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2019 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in 11 games, making one start at cornerback against The Citadel (Sept. 14) … Began the year with a solo tackle in the season-opener at then-No. 1 Clemson (Aug. 29) … Tied his then-career high with three tackles (two solo) at Duke (Oct. 12) … Recorded three tackles (two solo) against Virginia Tech (Nov. 16) … Had his best career performance when he registered a career-high five tackles (four solo) and a pass breakup in the primetime victory over NC State (Nov. 21) … Also recorded a solo tackle against then-No. 4 Georgia (Nov. 30).
2018 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in six games – at Pitt (Sept. 15), vs. Clemson (Sept. 22), vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 29), at Louisville (Oct. 5), vs. Duke (Oct. 13) and at Georgia (Nov. 24) … Recorded three tackles in romp at Louisville.
2017 (True Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports, Rivals and Scout … Named first-team all-state as a senior … Versatile athlete who was a two-way standout during prep career … Led Cartersville (coach Joey King) with 44 receptions and 17 touchdown catches as a senior … Helped lead Cartersville to 15-0 season and state title as a senior … Was also one of the team’s leading tacklers, highlighted by a team-best nine tackles (including three TFL) in 58-7 win over Thomson in 2016 state championship game … Attended Saint Francis H.S. in Alpharetta, Ga. before transferring to Cartersville as a senior … As a junior, helped lead Saint Francis to 2016 basketball state championship, the first of two state titles that he would win within a span of nine months … Earned nine varsity letters over three sports during prep career (football – four; basketball – three; track and field – two).
Personal: One of three siblings … Started playing football when he was 6 years old … Majoring in business administration.