200 yards on the ground at Tennessee … Finished with a career-high seven knockdowns in the Tigers’ season-high 351 yards of total offense against Texas A&M.