Rated a four-star prospect by Rivals … Tabbed as the No. 18-ranked inside linebacker in the nation and the No. 24-ranked player in the state of Georgia by Rivals … As a junior, made 91 tackles with 31 tackles for loss and 14 sacks, en route to all-region recognition … Lettered in both football and basketball at Mt. Zion H.S. … Coached by Buster Davis.